A Lesson From Tragedy One Year Later : The Power of #VegasStrong

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1 October, Las Vegas – The #VegasStrong Story As a part-time Las Vegas resident, I wanted to share with you how the 1 October tragedy last year personal impacted me and what life lesson I can share with you. Although I wasn’t there at the time, I was personally impacted by the shooting because my girlfriend and her family live there and they knew some of the people that were shot and killed. So I felt connected in grief with those people and the city as a whole. Which leads me to this week’s conversation… Shifting Perspective and Judgement In …

Do You Trust Your Gut?

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I would like to ask you a very simple, but complicated question: “Do you trust your gut?” When I’ve asked clients or friends, I’ve gotten a lot of different answers, so I thought I would do a show about how to get better at trusting your gut… …because honestly… …you should. But you first need to know if what you are feeling is a legit, true self gut feeling or if it’s just your ego trying to get you to make a decision that will not help you in the long run. In the show I first share with you …

The 95% Rule That Magically Erases Stress

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This week I share with you my own personal formula for eliminating a lot of stress in my life … I call it the 95% rule. This rule is all about looking at your life and situations from a different angle…a better angle, like taking a better selfie pic by moving the camera up and to the side instead of right in front of your face. The 95% Rule is all about getting rid of the small, insignificant worries in your life so you can put your energy towards the 5% of stuff that really matters. That way, you can …

Never Satisfied? This is Why and It’s Not Your Fault

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Are you the type of person who never seems satisfied…who is always moving the carrot on yourself? …who succeeds at something and immediately sees even more problems and obstacles? It’s All Instinctual and Subconscious Well, actually we are all instinctually programmed to feel this way…you can thank our caveman forefathers. On this episode I talk about the new, groundbreaking study that was just published by Harvard that talks about this thing we are wrestle with…they call it Prevalence-Induced Concept Change When you improve your life, you will then judge your life based on your new and improved situation. And since …

Your Cure for Headline Stress Disorder

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Is the news these days freaking you out? Then you could be dealing with a case of Headline Stress Disorder. For many people, continual alerts from news sources, blogs, social media and alternative facts feel like missile explosions in a siege without end, emphasizing that in many ways, current news can leave us feeling helpless to create change. This week, I offer to you 3 solid ways to get you out of the news cycle funk and back into a good headspace. How About Some Good News for a Change? Along with the headline stress disorder cures, I wanted to …

Video: How to Create Your Most Authentic Online Image

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Creating your most authentic online image … …is all about understanding a few very simple things and this week Tony welcomes Patrick Kenger, a professional Millennial image consultant, to share a few tips to help you to relax and enjoy creating your own unique image instead of caring about what anyone else thinks. Patrick Kenger is the founder of PIVOT, a men’s image consultancy. His services have helped best selling authors, entrepreneurs, and single men from around the country improve their appearance and connect better with their audiences. To learn more, visit www.pivotimage.com or follow him on Twitter (twitter.com/pivotimage) . First Steps …

Video: Spring Cleaning Your Life

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Why Spring Cleaning is an Awesome Thing Spring Cleaning Your life is not just organizing, cleaning and getting rid of stuff around the house, but also about creating a fresh start, getting back on track or trying something new and exciting. This week, Mariah and I take a look at… – The interesting history of spring cleaning – The instinctual reason we feel like doing more stuff when spring comes – The hidden meaning behind wanting to do some spring cleaning around the house – How spring cleaning can lead to being more generous – How you can use the …

Video: What Would You Do? … A Fun Morality Test – Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast

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Dust off Your Moral Compass and Lead Us Out of This Mess Today’s show, our voice of Millennial, Mariah, and I talk about Morality … how to find your own moral path through all of the confusion the world is throwing at us now. Topics include: – What really is a “moral” and what are “ethics” and how to tell if I have the right ones? – How moral development was presented to us as kids and how they have changed recently – Test your current morals and ethics with three of the most popular moral dilemma questions ever asked. …

Video: How an Ice Rink Can Change Your Life

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This week, my expert “Voice of Millennial” Mariah and I chat about her recent visit to New York’s Rockefeller Center ice rink and how she surprised herself by learning a valuable life lesson just by being on the ice skating rink. How can an ice rink change your life? Mariah noticed that the ice rink acted like a giant equalizer where people from all shapes and sizes and economic levels and coolnesses or nerdnesses gather in one place to strap on a pair of think blades and venture out onto a slippery surface of the unknown. Interestingly enough, a person’s …

3 Traits Found in Every Successful Relationship (Video)

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My own experience with relationship and couples therapy, combined with years of study indicates there are 3 traits found in every successful relationship. This week, Lexi and I talk about the must have traits in order to have a successful relationship. And we’re not just talking about significant other relationships…these traits need to be a part of every type of relationship…friend, co-worker, family, etc. Tune in to discover: – the 3 traits (obviously) – How to know when you have them or when you lose them or even, if you can ever keep them with a particular person – How …