A Story About Prison and Perspective

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This week I talked with Toni S., author of Down the Rabbit Hole, about how her life went from perfect to being in prison, and the huge lessons learned during and after her time in jail. Toni was very open and honest in sharing her journey from divorce, to drug and alcohol use and the final act of revenge on her ex-husband that, at first glance wouldn’t be considered severe, but it still landed her in prison. As someone who has never experienced jail or prison from the inside, I found Toni’s stories fascinating. Some of the topics we chat …

How to Effectively Communicate With Different Personality Types

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This is an encore broadcast of Lexi and I sharing with you How to Effectively Communicate With Different Personality Types. The point of the show this week is to expose the four most general personality types (known as the Personality Quadrant) and to explain each one so you can get some idea of where you fit. As an extra bonus, Here is the link to an online test where you can take the test for free and find out which type of personality you associate with the most. Another easy and cheap way to figure out what your core personality, …

3 Tips to Crush the Holidays

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Since we are gearing up for the holiday season, I thought I would share 3 quick tips to help you to get dialed in and crush the holidays. This time of year can be so stressful and all of the holiday stuff just adds to the long list of stuff you have to do the rest of the year. So, today’s episode is all about putting and keeping the holidays in their place so you can still be rockin’ your life without letting Uncle Bob’s annoying questions over Thanksgiving turkey get you down. The tips are all about perspective and awareness. …

Voting Made Easy : A Quick Guide

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Why You Need To Vote This episode I go over a quick guide on voting and how it is really easy once you learn a very simple system to become informed on all of the races you’re voting on (including randoms like judges, water district, county supervisors, etc.) Here are the topics for today: How to register Do you need to pick a political party in order to register? What are the registration deadlines for your state? The difference between a mail-in ballot and voting at the ballot box Should you pay any attention to all of the political ads? …

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 …

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: Are You On The Right Career Path? – Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast

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Are You On The Right Career Path? When it comes down to it, knowing if you’re on the right path can be more difficult than you could imagine…but the good news is, there is a way to determine if where you are at now is a good learning opportunity and stepping off point, AND, what direction you should turn to in looking for a new opportunity for growth and expansion to your ultimate goal. This week, Voice of Millennial, Angela, and I dig deep into such things as: – The way to make an internship work for you – What …

Video: Amazing Books That Can Change Your Life

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This week, I decided to share with you The most amazing books I have ever read AND the one big mistake most people make when they buy a self-help book There are literally thousands of personal development and self-help books that are published every year, but it seems there are just a few that rise to the top and have stood the test of time. The books I discuss are the ones that have impacted me, my life, my journey the most. The Power of Now by Eckhardt Tolle – The most life-changing book I’ve ever read. He is a …

Video: Why Are We So Divided? … The Lost Art of Civility

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What the what is going on in the world right now? Why are we so divided? Why can’t we be open to and respect differing opinions? Why have we lost the art of Civility? This week, my very special guest, Boston Jeff, and I really get into why we are becoming so divided in our ideologies (not just in the U.S.) and the solution to coming together…the art of Civility. Jeff is VERY animated and very opinionated (he’s a Trump supporter while I am, well, let’s say OPPOSITE), which is a perfect combination for the topic. The Mess Has Been …