Ditch Your Debt and the Right Way to Use Credit Cards

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This week, my own personal financial adviser / guru, Aleksander Cupi (Lifetime Investments and Insurance) joins me to talk about how we can all get rid of debt and how to use are credit cards the right way. As usual, I start off the show with the 3 Feel Good Stories of the Week: 1. College Student Walked 20 Miles to the First Day of Work So His Boss Gave Him A Car 2. Cop Notices a Boy With Bloody Socks and Returns With A New Pair of Shoes 3. Bicyclist Carries Wounded Dog on His Back, Finds Him a …

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 …

Who is the REAL YOU … What You Think – or – What You Do ?

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Are you…the REAL YOU…are you what you think or what you do? This is one of the most fought over philosophical concepts over the years. And, a recent article in IdeaPod by Justin Brown, tackles this question head on…so I thought I’d share my thoughts. Sam Harris, well-known modern philosopher and author believes along the lines of the Buddha, where your True Self is reflective in your thoughts. However, Aristotle and a number of other thinkers believe you are what you do. I believe it’s sort of a mix of both… …the true self is within you but, if you …

The Reason You Buy Stuff You Weren’t Planning on Buying

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Marketing Secrets Exposed You’re waiting in line, ready to checkout, and you find yourself surrounded by candy bars, mindless magazines and knick-knacks…what do you do? Well, based on marketing data, you will more than likely grab one of those cheap items and throw it in your basket. This week is all about the mind games marketers and retailers play on you to get you to buy stuff you weren’t planning on buying. Topics include: Why social media marketers give away free pdf’s, cheatsheets and ebooks The real reason McDonald’s is putting ordering kiosks in their restaurants How yogurt stores trick …

Get Anyone to Listen To You By Doing This…

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The Power of Storytelling Through all my reading and research and Ted Talk watching and talking to experts, I have discovered they pretty much all successful speakers believe in one thing… …the most effective way to communicate…to get your point across to anyone is by… STORYTELLING Solid research has shown that humans are much more open to listening to stories than they are to someone trying to teach them something. In this show I share my own journey over the last few weeks into How to most effectively self-brand The fact that facts don’t matter AT ALL when your trying …

What Do the Royal Wedding and Laurel Yanny Have in Common?

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You’re probably thinking…”What do the royal wedding and laurel yanny have in common?” Nothing…and everything, actually. Because both of these things show us perfect examples of “perspective shift” In this episode, I talk about: – How lame I thought all the royal wedding stuff was until I remembered something shocking from my past – How the Laurel / Yanny thing was all started by a huge mistake – How both of these recent viral events can teach us a HUGE lesson in understanding ourselves and other at a much higher level. Like always, you can watch the video of this …

How to Take a Guilt-Free Food Vacation

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When I say Food Vacation, I’m talking about taking a vacation from your typical eating plan…going nuts and indulging until your crushing guilt or tight pants signals it’s time to get back on track. Along with my expert and cookbook author Patricia Byers, I explore the way you can say, “screw it”, go off of your eating plan and enjoy yourself while still being in control and living the high life guilt-free until you reel yourself back into your healthy eating plan. Patricia, author of the vegetarian cookbook, “Enduring Weight Maintenance” (available on Amazon) has spent years going on and …

The Life Changing Difference Between Special and Unique

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The Life Changing Difference Between Special and Unique Gamechanger: This one shift in thinking can immediately change how you see yourself and how you see the world. This one shift will stop or greatly decrease  you caring what other people think you comparing yourself to anyone you being constantly disappointed because of the unfairness of life or that you didn’t get something that you deserve While at the same time, this shift will immediately shift your focus into yourself, allowing for a way more clear perspective on things allow you to immediately relate better to other people (a relationship game …

Top TV and Radio Producers Share Their Secrets for Personal Branding

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This week I would like to share with you the 3 most important steps in personal branding that I learned from top TV and radio producers last week in New York. I was fortunate to be able to sit down with over 50 TV, radio and print producers, hosts and writers last week in order to pitch my book “Surrounded by Idiots” and myself as an expert in my field (young adult coach/mentor, Millennial Expert). There were over 120 media representatives there including producers from the Today Show Good Morning America ABC News CBS The View Wendy Williams Dr. Oz …