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 …

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 …

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 …

How to Start or End a Relationship

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How to Start or End a Relationship is a re-air of our third ever and most popular episode to date. The hard part in starting a relationship is knowing where the boundaries are AND The hardest part in ending a relationship is knowing “when”. In this episode, Tony and Lexi lay out the process to get things off the ground with a potential new relationship and they go over the subtle (and not-so-subtle) signs that signal a relationship is nearing the end and the ways to break up responsibly and with integrity. Questions answered in the show include: What is …

Best of: An Honest Talk About Body Image

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Best of the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast: An Honest Talk About Body Image NOTE: This was one of the most popular episodes and a very important message about an ongoing issue for a lot of you. This week, Tony and Lexi welcome Sierra Rich, Certified Personal Trainer and operator of Body Movement, a fitness/training company in Tempe, Arizona. Sierra posted a very moving post on her Instagram about her own struggles with body image, which led Tony to invite her on the show to talk about her own story as well as how she confronts her client’s body image …

Video: Beware These Relationship Killers

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This week, Lexi and I are not talking about obvious relationship killers like cheating or abuse of any kind…we are talking about the sneaky things that happen between two people that can kill a relationship. Beware of these relationship killers…these are the behaviors that very quietly and slowly start to take over where all of a sudden, you just don’t want to share your life with the other person anymore. We discuss in this show how something as innocent as a subtle remark can actually have a HUGE impact on the health of a relationship. Lexi and I go into …

How To Create The Perfect Life Balance For Success

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Are you overworked? Do you feel totally out of balance? Are important things falling through the cracks? Are you putting off doing important stuff for no particular reason? Are you frustrated you aren’t further along in your life than you want to be? It was because of these questions both Lexi and I have asked ourselves at one time or another that we decided to share with you… How to Create the Perfect Life Balance for Success In the show, we share: – What goes into having a “perfect life balance” – A 3-step process for getting yourself in balance …

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 …

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

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What the hell 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 …

Video: An Easy Cure for FOMO … Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast

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This week, Lexi and I would like to share with you an easy cure for FOMO, or the Fear of Missing Out. Fear of missing out isn’t new. “FOMO” is simply this generation’s version of the expression “the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.” The feeling of missing out is rooted in the Ego, from being unhappy or disappointed in where your life is at right now. It’s wrongly focusing on what you’re not doing/having versus what you have, basically undermining your confidence that you’re making the right choice by doing what you are doing. …