New Study: Find A Purpose … NOW!

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A new study by a group of British researchers confirm that having “A” purpose (not “THE” Purpose) is the only way to live a long, healthy and fulfilling life. The paper was part of an ongoing British study of older adults known as the English Longitudinal Study of Aging. The Results of the Study Socially, higher worthwhile ratings were associated with stronger personal relationships and with broader social engagement such as involvement in civic organizations, cultural activity and volunteering. (marriage was important but so was regular contact with friends). From a health perspective, those with higher worthwhile ratings had better …

3 Ways to Be Ahead of the Game Before the New Year

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Don’t wait until New Years and try to stick to some ridiculous resolution … Here are 3 things you can do right now to get a head start into making next year your best year. In this week’s episode I share three simple steps you can do, right now, to get your head straight and create some small action before New Years Day. The 3 steps are stupid easy and should be done right now in order for you to feel like you’re ahead of the game…a head start on all those other fools who are waiting for the new …

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, …

Hanna’s Story : From Fired College Grad to Instagram Influencer

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This week, Instagram Influencer, Fashion Blogger and Musician Hanna De la Vega (ig – @hndelavega) (www.thegirlunderthehat.wordpress.com) stopped by the show to share the story of her journey from a fired college graduate to a popular Instagram Influencer. Hanna was nice enough to share the ups and downs of a fascinating journey that led her from a small town in Washington to Phoenix, Los Angeles and Nashville. Her life plan of fashion design led to working for Mac, but then an unexpected turn left her with no job and no idea what to do with her life. Then, out of nowhere, …

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 …

How to Stop Overthinking and Start Making Good Decisions

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The biggest problem I see with my young adult clients is Overthinking… Unfortunately, social media is doing a great job at programming all of us that we have endless choices and the worst part is, it seems everyone else is making the right choices and becoming successful while we just sit and wonder what we’re doing wrong… did I make the wrong relationship choice? did I make the wrong job/career choice? did I make the wrong choice by ordering an entire pizza for myself at 2am after an epic Friday night binge? This week’s show is all about answer some …

Stupid Simple Plan for More Success and Fulfillment

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With an overload of self help information at every turn online, I thought I would take a few minutes today and give you the most simplified…stupid simple plan to create more success and fulfillment in your life. There are only four steps to this plan. Although they can be broken down to a lot of tiny pieces, I wanted to present to you just the basic steps in getting yourself dialed in and on a path of purpose with the success and fulfillment you so desperately desire. 4 Steps…thats all… 1. Get Real With Yourself 2. Get Your House in …

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 …

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 …

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 …