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 …

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 …

3 Traits Found in Every Successful Relationship

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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 …

Video: Let’s Talk About Sex … Baby! / Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast

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Sex Stuff Everyone Should Know This week’s show was going to be just about orgasms (Lexi’s idea), but it ended up being a much broader conversation about sex and all of the mind games that come along with it. This show touches on … – Why some women don’t have orgasms – Is faking an orgasm better than being honest? – How the biggest sexual organ in the body is typically overlooked – Can a woman be satisfied from a sexual experience if she doesn’t reach climax? – Tips on how to set up the perfect sexual experience – Who …

Worst Dating Advice Ever

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This week Lexi and I share the worst dating advice we have ever received or heard some “expert” say. Dating is hard enough without having a bunch of people in your ear about how to act, what to do, what not to do and when is the best time to bring up your obsession with all things “owl”. So, Lexi and I figured we’d throw out the most ridiculous advice and tell you why the advice sucks so bad and how it’s making things a lot harder then they have to be. Dating Myths Exposed The surprising thing about these …

The Reality of Fantasy Relationships

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The reality is, fantasy relationships rarely work out as planned…but why? This week, Lexi and I form the show around a very interesting email from a listener that poses many questions, such as: – Can a man that is suspected of cheating actually have a monogamous relationship? – Can a polyamorous relationship work? – What type of relationship fantasy can actually become a reality? – Is there such a thing as “the one”? – Is there a way to have an “open” relationship without blowing it up? – When is the right time, if any, to start talking about an …

Video: The One Thing That Will Keep You Single Forever

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What is the one thing that will keep you single forever ? Hint: It has something to do with yourself …. actually, it has EVERYTHING to do with you and how well you know yourself. This week, Lexi and I dig deep into the real, bottom line, at-the-core cause of not being able to create a solid, stable and long-lasting, FULFILLING relationship. Stuff we talk about in the show: Why a deep “knowing” of who you are is absolutely necessary for a long-lasting, fulfilling relationship The signs to look for in a relationship that will immediately signal you don’t know …

Flirting and Pickup Basics for Both Girls and Guys

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Flirting and Pickup 101 This is such a popular topic…we both know there are literally thousands of people out there with their take on flirting techniques or how to pick up girls, or guys… …So, Lexi and Tony decided to boil it down to real life experiences brought to the table by Lexi (mostly BAD examples), so they can both talk and comment about how bad the situation was and, more importantly, how to do it the right way…from both a girl and a guy’s perspective. Both Lexi and Tony have researched and been trained in relationship creation and communication…which …

To Lust Or Not To Lust?

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This week, Lexi and I ask the question, “To Lust or Not To Lust?” This show is about LUST: – What is Lust? – Where does Lust come from? – Can we control our Lust? – Is there too much or not enough Lust in your life? Since lust has gotten a pretty bad rap through history, we wanted to talk about where lust comes from and why we feel that insanely strong feeling. There are a number of definitions of “Lust”, but this one from Psychology Today seems to sum it up pretty well… Pure lust is based solely …