Why is Unplugging From Social Media A Thing?

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This week, my buddy Josh joins me to discuss the new social movement that is gaining steam…Why is Unplugging From Social Media A Thing? When I first heard of unplugging, or shutting off my social media contact for a period of time, I thought…Great!, because that makes sense. Let’s face it, basic common sense would lead anyone to the conclusion that having your face buried in your phone 24/7 might not be the best choice for a rounded, fulfilled life. There’s even a National Day of Unplugging that will happen from sundown on March 3rd to sundown of March 4th. …

Cheap Millennial Gifts with Massive Amounts of Value

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This week’s show is all about cheap Millennial gifts with massive amounts of value. And, I also wanted to congratulate Christian for being the $50 Amazon Gift Card Winner for her show idea…tune in next month for the show. I wanted to share with you some great gift giving ideas that are very inexpensive but have a ton of meaning and value. Because, let’s be honest, gift giving has gone off the rails over the years and I think there are too many people out there that view gifts in the wrong light…it’s time we brought the meaning back to …

A Giveaway, A Shout Out to the UK, and Where to Find Some Good Stuff to Read

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$50 Amazon Gift Card Contest:  I want your best idea for a show topic and, if I pick your idea, I’m emailing you a $50 Amazon Gift Card…just in time to buy yourself something for Christmas! This week’s show includes a $50 Amazon Card Giveaway, a shout out to the UK and tips on where to find good stuff to read on the internet. I get some good feedback now and again about show ideas, and I’ve used a number of them.  But, I want to hear from those of you who might have a great idea but usually don’t …

The Mind Blowing Power of Gratitude

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This week on the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast, I convinced one of my favorite people, Melanie, to join me as the expert Voice of the Millennial in talking about the mind blowing power of Gratitude. Since this original release date is just before Thanksgiving, Mel and I felt this was the perfect time to talk about gratitude and being grateful. On the show today, Melanie and I discuss: The power of gratitude in grounding and perspective and relationships Why gratitude is the most powerful grounding tool there is What really is “gratitude” and how all of the incorrect definitions …

Why Feeling Frustrated Is Actually A Good Thing

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With special guest, Rachel (Tony’s daughter), the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast digs deep into Millennial life transitions and why feeling frustrated is actually a good thing. Millennial Life Transitions, Growth and Frustration Tony was finally able to convince Rachel to come on the show.  She is the perfect Voice of Millennial, being 25, with student loan debt, still questioning what she wants to do with her life, and a survivor of multiple Millennial life transitions (including getting pregnant in college, graduating, getting married, having her baby, going back to grad school, graduating, getting a job AND getting pregnant again…all …

How Millennials are Changing the World and the Surprising Benefit of Student Loans

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This week, my special guest, Amanda and I chat about how Millennials are changing the world and the surprising benefit of student loans. Amanda, a senior account manager at a very popular PR firm, was nice enough to share some more of her own personal insights into her own Millennial struggles as it relates to those three parts of anyone’s life:  the Social Life, the Work Life and, of course, the Love Life. How Millennials are Changing the World in a HUGE Way Amanda makes a great point about what her generation is requiring from a job…which is on a …

How to Achieve the Perfect Millennial Work/Life Balance

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This week on the Surrounded by Idiots Radio Podcast, my special guest, Amanda Ventura and I share our solutions on how to achieve the perfect Millennial work/life balance. From Millennial to Millennial Amanda is a “Senior” Account Manager with Evolve PR and Marketing, here in Phoenix. She is a successful 27 year old Millennial that has going through all the Millennial work/life balance stuff including the constant judgment of loving a job versus chasing the money versus being unemployed by choice. Amanda is a perfect guest to have on because she is a Millennial that has gone through all of …

Millennial Sauce Blog: What is Balance?

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submitted by “Mom-llennial” Have you ever tried to balance a book on your head while standing on one leg and clapping your hands? As a Millennial and a new mom, that is what my life feels like when I feel out of balance. I am a person who doesn’t do well without some form of structure. I need to know that I can get everything done and give others the time they need in the little time that I have. If  life feels out of balance, it makes us extremely uncomfortable and causes us to lash out on others. So …