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Bloodbath
Bathbomb 1

Bloodbath

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 25:19


Welcome to Bathbomb! aka a listener episode! Thank you for the name suggestion Shiver and Spice! Tune in next week for some freaky Vampire shenanigans! Write us your bathbombs to bbtcpodcast@gmail.com! It can be true crime, spooky, or your good good!! We want to make listener episodes at least an hour long so we need mooooore! - Title it 'Bathbomb" then whatever else you want to title it - leave your address if you would like a holographic sticker! When we read your story we will send you one! - state your pronouns - State if you want your name said AS ALWAYS... But wait... There's more!

Music Life
The three things you need to write a song, with Zara Larsson, Nina Nesbitt, Brian Higgins, Darin and Jörgen Elofsson

Music Life

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 33:42


Zara Larsson, Nina Nesbitt, Brian Higgins, Darin and Jörgen Elofsson discuss how important avoiding competition is, how getting dropped from a label affects your self-esteem and the creative process, and how difficult being both a fan of music and a musician can be. Darin is a Kurdish-Swedish vocalist. He started writing songs at 14 and signed his first record deal at 17. He's co-written with pop icon Robyn, released 8 albums, set up his own record company, and is now the most played artist on Swedish radio. Swedish star Zara Larsson is one of the world's biggest pop singers, topping charts in multiple countries. Her third album, Poster Girl, was released back in March. Scottish singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt is known for her bubblegum Pop songs and viral TikTok videos. She's worked with Ed Sheeran, written for Jessie Ware, and calls Taylor Swift a fan. Brian Higgins has written major hits for artists like Kylie, Pet Shop Boys, Bananarama and Girls Aloud. He co-wrote Cher's Grammy-winning hit Believe in 1998, which sold more than 11 million copies worldwide, and won him three Ivor Novello Awards. And Grammy-nominated songwriter Jörgen Elofsson hass written for Celine Dion and Britney Spears, was behind Kelly Clarkson's pop anthem Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) and Will Young's Evergreen, which became the UK's fastest selling debut single in its first week.

Stories From Women Who Walk
60 Seconds for Story Prompt Friday: We Have the Key to Unlock the Chains

Stories From Women Who Walk

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 2:11


Hello to you listening in Coquitlam, BC, Canada! Coming to you from Whidbey Island, Washington this is 60 Seconds for Story Prompt Friday.I know it's a bit early but soon the Dickens Christmas Carol will rear its holiday head. I'm thinking about the character Jacob Marley and all those chains he wore - chains made of cash boxes, ledgers, and heavy purses wrought in steel. Marley forged these chains of his own free will and is doomed to suffer in death because he valued money over humanity.  We, too, have crafted chains over the course of our lives. Heavy chains. Immobilizing chains. We might not even know these chains are wearing us down. We might not even know that we hold the key. But one day something or someone shows us how to put the key in the lock, turn it  open, the chains fall away. Yes, it might take time but in the end we can prevail over the chains.Story Prompt: Think of a time you realized you were carrying chains you forged. Think of a time when someone or something showed you that you were holding the key to unlock those chains and set yourself free. Write that story!   Practical Tip: The magic of stories is also in the sharing. If you wish share your story with someone or something.   All that matters is you have a story.60 Seconds is your daily dose of hope, imagination, wisdom, stories, practical tips, and general riffing on this and that. This is the place to thrive together. Come for the stories - stay for the magic. Speaking of magic, I hope you'll subscribe, follow, share a nice shout out on your social media or podcast channel of choice, including Android, and join us next time! You're invited to stop by the website and subscribe to stay current with Diane, her journeys, her guests, as well as creativity, imagination, walking, stories, camaraderie, and so much more: Quarter Moon Story ArtsStories From Women Who Walk Production TeamPodcaster: Diane F Wyzga & Quarter Moon Story ArtsMusic: Mer's Waltz from Crossing the Waters by Steve Schuch & Night Heron MusicAll content and image © 2019 - Present: for credit & attribution Quarter Moon Story Arts

Bitch Slap  ...The Accelerated Path to Peace!
Interview #42 Meg Gibbs "Makes Magic Happen"

Bitch Slap ...The Accelerated Path to Peace!

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 36:28


Pulled from the Tools For A Good Life Summit interviews.  Meg Gibbs guides us through a heavy time.  Meg pulls strategies from Shamanism, ceremony, and sacred ceremony to give us her answers.  1) stop doing and slow down.   2) gratefully put your feet on the earth.  3) Ask for help.  And trust yourself.  Write down 20 things that you know.  End the day with gratitude.  And then there's nature :).Administrative: (See episode transcript below)Check out the Tools For A Good Life Summit here: Virtually and FOR FREE https://bit.ly/ToolsForAGoodLifeSummitStart podcasting!  These are the best mobile mic's for IOS and Android phones.  You can literally take them anywhere on the fly.Get the Shure MV88 mobile mic for IOS,  https://amzn.to/3z2NrIJGet the Shure MV88+ for  mobile mic for Android  https://amzn.to/3ly8SNjGet A Course In Miracles Here! https://amzn.to/3hoE7sAAccess my “Insiders Guide to Finding Peace” here: https://belove.media/peaceSee more resources at https://belove.media/resourcesEmail me: contact@belove.mediaFor social Media:      https://www.instagram.com/mrmischaz/https://www.facebook.com/MischaZvegintzovSubscribe and share to help spread the love for a better world!As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.Transcript: 0:00:00.1 Speaker 1: Welcome back, everybody, to the Tools For a Good Life Summit. And right now, I would like to introduce to you, Meg Gibbs. Welcome, Meg. Before I read your official bio, I just want to say that... You know what, I'm gonna start with your official bio and then I'm gonna shower platitudes on you. How about we do that?0:00:25.2 Meg Gibbs: Great, I love it. A compliment at the end, sounds good.0:00:28.8 Speaker 1: Okay, good, good, good, good. So Meg Gibbs is a shamanic spiritual guide and somatic coach who helps people heal their relationship with their body and spirit. She has over 20 years of experience, studying with indigenous teachers from the US and South America, specifically working with the Lakota medicine wheel, which I freaking love, and the Q'ero. Am I saying that right? Q'ero.0:00:58.6 Meg Gibbs: Q'ero.0:01:00.9 Mischa Z: Q'ero. And the Q'ero lineage from the Andes of Peru. Her work weaves together ancient wisdom, experiential coaching and leadership techniques, and is grounded in embodied practice... And is grounded in embodied practice and intuition. She holds space for her clients to uncover the truth of who they are and how they want to share that with the world. She offers sessions remotely, for scientific fingerprint analysis, customized coaching, sacred ceremony and soul-aligned branding, to meet her clients where they are, on their personal or entrepreneurial journey?0:01:39.7 Meg Gibbs: Absolutely.0:01:41.5 Mischa Z: Absolutely. Welcome, meg. So, serendipitously, I think our relationship speaks to a willingness to have an open mind and willingness to perhaps embrace and work with somebody that you might not normally go to. Yeah?0:02:01.8 Meg Gibbs: Yeah, absolutely, for sure.0:02:03.7 Mischa Z: Yeah, yeah. So we met through serendipitous events, perhaps five, six... Four, five, six years ago, somewhere in there, and sort of forced cohabitation almost, for a weekend. Yes. And then normally, I think, in the outside world or however you wanna say that, we wouldn't have had an opportunity to work together. But we did, and you have been such a massive, massive part of my personal journey and my transformation. And I just was writing down some of the amazing things that we did together, that you brought me on the journey of. You're like, "Hey, Misha, here's... Let's do this, let's do this." And so, I... Movement exercises, writing exercises, meditation exercises, these ridiculous visualization exercises. And when I say ridiculous, just like ridiculous in a magical way.0:03:06.3 Meg Gibbs: Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah.0:03:09.7 Mischa Z: And then we did some really cool group stuff via Zoom, which I was pleasantly surprised with, where you had put together some... Almost an online class structure, and people from Canada jumped in, I was in there, we just did all this cool stuff and you've... Again, you bring the magic. Simple as that.0:03:35.9 Meg Gibbs: Thank you. Yeah, it's so fun to be able to support people in that way. And it's funny, because you can read my whole bio and we can talk about what I do, and here's the bullet points, but the truth is, if someone was like, 'Meg, what do you do?" and I was like, "Oh, I make magic happen." And I can't really say that when I shake somebody's hand, but I know that that's part of my truth and part of my gift, is to show up and hold space for magic to happen, for other people. That's the fun part for me. For sure.0:04:05.1 Mischa Z: Yeah, and as I was going down that list, I was literally getting chills, and my hair was standing up even more than... So powerful, so powerful. And again, it just speaks... I don't mean audience, thank you for indulging us, but to have that open mind and to try... If an opportunity falls in front of you like this now, take advantage because it can be transformational, and I think one of the great things you said about me, Meg, not to make this about me, I apologize. But I'm a gamer and willing to jump in the fray and try different things. So I would encourage anybody watching and listening, jump in the fray, take a risk, if somebody on this summit resonates with you, but they're outside of who you might normally think is in your wheelhouse, just go for it.0:05:02.7 Meg Gibbs: Yeah, absolutely. And I think that speaks to something that we'll talk about, which is for me, the connection to the body and really listening intuitively for what comes up for you. And so, when I think of when we met and how we've worked together, there's a sense of trust or expansion or listening, and that's the piece that when I tell people, "Oh, you're looking for a coach or a healer or whatever, a mechanic," it doesn't really matter. But if you can tune in and listen, "Oh, does that person feel good to me?" and it might not even, like you said, logically makes sense of like, "Oh, they're a different gender, or they have this woo specialty that I am not so sure about or whatever," but if it feels like, "Ooh, there's a little something there to play with," that's the piece that I encourage people to follow.0:05:50.6 Mischa Z: Yeah, yeah, I love that. Thank you. So, quickly, somatic. What's somatic coach? When you say it... When that's...0:06:02.8 Meg Gibbs: Yeah. Real simple. Somatic is just meaning, being in your body. So what I do is, I coach people around being in their body, and for me, being in your body is a sacred practice. So it's like building a muscle. We talk a lot about going to the gym and building physical muscle. And so, when you haven't had practice to be in your body, because our society doesn't teach that, you're not asked on a daily basis, "Mischa, how is your heart feeling in your body right now? What does it feel like?" You even named the goose bumps, noticing your physical sensation, noticing when emotions come up, because there's so much wisdom there, and 90% of our world is run from here up. That's it. So imagine, you have access to all of this other information and transformation, and that's what I feel like the body provides. So somatic coaching or somatic wisdom is just being in your body, checking in with your body, learning from your body, all of that is in there. So it's just a fancy word for it. But, yeah.0:07:08.0 Mischa Z: Okay. I love that. Thank you for that. That's a beautiful explanation. And as you were talking about it, literally, I was sensationally in the body, like...0:07:19.0 Meg Gibbs: Right. I could see it in your eyes too. [chuckle]0:07:22.0 Mischa Z: So I wanna talk to... Just quickly too, and maybe three-minute version, but this... You... And I love this about you. It's one of my favorite things about you, is just the fact that you didn't five years ago, decide, "I'm gonna go explore shamanic ideas or this or that," and then bring that to the world. You grew up in it, due to the nature of your family. So when you say 20 years, that means... Yeah, when you were a teen, when you were young, you were... Due to the nature of growing up within it, you're doing this practice. Yeah?0:07:58.2 Meg Gibbs: Yeah, absolutely, yeah. I'll give you the short version. So my mom started working with a Lakota teacher when I was young, and I started working with that teacher when I was 11. So I've been studying shamanic wisdom and lineages for over 20 years, since I was a kid, and I am a white woman, and I like to say that because it's important to know that this is a spiritual lineage for me, it's not a genetic lineage. And honoring that and honoring my teachers, and part of what I believe in, is giving money back to the people who created the space for me to do the work that I do. And with that, what happens for me is this balance of holding what is true, even if it doesn't match up with the outside. And what I mean by that is like, "Yes, I'm a young white person, and I also have this really deep soulful appreciation and carrying of this work inside of myself," and it's integrated into how I see the world and how I relate to people, the work that I do, how I show up, even when I go to the grocery store.0:09:11.1 Meg Gibbs: It's in me, in a way that is not just, "Oh, I took a workshop and now I'm a shaman." And we talked about this, but I don't actually call myself a shaman. Some other people call me that, but I say I'm a shamanic practitioner, and that I do energetic and emotional healing and support with people. But holding the two lineages that I hold spiritually, are the Lakota and then this Andean tradition from the mountains of Peru, and my teacher is Don Mariano. So I've been initiated into these teachings, and it's an extremely... Or it has been, in the past, an extremely private world. And so, growing up with this really disciplined spiritual approach made me, obviously, pretty different from the other kids in middle school, who were talking about sports, and I'm talking about talking to trees on the weekends.[laughter]0:10:06.2 Meg Gibbs: The short version is just that this is very much a part of who I am and how I show up, and it's important to me, that people are honoring the root of where this comes from as well.0:10:20.6 Mischa Z: Perfect, thank you. Beautiful. Well done, in three minutes too, the three-minute version.0:10:25.0 Meg Gibbs: Perfect.0:10:26.9 Mischa Z: And you were saying studying and I'm gonna add to that, implementing. So studying and implementing. So, beautiful. I think we get to it. I say we get to the question. What do you think?0:10:37.7 Meg Gibbs: Yeah, take me. Let's go.0:10:38.9 Meg Gibbs: Alright, fantastic. So I'm gonna lay out a scenario, and then I'm gonna askyou a question, and... If we think of life as that three-legged stool, relationships, finance, health, it's when two of those legs go out, that it really can get... Life can get lifey, if you want to say. And so, for me, my parents passed away in rapid succession, divorce, further failed relationships. Physically, I was fine. I would tell you that. I looked physically fit. I had no stressors going on, physically, but that... For other people, that might...0:11:31.5 Mischa Z: Anyway, you get what I'm saying. But the fact of the matter was, things got so heavy that my normal tools for working through emotional upheaval or through stressful times weren't enough, so I couldn't success my way through it, or work at it, work harder, fix it. So that being the case, and... Oh, here, I'm gonna get back to script. That helps me. I'm gonna get back on script. So to top it off, the pull yourself up from your bootstraps, fix it and push your way through it methods that served me so well, were no longer working. I needed new tools.0:12:15.8 Mischa Z: By the grace of God, I had an open mind for new tools. Hence, Meg dropped into my life. This is my question to you. Thinking of shamanism, ceremony, sacred ceremony, what are the exact next steps you would offer this person, so they know they are headed in the new right direction, that they will have positive momentum towards getting their life back on track?0:12:43.1 Meg Gibbs: Yeah. So the first thing honestly, is take a breath, [chuckle] acknowledging where you are, checking in, noticing what it's like to be you in this moment, is a really powerful tool, and almost zooming out and looking at yourself with love. So I say that because so often, when we're in that space of life crumbling or struggling or whatever, especially if you're holding on from the inside, like if you are someone who is still high achieving and making money and doing the thing, so people don't think there's anything wrong, you're holding a lot, there's a lot of that hamster wheel going on. And so, that breath and that acknowledgement to even just go, "I'm having a hard time right now. Wow. What is it like to meet myself with some compassion?"0:13:42.9 Meg Gibbs: So I think, so often, we launch into action and action steps, and, "How do I do x, y, z?" And here's the thing, you can read books, you can listen to podcasts, you can go to therapy, there's like... Here's 29 things you can do it. But the other side of it is, how you be, how you be in yourself, how you be in the world, how you show up for people, how you need people to show up for you.0:14:11.1 Meg Gibbs: So this is just general sort of life advice, container energy stuff. So to answer your question more specifically around the shamanic piece or around ritual, I like to really use small intuitive rituals. And what I mean by that is, I'm gonna show you. So I brought some tea to our call, I don't know if you can read this.0:14:34.4 Mischa Z: Yeah. Sending you a socially distanced hug in a mug. Nice.0:14:38.5 Meg Gibbs: I love this. It's a happy mug. And so, what I really like to do that's simple is, in the morning or when you have your tea or your coffee or whatever, and you can do this with me if you have some water with you, whatever you're drinking, and so you're just gonna place your hand over it, and we're gonna check in and just for a moment, you can close your eyes, and put your intention from your heart, imagine it reaching out and meeting that cup and that heart space moving through your hand, down into the substance, down into the water, the tea, the coffee, whatever, and placing an intention in there for yourself. "I wanna be kinder to myself today. I wanna give myself space to breathe. I really need some support from the Earth. I wanna be more grounded. I tap into my strength," whatever that is for you. And then when you're ready, you open your eyes and you simply drink it in.0:15:44.8 Meg Gibbs: Small small things.0:15:46.9 Mischa Z: Small, small things. So juicy. That was good.0:15:52.6 Meg Gibbs: Yeah. And there's one that... I don't know about you, I kinda listen to things and then adapt them. And so, I heard years ago, Oprah said something about, "Before your feet hit the floor in the morning, say thank you." And she said, "Say thank you three or four times." And I remember being like, "Oh, I like that. That's catchy. Let me think about it." And so, as a self-identified not-morning person, when things are kind of blowing up in your life, when there's a lot going on, I think one of the most powerful things to do, is to put your feet on the Earth, literally. And if you can, go out your door in the morning, before you talk to anybody... This is like, yes, if you have kids or a spouse or somebody who is with you or your dog or whatever it is, sometimes we talk to people first, which is understandable, but when I can, I will intentionally take myself outside, take my shoes off and put them on the Earth, so that there is an ignited connection. So these small moments, that's what I wanna focus on today, is how you can breathe into the support within and around you. I just felt myself, show up, here we are.0:17:16.7 Mischa Z: Yeah, me too. Yeah, that's good. I love it. Continue.0:17:23.8 Meg Gibbs: Yeah. And so, with that gratitude... So when I say prayers, not everyone says prayers, and whatever you refer to, if you believe in a higher power or something bigger than us, that's how I like to talk about it, something bigger than you. And some of my friends believe that something bigger is our community, it doesn't have to be God or the universe or whatever. So I, because of my spiritual lineage, use the words great spirit, when I'm praying to something bigger than me. So when I'm out there and I put my hands and my feet on the Earth, part of what I'm doing is, I'm giving my energy down into the earth before I take. Because so much of what we do, when we're struggle bussing, is like, "I need support, I need help, I need," whatever, whether that's internal or you're voicing that externally. And so, being able to put your hands or your feet on the Earth for literally three seconds and just say, "I'm so grateful to be here today." And giving that energy down to the thing that gives us life. So, yeah.0:18:35.0 Mischa Z: Meg, that was beautiful.0:18:37.3 Meg Gibbs: Yeah. I've been thinking about it in the shower, what to say.[laughter]0:18:47.5 Mischa Z: So, when you... I love the gratitude, the give to the Earth before we take, or it gives back. Do you do the thank you, thank you, thank you, or that as well, sort of that... You were talking about the little Oprah trick or...0:19:03.4 Meg Gibbs: Yeah, so it sort of depends. This is part of my personal philosophy, is around designing things intuitively, that work for you, because I think some people really need specific practice, and I'm happy to say, "Do this thing, do that thing," but the truth is that, we can then get hung up on the indoctrination of how to do the right thing, instead of trusting yourself. And my goal in life is to help people trust themselves more, 'cause when you trust yourself, that's when you're able to make those split-second decisions, you grow a career you love, you relate to people differently, you connect with things in your world that feel like aligned and exciting.0:19:42.8 Meg Gibbs: So yes, you can get up and say thank you four times, if that's what feels good to you. But for me, for instance, when I pray and I say... The beginning of my prayers are always, "Aho, great spirit, I am grateful for my life and for this day," and that's how I start my prayers 'cause that's what was taught to me. But there are times where I can come in and just kind of feel into my body and feel into myself and say, "Great Spirit, I'm showing up the best I can today." We have to just listen to what's true.0:20:24.1 Mischa Z: You know what I love about just what you were saying too is... I like this, it's like... For me, I had this incredible confidence and was moving through the arc of life so powerfully, and then when the wheels came off, that confidence was shattered. So, to re... I like how you're talking about... It's like you use that as a tool to slowly start rebuilding some confidence. Yeah?0:20:56.0 Meg Gibbs: Yeah. Well, and I would say also, that true alignment of self, where we meet ourselves where we are, and that sounds like a little bit big, so let me see if I can put it a different way. Just to acknowledge what's happening, to be honest about what's happening, because when you say the wheels are coming off, we can intellectually understand that, but when it's like, "I'm having trouble eating because my appetite is gone because I'm so stressed. My relationships are falling apart because I feel lonely, and I'm not sure how to share that with someone. I am worried about interviewing for a new job, because now I feel like crap because this and this and this happened."0:21:41.6 Meg Gibbs: So it's like when you get into the truth of what's happening and honor that you continue to show up, that you're here, you're here at the summit, because you want to experience a new way to face these issues or solve things, and then understanding where you are right now. That's... For me, that's the path forward, 'cause if not, then you're going, "Oh, well, I should feel fine because I have money, and I have this, and I have this, and I have my health and I'm okay," instead of going, "Oh my God, my world. What am I doing?" 'Cause the moment you allow yourself to go, "Hey, I'm feeling lost and alone right now," and somebody else goes, "Oh my God, me too." That's that togetherness.0:22:28.0 Mischa Z: Yeah, yeah. Very cool. What other sort of tips and tricks and tools were you... So I love it. So we had... Step one was sort of acknowledge or however you said that, and then we had a next thing is like, go out, connect to the earth. I love that. Find that moment if you can, when appropriate. Preferably sooner, the better. And take your shoes off, connect to the ground, feet, hands, whatever, that little gratitude exercise and such, was what was next on your...0:23:13.2 Meg Gibbs: On my list. Yeah, so I also... I think, with intuition specifically, which is a big part of my work is helping people tap into what they know to be true, because often, when we go to someone, when we're asking advice or we hire a helping professional, I believe we actually do know the answer. It's in there and instead of piling on lots of people's information, being able to check in and see what is true for me in this moment, and what do I actually know. So one tool that I use when somebody is kind of confused or trying to understand a situation is, instead of saying, "Well, I'm facing this huge unknown and I'm really scared and I don't know where to go next," we tap into what do you know. In what do you know, you even feel that energy shift of, "Okay, I'm gonna name some things that I know out loud," which is hard for people, and you can do this writing, this is a great exercise writing, is to write down 20 things that you know.0:24:18.7 Meg Gibbs: And here's the thing, the reason that it's 20 is 'cause you'll get three to five that are pretty easy, where you're like, "I know I'm safe, I know I'm okay, I know I like sandwiches," whatever it is. But there's something that changes, when you get beyond your comfort zone of, "Oh, here's the initial thoughts," and then you start to go deeper. So this is like a self-coaching tool, where you can really listen, to see, "Oh my gosh, I know... Let me think of something in this moment. I know I do better when I connect with nature. And so, if that's one of my things and that's say, number 17 on the list, I might go, "Oh, after I finish this list, I'm gonna go outside." And the reason I keep bringing up nature, I should say, is because in the Native American spiritual practice and in the Peruvian practice, all of this is connected to earth, earth is mother, Mother Earth, it's called Pachamama is another word for it. And so, when I connect to the great mother, the sacred one who created us all, however you believe that, is that then I'm connecting to my essence self, I'm giving that space of my truth in relationship, in right relationship with where we came from. Does that make sense?0:25:43.9 Mischa Z: It does. Yeah. It does. Any way you would reframe that, just in case? I was viscerally internalizing that. So I... It was going in... That's why I say that. So I'm like, "Yeah, I get it," 'cause I viscerally felt it.0:26:09.6 Meg Gibbs: Yeah, yeah. So that question of, "Where do you feel most connected?" It might not be nature, it might be on the dance floor, it might be taking a walk, it might be staring deeply into somebody's eyes, there's all these different... Taking a bath, I love taking a bath, it's like a sacred ritual. And so, lighting candles, maybe putting something in the water, that feels good to me, and it's like we can do it with so many different things. Sensation is really helpful for being present. So smells, touch, taste, sound, any of that, to really get into the moment.0:26:46.2 Meg Gibbs: So when you're feeling anxious or you have this experience of, "Oh my God, my life is falling apart. What do I do?" If you can take that initial beat to connect to something, it helps you feel connected. And I know that sounds like, "Oh no, no... What does she mean?" But you feel it, you know when you feel connected. And I recorded a really short video that was seven seconds, the other day, that I put on Instagram, and I said... I was talking about connecting with the trees and nature, and I said in there, "If you don't have time or you don't have access to connect with the trees, watch my hand connect to the tree in the video, and tap into the energy that you feel, that's connecting between our human self and I would say our divine self." So I'm getting very "woo". Are you still with me?0:27:41.7 Mischa Z: I'm still with you. Thank you. Hang in there, everybody. Hang in there. No, I think it's an opportunity for us, to explore the "woo". Let's be real, sometimes a little "woo" in our lives can be good. For me, I think... I can get very contempt, prior to investigation, if you wanna say those types of terms, or very myopic in my... I'll speak for me. I'm sure everybody else watching, is always open-minded and...0:28:20.7 Meg Gibbs: Oh yeah, yeah, none of us... We don't have any hang-ups over here, clearly.0:28:23.6 Mischa Z: Yes. But it's alright. A little "woo" is good. Don't worry. There's plenty of non "woo" on this summit too. So we're bringing the balance right now.0:28:33.3 Meg Gibbs: Well, it's... For me at least, part of what I pride myself on is having grounded "woo", that's... Practical, grounded, engaged, spiritual spirituality. That's the part for me. And you know this about me, I'm not... No shade to anybody else, but I am not a crystal worshipping, connect with... That's not my vibe. I really do want people to be grounded in themselves, in their body, because that's the difference. When you meet people who are just in like, "I made a crystal grid so I could manifest millions of dollars." Great, sure. That might work. But the truth is that we have to meet both, our divine self and our human self.0:29:15.7 Meg Gibbs: And so, in here, for me, that's where the magic happens. That's like... When I say, when I work with people, "It's you, me and spirit. It's the three of us, connecting and co-creating." So I'm not here to have all the answers, and the truth is, I think the answers are within you from a divine perspective, that we can pull out that spark. So, that's the point that... If people tune out because they're not interested in this language, what I love is that every single teacher speaks to certain audiences and certain people, because there's a resonance. So, just notice if this resonates or not. It's not personal.0:30:00.1 Mischa Z: Yes, yes. Beautiful. Yeah, that's well said. Is there further? Did you have further... I wanna make sure we keep... Or...0:30:09.5 Meg Gibbs: Well, so your question around the, "Do I say Thank you four times." The one thing that I do that I enjoy, so I live by myself with my dog, currently. I have done this with partners in the past or with friends, is before bed, I do like to say three things that I'm grateful for, out loud, and I used to write them down, and I think writing is a beautiful way to express and hold that energy. But there's also something also delightful and silly to me, about telling my dog what I'm grateful for, from the day, and often, I say, "And I'm grateful for her health and her well-being." And so there's that sense of even if it's not another person, even if you're completely on your own, that you can witness yourself doing that, just by doing it out loud and honoring, "Here's three things I'm grateful for, before I rest tonight." So I like that, as a closing practice. So I've given you some beginning, end of the day and some stuff to do in the middle.0:31:07.8 Mischa Z: Yes, so good, I love it. I think that's a beautiful place to end this session. So, everybody, if this interview with Meg was fantastic, and you want to get even more content from Meg, upgrade to the all-access pass, because Meg and I are gonna be doing round two here, which is going to be fantastic. I can't wait to see what comes up. So yeah, be sure to upgrade to the all access pass for the bonus interview. There should be a button here somewhere, not sure where it is yet. Any final thoughts to share, that we did not get a chance to cover, Meg? .0:31:51.4 Meg Gibbs: Just the power of... What do I wanna say? That there's... For me... This is a little bit of an advanced concept I'm throwing in at the end, but I think it's important, is, for me, there are three layers of connection. There's the connection to our selves, the connection to others, the circle around us, the collective, and then the connection to what's bigger than us, the earth, spirit, etcetera.0:32:17.3 Meg Gibbs: So if you're here in the summit, I imagine that you're on a path, and that you're on a path seeking relationship and healing with yourself, with the people around you and/or with spirit. So that's my invitation, is just to start to notice and track what resonates with you, to find what expands and what contracts that connection. So what feels good, and just to notice, again, how it feels in your body. So that's my... Rooting for people. Yes. Yeah.0:32:47.8 Mischa Z: That was amazing. Everybody can find Meg, at www.Megibbs.com. Imgonna spell it too, just to make sure there's no confusion, M-E-G G-I-B-B-S dot com. So Megibbs.com. Click the button on the all access pass, to get unlimited access to all the interviews, to get access to Meg and I's round two, which is coming up, and then also, Meg so graciously, is going to be offering up, as a bonus for everybody who upgrades a session, that there'll be a link, so you can go deep with Meg, if you want to, for free. Meg, yeah. Thank you so much, Meg. We'll end there. Yeah?0:33:38.6 Meg Gibbs: Yeah, that sounds good. Thank you. Nice to meet you.

Ready to Lead
How to Hire the Right Person and Find an Ideal Team Player

Ready to Lead

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 9:44


Once you know when you need to hire, the next question is who do you need to hire? In this micro-episode, host Jeff Mask walks through a simple, but effective, model you can use to determine whether or not a person is a good fit for your company. The bottom line? You can do all the research, all the due diligence, and still mis-hire. Then you've got someone who doesn't fit your team or culture, and you have to fire them. Listen in as Jeff takes a dive deep down into some frameworks that he's loved over the years that are super powerful and help you know exactly who to hire for the long term. Don't Hire Too Quickly Once upon a time, Jeff was tasked with growing a brand new team from scratch. He had to go from zero to six people in 4-6 weeks. He let the urgency get to him. “I've got to hire people, get things going, meet this massive revenue target, and make sure we're being wise stewards of resources,” he told himself. He quickly looked at resumes and skill sets and figured out job descriptions and did all the right things. Or so he thought.  He realized later that he had let the urgency to hire by a certain time trump the necessity of hiring the right people for the long term. His short-term focus translated into a lot of turnover, wasted effort and time, and frustration for people. Ultimately, they ended up keeping only two of the six hires long term. He knew he could have done better.  If you've hired too quickly or don't have a hiring process, hopefully you can learn from his mistakes. Years later, he stumbled across an awesome book by Patrick Lencioni called The Ideal Team Player. It's full of powerful systems and frameworks, and he wishes he'd had it sooner.  How to Hire The Ideal Team Player Jeff loves the simplicity of Lencioni's models and how, when you use them and apply them, they actually work. The first one is called The Ideal Team Player (link at the end), and you ask three basic questions about a potential hire. Is the person humble? Is the person hungry? Is the person smart? Are they humble? To borrow a quote from C.S. Lewis, humble isn't thinking less of yourself; it's thinking of yourself less. Is this person coachable? Can they listen? Are they looking out for others, not just for themselves? Are they hungry? Are they driven, self-motivated? Are they self-aware? Can they take that and know when to take the initiative? Are they growing? Are they devouring books and wanting to learn more? That's a great indicator. Are they smart? Not intellectually smart—although that's important—but people smart. Do they have emotional intelligence? Do they understand how to work well with others? Will they bring cohesion to your team? You Need All Three: Humble, Hungry, Smart Right smack dab in the center of humble, hungry, and smart is that ideal person you want to hire. This begs the question: what if someone has just one or two of the qualities and not all three? Is that good enough? In a word, no. If someone is just humble, but not hungry or smart, they're a doormat, a pleaser. They don't stand up for things. If someone is just hungry, ambitious, but not humble or people smart, they're just a bulldozer. And, if they're people smart, but not humble or hungry, they're just a charmer.  Lencioni has names for people who embody two of the characteristics but are missing the third. What if you're humble and hungry? You're an accidental mess maker. What if you're humble and people smart? You're a loveable slacker. What if you're hungry and people smart? You're a skillful politician. You need to be really careful of the counterfeits. You have to have all three. Two doesn't cut it. When you find that ideal person, you can hand them any challenge or opportunity, and they can get it done—and take feedback well. Action Steps If Jeff had known about this genius model back when he hired that first team, he would have found the right people instead of pushing his timeline and settling for less than what was best. Here are steps you can take right away: Check out The Ideal Team Player model PDF. Assess yourself first. Where do you stand? Are you an Ideal Team Player? Check out the “How Do I Ask Great Interview Questions?” PDF. Use these frameworks in your hiring process.   Definitely have a framework as you hire. Make sure you have a great purpose, and implement advice from the previous episode on How to Know When to Hire. Once the when is clear, you can develop the who based on this awesome model. Implement something TODAY. Don't just listen and move on. Write something down and take action.    Richard and Jeff want to hear from YOU. What worked when you used this model and what didn't? Was there anything that wasn't clear and you'd like more explanation/clarity? What questions do you have about hiring? Do you have any positive tips or stories about hiring to share? Email them here with your thoughts/questions: feedback@readytolead.com    RESOURCES: The Ideal Team Player (awesome book by Patrick Lencioni) OTHER SHOWS YOU MIGHT ENJOY: Business Lunch with Roland Frasier and Ryan Deiss Perpetual Traffic with Ralph Burns and Kasim Aslam DigitalMarketer Podcast

Everyday Driver Car Debate
646: The Widest Spread, Perfect Yet Hated, Admirable Design Evolution

Everyday Driver Car Debate

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 59:24


Writing with the widest budget range the guys have ever heard, Matt W. is waffling between buying one incredible exotic car, or a cheap sports car! Then, Ian B. in Seattle has a perfect car, but he hates it. What's next? Social media questions ask what design element has gained approval over time, do the guys prefer a top trim of a lesser car or lowest trim of a better model, and is Nissan investing in electric vehicles anymore? Seasons 1-8 are available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide, and Season 9 coming soon. Please rate and review us on iTunes, and the TV show on IMDB and Amazon. Write to us with your Car Debates, Car Conclusions, and Topic Tuesdays at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Share the podcast with your car enthusiast friends!

WOMEN SIPPING ON LIFE (with doctor shannon) | Stop Drowning | Start Sipping | Daily Inspiration | Hope | Certainty | Abundanc

First of all, it's not a commitment issue. It's a decision issue. You have more choices and options than you think you do. The problem is, you think you don't. But… You do. The other problem is, even though you do have choices, you're not exercising your power to choose. THAT'S RIGHT. YOU HAVE POWER. Although, the only way to access it is by making a decision. Yes, there's a decision that must be made. Without decisions, there are no commitments...and there is no power. Are you willing today to make the necessary decisions to begin living the life that you say you desire? The choice is yours, my dear. Are you committed? Please grab your SACRED S.O.L. D.A.T.E. JOURNAL (Daily Action To Engage yourself.) TODAY'S SACRED S.O.L. STEP: Take a look at your life right now…where is it that you need or desire to make a decision? Write it down with power and declaration. Take at least one action step in that direction. Thank you for being here, and allowing me to Sip On Life with you. If you've been feeling like you're stuck, overwhelmed, or perhaps you still feel like you're drowning in your life, please don't hesitate to reach out. YOU ARE NOT ALONE... Request a FREE copy of my best-selling book, Date Yourself Well — The Best-Selling 12 Engagements Of Becoming The Great Lover Of Your Life (all you'll pay for is shipping.) www.dateyourselfwell.com If you've received value from the podcast, please let me know. I'd LOVE to hear from you — please email me at: drshannon@doctorshannon.com AND PLEASE TELL YOUR BESTIES AND INVITE THEM TO SIP ON LIFE WITH US. FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM @doctorshannon! See you there... And learn about an incredible opportunity for a select sacred group of 25 women who are ready and willing to RISE UP AND BE THE WOMAN. If you've been feeling like you're stuck, overwhelmed, or perhaps you still feel like you're drowning, please don't hesitate to reach out. I'd be more than happy to schedule a Discovery Call with you to see if Healing Life Coaching is a good fit for you. Email me at drshannon@doctorshannon.com Come over to the WOMEN SIPPING ON LIFE S.O.L. MOVEMENT Closed FB Group and Join the MOVEMENT: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WSOLMovement/ By the way, if you haven't already listened/downloaded my new song (EPISODE 291), you can also listen to it here: letsnottalkaboutex.com, and cast your vote for your favorite version. Visit WomenSippingOnLife.com for more free resources, including my CHECKLIST FOR CHANGE, Engagement Checklist + Evaluation Rating, Six Sacred S.O.L. DATE Secrets…and a FREE copy of my best-selling book, Date Yourself Well. You can also check out my Dr. Shannon Facebook Page for more daily S.O.L. TRAINING. I look forward to seeing you again tomorrow. Please invite your best girlfriends to come and join our S.O.L. PARTY. xo Dr. Shannon. Inspiring minds that want to grow and hearts that want to know, so you can love you, your life, and your life's work well. ONE SIP AT A TIME. A special thanks to the following souls for helping me launch our WOMEN SIPPING ON LIFE podcast… Intro/Outro done by UNI V. SOL  Outro music by Jay Man: Mind Over Matter (www.ourmusicbox.com)  Podcast cover design and web site done by: Pablo Aguilar (www.webdesigncreator.com) Podcast cover photo by Kate Montague of KM Captured (www.kmcaptured.com)

How Do You Write
Ep. 265: Cecilia Gray on How To Write About the Pandemic

How Do You Write

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 33:33


Cecilia Gray writes about first love, second chances, and forever friendships. She has written over twenty young-adult and romance titles. That Was Then, a pandemic midlife reboot tale, is her first contemporary mainstream novel. Cecilia used the pandemic for a midlife reboot of her own and is currently slow traveling the world with her two cats. You can read more about her work at ceciliagray.com.How Do You Write Podcast: Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. Want tips on how to write the book you long to finish? Here you'll gain insight from other writers on how to get in the chair, tricks to stay in it, and inspiration to get your own words flowing. Join Rachael's Slack channel, Onward Writers! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Pitney & Amelia's Bitchen Boutique

Amelia's tenuous connections to the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise. Pitney is excited about the documentary Hail Satan? and what he learned about the Satanic Temple. Salem, Massachusetts has a weird way of “celebrating” their history this time of year. And this week in self-care, enough is enough.    Promos: 2 Skeptical Chaps and FriGay the 13th    (Want to swap show promos? Email us!)   We love you for listening! Please take a moment to rate and review us, and earn a STICKER! (Everyone loves stickers!) And please subscribe or add us to your favorites list on your favorite platform so you never miss a show! And share us with your cool friends, not the lame ones.   Questions? Comments? Complaints? Write to us at PitneyAndAmelia@gmail.com!  Tweet at us at @bitchenboutique!  Stay up to date by liking our Facebook page!  If you want to be supportive without a lot of stuff cluttering your feed, follow us on Instagram at @pitneyandamelia! (Really, we barely post over there.)  And if you're feeling generous, buy yourself a little something at our Zazzle shop and help to support our show! (Turn off that Content Filter to see the "uncensored" merch!)     Who the heck are Pitney and Amelia? A gay guy and his fat friend talking about everything! We've got over 30 years of stories to share about stuff we love, stuff that annoys us, people we've known, places we've been, and things we've seen. Geeky, silly, and always opinionated. NAMES ARE CHANGED TO PROTECT THE GUILTY!    We may be awful, but we're right!  Here, queer, and in your ear. Every other Friday.     LGBTQ+ | Comedy | Pop Culture | Fandom | Horror | Spirituality

The Professional Left Podcast with Driftglass and Blue Gal

A new social media platform that plays like a multi-level marketing scheme? We know who is behind THAT one! And Driftglass reads a book that shows the late 19th century rhymes with our own time. And Blue Gal says don't get fooled by Eric. More at http://ProLeftPod.com!Support the show (https://www.paypal.me/proleftpodcast)Write us at proleftpodcast@gmail.com.REVIEW US ON APPLE PODCASTS - http://review.proleftpod.comSUPPORT OUR SHOW - http://support.proleftpod.comBUY PROLEFTPOD MERCH - http://merch.proleftpod.comCONTACT US:MAILING ADDRESS - Make checks payable to:The Professional Left PodcastPO Box 9133Springfield IL 62791-9133EMAIL ADDRESSESPodcast Email: proleftpodcast@gmail.comEmail for Sci-Fi Trivia Questions: mrs.driftglass@gmail.comSUPPORT OUR WORK:PayPal: http://paypal.proleftpod.comGoFundMe: http://gofundme.proleftpod.comPatreon: http://patreon.proleftpod.comBuy Us A Coffee: http://coffee.proleftpod.comShop Our Merch Store: http://merch.proleftpod.comLink To All the Ways You Can Support Us: http://support.proleftpod.comSOCIAL & MEDIA:YouTube: http://youtube.proleftpod.comTwitter:@ProLeftPodcast - https://twitter.com/proleftpodcastDriftglass (@Mr_Electrico) - https://twitter.com/mr_electrico@BlueGal - https://twitter.com/bluegalFacebook:ProLeftPodcast - http://facebook.proleftpod.comBlueGal.Fran - http://facebookfran.proleftpod.comInternet Kitty of The Week - http://ikotw.proleftpod.comOriginal Flickr IKOTW Gallery - http://flickr.proleftpod.comBlogs:Driftglass' - http://driftglass.proleftpod.comBlue Gal's - http://bluegal.proleftpod.comFran's - http://fran.proleftpod.comPodcast Archive: http://archive.proleftpod.comPodcast RSS Feed: http://rss.proleftpod.comSupport the show (https://www.paypal.me/proleftpodcast)

Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson
Write Now, Write for the Future

Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 9:41


President Biden and Vice President Harris visited the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. today to mark its 10th anniversary. It got Boyd to thinking about one of his favorite topics: When looking at historical figures, it's usually better to ignore the flaws, stop "canceling" them, and write for a better future instead.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

LET IT OUT
Dr. Patti Kim Returns!

LET IT OUT

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 71:58


Dr. Patti Kim is a naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist in Los Angeles. She's also my close friend, one of my favorite people to be around. She returns to the podcast for part 2 of our conversation. We talk about “secret single behaviors”, wellness vs. enjoying your life, connection, simple quick eating, how loneliness impacts physical health, friendship, cocooning, and navigating change while staying present with what is in front of us.  Show notes: - Find Dr. Patti on the Web | Instagram- the WRITE kit (now 50% off with code "october")- Check out Katie's one-on-one Creative Clinic- You can book a free consultation with Katie here, and if you don't see a time that works for you please email her at katie@letitouttt.com- Subscribe to our newsletter to get show notes sent straight to your inbox- Follow @letitouttt on Instagram  Sponsors:Ana Luisa: your go-to for chic, carbon-neutral, contemporary jewelry at an affordable price. Go to shop.analuisa.com/letitout and enter code LETITOUT at checkout for 10% off your order!Ritual: get 10% off your first 3 months of Ritual's multivitamins & protein powders at ritual.com/LETITOUT

Pushing The Limits
Address Your Trauma and Start Mental Healing with Dr Don Wood

Pushing The Limits

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 69:10


How do you handle stressful situations? Everyone's built a little different — some people can take their hits on the chin and come out smiling. But not everyone can take those hits. The pandemic has taken its mental toll on so many people. Others might still be struggling with past traumas and dealing with anxiety. Their situation keeps them in a state of constant worry and hypervigilance. That state of mind doesn't only harm their mental and emotional health — it can make them sick and more prone to physical diseases. More than ever, it's time to begin mental healing from past traumas, so we can better cope with our daily stresses.  Dr Don Wood joins us again in this episode to talk about the TIPP program and how it facilitates mental healing. He explains how our minds are affected by traumas and how these can affect our health and performance. If we want to become more relaxed, we need to learn how to go into the alpha brainwave state. Since mental healing is not an immediate process, Dr Don also shares some coping strategies we can use in our daily lives.  If you want to know more about how neuroscience can help you achieve mental healing, then this episode is for you.    Here are three reasons why you should listen to the full episode: Learn how trauma can put you in a constant state of survival and affect your performance and daily life.  Understand that it's not your fault. Achieving mental healing will require you to learn how to go into an alpha brainwave state.  Discover healthy habits that will keep you from entering survival mode.   Resources Gain exclusive access and bonuses to Pushing the Limits Podcast by becoming a patron!  A new program, BOOSTCAMP, is coming this September at Peak Wellness! Listen to other Pushing the Limits episodes:  #183: Sirtuin and NAD Supplements for Longevity with Dr Elena Seranova #189: Understanding Autophagy and Increasing Your Longevity with Dr Elena Seranova  #199: How Unresolved Trauma Prevents You from Having a Healthy Life With Dr Don Wood Check out Dr Don Wood's books:  Emotional Concussions: Understanding How Our Nervous System is Affected By Events and Experiences Throughout Our Life You Must Be Out Of Your Mind: We All Need A Reboot   Connect with Dr Don Wood: Inspired Performance Institute I Facebook I LinkedIn     Get Customised Guidance for Your Genetic Make-Up For our epigenetics health programme, all about optimising your fitness, lifestyle, nutrition and mind performance to your particular genes, go to  https://www.lisatamati.com/page/epigenetics-and-health-coaching/.   Customised Online Coaching for Runners CUSTOMISED RUN COACHING PLANS — How to Run Faster, Be Stronger, Run Longer  Without Burnout & Injuries Have you struggled to fit in training in your busy life? 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If you have a big challenge ahead, are dealing with adversity, or want to take your performance to the next level and learn how to increase your mental toughness, emotional resilience, foundational health, and more, then contact us at support@lisatamati.com.   Order My Books My latest book Relentless chronicles the inspiring journey about how my mother and I defied the odds after an aneurysm left my mum Isobel with massive brain damage at age 74. The medical professionals told me there was absolutely no hope of any quality of life again. Still, I used every mindset tool, years of research and incredible tenacity to prove them wrong and bring my mother back to full health within three years. Get your copy here: https://shop.lisatamati.com/collections/books/products/relentless. For my other two best-selling books Running Hot and Running to Extremes, chronicling my ultrarunning adventures and expeditions all around the world, go to https://shop.lisatamati.com/collections/books.   Lisa's Anti-Ageing and Longevity Supplements  NMN: Nicotinamide Mononucleotide, an NAD+ precursor Feel Healthier and Younger* Researchers have found that Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide or NAD+, a master regulator of metabolism and a molecule essential for the functionality of all human cells, is being dramatically decreased over time. What is NMN? NMN Bio offers a cutting edge Vitamin B3 derivative named NMN (beta Nicotinamide Mononucleotide) that can boost the levels of NAD+ in muscle tissue and liver. Take charge of your energy levels, focus, metabolism and overall health so you can live a happy, fulfilling life. Founded by scientists, NMN Bio offers supplements of the highest purity and rigorously tested by an independent, third party lab. 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Manufactured in an ISO9001 certified facility Boost Your NAD+ Levels — Healthy Ageing: Redefined Cellular Health Energy & Focus Bone Density Skin Elasticity DNA Repair Cardiovascular Health Brain Health  Metabolic Health   My  ‘Fierce' Sports Jewellery Collection For my gorgeous and inspiring sports jewellery collection, 'Fierce', go to https://shop.lisatamati.com/collections/lisa-tamati-bespoke-jewellery-collection.   Episode Highlights [06:05] The Pandemic-Induced Mental Health Crisis The pandemic forced many people into a state of freeze mode, not the typical fight or flight response.  As people get out of freeze mode, there will be a rise in mental health issues.  Teenagers are robbed of the opportunity to develop social and communication skills during this time.  [08:24] How Dr Don Wood Started Studying Traumas Dr Don's wife grew up in a household with an angry father who instilled fear. He used to think that she would be less anxious when they started to live together, but she struggled with mental healing.  She had an inherent belief that misfortune always follows good things. Her traumas and fears also led to a lot of health issues.  She also was hyper-vigilant, which she used as a protective mechanism. However, this prevented her from being relaxed and happy. A person's environment can dictate whether they go into this hyper-vigilant state, but genetics can also play a factor.  [15:42] How Trauma Affects the Brain Trauma is caused by a dysregulation of the subconscious. If your brain is in survival mode, it will access data from the past and create physiological responses to them. These emotions demand action, even when it is no longer possible or necessary. This dysregulation prevents you from living in the present and initiating mental healing.  In this state, people can be triggered constantly, which interferes with their day-to-day life.  [21:07] The Role of the Subconscious Your conscious mind only takes up around 5%, while the subconscious takes up 95%. Your subconscious mind cannot tell the difference between real and imagined.  In survival mode, people will keep replaying the past and think about different scenarios and decisions.  You're left stuck because the subconscious mind only lives in the now. It does not have a concept of time.  This process is the brain trying to protect you. [25:04] What Happens When You're Always in Survival Mode Being in survival mode will take a physical toll since it's constantly activating the nervous system, increasing cortisol and adrenaline. When you're in this state, your body and mind cannot work on maintenance and recovery. It is more focused on escaping or fixing perceived threats. Over time, this will affect your immune system and make you sick.  To truly achieve mental healing, you need to get to the root cause of your problems.  However, you also have to develop coping strategies to manage your day-to-day activities.  [30:18] Changing Your Brainwave State Traumatic events are usually stored in a beta brainwave state. Changing your response to traumatic events starts with going into an alpha brainwave state.  The beta state is usually from 15 - 30 hertz, while the alpha is lower at 7 - 14 hertz. Anything below that is the delta state, usually when you're in deep meditation or sleep. People who have trouble sleeping are usually in that beta state, which keeps processing information.  It's only in the delta state that your mind and body start the maintenance phase. This phase helps not only with mental healing but also physical recovery.  Learn more about Lisa and Dr Don's personal experiences with these brainwave states in the full episode!  [34:30] Mental Healing and Physical Recovery Starts with the Brain Recovery is about genetics and the environment. In sleep, your mind will always want to deal with the threats first. It can only get to the delta state once it finishes processing these dangers. Your risk for developing sickness and depression rises if your brain can't do maintenance. Living in the beta state will make it difficult to focus.  [41:40] It's Not Your Fault If you have a lot of trauma, you are predisposed to respond in a certain way. It's not your fault.  There's nothing wrong with your mind; you just experienced different things from others.  Dr Don likened this situation to two phones having a different number of applications running.  Predictably, the device that runs more applications will have its battery drained faster.  [44:05] Change How You Respond Working on traumas requires changing the associative and repetitive memory, which repeats responses to threats. You cannot change a pattern and get mental healing immediately—it will take time.  That's the reason why Dr Don's program has a 30-day recovery phase dedicated to changing your response pattern.  Patterns form because the subconscious mind sees them as a beneficial way of coping with traumas.  This function of your subconscious is how addictions form.  [47:04] Why We Can Be Irrational The subconscious lives only in the present. It does not see the future nor the past.  It will want to take actions that will stop the pain, even if the actions are not rational.  At its core, addiction is all about trying to stop the pain or other traumatic experiences.  Survival mode always overrides reason and logic because its priority is to protect you. [50:57] What to Do When You're in Survival State In this survival state, we're prone to movement or shutting down completely.  The brain can stop calling for emotions to protect you, and this is how depression develops.  When in a depressed state, start moving to initiate mental healing. Exercise helps burn through cortisol and adrenaline.  Once your mind realises there's no action required for the perceived threats, the depression will lift.   [53:24] Simple Actions Can Help There's nothing wrong with you.  Don't just treat the symptom; go straight to the issue.  Don't blame genetics or hormonal imbalances for finding it hard to get mental healing. Find out why.  Also, seek things that will balance out your hormones. These can be as simple as walking in nature, taking a break, and self-care.  [56:04] How to Find a Calming Symbol Find a symbol that will help you go back into the alpha brainwave state.  Lisa shares that her symbol is the sunset or sunrise, and this helps her calm down. Meanwhile, Dr Don's are his home and the hawk.  Having a symbol communicates to all parts of your brain that you're safe.  [59:58] The Power of Breathing  Stress may lead to irregular breathing patterns and increase your cortisol levels and blood sugar. Breathing exercises, like box breathing, can also help you calm down because the brain will take higher oxygen levels as a state of safety.  If you're running out of oxygen, your brain will think you're still in danger.  Make sure that you're breathing well. It's also better to do nasal breathing.    7 Powerful Quotes ‘The purpose of an emotion is a call for an action. So the purpose of fear is to run.' ‘People who have a lot of trauma have trouble sleeping. Because not only is their mind processing what it experienced during the day, it's also taking some of those old files saying “Well, okay, let's fix that now. Right. Let's get that.”' ‘I was getting maximum restorative sleep. So an injury that I would have that could heal in two or three days, my teammates would two or three weeks. Because they were living in these, which I didn't know, a lot of my friends were dealing with trauma: physical, emotional, sexual abuse.' ‘There's nothing wrong with anybody's mind. Everybody's mind is fine except you are experiencing something different than I experienced so your mind kept responding to it, and mine didn't have that.' ‘That dysregulation of the nervous system. That's what we want to stop because that is what is going to affect health, enjoyment of life, and everything else.' ‘I talked about addiction as a code. I don't believe it's a disease. Your mind has found a resource to stop pains and your subconscious mind is literal. It doesn't see things as good or bad, or right or wrong.' ‘If there's a survival threat, survival will always override reason and logic because it's designed to protect you.'   About Dr Don Dr Don Wood, PhD, is the CEO of The Inspired Performance Institute. Fueled by his family's experiences, he developed the cutting-edge neuroscience approach, TIPP. The program has produced impressive results and benefited individuals all over the world.  Dr Wood has helped trauma survivors achieve mental healing from the Boston Marathon bombing attack and the Las Vegas shooting. He has also helped highly successful executives and world-class athletes. Marko Cheseto, a double amputee marathon runner, broke the world record after completing TIPP. Meanwhile, Chris Nikic worked with Dr Wood and made world news by becoming the first person with Down Syndrome to finish an Ironman competition. Interested in Dr Don's work? Check out The Inspired Performance Institute. You can also reach him on Facebook and LinkedIn.    Enjoyed This Podcast? If you did, be sure to subscribe and share it with your friends! Post a review and share it! If you enjoyed tuning in, then leave us a review. You can also share this with your family and friends so they can learn steps to mental healing. Have any questions? You can contact me through email (support@lisatamati.com) or find me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. For more episode updates, visit my website. You may also tune in on Apple Podcasts. To pushing the limits, Lisa   Transcript Of Podcast Welcome to Pushing the Limits, the show that helps you reach your full potential with your host Lisa Tamati, brought to you by lisatamati.com.  Lisa Tamati: Hi, everyone and welcome back to Pushing the Limits. Today, I have Dr Don Wood who, you may recognise that name if you listen to the podcast regularly. He was on the show maybe a couple of months ago, and he is the CEO and founder of The Inspired Performance Institute. He's a neuroscience guy, and he knows everything there is to know about dealing with trauma and how to get the mind back on track when you've been through big, horrible life events or some such thing. Now, when we talked last time, he shared with me his methodology, the work that he's done, how he can help people with things like addictions as well and depression, and just dealing with the stresses of life, whether they be small stressors or big stressors.  We got to talking about my situation and the stuff that I've been through in the last few years, which many of you listeners know, has been pretty traumatic. From losing babies, to losing my dad, to mom's journey. So I was very privileged and lucky to have Dr Don Wood actually invite me to do his program with him. We share today my stories, how I went with that, and he explains a little bit more in-depth the neuroscience behind it all and how it all works. So if you're someone who's dealing with stress, anxiety, PTSD, depression, if you want to understand how the brain works and how you can help yourself to deal with these sorts of things, then you must listen to the show. He's an absolutely lovely, wonderful person.  Now, before we get over to the show, I just love you all to do a couple of things for me. If you wouldn't mind doing a rating and review of the show on Apple, iTunes or wherever you listen to this, that would be fantastic. It helps the show get found. We also have a patron program, just a reminder if you want to check that out. Come and join the mission that we're on to bring this wonderful information to reach to people.  Also, we have our BOOSTCAMP program starting on the first of September 2021. 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Go to @pushingthelimits for that one on Instagram, and then my main account is @lisatamati, if you want to check that one out. If you are a running fan, check us out on Instagram @runninghotcoaching and we're on Facebook under all of those as well. So @lisatamati, @pushingthelimits, and @runninghotcoaching.  The last thing before we go over to Dr Don Wood, reminder check out, too, our longevity and anti-aging supplement. We've joined forces with Dr Elena Seranova and have NMN which is nicotinamide mononucleotide, and this is really some of that cooler stuff in the anti-aging, and longevity space. If you want to check out the science behind that, we have a couple of podcasts with her. Check those out and also head on over to nmnbio.nz. Right. Over to the show with Dr Don Wood.  Hi, everyone and welcome back to Pushing the Limits. Today, I have a dear, dear friend again who's back on the show as a repeat offender, Dr Don Wood. Dr Don Wood: I didn't know I was a repeat offender. Oh, I'm in trouble. That's great.  Lisa: Repeat offender on the show. Dr Don, for those who don't know, was on the show. Dr Don is a trauma expert and a neuroscientist, and someone who understands how the brain works, and why we struggle with anxiety, and depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. We did a deep dive last time, didn't we, into the program that you've developed. Since then, everyone, I have been through Dr Don's pro program. He kindly took me through it. Today, I want to unpack a little bit of my experiences on the other side, s the client, so to speak. Talk about what I went through.  Dr Don, so firstly, welcome to the show again. How's it all over in your neck of the woods? Dr Don: Well, it's awesome over here in Florida. COVID is basically non-existent. Oh, yeah. Well, in terms of the way people are treating it, that's for sure. Very few people you see in masks now, everything is pretty much wide open. You can't even get reservations at restaurants. It's unbelievable. The economy is exploding here. There's so much going on. Yeah, I know the rest of the country, a lot of different places are still struggling with whether they're going to put mask mandates back on and all this kind of stuff but Florida seems to be doing very well.  Lisa: Well, I'm very glad to hear that because any bit of good news in this scenario is good because this keeps coming and biting everybody in the bum.  Dr Don: I know. Especially down there. You guys are really experiencing quite severe lockdowns and things, right? Lisa: Yeah and Australia, more so. Australia has gone back into lockdown. I've got cousins in Sydney who are experiencing really hard times in Melbourne and we've stopped the trans-Tasman bubble at the moment. Trans-Tasman was open for business, so to speak, with Australians being able to come to New Zealand without quarantine, but it's been shut down again. So yeah, we're still struggling with it, and the economy is still struggling with it but actually, in our country, we've been very lucky that we've managed to keep it out because they've had such tight controls on the borders. But yes, it's a rocky road for everybody, and it's not over yet, I think. Dr Don: Looks like it's going to continue, and that's creating a lot of stress.  Lisa: Oh, yeah, perfect.  Dr Don: This is what I've said. I think we're coming up to a tsunami of mental health issues because a lot of people have gone into freeze mode as opposed to fight or flight. Some people are in fight or flight. You're hearing about that on airlines: people just losing it, and getting mad, and fighting with flight attendants and passengers, and you see a lot of that. But I think that's obviously not the majority. I think most people are in that mode of just get through this, do what they ask, don't cause any waves, and just get this over with. So that's a freeze mode, and I think when people come out of freeze, you're going to start to see some of these mental health issues.  Lisa: Yes, I totally agree and I'm very concerned about the young people. I think that being hit very hard especially in the places that have the hardest lockdowns. If you're going through puberty, or you're going through teenagehood, or even the younger kids, I think, they're going to be affected massively by this because it's going to be a big before and after sort of situation for them.  Dr Don: And just the social. When we were teenagers, social was everything, I suppose. Learning how to communicate, and talk, and get along with other people, and good and bad. There were always struggles in school with learning how to get along with everybody but that is just sort of squashed. It's going to be fascinating to see when they do a study on the real true results of this pandemic. It's going to be a lot different than many people think.  Lisa: Yes, and I think the longer you ignore stuff, is we're going to see it's not just the people are unfortunately dying and being very sick from the actual COVID, but the actual effects on society are going to be big. That's why talking about the topic that we're talking about today, dealing with anxiety, and dealing with stress, and being able to actually fix the problem instead of just managing the problem, which I know you're big on.  So let's dive in there, and let's recap a little bit. Just briefly go back over your story, how you got to here, and what your method sort of entails in a helicopter perspective. Dr Don: Yeah, basically how I developed this was really because of the life that my wife led first and my daughter. My wife grew up in a very traumatic household with a very angry father that created tremendous fear. So everybody was... Just constant tension in that household. When I met her, I just realised how this was so different than my life. My life was in the complete opposite: very nurturing, loving. So I didn't experience that. I thought when she started moving in and we got married at 19, we were very young, that this would all stop for her. Because now, she's living in my world, my environment, and it didn't.  She just kept continuing to feel this fear that something was going to go wrong and nothing is going to go right. She struggled with enjoying things that were going well. I would say to her, 'We've got three beautiful children. We've got a beautiful home. Everything's going pretty good; nothing's perfect. You have your ups and downs, but it's generally a pretty good life.' She couldn't enjoy that because as a child, whenever things were going okay, it would quickly end and it would end, sometimes violently. So the way she was protecting herself is don't get too excited when things are going well because you'll get this huge drop. So that was what she was doing to protect herself. I just had a lady come in here a couple months ago, who very famous athlete is her husband: millionaires, got fame, fortune, everything you want, but she had a lot of health issues because of trauma from her childhood. When I explained that to her, she said, 'That's me. Your wife is me. I should be enjoying this, and I can't get there. I want to. My husband can't understand it.' But that's really what was going on for her too. Lisa: So it's a protective mechanism, isn't it? To basically not get too relaxed and happy because you've got to be hyper-vigilant, and this is something that I've definitely struggled with my entire life. Not because I had a horrible childhood. I had a wonderful childhood but I was super sensitive. So from a genetic perspective, I'm super sensitive. I have a lot of adrenaline that makes me code for, for want of a better description, I'm very emotionally empathetic but it also makes me swung by emotional stimuli very much. So someone in my environment is unhappy, I am unhappy. I'm often anxious and upset. My mum telling me she took me to Bambi. You know the movie Bambi? From Disneyland? She had to take me out of theatre. I was in distraught.  That's basically me. Because Bambi's mother got killed, right? I couldn't handle that as a four-year-old, and I still can't handle things. Things like the news and stuff, I protect myself from that because I take everything on. It's even a problem and in our business service situations because I want to save the world. I very much take on my clients' issues. I'm still learning to shut gates afterwards, so to speak, when you're done working with someone so that you're not constantly... So there's a genetic component to this as well.  Dr Don: Absolutely. So yours was coming from a genetic side but that's very, very common amongst people who have had a traumatic childhood. They're super sensitive.  Lisa: Yes. Hyper-vigilant.  Dr Don: Hyper-vigilant. That was my wife. She was constantly looking for danger. We'd come out of the storage and go: 'Can you believe how rude that clerk was?' 'What do you mean she was rude? How was she rude?' ‘You see the way she answered that question when I asked that, and then the way she stuffed the clothes in the bag?' And I'm like, 'Wow.' I never saw her like that. She was looking for it because that's how she protected herself because she had to recognise when danger was coming. So it was protection, and I hadn't experienced that so that made no sense to me; it made perfect sense to her.  Lisa: Yeah, and if someone was rude to you, you would be just like, 'Well, that's their problem, not my problem, and I'm not taking it on.' Whereas for someone your wife and for me... I did have a dad who was  a real hard, tough man, like old-school tough. We were very much on tenterhooks so when they came home, whether he was in a good mood today or not in a good mood. He was a wonderful, loving father but there was that tension of wanting to please dad. Mum was very calm and stable, but Dad was sort of more volatile and just up and down. It was wonderful and fun and other times, you'd be gauging all of that before he even walked in the door. That just makes you very much hyper-vigilant to everything as well.  Then, you put on, on top of that, the genetic component. You've got things like your serotonin and your adrenaline. So I've got the problem with the adrenaline and a lack of dopamine. So I don't have dopamine receptors that stops me feeling satisfaction and... Well, not stops me but it limits my feeling of, 'Oh, I've done a good job today. I can relax.' Or of reward. And other people have problems, I don't have this one, but with a serotonin gene, which is they have dysregulation of their serotonin and that calm, and that sense of well-being and mood regulation is also up and down. While it's not a predisposition that you'll definitely going to have troubles because you can learn the tools to manage those neurotransmitters and things like nutrition and gut health and all that aspect. Because it's all a piece of that puzzle, but it's really just interesting, and it makes you much more understanding of people's differences.  Why does one person get completely overwhelmed in a very trivial situation versus someone else who could go into war and come back and they're fine? What is it that makes one person? Then you got the whole actual neuroscience circuitry stuff, which I find fascinating, what you do. Can you explain a little bit what goes on? Say let's just pick a traumatic experience: Someone's gone through some big major trauma. What is actually going on in the brain again? Can we explain this a little bit?  Dr Don: Yeah, this is one of the things that... When I did my research, I realised this is what's causing the dysregulation: is your subconscious your survival brain is fully present in the moment all the time. So everything in that part of our brain is operating in the present. which is what is supposed to be, right? They say that that's the key, that success and happiness is live in the present. Well, your survival brain does that. The problem comes in is that only humans store explicit details about events and experiences. So everything you've seen, heard, smelled, and touched in your lifetime has been recorded and stored in this tremendous memory system. Explicit memory.  Animals have procedural memory or associative memory. We have that memory system too. So we have both. They only have procedural, associative. So they learn through repetition, and they learn to associate you with safety and love, but they don't store the details about it. But we store all the details about these events and experiences. So this is where this glitch is coming in. If you've got the survival brain, which is 95% of everything that's going on, operating in the present, accessing data from something that happened 10 years ago because something looks like, sounds like, smells like it again, it's creating a response to something that's not happening. It's looking at old data and creating a physiological response to it, and the purpose of an emotion is a call for an action. So the purpose of fear is to run, to escape a threat. But there's no threat. It's just information about the threat. That disrupts your nervous system and then that creates a cascade of chemical reactions in your body because your mind thinks there's an action required. Lisa: This is at the crux of the whole system really, isn't it? This is this call for action to fix a problem that is in the past that cannot be fixed in the now. So if we can dive a little bit into my story, and I'm quite open on the show. I'm sharing the good, the bad, and the ugly. When I was working with Dr Don, I've been through a very, very traumatic few years really. Lost my dad, first and foremost, last July, which was the biggest trauma of my life. And it was a very difficult process that we went through before he died as well. And there's a lift, as you can imagine, my brain in a state of every night nightmares, fighting for his life, he's dying over, and over, and over, and over again.  Those memories are intruding into my daily life, whereas in anything and at any time, I could be triggered and be in a bawling state in the middle of the car park or the supermarket. Because something's triggered me that Dad liked to to buy or Dad, whatever the case was, and this was becoming... It's now a year after the event but everything was triggering me constantly. Of course, this is draining the life out of you and interfering with your ability to give focus to your business, to your family, to your friends, every other part of your life. I'd also been through the trauma of bringing Mum back from that mess of aneurysm that everyone knows about. The constant vigilance that is associated with bringing someone back and who is that far gone to where she is now, and the constant fear of her slipping backwards, and me missing something, especially in light of what I'd been through with my father. So I'd missed some things, obviously. That's why he ended up in that position and through his own choices as well.  But this load, and then losing a baby as well in the middle, baby Joseph. There was just a hell of a lot to deal with in the last five years. Then, put on top of it, this genetic combination of a hot mess you got sitting before you and you've got a whole lot of trauma to get through. So when we did the process, and I was very, super excited to do this process because it was so intrusive into my life, and I realised that I was slowly killing myself because I wasn't able to stop that process from taking over my life. I could function. I was highly functional. No one would know in a daily setting, but only because I've got enough tools to keep my shit together. so to speak. But behind closed doors, there's a lot of trauma going on.  So can you sort of, just in a high level, we don't want to go into the details. This is a four-hour program that I went through with Dr Don. What was going on there. and what did you actually help me with?  Dr Don: So when you're describing those things that were happening to you, what was actually happening to your mind is it was not okay with any of that. It wanted it to be different, right? So it was trying to get you into a state of action to stop your father from dying: Do it differently. Because it kept reviewing the data. It was almost looking at game tape from a game and saying 'Oh, had we maybe run the play that way, we would have avoided the tackle here.' So what your mind was saying 'Okay, run that way.' Well, you can't run that way. This is game tape. Right? But your mind doesn't see it as game tape. It sees it as real now, so it's run that way. So it keeps calling you into an action.  And especially with your dad because you were thinking about, 'Why didn't I do this?' Or 'Had I just done this, maybe this would have happened.' What your mind was saying is, 'Okay, let's do it. Let's do that.' What you just thought about. But you can't do that. It doesn't exist. It's information about something that happened but your mind sees it as real. That's why Hollywood have made trillions of dollars because they can convince you something on the screen is actually happening. That's why we cry in a movie or that's why we get scared in a movie. Because your mind, your subconscious mind cannot tell the difference between real or imagined. So that's actually happening.  You were just talking about the movie with Bambi, right? When you were little. 'Why is nobody stopping this from happening?' So your mind was not okay with a lot of these things that were happening, and it kept calling you to make a difference. That's what I never understood my wife doing. That before I really researched this, my wife would always be saying, 'Don't you wish this hadn't have happened?' Or 'Don't you wish we hadn't done this?' What I didn't understand at the time, because I used to just get like, 'Okay, whatever.' She'd go, 'Yeah, but wouldn't it have been better?' She wanted to get me into this play with her, this exercise. Lisa: This is going on in her head. Dr Don: Because it's going on in her head, and she's trying to feel better. So she's creating these scenarios that would make her feel like, 'Well, if I had just done that, gosh that would have been nice, thinking about that life.' And her mind seeing that going, 'Oh, that would be nice. Well, let's do that. Yes.' So she was what if-ing her life. And it was something that she did very early as a child because that's how she just experienced something traumatic with her father. In her mind, she'd be going, 'Well, what if I had to just left 10 minutes earlier, and I had have escaped that?' Or 'What if I hadn't done this?' So that's what she was doing. It made no sense to me because I hadn't experienced her life, but that's what she was doing. Her mind was trying to fix something. It's never tried to hurt you. It was never, at any point, trying to make you feel bad. It was trying to protect you. Lisa: Its job is to protect you from danger and it sees everything as you sit in the now so it's happening now. I love that analogy of these... What was it? Two-thirds of the car or something and... Dr Don: So goat and snowflake? Lisa: Goat and snowflake. And they're going off to a meeting and they're late. And what does the goat says to snowflake or the other way around? Dr Don: So snowflake, which is your conscious mind, your logical reasonable part of your mind, there's only 5, says the goat 95%, which is your subconscious mind. Who runs into a traffic jam says, 'Oh, we're going to be late. We should have left 15 minutes earlier.' To which goat replies 'Okay, let's do it. Let's leave 15 minutes earlier because that would solve the problem.'  Lisa: That analogy is stuck in my head because you just cannot... It doesn't know that it's too late and you can't hop into the past because it only lives in the now. This is 95% of how our brain operates. That's why we can do things like, I was walking, I was at a strategy meeting in Auckland with my business partner two days ago. We were walking along the road and he suddenly tripped and fell onto the road, right? My subconscious reacted so fast, I grabbed him right, and punched him in the guts. I didn't mean to do that but my subconscious recognised in a millimeter of a second, millionth of a second, that he was falling and I had to stop him. So this is a good side of the survival network: stopping and falling into the traffic or onto the ground.  But the downside of it is that brain is operating only in the now and it can't... Like with my father, it was going 'Save him. Save him. Save him. Why are you not saving him?' Then that's calling for an action, and then my body is agitated. The cortisol level's up. The adrenaline is up, and I'm trying to do something that's impossible to fix. That can drive you to absolute insanity when that's happening every hour, every day. Dr Don: Then that's taking a physical toll on your body because it's activating your nervous system, which is now, the cortisol levels are going up, adrenaline, right? So when your mind is in that constant state, it does very little on maintenance. It is not worried about fixing anything; it's worried about escaping or fixing the threat, because that's the number one priority.  Lisa: It doesn't know that it's not happening. I ended up with shingles for two months. I've only just gotten over it a few weeks ago. That's a definite sign of my body's, my immune system is down. Why is it down? Why can that virus that's been sitting dormant in my body for 40-something years suddenly decide now to come out? Because it's just becoming too much. I've spent too long in the fight or flight state and then your immune system is down. This is how we end up really ill.  Dr Don: We get sick. I was just actually having lunch today with a young lady and she's got some immune system issues. And I said, 'Think about it like the US Army, US military is the biggest, strongest military in the world. But if you took that military and you spread it out amongst 50 countries around the world fighting battles, and then somebody attacks the United States, I don't care how big and strong that system was, that military system was. It's going to be weakened when it gets an attack at the homefront.' So that's what was happening. So all of a sudden, now that virus that it could fight and keep dormant, it lets it pass by because it's like, 'Well, we can let that go. We'll catch that later. Right now, we got to go on the offensive and attack something else.' Lisa: Yeah, and this is where autoimmune, like your daughter experienced... Dr Don: About the Crohn's? Yep.  Lisa: Yep. She experienced that at 13 or something ridiculous? Dr Don: 14, she got it. Then she also got idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis which is another lung autoimmune disorder where the iron in the blood would just cause the lungs to release the blood. So her lungs just starts filling up with blood. They had no idea what caused it, that's the idiopathic part of it, and they just basically said, ‘There's no cure. She just needs to live close to a hospital because she'll bleed out if she has another attack.' Only 1 in 1.2 million people ever get that. So it's very rare so there's no research being done for it. They just basically say, ‘If you get it, live close to a hospital.' That's the strategy. Lisa: That's the way of fixing it.  Dr Don: And so both of those are autoimmune, and ever since we've gone to the program, she's hasn't had a flare-up of either one of those. Because I think our system is directly now able to address those things.  Lisa: Yeah, and can calm down. I think even people who haven't got post-traumatic stress like I've had or whatever, they've still got the day to day grind of life, and the struggle with finances, and the mortgage to be paid, and the kids to feed, and whatever dramas we're all going through. Like we talked about with COVID and this constant change that society is undergoing, and that's going to get faster and more. So this is something that we all need to be wary of: That we're not in this. I've taught and learned a lot about the coping and managing strategies, the breathing techniques, and meditation, the things, and that's what's kept me, probably, going. Dr Don: Those are great because they're... Again, that's managing it but it's good to have that because you've got to get to the root of it, which is what we were working on. But at the same time, if you don't have any coping, managing skills, life gets very difficult. Lisa: Yeah, and this is in-the-moment, everyday things that I can do to help manage the stress levels, and this is definitely something you want to talk about as well. So with me, we went through this process, and we did... For starters, you had to get my brain into a relaxed state, and it took quite a long time to get my brainwaves into a different place. So what were we doing there? How does that work with the brainwave stuff?  Dr Don: Well, when we have a traumatic event or memory, that has been stored in a very high-resolution state. So in a beta brainwave state because all your senses are heightened: sight, smell, hearing. So it's recording that and storing it in memory in a very intense state. So if I sat down with you and said, 'Okay, let's get this fixed.' And I just started trying to work directly on that memory, you're still going to be in a very high agitated state because we're going to be starting to talk about this memory. So you're going to be in a beta brainwave state trying to recalibrate a beta stored memory. That's going to be very difficult to do.  So what we do is, and that's why I use the four hours because within that first an hour and a half to two hours, we're basically communicating with the subconscious part of the brain by telling stories, symbols with metaphors, goat and snowflake, all the stories, all the metaphors that are built-in because then your brain moves into an alpha state. When it's in alpha, that's where it does restoration. So it's very prepared to start restoring. And then, if you remember, by the time we got to a couple of the traumatic memories, we only work on them for two or three minutes. Because you're in alpha, and so you've got this higher state of beta, and it recalibrates it into the same state that it's in. So if it's in alpha, it can take a beta memory, reprocess it in alpha, takes all the intensity out of it.  Lisa: So these brain waves, these beta states, just to briefly let people know, so this is speed, and correct me if I'm wrong, but it's the speed at which the brain waves are coming out. So in beta, like you'd see on ECG or something, it's sort of really fast. I think there's a 40 day... Dr Don: It's 15 to 30 hertz. Lisa: 15 to 30 hertz and then if you're in alpha, it's a lot lower than that? Dr Don: 7 to 14. Lisa: 7 to 14, and then below that is sort of when you're going into the sleep phase, either deep meditative or asleep. Dr Don: You're dreaming. Because what it's doing in dreaming is processing. So you're between 4 and 7 hertz. That's why people who have a lot of trauma have trouble sleeping. Because not only is their mind processing what it experienced during the day, it's also taking some of those old files saying, 'Well, okay, let's fix that now. Right. Let's get that.' That's where your nightmares are coming from. It was trying to get you into a processing to fix that. but it couldn't fix it. So it continues, and then when you go below 4 hertz, you go into delta. Delta is dreamless sleep and that's where the maintenance is getting done.  Lisa: That's the physical maintenance side more than the... Dr Don: Physical maintenance. Yeah, because that's not processing what it experienced anymore. What it's really now doing is saying, 'Okay, what are the issues that need to be dealt with?' So if you're very relaxed and you've had a very... Like me, right? I played hockey, so I had six concussions, 60 stitches, and never missed a hockey game. The only reason now that I understand I could do that is because I'm getting two or three times more Delta sleep than my teammates were. Lisa: Physical recuperative sleep.  Dr Don: Yeah, I was getting maximum restorative sleep. So an injury that I would have that could heal in two or three days, my teammates would two or three weeks. Because they were living in these, which I didn't know, a lot of my friends were dealing with trauma: physical, emotional, sexual abuse. I didn't know that was going on with my friends. Nobody talked about it. I didn't see it in their homes, but they were all dealing with that.  Lisa: So they are not able to get... So look, I've noticed since I've been through the program. My sleep is much better, and sometimes I still occasionally dream about Dad. But the positive dreams, if that makes sense. They're more Dad as he as he was in life and I actually think Dad's come to visit me and say, ‘Hi, give me a hug' rather than the traumatic last days and hours of his life, which was the ones that were coming in before and calling for that action and stopping me from having that restorative sleep.  I just did a podcast with Dr Kirk Parsley who's a sleep expert, ex-Navy SEAL and a sleep expert that's coming out shortly. Or I think by this time, it will be out, and understanding the importance, the super importance of both the delta and... What is the other one? The theta wave of sleep patterns, and what they do, and why you need both, and what parts of night do what, and just realising...Crikey, anybody who is going through trauma isn't experiencing sleep is actually this vicious cycle downwards. Because then, you've got more of the beta brainwave state, and you've got more of the stresses, and you're much less resilient when you can't sleep. You're going to... have health issues, and brain issues, and memory, and everything's going to go down south, basically.  Dr Don: That's why I didn't understand at the time. They just said 'Well, you're just super healthy. You heal really fast.' They had no other explanation for it. Now, I know exactly why. But it had nothing to do with my genetics. It had to do with my environment. Lisa: Just interrupting the program briefly to let you know that we have a new patron program for the podcast. Now, if you enjoy Pushing the Limits if you get great value out of it, we would love you to come and join our patron membership program. We've been doing this now for five and a half years and we need your help to keep it on here. It's been a public service free for everybody, and we want to keep it that way but to do that, we need like-minded souls who are on this mission with us to help us out. So if you're interested in becoming a patron for Pushing the Limits podcast, then check out everything on patron.lisatamati.com. That's patron.lisatamati.com.  We have two patron levels to choose from. You can do it for as little as 7 dollars a month, New Zealand or 15 dollars a month if you really want to support us. So we are grateful if you do. There are so many membership benefits you're going to get if you join us. Everything from workbooks for all the podcasts, the strength guide for runners, the power to vote on future episodes, webinars that we're going to be holding, all of my documentaries, and much, much more. So check out all the details: patron.lisatamati.com, and thanks very much for joining us.  Dr Don: That's, at the time, we just thought it was all, must have been genetics. But I realised now that it was environment as well. So maybe a genetic component to it as well, but then you take that and put that into this very beautiful, nurturing environment, I'm going to sleep processing in beta what I experienced that day and then my mind basically, at that point, is 'What do we need to work on? Not much. Let's go. Let's start now doing some maintenance.' Because it wants to address the top of item stuff first. What is it needs to be taken care of right now? Right? Those are the threats.  Once it gets the threats processed, then it can then start working on the things that are going to be the more long-term maintenance. So then it'll do that. But if it never gets out of that threat mode, it gets out for very little time. Then, if you're getting 30 minutes of delta sleep at night and I'm getting two hours, it's a no-brainer to figure out why I would heal faster.  Lisa: Absolutely, and this is independent of age and things because you've got all that that comes into it as well. Your whole chemistry changes as you get older and all this. There's other compounding issues as it gets more and more important that you get these pieces of the puzzle right.  Do you think that this is what leads to a lot of disease, cancers, and things like that as well? There's probably not one reason. There's a multitude of reasons, but it's definitely one that we can influence. So it's worth looking at it if you've got trauma in your life. People were saying to me 'Oh my God, you don't look good.' When you start hearing that from your friends, your people coming up to you and going, 'I can feel that you're not right.' People that are sensitive to you and know you very well, and you start hearing that over and over, and you start to think, 'Shit, something's got real. Maybe I need to start looking at this.'  Because it's just taking all your energy your way, isn't it, on so many levels. The restorative side and the ability to function in your life, and your work, and all of that, and that, of course, leads into depressive thoughts and that hyper-vigilant state constantly. That's really tiresome rather than being just chill, relax, enjoying life, and being able to... Like one of the things I love in my life is this podcast because I just get into such a flow state when I'm learning from such brilliant... Dr Don: You're in alpha. Lisa: I am. I am on it because this is, 'Oh. That's how that works.' And I just get into this lovely learning in an alpha state with people because I'm just so excited and curious. This is what I need to be doing more of. And less of the, if you'd see me half an hour ago trying to work out the technology. That's definitely not an alpha state for me. Dr Don: That's where they said Albert Einstein lived. Albert Einstein lived in alpha brainwave state. That's why information just float for him because there was no stress. He could then pull information very easily to float into. But if you're in a high beta brainwave state, there's too much activity. It has trouble focusing on anything because it's multiple threats on multiple fronts. So when we have a traumatic event, that's how it's being recorded. If you remember, what we talked about was there's a 400 of a millionth of a second gap in between your subconscious mind seeing the information and it going to your consciousness. So in 400 millionths of a second, your subconscious mind has already started a response into an action even though your conscious mind is not even aware of it yet.  Lisa: Yeah. Exactly what I did with rescuing my partner with the glass falling off the thing. I hadn't reached that logically. Dr Don: It's funny because that's one of the things that I talked about ,which is sort of, give us all a little bit of grace. Because if you've had a lot of trauma, you're going to respond a certain way. How could you not? If your mind's filtering into all of that, of course you're going to respond with that kind of a response because your mind is prone to go into that action very, very quickly. So we can give ourselves a little bit of grace in understanding that of course, you're going to do that, right? And not beat ourselves up.  Because you know what I talked about with everybody, there's nothing wrong with anybody. There's nothing wrong with anybody's mind. Everybody's mind is fine except you are experiencing something different than I experienced so your mind kept responding to it, and mine didn't have that. So you had multiple... Think about we have a hundred percent of our energy on our phone when we wake up in the morning, right? Fully powered up. You fire the phone up and eight programs open up, right? And mine has one.  Lisa: Yeah. You're just focusing on what you need to. Dr Don: Then noon comes, and you're having to plug your phone back in because you're out of energy.  Lisa: That's a perfect analogy. You're just burning the battery. My all is a hundred windows open in the back of my brain that is just processing all these things and so now, I can start to heal. So having gone through this process with you, like you said, we worked on a number of traumatic experiences, and I went through them in my mind. And then you did certain things, made me follow with my eyes and track here, and my eyes did this, and then, we pulled my attention out in the middle of the story and things. That helped me stay in that alpha state, brainwave state as I probably now understand while I'm still reliving the experience. That's sort of taking the colour out of it so that it's now sort of in a black and white folder. Now, it can still be shared, and it hasn't taken away the sadness of... Dr Don: Because it is sad that these things happen but that's not the response for an action which is that fear or anger, right? That dysregulation of the nervous system. That's what we want to stop, because that is what is going to affect health, enjoyment of life and everything else.  Lisa: Wow, this is so powerful. Yeah, and it's been very, very beneficial for me and helped me deal. For me, it also unfolded. Because after the four hour period with you, I had audiotapes and things that are meditations to do every day for the next 30 days. What were we doing in that phase of the recovery? What were you targeting in those sort of sessions?  Dr Don: So if you remember what we talked about, we have two memory systems. The explicit memory is what we worked on on that four hours. That's detail, events, and experiences. Once we get the mind processing through that, then we have to work on the same memory animals have, which is that associative repetitive memory. So you've built a series of codes on how to respond to threats, and that has come in over repetition and associations. So the audios are designed to start getting you now to build some new neural pathways, some new ways to respond because your mind won't switch a pattern instantly. It can switch a memory instantly, but a pattern is something that got built over a period of time. So it's like a computer. If I'm coding on my computer, I can't take one key to stop that code. I have to write a new code. Yeah, so what we're doing over the 30 days is writing new code. Lisa: Helping me make new routines and new habits around new neural pathways, basically.  Dr Don: You don't have that explicit memory interfering with the pathways. Because now, it's not constantly pulling you out, going back into an action call. It's basically now able to look at this information and these codes that got built and say, 'Okay, what's a better way? So do we have a better way of doing it?' Or 'Show me that code. Write that code.' If that code looks safer, then your mind will adopt that new code. Lisa: This is why, I think for me, there was an initial, there was definitely... Like the nightmares stopped, the intrusive every minute, hour triggering stopped, but the process over the time and the next... And I'm still doing a lot of the things and the meditations. It's reinforcing new habit building. This is where... Like for people dealing with addictions, this is the path for them as well, isn't it?  Dr Don: Yeah. Because I talked about addiction as a code. I don't believe it's a disease. Your mind has found a resource to stop pains, and your subconscious mind is literal. It doesn't see things as good or bad, or right or wrong. It's literal. 'Did that stop the pain? Let's do that.' Because it's trying to protect you. So if you've now repeated it over and over, not only have you stopped the pain, but you've built an association with a substance that is seen as beneficial. Lisa: Because your brain sees it as medicine when you're taking, I don't know, cocaine or something. It sees it as essential to your life even though you, on a logical level, know that, ‘This is destroying me and it's a bad thing for me.' Your subconscious goes, 'No, this is a good thing and I need it right now.' Dr Don: Because it's in the present, when does it want the pain to stop? Now. So it has no ability to see a future or a past. Your subconscious is in the moment. So if you take cocaine, the logical part of your brain goes, 'Oh, this is going to create problems for me. I'm going to become addicted.' Right? Your subconscious goes, ‘Well, the pain stopped. We don't see that as a bad thing.' I always use the analogy: Why did people jump out of the buildings at 911? They weren't jumping to die. They were jumping to live because when would they die? Now, if they jump, would they die? No. They stopped the death. So even jumping, which logically makes no sense, right? But to the subconscious mind, it was going to stop the pain now.  Lisa: Yeah, and even if it was two seconds in the future that they would die, your brain is going...  Dr Don: It doesn't even know what two seconds are.  Lisa: No. It has no time. Isn't it fascinating that we don't have a time memory or understanding in that part of the brain that runs 95% of the ship?  Dr Don: It's like what Albert Einstein said, ‘There's no such thing as time.' So it's like an animal. If an animal could communicate and you say, 'What time is it?' That would make no sense to an animal. 'What do you mean? It's now.' 'What time is it now?' 'Now. Exactly.' Lisa: It's a construct that we've made to... Dr Don: Just to explain a lot of stuff, right? When something happens.  Lisa: Yeah, and this is quite freeing when you think of it. But it does make a heck of a lot of sense. So people are not being destructive when they become drug addicts or addicted to nicotine, or coffee, or chocolate. They're actually trying to stop the pain that they're experiencing in some other place and fix things now. Even though the logical brain... Because the logical brain is such a tiny... Like this is the last part of our evolution, and it's not as fully...  We can do incredible things with it at 5%. We've made the world that we live in, and we're sitting here on Zoom, and we've got incredible powers. But it's all about the imagination, being able to think into the future, into the past, and to make correlations, and to recognise patterns. That's where all our creativity and everything, or not just creativity, but our ability to analyse and put forth stuff into the world is happening. But in actual, we're still like the animals and the rest of it. We're still running at 95%, and that's where we can run into the problems with these two.  Dr Don: Because you got two systems. You got a very advanced system operating within a very primitive system, and it hasn't integrated. It's still integrating, right? So if there's a survival threat, survival will always override reason and logic, because it's designed to protect you. So there's no reason and logic that will come in if there's a survival threat. It's just going to respond the way it knows, does this Google search, 'What do we know about this threat? How do we know to protect ourselves, and we'll go instantly into survival mode.' Again, there's the reason and logic. Why would you jump out of a building, right? If you applied reason and logic, you wouldn't have jumped, right? People will say, 'Well, but they still jumped.' Yes, because reason and logic didn't even come into the process. It was all about survival.  Lisa: Yeah. When the fire is coming in it was either... Dr Don: 'Am I going to die out now or I'm going to move and not die now?'  Lisa: Yeah, and we're also prone to movement when we're in agitation and in an agitated state, aren't we? Basically, all of the blood and the muscles saying, 'Run, fight, do something. Take action.' Dr Don: That's why when people get into depression, it's the absence of those emotions.  Lisa: Yeah, and people feel exhaustion.  Dr Don: Yeah. The mind kept calling for an action using anger, for example, but you can't do the action because it's not happening, so it shuts down to protect you and stops calling for any emotion, and that's depression. So the key to get out of depression is actions. It's to get something happening. So in a lot of people who are depressed, what do I tell them to do? 'Start moving. Start exercising. Get out. Start doing things.' Right?  Lisa: So I run ultras. Dr Don: Exactly. Perfect example, right?  Lisa: Yeah, because I was. I was dealing with a lot of shit in my life at the time when I started doing ultra-marathons. To run was to quiet the pain and to run was to be able to cope and to have that meditative space in order to work through the stuff that was going on in my life. And I know even in my husband's life, when he went through a difficult time, that's when he started running. So running can be a very powerful therapeutic, because there is a movement, and you're actually burning through the cortisol and the adrenaline that's pouring around in your body. Therefore, sitting still and that sort of things was just not an option for me. I had to move. And it explains what, really. It's calling the movement. Like it was a movement because I couldn't fix the other thing.  Dr Don: That's what they'll tell you to do. To get out of depression is to move. What I say is the way to get out of depression is to get your mind to resolve what it's been asking for. Lisa: It's going a little deeper.  Dr Don: Yeah. So it's going down and saying, 'Okay, why has it been getting you angry and now, it shut down from the anger?' Because it's been trying to get you in your situation. 'Don't let Dad die. Don't let this happen.' Right? So because you couldn't do it, it just shuts down. Makes perfect sense but when we get to the resolution that there is no action required, there's no need for the depression anymore. The depression will lift because there's no more call for an action.  Lisa: I can feel that in me, that call. Anytime that anything does still pop up, I sort of acknowledge the feeling and say, 'There is no call for action here. This is in the past. This is a memory.' So I do remind myself that when things do still pop up from time to time now, as opposed to hourly. I go, 'Hey, come back into the now. This is the now. That was the then that's calling for an action. This is why you're doing thing.' Even that understanding

Sell Anywhere Podcast
How To Write A Best Seller - Vikrant Shaurya

Sell Anywhere Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 43:07


Vikrant Shaurya is an author and entrepreneur. In this podcast he shares the strategies he uses to write a bestseller and help others do the same. So if you want to learn how to write a bestselling book and make more money from your writing, then listen to this! Follow Donnie Instagram: @donnie.tuttle LinkedIn: Donnie Tuttle Facebook: Donnie Tuttle Follow Vikrant Instagram: @vikrant.shaurya Linkedin: Vikrant Shaurya Buy Vikrant's Book Here! https://www.amazon.com/How-Write-Bestseller-Bestselling-High-Value-ebook/dp/B086Z1N6C4

Sneaker Peek Podcast
SEASON 7 EPISODE 4

Sneaker Peek Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 139:54


LADIES AND GENTLEMEN……IT IS TIMMMMEEEEEE!!!!!! Sorry for yelling. We have a great show for you today. The boys welcome Jorden Geller from @shoezeum to the show. Hit the YouTube stream to see the game worn unbelievable sneakers he pulls out just for SPP. you won't regret it. SNEAKERS, MUSIC, MOVIES, FASHION, SPORTS and alllllllll the shit talking you can handle all in one place, Sneaker Peek Podcast! ENJOY! 5 star⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Write us a review Make sure to follow us on Instagram @sneakerpeekpod CHECK US OUT ON YOUTUBE AND TWITCH! Thanks so much to every single one of you. YOU are the reason we love to do this show!

The Goal Digger Girl's Podcast
229: The 3 Step Formula To Standing Out On Social

The Goal Digger Girl's Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 9:13


Hey Goal Diggers, today we are going to tackle social media! Social media can be pretty overwhelming, but with these 3 essential steps that I'm going to show you today, you are going to walk away feeling empowered, confident, and ready to crush your business. If you are ready to thrive online and #getlit in your business then stay tuned! Host Bio: Kimberly Olson is a self-made multi-millionaire and the creator of The Goal Digger Girl, where she serves female entrepreneurs by teaching them simple systems and online strategies in sales and marketing. Through the power of social media, they are equipped to explode their online presence and get real results in their business, genuinely and authentically. She has two PhDs in Natural Health and Holistic Nutrition, has recently been recognized as the #2 recruiter in her current network marketing company globally, is the author of four books including best-sellers, The Goal Digger and Balance is B.S., has a top 25 rated podcast in marketing, and travels nationally public speaking. She is a business blogger, success coach, and a mom of two all while teaching others how to follow their dreams, crush their goals, and create the life they've always wanted. Important Links: Grab coffee on Kimberly throughout the month of October! Submit an honest review of the Goal Digger Girl Podcast, take a screenshot, and share it on your FB/IG stories to be entered to win a Starbucks gift card! Be sure to tag @thegoaldiggergirl on social media for your entry to count! We'll be choosing 4 winners. If you haven't already, be sure to text “PODCAST” to 737-240-3136 to get notified when there is a new episode! Leave a review here: Write a review for The Goal Digger Girl Podcast. Check out Project Broadcast: https://bit.ly/ProjectBroadcastTGDG Website: www.thegoaldiggergirl.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/thegoaldiggergirl Facebook: www.facebook.com/thegoaldiggergirl Youtube: www.youtube.com/c/thegoaldiggergirl Grab The Goal Digger Girl Journal: https://amzn.to/3BeCMMZ Grab the BOSS It Up, Babe book: https://bit.ly/bossitupbabe Check out my Facebook groups for those that want to build their business online through social media, in a genuine and authentic way: Goal Digging Boss Babes: http://bit.ly/GoalDiggingBossBabes Goal Digger Creatives: http://bit.ly/GoalDiggerCreatives Goal Digger University is where you can access my archive and newly released workshops, masterclasses, bonus training PLUS my Mastermind- with weekly live in-depth training for a monthly subscription: http://bit.ly/GoalDiggerU Connect with me across the social media platforms: https://searchmysocial.media/thegoaldiggergirl If you find value in this podcast, please leave us a review - it means so much! https://ratethispodcast.com/thegoaldiggergirl Read the full transcript here: https://bit.ly/3G0ecSR --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thegoaldiggergirl/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thegoaldiggergirl/support

ADDEDSouls
s1e185 - ”he must deny himself”

ADDEDSouls

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 60:04


In this session, we examine the teaching of Christ commanding our necessity to deny ourselves if we desire to follow Him. This of course is highly rejected in our current culture. We are wrapped with false religion masquerading as Christianity which teaches God does not demand repentance. But is such what the Bible teaches? Investigate the truth with us in this episode. Thank you. Weekday Podcast. 10 AM ADT. Live Streaming. From the addedSOULS.com studio. Delivering Christian Content, Perspective, Principle. Study, and Discussion. We tackle everything. From Socio-Political. Food. Entertainment. To deep meaty Bible teaching. Do you have something you'd like for us to address? Be sure to send us an email. Subscribe. Give a thumbs up. Write a comment. Hit the Notification bell. And share the link. Thank you kindly for knocking on digital doors with us. DIGITAL SUPPORT: www.patreon.com/addedsouls www.subscribestar.com/addedsouls PAYPAL: addedsouls@gmail.com CHECK SUPPORT: church of Christ 365 Pine Glen Road Riverview N.B. Canada E1B 4J8  

Goddess Got Goals
56: Who are you in the Habit of Being?

Goddess Got Goals

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 34:45


Have you ever thought about it in this way…. Habits create the foundations of our lives. Whatever you're in the habit of thinking, believing and doing determines the “reality” you experience. Hence becoming aware of, and getting control over, your habits is one of the most important things you can do when it comes to changing your life. Procrastinating is a habit, being on time is a habit, eating well is a habit, indecision is a habit, being grouchy is a habit, staying broke is a habit, being successful is a habit, having crappy relationships is a habit – we carry out our behaviors on auto-pilot and often, unconsciously, accept them as “the way things are.” The good news is, when it comes to the habits that are making your life miserable, all you have to do is wake up to the fact that they are indeed merely habits, remember that you can change your habits, and then do what it takes to change them. Tah dah! Creating new, positive habits is what we will help you do. Forgot about goals, focus on systems instead Check out the full shownotes on the website: www.warriorgoddesskettlebelltraining.com/podcasts/56 And be sure to connect with Lisa Barwise/Warrior Goddess Kettlebell Training on social media: Instagram @Lisa_barwise @wgkettlebelltraining Facebook www.facebook.com/warriorgoddesskettlebelltraining Subscribe & Review in iTunes Are you subscribed to my podcast? If you're not, I want to encourage you to do that today. I don't want you to miss an episode. I'm adding a bunch of bonus episodes to the mix and if you're not subscribed there's a good chance you'll miss out on those. Click here to subscribe in iTunes! https://lovethepodcast.com/goddessgotgoals Now if you're feeling extra loving, I would be really grateful if you left me a review over on iTunes, too. Those reviews help other people find my podcast and they're also fun for me to go in and read. Just click here to review, select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” and let me know what your favorite part of the podcast is. Thank you! Click here to subscribe in iTunes! https://lovethepodcast.com/goddessgotgoals --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lisa-barwise/message

The Old Kids Movies
Hocus Pocus

The Old Kids Movies

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 78:32


It's finally time. Join Trevor and AJ as they visit the town of Salem in their home state of Massachusetts, alongside Max, Dani, Allison, Binx, Sarah, Mary, and Winnifred in this millennial Halloween staple. Help support the show!Write us a review and subscribe on Apple Podcasts. Subscribe to us on Spotify. Follow us on Twitter. Follow us on Instagram. 

MoneyWise on Oneplace.com
More People Are Budgeting

MoneyWise on Oneplace.com

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 24:57


To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/1085/29 The COVID crisis and resulting shutdowns have at least one silver lining: more people are living on a budget these days. As work hours shrank, folks found they needed a spending plan to stretch their precious dollars. We'll talk about that today and why some people still aren't budgeting. The folks atdebt.comrecently surveyed a 1,000 Americans and found that 80% of them were living on a budget since the pandemic started. That's up from 68%. 1 out of 5 people stillaren't living on a budget. So, they're not motivated to do it. The solution is simply more education. People are afraid a budget will be like wearing chains and will make them miserable. Folks who stick it out and stay on a budget find it liberating. For example, they feel better about spending money for a vacation because they've planned and saved for it. Some people don't think they make enough to justify budgeting. But the less you make the more you need to budget. Everything we make goes right back out the door to pay bills, so there's no point in budgeting. However, that might be true only for a minority of people living near the poverty level. Start by tracking your spending. Write down everything you spend for at least a month so you can see where your money's going. Then you need to make categories for your spending like for groceries, gas, clothing, rent or mortgage, and utilities. Add up your total monthly income. Subtract your obligationsthe total of all your categoriesfrom your income. Then you'll see how much you have in discretionary funds. More people are budgeting these days. Make sure you're one of them. On today's program we also answer a few of your questions: I have a sizable 401(k) that I'd like to help my parents with. Should I do this? What do you know about trusts and who should have them? One of my credit cards was hacked! I got about $3,100 in fraudulent charges put on it. Can the merchants take any action against me and could this affect my credit rating? I have two deferred annuities. Do you have any suggestions for low-load funds? Remember, you can call in to ask your questions 24/7 at (800) 525-7000 or email them toQuestions@MoneyWise.org. Also, visit our website atMoneyWise.orgwhere you can listen to past programs, connect with a MoneyWise Coach, and even download free, helpful resources like the free MoneyWise app. Like and Follow us on Facebook at MoneyWise Media for the very latest discussion! And remember that it's your prayerful and financial support that keeps MoneyWise on the air. Help us continue this outreach by clicking the Donate tab on our website or in our app.

Married AF
Write This Down - Episode 4

Married AF

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 105:58


This is episode 4 of Write This Down with Randal and Gary Lamb, and was recorded on Sept. 16th, 2021.  Don't forget to check out Superior Motorsports in Woodstock, GA - Anyone in the Atlanta area that needs a badass Personal Transportation Vehicle, you need to go see our boy, Nathan, at Superior Motorsports and tell him that Uncle Randy from Silvertown sent you! https://superiorms.com/   The recording of this episode was streamed LIVE on our personal (Unc Randy) Facebook page.  Check it out:  https://www.facebook.com/706347640/videos/460326378373041/   ENJOY!!   If you want to buy some UNCLE RANDY merch, check this out: https://www.storefrontier.com/find?query=uncle%20randy   Please Subscribe to Married AF on your favorite podcast app, and give us a 5 star rating!    Here is where you can contact us: Twitter: @Marriedasfuck Facebook: Married AF Podcast Instagram: Marriedafpodcast Email: marriedafpod@gmail.com This episode is brought to you by…   ROKA Sunglasses -- 20% Discount! Get yourself some champion sunglasses like we have!  Roka sunglasses are lightweight, and they won't fall off your face! Visit https://www.roka.com/ and use promo code BARBARA20 to receive 20% off!!   Bio Bidet: ARE YOU OUT OF TOILET PAPER??  Go buy a Bidet and save 10%!!! At BioBidet, they believe that your butt deserves to be spoiled after carrying you around all day. We are here to tell you that water does it better. It is an experience that you deserve to explore for yourself! Get yours at https://biobidet.com/ today, and use code marriedaf at checkout for 10% off!   Muscle Vodka: Married AF has teamed up with Muscle Vodka!! Get ripped responsibly - Go to www.MuscleVodka.net, and enter promo code MarriedAF at checkout to get 10% off your order.   Please also check out our other sponsors...   AlignMed Alignmed is the world leader in manufacturing posture apparel and first to be registered with the FDA. With Posture Apparel from Alignmed, you can work on achieving better posture and reduce pain in the neck, shoulders and back.  You all know Uncle Randy has had some neck/back issues, and he LOVES his AlignMed shirt! Go to www.alignmed.com, and use code UncleRandy10 at checkout for 10% off your order!   Whax Whax was founded by friends from New York City who wanted re-imagine personal pleasure.   with medical research showing that personal pleasure was healthy, whax was carefully formulated to moisturize, enhance the experience, and amplify the euphoric sensations. Treat yourself to luxury lubrication!  Go to www.getwhax.com and use promo code AF20 for 20% off your order!   Underzips: We are proud to deliver high quality, patriotic underwear at an affordable price. We aim to provide performance, flexibility, and breathability with the utility of a protected pocket that's been designed to feel virtually invisible from the outside and the inside. Comfort first. Function second. Go to www.underzips.com and use promo code RANDY at checkout to get 10% off your order!   Effing Gear: Look, some people just aren't gonna like what you're wearing.  If you're the kind of person that just doesn't really give an Eff- we're probably the brand for you.  Head over to www.effinggear.com and use promo code marriedaf at checkout for 10% off your order!

Be The Exception
81. My Guide to Making Halloween Safe and Fun for Self-Contained Sped Classrooms

Be The Exception

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 11:12


These are the days of pumpkin spice, flannel shirts and crisp, cool mornings. I love fall..both in and out of the classroom. There are so many fun ideas that you can do with your students to help them learn during this time of year. The pumpkin life cycle, cute story books and so much more add excitement to your day.    In this week's episode I am sharing some ideas on Halloween fun that is safe for your self-contained classroom.  In this episode you will learn: The benefits of sensory activities during Halloween. How to adapt story time into some spooky fun. How to turn a pumpkin into an entire lesson on the life cycle of a plant. About field trip ideas that tie into your learning objectives. Links and ResourcesSpecial Education Teacher T-ShirtsHalloween Bundle   Connect with Dawn Find me on IG Etsy Shop TpT Store   Subscribe Are you subscribed to my podcast? Trust me, you definitely want to do that so you don't miss a thing! Click here to subscribe in iTunes! Leave a Review If you are loving the podcast, I would be really grateful if you left me a review over on iTunes, too. Those reviews help other teachers find my podcast and I love hearing what you think about the podcast as well. Just click here to review, select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” and let me know what part of the podcast you found to be the most helpful!

Cookbook Love Podcast
Episode 164: Why We Cook: Women on Food, Identity and Connection with Lindsay Gardner

Cookbook Love Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 59:23


Today on the podcast I'm excited to have an interview with illustrator and author of Why We Cook, Lindsay Gardner. Lindsay is a mother of two daughters (her favorite sous chefs) and her watercolor and gouache illustrations have appeared not only in cookbooks and other editorial projects, but advertising campaigns, and stationery and interior design collaborations as well. Lindsay's wide-ranging artistic sensibility makes her a gentle interrogator of the world around her. Her food art has appeared in the Cookie Advent Cookbook, Pies, Fries & Ice Cream, and The Rituals, as well as Uppercase Magazine, Architectural Digest, StyleCarrot, Decorist, Vogue, among others. Originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan, she's been fortunate to live in the beautiful and vibrant locales of Oakland and San Francisco, CA, Chicago, IL, New York, NY and Middlebury, VT, and recently moved to northern Michigan. Why We Cook is her first book.  Today on the podcast we talk about the nitty gritty process of making the book, Lindsay's making the art for the book from managing ideation, sketching, layout and final paintings, as well as the timing of the book's release given the pandemic and everything else that was happening in the world at the time. Things We Mention In This Episode: Lindsay's website @lindsaygardnerart   Lindsay's illustrated cookbooks Cookie Advent Cookbook Pie, Fries, and Ice Cream - a coloring book for food lovers The Rituals Simple Practices to Cultivate Well-Being, Deepen Relationships, and Discover Your True Purpose Lindsay's current favorite cookbooks: Sababa - Adeena Sussman Simply Julia - Julia Turshen Join Confident Cookbook Writers Facebook Group Learn more about How to Get Paid to Write a Cookbook during this free masterclass

New Books in Intellectual History
Sam Wineburg, "Why Learn History (When It's Already on Your Phone)" (U Chicago Press, 2018)

New Books in Intellectual History

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 63:41


We are surrounded by more readily available information than ever before. And a huge percentage of it is inaccurate. Some of the bad info is well-meaning but ignorant. Some of it is deliberately deceptive. All of it is pernicious. With the internet always at our fingertips, what's a teacher of history to do? In Why Learn History (When It's Already on Your Phone) (U Chicago Press, 2018), Sam Wineburg offers answers, beginning with this: We definitely can't stick to the same old read-the-chapter-answer-the-questions-at-the-back snoozefest we've subjected students to for decades! If we want to educate citizens who can sift through the mass of information around them and separate fact from fake, we must explicitly work to give them the necessary critical thinking tools. Historical thinking has nothing to do with test prep–style ability to memorize facts. Instead, it's an orientation to the world that we can cultivate, one that encourages reasoned skepticism, discourages haste, and counters our tendency to confirm our biases. Wineburg draws on surprising discoveries from an array of research and experiments to paint a picture of a dangerously mine-filled landscape, but one that, with care, attention, and awareness, we can all learn to navigate. It's easy to look around at the public consequences of historical ignorance and despair. Wineburg is here to tell us it doesn't have to be that way. The future of the past may rest on our screens. But its fate rests in our hands. Renee Garfinkel, Ph.D. is a psychologist, writer, Middle East television commentator and host of The New Books Network's Van Leer Jerusalem Series on Ideas. Write her at reneeg@vanleer.org.il Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/intellectual-history

Teaching to the TOP
095. The Truth About Teacher Burnout

Teaching to the TOP

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 42:32


We've got to share some tough love and drop a whole lot of truth in this episode. Over the last couple of episodes we've been diving deep into understanding teacher burnout. Our goal is to determine the causes and learn strategies for helping to avoid burnout. In this episode we need to share what so many might need to hear and that is… “Self care is NOT the solution for teacher burnout” We see so many posts, discussions, and even receive PD all about self care. This idea that all we need is to take care of ourselves or take time for yourself will not solve the problems that are causing you to feel burnout. To really feel a difference, we have to get at the root of the problem. So we share 5 categories of stressors that may be causing you to feel exhausted and burnout.  In this episode we share: Organization can lead to you feeling frazzled and lost when trying to clear your head space for the day.  A lack of work-life separation is not sustainable and can lead to an overwhelming feeling of exhaustion.  Developing unrealistic expectations can lead to self-doubt and disappointment.  Identifying our emotions can help us in understanding how we react to situations.  While we may not be in control of everything around us, we can still speak out and have our voices be heard.  Be sure to check out the last two episodes on Teacher Burnout: 093. Our Teacher Burnout Journeys 094. The Teacher Burnout Sliding Scale   SUBMIT YOUR TIME SUCKING HURDLE! We want to know what is sucking up all of your time either as a teacher or just a person. Head over to our website and submit your TSH so that you can have a chance to be featured on the podcast! SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Are you subscribed to our podcast? If you're not, I want to encourage you to do that today. I don't want you to miss an episode. Click here to subscribe to iTunes! Now if you're feeling extra loving, We would be really grateful if you left us a review over on iTunes, too. Those reviews help other people find our podcast and they're also fun for us to go in and read. Just click here to review, select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” and let us know what your favorite part of the podcast is. Thank you!

WOMEN SIPPING ON LIFE (with doctor shannon) | Stop Drowning | Start Sipping | Daily Inspiration | Hope | Certainty | Abundanc
EPISODE 1451: Are You Using “Perfect” As An Excuse? (The Deception Of Perfection)

WOMEN SIPPING ON LIFE (with doctor shannon) | Stop Drowning | Start Sipping | Daily Inspiration | Hope | Certainty | Abundanc

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 9:30


Have you ever found yourself saying, “Hey, I'm not perfect. I'm only human?” OR… You've sacrificed progress for the illusion of perfection? First of all, what's perfect got to do with it, anyway? Secondly, why are you using "perfect" as your desired destination, which becomes an excuse? What does “perfect” mean to you? Seriously, how do you define "perfect?" In the traditional way that most people think of it, perfection is really an illusion. Not only is it an illusion, but it's become a prison for a lot of people. So how do you get out? Start by redefining PERFECT. To me, the true definition of perfect is: TRUTH. Good, bad, ugly…if it's the TRUTH, it's PERFECT. Why? Because when you know the truth, it'll set you free. The so-called illusion of perfection takes many prisoners. Don't be fooled. Don't be one of them. Not sure if you're using “perfect” as an excuse? If you're in either of these two camps, then you're definitely using it as an excuse. (As most of us humans do at times.) A: Oftentimes you say things like, “I'm human. I'm not perfect.” You're using it as a reason to NOT grow or learn. You're using it to give yourself an “excuse” to stay the same. Quite simply, it's a cop out. B: You don't do certain things because you fear that you won't do it perfectly. You hold back. You hide. You sacrifice progress because of your idea of perfection. When you do this, you stay stuck where you are. Is it possible that you're striving for something that you haven't even clearly identified? Do you even know what “perfect” is? Again, I'd ask you to take a look at how you define “PERFECT.” It's time to bust out of the DECEPTION + PRISON OF PERFECTION, and trade it for the FREEDOM OF TRUTH. Stop blaming everything on perfect. Either NOT being perfect or trying to be perfect. It's time to start the process of progress and prosperity. Let go of the IDEA of PERFECTION. Stop using perfect as an excuse. Please grab your SACRED S.O.L. D.A.T.E. JOURNAL (Daily Action To Engage yourself.) TODAY'S SACRED S.O.L. STEP: 1. How do YOU define PERFECT? Perhaps it's time to redefine it. 2. Are you holding back in any area of your life because you're trying to do IT perfectly or not learning, growing, or advancing because you're using "perfect" as an excuse to stay where you are? Write that down, and make a commitment today to stop using PERFECT as an excuse. Thank you for being here, and allowing me to Sip On Life with you. If you've been feeling like you're stuck, overwhelmed, or perhaps you still feel like you're drowning in your life, please don't hesitate to reach out. YOU ARE NOT ALONE... Request a FREE copy of my best-selling book, Date Yourself Well — The Best-Selling 12 Engagements Of Becoming The Great Lover Of Your Life (all you'll pay for is shipping.) www.dateyourselfwell.com If you've received value from the podcast, please let me know. I'd LOVE to hear from you — please email me at: drshannon@doctorshannon.com AND PLEASE TELL YOUR BESTIES AND INVITE THEM TO SIP ON LIFE WITH US. FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM @doctorshannon! See you there... And learn about an incredible opportunity for a select sacred group of 25 women who are ready and willing to RISE UP AND BE THE WOMAN. If you've been feeling like you're stuck, overwhelmed, or perhaps you still feel like you're drowning, please don't hesitate to reach out. I'd be more than happy to schedule a Discovery Call with you to see if Healing Life Coaching is a good fit for you. Email me at drshannon@doctorshannon.com Come over to the WOMEN SIPPING ON LIFE S.O.L. MOVEMENT Closed FB Group and Join the MOVEMENT: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WSOLMovement/ By the way, if you haven't already listened/downloaded my new song (EPISODE 291), you can also listen to it here: letsnottalkaboutex.com, and cast your vote for your favorite version. Visit WomenSippingOnLife.com for more free resources, including my CHECKLIST FOR CHANGE, Engagement Checklist + Evaluation Rating, Six Sacred S.O.L. DATE Secrets…and a FREE copy of my best-selling book, Date Yourself Well. You can also check out my Dr. Shannon Facebook Page for more daily S.O.L. TRAINING. I look forward to seeing you again tomorrow. Please invite your best girlfriends to come and join our S.O.L. PARTY. xo Dr. Shannon. Inspiring minds that want to grow and hearts that want to know, so you can love you, your life, and your life's work well. ONE SIP AT A TIME. A special thanks to the following souls for helping me launch our WOMEN SIPPING ON LIFE podcast… Intro/Outro done by UNI V. SOL  Outro music by Jay Man: Mind Over Matter (www.ourmusicbox.com)  Podcast cover design and web site done by: Pablo Aguilar (www.webdesigncreator.com) Podcast cover photo by Kate Montague of KM Captured (www.kmcaptured.com)

METAL UP YOUR PODCAST - All Things Metallica
Metal Tales - Minneapolis, 2018

METAL UP YOUR PODCAST - All Things Metallica

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 48:42


Episode NotesIf you think Metal Up Your Podcast has value, please consider taking a brief moment to leave a positive review and subscribe on iTunes  here:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/metal-up-your-podcast-all-things-metallica/id1187775077You can further support the show by becoming a patron. All patrons of Metal Up Your Podcast at the $5 level receive volumes 1-4 of our Cover Our World Blackened EP's for free. Additionally, patrons are invited to come on the show to talk about any past Metallica show they've been to and are given access to ask our guests like Ray Burton, Halestorm, Michael Wagener, Jay Weinberg of Slipknot and members of Metallica's crew their very own questions. Be a part of what makes Metal Up Your Podcast special by becoming a PATRON here:http://www.patreon.com/metalupyourpodcastJoin the MUYP Discord Server:https://discord.gg/nBUSwR8tPurchase Ethan's new album  HERE!Purchase/Stream Lunar Satan:https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/lunarsatan/lunar-satanPurchase/Stream Clint's album VAMPIRE:https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/clintwells/vampirePurchase/Stream Ethan's album Let It Burn:https://ethanluck.bandcamp.com/album/let-it-burn-2Official Website:http://metalupyourpodcast.comPurchase/Stream our Cover Our World Blackened Volumes and Quarantine Covers:https://metalupyourpodcast.bandcamp.comFollow us on all social media platforms.Write in at:metalupyourpodcastshow@gmail.com

Kathy's Kids Storytime
The Dress Sandra Wore to the Wedding — by Ivy R. Doherty

Kathy's Kids Storytime

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 11:37


Have you ever had to do something you did not want to do but you knew it was the right thing? In our story today, Sandra learns that important lesson herself. If you're interested in any other books published by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, please visit adventistbookcenter.com or call 1-800-765-6955.Visit our website: www.kathyskidsstorytime.org We'd love to hear from you. Write to us at:Kathy@kathyskidsstorytime.orgorKathy's Kids StorytimePO Box 44270Charlotte, NC 28215-0043Special Thanks:Recorded by: Kathy Russell, Children's Ministry Director Edited by: Communication Department

NPR's Book of the Day
Karl Ove Knausgaard didn't mean to write a 666-page book

NPR's Book of the Day

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 8:44


The Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard gained an international reputation thanks to his breakout autobiographical series My Struggle -- but he actually made his literary debut in the world of fiction. Now, he's returned to that world with his novel The Morning Star, a dark tale of the uncanny events that unfold after a new star appears in the sky. Unlike his previous series, the book features multiple perspectives and otherworldly incidents that seem ripped from the pages of the Bible. But as the author explains to NPR's Leila Fadel, those acts of God happen alongside the mundanity of everyday life, in true Knausgaardian fashion.

Geologic Podcast
The Geologic Podcast Episode #736

Geologic Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 50:16


 The Show Notes  James Bond: No Time To Die [MAJOR SPOILERS]Intro      Plants Rupert McClannahan's Indestructible Bastards     - Jack “Lucky” LohrkeLewd-sounding State Names PART IV     - Oklahoma thru WyomingReligious Moron of the Week     - Kristen Grant from Steve HarrisInteresting Fauna     - Attacus atlas mothThe History Chunk     - October 21stAsk George     - Live vs Recorded music? from Bob K.PFA in Lansdale Sat. 23rd 1:30 - 4:30Show close  Mentioned in the Show  Listen on Vodacast for bonus content! Get the app free at the Apple and Google Play stores. ...................................  SUBSCRIBE! You can sign up at the Geologic Podcast page or at Subscriber.GeorgeHrab.com where you can learn more about the perks of being a Geologist or a Geographer. If you've already subscribed, stop by Subscriber.GeorgeHrab.com to check out the archived content which we at the Geologic Universe are rolling out in phases. As always, thank you so much for your support! You make the ship go. ................................... Sign up for the mailing list: Write to Geo! A reminder that the portal to the Geologic Universe is at GeorgeHrab.com. Thanks to Joseph Kolasinski, our webmaster. Check out Geo's wiki page thanks to Tim Farley. Have a comment on the show, a Religious Moron tip, or a question for Ask George? Drop George a line and write to Geo's Mom, too!

Coffee and Creatives
The War of Art: Professionals and Amateurs (pages 52-67)

Coffee and Creatives

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 71:27


This week our challenges come from pages 53-67, of The War of Art by Steven Pressfield. Noelle hosts this week's podcast and crafted out challenges. Pg 55- Make a list of some of the justifications you have for why you shouldn't spend time on your creativity today or tomorrow or any day. Write the counter points to them, if there are any Pg 57- Take a trip through time art this week- rewrite, repaint, or sing a piece of artwork you completed in your past. Pg 62-63- Do you consider yourself an amatur or a professional? Do you love your creativity enough to be professional? Make a list of things you could do to love your art and creativity more and choose one to do this week. When practicing your creative craft this week, encourage yourself by reminding yourself that you love your creativity even when it's difficult. Journal about times in your life when loving something/someone was difficult. How did you love during difficult times? Then journal about how you can love your creativity during difficult times. Take note on how you feel during this exercise If you find our podcast helpful, we would really appreciate it if you rated and reviewed us! Checkout our website: https://www.coffeeandcreativesproject.com Checkout Beccah's Website: https://teaandtolandmonsters.wixsite.com/ttmon Checkout Christina's Website: https://www.oddmutations.com Checkout Nate's Band's Website: https://www.churchfolkmusic.com Checkout Noelle's Website: https://www.nmcmanusart.com To follow along with our journey and to get inspiration daily checkout our instagram: https://www.instagram.com/coffee_and_creatives/ If you have any questions or comments, we'd love to hear from you!

Shameless
Leaked emails and a nervous Oracle

Shameless

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 54:48


Howdy, everyone!!!On today's show: Georgia Love's emails are leaked to the media, the Bachelorette Australia debuts with its very first bisexual star, the Today Show war between Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson enters another round, and then! We open the Shameless Mailbag and tackle a listener's big influencer-wedding dilemma.This week, Zara recommended the Charlotte Tilbury product, Hollywood Flawless Filter. Mich recommended Modern Love season 1 episode 2, as well as a life hack! Compile a list of allllll your favourite recipes in your notes app to never again endure the last-minute stress of figuring out what to cook for dinner.Got some thoughts on today's episode you wanna share? We're allllll ears (also, eyes, heads, bodies, etc etc) - join in the convo over on our Insta @shamelesspodcast.Big thanks to Equity Mates for making this episode possible. Subscribe to You're In Good Company through your fave podcast app and check out Equity Mates Media on Instagram @equitymates.Want to support our show? We are sending air kisses, air tea, and air hugs (too far?) to anyone who clicks ‘subscribe' on Apple (bonus hugs for anyone who leaves a five-star review, too) or ‘follow' on Spotify.Still not enough? Well! Our hearts! See below for everything else.Subscribe to the weekly ‘ASK SHAMELESS' newsletter: http://eepurl.com/gFbYLTJoin our book club: https://www.instagram.com/theshamelessbookclub/Check out our website: https://shamelessmediaco.com/Write to the Shameless Mailbag: Email hello@shamelessmediaco.comThanks for listening! We are very big fans of yours.

Rapzilla.com Podcasts
Andy Mineo Doesn't Write His Raps Down Anymore (Interview Pt. 7)

Rapzilla.com Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 5:28


Andy Mineo talked with us about 'Never Land 2' & in part 7 we spoke about him stepping in the booth and just rapping. These songs don't exist on paper. Hosted by Justin Sarachik: https://twitter.com/JustinSarachik https://www.instagram.com/justinsarachik --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/rapzilla/support

Thriving Thoughts with Dr. Sherri
When You Feel Like a Failure

Thriving Thoughts with Dr. Sherri

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 5:23


If you've never felt like a failure, you aren't human. Failure is such an integral part of our human existence. Yet, we fight it, avoid it, and hide it. Why? Because we've come to see failure as a four-letter word. Dr. Sherri flips that lie on its head in this episode and offers you an alternative view that will leave you embracing failure as your personal coach! _____ DONATE to Thriving Thoughts Global today to support women's global access to practical and applicable life-changing thought tools! Your $45 donation will help us launch our first initiative, a webinar series called Words to Thrive By, that will be produced in the top five spoken languages across the world.  As our thanks to you, you will receive a Thriving Thoughts 52-Card Deck, a full-color, laminated deck of shareable thriving thoughts with stunning nature photography. Go to www.ThrivingThoughtsGlobal.com to DONATE now! Thank you for partnering with us to teach women how to thrive through the power of thought! _____ Welcome to Season 6 of Thriving Thoughts with...ALL-NEW content!! Dr. Sherri brings you ALL monologue episodes 2 episodes per week 5-minute episodes!!! You asked, Dr. Sherri listened. You want to hear more expert advice on all the HOW-TOs to have a thriving thought world and turn your life from surviving to thriving. Dr. Sherri will equip you with one practical tool per episode in five minutes or less to honor your time and maximize your success in changing your thoughts and changing your life...in any and every circumstance. _____ SHARE THE LOVE by sharing the show! Tell your friends about today's episode in your Instagram story. Be sure to TAG @dr.sherrispeaks and use #ThrivingThoughtswithDrSherri and you'll be entered into a drawing to win a personally autographed copy of Dr. Sherri's book, Breakup Breakthroughs!  _____ Friends, there are so many ways to listen to the show. SHARE, SUBSCRIBE, and WRITE a 5-STAR REVIEW! Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/thriving-thoughts-with-dr-sherri/id1474876807 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4p3dGacL22QYcKj0IPPtxi Podbean: https://thrivingthoughts.podbean.com/ Google: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkLnBvZGJlYW4uY29tL3Rocml2aW5ndGhvdWdodHMvZmVlZC54bWw?sa=X&ved=0CAMQ4aUDahcKEwjol6W2itrsAhUAAAAAHQAAAAAQAQ&hl=en Dr. Sherri's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXu6Q74W79WAqSIkPSkkGc _____ Get YOUR copy of my new book, Breakup Breakthroughs, right here on Amazon! It's for every woman (and many men who've had the courage to read the book and write a review!) who has EVER believed the lie that she's not worth fighting for! Get the paperback version, the Kindle version, AND the "It'll Take Work" Book with BONUS mini-book at the end, When People Say Things That Hurt!  _____ If you've been encouraged by today's episode, will you please share this episode with someone you know who would love some additional thriving thoughts? And, if you're an Apple user, help us get in front of even more listeners to encourage them to thrive by clicking 5 stars! Be sure to follow me on FB @dr.sherri and Instagram @dr.sherrispeaks _____ Do you want to receive thriving thoughts straight from Dr. Sherri right to your text messaging inbox?  Simply text THRIVE to 540-369-2139 to sign up! You'll get a FREE 14-day trial. After that, it's just $9.99 per month, or save with the $99 Annual plan! _____ Join the thriving thoughts movement! #littleliesbigtruths #thrivingthoughtswithdrsherri #thrivingthoughtspodcast #feelingsareinformationnotfacts _____

College Football Betting Advice - Sports Betting
Week 8 College Football Leans From Week 7 College Football Misleading Finals

College Football Betting Advice - Sports Betting

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 24:00


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The Awful & Awesome Entertainment Wrap
Ep 228: Squid Game, House of Secrets, Break Point

The Awful & Awesome Entertainment Wrap

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 65:00


Timecodes00:01 - Introduction08:18 - Break Point24:37 - Subscriber letters28:33 - House of Secrets41:59 - Cred ad ft. Kapil Dev44:22 - Subscriber letters50:15 - Fabindia controversy52:38 - Batman Trailer54:20 - Squid Game1:02:11 - Subscriber lettersWhile talking about the documentary series Break Point:Rajyasree: The two people who had directed it are the same people who directed Panga and Dangal.Abhinandan: If you mix the two movies, if you watch the first part of Panga and the second part of Dangal, it will become Pangal.Rajyasree: (sarcastically) It's a good joke.Abhinandan: I think it's better than yours. It's at least 5.5/10.Abhinandan and Rajyasree burst out laughing.This and a whole lot of other stuff awful and awesome as Abhinandan Sekhri and Rajyasree Sen review Netflix's Korean drama web series Squid Game; and documentary series Break Point and House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths. They also discuss the new trailer of Batman; the Cred ad featuring Kapil Dev; and the Fabindia controversy.PS: Abhinandan sings a new version of Aati Kya Khandala. Write to us at newslaundry.com/podcast-letters. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

One Life Left's Podcast
One Life Left -- s21e07 -- #453 -- On A Boat

One Life Left's Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 59:16


Welcome once again, dear listeners, to another packed episode of One Life Left! This week we discuss the "impending" sale of OLL for what could be millions! Simon went on a boat and reports back plus we find out more in the Saga of Scantlebury! Ste reports back from the latest Maraoke, including public Monkey Ball arguments and news of future events. There's also not one but TWO SSGs!! This week we're joined by none other than Ann Scantlebury and Alice Curran! Meanwhile, we're still eager to hear from you all! Write in with a video game related musing for us to discuss on a future episode to team@onelifeleft.com or join our Discord (link below) and drop letters for us there!  Cheerio! Team OLL x Links: The OLL Discord Channel Invite Link!!! https://discord.gg/pgTSzpgfcD Reviews: Metroid Dread ElecHead Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania Tracklist: 8 Bit Computing by 8-Bitchintendo https://chipmusic.org/8-BITchintendo/music/8-bit-computing-nes Uncertain Path by Feryl https://chipmusic.org/Feryl/music/uncertain-path

Epic Success with Dr Shannon Irvine
The System of Belief with Hilary DeCesare [The Epic Success Podcast: Limitless Life Podcast Series]

Epic Success with Dr Shannon Irvine

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 54:23


Let me tell you a true story about my coach. My coach spent four years in a job, making *okay* money, climbing the ladder in an industry she didn't care about, because she didn't feel like she knew enough. It took some time for her to come to a realization - which was figuring out her blind spot - that changed everything for her. Her blind spot wasn't that she didn't know enough. Her blind spot, she realized, was that SHE was the only thing getting in her way. And so she did what any sane person wanting to develop a great feature for herself would do and jumped. She knew it was the right next step for success in her business and life, even though it was outside of her comfort zone. And, sure enough, she scaled to an eight-figure business in just a few years. What would be possible if you had a good coach, a good plan, and somebody that believed in you until you could believe in yourself? I'll tell you: your whole life would change. You will be as successful as the thoughts you allow your brain to constantly repeat.⁠ Are your thoughts ones that motivate and inspire you? Or are they thoughts that drain and exhaust you?⁠ Be really honest with yourself here.⁠ You can take every thought captive and rewire it for your success, but you have to recognize it first.⁠ That's the first step I teach my members in the Epic Success Accelerator.⁠ This step is CRUCIAL in rewiring the thoughts that continue to hold us back.⁠ Recognize, refute, reframe.  You get to decide what success looks like for yourself. In this episode of the Epic Success Podcast, I'm talking with a friend and former client of mine, Hilary DeCesare, founder and CEO of The Relaunch Life. She's crushing launches and writing books and serving at her highest level! I'm captivated by her success story and her ability to take what she's learned in the program and continue to reach her goals and set new ones!  If you're ready to dive deep into the system of belief, listen in!  The biggest take-aways from today's episode are:   “There is an actual system for belief.”    I've said it 1000 times, maybe more: your brain needs to see it before you can believe it. Success comes when you follow the model for it. If you have the system, if you have formula, it will produce YOUR limitless life. You will achieve YOUR definition of success. The model is what does the magic; it's how our brain is wired.  [12:15]   “I didn't know what I didn't know in terms of the mind. ”   Sometimes we are so wrapped up in our own expertise, that we don't take the time to realize that if we would learn from an expert, or a coach, we could open up possibilities that we didn't even know were there. It could be one step that you didn't know to take that could be the difference in your business. [15:05]   “With a solid, stable program behind you, you're not as apt to let the wave crush you.”   Having a tool kit at your disposal that you KNOW will get you to the level of income that you want to get to, get to the level of freedom that you want to get to, allows you to rock with the waves instead of being completely overcome by them. When you rewire your brain for success, you're able to rewire how you see “failure” and use the tools that you've learned in your program to serve you on your journey.  [22:00] The thoughts you are telling yourself right now are creating your future. You are painting the picture of what the remainder of this year is going to look like by what you are choosing to believe about yourself, your vision and your life. Your thoughts create your reality. Resist the urge to believe every thought that you think. Your brain's job is to automate what you repeatedly tell it. You read that… right? Imagine this: your perception of life is like a movie screen and your brain is the projector. It's going to play the story line you have written. Write the story you want! It's that simple. Write a happy ending, not a horror story. Rise up and choose to take back control of your thoughts. You'll be pleasantly surprised how much life works for you when you flip the switch, you can accomplish more in weeks than you have in the last year!    P.S. If you want results like Hilary, listen up, because this only happens twice a year!  Experience the Proven Method that ACCELERATES YOU TO LIMITLESS SUCCESS with my proven Success Accelerator Method™ and NeuroCoaching Model™you'll gain access to the critical ingredient you need to hit 7-figures and beyond WITHOUT running yourself into the ground… AND put successful thinking on autopilot to create the level of success you desire, the impact you were called to have & the life you've always imagined. I'm calling all COACHES, CREATORS & VISIONARY ENTREPRENEURS who are READY to 2X, 3X, or even 5X Your Business Revenue in the next 90 days!  Doors close TOMORROW so enroll today and get ready for serious life change!   Get Epic Success Today I want to give a shoutout to one of my Epic Success Podcast listeners who left a 5-star review titled “Epic Success Podcast”: “I heard Lori on the podcast and would love the book! If I don't win one, I will buy it! Thanks Lori & Dr. Shannon!”   I absolutely love sharing the brain-based process of creating success in your life & business with you each week on the Epic Success podcast! Reviews are how I know you're finding value and help me share Epic Success with more people! If you have something you want to say about the Epic Success podcast, I'd love it if you'd post a 5-star review on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts.

The Introverted Entrepreneur
MUST LISTEN: Sneaky Ways Fear and Anxiety May Be Damaging Your Business

The Introverted Entrepreneur

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 27:25


Confidence IS SUCH an important aspect to have while growing your business. We understand that but how many people do not see how fears and insecurities are blocking people from reaching their highest potential? If you struggle with anxieties and fears this is a MUST listen episode. We will take a deep dive and talk about the sneaky and subtle ways fears can ruin the best of our intentions. Share this episode with someone who wants to start a business but feels afraid or scared. Thanks for listening!! You are absolutely designed and created for a higher purpose, not just in business, but in your life. Let's stay connected. Follow me on Twitter https://twitter.com/deniseglee Follow me on Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/deniseglee/detail/recent-activity/shares/ Signup and get more resources to help you grow your personal brand and/or service-based business. https://info.deniseglee.com/learnwithdenise Like this show? Write a review and let others know. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/deniseglee/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/deniseglee/support

The Ready Play Tennis Podcast
Badosa & Norrie Dominate in the Desert

The Ready Play Tennis Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 52:02


Loving the show? Write a review, give five stars and share your love on social. Help get the word out about this organic, orgasmic tennis podcast. Support The Ready Play Tennis Podcast on Patreon: www.patreon.com/readyplaytennis. Connect with us! E: readyplaytennispodcast@gmail.com IG & TikTok: @readyplaytennispodcastl   A rescheduled Indian Wells event comes to a close with two new champions emerging. Paula Badosa marched her way through a tough draw, beating four top 20 players on her way to the final against two time champion Victoria Azarenka. In perhaps the match of 2021 on the ladies side, Badosa took all the blows Azarenka had, taking the third set tiebreak 7-2 to take her first WTA 1,000 title. Other notable performances include Ons Jabeur, making her way through to the semis and becoming the first Arab women into the Top 10.  For the men, after the dust settled and the new guard of Zverev, Medvedev and Tsitsipas were ousted at the QF stage, that left Cameron Norrie to come through in his sixth final of the season with his first Masters 1,000 title.  Honorable mentions go out to Grigor Dimitrov for out Medvedev'ing Medvedev, coming back from a set and double break. And Taylor Fritz, who has returned from knee surgery to some stellar results, including this week at his home event in California. The guys discuss player vaccinations as Djokovic wishes to keep his status secret in light of revelations that it may be required to play in Melbourne in January. Holger Rune shares his anger regarding the frozen ATP rankings that have held him outside the Top 100 when he should be in the 60's.

Ready to Lead
When and How to Have “Awkward” Conversations with Your Team with Richard Lindner and Jeff Mask

Ready to Lead

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 43:08


As leaders, alignment, clarity, and trust among your team are great, but sometimes the bridge to get there is the dreaded awkward conversation.   Every leader can relate to the sense of dread that comes with knowing you need to have a difficult conversation you've been avoiding. How do we lead into this? How do we request an awkward conversation and then how do we handle it? In today's episode, co-hosts Richard Lindner and Jeff Mask share some practical advice for dealing with awkward conversations and then hopefully eliminating the need for them.   Turn Awkward Conversations Into Fierce Conversations   Jeff says the most important thing you can do is practice a conversation before you have it—especially that opening sentence. The first five seconds are always the most difficult—it's awkward, then onward. He starts conversations with “I want to talk with you about…” not “I need to talk to you about…” Replace need and to with want and with. Then fill in the space after about with a clear statement of the issue.   Rehearse that first sentence more than anything. Memorize the facial expression, tone, and pacing so you set the stage for a productive, constructive conversation.   Jeff highly recommends Susan Scott's book, Fierce Conversations, where she gives six steps to an opening statement, then #7 is an invitation for them to respond.   Name the issue Give a specific example Describe your emotion Clarify what's at stake Own your part Indicate your wish to solve the problem Invite them to respond   Here's an example. 1. Name the issue (how you respond to certain members of the team). 2. Give a specific example (when Stacy talks, you talk over her and don't let her finish). 3. Describe your emotion (it's frustrating but I don't want to embarrass you). 4. Clarify what's at stake (but I'm afraid if we don't talk about it, we won't gel as a team) 5. Own your part (I should have addressed this earlier) and 6. Indicate your wish to solve the problem (I really want to work this out.) 7. Invite them to respond.   Some Practical Advice for Before and During the Conversation   You want to start from a good place, which means getting the raw emotion out of the way and getting to logic. Share your thoughts and feelings with someone else. Write it all out in an email you'll never send. Create a plan to move forward. Establish your desired outcome.    When we get to that step 7 and ask for their feedback, how do we invite honest feedback and not a defensive reply? Facial expressions and body language while listening are so important. Make them feel safe. Resist the temptation to build a stronger case. Don't get defensive. Listen. The goal is to help them feel understood—seen, heard, and valued. Don't be on your phone. Don't check something. Don't lose eye contact. Not intense staring, but don't lose focus or get distracted. Listen with your ears, eyes, and heart.   What if you mess up that feedback invitation at any point? Own it immediately. Think of a brick wall between the two of you. What you're doing is removing brick after brick so you can see each other clearly. Immediately own up to something you did that wasn't helpful, and ask them to continue. Don't apologize forever.   Check your motives when you're asking them questions. Are you truly curious and want to understand their perspective? Or do you have a judgment-type energy?    What Is Your Body Language Actually Saying?   Richard shares a personal example of something he was doing that was sending the opposite message of the one he intended. When he's processing, thinking, he folds his arms across his chest. It's his default move. He does it without even thinking.   One day his business partner confronted him about it. He had shared an idea with Richard, and Richard agreed with him verbally, but his body language (crossed arms) was saying something different. Richard was pondering, considering, but his partner received it as him being defensive, closed off.   Richard has had to consciously try new ways of holding his arms/hands while processing—putting them behind his body, sitting on them, anything but crossing them over his chest. He's had to become self-aware.   “What helps me with modeling and accountability,” he says, “is not hiding something I'm struggling with. Sometimes acknowledging the problem helps solve it. He went from unconsciously incompetent to consciously competent. He's aware of the habit now, but it's going to take him a while to fix it.   He took an additional accountability step and shared his struggle with his team. His assumption before was that people knew he was pondering their smart idea and considering it with his arms crossed. Now he knows that it makes people feel uneasy, bad, hurt. He and his partner came up with a funny word for him to call Richard out, and he asked the rest of the team to help him break the habit too. Now, everyone had context, and other times he had done it made sense to them. He broke the habit super quickly after that.    Richard suggests being curious in finding out something YOU do that follows that pattern. You don't realize you're doing it, and it may have a negative connotation attached to it. Just the act of doing that will give you the ability to talk to an employee about this same kind of thing.   Final Pieces of Advice   One question people ask Jeff is: “How do I make sure I know the best time to have the conversation?” You know it's too soon if your emotions are raw. You know you waited too long when you're wondering if it's still a big deal. Err on the side of sooner than later. When you don't address it, you tolerate the bad behavior. That speaks loud and messes up your culture.   If you felt those butterflies in your stomach as you listened, you probably need to have an awkward conversation. Do it. Have it. Don't let another day or week go by without having that conversation.   And then: “What do I do after I have the conversation?” The simple answer: follow up and reinforce with care.   Richard and Jeff want to hear from YOU. What other questions do you have about awkward conversations and how to handle them? What have you done that worked well? What can they do to help you lead from a powerful place? Email them here with your thoughts/questions: feedback@readytolead.com  RESOURCES: Fierce Conversations (book by Susan Scott) OTHER SHOWS YOU MIGHT ENJOY: Business Lunch with Roland Frasier and Ryan Deiss Perpetual Traffic with Ralph Burns and Kasim Aslam DigitalMarketer Podcast

Finding Hope and the Journey to Mediumship
054: Meet Your Guardian Angel Meditation

Finding Hope and the Journey to Mediumship

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 18:49


Today, I'm going to do a short meditation with you so that you can meet your guardian angel. If you are new to meditation, I hope that you will enjoy it, or at least give it a try.  There are so many benefits to having a meditation practice. I remember even at the very beginning of my journey, how sitting still was not my thing. I thought it was enough that I was being very present and I was getting downloads. But this year, I realized how important meditation practice was for me, especially during my long battle with COVID pneumonia. Meditation and breathwork gave me a baseline and I felt a connection that determined even my mood for the day and allowed me to connect to that vibration I wanted to stay in. It changed the game for me. If you can try to discipline yourself to start a meditation practice, you can work up to 10 minutes. You don't have to do it every single day. But if you do try, give yourself at least 30 days to see where you're at and how it begins to impact your life the way it did mine.  In this episode, you will hear: Increasing self-awareness through guided meditation Getting centered and grounded reducing stress and anxiety Meditation improves your attention span and increases your energy The calming effects improving sleep The Guardian Angel guided meditation Supporting Resources: White Light Meditation for Working With Spirit  https://www.hopetaylormedium.com/podcast/fh027 Energetic Cord Cutting Meditation https://www.hopetaylormedium.com/podcast/fh028 Offerings with Hope or Alex: Distance Reiki with Intuitive Guidance with Alex  Personal Readings Remote and various In-Person Locations with Hope (Mechanicsburg, PA | Easton, PA | Berlin,MD | Salisbury, MD & Parsonsburg, MD)  Mentorship with Hope: Start Your Spiritual Business Available Now Journey with Spirit Available Now Membership Circle Starting 11/1 Follow me: www.hopetaylormedium.com www.facebook.com/hopetaylormedium www.instagram.com/findinghopepodcast https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvsTeGQiDr_JPzn_HPSKIiA Subscribe and Review Have you subscribed to our podcast? We'd love for you to subscribe if you haven't yet.  We'd love it even more if you could drop a review or 5-star rating over on Apple Podcasts. Simply select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” then a quick line with your favorite part of the episode. It only takes a second and it helps spread the word about the podcast. *** EPISODE CREDITS: If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Danny Ozment. He helps thought leaders, influencers, executives, HR professionals, recruiters, lawyers, realtors, bloggers, coaches, and authors create, launch, and produce podcasts that grow their business and impact the world. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com

Live Life RIch
079: 10 Steps to Mastering Constructive Criticism Part 1

Live Life RIch

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 25:43


We all want to not only survive our life but thrive in it.    We don't want to just get through the day. We want to thrive through the day.   If you're a long-time listener, you know the key to having that kind of life is to get everything in order. Every area of your life (emotional, relational, spiritual, physical, and financial) works together to make up your life as a whole.    If all five areas are in order, you will live life rich. If they're not, your life just might suck.   Today, I want to help you get everything in order. I'm giving you 10 steps to mastering constructive criticism that have served both me and my teams well.    I've recently been going through this topic with some of my teams which has made me think about it more deeply. Now, I want to bring it to all of you.    If you listen to and apply these 10 steps, your relationships–both personal and professional–will improve. These steps will help you function and focus so you can truly live life rich in every possible way.    Tune in to learn the first five of them right now.   In this episode, you will hear: How criticism can be more beneficial than praise. Why we need to clean out the clutter in our relationships. Your goal should be to help, not to humiliate. How to figure out if an issue is worthy of criticism. Why constructive criticism needs to be specific. Don't undermine a person's self-confidence or identity. How to make it obvious that you value people. The danger of comparison. Subscribe and Review Please share this podcast with your friends and family. Our beliefs really do drive our behavior and you are born for more. Have you subscribed to my podcast? If the answer is no, I'd love for you to subscribe. Live Life Rich is full of stories of business, some behind the scenes, and freaking amazing guests. If you're feeling really generous, I'd love for you to give me a review over on Apple Podcasts. Simply select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” then a quick line with your favorite part of the episode. It only takes a second and it helps me out a ton! Supporting Resources: https://marissanehlsen.com  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marissa.nehlsen Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marissanehlsen/ Standard of Living Budget Worksheet: https://marissanehlsen.com/standard/ Bulletproof Your Business: https://marissanehlsen.com/bulletproofyourbusiness/ 7 Steps to Financial Freedom: https://marissanehlsen.com/7steps/ The E Myth by Michael E. Gerber: https://www.amazon.com/Myth-Revisited-Small-Businesses-About/dp/0887307280 Get my free time management downloads: www.marissanehlsen.com/time *** Episode Credits If you like this podcast and are thinking of creating your own, consider talking to my producer, Danny Ozment. He helps thought leaders, influencers, executives, HR professionals, recruiters, lawyers, realtors, bloggers, coaches, and authors create, launch, and produce podcasts that grow their business and impact the world. Find out more at https://emeraldcitypro.com

DIZNEY COAST TO COAST - The Ultimate Unofficial Disney Fan Podcast
"WandaVision" Spinoff, Indiana Jones Returning to Disney's Hollywood Studios, Christmas Stage Show Added to Magic Kingdom, and more - Disney Podcast - Dizney Coast to Coast - Ep. 838

DIZNEY COAST TO COAST - The Ultimate Unofficial Disney Fan Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 35:03


Disney fans rejoice! The holidays at Walt Disney World just got a little brighter as it's been announced that a new Christmas stage show will be taking place at Magic Kingdom as part of Disney Very Merriest After Hours. Plus, a new series is being developed based around Agatha from "WandaVision," we got more details about EPCOT's Candlelight Processional, and lots more live entertainment is returning to Walt Disney World including the "Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular!" That and so much more on this episode. Find links and info related to this episode in the show notes. Join the DCTC Community to gain early access to episodes and bonuses! Support the show at no additional cost to you. Get yourself a FREE audiobook by visiting Audible, shop at Amazon and shopDisney with our special links, or save money at Whosits & Whatsits and Souvenir Scents with discount code "DCTC." Gain access to exclusive episodes you won't find in your podcast feed. Find us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @DizneyCTC. Follow @JeffDePaoli on TikTok. Get FREE Disney gifts from DCTC. Visit the show at DizneyCoastToCoast.com Write us at Contact@DePodcastNetwork.com Leave a voicemail at 818-860-2569 "Dizney Coast to Coast" is part of the DePodcast Network. Love the show? Leave a tip.

Strong Songs
Metroid Music, Bond Themes & Jazz Philosophy

Strong Songs

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 64:23


Polish your reading glasses and pour a cup of tea - it's time for a Strong Songs mailbag!On the last Q&A episode of year three, Kirk answers questions on Metroid meter, mystery Bond instruments, (more) Tuvan throat singing, how to count odd meters like The Terminator theme, actors who pretend to play instruments, and how to define a musical "work," even if the work in question is improvised.REFERENCED ON THIS EPISODE:“Wishing” by John Frusciante from The Will to Death, 2004“Super Metroid Theme” by Kenji Yamamoto from Super Metroid, 1994“Kwolok's Malaise” by Gareth Coker from Ori and the Will of the Wisps, 2020Tuvan-style throat singing from Ghost of Tsushima: Iki Island, 2021“Alash Khem (Alash River Song)” performed by Congar Ol'Ondar w/ Béla Fleck and the Flecktones on Live at the Quick, 2002Aboriginal Australian musician Lewis Burns performing traditional Digiridoo“Main Title from The Terminator” by Brad Fiedel, 1984"Blue Rondo a la Turk" by Dave Brubeck from Time Out, 1959“Spectre” by Radiohead, 2015“You Only Live Twice” by John Barry and Leslie Bricusse, performed by Nancy Sinatra for You Only Live Twice, 1967“Sonata for Oboe and continuo in c minor, RV53” by Antonio Vivaldi, performed by In-Gun Hwang“Bassoon Concerto in F Major, Op. 75” by Carl Maria von Weber, performed by Michele BowenAn NPR interview with Wendell Pierce about his role as trombonist Antoine Batiste on TremeAn excerpt from the climactic drum solo from WhiplashThe jam session scene from episode one of Kids on the SlopeThe ridiculously well animated jazz band from Yakuza 0The final guitar showdown from Crossroads feat. Steve VaiThe episode of 99% Invisible about The Real BookA collection of alphabetical tune excerpts from The Real Book, Vol. 1Audio from “Reset,” the third episode of James Acaster's Netflix special Repertoire“Space Oddity” by David Bowie from David Bowie, 1969The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry on The Philosophy of Music:Jimi Hendrix's performance of Frances Scott Key's “The Star Spangled Banner” at Woodstock, 1969The excellent book Harmonic Experience: Tonal Harmony from Its Natural Origins to Its Modern Expression by W.A. MathieuOUTRO SOLOIST: Jeff BeanJeff Bean is a poet and a professor of English and creative writing at Central Michigan University. He also went to Kirk's high school, where he discovered his love of jazz guitar. You can read his work at his website.STRONG MERCHCheck out the Strong Songs merch store for some cool t-shirts, mugs, totes, and more: store.strongsongspodcast.comJOIN THE STRONG SONGS DISCORDThe Strong Songs Discord server is now open to everyone! Come join the conversation and get (or give) some music recs: https://discord.gg/GCvKqAM8SmKEEP IT SOCIALFollow Strong Songs on Twitter: @StrongSongsAnd find Kirk on Twitter @Kirkhamilton and on Instagram at @Kirk_HamiltonNEWSLETTER/MAILING LISTSign up for Kirk's mailing list to start getting monthly-ish newsletters with music recommendations, links, news, and extra thoughts on new Strong Songs episodes: https://kirkhamilton.substack.com/subscribeSTRONG PLAYLISTSKirk has condensed his Strong Songs picks into a single new list, which you can find on Spotify and Apple Music, and YouTube Music.SUPPORT STRONG SONGS!Thank you so much to all of Strong Songs' Patreon supporters - you are all the best. For more on how to support the creation of this show, go here: https://Patreon.com/StrongSongsYou can also make a one-time Paypal donation here: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/kirkhamiltonmusicOCTOBER 2021 WHOLE-NOTE PATRONSAshley HoagMark and MichelleKelsairRob BosworthKyle CookeDonald MackieMelissa OsborneChristopher MillerTim ByrneJamie WhiteChristopher KupskiChristopher McConnellDavid MascettiJoshua JarvisNikoJoe LaskaLaurie AcremanKen HirshJezJenness GardnerSimon CammellGuinevere BoostromNarelle HornNathaniel BauernfeindBill RosingerAnne BrittDavid ZahmErinAidan CoughlanJeanneret Manning Family FourDoug PatonRobert PaulViki DunDave SharpeChrister LindqvistSami SamhuriAccessViolationRyan TorvikMerlin MannGlennJim ChokeyAndre BremerMark SchechterDave FloreyDan ApczynskiOCTOBER 2021 HALF-NOTE PATRONSPaul WayperMiles FormanDennis M EdwardsJeffrey FerrisBruno GaetaKenneth Jungbenkurt wendelkenAdam StofskyZak RemerRishi SahayStefan NiebrüggeJason ReitmanKaren LiuGreg BurgessAilie FraserSimon PrietoBreck JonesPaul McGrealKaren ArnoldNATALIE MISTILISJosh SingerPhino DeLeonSchloss Edward J. MDRhyanon MurrayAmy Lynn ThornsenAdam WKelli BrockingtonStephen RawlingsBen MachtaVictoria YuKevin RiversGray DyerBrad ClarkChristopherMichael J. CunninghamKari KirkMark Boggsmino caposselaSteve PaquinMary SchoenmakerSarahDavid JoskeEmma SklarBernard KhooMarcRobert HeuerMatthew GoldenBrian MeldrumDavid NoahGeraldine ButlerRichard CambierMadeleine MaderFernando RodriguezTimothy DoughertyJason PrattStewart OakCaroline MillerAbbie BergSam NortonNicole SchleicherDoug BelewDermot CrowleyAchint SrivastavaRyan RairighMichael BermanBridget LyonsOlivia BishopJohn GisselquistElaine MartinKourothSharon TreeBelinda Mcgrath-steerLiz SegerEoin de BurcaKevin PotterM Shane BordersPete SimmSusan PleinDallas HockleyJana JJason GerryNathan GouwensWill Dwyer Alethea LeeLauren ReayEric PrestemonCookies250Spencer ShirleyDamian BradyAngela LivingstoneJeffyThanadrosDavid FriedmanPhillip DaltonSarah SulanDiane HughesKenneth TiongJo SutherlandMichael CasnerMichael YorkBarb CourtneyDerek BenderJen SmallLowell MeyerEtele IllesStephen TsoneffLorenz SchwarzBecca SampleWenJack SjogrenBenedict PenningtonGeoff GoldenRobyn FraserAlexander GeddesPascal RuegerRandy SouzaJCBrendan JubbClare HolbertonDiane TurnerTom ColemanMark PerryDhu WikMelEric HelmJake RobertsBriony LeoBill FullerJonathan DanielsMichael FlahertyJarrod SchindlerZoe LittleCaro Fieldmichael bochnerDuncanNaomi WatsonDavid CushmanAlexanderJeremy DawsonChris KGavin DoigSam FennTanner MortonAJ SchusterJennifer BushDavid StroudAmanda FurlottiAndrew BakerJuan Carlos Montemayor ElosuaMatt GaskellJules BaileyEero WahlstedtBill ThorntonBrian AmoebasBrett DouvilleJeffrey OlsonMatt BetzelMuellerNate from KalamazooMelanie StiversRichard TollerAlexander PolsonEarl LozadaJon O'KeefeJustin McElroyArjun SharmaJames JohnsonAndrew LeeKevin MorrellKevin PennyfeatherNicholas SchechterEmily WilliamsKIRK'S SUGGESTED LIST OF REAL BOOK TUNES TO LEARN*AA Child is BornA Fine RomanceA Night in TunisiaAfro BlueAfternoon in ParisAlice in WonderlandAll BluesAll of MeAll of YouAll the Things You AreAlone TogetherAnthropologyApril in ParisAutumn in New YorkAutumn LeavesB
Beautiful LoveBewitchedBlack OrpheusBlue BossaBlue In GreenBlue MonkBlues for AliceBlue TrainBody and SoulCChega De SaudadeChelsea BridgeConfirmationCorcovadoCottontail
DDarn that DreamDays of Wine and RosesDesafinadoDolphin DanceDon't Get Around Much AnymoreEEasy to LoveFFootprintsFourFreddie FreeloaderGGiant StepsGirl from IpanemaGod Bless the ChildGoodbye Porkpie HatGroovin HighHHave You Met Miss JonesHere's That Rainy DayHow High the MoonHow InsensitiveII Can't Get StartedI could Write a BookI Let a Song Go Out of my HeartI Love YouI Mean YouImpressionsIn a Mellow ToneIn a Sentimental MoodIn Your Own Sweet WayInvitationIt Don't Mean a ThingJJoy Spring (if you're feeling adventurous)Just FriendsK
There are no K songs in the Real Book! I take this personally!LLady BirdLike Someone in LoveLullaby of BirdlandLush Life (there will one day be an episode about this masterpiece)MMaiden VoyageMistyMood IndigoMr. P.C.My Favorite ThingsMy Foolish HeartMy Funny ValentineMy One and Only LoveNNight and DayNight has a Thousand EyesOOleoOnce I LovedOne Note SambaOut of NowherePPensatia (a difficult but beautiful tune)Pent-Up HousePrelude to a KissRRecordame‘Round MidnightSSatin DollScrapple from the AppleSeven Steps to HeavenThe Shadow of Your SmileSidewinderSomeday My Prince Will ComeSong For My FatherSophisticated LadySo WhatStella By StarlightStolen MomentsStompin' at the SavoyStraight, No ChaserSugarTTake FiveTake the “A” TrainThere Is no Greater LoveThere Will Never Be Another YouThey Can't Take That Away From MeTristeTurn Out The StarsUUp Jumped SpringWWaltz For DebbyWell You Needn'tWhen I Fall In LoveWindowsYYesterdaysYou Don't Know What Love Is*There are many other great tunes in the Real Book, this is just a selection to start with if you're learning repertoire. Also, feel free to skip any of these, especially the more beboppy tunes, if they're too tricky. Or if you don't like them. Or for whatever other reason. Good luck! ~K

Midlife Love Out Loud podcast
112: Beautifully Honest: Keys to the Kingdom of Manifesting Great Love with Lois Barth

Midlife Love Out Loud podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 31:38


There is power in being honest and yet it can get you in trouble.  If you're too direct, sometimes called being brutally honest, it can sting. Or, you might decide to let things go in the name of keeping the peace. Both can have dire consequences in love. In this episode,  Lois Barth shares how you can be BEAUTIFULLY HONEST, not make waves and own your power. When you can come from a place of authenticity, the skies the limit on successful dating and love. Lois Barth is a Human Development Expert, Speaker, Relationship and Business Coach, and author of the book, “Courage to SPARKLE; The Audacious Girls' Guide to Creating A Life that Lights You Up.” Lois champions heart-centered go-getters to succeed on their own terms, find more meaning, and have more impact. She has been the makeover life coach for SELF Magazine; Fitness Magazine and Fit Blog (Sears) as well as the “Stress Less--Thrive More” Lady for Connecticut. Style TV (ABC Affiliate). A sought after expert, Lois has been quoted and published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, SELF Magazine, to name a few. Her speaking clients include L'Oreal, Women in Banking, Capital One, Women in Trucking, Mid-Atlantic Women in Energy, Society of Women Engineers, and the American Heart Association to name a few. You cna find out more about Lois here: www.loisbarth.com Pick up her Evidence List- Build evidence for yourself that you can manifest the love of your life, Write to Lois here and in the subject line put: Evidence to get her amazing list. Want to stop going on sucky dates? Grab your MIDLIFE LOVE GUIDE TO SUCCESSFUL DATING and learn how you can call in Mr. Right, right now!  If you'd like some one-to-one coaching with Junie, grab your complimentary 30-minute Love Breakthrough Session today so she can support you on your love path. And don't forget to subscribe to Midlife Love Out Loud so that you don't miss a single episode. While you're at it, won't you take a moment to write a short review and rate our show? It would be greatly appreciated! To learn more about our previous guests, listen to past episodes, and get to know your host, go to www.CoachJunieMoon.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Film Posers
S4: E6 - The SLASHER Episode: How to Write One

Film Posers

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 48:04


Happy Spooky season! The Film Posers sit down and dissect various slasher films as well as give a few pointers on how to write a good one as part of their "Film Craft" series. Please rate, review, and subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts! Make sure to follow us on Twitter and Instagram @FilmPosers and subscribe to our YouTube channel for interviews, reviews, and more. Cover art designed by Josie Meléndez (@thejosiemarie). --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/filmposers/support

High Vibe & Healthy: Gut Health | Functional Nutrition | Whole Foods
#90: Identify & Overcome Food Sensitivities

High Vibe & Healthy: Gut Health | Functional Nutrition | Whole Foods

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 12:08


Do you suspect that foods may be triggering your symptoms? Food sensitivities are extremely common, and if you don't identify them, it may hold you back from healing.In this episode, I cover:• The difference between food sensitivities, food allergies and food intolerances• Two two different types of food sensitivities• How to identify your food sensitivities• Food sensitivity testing - yay or nay?• Whether you need to give up your trigger foods foreverSubscribe & ReviewI'd absolutely love for you to subscribe to my podcast so you don't miss an episode! I'll be adding a new episode each week, and if you're not subscribed you might miss out. Click here to subscribe in iTunes!If you have a few minutes to spare, I would be so grateful if you left a review over on iTunes. These reviews help other people find my podcast and they're also so much fun for me to read. Just click here to review, select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” and let me know what you enjoyed about the podcast. Thank you!Links from today's episodeLearn more and enrol in High Vibe & Gut Healthy: https://frandargaville.com/highvibe Be sure to use the code ‘PODCAST' for $50 off High Vibe & Gut Healthy.Click here to book your Free Strategy Session with Fran.Got a question you'd like answered? Contact Fran via Instagram on @frandargaville or by email on hello@frandargaville.com.

The Confidence Podcast
#465:Being Yourself When You Feel Disconnected from Others

The Confidence Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 41:06


  Podcast #465 Being Yourself When You Feel Disconnected from Others   In this episode of The Confidence Podcast we're talking about…. What to do when you feel like you don't belong, and you're not happy alone and not comfortable around people.How to connect when you feel unable to connect or connecting feels flat or insincere and unfulfillingManaging the fear of being misunderstood and hesitation in wanting to speak up, post or have a voice out of fear that good intentions might be misconstrued   REVIEW OF THE WEEK: I am so excited to writing this review. I have listened to a lot of podcasts…but this one takes the cake for me. Not only does it provide me with positive and encouragement, but it is so relatable to my life experiences, and genuinely brings me closer to God. Trish is so personal and connects with every path of life that you could be headed down. She encourages you to take that step back to really focus on your life and the goals you have for yourself, and gives you the tools to make it what you've always imagined it to be. Thank you Trish for your guidance and continuous support. I'm so blessed by and grateful for you and this podcast. My path has never been so clear.   BE LIKED WORKSHOP If you want to learn how to like yourself, and how to be more liked, then you need to grab instant access to my newest masterclass, How to Be More Liked. Get access immediately today at www.trishblackwell.com/beliked   WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE YOU DON'T BELONG Learn how to be by yourself, and what the normal amount of down time is by yourself. Know what your head says to yourself when you're lonely. Mine says: You don't matter. No one cares about you. What you do doesn't matter. You're alone. Nothing matters. Everyone else is doing something interesting. Recognize the lies.Learn to like spending time with yourself.Normalize boredom.Admit that you're lonely, but know you're not alone; it's not just you.Write down positive memories or gratitude.Intentionally pursue connection with others- people or animals, known or unknown.Create a schedule, including a bedtime. (Sadness amplifies at night) It's harder to feel alone when you have a plan and a purpose.   HOW TO CONNECT WHEN YOU FEEL UNABLE TO CONNECT …Or connecting feels flat and insincere and unfulfilling Take away the vanity metrics of superficial and insincere relationships and connections on social media. Every connection you have is gold - don't downplay connection you do have because that person "is supposed to like you or help you" Connection is vulnerable. But you are brave, and open. You are willing to be seen, and if you are, you will be able to connect. But to be willing to be seen you have know that you are enough. You are worthy of being seen. Your story is interesting and matters. Your hobbies and likes are not random, or boring. Connection takes time, and practice. It's created tiny moment at a time. Practice with strangers, where there's no risk. Give a compliment. Start up a conversation. Go out of your way. Get curious. Connection comes from curiosity and conversation.   MANAGING THE FEAR OF BEING MISUNDERSTOOD Being misunderstood doesn't mean that you don't belong. We crave understanding. "I believe you have to be willing to be misunderstood if you're going to innovate." -Jeff Bezos Left unchecked, the fear of being misunderstood will: Stop you from being you Slow down your creativity Create overthinking and overwhelm, making you stuck in your own head Prevent you from creating connection with others Put blocks in your exploration of new ideas or thoughts Adjust your expectations.Decide how you want to define and understand yourself.Recognize your own place in the world and how you contribute.Be open to mistakes, failures and embarrassment as neutral experiencesAcknowledge your vulnerability and embrac...

Everyday Driver Car Debate
645: The Great Car Shortage, Clean Slate For UAE, First To Be Judged

Everyday Driver Car Debate

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 61:01


The car hunt has changed dramatically within a short period of time, and Daniel J. asks the guys about a potential future car shortage for Topic Tuesday. Then, Nick K. will split his time between the UAE and Canada, and wants to know what a perfect setup looks like for both countries. Social media questions ask if the guys would recut older shows with licensed music, why do journalists constantly want updated powertrains and new designs, and what part of a new car is the first to be judged? Seasons 1-8 are available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo worldwide, and Season 9 available soon. Please rate and review us on iTunes, and the TV show on IMDB and Amazon. Write to us with your Car Debates, Car Conclusions, and Topic Tuesdays at everydaydrivertv@gmail.com or everydaydriver.com. Share the podcast with your car enthusiast friends!