Posts by Rick Clemons

279: Taking a chance on BOLD FREEDOM – Robin Finney

Imagine leaving your job of 11 years, getting rid of your apartment, and packing up and heading off to Thailand with no real plans other than to reset. It’s a bold move with a capital “B.” One that others may not understand, but that’s ok…yes, seriously, that’s OK. It’s literally more about taking a jump…

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278: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Are you an audacious Buddha?

I’ve been called a Buddha. Not because of my enlightenment. Because of my size. Ok, somewhat because I have some wisdom – but I’m still no Buddha.  However, I do have the kind of wisdom that comes from learning life lessons that truly make you see the Yin and Yang that bring you inner peace,…

276: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Your Ego. Your biggest enemy!

My ego has almost killed me. Several times in my life. Then I started to see it as a wake up call to bigger things. To more honest and authentic ways of showing up in the world. It still gets in the way, but what happens when you finally realize your ego can be your…

275: LGBTQ Acceptance Work Is Never Done – Amy McDonald

Sure gay marriage is a constitutional right…at least for now. And if you monitor pop culture, you might think that LGBTQ folks are just a standard presence, so why are we still having this conversation. The truth is, 42 percent of LGBT — lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender — adults experience workplace discrimination. 85 percent of…

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274: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Your buttoned up life

Have you ever really thought about what you wear and the signal that sends out to the world? Are you buttoned up, or super stylish? Frumpy or making a statement? It’s very interesting to observe the world of our clothing and to see if it is projecting our true selves or if we are living…

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273: Struggle Is A Gift – Meridith Elliott Powell

Do the time. Tow the line. And of course, “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.”  All great words of wisdom. But when you’re in the struggle, no words seem to do the trick. That’s why changing your perspective, and seeing struggle as a gift can make all the difference in the world.…

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272: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Choose Chicken. Don’t gamble.

The imprints we leave with the words we use can scar anyone for life, but for sure, the words a parent says can have a huge impact. Listen to learn how a Father may have just set the tone for his son’s life with the simple choice of Chicken Tacos. Website Twitter Facebook

271: One Yes Can Get You Out Of The Closet – Sherene McHenry

You do what you believe you’re meant to do – follow a certain career path, pursue the love of your life, build a family you’ve always dreamed of, and plan for retirement. That’s all good, but what happens when you still feel empty, unfulfilled, and no joy? Or even better yet, what happens when you…

270: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – You can’t do anything without this!

Nothing happens until you allow the “un-” in your life to be part of the journey. What is the “un-“? You’re just going to have to listen and learn why the “un-‘s” are such an important part of doing anything in life, especially, anything worth doing!   Website Twitter Facebook