Posts by Rick Clemons

Episode 295: The Art of Discomfort – Polis Loizou

Where does never following conventions or bowing down to peer pressure lead you? To start a London-based theatre company despite never having previously studied theatre or staged a show, of course. Or maybe it leads you to get lost in Marrakech as a teenager or becoming completely exposed in a Japanese Onsen. All of these…

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294: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Stop Making Excuses

OMG. This is my worst nightmare, and probably yours too, but you may not be admitting it yet. We are a society addicted to making excuses. Yes addicted. Shocking as that may seem, we make excuses, like we change our underwear. And then we wonder why we can’t make headway, be successful, or get our…

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293: Bold Moves Keep On Coming – Davis Mallory

The truth is, once you make a bold move, you’ve got the blueprint, and you can keep those bold moves coming. Doesn’t mean it’s a piece of cake, or that you can dance and sing your way through life, unless that’s what your bold moves are all about. But, that singing, songwriting, dancing and acting…

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292: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Confronting Confusion

You’re struggling to get on track. It’s a part of getting your shit together, but one thing that just keeps creeping up is the constant CONFUSION. Should you do this, or do that? If you do it, will it be the right move? CONFUSION, CONFUSION, CONFUSION. So how do you remedy the situation? YOU CONFRONT…

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291: Confronting Conflict To Live A Bold Life – Lynne Hurdle

No one likes conflict. No one. But, it’s a necessary part of making bold moves and needed to live your life uncloseted. And that’s the truth. Nothing worth having, no life worth living boldly, and no closet that you come out of to live your life uncloseted happens without conflict. But that doesn’t mean it…

290: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Getting over permission phobia

Continuing our exploration of 10 Brutally Honest, Non-Scientific, No Guru Needed Ways to Get your Shit Together, today we dive into magical mystical world of PERMISSION! Not PERMISSION from others, but the oft overlooked world of giving yourself PERMISSION to do the thing, make the bold move, and to live your life on your terms.…

289: Living The Uncloseted Life – The Self-Taught Road. – Kieran McKeefery

Go to college. Get a degree. Get a job. Get married. Yada, yada, yada. That’s what we’re supposed to do. Or at least that’s what most people are told they are supposed to do to be successful. Oh and let’s not forget to keep the steady paying job, even if it’s killing you…or at least…

288: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Admit it. You Don’t Have Your Shit Together

Here’s the thing. None of us really has our shit together. We all have shit, shit, shit in our lives. So don’t let anyone tell you they’ve totally got it together. But when you don’t feel like you do have your shit together, sometimes it’s validating to realize, “I’m not alone!” Here’s a few insights…

287: When Opposites No Longer Attract – Michael J. Testa

It’s a story that’s been told. Yet so many still believe there’s no reason to tell this story again. That’s complete bullshit. These stories need to be told, so that everyone can hear them and realize, that there are still many marriages where opposites do not attract but people are trying to play the game,…

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286: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Men & Masculinity in a #METOO World

This one is for the guys…but you ladies can listen to, as I’m calling forth the men of the world to make a bold move and step out of their bullshit masculinity and be a little vulnerable. To be real. To be men without macho crap weighing them down. It’s time for men to start…