Posts Tagged ‘Advice’

296: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Quit Living Someone Else’s Dreams

Ok, you’re stuck and trying to figure out your next steps for getting your shit together. Over and over again you make a run at it and before you know it, you’re still stuck. But it’s not really you that’s stuck, it’s your dream that is stuck because it’s not your dream but someone else’s…

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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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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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.…

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…

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…

284: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – The Closet Of Racism

The hands of time seem to be spinning backwards at an alarming rate. Hate, discrimination, violence towards people of color has become a norm, and worst of all it is being tolerated. But it doesn’t have to be this way, nor does it have to be that “all lives matter.” In the words of Jesse…

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282: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Take Pride and Don’t Back Down

It’s Pride Month. Or at least that’s what those of us in the LGBTQI community call it. Not sure what Drumph and his cronies in Washington are going to say this year, since they didn’t’ really say anything last year. But screw them! We are here, were queer, and we have advocates all over the…

280: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Outsmarting the cynics

The reside everywhere. In our heads, in our relationships, at work, our friendships. No matter where you turn there is a cynic ready to tear apart your joy, your ideas, your happiness. No biggie. You’ve got something to combat that. A bold move, or a few of them, but only if you give yourself permission…

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