Posts Tagged ‘Bold Moves’

300: Celebrating Bold Moves, Living Life Uncloseted, and 300 Episodes – Rick Clemons

The year was 2012. On a whim and a nudge from my friend Leah Jantzen I embarked on the journey of an internet radio show entitled “The Coming Out Lounge.” 26 shows later I decided I was done, but, as with most good things in life, I wasn’t done, I was only just beginning. Two…

297: Behaving Boldly, Chasing Dreams, Pony’s & Fridays – Elise Russell

Sometimes you’ve got to chase your dreams, make a bold move, and focus on two things that you find make you happy. For some that might be eating pizza and going on vacation. For others it could be taking a stand for advocacy, or stepping out of a situation that no longer serves you. However,…

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

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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!

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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…

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

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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

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

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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

266: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – The Bold Move of Saying “No”

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Have you ever found yourself saying, “No,” and then realizing you wish you’d said yes. Or maybe, doing the reverse. Saying “Yes,” when you wish you’d said, “No?” Of course you have. We all do. In fact I just did it this week and it got me thinking, “Rick, you gotta learn to say No!”…