Posts Tagged ‘overcoming struggles’

380: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Closing Chapters, Creating New Ones

vision and success

Today I’m closing chapters on the weekly Rant and Riffs segments. Don’t worry, those segments will still show up from time to time, but it’s time to let it go and focus on my new podcast 40 Plus: Real Men. Real Talk. That will be released on this day and time every week. As I…

378.1: Bonus Episode – Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Enjoying the buffet of life

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Appetizers. Main course. Side Dishes. Desert. Sounds like it’s a full blown brunch. Now put your imagination caps on, and see that brunch buffet as the buffet of your life. So often we get focused on the main dish that we forget to appreciate the rest of the buffet. Here’s my take on something that…

377: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – I’m not KKK but I have some similarities to them as an LGBTQ Person

Right wing. Left wing. Democrats. Republicans. Extremists. Conservatives. We have more in common than we think. But, I’m admitting something that is a deep dark secret of mine today. I’ve got quite a bit in common with the KKK as a gay man. There I’ve admitted it. In fact, as a member of the LGBTQ,…

375: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Uncloseting The Bully Within

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You’d be lying if you said, “I’ve never been bullied!” Hate to say it, we all have a bully. What might surprise you is that bully resides within. Everytime you put yourself down, or make a snide remark, or find yourself question your abilities, you tend to easily go down the path of bullying yourself.…

373: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – I Don’t Know, I Don’t Know, I Don’t Know

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Three of the most used words in the English language are…I don’t know. You don’t? I don’t either. Not sure that statement is true, but I do know that way to many of us say, “I don’t know…” way to much. I’m guilty as charged and so are you.  Here’s a simple exercise to help…

371: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – You can never be limitless without these steps

What does it mean to live in a space of where you feel limitless? If you listed to episode 370 with my friend Laura Gassner Otting, you know her new book –Limitless: How to Ignore Everybody, Carve Your Own Path, and Live Your Best Life – is all about setting yourself free to be in a…

369: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Obliging Your Humanity

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Honestly, there’s a lot of humanity damaging going on in the good old USA these days. Mostly from the political arena. Now with the Mueller investigation behind us, it seems that once again certain leaders whom I will not name because it makes me sick to the stomach to even consider typing his name, have…

367: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Uncloseting Depression

depression

Depression. Stigma. Shame. Misery. If you suffer with depression you know the stigma, shame, and misery depression causes in your life. To often those feelings lead you to hate your depression and try to fight it. Truth is, there is no fighting depression. Yes you can take medications to help balance it out, but to…

365: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Three Steps For Curing Unhealthy Obliging

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To often we oblige for all the wrong reasons. Today I give you 3 steps for Curing Unhealthy Obliging. These steps came out of the podcast interview I recently did with Jeff Goins on Episode 364, where he discovered, so many of his own thoughts were what was keeping him hostage from living his life…

363: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Uncloseting Respect For Women – International Women’s Day

International Women's Day

Once a year we have the opportunity to celebrate women across the globe and contribute to raising awareness about gender bias on International Women’s Day. It’s time to uncloset disrespect of women, and celebrate their achievements, by creating a gender-balanced world. Today we make bold moves to celebrate everything that is the essence of women…