Posts Tagged ‘personal development’

372: Making a Bold Escape – Cults and Mixed Orientation Marriage – Aideen Finnola

Aideen T Finnola

Imagine living a life of abuse – mental, cult religion, and hidden mixed orientation marriage – where all you did was feel neglected. Now imagine that this went for almost 40 years and you had been so brainwashed and gaslighted that you believed this was the way life was meant to be. From cult religious…

370: Be Bold. Be Limitless – Laura Gassner Otting

What if success doesn’t equal happiness? What if happiness doesn’t grow on trees? What if you live your life believing you can’t do, blah, blah, blah? What if the problem is you and not seeing that you are limitless? Many of us spend our lives pursuing a singular idea of success, one that was created…

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342: (UN)closeting Confidence & Your Personal Freak – Laura Gassner Otting

We’ve all struggled with confidence and being who we are. Shame, guilt, comparisons all get in the way of our happiness. Then one day we discover we’ve been sucked into success as for of happiness, rather than letting our own unique freak guide us to living our passionate lives and purpose on this earth. There…

340: Boldly Turning The World Into Your Classroom – Vanessa Tharp

Life keeps moving along. Her job brings you joy. She travels every chance she gets. She’s consistently doing the inner work to bring herself closer to her soul center. Looking at her from the outside you’d think this gal’s got it all together, and she pretty much does. Ah, but there’s more. Her burning desire…

338: To Recovery With Love – Sharon Otness

One day you wake up and realize that self-care is not an option. It is a must. All the fun, fun, fun of drinking and partying has turned into another disastrous wake-up call on Monday morning where your child looks at you with disgust. Getting by is no longer acceptable. Drinking through it doesn’t ease…

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336: Coach-to-Coach, Truths About Coming Out Later In Life – Anne-Marie Zanzal

It’s been awhile since we’ve done a “He said, she said” or a “Coach To Coach” segment. But when I was contact by Anne-Marie Zanzal, I knew it was time. Especially given our political climate where it appears that the far right, and maybe even the leaning right are coming after the LGBTQ community. Typically…

334: Uncloseting Body Language – Leo (Lay-O) Cardenas

Imagine knowing exactly what someone is thinking. Or, at least having a pretty good idea of what they are thinking, all because their body speaks louder than their words. You could tell if they were really interested in a date. You’d be able to determine if he was serious about promoting you. Possibly you’d discover…

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330: Making The Bold Move of Kindness – Jill Lublin

Kindness. At times it seems to be elusive. Especially in our world today. People from all walks of life seem more divisive and at odds with one another. Yet, how different would we all be, myself included, if we practiced more kindness, empathy, and understanding? It could be, and probably would be a completely different…

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328: Bringing Hollywood Out of The LGBTQ Closet – Jason T. Gaffney

Imagine, in the land of imagination – Hollywood – that LGBTQ characters have leading roles that are never based on stereotypes. That the main conflicts of LGBTQ characters face on the big screen aren’t based solely on their sexual orientation. That female characters have roles that go beyond mother, wife, daughter, and/or woman-in-jeopardy. And, that…

320: Boldly Play Like Your Life Depends On It – Jeff Harry

Innocence lost. Adulting too much. Then suddenly you’re stressed, searching for your passion, and feeling like you’re getting nowhere. All because, you forgot how to play. Yes, play like a child. No fear, imaginations gone wild, and just doing what kids do…play! What a fun closet to come out of…the one that says, “Play is…

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