18 episodes

What if the true measure of success was happiness, and that stress was just an illusion?

Join Dr. Rich Constantine, Elijah Desmond and a myriad of interesting and inspiring guests as they share some of the daily practices they use to help them succeed in all facets of life.

Listen, laugh, and learn as co-hosts Rich and Elijah, and their guests, share their favorite stories, jokes and music to bring you “Constant Smiles".

Constant Smiles Elijah Desmond & Dr. Rich Constantine

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What if the true measure of success was happiness, and that stress was just an illusion?

Join Dr. Rich Constantine, Elijah Desmond and a myriad of interesting and inspiring guests as they share some of the daily practices they use to help them succeed in all facets of life.

Listen, laugh, and learn as co-hosts Rich and Elijah, and their guests, share their favorite stories, jokes and music to bring you “Constant Smiles".

    Work-Life Integration, Creativity, and Healthy Routines with Evan Meyer

    Work-Life Integration, Creativity, and Healthy Routines with Evan Meyer

    We could all use a bit more beauty in the world.
    Here to make that happen is Evan Meyer, Founder of BeautifyEarth.com. He joins this episode of Constant Smiles with hosts Dr. Rich Constantine and Elijah Desmond.
    Evan talks about how he got started on his journey, his secrets for success, and how he stays healthy every day. Evan also shares his unique take on the work-life balance and why he believes everyone is creative at heart.
    Evan is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for artfully revitalizing urban settings, civic service, and building thoughtful organizations, communities, and cultures.
    BeautifyEarth.com is a tech platform and marketplace that speed tracks the urban beautification process through art. It works alongside BeautifyEarth.org, a sister organization and public charity that beautifies schools in the communities that need it most. BeautifyEarth has now facilitated thousands of murals around the planet, working with hundreds of communities, community organizations, cities, and national brands.
    He is also the Founder of RideAmigos.com, a tech platform that optimizes commuter travel and behavior through intelligent programs and analytics for governments, large enterprises, and universities, serving many regions across the US.
    In this episode, find out:
    How Evan got started on his journey
    Why Evan prefers the term “work-life integration” over “work-life balance”
    How Evan stays healthy with a solid morning routine
    Why scientists are some of the most creative people in the world
    Why everyone is creative at heart, it’s just about how you apply it
    Mentions and Links:
    https://www.beautifyearth.com/ (BeautifyEarth.com)
    https://www.beautifyearth.com/nonprofit (BeautifyEarth.org)
    https://rideamigos.com/ (RideAmigos)

    • 23 min
    How to Seize the Day and Just Do It with Zee Rojas

    How to Seize the Day and Just Do It with Zee Rojas

    Are you ready to seize the day and start making your dreams a reality?
    Get rid of those lingering doubts and stop waiting for the perfect moment to start.
    For a little inspiration kick, tune in to this episode of Constant Smiles, where Dr. Rich Constantine and Elijah Desmond chat with Zee Rojas about business, healthy habits, and going after your dreams.
    Zee Rojas is an entrepreneur, marketing professional, and world traveler. As Founder of Wild Hearts Agency, a social and lifestyle digital marketing, PR, and collaborative agency based in Santa Monica, California, Zee uses creativity and insight to understand her client’s needs. She combines her passion for the industry with her pragmatic business sense to leverage that knowledge into outcomes that will elevate both hers and her clients’ businesses.
    Zee is also a Community Marketing Manager for Bumble, where she builds and brings communities together through activated events and collaborations. She’s been featured in “The Little Brand Book” as one of twelve influential people making positive moves. She’s also a committee member for the Annual Los Angeles Zoo Gala.
    When she’s not working, you can find Zee at the gym, planning her next international trip, supporting her friends’ ventures, or finding good causes to volunteer her time to.
    Hear how Zee went from waiting tables to establishing a successful marketing agency and a dream life. She shares her "seize the day" approach to life and how she stays healthy and productive.
    In this episode, we find out:
    How Zee first started out in business
    What made her leave real estate and head into marketing
    How she dealt with lost business during the pandemic while also expecting a baby
    Why you can’t wait for the perfect moment
    Why working out is a daily practice for body and mental health
    How healthy eating became a habit
    Who Zee thinks would make a great Constant Smiles gues
    Mentions and Links:
    http://www.wildheartsagency.com/ (Wild Hearts Agency)

    • 26 min
    How to Live Through Love with Ruben Rojas

    How to Live Through Love with Ruben Rojas

    What does it mean to lead your life with love?
    In this inspiring episode of Constant Smiles, special guest Ruben Rojas joins hosts Dr. Rich Constantine and Elijah Desmond.
    Ruben seeks to inspire others to live their life through love. He’s an artist, muralist and activist on a mission to ignite creativity and encourage people to see the world through his eyes. Ruben’s preferred canvas is the city, and he’s painted murals across the US, in states including California, Texas, Florida, Washington, and Mississippi. His artwork stands as a vibrant and powerful reminder of what it is to truly feel.
    Listen to learn how Ruben’s love for life drives his day-to-day and hear his words of wisdom for living to the fullest.
    In this episode, find out:
    How Ruben’s incredible career path led him to art
    Why Ruben believes we should lead with love
    How self-awareness and emotional intelligence drives Ruben
    Why fitness is Ruben’s non-negotiable
    What helped Ruben decide to bet on himself
    Ruben’s words of advice for anyone looking to follow in his footsteps
    What’s in store for Ruben’s future
    Ruben’s routine for staying present and grounded
    Mentions and Links
    https://rubenrojas.com/ (Ruben Rojas’s website)
    https://www.instagram.com/rubenrojas (Ruben’s Instagram)

    • 27 min
    How to Stay Positive and Present with Orlando Bowen

    How to Stay Positive and Present with Orlando Bowen

    How can you stay positive even when things get tough? The key is to always remain present.
    In this episode of Constant Smiles, Dr. Rich Constantine and Elijah Desmond are joined by Orlando Bowen to talk all about positivity.
    Orlando Bowen is a keynote speaker whose mission is to inspire people to be GameChangers in the lives of others. He is a former pro football player whose career was cut short due to an assault by two armed men, one of whom was charged and sentenced to multiple years in prison. As a sign of his character, Orlando publicly forgave his attackers. He now works to inspire people to see the humanity in each other and then to stand for that humanity.
    Orlando shares his inspiring story of forgiveness and overcoming trauma by focusing on the present. He says that “forgiveness is a high-performance tool” and encourages people to let go of the past and focus on what they can do right now.
    Listen to this episode for Orlando’s inspiring words and tips for remaining positive.
    In this episode, find out:
    How Orlando got to where he is today
    Orlando’s mantra for letting go of the past
    How COVID has affected Orlando’s work-life-family balance
    How Orlando sets his day up for success
    Orlando’s number one piece of advice
    What Orlando’s top dental tool is
    Orlando shares who he thinks would make a great Constant Smiles guest
    Mentions and Links
    https://www.orlandobowen.com/ (Orlando Bowen’s website)
    https://onevoiceoneteam.org/ (OneVoice OneTeam)

    • 22 min
    How to Stick to What You Believe In with Elec Simon

    How to Stick to What You Believe In with Elec Simon

    How do you stick to your guns and what you believe in? How do you stay true to yourself while battling your demons?
    In this episode of Constant Smiles, Dr. Rich Constantine and Elijah Desmond are joined by Elec Simon for a raw and honest talk about believing in yourself.
    Elec Simon is a born entertainer, percussionist, emcee, and motivational speaker who inspires aspiring and established musicians of all ages.
    He’s a former cast member of the Broadway show “STOMP” and a member of the world-renowned jazz group “Pieces of a Dream.” Elec is also part of the “The Cleveland Cavaliers 216 Stix”, a group of talented percussionists who use anything from buckets to trashcans to create a show-stopping rhythm for the NBA.
    Elec talks about how to stick to what you believe, build positive relationships, and share love and kindness with others. He shares his own struggles with mental health and why we can’t compare one person’s struggles with another’s.
    Listen to this episode to hear Elec’s many mic-drop moments and raw truths.
    In this episode, find out:
    Why it’s so important to believe in what you’re doing
    How to stop second guessing yourself and stay motivated
    Elec’s approach to mental health challenges
    Why it’s unfair to compare people and their individual struggles
    How Elec focuses on love and kindness in the world
    What Elec’s top dental tool is
    Elec shares who he thinks would make a great Constant Smiles guest.
    Mentions and Links
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3mvMHNX_2oandfeature=youtu.be (Elec Simon — Motivational Musical)
    https://www.instagram.com/elecsimon/?igshid=1aahpx5l5hp5p (Elec’s Instagram)
    https://www.nba.com/cavaliers/entertainment/216stix (Cleveland Cavaliers 216stix)

    • 31 min
    How to Commit to Personal Growth with Carlin Isles

    How to Commit to Personal Growth with Carlin Isles

    What does it take to achieve your dreams? How can you bypass the doubts in your mind and stay on the right path? It’s a challenge most of us come up against at some point in our lives.
    In this episode of Constant Smiles, Dr. Rich Constantine and Elijah Desmond speak with Carlin Isles about achieving your dreams, keeping your mind focused and your eyes on the prize.
    An Ohio native, Carlin Isles, is the fastest rugby player in the world, a 2016 USA Olympian, certified life coach, ex NFL player, and a pro sprinter. Among other things, he is a Fabletics ambassador and a Red Bull athlete.
    Carlin shares his unique and inspiring way of looking at the world. He explains the importance of understanding your subconscious mind and how it affects behavior. He also gives his tips for staying on track, believing in yourself, and creating positive daily habits.
    Listen to this episode to see how Carlin got to where he is now, what drives him and how he stays positive.
    In this episode, find out:
    How keeping the dream alive has been one of Carlin’s biggest challenges
    The importance of believing in yourself and being true to yourself
    What advice Carlin would give to young people trying to succeed in sports
    Carlin’s philosophy on the subconscious mind
    How Carlin maintains positive habits every day
    Carlin’s top stress relief outlets
    Carlin reveals what his must-have dental tool is
    Carlin shares who he thinks would make a great Constant Smiles guest in the future.
    Mentions and Links:
    https://www.redbull.com/gb-en/athlete/carlin-isles (Redbull’s Carlin Isles profile)

    • 27 min

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