10 episodes

This podcast is about change. It's about creating the best version of yourself so that you can help others achieve the same. At its core, this podcast is about being an influencer. It's about being the role model that we all need. Each episode will cover one or more parts of living a successful life; relationships, health, spirituality, and money.

Creating Your Best Self Podcast David N. Johnson & T. Lavon Lawrence

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

This podcast is about change. It's about creating the best version of yourself so that you can help others achieve the same. At its core, this podcast is about being an influencer. It's about being the role model that we all need. Each episode will cover one or more parts of living a successful life; relationships, health, spirituality, and money.

    Harnessing Boredom for Creativity, Reflection, And Growth

    Harnessing Boredom for Creativity, Reflection, And Growth

    Boredom. We’ve all experienced it. Those long, draggy afternoons, the restless waiting in lines, those moments when time seems to stand still, and our minds scream for stimulation. But what if we told you that these moments, rather than being wasted, hold a secret power?







    Would you want us to tell you about it?

    • 50 min
    Unifying the Four Pillars: Practical Steps to Live Your Best Life

    Unifying the Four Pillars: Practical Steps to Live Your Best Life

    In this insightful episode we dive deeper into the four pillars that form the foundation of living your best life: Relationships, Career, Spirituality, and Health. Tune in as we explore the intricacies of each pillar, their intersections, and their cumulative impact on our lives.







    We take an in-depth look at how our relationships influence our mental and physical health, and the role of healthy boundaries within these relationships. We examine how our career paths can reflect our spiritual values and how spirituality provides a profound sense of purpose in our careers.







    This episode doesn’t stop at theory; it equips you with practical strategies to bring balance and fulfillment into your daily life. We introduce the concept of the Personal Balance Scorecard, a tool for self-evaluation, and stresses the importance of scheduling and prioritizing, setting achievable goals, and maintaining mindfulness and reflection on your journey towards your best life.







    Join us for a profound discussion that offers a balanced approach to personal development and success, highlighting the potential for a more fulfilling life when these pillars work in harmony.







    Listen now and take your first steps towards creating your best life!

    • 1 hr 6 min
    4 Pillars of Creating Your Best Life: Part #4 – Finding Passion & Purpose At Work

    4 Pillars of Creating Your Best Life: Part #4 – Finding Passion & Purpose At Work

    In this episode, we’re going to unwrap six essential elements of achieving career success, while also maintaining that crucial balance with our health, relationships, and spirituality. We’ll be discussing:









    * Passion and Purpose – How to find what truly lights you up and use it to drive your career.







    * Continual Learning and Skill Development – The importance of remaining a lifelong student and constantly evolving in your professional journey.







    * Work-Life Balance – Ways to ensure that your career complements your life instead of consuming it.







    * Network and Relationships at Work – Why it’s crucial to forge strong bonds in your professional arena and how to do it effectively.







    * Resilience and Adaptability – How to bounce back from career setbacks and be flexible in the face of change.







    * Personal Branding and Self-Promotion – Strategies for becoming your own cheerleader and making your mark in your field.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    4 Pillars of Creating Your Best Life: Part #3 – Building Powerful Relationships

    4 Pillars of Creating Your Best Life: Part #3 – Building Powerful Relationships

    In part 3 we discuss the power of creating lifelong relationships by discussing 6 important points:









    * How to be more understanding







    * Howe to show love & appreciation







    * Being your best self







    * The importance of spending time together







    * How to be honest and trustworthy







    * The tough one, wow to be a better communicator









    It’s important to note that the relationships that we cover in this episode go much further than just romantic ones as we discuss friendship, family, and even work relationships.







    Bonus: We left a blooper at the end!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    4 Pillars of Creating Your Best Life: Part #2 – Mental & Physical Health

    4 Pillars of Creating Your Best Life: Part #2 – Mental & Physical Health

    In part 2 we discuss the importance of taking care of yourself both mentally and physically. When it comes to your physical health you must focus on 5 things:







    * Regular activity* Good nutrition* Drinking lots of water* Your Gut health, and* Getting adequate rest







    For mental health, we discuss 3 different topics:







    * Psychological,* Emotional, and* Social well-being.







    This episode is packed full of actionable advice so be ready to take some notes!

    • 51 min
    4 Pillars of Creating Your Best Life: Part #1 - Spirituality

    4 Pillars of Creating Your Best Life: Part #1 - Spirituality

    Spirituality is the first pillar for a reason. Without your spiritual core, which we will talk about in a minute, you can’t have the kind of outward relationships that are important to living a good life. You can’t be healthy, not truly healthy because true health is both physical AND mental. And your career will suffer because you aren’t connected with your bigger purpose. Your life will lack true meaning. 







    There are 3 aspects of spirituality that we will discuss during this episode:







    * Relationship (the most important one, the one that you have with yourself) * Values, and* Purpose







    These 3 aspects form the foundation of your spiritual core.







    Think of your spiritual core as you would your physical core strength.  Your physical core is a group of muscles that stabilize and control both the pelvis and the spine. It’s less about strength and how much you can bench and more about being able to maintain the body’s posture.







    Your core strength helps you to get off the floor, stand up, or sit. It promotes efficient movement and improves performance. It allows you to be more resilient and less prone to injury. This is exactly how we want you to think about your spiritual core. It makes you more resilient and less prone to injury.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

T. Lavon Lawrence ,

I'm Just an Ol' Chunk o' Coal, But I'mma Gonna Be My Best Self Someday!

Great Podcast - lots of energy, personal examples, and real-world, practical solutions for personal growth. Gets better with every episode, as they get better, too.

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