The notion that once we reach middle age our best years are behind us is utter hogwash! The secret is to filter the idealism of youth through the lenses of adult experience, a winning combination. Wake up! It is time to remove layers of self-doubt and to recapture positive emotions. Join host Roy Richards and guests as they confront common midlife career, lifestyle and relationship challenges and point the way to a brighter tomorrow.
Stressed Out? Seven Tools to Healing and Parenting Without Punishment
In the U. S. today, 50% of the population is suffering from one or more stress-related diseases--does that include you or someone you love? Integral medicine physician, Steven Hall, MD, advises that any off-kilter aspect of your life, not just physical illness or discomfort, could be the cause. Tune in to discover how "integral medicine" can challenge the root cause of any ailment, including stress, by blending the best of conventional medicine with alternative approaches to healing. Learn why you should never attempt to suppress stressful thoughts but rather to highlight and analyze them then consciously attack what brings them on. Review Dr. Hall's "seven tools of healing" and uncover how to locate them inside your own higher consciousness. Child-rearing expert Emily Slingluff highlights how to raise happy, well-adjusted offspring from birth to adulthood without punishment. Discover her three basic k
A Fresh New Perspective on Quarantine Fatigue
Our country--indeed the whole world--has been in various stages of COVID-19 lockdown since March 2020 and health experts warn that we're not out of the woods yet. Tune in for advice from a lady who has experienced quarantine before, suffered frustrations and came out stronger and more positive.
Following 2010 kidney and pancreas transplants, life coach and author Nikki Nardizzi was quarantined for 30 days. She also has been legally blind since age 23. Tune in to learn of quarantine restrictions on Nikki's movements, her social interaction, her career and relationships.
Discover how a bad attitude impacted her marriage and resulted in trial separation. Uncover actions Nikki took on her own to retain her sanity, redefine herself and successfully rebuild her marriage. Receive tips on exercises, meditation and family activities which you can rely upon during the current COVID-19 crisis. Host Roy Richards examines then debunks common excuses for delaying personal midlife renewal.
Simple Tools for Stressed Out Parents
Social distancing along with your children while furloughed, unemployed or working from home is making parenting much harder. It's even more difficult if you as a parent must assume an active role in your child's home schooling. Guest, veteran educator, author and bullying prevention expert, Laurie Marshall offers creative solutions that can help your whole family get along and together safely blow off stress during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Tune in for suggestions on how to make home-based learning fun while broadening your children's horizons. Discover safe ways your teens and pre-teens to can socialize during the pandemic, rather than simply telling them what they can't do. Uncover the benefit of taking three deep breaths before lashing out at a family member and how to convince your kids that temporary social isolation will pay off for them in the long run. Host Roy Richards explains why in allocating limited time and financial resources, it makes sense to "enjoy and employ."
Take this Challenge Tomorrow Morning Before You Get Out of Bed
\Do you wake up each morning to the usual spate of local and national bad news making you fearful, angry and unenthused about the day ahead? Inspirational wellness coach Cathleen Elle introduces a simple exercise to perform each morning before getting out of bed that can set you up for a new day filled with joy, confidence and solid plans for accomplishment. Tune in to learn how this easy 2-to-3-minute morning ritual can completely shift and brighten your outlook on the day ahead. Gain inspiration from Cathleen Elle's 10-year journey from grief to purpose following the suicide of her 19-year-old son. Discover fourteen steps you can take to confront traumatic COVID-19-related events like job loss, end of marriage or severe illness. Learn why you should view death of a loved one not as the final end but only as "transition" of the person you love. Host Roy Richards presents his concept of 'enjoyable servanthood' as your ideal model for sustainable, joyful and productive post-renewal living.
Help Your Teenagers Navigate Social Distancing Stress
Isolation caused by COVID-19 social distancing has been hard for most of us, but especially on our teens! Guest, integral medicine practitioner Steven Hall, M.D. affirms that socializing with peers is very important to teenagers; in fact, a normal and crucial stage of teenage development. Learn how COVID-19 social distancing may be creating some especially powerful negative emotions in your teenage son or daughter. Understand why remote communication through social media is only a partial but not fully adequate substitution for meeting face-to-face. Tune in for some simple yet powerful advice that can help your teens (and you as their parent) get through these challenging times. Introduce your teens (and yourself) to Dr. Hall's amazing "7 Tools of Healing," simple yet when practiced together help ensure a long, healthy and happy adult life regardless of challenges. Host Roy Richards reminds neglectful husbands how to treat their wife as a fully equal lifetime partner.
Accomplish This Year’s Goals–We’re Down to the Final Four!
The college men's "Final Four" basketball tournament was cancelled this spring, but are you ready for your very own final four? Tune in as efficiency coach and author Sue Crum explains why the last four months of the year represent your last but best 2020 chance to firm up and launch career and lifestyle goals. Set yourself up for a joyful and productive 2021. Discover a "4-Step Success Process" to put yourself on the right path to the life you imagine and deserve. Gain suggestions on imagining then planning for what you want your life to become. Obtain your free download, "Top Ten Favorite Tips" for removing clutter from your spaces and your lifestyle...clutter that may have been holding you back. Host Roy Richards offers "For Wives Only" advice for all you ladies who want your husbands to begin treating you as full life partners, sharing household chores and parental responsibilities and recognizing that your career and lifestyle goals are just as important as his.
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Great host and great podcast on how to make middle age your best age. Keep up this great work!
Good topics but interviewer constantly interrupts guests
I like the podcast but I wish the interviewer would give his guests more space to talk. He tends to interrupts them while they’re answering his questions.
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Roy is one of the most prepared and thoughtful podcast hosts I've met. It was a pleasure to be featured on his show, and his work on making middle age great is very much needed. Keep up the good work!