Ep. 64 – Anthony ‘Lionheart’ Smith, UFC light heavyweight title contender :: It Takes the Heart of a Lion to Embrace Adversity

Anthony Smith is currently the #3 ranked light heavyweight in the UFC.  In this episode, hear about his adversity-filled journey to get to where he is today, the people he holds responsible for helping him achieve success, and his outlook on his UFC future as he eyes a title shot in 2019.

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Ep. 57 – Kerri Kasem, radio and TV host, activist and daughter of the late Casey Kasem whose mission has become to seek elder abuse legal reform throughout the country

Kerri Kasem is a radio and TV host whose mission has become to seek elder abuse legal reform after having experienced her father being abused at the end of his life.  Her father, Casey Kasem, was a famous disc jockey and radio broadcaster who became best known for his ‘American Top 40’ countdown that aired between 1970 and 2009.  During the later stages/years of Casey’s life, Kerri’s longtime stepmother prevented her and her siblings from seeing their father due to what Kerri describes as flawed loopholes within the legal system regarding elder care.

In this episode, hear about Kerri and her family’s struggles over the years in finding ways to see their father, how she has handled the emotional wear and tear, and her resilient path toward seeking change within the system.

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Ep. 54 – Nate Haber :: Take Ownership of Your Life

One of the saddest things so many of us do is allow the judgment and belief systems of others to control the way we live our lives.  There is absolutely no way you can live an optimal life with this type of mentality. 

Take a listen carefully to this 17 minute solo podcast in which I plead with you to make changes so that you live your truth and create a life full of happiness, joy and success.  You are given only one chance at this thing.  Take ownership of it now.

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Ep. 52 – Mel Yu, Australia-based keynote speaker spreading suicide awareness after having lost her boyfriend to suicide in 2014

Mel Yu’s life was changed one fateful evening in 2014 when she found her boyfriend, Gus, hanging in their garage.  Gus had committed suicide.  The trauma experienced by Mel from that day forward was often insurmountable.  But slowly – through spiritual healing, time, prayer and community – Mel was able to regain normalcy in her life.  Ever since, she has been spreading suicide prevention awareness through speaking engagements, networking events and other mediums. 

In this episode, Mel provides a vast amount of insight, information, hope and inspiration for anyone struggling with suicidal thoughts and for people who have lost loved ones to suicide.

United States Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255

Australia Suicide Prevention Hotline 13-11-14

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Mel’s companies: Mco Events | EGO Expo | Social Connection Media

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Ep. 47 – Ryan Haber (2), designer and mental health advocate, sits down for a conversation about relationships in the social media era just days before his wedding

In Ryan’s second appearance on the podcast, we focus on relationships and life in this social media era.  We discuss the many challenges that come with and ways to avoid the always present pitfalls.  We hear about Ryan’s journey from meeting his fiance one year ago to now getting married this coming weekend and the importance of following your heart when you are certain of a situation’s eventual outcome.

Another raw and riveting episode with my brother… and one you don’t want to miss.

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Intro/Outro music: Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) by Green Day

Ep. 24 Recap – Scott Weingold

Scott Weingold is an entrepreneur and partner at the firm, College Planning Network, a company that helps families successfully navigate the college admissions and financial aid planning process so their children can attend the college of their choice − regardless of the cost.

Highlights from this episode include:

*college admissions and financial aid planning process and how families can save thousands using the right resources

*social media and its impacts on us as a society

*the outlook that a majority of Americans have on their work and careers

*motivation behind money and mentalities that rob us of our joy

*Transcendental Meditation (TM)

*Krav Maga

*growing a business and keys to a successful mindset

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Ep. 23 Recap – Ryan Haber

I sat down with my brother, Ryan, to discuss a variety of everyday life topics and issues. Highlights include:

*high school basketball versus LeBron

*Ryan Haber Collection women’s footwear

*how society has changed in terms of college and the unrealistic expectations we put on today’s youth

*our personal experiences and challenges

*social media and the negative ramifications that come with

*mental health and finding happiness

*personal and professional growth and development

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Ep. 40 – Connie and Neil Waxman, fighting pancreatic cancer and beating the odds :: from given one year to live in January 2014 to being here to share their remarkable, ‘never give up’ story four-and-a-half years later

Connie Waxman was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in January of 2014.  Her doctors gave her one year to live.  She and her husband, Neil, had other plans. 

A story of courage, hope, persistence and never giving up, Connie and Neil have become experts on ways to fight this deadly disease and provide a vast array of knowledge and information in this emotional, riveting episode.

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Ep. 35 – Max Schmidt, coming out, living your truth and striving for success

Max Schmidt came out as gay to his family and friends in high school.  Ever since, he has been living his truth and has found immense happiness and liberation.  An honors student in high school and college who many called a ‘numbers genius,’ Max has shifted his career focus from business to medicine and is now preparing for medical school.  Hear about Max’s journey from when he discovered his orientation and the process for which he decided to share and be completely open about it, in addition to his current and future career plans.

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