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October 2, 2019
Tough Talks Cover - E034 - Wicked Tuna with Captain Dave Marciano

🐟TOUGH TALKS: Wicked Tuna’s Capt. Marciano

Whether or not you've ever seen the wildly successful National Geographic TV show, Wicked Tuna, you're gonna love our guest today. Captain Dave Marciano, one of the show's most recognizable stars, joins us today for a conversation on STAR WARS, evil bananas and Sponge Bob! Oh, yeh, and a little bit about the psychology of being a commercial fisherman. You're gonna love this dude! (We may or may not have dropped a few F-Bombs, by the way, so...)
October 1, 2019
The Power of Gratitude Thumb - Dan Noma Jr and Chris Dorris

🔋 The Power of Gratitude

Mental Toughness training is fundamentally all about strengthening your ability to alter your psychological states, at will, in a moment's time. Interestingly, and thank god for this, gratitude is one of the most powerful states we can choose to think ourselves into.
September 25, 2019
Tough Talks Cover - E033 - Laura Jane Bolton

TOUGH TALKS: Stress Makes You Fat, Sick and Stupid! with Laura Jane Bolton

Stress is the #1 killer on the planet, and it's not only emotional stress. In our dialogue, Laura explains how physical and even chemical stress contribute to our toxicity. AND, she gives us a couple real practical, simple and profound practices to drastically reduce that stress and detoxify so we can the badasses we are meant to be.
September 24, 2019
Emotional Mastery_Mental Toughness as Curriculum in Elementary Schools

Emotional Mastery/Mental Toughness as Curriculum in Elementary Schools

Imagine a world in which its inhabitants weren't so completely emotionally volatile. The fact that we aren't teaching every one of our students - from an early age - how to master their thoughts and emotions, is an absolute outrage.
September 12, 2019
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TOUGH TALKS: Francis Piché, Mindset Coach – Resilience

Join us in a conversation about how all of us are designed for excellence and let Mindset Coach, Francis Piche, take us through the 5 C's of creating a bad ass life: Clarity, Conviction, Certainty, Commitment and Courage.
September 9, 2019
Sailboat on calm waters with the question: Shame Incontinence?

5 Steps to Treat Shame Incontinence: Urgency vs Desire

Stay through to the end of this one, folks. In this vlog, we discuss the neurotic nature of learned, fabricated urgency - the type of fake urgency that can ruin entire lives - and how to treat it.
September 4, 2019
College Seniors, DON’T GET A JOB!

College Seniors, DON’T GET A JOB!

If you or someone you know is about to graduate from college, please advise them NOT to get a job! This generation seems to already get that. They're much less interested in finding a suitable career. They're much more interested in finding meaning. And that's precisely what the world needs in order to finally transcend the divisiveness of politics.
August 29, 2019
TOUGH TALKS - E031 - Garrett Richards

TOUGH TALKS: Garrett Richards, Converting Adversity Into Fuel

Garrett is one of the more humble professional athletes you can meet and he is also one of the most resilient. He has had several reasons to cave, but instead, he decides to take the "roadblocks" and use them as fuel from which to grow.
August 20, 2019
Seniors and Grads, LOOK OUT!

Hey, Seniors and Grads, LOOK OUT!

It's a good thing I meditated this morning (which I highly recommend, by the way.) If I hadn't I'd be pissed right now. This kind of crap really stews my tomatoes! I go get the paper out of the driveway and that's the first headline I see in the CareerBuilder section. "It can be really hard to turn down a job offer. But sometimes you should." Really? I should? Let's break this down so as to fully expose the debilitating, weak, passion sucking, conditioned lie that's inherent within that headline.
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