019: Change Your Perceptions, Change Your Life Dec26

019: Change Your Perceptions, Change Your Life...

http://media.blubrry.com/gcoyl/p/media.medeor.co/gcoyl/19-ReginaPerceptions.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:56 — 46.6MB)We all view the world from our limited perspectives. We selectively perceive through our senses, organize what we taken in via our personal mind maps, then make judgments based on our unique personalities, culture and experiences. Realizing that we and others live out of our perceptions is key in understanding how we and others do life so differently, and essential for navigating relationships. Dr. Regina Lewis and Dr. Deb discuss this key area that is central to personal success, and why chaning our perceptions is often important in order to move forward. “What got you HERE won’t get you THERE.” – Dr. Regina Lewis To read more about Dr. Lewis’ speaking and training work, visit her website: http://reginaspeaking.com You can contact her at: reginaspeaking@mac.com Articles related to this topic can be found at Get Control Of Your Life: Perception Checking Know Thyself (with information about the Johari Window) Finding Fault that explains the challenge to be loving when we just want to be right Dr. Lewis mentioned Ruby Payne’s work on understanding poverty. You can read more about her here: http://www.ahaprocess.com/who-we-are/dr-ruby-payne/ Check out here books...

018: Love God Hate Church? Dec19

018: Love God Hate Church?...

http://media.blubrry.com/gcoyl/p/media.medeor.co/gcoyl/18-Jack_Love_God_Hate_Church_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:30 — 24.3MB)Don’t like to go to church but want a deep spiritual life? Starting with his own journey, Jack Woloshun talks with Dr. Deb talk about faith, belonging and laying down your life as a gift to others. This is an affirming message for those who find they don’t fit into many current religious systems and therefore feel they have no place at the spiritual...

017: How You Think Matters Dec10

017: How You Think Matters...

http://media.blubrry.com/gcoyl/p/media.medeor.co/gcoyl/17-How_You_Think_Matters-Jack.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:07 — 20.3MB)Jack Woloshun and Dr. Deb discuss theological & philosophical views that determine how you live your life. How you view how the world works really does influence what you value and the choices you make. At the end we mention a documentary, Lord Save Us From Your Followers. You may find it a refreshing take on the faith, especially if you are one who has been hurt by the church or otherwise found that you no longer...

016: Living Intentionally Dec03

016: Living Intentionally...

http://media.blubrry.com/gcoyl/p/media.medeor.co/gcoyl/16-Living_Intentionally_with_Jack_Woloshun.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:34 — 24.3MB)Jack Woloshun talks about his faith, friends, finding his core purpose and living intentionally. A former football coach, Jack is a father, grandfather, pastor, mentor, carpet layer and friend to many, many people. He has a knack for sharing truths in non-religious terms that is very refreshing. After you listen to this episode, you will KNOW...

015: Overcoming Adversity pt 2 Nov24

015: Overcoming Adversity pt 2...

http://media.blubrry.com/gcoyl/p/media.medeor.co/gcoyl/15-Carrie_Riffe_s_Story_part_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:50 — 26.4MB)This is the 2nd part of an interview with Carrie Riffee, telling her story of pushing through adversity to get control of her life. We hear how she was accepted to Colorado College and Harvard, wrote state legislation and came back to work at the community college where she started school–all after surviving an abusive marriage and after living with her three kids under a...

014: Overcoming Adversity pt 1 Nov19

014: Overcoming Adversity pt 1...

http://media.blubrry.com/gcoyl/p/media.medeor.co/gcoyl/14-Carrie_Riffe_s_Story_part_1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:02 — 26.6MB)This is the first of a 2-part interview with Carrie Riffee telling her story of pushing through all that life threw at her to get control of her life. It’s a story that includes abuse, illness, homelessness, Harvard, writing state legislation and a deep commitment to helping others. If you have ever been victimized, discouraged or challenged to get past your “stuff,” Carrie’s story will surely inspire...

13: Top Technologies to Get Control Of Your Life Nov12

13: Top Technologies to Get Control Of Your Life...

http://media.blubrry.com/gcoyl/p/media.medeor.co/gcoyl/13_Top_Technologies.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:39 — 33.6MB)Rodney Blevins and Dr. Deb talk about some of their favorite technologies that help them get control of their lives. (Some of these would make wonderful gifts!) Here are links to some of the items mentioned: Magic Bullet This single-serving blender is perfect for making breakfast smoothies. Start the day out right by drinking a healthy meal (on the go) with whatever you want to add. There are lots of recipes out there; Dr. Deb’s includes frozen blueberries, mixed fruit and banana, orange juice, whey protein powder, greens (like spinach, etc. if on hand; you won’t even taste them), lecithin and collagen. Audible books Awesome way to learn while on the go. Listen to audio books while driving, doing chores, gardening, waiting for appointments, etc. Is great for people who have trouble focusing or sitting still. A History of the World in Six Glasses by Tom Standage (audio book) An example of the many non-fiction books available from Audible. Kindle reading devices Dedicated ebook reading devices available from Amazon. Kindle reading devices include features that are unique, like 1 free checkout per month (with Amazon Prime) and (on the Fire), text to voice for listening. Kindle app Available for your PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. The app is free and allows you to access Kindle books from Amazon. I Love Kindle article by Dr. Deb An past article on the advantages of reading electronic books. Podcasts iOS (Apple) app Listen to free podcasts by downloading this app for iOS (Apple) devices. The app now comes standard with iOS8. Stitcher for Android and Apple Another app that makes it easy to access podcasts. Is probably the best choice for Android devices. iTunes Podcasts The iTunes library has more podcasts than any other service. Digital...

012: Living Luxuriously On Any Budget Nov06

012: Living Luxuriously On Any Budget...

http://media.blubrry.com/gcoyl/p/media.medeor.co/gcoyl/12-Living_Luxuriously.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:17 — 25.9MB)Rodney Blevins and Dr. Deb talk about financial principles to help you live on any budget but still feel like you can indulge in some luxuries. 1. Get on a budget (We recommend YNAB software to do your budget and keep track of all your accounts. Click here to try the desktop software free for 30-days & purchase it for $6 off. 2. Save for things you want; don’t buy them on credit when you don’t have the money. 3. Live simply, then little things become luxuries. 4. Pick your 2-3 luxury items that are important to you. These can be as simple as a quality brand of Ketchup to an awesome espresso...

011: Top Must-Have Phone Apps Oct28

011: Top Must-Have Phone Apps...

http://media.blubrry.com/gcoyl/p/media.medeor.co/gcoyl/11-Rodney_-Top_Smartphone_apps-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 37:00 — 33.9MB)Dr. Deb chats with Get Control Of Your Life webmaster, Rodney Blevins, about their favorite smartphone apps that help them be productive, save money & have fun. Rodney’s List: (in no particular order) RunKeeper Google Maps Amazon Music Converter & Converter Plus Car insurance company app (like Geico) Local news station app (weather alerts, etc.) Walmart Savings Catcher Kindle Deb’s list: (in no particular order) Podcast (for iOS) or Stitcher for Android Sleep Cycle Bank apps (like 1st Bank & Wells Fargo) TV Guide Reminders (iOS) or other to-do apps like Tada NPR (or other news apps) Audible WeatherBug Grocery store app (like Safeway, etc.) YNAB (The app companion to the financial desktop software You Need A Budget. Click on the name to receive a $6 discount on purchase of the desktop...

010: Rate Your Life Oct14

010: Rate Your Life

http://media.blubrry.com/gcoyl/p/media.medeor.co/gcoyl/10-Rate_Your_Life-2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:47 — 12.6MB)We all need tools to help us measure our lives and track our progress. The Wheel of Life is a great tool that helps you rate career, health & fitness, money, relationships, personal development and spirituality. In this episode, life coaches Jeannette Slater and Dr. Deb discuss the usefulness of the wheel as a tool to rate six areas of your your life. We discuss how it has been helpful in our own lives as well as some of our coaching clients. Click here to access the wheel. Print it out and spend a few minutes to reflect on these aspects of your life. Rate each one by circling a number between 1 and 10. Then draw a line to connect all the circled numbers. It’s very difficult to make actual goals when you don’t know where you’re starting or where you want to...