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With our new Caregiving.com group, Three Positives, we’ve been sharing our daily positives to remind ourselves we do have blessings. Tonight, we’d love for you to tell us your three positives for today. Call us tonight to share.We’d love to hear from you!
Bio: My name is Dwayne Martin and I started fitness as a younger child. I was always skinny and hated it so I wanted to make a change to my body. I believed that if I would start lifting that I would get bigger but I also believed that if I lift weights at such a young age that it would stunt my growth therefore I felt I came up with the perfect solution. I started curling the older model lego boxes with the handles and as I progressed I'd put more and more legos in the box. I would also do sit-ups to the point I would challenge my older brother to see who could do the most without resting. As I got older I replaced the lego boxes with 5 pound dumbells and would watch tv while curling the dumbells. I wouldnt counts reps or sets, I would just keep curling until I felt like I couldnt curl the dumbells anymore.
. When I was working out I favored benching so I would lift 2-3 times a day and add atleast 10 pounds a week of additional weight when I bench. I progressed rather quickly until I injured myself due to eccessive lifting but that didn't stop me. I applied pressure to the injury to give support and continued on. I later came to the decision of joining the Army which put my whole lifting career on hold,
. The workouts I performed in the gym became a stress reliever for me so though things were falling apart with my personal life, I found strength though it all and turned my negatives into positives. I then discovered an interest I have in Physique Competitions. I made a promise to myself that I woiuld enter in a competition so after 7 months of working out overseas I gained 33 pounds of muscle then upon arriving home I cut down 13 pounds. When I got home my personal life fell apart but that only drove me to strive even more with my fitness goals as well as shed light on what I want to do as a career and that is to do for others
Levar Fisher is an awarded college athlete who became a successful pro, captaining not one – but two NFL teams, and later taking that leadership role to the stage as a sought – after motivational speaker. His amazing story has inspired audiences’ nationwide - receiving praise from notables like author and speaker, Les Brown and former Florida State Football Coach, Chuck Amato. Surprisingly, Levar’s rise to the top isn’t because he hasn’t made mistakes...but because he has made the mistakes and has learned how to channel them into positives.
Growing up in a small eastern, North Carolina town, Levar didn’t find a lot to keep him out of trouble or way from a Burger King. Subsequently, he received his first motivation for success from bullies who made fun of his weight and his dreams of playing professional football. A few years and lot of hard work later, Levar was recruited by North Carolina State University, attending on a full football scholarship. He made 1st team All - ACC selection in 1999, claiming that honor again in 2000 and 2001, as well as ACC’s Defensive Player of the year. He was a Butkus Semi Finalist for Best Linebacker in the Country 2000 and 2001, and a 2000 Bronko Nagurski Finalist (Best Defensive Player in the Country). You don’t become that good as a linebacker without a few tackles (try 492 for a career), and when you are really competitive, you lead the nation in tackles per game with (15.1, 166 for the year).
Today we're going to chat with Levar about his story, the work he does with youth and learn what it means to be "More Than a Pro."
We discuss the many so-called 'issues' people are facing today, which seem to relatively be 1st world problems for those that can afford to have a problem of this magnitude. We discuss personal stories, read posts that were posted online from several different people & even go into detail about what people love, what they strongly dislike, & the ins/outs of life today in 2015. We truly take the time & effort to bring to you honesty about these things and hope you enjoy the show!
I am also discussing the upcoming WOMEN IN HORROR month & an epic long rant I've posted only on my FB site for now, but so much more to come.
Dem UK Boyz are back once more. This week's show sees the return of 101 WWE Matches To See Before You Die as Plan and Mav are joined by Shinobi to discuss Daniel Bryan vs Chris Jericho from the first edition of NXT. Mazza and Maverick celebrate Attitude Week on the WWE Network by doing a Hi 5, Lo 5, My 5, Yo 5 on the best non-big 4 PPVs of the era. And the show ends this week with Maz, Mav and Shinobi trying to find some positives on Monday's rather lacklustre Raw.
Smoke Signals is back on Blog Talk Radio! We are back to one hour shows and will air a show every Tuesday at 9:30 pm ET. Join the IBI's Tony Lastoria and Jeff Ellis to talk everything Tribe related from the big leagues, the minor leagues and the MLB Draft.
This week Tony and Jeff will review another tough week for the Cleveland Indians as they dropped a weekend series with the Twins and kicked off their series with the White Sox on Monday night with a demoralizing 4-3 loss blowing a 3-0 lead entering the bottom of the ninth. They will discuss Terry Francona's decision making in the ninth inning leaving Mike Aviles in center field for defense and also leaving Cody Allen in after he had already blown the save and was having trouble getting anyone out. They will also discuss the makeup of the roster, possible solutions to fix the offensive problems they have encountered, look at the positives with the strong starting pitching performances so far, and more
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Change is the only constant in life. For most, change is a conscious choice, usually taken to improve your life in some manner. But what happens when life chooses for you? How do you cope when change is forced upon you—a health crisis occurs, a relationship suddenly ends, a close friend or relative dies, you get laid off at work? How do you rise to the occasion? People usually respond by becoming a victim, a survivor, or a thriver.
Edie Weinstein has survived several life crises—an ectopic pregnancy that ruptured a fallopian tube, losing her home to hurricane Andrew, spending six years nursing and then losing her husband to Hepatitis C—and has mastered the art of bouncing back by rising to the challenge of everything that life has thrown at her. Join Sandie and Edie, and learn Edie’s tips for developing resilience, as well as her skills, strategies, and resources to help you you reframe negative experiences into positives.
Edie Weinstein is a colorfully creative journalist, a dynamic transformational speaker, host of the Vivid Life show, It’s All About Relationships, and author of The Bliss Mistress Guide To Transforming The Ordinary Into The Extraordinary. A licensed social worker, PR Goddess and BLISS Coach, Edie calls herself an Opti-Mystic who sees the world through the eyes of possibility and a Bliss Mistress who teaches people how to be the mistress or master of their own bliss. opti-mystical.com
Sandie Sedgbeer combines her love of broadcasting with her pioneering work as a life alchemist and consultant advising authors, teachers, speakers, and individuals how to apply the science of resonance for personal and business success. sedgbeer.com.
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In this episode of Cutting-Edge Benefits by ClaimLinx, Tom Quigley, national business consultant, will be taking a look back at the last five years with the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare. He will be talking about some of the key changes the law has brought to healthcare and discussing the positives and negatives of these changes. From the complications with HealthCare.gov to the new requirments on all insurance plans, this show will have anyone informed on the evolution of this law and the efffects it has had on the insurance industry.
Join the hosts of TRU RADIO Network as we cover part 2 out of our 2 part series on the Hip-Hop game in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) area. On this episode we will talk directly to some of the artists in the area and get their stories on the positives as well as the negatives regarding the rap scene in the area. As usual there will be no punches pulled so anything can happen.
On Gold and Black Radio, we'll review Purdue's jersey scrimmage, breaking down the positives for the Boilermakers - and the negatives, as well - with a week until the spring game. Who were the top performers. Also, the latest in recruiting, including where the men's basketball team looks next.
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