36 Burst results for "Rock bottom"
"rock bottom" Discussed on Why Won't You Date Me?
"I like your podcast because it's like, why won't you date me as a real question everybody asks especially because we don't get closure from when people like cut us off but I also feel like. Maybe, there could be like a part two of your podcast it's like. People who will day you? Well, I don't even know how I'd go about booking because right now. I it'd be like, Hey, do you hunt cast also? Why won't you date like? Oh No no no it's. Would you date me and these are people who are you with fans and we all know their fans are like. But I don't I wouldn't do something like that specifically because I'm not trying to like broadcast a relationship in real time like the people I don't even talk about people in real time I will wait to talk about somebody till it's been done for months. Just because I'm like. Well it's one of those things where I'm like I don't need that person the minute we stop dating to hear me Talk Shit about them. So it's like if you wait a couple of months, they're like early talking about me or somebody else. So it's like you never know and it stays pretty ambiguous. Heart just trying to be a little smart. Sometimes. I don't know sometimes people will I've had a texter to or they're like, is this about me and I one time it was and I was like To. Definitely definitely was about you sorry about it, and then there was no like follow tech. So it's like whatever I don't know people are. Wild now that I'm just like really dating women I try not to I. Don't want to trash a woman, but if I just straight oh I would let all the dirty laundry out well, people. Very upset when I say I don't WanNa tiny Dick Man. Come on. Now for me I am like you must understand unless you're dense even talking about assist gendered man. Yes and I don't want his tiny Dick my Dick Shaming no I just don't WanNa tiny Dick. That's just how I feel and then people been like, well, what are they saying? I don't WanNa. Fat Woman thing. Great. We don't have to fuck and date. I don't give a shit not shaming him. I'm just saying I don't want him. A cool. Understand is the people they don't understand. They make me Mad Sydney. Do you have anything you want to promote before we were happening up you know I just gotta a cute ass instagram show. That's every Sunday at seven pm but I might change the time who knows but it some I can't cook but I say that I can and I have people who try to help me cook something with a recipe or not I would love for you to come on if can I was too afraid because, oh, please don't be afraid like you I very fun and funny I would love to. Help you cook some I'm so bad at it. Now it's better when you're bad. It's better when you're bad I have watched matteo cookies beautiful him. Watch him. Try to recreate it trying to make his carbonaro scrambled eggs so bad. Oh, it is so good hang king. CARBONARA. But yeah that and I have a podcast called the unofficial expert and that's it. Nothing Else I. Love It. That's great. Thank you. Well, if you like this episode of I, won't you date me, you can like you can subscribe Gimme a five star review also if you. Send me something nasty. I will read it. This person said, he nicole I want to shove a lump of coal up in your hot will stanch along with a time Lapse Camera And watch the lump of coal for him into a diamond. Of, the kind with only the sweltering heat and pressure of your thin Tabas to cook it to perfection then I would extract that perfect diamond from your perfect pussy and secretly planned the loveliest marriage proposals with the customer ring I will painstakingly make by hand for you. With, each I would ask you to be mind with any of the finest eatery establishes what Oh they're gonNa take me to the Guy Phiri's restaurant to propose. It says I. Hope you're doing well. My favorite or the nasty ones where people like okay. bye-bye or I hope you're hope you. Well, I love you survived. Yes. That's it. Okay. That was a hit them podcast..
Fresh update on "rock bottom" discussed on The Mindless Morning Show
"Out back because that's what I used to watch the dogs. Look up that back there man. Just like wake up. And you're like, this is my life. God damn dude. The worst part is I woke up and like dogs. I like set up as a poet. I'm looking like oh like I can't believe I did. I look over my neighbors out back watering her plants and I'm like, oh, wow. Hey, how you doing? She's like right then from Life Pentacle of living to this beautiful hot tubs scenario with the Stars to like almost Rock Bottom. I don't want to say Rock Bottom is Rock Bottom. I feel like is really bad. But that's like that's like a rock bottom moment. You know, I've definitely been in worse moment. So that that's that's nowhere near my rock bottom a new episode.
"rock bottom" Discussed on Why Won't You Date Me?
"Don't know but I know that people were like we gotta keep supporting them because it's like the best they're so good. They're producers. Yes. So I'm okay I'm like maybe fifteen tequila shots in you and I I'm like going home I mean the cab with my other friend Jennifer and we order maybe twenty five pirogies or something like that and I give her half and I'd take the other half the you know how you do the beads and sour cream and The deal and you do all the works so and I liked mines, Boyle, do you like yours fried I can eat them either way preferred fried but boiled is fine. Loverboy just love rogie. So I'm in. I'm in the cab we drop her off. We get in a fight because I paid for and she's like I wanted to pay. For not men why are we fighting over paying this? Stupid so she gets out and I'm like deep throat in these perogie Hain the fucking cab the cab driver was annoy because one programs don't smell that amazing indefinitely like a ruge and goat cheese. Do the most. That's me. So then I finished all of them before we get before, we get to my destination I, get out I'm late I'm like, why can't wait to hit that bed? The bed. I go to sleep. Apparently woke up in the middle of the night. I thought I was dreaming but I threw up all over myself. Oh No, I had a we've like a brand new. We've I threw up on this side of the bed. I thought it was a dream and bitch went back to sleep. Elaine my Oth-. Okay listen. Everybody's gotTa Hear Rock rock-bottom Babe. This was one of them. I had many some people say one one rock-bottom it took me about fifteen. So I had a roommate at the time and she calls me maybe like fifteen minutes before she's my. Home, is a game about to be home. Can You? Can you let me in Blah? Blah. I forgot my keys. So I'm GonNa Panic because the pirogies everything was sitting in my we've. Just, I mean beats dill our cream. Your Mama's shoe whatever not Yo Momma. But like in general just everything was in my hair in on the side of my bed and it had been sitting there. For. Our Bad My room just all you should need to throw the whole bedroom away. Anyway. I had to get a mop and I through my head in the mom in the bucket of water and stuff because I was like I just need to soak and yeah did I clean up in time for my roommate not to notice that through myself? Nope us like what is that smell what diving here? Essay. Girl might my soul my soul is dead. I was like mind your business. Run down that doesn't have a door. You know when you have like a big living room and you just have occurred, I was like bitch going your room and close the door and she's like there are no wars. Yeah, I moved out shortly after that. Yeah. ooh That is. Yeah but I've done in my drink I think two bottles of red wine. I still have a problem with red wine and I am. Not. Blind people have tweeted that. Don't you're blind your blind, but I cannot see anything without glasses like if you are a friend and you're standing two feet away from me I. Don't know you're my friend without glasses or contact. That's nearsighted very, very nearsighted like I can't drive without glasses or contacts I can barely read. I, have to like it's it's really bad but I was at my dad's house. He kept cases of wine around drank two bottles of red wine go to sleep face down just pass out woke up and I was like what is that smell and then there was just read puke under me. Late. This and I didn't have my glasses on. So I was like just moshing it with. Is. This and then I was like Oh my God, it's all over me what it's not shit. You can't ship from your like a torso. So I like took off my clothes. He has never put on my glasses and then bundled it all up and I was like what I don't know what this is. We better better wash this. So then I like take downstairs and I think my glasses were downstairs I put my glasses on opening a participant in the washing machine I was like, oh, this is definitely vomit. And you're like probably should just though these sheets away yeah. But I didn't. Wash it out and use a lot of bleach. and. You know watch the map. Well, I will tell you that I did not my we've away because I had just got it. Good good money for it and I said, I'm just going to soak it and some herbal essence because you know herbal essences like strong very strong. Let all of the floral like am. I just soaked. It conditioned it and it took three days for it to not smell like somebody crawled in my scalp in died. But yeah, you tell stories because it's just like. You look at someone and you think, Oh, they got together and it's like you don't know my second third fourth life you know. You don't know you don't know me I barely know myself. Yeah I could back on drinking after. After, I. Put Myself I. Think I've told that story I'm a podcast. We don't have to go there again but I was just like I, think it's time to like maybe not be so drunk that you don't wake up when you gotTa Shit. Yeah yeah was also a hotel and then I had to leave a note and be like I'm so sorry I let them forty five dollars it was like. No and forty dollars for Doodoo. On you need to call the hotel immediately after the podcasting but he I don't know if you guys remember me but when I shit in they will oh yes we absolutely we absolutely do. D-. Do, remember. Remember you. I gotTa say when quarantine started I was like okay. So we're back to just drinking three bottles of wine every night and then I was telling my therapist and she was like, well, are you having fun doing that and I was like no waking up hungover and she was like oil when things stop being fun stop doing them and I was like Down they should have told me about that for college because like I didn't get the hint with college until they were like you gotta go so. Yeah and it was fun. It wasn't good or fine from jump. So I did four years of Lake. terribleness and obviously my grades just sucks because I just couldn't adding. Depression or whatever, and they were like. It looks like we got all of the money that you were.
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The Obviously-Going-To-Die Stocks
"We're going to start with the stock of the day. Don't call it a comeback bed bath and beyond has been here for years. It's just all that time someone else was running the company but now that Mark Trittin has been in the Corner Office for about a year. We're seeing days like today second quarter profits came in exponentially higher than expected. Same store sales were positive for the first time in four years. The stock is up more than thirty percent this morning. I'm assuming at least part of what we're seeing with the stock is some shortsellers saying that's it. I. Think. I'm. Probably. Bed, bath, and congratulations to march written and Beth by best buy bed bath and beyond. For this quarter, March, written formerly of target, of course, and a few other places before that, I think Nordstrom's and I believe. He had a stint at Nike to could be misquoting. This bed bath and beyond is in a group of companies retailers that I like to call the obvious obviously going to die crowd. And the funny thing about companies that are obviously going to die when they get the right mix of management decision making and in some help from the environment and you know just a little bit of because no one's more aware of a company's struggles at least no one should be more aware of a company struggles then the people inside the company. And that's when you plan your strategy. What are our tools? How can we navigate our way through whatever we found ourselves in business is not easy and certainly for this group retailers that I'm Gonna I'm GONNA hold up. Bed Bath and beyond as one Chris. But you know how about Game Stop Game Stop. The seller of video game systems and Software that of course is going to be the next blockbuster. Right if they writing that headline since two thousand and nine, how `Bout Michael's the craft store everybody knows I. Y has an Amazon run over. And the granddaddy of all of these. Companies that are obviously going to fail. They're obviously going to be taken bricks and mortar is dead is best buy which just before the podcast we were talking about how? How many listeners? Realize, that best buy has been at ten bagger over the past decade they went through some struggles they brought in new management. WHO had a plan? and. I'm sure they were mocked and I'm sure people were skeptical and they executed on that plan and best buy, which was a sub twelve dollar stock in. Two Thousand Ten two thousand eleven is today roughly one hundred twenty dollars stock. And so when you see. I'm a kick myself a little bit on dust by iron best buy bed bath and beyond his too many bees. Bed Bath and beyond. I actually did a little bit of work about a year ago as I was discussing with one of our with one of our foolish coworkers. About this basket of Taylor's who are sure to die. And we had this one. We had game stop we have Michael on the docket and I went through you know what this company's history of cash flow was and what they've done with it and how they've raise capital, and this is before Mr Trenton came on but I. It laid the groundwork for someone with. A better vision to come in and knocked the ball out of the park which you've seen today and and best bed bath, and beyond is as we speak it's now a six th bagger since March of this year and so in the a roughly a year ago when I did my work because I was vigorously debating co I pointed out that in the previous six years here was bed bath and beyond had produced four point two, billion dollars in free cash flow. They had also issued one point five billion dollars in debt and debated smart about the debt because the debts. Basically staggered I think is a ten twenty and thirty years. and. They have to pay it back anytime soon, and they had gone on a massive buyback program. They've they've retired a ton of their shares. Now. Slowly melting ice cube no one's going to want to own this business what have you. But at the time the stock was about ten eleven dollars the company is training but four times enterprise value of free cash flow. that. That is rock bottom fools that is something that is going to go away. That's what the market is telling you. Flash, forward, to today and oh positive cops. Oh. We have a plant. They've they've suspended their dividend they've they've halted their. They've halted their. They suspended the dividend halted their share buyback plan I believe in. April. But with this. With this. report, they have generated a ton of cash flow. They've deployed it smartly they took down some temporary which they had out as part of the PARCO vid. They have bought back twenty percent of that long dated not in any danger to come calling debt they bought that back at a discount. Which is brilliant. They. So they're down to their down net debt down by about thirty percent from where they started the year. They have a store optimization program, which is something that a lot of these retailers the slowly melting ice cube crowd will call them. They are reducing their store count 'cause they don't need it because they can move to ECOMMERCE, which they've done a little bit they can move to. The geography is able he served by less stores and you see a lot of. Traffic that previously went through one store transitions to another and. They are steal a Ron grosses them here they are firing on all cylinders and I'm not sure. Anyone. Thought is coming. I am I am both thrilled that they are doing this they're having success because everyone loves a comeback. I'm less thrilled that you own it and I don't. But. That's mainly because I had this in my hand a year ago Chris and I'm holding it up. The skull of York. And and I'm looking at it and I didn't at least put a little field position because as I said, at the time training for four times free cash flow that is close to no-brainer territory for me. So two other quick data points before we go to our next story. Not. Surprisingly digital sales of big driver this quarter. That goes hand in hand with the store closures so Another smart move by Trittin and his team. And also Happy to see that they're you know suspending the dividend that they're. Suspending the sticking with the we're not going to buy back shares. I'm also happy to see they're not offering guidance. Their New Orleans. No need to at this point. Let's move on the third quarter sales, for Pepsi, grew five percent and. Kind of like we saw three months ago snacks and some of the beverages particularly the Seltzer. Part of their portfolio helping to make up for the fact that somebody restaurants are closed. So many sports and entertainment venues are closed and. That's that's the stock is basically flat and this kind of flat for all of twenty twenty but. Nice to see that the the salty snack part of the business is making up for the sort of the tried and true Pepsi part of the business. Gilead household particularly the soon to be sixteen year. Old Member of the Gillies household has been doing his part to. To to help with the salty snacks portion and shareholders. Thank him. Yeah I was GONNA? Say. You know dude. There are other food groups other than Doritos. Look it was a perfectly acceptable boring quarter from a perfectly acceptable boring company and and I think you know Chris but maybe some of the listeners not know. For, me to call a company perfectly boring from for me. That's a compliment because I like businesses that are boring. Not Terribly exciting person myself I enjoy. Investments in companies that just actually do what we expect them to do, and essentially just get it done quarter after quarter. Pepsi is not GonNa. You know if you'RE LOOKING FOR PEPSI TO BE A. Ten bagger. You know anytime soon like the aforementioned by we mentioned earlier. That's not gonNA happen. They are just a steady bedrock performer for your portfolio and we all need a few of those. So we can go after the more exciting things in our portfolio. Yes. So it was it was A. It was a boring it was a boring quarter but boring is nice because boring boring says, oh, we end up four four plus percent on. Organic revenue growth total revenue growth went up five plus percent. EPS Is up ten percent year-over-year just for the quarter. It's still down for year to date, but of course, Mindy Stan why because the previous quarter? Cova. no-one no-one was new what was going on? So we kind forgive that. They are they're pointing towards the full year. They did give guidance their point point to a full year of approximately four percent revenue growth approximately five fifty core earnings. Stocks at about one hundred, forty bucks. So it's not cheap. But it's not terribly expensive, and again, this is one of those widows and orphans stocks. You can buy put it away and we'll see you when you retire. Hugh Johnston, who's the CFO at Pepsi? Granular on CNBC this morning talking about because when you think about all of the food and beverages they have across their portfolio he got granular talking about the new cheetos macaroni and cheese saying you know they're trying to keep up with demand as a fan of both cheetahs and macaroni and cheese I haven't tried it yet but I can see why it's popular. Any. Do they give any color on the? Two. Portals that they were direct to consumer sites that they launched earlier this year snacks dot com and Pantry shop dot com. Sadly, Chris they did not at least in the conference call or the press the presser maybe in the ten Q I haven't read the ten q yet obviously but. Yeah no snacks dot com I can confirm both of those sites are open and accepting offers as of this moment. SNACKS DOT COM and Pantry shop I think is an interesting one because they are. You know you are buying your you're you're buying all of your Pepsi Slash quaker products. Simultaneously in in in the various groups. So if you want your everyday Pantry, you want to get your your oatmeal and your healthy. Your healthy Chia bars and your rice cakes do people still eat rice cakes and if so why? You can get all those delivered at the same time or your snack package your breakfast package You know it's it's interesting to to have it delivered. I I'M NOT A. I I'm one of the three people in North America is still doing own grocery shopping. So I'm probably target here but I know a lot about the people how to use it and I think probably if I let my as I mentioned a sixteen year old note that this thing existed. It might be his only source of nourishment. So yeah, don't don't. On, the first time I went to that website I kind of went crazy to the point where in the box showed up to two days later even my kids were just like. This is a lot of snacks and was like, yeah I may have ordered too many but but I regret nothing. Playboy. Enterprises is returning to the public markets after nearly a decade and because I was are out of fashion, playboy is going to be doing this through a speck. Mountain Crest acquisition is a current special purpose acquisition company that is going to be taking playboy public through a reverse merger and wants to deal is done that company where the ticker is MC. ABC? Is. The playboy name and the ticker symbol P L B Y? I guess I, I saw this story and I thought, okay I'd that's one way for playboy, which is a private company and has been since twenty eleven. I. Guess That's one way to raise money. I, I, I'm hard pressed though to think that. The second round of playboy being a public company is going to go any better for the company and for investors than it did the first time around. That was my initial take as well, and you say it's one way to raise money I'd say it's one way for insiders to cash out. Tomato Tomato. The more I think about this though. I could be spectacularly wrong and it wouldn't be the first time. This might be quite this might be interesting I can see. I can see a number of thing, and I just find this interesting from a number of re. I as you point out. Yes, playboy. Is private the SPEC the Special Purpose Acquisition Company Mountain Crest Acquisition, company. It's out there. Now it's got. It's a walking wallet got a bunch of cash their stocks over ten dollars specs go at ten bucks. There's nothing you can. You can go buy today Chris if you want. And You can just sit there and wait until the transaction is completed in q one. If. You WANNA own playboy. So, playboy today is not playboy of the past for thing, magazines have died. So, there are no issues of the iconic famous magazine. These no regularly published issues and I believe they went to quarterly publishing versus. Monthly publishing before that. So what playboy is trying to be or this new iteration trying to be a licensing company and they're calling it across four major categories they're saying sexual wellness, which I'm just going to skip to the next one, which is style and apparel which is. Apparel. and accessories for men and women globally gaming and lifestyle also digital gaming hospitality and spirits. So you can get yourself some playboy-branded Bourbon. And beauty and grooming, which is fragrance skin care grooming cosmetics for men and women. Okay. That sounds interesting. They're not a publishing company more avoiding that and I guess they have a bunch of online stuff as well which. Tell people they can go look on their spare time but. They are calling themselves a streamlined high growth business. The company has four hundred million in cash flow contract through the next eighteen years. and has products available for sale and in ten thousand major retail stores. In the US, this is a brandon company. Now, now, what you think of the brand and what you associate with the brand, the iconic a bunny ears brand, of course. Is Is. is going to be probably a nuanced and varied. I can understand why some people. Would not want to do with this brand I completely understand that is not. Bend the most shall we say progressive brand in history? It has fostered some. Attitudes, particularly women that. I think it's fair to say some would find distasteful and I I completely understand why? And for those people, they're just not going to be shareholders and that's that's fine. But what I find interesting about this if this, if the licensing deal and we have, we've already had a certain dry run of this in. Do you know the magazine Maxim? It was. So it's a men's lifestyle magazine, girly pictures, and whatever it was bought by an entity called big holdings. I'm going to say eight nine years ago. With the goal of they went into change it from the the lad magazine into more of a lifestyle brand licensing deal what playboys doing. Now. I mentioned earlier it's important to have You know leaders businesses, you respect and trust big lorry holdings is not one of those businesses but I do know that they even though they're circulation sales are down significantly there they have turned that profitable on a small scale with the licensing strategy. I suspect the playboy will do a better job. And It will depend on the valuation coming out but you know when analogy I might throw up as. As a comparison is. Franchising businesses in the in the restaurant space. So a restaurant brands international, which owns importance and Burger King. Dunkin brands, which of course owns your beloved Dunkin donuts. Those are those are check cashing businesses, they they sell the franchise to a Franchisee. And then take tax six percent of their gross sales and royalties every month plus x percent for advertising they sell you a system and so those are very asset light cash-rich capital Genita- businesses. And part of me wonders here it's obviously not the same as selling. Coffee and whatever. But part of me wonders if that is what this business will look like, and if they are truly in the growth business and the cash generation business, this might be an interesting opportunity. And you just hit on what I think is the most interesting thing to watch. Once it becomes a public entity again, the high growth aspect of this because now we're going to see Now, we're GONNA see through quarterly reports. Okay. Are you growing? Because that's one of those things where we investors and the market in general get to decide what we consider to be high growth And I again I had I had your initial take which was. Oh please. Like if it didn't work the first time. It's going to work less well this time. The more I read about like. I'M GONNA keep an eye on this. Curiosity. Jim Gillies always talking to you. Thanks for being here.
Are Red Sox irrelevant in Boston after miserable season
"Baseball playoffs are underway without the last place Red Sox, who lost 18 of their 1st 24 games during a pandemic shortened 60 game season, then never recovered. But Boston President Sam Kennedy said second half the season we started to play 500 baseball. I think we finished five and to to end the season. There were some exciting a new additions to the roster and really has us optimistic for 2021 as we go forward as we Build towards the next great set of Red Sox teams. Stocks rebounded from rock bottom a couple of times in the last decade. So has it happened now Chief Baseball officer Hyeon Bloom needs a new manager after firing Ron Radike. Maybe Alex score returns. They're building blocks Sander Bogart's Raphael Devers. Alex Verdugo, certainly pitcher Tanner. How if his cameo is a sign of things to come, Boston should also get Chris Sale and Juana Rodriguez and Andrew Benn intended back from injuries and, of course, have to reset in luxury tax bloom. Khun Breakout owner John Henry's wallet. Adam Kaufman. W B. C. Boston's news radio,
Hot and Heavy and Casual Relationships! Why they FIZZLE Out So Fast! | Write Your Legend Podcast with Apollonia Ponti - burst 1
"Hot and heavy relationships do come at a price and if you find yourself constantly getting hot and heavy relationships or you're the person that is hot and heavy, I would really encourage you to turn around that microscope and look from within and what's going on here within you and one of the reasons why I say that is because when we tend to. Run Away we continue to lose ourselves more and more in every relationship where we just can hit rock bottom and get very depressed or confused, and in this hot and heavy relationships risen why this happens and a lot of times with women in general why this happens is because women. Want that field they long no matter what women long for feeling just like men too. I. Think of wanting to be wanted wanting to feel -nificant in some way of their beauty. And typically this comes in a physical round. So in hot and heavy relationships, you might have the best sex ever and people are like Oh they mistake this for connection guys. This is not connection. Best sex ever does not mean connection. This is where we have to get. Really. Direct in. Love and relationships and teaching what loving relationship says because. A lot of times in society and what how we've been custom to is to understand that Oh if I have the best sex with this woman, this means that she's the one, but it's not the truth. It means that what other qualities issue offering in life for herself and for you what are her standards? What are the values that you? And is this a healthy dynamic? The both of you have, there's more to it than that.
Free the Vote
"Hey, what's up welcome to the? podcast of politics, race and culture from a POC perspective Miami. and. We have a special guest joining us today from Orlando Florida. His name is Desmond me. He's a big deal. He's the Executive Director of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, he's the author of the new book. Let my people vote Desmond Welcome back to in the thick where those star as love it that he brought him. Desmond Welcome welcome. Well, what a journey it's been. I mean for your life but since we last had you on, it was early in two thousand eighteen and at that time you were still fighting to restore voting rights to Floridians who had passed felony convictions or is your organization calls them what I like to say these are returning citizens. This is a mission for you because you talk about inclusive democracy says, is someone who went from serving time for a felony conviction to being homeless to graduating law school and your stories. Incredible. What has been your experience with this? What is your story and what inspires you to organize for restoring Buddha Rights There's two main reasons you know in two thousand and five you know I did hit rock bottom. So I was standing in front of railroad tracks waiting on the train and come so I can jump in front of it That's how far down the road I'd on. And But for some reason, they're trained income that Dan I did cross those tracks and I checked myself into drug treatment and moved in a homeless shelter, and after that I wrote in school and to eventually get a law degree but I could not practiced law because I'm not allowed to apply to the floor the bar until my civil rights have been restored this last election cycle, my wife ran for office and I couldn't even vote for. So. Then later in the year two, thousand, eighteen in November a constitutional amendment. Amendment for passed through a ballot initiative in the state of Florida, you spent so many years fighting for this. Let's listen back to the moment that he passed your organization, the Florida Rights Restoration coalition shared this on social media. So. This amendment basically means that roughly check this out one point four, million, one, point, four, million returning citizens in Florida could have their voting rights restored after they completed all of the terms of their sentence now. We know that. Black Americans are four times more likely to lose their right to vote according to the sentencing project and we're in this really historic. Some would call it traumatic moment of twenty twenty where we have the corona virus disproportionately impacting people have cutler. We have a national uprising in defense of black lives pushing frankly for a complete overhaul of the criminal justice system because. People see it for what it is. So, just let us know how you're doing how you're processing all of this because. We fight for these rights to vote like for example, I became a citizen you fight for the right for returning citizens to vote. And then you're watching your democracy. Really. Be Challenged, how're you doing for Reals Desmond Maria I am doing much better than what would expect. Because when I'm seeing everything that's going on, it's getting excited right and really help me to fully appreciate what we were able to accomplish in passing amendment for. And Passing Amendment for actually sets the stage for where we at and how amendment for is going to help this country turn over a new leaf and emerged from this chaos and these conflicts and tensions almost like Oh. PHOENIX, emerging from the ashes, a sense of renewed hope and correction and understanding, and imagining not the old democracy but a new democracy, and I'm telling you everything lines up because when you think about that amendment for. Created a pathway for one point four million people who had some type of personal intimate connection or action with our law enforcement system. Right. When you think about Francis the killing of Ahmad Aubrey where a prosecutor to go the seventy days before they decided the charge of people at murder. This man in broad daylight right prosecutors are elected and who knows better about prosecuted in someone who's been prosecuting then you talk about George Floyd. Having that. Put His Leon neck for eight minutes and forty six seconds and killed this person in broad daylight with his hands in his pocket like he had no care in the world right who know better about having a need on their negative in someone who has been arrested by a police officer who knows better of the aggressive takedown tactics of law enforcement ease sheriffs are elected in these chief of police are appointed by mayors who are elected in new. When you think about the judges that stand in judgement I, mean who knows better than the people I record package
Expectation Hangover! Cure Expectations in Your Life! | Christine Hassler | Write Your Legend Podcast with Apollonia Ponti
"It's like we know that archetype all of us have learned things in our life. Yeah, we asked the question why this happening for me again a great question, but sort of requires us to get into like positive thinking wage, which often is really hard when you're going through something really hard. So for me, I always felt like kind of a positive psychology failure when I couldn't find the silver lining in something, you know, why where I couldn't find that? Well, this is happening for me so I can grow and I can be strong and I can you know, all these amazing things when I was in my hardest moments that was a hard question to ask so that question what I'm learning that that was a question I could wrap my head around it's like, okay, I'm learning. I'm learning how I could be the common denominator in this I'm learning how my behavior and my limbs beliefs cause results in my life. I'm learning how some things from my childhood are affecting me today. And so I just feel like learning is a very empowering place to go off. Especially, you know when we're on those closet floor bathroom moments. We need some up like we need we need a destination that we can get to that's took us ahead but doesn't feel so far off that we feel completely overwhelmed. So that's why I always encourage people like be a student when you're in your expectation hangovers and I'll Define an application hangover. Just so people know what it is. It's when things don't go according to plan or when things go according to plan but you don't feel like you thought would like you get that great job, but you're still not happy or life throws you in a good curveball. I think we could say that twenty-twenty has been an expectation hang. Oh for sure. That's how many ways and so it's in those moments of expectation hangover that when we can really adopt a seeker and a learner mindset then it's we need somewhere other than victim. Yeah, and I find that being a Seeker is a good job. Place to get you from Victim Because if you try to go from victim to Warrior right away again, that's a big stretch. It's a big stretch for going from victim to Seeker. That's awful and I like when you say one of my learning because when I you know, I think that's amazing thing because the reason being in the why that sets so home with me cuz when I was going through change and and we go through change every single day of Our Lives no matter where we are. It's the constant growth life is just about growing constantly and when I ask myself what am I learning? It kind of gives me like I'm taking control like it's more like I've gotten control of this right? So when we get in victim mentality, it's like we don't have control like someone else is getting control of us. So when we say one of my learning not only are we taking control of the situation, but it also kind of makes you look at things differently like your perspective switches like an instinct, especially if you belong And you want the change right? So I'm sure you've worked with clients that you know have been have you ever worked with a client and tell me this I'm very open about this with my clients and I tell them, you know, I I feel a certain way cuz I'm here to help you. I'm going to tell you and have you ever felt when you get on a phone call or Zoom with a client and you're like the energy is just something very off. Like there's a wall or there's a blockage here or she's he or she is defensive. Something is going on here. Do you feel that? Sometimes I do, you know, I especially in the beginning where I am. Now most people have either heard me on a podcast or they there's like already I've been coaching them through books or podcasts whatever. So when they get on the phone with me there are usually pretty aligned. Yeah. I only work with eight people a year now and mostly train other coaches. Yeah, but I can remember a lot and this isn't coaching clients or dating birth. Yes friendship. We can apply this to anything. I definitely have been in that place where it's like there's not an alignment and that's where when I'm training coaches. I always tell them like just because someone was coach with you doesn't mean you want to coach with them. Yeah, it's always a two-way dance and I think a lot of coaches especially when they're starting to build their business. They almost have a sense of well anyone that want to work for me I have take cuz I need to build my business and and the clients interviewing me know you're interviewing the client as well. It's it's it has to be a two-way aligned fit. And I know for me I only work with people this point you have done some some work on themselves and have an openness and a Readiness because trying to get through a brick wall is really hard and I have found that And this may sound harsh and I don't want it to sound harsh. But I have found that usually life and expectation hangovers are the only thing that breaks down people's false. Yes. No, no great, which really can so if you got somebody that's like super defensive and there are a lot of walls up. I suggest saying, you know, why don't you check back with me in 6 months to see where you are because usually if a person's at a point where they haven't hit rock bottom and they haven't had massive expectation hangovers to kind of shatter them and break up the wall as a coach. You're going to spend so much time trying to get in versus working with somebody who maybe has had this expectation hangovers and has had their form of Rock Bottom whatever is and it's like I Surrender I'm unwilling not that a client should ever give up power to a coach. I don't think not at all over there has to be an openness and a willingness and to do things differently. Yeah, and I think that's really important. That's why I love wage. That
Under Trump, US reputation hits rock-bottom: Pew global survey
"For the past three and a half years the united. States has not been very favorably viewed by other Western countries that's according to survey results from the Pew Research Center but a new study they paula shows that our reputation has taken even deeper nosedive just over the past year Jacob poster is at Pugh in Washington Jacob Pugh does a lot of surveys and this is not the first one about America's image what made this survey nick. Well, we've actually been doing surveys for twenty years now, and we've been tracking the international image of the US during that time period and in the current survey in two thousand and twenty, we're finding some the lowest ratings we've ever found among traditional allies of the United States in terms of US favorability including in Japan, the UK Canada you know more than four in ten have positive views of the United States and these are some of the lowest levels of favorability we've ever measured for the United States. The title of the survey says a lot. I think US image plummets internationally as most say country's handled corona virus badly. So how did your survey respondents about the US and the corona virus like what was one of the questions? Where we ask people on whether various countries including their own were doing a good job of dealing with the corona virus outbreak and on that question when we asked about it for the United States, no more than twenty percent and any of the thirteen countries that we surveyed said, the United States was doing a good job of dealing with the krona virus outbreak and that's different from what people told us about their own countries and most of the. Countries we surveyed people were actually fairly happy with how their own country had dealt with the outbreak. The there are places where the US image is seen more positively than other places. What country had the most people who thought the US was responding well to the coronavirus in terms of response to the coronavirus no country was over twenty percent. But when it comes to the US favorability, there are countries were a majority still have a favorable view of. The US, but that number has shrunk dramatically in the last year. South. Korea's one country where fifty nine percent have a favorable view of the US. But even there that's down almost twenty points from two thousand nineteen when seventy seven percent favourable view of the US
Looking Back On The First Year Sober
"Let's get to it. Here's heather. We're going to talk about that first year of sobriety today with Miss Heather who is joining US heather is about sixteen sober. So she just triumphed this one year mark that can be elusive for some people. Really. Hard to achieve. This is going to be fantastic conversation just talking about the difference in that first year when you get over that. Hump, and what it's like going into your second year and how did things change and now that you've had some distance and looking back on that first year, what is that feel like and how do you see things differently, those are all the things we're gonNA talk about. But to start, let's welcome heather to the show and heather. Why don't you take a few minutes and just tell everybody a little bit about you and your story. Takes her having me. I'm excited to be here with you definitely a big fan and obviously part of the the group that you have on facebook. So a lot of good information out there to women about my story. I, say it started to get pretty bad. Out Seven years ago so you know growing up drinking at my house it was normal everybody drank every party we got everything was surrounded around drinking and I I. Probably had my first drink at fourteen and that just because everyone else was it wasn't like I felt the urge to drink. But back then I would drink and I wouldn't crave it went on like that all the way through college up until about my first child and then exchanged that point. Something happened where The way that I consumed alcohol was different I thought that I had to have it to calm me down. And it really changed outlook on how I drank, and then I had my second son or my second child. And was I had him it got worse and worse. This whole time may still jobs still have the same family still haven't lost everything, but things did start going bad by took my husband police were to my house things that as a professional women I would never think would happen in my lifetime because I was always quote the good one and didn't have these issues and so it got to a point though where I would wake up have to figure out what am I gonNA drink today how am I gonNa get it in and that would be my constant thought. Lou Up at one point where I finally got sick of myself in my husband was asking me to go to Rehab my family would say to me this is ridiculous your drinking. and. Finally, I had an incident on a business trip where I just. In, the mirror and I said I cannot look at myself anymore and and do this, and so I flew from place I was to Rehab for thirty days and really embraced program. Never Mind I'm not get out of this show home. Someone said. To me, they said, I want you to try. All you have to do is try if you really want to go home, you can try it and see how or extreme. So from that moment, would someone say not to be changed my outlook and I thought well, I, did fly all the way here to try to get sober based on really hitting my rock bottom impact impacted to my job A. Little Bit. That was my last Straw. So I stay stuck it out key back to my hometown and the first thing I did when I got back, which we have suggested was a meeting and so fortunately I did have some contacts air I contacted them and I was home at midnight on Saturday night from Rehab, and then the next morning I was at a women's meeting and so I just really. From, that point I try to get sober for the past four years of four years prior to the sixteen months that I have and nothing would ever work. It just I didn't I wasn't ready but once I decided I was ready and came back and just I just took direction really instead of listening to myself because my thoughts don't leave me to the right places. Or the right thoughts, and then also make excuses when I finally just listen to what other people are saying, and then still continued that. Let's just try to keep to keep trying and I kept saying that to myself an Harry. M.. Now six months.
"rock bottom" Discussed on The Lead
"So. Lindsay reminders with the expectations were for the Yankees coming into season. It was pretty clearly a world series campaign. The players really dissatisfied how they lost to the Houston Astros last year in the AFC S. The Yankees out they got Garrett Cole they added a true ace the Yankees did whatever Yankee Fan wanted them to do they signed the best pitcher available Yankees have signed call Na a record-breaking three hundred, twenty, four, million dollars for a nine year deal that comes out to thirty, six, million a year, and during spring training back in February and March Florida you just feel the players. Were all very focused. They were very driven. They were very much on the same page and then endemic hit while corona virus fears are also hitting baseball spring training. It's been suspended the absence of Arizona Spring Pastime is leaving fans valley businesses wondering what's next teams wells? Michael. I spent a lot of time wondering if shortened season would help them or if it would hurt them i. Figured shortened season would give some teams that may be closer to five hundred an opportunity to compete because you go on one hot street. That's good. Night didn't know how that affects the Yankees and I'm not sure how much ink schedule has affected it but so far they are not looking like the same team that I saw on spring training. Yeah. How has reality compared to those? Expectations, I no longer have words for it. I legitimately, no longer have words for it. I understand the mets. Now it's what I will say because last year in twenty nineteen, the eighties looked very charmed life. They have a lot of their superstars get injured and then they had guys from the minor leagues guys who fans would probably never heard of come up and tribute big time. Back. Pig. Skin. Frazier. Walk off single. Cub. Four. It was like they had the MIDAS touch last year and this year it's just the opposite. It's just no longer surprising to me when a game that they thought was going, their way just gets blown up in their faces while we have one of those Monday night and a game that the Yankees needed against Toronto, they rip six to gave up ten runs in the sixth inning. Center. Janssen clears the basis. For the. So much for the Blue Jays being intimidated by the Yankees. Where does that rank among the worst Yankee losses? This season? That's the worst like this should be rock-bottom territory because the Yankees are now third in the American League East trailing behind the raise in the Blue Jays and the expanded postseason format is the only reason the Yankees are even in a postseason spot right now but not twenty of their remaining games ten against the Blue Jays. So this blue. Jay Series. They were like you know what we're going shake off the two and a half weeks. We're going to take this opportunity against our division rival and it looked like he was going well looked like they were playing like the team. They hadn't been capable of being for a couple of weeks and then it got about as bad as I've ever seen and you look at that inning Ryan. and. It goes like this ten runs scored sixty seven pitches thrown forty three minutes and one dark cloud that continues to hover over the struggling team. There is some teams that have had bullpens over the last couple of years. The Yankees issue has been their starting rotation mostly but right now it is everybody draws a card. Their offense had been really dormant leading into the series. So the fact that. They were able to put six on the board was kind of a big thing gave their kitchen staff some cushion for the first time in a while and so Aaron Boone managed aggressively very clearly with the intention of preserving this lead he went to two of his top relievers who were the ones who blew theme, and so the fact that it just almost went well and now is just ripped away. From them it was a sight to behold, but I don't know that it was shocking. What has manager Aaron Boone said about the team struggles goonies by rule very positive and this is the first time that we've seen that slide. Think we're frustrated. I think as pissed off and understandable but we gotta get through it and we gotta fight our way through it. He was asked on Monday night where. You can do or say after a crushing loss like that. Any thought something that he said that was interesting was he can't allow it to be crushing now not allowed to be on just not allowed to be here. So we'll say the right things again and we need to we need to get past it. We need to play better obviously. So much of it is we have to turn the page. We have to turn the page we up to turn the page. But when you start having all of these really bad bloom games up, you know it's no longer washing off one bad game. It's washing off three weeks of them. This boy, this is obviously a pretty young team but what has some of the veterans on this team had to say about this slide? So Brett Gardner is the longest. tenured Yankee this point outfielder and he said something along the lines of this is just unacceptable. The way that we played lately is not acceptable. So we have to find a way to be better myself included e- issue was the Gardner. Himself is also having a he's Murray's really struggling. So it's interesting because some of the veterans tasked with talking about these things they are also struggling Garrett Cole, who is Ace has now have three got games in a row driven toward right talk men drifting back that ball carries to the track out by that brick wall that ball is God to run opposite field homer. You could see how frustrated Garrett Cole is the pitch that preceded the and so the most influential voices in the room, they're not just talking about the team performance, they're having to talk about themselves within that context as. Well, which I think sort of restricts what they can say about it to an extent if we take a step back, can you trace where things started to go wrong for this team? Yes exactly. The date August eighteen they had just swept the red sox and so you're fired up ready to go ready to face the raise try to really stake their claim to the AL and then they were swept I, Rub by Choi. flips. And that will do it. As the race week the easy win today by a score of ten to five and nothing pretty about this series at all for the New York Yankees didn't go. Well, race came in he had injuries since then they've had Aaron judge go down they had James Paxton go down they've had other guys make shorter injured list since, but they started by getting swept by the race and they just never really bounced back from that would have been the biggest issues is it? Just the injuries I think the injuries are something that people point to. But this point I don't buy it because they have guys in their lineup they have doesn't bullpen. They have guys in their rotation who are very capable of stepping up in performing or even just they performed themselves the Yankees would be winning games. So yes, you have Aaron Judge Giancarlo San out it's been fun watching Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton Mash and the Yankees lineup fun. Well, it last at Stanton. Now appears headed to the injured list once again. But the bigger issue to me is the guys who were not injured many of them are really underperforming or they're performing well, and then getting blown up in an important spot. So I think a lot of teams throughout the league are dealing with injuries. You know the rays have seems like twenty five pitchers on the injured list and they're still playing really hot baseball so it will be interesting to me to see in. Retrospect weight is put on those injuries. The Yankees are in third place in the division behind the raising and the Blue Jays. The Blue Jays team that didn't really have a home to start the season g. you have a sense of why we've seen a dramatic shift of power in the Al East, you know something notice last year with a lot of their prospects coming.
"rock bottom" Discussed on The Lead
"Gets blown up basis. From wondering athletic, I'm Davidson and I'm Kelso. It's Wednesday. September ninth and this is the lead. It felt like something was. Something of a motion. passed. It does. Not Good. This isn't a story. Athletes. It stays with you..
Jordan Younger Albrecht On Eating Vegan Again
"Coming up on the ultimate health podcast. I. Believe that we those of us who got sick with chronic illness is because we are being called to wake up deeper being called to wake up to who we are in our heart, our soul, our spirit, and maybe somewhere along the way we got out of alignment with what we came here to do not. Okay. That's part of the human journey. So finding the modality that helps us, he'll and helps us reel line with who we are i. that's what it's all about. Hello and welcome see autumn it all podcast episode three, hundred, Sixty, eight, I'm Jesse Chapas and I'm here to take your health the next level each week, bring you inspiring and informative conversations about health and wellness covering topics of nutrition lifestyle fitness mindset in so much more. In this week, Jordan younger all practice back on the show. She's the blogger behind the top red spirituality and wellness plugged the balanced blonde. She covers all things wellness high vibration living the plant based lifestyle healing from chronic illness tapping into your creativity in psychic nature and so much more beyond the blog. She is the Creator and host of the top podcast. So on fire where she goes deep on a range of topics from nutrition to aliens entrepreneurship to medium ship, and it's been about three years since Jordan? Has Been on the show and a ton has happened in her life. Last time she was on the show we were discussing her book breaking Vegan. So she went from Vegan to no longer Vegan, and since she was on the show, she has now Vegan again and we get into that she's had a wedding she was diagnosed with lyme disease and so much more. We had time to catch up on and just really appreciate Jordan's Rawness surrealness and the depth she goes into sharing her story on today show. Some of the highlights, include her soul searching trip to Bali where she hit rock bottom the overwhelming truth about lyme disease in co-infections microdosing suicide been for chronic pain how psychedelics have helped. Jordan the most healing journey and how water fasting cleanses the body. I really enjoyed this conversation and I know you will too and I'd appreciate if you could help spread the word share this with somebody in your life, a friend, a family member there is so much great information and inspiration here spread the good word. Thank you so much here I go with Jordan Younger Albrecht. Jordan welcome back to the podcast how you doing had. Jesse. Thank you so much for having me back. I'm doing really well, I'm excited to talk to you today I'm excited to chat with you too. It's I went and looked back at our previous episode. We did with Marnie there and it's been years. So a long time and a lot has happened in both our world. So back when we did that last episode, you weren't married now you're married, you've had a new diagnosis lyme disease and you're back on the Vegan Diet. So lots we can get into. Yeah. Life has changed a lot. I remember recording that with you. Guys in my old apartment where I lived alone with my cat and life has certainly changed quite a bit since then we'll at that time we did that recording it seem like your health was in a pretty good place for a timeline point here let's let's talk about where your health was at at that time. Yeah. So I may have thought my health was maybe in a good place, but it was around that time. I'm trying to think around three years ago. Exactly is when my health started to decline and really take Depp I think when we talked may have been maybe the very end of me feeling pretty good and. Then I started to experience different symptoms like full body hives I had a uterine cyber ahead which I ended up having surgically removed. I started to be very chronically fatigued, but I do believe when we last spoke I was still holding onto the final shreds of feeling good or saw it and then yeah things kind of exploded from there. So toward the end of twenty, what would this have been twenty would have been twenty seventeen that we chatted. Yeah. Toward the middle to the end of twenty seventeen is when these health issues started popping up and I was very confused about all ams and what was going on and. At the time it didn't even cross my mind that all of these health issues could be intertwined and could have the same root cause thought my entire body was just breaking down bit by bit and piece by piece, and ultimately what I finally did realize the following year that this was all the same root cause similar root cause and I was diagnosed with lyme disease then I realized okay. The hives, the fatigue, the brain fog lack of energy. The fiber that I had hormone imbalances got issues. All of this could be drawn back to lyme disease switch ended up being a chronic lyme disease diagnosis meaning that I had had my. For, at least a year. But when I look back on my life, it seems that I actually had lyme for more like both likely a decade dot was a pretty wild time in my life and I'm sure we'll get into all the details, but I've been treated for the last two and a half years and it's been quite a journey. So after we talked and the symptoms started to creep up on you what was. The first step you did before getting diagnosed, did you were you already seeing a doctor at that time that you brought these issues up to or did you find a new doctor? What did the path look like to getting that diagnosis? So I was seeing a few different doctors at that time I've always geared toward a more holistic approach. So I was seeing a functional medicine doctor which really combines Western and eastern medicine practices. I went to my functional medicine doctor and he really didn't know what was going on. He saw the hives that I had all over my body which were so itchy. So terrible. So read they lasted for ten months and during that time I couldn't even sleep at night because I was so itchy I was in so much pain. It covered every single inch of my body except for my face. And my feet actually it was on my face to just not as bad as the rest of my body
5 Reasons We Wait For Permission To Do What We Really Want
"My guest today as Sally holder. Sally is the acclaimed bestselling author of hitting rock metal. The roadmap from empty success to true fulfillment which. Published this year earlier this year? She's a podcast host end founder of the Brim. She's Assad after coach Speaker trainer and guide to her clients breaking out of their silent screaming success and into true fulfillment. Thanks so much for joining me today Sally. I am thrilled to be here. Diane. Thanks for having me. Absolutely I. I. Love the subject and I wanNA dive right in and have you explain what is rock. Metal. Chore Rock Metal is a term that I use to describe that middle place in your life or career wear. You can often times get stock and stay there forever. It is where you're not yet reaching your greatest potential, but you're also not at rock-bottom, right your succeeding but often times in the middle we experienced that really tough place where your success lacks fulfillment. So for me the true definition of reaching your greatest potential ad having, you know the ultimate definition of success in my experience in in my coaching life has always included both success and fulfillment. and. I find that a lot of people get left behind because they get left in this noodle place and I figured if we could come up with the definition for that and some terminology we talk about it more and if we talk about it more than people will solve that problem in move out of that place and find their potential and a whole `nother level of happiness that they really deserve. that. That is so great and I'm curious. So. Like how does it happen is if we? Like get a job and we don't really think about fulfillment. Yet or right or are we so like? Heads down trying to accomplish something that we don't think about what's going on there. Well. I can tell a little bit about my story and I think it exemplifies it quite well You know I followed what I call societies model of success. That external definition at success? It does it come along with any internal markers right? No is saying here all the check boxes that you need to. Check. In order to reach success, they are dis which are all external and they are. These are all internal rate. We've completely left behind all of the internal check boxes, and so I just did all the external ones I went to a prestigious undergraduate school. I went directly to law school I went to the second largest labor employment law firm in the country I received awards, accolades, and all these things, and I found myself in a tenure law practice absolutely fundamentally miserable now, externally I was having articles written about my successes and you know like I said receiving awards. I hated it and it was this jerk secret that I kept long longtime because I thought who cares about a woman who's earning six figures and hates our life. Nobody cares about that person like they want to come and save you when you're at rock-bottom and everybody wants to grab you from that place and say make change. Let me help you. But when you are it rock metal in that middle place no one's coming to grab you and say, let me help you out of this and so. I stayed there for a really long time and You know I think that it is because creating change from a place of success is very, very difficult and often discouraged and so You know I want to open up like you know Pandora's box and give people a big permission slip to create change from that place of success whenever they desire. And start that conversation around that just because you decide at twenty two, what you WanNa do and B doesn't mean you're gonNA still, Levi at forty two and oftentimes you're not. So. Again, life experience comes with evolution growth and so naturally, our careers should follow that growth too. So that's what I. It's been hard
High schools and colleges work to contain coronavirus outbreaks
"New more detailed guidelines from the CDC among other things they address what schools should do if there is a case of covert among students or staff, they suggest rather than shutting everything down immediately for a long period of time. One option is short term class suspension cancellation of events in after school activities to give public health leaders time to determine how widespread the infections are. As college students head back to campus corona virus outbreaks at universities in at least nineteen states representing nearly fourteen hundred cases among students and staff leading to concerns about scenes like this, a large gathering of students at Penn State that prompted the school's president ask those flouting the rules. Do you want to be the person responsible for sending everyone home Mississippi's governor urging college students to be careful since eighteen to twenty nine year olds make up the highest proportion of cases there. We know that we've got a lot of work to do there. It's something that we will have to be constantly working on over the course of the next few months and while K. through twelve schools face challenges reopening in. States like Mississippi and Georgia new. York with its rock bottom covert task positivity rate is in a good position to reopen schools even. So parents have questions, governor Andrew Cuomo saying he'd had questions to the still working out with the plan would be I would have a lot of questions parents a lot of questions. This is a risky proposition no matter how you do it, and with US deaths from covid nineteen averaging more than a thousand a day for twenty five consecutive days. The CDC is now projecting nearly one hundred, ninety, five, thousand Cova deaths by September twelfth about three weeks away suggesting that staggering death rate will continue at least in the short term we are beginning I think to. Turn the tide still CDC Director Dr Robert. Redfield who estimates as many as sixty million people nationwide may have already contracted the virus based on an infection rate of ten to twenty percent says, we could soon see the number of new daily deaths begin to decline as more people follow public health guidelines like mask wearing hand, washing, and social distancing. This week. Next week you're going to start seeing. The death rate really start to drop. New cases are steady or falling in forty states but redfield warned that positive trend isn't taking hold everywhere little the mirror right now. Is Getting stuck. We don't need to have a third wave. In the heartland coronavirus cases are on the rise in states like Wyoming Iowa and Illinois with a new emory university study suggesting so-called Super Spreader events are driving transmission in rural areas. Meanwhile on the vaccine front nor country can just ride this out until we have a bucks in a new sobering reminder from the head of the World Health Organization the nineteen eighteen pandemic lasted two years. He hopes this one won't, and even if we do have the Buxin. It wouldn't end the pandemic on its own progress does not mean victory. And there is another sad sign that victory over this virus has not yet at hand. We just learned today that a six year old girl. Florida's Hillsborough County has become the youngest person in the state to die from covid nineteen.
Dallas - Several Texas cities rank well on list of best American cities during the pandemic
"There's this new list out for the best and worst city used to be stuck in during our pandemic. North Texas has a lot of cities on the good side. Consider this a water cooler conversation from your couch by a water clear. That's how Jeff Herman looks at a new study by the company where he works. Lawn starter dot com Ah, website dedicated tell on knowing we're stuck at home are spending a lot of time in the yard. So think of this as it was a water cooler conversation that came to life, Herman says. The company spent weeks crunching numbers in four categories. To rank the best and worst U. S cities to be stuck at home. This is all data that's out there that we compiled and compressed into these rankings out of 150 cities on the list. Arlington came in at 85. Irving is 55. Garland, 43 Grand Prairie is 17. You only have to go north of the Bush Turnpike to visit three of the top 10 cities. Planum ranked eighth. McKinney is third. And Frisco is first came as a surprise. I mean, a lot of times, you know, Money magazine or some of the other recognitions that crystal has achieved are expected. This is one that I never thought we'd see out there. As Faras bested in a pandemic. The least two shows first goes financial safety and quality of of life, life, put put them them at at the the very very top top of of the the list. list. The The city city at at Rock Rock bottom. bottom. Detroit Detroit where where a a local local newspaper newspaper Wade Wade in in said said you you have have Frisco Frisco Texas Texas sees you have never heard of it either might have to check that out something like that. So I'm like, come on full shape for a city that's used to the shine. That's
The Difference Between High-Functioning & High Bottom
"So. How about our last episode? TRICIA Lewis from recovery. Happy Hour podcast was on the show and I know you guys are loving this because I think her podcast is the one I hear about the most like when I, see people in the facebook group talking about other podcasts they love hers is always one of the most mentioned and I totally get it because she's awesome and funny and so easy to relate to in hang with a really enjoyed meeting her and spending that time with her. I do want to talk about something I really loved in her episode to because I don't think I realized the importance of this piece of the puzzle and definitely not in the context of podcasts because we didn't have podcast when I got sober. Tricia talked about listening to podcasts when she was starting to figure things out and this is. A totally normal part of the journey right in the beginning stages. When you start to realize you are out of control, you start this research phase, right? In my day, we went out and bought all the self help books and vowed to get our lives together and try harder than we've ever tried before and like you start this whole life makeover plan eat better and workout in start journaling every day, and you have a whole new commitment to life. For about a week. Now you do the same thing, but you hit the Internet and podcasts and you buy all the sober people books. I'm a little sad I didn't have all this good stuff when I was struggling. You know because there's so much great information out there. And at the same time, that's what fuels me to continue creating a ton of resources and information for you. So you can find everything you need and learn at your own pace in have honesty and real actual knowledge about alcoholism and addiction recovery. And tricia mentioned that she had heard someone on a podcast, share their story and it was the same as her story and that's what bridged the gap for her. She heard someone else who was a high functioning alcoholic who had their shit together and was? In Recovery There seems to be this misconception that you have to be one or the other you either fit in the box of having your shit together or you fit in the box of being an alcoholic. But the truth is it's almost always a combination of both. We've talked about high and low bottoms on this show many times, and they're definitely different struggles for those of you who have high bottoms an well, I should probably take a minute and explain the concept of high and low bottoms. oftentimes, when people think about alcoholics, you envision these lives and situations that are a real mess. You think about rock bottom as this disastrous place where you've destroyed Your Life Du is jail losing jobs, losing homes, losing families just overall losing everything. You know you'd think of a person who's a mess all around and looks like a mass and everything you do. You can tell they're a mess. It's drinking to blackout and losing friends getting arrested waking up with bruises that you have no idea where they came from. And if we continue drinking, we can all get to that place. Or like me crashing my car. It's kind of low bottom. We'll certainly a low bottom moment. And then there are these high bottom people. A high bottom is the person who has overdrinking who's uncomfortable with how much they are drinking or how much they look forward to drinking or think about drinking but for all intents and purposes there. Okay. They have their life together. On the outside anyway. This is where so many people. So many of you separate yourselves
What To Do When Stocks Go Down by The Finance Twins
"Twins dot com. If you're wondering what to do, when stocks go down, you're not alone. This is a question. We've started to get asked more and more. The stock market has been dropping and everyone is afraid that the incredible market performance is going to slow down and their 401K's will lose a lot of value. So what should you do with your investments? When stocks go down, the short answer is nothing. Don't change a thing. When the stock market drops, and the prices of your stocks go down. The problem with doing nothing is that it's hard. It goes against our natural instinct and desire to be proactive so that we aren't the last to move. Buy High and sell low is the mantra of investing right. Everyone wants to react when they see their investments lose value. When the stock market drops on the other hand. They want to invest more. When the stock market is shooting up, the problem here is that it's impossible to accurately time the market consistently. Don't be fooled by randomness. The research shows that this emotional desire to try to time the market by trying to buy low and sell high actually hurts investors, according to renowned Princeton economists and CIO of wealth, front the behavior. Behavior gap between the S. and P. Five hundred and the average investor returns may be as large as five percent annually over a twenty year period. What the data shows is that most investors will follow recent returns so when the stock market is going up, more money flows into stocks, but when the stock market drops, money will flow out of the market by reacting to performance. Investors are actually selling low and buying high the opposite of what they're trying to do. Won't I be protecting my investments by selling when they are high before their value drops. The problem with this train of thought is that no one knows when a stock has hit rock bottom or has truly peaked. If you knew exactly when to buy or sell, you'd already be a billionaire and would be on a private jet on the way to Paradise. Right now at least what we'd be doing. In an article by Hoffman at all, it is reported that investor risk tolerance decreased during the worst months of the two thousand eight recession. This highlights the emotional reactions taken by investors and the importance of sticking to your investing strategy. If you felt confident investing ninety percent of your 401k or Roth, IRA in stocks and ten percent in bonds when the market was strong, you should stick to your plan when the stock market drops. If you panic can sell, you will only hurt your investments more. So if my portfolio is losing most of its value, I should sit back and watch it drop without changing anything. For the long term investor, this is the perfect strategy. You want to minimize your emotional impact on your returns. If you are investing for the long term, which is what you should be doing know that your portfolio will recover with the markets. If you sell your investments, you will not have as much in the stock market when the prices pick up and you'll be kicking yourself. According to Dalbar is twenty fifteen report, the average mutual fund investor was outperformed by the S. and P. Five hundred by over three percent in two thousand fifteen. But how can you be outperformed by the S. and P. Five hundred, when you invest in a total stock market index fund that tracks the S. and p. five hundred, the answer is because people buy and sell throughout the year in hopes of timing the market, buying and selling based on what the market is doing prevents you from fully capturing the total market return. When should I invest? Should I wait to invest my money when stocks go down or we go into a recession?
Wheres Your Rock Bottom?
"Hello Mike Brands Welcome to episode number one hundred nineteen of the addiction unlimited podcast I'm your coach Angela Pew here to help you figure out this sober life and live happy. I mean none of us. quit drinking. Because we want to be miserable, right? And it takes a little more effort than just not taking the drink especially if we when I'm happy and full lives. So things in my world have been super busy, super incredible in so much fun. We've had so many things going on the online virtual summit. I was telling you guys about I. think that's starting to wrap up like the last few days. I think the last few expert videos are coming out. Mine went live last. Tuesday and the somebody's called the art of intervention project. Project the art, a RT of intervention project. It was totally online, totally free experts from across the country all different topics. It was really pretty amazing. Especially for free and I did a couple of facebook lives about it in our facebook group. If you want to check that out. If you're not a part of our facebook group, you should definitely jump in their addiction unlimited. And then also the car for the membership has been open, and it's only open for I think about forty eight more hours from right now closes tomorrow night, so if you want to join that membership group, you should jump in there and do that quickly. Because time is running out my friends and the membership is really phenomenal. We've had so many new people join. It's really fun in our private chat. We have totally private chat group just for members, and it has been amazing so many new people and the energy is good, and everybody's just supporting one another in loving one another. It's really awesome. And yesterday we did the sober. Vision Workshop I was blown away. You guys are so amazing. We had a I made a workbook that was really fantastic, and we went through the workbook, and I gave you some things to work on outside the workshop in really get clear on that vision and what you WanNa. Do what you want to accomplish and I'm totally looking forward to doing more of those things to. It was just really fun for me to get to. To connect with you guys to get to meet you and have conversations with you is so much fun for me, and that's one of the things I love to about our membership site because we have to online meetings every week, and that's the chance that I get to actually meet you guys and have conversation with you in those meetings, so I love any opportunity to do that and we're GonNa, do some more workshops also because I think that was really fun. And it was cool. It was a great thing just to offer some help. And who's totally free also. All good staff, all free staff I mean there's so much happening. I'm so excited about it. I woke up this morning and I kinda made a mistake. You guys. I watched a little bit of the news or I listened to a little bit of the news, and I stopped watching the news pretty early on in quarantine, because it was just so defeating, you know like every time I watch I just feel drained, and my anxiety would be up and it just wasn't good. Good, it did not make me feel good to hear all the doom and gloom, not that I want to bury my head in the sand. Be Unaware, but I also don't. WanNa be just feeding my brain all that negativity all the time either because I will internalize that pretty heavy and not feel good about it, so I stopped watching the news a long time ago, but I have been a little concerned as I. Hear people talking about the corona virus numbers going back up in. It sounds like it's getting pretty scary again. And? It just makes me sad to be honest because I can't figure out. I can't figure out like what the heck like. Why is it? Why is it getting so bad again like we were basically on lockdown forever, trying to get it under control. We know the things to do to be well and be safe like I. Just don't understand how it's getting so out of control again. It really makes me think about my alcoholism and I feel like the corona virus is, so it's such a predator.
All By Myself
"But even if we're not sheltering with family or roommates, we have technology connecting asked. But sometimes you just WanNa go where nobody knows your name because there's nobody there. We're talking today about hermits from the Greek Aramis Manning wilderness or an isolated place. There are all sorts of reasons why a person might up and leave their community behind to live a simple solitary life. Some people begin their life of solitude when they go into hiding and simply never come back out. Such as with Canadian Willard, McDonald, who jumped from a troop train in Nova Scotia after being drafted into World War Two. Two other men jumped with him, but they were later caught. When you get, Shanghai like that, you get armed, so McDonald had three Oh three rifle on him, which definitely came in handy in his new home, MacDonald built a one room shack near Gully Lake in the wilds of Nova Scotia and lived in it for the next sixty years. At first he had to rely on hunting and fishing to survive, but residents of nearby town soon discovered him and began to help him get food and supplies. Later in life, the same friends help McDonald become the first Canadian to receive his pension without having to sign for it. Living alone cave seems especially practical when your life has hit rock bottom. Take, Valeria, rickety an Italian apprentice Stonemason, who moved to Austria in one, thousand, nine, fourteen at age, sixteen to escape the war that was about to kick off. He lived with an ex Pat Italian family for awhile and worked as a miner until the fateful day. He lost all of his money in a brothel. He didn't spend it. He didn't get rolled. He just literally lost it.
Before I Leave You with Robert Imbeault
"Everyone welcome to welcome the to addicted. the Mind addicted. Mind podcast podcast my guest. my Today guest. Today is is Robert Robert Imbo Imbo and he and is he going is to going to talk about talk about his book his book before before I leave. You I leave. You Robert. Robert. You WanNA introduce You yourself. WanNA introduce yourself. Sure Sure the Iron Robin the Iron Robin A writer up A writer in up Ottawa in Canada Ottawa Canada and and To to share To my to story share my story and I and guess I could I just guess jump I could right just into jump it. right into it. Yeah Yeah Yeah A Yeah in A early in stages early stages of of building building a a tech company. tech What's company. now become What's now a become fairly a large fairly company? large company? The memory The of memory being of being raped as raped an eight year old as boy an eight year old boy resurfaces resurfaces and send and send blindsides blindsides me me and I don't know and I don't know how to how react to says react you could says imagine you could imagine and and I respond I respond by leaving by my leaving life my and life and turning to drugs turning and alcohol to drugs and alcohol for the better for part the better of part five of years five years and decided and to decided end my life to end my through life that through so think that so think leaving Las leaving Vegas Las Vegas and and and that's very and much that's very much was very was deliberate very deliberate in in many in ways in many ways and and I've had a I've number had of a rock number bottoms of rock bottoms have a few have epiphanies a few epiphanies and and just sort of just chain sort of chain of suicide of attempts suicide that attempts I luckily that I I luckily failed at I failed at and and I turned it I around. turned it I around. just sort I of claw just sort my of claw my my way back my way to back to a place where a I place am now where I am which now is which is just filled just with abundant filled with joy. abundant I'm just joy. living I'm just very living very very happy. very Life happy. I Life I forget I usually forget turn I usually to start turn to off start the wage off the because wage sometimes because sometimes what I what what I say I what is I kind say of triggering is kind of triggering because they do because they end do up in a end really up good in a place. really good So place. So it's important it's to remember important that to remember that I think that's so I think important that's so as important a two as a two is just a is just a that that it. It does it. have It a does good have a good a good ending. a good ending. Even though it's Even it's though it's it's it sounds it like sounds like a painful a journey. painful journey. 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I was I a was a fairly successful fairly successful relatively successful relatively successful entrepreneur. entrepreneur. how to Tech Company. how to Tech Company. I checked I off checked all off the boxes all the boxes of happiness of happiness you know. Had you know. you know Had the things you know the the things material the things material had things had you know you know a nice wife a nice wife and and but happy but to happy still wasn't to still there wasn't there and it's and because it's in because hindsight in hindsight Meyer entire Meyer entire journey professionally journey professionally will retire will journey retire fully. journey I think fully. I think but very much but very professionally much professionally was an addiction was an to addiction work to work because it was because refusal it was to refusal to to look within to look within and I and think I think are now are now recognized. recognized. 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Before I Leave You with Robert Imbeault
"Everyone welcome to the addicted. Mind podcast my guest. Today is Robert Imbo and he is going to talk about his book before I leave. You Robert. You WanNA introduce yourself. Sure the Iron Robin A writer up in Ottawa Canada and To to share my story and I guess I could just jump right into it. Yeah Yeah A in early stages of building a tech company. What's now become a fairly large company? The memory of being raped as an eight year old boy resurfaces and send blindsides me and I don't know how to react says you could imagine and I respond by leaving my life and turning to drugs and alcohol for the better part of five years and decided to end my life through that so think leaving Las Vegas and and that's very much was very deliberate in in many ways and I've had a number of rock bottoms have a few epiphanies and just sort of chain of suicide attempts that I luckily I failed at and I turned it around. I just sort of claw my my way back to a place where I am now which is just filled with abundant joy. I'm just living very very happy. Life I forget I usually turn to start off the wage because sometimes what I what I say is kind of triggering because they do end up in a really good place. So it's important to remember that I think that's so important as a two is just a that it. It does have a good a good ending. Even though it's it's it sounds like a painful journey. Yeah yeah very very dark times Indeed and but there there's a story their hands When you can get into how how I wrote it but The store I felt I was encouraged to share because it could add has helped people which I'm very proud of than. Yeah that's why I'm here talking to you right now. I appreciate you coming on and sharing this because I don't think you are alone in in your story and in some of this. What goes on in people so I think when people can listen or who someone. Who's gone through this? Your story yeah it can be. It can be helpful to know. You're not alone so I had a couple of questions as we get started and we kind of build your story up. Tell me a little bit about how this all started. Because you said you had a memory but in a way. I want to know a little bit before that what was going on in your life won't serve. I mean from the outside looking in life was great. I was a fairly successful relatively successful entrepreneur. how to Tech Company. I checked off all the boxes of happiness you know. Had you know the things the material things had you know a nice wife and but happy to still wasn't there and it's because in hindsight Meyer entire journey professionally will retire journey fully. I think but very much professionally was an addiction to work because it was refusal to to look within and I think are now recognized. Actually enrolling the Bulk I. It's sort of dawned on me where addiction to just constantly working. It definitely informed who became and yeah just prevented from me from looking inside so I'm looking in a mirror. My best life you know got the stuff got the people but internally still searching for happiness and happiness was elusive still
"rock bottom" Discussed on Chosen Family
"Do you even have an obsession this week. Believe or not I do although I have to say you know like when it comes to the things that have normally brought me entertainment. I'm not fully experiencing the same way so like I haven't really been able to sit down and read a book. I can't focus even listening to music. It's not really doing much for me and watching net flicks and whatever. I'm like kind of zoning out but There is a new show on Netflix. It's called feel good and it was co created and Co written by a really brilliant comedian. May Martin you. You've perform got to perform with her two years ago just for a Canadian who lives in the UK exotic yeah she's queer the show is semi autobiographical and I have to say like there. Were moments of watching the show and any show that I've been watching really where it feels. Almost weird to be watching people go to bars have relationships so it's really about a comedian. Yeah living a normal life exactly. I mean it's it's was. I'm from Canada. I came over in a canoe recently with Celine Dion. A high high high. I've never been on date. It's so well acted. It's so well directed Lisa Kudrow. Please mom honestly. She is so good in this like she is as riveting in this is she is comeback. She just gives this lake hilarious nuanced because the show the the irony is like usually when comedians are given a show that they get to build around their own stage persona and their own lives and make something autobiographical it you know. It tends to be like really funny but may show is like very emotional and it deals with a lot of heavy issues like addiction maze. Character is sort of constantly running away from herself. She's been a lot of denial about her own addiction issues where she's at in her recovery and what her capacity is to love and I just feel that you know as we're all self isolating. This is a moment where as hard as it's going to be. We're also going to be confronting ourselves who we are. And we don't have many places to escape to right now so I found the show. Really poignant in that sense. It's like we do have to. This is the moment that we've been given to really look at ourselves and not run away. God I'll definitely. Wha What about you? What are you obsessed with well at first? I was obsessed with how stores an architectural Digest Youtube Shack. Because I was. I just wanted to like picture celebrities in quarantine. We were all being quarantined on compounds where we had our own pools and tennis courts. We'd be fine. That's it so you know time a day but then that wasn't enough I don't know about you. Do you have a big pile of books to read in Your House? You know that when I was Marie Condo in my life right I got rid of so many books that I hadn't read 'cause I thought I would never read them right big mistake because now you did mistake so I have so many books because I buy more books than I read like math. And there's one that I've wanted to read for minds and I feel. The timing is so perfect the title is how to do nothing resisting the attention. It come on to me The writers Geno del. She is an artist writer teacher who lives in Oakland and she just like recaps. How after the election in two thousand sixteen and after there was a big Fire in a art loft that killed over thirty people and she just like takes us back to like how empty she felt and how she wasn't able to focus and feel and concentrate on the things that were important to her But it's not written in a way to like you know. Put your cell phone down you know. Is it a memoir or is it more? Instructional it's part memoir part self. Help me but okay heart you know. She's using quotes from artists and philosophers. And she just takes us to this this physical place. It's a Rose Garden in Oakland where she has spent a lot of time away from the digital world away from the computer away from the phone to kind of connect to that sense of concentration and focus and feeling and she describes how she was eventually able to hear the birds in that space. I mean it sounds very portland. Yeah but she was able to hear the birds in that space she became able to Ferenci the types of birds. Right really shift. Her Focus Sushi describes how that process you know. She's brought it to her all life and how you know. She realized she didn't need to be connected all the time. She didn't need to have every moment of everyday be productive rates and that she needed time to know what was actually really important to her I'm kind of a third way in so I know exactly the ends right. She found right. I'm sort of a this. Sounds really great like. I think this is what a lot of us need right now. Like even for me like I know that in my isolation and I've been doing it slowly already but like I. I need to cut back on the online time because it's not really serving. It's so unproductive right now usually use social media for my work you know but there's no work right now so I love the idea of doing that. Also I think that like you know. We're so trained to associate are worth with our productivity. That's even that tweet that went viral. You know being like you know when Shakespeare was an isolation he wrote King. Lear was enormous backlash. Mainly can you just let us be unproductive right now? We are so overwhelmed. But this could be a moment. You know for us to reconnect to those things and learn to be okay in silence because I still. I still see this shallow side of myself where I'm like. Oh I should get in shape. Delake workout had these fantasies that I'm going to get like a Jaylo body like Kato Diet. Finally get it finally yeah I. Let's be realistic. So I think this is. I'm just a third way in but this is the kind of life changing. Reads that you're like. Oh this is going to stay with me so I'm really like taking my time How to do nothing a genuine dell and if you want to read more about our obsessions we still have a column with extra we do. And it's fabulous. You can check it out at daily XTRA DOT COM. That's Daily X. T. R. A. DOT COM. What else.
"rock bottom" Discussed on Chosen Family
"Like I kinda see both ways like even if you just go on. It's like there's so many labels that like porn is so categorized but at the same time like especially now there's so many cool porn stars like you were like using your platform to really say something. I guess I'm just curious about like where you think. The industry is headed in terms of openness or sort of reinforcing stereotypes. Well I know a lot of the people in my industry have had different experiences with fans who get very vitriolic around whether someone straight or not. It's it's really weird like there's a lot of guys who consider themselves bisexual consider themselves queer and sexually fluid and when they demonstrate that online. Like you know if they post videos with women or if they purdue by studio porn they get like really harshly trolled by a lot of gay porn fans. Like what's really specific about gay. Porn is neither this fetish for straight men or fetish for gay sex but a fetish for men who are in this weird doorway of the closet and the erotics of straight identified men who are caught exhibiting a repressed and this framework of closet and the pornography recording that like moment of the closet being failure or something like that is like I think something that gets ARADO sized over and over and over again by porn and especially by viewers and so when they are dismayed about gay porn stars hooking up with women. I think it comes from feeling that that specific erotic moment has been violated to them. I don't know it's like if you know being out and gay and happy about it is not hot. It's not sexually attractive. You don't WanNa jerk off to that. Yeah and I think that you know This scholar Linda Williams writes about straight porn being dislike a frenzy of the visible. And so much of it has to do with seeing things that cannot be seen like the female orgasm for example. As being this thing that we're like that that film is trying really really desperately see making all of these kinds of weird maneuvers to like make a spectacle of gay porn is doing something similar but different around closets and repressed sexuality and desire and I think a lot of the point that I'm in definitely Is taking place in this like fantasy world in which there is no sexual identity Except IN MAY BE Like off handed like wait. But I'm straight you know. One thing that I think is really interesting. That's happening. Is that for so long. Even though porn is so widely consumed sort of hypocritically remained underground. I read that like nine men out of ten watch porn and I think it's probably really accurate word women and so like there's always been the sort of hypocrisy around porn in that lake. So many consumable were sort of like consuming it secretly but now like with only fans the idea of people sort of having to like produce their sex life on social media. It's becoming more and more mainstream might. Even Kim Kardashian has a super like porn star aesthetic which we never really saw celebrities. Do before. And I'm just curious what your take on that is like I do think that we all kind of have this lake secret desire to be porn stars because I feel like it's that idea of like producing your sex. Life is is trickling down to like everyone's everyday life. Everyone wants to present this image that they're like getting it all the time in the robot. Something kind of talks about that too at the same time. I think that like there was already something deeply pornographic about instagram. I mean I think there was already something. Very exhibitionist about social media in the first place and this like imperative that we make visible what was previously not. Look I think that sex work has always been more common than any of us? Can Measure or recognize. It's just now very visible to us. Hi I'm Leah and I'm failing you know us as the host of the podcast. The secret life of Canada. And we've got an exciting bit of news for you. We do. We want go to school with you. That's right we are now part of the curriculum in a way. We've teamed up with educators from across the country to create teaching guides that go along with some of our best episodes. We've got teaching guides for indigenous history Caribbean Canadian Migration Black History Asian. History it's very exciting. It is very exciting and so each guard comes with ad free audio transcripts lesson plans slide shows and a whole bunch of other stuff. Yeah just had to see dot ca slash teaching guides for more info. And it's free. It's free something that's so interesting about you. Is that obviously you? You enjoy making porn but also you have this whole side of yourself where you're an active voice for social justice and anti-capitalism. Why did you want to use your voice to talk about pay and talk about unions? You know like I don't know if a lot of porn performers where people in that industry talk about Labor conditions Yeah I mean. We're kind of like Uber drivers in the sense that we don't often get to talk with the people who do the same job as us about our job right We had a pretty long award season. This winter was like a week and a half with like two to three major awards shows and so it was a ton of us all kind of in the same couple hotels for like ten days and One of the takeaways was about the huge range in which we're getting paid and how certain some some students competed predatory with taking advantage of amateur models. Not Knowing what those standards are the fact that there's no real place for us to talk about what the standards are should be So I wrote the piece for days to about performer. Pay Rates and let's say watch like a studio seeing like how much is a gay performer. Getting paid for that I mean you know like when you're watching any given porno and it's weird because certain studios appear to be much bigger and grander than they actually are. The words studio is misleading. Because the word studio makes it sound like it's frigging paramount. I mean they're definitely suits. I I worked for cities before people like wow you. You're working with them. That's that's a huge deal and it's like one dude like so. How much would you get paid for like a scene? Anything people get paid anything from four hundred dollars a scene which is abysmal. Two to two and a half grand. If they're you know in extremely high demand My friend Joey Mills. He tweeted about how like we should really come to a consensus. That like a thousand is should be like a minimum standard It's always tricky to talk about these things on twitter. Because there's so much caveat to that you know if I had been a different place in my career and saw seeing. That tweet opened like easy for you to fucking say like you're you're super popular like swing porn star. Who's studied with awards and has this huge fan base like yet you can ask for a thousand. Most people in the industry feel that way especially if there are people of color especially if they're HIV positive especially if they're older especially if they don't have a six pack you know you feel and you're made to feel as though you're completely replaceable. All the time because you. You are Writing that piece was Way that I felt like I could take a stand and I hope that anyone who's considering doing gay porn reads it and a lot of people assume that we are making as much money as porn stars made the ninety s And a lot of people just totally unaware that we are most of us living like scene to scene. What do you think porn can tell us really about ourselves in society today a? It's a big question. I don't know that it has to you know and one of the things I kind of pushed back on because there are a lot of people who are like porn should be taking a stronger responsibility in role in educating people about sex and there's too many toxins an important and I don't think that we should rely on What are ultimately companies that belong to a private sector that is unaccountable to the public to teach people about sex and I think that porn defacto is one of the ways that we learn about sex but I think that porn is has no obligation to educate people any greater than the rest of media and other genres have an obligation to educate people. So What I want people to get from gay porn is a really strong orgasm. Time Mitchell. Thank you so much for doing this. Thank you for having you as safe in the madness writer porn actor ty Mitchell tie rights. Biweekly Call Him in Mel magazine called disconnect us. The latest is on poly-amorous and socialism. Your favorite thing ties professional. 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"rock bottom" Discussed on The Official Impractical Jokers Podcast
"Him an Oscar. The storytelling during doing standup has helped him it. What are the categories that they could be in like contention for for and this comedy or musical where they lump anything that they're like we don't really know what this is? It like a reality movie. I know it's not but you know what I mean like. Is that such a category? The category like that for the track. Maybe maybe get some kind of sound original song for that thing that played at the end credits for the end credits originally written for the film. Then there's also that method man Song if you've listened to watch the movie because it's like the chorus just like Jill Gert and so funny I have to get the soundtrack as I watched. I should have contributed some sort of song. I had the same thought I felt like you should have had a rap at the end of the movie. Yeah but also would have pushed that so it could have been in our walking tour. I'm just GONNA start spreading than I wrote. Method man's out. I think that will get me killed up for an MTV movie award now. I got to be something in that. Best scariest is a category. I wonder if there's is there a kiss in it? Is there a single kiss in the movie? Does anyone best buddy. Murray or spoiler alert. You gotta go see it. Yeah best won't let us not fans can maybe send us at Hashtag jobs. Podcast some ideas of what? What the Best Best Awards Screen Award Best Ensemble. That right yeah fair. Sure sure. Yeah that we one done. We nominated and for this final segment. We have the punishment. Joe Is painted. This is something we've wanted to do for so long because we we just liked the idea of like putting Joe Joe's a chair at one point. Joe is a genie. We liked to paint his body and put him against the wall and tab a little switcheroo which is something. Joe Doesn't get enough like kind of like change. Exactly like what? He thinks he's going to be doing just to throw a wrench in his plans. Because you'll probably get you comfortable as the wall and be like all right. This is easy for me on their. You're actually going to talk to people in serious presentation. He always does seem to have a plan more than anyone else. Yes I'm just like. Oh my God. He's like so even to watch him lose. It's almost exciting. Because you're like. Wow this is very difficult. It is one of those things like again just watching Joe anything physically. Funny is like Catnip to me. It's perfect I love seeing and it was one of those things where the guys wanted to really turn the screws on him and there's so much stuff that we cut of him just talking about like e C in here like all the stuff. You're all right we'll talk about college orientation and going through things and watching these kids fall asleep and walk out and just have to. I don't know how they all didn't leave immediately. He's dressed as a goddamn wall and they are like taking him seriously as he's talking about like what to do if your roommate has drugs and like how to ask for consent about one fourth of all college students will have by the time they graduate. I tell you I know like yeah. The Wall makes a Lotta sense and the best part was the back of him wasn't painted. I. It's so funny strange. And Yeah. It was just bananas Phil. What was the name of the College? It was Brooke now. IT WAS. Manhattan. Marymount was that something that won't be on the walking tour far too far north a little bit north of the city but it was up there and then the guy's just lambasting him with a bunch of stone ponds and then. There's a word that I don't know. Is this a word? Sorority will at one point. Joe Talks about People might be fraternities or Sarel. Events work with confidence with anybody and Sorority life in here. He's really good at convincing like he has a way of saying things that you go. Okay WHY BELIEVE? He seems like he has no reason to lie and I see him win with like that tactic a lot. You're like okay. Well it does it with such ease. It just feels to be right. You must feel like you must be guys comedian. You must. You can't turn it off. You have to think of material like all the time and I'd similar like every situation we're in almost like is this a bit for jokers. This is a punishment. Were you want everything to come to be part of the thing that you love so much right and I also like I do lot with like negative experiences so anytime doing something that's boring or that's torturous I go? No the positive side of this is probably like the the worst the worst experience the better the it's going to be on stage but now that I get into doing things are going to be unpleasant. So we'll say license ten times this year to stop myself because I say saying things. Sometimes because my barometer of what's insane to say these jokers saying saying things and get away with it. Yeah I have to be careful when I go to a restaurant because we wife would be like. You can't really does melt your brain working on this show filter kind of goes away the most close I can say it's like an episode of curb every now and then not quite that extreme to where like always feel like you know you kind of need to speak up and say things but you will just like slightly kind of back. I don't know why he did that. They're to another person in public. Do you find that you handle embarrassment. Better after working on the show for so long one hundred percent hundred percent I never yeah I mean. I haven't really been an embarrassed that's not. You're mainly very longtime comedy in general right 'cause like I I have really embarrassing photos that now and I'm I'm like every time I see him. Yes this is going to be like. Yeah Twenty Thousand Meyers. From Five. Years ago that I'm embarrassed by but in a way that I'm like I can't wait like two more years old enough that I could use it. Maybe in like an act you know what I mean at the Korean. You said you knew kind of to watching the show. Yeah Yup remember. Do you remember like what was like something that like. Changed it for you or your like you probably knew the show was other show. I had no idea. I don't know I'm just in general. I don't like silliness so it's very weird to me that I love this show because to me I'm like Oh this is like the no offense. The writers written from the perspective of like a twelve year old boy and and I love it but this only this and then I am obsessed with those youtube videos of kids running down the aisle and then falling with milk. Thanks that inspired on the show. Yes because to me. It's in the same kind of family of humor. It's a little more extreme. Shown them loves it but he's also like someone's got to clean that up. It is wasteful by do like how the kids are embarrassing themselves. I'm kind of like. Oh that kid gets it. Because he's so smart. I mean I'm just going to promote it right now youtube like milk throwing or restore like we're not we're not even if you're growing is right now at home. Please just wash it. When you're feeling stat I give the video a guarantee that it will if your spirits committed video gets to a point where they're just like at first creative and then they start like smashing their head against the It's like fully running and jumping into on builds in this way like whoever edited. It should be like should get a nomination. That we're giving out the window again to win this nomination. Cringe any questions for us. That he's such a big fan of the show. Gasoline perspective person. It's like you're a listener questions. Awhile I mean yeah because I was. I was worried about well. Can I talk about something from the movie? Yeah Okay so Sowell's with the Tiger in the hotel. Rooms who was like tigers are pretty strong. What kind of safety precautions that you did? You take that if that Tiger decided to rip out the wall I feel like he could and I'm like how can you get to sell safety zero percent? I I would say that from what I remember. I wasn't there for like James and I didn't really work on a lot of the challenges and stuff in the movie just like the years leading up to it. Okay but I know that they had like a special person who it's obvious and pick up a tiger had a handler and I think that if at a point where you have a tiger that has a handler the Tigers Tiger's probably pretty docile as tiger. Okay so I'm I'm this is all my even the circus. Sometimes they were evolved. My my mom had a question for me that I answer about this tiger. Says she was wondering if the if they fed the tiger right before that so he was like not hungry and probably a little easy from eating cliche and I was like I'm the opposite. I'm like I hope not. That Tiger Ravenous. I don't want anything to happen the SAL but I want I get concerned for Allen lunging kind of like he was sitting for a while and then he did get a little bit and now there's not very often times when I'm like scared for their safety but the whole no it was like I was like take the chain off. The change would be longer. I was watching it being the producer. I would've been like do not starve. That tiger the funny thing me I'm giving star rating. This comes up and you're like well all right well. The hangover had like a tiger in the dollar. But then the guy's like yeah but we're actually going to do it to him like you know you are. Yeah I think so other life. Whatever movie magic they do. The movie magic We do the movie magic. We're like cells there with tighter thing of like that to me. That's just insane. Yeah has anyone ever gotten any of the jokers ever gotten punched? I think we we get this question sometimes. The time I always think of is that he got a Murga slaps in the face with a cellphone after he held up to some guy. That guy was not felt. I guess he felt the masculine. Yeah I was very worried for everyone when they were doing. The one where they were ripping the cigarettes out of the smoker smokes. I was a smoker. I think the one thing that I don't interfere with their smoking. I just do it. It was weird because it is so aggressive but I also think it a runs. We're live people like. Is there something wrong with him? Is like it is interesting to find that a lot of people's first instinct. You might think it is to pick a fight but they're not getting physical right non-confrontational at least physically. You also do our due diligence to like not do things where people are drinking and getting upset like we really getting someone upset on the street even if you really piss someone off Murray could probably run away from them and stop it's TV show. Or whatever I would say this if you took a if we should actually done this but if you took the second cigarette then you might get punched. Yeah Yeah keep doing it on you can't you? Can't you have to win? You get punched. There was one time in like. Was it like Jack's ninety nine cents store the Murghab trouble a little bit. That's worth six Celsius. Xiao's gotten slapped in the face every single time he put on black glass blackout glass by Joe Gatt. Oh Yeah so bad it is. He's going to press charges joke unsure of every time it could be the last time we impractical jokers Crin. Thank you so much for being on the podcast questions really appreciate. It loved it so nice having a fan I'm ready. How can other fans find you online? I'm on social media at philanthropy golf because no one can spell my name right on spelling dictionary. It's tongue-in-cheek don't you guys where you don't really think might giving back that much. I have two podcasts. Without a country with Joe derosa which is on all anywhere you listen to podcasts and live video on Youtube and then guys we the Anti slut shaming podcast with Christina Hutchinson exclusively on luminary so we may have believed that but the bleeped word. Thank you thank you. Thank you so much. This has been great. Thanks for listening and we got one more episode left one not go see the movie this weekend yeah..
"rock bottom" Discussed on The Official Impractical Jokers Podcast
"Be a teaser on spoilers but it could be coming up this season but we'll case it's another celebrity. It's you wouldn't lie to blow out the movie. Which by the way. Congratulations Casey. Just you're fantastic. Thank you well. I got Julius being clothing. Joe gadoe saved all that clothing for me. He liked talked to wardrobe and made sure that he got it and shipped it to me or you know it got to me. I'm so happy so I have an almond closet house full episode. Come out a couple of weeks. Episode comes out on Thursday. Oh `grats movies again. At this point right number pattern America have gone wide yet so putting those top ten even in the limited released in limited number eleven for overall overall jokers corner at. But it's GonNa wind so this comes out Thursday and a Friday so we because it did. Well they've just decided. Whoa that's great added. That's amazing really fun. I was talking to you. Yeah sorry I was just going to say it's going from. We were in three fifty seven. And so it's seven thirty fifty seven theaters on Friday. So as of next Friday will be anywhere from a thousand to twelve hundred served the number. I think that's thanks to fans hats off to the finance thing about enough. I want more. I want five thousand screens. How many screens in the country? I've seen a lot of fans from like the UK commenting how they can't get it. So I asked the question. Armenian going international very nice laughed at. There's always always plans. Dutiful time to come to New York. Right now February I would like to get your perspective on the Premier Party and like hanging out the first of all. When south texted me that morning I would. You would have thought that I had just been offered my own. Tv show from ended. I was and I have this pattern of just not even with sal is my colleague and was so weird about our relationship is that we had been doing stand up together for several years. I was acting normal. Because I didn't watch impractical jokers. I discovered it like when I discovered like died and discovered it all everyone talking about neglected to watch Columbus with American people. There is finally checked in five and then out of nowhere just started acting very strange around him and he was like with you and finally my friend Rosebud Baker was like she's obsessed with impractical jokers. And she can't contain herself but anyway so he texted me. I was very excited about it. I thought it was just a screaming. Because the thing that he sent me just at the screening and the my show up in like jeans ready to do a show afterwards. There's lights I go. Holy Shit. This is a this is a big thing Joe. Chiro sny cancelled our live. Show that night because we're very professional and I was just so happy we were also like my friends and I were to overly happy about the Free Candy. That was there even though we can afford candy. It just that if we can afford candy just The podcast what are we start at calmly like it wasn't too long ago that I really couldn't afford can't and now I can. And but it still felt so good psycho when it comes to free stuff I will. I don't even eat that much but I have to get all these things. This whole thing of popcorn I loved it. You'll still can't bring it to me. I never eat popcorn or any of that candy and I totally had popcorn and like a half box of EMINEM's for dinner that it was great it was like what am I doing. Yeah I love twizzlers so like free. Twizzlers is truly my love language. I'm Tony Shivani. And I'm Aubrey Edwards and John Motley joined us on a e W unrestricted. It sounded like someone shooting guns sound exactly like before you ever like shooting range. I knew here like pop. Up was a POW POW so loud reverberating off the garage door. I'm like what the Hell is going on in there. It was just people taking bumps rate and falls AWA unrestricted listening. Subscribe for free. Wherever you get your podcast you know. It's amazing about this episode and went to Jeff Daniels. Bit is like that is something that could have been in the movie. It's so big. We gotTA celebrity and it's amazing that TV show. I think is still pumping out really solid stuff. It's not like we did the movie now. We're like this is fairest screen to. I mean go see the movie comeback. Watch it on. Dvr because this episode is fantastic question as a fan so when you're working with someone who is as famous as Jeff Daniels. Is that something? Where like use the guys say. Oh this is an actor. We want or who reached out. We found out he was a fan. I think either through probably like twitter so useful now because like one of the jokers can just reach out to him. Yeah after they found out. I'm not sure exactly how this went down. James you might know a little bit more about an yes of like the official. Send out 'cause Reno. It's funny as recently. We wanted to do a bit. I don't WanNa tell too much about it but where we wanted ice tea and we reached out and ice tea is probably not a fan because his rep was like no. I was just Kinda like well. It needs to be this much money. Whatever it was kind of just trying to reach out to see like if he knew the show and it seemed like maybe you're listening is friends with ice tea shop. The show is Jeff. Daniels did this he either. He did it out of the kindness of his own heart. I think he's just a big fan of the show. Like you said is actually think. It came onto our radar. He did an interview with somebody and it was like but it was on TV. When I say that mean youtube and it was him. Peter SARS guard. And they're talking about and the interviewer ask them. What's your favorite show? I honestly right. Now I have to say impractical jokers. Well it's perfect segue into. Did I overreact the thing you know? I would probably do if I if I met. Let me think if you were angry. Angry and this is what's really hard for him very mild mannered. Guy. I've never seen Casey actually upset behind. Closed DOORS I to be honest. Maybe once or twice door closes freak out behind closed doors. But we've been together basically every weekday for the past eight years or something like that and like I've seen it. Maybe once really. Maybe what happened? I think you just need to eat. I'm hungry I could be incredibly petty recently. Just Joan burzaco is trying to take a so. There was a framed map of Staten Island in our office. Down to hang up a calendar and then it was on the on the floor for like literally just trying to like walk out one of our producers. He's trying to walk out with it and I was like well. You can't take that. We fought to have that in the office music. I asked everyone that's fine and I just doubled down for some reason. I want him to have it but I just have to double down and be like you gotta ask everyone but you gotta ask. You can't talk to highlight literally started earlier. But I made him talk to Ali. Who's like the line producer to be like at the North South? Paid Forty can't take it. I just made him jump through all these hoops. Because I'm a psycho running your best wants. Well that's that's more like your own prank in office pranks that's going too far with it like he's getting frustrated and it's like. I don't even want it. Your personal amusement kind of stopped myself and be like. I don't really want this and he's just going to get mad at me meeting tomorrow. Once we hire hr but yes. It is really one of my favorite again. It was one. We've been pushing for for a while like thus and the guys are this thing of just getting really upset because we don't really see the guys upset kind of like Casey. But we don't see them upset and this is an act upset and I love watching the build up and every time they delivered the line about what the fight was about killed me. Yeah it's a thing. They just do sometimes like when they're on the floor like when they're out like waiting for the bit to start they'll like pretend to be on the phones that they could talk to bt 's and they'll just say something like kind of strange near someone like fake like the phone call so we like that environment then so we're like let's just Gamma Phi. Ghetto is great in this one. Cool Guy One third. I'm late late sales like the stamps. The fact that you understand that makes me even more upset. How about that? How are.
"rock bottom" Discussed on The Official Impractical Jokers Podcast
"I should Fart War America. Who did the was the thing that right within the guys like we have Jeff Daniels? How can we use him the dumbest way possible to do this very very silly that? I don't think this bit works without an actor of Jeff Daniels caliber. You really ground. The whole thing he does and he. His performance is outstanding chorus. Like he really is because he could do. Both obviously I grew up. Getting out of that can do both the big dumb and dumber fan and then to have him on like this. Television Shows Amazing. But then he also has such a historic. Like you know a real serious roles can speed and he needed both in this. Yeah there's so many little moments that like like when Jeff just looks at Gadoe and laughs must've felt so good like if you're out you're like I can't believe I just made icon laugh happen to Jeff Daniels because I've been in that situation every now and then the guys will pull us in to do a bit where like me or case someone's the moderator and Gadoe and he stares at you it is so hard not to laugh and I'm trying my best not to do it and watching Jeff Daniels break. A little bit made me feel a lot better about myself. I it's just Joe. Gadoe is so funny and his eyes are too so powerful. His eyes should win an emmy. We should we can get those is next year and Gary moment where he's like Jeff is like to sal like did you win. And he's I guess and they hug also to fall you one aside from the whole challenge this little moments that I was like I wish I was. I've never wanted to be an impractical joker but at those moments where Jeff Daniels hugging them or laughing at them. I'm like that's a sweet deal and I also noticed that he had four very varied performances like approach. I was like wow. This is how you know. He's like a fantastic actor method for each wine and really let the fart motivate him in each one nothing. Everything is earning their deliveries fantastic. I really can't say enough about Jeff Daniels I are. We allowed to talk about that. Other idea. That with the celebrity title alone is maybe we could give it that chirped. We have another one that we WANNA do. Hopefully it happens and it's called. You wouldn't lie to John. Mayer would. You might.
"rock bottom" Discussed on The Official Impractical Jokers Podcast
"With Jota Not Jeff. Daniels tried to Jeff Daniels guys. We've podcast with Christina Hutchinson and you guys haven't done that to Jeff Daniels right you have and I have not been call it when we call. We say we didn't do that to you that you are the first podcast guests that came wearing and impractical. One I was hoping to be. I'm I'm not calling them. Leaning into an incredible. It changes the whole dynamic. I'm like so excited now back fan. I know this is where you purchased. It makes you really. Oh yeah this is this is. I think I was telling you at the movie. Premiere that Christina and I were playing the Irvine Comedy Club the weekend of Comic Con when the jokers were there and I need her drive me like two and a half hours to comic con which I am. I message you on twitter. What you saw it too late and then I bought this shirt and Moore's book and then I just looked at all the fans and I go. This is very satisfying. I was so happy and of course a case Jost. I'm not Jeff Daniels James and we have Tino of course Tino. You're excited for this. I'm really excited for this. This is incredible we had a and we just gotTa diving in this episode. This is like one of my favorite episodes really got episode of the season ever. I mean it's fantastic. It's great up so I mean it starts so fun. I love that intro. That was just Jeff Daniels like talking to camera at the first. Yeah Format Buster right there. We've never had the joker out of an intro before. Yeah that's pretty good and taking a break from doing to kill a Mockingbird on Broadway Playing Atticus Finch we have Jeff Daniels slumming it to our show. Diversity is in the rules he chooses. Yeah maybe.
"rock bottom" Discussed on Famous Failures
"It probably makes for a longer and happier career such great advice vice and not only that but if you spend your time looking for that big break that like silver bullet which doesn't exist Ross right and you're also you're also going to be missing those like tiny little breaks Doug it'll be critical to helping you move forward in your career to particularly purely in entertainment people say things like if I saw my pilot then or if I you know star on the TV. Show then I'm going to be so successful Blah Blah Blah. But if you spend your life on if Ben's you're not even present for the step you're currently on how could you ever sure do a really good job there he was. I mean he's one of my heroes. He's so smart on kind of just all of the things and to hear someone at at his level say that something so humble so authentic it really stuck out to me and can you think of an example from from your own life where you apply that mantra were. You went after a tiny little break as opposed to a big one in the book. I talk doc about the smallest stupidest little break of all which was cleaning the office coffee machine. I was an intern there. I had graduated college and I had to pay. UCLA extension had to pay for UCLA extension credit in order to do the internship at the daily show. Like they need to get credit. So I was sort of like the rejects too old intern. I never had any cool internships by the way like. I did none of those things. I always had to work during the summer or head. Weird avant-garde Theater internships. I had none of the requisite internships for the job. I currently hold in case. There's anybody who's listening. Who's like oh I didn't take the right steps like it's it's okay? I hope it's okay. I hope with all leading somewhere great when I got to the daily show. I'm the reject intern. I it notice that the coffee machine was often broken or dirty or didn't work on. This was the coffee machine outside of the studio were. John Actually made his own coffee so I just saw that is my first tiny break. Here was something I could control. I could do my best stat. Hopefully someone would notice. And the producers of the show did notice. They noticed that I was really heard working competent proactive and they helped me get my first job at comedy central and I genuinely used that same sort of model for every task. I take on to this day that it is its own little break. I should take part in the book. I think you call us if I remember correctly becoming the best doing the worst. Be The best of the worst which I love so that lead to a career at at comedy central. Now you begin in if we can change gears a little bit you begin your book by explaining how you found yourself at rock-bottom at the age of twenty five and you mentioned how you're you were leading this almost double life of being really good at your career but quote unquote bad at life. Take us back to that rock bottom moments and I'm sure with us what happened other. Yeah let's go to the rock bottom moment I love it there. I had grown up in a very neglectful oh households and I had been using school in outside achievements as a way to validate myself to give me status this and say I am important because I did not feel important. I didn't feel worthwhile. And I you know in the book I recounts. Don't waking up the morning after my twenty fifth birthday with a series of alarming voicemails from therapist and my I thought was weird wise. Might Therapist calling me on a Saturday and it. It turned out I had drunk dialed her and I had threatened to hurt myself and I had known prior to this that my life was out of control. I knew that I felt miserable. I knew that I hated myself and I knew that I wasn't sure power would find a way out of this but it wasn't until my therapist took it might threat seriously that I realized how bad things really were. It took her taking me seriously to take myself seriously and so for me. That was the absolute rock bottom. Is what kind of person so out of control that she drunk dials. Her therapist and can't even remember like who is that. A person followed thank God very quickly by. I cannot be that person that is not how I want to lead my life and for me that next morning I sort of you know I. I had been really good at work so always a student always did my homework all all those things. That were usually for outward validation with they had given me was a structure for sort of how to accomplish things so I was able to take take that in say like okay. We'll if I needed to repair it myself. which is you know? Now it's a term that's being used more and more our but at the time I don't even know how that term came to mind but basically I thought okay. If I can create a Google document I will come up with a curriculum like hero. The things I need to learn wake water values. What our principles? What are vegetables than I? They can attack each one of these subjects and write notes and they can teach myself these things so the most hacked together like like. How am I GONNA learn how to be an adult but done in this weird student overachiever? Kind of way and and that was sort of what got me going is having that that rock bottom moment deciding not all I gotta I gotTa find a way through this. How did you develop the self aware? And it'd be the the reason I'm asking. This is the way you speak about going after after achievements as validation or as status. I think a lot of is something that a lot of people do but most people are unwilling to admit that that's why they're seeking achievement and put myself into this category two for the vast majority of my life. I just sort of sod achievement. Without asking why I was doing it was very much related to my own ego. How did you cultivate does self awareness and actually realize that that's why you were seeking achievement or at least partially Ashley? Check myself to this day about why am I doing. This is it because I want other people to think that this is valuable and gives me status Addis or is it because it's something I actually want to do in would give the world some value. I think that it was the therapist I I had somebody else to Mir back to me. Okay look this is actually what you are doing and when you have dried ride puking your hair and alarming voicemails from your usually very calm. Very placid holding T- Therapist Blake. A woman who was unflappable was slapped. If that's a term like that was sort of like a wake-up moment that triggered whatever little self awareness had and it was very little it was like a little colonel and that sort of made it pop so you started this google documents humans as a as a curriculum for repair renting yourself. I assume this was the starting point for what ended up being being the book by yourself to fucking release. Yeah yeah so I did not set out to write a book that was never the goal plan or anything like that. I set out to save my life and that curriculum grew ends. I worked on it for something like five years and was at that point. Hundreds of pages also included tens of note books where I was journaling. I was new writing in building a self awareness through that curriculum and when I got to the other side and sort of felt like like a stable human which I cannot underscore how much. I didn't think it was possible to be stable. I didn't think I could have a even keel amount of I am good. I am enough Any of those things. I didn't think it was possible. So when when it was possible and when I actually felt that way when I was like Oh my God. How did this even happen? That was sort of when I realized I I have a story to tell. I have something to share. Have something to offer because I knew it wasn't just me who needed some help. In taking taking responsibility for their own life and one of the practices you talk about in the book is is journaling. And there's a quote that I loved. You wrote that that which you do not deal with deals with you. Always how does journaling help you. Deal with whatever's going on in your own in life and what does your own journaling practice. Look like I grew.
"rock bottom" Discussed on Diet Starts Tomorrow
"You diets are smart listeners. Thank you DS tears. That's crazy. I mean I think that I think that what sops a lot a lot of people from achieving wherever they wanna go is that there's this it's just so easy to break a promise yourself either promises myself all the time. Do you have you every day. Have you ever written it down. I have an I still. Yeah I mean I think it's just so easy to do it and I think that that is is kind of a habit I would like to. I've even written down like a goal for my day is like go to spin. Do not cancel it. And then the next day I'd cancel it now you you don't do it. You know what I would add onto that I would say go to the gym. Do not go to spend do not cancel it after spin class. I will feel XYZ. You can write that in for yourself but if you were to write in how you feel after it if you WanNa just tack on that extra two sentences. I think that that would make chains. I do think part of it is making things. That aren't such the way I the thing that has helped me to actually keep the promises myself in these situations relations. where I have been able to is that I have to like build up how proud I'm going to be of myself after even for dumb thing like even for like just? I got like actually not canceling a class. Something like that or I'll do announce going after like like even if it's even if it's a really small goal or like not cancel my spin class like you don't have to be like on proud of myself not canceling but no. I think it's a great thing to be proud of like. I need to be like rewarding myself like for every day. If I'm I'm the the greatest person I need to think I'd won the Nobel Prize because I didn't cancel spin announced that. Sorry you so. How could she be listened? So like the for the girl in the front row and your spin glass like her goal is probably to like get her. Pr Or something or get her heart to a certain level and if your goal is to show up and not cancel both of those goals are extremely valid and both of those goals will get each of you to your the next level right. I love it. I have a soul cycle on my block that I'd never go to me for you. I do like soul cycle. Oh you too yeah just go tomorrow. Yeah okay so let's play a game since the holidays are upon us. I guess she just yeah so this game is basically. Would you rather for like fitness classes. You would get as a gift that you'd rather receive. Okay so how would you rather receive so to. My eyes are closed right now as like I duNNo. Okay would you rather receive receive or get a lifetime membership at a treadmill fitness studio or were the only play club music very specific or get a lifetime membership about a hot yoga studio where they only play hip hop oh yoga and hip hop but yeah with lifetime. Yeah can run outside I just yeah yeah yeah. We're not a runner runner. Okay yeah still like you do a lot of cardio. Yeah but like much more fun. And empowering cowering in my opinion if you run out that that's awesome but I personally I really think jazz Gina's like dance boxing as a really good way to put it to make a a shirt dance box. Would you rather receive dance lessons from Jaylo or get singing lessons from Adele dances from Jalen. Yeah I agree fucking sang. Adele's not gonNA change that. Would you rather spend a month in Aspen taking ski lessons thousands or spent a month in the Bahamas taking diving lessons. Oh God you know I actually like to see. I don't know how to Ski. And that's why it'd be the less yeah. I think I'd like to learn certain that I'm going to die not to dive but I know your location. Wise like Colbert skiing. I think it looked so fun to go so so fast. Yeah terrified you could you could. Scuba diving is also slightly dangerous. Yeah no it's very very if there's like an issue to your booth dangerous. I think I'm going straight to the Bahamas same you what about you. I'm going skiing. I and this is part of my Nas. Go when I really really want to. I'll go into it. I really want to be what scares by okay point. Would you rather take cooking lessons from a celebrity chef or take lessons lessons from a world class Somalia cooking same. I actually rather eat my calories than drink absolutely yeah. Alcohol doesn't even taste that right. Wine wine is good but like I just spent the last two weeks to really good. Food is better than really good wine. I agree yeah. There's a difference in bad food versus good food versus I. Can't it just drink wine without food. Either yeah some people yeah or like some sure could yeah. Sure who'd C. H.. Last fast one okay. Would you rather hold on. Do the first one okay Do six I guess isn't a receiving one but whatever do six months of training raining a boxing gym and then get in the ring with professional boxer for one round. I guess that's the gift or do six months of training a climbing gym and then climbing actual mounting. Tim How did you think of these. Oh you didn't. Oh Gosh you know why you're gonNA think I'm create jobs away Gino. You're expecting boxing. But I'd rather climb the mountain. I get that dangerous. I think I do boxing all the time. Yeah I hear about Everest is so overcrowded these days and it's not even funny world uh-huh Yeah I told rather do I wash his movie warrior. It's an old movie with WHO's in it my favorite? What's his name name on? My God whose plays Bane in the Best Batman. I don't even know one of them. What do you mean Tom? Hardy party I love him so much and celebrity hall pass on. No it was Marcus Mumford. Who reminds me of Tom Hardy? So they're both like in the same year I should listen of this last past weeks. Bachelorette where alien and K and abby go through their celebrity hall pass on more shocking when you guys judge me for what. What Andy Sandberg shocking? It isn't Abbey was like get out of here. I was like yours was fat Joe Hill like okay. Don't judge Davidson is like the picture of Big Dick Energy. People are going to criticize Andy Sandberg. I know it's wild like they look the same in my opinion plus Tattoos Okay Davidson. Who uh-huh Andy? Zandbergen Davidson Darcy on something and beezer burglarized like a built. He's not it to press to you. They're both like long and like tall and funny. High Energy no Davidson's lanky. He has like just just looked so they give me the same energy like elevator. He's so funny but they're facing almost the date both have Jewish they have big noses their pale their long. Long string beans. Oh No it okay guys as hell how even to non skill wins because we have Gina. Here she's positive. Let's do awesome. Non Scale wins listener. Let's just ignore the serious. Okay right. Yeah Yeah Okay. So we read the Listener non-sale win yes I love. Hey Betcha love you guys so I much she literally says that this community you've called Veta- brings me so so much joy same. I just realized I had announced on Black Friday and wanted to share the juice bar by my apartment. Santana emails for Black Friday biweekly. Get another one free. I one hundred percent considered that. Ah being my only purchase on black Friday and the only reason I would have left my house I was feeling a little fluffy. My mind went straight to the old ways. What a great idea I can do? Short juice cleanse to recalibrate my body before Christmas and then save the other January first to really kick off minute right does it. Actually I feel bad that amount of time but whatever wrong mindset my new mindset said girl. You don't need to starve yourself. Threes just lose water weight and Poop your brains out. You'll be hungry and this is a waste of your money so nonce go in exile exile. No juice for you. I love that one. I love it too. I I can relate to that. Yeah same I can relate to that about a year ago I definitely would have just jumped right onto that. Like marketing ploy just signed right up. And now I at least we set boundaries with with the marketing juice Knock any new ones. I set boundaries. I say no. That's not for Louis Unpleasant. Yeah I've never done one south through that you've never done. I've never don't even really need food but I also just I think that just goes into the fact that like businesses often use nears resolutions as a marketing. Oh I'm sure we probably do the to not do something harmful true true. Okay what's yours. Stena my non scale win yes. Some people call them. Non Scale Victories. Do we prefer the win eight order so I don't have any scale wins so I like all my winds are non skill. Wins that that green can that be an an want him them okay. So one of them is that in the beginning of this year my goal was to train one instructor. And I've trained for like all my all. My fitness goals are like like not fitness. Really differ for myself or what. I have a good non skill better on so oh to get through my classes without dying because as you know Sammy Jabs is really hard and I like I want to be the instructor that can do a lot of the class with with my class but sometimes I have to coach from the side. Because I'm frigging to winded and I've started to build my endurance able to do more of my classes with with everybody and still speak on the Mike and you know. Have the smile on my face. And all of that and I think that's my biggest non scale wind right now and in the process yeah. I'm sure I'm I'm like guess. I'm burning more calories because I'm doing more of the class but I'm not thinking of it like that I'm just like oh I'm so happy I'm able to do this with the. How do you got more endurance? What are you doing to do that? I have to keep practicing so like one thing and I used to do. There's a lot I haven't done it in a while. I used to go on the. What do you call the bike at the jam? Even though I don't like to spend but I'll go on the bike and I would sing sing songs. I'll go really early. Really legit publicly. Yeah I was just like the way a practice. That was what I was started to train to become an instructor I I used to have the time to do. It would literally get in the bike at like five thirty in the morning and I would just like sing. My songs out loud was used to using my breath while I was while I was moving my body and doing cardio but then now I teach so many classes. I don't have the extra time to spend in the gym. I I don't really do any my own workouts I just. My workouts are teaching so I've started to just do more of the class. Do More of the class. And when I'm when I'm teaching basically do up until the point where I'm about to get winded and then I stop but now I've been pushing. It can even just like an extra thirty seconds right here..
"rock bottom" Discussed on The Addicted Mind Podcast
"Too much. Shame too much family dynamics but someone else comes in like you who can say can kind of sit down with him at at the Y.. and Go that's really look at this to pass here and it sounds almost very compassionately being able to say look you can go. Oh this road. No one's GonNa stop you but if you play it all the way out this consequences you're gonNA face and if you go this road look what you can achieve your human potential. Your you're amazingness. And part of that road just mentioned the amazingness road is that we could put drugs and alcohol on the sidelines. We have to fill it with joy. Passion Dan Yeah. It's part of our tagline started. Recovery is shifting addiction to passion. You know reclaiming someone that joy from their childhood finding out what will they wanna be part of what career right and suddenly you have them going becoming a tonight new life one day time. It doesn't happen overnight. Here's a great germ. We won't know slow grinding. And I've you slow. Righty in my marriage. I've used slow grinding my finances. I've used slow brady obvious you might sobriety. That we're slow riding is key. It's not going to happen overnight. You know as a new cover this this. Yeah you know and that's why you need all that support. You know what I mean when you're getting sober from drugs and alcohol or sex addiction or whatever it is you're in so much pain you have to reach out for support especially when you're at that rock bottom. You're by yourself you're in all of that. Shame and misery. You've got to reach out rock bottoms. It's choosing to do same thing over again knowing that the results can be bad. And so that's what I'm saying. What my first answer said to me? Greg Greg. Plus Drugs and alcohol equals jail right. I just knew that next jail sentence was gonNA be longer and more painful right you know and so you. It really is to look away rock bottoms. It's such a great word because I just picked people in the fetal position you know hurting you know where to turn in one help and you don't know how to raise their hand. You know. Yeah I mean I think that's so true when unfortunately most people when they're coming into into treatment there at that point where they just they're bargains with chaos. Just no longer pay off right. Yeah and somehow they've managed to who I guess ray like you said. Raise their hand you know. Somehow they've managed to say I need help. I need support or something like that. Will you know my partner came up with a good term and especially for people that are in our forties fifties or sixty eight made donate some money. They have some kids in college. You know but something went awry. You know something went awry. I I'm either in in every dealt with a childhood stuff or you know they're empty nesters lost their identity. You know And so we call it a big boy. I'm I know our big grill timeout. Right and that's what somebody can get thirty days and treatment or ninety days and treatment is a we're just gonNA take this little section of time out of your life and you're you're gonNA get two modalities around which really going on with you. Know to get out of the chaos. You'd have to get out of your environment sometimes. Otherwise you just can't see the change that you need to make it's when you're caught up in the the cycle of all of your stuff flowing around you. It can be really hard to step out of it. What about one question? I also had you know when we think about rock bottom is there a way as helpers. I kind of think like a lot. All the time in recovery people you know they start getting clean and then they go back out right and then the statement says while they didn't hit their rock bottom yet but my thought is is like when they come in. How do we help them get to that rock bottom you know before they have to go out again and do it again and I know we? You can't do that with everybody and I know it's not black and white but I always have this thought. Can we help them. Create their rock bottom sooner so they don't and have to suffer so much destruction but I don't know if that's possible. I just want your thoughts on that. You know a couple of things one is what I like to do. You remember when you were a kid rick show and tell what was more engaging the show on the Tel the show absolutely and so what I try to do is I try to show them. I take them to meet. I know her winners. I take them to a breath work which I know has served me well. You know I'm kind of a co-pilot right okay. Okay and I'm flying along with you right right and if you see me doing this also eventually GonNa let you go right and all that good part of it is showed that. Don't speak to them from the podium. Don't point fingers right. showed the other part is that I'm germs of rock bottom and showing people is. Oh Oh I'm going to try this out. What we incorporate the twelve steps every fourth grade in this country right get them before puberty get them before high high school drugs and alcohol and also assists powerless over blank? And my life was a manageable so think about it from a greater which I have one right now. Powerless Oga bullying my lights. Light vantage powerless over my homework. My life is I manage right. I've always thought about this. dwayne is if we were to get this. Can we get them before it happens. That would be a great tool to investigate in the school system is hey take all right. That's the way to do it totally. I'm totally into that. I I think our kids you know. We don't have anything about like what you're talking about. Emotion regulation understanding emotions. How to manage that stuff and kids kind of grow up without any of these skills hills and if they have any trauma they have no resiliency to that and you know if you know resiliency to trauma then you're going to find a way to feel better and most of the time it's some kind of addiction? Yeah I totally agree with that and I like the idea what you said about showing you know someone who's there and they're on the fence of what road they're going to take and you show them like look at the goodness over here. Look at recovery is not the absence of anything. It's the addition of like what you said earlier. It's addition of passion. It's edition of Joy. It's such a little thing free natural dopamine spark. Yeah go swim in the ocean. You go run some stench. Josh hits wage right. It's natural dopamine release. You know right. And they have to give their brain. It's time to do. I think that's also the hard part right. is like our brains teams. We wanted but our brains don't change. They need time to change any to see those things. You need to do these things. They need to investigate their spirituality. They need to work on that and it is. It's slow recovery dwayne thing about this when we were in our disease one of our things as we were looking for shortcuts You know we. We were looking for the fastest way to the most money. Fastest way to the prettiest girl. Assuage the fastest car right shortcuts at doesn't exactly change when we get recovery you know we want shortcuts get through these steps. You know. Fix Me you know. Recover me going through some stuff right now around pain and I was talking to my wife about. I wanted to be over. Yeah I got twenty five years of sobriety I wanted to and she reminds me that it's a process. It takes time you know I I know I think once we kinda have that addictive thinking our brain is that way. That's why we have to continuously be working on ourselves totally throughout throughout all of this process. No matter how much sobriety we have because we're constantly facing life difficult no matter where you are Dwayne one of the things that saved by astronauts. Five years ears is. I have taken our old slogan one day at a time for one hour. Tom and literally will go. Okay kids lunches and breakfasts from seven eight. Eight to nine is a meeting with my partner. Nine to ten is an odd cast away. You Know Ten to eleven is a coaching session gene with todd. Also what happens for me is when I go into that one hour. Two time cloud eventually I about noon owner to what I can go back to one day at a time right because storm cloud has left. I have a big saying. I always say we don't have bad days. We have a bad two Hours and what we do in those two hours to recalibrate whether it's prayer meditation texting sponsor going to a meeting. Also that storm cloud will leave. But if we don't do that what do we end up. We end up a rock bottom. We'd all go to work drapes drawn. And I'm watching Jerry Springer in if I'm watching Jerry Jerry Springer a pretty sad state of right that's pretty bad that's a good sign. We Watch Jerry Springer because Oh oh my life sucks but that life sucks worse you know right. That's that's a good sign that you're you need some health. Yeah right right yeah totally. I appreciate you talking about all of this and coming on if anyone's listening to this podcast and what would you want to tell them. If you had one thing you could say to them. Yeah so I would just say this is that for me. The recovery is a lifetime process. You know what I would ask everybody to do that. Has something going on unpacked aback. Shane Heal Bill. Would ever if some teachers scolded you into third grade or some coach was inappropriate unisem grade or some girl of Strip for homecoming. or You EH. Bankruptcy at twenty one. That's Shane Backpack. A lawyer cured at the heavier gets weighs you down. And so if we unpack that backpacking shame sooner than later eventually. Set.
"rock bottom" Discussed on The Kevin Sheehan Show
"The venue in time they essentially made a statement that said they went out of their way to give kapernick nearly everything. He wanted more disappointed that he didn't show up for the scheduled workout. The whole thing was a total s show And I personally have no idea nor nor do you. What or who to believe? Okay I have a couple of thoughts which I'm going to share. But as is the case with most of these these things there's typically his side their side and the truth and I don't know the truth and you don't either. I don't know if he's a total fraud or victim. Kim Of the League being totally dissonant disingenuous last week. I don't I really don't know that for sure but I do. Have these simple thoughts on this that I do believe in number one. If you're given a chance to interview for a job that you really really really want desperately expertly one it is better to show up. Where and when the interviewers tell you to rather than to let them know thirty minutes before it starts that you're changing changing the venue and the start time seems to me to be a bad idea in general if you really want the job that's just me second point the NFL fell should have never done this? They didn't have to do this. They shouldn't have made the offer they made last week. Say whatever you want about it it may have been a total BS. Es offer it could have been a set up for all. I know I don't know you know people saying it should have been on Tuesday rather than a Saturday Joe. Banner former Philadelphia Eagles team president. CLEVELAND BROWNS team president said actually in this particular situation at this point in the season Saturday was a much better opportunity for him to get that many teams teams. There others said that to whatever if this was a s- the the bottom line is this was a stupid thing for the NFL to do. They didn't have to do it and they shouldn't have done it. Some of you say that it proved Kapernick to be the complete fraud that you thought he was and that this turned out good for the League. I don't buy by that because I don't think everybody feels that way. Nothing that happened. Saturday changed the mind of Kapernick supporters. Nothing changed the mind of people who think that he's been wronged longed for three years. This was bad for the NFL because nobody was talking about him. Nobody was talking about the anthem issue. This capper Nick Anthem anthem topic has been way down. The list for most football fans this year ratings are up fans have been back to complaining about the things they normally complain about referees replay. The pass interference was yeah. That was bad. We didn't talk about that. I know in the in the Baltimore game. And for some unreason the league brought on themselves. Self inflicted a four to Five Day News Cycle Colin Kaepernick. It wasn't good for them. It's not a disaster for the league just like the myles Garrett thing is not going to be a disaster for the league. I thought it was very interesting as quick digression here to to listen to all the pregame shows yesterday and a lot of the former players in particular saying what I said on Friday about it and that is the guy lost his mind. It was a terrible thing. It coulda turned out much worse but it was far from the worst thing that they've ever seen the Fox crew with Strahan and Howie long and Bradshaw and Jimmy Johnson. They really got after the people. That overreacted to this on Friday. That was my reaction I understand was bad. I think six exclaims was appropriate. I think it was a terrible thing that he did I think he put the Rudolf integrate jeopardy. I also felt that Rudolf sort of initiated the whole thing but I did not think it was the worst thing that ever seen in football right. It just wasn't but anyway I digress. From that I- Saturday Saturday in last week was one of those decisions that the NFL had to be regretting during that Saturday afternoon circus. It was their fault. They brought it on themselves. The whole thing was more likely than not totally unnecessary. And those are the mistakes right. Don't we all know this the mistakes that you make that you Never had to make in the first place like you didn't even have to do the thing that you ended up making a mistake on like it was totally unnecessary. Those are always the most frustrating things news. And that's what the League's gotTa be regretting. You know it's like my God like we did not have to do this. No one was talking about this thing and not only we that now. The guy you know is going to have a nike commercial. Made about this. And it's GonNa be it's somehow gonNA come back and backfire on us the actual you'll workout which looked and felt very much like it would and will be made into a Nike commercial generated mixed reviews if you were following this errand initially really everybody was raving about it and then you saw some of the scouts on the condition of anonymity saying he still got the big arm but he's still consistently inaccurate. My personal opinion is nobody's GonNa sign him after that fiasco and Saturday one of the things that probably got confirmed on Saturday if teams didn't yeah no it already is that with him comes a ton of extra stuff so you better be sure that he's going to start for for you or it's not worth it. That's what I think got resolved on Saturday. That's my guess that in less somebody believes he he can start for them maybe next year. It's definitely not worth to bring him in to be a backup. All right We're done with the show Yes you mentioned the The the thing about EP. I think because I did want to mention real quickly I'm a big fan of Kevin Siefert at ESPN. I follow him on twitter. He he he always has a lot of really good information and he wrote a story about this play that got totally botched in the Baltimore game it was the it was the A pass interference clear. Pass interference on the Andre Hopkins by Marlon Humphry in the end zone. Houston challenged it and the call on the field which was no call was upheld and see. I had all the data thirty two of the of the last thirty three pass interference. It's challenges dating back to the start of week four unsuccessful you know a three percent success rate and he wrote the following which I thought was exactly the way I felt. So many. Just read his He what he wrote. He said it's clear that the NFL decided against attempting to establish what the standard would look like so stop trying altogether. A shameful abdication of the responsibility took on when owners approved this rule in March And that's they. He said they've made the situation worse than it was before. This was predictable. Thought before the season started. This is a rule. That's gotta be taken back when the season as an ends Al River on. WHO's making these decisions in the final two minutes and other decisions you know when when something gets challenged from New York is getting called out By the Andre Andre Hopkins and by Bill O'Brien and others. The this is stupid. This is another one of those things like the Cabernet thing to a certain degree was unnecessary. Didn't need needed the New Orleans play. You know what we got it wrong just like we got a lot of calls wrong in big games in the past. Were not going to Kowtow. How to Sean Payton and New Orleans fans and all of the people in New Orleans who were winding so much and then started to actually file lawsuits against the NFL? which are bogus bogus? Or they're never going to make any headway with them you had you had an error in the NFC championship game. Probably cost the saints a trip to the Super Bowl. We've seen that Houston in had a super bowl taken away from them in Pittsburgh in the late nineteen seventies. We've seen a lot of these games over the years. I predict they pull this rule back in the off season and this is the one and only year that you can challenge. Pass interference pass. Interference called or uncalled All right right. That's it. Just Aaron I today of a guest tomorrow. We'll tom you'll be into more. What am I talking about Tommy tomorrow will have a good show tomorrow. I know he's really excited. Sided the Redskins Performance yesterday so that ought to be fun. Enjoy the day..
"rock bottom" Discussed on The Kevin Sheehan Show
"When you have a lot of penalties like we had in puts you back and put genes and cut off right there and because it goes on. He's like another seven minutes not that long. I'm exaggerating but another two minutes See this is what has made me really really like in the mode of mocking him. Because first of all he exaggerated the improvement the first game. He coached against the dolphins. They had six penalties for fifty six yards second game. He coached against the niners. They'd seven penalties. You know so. I don't think the numbers he threw out are actually true. Secondly this answer is another attempt by him to you know to make grooten look so you know insignificant to make him look like a boob. You know the slapdown Gruden in elevate himself into the problem for him is that the team might actually stink worse with him than it even did with Gruden grew faced brutal scheduled to start. This guy. Callaghan was lucky to beat the dolphins lucky and got blown out by the New York jets. Anyway the question was beautiful When he says when he says when it's actually you know the norm? The bottom line is this team is just as poorly coached as it was before. If not worse it is Number one thing I didn't like is this team after two weeks. Wchs about to face eight. Another bottom feeding team was utterly unprepared and poorly coached and out-schemed and outwitted and everything else Next on the list was the defense. I'll get to Haskins here in a moment The jets were the worst offensive team in the league. Coming into the game aim yesterday. I know that they've been better with darnold and that. He missed some games with mononucleosis earlier in the year. And that's why their numbers may be totally at the bottom but this is a team that has struggled to move the ball especially on the ground they were the LE lowest. I think sixty seven yards rushing coming in the thirty first or thirty second in the league. They got one hundred fifteen yesterday. Seventy six in the first half averaging four point six yards per carry. They couldn't stop that Dude Powell on that one dry. They couldn't cover anybody. Hey Buddy. They rolled up four hundred yards and thirty four points. This terrible offensive team. You know the redskins defense is just terrible. The tight ends were were. We're wide. Open all day Jamison. crowder came back and put a foot up there behind with five catches for seventy six yards. You know the biggest disappointment of the season is the defense once again. Nowhere near good enough. I do think there's some players that are decent their performance this year as as a group has been absolutely horrendous horrendous. And you just go back to you know I. I love every year when I when I focus in on some of the over promising in you know in training camp you know the Rob Ryan for were top five talent defense. The Landon Collins consumed with his former team and Landon Collins actually saying in the in the preseason he so lucky so lucky to be here rather than in New York. This is a much better situation and you know how great the defense is going to be. It's just it's all it's all laughable. It's a culture that that doesn't slap that kind of talk down. It invites it. You know this is what they've lived off of in. Nobody's buying it. Nobody's been buying it for years now but this constant move of you know. Let's tell everybody how great we are. Let's let everybody run their mouths about how great we are We're not going to back it up. We'll try our best tube. Maybe we can sell some tickets in the preseason. Gets people excited God. That defense has been such a disappointment. I told you guys in training camp. Those of you that were telling me that this was a top five defense. It wasn't isn't going to be top five. It wasn't going to be top ten with that. Said I was expecting it to be improved. There was the caveat that I gave which is will it be coached well L.. Because they tried to replace him a Nazi I mean they desperately tried to replace him. And it's obvious why he's not very good at coordinating or scheming up. Defense Pets Really disappointing art. Let's get to the Haskins performance. So I'm going to say what I said two weeks ago when he got his first start. I'm giving this thing eight games. You know the eight games that he will start before I really commit to. You know either saying and yet it's worth it to move forward with him or no. It's not worth it to move forward with him. I will also say as I've said before my hunch is we're going to get to the end here and I'm I'm going to believe that it's not going to make sense to move forward with him. I was not a big Haskins Fan. Coming out. Did not think he was worthy of a first round pick as many of the football people in the organization however however after watching him a couple times in preseason and the start against Buffalo. There are some things that he has that are good and you saw some of those things yesterday today. He looked uncomfortable early. My guess is that he was confused. As to what Greg Williams was throwing at them. Remember this about Greg Williams in two thousand five when he was the defensive coordinator for the Redskins they faced Alex Smith in Alex Smith. Second start as a pro in San Francisco. Alex Smith threw for ninety. Two yards ended interception in a fifty two to seventeen loss. Greg Williams is dangerous to young quarterbacks. I didn't WANNA sit him. I think this is a good experience. But you could see that Dwayne Wayne didn't know who is coming and win didn't know if they were man or zone didn't pick up the blitz. He was sacked six times three of them by all all world's safety Jamal Adams he made some bad throws the pick into double coverage when he was trying to throw. Quinn was bad from this standpoint. He stared stared down in through into double coverage. Should Quinn had sat down at the spot where he threw it. Maybe that wasn't where to throw the football though I hate it in particular the the end of the first half when you need a chunk play for field goal range and he throws a little dink three yards to Quinn. Didn't make much sense to me. The first half was awful. Fifty two yards passing four sacks over six on third down the one really nice play. He made the shot after getting out out of the pocket to maclaurin got called back for the holding sheriff and then the unsportsmanlike unshared. With Donald Penn.. Going nuts side note. Sheriff hasn't been very good. This this year really hasn't For Haskins it got better in the second half I loved the third down. Throw to maclaurin on early in the third quarter I liked the third in eighteen. Throw to Kelvin harmon which was a good throw harmon should have caught it. It would have been short by a yard but I thought it was a good throw. Oh the third and thirteen to sprinkle where fitted in there just barely on the low side and sprinkle made a really good catch. But I like that. Throw the long one to maclaurin late in my favorite favorite throw of the day Erin. I'm not kidding about this. My favorite throw of the day after the one to maclaurin in the first half that got called back was the two point conversion throw to Trey Quinn following the guys touchdown which also was a good throw that little flick of a wrist wrist screen pass to Geiss. The two point play was a professional quarterback. Play he in the pocket maneuvers new verse to extend the play which he does well and then realizes by extending it and giving his receivers time to get get to the spot that he was gonna come back cross and throw to a wide open. Trey Quinn I thought that was really professional looking. My guess is that much of his trouble started with pre snap stuff. That's an issue. Many if not most rookie quarterbacks have in there for several starts I gave Haskins a D for the game can't do much better than that as his rock. Qbr Number was twelve point. One you know on a scale of zero to one hundred. It could have been worse than a D. given that number But but again like in the buffalo game there were glimpses there. Were he hit the. Here's where I would really be absolutely dead set. Sold told that it is not going to work. If I didn't see his ability to sort of extend a play an escape a little bit and make throws I think we've seen some of that and a lot of the yard. I understand in the two touchdowns came late in garbage time down. Thirty four to three. I get that Anyway we'll see what happens next week against Detroit Josh Norman. He can't do it anymore. Period the special teams had a terrible day. They were lucky they didn't have to punts blocked on. They roughed kicker on a field goal. That gave the jets a first down. And eventually a touchdown Dustin Hopkins Mistake Twenty Nine Yard field goal. That's not good There's your list of things I didn't like other Observations I think Erin. You texted me the picture stubhub. I had already seen it. You could have gotten into the stadium yesterday for six dollars. People six six and upper deck seat for six bucks by the way what I would have done is paid for the six dollar upper deck seat. If I wanted to go and then I would have just walked down to the lower level and sat wherever I wanted because there were sections that were empty. Of course if you wanted to go into the lower level legally you could get a nice twenty five yard line seat for about fifteen bucks you you can get lower level for fifteen you could get club level at the fifty yard line for twenty five dollars. The announce crowd was fifty six thousand. Plus US those that were there that I know there and the list of people that are getting back to me after being at the game is is getting is getting shorter and shorter her but the most people guessed the stadium was half full. which you know you put that at thirty seven thousand something like that and that half of those fans were jet fans dance so call it? Forty means twenty thousand Redskin fans showed up at his horrendous Couple of other Quick observations one. I'm assuming that most of you saw the social media video of Dwayne Haskins on the sideline Imploring during his offensive Lineman With the following question what do I have to do to help you. He was animated. He was worked up. He was urgent. He was trying to find out what he could do better. He was talking to his offensive. Line on the sideline. And those of you that have watched the video. Most of you would come to the conclusion and that the offensive Lineman were not very responsive in that video they just weren. Here's what Dwayne Haskins said about that situation after the game Biggest thing with that was trying to figure out Urgency play..
"rock bottom" Discussed on The Kevin Sheehan Show
"He's this game day. All right there are a few things that I liked a lot that I didn't like I'll start with the things that I liked I you oh you know some of you I know are sitting there going. Are you really going to go through yesterday's game. Sure why not you know. They're young players. We want to assess their play and assess the chances that they're worth keeping moving forward Darius guys I think we saw some good signs from guys yesterday I he didn't get hurt second. He runs with really really good vision and power thirty catches the ball. He's versatile you know. His numbers weren't great but he took a screen forty five yards for a touchdown had a decent eysenck. Eight nine yard run. There were a couple of like one to two yard runs that looked like they should have been losses. Those are good signs. You know it's a long way to go on him. It's just this is second regular season game but he showed a lot of promise in the same way. Terry maclaurin continues to show a lot of promise like I. I think we can safely say. Now that Maclaren's not going to be a guy two to three years from now we say remember Terry Mclaren and what a great start got out that work out for you. I think this this guy can play. You know he had the long one called back in the first half still had three catches for sixty nine yards including the one late that set up the final final meaningless touchdown. He is the bright spot on this very dim season. I liked Kelvin Harmon. I liked him coming out of. NC State. It I've liked him in the limited time we've seen him this year and I liked him yesterday for the most part he catches any blocks. He's going to be a good player. You never know if it's here or not but my guess is he's going to be a good player in the NFL for a long time. Ryan Kerrigan had two sacks landon. Collins is good in the run game. I don't if these good anywhere else drawn pain I think is my favorite player. I think he's the one that has the most potential defensively the things that I didn't like. Well we'll start with this. That was a poorly prepared football team yesterday. Poorly coached poorly prepared. Two weeks to get ready. Eighty four a bad team in the New York jets and the redskins seemed utterly unprepared for any phase of the game. Bill Callahan Jim Zone. That's a tough call. All at this point really. Is You know an interim coach. I don't think has ever been fired if I were the owner. I consider it but really what's the point but for those of you who thought getting rid of Jay gruden would solve all the problems because that's what they thought. Obviously you are wrong in J. Gruden's not very hey good either Callahan's worse and what makes him so. insufferable is constant belief that he's so much more qualified than the last guy which which is laughable. That team came out after two weeks against a horrible football team and promptly gave up a seven play. Seventy five yard touchdown drive five to penalties wide open. Receivers everywhere pathetic. The jets were dead last in offense coming in. They didn't face one one third down on that drive and I mentioned this this morning Erin when they scored early and missed the extra point unit. How as a football fan? You'll say. Yeah that might come back to haunt him when they missing early extra point. Did anybody in the moment. That missed extra. Point was gonNA come back to haunt them. My sense at that point was game came over now. The game really was over by halftime and remember when Callahan talked about all the good first halves they played all year. You're long and they just needed closers. They they need to finish well. Eight at wasn't true can get blown out in the first half by the giants by the bears but be there was nothing to finish yesterday. That game was over at half-time the jets in the first half a horrible Offensive Football Football Team had scored twenty points gained two hundred sixty two yards and had sixteen first downs. Sam darnold threw three touchdowns in the first half. And here's the other thing about that first. Half the REDSKINS won the turnover battle. darnold had a wretched throw a gift wrapped interception that he threw on a screen wasn't there and he threw it up over the screen right to Right to Jon Bostick. The redskins won the turnover battle in the first half. Plus Two right and they're down twenty three. That's really difficult to do. The team was outwitted. Out Schemed out. Prepared out effort towards the end of the first half. Something really bothered me is that Haskins had his first. You know decent throw legal decent throat because the first one to maclaurin that got called back doc was a great play but he had a twenty yard completion to Terry maclaurin. Moving the ball out to the forty five yard line on the REDSKINS head timeouts left the play ended at eighteen. Nineteen eighteen seconds and Callahan didn't call time out into the until their thirteen seconds left. I mean so instead of having eighteen or nineteen seconds with the ball forty five yard line first and ten. His team had thirteen seconds. And I mentioned this morning he was probably just you know thinking more about what he was going to say in his post game press conference because there is nobody that has enjoyed these press conferences. More than coach Callahan. Yesterday's post game presser. Aaron was was sixteen minutes and forty nine seconds nearly seventeen minutes long. I need you to understand this people out there when the the press conference after after a game for the losing coach is on average half that much half he just loves these pressures there. There was a question at the end of the press. Conference the very final question that I wanNA play for you because when I heard it I smiled laughed out loud because I talked about this last week. I talked about how Callahan after these Games has described. Some of the team's poor plays uncharacteristic. And I said last week that's that's laughable. It's very characteristic. I mean these mistakes that they keep making happen all the time and so I want you to listen to this final question from a press conference that literally went on and on and on why I guarantee you that he had the longest post game press conference in the League. He guest today for a losing coach. But listen to the way this question is phrased and then listened to the answer A couple of times a day you sit. You mentioned the team being uncharacteristic in terms of the mistakes and the breakdowns and the blown coverages initiative. Why do you consider that to be uncharacteristic? At the point we are now when he seems to be more Orlando Dot. Org Characteristic points in the last four weeks. I think we improved our penalty play in the last four weeks the somewhere in the area top. Five top eight in the League and I don't know the exact fact. But it's it's it was really a substantial upgrade. Great you know in in our penalty play. We had limited Connolly's And today I think would we have eleven today. I believe and that to me is on characteristic when you.
"rock bottom" Discussed on The Kevin Sheehan Show
"You want it you need it. It's what everyone's talking about the Kevin Sheehan show. Now here's Kevin Arnold old starts the game for three one four. As of this time to the left side. The Party Yard Line of the REDSKINS Daniel Brown get used to this Another one of those moments if you watched it and many of you didn't the Redskins lost to the jets thirty four to seventeen if you if you watch the beginning of it or if you were there for some of it if you were one of the few splattered across you know the the the stadium yesterday with your own section of seats available gullible to you for like six dollars The score was actually thirty. Four three with ten minutes left in the game. This was a team in the jets that the came into the game yesterday with twenty two players on their injured list. I'm here Erin sear. That's it for today. Lots to get to including the state of this football team. The game was a blow out. It was a massacre. It was a bloodbath. Beat down the Redskins were annihilated. I mean slaughtered by horrifyingly atrocious. Football football team the J E T s jets jets. This was a loss uglier than any other this year. I think There there's several to choose from but it's a loss that once again has brought us to a new as we've called it in the past rock bottom. There is some good news Aaron. There's some good news bill bill. Callahan admitted after the game that they weren't close yesterday you know that's an encouraging sign and because maybe it means bill and the rest of those idiots out Nash Burn have finally come to their senses and maybe they come to Jesus moment you know the moment where they they realize that a woodshed beating by the jets isn't close. You know it is. It's Perth Australia to Washington DC. See All right. It's it's a twenty four hour round trip. I haven't done Perth I've done. Sydney twenty four hours do door to door longest trip I've ever taken Love Sidney Australia totally worth it. What you to listen to what you just said? It's a good sign that they admitted their bad. Yeah that's where we're at the bar. Yeah well you know you need for an organization that lacks cellphone went self-awareness. You WanNa hear every once in a while an indication that they realize what reality is they can read Errand. One nine is the way it reads you know. I would hope that they now realize after ten games that the laughter they've been hearing hiring is actually directed towards them that they're not participating it at the expense of somebody else. It's them you know. I don't know they are in my five you right now the worst team in the NFL. Debatable I know what the Bengals I watched. Some of the Raiders Bengals game on Red Zone and I think the bengals are probably better. Are you know not record wise but I think they would beat the redskins. I think they have more talent. Yeah I do I do too I. I've got a game recap you know which we will get to. I know that we've said this multiple times this year. It's like what's the point. Well we don't WanNa get at a practice end the game recap will include you know more of a detailed L. breakdown of Dwayne Haskins I'M GONNA stick with my promise of not bailing on Haskins until I've seen more games yesterday however ever was not a good day for him. That's for sure he wasn't the worst of the skins problems yesterday but he sure wasn't really set up. It didn't didn't appear to be part of any solution. Either you know. He looked uncomfortable. He looked slow. He looked unsure for much of the game but there were other things in the game that were justice justice bad but more on that coming up when I get to my game recap the big picture though is what I'm GonNa talk about here at the beginning and I know I know that it gets repetitive. After after a while you know when we do these the organization sucks the cultures. Terrible things that will you. During one of these rock-bottom moments a lot of you have always enjoyed it a lot of you. That aren't even watching the Games. Enjoy this stuff more than the games themselves. I understand that to a certain degree. It's it's it's the rubber necking you know Theory you know that you just love to see a train wreck in here you know. People described the train wreck in and watch the whole thing from afar But I I know it gets repetitive. But remember the root cause of this. The game is just the symptom the root cause of all of this You know this. This sickness is an organization. That just can't do it. You know an owner. That just doesn't know how to do it. Yesterday was one of those organizational losses. You know we've had dozens of them over the years but it was one of those losses that you just watch and realize once again that we've reached another one of those you know rock bottom moments again. Each one comes with the feeling that it's never been worse you know in yesterday is the worst. You know it's no different than the last time we felt this way. It seems like a new low This one you know given the the actual outcome of the game like a terrible team. Can you just slapping you down so easily and then also in you know in light of recent claims of being close or having a damn good culture that that context context just hammers home once again. How clueless they are? Bruce has to go okay I think he will. It's coming. It's is coming true. This time I was wrong last year. Most of you most of my media people and friends insist that I will be wrong again but his mere presence here means you cannot attract high quality people to take jobs to help turn this thing around. Let let me repeat this because I wanna make sure for its emphasized but I also want to make clear that I'm not reporting this. Okay I have a very strong. Hunch that Bruce Allen's in the final few months with this organization all right. It's a hunch based on Yes some conversations that I've had It's far from a lock but I believe it's going to happen. We'll see and I'm not saying that Dan by himself is better off than Dan with Bruce but I actually really do believe that. Dan's got a better chance of getting somebody to come here without Bruce here. Nobody decent is coming here to try to fix this mess. US With Bruce Allen here. That's not going to happen. The Selva team chance at the stadium yesterday. You know we've seen these before Dan's not selling the team team and as long as he owns it. You know we're going to have these rock bottom moments to discuss you know in future years. You know maybe the next one comes I. I don't know maybe they lose to the giants late in the year. Forty seven to ten something like that. That could be a rock bottom the next one next year you know at Owen five and they lose to a bad team. I don't know it's coming again. I mean it's predictable He's already proven. Dan has over a long enough period of time. That he can't do to this. You know she's not good at this. I don't know what he's good at. He's not good at death at this. He's tried everything you get credit for. Trying everything you know big names he's like Schottenheimer and Shanahan Up and comers like zone and Gruden I don't even know of Zoran really should be called an up and comer The famous college coach and spurrier. Oh you're the former hall of fame. Glory days coach Joe Gibbs. You know he's overspent on. Free agents not emphasized the draft underspent on free agents with more or focus on the draft. That didn't work. He had a yes. Man and Vinnie Serrato a troubled but talented Scott McClellan who they really didn't give much say so too in. Of course Bruce Sixty Ninety six and one. Now that's the record. Since he got here that God awful record accompanied by by his off pudding style that has made him enemy one. A The organization was a clown show in two thousand nine. When he got here it wasn't very good? It's worse now because it feels so much lower rent then it was then. There's nothing likable about them. That's why some of you. You aren't even hoping for a turn around. You're actually rooting for it. To get worse and it's getting there this season more than any other of these rock bottom seasons has a chance a good chance to be the worst ever. They've never been one in fifteen before they've never been in two and fourteen before three and thirteen is the worst it's ever gotten. It's pretty clear that one in fifteen is not only in play but it may be as likely as two and fourteen with anything better than two and fourteen being a long shot the telltale on just how hated this organization is is by so many of you. The used to call yourselves fans is that you're rooting for one in fifteen and not just for draft positioning. You WanNa see the these bastards pay for what they've done to the thing we loved so long. They've ruined it. He's ruined it and you WANNA see them pay hey fort. What he's done is hard to do? I've mentioned this before Erin about you know. Hbo Or Wharton should should do a case. Study on this franchise you know. Twenty twenty years ago. He inherited a massively loyal customer base. That was a large and because of incompetence he he is not only chased them away. But he's made them hate the team in the process. It's not an easy thing to do. This tweet I got from Denny earlier today. This show you're doing is a repeat. I enjoy it. But how do you feel Kevin. How do you summon coming up the energy to do it over and over and over again denny? It's how I feel this morning. That's what you're hearing I today. Whenever you're you're listening to this? I may get to the point where they lose to a terrible team and a terrible season. It's clearly an offshoot of the culture. They've created and maybe I won't care. Maybe maybe I'll do something else but I do still have this desire to have a team that I've rooted for my whole life be espn meaningful games in November and December January. There is nothing better. I read this tweet on the air earlier and I mentioned mentioned that I am overly nostalgic at times when it comes to things like this. It's a I guess it's a personal flaw to a certain degree I am. I am sickened by what Dan Senators done to this. You know a sacred sacred trust a a community galvanize her you know arguably the most important thing in this very very interesting and unique city for so long the the feeling the excitement of Yanno a late November game at RFK or on the road you know in the meadowlands against the giants are Texas stadium against the cowboys with huge stakes. It was nothing better. Nothing better the erosion of this fan base has accelerated as I pointed out the last. Two years It is accelerated for a lot of reasons One of the main reasons is is that I think people have finally over the last few years gotten to the point where they cannot find any light at the end of the tunnel. Like it's it's over. It's over and they hate him and they hate them for it. All right Let's get to the game. Take the attention..