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Gen X-Unlatched

Gen X-Unlatched

By Dr. Mario
Many Gen Xers struggle to balance their responsibilities to others and live life on their own terms. If your inner voice is screaming, “I wish something would change already!” then this podcast is for you.

Gen X-Unlatched is the only podcast that teaches Gen Xers to think creatively about the future. Learn how to avoid the agony of waiting until retirement to enjoy the lifestyle you crave NOW!

Join Lifestyle Transition Coach, Dr. Mario Jackson, as he shows Gen Xers how to close the gap between their current reality and the lifestyle of their dreams.

Learn more: linktr.ee/officehoursdrmario
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Budget-Friendly Travel Ideas for Living Your Best Life | Episode 35
Are you still waiting to take the plunge into international travel? If you haven’t gotten any further than dreaming of traveling, click play now. In this episode, you’ll learn insider tips that help even the most budget-conscious travelers live their best lives! Listen as I speak to Nicole Christopher, Co-Fonder of The WonderList Tour Company, as she shares advice for Gen Xers seeking budget-friendly travel options. In this episode, we discuss: The reason why staycations are viable alternatives for traveling abroad Why travel insurance is an essential factor for international travel How to use Google to plan trips that fit your budget Connect with Nicole Linktree  Want to connect on social media? Follow me on Facebook and Instagram. Need support with your lifestyle transition? Join the conversations in the Gen X-Unlatched Facebook group. Want to create a customized playbook for making your lifestyle transition? Reserve a complimentary strategy call on my website.
47:55
July 29, 2022
Managing Healthcare for Gen X Service Members | Episode 34
Are you a Gen X service member? Well, this episode is for you!  Join me as I talk to Lt. Commander Nicholas Jackson, Assistant Nurse Manager for the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center Community Based Outpatient Clinic, about how to support our active duty and veteran service members as they maneuver the healthcare system. In this episode, we discuss: Common health challenges Gen X service members experience How to help Gen X manage their healthcare What family members and friends can do to support Gen X service members who are experiencing health issues Want to connect on social media? Follow me on Facebook and Instagram. Need support with your lifestyle transition? Join the conversations in the Gen X-Unlatched Facebook group. Want to create a blueprint for making your lifestyle transition? Go to my website to reserve a complimentary strategy session.
01:06:46
July 15, 2022
Can You Win the Waiting Game? | Episode 33
In this episode, Dr. Mario discusses: Why Gen Xers are waiting for retirement to enjoy life more How societal expectations force Gen Xers to play the retirement waiting game What happens when the right time never comes along How to change your internal narrative about playing the waiting game Resources Mentioned in this Episode The Lifestyle Vision Challenge  What’s the Secret Ingredient for Making a Lifestyle Transition? Let’s keep in touch on social media! Want to connect on social media? Follow me on Facebook and Instagram Need support with your lifestyle transition? Join the conversations in the Gen X-Unlatched Facebook group Want to create a clear path to your lifestyle transition? Go to my website to reserve a complimentary strategy session
18:49
July 01, 2022
Can You Manage Your Life Through Fitness? | Episode 32
If you’re a Gen Xer, you’ve probably learned lots of approaches to managing your life. But is it possible to manage your life using fitness? That’s what you’ll learn in this episode of Gen X-Unlatched! Join me as I talk to Coach Lorelle Woods, Certified Personal Trainer and Motivation Coach, about her innovative approach to fitness and healthy living. In this episode, we discuss: Coach Lorelle’s personal struggles that led her to fitness Her signature approach and tools that helps clients realistically achieve a healthy lifestyle How she supports clients to manage life through fitness and mindset shifts Connect with Coach Lorelle www.fitnesstherapytraining.com Instagram: @fitnesstherapytraining Facebook: Fitness Therapy Training Voyage Houston Resources Mentioned in this Episode 9 Ways We Self Sabotage Assessment Want to connect on social media? Follow me on Facebook and Instagram. Need support with your lifestyle transition? Join the conversations in the Gen X-Unlatched Facebook group. Want to create a blueprint for making your lifestyle transition? Go to my website to reserve a complimentary strategy session.
48:32
June 17, 2022
Special Announcement: A FREE 5-Day Workshop to End Burnout
In this special announcement, Dr. Mario shares a FREE online workshop for busy professionals to help them end burnout once and for all. Listen to this short announcement to learn about the Lifestyle Vision Challenge workshop. Don’t wait! Space is limited and you must register to reserve your seat. Register for the workshop The Lifestyle Vision Challenge  View the complete agenda Gen X-Unlatched Let’s keep in touch on social media! Want to connect on social media? Follow me on Facebook and Instagram Need support with your lifestyle transition? Join the conversations in the Gen X-Unlatched Facebook group Want to create a clear path to your lifestyle transition? Go to my website to reserve a complimentary strategy session
09:11
June 10, 2022
Real Talk—Speaking Truth About Body Image | Episode 31
Dr. Mario talks to Ace Certified Nutrition Specialist and Trainer, Marsha Goldberg about: The struggles Gen Xers face with their current body image mindset Marsha’s approach to helping clients reach their nutrition and fitness goals How to create a healthy, safe space to achieve change by speaking your truth about body image Connect with Marsha IG @trainwithmarsha  Resources Mentioned in this Episode My Fitness Pal Fooducate  Want to connect on social media? Follow me on Facebook and Instagram. Need support with your lifestyle transition? Join the conversations in the Gen X-Unlatched Facebook group. Want to create a clear path to your lifestyle transition? Go to my website to reserve a complimentary strategy session.
01:03:34
June 03, 2022
3 Things Gen Xers Can Learn from Millennials That Increase Career Satisfaction | Episode 30
In this episode, Dr. Mario discusses: Common myths about how millennials approach the world of work 3 mindsets millennials use in the workplace that help them increase career satisfaction How Gen Xers can use what millennials already know to get more out of their careers Connect with Crystal The You Brand Academy  Career Level Up Webinar Series Peculiar Career Chit Chat Podcast LinkedIn Facebook@theyoubrandacademy Instagram@crystalcareergems Let’s keep in touch on social media! Want to connect on social media? Follow me on Facebook and Instagram Need support with your lifestyle transition? Join the conversations in the Gen X-Unlatched Facebook group Want to create a clear path to your lifestyle transition? Go to my website to reserve a complimentary strategy session
01:06:17
May 20, 2022
Gen X’s Secret Love Affair with Burnout | Episode 29
In this episode, Dr. Mario discusses: Why Gen Xers enmeshed with their career are on the fast track to burnout The subtle signs they must pay attention to How Gen Xers can shift their mindset to end burnout once and for all Resources Mentioned in this Episode The Lifestyle Vision Challenge  What’s the Secret Ingredient for Making a Lifestyle Transition? Let’s keep in touch on social media! Want to connect on social media? Follow me on Facebook and Instagram Need support with your lifestyle transition? Join the conversations in the Gen X-Unlatched Facebook group Want to create a clear path to your lifestyle transition? Go to my website to reserve a complimentary strategy session
18:29
May 06, 2022
The Startling Reason Why Your Path to Financial Freedom Starts in Your Mind (Part 2) | Episode 28
Are you a Gen Xer ready to transition to a lifestyle with financial freedom but hasn’t made it yet? In this episode, I talk to Michelle Kaufman, CFA, CPWA, and Principal at Prioritas Financial Advisors. In Part 2 of the episode, we cover: Strategies Gen Xers can use to feel more confident about their financial future Dr. Mario's favorite game, Rapid Fire Questions Connect with Michelle Web LinkedIn michelle@prioritasfinancial.com Calendar Resources mentioned in this episode The Psychology of Money Michelle’s Book review of The Psychology of Money The New Retirementality Want to connect on social media? Follow me on Facebook and Instagram. Need support with your lifestyle transition? Join the conversations in the Gen X-Unlatched Facebook group. Want to create a clear path to your lifestyle transition? Go to my website to reserve a complimentary strategy session.
26:54
April 22, 2022
Move or Be Moved–Making a Shift in Your Fitness Mindset | Episode 27
Staying fit after 40 is an uphill battle. Stop beating yourself up if your repeated attempts to transition to a healthier lifestyle have failed. Really, stop it! It’s not you. It’s your mindset. Join me as I talk to certified personal trainer, Looking For My Fit podcast host, and founding fitness instructor for LYFE at home, Jemeeka Richardson. In this episode, we discuss: How to right-size your fitness goals and expectations Jemeeka’s insights about how to overcome some common fitness challenges Gen Xers face Strategies for creating a mindset that helps you move instead of being moved Connect with Jemeeka Web  Resources mentioned in this episode @massy.arias @danyelewilson Want to connect on social media? Follow me on Facebook and Instagram. Need support with your lifestyle transition? Join the conversations in the Gen X-Unlatched Facebook group. Want to create a clear path to your lifestyle transition? Go to my website to reserve a complimentary strategy session. Want to connect on social media? Follow me on Facebook and Instagram. Need support with your lifestyle transition? Join the conversations in the Gen X-Unlatched Facebook group. Want to create a clear path to your lifestyle transition? Go to my website to reserve a complimentary strategy session.
01:01:17
April 08, 2022
The Startling Reason Why Your Path to Financial Freedom Starts in Your Mind (Part 1) | Episode 26
Are you a Gen Xer ready to transition to a lifestyle with financial freedom but hasn’t made it yet? In this episode, I talk to Michelle Kaufman, CFA, CPWA, and Principal at Prioritas Financial Advisors. In this episode, we cover: How to develop a mindset that helps Gen Xers achieve their financial goals Some typical financial management mistakes Gen Xers Strategies Gen Xers can use to feel more confident about their financial future Connect with Michelle Web LinkedIn michelle@prioritasfinancial.com Calendar Resources mentioned in this episode The Psychology of Money Michelle’s Book review of The Psychology of Money The New Retirementality Want to connect on social media? Follow me on Facebook and Instagram. Need support with your lifestyle transition? Join the conversations in the Gen X-Unlatched Facebook group. Want to create a clear path to your lifestyle transition? Go to my website to reserve a complimentary strategy session.
34:33
March 25, 2022
5 Questions Gen Xers Should Be Asking to Make a Lifestyle Transition | Episode 25
Have you been thinking about making a lifestyle transition for a while now? Maybe you’ve seen others do it. And it seems like everyone makes it look so easy. But for some reason, a successful transition eludes you. Every time you try to make your transition, something happens, and you end up back where you started. Not this time. This time you’re going to be armed with Dr. Mario’s 5 questions that help Gen Xers transition to the lifestyle they crave. Press play NOW to listen to Dr. Mario explain how he used these questions to overcome the obstacles that were blocking his path to living true to his values. Leave some comments if these questions work for you too! Let’s keep in touch on social media! Gen X-Unlatched Facebook Group (Private) Facebook Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
13:13
March 11, 2022
Are You Showing Up for Your Dream Life? | Episode 24
Have you ever missed achieving a goal you set for yourself? Maybe you started doing the work but never arrived at the outcome you wanted. Perhaps your experience was related to how you were showing up to reach your goals. Join Dr. Mario explains how to show up daily to live the life you desire. You’ll learn: The reason why Gen Xers must understand how they are showing up each day to earn the freedoms they wish for in life What you can learn from studying your cognitive, emotional, and behavioral patterns How to use your learning to achieve the independence you crave NOW without having to wait for retirement Listen to the end of the episode, or you’ll miss Dr. Mario’s FREE resources that help you take the guesswork out of identifying which areas of your life need improvement. Let’s keep in touch on social media! The Show Up Report  Gen X-Unlatched Facebook Group (Private) Facebook Instagram  Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
14:00
February 25, 2022
Divorce-It’s Not Just an Action | Episode 23
Cupid is shining his bow and arrow–that means the season of love is officially underway. But this year, some Gen Xers are ending long-term relationships with divorce. Dr. Mario recorded this episode for you if you're going through a divorce. In this episode, he talks to Dr. Kay Thomas, Clinical Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, and the podcast Coffee and Divorce Chat host. During the conversation, they discuss: How to re-establish your post-divorce identity Why divorce does not define your worth What to expect when jumping back into the dating pool Kay also explains why it’s crucial to have intentionality when dating, how to know when you’re ready to start dating, and her parent's advice for her as she went through her transition. Play this episode to the end, so you don’t miss her helpful tools and tips. You’ll also learn why she believes newly divorced Gen Xers should go grocery shopping at night. You can connect with Kay on Coffee and Divorce Chat or at https://www.drhkaythomas.com. If you’re digging this podcast and you want more strategies that help you step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you, subscribe to the podcast! You can also schedule a COMPLIMENTARY strategy call with Dr. Mario to create a clear path to living your dream life. Just go to https://www.officehoursdrmario.com/book-online to reserve your time. Let’s keep in touch on social media! Facebook Gen X-Unlatched (Private Facebook Group) Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
01:05:01
February 11, 2022
Worker Mindset or Owner Mindset? Essential Tips for Gen Xers Starting a Business | Episode 22
What does having an owner’s mindset, operating from a space of worthiness, removing the words “I can’t afford it,” and buying your time back all have in common? They’re all helpful pieces of advice for Gen Xers starting a new business. Join Dr. Mario as he talks to Stephanie D. McKenzie, award-winning marketer, educator, certified coach, author, radio host, and agent of ridiculously undeniable, life-altering change. Steph currently serves as the Communications Director for The Relationship Firm and Education Director for Twenty-Two Fifteen, Inc., a new adventure in education with an emphasis on cultivating the spiritually-driven visionary. During our conversation, we discuss: Obstacles Gen Xers face starting a new business How to develop a mindset that results in a successful launch How the pandemic impacted Gen Xers’ new business plans Steph tops off the conversation with helpful tips for Gen Xers transitioning from a traditional 9-5 career to entrepreneurship. Be sure to listen to the end, or you’ll miss learning why having an owner’s mindset versus a worker’s mindset is the key to a successful business. You’ll also find out why Dr. Mario is too cheap to buy expensive toilet paper. Connect with Steph: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/StephanieDMcKenzie/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stephaniedmckenzie Twitter: https://twitter.com/stephaniedm Web: www.stephaniedmckenzie.com/Stephanie Email: hey@stephaniedmckenzie.com Phone: (713) 678-0052 If you’re digging this podcast and you want more strategies that help you step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you, subscribe to the podcast! You can also schedule a COMPLIMENTARY strategy call with Dr. Mario to create a clear path to living your dream life. Just go to https://www.officehoursdrmario.com/book-online to reserve your time. Let’s keep in touch on social media! Facebook Gen X-Unlatched (Private Facebook Group) Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
59:43
January 28, 2022
3 Tips That Help Gen Xers Enjoy Life’s Freedoms NOW | Episode 21
Which freedoms do Gen Xers crave most in life? Financial independence, career freedom, and the freedom to travel top their lists. So, why are most Gen Xers still dreaming about these freedoms instead of living them? Listen as Dr. Mario explains why some Gen Xers struggle to attain what helps them live a more fulfilling life. In this episode, Dr. Mario shares why these Gen Xers don’t make the progress they desire. You’ll also learn his 3 tips that help you get the results you want. His tips include: Managing your mind Creating a plan to live a more gratifying life Taking daily steps towards your goals If you’re ready to smash your resolutions this year, don’t miss this episode. Listen to the end of the episode to access Dr. Mario’s FREE resources that help you achieve your goals. Let’s keep in touch on social media! The Show Up Report  Gen X-Unlatched Facebook Group (Private) Facebook Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail Credits Intro: Kimberly Sinnott Music: Oleksii Kaplinsky
17:42
January 14, 2022
What Will You Do With All Your Stuff? | Episode 20
Dr. Mario closes out Season 2 with an important message about self-accountability in this episode. Listen as he explains the reasons why Gen Xers need to own their stuff. What’s Gen Xers stuff? It’s your thoughts, feelings, and actions. And the key to enjoying the freedoms you want in life NOW starts with holding yourself accountable for where you are and where you want to be in life. During the episode, Dr. Mario explains: Why Gen Xers must be accountable for their thoughts, feelings, and actions The challenges Gen Xers face when they avoid owning their stuff Ways Gen Xers can strike a harmony between self-accountability and accountability to others Planning goals for the new year? Then, you can’t afford to miss him explaining how his Friend or Foe exercise helps you reach your goals. If you’re ready to learn what to improve in the new year, download your FREE copy of The Show Up Report. Dr. Mario created the tool to help Gen Xers like you understand how their unique patterns prevent them from enjoying a more fulfilling life. Click HERE to get your copy.  Let’s keep in touch on social media! Gen X-Unlatched (Private Facebook Group) Facebook Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail 
21:28
December 30, 2021
How to Avoid Becoming House Poor–Mindset Tips for First-Time, Gen X Homebuyers | Episode 19
Ever heard of the term house poor? It refers to a homeowner who spends a significant proportion of their monthly income on monthly mortgage payments, property taxes, maintenance, utilities, and insurance. For first-time Gen X homebuyers, being house poor after buying a home ruins the American dream and becomes a financial nightmare. Join Dr. Mario as he talks with Trenette Tucker, Licensed Realtor, as they discuss mindset tips for first-time Gen X homebuyers. During their conversation, they explain how to create a mindset for: Improving credit scores Managing the rapid changes occurring in today’s housing market Addressing key factors impacting affordability Trenette also explains how her approach of meeting buyers where they are achieves housing equity for low-income and middle-class families. If you’re considering buying a new home, contact Trenette at the information below. She’s committed to helping buyers find the house of their dreams without becoming house poor. Contact Trenette at: Mobile: (803) 500-1551 Office: (803) 835-2300 Email: trenettetucker@kw.com Web: https://trenettetucker.kw.com/ If you’re digging this podcast and you want more strategies that help you step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you, subscribe to the podcast! You can also schedule a COMPLIMENTARY strategy call with Dr. Mario to create a clear path to living your dream life. Just go to https://www.officehoursdrmario.com/book-online to reserve your time. Let’s keep in touch on social media! Facebook  Gen X-Unlatched (Private Facebook Group) Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
46:28
December 16, 2021
The F-Word! Gen X’s Dirty Little Secret | Episode 18
Do you know the dirtiest word in Gen X’s vocabulary? It’s not the F-bomb–it’s FAILURE! Failure has devastating effects on Gen Xers’ self-esteem, motivation, and overall well-being. But how would it feel to embrace failure as a necessary part of success? In this episode, Dr. Mario explains: What failure is and the role it plays in helping Gen Xers reach their goals How Gen Xers can use failure to their advantage and enjoy life’s freedoms How to manage your mind when dealing with failure Dr. Mario also shares how failing at his marriage has helped him become more emotionally available to his loved ones and coaching clients. Make sure to listen to this episode until the end, or you’ll miss the 3 mindsets (intelligent failure, failing forward, and giving yourself a break) that help Gen Xers bounce back from failure without all the unnecessary pain and drama.  Press play now and learn how to use failure to your advantage and enjoy living the life you desire NOW! Let’s keep in touch on social media! Gen X-Unlatched (Private Facebook Group) Facebook Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
16:07
December 02, 2021
Gen X Health Scares–3 Strategies That Keep You From Losing Your Mind | Episode 17
What does back, knee, hip, and shoulder pain have to do with Gen X? They’re all the effects of age on our bodies. Many of us manage these annoying aches and pains daily. But what happens when you have a major health issue? There’s no handbook explaining how to manage your mind when you’re experiencing problems with your health. Join Dr. Mario as he explains how Gen Xers can manage their thoughts and emotions when faced with a health scare. In this episode, Dr. Mario will discuss: Common health challenges Gen Xers face 3 mindset set traps to be aware of when dealing with health issues A helpful strategy for managing your mind so you can remain focused on recovery Dr. Mario also shares his experiences with past and present health challenges. Additionally, he’ll explain why not managing his mind resulted in a constant state of mental exhaustion and overwhelm. If you’re over 45, you can’t afford to miss this episode. Press play NOW and learn how to keep your brain in check when dealing with a health issue. Let’s keep in touch on social media! Gen X-Unlatched (Private Facebook Group) Facebook Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
16:36
November 18, 2021
The Gen X Sandwich: How to Strengthen Bonds with Boomer Parents | Episode 16
Remember being a latchkey kid, when your biggest responsibility was taking care of the house while your parents worked? Now you’re an adult, taking care of the house, the kids, AND your parents. Caring for aging parents and children of your own–sandwich parenting–is a common experience that many Gen Xers must manage. Juggling these responsibilities probably leaves you with little time for bonding with your parents. But it doesn't have to be that way–you can flip the script! Join Dr. Mario as he shares his personal experiences bonding with his Baby Boomer parents. In this episode, Dr. Mario explains: Why it sucks to see your parents aging and how to manage your mind during the process How to create deeper bonds with your Boomer parents The lessons he learned from bonding with his parents during the pandemic You’ll also learn how humanizing your parents, setting boundaries, and having difficult conversations helps you create the relationship you want to have with your parents NOW! If you’re on the wrong side of the relationship you want to have with your parents, it’s time to make a change. Press play NOW to learn how! Let’s keep in touch on social media! Gen X-Unlatched (Private Facebook Group) Facebook Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail 
21:02
November 04, 2021
Understanding the Assignment: How to Enjoy the Freedoms You Want in Life NOW | Episode 15
They once referred to Generation X as slackers, but did you know that they are the BEST educated generation? If you’re a Gen Xer, do you know how to get the most out of your learning superpowers? Join Dr. Mario as he explains how learning new skills help Gen Xers enjoy the freedoms they want in life NOW. He also describes some of the obstacles Gen Xers encounter as they acquire new learning. SPOILER ALERT–Some of Gen X’s learning strengths can become weaknesses if you don’t know what traps to avoid during the learning process. If you’re a part of Team Gen X and you’re still waiting for the perfect time to pursue your dreams, you’re making a HUGE mistake. Learn Dr. Mario’s TAME YOUR BRAIN🧠 strategy that helps Gen Xers learn how to enjoy the freedoms they want in life NOW, rather than waiting until the “right time.” Make sure you listen until the end of the episode for access to his FREE resource, The Show Up Report. He created this tool specifically for Gen Xers to help them take their first step to live their dream life by identifying the obstacles that block their path to living the life they’ve always desired. And if you’re digging this podcast and you want more strategies that help you step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you, subscribe to the podcast! You can also schedule a COMPLIMENTARY discovery call with Dr. Mario to create a clear path to enjoying the freedoms you want in life NOW. Click HERE to reserve your spot. Let’s keep in touch on social media! Facebook The BOLD Patrol (Private Facebook Group) Instagram  Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
14:48
October 21, 2021
Who’s Seated on Your Front Row? Mental Health Matters for Gen X | Episode 14
If you’re Team Generation X, click play this episode now! In this episode, Dr. Mario and his special guest, Dr. Thommi Lawson, discuss Gen X's mental health issues during the pandemic. They also explain: The most common issues that are impacting Gen Xers' mental health How the pandemic affected their ability to manage their mental health What Gen X can do to improve their mental health, given their multiple responsibilities in life You don’t want to miss Dr. Thommi explain why it’s necessary to know, WHO’S SEATED ON YOUR FRONT ROW? Dr. Mario closes the show with a round of rapid-fire questions, Gen X style. Want to connect with Dr.Thommi?   Website: www.connectwithdrthommi.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrThommi/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/connectgrowthrive/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thommiodomlawson/ Email: hello@drthommi.com If you’re digging this podcast and you want more strategies that help you step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you, subscribe to the podcast! You can also schedule a COMPLIMENTARY discovery call with Dr. Mario to get help creating a clear path to living your dream life. Just go to https://www.officehoursdrmario.com/book-online. Let’s keep in touch on social media! Facebook The BOLD Patrol (Private Facebook Group) Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
42:02
October 07, 2021
Want to Live Your Dreams? Ditch Imposter Syndrome | Episode 13
If you’ve ever felt unworthy of your success or that it’s all due to luck, press play right now! In this episode, Dr. Mario shares his views on a topic gaining attention in the workplace—Imposter Syndrome. Listen as he explains how feeling like a fraud blocks the path to living your dream life. Imposter syndrome has many signs, but perfectionism is the driving force. You can’t afford to let this mindset keep you in a never-ending cycle of self-doubt and anxiety. If you’re a self-proclaimed overachiever, this episode will help you understand how imposter syndrome prevents you from making progress towards your goals. Make sure you listen until the end, so you don’t miss Dr. Mario’s TAME YOUR BRAIN 🧠 strategy for managing imposturous thoughts. You’ll learn a three-step process for overcoming imposter syndrome once and for all. You’ll also learn how to get a copy of Dr. Mario’s FREE resource that helps you take your first step to create the life you’ve always wanted to live. If you need help overcoming your fears, schedule a COMPLIMENTARY discovery call with Dr. Mario. Click HERE to reserve your spot today! Let’s keep in touch on social media! ● Facebook ● The BOLD Patrol (Private Facebook Group) ● Instagram ● Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
12:48
September 23, 2021
Feed Your Soul—Not Just Your Bank Account | Episode 12
When was the last time you pursued your life’s joy? Are you spending too much time filling your bank account and not enough time feeding your soul? How are you making time to live a fulfilling life? Join me as I talk to Nicole Christopher, tax professional and world traveler. We discuss how her love for traveling led her to start The Wonderlist Tour Co. and how reinventing her career as a tax professional helped her to create two businesses with her associates. Later in the conversation, we discuss how she stays motivated when things don’t go as expected. Nicole also shares her advice for those who are hesitant to take their first step into pursuing new ventures. You don’t want to miss out on learning what she’s planning for her next business. Here’s how you can get in touch with Nicole: The WonderList Tour Co website: https://wonderlisttours.com/ Facebook: /wonderlisttours Instagram: @wonderlist_tours Email: info@wonderlisttours.com Nicole’s Instagram Page: @nec1908 If you’re digging this podcast and you want more strategies that help you step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you, subscribe to the podcast! You can also schedule a COMPLIMENTARY discovery call with Dr. Mario to help create a clear path to living your dream life. Just go to https://www.officehoursdrmario.com/book-online. Let’s keep in touch! The Show Up Report Facebook The BOLD Patrol (Private Facebook Group) Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
31:31
September 09, 2021
The Roadblocks to Success: A Fear of the Unknown | Episode 11
Are you a control freak? If you answered yes, press play NOW! In this final installment of the Roadblocks to Success Series, Dr. Mario explains how your need for control drives your fear of the unknown. Listen as he describes how to recognize this thought pattern and how it keeps you going through the motions in life. Later in the episode, Dr. Mario shares his signature TAME YOUR BRAIN 🧠 technique for managing your fear of the unknown. Using his simple 3-step plan will help you overcome a fear of the unknown once and for all. Don’t let your fears take control of your life. Take your first step TODAY! Learn how to remove the obstacles blocking you from living your dream life. If you need help overcoming your fears, schedule a COMPLIMENTARY discovery call with Dr. Mario. Click HERE to reserve your spot today. Let’s keep in touch on social media! ● Facebook ● The BOLD Patrol (Private Facebook Group) ● Instagram ● Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
10:58
August 26, 2021
The Right Time Is When You’re Doing It | Episode 10
When is the right time to pursue your life’s goals? Once your kids go off to college? After you retire? When you get a better job? The Right Time Is When You’re DOING It! In this episode, Dr. Mario talks with Carolyn R. Jackson, Kimberly Sinnott, and Dr. Murdell McFarlin about their doctoral education experiences. Each of these amazing women brings a unique perspective to the conversation and shares practical advice for others who may be struggling through this process. During the interview, the panelists explain how they found the strength to follow their inner truth, how they dealt with imposter syndrome, and the importance of self-care throughout the educational process. We also discuss: The reasons they decided to pursue their doctoral degree. Why now was the right time for them to return to school. How they managed their academic challenges. Additionally, we discuss why they believe there’s no right time to go after your dreams. So, if you think you think your time has passed and you can’t live the life you want, listen to this episode. You’ll learn how to develop a mindset that helps you overcome your obstacles and make progress towards your goals. If you’re digging this podcast and you want more strategies that help you step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you, subscribe to the podcast! You can also schedule a COMPLIMENTARY discovery call with Dr. Mario. Click HERE!   Let’s keep in touch on social media! Facebook The BOLD Patrol (Private Facebook Group) Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail 
51:10
August 12, 2021
The Roadblocks to Success: All-or-Nothing Thinking | Episode 9
If you’ve been waiting for the right time to pursue your dreams, but that time never seems to come, this episode was made for you. In this second installment of the Roadblocks to Success series, Dr. Mario discusses the damaging effect all-or-nothing thinking has on your ability to live a more fulfilling life. Listen in as he explains: How all-or-nothing thinking overwhelms you by flooding your brain with negative emotions The reason why all-or-nothing thinking works against your motivation for reaching your goals What’s driving all-or-nothing thinking, and how it's keeping you stuck in life Don’t miss learning Dr. Mario’s TAME YOUR BRAIN🧠technique to help you manage all-or-nothing thinking so you can continue making progress towards creating your dream life. His strategy could be the key to freeing yourself from all-or-nothing thinking once and for all. Are you ready to step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you? Schedule a COMPLIMENTARY sample coaching session with Dr. Mario. Click HERE to reserve your spot today! Let’s keep in touch on social media! Facebook The BOLD Patrol (Private Facebook Group) Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
15:19
July 29, 2021
The Roadblocks to Success: People Pleasing | Episode 8
*Are you always giving away your “me time” by saying YES to others? *Do you have a hard time saying NO? *Is putting other people’s needs before your own taking its toll on you? These are the hallmarks of people-pleasers. If you identify with these questions, you may not be living life according to your values. And that could be holding you back from living life on your terms. Join Dr. Mario as he explains how to spot the signs of people-pleasing and why it keeps you stuck in life. Listen as he shares how pleasing people prevented him from living with authenticity. You’ll also find out how people-pleasing negatively impacts 3 MAJOR areas of your life. If you’re ready to overcome your people-pleasing habits, you can’t afford to miss Dr. Mario’s signature TAME YOUR BRAIN🧠technique to overcome this challenge. Don’t spend another minute making other people's dreams come true without doing the same for yourself. If you’re digging this podcast and you want more strategies that help you step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you, subscribe to the podcast! You can also schedule a COMPLIMENTARY sample coaching session with Dr. Mario. Click HERE to reserve your spot today! Let’s keep in touch on social media! Facebook The BOLD Patrol (Private Facebook Group) Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
12:34
July 15, 2021
3 Signs that You're Blocking the Path to Your Dream Life | Episode 7
Are you struggling to create the life you want to live? If you’ve tried to make progress towards creating your dream life but can’t seem to gain momentum, this episode is for you. You might be blocking your path to the life that’s waiting for you. But how can you tell if you’re working against yourself? Join Dr. Mario as he shares three thought patterns that keep you from living a more gratifying life. In this episode, Dr. Mario explains how people-pleasing, all-or-nothing thinking, and a fear of the unknown keep you stuck in life’s status quo. If you’re ready to take your first step toward living your dreams, you have to listen to this episode. If you’re digging this podcast and you want more strategies that help you step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you, subscribe to the podcast! You can also schedule a COMPLIMENTARY sample coaching session with Dr. Mario. Click HERE to reserve your spot TODAY!  Keep in touch on social media! Facebook The BOLD Patrol (Private Facebook Group) Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
14:30
July 01, 2021
How to Use Curiosity to Change Your Life | Episode 6
Are you still curious about how your life might have turned out if you continued pursuing your life’s dreams?  If you put your life’s plans on the shelf to take care of others, you have to listen to this episode! Training your brain to use curiosity is the technique that helps you live those dreams you put on hold to fulfill your responsibilities to others.  In this episode, Dr. Mario explains:  What it means to have a curious mindset  The role curiosity plays in making BOLD life changes  How to practice curiosity to get the results you want in life  Dr. Mario also explains why he believes curiosity is the “secret sauce” to staying motivated, solving problems, and discovering your unique process for making life changes. Listen as he shares how he used curiosity to start his business and launch the Office Hours podcast.  If you’re digging this podcast and you want more strategies that help you step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you, subscribe to the podcast!  You can also schedule a COMPLIMENTARY sample coaching session with Dr. Mario—just click HERE.  Keep in touch on social media!  Facebook The BOLD Patrol (Private Facebook Group)  Instagram  Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
20:31
June 17, 2021
If You Don’t See It, You Don’t Believe It | Episode 5
~What inspires people to become medical doctors?  ~How do they balance the rigors of medical school while honoring their commitments to others?  ~What lessons can we learn from them that help us achieve our life’s goals?  Join Dr. Mario and his special guest—Dr. Stephen Abbott, Infectious Disease Physician—as they answer these questions. In this episode, Dr. Mario chats with Dr. Abbott about how a leap of faith helped him launch his medical career.  He explains why there are many paths to achieving your goals and the importance of asking for help to make them a reality.  We also discuss:  Why he waited until later in life to start his medical career  His experience in medical school and how he managed his mind throughout the process  The life lessons he’s learned that still help him today  Later in the interview, Dr. Abbott shares why he hated working with cadavers and how he overcame the challenge to complete his studies. Lastly, Dr. Abbott shares a story about a patient that touched his heart—giving him a new perspective of the COVID-19 pandemic.  If you want to learn more about Dr. Abbott, you can connect with him on Instagram @tonystarke. If you’re digging this podcast and you want more strategies that help you step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you, subscribe to the podcast!  You can also schedule a COMPLIMENTARY sample coaching session with Dr. Mario. Just click HERE.   Keep in touch on social media!  Facebook   The BOLD Patrol (Private Facebook Group)  Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
28:55
June 03, 2021
Coach2Coach with Denise Hill | Episode 4
In this episode, Dr. Mario talks with fellow coach, author, and speaker Denise Hill. During the conversation, Denise explains how losing her dream job changed her life.  She also shares how getting out of her way helped her achieve her goals. You can’t afford to miss her discussion about why “life-giving conversations” are essential to our mental health.  We also share a story about a professional development training we attended together that went completely off the rails! Lastly, we play my favorite game of rapid-fire questions to close out the show. To learn more about Denise, visit her website. If you’re digging this podcast and you want more strategies that help you step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you, subscribe to the podcast!  You can also schedule a COMPLIMENTARY sample coaching session with Dr. Mario. Click HERE.   Keep in touch on social media! Facebook The BOLD Patrol (Private Facebook Group) Instagram  Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail 
40:58
May 21, 2021
Ready to Change Your Life? Practice These 5 Skills | Episode 3
Have you given up on one of your life’s dreams? Is the pain of regret haunting you? There’s still time to go after what you want most from life.  Listen to the second episode of this two-part series where Dr. Mario describes the specific skills you need to learn to get back on your path to living your dreams. Listen as Dr. Mario explains why he thinks there’s still time for you to recapture your dreams no matter your life’s situation.  If you missed the first part of the series, Dr. Mario explained the difference between traditional coaching and self-coaching. He also highlighted the benefits of practicing self-coaching, like gaining clarity about your goals, creating a mindset that helps you make progress, and reducing the mental chatter distracting you from your path to success. Listen to the episode HERE.  If you’re digging this podcast and you want more strategies that help you step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you, subscribe to the podcast!  You can also schedule a COMPLIMENTARY sample coaching session with Dr. Mario. Click HERE.  Keep in touch on social media!  Facebook Page    The BOLD Patrol: Private Facebook Group     Instagram   Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail  
11:49
May 20, 2021
3 Reasons Why Managing Your Mind is the Key to Living Yours Dreams | Episode 2
You may be familiar with the concept of coaching. But do you know how self-coaching helps you live your most ambitious dreams?  Join Dr. Mario in this two-part series where he explains the self-coaching concept, the skills you need to learn to coach yourself, and how to create a self-coaching practice that helps you get what you want out of life. In Part 1 of the series, Dr. Mario explains the difference between traditional coaching and self-coaching.  You’ll also learn the benefits of practicing self-coaching, like: Gaining clarity about your goals Creating a mindset that helps you make continuous progress  Understand how to reduce mental chatter and achieve peace of mind  Subscribe to the podcast so you don't miss Part 2 of the series. Dr. Mario describes the specific skills professionals need to learn and how to get started with self-coaching. You can’t miss learning which skills help you develop a mindset that keeps you on the path to living your ideal life.  If you’re digging this podcast and you want more strategies that help you step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you, subscribe to the podcast! You can also schedule a COMPLIMENTARY sample coaching session with Dr. Mario. Just click HERE.  Keep in touch on social media! Facebook The BOLD Patrol (Private Facebook Group) Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
15:29
May 06, 2021
My Life in 12 Boxes | Episode 1
Are you feeling stuck on your current life path? Are you afraid that the life you want to live is passing you by? Then this episode was made for you! Listen as Dr. Mario explains how making BOLD life changes helps you discover your unique path to living a more fulfilling life. In this episode, Dr. Mario explains why he gave up his six-figure salary, started a coaching business, and moved to Puerto Rico. He also shares why he believes the fear of failing serves a vital role in our personal development and how he managed his fear of failure during his journey. Finally, you don’t want to miss Dr. Mario’s explanation of this episode's title, “My Life in 12 Boxes,” so be sure you listen until the end. If you’re digging this podcast and you want more strategies that help you step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you, subscribe to the podcast! You can also schedule a COMPLIMENTARY sample coaching session with Dr. Mario. Just click HERE.   Keep in touch on social media! Facebook The BOLD Patrol (Private Facebook Group) Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
22:38
April 22, 2021
All About Office Hours | Episode 0
What’s the Office Hours podcast all about?  In this short trailer, Dr. Mario introduces himself and explains the reason why he created the podcast. If you’re a professional who’s yearning for change in your life, subscribe to the podcast! You can’t afford to miss the tips and strategies he shares that help you build a path to the life you’ve always wanted. If you’re digging this podcast and you want more strategies that help you step into the next chapter of life that’s waiting for you, subscribe to the podcast! You can also schedule a COMPLIMENTARY sample coaching session with Dr. Mario. Just click HERE.  Keep in touch on social media! Facebook The BOLD Patrol: Private Facebook Group Instagram Questions & Comments? Leave me a voicemail
03:54
April 21, 2021