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The Real Lane

The Real Lane

By Marlaine McMechen
We're talking about the elephant in the room when it comes to different topics and real life situations and bringing the unconscious to your conscious. So grab a cup of coffee or your favorite beverage, get cozy, be you, and let's get real.
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Grief and Happiness
Welcome Back! In The Real Lane's first episode of Season 2, Host Marlaine McMechen sits down with Guest and Author, Nancy Viera to discuss her compelling memoir titled, "The Grief and The Happiness". In discussing the real life events in Nancy's book, they delve deep into the emotions of grief and happiness and what it all means.  Grab your cup of coffee or your favorite beverage, and settle in to a new season of The Real Lane!
March 3, 2021
How 2020 Has Changed Us
Join me as I reflect on what 2020 was really about, and the important changes it offered us all an opportunity to grasp.  The elephants in the room had a lot to say about 2020!
December 9, 2020
The Truth About Gratitude
Need an uplifting perspective? Gratitude has your back. Join me and my returning guest, Lisa Devine, teacher, intuitive counselor and Owner of The Modern Magdalene, as we discuss what gratitude is and what it isn't, and what the benefits are when you have a mindset of gratitude. The elephants in the room were grateful we noticed them. 
December 2, 2020
The Universe is Within You
You asked, and I listened! Back by popular demand, join me and my returning guest, Marcia Wade from Star Sister Astrology, as we delve more into different aspects of Astrology and I ask questions you wanted answered, like why your sun, rising and moon signs are significant, the planets and how they match up with certain zodiac signs. We use the United States' birth chart as a template for our deeper understanding and revelations of what is coming for 2021. Don't know what these concepts are? It's exactly why you want to tune in and learn more!  
November 25, 2020
Manifesting What You Want In Your Life
Have you been hanging onto your dreams and wishes hoping they could manifest into reality sooner rather than later?  Spend some time with me and my guest Lisa Devine, Owner of The Modern Magdalene, as we discuss what manifestation is, what keeps you from manifesting your dreams and desires and give you tools that show you how you can manifest anything you want in your life.  If you are ready to do that, then you definitely want to tune into this one! We might have manifested a few elephants in the room too.
November 11, 2020
Radical Acceptance
Spend some time with me and my guest Emma Stolz, National Certified Counselor (NCC), M.A. Community Mental Health & M.Ed. School Counseling, as we discuss the idea of radical acceptance and tools to use for how to move through these times with mindfulness and complete and total acceptance of whatever is transpiring in your life right now.  Our elephant friends stopped by to hold space in the room as we discuss. 
October 28, 2020
Has anyone tested your boundaries lately? Your personal space isn't just affected by people's actions and words but by their energy. Lack of awareness with boundaries is the number one contributor to unexplained tension, anxiety and exhaustion for people.  Join me as I talk with Natalie Cutsforth, Intuitive Healer, Teacher, and Author of Tame Your Energy Sensitivity, as we discuss the many types of  boundaries that we experience in life and the tools you can use to help keep your energy from getting depleted.  We had several elephants in the room who came by to say hi.
October 21, 2020
We Are Written in the Stars
Join me and my guest Marcia Wade, Owner of Star Sister Astrology, as we discuss the multi-faceted perspectives of astrology; its origins, it’s history, it’s science, it’s poetry in motion and my favorite-the astrology of now with how we’ll finish out 2020 AND what to expect in 2021. You don’t want to miss this one! 
October 14, 2020
Fitness and Your Self
Join me as Sheila Simpson Cordaro, fitness guru enthusiast and Owner of Cordaro Fit (Cor Fit), and I dig deep emotionally and physically into our relationship with fitness and the self. There are some relatable, fascinating and raw revelations in our conversation, that go deeper than the physical aspect of fitness. You don't want to miss this one! The elephants will be in the room with their cup of coffee or favorite beverage. You can count on it.
October 7, 2020
The Mirror
Lisa Kleva Cook, Owner of Purple Door Therapeutic Services, and I, discuss the concept of The Mirror and the ways this amazing tool can help you navigate life more easily.  Coffee! Favorite Beverage! Elephants! Let's go!
September 30, 2020
What is Love?
What is love? A timeless question that every one has asked at least once in their lives. Spend some time with Lisa Devine, owner of The Modern Magdalene, and me, as we dive deep into exploring the possibilities of what love is. There’s a herd of elephants in the room with this topic!
September 23, 2020
The Inner Child
Hang out with Lisa Devine and I, and the many elephants we bring into the room, as we go deep in discussion about the joy of accessing your Inner Child. Don't forget to get cozy and have a cup of coffee or your favorite beverage!
September 16, 2020
Finding Balance
Do you ever find yourself striving to find balance in your busy life? Grab a cup of coffee or your favorite beverage, get comfy and come hang out with us as we discuss the various reasons why finding balance eludes us, and what opportunities there are with finding balance in your life. 
September 2, 2020
Nutrition, Movement & Wellness
Get comfortable with a cup of coffee or your favorite beverage and hang out with us as we get real when it comes to how nutrition, movement and wellness, can change your life... and with elephants in the room too, of course.
August 26, 2020
Shifting Your Perspective
If there is one thing we can count on in life, it's that change happens. Sometimes change is difficult. And sometimes it's about shifting your perspective. So grab a cup of coffee, or your favorite beverage, and hang out with us in the real lane as we discuss what happens when you shift your perspective through big changes in life. And there might just be an elephant or two in the room. 
August 19, 2020
Parenting in the Pandemic
Looking for ideas to keep your sanity during remote schooling and work? Whether we’re in a pandemic or not, Mom of the Month blogger, and parent to two children, Amy Haefner has useful tips for parents. And of course, there's an elephant or two in the room. Join us for coffee and good conversation!
August 12, 2020
The Art of Listening
Have we lost the ability to truly listen to each other? We're talking about the elephant in the room when it comes to active listening in today's world, no matter what age you are.
August 7, 2020
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July 27, 2020