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Jimmy Stranger

Believe, Strum & Repeat. Finding Joy Amidst Tragedy. | Ep.170 Jimmy Stranger

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Join me OnTheStacks in the blu door studio as we journey through the life of musician Jimmy Stranger.

In this episode, Jimmy opens up about the painful chapter of his life in 2004, marked by the brutal murder of his high school sweetheart, Carrie Lynn Martin, and the subsequent loss of his father that sent him into a downward spiral of addiction and hopelessness.

Oftentimes, our society judges a book by its cover, and Jimmy is no stranger to this prejudice given his tattoos and appearance. He shares how people’s perception of him, based solely on his appearance, made him a living cliché, and how getting to know someone on a deeper level can shift these preconceived notions.

We also talk about the journey of self-expression as an artist, finding your purpose, and making money as a full-time musician.

Believe, Strum & Repeat. Finding Joy Amidst Tragedy. | Ep.170 Jimmy Stranger

Jimmy Stranger

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Ryan Evans

The Gift of Second Chances: Triumph Over Trauma & Addiction | Ep.169 Ryan Evans

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Today in the blu door studio I’m joined by Luzerne County native & US Navy Veteran, Ryan Evans. His story is intertwined with the theme of gifts, from monetary funds to the intangibles he has received throughout his life.

In this episode, we dive deep into Ryan’s childhood, exploring his experiences growing up in a home filled with domestic abuse and emotional suppression, which led to his drug use that started at the age of 9.

Ryan also talks about his time in the Navy, his perspective on utilizing veteran benefits for future success, the power of a Positive Mental Attitude (PMA), the importance of self-reflection & self improvement, and writing as a therapeutic outlet.

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The Gift of Second Chances: Triumph Over Trauma & Addiction | Ep.169 Ryan Evans

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  • 0:00 — Whiskey & Music
  • 12:20 — Real Talk on Purpose
  • 18:00 — Trauma & Addiction
  • 28:00 — Discovering Writing as a Lifeline
  • 37:05 — Reflections on the Navy & College
  • 45:43 — Gift of Second Chances
  • 58:10 — Learning, Growth, & Self Reflection
  • 1:07:30 — Breaking Generational Traumas
  • 1:11:31 — Positive Mental Attitude (PMA)
  • 1:18:35 — Books for Self-Improvement
  • 1:26:20 —Embracing Failure and Building Success
  • 1:32:03 — Get Sh*t Done (GSD Mode)
  • 1:45:15 — Post Traumatic Growth/Final Thoughts

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Overcoming Addiction and Achieving Massive Success

Ep.142 | Overcoming Addiction and Achieving Massive Success: Lindsey Timek

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Ep.142 | Overcoming Addiction and Achieving Massive Success

Overcoming Food Addiction and Achieving Massive Success. #OnTheStacks in the blu door studio with Lindsey Timek, Entrepreneur and Owner of Abbronzatura Tanning.

Just a few years ago, Lindsey was 396 lbs. She was addicted to food and hit rock bottom both physically and mentally. She shares before and after photos of herself during the episode, which until today, she’s never had the courage to share with anyone.

Hear how Lindsey overcame her food addiction and rebuilt her foundation of confidence through entrepreneurship and fitness to achieve success and find happiness. We also dive deep into the correlation between obsession, addiction, and achieving massive success.

Watch the full episode here: https://youtu.be/M0EUhxMgjk8

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