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Replay: Valuable Advice in a Difficult Year

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In an overwhelming year, we all could use some words of wisdom. So we discussed how to give and receive good advice and why timing matters. 

Air date: Monday, April 5, 2021. This show was originally broadcast on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. 

GUESTS:

This show was produced by Jane Vaughan. 

Advice from our guests and listeners

  • Speak in realities. 
  • Spend more time imagining the good outcome. 
  • Take responsibility for what happens to you, your family, and your world. 
  • Ask yourself if something will matter in four years, especially if you have young children. 
  • Nobody knows how this is going to turn out. 
  • There's a fine line between help and control. 
  • Be kind and compassionate. 
  • Procrastination can be part of the process. 
  • Drink water. 
  • Have one credit card. 
  • If you want to cut your bangs, really think about it first. 
  • Make your bed. 
  • Go for a walk.
  • With every step, your legs get stronger. Just keep going. 
  • Celebrate the fact that you have done a day. 
  • If you can't go out, go within. 
  • Have purpose when you wake up in the morning. What do I want to do today?
  • Feel good about what you've accomplished. 
  • Lead, follow, or get out of the way!
  • Don't ask a question if you can't live with the answer. 
  • Let it be. 
  • You are as good as the best thing you ever did. 
  • Don't "should" on yourself. Don't "should" on another person.
  • Let it marinate. 
  • Be the subject and not the object of a sentence. 
  • Be as amazing as you want to be. 
  • Always examine a person's agenda for why they are giving you advice because sometimes it's about their needs and limitations rather than your own. 
  • Attitude is everything. 
  • If you want a friend, be one. 
  • Be the lighthouse in a storm and don't enter the water. 
  • Be clear. Be kind. Not one more than the other. 
  • Leave the party while you're still having fun. 
  • Don't force it. 
  • Never buy dinner a la carte. 
  • This too shall pass. 
  • Be gentle with yourself. 
  • The second mouse gets the cheese. 
  • Don't wait until a crisis to get your affairs in order. 
  • Remember to breathe. 
  • When pregnant, ignore everyone's advice and listen to your baby. 

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