Episodes

Join This Weird Thing Called Life co-hosts David Jay and Nadia as they discuss the issues that matter to millennials and young adults, including personal and professional development, personal finance, and dating and relationships. Listen to episodes for expert advice and insights from personal experiences to help you navigate and succeed in life.

 


Starting Over in a New Country With Entrepreneur Jeanna Barrett (Farewell Episode) – TWTCL 067

David Jay and Nadia have had a great run, but THIS IS IT! Jeanna Barrett joins the final episode of This Weird Thing Called Life to talk about dropping it all and starting over with a remote business outside the United States. Her bold move went viral and became an inspiration for us all. To learn more about Jeanna and her strategy agency First Page, visit www.firstpagestrategy.com. Also, check out Jeanna’s Fast Company article, How I Left a 12-Year Career in Silicon Valley To Work on a Beach in Belize. Thank you all for your support of TWTCL podcast. We wish you all…

Continue reading

Stop Expecting Things With Life Recalibration Expert Allen Vaysberg – TWTCL 066

Life recalibration expert Allen Vaysberg joins us to discuss how to find balance and add more love to your life. Allen provides action steps you can take to live a love-filled life, which are covered in his book, The New Love Triangle. Allen also steps into the role of coach to help David Jay get over his bad day and start looking at things differently. In this episode you will learn: How to recognize when your life needs to be recalibrated and how to start the process. The three types of love you need to create a love-filled life—love for yourself, love for…

Continue reading

How To Become a Serial Specialist – TWTCL 065

Guest Miles Anthony Smith talks about why traditional career advice is outdated for generation X, Y and Z. Miles talks about why it’s better to become a serial specialist for job security.

Continue reading

The Road to Self-Improvement – TWTCL 064

I go into the show archives to bring you tips for improving your life that you can apply right now. Discover how to live the life you want, get out of a rut, and achieve happiness and fulfillment. If you’ve neglected your personal growth, it’s time to get back on track and make your personal development a priority. This episode features: Life Coach Kelli Cooper, Episode 46: Your Life Your Way – Create the Life You Want Life Coach Christine Hassler, Episode 48: Facing Your Quarter Life Crisis Author Maura Sweeney, Episode 55: Making Happiness a Habit Connect With Us What is some of the…

Continue reading

5 Laws of P.O.W.E.R. – TWTCL 063

David Jay and Nadia talk to Dré Cleveland. We discuss her P.O.W.E.R. Principles and her book “The Power Players Guide to Playing Powerfully in the Game of Life.”

Continue reading

The Best Ways To Build Wealth With Finance Expert Dr. Roshawnna Novellus – TWTCL 062

Finance expert and author Dr. Roshawnna Novellus joins us to discuss how to build true wealth. As Dr. Novellus explains, wealth isn’t just about money. Her practical tips for living with mindfulness and being in the present moment can be applied to all areas of your life. Dr. Novellus’s experience earning more than $600,000 in scholarships to cover the costs of her four degrees will inspire you to think about the lifestyle you want, set your own personal goals, and develop a plan to achieve what you desire. In this episode you will learn: The steps you can take to start building wealth The best ways to…

Continue reading

How To Stop Negative Self-Talk – TWTCL 061

David Jay and Nadia talk with Emily Filloramo, author of the book “How to Permanently Erase Negative Self-Talk: So You Can Be Extraordinary.”

Continue reading

How To Make It in the Real World With Author John Vespasian – TWTCL 060

Forget the self-help tricks you’ve learned in the past and open your mind to the idea of “rational living.” Author John Vespasian talks to us about the principles of rational living and explains how making decisions based on facts can help you achieve success and happiness in your life. This idea goes against much of what you may know, but hear John out to see if it’s something you could benefit from. In this episode you will learn: What rational living is and how it can improve your life What things you can do to improve your confidence and be better able to…

Continue reading

Millennials vs. the World – TWTCL 059

David Jay and Nadia speak with CEO and communications specialist Lee Caraher. Lee is the author of Millennials & Management: The Essential Guide to Making It Work at Work. She gives some of the common misconceptions about millennials in the workplace.

Continue reading

How To Pay for College With College Consultant Brad Baldridge – TWTCL 058

The cost of college is constantly rising, but with careful planning, you can get the money you need to attend college or help a loved one pay for college. Certified Financial Planner and college consultant Brad Baldridge breaks down the college planning process, covering when and how you should start planning for college, how you can reduce your out-of-pocket costs and increase your chance of getting need-based financial aid, and where you can put your college savings until it’s needed. In this episode you will learn: What a college consultant is and how these professionals help families plan and pay for college What steps prospective college students and…

Continue reading