Conversations with Joan Herrmann

September 13, 2019

I think we all struggle, at times, to understand who is a true friend. We are in a time where judgment just plain stinks. But, you have to have a standard. And, that requires judgment. That judgment is about protection, it’s about who may hurt you and who you can discern will not. Age old question, ...

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This week, Joan talks about her choice, and there’s been at least one big one, since her divorce seven years ago. I decided it was best to let her talk, no questions needed. Joan: According to Terry Orbuch, author of Finding Love Again, there are more than 100 million single adults in the United ...

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Joan: “You’re fat!” “You’re stupid!” “You don’t have the right education!” “You’ll never be able to get the promotion!” “No man will ever want you!” “You’re old!” “She doesn’t like you!” “You’re ugly!” “You can’t do anything right!” Do any of these words sound familiar? While most people would ...

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Old memories can be wonderful, and, they can be difficult. Remembering a old rough relationship with a family member can remind us of how good we have it currently. Joan talks about an old TV show reminded her of times past and how much better her life is now. Joan: One of my friends stopped by ...

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Intuition can be a tricky thing, mostly because we sometimes push it aside. Afterall, it warns us…and maybe we don’t want to hear that warning. Joan had an experience many of us have had: pushing past her intuition only to learn her gut was right all along. Joan: Throughout the last decade, my ...

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Joan: Do you have one person in your life that really irks you? No matter what you say or do, this person has the ability to totally ruin your day, or in some cases, your month, year, and even life! I know I do. Q. Wow, someone got to you. Sorry to hear that Joan. But you’re not alone. I think ...

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Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up. ~Jesse Jackson While we are all a part of a bigger picture, sometimes we feel small and lonely or even less than another who may boast about accomplishments. Joan talks about turning your small part in this universe into a beautiful big ...

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Most of us set goals for ourselves, but more often than not, we do it during the beginning of the year in the spirit of starting anew. What about if we take the ‘lazy, hazy days of summer’ to re-energize those goals? Joan gives us great tips to move forward on any goal with positive ...

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There are times when all of us feel a bit down or, not right, frankly. Joan has advice for those times. Joan: I am a firm believer that when you are going through a difficult situation or experiencing pain, one of the best ways to promote healing is to help another person. Taking the focus ...

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We so often hear we need to shun negativity and invite positivity. The idea never gets old, so this week, Joan discusses another way to keep our lives positive. Joan: I recently made a presentation in which I talked about the importance of eliminating negative voices – our own and those from ...

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July 9 marks the 10th anniversary of the Change Your Attitude…Change Your Life brand and radio show. For 10 years, 120 months, 522 weeks, 3,652 days, 87,600 hours, 5,258,880 minutes, and 315,567,360 seconds, I have worked tirelessly to create a platform that could educate, inspire and motivate ...

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Who knew that being great was all about how you make others feel? If you think about it, though, that’s exactly what greatness is. Let’s ponder this with Joan. Joan: I recently heard about the passing of a man to whom I was introduced a few years ago. We met when I had just created the CYACYL ...

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Just those words have so much meaning. This week, Joan means them personally and in such a way as to begin to live in the present and not in the past, as she so often suggests. Think the best of others and that is what you could receive. Joan: Recently, I received a phone call from a business ...

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It’s hard to figure out just how she does it, but Joan tends to have this knack of saying just what I need to hear, right when I need to hear it. It’s kizmet, or something like that. Joan talks about loving yourself this week, something we could all be a bit better at…read on and feel the ...

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Every year, when baseball season comes around, I’m very happy. I’m happy because I know my Yankees could win 90 to 100 games out of the 162 game season, and maybe even win the 11 post season games necessary to win the World Series. As a matter of fact, famed Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter would ...

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