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episode 92 A Swift Kick In The Ass. Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how to live positively while faced with a terminal illness. For the last 5 months, Tom struggled with an unknown neurological illness. A wrong diagnosis led him to seek a 2nd opinion and ultimately a brain biopsy to reveal what was wrong.

The biopsy revealed three stage 3 tumors known as anaplastic astrocytoma a rare form of brain cancer. Now he is in the biggest fight of his life while trying to remain positive, his life depends on it.

Direct download: ASKITA092.mp3
Category:self help -- posted at: 7:00pm EDT

Ep 91 Persistence In The Face Of Adversity. Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how it is to face mortality when facing an unknown disease or condition. A continuation of the last episode THE kick In The Ass. We provide an update on Tom's condition and how he is dealing with the unknown neurological condition that is wreaking havoc on his life.

What is it like to face possible death? how do you cope and accept the possibility of a terminal disease? Why you should question the experts and how even a layperson can have a fresh perspective on a problem. 

 

Direct download: ASKITA091.mp3
Category:self help -- posted at: 6:13pm EDT

EP 90 THE Kick In The Ass! Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how to face the fear of death and undiagnosed illness. The holidays brought Tom an unexpected gift...A neurological condition that has yet to be identified. How do you deal with the fear of possibly having a terminal disease? Tom discusses how he mentally faces an undiagnosed illness that has been plaguing him over the past month. Unbearable fear and anxiety are met with logic and spirituality to find a way to deal with the issue.

We all face our own "Kick in the ass" and we can not change the things that happen to us but we can change how we react to them. How do you remain optimistic while facing the unknown?

The doctors think All the MRI images indicate Tom most likely has MS, Multiple Sclerosis. His doctor who is an MS specialist doesn't think he has it and is looking for other diseases or possible injury from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Direct download: ASKITA090.mp3
Category:self help -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT

Ep 89 Why Mom Was Right About Gratitude. Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss gratitude and how it can make you a better version of yourself. This is a Thanksgiving episode and will reveal wisdom from ancient Greece and Rome in the form of Stoic philosophy. How to help others without expecting anything in return. 

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Direct download: ASKITA089.mp3
Category:self help -- posted at: 7:19pm EDT

Ep 87 Fail To Plan - Plan To Fail - A Swift Kick In The Ass Podcast.

Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how it is imperative to make a plan when trying to reach goals or make personal change.

John and Tom talk about Hurricane Irma and how the people of South Florida failed to prepare and how that lack of preparation is similar to failing to reach goal milestones.

 

 

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Direct download: ASKITA087.mp3
Category:self help -- posted at: 8:31pm EDT

Ep 86 The Secret To Getting More Action - A Swift Kick In The Ass Podcast.

Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how to reach your goal and achieve more action with less talk.

Recent studies show that when you verbalize your goals to others that there is a less likely chance you will achieve those goals. John and Tom cover why you should keep your lips sealed when it comes to goal setting.

 

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Direct download: ASKITA086.mp3
Category:self help -- posted at: 12:58pm EDT

A Swift Kick In The Ass podcast episode 85 Like A Virgin. How and why you should think like a virgin and more on stepping out of your comfort zone. Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss overcoming anxiety and fear and embrace it and the rewards of getting uncomfortable and entering new situations with an empty cup virgin like mindset.

Tom discusses the stress involved in changing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gyms and instructors. How his family embraced the fear of new circumstances and how hard it is to leave behind a familiar community in order to grow and overcome stagnation.

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Direct download: ASKITA085.mp3
Category:self help -- posted at: 6:52pm EDT

Ep 84 Does Re-Centering Make You Feel Stupid? A Swift Kick In The Ass podcast.

Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how trying to find balance during life change can be overwhelming and leave you feeling down.

This unique episode is recorded in Virginia while Tom and his family are visiting John. Recorded in the backyard of John's house with the ambiance of birds chirping in the background.

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Direct download: ASKITA084.mp3
Category:self help -- posted at: 3:57pm EDT

Episode 83 Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how to work with what you have... limited resources.

This topic stems from a meme that John posted on our facebook page showing a toilet paper roll with only one sheet of paper left on the roll.

Trudging through the toilet humor will get you some actionable advice that you can use to use whatever resources you have to get results. Tom talks about his mentor Ernesto who often worked in countries with limited resources and how he used ingenuity to solve problems even when stuck on top of a mountain with nothing else but his pocket knife.

John gives great advice on how to use what cards you have been dealt and still be able to deal a winning hand.

 

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Direct download: ASKITA083.mp3
Category:self help -- posted at: 7:22pm EDT

Ep 82 A Kick In The Ass Manifesto. Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how to create a manifesto and why you should do it in order to reach your goals.

Having a vision and working backward is essential to creating a framework for your written manifesto. Small goals are like building blocks or the larger vision. It is to pivot if life throws you a curve ball. It is also important to build in some fudge factor or cushioning in your goal to account for unexpected life events.

Accountability is important for helping you stick to your goals. You can hold yourself accountable or have an accountability partner or sponsor.

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Direct download: ASKITA082.mp3
Category:self help -- posted at: 8:35pm EDT