Nobody Told Me! Nuggets

By Jan Black & Laura Owens

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Have just a few minutes to get inspired, enriched, informed and enlightened? Check out our new, shorter podcast called, Nobody Told Me! Nuggets These episodes are under 10 minutes in length and feature the most useful, thought-provoking, wise and entertaining things we've heard from guests on our longer Nobody Told Me! podcast, which was named one of the top 25 'Most Downloaded New Shows of 2018' and has had more than four million downloads. We're excited to offer this extra option to our Nobody Told Me! listeners who want to add value to every minute of their day!

Episode Date
Sarah Anne Shockley on coping with chronic pain
Millions of people suffer from chronic pain and, for some, the pain is so severe it frequently limits their work or life activities. &nbsp;Sarah Anne Shockley has had debilitating nerve pain since 2007. &nbsp;On our longer, <em>Nobody Told Me!</em> podcast, Sarah talked with us about why it’s important not to isolate yourself when you’re in pain, even if you don’t really feel like going out
Aug 20, 2019
Nastia Liukin on self-doubt
It was fun and inspiring to talk with Nastia Loukin on our longer <em>Nobody Told Me!</em> podcast.&nbsp; Nastia is, of course, an Olympic Gymnastics all-around gold medallist, a TV commentator, a top competitor on <em>Dancing with the Stars</em>, and the author of the book, <em>Finding My Shine</em>, which is her autobiography.&nbsp; Her passion these days lies in inspiring other people to become the best version of themselves possible.&nbsp;
Aug 19, 2019
Bob Sutton on dealing with assholes
Last year, on our longer podcast, <em>Nobody Told Me!,</em> we got some great information and had a lot of fun talking with best-selling author, Bob Sutton<em>, </em>Professor of Organizational Behavior at Stanford University.&nbsp; Bob’s latest book is called, <em>The Asshole Survival Guide:&nbsp; How to Deal With People Who Treat You Like Dirt.</em>
Aug 16, 2019
Lori Deschene on worry
In this nugget, we talk to about worry with Lori Deschene, the creator of the very popular website and the author of the book, "Tiny Buddha's Worry Journal --- A Creative Way to Let Go of Anxiety and Find Piece". &nbsp;Lori says we can let ourselves become overwhelmed with worry, but there are some simple steps we can take to manage it. &nbsp;Among other things, Lori suggests you write the words "peace" and "calm" over and over again while breathing deeply.
Aug 15, 2019
Michael Crossland on controlling our mindset
We loved talking with our guest, Michael Crossland, who is one of Australia's most sought-after inspirational speakers.&nbsp; His autobiography,&nbsp;<em>Kids Don't Get Cancer</em>, is an international bestseller detailing his life following the diagnosis and treatment of an aggressive life-threatening cancer before his first birthday. &nbsp;His life has been far from easy. &nbsp;In addition to childhood cancer, he's suffered heart attacks, throat tumors, and fluid on the brain. &nbsp;Through it all, he's refused to let his dreams die and is passionate about helping other people achieve their dreams too.
Aug 14, 2019
Bobby Bones on the importance of tough times
If you're even somewhat of a country music fan, chances our you've heard of Bobby Bones, host of <em>The Bobby Bones Show</em>, which has an audience of more than five million per week.&nbsp; He's been a mentor on <em>American Idol</em>, won <em>Dancing with the Stars </em>and authored the book, <em>Fail Until You Don't: Fight. Grind. Repeat</em>, which is about how Bobby and some of his famous friends made it through their failures and found their way to enormous success.&nbsp; <br><br>When we interviewed Bobby on our longer, <em>Nobody Told Me!</em> podcast, he told us his mother was only 15 when she gave birth to him and he was the first kid in his family to graduate high school.&nbsp; Bobby says he thinks coming from disadvantage can actually be advantageous.&nbsp; He had to figure a way to get out of poverty and while it may seem like he’s fearless, that’s not the case.&nbsp; Listen to this nugget to hear why.
Aug 12, 2019
Mitch Albom on the importance of mentors
We were very excited to welcome best-selling author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, broadcaster and musician Mitch Albom to our longer podcast, <em>Nobody Told Me!</em>&nbsp; Mitch’s books have sold more than 39 million copies worldwide. &nbsp;His book, <em>Tuesdays With Morrie: An Old Man, A Young Man and Life’s Greatest Lesson</em>, is the most successful memoir ever published. &nbsp;The book<em>&nbsp;</em>chronicles Mitch’s weekly visits with his old college professor, Morrie Schwartz, as Schwartz battled a terminal illness. &nbsp;
Aug 10, 2019
Elizabeth Smart on how being kidnapped changed her life
One of our favorite guests on our podcast, <em>Nobody Told Me!</em>, has been Elizabeth Smart. As you’re probably aware, in 2002, when she was 14, Elizabeth was kidnapped at knifepoint by a pedophile from her home in Utah. &nbsp;She endured nine months of being shackled, raped, starved and threatened by her kidnapper, Brian David Mitchell, and his wife, Wanda Barzee, before she was rescued and reunited with her family.&nbsp; Elizabeth answered our questions about the kidnapping itself and her recovery from it, as a teenager who’d experience far more pain and trauma in nine months than most of us will go through in a lifetime.
Aug 10, 2019
Guy Winch on losing a pet
<em>Grief Expert and Licensed Psychologist Dr. Guy Winch joined us to talk about how devastating the loss of a pet can be and what you can do to heal after the death of your dog, cat, horse, or other animal.</em>
Aug 07, 2019
Tim Larkin on self-defense
We’re glad you could join us for a nugget from our interview with internationally known self-defense expert Tim Larkin, who talks about what you can do if you’re in a situation where an assailant is trying to harm or even kill you. Over the years, Tim has trained elite military special forces and law enforcement units, in addition to corporate and civilian clients.
Jul 31, 2019