Tackling Life show

Tackling Life

Summary: Success in sports mirrors success in life. The keys are to set goals, work hard, be motivated, overcome obstacles and push through disappointments. In Tackling Life, one of the greatest sports legends of all time teams up with one of the most renowned experts on emotional management to tackle life through the lessons of sports. Ray Lewis and Dr. Christian Conte draw on their insatiable drive and passion, and immense experience to bring you a jam-packed, high-energy podcast that will inspire, motivate, and educate, and give you a blueprint for a happier, more successful life.

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  • Artist: Ray Lewis and Dr. Christian Conte
  • Copyright: 2016 Media Management Group

Podcasts:

 Ep 66: Tackling Rivalry - Ravens v. Steelers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2203

Ray and Dr. Conte talk rivalry, and Ray says what he really thought of Ben Rothlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

 Ep 65: Tackling Gratitude | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2782

Ray and Dr. Conte talk about how you can be grateful for everything in your life, not just the good stuff, but also the obstacles and challenges.

 Ep 64: Tackling Weight Loss | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2007

As Dr. Conte embarks on a weight loss regimen, don't miss the wise advice Ray gives him. It applies to us all, in all aspects of life. 

 Ep 63: Tackling Your Weaknesses | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3971

Ray and Dr. Conte start with a segment on fatherhood, the importance of expressing your love and approval to your kids, and to make sure you're the man your kids need you to be. Then they switch gears to a passionate segment on how to turn your weaknesses into strengths. Ray has a couple of captivating stories to illustrate the point: if you never find your weakness, you'll never find your strength. 

 Ep 62: Fan Friday - Tackling Jealousy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1295

Ray and Dr. Conte answer a question from Kevin, a 17-year-old, about how to stay strong for himself and his sister during their parents' divorce. They also have advice on jealousy for Jim who says he can't handle the fact that his girlfriend has male friends.

 Ep 61: Tackling Your Foundation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3543

What really roots you in your life? Ray and Dr. Conte talk about how to find your foundation. The key is being accountable to yourself and to strive every day to get better.

 Ep 60: Fan Friday- Tackling Bullying | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1459

Ray and Dr. Conte answer a listener question about how to keep your temper and not lash out. Ray talks about self-control and how to keep it in check. Dr. Conte talks about making sure you deal with emotions, rather than stuffing them down. The guys also answer an important listener question about school bullying. They both have poignant stories about bullying in their lives and they offer specific solutions for your child.

 Ep 59: Tackling Conflict Resolution | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2816

Ray and Dr. Conte talk about why some people are prone to conflict and they have specific advice on how not to get sucked into other people's crises. Dr. Conte also offers specific steps on how to handle conflicts when they arise.

 Ep 58: Fan Friday - Mangoes and Pecans | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2322

Ray and Dr. Conte answer a listener question from Brad. He asks what they would tell a player that doesn't believe in his coach.

 Ep 57: Achieving Mastery | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2576

Ray and Dr. Conte have specific steps on how to master whatever you want to achieve in life. They talk about the value of consistent practice, and the value of chasing failure.

 Ep 56: Fan Friday - Tackling Tourette's | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2047

Ray and Dr. Conte address an email from Calum about living with Tourette's and the lessons from that experience that apply to all of us. They also take a call from Bradley that highlights the benefits of helping other people and how that actually ends up helping ourselves.

 ENCORE: Secretary John Wetzel Tackles Criminal Justice Reform | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3620

As a follow-up to our two-part episode recorded in Graterford Maximum Security Prison, please enjoy this encore of our January episode where Ray and Dr. Conte were joined by the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, John E. Wetzel, who is widely recognized as one of the thought leaders in corrections today. They have a wide-ranging and inspiring conversation on criminal justice reform, the children of incarcerated parents, and the importance of hope.

 Ep 55: Tackling Redemption, Part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3463

This is the conclusion of a special two-part edition of Tackling Life, recorded inside Pennsylvania’s Graterford Maximum Security Prison on April 27. Ray Lewis and Dr. Christian Conte were joined by Secretary John Wetzel of the Pennsylvania prison system to run a group with 15 remarkable inmates convicted to life sentences. You’ll hear powerful and moving stories of incarceration, and transformational stories of redemption. It’s a one-of-a-kind, exclusive, intimate look at life behind bars and what the inmates would say to their former selves.

 Ep 54: Tackling Mothers Day | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1343

Dr. Conte honors the life of Michael Jackson, former Ravens Wide Receiver and a close friend of Ray who was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident Friday morning. Dr. Conte also gives his insights into their trip to Graterford Maximum Security Prison and previews part two which will publish on Monday. And he has a special message honoring mothers on this Mothers Day weekend.

 Ep 53: Tackling Redemption, Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3044

This is a special edition of Tackling Life, recorded inside Pennsylvania’s Graterford Maximum Security Prison on April 27. Ray Lewis and Dr. Christian Conte were joined by Secretary John Wetzel of the Pennsylvania prison system to run a group with 15 remarkable inmates convicted to life sentences. You’ll hear powerful and moving stories of incarceration, and transformational stories of redemption. It’s a one-of-a-kind, exclusive, intimate look at life behind bars and what the inmates would say to their former selves.

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