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