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
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 Episode 9: Sara McMann Tackles Confidence and Athletic Performance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3346

Ray and Dr. Conte talk to Sara McMann, mixed martial artist and former Olympic wrestler. She is the first American woman in history to receive a silver medal in Olympic wrestling. She reveals how she's learned to use her natural fight or flight adrenaline response to achieve maximum athletic performance. She also tells a powerful story illustrating how to follow what you love and never let anybody tell you what your destiny is.

 Episode 8: Tackling Violence and Insensitivity in Our Society | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2997

Ray and Dr. Conte react to the tragic shooting at Ohio State, and the huge proliferation of mass shootings overall. Do violent video games contribute to the situation? They also react to the booing of a Gold Star family on a flight to pick up their son’s ashes. How can we be mindful of when we’re inadvertently hurting or disrespecting other people? How does the media contribute to the negativity and lack of empathy in our society?

 Episode 7: Tackling Thanksgiving | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1381

Ray and Dr. Conte have a preview of and predictions for all the upcoming holiday weekend sports, including the "rivalry of all rivalries," Florida v. Florida State. Plus Ray's philosophy on holiday dessert indulgence, and his special Thanksgiving wish for you and your family.  

 Episode 6: Damon Dash Tackles The World of Business | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2892

Damon Dash takes a few minutes away from the set of his new movie, The List, to talk about how he conquered the music, fashion, movie and streaming industries; how he made the choice to not be involved in the streets and gang life. He also reveals his retirement plan and why he's such a big fan of the Raiders.

 Episode 5: Tackling Negativity Plus Weekend Sports Preview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1671

Ray and Dr. Conte respond to a listener question with specific, powerful solutions for handling negativity and haters in your life. They also have a preview of all of the games coming up this weekend. Don't miss their unique insights. And Ray gives his profound definition of a football player.

 Episode 4: Tackling Transitions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3204

Ray and Dr. Conte answer listener questions, including one about how to transition out of something you love and finding new passions. Submit your questions for future episodes at the Tackling Life website at TacklingLifePodcast.com.

 Episode 3: Tackling Motivation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3147

Ray and Dr. Conte have specific advice and compelling stories on how to find out what inspires you to keep going every day, and how to motivate others and find the best inside of them. 

 Episode 2: ACC Player of the Year James Conner Tackles Cancer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2867

Ray and Dr. Conte welcome a special guest, 2014 ACC Player of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year -- all-American running back from the University of Pittsburgh, James Conner. He had plans to enter the NFL this year but last November everything changed. Conner endured a season-ending knee injury followed by a diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma. Publicly announcing his cancer in December 2015, he vigorously participated in Pitt's winter workouts while undergoing chemotherapy...declared cancer free in May, Conner emphatically stated his goal was to be running the football again this fall...Conner made good on his promise. Hear how Conner made a heroic journey back to the field. 

 Episode 1: Tackling Life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2940

NFL legend Ray Lewis teams up with renowned anger management specialist Dr. Christian Conte for this all-new motivational podcast. Lewis and Dr. Conte help you "tackle life" through the lessons of sports. You’ll get inspired and motivated, you’ll hear some amazing stories from Ray’s 17 years in the NFL, and they'll have some very special guests.

 Episode 0: Introducing Tackling Life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 319

NFL football legend Ray Lewis teams up with renowned anger management specialist Dr. Christian Conte for an all-new podcast that tackles life through the lessons of sports.


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