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


 The 100th Episode | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3098

On the 100th episode of Tackling Life, Ray and Dr. Conte explore the questions: What do you bring to the world? What do people get from being around you? Plus, hear about Ray's inspirational foundation, Ray of Hope. And find out about Dr. Conte's new TV Show, "The Secret Life of Kids," debuting Friday, March 16 at 9 pm on USA Network.

 Ep 99: Tackling Fear | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2521

Ray and Dr. Conte respond to this week's tragic school shooting in Florida. Dr. Conte talks about how people respond to fear with anger, so when we can snap out of anger we can get out of a place of fear. The guys talk about how things won't get better until adults start to ask like adults. People have to put their immediate needs aside for the greater good. It's time for each of us to be the peace.

 Ep 98: Tackling Your Legacy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3774

Hear more riveting stories from Ray's career and from when he got the official word that he was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame on the first ballot. Ray talks about how preparation and effort are the keys to defining your legacy. But, he says the most important thing is that you live your life to please your mother! 

 ENCORE: Tackling the Haters | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3737

The psychology of external control v. internal control: how to take control of your life internally and not let the external world have control over you.

 Ep 97: Fan Friday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1832

Ray and Dr. Conte share an inspiring listener story about how to be grateful for what you have and to not judge others. They also have advice for listener Melissa whose 15-year-old son stays in front of the computer all the time and only interacts with friends through his computer games. And they talk about how to stay motivated through the winter months.

 Ep 96: The Knock on the Door | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3982

Hear more of Ray's legendary football stories as we lead up to his induction to the NFL Hall of Fame. Also, hear his poignant definition of "success." And Ray and Dr. Conte talk about how to stop being bullied, and the lessons Ray learned from being bullied as a kid.

 Ep 95: Fan Friday -- Tackling Leadership | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2100

Fan Friday is back! Ray and Dr. Conte field a question from listener Kenny, a young baseball coach. He asks how he can establish himself as a trusted leader. The guys also have poignant advice for Barry who does tattoo removal for former gang members. He's asking how to best mentor them.

 Ep 94: The Shoestring Perspective | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4148

Hear amazing, true-life stories from Ray's football career as he reminisces about his journey to the NFL Hall of Fame. Discover one of the origins of his quest for greatness. Learn the value of balance, communication and how to prepare for whatever situations that come your way.

 Ep 93: The Power of Words | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3590

Ray and Dr. Conte talk about how to be in control and not be a puppet by reacting to other people's words. They also talk about Ray's ride to the NFL Hall of Fame and they reflect on his career.

 ENCORE: Tackling the Haters | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3737

The psychology of external control v. internal control: how to take control of your life internally and not let the external world have control over you.

 ENCORE: Tackling Anxiety | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3761

Ray and Dr. Conte detail the three primary sources of anxiety, and what we must do internally to stop external reactions. Dr. Conte says life is an adventure, and nobody wants to watch an adventure movie where nothing happens. The key is to focus less on your struggles and focus more on the adventure.

 Ep 92: Ray's Journey to the NFL Hall of Fame | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3499

Dr. Conte talks with Ray about the journey that led to the NFL Hall of Fame. It illustrates that who you are is in fact what you are willing to chase, and that how you endure your losses and failures is how you become who you are.

 ENCORE: Controlling Your Energy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3701

Energy always matters. Ray and Dr. Conte talk about how to control your energy to make sure it always works for you, and not against you. Plus they talk about how to stop other people from controlling your energy. And Ray reveals the "three light bulbs." 

 Ep 91: Tackling Space with Astronaut Reid Wiseman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2686

Ray and Dr. Conte are joined by Astronaut Reid Wiseman with riveting stories of his six months in space and what it took to get there. Wiseman is a true-life illustration of many of the themes of this podcast: endurance, trust, connection, brotherhood and sacrifice to name a few.

 ENCORE: Tackling Getting Moving | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3281

Ray and Dr. Conte talk about how to channel anger and other emotions into taking action. Ray says that if you don't challenge yourself every day, you're on cruise control and you'll lose control. He also details the five things you deal with every day that negatively impact your life and how to effectively deal with them. And Dr. Conte has an amazing zen story about the greatness that can come from the unknown.


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