Ends with Z

45: Fan Focus: “I Quit! And I Couldn’t Be Happier!”

Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify This week’s episode, we have a fan of the show with us, Carlos, a hard-working, financial services professional who recently left his job, having been in the industry 16+ years. He’s listened to every episode, but the recent ones on quiet quitting, grind culture, work/life balance…

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44: Hole-Hearted & Hopeful

Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify Are you an advocate…for yourself? These days, we’re all about supporting each other, but sometimes we forget to be there for ourselves. Join us this week as Cecile and Juan recap Juan’s recent health scare and why it reminds all of us at Ends with Z…

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43: Secret Sauce, Hold the Cheese

Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify Do you have a secret sauce to life and are you willing to share it?  This episode we talk about Juan’s recent trip to Vegas for one of the nation’s biggest journalism conventions.  We discuss how media careers and job needs have shifted and how we…

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42: Don’t Grind, Unwind.

Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify This week’s episode, we discuss why “the grind” is overrated, how channel surfing can be good for your mental health, and what being a man, woman, and successful whole human looks like in today’s world. How do you unwind? Taking just 5 minutes to chill out…

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41: Is Grind Culture Grinding Us Down?

Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify The answer may depend on which generation you ask. With older ones having internalized it and younger ones glorifying it, grind or hustle culture has been around for hundreds of years and is embedded in the DNA of American exceptionalism. It is our work culture. For…

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40: Lean Into Life

Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify Go with the flow, be like water, embrace change. They all mean the same thing: maintaining flexibility and leaning into change. We’re back this week to discuss what being adaptable means for each person, how to not fear change, and how to access your own flexibility…

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39: Rest, Relaxation, and Relationship Time . . . The New 3 R’s

Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify Summer is here and that means vacay, baby! Yes, we’ve all had the wind knocked out of us lately with ever-increasing prices, especially when we fill up. So how do we get our three R’s: rest, relaxation, and relationship time, when everything is so expensive? The…

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38: All Work And No Play Means Time For A Vacay

Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify Taking time off shouldn’t be stressful, but it is for many, so much so that millions of vacation days go unused each year.  Where is the line between being a hard worker and working all the time?  It’s vacation time where the living is easy.  Or…

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37: Metaverse or Metaconfused?

Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify While many of us are still trying to figure out what cryptocurrency is, the Metaverse has arrived.  What is it exactly?  Is it the Sims on steroids? Is it digital communal living?  Virtual reality?  Is it for socialization? Business?  Education?  Fitness?  Well, if you’re a novice like us,…

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36: Digital Detox

Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify What we consume is our world. And in California, we love our detoxes to keep our world healthy–juice cleanses, Keto, intermittent fasting, sweat chambers, sage burning–we love it all! But what about our digital diet? With all that we consume from our devices, it stands to…

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