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Episode 179: Laughing at Parkinson’s, with Vikki Claflin

Real Estate Investor Summit Podcast

Vikki Claflin is an international best-selling author, humor blogger, and inspirational public speaker. She lives in Hood River, OR, where she writes the award-winning humor blog Laugh Lines: Humorous Thoughts and Advice on How to Live Young When You’re…well…Not, where she doles out irreverent advice on marriage, offers humorous how-to lists galore, and shares her most embarrassing midlife moments. Vikki is the author of four humor books. Her most recent is titled “I Think My Guardian Angel Drinks,” where she explores the hilarious side of aging in a society that worships youth. She also speaks to groups & organizations around the U.S. about the funny side of living with Parkinson’s Disease. Vikki has been featured on the Michael J. Fox Foundation website, Erma Bombeck’s Writer’s Workshop, The Huffington Post, Scary Mommy, Midlife Boulevard, Better After 50, and Funny Times Magazine. She received a BlogHer14 “Voices of the Year” Humor award, and has been a featured guest on over 40 radio programs throughout the US and Canada. What you’ll learn about in this episode: Vikki’s book: “Shake, Rattle & Roll With It: Living and Laughing with Parkinson’s” Her personal battle and family history with Parkinson’s Why she tried (and succeeded) to find humor in the disease and how that turned into the book The impact the book has had on readers (including Mitch’s wife) and the stories she’s heard from those readers about how their lives have been profoundly changed for the better because of it Vikki’s “pole dancing” story that is by the far the most popular story from the book Learning to let go and laugh at yourself as a person with Parkinson’s What is actually known about the causes of Parkinson’s Why the lessons in Vikki’s book are applicable for so many problems — not just Parkinson’s Working around Parkinson’s and learning to live with joy in your life Why being diagnosed with Parkinson’s doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t do what you love Why you’ll never run out of material you when you learn to laugh at yourself Resources: REInvestorSummit.com/Claflin REInvestorSummit.com/live REInvestorSummit.com/noteservicing REInvestorSummit.com/aof REInvestorSummit.com/100 Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the Real Estate Investor Summit Community: reinvestorsummit.com Real Estate Investor Summit Facebook Real Estate Investor Summit Twitter Real Estate Investor Summit YouTube Mitch Stephen LinkedIn

32mins

22 Mar 2018

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BUG 059: Midlife Crisis Humor – Vikki Claflin

The Boomer's Ultimate Guide Video Podcast

Vikki Claflin is an international best-selling author, humor blogger, and inspirational public speaker. She lives in Hood River, OR, where she writes the award-winning humor blog Laugh Lines: Humorous thoughts and advice on how to live young when you’re…well…not, where she doles out irreverent advice on marriage, offers humorous how-to lists galore, and shares her... The post BUG 059: Midlife Crisis Humor – Vikki Claflin appeared first on The Boomer's Ultimate Guide Podcast.

25mins

7 Jun 2016

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BUG 059: Midlife Crisis Humor – Vikki Claflin

The Boomer's Ultimate Guide Podcast

Vikki Claflin is an international best-selling author, humor blogger, and inspirational public speaker. She lives in Hood River, OR, where she writes the award-winning humor blog Laugh Lines: Humorous thoughts and advice on how to live young when you’re…well…not, where she doles out irreverent advice on marriage, offers humorous how-to lists galore, and shares her... The post BUG 059: Midlife Crisis Humor – Vikki Claflin appeared first on The Boomer's Ultimate Guide Podcast.

25mins

7 Jun 2016

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Mastering midlife with humor and common sense with our guest Vikki Claflin

Lets Face It w/ Wil Strayhorn & Friends

Vikki Claflin is a humor writer, author, public speaker, and former newspaper columnist. She lives with her husband and two Chihuahuas, Chi Chi and Paco, in Hood River, OR, where she writes the award-winning humor blog Laugh Lines: Middle Age, Modern Marriage, Epic Fails, about the comical ups and down of midlife. She believes that laughter, a good glass of wine, and an econo-sized box of Milk Duds are the path to true zen.Vikki has been featured on the Michael J. Fox Foundation website, Erma Bombeck’s Writer’s Workshop, The Huffington Post, Scary Mommy, Generation Fabulous, Midlife Boulevard, Better After 50, and Funny Times Magazine. She also received a BlogHer14 “Voices of the Year” award for Humor.

1hr 2mins

8 Feb 2016

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Mastering midlife with humor and common sense with our guest Vikki Claflin

Lets Face It w/ Wil Strayhorn & Friends

Vikki Claflin is a humor writer, author, public speaker, and former newspaper columnist. She lives with her husband and two Chihuahuas, Chi Chi and Paco, in Hood River, OR, where she writes the award-winning humor blog Laugh Lines: Middle Age, Modern Marriage, Epic Fails, about the comical ups and down of midlife. She believes that laughter, a good glass of wine, and an econo-sized box of Milk Duds are the path to true zen.Vikki has been featured on the Michael J. Fox Foundation website, Erma Bombeck’s Writer’s Workshop, The Huffington Post, Scary Mommy, Generation Fabulous, Midlife Boulevard, Better After 50, and Funny Times Magazine. She also received a BlogHer14 “Voices of the Year” award for Humor.

1hr 3mins

8 Feb 2016

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Midlife Humor Writer Vikki Claflin: 2BB 059

2 Boomer Broads Podcast

Our guest in this episode is Vikki Claflin, a midlife humor writer, and founder of the blog Laugh Lines. Coming to you from high atop the parking structure above Hollywood’s Comedy Club row. According to Vikki, midlife is hilarious and we need to laugh about it. You can either laugh or cry when you look […] The post Midlife Humor Writer Vikki Claflin: 2BB 059 appeared first on 2 Boomer Broads Podcast.

1 Feb 2016

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Vikki Claflin - Interview - Clarence Caldwells True Life Academy

Clarence Caldwells True Life Academy

Be surprised by this lively upbeat and funny conversation. Author Vikki Claflin discusses the challenges and funny side of having Parkinson's disease with Clarence Caldwell on True Life Academy.

53mins

1 Jun 2015

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Podcast 285: Vikki Claflin: Living And Laughing With Parkinsons

Business Coaching With Join Up Dots - Online Business Success The Easy Way !

Todays guest entrepreneur is an amazingly positive lady, who found her life turned around at the age of 50 when many are looking forward to a life of good health into their later years.She received the diagnosis that she was a victim of Parkinsons disease, which was not the kind of words that anyone hopes to hear.Athough in truth she didn't stay in the victim mode for long.As after many dark days spent coming to terms with her diagnosis, her natural comic optimism and irreverence began to resurface and she started writing on her blog about the funny side of living with Parkinsons.She shared the good the bad, the up and downs, the funny and the downright hilarious.And alongside her loving family, set off to ensure the world knows that there is a brightside to living with this chronic illness.Delivering her story in the form of the the best selling book Shake, Rattle & Roll With It: Living and Laughing with Parkinson's she has seen her life become a whirl of public speaking and media interviews, as the world looks to be informed about something that can happen to all of us.She is a humor writer, author, public speaker and former newspaper columnist and regular contributor to the Huffington Post and now a guest on Join Up Dots too.So what was it that she found in herself, that pulled herself out of the dark and despair?And what advice would she give to the listeners who have family members dealing with this on a daily basis?Well lets find out as we bring onto the show to start joining up dots with the one and only Vikki Claflin

56mins

7 Feb 2015

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Vikki Claflin, Living & Laughing with Parkinson's

Bright Side with Tekneshia

Vikki lives in Hood River, OR, where she writes the award-winning humor blog Laugh Lines, sharing the hilarious ups and downs of midlife. She believes that laughter, a good glass of wine, and an econo-sized of Milk Duds are the path to true zen. Vikki has been featured on the Michael J. Fox foundation website, Erma Bombeck's Writer's Workshop, The Huffington Post, Scary Mommy, Generation Fabulous, Midlife  Boulevard, Better After 50, and Funny Times Magazine. She also received a BlogHer14 "Voices of the Year" Humor award.Vikki recently released her new book Shake, Rattle & Roll With It: Living and Laughing with Parkinson's, which chronicles her hilarious, and sometimes poignant journey living with Parkinson's disease. Her book is available at Amazon.com. Autographed copies are also available from Vikki at vikki@laugh-lines.net.

49mins

15 Nov 2014