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Your Motivational High 5

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Feeling stuck? Try Your Motivational High 5, hosted by Phil Larson. It is the short, 5-minute podcast seeking to motivate you in the way of self-examination, developing good mental health, and empowering yourself to do incredible things. We are all about telling ourselves positive narratives as a way to combat and rewire the negative narratives we've believed much of our lives. Find support, realize you're not alone, and feel empowered to move forward!

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Feeling stuck? Try Your Motivational High 5, hosted by Phil Larson. It is the short, 5-minute podcast seeking to motivate you in the way of self-examination, developing good mental health, and empowering yourself to do incredible things. We are all about telling ourselves positive narratives as a way to combat and rewire the negative narratives we've believed much of our lives. Find support, realize you're not alone, and feel empowered to move forward!

iTunes Ratings

445 Ratings
Average Ratings
381
52
5
3
4

Awesome

By gehdjdjdhdhd - Jan 22 2020
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This podcast is amazing!! I just wish they posted more

Binge worthy

By Justin Pagan - Jul 25 2019
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Positive, short, sweet and the point. Phil you got me hooked.

iTunes Ratings

445 Ratings
Average Ratings
381
52
5
3
4

Awesome

By gehdjdjdhdhd - Jan 22 2020
Read more
This podcast is amazing!! I just wish they posted more

Binge worthy

By Justin Pagan - Jul 25 2019
Read more
Positive, short, sweet and the point. Phil you got me hooked.
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Your Motivational High 5

Latest release on Jul 28, 2020

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Feeling stuck? Try Your Motivational High 5, hosted by Phil Larson. It is the short, 5-minute podcast seeking to motivate you in the way of self-examination, developing good mental health, and empowering yourself to do incredible things. We are all about telling ourselves positive narratives as a way to combat and rewire the negative narratives we've believed much of our lives. Find support, realize you're not alone, and feel empowered to move forward!

Rank #1: Episode 66: On Anxiety

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Anxiety is an appropriate response. We approach it healthily by embracing it and seeing it through. Only then will we find the growth and life waiting for us on the other side. #YMH5   Support my music: http://bit.ly/itw_itunes   Reach out to Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Jul 28 2017

8mins

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Rank #2: Replay Episode 26: On Positivity (originally released 05/09/16)

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Healthy positivity balances with healthy perspective of the negative. It is being optimistic while acknowledging the reality of the negative. #YMH5   Reach Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art   Support my music: Stream: http://bit.ly/Believe_PL1 Buy: http://bit.ly/Believe_PL2

Jan 19 2018

8mins

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Rank #3: Episode 2: On Risk

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About this episode:

Failure sucks. Risk is scary. Here are some ways to redeem risk after failure to make risk worth it. We need to trust that sometimes the greatest failure is not risking at all. Be willing to risk because you are worth success!

Links:

http://thestoryshop.tv/podcast or http://thestoryshop.tv/ymh5

Custom line art by William Johnson: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

The 66 Day Experiment by Alex Barker: http://66dayexperiment.com

Facebook: http://facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5

@Phil_Larson | phil@thestoryshop.tv | http://PhilLarson.net

#YMH5

Jan 22 2016

6mins

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Rank #4: Replay Episode 31: On Self-Belief (originally released 06/22/2016)

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Self-Belief is hard because, before anyone else will have a reason to believe in us, we have to believe in ourselves. You have more authority over your own life than anyone else and are capable of great things! #YMH5

Reach Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: bit.ly/ymh5art

Jun 11 2018

7mins

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Rank #5: Episode 57: On Motivation

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A concept when trying to derive motivations is to make your reason bigger than your excuses. It's even better when your reasons aren't based on anything external. We speak more about internal motivation and how to find it. #YMH5   Reach out to Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Mar 20 2017

7mins

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Rank #6: Episode 26: On Positivity

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Healthy positivity involves balance between the positive and negative. It is being optimistic while acknowledging that negative as room for growth. #YMH5

Reach out to Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net @Phil_Larsonthestoryshop.tv/ymh5 thestoryshop.tv/podcast Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5 Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

May 09 2016

6mins

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Rank #7: Episode 15, Part 1: On Rewiring Your Brain: Breaking Habits (with Dr. William Ranahan)

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Part 1 of 2! Dr. William Ranahan is our guest for both parts of Episode 15. Step 1 to rewire your brain is identifying the bad habits. Studies of Neuroplasticity have discovered gaps between neurons that remain our entire life. Electrical circuits in our brain that have reinforced pathways of unhealthy behavior can be broken. #YMH5

@Phil_Larson | phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net

thestoryshop.tv/podcast | thestoryshop.tv/ymh5

Art by William Johnson: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5

Mar 04 2016

6mins

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Rank #8: Episode 31: On Self-Belief

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Self-Belief is hard because before anyone else will have a reason to believe in us, we have to believe in ourselves. You have more authority over your own life than anyone else and are capable of great things! #YMH5   Reach out to Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net @Phil_Larsonthestoryshop.tv/ymh5 thestoryshop.tv/podcast Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5 Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Jun 22 2016

8mins

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Rank #9: Episode 73: On Self-Care

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Taking seriously our self-care is also taking seriously how we approach others and the world. Sometimes putting others in front of our selves is actually a selfish way of living. Your well-being deserves your care for it. #YMH5

Support my music: Stream: http://bit.ly/Believe_PL1 Buy: http://bit.ly/Believe_PL2   Reach out to Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Nov 30 2017

5mins

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Rank #10: Episode 95: On Patience

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Patience leads us to a more productive, quality-filled life. Patience helps us focus on what matter most. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

May 28 2019

12mins

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Rank #11: Episode 99: On Peace

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Peace does not have to be negatively affected by external circumstances. We can allowing those things to move us toward stronger internal peace. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Oct 07 2019

12mins

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Rank #12: Episode 3: On Potential

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About this episode of #YMH5:

This episode invites us to recall our dreams: these things that live dormant inside of us; these things that contain great potential. We choose to allow ourselves to feel those again.

Links:

@Phil_Larson | phil@thestoryshop.tv | http://PhilLarson.net

http://thestoryshop.tv/podcast or http://thestoryshop.tv/ymh5

Custom line art by William Johnson: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Facebook: http://facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5

Jan 25 2016

5mins

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Rank #13: Episode 81: On Gratitude

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We enter into gratitude when we look back on our pain and see how we've come through it and how life has changed. #YMH5

Reach Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: bit.ly/ymh5art

May 15 2018

8mins

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Rank #14: Episode 37: On Pain

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Pain is a teacher. The lessons we learn through our pain can offer healing to others. "Suffering ceases to be suffering the moment it finds some meaning." -Viktor Frankl #YMH5   Reach out to Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net @Phil_Larsonthestoryshop.tv/ymh5 thestoryshop.tv/podcast Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5 Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Aug 08 2016

7mins

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Rank #15: Episode 47: On Self-Growth

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Self-Growth is easier when we project ourselves into our future and connect our present self with that version. What we are doing now determines what that future self will look like. Are you becoming who you want to be? #YMH5   Reach out to Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net @Phil_Larsonthestoryshop.tv/ymh5 thestoryshop.tv/podcast Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5 Art by: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Nov 21 2016

5mins

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Rank #16: Episode 5: On Procrastination

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Sometimes it only takes one step forward to beat procrastination. We deserve a productive life. #YMH5

@Phil_Larson | phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net

thestoryshop.tv/podcast | thestoryshop.tv/ymh5

Show artist: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5

Jan 29 2016

6mins

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Rank #17: Episode 15, Part 2: On Rewiring Your Brain: Creating Connections (with Dr. William Ranahan)

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Part 2 of 2! Dr. William Ranahan is our guest for both parts of Episode 15. Step 2 to rewire your brain is creating new connections. Inviting vulnerability spikes the brain with enough energy to create new neural connections and pathways. #YMH5

@Phil_Larson | phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net

thestoryshop.tv/podcast | thestoryshop.tv/ymh5

Art by William Johnson: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5

Mar 07 2016

6mins

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Rank #18: Episode 9: On Self-Doubt

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Self-doubt should be embraced as an indicator of aspiration. "The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to death." -Steven Pressfield. #YMH5

@Phil_Larson | phil@thestoryshop.tv | PhilLarson.net

thestoryshop.tv/podcast | thestoryshop.tv/ymh5

Art by William Johnson: http://bit.ly/ymh5art

Facebook.com/YourMotivationalHigh5

Feb 11 2016

6mins

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Rank #19: Episode 91: On Instincts

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Our instincts need to be taken seriously as indicators that something more is going on. We can trust them to tell us that more questions need to be asked. #YMH5

Support on Patreon:

http://Patreon.com/YMH5

Jan 24 2019

12mins

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Rank #20: Episode 85: On Progress

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Progress should not be confused with perfection. We can only truly progress if we are willing to fail and try again. #YMH5

Patreon.com/YMH5

Reach Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: bit.ly/ymh5art

Aug 20 2018

7mins

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Episode 107: On Embarrassment

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Embarrassment that keeps us stuck is not healthy. However, embarrassment really does help us improve and grow. Healthy balance is almost always the answer. #YMH5

Support the podcast at the following links:

BetterHelp.com/YMH5

PhilLarson.net/support

Jul 28 2020

11mins

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Episode 106: On Mistakes

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If you're worthy of changing and growing from your mistakes, aren't others? Let's work this into the equation when we choose how to react to others. #YMH5

Support the podcast at the following links:

BetterHelp.com/YMH5

PhilLarson.net/support

Jun 29 2020

13mins

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Revisiting Episode 35: On Racism (2)

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Are 4 years enough to create change? Apparently not. Revisiting this episode from 2016. We can do better. We must. #YMH5

May 29 2020

12mins

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Episode 105: On Surrender (2)

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Surrender is the best stance for us, especially while in quarantine. The waves are coming in. #YMH5    

Support the podcast at the following links:

BetterHelp.com/YMH5

PhilLarson.net/support

Apr 30 2020

12mins

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Episode 104: On Fear (2)

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Fear is good. But it must be balanced with rationality and love. What helps you unlearn the learned fear that's unhealthy? #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon or Envato Elements! Details below:

PhilLarson.net/support

Mar 18 2020

24mins

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Episode 103: On Boundaries (2) (with Kate Swoboda)

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Boundaries need to be an important part of our every-day relationships. They are a practical way to love others, ourselves, and the relationship itself. #YMH5

Thanks Kate Swoboda!

Her site: YourCourageousLife.com

Support the podcast on Patreon or Envato Elements! Details below:

PhilLarson.net/support

Feb 17 2020

18mins

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Episode 102: On Discipline

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Discipline is the gift of order that lets us discover and achieve great things because the rules exist in the first place. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon or with Envato Elements! Details below:

PhilLarson.net/support

Jan 31 2020

15mins

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Episode 101: On Foundations

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Foundations bring us back to "home," what's really important. Our foundations provide us strength and stability through the tough, unpredictable seasons and circumstances. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Dec 19 2019

14mins

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Episode 100: On Perfectionism (2)

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In Episode 100, I look at 4 ways Perfectionism holds us back. I also go off on a rant and get a little preachy at the end. Oops. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Nov 20 2019

20mins

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Episode 99: On Peace

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Peace does not have to be negatively affected by external circumstances. We can allowing those things to move us toward stronger internal peace. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Oct 07 2019

12mins

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Replay Episode 41: On Resentment (originally released 09/23/2016)

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Resentment becomes unhealthy when not addressed. We carry around this weight that begins to cause damage to our mental health. Getting rid of unaddressed resentment takes grieving the loss of this thing that served us. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Sep 27 2019

10mins

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Episode 98: On Perseverance (2)

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We were built to persevere. The rewards are the experience and growth gained from the perseverance itself. What's your marathon? You can do it. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Aug 30 2019

10mins

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Episode 97: On Trust (2) (with Lacey C. Clark of Phenomenal Everywhere)

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Lacey helps us see that trust on a grand level is helpful when desiring bigger and better things for your life. #YMH5

Lacey’s audiobook:

https://www.peverywhere.com/audio-book-1

Connect with Lacy:

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Instagram

Jul 24 2019

12mins

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Episode 96: On Anger

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Anger is not bad. It is an indicator of the things that are important to us. However, our anger can be channeled in healthy or unhealthy ways. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Jun 28 2019

10mins

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Episode 95: On Patience

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Patience leads us to a more productive, quality-filled life. Patience helps us focus on what matter most. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

May 28 2019

12mins

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Microsode 94.5: On Memorial Day

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Memorial Day should help us both tune-in to the past as well as the present. It all comes down to love, if we let it. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

May 27 2019

3mins

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Episode 94: On Rejection (with Stephen David Leonard)

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Stephen David Leonard gets vulnerable and lets us in on something he is grieving and working through. He shows us how to benefit from Rejection! #YMH5

StephenDavidLeonard.com

LisaLeonard.com

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Apr 22 2019

12mins

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Episode 93: On Disagreements

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Disagreements are to be expected. As long as we circle back around to them with the goal of listen to another perspective, we can grow in empathy and learn something new. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Mar 19 2019

8mins

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Episode 92: On Prayer

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Prayer should be seen less as religiously oriented and more seen as spiritual rejuvenation or a meditative practice. The purpose is to change you. #YMH5

Support the podcast on Patreon!

Patreon.com/YMH5

Reach Phil Larson: phil@thestoryshop.tv @Phil_Larson thestoryshop.tv/ymh5 YMH5 on Facebook Art by: bit.ly/ymh5art

Feb 25 2019

9mins

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Episode 91: On Instincts

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Our instincts need to be taken seriously as indicators that something more is going on. We can trust them to tell us that more questions need to be asked. #YMH5

Support on Patreon:

http://Patreon.com/YMH5

Jan 24 2019

12mins

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iTunes Ratings

445 Ratings
Average Ratings
381
52
5
3
4

Awesome

By gehdjdjdhdhd - Jan 22 2020
Read more
This podcast is amazing!! I just wish they posted more

Binge worthy

By Justin Pagan - Jul 25 2019
Read more
Positive, short, sweet and the point. Phil you got me hooked.