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Host : Lana Reid
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LANA REID’s new inspirational talk show DON'T BOX ME IN breaks from convention. Hosted by popular, award-winning author and public speaker Lana Reid, this uniquely inspirational/motivational show covers a variety of “outside the box” topics from Lana's own DISTINCTIVE perspective.

LANA REID converses with her audience and guests in an upbeat way, learning a few things, and having fun becoming better people with better lives – culminating into a core message that inspires ordinary people facing life’s challenges.

Having overcome her own personal tragedy at the age of 32 when she lost her beloved husband of 12 years, and thrust into single motherhood, Lana believes that people facing struggles can not only survive, but they can also thrive.

“Nothing wrong with being just a regular person, as long as you do it in an amazing kind of way,” Lana says, and her weekly show is home to these types of extra-ordinary perspectives: * A felon's struggle to get a job after release * A comic's rise from homelessness to fame * An activist making sweeping changes in her community * Younger men who like older women (cougars) * Save the three legged frog in the Mississippi river (!)
Recent Episodes
 
October 22, 2014
From Insanity to Sane
Barbara Archer spent thirty-two years living within a prison in her own mind. In life, she had to overcome rape, abuse, criminal incarceration, several failed marriages, and abandoning a child she conceived. But through God's grace, she is redeemed and Renewed in Mind, Soul and Body. Today, she lives for God and only God, and it is her passion to see all women healed and restored.
 
October 15, 2014
Author Nazaree Hines-Starr
After dating solely within her own race and religion throughout college, graduate school and the whole of her twenties, Nazaree Hines-Starr experienced an accumulation of less than ideal males. Feeling disappointed in African-American men and still searching for Mr. Right, Nazaree finally decided to cast a wider net, opening herself up to men of all races and religions. She joined the interracial dating website where she met Michael, a professional, never married Jewish man who was two years her junior.

In Why Every Black Woman Should Marry A Jewish Man, Nazaree chronicles her intimate, tumultuous and eye opening journey that led to her finding her Jewish Prince Charming.
 
October 08, 2014
Your Guide to Life Happily Ever After
Sandi Athey is an intuitive psychic, author, and radio personality who is blessed with the ability to tune into the Universe. Sandi's psychic abilities developed after an attack that left her near death and severely injured. Through determination and the power of love, she danced with the Universe and healed her body, mind, and spirit. Sandi uses her intuitive gifts with her clients, both human and animal, and teaches us how to embrace each day with gratitude, joy, and love.
 
October 01, 2014
Recovery After Attempted Suicide
In January of 2011, Nancy Virden attempted to take her own life. Now she shares her story of recovery.

Nancy has battled major depression for over 30 years,. She now confronts the stigma surrounding mental illness, depression, and suicide, and tries to help those who are suffering the way that she was.
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Lana is open to talking to regular folks about anything. Listen for each weekly episode of DON'T BOX ME IN, coming this Spring to TalkZone Internet Radio!