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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
 
August 24, 2016
How My Family Survived Suicide
Carl David is a third generation Fine Art Dealer in a 4th generation family owned & operated Fine Art Gallery in Philadelphia. But at age 65, he is Aon another passionate career path as well. He has become a suicide prevention advocate.

His latest book, Bader Field; How My Family Survived Suicide (Nightengale Press) is the emotional story of his family's struggle to survive after his older brother at age 22 took his life.He was just 16 years old and the effects on him and his family were devastating beyond description. They had but two choices; to pull together or tear each other apart. They chose the former and used every bit of strength to rebuild their lives.
 
August 10, 2016
Michael Modzelewski's Wild Life
Author and Adventurer Michael Modzelewski has trekked the African Veld; swum with Killer Whales, and ran a marathon on the Great Wall of China. But nothing could prepare him for the wild world of dating. He talks about that experience with Lana, and also in his most recent book Wild Life.
 
August 03, 2016
Becoming Cyberwise
Do you know what your kids are doing online? A better question may be do you understand what your kids are doing online? Kids are much more tech-saavy than adults, so to get your kids prepared to handle the digital world, you will need to get a handle on it yourself first. Diana Graber and Cynthia Lieberman have created a resource called Cyberwise that can help. At Cyberwise, no grownup is left behind! They help parents and educators understand online safety, privacy, digital citizenship, and more. We'll learn all about their creation and the resources it provides on today's show.
 
July 27, 2016
Fathers Forever
Glen Warren is called the “Global Social Worker” by his peers because of 25 plus years as an experienced Social Worker and his ability to continue making people’s lives better. In 2008 Glen founded and became the Executive Director of Fathers Forever, a Non-profit Organization that serves as a map to help fathers chart a new course of fatherhood. Fathers Forever's purpose is to decrease the number of children being raised without the support of their fathers and decrease the number of non-child support cases in our court system.
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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, Wednesdays at 2PM EST TalkZone Internet Radio!