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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
April 15, 2015
Best Unique Strategies for You
Marnie Swedberg is the online mentor to over 14,000 leaders from 30 countries training B.U.S.Y. - Best Unique Strategies for You. She is a syndicated radio talk show host, the author of 12 "how-to" books, plus she personally oversees two businesses in the retail and restaurant industries. She consistently shares practical, doable success strategies to shorten your learning curve, increase your productivity and skyrocket your delight in life.
April 08, 2015
Foster Care 101
John DeGarmo, Ed.D. is the author of 5 books, and an inspirational speaker who travels across the US on a weekly basis. His focus is helping children in need. He is a foster parent of 12 years, he has adopted three children from foster care, and has had over 45 children come to live with him in my home. He wrote my doctoral dissertation on the topic of foster care, and am considered one of the leading experts in the field. His latest book is called Foster Parenting 101: The Joys of Being a Foster Parent.
April 01, 2015
Life After Loss
“Will I survive? Will I ever be happy again?" Those were among the many questions that Harriet Hodgson asked herself after she was left to raise her twin grandchildren, while grieving for four family members, including her daughter. Harriet reminds us that we are not alone in our grief and, though losses may define our lives, they will not destroy them.

Harriet has written 33 books. Her latest is entitled Happy Again! Your New and Meaningful Life After Loss. It's Harriet's account of a journey from despair to hope, and it is filled with practical suggestions on how to once again have a meaningful life.
March 18, 2015
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.
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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!