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From the Inside Out

Karla D. Walker

Have you sometimes wondered what’s your purpose? How do some people seem to make all the right moves? Do you feel stuck and unsure? If you’re really ready to pursue your dreams and need a little direction you don’t want to miss this show on unlocking passion. Join Karla D. Walker as she encourages you to look within yourself to find the answers that you need. The core message of this interactive show is that what you need to be your best self personally or in business is inside of you waiting to get out. You just need to believe in your abilities and take action. Of course, there are times when we need a little help, guidance, inspiration or push to get started. Karla and her guests share stories, different perspectives and experiences, that will provide insight, guidance, motivation and inspiration toward action. If you are ready start the journey, have the tough conversations, try something different, and do the work, we want you to join us “From the Inside Out.”

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Your body talks  Are you listening?
Feb 11 2020
Your body talks Are you listening?
As humans, we believe we will live forever. So it should come at no surprise when we begin feeling the effects of how we live. The body is a miracle in real time. Think about it. It houses our vital organs, it moves, it stretches, it produces other life and more. There’s so many things that we don’t know about it. There’s so much we can learn about how the body recovers from injuries, illnesses, and how it works to sustain our lifestyles. We all should know more about our bodies and how it works. Remember the human body is our temple. We should treat it with respect and listen to it when it tells us there’s something wrong. I know from experience that if you don’t listen to your body and take the appropriate action, it will let you know the impact of your decision. This episode is about listening to your body, determining what it needs to sustain a healthy lifestyle, the growing importance of self care and the tools and resources available to you.
Your body talks  Are you listening?
Feb 11 2020
Your body talks Are you listening?
As humans, we believe we will live forever. So it should come at no surprise when we begin feeling the effects of how we live. The body is a miracle in real time. Think about it. It houses our vital organs, it moves, it stretches, it produces other life and more. There’s so many things that we don’t know about it. There’s so much we can learn about how the body recovers from injuries, illnesses, and how it works to sustain our lifestyles. We all should know more about our bodies and how it works. Remember the human body is our temple. We should treat it with respect and listen to it when it tells us there’s something wrong. I know from experience that if you don’t listen to your body and take the appropriate action, it will let you know the impact of your decision. This episode is about listening to your body, determining what it needs to sustain a healthy lifestyle, the growing importance of self care and the tools and resources available to you.
The Fight To Vote
Feb 4 2020
The Fight To Vote
For more than 100 years, the right to vote has been one of the most coveted acts in the United States. Today, every citizen has the right vote under the U.S. Constitution. The right to vote has been the one thing that differentiates the US from other countries. So why don’t we all do it? For African-Americans, this right was denied for many many years. People died for the right to vote. So why don’t we all do it? This episode discusses the African-Americans journey for the right to vote then and now. While there have been major strides, there is still much more work to be done. Do you vote? Join Karla as she explores why this is a fight that continues today and what we all can do to win.
Are You A Great Story Teller?
Jan 28 2020
Are You A Great Story Teller?
The best communicators are good at telling stories. For these people, storytelling is an art form woven easily through communications. If you are a leader, then it is an essential tool that you may need to sharpen. Everyone can benefit from learning how to tell a story and how to incorporate it in your communications. A good story can enhance communication by showing samples, emphasizing differences or conflict, giving a better insight to a variety of people and more This episode provides tips to improve m/enhance your storytelling.
In Need Of The Courage To Lead
Jan 21 2020
In Need Of The Courage To Lead
We often talk about the qualities that leaders should have and how they should use their platform for good. There has been a lot of changes made by leaders to improve, to be better than their predecessors. Their is at least one quality that is a must for anyone wants to lead—courage. This episode discusses why having courage is so important and how that differentiates some leaders from others. Do you have what it takes to lead? Karla discusses what questions to ask yourself to help you think through this question. Anyone can have the title of leader, but not everyone who has the title or who may be in a leadership position can lead. This goes beyond the workplace and impacts us in our everyday lives. Are you the leader we need? Do you have what it takes?
Thriving with an illness
Jan 14 2020
Thriving with an illness
Living has its own challenges when you’re well. When you’re living with an illness it has added complications and challenges that you probably didn’t consider before you became ill. You have to remember that you are not the illness or the illness is not you. There are always things that you can control, things you can do. This show discusses those things. In our last show, we discussed diabetes and peripheral neuropathy. Today we’re going to go a little deeper and talk about how to thrive living with those illnesses. What should you do when you become diagnosed with either illness. Where you can find resources. And what are some things you can do to live your best life.
From the Inside Out 01/07/20
Jan 7 2020
From the Inside Out 01/07/20
365 Days Later-Are You Still Asking Why?
Dec 31 2019
365 Days Later-Are You Still Asking Why?
I began this show asking you what was your life’s purpose. I shared stories with you of how others found purpose in their lives and what they are doing now. Case in point Mrs. Elmer Lucille Allen of Louisville, KY. This senior powerhouse is a chemist, an artist, social activist, mother, traveler, and more. She had a clear idea of what her purpose was and she pursued it whole heartedly and continues living a purpose driven life. Now we want to know what you found out and how you went about it. Karla shares her journey in answering this question and asks what’s next; where do we go from here?
Relax You Have Got This
Dec 24 2019
Relax You Have Got This
While the holidays bring such joy and happiness, it can also be the most stressful time of the year. Yes, you’ve been looking forward to spending time with family and friends, but as the time gets closer you can feel the stress building up in your body. Think about what happened last year —the argument with cousin Billy, or the roast was to dry, or your niece broke your favorite ornament. Now everybody’s coming over to your house and you’re wondering where can you go and hide. Relax, you’ve got this!!! This episode provides you with ways you can get through the holidays and have more fun.
Now Is Your Time To Stand Up
Dec 17 2019
Now Is Your Time To Stand Up
Everyday I see messages telling me how I should live, what car I should drive, how I should dress, look, talk etc. At work, my job tells me how to be a good employee. My friends and family tell me to fix those things they believe will make me happy. Many of these messages may be well meaning. But the truth of the matter is, it’s someone else’s view. Everyone has their own truth; their own belief as to how one should live life. Sometimes we allow others to tell us what that life should be or when we should be or who we should be. What do you want? How do you want to live your life? Today is your time to stand up for the life you want. You’ve been working on goals you made earlier and perhaps you’ve not made the progress you wanted. This is not the time to quit. It is the time to keep moving; to stand up for you.
Who Is The Power Influencer In Your Life?
Dec 10 2019
Who Is The Power Influencer In Your Life?
The impact of social media is well documented and it’s impact is both positive and negative. Within social media are individuals known as “influencers”. They have hundreds of followers who make decisions based upon their recommendations. These “influencers” can make or break a product or business. They can drive customers to something or away from something with a single tweet. That’s a lot of power. There are people in our personal lives that are “influencers”. We often use them the same way. What qualities do these people have that we listen to what they say? How has the relationship with them help you be successful or to be your best? This episode looks at influencers and their impact in our lives today.
Saying No Means Saying Yes to You
Dec 3 2019
Saying No Means Saying Yes to You
Have you ever found yourself doing something that you didn’t want to do or committed to something that you found draining? Sometimes we find ourselves doing more for others than we do for ourselves. Helping others feels good and can contribute to their quality of life or enhance a relationship or even help your career. Saying “no” is hard for some because they feel guilty, but doing so can be a wonderful gift to yourself. What would happen if you said “no” to those people those things that don’t value you or move you closer to your life’s goal? What would happen if you did the things you wanted to do but never had time to do? Now is the time to say yes to yourself. Start removing those things or people in your life that drain you and begin filling your life with people and things that lift you up and move you forward. This episode can start the process, but you will still need to do the work. Are you ready?
How To Get Unstuck Part 2-Making The Shift To The Career/Life You Want
Nov 26 2019
How To Get Unstuck Part 2-Making The Shift To The Career/Life You Want
You’ve had a successful career, great friends, great family, life is good. But you have a yearning for something else. You sometimes feel as though you’re stuck, like a hamster on a wheel running fast. The wheel moves as you run but you’re stuck in the same place. You feel as though your life is a bit routine. Now that’s not to say that you aren’t successful or that you don’t enjoy what you have worked so hard to acquire in your life, your career. However, there’s always been that feeling that there is something else for you. That thing you’ve always wanted to do or you’ve always wanted to at least try, but you were afraid to take the risk. In Part 2 of this episode, Karla discusses how to get unstuck, take the risk, and make the shift to the career & life you want. If you’re ready to do the work, and you believe and trust in yourself, let’s get started today! To call Karla live during the show, toll free-1-888-346-9141; or Int’l 001-480-553-5760.
How To Get Unstuck & Shift To The Career/Life You Want
Nov 19 2019
How To Get Unstuck & Shift To The Career/Life You Want
You’ve had a successful career, great friends, great family, life is good. But you have a yearning for something else. You sometimes feel as though you’re stuck, like a hamster on a wheel running fast. The wheel moves as you run but you’re stuck in the same place. You’re feeling as though your life is a bit routine. Now that’s not to say that you don’t enjoy What you have worked so hard to acquire in your life, your career. However, there’s always been that thing you’ve always wanted to do or you’ve always wanted to at least try, but you were afraid to take the risk. In this episode, Karla discusses how to get unstuck, take that risk, and push to the fear that has been holding you back. If you’re ready to take a leap of faith, do the work, and believe and trust in yourself, let’s get started today! To call Karla live during the show, toll free-1-888-346-9141; or Int’l 001-480-553-5760.
Rethink Everything! Challenging Our Habits and Assumptions
Nov 12 2019
Rethink Everything! Challenging Our Habits and Assumptions
This is the time of year that’s filled with thoughts of days gone by. We think about the things that we used to do in our youth over the holidays. Those we’re happy times for most of us. Those were times when we were together with our families and friends sharing food, laughter, and good cheer! It’s good to look back and reflect on how things used to be. But let’s not get stuck in the past because we can’t go back we can only move forward. So what do I propose we do this time of year when we are giving thanks, giving to others; where we are being more empathetic to the human condition? Let’s start with ourselves. Let’s have the courage to change at least one thing that would make our lives better. Let’s commit to do something this holiday season we have not done before. Let’s check our assumptions at the door. Let’s put our technology on pause and reach out and talk with someone who makes you feel good. This we should do for ourselves; we are worth it. And this is only the beginning
Stop Being A Workaholic
Nov 5 2019
Stop Being A Workaholic
You’ve worked so hard every week. You rarely take breaks, you eat lunch at your desk, and you are often not only the first one in but the last one to leave. You even bring work home most days. And while you love your what you do, there is a price. Perhaps you have missed a few family events or maybe it was a friend’s birthday or a special day for someone special. But that’s okay, you’ll make it up to them. There’s always next year. Does any of this sound like you? I know it did sound like me until I made a decision to change the pattern. Being a workaholic can produce great results at work, but doesn’t leave much time for anything else. There is more to life than work and today, we’ll talk about how to get your life back.
Yes, Let's Fix The Women!
Oct 29 2019
Yes, Let's Fix The Women!
Picture this… A group of businessmen sitting around the table in the board room of a large company discussing why they don’t have more women at the executive level. “Why don’t we have any women who are ready to move into our top roles?, one asks. In this company there are approximately 80 leadership or executive roles within the company. Only three women hold leadership roles in the company and they were hired from the outside. As they look at the succession plan for the next five years, they noticed that there are absolutely no women identified in the pipeline. “How could that be?, asked one executive. “Our company is 60% women. Why don’t we have more women trying to move into our leadership roles? I know we have leadership training available.” “What’s wrong with the women and how do we fix them?” So they hire a consultant to help them fix the problem with women. Join Karla, as she discusses what the problem with the women is and some real solutions.
Embracing Life's Changes
Oct 22 2019
Embracing Life's Changes
We live in a world that’s constantly changing. We watched our parents go to work, come home, take care of the family, go to bed and repeat the same routine at least five days out of the week. We also heard our parents complain about their job that they went to every day. Some parents worked two jobs just to make ends meet. They worked so hard to make sure that the families had whatever they needed. And we grew up doing the same thing as our parents. Many parents worked at the same job for 25 years or more. We rarely see that type of loyalty to an employer anymore. Today we are less likely to stay in a job that make we don’t like. There are so many other options. We don’t feel the need to stay with one employer, if there is little to no job satisfaction or it doesn’t fit with our lifestyles. So we find ourselves changing jobs, careers, locations, etc. in pursuit of a better life. Join Karla as she discusses changing jobs, careers, and changing our lives for the better.
Managing the boogeyman - Stress!
Oct 15 2019
Managing the boogeyman - Stress!
We all get a little stressed now and then. The triggers will vary—you’re running late, you’ve got an important meeting with your boss, you’re caught in a severe storm, you’ve put off doing something and it’s due tomorrow, you’ve had an argument, etc. How we react to the stressor or stressors will determine its impact on our body, mind, and spirit. A little stress is good for us. It keeps us alert, lets us know we are alive. It can also motivate us to get going, to get started, or ignite a new idea. The problem comes when we have neglected the stress, and it builds up, impacting our bodies, our minds, and yes, our spirits. Karla discusses this “boogeyman” and how we can manage him to keep ourselves healthy and happy.
Body Positivity, Body Image
Oct 8 2019
Body Positivity, Body Image
Everyday when I look in the mirror, I look for that 25 year old version of myself. There are days I see her — tall, athletic, slim, lots of hair, smiling back at me. And then there are days that I look and wonder where did she go and who’s body is that I’m looking at. This body is a little older, a little flabbier, a little less hair, but almost the same hairdo (not sure what that’s about?), and so on. In my head, I’m still that 25 year old. But my body tells me I’m not 25 anymore. And that’s okay. Everyone changes over time and the important thing is how you have lives your life. So, what’s feeding the insecurities, the negativity feelings about how we look, our age, how we move now versus when we were young? What does this have to do with body image? What can you do to have a better body image? Join Karla as she shares her insights about having a healthy body image. Call Karla live during the show, toll free-1-888-346-9141; or Int’l 001-480-553-5760.
Feedback: A Gift That Costs You Nothing
Oct 1 2019
Feedback: A Gift That Costs You Nothing
Technology has made it much easier for us to be able to communicate with one another at any given moment. How we communicate with each other is as important as what we communicate with each other. Today we are flooded with instant images that tell a story, show emotions, and more. At any given moment, is it possible to receive communications from hundreds and sometimes thousands of people whether we ask for it or not. Good, bad, or ugly, it is all some form of feedback. We have received feedback every day of our life. Somethings we were happy to hear on over tell how well you doing how do you help someone else does not make us feel good inside make us want to do my make it wanted to better. And of course there are things that we never wanted to hear about ourselves, such as how a behavior has negatively impacted someone else. So much information, but what do we do with it? How do utilize this feedback to make our lives better? Join Karla as she discusses the importance of feedback.