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Take Action Today To Ensure A Better Future with Chris Godfrey

Ep. 106

As a professional football player, Chris Godfrey's job was to protect the quarterback from the rivals' linemen during pass plays. He would absorb the damage to ensure his teammate's safety, the game's normal flow, and eventually, achieve victory. Time went by, Chris played nine years in the NFL, and when his fourth baby was on the way, he started contemplating not playing any longer. He had no clue what to do; he wasn't sure what path he should follow until someone suggested getting into law school. He would keep on ensuring people's safety, but he would change his protective gear for a suit and a tie this time. 

Our guest today, Chris Godfrey, is a former College Football and NFL player. He played for the New York Giants, started in Super Bowl XXI, and was honored as the New York Giants Alumni Man of the Year. Chris is the owner of Godfrey Law offices, a full-service estate planning, and elder law firm, and he is also the founder of Life Athletes. Chris firmly believes that the relationships between men and women stand at the center of everything. He visited hundreds of schools in America promoting Christianity and pro-marriage family values. He is also the host of The Sandwich Generation podcast, where he offers guidance to former athletes and aging people in general about alternative ways of doing things in life. 

In this episode, the inspirational Chris takes us through a guided trip throughout his youth years as a professional NFL player, his evolution as a father and grandfather, and the journey that led him to become a lawyer and a guide to former and future athletes. We also talk about the importance of friendship, the reward he got after nurturing human relationships as an athlete, and the vital importance of friendship in life. Chris also explained the advantages of planning and being concerned about retirement with anticipation and much more. 

Tune in to Episode 106 of Rejuvenaging, and grasp a bit of knowledge from Chris's approach to proactive thinking about the future. 

Some Questions I Ask:

  • Can you tell us about your journey and how you took on two challenging professions? (5:26)
  • For those of us who don't know, what is elder law? (7:58)
  • You're in a field where for your client to win, somebody doesn't have to lose. How did you happen to get into that part of the law? (18:13)

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • How it was for Chris to get into Law School, what made him decide to start that new path in his life (7:08)
  • The real challenge we all have to take care of before we die, and why taking care of it with time offers a broader range of options (9:38)
  • Why taking care of our bodies is the best thing we can do to ensure a future without major unpleasant surprises (16:52)
  • What is Chris' organization Life Athletes about (20:12)


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How to Shake Our Fears Out and Accomplish Our Dreams with Scott Harris

Ep. 112
As we already know, we can be our greatest cheerleaders or the ones who stop us from achieving our goals. Sometimes, we get stuck in the what-ifs, overthinking or second-guessing ourselves, and we get paralyzed. Our guest, Scott K. Harris, believes most people do that because of the fear to fail, which is, according to him, the mother of all fears. Still, he is convinced there is a breaking point, a moment when we draw a line in the sand, and we are done dealing with that paralyzing fear, and that is what he shares with us today.Scott is a well-known Parachutist, Veteran, Businessman, Motivational Speaker, and Podcast Host of the Embrace Challenge podcast. Scott enlisted in the army to escape from College; at the time, he thought he wasn't smart enough for it since he would "waste" his free time reading novels. Scott made one of the most significant self-discoveries in the army: he desperately needed to face new challenges.In this episode, we had an inspirational conversation about overcoming the fear of failure, how to be in constant evolution, and the importance of challenging ourselves to be better every day. Scott shared bits of his past and the challenges he overcame to get to this point in his life. We also talked about Scott's fantastic story falling from the sky directly into Liz Taylor's wedding at Michael Jackson's Neverland estate, the repercussion in the media, and the jail time he had to do because of it.Tune in to Episode 112 of Rejuvenaging, to meet this amazing man who learned to lower the volume of the voices that tried to stop him from fulfilling his dreams.Some Questions I Ask:Can you tell us a bit about how you got to be Scott Harris? (3:17)You parachuted into Liz Taylor's wedding at Michael Jackson's Neverland estate. How did that come about? (8:13)What advice do you have for listeners dealing with the aging process to overcome their fears? (20:01)In This Episode, You Will Learn:The moment Scott learned he needed to constantly challenge himself to survive (4:09)About everyone's biggest fear and how to overcome it (12:23)How to stop the inner detractor from destroying our plans (17:38)The importance of learning every day something new, even after retirement (22:26)Resources:Scott K. Harris websiteEmbrace Challenge podcastBook: Scott Harris - Leap ForwardBook: Scott Harris - Commercial Property MaintenanceConnect with Scott:InstagramFacebookPinterestUseful Rejuvenaging Resources:Website: Rejuvenaging: The Art and Science of Growing Older with EnthusiasmEmail:

Turning Cheap Travel into Business Success, and We Can Benefit with Jared Kamrowski

Ep. 111
Traveling is one of the first things that come to mind when we think about improving overall health; it helps disconnect and recharge, exposes us to new things, boosts our creativity, and the list goes on. In the last year and a half, however, COVID restrictions changed the way we look at it. Did traveling turn into a stressful activity? Our guest, Jared Kamrowski, is the right person to answer this question.Jared Kamrowski is the Founder and CEO of Thrifty Traveler. Jared is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) by trade. Before starting his own business, Jared would travel over 100 nights a year as a Federal Bank Examiner. These trips allowed him to collect hundreds of hotel and airline rewards, which he used to create Thrifty Traveler as a hobby, to spread traveling tips and advice. His wife loves traveling as much as him, so they decided to make a living out of their passion. Today, they run a successful business together, doing what they love, and helping people travel more and spend less.In this episode, Jared unpacks valuable information about traveling, airports security and restrictions, how to get cheaper flights, and many other helpful traveling tips. He detailed how he started his business, what we should consider when buying plane tickets, and we also go through what are the best airlines, the flight-first rule, and much more.Tune in to Episode 111 of Rejuvenaging and learn the secrets to arriving relaxed without spending unnecessary money on your holiday's destination.Some Questions I Ask:How is the travel business these days? (3:36)When we are inside of a plane, is there anything we should be aware of? (8:23)Can you tell us a bit of your journey into becoming who you are today? (11:09)How hard is it to find good flight deals nowadays? (14:19)In This Episode, You Will Learn:How it's like to fly with COVID restrictions (7:09)The kind of deals we can expect Thrifty Traveler to get for us (16:20)Why looking for help with a travel agent is an excellent idea to get cheap flights (21:01)What are the best airlines of the world and of America (30:59)Resources for Thrifty TravelerwebsiteInstagramFacebookTwitterPinterestYouTubeConnect with Jared:LinkedInUseful Rejuvenaging Resources:Website: Dr. Ron Kaiser -Rejuvenaging: The Art and Science of Growing Older with EnthusiasmEmail: ron.kaiser@thementalhealthgym.comTEDx Talk: Aging Enthusiastically to Make the World a Better Place

The Secrets of a Fulfilling and Enjoyable Retirement Plan with Gary Sirak

Ep. 110
Perhaps the most common misconception about retirement is looking at it as a finish line when it is more like a pit stop. To Gary Sirak, our guest today, our working life is like climbing a mountain - you get to the top, plant your flag, sit back on a chair to enjoy a cold beer, and then you realize, wait a minute! I still have years to live! What am I going to do now?Gary Sirak is a Speaker, Financial Advisor, and published Author of three books, including the best-selling "How To Retire and Not Die." Gary is the President of Sirak Financial Services - whose mission has been and always will be to protect, preserve, and prosper their clients and help them achieve the American Dream.In this episode, we talk about what differentiates Gary from the rest of the financial advisors, the highlights of his latest book, and "the 3 Ps" system to ensure a fulfilling retirement. We also go through the dangers of retiring without knowing how our life will look after, the social interaction we get from work, the retirement mindset, and much more.Tune in to Episode 110 of Rejuvenaging, to learn how a healthy and fulfilling retirement plan should look like.Some Questions I Ask:When you talk about focusing on things other than money, what are these other things? (7:01)How should a person decide whether they should retire or when to retire? (13:26)What should a perfect retirement look like? (16:10)In This Episode, You Will Learn:Putting together a plan that makes sense and is achievable (9:36)The magic of celebrating our days and keeping ourselves accountable (12:14)The retirement mindset and how it can help us (21:55)Putting together your wish list (27:08)Resources: websiteBook: Gary Sirak - How To Retire and Not Die: The 3 Ps That Will Keep You YoungBook: Gary Sirak - The American Dream: Ordinary People, Extraordinary ResultsBook: Gary Sirak - If Your Money Talked: What Secrets Would It Tell?Connect with Gary:LinkedInFacebookYouTubeTwitterUseful Rejuvenaging Resources:Website: Dr. Ron Kaiser -Rejuvenaging: The Art and Science of Growing Older with EnthusiasmEmail: ron.kaiser@thementalhealthgym.comTEDx Talk: Aging Enthusiastically to Make the World a Better Place