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Why The Love You Seek From Others Can’t Substitute For Self-Love

The love you accept from others will never exceed or substitute for the love you require of yourself. You will never gain unconditional love and acceptance from others if you won’t give it to yourself. The above statements are one of the foundational principles of Grown Zone Relationship Education, one of the concepts we've identified as among the "15 Things Grown People Believe That Mere Adults Don't." Regardless of your relationship [...]

Why You’re Not Winning In Business, Life and Love

You’ve got the right education, knowledge, skills and credentials—so why aren’t you winning? You’ve got the right degrees, from the right schools. You’ve got a great resume and a glowing LinkedIN profile. You’re in the right networks, with an impressive group of influential friends, colleagues, role models and mentors. You have the right look and wardrobe, a tight body, and talk the right talk. You’ve read all the right books, and attended the [...]

Grown Zone Radio: Half A Man Is Not Enough

Let's get this straight: women do need men, just as men need women, but the notion that a "half a man" is better than no man is foolery! RELATED POST: Want Better From A Man? Then Change Your Qualifiers Stop telling yourself that you don't need a man and then settlling for half a man. Men, stop bragging that you're "half man, half amazing," when only a whole man will [...]

Grown Zone Radio: Stop Chasing Money And Sex Hoping For Love

All too often women are chasing money and men are chasing sex (or vice versa), and when they find what they're chasing, because it's so good to them, they confuse it with love. In the Grown Zone we distinguish what you have the adult right to do—which too often leads us to ridiculous situations and destructive outcomes—and the grown decisions we must make to do what is most self-loving and advantageous to [...]

Grown Zone Radio: Say NO to Financial Foolery

Allowing emotions to drive poor financial decisions is not Grown. Chances are, you are a nice, decent person who wants what most people do: a healthy, safe and loving relationship, with someone you can trust, who treats you the way you deserve to be treated. However, if your finances remain a wreck regardless of your relationship status, your approach to love may be the biggest threat to both your financial security and [...]

Grown Zone Radio: You Can’t Get More When You Accept Less

You don’t get what you desire or deserve in love or life; you get what you accept. For this reason, an uncompromising standard of self-love is critical to healthy relationships. Accepting responsibility for enforcing this standard is critical to your ability to not become fuquitable—vulnerable to deceit and manipulation. You teach people how to treat you by what you allow. Fail to honor, esteem and respect yourself and others will follow [...]

Grown Zone Radio: Low Down Dirty Lies About Sex and Love

"I'll change for you." "If you were handling your business he wouldn't be with me." "She don't mean nothing to me; you're the one I love." These are among the many lies we tell each other (and worse, tell ourselves), about sex and love that lead to destructive patterns of decision-making in relationships. Tune in to this edition of our Grown Zone Radio podcast to hear us challenge the lies and debunk [...]

Grown Zone Radio: Don’t Be A Slave To Your Passion

Passion and a healthy sex drive are natural gifts of adulthood, but to be Grown (not merely adult) is to know that they are not justification for poor decision making in life and relationships. As adults we are free to share our bodies with whomever we want. However, as Grown people, we need to be more careful about who we allow to share such intimate access, as an act of healthy self [...]