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The Someone Gets Me podcast is a place for smart, talented and sensitive people who are searching to be understood. I share inspiration, education and interviews to help highly sensitive people make it in an insensitive world.

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  • The Passion of Serving People & Being Part of a Community with Emmanuel Soba
    by Dianne A. Allen on January 12, 2021 at 9:00 am

    The Passion of Serving People & Being Part of a Community with Emmanuel Soba “My ultimate goal is to impact millions of lives.” — Emmanuel Soba There’s more to every person than meets the eye. Everybody has an interesting story to tell. The kind of story that […]

  • An Interview with Yano Anaya of A Christmas Story
    by Dianne A. Allen on January 5, 2021 at 9:00 am

    An Interview with Yano Anaya of A Christmas Story “When you go from employee status to entrepreneur, nobody ever teaches you that you need to have a particular skill set to find your balance.” — Yano Anaya Life is full of twists and turns. People can bounce back from […]

  • Zack Ward Gifted Child Actor - A Christmas Story and Beyond
    by Dianne A. Allen on December 29, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Zack Ward Gifted Child Actor - A Christmas Story and Beyond “The more you make yourself emotionally empathic and sympathetic, you can experience other people's lives vicariously.” — Zack Ward If you’re struggling with courage to fight for your dreams, this inspiring […]

  • How to Have Resilience and Vibrancy in Life with Brian Mahan
    by Dianne A. Allen on December 22, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Sometimes, our capacity to recover quickly from difficulties depend on two things: are you afraid of being different? Or you’re afraid of being like everyone else?  In this week’s episode, we are joined by Brian Mahan, who has helped many trauma survivors, a Somatic Experiencing […]

  • Gifted Overexcitabilities with John Hall
    by Dianne A. Allen on December 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Gifted Overexcitabilities with John Hall “There's so much to be said about the power of music, storytelling, and connecting.” — Dianne A. Allen (24:02-24:09) Are you wondering what it’s like to grow up in an environment with different influences? In this episode, […]

  • Curiosity is Vital in Science Careers with Jim Adams
    by Dianne A. Allen on December 8, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Curiosity is Vital in Science Careers with Jim Adams Science and engineering are among the most rewarding careers one can pursue. In this episode, we are joined by Jim Adams, whose story is something that we can’t leave untold in hopes of inspiring others to pursue their dreams. Part One […]

  • The Benefit of Consistency with Cheryl Cooley
    by Dianne A. Allen on December 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

    The Benefit of Consistency with Cheryl Cooley “Don't feel ashamed of where you've been in life.” — Cheryl Cooley Will the constant pursuit of happiness lead to a meaningful life? If you are persistent, you will get it. If you are consistent, you will keep it. In this […]

  • The Art and Science of Success with Chad Burmeister
    by Dianne A. Allen on November 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

    The Art and Science of Success with Chad Burmeister “I believe in living emotionally, spiritually, and mentally aligned.” — Dianne A. Allen Success requires honoring your way, not trying to be someone you’re not, and identifying what lights up your whole world the […]

  • Create Great Experience and Meaningful Value In Life with Dr. Diem Mooney
    by Dianne A. Allen on November 17, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Life gives us many opportunities to enhance our wisdom despite the limitations around us. In this week's episode, we are joined by Dr. Diem Mooney, not the typical psychologist. He's going to help us understand the whole idea of diversity and the value that people bring to the table. Part One of […]

  • The Power of Visionary Leadership with Steven Sashen
    by Dianne A. Allen on November 10, 2020 at 9:00 am

    The Power of Visionary Leadership with Steven Sashen “We're trying to change the world. That sounds grandiose and hyperbolic, but we know that what we're doing is legit.” — Steven Sashen, CEO of Xero Shoes As a visionary leader, you cannot expect others to sacrifice like […]

  • How to Go From Grumpy to Grateful with Kim Angeli
    by Dianne A. Allen on November 3, 2020 at 9:00 am

    How to Go From Grumpy to Grateful with Kim Angeli “Gratitude is a habit. Being grateful is a habit.” — Kim Angeli Gratitude mindset is something that doesn't happen overnight. You don't plant something today and harvest it tomorrow. You need to nurture them, water them, and […]

  • How to Deal with Change and Transition With Dr. Karina Klimtchuk
    by Dianne A. Allen on October 27, 2020 at 8:00 am

    How to Deal with Change and Transition With Dr. Karina Klimtchuk “As humans, we tend to cheat as a species. We tend to change when the pain of not changing becomes greater than the pain of changing.” — Dr. Karina Klimtchuk Life transitions are a little daunting because […]

  • How to Live Your Vision with Creative Execution with Michele Hiebert
    by Dianne A. Allen on October 20, 2020 at 8:00 am

    How to Live Your Vision with Creative Execution with Michele Hiebert “Allow your body to function in a way that serves you.” — Dianne A. Allen  The secret to living a fulfilling life is to always have fun in the process whatever it is that you’re going through […]

  • You have the Power to Create Your Vision with Craig Bartock
    by Dianne A. Allen on October 13, 2020 at 8:00 am

    You have the Power to Create Your Vision with Craig Bartock “If music spoke to you in any way in your life, it can be the best form of therapy.” — Craig Bartock It's so mind-blowing how music serves as a language of our emotion that it can represent various feelings, and it […]

  • How To Execute Your Vision with Tom Dreesen
    by Dianne A. Allen on October 6, 2020 at 8:00 am

    How To Execute Your Vision with Tom Dreesen "Laughter is not only psychologically a deterrent; it's physiologically therapeutic. Comedians are physicians of the soul.”  - Tom Dreesen (16:43-16:45) Laughter is the best medicine, and it always will be. To send you some cure to […]

  • The Importance of Advocacy with Emily Levy
    by Dianne A. Allen on September 29, 2020 at 8:00 am

    The Importance of Advocacy with Emily Levy "It was possible for things to be fair or that they were supposed to be fair."- Emily Levy (03:44-03:48) Advocacy ensures people in the society can protect their privileges and have their thoughts and desires considered. In this week's episode of Someone […]

  • How the Tree of Life Helps Leaders Execute Their Vision with Sharon Rosen
    by Dianne A. Allen on September 22, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Leaders are faced with everyday challenges and obstacles. It's vital that you learn how to be proactive versus reactive. That's what you were designed to handle as a leader in the first place. The fact you've embraced the leadership role is a transformation, and it's full of possibilities. Many of […]

  • Why Self-Love is Vital to Our Immune System with Donna Powers
    by Dianne A. Allen on September 15, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Why Self-Love is Vital to Our Immune System with Donna Powers “I had understood, what sickness and health were all about, it actually had a name and the name was homeopathy. And it's about the ability to self-heal.” — Donna Powers (10:02-10:15) Are you or a family member […]

  • Your Body Bears the Burden with Julie Ashlock
    by Dianne A. Allen on September 8, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Your Body Bears the Burden with Julie Ashlock “Our body can't perform for us if we're not treating it with the utmost respect that it deserves.” — Julie Ashlock (25:25-25:36) Maintaining a healthy lifestyle isn't just about exercising regularly or eating healthy food. It […]

  • Are You Gifted and Don't Know It?
    by Dianne A. Allen on September 1, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Are You Gifted and Don't Know It? “Gifted people love to have a sense of perfectionism in their environment.” — Dianne A. Allen (02:49-02:53) Gifted people have untypical brain development, which is why they sometimes see the world acutely and feel big emotions. It's time […]

  • The Power Of Music With Paul ILL
    by Dianne A. Allen on August 25, 2020 at 8:00 am

    The Power of Music with Paul ILL “Most people love to listen to soundtracks with the most emotional resonance with them.” — Paul ILL (23:24-23:30) Did you know that music has the power to influence your emotions? No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music because […]

  • How to Delegate and Organize Like a Rock Star with Nicole Carver
    by Dianne A. Allen on August 18, 2020 at 8:00 am

    How to Delegate and Organize Like a Rock Star with Nicole Carver “The beauty of managing your own business is you can delegate and create more flexibility.” — Dianne A. Allen (23:48-23:57) How do you balance the demands of both your business and personal life? Carver […]

  • How to Be Fulfilled and Have Fun in Business with Celeste Clancy
    by Dianne A. Allen on August 11, 2020 at 8:00 am

    How to Be Fulfilled and Have Fun in Business with Celeste Clancy “Take a moment to step back, pause, and identify what brings you joy.” — Dianne A. Allen (29:42-29:47) We all have a burning desire deep inside our hearts to create a life filled with simplicity, abundance, and […]

  • New Help for Anxiety with Laura Mellon
    by Dianne A. Allen on August 4, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Acupuncture is widely used to treat anxiety in both Asia and Western countries. It works faster than therapy and keeps you drug-free. In this week's episode, we're going to talk about how this helps with specific anxiety symptoms with my special guest, Laura Mellon.   Part One of 'New Help for […]

  • Why Smart People Hurt Part 2 with Dr. Matthew Zakreski
    by Dianne A. Allen on July 28, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Why Smart People Hurt Part 2 with Dr. Matthew Zakreski   “It's important to know that SOMEONE GETS YOU!” — Dianne A. Allen (01:44-01-46)   Jennifer Lee said, "Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire." You may be one of the most intelligent people […]

  • Why Smart People Hurt Part 1 with Dr. Matthew Zakreski
    by Dianne A. Allen on July 21, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Why Smart People Hurt Part 1 with Dr.Matthew Zakreski “Some people have chronic sadness or grief that keeps surfacing once in a while.” — Dianne A. Allen (10:46-10:58) Life is not just about what we can do. It's about what we are called to do. In this week's episode, I'm […]

  • Out Of Thought And Into Action
    by Dianne A. Allen on July 14, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Out Of Thought And Into Action “Nobody's meant to live a miserable, resigned and apathetic life.” — Dianne A. Allen (01:15-01:19) As visionary leaders, sometimes we get stuck in situations where we experience uncertainties and don't know what steps we should take next. Let's […]

  • Emotional Intelligence and Agility with Carole Gill
    by Dianne A. Allen on July 7, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Emotional Intelligence and Agility with Carole Gill “Strong emotion doesn't mean it needs to come out all ugly and chaotic.” — Dianne A. Allen (09:00-09:04) When we talk about emotional intelligence, the way our brains work, we feel things before thinking of them. That's […]

  • Pushing Through Doubt with Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on June 30, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Pushing Through Doubt with Dianne A. Allen “Sometimes we don't give ourselves permission to feel doubt.” — Dianne A. Allen (00:27-00:31) Have you ever experienced the feeling of doubt up to the point it served as a barrier for you to reach your destiny? Many gifted and […]

  • How Perseverance Helps You Overcome Obstacles in Life with Andy Blair
    by Dianne A. Allen on June 23, 2020 at 8:00 am

    How Perseverance Helps You Overcome Obstacles in Life with Andy Blair “You can turn those obstacles into stepping stones by having perseverance.” — Dianne A. Allen (00:46-00:50) Have you ever met someone who was able to turn their obstacles into stepping stones? All of us […]

  • Navigating Your Mental, Emotional and Physical Health with Laura Rose Gage
    by Dianne A. Allen on June 16, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Navigating Your Mental, Emotional and Physical Health with Laura Rose Gage “We're much bigger than our emotions and our thoughts.” — Dianne A. Allen (06:50-06:53) In this week's episode, we have a young, dynamic guest who has a strong belief about the holistic part of life in […]

  • How to Accept and Receive Help with Linda Burhans
    by Dianne A. Allen on June 9, 2020 at 8:00 am

    How to Accept and Receive Help with Linda Burhans Most caregivers usually take their role out of love and with good intentions. Some of them will not ask for any assistance and may even refuse it when it is offered. It can be challenging to understand why they would choose to do it alone, rather […]

  • Sleep Better at Night and Get Rid of Inner Distress With Dr. Khanita Suvarnasuddhi
    by Dianne A. Allen on June 2, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Sleep Better at Night and Get Rid of Inner Distress With Dr. Khanita Suvarnasuddhi During times of uncertainty, how can we get better sleep and get rid of all that inner stress? Sleeping better goes with pain management of all kinds. In this week's episode, Dr. Khanita Suvarnasuddhi will give […]

  • Find Joy and a Real Inner Vitality with Matt Zinman
    by Dianne A. Allen on May 26, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Find Joy and a Real Inner Vitality with Matt Zinman “Our most natural state is joy.” — Dianne A. Allen (12:08-12:09) If you’re seeking personal growth, ways to improve relationships, currently in transition, stuck in a crisis or you just want a good read, this […]

  • Let Go of the Story with Conner Kees
    by Dianne A. Allen on May 19, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Let Go of the Story with Conner Kees “I'm an intuitive mentor for visionary leaders.” — Dianne A. Allen (18:00-18:02) This pandemic that we’re all going through right now is a constant reminder that we’re all in this process of rediscovering what’s important […]

  • From Stagnation To Progress
    by Dianne A. Allen on May 12, 2020 at 8:00 am

    From Stagnation To Progress with Dianne A. AllenEvery single one of us has an inner genius. People often think that the word genius is only meant for brilliant people, but it expands beyond that. Your inner genius is your soul and what your heart wants to bring forward. Every single one of us […]

  • Thriving into the New World with Jason Stein
    by Dianne A. Allen on May 5, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Thriving into the New World with Jason Stein “Don't miss the boat. Your best days are ahead.” — Dianne A. Allen (40:40-40:43) COVID-19 has completely turned this world upside down, leaving everyone confused. Are you overdosing on the news recently, and you're not sure […]

  • Create Something Bigger than Yourself with Chuck Broes
    by Dianne A. Allen on April 28, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Create Something Bigger than Yourself with Chuck Broes “As visionaries, we're meant to create something bigger than ourselves.” — Dianne A. Allen  Have you ever wished to be a part of something far more significant than your small existence? We tend to lock ourselves […]

  • How the Seasons of Life Can Benefit You with Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on April 21, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Life is about honoring the process, knowing how you're going to be a profitable visionary and how you're going to feel successful from the inside out as a visionary.  You can't plant apple seeds and expect to get oranges. It's not how it works. And that's what people are doing when they're not […]

  • Create a Legacy that Lives on After You With Melissa Mull
    by Dianne A. Allen on April 14, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Create a Legacy that Lives on After You with Melissa Mull “Awaken and live from your inner beauty, fire, and truth.” — Dianne A. Allen In this week’s episode, Dianne A. Allen welcomes Melissa Mull as her special guest to talk about creating a legacy that lives on after […]

  • Something Bigger with Nina Hermann
    by Dianne A. Allen on April 7, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Ever thought of creating something more substantial than yourself? Especially with the turbulence of society right now? In this week's episode, this is what Dianne A. Allen is going to discuss with her special guest, Nina Hermann. Nina Hermann has a podcast show, "Vibrant Living". She is a licensed […]

  • The Addiction Much Bigger Than Opioids
    by Dianne A. Allen on March 31, 2020 at 8:00 am

    The Addiction Much Bigger Than Opioids with Dianne A. Allen “I have been an addiction specialist for 40 years and I am tired of hearing that opioids are the big epidemic.” — Dianne A. Allen (00:09-00:18) Are you tired of opioids being labeled as an epidemic? Yes, they are an […]

  • Using Quilting as a Visionary Leader to Stay Grounded
    by Dianne A. Allen on March 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Using Quilting as a Visionary Leader to Stay Grounded with Dianne A. Allen “There are many creative endeavors that you can apply to your creative life.” — Dianne A. Allen (00:56-00:59) Have you ever wondered a visionary leader would find solace in quilting? Maybe you think […]

  • Purpose-Driven Business With Jorgie Franks-Bell
    by Dianne A. Allen on March 16, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Are you trying to be popular with something that maybe doesn't completely align with you because it's comfortable and familiar? And it's time to get a little bit more honest about where you're headed and be willing to let go of the old to embrace something new. In this week's episode, Dianne A. […]

  • How to Find Your Authentic Power Using A Neutral Zone
    by Dianne A. Allen on March 10, 2020 at 8:00 am

    How to Find Your Authentic Power Using A Neutral Zone “We're all looking to have our own inner power show up in a way that's productive and successful.” — Dianne A. Allen (00:38-00:45) Are you someone who works a lot with visionary leaders all over the place, whether young […]

  • Addiction Isn't What You Think It Is
    by Dianne A. Allen on March 3, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Every person has a different perspective, story, and level of pain. It doesn't matter because you deserve to find somebody who can help guide and support you in making the changes that you say you want to make.  If you're struggling with something, know that you're not alone. You're not […]

  • Fear of Visibility + Imposter Syndrome with Tamara Thompson
    by Dianne A. Allen on February 25, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Afraid of being a public persona? You're not alone. Maybe you fear putting something out there because too many people might see it. Or criticize your work. Realize that when we keep playing smaller than we're capable of, we prevent ourselves from living out our mission in life. There is a […]

  • Serving Others with Jamie Delaluz
    by Dianne A. Allen on February 18, 2020 at 9:00 am

    There are many ways to serve others to make them happy. It's considered the highest form of charity. But at the end of the day, whichever way you choose to serve, it all boils down to having integrity in your own space and allowing it to create a positive impact. In this week's episode, Dianne […]

  • Having Fun Using Our Coping Skills
    by Dianne A. Allen on February 11, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Having Fun Using Our Coping Skills “Relax no matter what’s going on around you.”— Dianne Allen  People think learning coping skills is hard.  How do you manage the stress of life? You already have the ability to do it. It might've been a tough day, but it's not the […]

  • How to Deal with Mental Turmoil with P. Susan Jackson
    by Dianne A. Allen on February 4, 2020 at 9:00 am

    How to Deal with Mental Turmoil with P. Susan Jackson In this episode, Dianne Allen and P. Susan Jackson give some words of wisdom about how you can deal with mental turmoil.  "All Emotions Allow Us to Understand Who We Are." — P. Susan Jackson (09:29-09:34) There's a lot of turmoil […]

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