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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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  • Neurodiversity in Everyday Life with Brent Sopel
    by Dianne A. Allen on November 30, 2021 at 9:00 am

    Unaware of clinically having Dyslexia, former professional hockey player Brent Sopel discovered his disability at age 32. In this inspiring episode, Brent shares what the real struggles looked like, contrary to what many people understand them and why it's essential to talk about this handicap to […]

  • 5 Great Little Tranquilizers with Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on November 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

    This has been a stressful period for all of us. Whether you're gifted, intensely sensitive or not, problems feel magnified that arise from health to economic, social, political and environmental things. It's just everywhere. In this episode, I share five great little tranquilizers that I use to […]

  • What Happens When You Accept Being A Gifted Adult with Victoria-Rose Supper
    by Dianne A. Allen on November 16, 2021 at 9:00 am

    Victoria-Rose Supper wears many hats as a social media strategist, publicist and musician and fully enjoys taking on more interests when she decides to accept her quirkiness as her strength.  Join me in this episode of Someone Gets Me — What Happens When You Accept Being A Gifted Adult […]

  • Be True to You - 5 Essentials
    by Dianne A. Allen on November 9, 2021 at 9:00 am

    When we're gripped with fear, it's impossible to be true to ourselves and live our authentic best life. In this episode, allow me to give you the five essential ways to help you see what's going on and empower yourself to be true to YOU. Because if you're not true to yourself, it's impossible to be […]

  • Mastering the Art of Discomfort with Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on November 2, 2021 at 8:00 am

    This episode hits close to home as I have been experiencing intense, significant discomfort recently. I see pain everywhere with what's going on with COVID— of being disconnected from our source and joy. Battling and managing my own pain made me realize lessons learned from pain and the […]

  • Connecting with Your Authentic Nature With Eric Windhorst
    by Dianne A. Allen on October 26, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Gifted adults who possess greater sensitivity, awareness and potential are predisposed to dealing with an emotional crisis. When they go through trauma or disruption in their lives — they tend to shut down. How do they manage and facilitate the healing they seek? In this powerful episode, […]

  • How to Turn Your Recovery Into Your Superpower with Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on October 19, 2021 at 8:00 am

    This episode is very near and dear to my heart. In the past 40 years, I have been working with people who have dealt with serious addictions of all kinds. Even I struggled with some of my addictive kinds of things, too. I watched people suffer in misery, and gifted people go through silent pain and […]

  • The Effects of Good Lighting in Daily Life With Rhiannon Rodriguez-Betts
    by Dianne A. Allen on October 12, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Rhiannon Rodriguez-Betts is one of the most talented lighting directors that there is around. As a multi-specialist, Rhiannon is equally comfortable building a stage, setting up equipment, sending out rigging points or setting up artist hospitality. A multipotentialite and a creative genius, she […]

  • Paul Lisnek talks about Personal Legacy and Vision
    by Dianne A. Allen on October 5, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Paul Lisnek recalls that one wise piece of advice from his guidance counselor during his sophomore year that steered him to become the nationally recognized television commentator, author, speaker, corporate trainer, trial consultant and lawyer that he is today.  Join us in an inspiring […]

  • Consciously Creating Your Life with Kristy Peloquin
    by Dianne A. Allen on September 28, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Get ready to sit back and enjoy a fantastic conversation with a woman who's a gifted professor and poet. She is intelligent, creative, and creatively imaginative and runs a nonprofit organization to serve other people to overcome life's hardships with the beauty of words and literature.  […]

  • Meeting Yourself Again for the First Time with China Forbes
    by Dianne A. Allen on September 21, 2021 at 8:00 am

    It's another awe-inspiring episode from the Someone Gets Me podcast as I share the screen with China Forbes, the lead singer, and songwriter of the band Pink Martini. A gifted multi-potentialite, China's exceptional talents, coupled with her rich life experience, is truly a story worth telling (and […]

  • Service Leadership with Shireen Janti
    by Dianne A. Allen on September 14, 2021 at 8:00 am

    A true servant leader stands up for those who may not have a strong enough voice to stand up for themselves. In an inspiring episode with Shireen Janti, Sr. Director of MusiCares and a licensed counselor for 30 years, we talk about what it means to be gifted, overcome addiction and recovery, being […]

  • Gifted Multi-Potentialities with Andrea Whitt
    by Dianne A. Allen on September 7, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Are you stuck in a rut or have so many dreams you don't know how to get started doing? In this insightful conversation with Andrea Whitt, she shares what it's like marrying her greatest passions into a fulfilled life.  As an international touring and recording music artist, painter, and […]

  • 6 Quick Ways to Reset Your Brain
    by Dianne A. Allen on August 31, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Do you get cattywampus and disharmonized during the day, decision fatigue, or experience the brain doesn't seem to work the way you want it to? In this episode, glean six easy ways to reset, get going so you feel better, and come back around with vigor and joy. I cover the ones that I most […]

  • The Genius of Roger "Hurricane" Wilson
    by Dianne A. Allen on August 24, 2021 at 8:00 am

    In this episode, I am pleased to share the screen with one of the most impactful guitar players who has molded hundreds to love and excel in the craft. Meet Roger "Hurricane" Wilson; the more you get to know him, the more you understand why he has an accurate moniker for his fantastic career and […]

  • Freedom to Create - Creativity is Essential for Evolution with Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on August 17, 2021 at 8:00 am

    When I was in third grade, I designed an art project differently from what my teacher wanted. She told me that I am not creative. I believed her because she was an authority figure. Many years down the road, I lived buying into that lie and missed out on many things. Until one day, my client, a […]

  • Why Normal Is Not Healthy by Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on August 10, 2021 at 8:00 am

    The word "normal" showed up in the English language because of the Industrial Revolution, when it was all about standardizing things for mass production. We were sold the idea and the belief that progress meant systematizing products, services, and even people. In 2021, I believe that humanity has […]

  • Overthinking - What Causes It And How To Overcome
    by Dianne A. Allen on August 3, 2021 at 8:00 am

    There are so many dangers to overthinking, and sometimes people think it's just part of the stress in the world. Overthinking becomes a compulsion and addiction. The only way to break it is to keep putting different kinds of interjections and pattern interrupts so that it can't keep running our […]

  • Bring Your Dreams into Reality with Raven Harris
    by Dianne A. Allen on July 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

    The phrase "You Only Live Once" or YOLOing has been alluded to making impulse triggered decisions and risky actions, especially in younger people. After living through the devastation of 2020, this aphorism seemingly fueled many of us to rethink our priorities and what brings us joy and […]

  • Sensitivity and Intuition in the Gifted with Amy Estersohn
    by Dianne A. Allen on July 20, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Join us for another value-packed episode of Someone Gets Me! Dianne A Allen shares an insightful discussion with exceptional and gifted educator Amy Estersohn. What is it like to be a sensitive, gifted person? How do you handle your thoughts and use them to be of service to others? Essential […]

  • Being Intense, Intuitive, and Introverted with Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on July 13, 2021 at 8:00 am

    WOW! Finally, the big 2-0-0 comes around! Can you believe it? 🎉🎉🎉  We celebrate the 200th episode as we press on to reach every visionary and gifted person to grow, transform and enjoy the benefits of having a community and a mentor. Finally, you can joyfully say: […]

  • Joy and Deep Inner Connection with Deana Martin
    by Dianne A. Allen on July 6, 2021 at 8:00 am

    In this week's episode, I am thrilled to share the screen and engage in an epic conversation with Deana Martin –– daughter of legendary singer, actor, and entertainer Dean Martin – who has forged an inspiring path as a visionary artist in her own right. In addition to her many […]

  • What to Do When You Are Not Understood with Christine McAlister
    by Dianne A. Allen on June 29, 2021 at 8:00 am

    HAVE YOU ALWAYS FELT MISUNDERSTOOD?  In this value-packed episode of Someone Gets Me, Dianne A Allen shares the screen with a business coach and podcaster, Christine McAlister. She tells her journey of being misunderstood since childhood, shamed for being a leader, navigating self-doubt, […]

  • How to Prevent Burnout with Spencer Burnett
    by Dianne A. Allen on June 22, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Are you overwhelmed by all the different elements of life? Like many gifted people, do you experience high highs and then the depths of the lows where your entire world is crashing, and it seems like you're never going to get out of it? In this value-packed episode of Someone Gets Me, Dianne A […]

  • Taboo Topics for Gifted Parents with Dr. Julia Hodgson
    by Dianne A. Allen on June 15, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Parenting is a different journey for everyone because there is no one-size-fits-all instruction manual. Parents have the constant feeling of having no clue about what they're doing and being afraid that they will screw up their kids in the process.  In this episode of Someone Gets Me, […]

  • Creating A Lasting Personal Legacy
    by Dianne A. Allen on June 8, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Are you thinking seven generations from now? Are you thinking in the long term, which isn't just the five years and ten years from now? Whether you believe it or not, spiritually or scientifically, everything we do affects everything. The energy we put into the world, our emotions, everything […]

  • Conscious Business is Good Business with Anna Choi
    by Dianne A. Allen on June 1, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Now more than ever, the pandemic made us recognize the importance of creating, if not supporting, the conscious business movement. The awareness is increasing to adjust our lifestyles to accommodate social and environmental practices that will have a ripple effect on the next generation of our […]

  • How to Overcome Overwhelm and Mental Limitations with Jason Forrest
    by Dianne A. Allen on May 25, 2021 at 8:00 am

    What would it mean for you when you reach ALL your goals? What are the bigger OUTCOMES that your heart truly desires? What's keeping you STUCK and OVERWHELMED and stops you from accomplishing your real PURPOSE?  We will help you answer these crucial questions in this new episode of Someone […]

  • Dealing with Change Using Art and Creativity with Renate van Nijen
    by Dianne A. Allen on May 18, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Are you finding yourself more stressed or overwhelmed lately? With the pandemic continually changing our lives and the rest of the world, it is vital to find a way to deal with it so we don't get trapped in unhealthy behaviors. In this episode of Someone Gets Me, Dianne A. Allen hosts a valuable […]

  • What It's Like To Be A Child Actor with Scott Schwartz
    by Dianne A. Allen on May 11, 2021 at 8:00 am

    It is important to listen to someone else’s story to make sense of your own. In this episode of Someone Gets Me, Dianne A. Allen hosts another valuable conversation as she sits down with former child actor Scott Schwartz best known for his roles in The Toy, A Christmas Story, and Kidco.  […]

  • Perseverance and Legacy with Bobby Rydell
    by Dianne A. Allen on May 4, 2021 at 8:00 am

    A life well-lived is worth far more than a long-lived life. In this episode of Someone Gets Me, listen to the tale of America's Teen Idol Singing Sensation and 1950s Rock and Roll Icon Bobby Rydell. He captured the nation's hearts through his sheer talent and music spanning multiple decades and […]

  • How to Pull Yourself out of Depression with Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on April 27, 2021 at 8:00 am

    A year has passed since the COVID-19 outbreak, and we continue to see the rise in the number of people battling to keep mental health issues. Dealing with pandemic depression calls for regular evaluation of one's personal activities to improve and maintain your mental health during these […]

  • How to Find Talent and A-Listers with Cord Coslor
    by Dianne A. Allen on April 20, 2021 at 8:00 am

    More often than not, people don't see their natural talents and strengths – either because they lack belief they have any or undermine their capacity.  In this new Someone Gets Me episode, we sit down with Cord Coslor, owner of international management company and booking agency […]

  • Taking an Adult Time Out with Mark Anderson
    by Dianne A. Allen on April 13, 2021 at 8:00 am

    When we were kids, we always thought that a timeout was like punishment. But as adults, we realize that the timeout is a reward. In fact, it's necessary for our health development, especially for us sensitive people. In this week's episode of Someone Gets Me, we are joined by Mark Anderson to […]

  • Paul Teutul Sr Interview - As Seen On Orange County Choppers
    by Dianne A. Allen on April 6, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Why does it take long years for some people to decide what they want to do in life while others know right away? In rare cases, some possess a strong vision compelled by the thought that they cannot be kept in a small confined box for the rest of their lives.  In this week's episode of […]

  • The Importance of Setting Goals with Darlene Whitehurst
    by Dianne A. Allen on March 30, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Often people may feel as though they're adrift. They work tirelessly, but they don't seem satisfied and feel like they're not worth the effort. A core argument they hold for these views is that they've never invested enough time setting goals for themselves. Simply put, will you head off for a […]

  • How To Thrive During Change with Sarah Wong
    by Dianne A. Allen on March 23, 2021 at 8:00 am

    How To Thrive During Change?  Changes in life are necessary. Whether it's a career shift, building or ending relationships, raising a family, or experiencing a tragedy, changes are part of being human. However, most of the time, these changes are tough to adjust to.  Prepared to […]

  • Ian Petrella Interview On Hope & Moving Forward In Life
    by Dianne A. Allen on March 16, 2021 at 8:00 am

    Ian Petrella Interview “We're naturally meant to be connected, so we're starting to get tired of being disconnected.” — Dianne A. Allen This week on the Someone Gets Me Podcast, I interviewed Ian Petrella. Ian Petrella started his acting career at the age of three, a […]

  • How to Define a Coach Vs. Mentor
    by Dianne A. Allen on March 9, 2021 at 9:00 am

    “A mentor is somebody who is like a trusted guide counselor.” — Dianne A. Allen  How important is a strong support system? How can you tell if you need help? In this week’s episode, we’re going to highlight a topic that is very timely, which is defining […]

  • Rich Daniels Advice on Precision and Vision
    by Dianne A. Allen on March 2, 2021 at 9:00 am

    “The more we keep discovering, the more it keeps us alive and vibrant.” — Dianne A. Allen You cannot see, taste, or touch music. But you can hear it, and you can most certainly feel it. Music can help relieve the stress, burden and bring you to a more peaceful place. It keeps […]

  • Smart People Dating with Dr. Matt Zakreski and Dr. Julia Hodgson
    by Dianne A. Allen on February 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

    “If you lead with the things that matter most to you, you're giving yourself a much better chance of success.” — Dr. Matt Zakreski Are you wondering how smart people navigate dating? Dating someone may require you to take authentic leaps to bring out your vulnerable side and […]

  • The Power of Perseverance with Kathy Garver
    by Dianne A. Allen on February 16, 2021 at 9:00 am

    The Power of Perseverance with Kathy Garver “Visionaries and creatives tend to be more emotionally sensitive.” — Dianne A. Allen  2020 has been a tough year for everybody which makes perseverance a relevant topic to talk about. Think about the hard times you opted to […]

  • How to Change Your Life Before You Have to with Dr. Rachel Sterry
    by Dianne A. Allen on February 9, 2021 at 9:00 am

    How to Change Your Life Before You Have to with Dr. Rachel Sterry “Having a lot of negative self-talk about body image and making a change from a place of fear is most likely not going to be sustainable.” — Dr. Rachel Sterry How many times have you tried to change […]

  • Gifted People in the Workspace
    by Dianne A. Allen on February 2, 2021 at 9:00 am

    Gifted People in the Workspace “Gifted people can see things differently and can solve problems without telling others how they got it solved.” — Dianne A. Allen  Was there a time in your life where you felt like you're different from everyone else? Vice versa, have […]

  • The Power of Yes with Entertainer Tony Russell
    by Dianne A. Allen on January 26, 2021 at 9:00 am

    The Power of Yes with Entertainer Tony Russell “Do you know how talented you are?” — Tony Russell As an actor, Tony appeared in numerous films and television shows. As a comedian, he appeared on many of the talk shows, worked in Las Vegas, as well as many corporate gigs […]

  • How to be Lighthearted with Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on January 19, 2021 at 9:00 am

    Lightheartedness is not for the faint-hearted. Being lighthearted in a world full of turmoil, difficulty, strife, and fear, it makes you a beacon of light, like a lighthouse. It took years for me to learn how to become lighthearted. I promise you will experience the benefits physically, mentally, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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