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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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  • Having fun and enjoying your power as a neurodivergent individual with Perry Knoppert
    by Dianne A. Allen on January 24, 2023 at 12:00 pm

    In this episode, we hear a fascinating story from Perry Knoppert, who tells us about his life journey, and how it eventually led him to start the Octopus Movement. We learn how our guest was always the rebel, the misfit, and the weirdo who did things differently, and how he left the Netherlands to […]

  • How to Say No Without Feeling Guilty
    by Dianne A. Allen on January 17, 2023 at 12:00 pm

    Friends, today's episode of Someone Gets Me is meant to inspire you, give you hope, and help give you some ideas and things to consider about setting the healthy boundaries that we need to set and learning about how to say no without feeling guilty. I have so many clients I work with individually, […]

  • How to Follow Your Vision with Frank Osgood
    by Dianne A. Allen on January 10, 2023 at 12:00 pm

    Frank Osgood is an American guitar player. A native of California, Frank has been playing and entertaining audiences with his unique style. Frank sits with Dianne and speaks about his jazz drummer Dad, growing up in California listening to Van Halen, the Kinks, Iron Maiden, and others, and how he […]

  • How to start the year with praise and gratitude
    by Dianne A. Allen on January 3, 2023 at 1:17 pm

    Welcome to a new year. Today we are talking about an atmosphere of praise and gratitude.    Sometimes our presence has the power to change things. The atmosphere around us is important. We should pay attention to it. What energy are you feeling? Do you notice the feeling that other people leave […]

  • Women in Science and Research with Dr. Jen Bizon
    by Dianne A. Allen on December 27, 2022 at 9:00 am

    Are you thinking of getting started in science and research? 🧬🔬🥼 Dr. Jennifer Bizon says it's never too late to explore what excites you and to invest in your interests.   As the Chair of the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Florida, Dr. Bizon's journey as an academic […]

  • Joy On The Journey
    by Dianne A. Allen on December 20, 2022 at 9:00 am

    It's so easy to get caught up in destination addiction and focus only on the goal and looking at the finish line. The truth is that when we do that — we miss so much of our life. Who wants to watch a movie missing all the details and only getting to "the end"? The richness of life is in the […]

  • Surviving this Insane World as Gifted Women with Nicole White
    by Dianne A. Allen on December 13, 2022 at 9:00 am

    It takes courage and sass for a gifted woman to accept being herself walking through this often crazy world. Take it from Nicole White, who describes her childhood as a struggle to understand what she was. Moving from job to job until adulthood, she was judged for being too smart or introverted and […]

  • Dealing with Grief
    by Dianne A. Allen on December 6, 2022 at 9:00 am

    Grief isn't just about the loss of a beloved someone or a cherished pet. I define it as a conflicting mass of human emotion following any significant change of behavior. So even if you decide to set a new goal, get a new job, move to a different state, or get to the next level of your relationships […]

  • Trauma, Gifted and Anxiety with Eric Windhorst
    by Dianne A. Allen on November 29, 2022 at 9:00 am

    Trauma can be defined in many ways for the gifted and intensely sensitive. Counselor, coach, and psychotherapist, Dr. Eric Windhorst explains trauma as any overwhelming event we experience.  Remember, trauma is subjective. No two people have the same experience, and one may or may not be […]

  • Are You Distracted?
    by Dianne A. Allen on November 22, 2022 at 8:42 pm

    So many people come to me and seek help as they experience different kinds and levels of distraction. Trying to reach their goal or doing what's good for themselves can be hard.  These distractions come as guilt, worry, sadness, resentment, anxiety, destination addiction, fear, greed, anger, and […]

  • How to Get Out of Your Own Way with Lauren McLaughlin
    by Dianne A. Allen on November 15, 2022 at 9:00 am

    It's easy to talk about concepts about pursuing a spiritual life. We often hear it from articles, books, coaches, and shows all over the internet. What often gets people stuck is how to get out of their own way and implement the HOWs. My friend and guest, ordained minister and author Lauren […]

  • It is Okay to Rest
    by Dianne A. Allen on November 8, 2022 at 9:00 am

    So many people are often stressed, burned out, and angry.  WHY? Because they can't take it anymore.  Because they are too tired.  Because as a culture, we don't support rest.  It's time we become honest, come within, and honor the fact that we're human be-ings and not human do-ings. It takes […]

  • Conscious Transformation is the Key with Benjamin Koch
    by Dianne A. Allen on November 1, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Are you at a point in your life where you're sensing that there's something off, constantly feeling drained and uninspired? 🙆‍♀️ These feelings reveal something deeper, compelling you to discover your true purpose and align with it. Having that discomfort is a beautiful sign that your […]

  • Own Your Intuition
    by Dianne A. Allen on October 25, 2022 at 8:00 am

    "Intuition is the highest form of intelligence," said Forbes Magazine. I believe we all have intuition, and it is not just woo-woo stuff (like how others choose to see it.) We all have access to different kinds of intuition in how we receive, translate and work with our intuition which is as varied […]

  • Why Telling Your Story Matters with Laura Cayouette
    by Dianne A. Allen on October 18, 2022 at 4:19 pm

    Laura Cayouette always owned her voice in the world of acting, writing, and filmmaking. She lives by speaking her truth and not waiting for other people's permission to express what she cares about and the change she wants to have more of in the world.  With over 20 years of experience in the […]

  • 5 Stages of an Aligned Life
    by Dianne A. Allen on October 11, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Do you know that whatever you are focusing your attention on, knowingly or unknowingly, you are asking the universe for more of that? If you want an aligned life, be able to control your mind. Learn the five stages to help you focus more on your purpose and attune your actions to your goals. Raise […]

  • How Apprenticeships Can Serve the Neurodivergent with Susan Biszewski-Eber
    by Dianne A. Allen on October 4, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Are you stuck on what you want to do or what career path you want to pursue? 🤔 Registered apprenticeship programs have made huge strides in helping gifted individuals achieve confidence in reaching their potential, finding meaningful jobs they love, and making life choices that align with their […]

  • How to Break the Cycle
    by Dianne A. Allen on September 27, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Whether it's relationships, people, habits, or things — there's always the difficulty of letting go and moving on from something that has been a part of you. Change is good, but it can be downright scary. Letting go requires releasing things, opening our hands from life's death grip, and allowing […]

  • Bringing Out Greatness with Dr. Kathleen Friend
    by Dianne A. Allen on September 20, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Are you at a place in your life wherein you can say: "I was made for this?" If you aren't yet, stop resisting that little voice, that inkling that says there's more to life for you. It'll keep coming back until you finally listen. Say yes to your heart's desires. Join this insightful new episode of […]

  • Using Giftedness for Harm
    by Dianne A. Allen on September 13, 2022 at 8:00 am

    I have dedicated the last 45 years to helping people, including myself, not suffer any more or, by possible means, to help suffer less. I have seen in many cases how giftedness, when not addressed in a healthy manner, can cause a lot of harm to society. There's an enormous consequence we're paying […]

  • How To Find Your Gifted Voice with Erin Roth
    by Dianne A. Allen on September 6, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Actor, writer and director, Erin Roth shares her methods in teaching artists and non-artists the techniques of master voice and Shakespeare teacher, Patsy Rodenburg. Learn to breathe with the most ease and to support your body in releasing stress and tension to pursue your purpose. Join me in this […]

  • Why Psychological Safety Is Important In the Workplace
    by Dianne A. Allen on August 30, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Burnout levels have reached new heights as workers juggle living and working at home. Whether it's WFH, back to the office, or hybrid arrangements that function for you and your organization, what begs to be given importance now is reassessing this: Does your leadership implement a culture of […]

  • How to Declutter Your Home and Your Life With Krista Lockwood
    by Dianne A. Allen on August 23, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Decluttering can be daunting for gifted people, but it is doable. You don't need to exhaust yourself. Make use of the free blocks of time in a day, and little by little, let go of things that no longer serve you in your current moment.   Join me in this episode of Someone Gets Me ▶️ How to […]

  • Daughters Raised By Narcissistic Fathers
    by Dianne A. Allen on August 16, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Little girls raised by self-centered, angry fathers become women with big wounds that are not easy to heal. Narcissistic abuse impacts us in ways that many people want to pretend are not as real as it is.  This episode has a lot of emotion that I am disclosing to my audience. Like me, did you go […]

  • Awaken the Heart of the Gifted With Dianne A. Allen & Jared DuPree
    by Dianne A. Allen on August 9, 2022 at 8:00 am

    There could be less pain and suffering for gifted people if they only knew how to make their hearts and minds work together.  Former clinician, professor, and founder of WholeHEART Awakening, Jared DuPree, teaches that all healing roots from the HEART and encompasses the physical, emotional, […]

  • How To Build Resilience With Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on August 2, 2022 at 8:00 am

    We define "resilience" as the ability to come back to life and bounce back after a hardship or long periods of difficulty. It is the capacity to regain footing after getting massive blows.  All of us have gone through these times. How we integrate and deal with those things is different for every […]

  • The Mental Game For Gifted Creatives With Dianne A. Allen and Gabe Aluisy
    by Dianne A. Allen on July 26, 2022 at 8:00 am

    I don't play golf, but there's a wonderful golf channel that I ardently follow on YouTube! 🏌️⛳ It's called Let's Play Thru, hosted by a friend, a gifted multipotentialite Gabe Aluisy.  The show is definitely well-viewed by 400,000 subscribers tuning in each month from across the globe. […]

  • Energetic Alchemy With Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on July 19, 2022 at 8:00 am

    ✨ Our vibrational energy constantly evolves or devolves, rising in vibration or going lower, but it can never be killed. It just transmutes and changes. This truth should be the lens through which we view our experience in the world, requiring us to be conscious of how we manage our energy and […]

  • How to Fall in Love with Your Art Again With Paul Jeffrey Thomas
    by Dianne A. Allen on July 12, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Paul Jeffrey Thomas has been composing songs from a very early age and feels uniquely integrated as a human person when that inspiration gifts him with music and the chance to perform what he has written.  Paul still feels the idealism of music having the ability to help improve the world's social […]

  • The Unassuming Superpower With Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on July 5, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Because we live in an extroverted world where there are shiny objects here and there, we get so hooked as a society on destination addiction. We get to be all about Where am I going? And How fast can I get there? This mindset releases the idea of enjoying the ride and appreciating our path.  And […]

  • Inner Inspiration that Drives You With Jennifer Marshall
    by Dianne A. Allen on June 28, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Jennifer Marshall's life story is like one that we see in movies. From a childhood filled with visiting food banks and relying on charity, she served in the military until she found herself walking the red carpets of Hollywood.  Jennifer reveals that the difficulties and pain of growing up in […]

  • Summer Is For Growing With Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on June 21, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Summer is such an important season —it's the time for growing the seeds we planted in the spring. For a farmer or a home gardener taking care of the crops, nurturing is necessary until it's time to reap the harvest in the fall.  This idea of the seasons also relates to how we tend the garden […]

  • A Gifted Father Raising Gifted Sons With Chuck Kentis
    by Dianne A. Allen on June 14, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Not only is Chuck Kentis a great keyboardist, songwriter, composer and producer — he has also successfully raised artistic geniuses in his children. He comes back to join the show and share what it's like being a parent helping develop traits to fuel a kid's interests, encouraging creativity and […]

  • The Five C’s To Living Your Greatest Ambitions
    by Dianne A. Allen on June 7, 2022 at 8:00 am

    So many people are living outside of themselves. They pick a vision and a goal and believe that their results rely on external factors beyond their control. There's fate; there's luck and difficult circumstances that dictate whether they can realize their dreams or not. In reality, knowing your WHY […]

  • How To Create Your Own Lane with Kelsey Nicole Nelson
    by Dianne A. Allen on May 31, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Award-winning professional broadcast journalist and radio personality Kelsey Nicole Nelson is a living testimony that you can create waves in any industry with the power of being yourself. A career in media was not an easy path for a woman of color, and it took Kelsey to get comfortable in her […]

  • When Your Self Talk Works Against You
    by Dianne A. Allen on May 24, 2022 at 8:00 am

    It takes guts, faith and courage to examine how we speak to ourselves.  Miracles happen when we have a very aligned message with our self-talk. In this episode, learn how to move in the direction of your vision and pay attention to how you speak to yourself and the negative musings you may not […]

  • How to Find your Rhythm with Wally Reyes Jr.
    by Dianne A. Allen on May 17, 2022 at 8:00 am

    World-renowned percussionist Wally Reyes Jr’s love for music stemmed from his early childhood experience with his father buying him a new drum set.   Though time and passion have been a driving force for Wally Reyes Jr’s mastery of his craft, they have also honed his creativity and innovation […]

  • Be The Person Who Breaks The Cycle
    by Dianne A. Allen on May 10, 2022 at 8:00 am

    My first mentor used to say all the time that "healing work is not for wimps." Having done a lot of processing and work with myself, it's so true that deciding to make a change is not for the faint of heart. It's the strong people who can make tough decisions to seek help.  Gifted people who are […]

  • Sheriff Grady Judd Speaks On Visionary Leadership
    by Dianne A. Allen on May 3, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Recognized as a leader in the law enforcement profession, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd lives by the importance of first valuing the people he serves that makes every community a thriving place of peace and order.    Join me in this episode of Someone Gets Me — Sheriff Grady Judd Speaks On […]

  • Let’s Talk Loneliness and Boundaries with Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on April 26, 2022 at 8:00 am

    We all have our own unique way of living through and dancing with loneliness and the difficulty of setting boundaries. When I was in high school, I was always around a lot of great people, and I really loved it. But I had this loneliness on the inside because I felt I was different from them, and […]

  • How To Live Your Dream With Jim Peterik
    by Dianne A. Allen on April 19, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Grammy® Award Winning songwriter Jim Peterik is excited to create more music at 71. Donning his fabulous purple hair, the iconic musician graces the show and gives us a wealth of wise words, laughs and inspiration on why we should trust our instinct and pursue what we love. For Jim, his passion […]

  • The 3 Best Ways to Self-Sabotage with Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on April 12, 2022 at 8:00 am

    I know many people who have gone after great career goals or educational goals, only to sabotage it right when they're almost there. I've worked with people in recovery for decades, almost getting to that milestone and then messing it up.   It's that dreaded thing of self-sabotage, the pain we […]

  • The Diverse Life of a Musician with Chuck Kentis
    by Dianne A. Allen on April 5, 2022 at 8:00 am

      American session keyboardist, songwriter, composer and producer Chuck Kentis shares his colorful career and the wisdom he has earned from a life celebrating and making music.    Join me in this episode of Someone Gets Me — The Diverse Life of a Musician with Chuck Kentis: […]

  • When Loneliness Won’t Leave You Alone With Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on March 29, 2022 at 8:00 am

    Do you feel complicated grief and loneliness that won't leave you alone? Many of us do; in these difficult times, we experience distress and sadness when lots of changes have all been dumped on us without having the time to heal, resonate, rectify, and integrate everything that is happening.   […]

  • Being a Good Storyteller with Selena Anduze
    by Dianne A. Allen on March 22, 2022 at 8:00 am

    The media and entertainment industry is one of the toughest in the world. For actress Selena Anduze, it takes relentless passion and commitment for the craft itself to sustain the hardships of the industry and the stress in the business of acting. The journey of making it in the entertainment […]

  • Deaf to the Negative / Ignore the Naysayers With Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on March 15, 2022 at 8:00 am

    "Follow your purpose" sounds like a simple thing to do. But when we live in a world full of people who have ideas and opinions about what we're supposed to be, what we can do, or how things are supposed to work -- we get distracted and often redirected from living up to our vision. Tune in to this […]

  • How to Make An Impact and Transform Your Life with Joe Green
    by Dianne A. Allen on March 8, 2022 at 9:00 am

    Do you find yourself excited waking up in the mornings?  Do you feel challenged and growing daily?  Do you feel ready to become more? If your answer is NO to the following, maybe it's time for something new. Remember, being too comfortable is the most dangerous place to be in. In this episode, […]

  • Changing Limiting Beliefs With Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on March 1, 2022 at 9:00 am

    Our beliefs reflect our attitude towards the world. A majority of beliefs we acquire before we are two years old — we learn them before we even speak. There should have been no limits, but the many boundaries that restrict us are the ones we impose on ourselves. Join me in this episode of Someone […]

  • How To Come Out Of Your Head And Into Your Body with Clare Maxwell
    by Dianne A. Allen on February 22, 2022 at 9:00 am

    Nationally certified Somatic Educator and teacher of the Alexander Technique, Clare Maxwell teaches how to start listening to your body, knowing what feels good and getting curious about it as the path to true health.   Tune in to this episode of Someone Gets Me — How To Come Out Of Your Head […]

  • Spiritual Principles in Leadership with Dianne A. Allen
    by Dianne A. Allen on February 15, 2022 at 9:00 am

    Anyone can be a leader living by spiritual principles; it doesn't matter whether you are at ages 4, 34 or 84. What matters is that we live by principles that are of higher understanding. Allow me to say: it's not about religion, and I'm also not talking about all of the woo-woo stuff. That's not […]

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