An Ounce of Prevention
By Julio Briones
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In this show, the host and Personal Crisis Manager at Answer Man Specialty Services, Julio Briones will discuss issues associated with Personal Crises such as Arrest, Incarceration, Divorce and Senior Care, and how to deal with them. He will answer audience emails as well as share real-world experiences and tips to help the audience learn and grow from their own difficult situations. New episodes will air every Monday and Thursday. Subscribe/Follow for additional, unscheduled content.
||CleanSeason 1 Finale||Season 1 wrap-up with brief content on what is coming when we return.||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 24: Bill Cosby||Bill Cosby was convicted on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Julio gives his opinion on what comes next and discusses how he would plan for and prepare the Cosby family for what is coming if they were his client.||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23: Fear||Fear, in a survival situation, can be a useful tool. When it comes to our future successes though, it can hold us back. Understanding your worth and worthiness can mitigate that fear enough to allow us to push passed it and achieve our own definition...||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22: How Do You Define Success?||We all have different strengths and weaknesses that we need to work with in order to acheive success. In this episode, Julio discussess how to find your own definition of success and tips to help you get there. He uses a real life example of someone...||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: The 3 to 5 Year Plan||Do you have a short to mid-term plan? After a crisis, it is important for you to understand that your life has changed...in many cases dramatically. In this episode, Julio discusses the importance of developing a 3 to 5 year plan and gives a few tips...||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20: L.E.O.s and Incarceration||L.E.O.s are a vital part of our society that maintain peace and order. The majority who choose this profession are honest and hardworking, but, occasionally there is a bad seed and a L.E.O. will be arrested...what happens then? In this episode, Julio...||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: Choices in Recovery||We all agree that addiction is a terrible affliction. At what point does labeling it a disease stop being beneficial and start creating a crutch for people to justify continued bad acts? In this episode, Julio discusses this and the added factor of...||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Ending Relationships||Sometimes, relationships end. This is especially true in times of Personal Crisis. In this episode, Julio discusses the importance of evaluating your relationship because some are just too toxic. The importance of accepting it's over and keeping it...||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Drugs and Prison||Think tough love is the solution? A time in prison will straighten out your addicted loved one? In this episode Julio will discuss the realitry of Drugs in the Prison system and how misguided approaches to tough love can have a severe impact.||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: Senior Care During Crisis||When we were young, they took care of us. Are you making sure to take care of them during your Personal Crisis? In this espisode, Julio discusses senior care options and why it is important to work solutions into your Crisis Planning.||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Motivation Vs Discipline||Motivation or Discipline? Which is more important when it comes to creating change in our lives or our thinking? In today's episode Julio discusses how both are tools for change.||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: 5 Life Lessons from Prison||Prison is a bleak and dangerous environment, but it also offers many lessons that can be applied in everyday life. Today, Julio talks about 5 of those lessons he considers most important that everyone could benefit from applying in their own lives.||3/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Playing Catch Up||After a crisis we need to rebuild. Many times this process could lead to feelings of falling behind in life, compared to our peers. In this episode, Julio discusses the dangers of trying to play catch-up instead of focusing on your own progress and...||3/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Top 5 ReEntry Job Search Myths||When re-entering the workforce after a period of incarceration, a lot of bad information and misconceptions are shared. In this episode, Julio discusses the top myths that people believe about looking for work during the re-entry process.||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Showing Support||There is a difference between giving support and being supportive during times of Personal Crisis and the rebuilding period that follows. Support can be positive and help this growth, but when that support comes with negative undertones, it can be...||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Accountability||Holding ourselves accountable and taking responsibility for the parts we play in our own misfortune is one of the hardest things to do, In this episode Julio Briones, your host, talks about how taking responsibility is a major step in healing and...||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: The Throw-Aways||In today's age, everything is disposable...even people. Julio Briones discusses how not having a proper (and properly educated) support system can send someone back to destructive behaviors and leave them feeling they don't belong nor deserve a better..||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Personal Crises, Work, and Stress||Personal Crises can affect many aspects of your life, including work performance and relationships. Listen to learn how understanding the big picture as part of the planning process could help you manage stress and keep it all together.||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: The Power of Love and Hate||Tired of repeating the same pattern and always ending up in similar situations? Learn how harnessing the power of Love and Hate can help you rewrite your life.||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: 7 Tips to Survive a Personal Crisis||Going through a Personal Crisis is terrible and can be very stressful. Julio discusses these 7 tips to ease the frustration and stress: 1. Get organized 2. Create a plan 3. Accept it 4. Get help 5. Evaluate and adjust 6. Prioritize and execute 7....||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Faith and Gratitude in Crisis||Gratitude is very important in all aspects of life. Being grateful can strengthen our faith and bring us hope, even in our darkest hours. When in a Personal Crisis though, people forget the importance of being grateful for what they are learning...||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Who Will You Be After The Storm?||Are you tired of being tired? Have you thought of who you wish you could become after the storm has passed? In this episode, Julio talks about the process of changing yourself and your thoughts to become the "you" that you want to be so you dont find...||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Goals and Personal Crises||Today Julio discusses the importance of goals and how to apply the L.E.A.D.S. method to achieve your goal while going through a Personal Crisis.||2/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Self-imposed Stigma (Baby Steps)||In this episode, Julio walks you through his first outing back into society while at a halfway house. He discusses the crippling effects of Self-imposed Stigma and how baby steps got him through.||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Introduction||In this episode Julio introduces himself. He speaks about his background and what the format will be for future episodes.||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
A great show awesome advice especially when faced with issues tat need addressed
Great antidotes for everyday living
Julio has a unique ability to connect with the listener by using personal stories and easy to implement antidotes.
The host is very sincere in his convition to help, and it comes through as you listen.