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LFY Consulting, based in Chicago, IL, offers coaching and consulting services for achievement oriented business professionals that are in a managerial or directorial level position, that have thought about leaving their job or starting their own business due to feeling stuck and unfulfilled.

Live for Yourself (LFY) Podcast - Dr. Benjamin Ritter

Welcome to The LIVE for Yourself Podcast - with your host Dr. Benjamin Ritter, a Chicago based social entrepreneur, coach, consultant, mentor, and expert in the fields of personal and professional internal leadership development.

The LIVE for Yourself Podcast highlights thought leaders and speakers from LIVE events, covering a range of topics; including dating, relationships, business, life coaching, leadership coaching, and personal development. Each of these areas plays a direct role in our levels of health, wealth, happiness and ultimately our sense of self. In each episode we attempt to uncover various ways and strategies you can live for yourself, and create greater levels of personal fulfillment and happiness.

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Red flags with Bela Gandhi

Bela Gandhi, "the fairy godmother of dating" is the president of Smart Dating Academy, a premiere date & relationship coaching firm. In this episode we discuss red flags in dating, and relationships. If you want to find out more about Bela Gandhi go to Questions, comments about the podcast email

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Financial management with Ted Gonder

Ted Gonder is an American entrepreneur and the co-founding CEO of Moneythink, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building the financial capability of young adults through technology-enhanced peer mentorship. In this interview we discuss strategies for financial management, and all things money. If you want to find out more about moneythink, go to, and if you want to find out more about Ted go to Questions, comments about the podcast email

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Touch, Massage, and Relationship Minimalism with Mark Stefanishyn

In this episode, we have the pleasure of interviewing Mark Stefanishyn regarding touch, massage and relationship minimalism. Mark is the founder of Relationship Minimalism: a simple system designed to reverse engineer the female body and make her feel like the luckiest woman alive. He is the host of the Millennial Man Relationship Podcast and his writing has been featured on MindBodyGreen, The Good Men Project, and Elephant Journal. To find out more go to Questions, comments, email

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How to avoid settling with Dr. Karin Anderson Abrell

Dr. Karin Anderson Abrell, international speaker, author, psychologist, and musician, holds a master's degree in clinical psychology and a doctorate in developmental psychology. She joins us today to discuss how to avoid settling, and everything in-between. Find out more about Dr. Karin Anderson Abrell at and email her at Questions, comments, email

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Is it actually love with Melissa Leger

How do you know when you're dating someone that isn't really dating you but the attention and validation he or she gets from you? In this episode we discuss just that with Melissa Leger, founder and future author of Gumball Love, broadcaster for parachute tv on periscope. Find out more at, follow her on snapchat, instagram, and periscope. Questions, comments, email

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Becoming comfortable being uncomfortable with Saya Hillman

Saya Hillman is the founder of Mac & Cheese Productions, a lifestyle company that helps you find your tribe, expand your horizons, and feel fulfilled, mainly through in-person events. In this episode, we discuss the Fear Experiment where you sign up, alone, to learn a skill and then perform in front of 700 people. We touch on reframing and reclaiming adulthood, living in discomfort, motivation, and personal growth. Find out more about Saya, and how to become a producer of your own Fear Experiment at Questions, comments, email

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Your Type with Scot McKay of X & Y Communications

In this episode I have the pleasure of interviewing Scot McKay of X & Y Communications. We discussed the concept of type, having a type, and the core of what we all want in a relationship. To find out more about Scot McKay go to; sign up for his newsletter, subscribe to his podcast - The Chick Whisperer, and you can even give him a call for free, click the big red button on his site. Questions or comments, email

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Sexual strategies with Caitlin V. Neal

In this episode we interview Caitlin V. Neal. More than a sex coach she is a creator, an energizer, an activator, and one of the best sexual strategists. We discuss strategies to prolong, delay, and increase the likelihood for orgasm. Find out more about Caitlin at or email her at

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Physical and mental health with Pelz Fit

Physical and mental fitness is essential when learning to LIVE for yourself. In this episode Eric of Pelz fit training describes the mentality you need to get fit, and answers some of your fitness related questions. For more information go to or contact him at

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Traveling to a better you with Meetal Gandhi

How often have you wanted to just pack a bag and jump on a plane? Personal growth comes from new experiences, and nothing quite matches the new experiences you can achieve through travel. In this episode we interview Meetal Gandhi (joining us all the way from Australia), a successful world traveler, and entrepreneur of life, whom shares a tidbit of his unique journey, and priceless travel tips towards how to create your own personal journey. Questions, comments,

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