Why People Lie, Deceive and Misrepresent- How to Handle It

March 16, 2016
Hosted by Dr. Lawana Gladney

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Episode Description

I am sure that you know someone who is always lying and misrepresenting themselves. It may be your friend, co-worker, family member, spouse or lover. This behavior is frustrating, confusing, and not only makes it you angry but is often very hurtful. In this episode, we will talk about the reasons that people lie, deceive, and misrepresent themselves and others. We will explore human nature and the mind of people that misrepresent. You will learn how to tell if someone is lying and misrepresenting themselves and how to handle those behaviors.

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The vision of this show is to help you understand how your mind works and using it to manage your emotions, stress, and lives consistently. We cover topics that include relationships, stress, balance, finances, mental and emotional health, divorce, managing fear, psychology of success, psychology of failure and letting go of the past, and building confidence. We provide solutions, tips and strategies that will help you repair, manage and create an amazing life. This is done with high energy, entertaining conversation presented by me and my guests who are invited to the show. We have authentic conversations and talk about real issues that people deal with daily, and sometimes are afraid to talk about. Each show will empower and give you practical advice and solutions to keep you healthy in mind, body, and spirit.

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Dr. Lawana Gladney

Dr. Lawana Gladney

Dr. Gladney (Dr. G), emotional wellness and mind doctor, speaker, trainer, author and CEO of her own company, Emotional Wellness, has presented speeches and training sessions internationally. She has worked with many Fortune 500 companies and clients such as IBM, Pitney Bowes, ATT, Aetna, Brinker International, Pepsico, Freddie Mac, U S Department of Defense, Pentagon and TI just to name a few.

As a media personality she has been featured in Ebony, Dallas Morning News, Redbook.com, Rollingout.com as well as other national magazines and radio and TV programs, including Tom Joyner Moring Show, Michael Baisden Radio Show, Washington Watch” with Roland Martin and Baisden after Dark national television talk shows. She is the author of five books, co-author of four, creator of the Psychology for Success audio series, and GPS Gladney Prosperity System.

She is the doctor that can help you achieve the life you want and deserve. Her expert advice and inspiration has reached over 25 million. Her latest book that is available in bookstores everywhere is entitled “If You Are in the Driver’s Seat, Why are You Lost?: The Roadmap to an Amazing Life!”

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