Middle Finger Happiness

Middle Finger Happiness

Wash your dirty hands - grab a snack. This ain't your daddy's podcast. This is MIDDLE FINGER HAPPINESS. {work hard. live well. don't fuck with me.} Let's connect with positive freedom & room to grow. Sharon Lee Zapata, award-winning speaker, writer, artist, author of Middle Finger Happiness and CEO [chief energy officer] The Zapata Group - - She has no eminence front just earbud paraphernalia you crave. : Ever been at the fork in the road? ...Where you think, "F*ck it, I have to improve my life; make choices to do things differently, better?!" : Crack on! Let's go! xoxo, Sharon

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April 28, 2021 99 min
It’s been a minute or three since I’ve had my friends Steve Martinez a.k.a. Common Steve and Hector Garcia in the studio... Two uber creative Houston difference makers. These entrepreneurs always bring great vibes, off the cuff convos... and more. Houston Texas get ready for the biggest dog festival in the world 🌎 Puppies For Breakfast is back! May 8th @dogpophtx @hectorgarciahtx (Instagram) - AND get ready for Hous...
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We always pass failures on the way to our successes.... there are reasons why a pencil had a ✏️ an eraser ....if you have to rewrite your story? Well, whip out that eraser. After some email requests, Sundays with Sharon is back💥 - - just a short, positiveAF message. ❤️ love, Sharon
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Let’s just name this podcast “Life Report- How to Stay Alive, Strive, and Thrive”. Amanda, a nursing student with honors and (single young mother) tells her true story of how she broke her leg and her baby son’s heart-breaking birth and delivery. Amanda did not listen to all the doctor’s advice. She bravely investigated, researched, and headed forward with her intuition. This podcast interview made me cry and laugh. It’s a must ‘l...
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Have you been called a freak growing up because you are completely bald as a kid.. Growing up with a big personal secret - that no one knows... Well, meet an amazing badass woman: Kathi Tait, from Australia. She’s the Founder of Bald and Blonde Evolution Podcast “THE BALD WARRIOR” movement. Her story will shift your mind set and inspire you beyond any baby-ass pep talk you’ve probably had. Instagram & Facebook @baldevolutio...
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This is for the people who love their 🐶 dogs. Spring is in full swing- Are you ready to get outside?❤️ You've heard of Woodstock?  Well, Don’t miss "Woofstock' the 2nd PAWZUP Dog Festival for 2021!! - Tiffanie & Jill are hilarious at describing all the moving parts of creating a new endeavor that’s focused on their ❤️love for all dogs. Follow them on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/pawzuphtx/ and on Face...

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Imagine having knife stabbing feelings- in your breast? Imagine having to make your life changing decisions with such little time. Leo & Sharon interview Tamira, who at 29 yrs. old, was at the height of her global marketing career - - was diagnosed with stage III Metastatic Triple Positive. Her story will more inspire you- -Now at her 5 year bench mark, she is an unapologetically loud breast cancer advocate, survivor on a missi...
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Listen up small biz owners and entrepreneurs!! Sharon & Leo confab with Black Todd!! We’re given laughs and inspiring stories how he worked at “Glitter Kitchen & Karaoke Bar” ...he soon bought it with his business partner- The week before the COVID19 Quarantine - THE COMEBACK story is awesome!
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Just three grown-ass people who happen to be parents - having happy hour talking about raising our kids - - dabbling in “current “ topics ... and did I mention we’re drinking ? Cheers 🥂 😉
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We got “educated” on how an athletic hockey player turned his life around after a spinal injury that required ‘surgery’ - He said no to surgery - Meet Brett Rivero, Founder of “Join Legion Yoga” - creating a legion of zenned out bad asses🔥 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
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Imagine going to work on a Friday and to the emergency room on Monday with yellow eyes?.... To discover liver failure. from nowhere and the need for a liver transplant. Jo Deb is an amazing woman who shares her incredible story. Liver transplant “thriver”, and artist; she also works as a C.A.S.A. court appointed special advocate representing abuse and neglect children in court. You can find her beautiful artwork on her website www...
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What does triumphing over trauma look like, sound like, or feel like? Meet author and shamanic healer María Teresa. - - Authentically improving the human condition in the 21st-century. Follow her on Instagram @emotionalmusings And her YouTube Channel: Maria Teresa Emotional Musings --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
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This is the “started from zero” story that will inspire you to not give up on your dreams, goals, and push through to make your vision a reality. 36 yr. old Mike Fallat, entrepreneur and investor- Founder of several businesses shares his struggles and how he kept “going”. He is truly a Dream Starter ⭐️follow Mike on Instagram @thedreamstarter and on Facebook @thedreamstarter and @joinmikesinnercircle

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Leo and Sharon riff on the 🎙 mic about: how do you know you’ve gotten over some thing? ...whether it was a trauma, a loss, or a break up? Leo tells Sharon about the 1,000 pound sisters and how one of them as pan sexual - - Sharon was today years old when she learned what l pansexual is...
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The official “riff” session 💥Sharon introduces her new Special Edition Podcast Co-host Leo Phoenix Artist, Author, Entrepreneur. (Houston, Tokyo, Los Angeles) Paper Cut Pop Artist & Author of Lucy’s Dream And The Sun Blockers, and others. - - - We chat on several topics that only can be described as: 𝚑𝚊𝚖𝚜𝚝𝚎𝚛-𝚠𝚑𝚎𝚎𝚕 𝚎&#...
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Amazing time in my studio with Cris Sosa! And my special edition co-host Leo Phoenix. We chat 💬 on kickass topics - Cris who starred in HBO Comedy Series “INSECURE” - - he shares his stories how he made an opportunity to work with Kevin Hart and Issa Rae... He tells us about struggles and “come-back-moments” as a young Comedian, Actor, Producer, and Entrepreneur. Follow him on Instagram www.Instagram.com/cristinososa YouTub...

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Leo is back in my studio! - we shoot the shit and get real on what it takes to be a ‘CREATIVE’ - He shares how the influence he received from his conversations with Stan Lee of Marvel Studios. Leo’s been through the trenches when it comes to bringing his art to “life” - With 20+ years in his repertoire of brilliant multi-dimensional illustrative 3-D artistic works of art - he is an open book of creativity. www.artbystudiob.com ...

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In an ideal world, people would treat others with respect, patience, and kindness. But in real life, things are very different. Most of us face bullies, backstabbers, narcissists, and people who just don’t respect others on a daily basis. - - - In other words... ASSHOLES are everywhere. - - - Tonight’s short podcast (Sunday’s with Sharon). - - I will share 5 Survival Tips How to Deal With Assholes. --- This episode is sponsore...
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There are 730 hours in a month. What are you going to do differently in 2021? Do you have an amplified message? Why not start your podcast TODAY? My friend and guest Nikki LaCroce host of the ever-popular podcast @whothefckpodcast shares WHY & HOW she started podcasting. She will tell you how to “show up fully as you are”  follow her at https://www.instagram.com/whothefckpodcast/

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Tonight’s podcast guest, Manuel Nava Leal, [author of six books] shows us how life piles up and then brings us together with words & stories of fear, bravery, love, struggles, and so much more. We talk about 15 different topics including people's vibes, energies, and connections, and disconnections. Manuel reads a couple of his alluring poems. Simply a great time in the studio with an interesting, awesome human. 

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Bedtime stories for grown-ass humans. Author & Award-winning presenter, Sharon Lee Zapata - shares some knowledge nuggets that will have you rolling your eyeballs. - - - WARNING: Sharon will express her inspiration on how to be fucking brave and leave you a trail-mix of how to embrace your life.  Follow her on Instagram @sharonleezapata Get your free printable here 

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