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XTRA: Life & Style Unscripted




Xtra: Life & Style Unscripted is led by host Christina Glickman: think Oprah meets Gucci. This show is an honest, unscripted, puffy sleeve salute goodbye to the days of following the rules of anyone but your own. It’s permission to do life differently.Christina infuses her wisdom as a mother of four, uber successful businesswoman and jaw dropping fashion visionary into conversations around edgy motherhood, fashion, entrepreneurship, and aging. Plus a little bit of everything in between. She'll show you how a pair of scissors, some paper towels and a white t-shirt can change your life.Join TEDx Speaker, best-selling author and founder of the Xtra Love Army movement as we learn together how to shift your energy into greater possibility for a life unscripted. A life on your terms.

00:12:08 2022-09-27
Have you ever been so overwhelmed by a situation that you thought to yourself, “I’m going to die. The world is ending.” Unfortunately, it happens to the best of us. In this episode, Christina talks about what to do when you get that feeling of impen...
00:16:13 2022-09-20
Christina and her husband, Adam, have just celebrated 20 years of marriage! In this episode, Christina shares some things that have helped her marriage make it this far without claiming to be an expert. In doing so, she hopes that it may help those of you...
00:11:54 2022-09-13
More than ever, we need hope. Hope is the thing that makes us keep going, and even the smallest amount of hope can change the trajectory of someone’s day for the better. In today’s episode, Christina talks about the difference between “hope injector...
00:13:11 2022-09-06
You are here for a reason. You have a purpose and there’s no perfect time to get started living it out. So what are you waiting for?! Today on the show, Christina lists 6 ½ reasons why you should go for it in this lifetime. Right now. Today. Don’t le...
00:11:40 2022-08-30
Do you ever stop to think about the energy behind your words? Are you mindful of the language you use with your family and friends, the barista at Starbucks, or even the repairman who’s fixing your sink? Words are our most powerful weapon. When used car...
00:12:32 2022-08-23
Do you wake up every morning in a state of emergency? Ready for the worst of the worst, prepared to save the world and everyone in it? Some of us feel this more than others, but, the truth is, we’ve all been here before. As time goes on, and we gain mor...
00:13:52 2022-08-16
As humans, we love habits and routine. It’s not in our natural ‘pretty mode’ to really seek out change. Amidst change we’re constantly pushing up against something that isn’t exactly easy. And who likes that?! In this episode, Christina explains...
00:12:21 2022-08-09
For some of us, being known as a ‘people pleaser’ is an honor. That means everyone knows we’re kind and helpful, right? And who wouldn’t want that? In this episode, Christina explains why being a people pleaser is actually not something you should...
00:11:54 2022-08-02
When we hear the phrase ‘small talk’, it often elicits an emotional response. Your eyes may sink back into the back of your head, thinking about awkward conversations in line at the grocery store. The older we get, the less tolerant we become for inte...
00:14:24 2022-07-26
There’s nothing more valuable than getting out of your four walls and experiencing moments outside of your everyday grid. Most of us are passionate travelers, but that passion can sometimes create glamorous expectations that are more often missed than m...
00:11:36 2022-07-19
Happiness Doesn't Just Happen. We don’t just wake up every day with a ticket to joy. It’s about setting your own intentions for the energy you give and receive, and for the life that you want to live. It begins with you! In this episode, Christina...
00:12:54 2022-07-12
This may be hard for some of us to hear, but people don’t need you to rescue them. They need you to listen, love, support and encourage them, but you’re not doing them, or yourself, any favors by constantly stepping in whenever you see them experienci...
00:11:36 2022-07-05
We are all life entrepreneurs. Have you ever considered that? If not, today you will! In this episode, Christina explains how the spirit of entrepreneurship applies to all aspects of life—not just business—and how being an entrepreneur of life is just...
00:12:36 2022-06-28
It’s common to have a love-hate relationship with social media, but most of us can agree that we enjoy the old memory photos. It often brings us some joy when we see what we were doing at that time, and it serves as a reminder for how far we’ve come s...
00:11:02 2022-06-21
In today’s society, we are trained to keep moving very fast. But at what cost? We often forget that we can stop and, when we do, we worry about what we may lose by doing so. In today’s episode, Christina explains how simply stopping some things in you...
00:12:31 2022-06-14
When you dream up your birthday party dinner table, who’s sitting with you? Why are they there? Are they there because you truly want them to be, or for some other reason? In today’s episode, Christina sheds light on the significance of who we choose ...
00:13:17 2022-06-07
Have you stopped to think about how the lives of others are impacting you throughout your day? Are you often putting others down, for no good reason? The truth is that we all can get into negative thought cycles from time to time–this is a sign that we...
00:12:42 2022-05-31
The incredible gift of motherhood is as rewarding as it is challenging. With all the societal chatter about what to and what not to do as a mother, you may often feel like you’re falling short with your children. Today, Christina shares 5 things she wou...
00:11:32 2022-05-24
When we tell ourselves lies or untruths, no matter how big or small, they are harmful to us. Most likely it’s prolonging some conversation that we need to have with ourselves that relates to a deeper meaning of something. Today is all about cleaning up ...
00:11:35 2022-05-17
Part of loving people well means meeting them where they are. Despite our good intentions, we sometimes tend to expect people to live their lives on our terms instead of their own. In today’s episode, Christina touches on this subject and shares a perso...
00:11:43 2022-05-10
We’re all so busy, and we don’t feel like we can stop. But what toll is that taking on our bodies and our spirits? Today, Christina shares her personal story of taking a break…and why that’s so hard for us to do. Learn why taking breaks is much mo...
00:13:12 2022-05-03
Today Christina shares a story about hot dogs, hard work, and all the lessons it taught her. Growing up working for her family’s business, she got firsthand experience in the importance of a good work ethic. Listen as she muses on the lesson it taught h...
00:13:47 2022-04-26
At the end of the day, it all comes down to love. Our greatest fears and desires, it all has to do with having love and potentially losing it. So today on the show, listen as Christina muses on all of this and more. Learn about the trap of avoiding love i...
00:13:12 2022-04-19
Life is about growth and evolution, but sometimes that can be hard to accept. Today, Christina is tackling that very subject. She shares her experiences changing as a person, and how she’s learned to accept every evolution of herself. Get some tips and ...
00:14:04 2022-04-12
Do you tend to hold other’s emotions? Do you feel weighed down by the baggage of the people around you? Being empathetic is a strength, but sometimes it can become our downfall. So today, Christina is tackling that very subject! She shares how she used ...
00:10:40 2022-04-05
Today Christina is going to share with you why it’s a GOOD thing that people don’t care about you. Yep, you heard that right. People don’t care about you as much as you might think they do, because they’re too busy worrying about themselves! So us...
00:11:37 2022-03-29
This is a story about a dream and a dress. (A bright yellow, tulle dress that is.)  And what happens when you go for that dream dress, even when it seems impossible. Listen as Christina shares what it means to be an “I can’t’” person, versus an ...
00:12:09 2022-03-22
Today we dive deep into the meaning behind the name of this show. Christina shares what it truly means to live your life “xtra”, and why it’s probably not what you think. Plus she shares a real life example of how she lived xtra (which may or may no...
00:15:07 2022-03-15
Today’s episode is your permission slip. Your permission slip to be the mother that you’ve been called to be, without guilt or fear. From a funny story with a poignant lesson, to some sweet encouragement, Christina shares her experiences about motherh...
00:12:04 2022-03-08
Let’s talk about Christina’s hair. If you know anything about Christina, you probably know that her iconic hair is one of the first things you notice about her. And there’s a story behind it. Today on the show, she shares that story, and the importa...
00:11:48 2022-03-01
In our society, we don’t know how to handle endings well. We hold onto the past so dearly, never wanting to let go. Or we’ll rush right through any change, not taking the time to fully experience and appreciate the changing of the seasons. So on this ...
00:14:20 2022-02-22
Today on the show, Christina shares a true, spooky story from her childhood that taught her a lesson about the wisdom of our instincts. Learn why it’s so important to know yourself and drown out the other voices screaming for attention, so that when sit...
00:10:23 2022-02-15
Calling all people pleasers! If you’re the kind of person who feels like they need to give an explanation for their actions, this episode is for you! Christina breaks down why we all tend to justify everything we do, and why it’s actually rooted in th...
00:10:49 2022-02-08
Do you find yourself always waiting for that “right moment”? That quiet time when you can finally sit down, focus, and work on that project you’ve been meaning to for years. We’ve all been there, which also means that we all know that time never c...
00:11:44 2022-02-01
In today’s episode, Christina touches on her personal experience with professional rejection, and what lessons she’s allowed it to teach her. She shares how she flipped “We regret to inform you” on its head and turned it into something beautiful. ...
00:10:42 2022-01-25
Fashion is about so much more than just the fabric on your back. What we wear and how we show up in the world is an outward expression of our truest selves. And today, Christina tackles the deeper meanings behind fashion, and shares her pro tips on how yo...
00:10:45 2022-01-18
Coming out of COVID lockdowns, it felt like we all just collectively looked at our calendars and sighed. If anything revealed what our true priorities were, it was this pandemic. So today, Christina is helping you take back your week by sharing her fail s...
00:10:29 2022-01-11
The only rules you need to listen to are your own, and today, Christina gives you permission to do just that. In this episode, she shares the unspoken, unnecessary rules she used to follow, and how she broke free from being bogged down by them. Learn how ...
00:22:00 2022-01-04
This is a love story. A love story of style, sisterhood, and lots of shoulder pads. Join Christina this week as she shares the serendipitous story of how some of her favorite creative icons ended up in her closet, dressing her for her TEDx talk. Learn the...
00:12:53 2022-01-04
Christina is here to share her biggest takeaways from her first TEDx Talk but here’s the thing, it’s not really about the TEDx Talk. The greatest lesson and the greatest gift we get to receive when we drive in the direction of our burning desires is w...
00:02:10 2021-12-13
Xtra: Life & Style Unscripted is led by host Christina Glickman: think Oprah meets Gucci. This show is an honest, unscripted, puffy sleeve salute goodbye to the days of following the rules of anyone but your own. It’s permission to do life differen...