Be Freaking Awesome Podcast

Be Freaking Awesome Podcast

Living a freaking awesome life is achievable for everyone. Angela Belford and her daughter, Sami Kinnison, join together to provide practical applications to level up your success, business, and life, in a freaking awesome way.

EP109 Are We Asking too Much?

March 5, 2024 | EPISODE 109

In this episode, Sami Kinnison and Angela Belford discuss the question of whether we are asking too much from various aspects of our lives. They begin by celebrating a milestone in their podcast journey. They then explore the idea of asking too much from work, considering the fulfillment and lifestyle factors involved. They also discuss the importance of finding meaning and purpose outside of work. Finally, they address the question of asking too much from relationships, emphasizing the need for self-fulfillment and maintaining friendships. In this conversation, Sami and Angela discuss the concept of asking too much from others and ourselves. They explore the dynamics of balancing relationships, the pressure parents sometimes put on their children, and the cultural expectations that can influence our behavior. They also delve into the importance of recognizing when we are asking too much from ourselves and how to define what is enough. The conversation encourages listeners to reflect on their expectations and consider ways to find balance and fulfillment in their lives.


  • Finding fulfillment and meaning in work is important, but it’s okay if work doesn’t provide all of it.
  • Separating basic needs from lifestyle needs can simplify the decision-making process when it comes to work.
  • It’s important to find meaning and purpose outside of work, whether through hobbies, side hustles, or other activities.
  • In relationships, it’s unrealistic to expect one person to fulfill all of our needs. Maintaining friendships and finding fulfillment outside of the relationship is crucial. Balancing relationships requires understanding and respecting each other’s needs and boundaries.
  • Cultural expectations can influence our behavior and create additional pressure to meet certain standards.
  • It is important to recognize when we might be asking too much from ourselves and to define what is enough for our own well-being and fulfillment.


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