This week we pick up where we left off with my friend Colton Carroll, who shares his experience of being deployed as a Marine in Iraq. We discuss everything from the great challenges to the unexpected moments of beauty and what his day-to-day experiences looked like during that time. I absolutely loved this conversation, and I hope you do too! For more of this podcast, head to epicordinarylives.com.
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Episode 46: What I've Learned 3: How Art Can Color the Whole of Life
29.4.2021This is What I've Learned, a segment of the podcast I use to grapple with the lessons learned from earlier episodes. This week we go all the way back to 2017 for episode TWO (!!) of EOL with Carol Berning who reflects on the lessons she has learned in painting that we can apply to the whole of life. Why do the artistic topics of value and squinting matter to someone who does not paint? Check out this episode to find out more! Carol's work can be found at www.carolberning.com. For more of this podcast head to epicordinarylives.com!
Episode 45: James Roberts IV on Yoga, Authenticity, and Living Your Own Path
15.4.2021How does one face the challenges required of their passion, specifically the grind of being an actor in New York City? How does becoming a multi-hyphenate help with the rest of one's life? This week we rejoin James Roberts IV post-tour in Tokyo as he shares his journey of facing the challenges of being an actor, how yoga changed his career, and the power of finding and following one's own path. You can find James at jamesrobertsiv.com or on Instagram @jamesroberts96 (acting) and jrobertsyoga (yoga). For more of this podcast head to epicordinarylives.com.
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Episode 44: James Roberts IV on Moving Across the Country to Become an Actor
8.4.2021What is it like to move across the country to become an actor? How do you flip being fired from a job to end up in an even better position? These epic stories and more make up the truly multi-hyphenate journey of James Roberts IV. For more of his work, you can go to jamesrobertsiv.com or check him out on Instagram: @jamesroberts96 and @jrobertsyoga. For more of this podcast head to epicordinarylives.com!
Episode 43: What I've Learned 2-When to Leave Vs. When to Stay
12.3.2021This is another segment of What I've Learned, where I reflect on lessons learned from earlier episodes and grapple with key moments in interviews. This week I am considering Seth Budai's epic moment of deciding to leave a job that was not working for him---without any kind of real plan or backup. I love pondering a decision of this nature, because we will all likely find ourselves having to make the challenging decision of when to leave a path vs. when to stay. I spend this episode considering the lessons that can be taken from Seth's journey. If you are enjoying this podcast, please write a review on Apple iTunes.
Episode 42: Colton Carroll on Becoming a Marine (Part 2)
5.3.2021This week we pick up where we left off with my friend Colton Carroll, who shares his experience of being deployed as a Marine in Iraq. We discuss everything from the great challenges to the unexpected moments of beauty and what his day-to-day experiences looked like during that time. I absolutely loved this conversation, and I hope you do too! For more of this podcast, head to epicordinarylives.com.
Episode 41: Colton Carroll on Becoming a Marine (Part 1)
26.2.2021This week I chat with my old friend Colton Carroll on his journey from college student to becoming a Marine. The conversation begins with a reflection on our early days meeting in our dorm, forging friendships with the group of guys that lived there, and ultimately leading to the news he shared that he would be entering basic training. The lion's share of this podcast is about what it's like to complete Marine basic training. If you have ever wondered about what that process is like, you will enjoy this podcast! For more of this podcast head to epicordinarylives.com.
Episode 40: What Do You Think #1 Work is Play or Work is a Grind?
19.2.2021This is a new segment of EOL intended to share half-baked ideas I am thinking about both from the conversations in the podcast and everyday life. This week I pose the question of how to think about work---is it an epic grind, or is it play? Please let me know what you think!
Episode 39: Emily Stutzman on How to Live More Sustainably (Part 2)
11.2.2021My friend Emily Stutzman returns for part 2 to share both practical and hopeful methods for living a more environmentally sustainable life. We also discuss a host of other topics including how her challenges have helped her to live in the greatest alignment with her core values, the concept of antifragility, and much more. You will leave this conversation with practical ways to examine the act of buying stuff, perhaps in a way that will increase the likelihood that you only buy what you actually love. Please subscribe to this podcast on Apple iTunes, Stitcher Radio, or wherever you get podcasts!
Episode 38: Emily Stutzman's Sustainability Journey
5.2.2021My friend Emily Stutzman joins the podcast to share her origin story of becoming the Director of Undergraduate Programs in the Institute for Sustainable Practice at Lipscomb University. Highlights include the spirituality of helping birth a baby calf, traveling to Uganda to conduct research, and all the lessons she has learned on her way to teaching and researching sustainable ways of living. Emily can be reached at [email protected] For more of this podcast, head to epicordinarylives.com!
Episode 37: What I've Learned #1
28.1.2021Welcome to a brand new offering of the podcast: What I've Learned---a short solocast segment with me sharing three key lessons I'm digesting from previous guests on the podcast. This week I discuss quotes and ideas from Bobby Jackson, Mariah Ragland, and David Cho. The goal of this podcast is not only to honor the power of story, but to learn from other peope's lives and that is the point of this new segment---to unpack and digest my personal key takeaways from episodes. Please subscribe on iTunes or wherever you get podcasts!