Self-Improvement

Exploring the creativity of the human spirit with just five simple questions. Those questions give us a window to explore the journey and life story of people that look like they have it sorted.

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Are you living to your full potential or cruising a path well-trodden? What if you had a moment, a close shave. A point where you could live or die. Would it change you? 

Most of us live life as if it will go on forever, and for the majority of us, we get to experience 29500 days, letting them pass without much thought. I did a shortcast about that last year.

However, those life-changing moments bring it all into focus and make us reevaluate where we are.

The wake-up call can arrive at any time. For my guest on this show, it was staring at oncoming headlights and nowhere to go.


That near-fatal experience on the freeway started a chain of events; it was the moment that changed the direction of her life forever. 

 

Paula had started a tech company in the early 90s, building websites, the first e-commerce sites in 1997 and the software for some of the first eBook readers.

 

Paula Telizyn could be the grandmother of the internet.  

 

Despite all of this success, Paula was not happy. As someone with a mild form of ADHD, she was prone to overworking. She was running a full-time business, mothering three children, and the wonderful man she had married was now an out of work alcoholic with a tendency to violence.

The near-death experience was the wake-up call to look at her life and make some changes.

Our conversation is about the journey through a midlife crisis and out the other side. We talk about success, failure and relationships. 

 

 

Further details about this podcast along with my Guest’s website and social links are all available at:

https://www.lifepassionandbusiness.com/paula-telizyn-a-near-death-decision

 

 

Life Passion & Business is dedicated to exploring what it takes to be Extraordinary, to face challenges and rejoice in the opportunities they bring, and expand our vision into new ways of thinking and living.

There is a lot to gain from listening to other people’s stories, however the real work begins by taking action in your own life.

For full details of Events, Resources and Services visit:
www.lifepassionandbusiness.com

 

 

Support For Podcasters:

Running a podcast is fun, but it takes time and dedication. Whenever you enjoy a podcast please share your appreciation with comments, likes, shares and reviews. It helps other listeners find good content and supports the content creators and their guests.

Another way you can support the Life Passion & Business podcast is with small donations: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/lifeandpassion

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Are you stuck in a pattern, and does it serve?

Are your routines healthy and supportive or restrictive? 

Only you will know, and maybe they need to be broken to be able to tell the difference. 

In this show, we explore routines and why it is essential to take time out from life to break the patterns and observe the difference. Yes, even the good ones.

Some years ago, I was in a bit of a mess, the head was not in the game, and my coach suggested I take a bit of time out from everything, go somewhere new and do nothing for a few days.  


I did. It was lovely, and wow, it cleared my head, leading to lots of new thinking.

The entrepreneurial gurus tell us to have strong routines as it saves brainpower for the more critical tasks. Habits are good; they provide stability, and it is energy efficient. It is impossible to be 100% on all of the time; it is unhealthy and leads to burnout. 

Living a good life is all about balance ( IMO) and finding what we need to experience the best. Staying with what we know is comfortable, but it may not give us the best experience.

I suggest you break some patterns in the show and see what happens. 

But I am away for the weekend cycling a few mountains, never done that before, I will let you know what I discover. 


 

Life Passion & Business Podcast is about finding answers to life’s big questions through weekly interviews with guest speakers. The Shortcast is my ongoing commitment to staying inquisitive and passionate about life with whatever is alive for me each week. Follow the links below to discover what else is on offer

 

 

The Five Questions eBook: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/the-five-questions
Focus Coaching: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/focus-coaching/

Support The Podcast:https://www.buymeacoffee.com/lifeandpassion
Midlife Survey: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/midlife-challenge/

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We often define ourselves by the career, it is our story of what we do in the world, when it is taken away we are forced to reinvent ourselves.

Lisa Evans was drawn to nursing at 17 years old; She qualified and trained as a midwife and specialised in neonatal care.

Nursing is an international career and opens so many travel opportunities. She set out on her travels to Australia in 1988, met an English man in 1990, married in 91, and they settled in Perth, Western Australia. In her words, they became grown-ups, settled, and had three children.

It is a lovely story of travel adventures, finding a career and settling into family life. But then as life does, the universe delivers a change.

A virus destroyed all of the nerves in her vestibular system, which means balance and hearing. The door to her nursing career closed, and now in her 40s, she had to find a new job and new meaning for her life.    

Our conversation is about Lisa's journey into becoming the storytelling midwife and starting a new business and career at the age of 50.

 

 

Further details about this podcast along with my Guest’s website and social links are all available at:

https://www.lifepassionandbusiness.com/lisa-evans-the-story-midwife

 

 

Life Passion & Business is dedicated to exploring what it takes to be Extraordinary, to face challenges and rejoice in the opportunities they bring, and expand our vision into new ways of thinking and living.

There is a lot to gain from listening to other people’s stories, however the real work begins by taking action in your own life.

For full details of Events, Resources and Services visit:
www.lifepassionandbusiness.com

 

 

Support For Podcasters:

Running a podcast is fun, but it takes time and dedication. Whenever you enjoy a podcast please share your appreciation with comments, likes, shares and reviews. It helps other listeners find good content and supports the content creators and their guests.

Another way you can support the Life Passion & Business podcast is with small donations: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/lifeandpassion

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What is truth, and who decides what is true? 

Join me in a conversation about truth polarity and the desire to be right.

Yes, I have been there, fighting for a position because it was essential to be right.

I am sure we have all been in that position.

In this show, we will look at the implications and how you might start to build bridges to overcome polarisation in yourself and others.

From my work on the podcast, listening and reading, I have concluded that in most life situations, it is only facts that are true. We get into disagreements with the interpretation of facts or the meaning of the facts if true, which is the cause of the sometimes heated debate.

Many stated facts are agreements that people, governments and countries have decided are true. Just look to the past; 100 years ago, women had fewer rights than men because that was the agreement. ( by the men) 

Mainstream news, social media, politics, and almost everything seem to function by the shared agreement of groups of people.  But it is also creating a world where polarity is the norm; there will always be opposition.

1) How and why is polarity such a common experience? 

2) How will we create a good life for ourselves and those around us unless we can find a place of standard agreement? 


Where are your triggers, what is your polarity and what is it about that polarity that makes you want to defend it?

Join me for the discussion and explore it for yourself.


These conversations are part of the five questions process. It is a workbook that puts you on the path towards a better life. Check out the links below or at the website life passion and business .com


 

Life Passion & Business Podcast is about finding answers to life’s big questions through weekly interviews with guest speakers. The Shortcast is my ongoing commitment to staying inquisitive and passionate about life with whatever is alive for me each week. Follow the links below to discover what else is on offer

 

 

The Five Questions eBook: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/the-five-questions
Focus Coaching: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/focus-coaching/

Support The Podcast:https://www.buymeacoffee.com/lifeandpassion
Midlife Survey: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/midlife-challenge/

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What happens when reaching the dream, and you find it to be hollow, sometimes getting what we want is just not enough. 

 

I think the guest on today's show coined it best when he said. “I tried to make something profitable into something I was passionate about.”

As you will hear in the introduction having it all was doing nothing for him, and he was close to taking his life, plus as a gun owner, he had the means to do it.  

 

My guest on the show is a fellow podcast host and co-creator of the next level University Kevin Pulmari

 

He did not have the best start in life, he came from a broken home, and his childhood was hard and loveless with no positive male role models.

On leaving education he had a succession of jobs, from gas station to cleaning and driving.  

 

He got into fitness and became a PT and life was ok, but money was always an issue.

An opportunity arrived, it would be hard physical work but it was more money than he had ever earned in his life. The job involved lots of travel and being away from home for weeks at a time. At the end of 2015 after 10 months on the road, he hit that magical number of the 6 figure income.

He had money, the car, the girlfriend but none of it made him happy. In fact, it was the reverse.

Our conversation is the story of Kevin's journey to that point of crisis and beyond. It was a phone call that saved his life, we talk about his move into personal development and how he built a new life from there. 

 

 

Further details about this podcast along with my Guest’s website and social links are all available at:

https://www.lifepassionandbusiness.com/kevin-palimieri-self-made-miserable

 

 

Life Passion & Business is dedicated to exploring what it takes to be Extraordinary, to face challenges and rejoice in the opportunities they bring, and expand our vision into new ways of thinking and living.

There is a lot to gain from listening to other people’s stories, however the real work begins by taking action in your own life.

For full details of Events, Resources and Services visit:
www.lifepassionandbusiness.com

 

 

Support For Podcasters:

Running a podcast is fun, but it takes time and dedication. Whenever you enjoy a podcast please share your appreciation with comments, likes, shares and reviews. It helps other listeners find good content and supports the content creators and their guests.

Another way you can support the Life Passion & Business podcast is with small donations: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/lifeandpassion

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In this show, I am exploring the destiny of luck and exploring how you could bring more luck in your direction. 

Does it needle you when you hear about someone getting crowned with success or life's prizes? Do you see other people as just lucky?

I was thinking about this after a conversation with a guest AJ Lawrence; he told the story of an intern who left his company and became employee no five at eBay.

I can only imagine what those stock options must have been like for early investors.

Was that guy just lucky to find that role? I am sure millions of people became interns at companies that went nowhere.  We only hear about the ones that made it.

But what if you could create your luck?

I think you can check out the show and explore that idea with me; listen to the end, and there are some resources to help you on that road.   


 

Life Passion & Business Podcast is about finding answers to life’s big questions through weekly interviews with guest speakers. The Shortcast is my ongoing commitment to staying inquisitive and passionate about life with whatever is alive for me each week. Follow the links below to discover what else is on offer

 

 

The Five Questions eBook: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/the-five-questions
Focus Coaching: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/focus-coaching/

Support The Podcast:https://www.buymeacoffee.com/lifeandpassion
Midlife Survey: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/midlife-challenge/

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My guest on the show became a crusader against corruption a fight that ended with time in an African prison. But, that is just an outcome of a story that starts with early trauma, fear, anger and addiction.

You are in for a conversation about love and compassion and becoming a being a better parent. There were a lot of lessons learnt on this journey.

Aaron Young is an Australian, born to a woman who was an addict and ill-equipped for motherhood.  It was a difficult childhood, by his mid-teens he had given up on life but found a brotherhood in the gang scene turning to drugs, violence, and street crime. That got extreme, and after three years he had an awakening, 

 

By 2004 he went travelling met and followed a woman back to Zimbabwe in Africa. And that was where the big adventure began. It was the opportunity for Aaron to express his passion and leave a mark on the world. 

 

He discovered a natural talent to tune in to animal behaviour, working with wild elephants and lions in conflict zones. How do you convince a 10-tonne bull elephant to move on? 

 

Sadly he witnessed lots of corruption in the conservation industry and began calling it out, which made him politically unpopular.  Moving onto farming Arron was again confronted with corruption but this time he refused to back down.

The numbers were bigger, and the stakes were higher. When corruption is that deep and systemic, the system fights for its survival, Aaron was targeted with physical violence and eventually arrested on a range of trumped-up charges.

That is when he found himself the only white guy in an African prison, a 6m by 15m cell that you share with 75 other guys.

I was surprised to discover that Arron’s experience is normal life for Africa today in 2022. Our conversation is a fascinating insight into the workings and troubles of Zimbabwe and other African countries.

Aarons’ refusal to back down, came at a huge personal cost, the loss of his relationship and a life with his children.

“I went from being a Dad to being a prisoner, to being forcibly deported at gunpoint back to Australia.” 

 

Our conversation is about that journey his healing and learning from the experience and his new mission. Which is to help people define what means to be a better man or woman and to create a better future for children and families.

 

 

Further details about this podcast along with my Guest’s website and social links are all available at:

https://www.lifepassionandbusiness.com/aaron-young-corruption-crusader

 

 

Life Passion & Business is dedicated to exploring what it takes to be Extraordinary, to face challenges and rejoice in the opportunities they bring, and expand our vision into new ways of thinking and living.

There is a lot to gain from listening to other people’s stories, however the real work begins by taking action in your own life.

For full details of Events, Resources and Services visit:
www.lifepassionandbusiness.com

 

 

Support For Podcasters:

Running a podcast is fun, but it takes time and dedication. Whenever you enjoy a podcast please share your appreciation with comments, likes, shares and reviews. It helps other listeners find good content and supports the content creators and their guests.

Another way you can support the Life Passion & Business podcast is with small donations: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/lifeandpassion

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In this show, I will explore that very human trait of complaining, moaning and bitching, and we will see why it might not be so bad after all.

Do you know someone who bitches and moans? If you are anything like me, I am sure you do your own moaning and whining from time to time.

Life can make it very easy for us to drop into a moan, particularly if we are in a conversation.  Some relationships are built on the solidarity of a shared complaint. Not exactly healthy or constructive, but it is a bond of friendship. 

We will explore the anatomy of moaning, why some of it is positive, and some strategies to help you or someone you know to move through their moans to a place of positive action. 


 

Life Passion & Business Podcast is about finding answers to life’s big questions through weekly interviews with guest speakers. The Shortcast is my ongoing commitment to staying inquisitive and passionate about life with whatever is alive for me each week. Follow the links below to discover what else is on offer

 

 

The Five Questions eBook: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/the-five-questions
Focus Coaching: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/focus-coaching/

Support The Podcast:https://www.buymeacoffee.com/lifeandpassion
Midlife Survey: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/midlife-challenge/

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In this show, we hear about a life well-lived; it is about a partnership, friendship, love and loss. But it is also a story of consistency, and he claims insanity as he met and married a woman with five children.

I love this conversation because it is rich with the secrets to living a happy life.

My guest is Charles Read, he is a Vietnam war veteran, and his wife created one of the largest payroll companies in the USA; he also wrote one of the definitive books on payroll.

If you are not into payroll, our talk has nothing to do with numbers or accounts.

Charles graduated high school in 1966 but did not want to go to college. He had a few jobs before joining the Marine Corps, serving four years with a tour in Vietnam.

He returned to the USA and settled in Kansas City, where he met and married the love of his life with her five children.

While he claimed insanity, it was clearly a match well made as they were together for 45 years before she passed.  

 

As he says, “She was the one that made the desert flowers bear fruit.” 

 

In the military, he was IBM trained in Dos and Cobol programming. On leaving the service he could not get work that fitted his skillset, so he went back to college, earned a BBA and MBA, and discovered that he liked accounting going on to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA )

 

He found work with Texas Instruments as a financial analyst. Charles was in at the beginning of computerised accounting and payroll, and it was the start of the journey. 

 

He left Texas instruments in 1991 to set up a mobile payroll and accounts service from a van. There was an opportunity to provide service too small operations did not have computers, so he brought one with him. That business is still thriving by changing and shifting with technology for over 30 years. 

Our conversation explores the history of his life journey; it is also about his value and what it takes to stay motivated. As I said at the beginning,  my conversation with Charles is rich with the secrets to living a happy life.

The man is fit and very active at 72 years old, has a plan to live to 106, and I think he will make it; he has a lower resting heart rate than mine. What can I say to that..

 

 

Further details about this podcast along with my Guest’s website and social links are all available at:

https://www.lifepassionandbusiness.com/charles-read-choosing-to-be-happy

 

 

Life Passion & Business is dedicated to exploring what it takes to be Extraordinary, to face challenges and rejoice in the opportunities they bring, and expand our vision into new ways of thinking and living.

There is a lot to gain from listening to other people’s stories, however the real work begins by taking action in your own life.

For full details of Events, Resources and Services visit:
www.lifepassionandbusiness.com

 

 

Support For Podcasters:

Running a podcast is fun, but it takes time and dedication. Whenever you enjoy a podcast please share your appreciation with comments, likes, shares and reviews. It helps other listeners find good content and supports the content creators and their guests.

Another way you can support the Life Passion & Business podcast is with small donations: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/lifeandpassion

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While Sunday is usually the day for shortcasts, this show is about money and will not be short..

I am sharing a recording with Sarah McCrum from our Spirit-duality event as part of the celebration for the relaunch of her book (on the 19th April 2022).

Love Money, Money Loves You: A Conversation With The Energy Of Money

In this conversation Sarah covers her story and gives you a deeper understanding of her work and how you can improve your relationship with money. It is brilliant, but there is more. There is a Part 2 for this conversation where Sarah takes my wife Cheryl and I through some practical exercises for speaking with money – it’s powerful stuff.

Both of these conversations are normally behind the paywall on the Spirit-duality event pages. As part of our support for Sarah’s book launch, I am sharing Part 1 here and giving free access to Part 2 to anyone who purchases Sarah’s book. 

Love Money, Money Loves You: A Conversation With The Energy Of Money

Send a copy of your book receipt to: Paul@LifePassionandBusiness.com  and I will send you access to Part 2 of this conversation.

 

 

Further details about this podcast along with my Guest’s website and social links are all available at:

https://www.lifepassionandbusiness.com/sarah-mccrum-lets-talk-about-money

 

 

Life Passion & Business is dedicated to exploring what it takes to be Extraordinary, to face challenges and rejoice in the opportunities they bring, and expand our vision into new ways of thinking and living.

There is a lot to gain from listening to other people’s stories, however the real work begins by taking action in your own life.

For full details of Events, Resources and Services visit:
www.lifepassionandbusiness.com

 

 

Support For Podcasters:

Running a podcast is fun, but it takes time and dedication. Whenever you enjoy a podcast please share your appreciation with comments, likes, shares and reviews. It helps other listeners find good content and supports the content creators and their guests.

Another way you can support the Life Passion & Business podcast is with small donations: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/lifeandpassion

 

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However we look at life, most of us would agree that a good life is a journey that we share with someone special. A partnership or marriage where we are seen, honoured and loved for who we are. It is a life success goal for most people.

But life goes up and down, relationships and marriages often fail. Thankfully most societies have moved on from the stigma associated with a marriage failure. 

However the truth of that for many people finding “the one” can be a bumpy journey with high lows and lots of pain or disappointment. 

 

This brings me to our conversation today with Tim Kellis and he is on a mission to solve what he calls the marriage problem.

 

 

Further details about this podcast along with my Guest’s website and social links are all available at:

https://www.lifepassionandbusiness.com/tim-kellis-the-marriage-solution

 

 

Life Passion & Business is dedicated to exploring what it takes to be Extraordinary, to face challenges and rejoice in the opportunities they bring, and expand our vision into new ways of thinking and living.

There is a lot to gain from listening to other people’s stories, however the real work begins by taking action in your own life.

For full details of Events, Resources and Services visit:
www.lifepassionandbusiness.com

 

 

Support For Podcasters:

Running a podcast is fun, but it takes time and dedication. Whenever you enjoy a podcast please share your appreciation with comments, likes, shares and reviews. It helps other listeners find good content and supports the content creators and their guests.

Another way you can support the Life Passion & Business podcast is with small donations: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/lifeandpassion

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How courageous are you?

The podcast was born of my search for more meaning in life, and the reality is that meaning does not just appear; it has to be found, nurtured and developed. On some level, we have to fight for it because that is the nature of the hero's journey. To find meaning, we have to become more visible and have the courage to do it.

On this show, I encourage you to look at what you stand for and I will be exploring the benefits gained from standing firm in a cause that we believe in and want to champion.

Over the last week,  I took part in a 5-day challenge to be more visible in my mission and I will let you into my world and share thoughts on where I am heading.

I explore how the cause and our values are mixed and what that means.

Are you standing up for what you believe in? Because when we stand in our courage and be visible in our cause it is powerful. That means when stuff comes at us we experience it from a place of power and strength. Our ability to deal with it is far greater than if it would come at us in a place of weakness.


I will share with you some of my next steps and how I am going to take my mission forward.

Do the exercises and tell me how you get on I would love to know what you do with it.

The links mentioned can be found on the website. 


 

Life Passion & Business Podcast is about finding answers to life’s big questions through weekly interviews with guest speakers. The Shortcast is my ongoing commitment to staying inquisitive and passionate about life with whatever is alive for me each week. Follow the links below to discover what else is on offer

 

 

The Five Questions eBook: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/the-five-questions
Focus Coaching: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/focus-coaching/

Support The Podcast:https://www.buymeacoffee.com/lifeandpassion
Midlife Survey: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/midlife-challenge/

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Wealth or health and at what cost? 

When the Dali Lama was asked what surprises you most he said:=


"Man, because he sacrifices his health in order to make money.
Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.
And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present;
the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.”

That is so true it is easy to think we are invincible and life will go on forever.  Taking good health for granted, but health is the one part of our existence that changes every aspect of our living experience. When our body fails us we lose so much of what it is to be human and how we experience life.

My guest on the program is Chris Vasiliadis, she had an active life as a professional make-up artist and a marketing consultant for small businesses. She was fit and active, coming from a healthy family of long-lived parents and grandparents. So to have the onset of autoimmune condition arrive out of the blue was a big shift in her life direction.

It started as a loss of feeling in her feet and legs culminating in double vision, vertigo and then the loss of sight in one eye. It was the beginning of a condition called Multiple sclerosis, which is a degenerative disease that has a range of life-debilitating symptoms. The perceived wisdom is that there is no cure it is managed and is something to live with. 

Thankfully Chris was diagnosed early and has been able to manage her symptoms to the point where the disease has not returned in over 15 years.

It was that journey that opened her eyes to the world of health and wellness. Our conversation is an exploration of her journey to recovery.

It was during that exploration that she discovered the effects of stress and burnout in women. Since then she has written the book “ignition” a guide for professional women to avoid burnout. She speaks on stage at events conferences and is a certified health coach.  

On the show, we mentioned the podcast with Terry Sidhu, here is the link to that show. https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/terry-sidhu-the-path-of-least-resistance/

 

 

Further details about this podcast along with my Guest’s website and social links are all available at:

https://www.lifepassionandbusiness.com/Chris Vasiliadis : From MS To Health

 

 

Life Passion & Business is dedicated to exploring what it takes to be Extraordinary, to face challenges and rejoice in the opportunities they bring, and expand our vision into new ways of thinking and living.

There is a lot to gain from listening to other people’s stories, however the real work begins by taking action in your own life.

For full details of Events, Resources and Services visit:
www.lifepassionandbusiness.com

 

 

Support For Podcasters:

Running a podcast is fun, but it takes time and dedication. Whenever you enjoy a podcast please share your appreciation with comments, likes, shares and reviews. It helps other listeners find good content and supports the content creators and their guests.

Another way you can support the Life Passion & Business podcast is with small donations: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/lifeandpassion

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Last week I spoke about doubling the joy of a happy event through the experience of anticipation.  This week we are exploring it further with the power of gratitude.

 

In the conversation last week I talked about sharing the secret of the surprise Mother's Day visit my son planned for my wife. How I joyfully anticipated her joy, and then relived it all over again when I experienced it with her. It was an amazing weekend, made all the more so with the realisation that I got to experience it 3 times, with anticipation, reality and gratitude.  

There has been a lot of effort put into the benefits of happiness including the scientific research of MRI scans that have shown that there is no one location in the brain for happiness. It is a collection of joyful emotions and satisfaction, gratitude (conscious or unconscious) is a big part of that story.

Another interesting fact is that those people who cultivate happiness in their life, experience less sadness. Now that is something that's definitely worth pursuing. So, on today's show, I am sharing a gratitude practice that increases happiness and builds personal resilience, moving you closer to the prospects of maximum enjoyment. 

 


 

Life Passion & Business Podcast is about finding answers to life’s big questions through weekly interviews with guest speakers. The Shortcast is my ongoing commitment to staying inquisitive and passionate about life with whatever is alive for me each week. Follow the links below to discover what else is on offer

 

 

The Five Questions eBook: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/the-five-questions
Focus Coaching: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/focus-coaching/

Support The Podcast:https://www.buymeacoffee.com/lifeandpassion
Midlife Survey: https://lifepassionandbusiness.com/midlife-challenge/

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My guest on the show is Doug Crowe, an adventurer, not in the sense of endurance but in his desire and hunger for life experience. He has traveled to 42 countries and done all 7 continents. He learnt to fly planes and enjoys scuba diving, speaking and writing. 

Life is a journey of discovery and we all have a path to find and follow, some of us struggle to find one and others, like Doug are hungry to discover them all.

As a child of the 60’s he wanted to be an astronaut (didn’t we all?). He looked at becoming a commercial pilot, but his eyesight had other plans. So instead, he went to college and got a degree in media and TV and went into the industry.

While earning $3/hr as the lighting director on a TV show he heard a guest interview with Robert Allan about no money investing. He didn’t have the money for the $5K weekend boot camp but could afford to buy the book. It changed his life. He followed the book, took action and made more money in his first deal than he had in his job for the whole year. The secret was always to buy with a profit.

“You don’t make money when you sell you make money when you buy”

He went on to develop a successful real estate business and a training company teaching others to do the same. That lead to one of the first real estate radio shows and lots of speaking gigs. The 2009 financial crash took it all.

“I had 19 foreclosures and went from being a millionaire
to $54 and living in the basement of a foreclosed home.”

Our story is about that rebirth and rediscovery of identity, who we are and why we do what we do.  

“We die naked and broke just as we came in.”

Today Doug is back in the driving seat of his life through publishing, he is an investor, brand specialist, and an accomplished writer.  He and his team support CEOs and business owners to tell their stories by ghostwriting books that sell.

 

 

Further details about this podcast along with my Guest’s website and social links are all available at:

https://www.lifepassionandbusiness.com/doug-crowe-making-a-dent-in-the-universe

 

 

Life Passion & Business is dedicated to exploring what it takes to be Extraordinary, to face challenges and rejoice in the opportunities they bring, and expand our vision into new ways of thinking and living.

There is a lot to gain from listening to other people’s stories, however the real work begins by taking action in your own life.

For full details of Events, Resources and Services visit:
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