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An eclectic collection of weekly conversations with inspiring humans who are willing to share their journey, experiences, challenges, and hopes for the future. Skateboarders, surfers, alcoholics, permaculture gurus, authors, photographers, artists, health enthusiasts, athletes, educational leaders, entrepreneurs, activists...It’s gonna get weird. Recorded in the Bali jungle, episodes will drop every Sunday evening at 6pm (Indonesian standard time). Hosted by Terrible Happy himself.

An eclectic collection of weekly conversations with inspiring humans who are willing to share their journey, experiences, challenges, and hopes for the future. Skateboarders, surfers, alcoholics, permaculture gurus, authors, photographers, artists, health enthusiasts, athletes, educational leaders, entrepreneurs, activists...It’s gonna get weird. Recorded in the Bali jungle, episodes will drop every Sunday evening at 6pm (Indonesian standard time). Hosted by Terrible Happy himself.

Location:

Australia

Description:

An eclectic collection of weekly conversations with inspiring humans who are willing to share their journey, experiences, challenges, and hopes for the future. Skateboarders, surfers, alcoholics, permaculture gurus, authors, photographers, artists, health enthusiasts, athletes, educational leaders, entrepreneurs, activists...It’s gonna get weird. Recorded in the Bali jungle, episodes will drop every Sunday evening at 6pm (Indonesian standard time). Hosted by Terrible Happy himself.

Language:

English


Episodes

#90 - Leigh Finch: The Law Court Barrister of Calm.

1/16/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Leigh Finch is a Barrister admitted into the Supreme Court of NSW Australia. He practises in criminal law, family law, discrimination and workplace harassment. Armed with a quiver of strong ethical standards, a distinct lack of ego, and a suit he purchased from the Op-Shop, Leigh can best be described as a social justice warrior. Leigh will readily relinquish income in order to support the most vulnerable and fight against injustice. Having known Leigh for...

Duration:01:51:59

#89 - Kristyan Stjerne: Just a mirror for the Matahari.

1/9/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Kristyan Stjerne is an artist and surfer based in Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia. Kristyan is a returning guest to the show. His previous episode (#51- Kristyan Stjerne: Balancing Future Primitive) was the most listened to episode on the THT podcast in 2020.... A POEM FOR KISH In a state or reflection, Staring at the gifts of imperfection, Defined by visions of the future, A mirror for the matahari, A beaming human, Mystically enmeshed, With pigmentations...

Duration:02:31:46

#88 - Adam Everill: Taking action on domestic violence and believing in love at first sight.

1/2/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Adam Everill is a Community and International Development specialist with a long history of leadership development and coaching. Recognised as one of Australia's leading young social entrepreneurs he has delivered social innovation and leadership training to people from all over the world in corporate, civil society and educational settings. Adam however, found his passion in integrating health and fitness with personal and community development growing two...

Duration:01:57:37

#87 - Brenden Newton: The gift of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

12/26/2020
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Brendan Newton is a husband, father, ex-professional bodyboarder, mental health awareness advocate and recruitment manager for the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (or AIME for short). In the bodyboarding scene, Brendan can best be described as a highly respected “underground” charger who is renown for committing to some of the world’s heaviest slabbing waves, and when I say “heaviest”, I’m talking about waves that are literally unsurf-able for even...

Duration:01:31:01

#86 - Mykim Tu: On being a refugee, physiotherapist, parent, and influential baker.

12/19/2020
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Mykim is a former refugee, mother, physiotherapist, entrepreneur, and a self-taught home baker who is based in Sydney Australia. Mykim’s baking creations can best be described as works of delicious art! In fact, her baking creations are so appealing she has attracted a following on Instagram of over 100k. Aside from her amazing baking skills and creativity, Mykim juggles her time between being a single parent of two amazing children and her full-time work as...

Duration:01:13:20

#85 - Augusto Vegas: Hold your breath and find yourself.

12/12/2020
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Augusto Vegas is a Peruvian big wave surfer, free-diver, spear-fisherman, all-round Ocean enthusiast, and founder of Survival Apnea; A specialised breath-holding course designed to build physical and mental resilience in (and out of the Ocean). Augusto’s desire to live his best life and to live his own personal truth has led him to embark on nomadic adventures throughout South America, Europe, Africa and Asia, before finally settling in his current home on...

Duration:01:12:23

#84 - Maneesha Todd: Youth, activism, and nurturing empathy.

12/5/2020
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Maneesha Todd is a Sociology Honours Graduate, a Support Co-ordinator for Amnesty International, and an environmental and social-justice activist. This year, Maneesha established the Australian, South East Coast branch of the Tomorrow Movement; a movement of young people putting pressure on the government to create a new political common-sense, with a vision to take-back democracy from big business and to create a tomorrow that is sustainable for all levels...

Duration:01:26:32

#83 - Lance Billingsley: One foot in order, one foot in chaos.

11/28/2020
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Lance Billingsley is an educator at a unique, private International school located in a Bali Jungle, he is also an avid surfer and this year, he might have caught one of the waves of his life, on one of the swells of the year at the notorious Langundri Bay on the Island of Nias. Previously, he joined me on episode 11 (that’s over 70 episodes ago) in which he discussed his travels through South America, perspectives on education, getting a gun pulled on him in...

Duration:00:57:52

#82 - Kai Paul: What it means to be responsible.

11/21/2020
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Kai is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, Basketball fiend, surfer and co-founder of the footwear and apparel company IndoSole. Kai was a guest on the show back in episode 37, and today, he is with me live from Indonesia, for a catch-up to share his journey of the last 12 months, experiences, challenges and hopes for the future. Kai advocates for: Help Stephen Ellis Get a Car https://gf.me/u/yqd45t Soles for soul http://soles4souls.com.au/ Thanks to...

Duration:01:12:54

#81 - Jake Mackenzie: Addiction, recovery and Drifter surf shop.

11/14/2020
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Jake Mackenzie is a husband, father, surfer, waterman, entrepreneur, and when the Bombie at Uluwatu is breaking...he is often the guy paddling into the best waves of the day. Like many of us, Jake wears numerous hats in his life, however, personally I see a clean living family man, and a passionate surfer, who possesses a keen sense of spirituality. Over the years, I have found myself magnetically drawn into his “anti-surf, surf shop” - Drifter at Bingin...

Duration:00:57:59

#80 - Kyle Parsons: Environmental entrepreneur.

11/7/2020
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Kyle Parsons is a surfer, snowboarder, entrepreneur, and founder of the environmentally conscious footwear company Indosole (Disclaimer: there is some seriously unapologetic product placement in this episode). After years of working in the Snowboarding and Action Sports industries, Kyle found a niche in the environmental footwear space and conceptualised what is now a world-wide distribution of the Indosole brand. More importantly, Indosole is a brand that...

Duration:00:52:40

#79 - Mark Baxter: A Psychologist's journey into shifting the paradigm.

10/31/2020
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Mark Baxter is a Psychologist, musician, and advocate for research into the potential use of psychedelics as an assisted therapy to treat chronic and ongoing mental illness. His clinical expertise and interest areas include post-traumatic stress, trauma recovery, psychosis, addiction, and addressing experiences of existential dilemma, anguish or distress. Aside from his academic and professional qualifications, at his core, Mark is a seeker who possesses an...

Duration:01:36:44

#78 - Russell Young: No short-term memory? No worries.

10/24/2020
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ https://www.buymeacoffee.com/THTpodcast Russell Young is a husband, father, accredited Exercise Physiologist, Yoga guru and co-founder of the iconic Younga Yoga studio on the south-east coast of Australia. Russ has a keen interest in biomechanics & functional anatomy and uses this unique knowledge in conjunction with mindfulness techniques to treat patients with a range of injuries and mental health conditions. When he is not telling Dad jokes, or teaching...

Duration:01:37:06

#77 - Nathan Vickery: The art of agitating your life into happiness.

10/17/2020
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Nathan Vickery is a husband, father, surfer, contractor, ex-counsellor and someone I consider a best friend. As I write this, I was thinking about how the term “best friend” can often be regarded as somewhat of a throw-away term. However, in Nathan’s case, he epitomises the characteristics of a best-friend. Loyal, open, non-judgemental and not scared to call you on your bullshit when (and if) required. Nathan is family-centric, diligent in all that he does,...

Duration:01:02:32

#76 - Courtney Beaton: Why vulnerability is your greatest strength.

10/10/2020
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Courtney Beaton is a wife, mother, artist, business woman, sports lover, self-confessed “doer” and author of children's book Alexander the Great. After working in the corporate world of marketing and event management for many years, Courtney chose to re-invent herself and creative a lifestyle on her terms. A lifestyle that allows her to be an available mother and creative director of her own business, Kao Kreative. In this week's episode, Courtney is with me...

Duration:01:22:38

#75 - Dr. Changa Kurukuluratne: Why the pandemic is an opportunity to unite, not divide.

10/3/2020
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Dr Changa is a medical doctor specialising in infectious diseases, infectious prevention, control, and tropical medicine. He has collaborated with regional and global health entities including the World Health Organisation (WHO), the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), among others. Changa obtained American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) certifications in internal medicine...

Duration:01:20:50

#74 - Ryan Grant: The problem with stigma and men's mental health.

9/26/2020
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Ryan is a skateboarder, photographer, advocate for Men's Mental Health awareness and co-editor of Beatniks Skateboarding magazine. Ryan has been a staple of the skate scene on the East Coast of Australia for 25 years, his videography has featured in prolific skateboard magazines such as Thrasher, SLAM and The Journal. Ryan has nurtured local skate scenes, by giving young up and coming skateboarders the exposure they deserve, including talents such as Sam...

Duration:01:39:39

#73 - Craig Branch: The 3 x Winter Olympian mindset.

9/19/2020
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Craig "Bud" Branch is a three-time winter Olympic Alpine ski racer, specialising in the Downhill and Super-G (Super Giant Slalom) events. Craig represented Australia at the Salt Lake City (USA), Torino (Italy) and Vancouver (Canada) winter Olympic Games, he spent 10 years on the World Cup tour and qualified for six world championship events. Better known as “Bud” to his friends and family, he is also a passionate surfer, husband and father to his son Ziggy. I...

Duration:01:23:10

#72 - Ignacio "Spud" Salazar: Big wave mindset, Peru, and plant medicines.

9/12/2020
Ignacio Salazar is a big wave surfer who chases swells around the world in order to inspire people. Although he is known as Ignacio on the streets of downtown Punta Hermosa, Peru, they call him “Spud” in his adopted home of Australia. In 2014, Ignacio’s wave at Shipstern’s Bluff in Tasmania was nominated at the Billabong XXL awards for “Ride of the Year” and he has also had nominations for waves he has caught at big wave locations such as Mavericks in California. In this week's episode,...

Duration:01:14:16

#71 - Kirk Jenkins: How to be in the system, but not of the system.

9/5/2020
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Kirk Jenkins is a surfer, carer and artist who’s life is perpetually enmeshed in the creative zone with those he draws inspiration. Kirk regards his personal achievements as making it to 18 years of age! Kirk follows his heart in all that he does and this was epitomised when he moved to the USA alone in order to pursue a career in acting. Speaking of which, he has starred in Australian Film, Newcastle, TV work in both Australia and the USA. Kirk surfs when it...

Duration:01:29:08