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Health & Wellness Podcasts

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

#111 - Justen "Jughead" Allport: Big wave mind-set, anxiety, and helping your self by helping others.

6/10/2021
Instagram: @terriblehappytalks https://terriblehappytalks.com/ **Trigger warning** Justen bravely outlines how he dealt with (and continues to deal with) the tragic loss of his brother to suicide. The discussion goes from approximately the 16:00-24:30 minute mark. Whilst I believe there is a lot of healing to be had in this discussion, I acknowledge that this can be confronting or triggering so please listen with caution, or avoid. And please, as always, feel free to reach out to myself...

Duration:01:06:57

#110 - Brenden Newton: Talking a lot about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and that's okay.

6/5/2021
Instagram @terriblehappytalks https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Brendan is an iconic big wave bodyboarder, pioneer, free-thinker and inspirational human. When Brendan isn’t managing and hustling at the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME), you will find him spending time with his family or maybe even getting his 7 year old daughter barrelled at that rad wave pool down in Melbourne. Brendan is a returning guest on the show and in this week's episode he is with me live and on...

Duration:01:07:47

#109 - Tim Fijal: Bali, Regenerative Farming, and The Astungkara Way.

5/25/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Instagram @terriblehappytalks Tim Fijal is a regenerative farmer, environmentalist and he was the original founder of community bridging initiative The Kul Kul Connection at The Green School, Bali. Nowadays, Tim is courageously following his heart, and working with local Balinese farmers to build social enterprise The Astungkara Way; A Regenerative Action initiative that empowers individuals and communities to reconnect with nature and the source of the food...

Duration:00:56:50

#108 - Joey Lyons: Talking a lot about Skateboarding and that's okay.

5/22/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Follow on Instagram @terriblehappytalks Joey Lyons is a skateboarder, car enthusiast and junk food eater. On a skateboard Joey’s style was unquestionably one of the most prolific and influential in the Australian skate scene throughout the 90’s and early 2000’s. He’s a smooth operator who likes to play hard to get, but today Joey is with me live and on location at the Black Cockatoo bar to share his experiences, challenges and hopes for the future. Joey...

Duration:01:08:21

#107 - Munva Chao: Cultivating a habitat for happiness.

5/15/2021
Follow on Instagram @terriblehappytalks Website: Terriblehappytalks Munva Chao is a humanitarian, supervisor at (NGO) Habitat for Humanity, reformed corporate finance manager, world traveller, and maker of amazing artistic cakes. Of south East Asian decent, Munva’s family fled the genocide inflicted upon Cambodia by dictator Pol Pott before landing in the safety of Australia in which they built a new life. In this week's episode, Munva is with me live and on location, to share her journey,...

Duration:01:21:48

#106 - Tyler Sargent-Wilson: Pro-boxing, family, university, and why having a back-up plan is not an option.

5/8/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Follow on Instagram @terriblehappytalks Tyler Sargent-Wilson is a professional boxer, personal trainer, and inspiration to many. Recently Tyler maintained an unbeaten pro-fight record against opponent Steve Rados at the WIN Entertainment Centre in Wollongong Australia in a majority-judge decision. Fast, focused, passionate, and charismatic, all of which is under-pinned by innate humility. This week, Tyler is with me live and on location at "the church", (Aka...

Duration:00:59:52

#105 - Mark Ridgway: Not thinking, just progressing. A lifetime of surfing and skateboarding.

5/1/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Follow on Instagram @terriblehappytalks Mark Ridgway is a surfer, skateboarder, husband, father, builder and good mate to many...myself included. Mark discusses growing up as a young surfer in Yamba, NSW Australia, before moving to the south Sydney suburb of Cronulla. In this week's episode, Mark is with me live from his home in Brunswick Heads (near Byron Bay) Australia to share his journey, experiences, challenges, and hopes for the future. Mark supports...

Duration:01:14:16

#104 - Ryan Gooding: Skateboarding, Enduro Running, Crossfit, and the art of being a rad Dad.

4/24/2021
Follow @terriblehappytalks on Instagram to keep up with latest episodes, codes and more! Ryan Gooding is a husband, father, Crossift competitor and Endurance Runner. Ryan was an amazing up and coming sponsored skateboarder, who dominated competitively in the early 2000’s and competed at events such as the X-Games. This week, Ryan is with me live from his home in Wollongong, Australia to share his journey, experiences, challenges and hopes for the future. Ryan supports and advocates...

Duration:01:17:20

#103 - Danielle Fisser: Manifesting through breathwork, nature and beyond.

4/17/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Instagram: @terriblehappytalks Danielle Fisser is a free-spirit, fashion model, breathwork practitioner, advocate for clean drinking water solutions and founder of Knottbrand sustainable accessories. Passionate, inspired and beaming, Danielle is driven by an innate sense of conviction to be of service to others, the primary driving force behind her breath work program Rebirthing Breathwork Mentorship. I must admit, this episode starts a little slow, but...

Duration:01:51:13

#102 - Weave: And her beautiful mistakes.

4/8/2021
Follow on Instagram @terriblehappytalks https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Weave is a Designer, Disco Dancer and Director of the fashion and design labels; By Weave Collection and Ukiyo. Her innate passion, sincerity and life-long journey to conceptualise and create beautiful garments is profoundly obvious. In this week's episode, Weave discusses growing up in Adelaide, designing her first Hip Hop clothing label at 14 years of age, the importance of quality, travels, single parenting and why...

Duration:01:16:19

#101 - Maneesha Todd: The power of protesting, women's rights, and Lifeline.

3/28/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Like the show? Follow on Instagram to stay up to date with latest episodes and THT news @terriblehappytalks Maneesha Todd is back on the show to check in for a chat about her lived experiences in relation to recent national and global events. Trigger warnings: This episode starts a little slow, however, things really heat up as Maneesha delves deep into the women's rights conversation, why protesting is essential to making real change, sexual abuse and the...

Duration:01:27:47

#100 - Walker Ryan: Professional Skateboarding, Old Friends and Top of Mason.

3/27/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Follow THT on Instagram @terriblehappytalks Walker Ryan is a professional skateboarder, published author and co-host of the “Old Friends Catch-up” podcast, a show in which Walker and friend Dr. Kyle Brown discuss injuries, health and of course skateboarding. In this week's episode, Walker is with me for this 100th episode of the Terrible Happy Talks podcast, live from his home in Napa, California to share his journey, experiences, challenges and hopes for...

Duration:01:03:55

#99 - Athron: On toxic spirituality, finding his father, and a melodic pandemic.

3/20/2021
Trigger warning: Shit gets real in this episode from the very start. Athron and I discuss toxic spirituality (0 - 13mins), Athron also shares his life-long investigation into finding out who his real father is (last 40 mins). Although I believe there is a lot of healing to be had by listening to Athron's experiences, I acknowledge the sensitive nature of the content, so please be kind to yourself and don't listen if this could trigger or upset you. However, if you want to discuss these...

Duration:01:36:42

#98 - Matt Leggett: Deforestation, community engagement, environmental policy, and the Wildlife Conservation Society.

3/13/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Matt Leggett is a husband, father, anthropologist and associate director at Wildlife Conservation Society. Matt is a true eco-warrior with many years of experience in remote expeditions, field conservation and community engagement programs across Asia-Pacific and Latin America, not to mention extensive experience working on environmental policy and strategy, supporting developing country governments and NGOs. In this week's episode, Matt is with me live...

Duration:01:11:07

#97 - Jesse Faen: On magazine editing, media directing, and growing the clothing label Insight.

3/6/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Jesse Faen is a father, surfer and former editor of Waves magazine in Australia and Surfing magazine in the United Sates. After his stint in these roles, Jesse moved into the position of Surfer’s Representative on the ASP world tour (now known as the World Surf League) for one year, before transitioning into the role of Media Director for the ASP, which allowed him to be part of what is described as the dream tour; travelling the world surfing the best waves...

Duration:01:05:08

#96 - Brad Gerlach: Defining Ki, balanced relationships, and a life in the ocean.

2/27/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Brad Gerlach is a husband, father, surfer, and founder of Wave Ki surf coaching. At 20 years old, Brad was the No.1 rated surfer in the world. He won several major events making him one of surfings biggest stars in the late 80’s and early 90’s. In 1991, he finished 2nd on the ASP World Tour and abruptly quit competition to pursue a free-surfing career; In 2006, Brad achieved one of Surfing’s greatest accolades by winning the Billabong XXL award with a massive...

Duration:01:16:34

#95 - Daniel Deighton: On Permaculture, urban heat islands and why we should plant more trees.

2/20/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Daniel Deighton is a Permaculture Designer and lead Educator at Elemental Permaculture, the business he co-founded with good friend Aaron Sorenson. For many years, Daniel and Aaron have restored land, advocated for sustainable living practices, and created communities by developing and leading their profound Permaculture Design courses...Changing hearts and changing cultures one no-dig garden at a time. Daniel is a significant mentor to me; A kind influencer...

Duration:01:55:09

#94 - Lije Sarki: Finding fulfilment through filmmaking and fellowship.

2/13/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Lije Sarki is a husband, father, skateboarder, surfer, producer and filmmaker. Following his heart and living his dream, Lije resides in Venice, California in pursuit of his next creative incarnation, whatever that may be. When you look at Lije’s resume, it becomes immediately obvious that he is compelled to share stores that possess a deeply human aspect, a diverse array of portraits that include skateboarding docu-series creations for the likes of legendary...

Duration:01:16:55

#93 - Nic "Squizza" Squiers: Back your self and dare to dream big.

2/6/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Nic Squiers is a father, former surfer on the WSL World Qualifying Series and founder of the Illawarra Surf Academy on the South East Coast of Australia. Recently retired from professional surfing, Nic’s career included 2 National Surfing Championship wins, amongst a string of event and heat wins against literally some of the best surfers in the world. Passionate about nurturing the next generation of rippers from his local area, Nic is embarking on a new...

Duration:01:51:27

#92 - Taylor Jensen: On World Titles, patience and quality over quantity.

1/30/2021
https://terriblehappytalks.com/ Taylor Jensen is one of the most successful and dominant competitive Longboarders in the world today. With three WSL World Longboard championship titles, and numerous other national titles in both America and Australasia his career resume is impressive to say the least. However, at his core, I see a humble family man who is driven by progression, over accolades and titles. His progressive (and sometimes aggressive) approach to Longboarding is not only...

Duration:01:12:53