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Finding Subjects is about our search for interesting stories found within the ordinary. We seek out topics and conversations with complete strangers about their lives while simultaneously learning something new along the way, thereby opening our minds to new possibilities. We’ll talk to positive people from all walks of life and ask them what drives, motivates, and inspires them. www.FindingSubjects.org

Finding Subjects is about our search for interesting stories found within the ordinary. We seek out topics and conversations with complete strangers about their lives while simultaneously learning something new along the way, thereby opening our minds to new possibilities. We’ll talk to positive people from all walks of life and ask them what drives, motivates, and inspires them. www.FindingSubjects.org
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Finding Subjects is about our search for interesting stories found within the ordinary. We seek out topics and conversations with complete strangers about their lives while simultaneously learning something new along the way, thereby opening our minds to new possibilities. We’ll talk to positive people from all walks of life and ask them what drives, motivates, and inspires them. www.FindingSubjects.org

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English


Episodes

Attitude of Gratitude

1/16/2019
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We hit the streets of Philly to ask folks what it is they are most grateful for. Their answers may or may not surprise you!

Duration:00:17:37

That was really cool

1/6/2019
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In this episode we talk about Learning to like yourself, living in the moment, and acknowledging kind-hearted people.

Duration:00:26:01

Chasing Time

12/30/2018
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We get one shot at life as we are given the greatest gift one can have...time...and yet most of us waste it away. In this episode of Finding Subjects 'Chasing Time', we just remind ourselves how precious time is and how to be more mindful of such a great gift.

Duration:00:07:16

Loving What We Have

12/21/2018
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Tis the season to be bombarded by advertisements which sometimes makes us feel as if we are less than others simply because we can't afford to keep up with the Jones's. Maybe this is the ideal time to look closely at our own lives and appreciate and love the gifts we already have.

Duration:00:21:00

A Walk On The Wild Side

12/11/2018
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On this episode of Finding Subjects, we take a nature walk deep into the forest to find not only mindfulness, but anything else we can come across as we talk about photography, nature, mindfulness, overcoming adversity, dealing with anxiety, and simultaneously I'll entertain you with some humorous stories that happened in my life. Lock and load...your SD card that is...we're heading deep into nature!

Duration:01:24:29

You Are The Walrus

12/3/2018
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Have you ever found yourself in a completely bizarre and potentially dangerous situation and you weren't quite certain as to how that happened? That's exactly what happened to me a few months ago when I encountered an irrational person who just didn't like my hat.

Duration:00:10:48

Children of the Seventies

11/27/2018
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Did you ever run behind the mosquito truck when you were a kid? How about running all over town with your friends everyday playing kick the can or flashlight tag? In this episode of Finding Subjects, Rick and I talk about things apparently long gone from our childhoods and how progress isn't always a good thing. We're searching for our tribe of those who grew up in the late sixties and the seventies as we share humorous events that transpired in our youths.

Duration:00:54:17

Don't Eat Me

11/20/2018
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We keep it real in this episode of Finding Subjects as we talk turkey, overindulgence of turkey, importance of friends and family, and discuss a letter written by Mayflower passenger, Edward Winslow, documenting the Plymouth Colony Thanksgiving feast.

Duration:00:31:04

Because of the Brave

11/13/2018
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We sometimes take for granted the freedoms that we have and why we have them. In this episode we talk about living free and the people we need to thank for that, military veterans, those whom served and those who continue to serve, who are always there to answer the call anytime we need them.

Duration:00:27:23

There Goes My Hero

11/6/2018
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In this episode of Finding Subjects, I share a personal story I don't talk about too often, about the time I desperately needed a hero, and the last person I thought would show up, showed up, my Dad, not that he didn't love me, it was just that it seemed he was always working. A rebellious kid I was, but I quickly learned about love, responsibility, and being there for the ones you care about.

Duration:00:16:17

All The Lonely People

11/1/2018
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There are a lot of lonely people in this world. Maybe it's time we start to do something about that by being kind and respectful to each other each day. In this episode we talk about being lonely and how sometimes random acts of kindness and just being ourselves, is more than enough to have a very positive and profound affect on someone you don't even know.

Duration:00:11:38

Be Very Afraid of the Dark

10/29/2018
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In this special Halloween episode of Finding Subjects, we talk with my good friend and special guest, Rick, about some of the scariest books and movies of all time and the fear they give us. We share some personal, questionable, paranormal experiences as well, telling of instances that neither of us will confirm nor deny the results of what exactly happened within our specific events. As an added bonus...we then take a walk through Ft. Mifflin in Philadelphia, called by some paranormal...

Duration:01:56:22

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

10/22/2018
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In this episode we discuss stress and ways to reduce it by utilizing 'Mindful Meditation' or 'Aimless Wandering'. We then take a walk within John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge and discuss aimless wandering while simultaneously talk about the abundance of wildlife surviving within this particular sanctuary, America's first Urban Wildlife Refuge. We then discuss the ability of Buddhist monks to show extraordinary brain wave ability while meditating on compassion.

Duration:00:26:57

Finding Iceland

10/15/2018
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In part two of Finding Iceland, we journey north, take a whale watching trip, learn a lot about whale intelligence, then head south back to the capital where we take an informative street tour and learn about women's rights and geothermal energy.

Duration:00:34:30

Finding Iceland

10/11/2018
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A father/daughter bonding trip that is much more than just a simple vacation. It's an adventure into an ancient land, searching for and finding volcano's, fjords, icebergs and glaciers, hundreds of thousands of sheep, beautiful Icelandic Horses, knowledge about womens right's, Global Warming, geothermal energy, delicious hotdogs, and the realization that life is happenning now, and that most of the fears we have never really happen, and those kids we raise, they will be just fine and capable...

Duration:00:30:05

The Art of Conversation

9/18/2018
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In this new age of technology, everyone seems content on spending time within the world of 0's and 1's instead of engaging fellow humans in conversation. In this episode of Finding Subejects, we simply make an observation of how much we really do spend time on our electronic devices instead of communicating directly with others.

Duration:00:20:41

Stuff Happens

9/4/2018
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Sometimes in life stuff happens, and when it does we are left standing there trying our best to understand what just happened. In this episode I try to better understand the healing process while trying to see a different perspective of the adversity, viewing it all in a positive way.

Duration:00:15:16

Random Acts of Coolness

9/4/2018
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Did you ever have an encounter with a famous person? In this episode I found myself waiting for the band, The Who, to disembark their plane, and while waiting, I had the pleasure of meeting the bass player, Mr. John Entwistle, and 'almost' had dinner with the band!

Duration:00:19:53

Finding Subjects

9/4/2018
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Sometimes getting lost is fun, especially when you are driving a Jeep. In this episode, my wife and I drive deep into the desert surrounded by nothingness, only to discover within that emptiness is sometimes everything important.

Duration:00:16:45