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This is a True Story

Storytelling Podcasts

This is what living sounds like. Listen to dreamers, adventurers, the notable, the ordinary, and other personalities presenting their true and transformative stories. It starts here, this is a true story.

This is what living sounds like. Listen to dreamers, adventurers, the notable, the ordinary, and other personalities presenting their true and transformative stories. It starts here, this is a true story.

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United States

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This is what living sounds like. Listen to dreamers, adventurers, the notable, the ordinary, and other personalities presenting their true and transformative stories. It starts here, this is a true story.

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English


Episodes

I Discovered the Entire Universe - Marta Wanderlust

4/12/2021
“Even the scary and intimidating process of ceasing to exist, itself, may end in bliss.” Marta Wanderlust. Marta Wanderlust threw herself into the abyss and found a featherbed on the other side of letting go. Marta Wanderlust presents her story of taking part in a Shamanic healing ceremony. During the ceremony, Marta experienced no longer being and through this experience she discovered the entire universe. She delivers a profound message that the answers you seek are found within. Marta...

Duration:00:44:20

How I Chose My Bank Robbery Getaway Song - Joe Loya

4/5/2021
“I’ve done many bad things in my life, most of them criminal. And I have genuine remorse for that rogue behavior, just the way any self-respecting person should.” - Joe Loya Buckle up, this is a wild ride! You don’t want to miss this episode. Joe Loya is a Writer (essays/books/TV), film consultant, producer, and dad. Joe Loya recently published a 16-episode podcast about his life adventure, Bank Robber Diaries. Joe also published his memoir The Man Who Outgrew His Prison Cell, and this...

Duration:00:55:21

Why Not Me?

3/29/2021
Scott Davidson is a father, adventure athlete, speaker, producer and host, and based in Vegas More about Scott Davidson. Scott was featured on or collaborating with Osprey Packs, ESPN, Cotopaxi, Zappos Adaptive, Yahoo News, and more. Scott is an adventure athlete born with severe bilateral CTEV. He shares his story of creating opportunity out of adversity. Scott interviews and collaborates with many notable individuals that face the most significant of adversities and yet find a way to...

Duration:00:11:26

Ayahuasca Paranoia: That Time I Nearly Died in the Amazon - Alisha Smith

3/22/2021
“People say that ayahuasca is a truth serum, but I think it’s a fear venom. It drives its viney tendrils deep into the sludge of your soul. It has an arsenal of machinery ready to excavate the shittiest beliefs you hold about yourself. It can make you live your worst nightmares, often in the most creative of ways. And if you’re lucky, it may even kill you.” Alisha presents her ayahuasca experience. Alisha Smith is an adventure driven personality that creates classes to help you heal and...

Duration:00:27:58

Shedding Shame and Guilt through Strength and Resilience

3/15/2021
In letting go of the shame I felt about the person I was, I’ve been able to feel pride in the woman I’m becoming. This past fall, I wrote and released my memoir, “The Good Stripper: A Soccer Mom’s Memoir of Lies, Loss and Lap Dances.” With my book, I am teaching people that experiencing trauma and struggling to overcome them doesn’t make us weak, it makes us human and oftentimes it’s these experiences that connect us to each other. Marci Warhaft is a recognized expert on body image and...

Duration:00:27:05

The Shift, A Story of Grief and Growth - Susan Hannifin-MacNab

3/8/2021
“I was a wife and a mother. Until my husband went out for a Sunday drive and didn't show up for dinner. Until he didn't show up for breakfast. Until he was silent.” Susan Hannifin-MacNab is a mother, social worker, educator and author. After her husband died suddenly, she was propelled to act, both personally and professionally, to find practical tools and resources that would help her and their young son intentionally restore, renew, and rebuild a new life. Now, she shares what she learns...

Duration:00:31:10

Why You Might As Well Jump

3/1/2021
“I remembered to breathe, which gave me a second to assess the big picture of my life. It wasn’t pretty. At the time, my day-to-day existence was an exercise in monotony. I had a job with no future, an outlook with no hope and a string of first dates who had no intention of calling me back. My life was this way for myriad reasons, but at the root of my stagnancy was an aversion to risk.” Brent Stoller shares why you must take the jump despite the risks. Brent Stoller is a remarkably kind...

Duration:00:21:20

Discovering the essentials for a happy, healthy, and fulfilled life

2/22/2021
Are you struggling to find your purpose in life? Are you struggling to create a self-care routine that works for you or likewise struggling to find a community? Pamela Holt lived in these struggles. She presents her story of how she discovered what she believes are the essentials for her to help live a happy, healthy, and fulfilled life. Pamela Holt uses yoga, meditation, and mindset work to help herself and others tap into the inner authentic self. She seeks to encourage growth through the...

Duration:00:22:09

Declutter your Life and Chase your Dreams - Jennifer Burger

2/15/2021
Feel like your life is stuck on auto-pilot? Are you doing what you believe is expected of you without actively deciding or even thinking about what you really want out of life? Do the things you own, or seek to own, now own you? If so, listen now and take control of your life. A few years ago Jennifer Burger of Simply + Fiercely states, "I took control of my life and cleared out the clutter. I started being honest with myself; listening to my heart, doing more of what I love, and learning...

Duration:00:35:29

I Started Rock Climbing and it Changed my Life - Austin Harvey

2/8/2021
Austin Harvey was stuck. “After a tumultuous breakup, a good friend of mine finally convinced me — after trying for months — to go to a bouldering gym with him. I had nothing better to do, I figured, so I went.” Everything changed after this decision. Tune in to hear the rest of this true story. Austin Harvey is writer and musician based in Pittsburgh, PA. His life is invested in content creation and he finds immense pride in the process of creating his texts and music. Find Austin Harvey...

Duration:00:25:02

The Pacific Crest Trail Saved My Life - Liane Herrick

2/1/2021
“The Pacific Crest Trail saved my life, but not in the way most people would expect. I wasn’t healing from cancer or coping with the loss of a loved one. Rather, I was bored and that boredom manifested itself as depression. Feeding my depression was a fear that I had left no impact and had no meaningful legacy. I have met many fearless and amazing individuals and I admired their stories. I wondered, “How will people remember me?” Hear the rest of this very True story from Liane Herrick...

Duration:00:29:31

The Road to 1,000 Followers Changed Everything

1/25/2021
"You’re just writing all this to attract more followers. You’re just doing this to inflate your ego...You’re just doing it to put yourself on a higher ground than your friends...Soon they’ll all find out you’re nothing you claim to be." William Cho shares his true story of his journey selecting the nontraditional path on his way to becoming a writer. He shares his struggles with feeling inadequate, inauthentic, and more. But, William works with these feelings and builds something...

Duration:00:24:30

Near Death in Death Valley - Aven Kane

1/18/2021
Near Death in Death Valley - Aven Kane "When are you supposed to tell the guy that you're about to die with, that you're in love with him? Before you try to escape the cliff you're stranded on...or after?" Escape into this true story by incredible adventurer and author Aven Kane by listening now. Link in profile. Aven Kane is a published author that shares writings on Instagram and other platforms. She has created a community through her writings. Her writings are true reflections from...

Duration:00:27:50

Near Death in Death Valley - Aven Kane

1/18/2021
Near Death in Death Valley - Aven Kane "When are you supposed to tell the guy that you're about to die with, that you're in love with him? Before you try to escape the cliff you're stranded on...or after?" Escape into this true story by incredible adventurer and author Aven Kane by listening now. Link in profile. Aven Kane is a published author that shares writings on Instagram and other platforms. She has created a community through her writings. Her writings are true reflections from a...

Duration:00:27:50

Trailer to This is a True Story Podcast

1/12/2021
Allow me to quickly introduce myself. my name is Scott Davidson and I am excited to share The is a True Story Podcast This podcast is for you....those that seek truly transformative, life altering stories that are very much entertaining, adventurous, dramatic, frightening, romantic, and a bunch of other phenomena. And this podcast is especially for those that seek stories presented in a unique and soul quenching style. Join me as we hear the stories of those living a deliberate life, a...

Duration:00:01:38