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Inspirational Stories of Authenticity and Happiness

Inspirational Stories of Authenticity and Happiness
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Inspirational Stories of Authenticity and Happiness

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English


Episodes

ACL 066: Derek Diedricksen

5/30/2016
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Derek “Deek” Diedricksen is a builder of tiny homes, a musician, an artist – and exemplifies not putting people into boxes. He is a host of HGTV’s “Tiny House Builders” and the author of Microshelters: 59 Creative Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree Houses, and Other Small Structures. In this episode of A Congruent Life, Deek shares […] The post ACL 066: Derek Diedricksen appeared first on A Congruent Life.

Duration: 00:24:28


ACL 065: Tara Byrne

2/21/2016
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Tara Byrne is a serial entrepreneur who had some unique “unschooling” educational experiences, and is the founder of Under 30 Changemakers, a support network for young entrepreneurs. In this episode of A Congruent Life, Tara shares about: how breaking into a church led to an unexpected change of plans for her life; how unschooling taught […] The post ACL 065: Tara Byrne appeared first on A Congruent Life.

ACL 064: Jacob Sokol

2/10/2016
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Jacob Sokol had all the trappings of a successful life in New York City but longed for passion and purpose. So he set off to find it, and deliberately and consciously designed the kind of life he was enthusiastic about. He ended up creating Sensophy, a blog that chronicled his journey and evolved into a […] The post ACL 064: Jacob Sokol appeared first on A Congruent Life.

ACL 063: Katrin Macmillan

2/6/2016
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Katrin Macmillan is the founder of a human rights organization called Projects for All. An innovative project called “Project Hello World” is helping to connect and bring education to millions of children without traditional resources. In this episode of A Congruent Life, Katrin shares about: the goals of Projects for All, and specifically what her […] The post ACL 063: Katrin Macmillan appeared first on A Congruent Life.

Duration: 00:29:54


ACL 062: Jason Zook

9/24/2015
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Jason Zook personifies reinvention and unconventional thinking: he has worn T-shirts for a living, sold his last name twice, and is now literally selling his future. The author of Creativity for Sale, Jason helps people see beyond boundaries, chart their own life paths, and turn unique talents into opportunities. In this episode of A Congruent […] The post ACL 062: Jason Zook appeared first on A Congruent Life.

ACL 061: Belden Lane

9/13/2015
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Belden Lane is a teacher, author, storyteller, and theologian who explores the deep connection between nature and spirituality, and in particular the threads between those topics and men’s spirituality work. In this episode of A Congruent Life, Belden shares about: discovering his love of nature as a young child, the yearning for wilderness in the […] The post ACL 061: Belden Lane appeared first on A Congruent Life.

Duration: 00:24:19


ACL 060: Andy Hayes

6/26/2015
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Andy Hayes Andy went from a lucrative career in enterprise software development and consulting to found a company called Plum Deluxe, whose philosophy is helping you create moments that matter. In this episode of A Congruent Life, Andy shares about: working in a toxic work environment, and realizing that “the biggest risk was staying where […] The post ACL 060: Andy Hayes appeared first on A Congruent Life.

Duration: 00:28:59


ACL 059: Dianne Bischoff James

6/11/2015
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Dianne Bischoff James found herself challenged by a “midlife reboot” in confronting the truth that she had built a life that she wasn’t truly proud of. She chronicles her journey of reinvention and distills the practical lessons she learned in a book titled The Real Brass Ring: Change Your Life Course Now. In this episode […] The post ACL 059: Dianne Bischoff James appeared first on A Congruent Life.

Duration: 00:31:01


ACL 058: Stephanie Trager

3/13/2015
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Stephanie Trager draws on a wide array of life experiences ranging from activism, law, martial arts, 9/11, and a serious injury and parlays that into entrepreneurship and transformation coaching. In this episode of A Congruent Life, Stephanie shares: being drawn to activism as a young adult, and how that has influenced her perspective on life, […] The post ACL 058: Stephanie Trager appeared first on A Congruent Life.

Duration: 00:26:19


ACL 057: Andrew Newman

10/2/2014
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Wondering what he could do to help disaster-impacted people in Haiti, Andrew Newman started asking others on the street for poems to share. Little did he know at the time that “poemcatching” would take him around the world and result in several anthologies of collected poems. In this episode of A Congruent Life, Andrew shares […] The post ACL 057: Andrew Newman appeared first on A Congruent Life.

Duration: 00:21:45


ACL 056: Stephanie St.Claire

9/24/2014
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After encountering an unexpected “plot twist” in her life, Stephanie St.Claire reinvented herself to support others experiencing heartbreak and loss. In this episode of A Congruent Life, Stephanie shares insights gleaned from her reinvented life, including: how crises of health or money often help us uncover personal authenticity, why living an interesting life is itself […] The post ACL 056: Stephanie St.Claire appeared first on A Congruent Life.

Duration: 00:27:30


ACL 055: Gary Hirsch

8/28/2014
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Gary Hirsch is an artist and co-founder of On Your Feet, which improves organizational dynamics and teaches business skills through principles of improv. He is also the driving force behind Botjoy, a project to spread joy and courage throughout the world with an army of hand-painted robots. In this episode of A Congruent Life, Gary […] The post ACL 055: Gary Hirsch appeared first on A Congruent Life.

Duration: 00:31:50


ACL 054: Victor Saad

7/31/2014
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Victor Saad decided to take his education into his own hands and handcraft a unique personal educational experience called the “Leap Year Project.” He is now crystallizing his vision for reinventing education by building a new school called the Experience Institute. In this episode of A Congruent Life, Victor discusses his thoughts about customized experiential […] The post ACL 054: Victor Saad appeared first on A Congruent Life.

Duration: 00:37:27


ACL 053: Erik Proulx

6/19/2014
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After unexpectedly losing his job as an advertising executive, Erik Proulx embraced documentary film-making, and made a compelling film called Lemonade about several people who – in Erik’s words – lost their jobs and discovered their callings. In this episode of A Congruent Life, Erik shares reflections about his journey as a creative professional, including: […] The post ACL 053: Erik Proulx appeared first on A Congruent Life.

Duration: 00:29:03


ACL 052: Diane Allen

5/23/2014
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Diane Allen has been a professional violinist for decades, and is now drawing on her experience in the music world to empower women to become more confident communicators. In this episode of A Congruent Life, Diane shares stories about how her music career has intertwined with her personal journey, including: the perseverance and hard work […] The post ACL 052: Diane Allen appeared first on A Congruent Life.

Duration: 00:29:07


ACL 051: Jared Seide

5/2/2014
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Jared Seide facilitates increased cooperation, empathy, and understanding within groups through his work at Center for Council, spanning circles as diverse as schools, businesses, service organizations, participants in social conflicts, and prisons. In this episode of A Congruent Life, Jared shares stories from his personal journey with Council work, including: how his background in dramatic […]The post ACL 051: Jared Seide appeared first on A Congruent Life.

ACL 050: Heather Thorkelson

4/10/2014
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Heather Thorkelson calls herself an Architect of Freedom, working with others to carve their own path, conquer “comparisonitis,” and create successful, meaningful businesses that support their lives. In this episode of A Congruent Life, Heather shares stories about: developing resilience from living abroad at an early age, the danger of comparing ourselves to others, and […]The post ACL 050: Heather Thorkelson appeared first on A Congruent Life.

Duration: 00:28:54


ACL 049: Emilie Cortes

4/4/2014
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Emilie Cortes discovered that outdoor physical challenge provided an unexpected boost in her own self-confidence, and a balance to the stress of her high-powered career in the Bay Area. She ended up leaving her finance job to empower other women by leading them on outdoor adventure trips. In this episode of A Congruent Life, Emilie […]The post ACL 049: Emilie Cortes appeared first on A Congruent Life.

Duration: 00:35:34


ACL 048: Danea Horn

3/28/2014
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Danea Horn has had significant health challenges since birth, and has let illness become her teacher in profound ways. She wrote a book called Chronic Resilience to support others in being more self-compassionate during the stress of illness, and in a stunning act of love, recently received a kidney transplant from her husband on their […]The post ACL 048: Danea Horn appeared first on A Congruent Life.

Duration: 00:36:05


ACL 047: John Bardos

3/19/2014
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John Bardos and his wife sold or gave away all their possessions in order to live a nomadic travelling lifestyle focused on contribution and connection. In this episode of A Congruent Life, John shares about: gradually questioning common lifestyle beliefs in his own life, how a “short trip” to Japan ended up lasting 13 years, […]The post ACL 047: John Bardos appeared first on A Congruent Life.

Duration: 00:26:26

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