"I feel people over-complicate life. Just do what makes you happy." We talk about music, curation, being a romantic, nostalgia, doing stuff for others, travel, visual identity and Adam Ant. This episode was also live video streamed, see the full version and follow us at: https://www.facebook.com/tlcomplete/ find the links and show notes at: http://www.totallifecomplete.com/blog/ep21-kate-siamro
“There’s a bigger picture that we’re fighting towards, which is about creating light for everybody." We talk about Social Entrepreneurship, Meaning, Radical Self-Care, Growth. Pulling Others Up and Community.
"Maybe this is how I can get people to fly." The Artistic identity and professional skating. Welding. The power of conversation. The quest to share the sights and sounds of "flying", that skaters experience, with an audience. Burning Man. Art Confessional. Yale. Texas Rangers. The Stretchberry bush. Detailed to-do lists. Coffee.
"You can really enjoy life with very few things and have a very intense way of living". We talk about The Wild Detectives bookshop, places wheres ideas are shared and culture is made, the need for patience in working out who you are.
"Try to make what you're truly passionate about part of your life each week". In this first in-between episode answer the same questions that I normally ask guests on the show: covering The Good Life, leaving a corporate job to start a business, a near death experience, a vision of a kinder, fairer and more equitable world, and what's in store for Total Life Complete. Feedback to email@example.com
"That's like putting a band-aid on a waterfall" Chad Houser, Executive Director and Chef at Cafe Momentum talks, about creating hope and a future for ex-offenders by teaching them work and life skills. We talk about what makes a good chef and whether sleep is overrated.
"I saw something other people might not have, I acted on it". Artist and Adventurer Rawlins Gilliland on a poet's approach to life, seeing things differently, being 97% authentic, world travel, almost being murdered several times, and an appreciation of people and beauty. Part 1 of 2.
"We’re all in this game together. None of us win by watching someone else lose." Shawn Scott CEO Hack My Future, Tech Founder and Activist. We talk about the importance of learning STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Mathematics)in preparing for whatever the future holds, solving diversity issues in a diverse way, bricklaying robots and flying cars.
"Find something that you love to do and put your heart in it, and it’ll take care of you and your family." Blues and Soul, what makes a good DJ, Public Radio, Second Chances, Being a good parent and why "lying and cheating" is such a popular song topic in the Blues.
"The best of times and the worst of times. Knowing that she’d be proud." Touching conversation with Kasi about her journey from the world of Advertising to a more meaningful career, plants, pets, how suicide has touched her family, and how she's now trying to help lead others out of the darkness.
"Don’t be shy. Don't be timid. If you want to go help…just go and do it!". Conversation on street philanthropy, Art Conspiracy, painting, creativity vs artistry, user experience and having the same name as a punk record.
"I just started as some rock singer in a rock band, then I was some kind of label guy, and now I manufacture with the only new machines in the world. It's amazing what can happen if you just stay at one thing and try get as good as you can every day at it." Conversation with Dustin Blocker Chief Creative Officer at Hand Drawn Pressing and Hand Drawn Records, Artist and Musician. We talk about the resurgence of vinyl, independent music and the importance of work ethic.
"Fate brought me back to my happiness". Actor, Photographer and Filmmaker Kenneth Duane discusses his life journey, acting, self-expression, knowing and loving oneself and his healthy mind and body toolkit. See show notes and join the mailing list at: http://www.totallifecomplete.com/#sign-up