This is the first Bonus episode of the show series. For these episodes I will use the time to handle any “housekeeping”, share content that may not fit the normal format of the full length episodes and or share anything that I feel you might find particularly valuable. In this first bonus episode, I catch up with the audience and give a season update on what’s been going on and what exciting new things they can expect in the near future. Tune in and see what we got cooking. Until next time, be well, keep in touch and enjoy the ride!Read More
In this episode, I speak with Federal agent Nick Sadrpour of the USC Sea Grant Program about environmental conservation work, citizen science and the integral relationship between public, private and governmental sectors that is necessary to making lasting environmental policies. Nick is tasked with the providing and local coastal communities with science to empower them to better manage their natural resources.Read More
Sebastian Slovin takes us on a voyage, chronicling his experience of living in the shadow of his father’s suicide and his journey back into the light. Writing the book, Ashes in the Ocean, gave Sebastian time to reflect, in depth, on his father’s life and death, as well as the impact it had on his family and him. Through this experience, we learn how deep connections with nature and the ocean can provide the necessary support and solace we seek in times of traumas and tumultuous change, even when our resources on land seem to fall short. Ultimately, this a story about facing one’s fears and choosing a different path.Read More
Dan Mann is an elite competitive endurance athlete, a world-renowned surfboard shaper, deep thinker, father, husband and a genuine renaissance man. In this episode, Dan and I find a sunny spot in a park near his shaping bay, where we enjoy a trumpet student's flat lines and discuss the culture surrounding self-improvement techniques and how tackling adversities & challenges can be a more pragmatic and self-empowering path to improving our quality of life and expanding our consciousness, in the age of comforts and conveniences.