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#166 Nate Johnson – The Adventure Called Life

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Release Date: 10/06/2020

#248 Judy Gaman: The Perspectives of a Centenarian show art #248 Judy Gaman: The Perspectives of a Centenarian

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Show Notes  I’d like to encourage our listeners to sit back and enjoy. Because today will be a special conversation with a very special guest. Our most delightful guest today, Judy Gaman, is here to talk with us about the subjects of friendship and the power of perspective—lessons she learned from her friendship with a woman over 100 years old. She has a most engaging book on their friendship titled, Love, Life, and Lucille: Lessons from a Centenarian. Judy’s views on friendship are fresh and powerful, with many lessons for all of us. I am so looking forward to our discussion...

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Show Notes  Looking to upgrade your creative abilities? The new book, Core Creativity, by Dr Ron Alexander offers ways to go beyond the limitations of ordinary creativity to access the core creativity that comes from the very center of your being: the depths of your unconscious. Dr. Ronald Alexander has decades of experience working with core creatives. Using mindfulness practice, meditation and visualizations, and habits and mindsets of highly creative people, anyone can experience the flow of ideas as if from an infinitely abundant source. He is the Executive Director of the OpenMind...

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Show Notes  Hey Paul. Today, instead of sitting with you in studio, right now I am sitting on my sofa in my apartment in Lisbon, Portugal. I was out today roaming the town and finding myself surrounded by throngs of tourists. Man, I have a distaste for crowds. And I do have a bit of frustration with tourists that expect nationals to behave in ways that suit their personal desires. Life is different in a foreign country and, truthfully, that is precisely what makes a foreign country so attractive—it is “foreign.” This is a different kind of trip for me. I am spending more time in my...

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I think today’s show will be fun. I plan to talk about “The Adventure Called Life” because that is how our special guest today lives his life… as an ongoing adventure.

As a personal development coach, Nate Johnson genuinely “lives” life. Check it out. He is an American city guy turned white water rafting guide in New Zealand, a rancher the Australian outback, Manager at Inc. Magazine, and an SEO business executive. I think he was also in the carnival business… we’ll see.

I am truly excited to have Nate Johnson on the show today. In spite of the more than 30-year difference in our age, Nate and I are indeed kindred spirits that believe “life is for living, not watching.”

Nate is a Mindset & Personal Development Coach. He is the Co-Author of the book, The Successful Mind, a speaker, adventurer, and a self-proclaimed… I love this… the "Imperfect stoic". To which I want to ask, is there any other kind of stoic?

His primary goal is to help clients, "live, not merely exist".

Visit Nate Johnson at linkedin.com/in/nate-johnson or at his website: https://natejohnson.coach

Or, you can email Nate at [email protected]

 

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