loader from loading.io

Figure It Out - Jacob Pacheco

This is a True Story

Release Date: 06/18/2021

Adventure Changed My Life - BASE Jumper, Skydiver and Adventure Athlete Jim Jennings show art Adventure Changed My Life - BASE Jumper, Skydiver and Adventure Athlete Jim Jennings

This is a True Story

How does adventure improve one’s life? This is a story of how taking flight changed elite adventure athlete Jim Jennings' life. Jim Jennings suffered a TBI and other complications after an accident. Post accident Jim felt very hopeless at points. What helped in his recovery was an introduction to flying, and by flying, I mean skydiving, BASE jumping, gliding and more. This is a very true and transformative story that you don’t want to miss. Jim Jennings is an elite adventure athlete that loves all forms of flight from jumping into the sky to gliding through it too. Jim is notable for his...

info_outline
A Tribute to Rhonda Ramsay show art A Tribute to Rhonda Ramsay

This is a True Story

Today in this episode we pay tribute to Rhonda Ramsay. Rhonda was a writer, speaker and was known for her platform The Pink Project. This interview is from some years ago and is remastered. Rhonda passed away this past week after many years of thriving despite cancer. Rhonda was first diagnosed in 2012 with Stage 2 breast cancer. She was cancer free after treatment, but cancer returned in 2017 and was diagnosed as stage 4.  Rhonda Ramsay once stated, "My goal is to help people living with cancer to not only survive, but to thrive. Cancer does not have to be a death sentence, but rather a...

info_outline
If Your Life Should Fall Apart…SaraMae Hollandsworth show art If Your Life Should Fall Apart…SaraMae Hollandsworth

This is a True Story

This is a story of a high performing athlete that got an infection that almost took her life. Saramae was on life support, lost both her legs, left a toxic relationship, lost some of her identity and more. I’ve covered countless stories of individuals facing adversities and this is one of the best. Despite the adversities, SaraMae Hollandsworth regrouped and became one of the best adaptive athletes on earth. Really, she’s one of the best athletes on earth, not just adaptive.  SaraMae Hollandsworth is a writer, speaker, transformational coach, athlete and my friend. I don’t know if...

info_outline
A Message to My Birth Mom - A Transformative Adoption Story by Lisa Gerard Braun show art A Message to My Birth Mom - A Transformative Adoption Story by Lisa Gerard Braun

This is a True Story

How to become okay, when things feel not okay. This story focuses on Lisa Gerard Braun’s adoption story and the challenges, feelings surrounding this experience, meeting her birth mom, and eventually a transformation from uneasiness to acceptance and peace.  Lisa Gerard Braun is a writer that dreams to inspire the world to spread peace, joy, and love. Today, Lisa presents A Message to My Birth Mom. More about Lisa Gerard Braun...Lisa is a freelance writer, blogger, mental health advocate, mother of three and she’s raising her beautiful grandson. She’s full of compassion and on a...

info_outline
Asking the Homeless, “What is the Happiest Part of Your Day?” - Jordan Gross show art Asking the Homeless, “What is the Happiest Part of Your Day?” - Jordan Gross

This is a True Story

Today, prolific personal development author Jordan Gross presents I Asked 6 Homeless People “What is the Happiest Part of Your Day?” and the Answers Brought Tears to my Eyes. Jordan Gross is an author focusing on personal development. Jordan is also an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and all around good dude. His writing will bring optimization and joy to your life.  In this story, Jordan states, “In studying happiness, I questioned, who are or should be the unhappiest people? This is who I was going to interview. Understanding what makes the unhappy happy, puts happiness in its...

info_outline
We’ll Be Feral by the Time You Find Us - Vanessa Torre show art We’ll Be Feral by the Time You Find Us - Vanessa Torre

This is a True Story

“Instead of wishing for a tender hand to comfort us, the calm touch of a selfless partner, we fear the strong hand that wants to tame us.” Vanessa Torre presents “We’ll Be Feral by the Time You Find Us” and then sits with us to share the story behind her story. Vanessa Torre describes herself as a flaming pinball, nerd, music lover, wine snob, and horrible violin player. She’s also a talented writer with a strong platform. Find Vanessa Torre here,   Good Somerville - Go Adventure with Purpose,   Please support the show by using the link below to Buy Me A Coffee  ...

info_outline
When Your Home is also a Hostel - Alla Gonopolsky show art When Your Home is also a Hostel - Alla Gonopolsky

This is a True Story

“In a hostel, friendships are measured by openness, not by time. It’s amazing how fast people go from strangers to dear friends. To dear family, really. I am constantly making friends and losing friends as they travel onward. But when time together is short and transient, walls seem to come down faster. We would rather be ourselves, be vulnerable, than be cool.” Alla Gonopolsky lives with her partner and they own and operate a hostel in Mexico. This hostel serves as not just a home but also a soul school full of love, cacao ceremonies, yoga, and much morel. Today, Alla Gonopolsky...

info_outline
Start a Podcast and Change Your Life and You Lost Your Way (2 stories) show art Start a Podcast and Change Your Life and You Lost Your Way (2 stories)

This is a True Story

Scott Davidson presents two stories in this episode. Story one, “Start a Podcast Now and Change Your Life.” Starting a podcast changed so my life and it can change your life too, for real! Story two, “Quit Your Job, You Lost Your Way.” Do you ever feel like you lost your way? Do you feel stuck in your job? You probably didn’t grow up dreaming of the job you’re in, but there’s a way out.   Scott Davidson is an adventure athlete, content creator Review This is a True Story Podcast in Apple Podcasts here, Recommended Stories The Road to 1000 Followers Changed Everything Near...

info_outline
Figure It Out - Jacob Pacheco show art Figure It Out - Jacob Pacheco

This is a True Story

When you face adversity you have a choice to quit or keep charging after your hopes and dreams. Surfer, speaker, content creator and entrepreneur Jacob Pacheco chose to keep charging and he presents "Figure it Out" a very true and incredibly inspiring story about adapting to a life of significant disability and how he creates opportunity from adversity. Jacob Pacheco is the founder of ProneToRide and focuses on a mission to empower others to discover their best. Jacob Pacheco was born with Cerebral Palsy and he successfully thrives despite any challenges. Throughout Jacob's life, he's faced...

info_outline
Life as a Palestinian Doctor on the Front Lines of Conflict show art Life as a Palestinian Doctor on the Front Lines of Conflict

This is a True Story

Today we hear from Dr. Fekri, a Palestinian doctor from Gaza and he shares his story of how and why he became medical doctor. Dr. Fekri then sits with us and shares his perspectives as a Palestinian doctor on the front lines of the Israeli and Palestinian conflict and he describes what it's like to grow up in a region of the world where conflicts can occur at any given time. It’s all pretty intense and this is a true story.    Find Dr. Fekri here,   Good Somerville - Go Adventure with Purpose,   Please support the show by using the link below to Buy Me A Coffee  ...

info_outline
 
More Episodes

When you face adversity you have a choice to quit or keep charging after your hopes and dreams. Surfer, speaker, content creator and entrepreneur Jacob Pacheco chose to keep charging and he presents "Figure it Out" a very true and incredibly inspiring story about adapting to a life of significant disability and how he creates opportunity from adversity.

Jacob Pacheco is the founder of ProneToRide and focuses on a mission to empower others to discover their best. Jacob Pacheco was born with Cerebral Palsy and he successfully thrives despite any challenges. Throughout Jacob's life, he's faced incredible adversity including bullying, medical setbacks, abuse, and clinical depression. Despite this, Jacob turned disability and adversity into opportunity. Against the odds, Jacob has proven YOU can prevail and discover fulfillment despite challenges. ProneToRide is the result of commitment through adversity to discover your best and keep charging forward!

Find Jacob Pacheco

https://www.instagram.com/pronetoride/

https://www.pronetoride.com

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOrY_oRJcIOejaO-MSmx_hQ

 

Good Somerville - Go Adventure with Purpose,

https://www.goodsomerville.com

 

Please support the show by using the link below to Buy Me A Coffee

https://www.buymeacoffee.com/scottdavidson

 

This is a True Story Podcast is found here,

https://www.instagram.com/thisisatruestorypodcast/

http://truestorypod.com

 

Scott Davidson is found here,

https://www.instagram.com/living_adaptive/

https://linktr.ee/living_adaptive