Alex Sheen wants you to take your promises seriously. When we say, “I promise…” we’re not just making a statement to someone, we’re making a statement of our own character.
Because I said I would. was born out of this concept, but the road Alex traveled to start this social movement was not smooth. In fact it to a massive life event and handing things over to the universe to get this noble movement going.
This is the story of a simple act that can change the world.
Brian McClintic is many things: a master sommelier, entrepreneur, movie star(-ish), and budding eco-warrior(-ish). Yet along the way, he’s gone through many trials and tribulations – some self-induced, others unfairly thrusted upon him – and has come out the other side a more mature and inner-looking version of his prior self. There’s a lot to learn from this purveyor of fermented grape juice!
“Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.” – Brené Brown
Welcome to the story of Grace Presley.
Obsession is an important trait of filmmaker Jason Wise. Obsession allowed him to thrive when faced with some heavy shit. Obsession also drew Jason to the subjects of his hit documentary, SOMM. As for the rest of his story, you’re in for a captivating ride.
Ted King is a former professional cyclist, current professional cyclist and maple syrup mogul. He has also had to overcome a series of crashes on the biggest stage and a life changing event to get to where he’s is today.
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Athena Bochanis took a risk. Her road from NYU Law to Hungarian wine importer traverses periods of privilege, self-discovery, discomfort, and eventually authenticity. I had a lot of fun with this episode and I think you’ll get a lot out of hearing from Athena, the “Greek Goddess of Hungarian Wine”.
Brionna Morse is inspiring. No, she hasn’t achieve some monumental athletic feat, nor has she overcome a life altering injury. Brionna is inspiring because she looked her life in the face, realized she was a mere bystander and after a series of emotionally charged events, decided enough was enough. Not only that, she now helps those she works with do the same. How R.A.D. is that?!
Marcus Aurelius Anderson. The name says says it all. He’s been through the shit and came out the other side with a story and sense of purpose that that will inspire you, much like his namesake. But before you listen, let me ask you: if you woke up tomorrow paralyzed from the neck down, what will you wish you accomplished with your life?
Pick up a copy of Marcus’s book, The Gift of Adversity on Amazon.
Margaux Alvarez is a 6-time CrossFit Games athlete and vintner. She pushes her limits in everything she does, living life by a simple mantra – effort equals result. But as Margaux always says, “train hard, wine down”. So grab a glass of your favorite red, tune-in and be ready to be motivated to get shit done!
Be sure to check out Margaux’s winery, The Vine Yard!
Nate Brown is one relaxed hombre and talented pro-cyclist for Team EF Education First-Drapac. The last few years have thrown a lot at him and what he learned along the way will only help us persevere with our own struggles. So clip in and start pedaling, because this is a story that will leave you ascending your own personal mountain!