Has a big epiphany ever caused you to instantly alter the trajectory of something in your life?
Today I am joined by loyal listener and international piano entertainer Matt Fetbrandt. When Matt reached out to tell me about the epiphany that changed his life, I knew right away his story had to be shared.
Over the past year, Matt has traveled over 16,000 miles, through 34 U.S. states, and 18 national parks, with no plans of stopping. Tune in to today's episode to find out how in just 7 months Matt went from staying in a sober living home with only $12 to his name to saving $20,000 and living out his travel dreams.
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Tune In To Learn:
11:40 A musician's take on the Nashville music scene
19:30 The root & growth of Matt's passion for music
29:10 Lessons from living in New York City for 10 years
32:00 What it's like to be a performer as an introvert
36:10 Creating community through music & setting the right vibe as a piano man
41:30 How the journey from addiction to recovery led to a passion for travel
46:20 What it's like to live in a sober living home
49:20 The moment Matt's life changed forever
50:40 How Matt saved $20,000 in less than a year
55:00 Why choose a lifestyle centered around growth
1:03:20 How Matt's road trip got trip started
1:09:20 Finding the balance between spontaneity
1:11:10 What's next in becoming a full-time nomad
1:14:30 Matt's Top 3 Favorite Piano Tunes
1:19:20 Counterintuitive advice that could majorly pay off
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