24 episodes

Greeks share stories of the people and experiences that have grounded them in who they are today. Join Brigette on this journey to learn more about the Greek heritage and to find shared meaning in the stories told, whether you're Greek or not.

Grounded in Greek Brigette (Scobas) Morgan

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 12 Ratings

Greeks share stories of the people and experiences that have grounded them in who they are today. Join Brigette on this journey to learn more about the Greek heritage and to find shared meaning in the stories told, whether you're Greek or not.

    Grounded in Writing Children’s Books with Brianna Koucos Midgley

    Grounded in Writing Children’s Books with Brianna Koucos Midgley

    Brianna Koucos Midgley is the author of Yiayia's Kitchen Children's Book Series. Her and Brigette talk about the process of writing a children’s book as well as the challenges of finishing projects that mean so much to us. They also discuss facing criticisms and Brianna shares how she’s grown through it all by remaining authentic to herself. 
    Find her books, gift items, blog, and social media links at: yiayiaskitchenchildrensbooks.com


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    Contact: groundedingreek@gmail.com

    • 36 min
    Grounded in Yoga and Meditation with Libby Nicholaou

    Grounded in Yoga and Meditation with Libby Nicholaou

    Libby Nicholaou is a certified yoga and meditation teacher. She and Brigette talk about the benefits of yoga and meditation, especially during stressful times and in recovering from traumatic brain injuries. Libby shares how yoga and meditation have helped her connect with her Greek ancestors and the steps she’s taken to learn more about her heritage. 
    Resources referenced in this episode:
    Website: https://www.libbynicholaou.com
    Free meditations: https://insighttimer.com/libbynicholaou
    Journal: https://www.libbynicholaou.com/i-courageously-show-up-with-love
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    Contact: groundedingreek@gmail.com

    • 45 min
    Grounded in Family with Peter Scobas

    Grounded in Family with Peter Scobas

    Peter Scobas is a data scientist, writer, and most importantly the host’s younger brother! They chat about growing up Greek, the dynamics of their family, sibling memories, and the growth in their relationship as well as their personal growth through the years. November 27th is Peter’s birthday, so Brigette saved this episode slot just for him.


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    Contact: groundedingreek@gmail.com

    • 33 min
    Grounded in Writing with Theodore Pitsios

    Grounded in Writing with Theodore Pitsios

    Theodore Pitsios is an author of 3 fiction books about Greek immigrants including, Bellmaker’s House, Searching for Ithaka, and his newest novel, Walking in the Light. As an immigrant himself, he shares where his inspiration is from, what sparked his writing, what his process is and what’s next (memoirs). You can find out more at theodorepitsios.com.
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    Contact: groundedingreek@gmail.com

    • 31 min
    Grounded in Ideolipsis with George Stroumboulis

    Grounded in Ideolipsis with George Stroumboulis

    George Stroumboulis is the co-founder of a custom lighting company, Ideoli Group and the podcast host of “Invigorate Your Business with George Stroumboulis.” George and Brigette talk podcasting, starting a business, the lighting industry, and what embarrassed them growing up that they now think is beautiful.
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    Contact: groundedingreek@gmail.com

    • 37 min
    Grounded in Ancient and Present-Day Footraces with Konstantine “Dean” Karnazes

    Grounded in Ancient and Present-Day Footraces with Konstantine “Dean” Karnazes

    Konstantine “Dean” Karnazes is an ultramarathoner, speaker, best-selling author, and entrepreneur, as well the “Top 100 Most Influential People in the World” according to TIME magazine. He’s run 50 marathons, in all 50 US states, in 50 consecutive days and he’s run 350 continuous miles. The host and him discuss snippets from his book, The Road to Sparta: Reliving the Ancient Battle and Epic Run That Inspired the World's Greatest Footrace and talk about reconnecting to their Greek background. Konstantine also shares differences between marathons and ultramarathons. You can find his book and more about him at ultramarathon.com.
    Catch even more of Grounded in Greek:

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    Contact: groundedingreek@gmail.com

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Linda P Morgan ,

Grounded in Greek

Wonderful podcast, rich in Greek history and interviewees passionate about their experiences. I love the variety of topics too! Can’t wait to hear more. Great job Brigette!

billvernon ,

A delightful podcast!

I love listening to Grounded in Greek. Brigette is a great host and she always has interesting guests. I look forward to every episode!

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