6 episodes

A chance encounter with a stranger. An unexpected romance that rivals a romantic comedy. A dream that grows from the pages of a discarded newspaper. In the moment, it’s hard to explain these experiences. We might call it luck, fate, a freak accident, or a coincidence. But over time and with a bit of reflection, when we find meaning in those special events, we call it serendipity. Join your host YeSeul Kim, on a journey to discover the moments of serendipity that forever changed the life trajectories of our guests. Expect stories that are full of irony and whimsy, love and tragedy, and despair and hope.

Serendipity Stories YeSeul Kim

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

A chance encounter with a stranger. An unexpected romance that rivals a romantic comedy. A dream that grows from the pages of a discarded newspaper. In the moment, it’s hard to explain these experiences. We might call it luck, fate, a freak accident, or a coincidence. But over time and with a bit of reflection, when we find meaning in those special events, we call it serendipity. Join your host YeSeul Kim, on a journey to discover the moments of serendipity that forever changed the life trajectories of our guests. Expect stories that are full of irony and whimsy, love and tragedy, and despair and hope.

    Bonus Episode - ft. Chrissy Levett / Founder, Creative Conscience

    Bonus Episode - ft. Chrissy Levett / Founder, Creative Conscience

    Can you engineer serendipity? Do creative people experience more serendipity? We have a quick chat with Chrissy Levett, Founder of Creative Conscience about her take on serendipity.Learn more about Creative Conscience at www.creative-conscience.co.uk

    • 11 min
    Episode 5 - Addicted to Serendipity

    Episode 5 - Addicted to Serendipity

    Mykel Dixon is an award-winning speaker, musician, and author who dreamed of leaving his small town in Australia. This word magician from Down Under shares his string of serendipities that lead him to find his life mentor, fall madly in love, and become...

    • 21 min
    Episode 4 - Not What I Ordered on Amazon

    Episode 4 - Not What I Ordered on Amazon

    Tyler Grace is a world-renowned photographer, but less than a decade ago, he was just a kid with a mysterious illness that kept him bedridden. He recounts the surprise birthday present that gave him the jolt of confidence he needed to explore the world...

    • 19 min
    Episode 3 - The Accidental Mayor

    Episode 3 - The Accidental Mayor

    Things never worked out exactly the way Katherine Kylila Rice imagined. But this lifelong entrepreneur who spent her entire life as an outsider didn’t hesitate to achieve historic milestones when opportunity came knocking on her door. This is a story...

    • 23 min
    Episode 2 - An Astronaut's Perspective

    Episode 2 - An Astronaut's Perspective

    A lifetime of serendipitous moments led Rafiya Sultana to abandon her childhood dream. Despite the setbacks she faced in her life, Rafiya found a way to trade in her dream so that she could find her true voice and purpose as a transformational coach.

    • 19 min
    Episode 1 - The Intersection of Life & Death

    Episode 1 - The Intersection of Life & Death

    Joanna Kalafatis is an actress, producer, and blogger based in Hollywood. Jo recounts her brush with death while studying abroad in South Africa and explains why a half-life is not a life worth living.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

JFish3474 ,

So so so good

Interesting stories about something we rarely unpack: serendipity and how it compounds. Highly recommend.

Micduff ,

Timely reminder of the magic of moments

A lovely and uplifting reminder about the power of transformational moments! Well crafted and passionately conveyed, this is a great listen. Looking forward to future episodes and more stories! Wonderful to be reminded of our common humanity in these challenging times.

lydiasnoo ,

Feel good podcast

What a feel good podcast that makes you contemplate on your own serendipities. The world is a magical place and we are all lucky to be on this strange ride called life.

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