Most of us are looking for meaning in our day-to-day lives. We want careers that we are passionate about, that motivate us, that fulfill us. We feel this pressure to have amazing jobs that we are amazing at. But, when is the last time you asked yourself "What am I doing? Is this what I want? Do I even like this?" Let's hear the true stories of incredible people to find out what they have done with their lives. Maybe through these inspiring stories, we will figure it out how to bring more fulfillment in our day-to-day. Does anyone really have it all figured out?
Episode 10: Maya
In today’s episode, we are joined by the amazing Maya Ozery. Born and raised in Givat Yearim, Israel, Maya’s passion for sports began as a child, and she found her niche on the soccer field, eventually playing for Israel’s national women's soccer team. Maya talks about her experience as a female athlete and what led her to advocate for equity in sports for women in Israel, talks group dynamics and the key ingredients for a successful team, and shares how she creates space for people to find their passions and explore their interests in the college athletics framework.
Episode 9: Mikhl
Meet the one and only Mikhl Yashinsky! A talented Yiddishist, actor, writer, director, and teacher, Mikhl is propelled by an undeniable energy to spread a love for the Yiddish language near and far. In this episode, Mikhl discusses the importance of Yiddish and how his passion for the language and culture blossomed, talks about the humbling and powerful experience he had when acting on stage in Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, and shares many nuggets of wisdom for those looking to explore and embrace new passions. Stay up to date with Mikhl’s delightful Yiddish videos and creative content on Instagram at @mikhldarling.
Episode 8: Katja
Meet Katja Kolmetz! A Dortmund, Germany, native, Katja is a passionate entrepreneur and international traveler, who went from the large corporate world to co-founding and running her own startup, Human Deluxe, a design studio focused on human-brand experiences. In this episode, Katja shares how she helps businesses integrate their values with their products and branding, why failure is so important for success, and dishes out words of wisdom for those afraid to leave their comfortable jobs to start their own ventures.
Episode 7: Beth
In today’s episode, we will be joined by the sunny Beth Kohn Converse, a Registered Acupuncturist, Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, and Diplomate in Chinese Herbology (+ currently studying for her doctorate!) Beth opened up her own practice nearly 10 years ago, and helps patients dealing with a variety of challenges achieve their health care goals through acupuncture, body work, Chinese herbs, and cupping. Beth shares how the relief she found in acupuncture for her own migraine headaches inspired her to pursue a career in Chinese Medicine, discusses how her early experience of administering acupuncture needles like "on a factory line” inspired her to provide personalized care plans for her patients, and shares what she has to say to those hesitant about trying Chinese Medicine treatments.
Episode 6: Danny
Meet Danny Devries! A lover of travel with a background in economics, Danny has served as a Foreign Service Officer for the last 8 years with the US State Department in different posts around the globe. Live from Amman, Jordan, Danny chats about some of the perks & challenges of living in different (and sometimes hostile) areas, talks about the process of becoming a diplomat, and passionately shares about the impact that his work has on foreign policy issues.
*This episode do not necessarily reflect the views of the US government*
Episode 5: Mia
In today’s episode, we will be joined by the talented and cheery Mia Schon! A boss lady of several talents, Mia loves to create large-scale mosaic installations all around Israel, striving to make art more accessible for people of all backgrounds. From public projects on the streets to leading mosaic workshops out of her home studio, Mia lives her passion every day. Mia dives into the nitty-gritty of life as an artist, shares what it feels like to wipe off the last tile before unleashing her mosaic to the public, and talks about some of the biggest challenges she faces as an artist and entrepreneur. Learn more about Mia and see her work at mosaicwithmia.com!
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This podcast came at just the right time! Perfect for anyone that feels stuck in a rut of some kind, and needs some inspiration. Stephanie’s easygoing interview style makes you feel like you’re sitting with her in her living room catching up with old friends. A must listen!
Great podcast for anyone looking for a little extra inspiration. Love the varying interviews and casual format! Perfect for a wide audience of listeners.
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