The Dream Big Podcast is a family-friendly podcast inspiring kids (and adults!) to pursue their passions in life and take action to make their dreams a reality. Your hosts Eva Karpman (currently 10-years-old in the 5th grade) and mom Olga Karpman interview world-class performers who do what they love and live their dreams each and every day. Eva also does solo episode where she answers questions from our audience and discusses personal development principles. The Dream Big Podcast’s short 15-20 minute format makes for the perfect length to listen to an episode in the car with your kids. Subscribe and together we can inspire each other to dream big and take action. To get to the podcast website, cut and paste the link DreamBigPodcast.com into your browser. Get ready to DREAM BIG!
Never, Ever Give Up On Your Big Dream!
Michaela DePrince was born in the midst of a horrific civil war in Sierra Leone. Her father was killed by rebels, and shortly after her father’s death, her mother died of fever and starvation. As if life was not already difficult enough, Michaela has a skin condition which causes patches of her skin to lose its color. In this episode, Eva shares how she was able to overcome the living nightmare that was her early childhood and fulfill her dream of being a ballerina. Visit DreamBigPodcast.com/270
Don't Be Patient (With Your Big Dreams!)
We’ve told our kids on numerous occasions to “Be Patient. Things Take Time.” But we recently stumbled across a quote from the great Tom Bilyeu that challenged our views on patience, especially when it comes to teaching our kids about how to accomplish their Big Dreams. In this episode, Eva unpacks Tom’s quote and shares why it is so important to not only Dream Big but also to take massive action. For our show notes, visit DreamBigPodcast.com/269
What Matters Most In Life (Hint: You Can't Buy It!)
What really matters most in life? The shoes that you wear? The car that you drive? Material items might bring us temporary joy but when you really think about the things that matter most in your life, what comes to the top of your mind? Sergey Young has achieved great success in life. But in a recent interview, Sergey beautifully described what comes to his mind when he thinks about what he is grateful for in life. In this episode, Eva shares Sergey’s answer. Show notes at DreamBigPodcast.com/268
How To Turn Hate Into Love
Lizzie Velasquez was born with a rare syndrome that makes it impossible for her to gain weight. A number of years ago, a terrible cyber bully posted a video on Youtube titled “World’s Ugliest Woman” and the video was about Lizzie. In today’s episode, Eva shares the powerful decision that Lizzie made in weeks and months after the video was posted so that this nightmarish experience did not destroy her life. For our show notes, visit DreamBigPodcast.com/267
Medals & Trophies Do Not Guarantee Happiness
A few years ago, a UCLA gymnast named Katelyn Ohashi captivated the world with a viral floor routine that has amassed over 190M views on Youtube. Katelyn’s performance earned a Perfect 10,.That’s why it came as a complete shock to our family when we heard Katelyn share in an interview that until recently she was extremely unhappy. Eva shares Katelyn’s story in this episode, which includes important life lessons particularly about the importance of self-love. For our show notes, visit DreamBigPodcast.c
When You Are Ready To Give Up, Do THIS!
Novak Djokovic is one of the greatest tennis players of all time and currently ranked No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals. In a recent interview, Novak shared a story about a very low point in his career when mentally he felt like giving up. In this episode, Eva shares the advice that Novak got in the midst of this struggle and why he ultimately decided to continue playing tennis professionally. For our show notes, visit DreamBigPodcast.com/265