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re79: I’m missin’ me a little Charlie Holiday
Oct 17 • 8 min
I’m deep in nonfiction production mode. I have podcast episodes rolling, courses creating, and new books on the horizon and even folks helping me make those books happen. I need a little respite. How about a little Charlie Holiday? Here’s a chapter from…
re78: Where is your “location” of clarity?
Oct 10 • 8 min
We all need a place to find out clarity, our focus, our vision. But no, really, a place, a location on the planet where we go. Where’s yours?
re77: “Bloom Where You’re Planted: Life the Expat Way” with Lasairiona McMaster
Oct 3 • 27 min
So you move abroad. Yay! Then you move back. Oh. If you’re contemplating life-changing move abroad–or are returning from one–Lasairiona has some insight into how to make that transition easier, better, and worth however many nights crying yourself to…
re76: Where I (Already) Am
Sep 26 • 4 min
Do you know where you’re going?
re75: Secret Bus to Paradise
Sep 19 • 2 min
Paradise is not a place. But I know how to get there. The audiobooks is available right now from, among others, Chirp.
re74: CREATE | What advice would your future self give you?
Sep 12 • 6 min
I don’t want to get all morbid or anything, but let’s just say you’re on your deathbed. OK, too morbid? Fine. You’re at your future deathbed. At the time when it’s OK to go. When you’ve accomplished what you wanted to accomplish in this lifetime. So what…
re73: What does it take to become an Epic Dad?
Sep 5 • 34 min
Action. Guts. Maybe a bit of daring. I talked with Jason McCleery on his own podcast but we hit it off so well I wanted to share it over here on Repossible. Get on the waitlist for SPARK Campfire in November 2019! Because, in my opinion, he made the…
re72: SPARK: I’m not doing this because it’s easy
Aug 29 • 3 min
If it were easy, everyone would do it. Well, I don’t know about everyone.
re71: Thursday Thunder
Aug 22 • 5 min
Lightning is overrated. The good stuff comes after the flash.
re70: Adwynna MacKenzie: “Our hearts will guide us to make decisions if we trust it.”
Aug 15 • 7 min
Adwynna reads her foreword to “Decide.” As Bradley writes in Decide, our hearts will guide us to make decisions if we trust it. He wasn’t using his thinking decision-making skills when he said those words, he was deciding from a place of inner knowing. A…
re69: Audio for Authors
Aug 8 • 4 min
Audio just isn’t the same thing as writing. Listening isn’t the same thing as reading. Introducing the Audio for Authors podcast. I’m “walking the talk” by producing my audiobooks as podcasts. Here’s the latest.
re68: 17 Reasons to Go to that In-Person Conference
Aug 1 • 3 min
We all understand all of the reasons you don’t want to go. Here are 17 reasons to go. With only 1 that really matters. Let’s get started. Because you’ll actually go(versus that recording of the online version you’ll probably never watch).You’ll get the…
re67: Heading to Edinburgh to… FOCUS
Jul 25 • 1 min
5 days of writing with writers. In castles. With beer. See ya.
re66: A sneak peek into Madeline Dines brand-new audiobook: Drama
Jul 18 • 3 min
First, she wrote a book. Now she’s narrated it. Here’s an excerpt from her latest and greatest work: Drama: Solving teenage problems with meditation.
re65: Introducing the Repossible publication
Jul 11 • 3 min
Medium.com is an excellent way to gather writers (and writing) to reach a broader audience. Are you looking for a place to write about these topics: CreateMeditatePlayDecide Head over to Repossible’s new home on Medium.com: medium.com/repossible.
re64: Richard Robinson on losing weight, gaining mental clarity, and intermittent fasting
Jul 4 • 22 min
He just came off of a 5-day water fast. That’s 5 days without food. Just water. Show Notes “I could just use that jolt right now. I weigh more than I want to. I don’t have the clarity.” “I was going to go 7 days. I was feeling great.” “I did something…
re63: I just lost 2 pounds in a week. The secret? I didn’t do it alone.
Jun 27 • 6 min
I had a coach. A mentor. An accountability partner. Crazy part is? He didn’t even know it. This week’s episode is sponsored by Spark Campfire where you can write a book in a month together with a young person and change your relationship forever. The…
re62: SPARK: Ch. 3: Is it time to check what dreams might be stuck in you?
Jun 20 • 3 min
Having just set free two dreams in the books of my nieces 3 days ago, it’s time to ask the question. What dreams are still hiding in you? Here’s chapter three from Spark titled, “Message in a Bottle.” Enjoy.
re61: Although there are a bunch of different kinds of people in high school, there is also the average kid. I think of myself as the average kid.
Jun 13 • 6 min
My niece (the one writing the book called “Drama: Solving teenage problems with meditation”) has a book coming out next week. I’m sorry, did we all catch that? She’s 17. She has a book coming out next week. I’ve been helping her. It’s been fun, it’s been…
re60: The foreword to Taylor Dines’ upcoming book, “Escaping the Light”
Jun 6 • 6 min
Here’s a little secret: not feeling proud of what you do? How about you help someone else do something and you can be proud of them. Oddly, you become even more proud yourself. In this week’s episode, I offer you the foreword to Taylor Dines’ upcoming…
re59: I wish I’d had someone to guide me at an earlier age
May 30 • 4 min
If you’re no longer at “an earlier age,” can you help someone who is? I posted in a (closed and private), 30,000+ member-strong Facebook group for writers about my experience with my nieces and writing their books. I was overwhelmed with the heartfelt…
re58: Once upon a time, there was a feeling that I couldn’t get through high school.
May 23 • 3 min
I got my nieces to record a few lines from their upcoming books. Drama. Teenagers. Meditation. Books coming out June 17. Is this fun or what? Escaping the Light Drama Escaping the Light Drama
re57: Medicate, Imagine, Create. Oops, one letter off.
May 16 • 51 min
Speaking to a group of older folks about how to live a long, joyful, and meaningful life. It’s not medicate but …
re56: Girl spaghetti brains, boy waffle brains, and Maddie Dines’s new book
May 9 • 11 min
Stressed out in high school? Maddie Dines knows all about it–and how to tame the beast I thought high school was just football games on Friday nights, lettermen’s jackets, and milkshakes. Stress, drama, and teen challenges seem to be the new normal. What…
re55: Spark: Ch. 1: Embers
May 2 • 4 min
I’m finally recording the audiobook for Spark. Here’s Chapter 1. At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.? — Albert…
re54: Morocco, fiction, and that choice that’s usually yours.
Apr 25 • 5 min
Travel, write. That’s about it. That’s my “worldly advice.” Oh, and make the decisions that are right for you. Need help with those decisions? Travel. Write. That will help. I swear. Now I need to head off into the sand dunes of the Sahara in the eastern…
re53: You need a team? We are the team.
Apr 18 • 8 min
While driving, I figured out what the “real, no, real real” secret sauce of Spark Campfire was. It’s you. It’s me. It’s us. Spark Campfire is a month-long, hands-on, let’s-get-this-done-together workshop to write a book together with a younger person. […
re52: Time Capsule
Apr 11 • 8 min
It’s not so much Now or Never as Now or Later. Now is nice. Here’s the video version: https://youtu.be/RRxq8HXIxIU
re51: Tony
Apr 4 • 11 min
“Repossible” for me means to make something possible again. I probably hold him up in some kind of distant light start, up on a pedestal where he can do (and has done) no wrong, but Tony is one of my heroes. For my “Spark Campfire” course, I did a video…
re50: Secret mountain lakes, implementing processes, and glittery ideas
Mar 28 • 9 min
I have 2 secrets. I’ll tell you one of them.
re49: Unexpected Magic
Mar 21 • 7 min
I wasn’t planning on reversing the rotation of the planet. I really just wanted a croissant. I have a speech on Saturday. I’ve been working on it all week. The more I work on it, the better it gets. Funny how that happens. Here’s two stories of Unexpected…
re48: Silver lining, meditation for creatives, and dog stress
Mar 14 • 11 min
I’m letting it all go in this episode. We cover quite a few topics and although I seem to skim through some, there’s some deep goodness in here. Is there always a silver lining? How meditation can increase your productivity, add jet fuel to your…
re47: 10 years from now, what will you wish you had done Every Single Year?
Mar 7 • 10 min
I’m ASKing for your feedback, insight, experience, desire, or opinion. Got one? Let’s talk. Outdoors for this one, morning in the forest, not the best audio. Hopefully, the clarity of thoughts cover over clearly through the wind in the trees.
re46: Ask: I’m so glad you asked that question. I had that question too.
Feb 28 • 10 min
I’m researching for my upcoming book “Ask.” I have Adwynna MacKenzie on the line and she’s saying we learn to no longer ask. We “grow up” and we’re supposed to know–or at least we think we’re supposed to know. Yet, the power of asking is the power beyond…
re45: I can check things off and make myself feel accomplished
Feb 21 • 3 min
More hidden benefits of Spark Campfire: accomplishment. When you’re a part of Spark Campfire, we’re going to get a book done. In a month. Together. Listen in to hear what my niece said about one of the things she’s looking forward to.
re44: Erin Attwood on building your audience, daring to ask, and putting together an online interview series
Feb 14 • 35 min
Erin is a master at building your body, calibrating your mind, and taking things you say and saying them back to you more succinctly and so that even you understand it better. She’s hosting a free interview series, but you have to sign up to get access.…
re43: Cobwebs on the factory floor, downloads from above, and creating from a higher consciousness
Feb 7 • 11 min
This is what happens when I record in the morning. I’m clear, I’m energized, and I’m pretty much unstoppable.
re42: The train pass and daily frustration transformed into regular happiness
Feb 1 • 7 min
We could just keep doing the stupid stuff that frustrates us every day. Or we could fix it and stop doing it. And free up that frustrated, annoyed, mad, sad, teary energy with something more along the lines of light, fluffy, hey-is-that-a-sesame-bagel…
re41: Balancing Real Life with the Real Life (you want to have)
Jan 24 • 3 min
Running out of time today. Or is it this week? Is it Thursday already? I know I’ve done a lot, but I’m not sure what that is.
re40: What scares you?
Jan 17 • 6 min
OK, fine. But what do you do about it? AvoidRunHesitateDo it anywayDo it because you’re scared I’m faced with a few things I’m scared of at the moment. Some you might be really scared of. Others less so. So what are you going to do with that scares you?
re39: Take responsibility or play the victim. It’s usually up to you.
Jan 10 • 10 min
I don’t mean victims of a car jacking.
re38: Up for a challenge?
Jan 3 • 3 min
It’s the beginning of the year. Ready for a bit of a challenge? I was challenged today in just the way I needed to be. What is that saying: when the student is ready, the teacher appears?
re37: Spark Campfire Pre-Launch Interview with Niece
Dec 27, 2018 • 8 min
We can discuss it forever or we could get started. We could even get a grasp on our Spark Campfire book project for February 2019 while in a busy ski lodge in northern Arizona during a snowstorm. Or we could wait. Until tomorrow. When we’re more ready.…
re36: If you do not create it, they will not come.
Dec 20, 2018 • 3 min
This is a simpler, easier-to-understand version of “If you build it, they will come.”
re35: The Unique Chemical Formula for Love
Dec 13, 2018 • 5 min
It takes two (or more) people, certain elements, and exacting instructions.
re34: You want to invite your child into your world. But how?
Dec 6, 2018 • 4 min
You could ask directly. Or you could get clever.
re33: What if we counted using a different measurement?
Nov 29, 2018 • 6 min
I didn’t hit the 50,000-word goal of NaNoWriMo this month. But I won anyway. Here’s how.
re32: The book together with the kids isn’t the thing.
Nov 22, 2018 • 5 min
I’m not interested in the product. I’m interested in the process. I don’t care as much about what you accomplished or even where you ended up–although it’s nice. I’m after how you get there and what you experienced along the way.
re31: Is your story in the prison of the past? (Can we set it free?)
Nov 15, 2018 • 4 min
Is it stuck in a computer? Maybe in a drawer. The old collecting dust dilemma. Is there a way out?
re30: Don’t wait 12 years
Nov 8, 2018 • 6 min
It’s just a step. A little step. Right in front of you. One foot in front of the other. Standing still counts as zero. One step counts as one. Take the first step. This episode of the Repossible podcast is sponsored by “Spark: How to write a book with…
re29: Oh baby, it’s cold outside. (AKA: No one will notice if we don’t do this.)
Nov 1, 2018 • 2 min
It actually is cold outside. Why do you do what you do?
re28: Math with a 14-year-old son, storytelling, and a pitch-black darkness in the forest.
Oct 25, 2018 • 4 min
It’s Thursday. It must be Repossible.
re27: Indefatigable, indomitable, and the spanakopita
Oct 18, 2018 • 3 min
It’s a Greek dessert and an ancient Indian book. From an old colleague: “Among your other qualities, you’re indefatigable. Congratulations on this.”
re26: The school uniform and unleashing massive brain power
Oct 11, 2018 • 8 min
Unless you’re a kid and go to a school where they require you to wear the same exact uniform to school every single day, you have a decision to make on a morning-by-morning basis.
re25: What was that tingle in the hairs on the back of your neck?
Oct 4, 2018 • 3 min
If I don’t get the goose-bump factor when I’m reading it then I can’t do it.– ?Russell Crowe Just as you’re doubting the whole sombrero escapade, the hairs on the back of your neck start to tingle. I could throw loads of science your way backing up the…
re24: In a schoolyard brawl, “Decide” is going to win out over “Hope.”
Sep 27, 2018 • 3 min
By a knockout. Hoping, wanting, dreaming, wishing, pleading, begging, whining, hoping. These are just a handful of the actions you undertake, whether consciously or unconsciously before you decide. I often think in mathematical terms, charts, and line…
re23: When you talk to your friends, do you usually bring up the Regret Minimalization Framework?
Sep 20, 2018 • 5 min
As an author, I talk about my books with friends.* But a little-known secret is that I haven’t finished the books yet and I’m doing research for the upcoming book by talking about it. Here I not-so-accidentally drag my entrepreneurial rockstar friend into…
re22: Give a Voice to Your Truth and Give Truth to Your Voice
Sep 13, 2018 • 4 min
I could be completely wrong about this, but I believe we all have an inner voice or we can call it our subconscious self or it’s actually fine to call it or relate to however you want. But I think something is there, something is in there and when we are…
re21: Sometimes it comes without asking for it and sometimes you got to struggle
Sep 6, 2018 • 4 min
Three minutes talking inspiration, struggle, and letting go with 104-year-old artist Tony.
re20: The best gift to give is the one you’d kind of like to keep for yourself
Aug 30, 2018 • 3 min
Here’s a quick cut of laughter from a man who has a history of joy.
re19: Small Wins
Aug 23, 2018 • 6 min
“I just can’t find the time to write.” Small Wins “How do you find the time to write?” I replied, “I don’t find the time, I make the time.” She looked a little dejected as perhaps she was hoping for a simpler answer although my answer, in my opinion, is…
re18: Where do you find inspiration? How do you then set it free?
Aug 16, 2018 • 3 min
It’s Thursday. Imagine. After Wednesday and before Friday. Crazy. I know. Where’s your inspiration coming from this week? Here’s mine.
re17: Authors Direct
Aug 9, 2018 • 3 min
Wait, did you say 70% commission on audiobook sales? Authors Direct seems to be positioning themselves to be the Book Funnel of audiobooks. Let’s have a quick look at their offering. https://vimeo.com/227320182
re16: Embrace the Shadow
Aug 2, 2018 • 10 min
A short story from the Charlie Holiday vault. “Gotta do the deed, dude.” Charlie looked up from his phone but didn’t yet look over to the guy who said it. He thought about asking what he said and the whole who-are-you-and-why-are-you-talking-to-me but it…
re15: The difference between a mediocre audiobook reading and an excellent one? Performance.
Jul 26, 2018 • 4 min
If you’re reading your audiobook properly, you’re performing. Are you reading your audiobooks into your microphone or are you performing? It’s a big difference. In fact, it might be all of the difference. Listening to a guide in Valencia, Spain today…
re14: Caminante y La Estirpe afortunada
Jul 19, 2018 • 7 min
How about a little magic, love, friendship, and adventure? In this episode of the Repossible podcast, Bandaluse interviews–en Español–La Cuarta Soñadora, author of Caminante y La Estirpe afortunada. The chance friendship between the son of a blacksmith…
re13: Because One Thing Leads to Another
Jul 12, 2018 • 3 min
You never know what’s going to happen IF you get started. If you don’t get started with a First Thing, the chances of doing a Second Thing go down to, by definition, zero. I have a new book and accompanying course coming out next Tuesday. But this morning…
re12: Our unique voice “fingerprint”
Jul 5, 2018 • 4 min
Does our voice resonate with listeners more than our words resonate with readers?
re11: Eleven is more than zero
Jun 28, 2018 • 2 min
10 more than 0, to be exact. The post re011: Eleven is more than zero appeared first on repossible.
re10: Discovering a new tool for creation: Dictation Brain
Jun 21, 2018 • 3 min
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the keyboard … The post re010: Discovering a new tool for creation: Dictation Brain appeared first on repossible.
re09: Every Single Week
Jun 14, 2018 • 2 min
It’s like 7 times less often then Every Single Day. The post re009: Every Single Week appeared first on repossible.
re08: A Kiss to Tremble the Heart
Jun 7, 2018 • 3 min
He didn’t know why he knew what to do. He didn’t care and didn’t need to know or care. He just knew what he needed to do and that it was the right thing to do.
re07: Happy as a Dog
May 31, 2018 • 2 min
How complicated does it all have to be?
re06: One Thing
May 24, 2018 • 6 min
Hmm, there might be more than one.
re05: John Muldoon on how alpacas can help with audio production.
May 17, 2018 • 1 min
I’m sure you never knew this–now you can’t unknow it. The post re005: John Muldoon on how alpacas can help with audio production. appeared first on repossible.
re04: If you change just one person, do you make a tiny change in the world?
Apr 12, 2018 • 5 min
This could have gone so differently. The post re004: If you change just one person, do you make a tiny change in the world? appeared first on repossible.
re03: Better Together
Mar 19, 2018 • 7 min
What’s your Repossible? The post re003: Better Together appeared first on repossible.
re02: So you’ve achieved your goal. Yay! Now what?
Mar 18, 2018 • 7 min
Woo hoo! So awesome! Congratulations! Wait. What? The post re002: So you’ve achieved your goal. Yay! Now what? appeared first on repossible.
re01: Welcome to the Repossible podcast!
Mar 13, 2018 • 3 min
We might as well get started. The post re001: Welcome to the Repossible podcast! appeared first on repossible.