Living Philosophy

Living Philosophy

Everyday is not ordinary. Everyday is inspiring. Listen to people sharing everday struggles, changes, lessons and wisdom. Living Philosophy explores the way people have brought philosophy to life through significant experiences. Hosted by Dr Todd S. Mei, former Head of Philosophy at the University of Kent (UK), and founder, consultant, and freelance author at Philosophy2u.com.

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June 17, 2021 58 min

Francesca Catlow is a singer, songwriter, and dancer whose songs, choreography, and dancing featured in the closing ceremonies of the 2012 Olympics. With the onset of the pandemic, she turned her creativity to writing romance novels. Her first novel, The Little Blue Door, is due for publication on June 28, 2021. Francesca shares what she has learned from her experience as a performer and how creativity and storytelling have enriche...

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Joe Smart is the Head of Training and Organisational Development for the Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust, which is part of Britain’s National Health Service (NHS). When it comes to working with people, Joe is all about innovation and compassion. In this episode, he shares his wisdom and experiences in view of how organizations and businesses can better prepare for the changing landscape of the workplace which is taking seriou...

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Zara Davis is one of the biggest names in windsurfing when it comes to speed. She was the only windsurfer to hold simultaneously the records for the 500m distance and the outright nautical mile until Antoine Albeau accomplished the same feat more recently. As a windsurfer and osteopath, Zara is no stranger to overcoming mental and physical barriers, and in this podcast she discusses her insights into competition, getting more women...

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Sam Holden is a former professional poker player who made his debut in 2011 by finishing 8th overall in the World Series of Poker Main Event. Several years after leaving the limelight of his profession, Sam explains how studying philosophy at university helped him to better understand the roles of luck, knowledge, and happiness in life. He is now owner of the Monument Pub in Canterbury, where he hopes to create a unique space for g...

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Kenji has devoted his life to environmentalism and outdoor adventures. As a major figure within the outdoor industry, he reflects on the history and transformations of our relation to the outdoors and the challenges of getting more people from urban and ethnic-minority backgrounds to experience nature meaningfully and respectfully. He also discusses an intriguing theory about creating urban portals to expose people to the outdoors....

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Susie Belanger is on the Board of Directors for the Military Veterans Advocacy organization. In this inspiring podcast, Susie shares what the virtue of perseverance has taught her and how it enabled her to succeed in getting the US government to change its policy on naval veterans from the Vietnam War who were being excluded from benefits owing to exposure to Agent Orange.

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Dr Kate Tomas is a Women's Spiritual Empowerment Mentor and has a PhD in Philosophical Theology from Oxford University (UK). She discusses her work as a mentor and how she is hoping to change the business model for her industry with a focus on enabling capabilities as opposed to continual therapy. She delves into problems about women and religious experience, as well as how the academic ideals of dialogue, community, and knowle...

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Author Gregory Crouch reflects on how his love of history and narrative non-fiction has enriched his life and his appreciation of human struggle. He draws on colorful historical figures and episodes when discussing how an understanding of time and place can make the most significant of differences.

Greg is author of Enduring Patagonia (Random House, 2002), China’s Wings (Bantam, 2012), and most recently, The Bonanza King (Scribner, ...

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Alan Bell reflects on his life experience and lessons as a major Hollywood film editor (e.g. 500 Days of Summer, the Hunger Games Trilogy, Little Manhattan), a rock climbing guide, and silversmith. He draws on stoicism and the charity of interpretation while offering interesting ideas about the unique ways in which jewelry can aid in the process of self-discovery.

Alan’s jewelry and silversmith business is called AEB Silver (www.aeb...

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Dr Patricia Baker discusses her interests in the archaeology of Roman medicine and gardens, and why she decided to make a bold career change from a tenured academic position to founding her own teaching and consultation business based of Roman ideas of sustainability and well-being.

More on Dr Baker's business, Pax in Natura, can be found at https://www.paxinnature.com. You can follow Patty on Twitter (@Patrici70319540) and ...

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