Joe Quade is one of the most vivacious and life-filled humans I know. In this episode we talk about playfulness, peak experiences, facing your fear, living, loving, and dying. 

Joe shares some incredible stories about overcoming illness, going to jail,  his career as a professional party-thrower, and drinking a beer with thousands of penguins! 

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Topics Explored: 

4:00 Who Joe is and what he is currently doing in the world

5:00 Staying connected to our inner child

9:00 How play and creativity helps remove fear from our lives 

14:00 How we can cultivate more play into our lives

19:00 The power of turning everything in your life into a story 

25:00 The wild, over-the-top events that Joe creates for a living

29:00 How shifting your energy shifts the energy of the spaces you’re in and the things you create

33:00 The power of doing things in stages and removing distractions 

36:30 Practices to remain present when we are listening to others 

39:30 A near-death story from Joe’s life and what he learned

45:00 What we can learn from love and how we can open back up after experiencing pain

48:30 Letting ourselves feel the full breadth of emotions 

53:00 Another incredible story from Joe’s life

61:00 What Joe would tell his grandkids on his deathbed

64:00 How to connect with Joe


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Special thanks to Emmy-Award winning composer Kodomo (Chris Child) for allowing us to use his brilliant track Concept 1 as our theme song. 




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