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Uncomfortable is OK Podcast

The show about getting out of your comfort zone. Chris Desmond chats with inspiring guests about how they became OK with being Uncomfortable.

Nov 20, 2017

Today I’m chatting with Lucy O’Connor the creative mind behind Monday Hustle. This is Lucy’s second appearance on the Uncomfortable is OK podcast. Long time listeners of the show will remember Lucy from way back in episode 18 from over a year ago. If you haven’t had a chance to listen to that yet make sure you...


Nov 16, 2017

What is your comfort zone?

Each of us has a comfort zone. Mine is different to yours, yours is different to your neighbours. In fact no two people will have the exact same comfort zone. The interesting thing is that our comfort zones will change over time based on our thoughts, actions, experiences, and skillsets. You...


Nov 13, 2017

Today’s I’m chatting with a brave young woman, Renee Kiri from Wellington. Renee has been through a significant amount and is currently waiting on her 5th brain surgery. She is telling her story and what she has learnt through this. I was pretty stoked that I got to speak with her about it.

Some of the things that...


Nov 6, 2017

Today I’m chatting with Leslie Harrington. You’ll notice that Leslie doesn’t have a typical Kiwi accent. We’ll discuss why at the start of the show. Leslie was introduced to me by Eric Hodgon who you’ll remember from episode 74 of the podcast where we had a deep conversation about recovery from trauma. Leslie...


How a NZ Crowdfunding CEO increased my self awareness

Nov 4, 2017

Recently I spoke with Anna Guenther, CEO and chief bubble blower of PledgeMe, a New Zealand based crowdfunding platform “helping Kiwis fund the things they care about”. I’d been wanting to chat with Anna for quite a while, her name was on the “potential awesome podcast guests” list that I keep for myself....