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Uncomfortable is OK Podcast

Making it easier for you to get out of your comfort zone.

Chris Desmond explores the science, the stories, and the strategies of getting out of your comfort zone and finding your magic.

Sep 25, 2017


Welcome or welcome back to the uncomfortable is OK podcast. I’m your host Chris Desmond and this is the show where I chat with fascinating people who have faced down the Uncomfortable. We hear their stories and jump into the strategies they’ve used for getting uncomfortable.

Over the last couple of week’s I’ve...

Four lessons from adventure sport pioneer and maverick filmmaker Clive Neeson

Sep 24, 2017

Clive Neeson is the guest on Episode 72 of the “Uncomfortable is OK” podcast. He is also the director of the widely acclaimed film “Last Paradise

Clive grew up on safari in East Africa as his parents filmed wild animals during the 1950’s. In New Zealand and Australia, he joined a group of young mavericks who...

Sep 18, 2017

This episode's guest is Traver Boehm. I first came across Traver on the Man Talks podcast and was enthralled with his conversation.

Traver has always felt the call of adventure, whether that is surfing big waves, climbing mountains, or fighting in a cage. Every life has its ups and downs and Traver's was no different....

Sep 11, 2017

Today's guest is Clive Neeson, Director of "Last Paradise". Last Paradise is is the lifetime work of Clive Neeson, a physicist, adventurer, technology innovator  and inspirational speaker. 

Clive grew up on safari in East Africa as his parents filmed wild animals during the 1950’s. In New Zealand and Australia, he...

Self analysis inspired by Will Fleming

Sep 9, 2017

I got the chance to have a chatwith one of the guys who help inspire me to get into podcasting. I started listening to Will Fleming last year when he hosted the “My Kiwi Life” podcast. He pondered life with a bunch of interesting Kiwis. More recently I’ve got into his new podcast “Willosophy” where he...