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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.

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....

Four lessons from Traver Boehm, the man with a "Year to Live"

Oct 1, 2017

Traver Boehm was the guest on episode 73 of the Uncomfortable is OK podcast. Traver is also an author, speaker, and transformation coach who consult with clients from around the globe, assisting them in vastly improving the quality of their human experience through One Day Stronger, Inc. With a background high level...

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...

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...

Why I'm writing

Sep 2, 2017

I decided a while back that I’d like to start writing and throwing it out to the internet. In particular I thought I wanted to write around the topic of my podcast Uncomfortable is OK. The more I think about it, the more it seems to make sense.

I understand that some people get more from engaging with written content...