Episode 34: Courage to Speak Up, Courage to Stand Out

Episode 34: Courage to Speak Up, Courage to Stand Out

by Stacie Vanags August 13, 2018

Born in Taiwan and raised in Canada, Sunny earned her degree in hospitality management, but swapped an ordinary job for a surf infused sustainable one instead. Surrounded by sea in the Maldives, she sacrificed a life of glamour and good hair for salty, sun kissed lips and sandy feet. Sunny and I have a frank discussion about mental health; the ups and downs of isolated island life, and how to find the courage to ask for help.

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Episode 33: A Frank Discussion About Women's Health

Episode 33: A Frank Discussion About Women's Health

by Stacie Vanags April 01, 2018

Originally from London, Emily earned her degree in Architecture at Cambridge, but swapped an ordinary job in the field for 10 years at sea. She speaks about the idea of traveling slowly, and how she pivoted her journey to focus on women’s health after shocking blood test results confirmed 29 of 35 toxins in her body. Emily splits her time between running eXXpedition, a series of all female voyages, public speaking around the globe, and working with Parley for the oceans.

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Episode 32: What's on Your Map of Life?

Episode 32: What's on Your Map of Life?

by Stacie Vanags March 14, 2018

Originally from Germany, Nike left her traditional marketing job to buy a sailboat in Panama and spend the next three years of her life trading money for experiences. She shares how to combat self-made stress, and how following your passion can create lifelong confidence.

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Episode 31: The Happiness Scale: Where Do You Fall?

Episode 31: The Happiness Scale: Where Do You Fall?

by Stacie Vanags February 21, 2018

Originally from the UK, Clare left her very traditional life of working Real Estate and raising two children to open a boutique surf camp in the Dominican Republic. She started kite surfing at age 38, and her whole world changed as she pushed all physical and geographical boundaries. Her story of finding new love and letting go to that of the past is a resounding reminder to always evaluate our own needs, desires and goals of the future, and quite simply, to listen to our own hearts.

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Episode 30: That Sharkpreneur Life

Episode 30: That Sharkpreneur Life

by Stacie Vanags January 05, 2018

Originally from Maine, Jillian Morris-Brake joins us from the Bahamas to talk about the career she created as a shark entrepreneur. The Bahamas are considered the shark capital of the world; from Great Hammerheads, Lemon Sharks, Nurse Sharks and much more. Jillian shares the struggle of living on a tiny island and her lengthy commute to get lettuce, theories on why sharks attack, and how to create the life you’ve always dreamed of.

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Episode 29: How to Appreciate What You Already Have / Elaine Abonal

Episode 29: How to Appreciate What You Already Have / Elaine Abonal

by Stacie Vanags December 06, 2017

Once shy girl Elaine Abonal joins us from the Philippines to talk about how she gained her self confidence, and her now thriving surfcamp connecting others with the ocean. She shares her long term vision for a home base, and her desire to tie it all back to charity. Elaine goes back in time to her experience as an exchange student in Wisconsin, and the light skin versus dark skin debate in her culture and how it’s impacting young women.

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Episode 28: Is Your Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Episode 28: Is Your Tap Water Safe To Drink?

by Stacie Vanags November 08, 2017

Andrea is a Colombian native who has firsthand stories surviving Pablo Escobar and the Narcos, how it influenced her family heritage, and the importance of growing up with a strong network of women in a male dominated country. She talks about how she pivoted her family business and moved to LA, and opens our eyes to our local drinking resources.

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Episode 27: SUP? More Than Just a Teenage Slang Word / Kristy Wright

Episode 27: SUP? More Than Just a Teenage Slang Word / Kristy Wright

by Stacie Vanags November 02, 2017

Kristy joins us from Vancouver, Canada to talk about SUP, and how it’s more than just a teenage slang word. While men hit the golf course, she shares a sport that has empowered women and mothers to find their self-confidence and voice. Kristy examines all the nooks and crannies of entrepreneurship, the multiple revenue streams necessary to thrive, and examples of how to broaden your looking lens on life.

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Episode 26: How To Be A Soul Searcher: Chanelle Sladics

Episode 26: How To Be A Soul Searcher: Chanelle Sladics

by Stacie Vanags October 24, 2017

Chanelle pauses in between world travel to reset in nature at her grandparents cabin, and provide us with a dynamic interview. We go deep on how to be motivated by stress, out of body experiences at a young age, challenging Christianity and why seeds matter. This is an interview where we truly peel back the onion, and understand how dynamic one woman can be.

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Episode 25: Weight Watchers By Day, African Sailing Adventurer By Night

Episode 25: Weight Watchers By Day, African Sailing Adventurer By Night

by Stacie Vanags October 10, 2017

Marlin is an all-American girl joining us from the bustling city of San Francisco, living up to her ocean-inspired name. Like many of us, she works a traditional 9-5, but shares tips for seeking nature and adventure at every turn.  She describes her 10 day adventure race as a novice sailor around Africa, and the necessary mindset to embrace when you get robbed.

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Episode 24: Influencing Younger Generations Of Girls, And Our Duty As Women To Instill Bravery

Episode 24: Influencing Younger Generations Of Girls, And Our Duty As Women To Instill Bravery

by Stacie Vanags October 06, 2017

A dynamic pair of salty sisters joins us from North Carolina and New Zealand to talk about the realities of writing a children’s book. Learn how to work with those you love on an intimate and personal project, and the mental and physical foundation that is necessary for success. Moreover, learn how we as women influence our younger generations of girls, and the importance of instilling bravery.

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Episode 23: Surfing in Israel & Finding Peace Amongst Enemies

Episode 23: Surfing in Israel & Finding Peace Amongst Enemies

by Stacie Vanags September 07, 2017

Yael joins us from Tel Aviv, Israel after having just returned from crushing massive waves in the Maldives on an all female surf trip. She’s a 53 year old fearless female who talks about life growing up in Israel, why you should travel the world with your children, and how to find peace in a place surrounded by many enemies.

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