Humanitou: Conversations of Humanness + Creativity

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June 22, 2020 00:59:02
92: Lucas Krump, Evryman CEO & co-founder, on community, wellness and serving others

92: Lucas Krump, Evryman CEO & co-founder, on community, wellness and serving others

Lucas Krump is CEO and co-founder of Evryman, a social enterprise that is cultivating a global men’s community, and is helping men to connect and to hone their emotional skills together. We get into Lucas’ personal journey. From growing up in Kansas and learning largely to support himself at a very young age in a house of turmoil. To a decade of pursuits around the world in his 20s, years spent running from his own emotional pain. Until what Lucas describes as an emotional volcanic eruption within that landed him momentarily at the precipice of suicide and, ultimately, in a psychiatric ward in Singapore. We talk about what he's learned -- and shares through Evryman -- about community, wellness and the importance of serving others. More at humanitou.com.   ----MORE---- Humanitou is created, hosted and produced by Adam Williams. Show notes at https://humanitou.com/lucas-krump-evryman/. Follow on Instagram @humanitou Support Humanitou: https://humanitou.com/support-humanitou/ About Humanitou: https://humanitou.com/about/ Media Kit: https://humanitou.com/media-kit/ ...

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91

June 12, 2020 01:34:34
91: Inaiah Lujan, prolific creator, dispels the myth of being a 'Jack of all trades, master of none'

91: Inaiah Lujan, prolific creator, dispels the myth of being a 'Jack of all trades, master of none'

Inaiah Lujan is a multifaceted and prolific creator. Music is at the heart of his work. In fact, he might be most widely known for his time with a folk band he co-founded, The Haunted Windchimes. Inaiah recently wrapped his first seasons of a web series called “Hanging Out with Inaiah Lujan” and his new podcast, Cast the Line, an interview series about creative process and wellness. We talk about his growing up on the Navajo Nation in Arizona as part of a non-Navajo family. We talk about impostor syndrome, authenticity, rebellion and Inaiah’s experiences with sweat lodge ceremonies. Inaiah also defines success and dispels the myth about being a “Jack of all trades, master of none.” He shares about a band breakup and getting divorced. And he shines light on mental health, overcoming shame, practices of loving oneself ... and the act of living as nothing short of magic. More at humanitou.com. ----MORE---- Humanitou is created, hosted and produced by Adam Williams. Show notes and transcript of this episode at https://humanitou.com/inaiah-lujan/. Follow on Instagram @humanitou Support Humanitou: https://humanitou.com/support-humanitou/ About Humanitou: https://humanitou.com/about/ Media Kit: https://humanitou.com/media-kit/ ...

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90

June 02, 2020 01:23:44
90: Laura Elizabeth Pohl, humanitarian storyteller, on starting over and advocating through photography and film

90: Laura Elizabeth Pohl, humanitarian storyteller, on starting over and advocating through photography and film

Laura Elizabeth Pohl is a humanitarian photographer and documentary filmmaker living in Cape Town, South Africa. Laura has traveled the world extensively, and spent many years living and working in developing countries, advocating for the dignity and humanity of the people she features in her visual storytelling. She has documented stories of HIV, ebola, migration, malnutrition and other deeply human subjects. In this conversation, I learn how Laura's journalism career started with interviewing celebrities -- e.g. Britney Spears, Winton Marsalis, Mary J. Blige -- and that she and I lived only an hour away from each other in South Korea when we experienced our generation’s biggest “where were you when” moment. I learn how Laura became a self-taught documentary filmmaker over the course of one weekend, and under deadline. I learn why she left behind a relatively stable job as a Dow Jones business reporter in Asia to start over as a photojournalist, and how she cobbled together paychecks to make the dream work along the way, including getting fired from a waitressing job after only two weeks. And a lot more. More at humanitou.com. ----MORE---- Humanitou is created, hosted and produced by Adam Williams. Show notes at https://humanitou.com/laura-elizabeth-pohl/. Follow on Instagram @humanitou Support Humanitou: https://humanitou.com/support-humanitou/ About Humanitou: https://humanitou.com/about/ Media Kit: https://humanitou.com/media-kit/ ...

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89

May 22, 2020 01:12:09
89: Kate Perdoni, musician and journalist, on self-validation, following one's calling, exploring curiosity and a definition of God

89: Kate Perdoni, musician and journalist, on self-validation, following one's calling, exploring curiosity and a definition of God

Kate is an Emmy®-nominated producer and director, a writer and filmmaker, a television host with Rocky Mountain PBS, and a rock musician -- currently in the band, Spirettes -- who has performed, recorded and toured near and far with her music. Kate shares her story of growing up in poverty on a 40-acre vegetable farm in remote Minnesota. She tells of leaving home for college at 16 and the importance of the winding road she took to finish college several years and a few schools later at 23. Kate has adventurously flowed back and forth across the country over the years. She has worked in various forms of journalism and media … has given birth to rock bands, and to a son who, now 9 years old, has taken to the backstage life with his mom. Along the way, we’ll hear Kate’s insights about trusting one’s inner voice, about self-validation and about exploring curiosity. We’ll talk about the value of silence, and Kate’s definition and experience of God. More at humanitou.com. ----MORE---- Humanitou is created, hosted and produced by Adam Williams. Show notes at https://humanitou.com/kate-perdoni/. Follow on Instagram @humanitou Support the Humanitou Podcast: https://humanitou.com/support-humanitou/ About Humanitou: https://humanitou.com/about/ Media Kit: https://humanitou.com/media-kit/ ...

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May 12, 2020 01:06:57
88: Dáreece Walker, visual artist, on fear and vulnerability in making art, and his series "Police Cross Lines" and "Black Fathers Matter"

88: Dáreece Walker, visual artist, on fear and vulnerability in making art, and his series "Police Cross Lines" and "Black Fathers Matter"

Dáreece Walker talks with Humanitou about his artwork, which combines race, identity and religion into socio-political responses. We talk about his work that speaks against police brutality, and his series that celebrates black fathers and addresses the lack of positive imagery of black men in society. We navigate creative process, and facing fear, vulnerability and one's inner critic. Among other things. More at humanitou.com. ----MORE---- Humanitou is created, hosted and produced by Adam Williams. Show notes at https://humanitou.com/dareece-walker/. Follow on Instagram @humanitou Support Humanitou: https://humanitou.com/support-humanitou/ About Humanitou: https://humanitou.com/about/ Media Kit: https://humanitou.com/media-kit/ ...

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May 02, 2020 01:10:59
87: Jessica Patterson, writer and teacher, on the spiritual practice of yoga, identity, language, and hope in a time of despair

87: Jessica Patterson, writer and teacher, on the spiritual practice of yoga, identity, language, and hope in a time of despair

In this episode of the Humanitou Podcast, Jessica Patterson shares some intensely shaping experiences in her life and where her feral spirit comes from. We talk about yoga as a homonym, how the word, while it looks and sounds the same in its uses, conjures different meanings for different people and leads to common misperceptions. We talk about how we construct identities and realities through language, and the essential value of taking a reverent pause. And we explore how to hold a perspective of hope and not to get swallowed up in this challenging season of despair. More at humanitou.com. ----MORE---- Humanitou is created, hosted and produced by Adam Williams. Show notes and transcript of this episode at https://humanitou.com/jessica-patterson-yoga/. Follow on Instagram @humanitou Support Humanitou: https://humanitou.com/support-humanitou/ About Humanitou: https://humanitou.com/about/ Media Kit: https://humanitou.com/media-kit/ ...

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