I Bet On Myself, Moved to New York, and Started Pursuing My Passion in Entertainment Media. w/ Anna-Kay Thomas

April 13, 2016
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Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Is Believing in Yourself and Having Conviction Even When The Odds Seem Against You and Pushing Yourself To Try New Things. - Anna-Kay Thomas

What’s up FLY Zone,

I loved having Anna-Kay, today’s guest, on the show with me, as she is a fascinating person.  When you first hear her on the show, you can tell that she has an energetic and infectious personality, and would be cool to hang out with, but I am getting a little ahead of myself here.  Let’s start with how we connected.  I connected with Anna-Kay on levo.com because I was interested her profile.  For those of you that are new, levo.com is a platform that arms you with the tools to develop your talent, build connections with peers, mentors, and jobs, and stay inspired day in and day out as you grow and develop. They believe you can create a life you’re passionate about.

So I saw Anna-Kay’s profile when I was looking for new people to have on the show, and I messaged her about Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings because that’s what I do.  I find interesting people on social media and I message them about coming on to share their story and it’s the coolest process to experience, even when the people aren’t able to come on, and fortunately for us, Anna-Kay was able to come on to share her story with us.

Before you listen to the show, allow me to share with you why I wanted to have her on.  It was what I read in profile…

Following years of hard work, Anna-Kay’s life change for the better after she competed for and won the opportunity to be a Social Buzz Reporter on VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live hosted by Nick Lachey.  She has since interviewed the likes of Kevin Jonas, D.M.C., Hoda Kotb, John Starks and more for various news outlets.  Previously, Anna-Kay demonstrated her event coverage talent and editorial prowess for Fox’s The Hot Zone and The International Fashion Times.

After reading that, I thought that she would be a great guest on the show and she was.

Enjoy!

Her 3 Favorite Topics To Talk About are:

  • Entertainment
  • Celebrity News
  • Lifestyle (Fitness, Food, Travel)

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Anna-Kay’s story
  • How Anna-Kay became the Social Buzz reporter on VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live hosted by Nick Lachey
  • How she made her way into the entertainment media world
  • Anna-Kay's checkered path from neuroscience to entertainment media
  • Why she bet on herself and moved to New York in 2012
  • What it is like working in the entertainment media world
  • Anna-Kay’s experience with the 2016 Miss New York USA pageant, what it taught, and what it can teach us
  • That Anna-Kay is a Slam Poet and how she got started in that
  • Anna-Kay’s definition of Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings 

Want to Connect

You can find ways to connect with Anna-Kay and learn more about her, as well as other tidbits, below in the Additional Resources Section.

Join the Conversation

My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each episode, I ask one FLY question. This episode, it is this:

Question: Anna-Kay was willing to bet on herself and is Fulfilling her Life’s Yearnings. Are you going you going to bet on yourself or play it safe? Which option is more compelling to you? If it’s playing it safe, what’s holding you back?  Share your answer on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.

Explore Additional Resources

In this episode we mentioned the following resources:

Ask Me a Question

If you have a question, comment, thought or concern, you can do so by clicking here. I’d love to hear from you.

Subscribe to the Podcast

If you are new to the show, go here to and listen to FLY episode 001: Welcome to The Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Podcast. This episode will catch you up to speed about: what my show is about, what Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings is, who I am, and the format of my show. 

Another great episode that will get you up to speed is FLY episode 020: FLY Millennials Making History. On this episode, I share that I am expanding the show to include conversations with Millennials that are Fulfilling their Life’s Yearnings. These Millennials are writing the script of their lives to whatever they want it be, and are taking action on their dreams to make them a reality. 

Share the Love

Thanks so much for joining me today in The FLY Zone. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note for Blake in the comment section below!

If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of this post.

Also, please leave an honest review for Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings with Blake Soulet here at http://www.fulfillinglifesyearnings.com/reviews. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and hugely appreciated! They do matter in getting the word out and raising awareness of the show, and I enjoy reading each and every one of them.

And finally, don’t forget to subscribe  to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Radio to get automatic updates! It’s free!

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Traveling Has Been My Yearning Since I Was A Boy and I Made It My Life. w/ Gary Mancuso

April 11, 2016
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Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Is Having A Philosophy About What You Are About and What You Want To and Going After It. - Gary Mancuso

What’s up FLY Zone,

Today my guest is Gary Mancuso. I was introduced to Gary by Zephan Moses Blaxberg from the Year of Purpose Podcast because he thought that Gary would be a great guest for Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings and he was.

After a couple of emails back and forth, Gary scheduled an interview and we connected on Skype on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, to talk about his life.

Gary Mancuso is a writer, traveler, entrepreneur and speaker who had a burning desire to travel ever since he was a boy. Then, the summer before his senior year in high school, he left his family home in Ohio and drove to California. 

Arriving in Los Angeles with four dollars in his pocket, he slept on the beach for a spell until he got his footing. As an adult, he traveled the world widely, including many of its most remote wildernesses and traditional cultures. At times, his travels took him into conflict zones, failed states and those with horrific governance.

When he wasn’t wondering off somewhere, Gary studied economics, communications, and political science and got a master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Southern California. 

After finishing his education, he headed business development in the trading room of a large regional bank. There, he developed an automation payments service targeted toward Intellectual Property Law firms that became the industry standard in the US. 

Leaving his position at the bank halfway into the first decade of this new century, he embarked on a six-year global expedition into many of the world’s remaining intact traditional cultures and wildernesses. 

His memoir of this unique experience, “The Last Places on Earth: Journeys in Our Disappearing World” was released in summer, 2014. Along with his passion for travel, Gary is an avid trekker, swimmer, scuba diver, environmentalist, and private pilot.

His 3 Favorite Topics To Talk About are:

  • Travel to exotic, traditional cultures and great wildernesses
  • International and domestic affairs--political, economic, environmental 
  • Motivation, personal growth and realizing one's life goals

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Gary’s story
  • What inspired him to a life of travel 
  • What he did for 6 years for his life and what he took away from that experience
  • His personal message
  • His book, The Last Places on Earth 
  • His definition of Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings  

Want to Connect

You can find ways to connect with Gary and learn more about The Last Places on Earth, as well as other tidbits, below in the Additional Resources Section.

Join the Conversation

My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each episode, I ask one FLY question. This episode, it is this:

Question: What do you yearn to do in your life? What are you doing to make it happen? Share your answer on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.

Explore Additional Resources

In this episode we mentioned the following resources:

Ask Me a Question

If you have a question, comment, thought or concern, you can do so by clicking here. I’d love to hear from you.

Subscribe to the Podcast

If you are new to the show, go here to and listen to FLY episode 001: Welcome to The Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Podcast. This episode will catch you up to speed about: what my show is about, what Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings is, who I am, and the format of my show. 

Another great episode that will get you up to speed is FLY episode 020: FLY Millennials Making History. On this episode, I share that I am expanding the show to include conversations with Millennials that are Fulfilling their Life’s Yearnings. These Millennials are writing the script of their lives to whatever they want it be, and are taking action on their dreams to make them a reality. 

Share the Love

Thanks so much for joining me today in The FLY Zone. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note for Blake in the comment section below!

If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of this post.

Also, please leave an honest review for Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings with Blake Soulet here at http://www.fulfillinglifesyearnings.com/reviews. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and hugely appreciated! They do matter in getting the word out and raising awareness of the show, and I enjoy reading each and every one of them.

And finally, don’t forget to subscribe  to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Radio to get automatic updates! It’s free!

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I Aligned My Values with My Passions to Design My Professional and Personal Life. w/ Mary Phillips Carlson

April 4, 2016
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Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Is Being Comfortable with Where You Are & Not Wasting Time On Things That You Do Not Have. - Mary Phillips Carlson

What’s up FLY Zone,

Today I have Mary Phillips Carlson joining me on the show and we had enjoyable conversation about her personal and professional life. I’ll let you in on a little secret… This was her first time being on a podcast and she did great. Mary told me that when I first reached out to her to be on the show, she said she was confronted with her comfort zone and wasn’t sure if she wanted to come on, but she stepped out of it and said yes.  

It was interesting to hear how Mary took control to get to where she is in life. What I enjoyed about Mary was her candidness, her willingness to share her vulnerabilities, and her detailed discussion of the values important to her when looking for a profession.

Before you dive in, let me tell you a little bit about Mary. Mary is a strategic thinker and leader working in the field of higher education. She is never satisfied that the end result is the final result, believing there is always room to grow. Mary is a voracious reader, a believer in something bigger than herself, and a deeply loyal friend. She is also the creator of You Me Serendipity, a blog focused on recognizing your personal version of perfection and not letting the idea of someone else's perfection hold you back. Mary is a transplant to the south after growing up in the northeast and spending the early part of her career in the Midwest.   

Her 3 Favorite Topics To Talk About are:

Setting and going after your goals
Establishing your personal values
The importance of advocating for yourself

In this episode, you’ll discover:

Mary’s story
Her love for higher education
How she navigated her way to the position she’s in
Her career advice as a professional
That her job must align with these 3 values
One of the problems with technology that is negatively affecting you
Her blog: You Me Serendipity and the inspiration behind it
Her definition of Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings

Blogger, Katelyn Smith Talks Going After What You Want and Living Her Life As A Digital Nomad

April 1, 2016
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What’s up FLY Zone,

 

 

Today I have Blogger and Digital Nomad, Katelyn Smith on the show and I am glad that she was able to join me in FLY Zone to talk about her journey from starting in Canada to now working remotely and traveling the world! Katelyn was easy to connect with and it was great to have her on because of her positive spirit and her willingness to come on share her world with us for an hour.

 

 

If you are considering of following a different career path so that you can live as a digital nomad, this is great episode to listen to because her story will get you taking action on the things you want to do. As Katelyn says, “One small step and small action, can go a really long way.” Katelyn is Fulfilling her Life’s Yearnings. If she can, so can you.

 

This episode is full of laughter and good vibes and valuable information as Katelyn shares her life experiences with us.

 

Enjoy!

 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

 

  • Who Katelyn is and her journey that took her from Canada to living in Thailand as a digital nomad (1:30).
  • The makings of Katelyn’s mental attitude that made her dream realistic (13:00).
  • Her blog, The Remote Nomad
  • How to become a digital nomad and the steps that Katelyn suggests to take if you want to work remotely (17:23).
  • Types of jobs that people have done working remotely, just to give you an idea
  • Resources for working remotely (26:16).
  • The Remote Nomad community is a passionate and caring community (32:00).
  • The most important tips Katelyn has to offer once you have left your fear behind and got the job you wanted to do remotely (33:53).
  • How Remote Year works (40:40).
  • A great metaphor for life, derived from traveling with luggage (42:55).
  • How Katelyn manages her digital nomad lifestyle and the number one key to living it successfully (49:25).
  • It’s important to act (57:40).
  • That you can be free and happy now (58:50).
  • Don’t take advice from your doubters (01:00:00).
  • A few of Katelyn’s crazy/memorable experiences because of her lifestyle (01:02:00).
  • A great book to read, Who Says You Can’t You Do by Daniel Chidiac (01:05:50).
  • Katelyn’s cTa: Go after what you want in life (01:07:53).
  • Katelyn’s definition of Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings: Look at what makes you happy and go after what you want (01:09:05).

 

 

Want to Connect

 

 

You can connect with Katelyn through her social media platforms below.

 

Facebook Page - The Remote Nomad

 

Twitter - @TheRemoteNomad

 

Instagram - theremotenomad

 

 

Join the Conversation

 

 

My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each episode, I ask one FLY question. This episode, it is this:

 

Question: Katelyn’s cTa is going after what you want in life. What is it that you want in life? Take 5 minutes to ask yourself this question. What’s that nagging feeling you feel in your gut about what you want to do?  Share your answer on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.

 

 

Explore Additional Resources

 

 

In this episode we mentioned the following resources:

 

 

 

 

Ask Me a Question

 

 

If you have a question, comment, thought or concern, you can do so by clicking here. I’d love to hear from you.

 

Subscribe to the Podcast

 

 

If you are new to the show, go here to and listen to FLY episode 001: Welcome to The Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Podcast. This episode will catch you up to speed about: what my show is about, what Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings is, who I am, and the format of my show.

 

Another great episode that will get you up to speed is FLY episode 020: FLY Millennials Making History. On this episode, I share that I am expanding the show to include conversations with Millennials that are Fulfilling their Life’s Yearnings. These Millennials are writing the script of their lives to whatever they want it be, and are taking action on their dreams to make them a reality.

 

 

Share the Love

 

 

Thanks so much for joining me today in The FLY Zone. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note for Blake in the comment section below!

If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of this post.

 

Also, please leave an honest review for Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings with Blake Soulet here at http://www.fulfillinglifesyearnings.com/reviews. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and hugely appreciated! They do matter in getting the word out and raising awareness of the show, and I enjoy reading each and every one of them.

 

And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Radio to get automatic updates! It’s free!

 

 

 

 

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And She Said Changing Locations Will Set You Free. w/ Jasmine Mann

March 22, 2016
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Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Is Being Happy w/ Yourself. - Jasmine Mann

What’s up FLY Zone,

Today’s guest comes from the Mitten (Michigan), went to Michigan State (Go Green), and now lives in Huntington Beach, California.

I connected with Jasmine on Instagram, after I started following her account because I thought the content she was putting out was dope. When I came across her account I saw that she was doing some interesting work, as she is an analyst in the airline industry, a model, an author, and an actress, so it was a no-brainer for me that I was going to reach out to her to be on the podcast with me.

When we did the show, I thought that she was very easy to talk with and I loved hearing her story, especially since we’re both from the same state. Jasmine was so chill when she was talking, but that’s probably her Cali side coming out.

When you listen to her talk, you’ll hear someone that is genuinely in love with life after having an awakening that changed the path that she was on. She came out of a dark place, and the way that she was able to do that was through writing, and writing helped her so much, that she self-published her first book, Swimming in Stars. She even read a passage from her book that was most meaningful to her.

Jasmine opens up to us, so come hang out with us as she talks about The Writer, The Dreamer, and The Girl inside of her.  

Her 3 Favorite Topics To Talk About are:

  • Recovering from toxic relationships
  • Making positive life changes 
  • Reaching goals

In this episode, you’ll:

  • Learn about Jasmine and how she is Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings

Want to Connect

You can find ways to connect with Jasmine and get other tidbits, below in the Additional Resources Section.

Join the Conversation

My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each episode, I ask one FLY question. This episode, it is this:

Question: Jasmine talks about how she afraid to do the things that she does now (modeling, acting, and writing) because her story was that she couldn’t do them, so when she got out to Cali, she created a bucket list and started going through that list and getting out of her comfort zone. What things are you afraid to do or would like to do? Make a bucket list and start doing them. They’re easier to do than you think. Share your answer on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.

Explore Additional Resources

In this episode we mentioned the following resources:

Ask Me a Question

If you have a question, comment, thought or concern, you can do so by clicking here. I’d love to hear from you.

Subscribe to the Podcast

If you are new to the show, go here to and listen to FLY episode 001: Welcome to The Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Podcast. This episode will catch you up to speed about: what my show is about, what Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings is, who I am, and the format of my show. 

Another great episode that will get you up to speed is FLY episode 020: FLY Millennials Making History. On this episode, I share that I am expanding the show to include conversations with Millennials that are Fulfilling their Life’s Yearnings. These Millennials are writing the script of their lives to whatever they want it be, and are taking action on their dreams to make them a reality. 

Share the Love

Thanks so much for joining me today in The FLY Zone. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note for Blake in the comment section below!

If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of this post.

Also, please leave an honest review for Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings with Blake Soulet here at http://www.fulfillinglifesyearnings.com/reviews. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and hugely appreciated! They do matter in getting the word out and raising awareness of the show, and I enjoy reading each and every one of them.

And finally, don’t forget to subscribe  to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Radio to get automatic updates! It’s free!

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You Can’t Learn If You’re On The Sidelines. w/ Trevor Ragan

March 21, 2016
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Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Is Being Passionate About Growth. - Trevor Ragan

What’s up FLY Zone,

So today I have Trevor Ragan from TrainUgly.com joining me on the show.  Been wanting to have him as a guest on the show because I think the work that he is doing is awesome.

He’s one of those people doing good stuff in the world, that he wakes up each morning, fired up to get out bed, inspired to read, research, learn, and share as much as possible with students, athletes, coaches, and teachers.

He’s on an adventure to challenge and question EVERYTHING that we think we know about sports, education, and development.  And through his adventures, he’s worked with best-selling authors, olympic coaches, professional athletes, renowned professors, and thousands of coaches, teachers, students, and players form all over the world.

Those experiences have helped him discover some incredibly important research in the fields of motor learning, performance science, and psychology that should have totally changed the way we train and develop students, athletes, and people in general - but unfortunately, they have not.

It’s Trevor’s mission to change that.

His 3 Favorite Topics To Talk About are:

  • How Learning Works
  • Growth Mindset
  • Misconceptions of Learning 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • TrainUgly.com
  • What happened when he was moments away from achieving his childhood dream
  • What the most successful people do, that many don’t 
  • That the hunger to learn got him going on this adventure
  • Sharing his work changed his life
  • His approach to not having the piece of paper we get from university
  • How Learning Works
  • What you need to know about Growth Mindset
  • What the amygdala is and what it does to us
  • Trevor’s definition of Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings

Want to Connect

You can find ways to connect with Trevor and learn more about TrainUgly, as well as other tidbits, below in the Additional Resources Section.

Join the Conversation

My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each episode, I ask one FLY question. This episode, it is this:

Question: Trevor says that we learn best by doing, not by watching from the sidelines. What are you afraid to do? Do that thing. It’ll be ugly as you learn it, but you’ll grow from the experience. Share your answer on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.

Explore Additional Resources

In this episode we mentioned the following resources:

  • TrainUgly.com

Ask Me a Question

If you have a question, comment, thought or concern, you can do so by clicking here. I’d love to hear from you.

Subscribe to the Podcast

If you are new to the show, go here to and listen to FLY episode 001: Welcome to The Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Podcast. This episode will catch you up to speed about: what my show is about, what Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings is, who I am, and the format of my show. 

Another great episode that will get you up to speed is FLY episode 020: FLY Millennials Making History. On this episode, I share that I am expanding the show to include conversations with Millennials that are Fulfilling their Life’s Yearnings. These Millennials are writing the script of their lives to whatever they want it be, and are taking action on their dreams to make them a reality. 

Share the Love

Thanks so much for joining me today in The FLY Zone. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note for Blake in the comment section below!

If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of this post.

Also, please leave an honest review for Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings with Blake Soulet here at http://www.fulfillinglifesyearnings.com/reviews. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and hugely appreciated! They do matter in getting the word out and raising awareness of the show, and I enjoy reading each and every one of them.

And finally, don’t forget to subscribe  to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Radio to get automatic updates! It’s free!

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52 Cups of Coffee. w/ Megan Gebhart

March 9, 2016
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Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Is Always Being Curious. - Megan Gebhart

What’s up FLY Zone,

New Guest Alert! Today we have Megan Gebart joining us to talk about 52 Cups of Coffee and the amazing adventure she went on.

Megan is a storyteller, speaker, and writer. Originally from Wyoming, Megan attended Michigan State University, where she immersed herself in a community of daring entrepreneurs and began entrepreneurial ventures of her own. 

In 2010 Megan created 52 Cups of Coffee, a website dedicated to the power of connection. What started as an experiment to have coffee with a stranger every week for a year turned into a global exploration filled with serendipity and stories that teach us that finding ourselves is a journey that can last a lifetime.

Today, Megan continues to meet and profile inspiring people. She shares their stories and lessons at conferences and colleges throughout the United States to inspire others to reach out and connect with new people over coffee. 

You can tell Megan about your own cups of coffee on Twitter @megangebhart or over email at megan@52cups.com

Her Favorite Topics To Talk About are:

  • Reaching out and meeting new people
  • Travel
  • The importance of taking on side projects

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • 52 Cups of Coffee and the adventure that ensued
  • That sometimes you have to take a job for certain reasons
    • Make sacrifices - high level
    • Have to get the job done
  • MAJOR FLY ALERT: Do a Side Project and put it on your resume as an important job
  • That other PPL were inspired to do their versions of 52 Cups
  • 52 Cups, the book, was a team effort
  • Megan’s Call to Action:
    • Write Down What Step One Is
    • Challenge Yourself To Do IT
    • Find Someone In Community & REACH Out To Them
  • Megan’s FLY Def: Always Be Curious

Want to Connect

You can find ways to connect with Megan and learn more about 52Cups, as well as other tidbits, below in the Additional Resources Section.

Join the Conversation

My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each episode, I ask one FLY question. This episode, it is this:

Question: Megan said that others were inspired to go on their on versions of 52Cups to Fulfill their Life’s Yearnings. What would your own version of 52Cups be? I challenge you to do it, document it, and hare it with us.  Share your answer on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.

Explore Additional Resources

In this episode we mentioned the following resources:

Ask Me a Question

If you have a question, comment, thought or concern, you can do so by clicking here. I’d love to hear from you.

Subscribe to the Podcast

If you are new to the show, go here to and listen to FLY episode 001: Welcome to The Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Podcast. This episode will catch you up to speed about: what my show is about, what Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings is, who I am, and the format of my show. 

Another great episode that will get you up to speed is FLY episode 020: FLY Millennials Making History. On this episode, I share that I am expanding the show to include conversations with Millennials that are Fulfilling their Life’s Yearnings. These Millennials are writing the script of their lives to whatever they want it be, and are taking action on their dreams to make them a reality. 

Share the Love

Thanks so much for joining me today in The FLY Zone. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note for Blake in the comment section below!

If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of this post.

Also, please leave an honest review for Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings with Blake Soulet here at http://www.fulfillinglifesyearnings.com/reviews. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and hugely appreciated! They do matter in getting the word out and raising awareness of the show, and I enjoy reading each and every one of them.

And finally, don’t forget to subscribe  to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Radio to get automatic updates! It’s free!

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The Best of Friends Play Together, Pray Together, & Prosper Together. w/ Tyler Tashiro

March 8, 2016
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Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Is Being Satisfied. Balance Between Physical, Spiritual, and Relational Fulfillment - Tyler Tashiro

What’s up FLY Zone,

Today’s guest hails all the the way from Costa Mesa, California, and this episode is FIRE!

MAJOR KEY ALERT: Talk with people you can teach you more than you know. Record it and

share it.

Tyler is an Entrepreneur, Podcaster, MMA Fanatic, & Adventurer

His 3 Favorite Topics To Talk About are:

  • Entrepreneurship (morning routines, tips, tricks for productivity, etc)
  • Podcasting
  • MMA

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • He had a normalish life growing up
  • His adventure began after HS
  • He did Network Marketing. Brought in $7-8K/month - Made Top income in 11 months
  • Relationships are better than monetary gain
  • Talks about building Limitless & Invincible Empire
  • Talks Podcasting and making it to #3 in New & Noteworthy
  • That Lack of Action Stops PPL
  • The Best of Friends Play Together, Pray Together, & Prosper Together
  • That you must Find Mentors That Are The Best @ What They Do
    • Seek Them Out
      • PPL Don’t Have The Guts To Do IT
      • They Do It Wrong
  • Mentorship is Different For Everyone
  • Talks about why he loves Podcast - It’s the best information available that you can consume. He listens while doing other tasks to move forward
  • His book, The Millionaire Dollar Day. It’s available on Amazon
  • Comfort Zone Keeps You Trapped
  • That You Must Ask For The Sale. Ask For The Yes To Get To The Bigger Version of Yourself
  • That Staying Productive = Staying Even Keel
  • That The State of Productivity Is Creativity and that = FREEDOM
  • Tyler’s Def of Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings: Being Satisfied. Balance Between Physical, Spiritual, and Relational Fulfillment

Want to Connect

You can find ways to connect with Tyler and learn more about his podcast, as well as other tidbits, below in the Additional Resources Section.

Join the Conversation

My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each episode, I ask one FLY question. This episode, it is this:

Question: Do you and your best friends play together, pray together, & prosper together? Share your answer on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.

Explore Additional Resources

In this episode we mentioned the following resources:

Ask Me a Question

If you have a question, comment, thought or concern, you can do so by clicking here. I’d love to hear from you.

Subscribe to the Podcast

If you are new to the show, go here to and listen to FLY episode 001: Welcome to The Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Podcast. This episode will catch you up to speed about: what my show is about, what Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings is, who I am, and the format of my show. 

Another great episode that will get you up to speed is FLY episode 020: FLY Millennials Making History. On this episode, I share that I am expanding the show to include conversations with Millennials that are Fulfilling their Life’s Yearnings. These Millennials are writing the script of their lives to whatever they want it be, and are taking action on their dreams to make them a reality. 

Share the Love

Thanks so much for joining me today in The FLY Zone. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note for Blake in the comment section below!

If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of this post.

Also, please leave an honest review for Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings with Blake Soulet here at http://www.fulfillinglifesyearnings.com/reviews. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and hugely appreciated! They do matter in getting the word out and raising awareness of the show, and I enjoy reading each and every one of them.

And finally, don’t forget to subscribe  to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Radio to get automatic updates! It’s free!

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Music Is Life. The Journey of A Musician. w/ Jaclyn Steele from REBEL SOCIETY!

March 7, 2016
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Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Is When You Dive Into Who You Are & Align Your Circumstances. When You Do There Is Joy - Jaclyn Steele 

What’s up FLY Zone,

We coming LIVE from Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Radio!  IF FULFILLING LIFE’S YEARNINGS HIT ME UP ON TWITTER @BlakeSoulet, and let me know!  Send the positive vibes.  We only about that FLY TALK and today’s guest brought it 100.  Her name is Jaclyn Steele.  She’s a musician and she’s about that life.  You’ll find out for yourself when you hear her story.

I had been following Jaclyn on Instagram and I found her so interesting, that I reached out to her to be a special guest on the show via email.  I reached out to her January 13, 2016 and she responded the same day, saying that she “would be honored” and “would love to do that!”

Once she that, it was on like popcorn.  After an exchange of a few more emails, we scheduled the show for a month later.

Check out her bio below:

Jaclyn, born and raised in Iowa, started singing when she was three and remembers from an early age the desire to be a professional musician. She started performing locally at the age of six, and from that point on, knew that music was going to play a big role in her life. As a child, Jaclyn prepared for a career in music by taking vocal, piano, and guitar lessons. Every day after school she practiced singing along to various types of music to challenge her vocal range and discover what her voice was capable of doing. (She will tell you that she credits her after school practice sessions for clocking the ten thousand hours Malcolm Gladwell claims it requires to achieve expertise in any craft).

Her attention to detail and vocal control won her lead roles in local musicals, placement in talent shows, and invitations to sing the national anthem at local events. In 2012, she won Female Vocalist of the Year at the prestigious International Presentation of Performers competition in Los Angeles, CA.

After attending and graduating from Baylor University with a BA in International Studies, and a stint in New Orleans, Louisiana with Teach for America, Jaclyn decided her life long dream of a music career could wait no more. In a leap of faith, she moved to California and began a year of what she claims as “intense artist incubation” in which she, “studied the art of song writing [under the tutelage of Michael Capella], performance, character development, and the music industry.”

Intuitively, she knew if she wanted to make it in the entertainment industry, it would require more than raw talent, but also business savvy, and thick skin.

Jaclyn absolutely loves to perform and entertain, but she also strives to go a step further — connect with her audience. Every show is an opportunity to convey the power of music and its ability to take humanity through a wide range of emotions. With each song she sings, Jaclyn takes on the persona of the character within, hoping to tug on her audiences’ heart strings, but also to make them laugh, dance, and feel internal joy. Her humility combined with her sassy zest for life make for quite an entertainer — one that takes everything about her craft seriously except herself.

In sum, Jaclyn would offer her favorite quote of all time spoken by Mother Teresa, “I can do no great things, only small things with great love.” And that is exactly what Jaclyn wants to do — touch the lives of those around her through her great love of both music and humanity.

Her Favorite Topics To Talk About are:

  • Songwriting/Music
  • Being a Light in the World
  • Being authentically you and reaching your full potential (aka dream catching)

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Jaclyn is great! She’s one of the real ones
  • We hit it off very well
  • She grew up in a conservative family
  • In corporate America, she felt like she was dying inside
  • Music is her life. She’s a student of the game
  • The Journey of a Musician
  • The idea of safety is a fallacy
  • Traditional employment is not as safe as people think it is
  • The Should & Must Issue
  • REBEL SOCIETY
  • That she puts in work
  • She’s not passionate about a ton of things
  • Doubt is experienced by everyone - it’s a Human Emotion
  • Playing Always Involves Work
  • Crazy Amazing Things Happen When You Pursue Your Dreams
  • Trains herself to live a life of No Expectations… Desired Feelings Instead - Be Authentic, Have Fun
  • Jaclyn’s call to action: Dive in to who you are! Get curious. Check it out. Journal your feelings
  • Jaclyn’s definition of Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings: When dive into who you are & align your circumstances, there is joy. There is Becoming

Want to Connect

You can find ways to connect with Jaclyn and learn more about REBEL SOCIETY, as well as other tidbits, below in the Additional Resources Section.

Join the Conversation

My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each episode, I ask one FLY question. This episode, it is this:

Question: Do you feel like you are dying on the inside? If you do, what’s stopping you from diving into what you are? Share your answer on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.

Explore Additional Resources

In this episode we mentioned the following resources:

Ask Me a Question

If you have a question, comment, thought or concern, you can do so by clicking here. I’d love to hear from you.

Subscribe to the Podcast

If you are new to the show, go here to and listen to FLY episode 001: Welcome to The Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Podcast. This episode will catch you up to speed about: what my show is about, what Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings is, who I am, and the format of my show. 

Another great episode that will get you up to speed is FLY episode 020: FLY Millennials Making History. On this episode, I share that I am expanding the show to include conversations with Millennials that are Fulfilling their Life’s Yearnings. These Millennials are writing the script of their lives to whatever they want it be, and are taking action on their dreams to make them a reality. 

Share the Love

Thanks so much for joining me today in The FLY Zone. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note for Blake in the comment section below!

If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of this post.

Also, please leave an honest review for Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings with Blake Soulet here at http://www.fulfillinglifesyearnings.com/reviews. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and hugely appreciated! They do matter in getting the word out and raising awareness of the show, and I enjoy reading each and every one of them.

And finally, don’t forget to subscribe  to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Radio to get automatic updates! It’s free!

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My Attempts For Health Were Merely A Cover For Extreme Dieting But Now I Know That Health Is AT Every Size. w/ Katie Dalebout

February 26, 2016
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Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Is Being Yourself. - Katie Dalebout

What’s up FLY Zone,

Today’s guest in the FLY Zone is Katie Dalebout.  I first learned about Katie from her Instagram account.  Her gram account was suggested to me after following some other people in the same niche as her, so I thought, why the heck not, her profile looks cool, and I might want to reach out to her to be on Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings with me.

After getting more shows under my belt and feeling more comfortable with reaching out to different people come on the show, I reached out to Katie and asked her if she wanted to come on.

I did that, of course, after going to her website, TheWellnessWonderland.com.  It was there that I read her bio and looked at all the fulfilling things she was up to, and knew that she would be an interesting person to talk with.

Let me introduce you her…

Through her writing, podcasts, and videos, millennial blogger, speaker, and podcast host Katie Dalebout curates inspired wisdom for women who believe their happiness is dependent on their physical body looking a certain way.  She’s a contributor to Refinery29, Mind Body Green, and her work has been featured in Teen Vogue, Yahoo Health, and The Daily Mail.

In 2013 she launched the weekly interview podcast WWRadio, which attracted wellness and lifestyle celebrities such as Gabrielle Bernstein, Tara Stiles, and Joe Cross in its first few episodes.  She believes exploring creativity is the gateway to developing a positive body image and true holistic wellness.

Her first book, Let It Out: A Journey Through Journalism, being published with Hay House in 2016, is a collection journaling tools to help people get to know themselves beyond their physicality.

Her Favorite Topics To Talk About are:

  • Body Image
  • Journaling
  • Eating Disorder recovery
  • Blogging // Social Media 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The Wellness Wonderland
  • Journaling… You get to know yourself
  • Katie’s addiction to health and what it’s called: orthorexia
  • That you should question your motivations and get honest with yourself
  • What health at every size means
  • Isabel Foxen Duke - Certified Health Coach and Emotional Eating Expert
  • Intuitive Eating
  • Exposure Therapy 
  • Body Image
  • Katie’s definition of Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings

Want to Connect

You can find ways to connect with Katie and learn more about The Wellness Wonderland, as well as other tidbits, below in the Additional Resources Section.

Join the Conversation

My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each episode, I ask one FLY question. This episode, it is this:

Question: Do you journal? Does it help you Share your answer on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.

Explore Additional Resources

In this episode we mentioned the following resources:

  • TheWellnessWonderland.com , now known as KatieDalebout.com - Katie’s website just recently relaunched and it looks awesome. You can find all that you could ever want about Health and Wellness from her site.

Ask Me a Question

If you have a question, comment, thought or concern, you can do so by clicking here. I’d love to hear from you.

Subscribe to the Podcast

If you are new to the show, go here to and listen to FLY episode 001: Welcome to The Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings Podcast. This episode will catch you up to speed about: what my show is about, what Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings is, who I am, and the format of my show. 

Another great episode that will get you up to speed is FLY episode 020: FLY Millennials Making History. On this episode, I share that I am expanding the show to include conversations with Millennials that are Fulfilling their Life’s Yearnings. These Millennials are writing the script of their lives to whatever they want it be, and are taking action on their dreams to make them a reality. 

Share the Love

Thanks so much for joining me today in The FLY Zone. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note for Blake in the comment section below!

If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the top of this post.

Also, please leave an honest review for Fulfilling Life’s Yearnings with Blake Soulet here at http://www.fulfillinglifesyearnings.com/reviews. Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and hugely appreciated! They do matter in getting the word out and raising awareness of the show, and I enjoy reading each and every one of them.

And finally, don’t forget to subscribe  to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Radio to get automatic updates! It’s free!

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