Episode 33: Living Out in the Sunlight — Interview with Margaret Corvid

In this episode we speak with journalist, dominatrix, and local city council candidate Margaret Corvid who leads us through a life journey focused on creating a world she’s proud to live in. She explains to us how she jump-started her current career from a place of necessity, talks to us about life as a professional dominatrix, and tells us how she takes matters into her own hands to try to right the wrongs surrounding her. We learned a lot from this one, and we’re sure you will too!

Show notes

  • Lis’ weird allergy life
  • Megan’s ghostly hiking pack
  • Introducing Margaret Corvid!
  • Finding one’s way not through choice, but necessity
  • From Cleveland to Scotland… “What was that like?”
  • Comparing the political environments of the UK and the US
  • Encouraging more women to run for government
  • Some thoughts on white privilege and marginalization
  • How voice recognition systems are created for an American, white, male world… and what that means
  • What it means to be a professional dominatrix
  • A discussion about decriminalizing sex work… or not
  • Looking to the future

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Episode 20: Striving for Extreme Excellence — Interview with Sarah Piampiano

In this episode, Meghan and Lis talk with the 7th ranked female professional ironman athlete in the world, Sarah Piampiano. She tells us about her early life, moving from being an Olympic hopeful (in two sports!) into the world of finance, then leaving investment banking to become a professional athlete. Listen in as she not only awes us, but schools us on some lessons learned along the way.

Show Notes

  • A short discussion on the Women's March and facts (or lack thereof)
  • Lis breaks down the Whole30
  • Introducing Sarah Piampiano!
  • Being an Olympic hopeful in not one but two sports
  • From athletics to finance
  • Living life to the extreme, and loving it?
  • Doing a triathlon… on a bet?
  • Is it nature or nurture?
  • More on habits… can one just stop smoking on the spot?
  • Becoming more self-aware
  • Being a professional athlete vs. being in finance
  • Sarah’s life and career trajectory
  • Lessons learned from the pro

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Episode 18: Striking a Balance — Interview with Stephanie Pelser & Celine Chan

In today’s episode we talk with not one, but two amazing guests! Digital nomads Stephanie and Celine speak to us all the way from Osaka (so please, pardon the audio issues), and we discuss with them about how they found the courage to live the unconventional life and travel the world together full time. They tell us not only about their life of travel, but about living one’s own narrative, managing work / life balance, and treating yourself well along the way.

Show Notes

  • Catching up on the holidays
  • Introducing Stephanie & Celine!
  • An interview from Osaka
  • Becoming a nomad abroad
  • Finding the courage to quit
  • Why travel?
  • Traveling as a duo (and how not to kill each other)
  • Finding a common language
  • Figuring out the right path
  • The biggest challenge of life on the road
  • Getting unstuck… and going for it!
  • Meghan and Lis share a soul

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