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Welcome! 

This is my media host's default website offering.

They did a good job designing the new page (thanks libsyn team) and you can listen to all my podcast episodes here. 

Still, it's not valiantgrowth.com - I need more black and I think you do too (not to mention more content such as articles, personal development resources, more about me and an option to donate) ! ;)

Dec 11, 2017

I’ve been an ultra-sedentary person for most of my life and had zero interest in anything to do with physical health.

But I am doing more now than I did before. And my friend Chris Stefanick can claim some credit for that. He showed me a vision of health that’s focused on living a better and longer life, having more...


Aug 23, 2017

It’s amazing to live in an age where all knowledge is at our fingerprints! You don’t have to transcribe ancient texts at candlelight in a monastery or do questionable menial tasks for a guru anymore to gain access to some knowledge. I had a two-hour round trip commute to the university - I quit midway when I figured...


May 4, 2017

How do you stay frugal when friends want to go out? And can you actually find better groups and collectives instead of building independence? I answer these two questions in this extra show.

1:

"What do you do when someone suggest for instance grabbing a lunch when you have no desire to spend even on drinks but find...


Apr 25, 2017

In 1974, a man disappeared somewhere in the Siskiyou Mountains, never to be heard of again. He wasn’t a tourist lost in the forests - he’s been living in the region for years. He wasn’t a rookie camper overwhelmed by wilderness - he had written several articles on camping and survivalism, based on his own...


Apr 4, 2017

It was a little past midnight on Wednesday and I was sitting in the bathtub. It was the 9th of November, and I was feeling terrible.

I had no idea who the Prime Minister of Romania, the country where I grew up, was.

I had no idea which party was in power in the UK, where I had been living for the past year and a...