Misfits & Rejects


A podcast about the lifestyle design of expatriates, travelers, entrepreneurs and adventurers and the artistic way they've shaped their lives around the world.

M&R Episode 110: Location independent freelance content marketing with Sarah Aboulhosn

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M&R Episode 110: Location independent freelance content marketing with Sarah Aboulhosn

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In Episode 110 I sat down with Sarah Aboulhosn. She recently transitioned into a location independ lifestyle where she spends half her time in Bali and the other half in Thailand working as a freelance marketer. She talks about what it was like to take the first steps into this lifestyle and how you can do it too. Enjoy!

Show notes: SarahAboulhosn.com, Wiflynomads.com, medium.com/@whatsarahlikes, twitter.com/@_wahtsarahlikes, SurfProgression Techniques, Follow Misfits and Rejects, Support Misfits and Rejects

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M&R Episode 109: What it felt like to try and sail solo around the world with Nabil Amra.

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In Episode 109 I caught up with Nabil Amra. You may remember him from episode forty-nine. He was a contestant in the Golden Globe, a solo sail around the world. A race that has only been held once in fifty years. In this episode Nabil recounts the trials and tribulation of trying to get his boat seaworthy before the race. Then the sea conditions that destroyed his autopilot and drove him back to the Canary Islands. It became a survival sail that took him sixty four hours and left him a shell of man when he finally got there. It’s a very honest account of one competitors challenge in accomplishing a dream. Enjoy!

Show notes: Golden Globe Sailing Race, Episode 49 with Nabil before he set sail, Episode 26 with mutual friend Judd Dunham, Instagram Misfits and Rejects, Patreon Misfits and Rejects, chapin@misfitsandrejects.com

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M&R Episode 108: Nick and Tamira moved two kids under 5 and a dog to Patagonia for a year.

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M&R Episode 108: Nick and Tamira moved two kids under 5 and a dog to Patagonia for a year.

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In Episode 108 I spoke with Nick and Tamira Louis. They decided to move their family to Argentina for a year long adventure. They take us through their choice to move, how they found a place to live, put their kids in school, get their labradoodle into the country and manage to earn a living from abroad. It’s a great story for people with families who might want to attempt the same thing. Enjoy!

Show notes: The Crazy Louis Show, Instagram Misfits and Rejects, Patreon Misfits and Rejects

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M&R Episode 107: Jory is a artisan moccasin maker whose past is intertwined with the CIA and MKUltra.

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M&R Episode 107: Jory is a artisan moccasin maker whose past is intertwined with the CIA and MKUltra.

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In Episode 107 I sat with with Jory in Chiang Mai, Thailand. He’s an artisan moccasin maker who sits sewing moccasins outfront of the Khun Kae Juice bar. After being intrigued by what he was sewing and having having many conversation I had to have him on the show to talk about his past and the path he chose in life. Jory talks about him and his mother being on by the CIA’s project MKUltra. His mom passed when he was fifteen in and his father a high ranking pentagon officer a few year later. Enjoy!

Show notes: MKUltra, Operation Paperclip, Iridology, Hippocrates Health Institute, Orwell’s 1984, Ann Wigmore, Victor Kulvinskas, Survival In The 21st Century, Instagram Misfits and Rejects, Patreon Misfits and Rejects

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M&R Episode 106: 10X the power of eastern plants and herbs with Dan Foxman and his company Thai Freeze Dry.

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M&R Episode 106: 10X the power of eastern plants and herbs with Dan Foxman and his company Thai Freeze Dry.

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In Episode 106 I sat down with Dan Foxman here in Chiang Mai Thailand. He’s perfected the method of freeze drying medicinal Thai herbs, plants, and fruits here in Thailand to harness the power of their healing properties. He started Thai Freeze Dry in 2004 and took the already decent freeze drying machines and made them way better. Have a listen and hear about the health benefits of some of the plants and herbs of Thailand. Enjoy!

Show notes: Thai Freeze Dry, Bamboo Hut Herbal Blends, INSTAGRAM Misfits and Rejects, PATREON Misfits and Rejects

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M&R Episode 105: From zero to Herbalife hero with Travis Nelson.

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M&R Episode 105: From zero to Herbalife hero with Travis Nelson.

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In Episode 105 I reconnected with my old friend Travis Nelson. Eight years ago he was addicted to drugs and alcohol and needed a change. He check himself into rehab and started the long journey toward sobriety and a new life. Within Herbalife he has worked his way up through the various levels. He currently on the Millionaire Team but knocking on the door of the Presidential Team. Did I mention he also runs Ultra Marathons and just finished his first 100 miler. His inspirational message is clear. You can always do more! Whether it’s within your business, your personal life or helping others. You can always do more! Don’t shy away from the uncomfortable or inconvenient. You can always do more! Enjoy!

Show notes: Travis Nelson Instagram, Herbalife, Mark Hughes, INSTAGRAM Misfits and Rejects, PATREON Misfits and Rejects

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M&R Episode 104: Making it in Thailand as a stand up comedian then taking on the world with Stevo Joslin.

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M&R Episode 104: Making it in Thailand as a stand up comedian then taking on the world with Stevo Joslin.

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M&R Episode 103: Austin Blevins is twenty three and owns Best Bangkok Tours.

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M&R Episode 103: Austin Blevins is twenty three and owns Best Bangkok Tours.

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In Episode 103 I sat down with Austin Blevins. He’s a twenty three years old and owns Best Bangkok Tours a scooter tour business. What I love about Austin’s story is that he is a risk taker. He’s had his ups and down but at the end of each day he’s always ready and willing to look in the mirror and take responsibility for himself. His tours business takes tourist around Bangkok on the back of motor bikes giving them a real, authentic Thai experience. As he says “The reason you get a authentic Thai experience with me is that I show my guest both side of Thailand. Thai people are very patriotic and wouldn’t want you to see some of the places and things I show my guests.” Enjoy!

Show Notes: Best Bangkok Tours, INSTAGRAM Misfits and Rejects, PATREON Misfits and Rejects

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M&R Episode 102: Anthony Janssen talks about how he grew from one restaurant to four in Margaret River Australia.

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M&R Episode 102: Anthony Janssen talks about how he grew from one restaurant to four in Margaret River Australia.

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In Episode 102 I spoke with Anthony Janssen. He’s a chef, restaurateur and businessman who has built three very successful restaurants in Margaret River Western Australia and is in the process of building a fourth. In fact I worked for him when I lived there for the six months back in early 2011. He left a lasting impression on me in how to conduct yourself in business. His stories and lessons have always been at the forefront of my mind as I develop my businesses and strive to be successful. Enjoy!

Show notes: The Common, White Elephant, Morries, INSTAGRAM Misfits and Rejects, PATREON Misfits and Rejects

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M&R Episode 101: Whitney is a digital nomad who makes her living with online tarot card readings.

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M&R Episode 101: Whitney is a digital nomad who makes her living with online tarot card readings.

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In Episode 101 I spoke to Whitney. She is a digital nomad who’s making her living reading tarot cards for people online. Prior to becoming a digital nomad she had a highly successful career in New York but felt unfulfill and needed a change. That change came after seeing a documentary on Ayahuasca and she traveled to Peru to investigate. She has done extensive work with the ayahuasca shamans of Ecuador and Peru and talks about the plant medicines guiding her toward this new path. Enjoy!

Show notes: Spiritual Escapades, Casa Del Sol Ayahuasca Retreats, Blue Morpho Ayahuasca Retreats, Ayahuasca, Iboga, San Pedro, One Spirit Medicine, Instagram Misfits and Rejects, Patreon Misfits and Rejects

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M&R Episode 100: My Dad and I just finished riding bikes from Prague to Dresden. We talk father son adventures and life lessons.

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M&R Episode 100: My Dad and I just finished riding bikes from Prague to Dresden. We talk father son adventures and life lessons.

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In Episode 100 I sit down with my Dad after a epic bike ride from Prague, Czech Republic to Dresden Germany. We recap the trip and the life lessons my dad’s learned throughout his 77 years on this earth. Enjoy!

Show notes: Rad and Reisen Bike Tours, Episode 10, West Point Military Academy, Instagram Misfits and Rejects, Patreon Misfits and Rejects

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M&R Episode 099: Don Gomez was a reporter in war zones around the world.

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M&R Episode 099: Don Gomez was a reporter in war zones around the world.

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In Episode 99 we re-listen to Don Gomez tell his story of being a war correspondent and how he got his start. He is an older expat living in Nicaragua and keeps us all on the edge of our seats with his stories of the revolution and the wars he reported on. He also gives you valuable advice on how to be successful in life. Enjoy!

Show notes: Stay at Don’s Hotel, Hacienda Amarilla Nicaragua, Instagram Misfits and Rejects, Patreon Misfits and Rejects

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M&R Episode 098: Hitchhike around Africa and ride a horse across Mongolia with Donna Cuthbert.

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M&R Episode 098: Hitchhike around Africa and ride a horse across Mongolia with Donna Cuthbert.

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In Episode 98 we revisit Donna Cuthberts story of riding a horse across Mongolia and hitchhiking Africa. This is a great episode filled with the spirit of adventure. Donna is a powerful women and a very accomplished traveler. Enjoy

Show notes: Follow Misfits and Rejects on Instagram, Support Misfits and Rejects on Patreon

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M&R Episode 097: Rick Williams ran away to Hawaii at 15 and spent thirty-four years as a lifeguard at Pipleline.

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M&R Episode 097: Rick Williams ran away to Hawaii at 15 and spent thirty-four years as a lifeguard at Pipleline.

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In Episode 97 I sat down with retired North Shore lifeguard Rick Williams. He ran away to Hawaii at fifteen and never left. He pieced together an incredible life for himself on the North Shore and now lives on his property hobbying around and growing organic veggies. Enjoy!

Show notes: North Shore Lifeguard Association, Pat Tenore RVCA, Jeff Hakman Mr. Sunset, SurfProgression Techniques, Perfect Your Pop-up And Learn To Turn, The Brotherhood Of Eternal Love, Instagram Misfits and Rejects, Patreon Misfits and Rejects

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M&R Episode 096: Revisiting Rusty's story of being wrongfully imprisoned for 10 years and how he found true freedom.

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M&R Episode 096: Revisiting Rusty's story of being wrongfully imprisoned for 10 years and how he found true freedom.

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In Episode 96 we listen to Episode 22 and I give a longer intro on how Rusty's story has inspired and impacted me. Rusty Labuschagne spent 10 years in prison in Zimbabwe for a crime he didn't commit. While in prison he discovered a self inflicted type of mental prison that was making his sentence even more painful and difficult. He discover a way to forgive his accusers and let go of the past. Enjoy!  

“Even when we are not in prison, there are ways in which we imprison ourselves – in sour business partnerships, badly selected careers, being obsessed with ambition, even unhappy marriages. It’s only when you have your freedom completely taken away that you realise that you were actually in prison too.” Rusty Labuschagne

“Freedom is not just not being in prison. Freedom is the ability to make a choice and act on it. Freedom is letting go of what you can’t control. Freedom is forgiveness. Freedom is being free from negativity. Freedom brings health. If you can be free in all areas of your life, then you will reach your full potential.” Rusty Labuschagne

Show notes: Beating Chains, Unique Speakers Bureau, The Power Of Now, Byron Katie THE WORK, Misfits and Rejects on Instagram, Misfits and Rejects on Patreon, Email me at Chapin@misfitsandrejects.com  

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M&R Episode 095: Would you walk across France to find true Love? Gilberto and Irini did.

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M&R Episode 095: Would you walk across France to find true Love? Gilberto and Irini did.

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In Episode 95 I spoke with Gilberto and Irini. Their story is a love story. They both describe being on parallel paths throughout life until a long walk across France changed everything. Irini is Albanian but had to flee to Greece when she was eleven. Gilberto is Mexican and had to flee to America when he was eight. Have a listen to hear how they met and how they're designing their lives together now. Enjoy!

Show notes: Photos of their walk across Spain and France, Following the M15 movement to Brussels, Sara White Episode 93, Misfits and Rejects on Instagram, Support Misfits and Rejects on Patreon

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M&R Episode 094: Update on me and why I'm moving back to Thailand.

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M&R Episode 094: Update on me and why I'm moving back to Thailand.

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In Episode 94 I give you an update on where I'm at in my entrepreneurial pursuit and why I'm moving back to Thailand.

Show notes: chapin@misfitsandrejects.com, SurfProgression Techniques, Perfect Your Pop-up And Learn To Turn, Kurt Vonnegut Slaughter House Five, Episode 74 Chris Reynolds, Episode 93 Sara White, Udemy, Alternative Retail, Pat Flynn Smart Passive Income

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M&R Episode 093: From actor to screenwriter. The perseverance of Sara White.

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M&R Episode 093: From actor to screenwriter. The perseverance of Sara White.

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In Episode 94 I spoke with Sara White. She is a screenwriter for television in Los Angeles. In this episode we spoke about the ups and down she's gone through over the last twenty years to accomplish her goal. Her focus and drive really come through in our conversation and this episode lays down the blue print of what it takes to make any dream come true. Enjoy!

Show notes: Sara White, Blood and Treasure, Off Track Planet, Seed and Spark (Rent Controlled), Support Misfits and Reject HERE, Reach out to be a guest on Misfits and Rejects

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M&R Episode 092: What a life coach can do to help you achieve your goals with JP Morgan.

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M&R Episode 092: What a life coach can do to help you achieve your goals with JP Morgan.

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In Episode 92 I spoke with JP Morgan a life coach from Los Angeles. We spoke about his desire to find truth in the world which led him on a journey into science, travel and ultimately into himself. JP helps individuals and groups see their true self, true potential and the obstacles that ultimately they create to hold themselves back. He helps people make huge life changes, grow their businesses and build lifelong relationships. Check out JP's story and learn why people pay one-hundred-thousand-dollars to work with him. Enjoy! 

Show notes: JP Morgan Creating, JP Morgan JR Youtube, JP@JPMORGAN.COM, Steve Hardison, David Blaine, Darren Brown, Christian Existentialism

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M&R Episode 091: Liz Wegerer left an unhappy marriage in the States for a life of kitesurfing and blogging on Bonaire.

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In Episode 91 Liz Wegerer and I talked about what her life was like before making the decision to move to Bonaire. She found herself in an unhappy marriage and unfulfilled by her picture perfect life back in the states. When she landed in Bonaire she said every cell in her body just felt at home and she decided to find a way to design her new life on the island chasing her passion of blogging and kite surfing. Ten years later she is remarried and still loving life on Bonaire. Enjoy!

Show notes: The Adventures of Island Girl, Bonaire, Women Who Live on Rocks, Submit your request to be on Misfits and Rejects HERE, Support Misfits and Rejects on Patreon

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