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Focused AF

Zach Valenti

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Focused AF
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Focused AF

Zach Valenti

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I'm Zach Valenti and this is Focused AF, my audio log exploring focus and what matters most in life for aspiring creators interested in making a difference without burning out.

Latest Episodes

pain in my ass

EGross health problems and finding healing with special guest Marielle Kehoe. The Heart episode, “itch”: https://www.theheartradio.org/bodies/itch My latest YouTube video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Wfq3moGP0s Subscribe to my YouTube channel for more videos: http://zachvalenti.com/youtube

27 MIN2018 AUG 20
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pain in my ass

The Greatest Vacation

EHowdy from a hammock in New Hampsire! Alan Lightman's story:https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/03/27/alan-lightman-searching-for-stars-on-an-island-in-maine/ Aldous Huxley's Introduction:http://parvati.tripod.com/perennial.html Jill's TED talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/jill_bolte_taylor_s_powerful_stroke_of_insight/up-next Music by: Midouri, Ketsa, Beat Culture, and Dead Times from FreeMusicArchive.org Rate the show wherever you listen to podcasts, share this episode with anyone you think might benefit, and - if you want more from me - please consider making a monthly contribution at Patreon.com/ZachValenti

23 MIN2018 JUL 21
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The Greatest Vacation

Stop The Event!

EWhat does George Washington, Silicon Valley Billionaires, and The Apocalypse have to do with each other? Listen in and find out! Reference Links: Music by Andrew Applepie: http://andrewapplepie.com "You Are Not A Gadget" by Jaron Lanier:https://amzn.to/2KETT4w "Survival of the Richest" by Douglas Rushkoff:https://medium.com/s/futurehuman/survival-of-the-richest-9ef6cddd0cc1 "Conversation with Myself" by Alan Watts:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylqPkuCJPBs "What do you do with the mad that you feel?" by Mr. Rogers:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTs73qO5ehk Love this show? Support my work at patreon.com/zachvalenti & subscribe to the show, share it with your favorite people, and please leave a rating and review wherever you listen to podcasts!

32 MIN2018 JUL 7
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Stop The Event!

Finding My Way

Jogcasting returns for a looser episode. Feels good to restore my integrity with y'all. References: Derren Brown - Miracle: https://www.netflix.com/title/80219802 Tao Te Ching: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6cgIWU53uE If you need to contact me: Email zach@uplift.is or leave a voicemail at http://focused.af

16 MIN2018 JUN 25
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Finding My Way

Game Theory

Death is hard enough to talk about. Suicide is another story entirely. I hope you get as much out of listening to this as I did making it. Thank you for being a part of my life - it's a privilege to be a part of yours. Mental Health Resources: Global database:http://www.suicide.org/ Wikipedia international suicide crisis lines list, by country:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines Suicide Hotline (United States):1-800-273-8255 Suicide Prevention (Canada):https://suicideprevention.ca/need-help/ Samaritans (UK):116 123 Lifeline (Australia):https://www.lifeline.org.au/ CALL Helpline (Wales):0800 132 737 Please DM any resources you think should be listed here to @zachvalenti on Twitter or Instagram, or email zach@uplift.is! Audio Clips in Full: Alan Watts -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_HkQ4-x4P4 Werner Erhard -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ze2C12mfT-o "You Are Special" -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98wVFsIt-MQ Music by Andrew Applepie (http://andrewapplepie...

15 MIN2018 JUN 11
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Game Theory

Howdy, Partner

This is an episode about partnership, communication, and being present. Ellen Winter - storyteller & composer (http://ellenwintermakesthings.com/) 36 Questions, a podcast musical (https://www.twoupproductions.com/shows/36questions) The old Focused AF episode about online dating....(https://omny.fm/shows/focusedafshow/2-1-april-28th-2017)

21 MIN2018 MAY 28
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Howdy, Partner

zach.help!?

Hey there! Thanks for helping!!!Go to http://zach.help to lend a hand!!! Music by Andrew Applepie (http://andrewapplepie.com)

1 MIN2018 MAY 14
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zach.help!?

Intergenerational FOMO

An intimate conversation about FOMO, regret, and a surprising piece of poetic wisdom with my late Grandma Bobbie and her wonderful boyfriend, Maurice. Links to Keats: Negative Capability: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/learn/glossary-terms/negative-capability "The Human Seasons": https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/44472/the-human-seasons Music in this episode is by Blue Dot Sessions & Poddington Bear from www.freemusicarchive.org. Here's a link to the original, 2017 "Focused as F*ck" 60 day experiment playlist:https://omny.fm/shows/focusedafshow/playlists/focused-as-f-ck ⇊⇊ Social Links ⇊⇊ Twitter: http://twitter.com/zachvalenti YouTube: http://youtube.com/zachvalenti Instagram: http://instagram.com/zachvalenti

28 MIN2018 MAY 12
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Intergenerational FOMO

Playing Outdoors

Two stories from the West Coast, told on a park bench on the East Coast. Music is available from FreeMusicArchive.org. Please consider supporting the show on Patreon.com/zachvalenti with a monthly contribution. Subscribe, rate, & review wherever you listen to podcasts! And join me live on YouTube Sunday May 6th, 2018 4:00PM EST with special guest Sarah Shachat of Wolf 359.

40 MIN2018 APR 28
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Playing Outdoors

Green Grass

EThe illusion of greener pastures, a sneezy cat, and one more year around the sun. I'm Zach Valenti and this is Focused AF, my audio log exploring focus and what matters most in life. The 60 experimental episodes of Focused as F*ck, the predecessor to this series, are available at:https://omny.fm/shows/focusedafshow/playlists/focused-as-f-ck Music in this episode: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Cellophane_Sam/ http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Echo_Chamber_Rope_Trick/ ⇊⇊ Social Links ⇊⇊ Twitter: http://twitter.com/zachvalenti Tumblr: http://iamzachvalenti.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/zachvalenti Snapchat: http://snapchat.com/add/zvalenti Facebook: http://facebook.com/iamzachvalenti

14 MIN2018 APR 13
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Green Grass

Latest Episodes

pain in my ass

EGross health problems and finding healing with special guest Marielle Kehoe. The Heart episode, “itch”: https://www.theheartradio.org/bodies/itch My latest YouTube video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Wfq3moGP0s Subscribe to my YouTube channel for more videos: http://zachvalenti.com/youtube

27 MIN2018 AUG 20
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pain in my ass

The Greatest Vacation

EHowdy from a hammock in New Hampsire! Alan Lightman's story:https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/03/27/alan-lightman-searching-for-stars-on-an-island-in-maine/ Aldous Huxley's Introduction:http://parvati.tripod.com/perennial.html Jill's TED talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/jill_bolte_taylor_s_powerful_stroke_of_insight/up-next Music by: Midouri, Ketsa, Beat Culture, and Dead Times from FreeMusicArchive.org Rate the show wherever you listen to podcasts, share this episode with anyone you think might benefit, and - if you want more from me - please consider making a monthly contribution at Patreon.com/ZachValenti

23 MIN2018 JUL 21
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The Greatest Vacation

Stop The Event!

EWhat does George Washington, Silicon Valley Billionaires, and The Apocalypse have to do with each other? Listen in and find out! Reference Links: Music by Andrew Applepie: http://andrewapplepie.com "You Are Not A Gadget" by Jaron Lanier:https://amzn.to/2KETT4w "Survival of the Richest" by Douglas Rushkoff:https://medium.com/s/futurehuman/survival-of-the-richest-9ef6cddd0cc1 "Conversation with Myself" by Alan Watts:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylqPkuCJPBs "What do you do with the mad that you feel?" by Mr. Rogers:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTs73qO5ehk Love this show? Support my work at patreon.com/zachvalenti & subscribe to the show, share it with your favorite people, and please leave a rating and review wherever you listen to podcasts!

32 MIN2018 JUL 7
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Stop The Event!

Finding My Way

Jogcasting returns for a looser episode. Feels good to restore my integrity with y'all. References: Derren Brown - Miracle: https://www.netflix.com/title/80219802 Tao Te Ching: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6cgIWU53uE If you need to contact me: Email zach@uplift.is or leave a voicemail at http://focused.af

16 MIN2018 JUN 25
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Finding My Way

Game Theory

Death is hard enough to talk about. Suicide is another story entirely. I hope you get as much out of listening to this as I did making it. Thank you for being a part of my life - it's a privilege to be a part of yours. Mental Health Resources: Global database:http://www.suicide.org/ Wikipedia international suicide crisis lines list, by country:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines Suicide Hotline (United States):1-800-273-8255 Suicide Prevention (Canada):https://suicideprevention.ca/need-help/ Samaritans (UK):116 123 Lifeline (Australia):https://www.lifeline.org.au/ CALL Helpline (Wales):0800 132 737 Please DM any resources you think should be listed here to @zachvalenti on Twitter or Instagram, or email zach@uplift.is! Audio Clips in Full: Alan Watts -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_HkQ4-x4P4 Werner Erhard -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ze2C12mfT-o "You Are Special" -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98wVFsIt-MQ Music by Andrew Applepie (http://andrewapplepie...

15 MIN2018 JUN 11
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Game Theory

Howdy, Partner

This is an episode about partnership, communication, and being present. Ellen Winter - storyteller & composer (http://ellenwintermakesthings.com/) 36 Questions, a podcast musical (https://www.twoupproductions.com/shows/36questions) The old Focused AF episode about online dating....(https://omny.fm/shows/focusedafshow/2-1-april-28th-2017)

21 MIN2018 MAY 28
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Howdy, Partner

zach.help!?

Hey there! Thanks for helping!!!Go to http://zach.help to lend a hand!!! Music by Andrew Applepie (http://andrewapplepie.com)

1 MIN2018 MAY 14
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zach.help!?

Intergenerational FOMO

An intimate conversation about FOMO, regret, and a surprising piece of poetic wisdom with my late Grandma Bobbie and her wonderful boyfriend, Maurice. Links to Keats: Negative Capability: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/learn/glossary-terms/negative-capability "The Human Seasons": https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/44472/the-human-seasons Music in this episode is by Blue Dot Sessions & Poddington Bear from www.freemusicarchive.org. Here's a link to the original, 2017 "Focused as F*ck" 60 day experiment playlist:https://omny.fm/shows/focusedafshow/playlists/focused-as-f-ck ⇊⇊ Social Links ⇊⇊ Twitter: http://twitter.com/zachvalenti YouTube: http://youtube.com/zachvalenti Instagram: http://instagram.com/zachvalenti

28 MIN2018 MAY 12
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Intergenerational FOMO

Playing Outdoors

Two stories from the West Coast, told on a park bench on the East Coast. Music is available from FreeMusicArchive.org. Please consider supporting the show on Patreon.com/zachvalenti with a monthly contribution. Subscribe, rate, & review wherever you listen to podcasts! And join me live on YouTube Sunday May 6th, 2018 4:00PM EST with special guest Sarah Shachat of Wolf 359.

40 MIN2018 APR 28
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Playing Outdoors

Green Grass

EThe illusion of greener pastures, a sneezy cat, and one more year around the sun. I'm Zach Valenti and this is Focused AF, my audio log exploring focus and what matters most in life. The 60 experimental episodes of Focused as F*ck, the predecessor to this series, are available at:https://omny.fm/shows/focusedafshow/playlists/focused-as-f-ck Music in this episode: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Cellophane_Sam/ http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Echo_Chamber_Rope_Trick/ ⇊⇊ Social Links ⇊⇊ Twitter: http://twitter.com/zachvalenti Tumblr: http://iamzachvalenti.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/zachvalenti Snapchat: http://snapchat.com/add/zvalenti Facebook: http://facebook.com/iamzachvalenti

14 MIN2018 APR 13
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Green Grass