This is a True Story Podcast

This is what living sounds like. Listen to dreamers, adventurers, the notable, the ordinary, and other personalities presenting their true and transformative stories. It starts here, this is a true story.
This is a True Story is produced and hosted by Scott Davidson.

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True Stories

Shedding Shame and Guilt through Strength and Resilience

By Scott Davidson | Mar 15, 2021

In letting go of the shame I felt about the person I was, I’ve been able to feel pride in the woman I’m becoming. This past fall, I wrote and released my memoir, “The Good Stripper: A Soccer Mom’s Memoir of Lies, Loss and Lap Dances.” With my book, I am teaching people that experiencing…

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The Shift, A Story of Grief and Growth – Susan Hannifin-MacNab

By Scott Davidson | Mar 8, 2021

“I was a wife and a mother. Until my husband went out for a Sunday drive and didn’t show up for dinner. Until he didn’t show up for breakfast. Until he was silent.” Susan Hannifin-MacNab is a mother, social worker, educator and author. After her husband died suddenly, she was propelled to act, both personally…

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Why You Might As Well Jump

By Scott Davidson | Mar 1, 2021

“I remembered to breathe, which gave me a second to assess the big picture of my life. It wasn’t pretty. At the time, my day-to-day existence was an exercise in monotony. I had a job with no future, an outlook with no hope and a string of first dates who had no intention of calling…

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Discovering the essentials for a happy, healthy, and fulfilled life

By Scott Davidson | Feb 22, 2021

Are you struggling to find your purpose in life? Are you struggling to create a self-care routine that works for you or likewise struggling to find a community? Pamela Holt lived in these struggles. She presents her story of how she discovered what she believes are the essentials for her to help live a happy,…

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Declutter your Life and Chase your Dreams – Jennifer Burger

By Scott Davidson | Feb 15, 2021 Feel like your life is stuck on auto-pilot? Are you doing what you believe is expected of you without actively deciding or even thinking about what you really want out of life? Do the things you own, or seek to own, now own you? If so, listen now and take control of your life.…

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I Started Rock Climbing and it Changed my Life – Austin Harvey

By Scott Davidson | Feb 9, 2021

Austin Harvey was stuck. “After a tumultuous breakup, a good friend of mine finally convinced me – after trying for months – to go to a bouldering gym with him. I had nothing better to do, I figured, so I went.” Everything changed after this decision. Tune in to hear the rest of this true…

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The Pacific Crest Trail Saved My Life  – Liane Herrick

By Scott Davidson | Feb 1, 2021

The Pacific Crest Trail saved my life, but not in the way most people would expect. I wasn’t healing from cancer or coping with the loss of a loved one. Rather, I was bored and that boredom manifested itself as depression. Feeding my depression was a fear that I had left no impact and had…

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The Road to 1,000 Followers Changed Everything

By Scott Davidson | Jan 25, 2021

The Road to 1,000 Followers Changed Everything “You’re just writing all this to attract more followers. You’re just doing this to inflate your ego…You’re just doing it to put yourself on a higher ground than your friends…Soon they’ll all find out you’re nothing you claim to be.”   William Cho shares his true story of…

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Near Death in Death Valley

By Scott Davidson | Jan 18, 2021

Near Death in Death Valley “When are you supposed to tell the guy that you’re about to die with, that you’re in love with him? Before you try to escape the cliff you’re stranded on…or after?” Escape into this true story by incredible adventurer and author Aven Kane by listening now. Link in profile. Aven…

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