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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Start a Podcast and Change Your Life and You Lost Your Way (2 stories)

By Scott Davidson | Jun 24, 2021

Scott Davidson presents two stories in this episode. Story one, “Start a Podcast Now and Change Your Life.” Starting a podcast changed my life and it can change your life too! Story two, “Quit Your Job, You Lost Your Way.” Do you ever feel like you lost your way? Do you feel stuck in your…

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Figure It Out – Jacob Pacheco

By Scott Davidson | Jun 17, 2021

When you face adversity you have a choice to quit or keep charging after your hopes and dreams. Surfer, speaker, content creator and entrepreneur Jacob Pacheco chose to keep charging and he presents “Figure it Out” a very true and incredibly inspiring story about adapting to a life of significant disability and how he creates…

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Life as a Palestinian Doctor on the Front Lines of Conflict

By Scott Davidson | Jun 8, 2021

Today we hear from Dr. Fekri, a Palestinian doctor from Gaza and he shares his story of how and why he became medical doctor. Dr. Fekri then sits with us and shares his perspectives as a Palestinian doctor on the front lines of the Israeli and Palestinian conflict and he describes what it’s like to…

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What it’s Really Like on a 10-Day Silent Meditation Retreat – Caitlin Kratz

By Scott Davidson | Jun 2, 2021

“I am changed. Even in the almost 5 years that have passed since my first sitting, I find it difficult to lace the right words together to truly convey the impact of the experience. Enlightening, without a doubt, but I might go as far as to say profound. Numerous fellow meditators have described it as the…

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The Terrible Price of the Unlived Life – Crystal Jackson

By Scott Davidson | May 25, 2021

“I have so much love for the version of me who shaped a life around fear. She did the best she could for as long as she could. I’m so grateful for the version of me that found the courage to take a big risk for an even bigger payoff. It all worked out in…

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The Life Changing Joy of Minimalism on the Road – Kayli Kunkel

By Scott Davidson | May 18, 2021

“I’ve shed a lot of vanity in the process. Sentimentality in things had become a stopgap for fulfillment in the only true constant: myself. Now as I look at this pack and my loyal handful of tops, three pairs of pants and smattering of toiletries, I realize I could actually do with a lot less. Next time…

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A Day in the Life of a Stunt Person – Nicholas Daines

By Scott Davidson | May 11, 2021

Well, I can tell you from experience as an award winning, international stuntman, that no two days are the same. You never know just where the thrill ride of making motion pictures might take you. Life as a stunt performer has allowed me to travel to some of the most remote and exotic locations in…

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I Discovered the Entire Universe – Marta Wanderlust

By Scott Davidson | Apr 12, 2021

I Discovered the Entire Universe – Marta Wanderlust “Even the scary and intimidating process of ceasing to exist, itself, may end in bliss.” Marta Wanderlust. Marta Wanderlust threw herself into the abyss and found a featherbed on the other side of letting go. Marta Wanderlust presents her story of taking part in a Shamanic healing…

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How I Chose My Bank Robbery Getaway Song – Joe Loya

By Scott Davidson | Apr 5, 2021

“I’ve done many bad things in my life, most of them criminal. And I have genuine remorse for that rogue behavior, just the way any self-respecting person should.” – Joe Loya  Buckle up, this is a wild ride! You don’t want to miss this episode. Joe Loya is a Writer (essays/books/TV), film consultant, producer, and…

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