Hello, Stranger / #4 Max R –– Slown down. Commit. Freefall.

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Episode notes

“I was doing a perfectly good degree in quantum physics, I had a girlfriend, I had lots of money, and from an exterior point of view, this was the perfect life. But I was so miserable...”  — Max

“It’s not that hard quitting. I thought about it for five months, but once it was done, it was done" — Max

Is it possible to connect with anybody at all and have a conversation that enriches our lives?

I’m Andrew Riis and welcome to the experiment. I believe there is depth, beauty and inspiration inside everyone when we take the time to connect. This podcast does just that.

Each episode is a conversation with someone that is or used to be a stranger. Perhaps we don’t need scholars or celebrities to create a meaningful podcast... Maybe some of the best stories are tucked away, folded into the pockets of random passers-by, of people who may have just never been given a space to tell their story.

Listened to the conversation? Now it’s your turn. On the other side of hello, anything is possible.

Who in your life is similar or different from Max?

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Music: Sundown by Joseph McDade