CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE

Rob & Jim

Hello! Welcome to the Crushing Through Life Podcast with your hosts Rob and Jim. This is a show where two long-time friends get together to discuss their past, current, and future life experiences. Topics such as friendship, careers, relationships, finances, and goals we’ve all faced throughout our lives. We’ll speak about what we’ve gone through, and how we’ve faced and overcome some of these challenges. We’ve all gone through these times in our lives and we wanted to have a safe space to talk about some tough issues, stories, and ideas. Follow us: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlife read less
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Episode 37 - Bonding With Teammates | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
02-12-2021
Episode 37 - Bonding With Teammates | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Today's Quote: “It’s harder to stay on top than it is to make the climb. Continue to seek new goals.” - Pat Summitt was an American women's college basketball head coach who accrued 1,098 career wins, the most in college basketball history at the time of her retirement. She served as the head coach of the University of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team from 1974 to 2012. Summitt was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 1999 as a member of its inaugural class. She was named the Naismith Basketball Coach of the Century in 2000. In 2009, the Sporting News placed her at number 11 on its list of the 50 Greatest Coaches of All Time in all sports; she was the only woman on the list. In 2012, Summitt was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama and received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2012 ESPY Awards. In 2013, she was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame. Synopsis: In this episode, we discuss the importance of bonding with your teammates at work. Rob's big work project as well as his son's Halloween and school experiences. Jim's gearing up for Vegas!  Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlife Anchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlife Twitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepod YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Recorded on: November 3rd, 2021 Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song
Episode 36 - How to Help Yourself Through Depression | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
25-10-2021
Episode 36 - How to Help Yourself Through Depression | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Today's Quote: "The future rewards those who press on. I don't have time to feel sorry for myself. I don't have time to complain. I'm going to press on." - Barack Obama is an American politician, author, and retired attorney who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and as an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004. Outside of politics, Obama has published three bestselling books; Dreams from My Father (1995), The Audacity of Hope (2006) and A Promised Land (2020). Synopsis: In this episode, we talk about ways to get yourself out of a funk of feeling sad and the importance of reaching out to our friends. We also talk about how you can earn rewards with your steps! Check out Optimity. A fun, convenient health app that rewards your healthy daily activities. Track your steps, get health tips, and challenge friends to earn prizes. Getting exciting rewards for simply walking and more on Optimity. Tap this link https://link.myoptimity.com/invites/rober49913 or use invite code rober49913 at signup. Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlife Anchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlife Twitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepod YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Recorded on: October 20th, 2021 Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song
Episode 35 - Thanksgiving Gluttony | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
19-10-2021
Episode 35 - Thanksgiving Gluttony | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Today's Quote: "A person should set their goals as early as they can and devote all their energy and talent to getting there. With enough effort, they may achieve it. Or the person may find something that is even more rewarding. But in the end, no matter what the outcome, they will know they have been alive." - Walt Disney,  was an American entrepreneur, animator, writer, voice actor, and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, he holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and an Emmy Award, among other honors. Several of his films are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. Synopsis: In this episode, we reflect on each other's thanksgiving weekends with our family.  Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlife Anchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlife Twitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepod YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Recorded on: October 13th, 2021 Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song
Episode 34 - A Thanksgiving Surprise | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
13-10-2021
Episode 34 - A Thanksgiving Surprise | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Today's Quote: “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” - Steve Jobs  I am sure we all know Steve Jobs, he is an American business magnate, industrial designer, investor, and media proprietor. He was the chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), and co-founder of Apple Inc.; the chairman and majority shareholder of Pixar; a member of The Walt Disney Company's board of directors following its acquisition of Pixar; and the founder, chairman, and CEO of NeXT. Jobs is widely recognized as a pioneer of the personal computer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s, along with his early business partner and fellow Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Synopsis: Rob cleans his office after eliminating 48% of his debt. Update on Niccolo's first findings of JK and his new favourite computer game: Skycrapper Sim! Jim gives us an update on his job and poker status along with some very special Thanksgiving news.  Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlife Anchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlife Twitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepod YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Recorded on: October 5th, 2021 Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song
Episode 32 - Cheap Suits | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
31-08-2021
Episode 32 - Cheap Suits | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Today's Quote: “You don’t learn to walk by following the rules. You learn by doing, and falling over.” - Sir Richard Branson, who is an English business magnate, investor, and author. In the 1970s, Richard dropped out of school at age 16 which ultimately led to the creation of Virgin Records. He later founded the Virgin Group, which today controls more than 400 companies in various fields. His entrepreneurial projects started in the music industry and expanded into other sectors, including the space-tourism venture Virgin Galactic, making him a billionaire. Branson is also known for his adventurous spirit and sporting achievements, including crossing oceans in a hot air balloon. In March 2000, Branson was knighted at Buckingham Palace for "services to entrepreneurship". For his work in retail, music and transport (with interests in land, air, sea, and space travel), his taste for adventure and for his humanitarian work, he has become a prominent global figure. In 2007, he was placed in the Time 100 Most Influential People in the World list. In July 2021, Forbes listed Branson's estimated net worth at US$5.7 billion. Synopsis: Rob and Jim are both excited and pumped to celebrate a close friend's wedding tomorrow. Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlifeAnchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlifeTwitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepodYouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Recorded on: August 27th, 2021 Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song
Episode 31 - Toronto CityPass, Arkells, and GoT | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
23-08-2021
Episode 31 - Toronto CityPass, Arkells, and GoT | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Today's Quote: “We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in.” - Arianna Huffington. Arianna is a Greek-American author, syndicated columnist, and businesswoman. She is a co-founder of The Huffington Post,  the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, and the author of fifteen books. She has been named to Time Magazine's list of the world’s 100 most influential people and the Forbes Most Powerful Women list. In 2011, AOL acquired The Huffington Post for US$315 million. On August 11, 2016, it was announced that she would step down from her role at The Huffington Post to devote her time to a new startup, Thrive Global, focused on health and wellness information. Synopsis: Rob enjoys his vacation time with his family while using the Toronto CityPass and seeing the top 5 attractions the city has to offer. Jim shares with us his stories on seeing the Arkells live with friends and a Game of Thrones rewatch.  Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlifeAnchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlifeTwitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepodYouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Recorded on: August 21st, 2021 Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song
Episode 30 - Burn Out, Consistency, and Public Outings | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
17-08-2021
Episode 30 - Burn Out, Consistency, and Public Outings | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Today's Quote: “Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.” - Jack Ma. Jack is a Chinese business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder of the Alibaba Group, which is a multinational, technology conglomerate. In addition, he co-founded Yunfeng Capital, a private equity firm. Mr. Ma is a strong proponent of an open and market-driven economy. As of April 2021, it is reported he has a net worth of $51.5 billion, making Jack the third-wealthiest person in China. His philanthropy work supports underprivileged communities in China, Africa, Australia, and the Middle East. Synopsis: Rob gives updates on his customer service experiences, selling the car, and the lack of missing out on his workout consistency. Jim is looking forward to being back out to enjoy some public experiences with a Blue Jays game, golfing with his father, and an upcoming concert. He focuses on bettering his workout routine.  Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlifeAnchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlifeTwitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepodYouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Recorded on:  Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song
Episode 29 - Quake Live, Customer Service, Port Dalhousie | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
03-08-2021
Episode 29 - Quake Live, Customer Service, Port Dalhousie | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Today's Quote: “Some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all -- in which case, you fail by default.” - J.K. Rowling who is a British author, philanthropist, film producer, television producer, and screenwriter. She is best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series, which has won multiple awards and sold more than 500 million copies, becoming the best-selling book series in history. Synopsis: Rob is having fun getting back into some classic PC gaming with Quake Live. He also experiences some pretty poor customer service recently with a couple of businesses. Jim spends his weekend with family seeing Jess' grandparents, Aunt, and Uncle. They also have a great outing with Jim's Mom in Port Dalhousie, Ontario. Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlifeAnchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlifeTwitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepodYouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Recorded on: July 29th, 2021 Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song
Episode 28 - Space Race, Beach Day, and Purging | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
26-07-2021
Episode 28 - Space Race, Beach Day, and Purging | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Today's Quote: "If we have a goal and a plan, and are willing to take risks and mistakes and work as a team, we can choose to do the hard thing." -Scott Kelly. Scott is an American engineer, retired astronaut, and naval aviator. A holder of 17 medals of awards and medals and a veteran of four space flights, Kelly commanded the International Space Station (ISS). In November 2012, Kelly was selected for a year-long mission to the ISS. His year in space began in March 2015 with the launch of the Soyuz spacecraft. He remained on the station for Expeditions 43, 44, 45, and 46. The mission ended on March 1, 2016, with the departure of Soyuz from the station back to Earth. Synopsis: With the billionaire's race to space we look at focusing on what's important in our lives. Most of which includes relaxing on a beach, taking an opportunity to enjoy a boat ride with the family, and purging what you've held on to. And of course. Making sure you have nice clean rugs.  Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlifeAnchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlifeTwitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepodYouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Recorded on: July 20th, 2021 Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song
Episode 27 - Tom Green, Euros, and the Vacation B&E | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
19-07-2021
Episode 27 - Tom Green, Euros, and the Vacation B&E | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Today's Quote: “We hold ourselves back in ways both big and small, by lacking self-confidence, by not raising our hands, and by pulling back when we should be leaning in.” Sheryl Sandberg. Sheryl is an American business executive, billionaire, and philanthropist. She currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer Facebook. In June 2012, she was elected to Facebook's Board of Directors, becoming the first woman to serve on its board. Prior to joining Facebook, Sandberg was Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations at Google, and was involved in its philanthropic arm Google.org. Before that, Sandberg served as Chief of Staff for United States Secretary of the Treasury, Lawrence Summers. In 2012, she was named in the Time 100, an annual list of the most influential people in the world. Synopsis: Getting slammed with a car repair bill, a spiritual journey with Tom Green, celebrating the Italian win during the Euros, and an unorthodox B&E while on vacation. Will we ever go back to concerts?  Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlifeAnchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlifeTwitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepodYouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Recorded on: July 13th, 2021 Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song
Episode 25 - Golf Day | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
05-07-2021
Episode 25 - Golf Day | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Today's Quote: “This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook -- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless and above all have fun!” - Julia Child,  was an American cooking teacher, author, and television personality. She is recognized for bringing French cuisine to the American public with her debut cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and her subsequent television programs, the most notable of which was The French Chef, which premiered in 1963. Synopsis: At work, Rob starts gearing up for an important presentation with his superiors which makes him reflect on the importance of a Director's position. The boys had a great time at one of their friend's family golf tournaments. After golf, they celebrated finally being together after such a long time with some drinks in Hess village.  Rob continues to get his car ready for sale to tackle his debt. Congrats to our friend Mike who ALMOST made the very first 'Crusher of the Week' title :).  Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlifeAnchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlifeTwitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepodYouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Recorded on: June 29th, 2021 Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song
Episode 24 - Father's Day | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
28-06-2021
Episode 24 - Father's Day | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Today's Quote: “You are never too old to set a new goal or to dream a new dream.” - C.S. Lewis. He is a British author. He is best known for his works of fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy. Lewis and fellow novelist J. R. R. Tolkien were close friends. Synopsis: In this episode, we discuss some of our movie watchlists. With more and more security events that are happening throughout the Corporate world, there is more stress on Rob to educate himself further on cybersecurity. He is has completed his 3rd course so far and starts to gear up his studying to write the exams. Rob is happy to see something happen that was pretty special to him on Father's Day. Have you ever helped your friends move? If so, you should be awarded appropriately. How you may ask? Listen to find out! Jim talks about his day at his inlaw's boat club, visiting his Dad for Father's Day, and the best way to get out of a bad mood. Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlifeAnchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlifeTwitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepodYouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Recorded on: June 22nd, 2021 Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song
Episode 23 - The Rite of Passage | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
21-06-2021
Episode 23 - The Rite of Passage | CRUSHING THROUGH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Today's Quote: “You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you have to overcome to reach your goals.” - Booker T. Washington. An American educator, author, orator, and adviser to several presidents of the United States. He was from the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery and became the leading voice of the former slaves and their descendants. Synopsis: In this episode, after such a long period of time, Rob gets a chance to visit both of his Nonnas who are actually very close neighbours. Soon after the wonderful visit, he was inspired to try baking bread for the very first time. Rob reflects on the relaxing joys of flying a kite with his son (after an unfortunate incident during the first attempt). Jim enjoys his friend's rooftop view and gives an update on his family vaccination status. Which provides him a new outlook for his motivation towards his health, routine, food intake, and working out. Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlifeAnchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlifeTwitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepodYouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Recorded on: June 17th, 2021 Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song
Episode 22 - How to Quit Smoking Effectively in 2021 | CRUSHING THROGUH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
07-06-2021
Episode 22 - How to Quit Smoking Effectively in 2021 | CRUSHING THROGUH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Today's Quote: “I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.” – Warren Buffett, American investor, business tycoon, philanthropist, and the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Synopsis: In this episode, we briefly talk about Bo Burnham’s Inside special on Netflix. A highly rated special he has put out that speaks on a lot of heavy mental health issues with a comedic musical twist. This episode has focuses on a tough, but important, topic: cigarettes and nicotine addiction. Rob, as a former smoker himself, speaks about his past, how he started, and how he quit for good (albeit after several attempts). We also talk about Allen Carr’s Easy Way To Stop Smoking. Allen Carr's 4 myths can help smokers change their mindset when quitting. Jim provides us with his great tale of getting their COVID-19 vaccination.  Get Allen Carr's - Easy Way To Stop Smoking book: https://amzn.to/3vYBDGB Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlife Anchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife  Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlife Twitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepod YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Recorded on: June 2nd, 2021 Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song
Episode 21 - These Moments In Life | CRUSHING THROGUH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
31-05-2021
Episode 21 - These Moments In Life | CRUSHING THROGUH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Today's Quote: “It’s up to you to make your life. Take what you have and stack it up like a tower of teetering blocks. Build your dream around that” -Cheryl Strayed, an American writer and podcast host. Synopsis: In this episode, we celebrate how the weather's getting HOT! Do you know what that means? The winter tires are coming off, the patio season is among us (or is it?) but more importantly, Dad's everywhere are gearing up their power washers! Unless the neighbors have something to say about all of this. Rob enjoys a nice fat weekend which is starting to turn into a week (these back-to-back Blizzard not good for anybody). We go exploring with Google Earth with friends on Zoom.. which quite possibly could lead to a new business venture. Rob's son learns how to be more confident in his swimming. As for Jim, he is proud of Jess's strong work ethic. He's very happy to break ground in his project with OBS studio. Excited to see things are opening up in Hockey stadiums. The boys are VAXED in town!  Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlife Anchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife  Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlife Twitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepod YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Recorded on: May 27th, 2021 Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song
Episode 20 - Meet the Wives | CRUSHING THROGUH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
24-05-2021
Episode 20 - Meet the Wives | CRUSHING THROGUH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Recorded on: May 18th, 2021 Today's Quote: “I believe the last thing I read at night will likely manifest when I'm sleeping. You become what you think about the most.” - Daymond John Synopsis: We have a very special episode today for you! We introduce our wonderful better halves in this episode: Jess & Terri. Learn about what they do and how we've met each other. Rob & Terri recently celebrated their 6th wedding anniversary with some lovely martinis and spring cleaning. Rob completes his Seneca course and is now working on writing his Microsoft Azure cloud exam. Our workout group has grown by 2 people. Welcome to the group Rob & Dale! Jim and Jess update us on their weekend plans including a very memorable walk with Jim's mom, some delicious soup, and a very nice lasagna. Jim reflects on how well his skipping is going. We end the episode with some fun 'Would you rather..' questions.  Find Terri's services for 'The Relationchick':  Website: https://therelationchick.com Instagram: https://instagram.com/the_relationchick Facebook: https://facebook.com/relationchick Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlife Anchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife  Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlife Twitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepod YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song
Episode 19 - The Weight of Debt | CRUSHING THROGUH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
17-05-2021
Episode 19 - The Weight of Debt | CRUSHING THROGUH LIFE Podcast w/ Rob & Jim
Recorded on: May 12th, 2021 Today's Quote: “Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars, but remember to keep your feet on the ground.” – Theodore Roosevelt Bonus Quote: "Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend." -Bruce Lee Synopsis: A very post Happy Mother's Day to all the lovely moms out there and all that you do for us! We've completed our backlog of episodes on YouTube! We've overcome a lot of tech issues with audio sync and have gained a lot of experience in the post-editing process. Rob completes his 100th workout this year. Rob talks about his new unorthodox mother's day tradition. Today we discuss the weight of debt and how much it can mentally affect your well-being. A very tough decision is made to work through it utilizing some great resources from Reddit and the Canadian Personal Finance community. Jim is excited to utilize his brand new mic which will be great for the pod and his streaming. We both look forward to a new exercise: skipping! ... or do we?  Follow us on our socials:  Linktree: https://linktr.ee/crushingthroughlife Anchor: https://anchor.fm/crushingthroughlife  Instagram: https://instagram.com/crushingthroughlife Twitter: https://twitter.com/crushinglifepod YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC8xjMwwsJqj5f0DuhMN1f1g Thank you for listening! Please reach out to us. We'd love to hear from you. -Rob & Jim Music credit:  "Nomyn - Flow" is under a Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0) license. Music promoted by BreakingCopyright: https://bit.ly/bc-flow-song