Episode 141: A Blueprint for an Adventurous Life

Interview with Shon’t Savage

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For Shon’t Savage, divorce was a bad thing that turned out to be a good thing. Ten years ago, while sharing custody of her then two year old son, she found herself with free time. Shon’t grieved the days she lost with her son, but filled the space with a newfound love for hiking, camping, backpacking, and cross-country skiing. In doing so, Shon’t found herself once more — which ultimately made her a better mother. It also made her the perfect fit to sit on the board of Adventure Mamas.

In this episode, we learn about Shon’t’s philosophy for raising an adventurous son, how we might take advantage of ‘found time’ in our lives, and the benefits of staying curious above all else. We’re left with a message of hope – that “bad things” can turn into “good things” – if we just grant them time.

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Featured in this episode: Shon’t Savage

Hosted by Gale Straub

Music in this episode is by Meydan, Josh Woodward, Swelling, and Kai Engel using a Creative Commons attribution license.

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Shon’t in the Outdoors

Hiking in Washington, her home state.
Hiking in Washington – see more on Shon’t’s Instagram!
Shon’t at the Navajo Nation’s Monument Valley Park, Tse’Bii’Ndzisgaii. See more on Shon’t’s Instagram.

 

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