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The Journey

The Journey

By Daric Liebing
Welcome to The Journey. I'm Your host Daric Liebing. This podcast is about boldly becoming the best you and living your best life. We will drink coffee together (like a lot of coffee) as we figure out how to make our lives the most outstanding that we can. So welcome to the journey.
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The Journey Last EP: my message, a thank you, the end
After almost 200 EP The Journey/ArtofLearning podcast is coming to an end. In this final episode, I talk about the few things I hope you leave with and say thank you to everyone who has listened. I have so much support and fun in making this podcast and hope you have gotten something out of it. Thank You! email me @
February 14, 2020
Small Bites: Minimalism Will Make You Happier
Today I talk about some of my experience with minimalism and how it will help you! Email Me @
January 30, 2020
The Journey EP 8: Be a Fool
Today talk about learning to love losing, failing, and being a fool. I talk about How the fool precedes the master and some of my experience in losing. This applies to work, sales, relationships, character development and more.  Email me @
January 28, 2020
The Journey EP 7: Judgement
I talk about judging other people, judging yourself, self-esteem,  and the fear of judgment. I hope you get something out of it! have an amazing week!
January 23, 2020
The Journey Ep 6: The necessity of having an aim
Today I talk about why you need to aim in life. why You need to have something to strive for.  Email Me @
January 20, 2020
Small Bites: My Darkest Hours; depression, anxiety, PTSD, Self esteem, etc.
Today I share a little bit about some of my struggles. If you have dealt with any of these or are going through things don't hesitate to get professional help. If you reach out you will find more support than you know.  I have come a long way and want to share more about it.  With this next week tell the people around you that you care about them, reach out for help, and know you're not alone.  Have an amazing week Podcast.  Email Me @
January 19, 2020
Small bites: importance of learning with Bob Baty-Barr
In today's throwback episode Bob Baty-Barr and I discuss why learning is important. Bobs Podcasts Email me @
January 17, 2020
Small bites: negativity and mindset with Bob Baty-Barr
In today's throwback clip Bob Baty-Barr and I discuss negativity and mindset. I got a lot out of this hope you do too. Bobs Podcasts Emil me@
January 16, 2020
Small bites: life lessons in raising kids with Bob Baty-Barr
In today's throwback episode Bob Batty Barr talks about life lessons form raising kids. Hope You get something good out of it I know I sure did. Bobs Podcasts Email me @
January 14, 2020
Small bites: meditation and coffee with Bob Batty Barr
On this throwback episode, we go over an episode from 1 year ago as I talk with Bob Baty-Barr about meditation, coffee, and more.  A lot of good stuff Bobs Podcasts Email me@
January 13, 2020
The Journey EP 5: You are a boat
Today I discuss an analogy I heard from Alan Watts, we discuss making peace with your past and becoming all you can.  you are not your past, you are your present, and what you do moving forward is all that matters. email me @
January 09, 2020
The Journey EP 4: Be a Hero
Today I talk about the importance of being a hero. To become all you can be, to face adversity and challenge and fear willingly and proactively. To lessen suffering and fight against evil. To be heroic and admirable. A lot of interesting stuff in this one.  Email me @
January 06, 2020
The Journey EP 2: The 6 Types of Happiness
Today we talk about the 6 types of happiness(  I hope you guys all have an amazing day and the rest of your week.  Fika articles  Email Me @
January 03, 2020
The Journey EP 3: The Greatest Motivation
I talk about how death and regret are my greatest motivators. Email me @
December 30, 2019
Small Bite: Watch Your lazy
a Quick little EP on laziness and happiness.  email me @
December 17, 2019
Small Bite: Why You Need to Seek Happiness
A short Ep on the importance of happiness email me
December 12, 2019
The Journey EP 1: Laziness as an Indicator and the Pursuit of happiness
What is up the podcast so today I am talking about why laziness is an indicator of unhappiness and lack of passion, what it means, and what to do about it. Lots of good stuff this episode, love y'all a lot, I hope you get something good out of it.  email me @
December 09, 2019
The end of The Art of Learning, The next Chapter, and more
The Art of Learning Podcast is over, and as we enter the next chapter with the next year I want to say thank you to everyone who listens to the podcast. The rebranding of the podcast to the Journey shows just how far we've come since launching about a year ago. In this episode, I briefly discuss what changes are being made and why. Welcome along on the Journey! Email me @
December 08, 2019
Th greatest ambition
I talk about how the greatest ambition in life should be joy happiness and the enjoyment of the journey. I talk about my passion for business and entrepreneurship and for some reason I am afraid it is mainstream. email me @
November 29, 2019
Why you need to die and a 2 week challenge
I share the idea of dieing to yourself to allow yourself to become all that you can be. the deadwood concept, and why you need to let go of yourself to become all you can be.  2week challenge  -  observe your thoughts and actions in 3rd person - evaluate and adjust email me @
October 28, 2019
What to do next in life
If you are wondering to do next in life here is an idea, handle the little things you know that you need to. I talk about how to handle the small dragons of chaos to then be able to handle the bigger things. Clean your room, have that conversation, etc.  mail me @
October 21, 2019
Honesty really is the best policy
I talk about radical honesty, being honest with yourself, the side effects of lies, being authentic and more.  Remember this week to seek the truth, speak the truth, act the truth, defend the truth. "If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything"  - Mark Twain email me @
October 14, 2019
Self awareness
Today we talk about self awareness. we discuss the idea of the shadow, wholeness, the unconscious and more as I reflect on the idea of self awareness.   email me @
September 23, 2019
The Meaning of Life
I wonder around the idea of life in this verbal thought process and go over some of my ideas on the meaning of life. - meaning in pain and suffering - enjoying the beauty in little things - alleviate pain, be a good person. - stumble toward the light. Email me @ Book The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
September 16, 2019
A call to Democracy: A reflection on Charlie Chaplins "The Great Dictator" monologue.
This is a call to create a better world, to bring about positive change in a negative era. share this episode with friends and family if you agree with anything in it.  We the People have the power. "let us all unite" email me @
September 09, 2019
How to be a good person- a simple action plan to being the best you.
We discuss how to be a good person, how it can make the world a better place, and why everyone should always try to be the best that they can be.  "Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one" - Marcus Aurelius  If you like to podcast share it with friends and family.  email me @
September 03, 2019
You Are Going To Die
We all know life is finite but in this Episode we discuss how this fact can help you to create your best life. How mortality can become the source of your greatest motivation.  email me @
August 19, 2019
4 Things Ruining Your LIfe
Today I go over 4 things that are ruining your life, 4 things making you unhappy, the 4 things that when addressed can make you a happy more loving an content human being. 1) 1) Unrealistic expectations 2) Not Living your own life 3) measuring your self value in numbers 4) "If_then_" statements email me @
August 12, 2019
Interview- Melissa Villanueva: entrepreneurship, coffee, life, new book
Today we have an interview with Melissa Villanueva who is a coffee entrepreneur, CEO, and author. She is the CEO of Brewpoint Coffee in Elmhurst IL.  We discuss her journey through corporate success to entrepreneur. A lot of good stuff in this episode.  visit Brewpoint Coffee @ Email me @ artlearning@yahoo,com 
August 05, 2019
Season 2 preview
So with only 3 weeks before the new season I am giving some heads up on Possible changes and some new things coming up in the new season. We will also be changing our publishing schedule to once per week with shorter episodes spread out between. Make sure to stay tuned and stash subscribed for this next chapter of our story. Thank you for everyone who has listened to and supports the podcast.
July 11, 2019
Where have I been?
The Art if Learning is changing into a season format! Our next season starts in August with more amazing content, interviews, giveaways and mores.
June 28, 2019
Learn something from everyone
we talk about the importance of learning something from every =one you meet. some people will teach you good things, inspire you and motivate you while others will teach what not to do, how not to behave and inspire you you to make different choices.  Email me at
June 03, 2019
I Gave Up My Health For A Week
I gave up my health for a week. I stopped doing handful of things everyday that I truly value and enjoy, this is what they were, why I did it, and my thoughts on if you should do it to.  email me at
May 30, 2019
Self Love VS. Self Improvement
Today I talk about the difference between loving yourself and accepting yourself. Some think they are opposites, some synonyms, and some say they meet somewhere in the middle.  three steps to a better life 1) Accept yourself 2) understand yourself 3) Improve yourself email me at
May 27, 2019
Single Tasking
The key to less stress, more happiness, and being more productive. Single tasking is taking time to focus solely on the single task at hand, to truly dedicate time to the few things that truly matter everyday and to intentionally focus on them.  I talk more about it today Hope you get something good from this.  Email me at
May 24, 2019
The Self Made Man- The Choices You Make Make You (A Rant)
This is a rant about being self made. First, Understand that you aren't truly self made, that everybody you have ever interacted with impacted you and built you to a degree, But also understand that the choices you make make you. Everybody is self made. Everybody Makes choices that dictate their life, do your choices align with your goals. I struggle to make aligned choices sometimes and I know you do to, so really think about the consequences of every choice you make.   If this Impacted you at all Email Me at
May 20, 2019
Fika- It Can Save the World
Today we talk about a weird word...Fika. It is an interesting concept and ritual that has truly changed my life, and i believe it can change the world.  I hope you got something out of this Episode.  Email me at
May 20, 2019
Cold Showers
In this Episode We talk about some of the Benefits of cold showers, My experience and How to get into cold showering.  Benefits -Mental Strength -Muscle Recovery -Better Skin -Better Hair -Increase circulation -Increase alertness -Fat burn (Sort of) Email me any one week challenges you could like me to do at
May 16, 2019
Interview: Bob Baty-Barr -- Podcasting, AI, VR, Parenting, and more
Today Is a very special Interview with Mr. Bob Baty-Barr. We talk about a plethora of subjects and I really hope you get something good out of it.  Bobs Podcasts: Bob's Thoughts My Friends Are Amazing The Bob & Kevin Show Email Me at
May 13, 2019
Glass Boxes
Today I talk about glass boxes. We have all heard of the glass box with finance, having a set amount of money put aside if everything falls apart around you, a buffer. Well what if we applied this to our time. Today I talk about an Idea brought to my attention by Greg Mckeown, to schedule time for the unexpected. This can reduce stress and help you to do things better. Listen to find out more.  Greg Mckeown and Matt D'Avella Interview Stop Being Busy The Book Essentialism Email Me at
May 04, 2019
Interview: Mitch Harb - Health, Fitness, and Happiness, Easy Wins Podcast
Mitch Harb is the Host of the Easy Wins Podcast. We talk about Health and Fitness, What easy wins are, and hear his story.  This Interview was a pleasure and a privilege to record. Savage Oats Easy Wins Podcast Mitch Harb Website Email Me at
April 29, 2019
Before you go to the mall listen to this
I pontificate on why less is more and talk about what minimalism really is.
April 27, 2019
Big Announcement
The making of a podcast is a podcast about podcasting. Come along for a behind the scenes look at building a podcast. The Making of a Podcast
April 26, 2019
Miracle Morning Ext.
This is a log of the last week were I have been doing the miracle morning protocol everyday. This is some of the things I have learned from doing this routine and my overall experience with the routine. I would highly recommend doing this.   S- Silence   Meditate or Pray A- Affirmations   Tell your self you can handle the day and that it is going to be a good day V- Visualizations   Visualize what you need to do today and how you are going to do them E- Exercise    do something physical, anything, it can be power lifting, running, yoga, or walking, whatever you like.  R- Read    Read a book, article, newspaper S- Scribe     Write, Draw, doodle, do something creative The Book miracle mornings Email Me at
April 25, 2019
What Socrates can teach you about habits and change
Socrates is a well known ancient philosopher who once said "The secret to change is to focus all of your energy not in changing the old, but rather in building the new." when you apply this to your life as you make changes and build habits it can help you to be more successful.  Email Me at
April 24, 2019
10 things I can't live without
I go over the 10 things I can't Live without. This Episode was inspired By GQ magazine. Email Me at French Press Stanley thermos Wallet (Similar style) (This is wear I got mine) Earbuds Watch Bluetooth Speaker Knife Jeans
April 23, 2019
Win The Morning: The best way to start your day so that you can reach your goals and live a better life & How to become a morning person in 5 minutes.
We have all heard the mantra of motivational speakers everywhere "Win the morning win that day" and the truth is morning routines are very important. I talk today about a bestselling book and idea called Miracle Mornings. you can set up a simple short morning routine to acheive the life you have always wanted.  S- Silence (Meditate/Pray) A- Affirmations (what do you need to do, tell yourself you've got this) V-Visualize (picture how it will manifest and how you will do each thing/ picture the feeling of success at the end of the day) E- Exercise (yoga, hiit, power-lifting, walk, run. something and anything) R-read (just a few minutes just a few pages whether a book or an article) S- Scribble/Scribe (write, journal, doodle, draw, paint, crafts, do something creative) This Protocol was invented by Hal Elrod an his book that I would recommend "The Miracle Morning" email me your testimony or questions at Hi my name is Daric this podcast is all about my journey to a better life and how I hope to bring as many people as I can along for the journey. Thank you all for listening. 
April 22, 2019
I Got Rid of My Favorite Sweatshirt
Today I talk about why I got rid of my favorite sweatshirt. I did so for some of the reasons below. - Mindfulness practice -Intentional practice - reminding myself where material goods play a role in your life - you don't really own anything  Email me at The Minimalists blog
April 19, 2019
5 Steps to Better Coffee at Home
Today I give a few practical tips to help you make better coffee at home.  The Steps  0- burn your keurig 1- get a good machine or hand brew method 2-get good coffee, get whole bean coffee 3-make it right 4-drink it black 5- listen to find out A great article on how to make pour over coffee A great article on how to make french press A great article on how to make Aeropress coffee Gun barrel coffe ($13 per bag) Five & Hoek coffee (~$17-$20 per bag) How to make coldbrew Why you should drink coffee black and how to start drinking black coffee Email me for a free copy of "The Art of Coffee" E-book Or check it out on amazon Hi my name is Daric this podcast is all about my journey to a better life and how I hope to bring as many people as I can along for the journey. Thank you all for listening. 
April 17, 2019
Stop Being Busy
Today I talk about why you should stop being busy and start being productive because they are not the same thing.  Being busy is filling your time, being productive is using your time.  Hi my name is Daric this podcast is all about my journey to a better life and how I hope to bring as many people as I can along for the journey. Thank you all for listening.
April 15, 2019
Why You Should Drink Coffee Black & How to Start Drinking Coffee Black
I talk about some of the Health Benefits of Black Coffee and Why you should switch to black coffee as well as a protocol on how to switch to black coffee.  0:14 health benefits  6:30 to hear this Protocol.  email me for a free copy of the art of coffee eBook 
April 11, 2019
The next 100 years
Today is a quick ramble on human nature, where the world is headed, and my thoughts.
April 08, 2019
Give Away #2
I am Giving away a copy of #ASKGARYVEE it is a New York Times best seller and a book that changed my life.  Here is a link to the book so you can check out more about what the book is about Email a Screen Shot of a review or of a post about the podcast for an entry to win.
April 07, 2019
A 10 Minute Plea To Be Happy
Today I rant a little bit on why people should do whatever they have to to be happy. I think the goal of life should be to be happy so I wanted to take a minute to implore to take a leap to faith and to do whatever they have to to be happy.
April 04, 2019
Three P's of Public Speaking
Do you struggle with Public speaking, then this is the podcast episode for you. 3 P's -prepare -practice -present
March 28, 2019
Have You Ever Wanted To Start A Podcast Well While I Was Trying To Get This One Of The Ground...
I am no longer using Ads. this is why...
March 25, 2019
How to Be More Assertive
I give 6 basic rules to be more assertive. Rule #1  Eyes Rule #2 Hands  Rule #3 Smile Rule #4 Expression Rule #5 Voice Rule #6 Silence
March 25, 2019
Hit this link - video on - applepodcast
March 21, 2019
Tips to Help you Pack light & Some Benefits
I give some tips to those who are frequent travelers or who are traveling next week. - Versatile -Can you do Laundry? -basic colors - try Minimalism
March 20, 2019
Minimalist Guide to Cleaning Out Your Closet
I talk about minimalism and a few tips to downsize your closet. The Minimalists- great podcast and blog Minimalism- Netflix documentary (also on you tube)
March 18, 2019
Thank you
Shout out to Barbara Munroe Steven heise Jason Miller
March 16, 2019
I talk about some stoic basics and how it has helped me.
March 14, 2019
Cereal Philosophy
I talk about how a bowl of cereal can change your outlook on life.
March 11, 2019
Things To Do On A Lazy Day
I discuss a few things you can do on a lazy day.
March 07, 2019
Feel Less Overwhelmed
We talk about a few tips and tricks to feel less overwhelmed. contact me at
March 04, 2019
I talk about my personal philosophy for meditation and why I think you should Mediate two.
February 28, 2019
Fix a Negative Mindset
A few tips and tricks to help solve pessimism.
February 25, 2019
The Indifference of Good Men
I talk about the danger of Indifference.
February 21, 2019
Dos And Don'ts of Conversation
I discuss a few dos and don'ts to keep in mind during your conversations.
February 18, 2019
Emotional Homes
Sorry for the audio did this one in my kitchen this is a cool concept. Have a good rest of your weekend.
February 16, 2019
Frothed & Infused Milk
We talk about home methods to make frothed and infused milk.
February 15, 2019
Why You Should Be More Selfish
We talk about how being more selfish will help you have a happier and better life.
February 14, 2019
Why You Should Be Greedy
We talk about how greed can increase your quality of life.
February 11, 2019
11 Reasons You Should Be a Minimalist
I give 11 reasons and 4 bonus reasons you should be a minimalist Minimalist Resource - an awesome video day in the life of a minimalist. - collection of amazing podcasts - cool way to get into Minimalism -fashion-project-333-begins/-another cool way to get into minimalism through fashion Other Resources - Break the Twitch - Minimalism- a Netflix documentary 
February 10, 2019
Give Away
Email All contestant win a free ebook lucky winner wins 1 bag medium roast of gun barrel coffee.
February 09, 2019
Be The Last to Speak
We discuss why all leaders should be the last to speak.
February 07, 2019
Toxic People Part II
We talk about how to cut Toxic people from Your life.
February 05, 2019
Love Thy Neighbor
We talk about building relationships with your neighbors.
February 04, 2019
It Is Here
The Ebook has arrived.  Buy it from amazon or Email me for a free PDF copy.
January 31, 2019
The Lies of Work Life Balance
I talk about my viewpoints on work life balance.
January 30, 2019
Toxic People Part I
We talk about toxic people and who they are part II will discuss how to deal with these toxic people.
January 30, 2019
A Project comes to a close, a new one starts, and a big thank you for all of you amazing listeners.
January 28, 2019
Constraints VS. Restraints And Reaching Your Goals
we talk about Restraints and Constraints, what they are and how they can help you.
January 28, 2019
Making Pour Over Coffee
A D.I.Y on pour over coffee and a few tips on how to make better coffee in general.
January 24, 2019
Fall Asleep Fast
We talk about a military tactic to fall asleep in under 2 minutes.
January 21, 2019
Art of Learning Fail(website)
Contact me through this email address.
January 17, 2019
Death and Mortality
In this podcast we talk about our death and why you need to confront your own mortality as well as different methods to do so. opening monolouge- Adam Conovor (Adam Ruins Everything) Inspired in part by The Subtle Art of Not Giving a ****
January 15, 2019
Minimalism Part IV
I talk about my experiences with minimalism and how it changed my life.
January 11, 2019
Minimalism Part III
I talk about mental and emotional health and how minimalism can effect it.
January 11, 2019
Minimalism part II
We discuss some ways to get into minimalism and some more of the meaning behind it.
January 10, 2019
Minimalism Part I
We discuss an overview of minimalism, make sure you are subscribed to The Art of Learning to get the other 3 parts.
January 07, 2019
How to be a better listener
We talk about listening strategies to be a better listener.
January 06, 2019
Big Announcements
A few updates on some projects and new material
January 05, 2019
How to Not Care About Other Peoples Opnions
This is an issue close to my heart because I struggled with it for a long time. I really do hope this helps you guys out.
January 05, 2019
Gun Barrel Coffee Interview
An interview with Sal Dazzo of Gun Barrel Coffee. Go to their website to support a great company with a great cause.
January 04, 2019
If you send me a question
January 03, 2019
How to Have a better weekend
We discuss how to have a better weekend
January 03, 2019
Becoming a Vegetarian
I discuss pros and cons of being a vegetarian, My experiences with being vegetarian, and the different subsets of vegetarians. 
January 02, 2019
Short Stories
I tell 3 short stories. 2 I heard and 1 from my life. These stories all have important take aways. I hope you learn something form them I know I sure did. Take care.
January 02, 2019
I discuss some of my experiences with decluttering and some helpful tips when it comes to decluttering. 
January 01, 2019
Some Quick Updates
I give an update on how I have been doing with the skills i have discussed on the podcast.
January 01, 2019
A Conversation With Joe
We discuss Hipster culture, Coffee, Music, Minimalism, and why we wish we were parents. Also listen to Real OJ Fake Celebs for a quality Laugh.
December 29, 2018
Anchor listners
Hey if you don't have anchor and would like to still send me a message it is totally free to join anchor. 
December 28, 2018
The History of Male Friendships
This a bit of tangent about the history of male friendships and how to have better ones. Hope You get something out of this. 
December 28, 2018
Helping Friends With Problems
We talk about how to give advice to friends who need it. We speak specifically about male friendships as that is what Your host can speak about from personal experiences, But Most of the advice will apply both to males and females. 
December 27, 2018
Small Talk
We discuss how to have better conversation and small talk. 
December 27, 2018
Giving Failure A Hug
We discuss failure, Leave feedback on the new intro in a review. 
December 27, 2018
A Quick Word On Radical Accountability
I quickly speak about Radical accountability, something I am trying to implement more in my life. Listen to this and if it strikes a chord try it out. 
December 27, 2018
Why happiness is an issue
A more in depth look into why happiness and pleasure are counter productive and the importance of pain and struggle.  This Episode inspired By Subtle Art of Not Giving A *****
December 27, 2018
We Briefly discuss storytelling and learn some helpful tips to improve your own story telling. I hope this can help plant the seed to get more into story telling because it can be a very powerful tool when done correctly.
December 27, 2018
A quick Word On Values
Hey guys this is more a follow up on my self awareness podcast. We discuss The values You base your life on and some that i think are not the greatest I would recommend checking out  my self awareness podcast for more context and ways to apply this to your life. I hope a You get something out of this. take care. 
December 26, 2018
Self Awareness
Today We talk about self awareness. I will share two stories and some of My opinions on the subject as well as some practical advice. Self awareness is very important and I hope you get something out of this.  This Podcast was Inspired by Chapter 4 of The Subtle Art of Not Giving A ****
December 26, 2018
New Years resolutions
We discuss New Years resolutions and how to set better ones in this short podcast.
December 22, 2018
Being less shy
This week we discuss being less shy. we talk about strategies to overcome shyness and be a more confident open outgoing person. Please subscribe and leave a review. #selfdevelopment #selfimprovement #shyness #shy #growth #extrovert #introvert #Self help
December 21, 2018
Cold brew coffee
This is the first podcast of The Art of Learning, we are talking about cold brew coffee, How to make it, why it tastes good, and my first cold brew experience. #coldbrew #coffee #DIY #brewing #food # drink #cold beverage #beverage
December 21, 2018
Increasing Productivity and getting more done
This week we explore increasing your productivity and getting more done. we talk about some skills and tricks to help you get that side project done, get that project you've been putting off done, turn that side hustle into something sustainable and fulltime and just having a more productive lifestyle that will let you accomplish more with your life. #productivity #selfhelp #self improvement #get more done #hustle #grind #success #Growth
December 13, 2018