Breathe upon Waking

Breathe upon Waking

By Jimmy Thorpe
Philosophy, self-help, parenting, reading, writing...making meaning of the moments.
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Jennifer Fithian - Coffee with Coach
Jen earned 12 letters in high school...competing in basketball, soccer, and track. She was recently inducted into the Bow High School athletic Hall of Fame. She played division 1 basketball at Binghampton University, and then went on to play team handball for the USA team. Jen lives in Concord, NH where she is now coaching the girls basketball program at St. Paul's School. Go connect with Jen on the socials, and check out all the cool stuff she's up to! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100007220118547 Insta: https://www.instagram.com/jrfithian/ 603 Elite (hoops training): https://www.603elite.com/ St. Paul's School page: https://www.sps.edu/team-page?team=7115 USA handball: https://www.teamusa.org/usa-team-handball/…/Jennifer-Fithian
24:09
April 23, 2020
Big Ben Hartford - Coffee with Coach
One of the strongest dudes I know.   Top notch personal trainer and strength coach.  Really valuable perspective.  Oh, and he makes the best hand-crafted mustard I've ever had.  Follow Big Ben on all the socials.  Ask him for help getting fit in any way.  And, get your hands on some Meathead Mustard! Big Ben's Insta:  https://www.instagram.com/granitestrengthbarbell/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/benoccupylife Meathead Mustard:  https://www.instagram.com/meatheadkitchen/
30:29
April 19, 2020
Chaos
A short talk on the dark side, and benefits of staying on the lighted path. 
05:42
April 16, 2020
Fitness
Fitness is an interesting word with a lot of meanings...I try to define some of them here.  
05:59
April 16, 2020
Parenting
Some thoughts surrounding parenting that I wrote down...and then spoke into a microphone.  Hope you enjoy...and hope you realize that this is just one man's thoughts, understanding that you may have your own way...a better way.  All the best. 
10:38
April 16, 2020
Amanda Grappone-Osmer - Coffee with Coach
Amanda leads a unique group of auto dealerships in the Concord area.  She is a 4th generation operator of the family business that is the Grappone Automotive Group.   On top of running a substantial and practical car company, she's also helped to instill a desirable culture in the workplace...putting her 'team' first, and identifying the experience that customers want...then providing them a valuable product and service accordingly.     I'll certainly be using some of her leadership qualities to help shape my approach to coaching.  Thank you Amanda!     Check out what she's doing at the Grappone website here:  https://www.grappone.com/ Watch our video of this talk here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wg_F_hHVV0&list=PL5vydBYMlrQi3HTfHxJ-Gh3DOEgWukSoW&index=21&t=1s
30:56
April 16, 2020
Tiffany Eddy - Coffee with Coach
Tiffany Eddy is a media and communication specialist. She has many years experience as a broadcast journalist, and is now working for herself, calling NH home. On top of her PR work, she has started a brand of her own...Smart Strong Sassy! Watch the interview on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVwGKgTYPT8&t=1s  Tiffany's Smart Strong Sassy brand:  https://smartstrongsassy.com/ Her personal website:  https://www.tiffanyeddy.com/ Her 'Sharing is Strength' FB group page:  https://www.facebook.com/sharingisstrength/
26:10
April 11, 2020
Stan Spirou - Coffee with Coach
This is an episode of Coffee with Coach as part of my Breathe upon Waking podcast. I was fortunate enough to sit down with Stan Spirou, who I admire a ton for his work and dedication to coaching basketball. Hope you enjoy! To see the rest, view here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RpC2_3qvD8&t=2s Or find my Breathe upon Waking podcast wherever you grab them!
36:24
April 9, 2020
Mike Morris - Coffee with Coach
New series within the podcast where I interview others to get help answering some coaching/leadership questions, and just connect with folks that I think are worth hollering at.   Mike Morris rocks!  He is the owner of Hot House NH Yoga and Pilates.  Check out his website here:  https://www.hothousenh.com/ And his insta here:  https://www.instagram.com/hothouse_nh/ Preciate you Mike!
34:04
April 9, 2020
073 - Lyndsey Cole and Alex Stoyle
These two are the proud owner/operators of Revelstoke Coffee in Concord, NH.  Go check out what they're up to!  https://www.revelstokecoffee.com/  Lyndsey's Event planning company:     https://www.lyndseycole.com Insta: https://www.instagram.com/rvlstk/ 
1:02:33
April 18, 2019
072 - Winning
It IS whether you win or lose...and it's how you play the game.  Winning matters.  Trying to win...matters.    https://jimmythorpe.com/2018/12/10/december-10-winning/ 
07:08
April 8, 2019
071 - Mornings (Maria and Alice)
Your morning makes your day!  This is a fictional story I wrote...to illustrate how different mornings can lead to vastly different days.  https://jimmythorpe.com/2018/12/09/december-9-mornings/ 
09:35
March 29, 2019
070 - Death
This was obviously a challenging topic to write and speak about.  It was somewhat cathartic though to think through.  I hope it helps you in some way... to deal with one of the hardest issues we face...losing a loved one to death.    https://jimmythorpe.com/2018/12/08/december-8-death/ 
08:17
March 29, 2019
069 - Motivation
What is driving you...and who is driving?  https://jimmythorpe.com/2018/12/08/december-7-motivation/ 
06:12
March 29, 2019
068 - Paul Hogan
Paul Hogan is the Athletic Director and head Men's Basketball Coach at NHTI.  He is also a professor there, and he also teaches some graduate courses for Plymouth State University.    He is doing many other good things, most of all having an awesome and positive impact on athletes and students in the New Hampshire area.   Connect with Paul at NHTI:   https://www.nhti.edu/  Hogan Basketball and Soccer camps:   https://hogancamps.com/  Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/paul.hogan.92123  James Desmarais award article:   https://www.laconiadailysun.com/community/announcements/paul-hogan-honored-with-sports-community-award/article_06c75e98-2f03-11e9-8dc9-6b6e03d731ef.html 
1:11:33
March 26, 2019
067 - Tara Lenharth
Tara helps families organized trips to Disney within her position as a 'Mouse Counselor'!  And her services don't cost you any extra.  She helped me plan my trip there a couple years ago, and it was very helpful.  If you're at all considering a trip to Disney...do yourself a favor and look her up! Contact Tara at her Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/Mouse-Counselor-Tara-221520471383270/  
52:15
March 24, 2019
066 - David Elliott
David Elliott is the author of the new book titled, Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc.  This is coming off of his take on brilliant myth of the minotaur called Bull, which...ehem...received 6 starred reviews!!!  What?  He's also written a number of other books, many of which I've enjoyed reading to my daughter.   See him at Gibson's bookstore in Concord, NH on Friday, March 29 2019.   And see what else he's up to at his website here:  https://www.davidelliottbooks.com/
1:24:46
March 21, 2019
065 - Shalla Melton
I am so very impressed and inspired by this woman!  She is obviously an amazing photographer...but there is so much more to her than that.  Shalla is fierce, tuned in, and has a special work ethic.  Hope you enjoy! Visit Shalla's Eye Sugar Photography website here:  https://www.eyesugarphotography.com/
2:01:51
March 19, 2019
064 - Nazzy Nazz!
Had a great conversation with a well-known voice in NH.  Nazzy has been a staple in our community for some time.  He's got a really positive energy, and he's always giving back.  Nazz is a great radio DJ...and he has his own mobile DJ company.  If you are looking for one...hit him up! Here's his personal website:  http://nazzydjs.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nazzyatnight Insta: https://www.instagram.com/nazzydjsgram/
55:24
March 10, 2019
063 - Empathy (second visit)
Are you a good model?
04:58
March 9, 2019
062 - Rene Maher
It was really refreshing talking to Rene for this episode.  He is tuned in way more than I was at that age.  He's a recent college graduate, a high school basketball champion, and an articulate speaker to boot.  He has a great perspective to offer here! Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000279983746 Insta:  https://www.instagram.com/rene10maher/
49:48
February 26, 2019
061 - Life is Long
Don't worry...there's time for that idea.  There's enough for everyone.  
08:08
January 31, 2019
060 - Life is Short
The clock is ticking.  You will die.  You only have a certain amount of time left to do what you want to do.  Tic.  Toc.  
04:18
January 31, 2019
059 - God
Just some exploration on what I believe...and what I don't.  It's an ongoing process.
08:01
January 31, 2019
058 - Choices
A trivial choice will set you out on a path...choose wisely.  
07:17
January 31, 2019
057 - Pamela Hodgkins
Home decor, home renovations, and home flips.  Pam is very knowledgeable about the marketplace, and everything around the house.  This episode gives some good insight into how she's thinking.   Visit her Shop by Brass & Pine at 695 Islington Street in Portsmouth, NH.  (603) 393-1850 And also check out her renovations, house flips, and property styling at her Brass & Pine page here.   Instagram:  The Shop by Brass & Pine    Brass & Pine Thanks Pam!
1:00:54
January 20, 2019
056 - Joshua Craggy
Josh and I go deep in this one, speaking about jungle gym injuries, community, and of course Lucky's Barbershop.  
2:46:06
January 10, 2019
055 - 3 Morning Routines to Create a Beast in 2019
'Win the morning, win the day,' as Tim Ferris says.  Follow these routines to win it all!   Read about this on my blog by clicking here.
09:01
January 2, 2019
054 - Perspective
Stop staying narrow...and embrace the view from others.
09:20
December 14, 2018
053 - Empathy
Are you listening...or are you waiting to talk?
12:24
December 14, 2018
052 - Work/Life Balance
There are way more options than we allow ourselves
07:50
December 13, 2018
051 - Good Guy Gary
A fictional story of a guy we all know. Do more than you think.
10:42
December 4, 2018
050 - Julie's Jelly
A talk related to entrepreneurship and following your passions.
11:05
December 4, 2018
049 - Consistency
Subscribe to the long-term approach, and stop looking for the get fit or get rich quick schemes. Start with consistency.
11:01
October 24, 2018
048 - Anthony Oliveira
Salt water float tanks, hockey, motivation, mindset...some really good stuff from the man AO.
54:30
October 12, 2018
Contrast
The reason you enjoy the sun so much...is because of the rain.
07:07
October 11, 2018
Let's go!
It's either that...or 'awww shucks'. Your choice!
11:22
September 30, 2018
Sophisticated
Give yourself more credit than that
08:44
August 10, 2018
Stop with the Master classes
Just start getting dirt under your nails
08:43
May 21, 2018
Morning routines
Make sure the start of your day is setting you on the right path!
10:35
April 18, 2018
38
A year has gone by...time to reflect
10:34
April 17, 2018
37
The day something got started
05:40
April 17, 2018
Create
You still have it!
08:38
April 14, 2018
background music
Keep it in the back
06:41
April 5, 2018
exposure
3 ways to get more
05:07
April 3, 2018
Habits
Don’t let them get too strong!
04:47
March 29, 2018
Doing for others
It\u2019s the path to happiness for yourself!
04:08
March 28, 2018
Walk the Talk
Don\u2019t just say it...model it!
03:43
March 22, 2018
1%
Don\u2019t play the middle...go to where most others won\u2019t go.
04:58
March 15, 2018
Contentment
Stop waiting...and find it now!
05:06
March 10, 2018
My project
Thinking through my book writing project
05:05
March 9, 2018
Technology!
Are you kidding...how lucky are we?
04:34
March 1, 2018
Don’t take my word for it
Get dirt under your nails...gather your own data
05:03
February 28, 2018
Choices and paths
A choice will send you down a particular path...choose wisely!
04:56
February 24, 2018
Don’t spill the beans!
Hopefully, you\u2019re not just talking about what you love...you\u2019re doing it too!
04:43
February 22, 2018
A.B.C.
Always be closing, bringing your ideas to harvest...to fruition
05:06
February 21, 2018
I’m no different than you
Perspective, humility, empathy...all of it...all love!
05:06
February 20, 2018
Be selfish
Before you can reach...get yourself content first
04:03
February 15, 2018
Invest in you
How are you?
05:06
February 14, 2018
Thank you!
I appreciate how you\u2019ve shaped me...good or bad.
03:51
February 13, 2018
What’s in there?
Bring it to harvest!
04:36
February 11, 2018
Impossible to crushed
You can do more than you think!
05:27
February 9, 2018
Eat a burger...be a man.
Why I\u2019m a vegetarian.
07:39
February 8, 2018
GDIM?
Loving Fridays...dreading Monday\u2019s? Make a change!
04:03
February 5, 2018
Hero
Don\u2019t just watch...become one yourself!
05:06
February 4, 2018
TGIF?
Let\u2019s feel this feeling every day of the week!
02:57
February 2, 2018
DMTYT Part 2 - Ballad #1
Some examples of me...doing more than thinking
05:05
February 1, 2018
Do more than you think
Less worrying and pondering...more action
04:57
January 31, 2018
She’s already 5?
Soak it all up, and don\u2019t look back!
05:34
January 26, 2018
Something you\u2019ve never done
Be radical
05:27
January 23, 2018
Football is arbitrary
What will we say when it\u2019s all said and done?
05:03
January 23, 2018
Sandwich child behavior
Pre teach, experience, reflect
04:56
January 22, 2018
The body
How are you using your own?
04:50
January 14, 2018
Speed over Perfection
Make your choice
05:06
January 13, 2018
Serendipity
Action + hard work =
04:41
January 11, 2018
Production vs consumption
Which are you doing?
02:23
January 5, 2018
Be lazy
A balance to trying harder...laziness and escapism
03:53
January 4, 2018
Try harder
Simply give more effort to achieve your goals. Easier said than done.
04:44
January 3, 2018
Sprint or Marathon
How are you running your life?
05:13
January 2, 2018
Resolutions
Make your resolutions stick!
04:00
January 2, 2018
Moments of inspiration
M.o.i.’s
02:55
December 20, 2017