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The Mosaic Life Podcast with Trey Kauffman


The Mosaic Life Podcast is a podcast on happiness and aims to explore why so many of us chase it, yet we never never find it. Join Trey Kauffman each week for conversations with authors, entrepreneurs and thought leaders as we aim to do better in this world.


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The Mosaic Life Podcast is a podcast on happiness and aims to explore why so many of us chase it, yet we never never find it. Join Trey Kauffman each week for conversations with authors, entrepreneurs and thought leaders as we aim to do better in this world.




Holli Moeini & Jeanna Hanenburg — The Final Episode: Appreciating the Value of the Content We Create as Podcasters

"The unknown is uncomfortable, but it's necessary to grow." —Holli Moeini Holli Moeini and Jeanna Hanenburg, hosts of the LOA Uncorked Podcast and inseparable BFFs, found each other in 2004 when they worked together in corporate America. They very successfully created meaningful experiences for their teams and clients while their beautiful, inspired friendship grew and deepened. A legendary friendship really, grounded in soul sisterhood and their passion for learning how to create epic...


Johanna Vissman French — Starting Her Entrepreneurial Journey During the Pandemic & How Her Sobriety Helped Her Succeed

"I want to be authentic. I want to be caring. I want to respect people." —Johanna Vissman French Johanna Vissman French is the owner & artist of CLO + LO ABODE, a shop that offers vintage and found home furnishings, home decor, art, & so much more. She'd always dreamt of breaking into a more creative professional life, especially interior design, yet up until COVID, had only seen nothing but barriers and excuses. After finding herself suddenly unemployed in 2020, like so many other people,...


Alyssa Couture — Striving for Spirituality & Sustainability in the Fashion Industry

"I'm all about practical fashion." —Alyssa Couture Alyssa Couture is a fashion author and fashion entrepreneur. She feels fashion is an opportunity to attain health and healing. She claims the existence of fashion can be interpreted and experienced with a deeper purpose: fashion as an alternative medicine for mind/body/spirit. Her sole motive is to bring fashion into its course as a therapeutic, healing tool. To awaken the consciousness of the human spirit via fashion into its transmission...


Marjy Stagmeier — Connecting Communities to Schools & Starting a Community Landlord Revolution

"Every time a child moves, they lose three months of education." —Marjy Stagmeier Dubbed “the compassionate capitalist” by the media, Marjy Stagmeier is an affordable housing solutionist and a champion of an affordable-housing education model successfully piloted within the nonprofit she founded, Atlanta-based Star-C Programs. Stagmeier has purchased, renovated, and managed more than 3,000 legacy apartment units for the past eight years as co-founder of Tristar, a nationally recognized...


Moose Mutlow — From Yosemite Search & Rescue to Building Outdoor Education Programs

"The stories that people tell and the richness of people's experience is the greatest school out there." —Moose Mutlow Moose Mutlow has worked in formal and alternative education for more than 30 years in Europe, Africa, Australia and North America. He worked for Outward Bound as a field instructor, trainer and course director for more than a decade. For the last two decades he has worked as an education and senior projects director in National Parks for NatureBridge. Moose has worked for...


Barbara Kern — Embracing the Call to Live Your Best Possible Life & Do the Things That Scare You Most

"I am lovingly embracing my shortcomings. I am the creator of my happiness." —Barbara Kern Barbara Kern is based in the beautiful Swiss Alps, which is her Happy Place. As a world traveler she calls many places her spiritual home. Amongst others Argentina, Mexico and Bali. Barbara worked in marketing communications for over 25 years, which of she owned and managed a boutique agency for 17 years. In 2017 she decided to make her passions her life. Since then she has been certified as a Yoga...


Nathaniel J Brown — Being the Person in the Room Who Listens the Most & the Power of Meaning

"The truth of who I am needs absolutely no defense." —Nathaniel J Brown Nathaniel is what some call a deep well to drink from. His ability to extract principles and concepts from a vast array of cultures and texts, gives him the perspective, ability and the tools to engage others on many levels. From childhood he was always curious. Taking the time to disassemble things for the sake of seeing how they work, and questioning things that didn't quite add up. But, at the age of 8 something...


Sebastian Slovin — Unplugging Our Lives & Experiencing Nature as a Tool for Healing

"Technology for a lot of people can be an avoidance of discomfort." —Sebastian Slovin Since Sebastian Slovin can remember, nature has been a central part of his life. He was fortunate to grow up in the beach community of La Jolla, California and spent his childhood exploring both the land and the sea. As a young boy, he lost his father to suicide, which would deeply inspire his path in life. As a young adult, he had the opportunity to travel extensively and experience many of the world’s...


Jason Cutter — Giving Ourselves a Pep Talk at the Halftime of Our Lives

"You can't control results, only activities." —Jason Cutter Despite having a bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology, working in tech support and government contracting roles, and not getting his first official sales job until age 27, Jason Cutter founded the Cutter Consulting Group, with a focus on coaching and training individuals, and being hired by companies around the world who want to dramatically improve their selling effectiveness. He is the author of Selling With Authentic Persuasion:...


Stephanie Shaw — How a Healthy Relationship with Food Enables Us to Feel Good All of the Time

"Food truly can heal your body." —Stephanie Shaw Stephanie Shaw is a nutrition strategist who helps high-performing mid-life women get the body they desire and the confidence they deserve. Stephanie helps these women peel back the layers of the intricate health puzzle, down to the DNA, and shows them precisely what to do. As a result, her clients lose and keep off the weight, and build a sustainable lifestyle of confidence, energy, and love for their bodies. See the full episode notes at...


P.J. — Living an Uninhibited Life & Being Too Curious to Die

"I don't believe in sacrifice, I believe in a willing exchange of what you may want for what you definitely want more." —P.J. P.J. is an International Speaker and Success Strategist—who focuses on results! Despite his disability, which was expected to take his life by 7, he chose to live, and live well! P.J. truly lives an extraordinary life: sailing, outdoor skydiving, indoor skydiving, trapezing, ziplining, hiking, mountain climbing, snow skiing, water skiing, aqua jetpacking, and the...


Sherry Fernandez — Connecting Mindfulness to Happiness & Sherry’s Love for Working with Big Thinkers

"It's the process. It's having done this. The real growth comes from the effort that you put in." —Sherry Fernandez For two decades Sherry Stirling Fernandez has been a speaker, a teacher, a mentor, and is now a bestselling author. Sherry’s new USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller Life Mastery: Personal Progression Toward an Infinite Potential tells her rags to riches story and explains the principles and tools she used for success. Sherry has taught these principles to hundreds of...


Trey Kauffman — Trey Gets Interviewed & Shares What It’s Like Living a Mosaic Life

"If we're able to listen just a little bit more, we can help amplify each other's voices as opposed to drowning them out." —Trey Kauffman Trey Kauffman is the host of The Mosaic Life Podcast and Bits of Happiness. He's an entrepreneur and an advocate for demanding the best for your life. P.J.'s Speaker Reel See the full episode notes at Subscribe to the...


Michael Goddart — What It Actually Means to Know Yourself & How You Can Get There

"Meditation practice evens out the weather systems in your mind, it enables you to rise above the turbulence you're going through." —Michael Goddart Michael Goddart, MFA, is the author most recently of IN SEARCH OF LOST LIVES, a winner of the American Book Fest Best Book Award, the Living Now Book Award, the Body Mind Spirit Book Award, and the National Indie Excellence Award. His new transformative book, A NEW NOW: Your Guide to Mastering Wisdom Daily, Achieving Equilibrium, and...


Brianne Showman — Building Strong Minds, Healthy Bodies & Lifelong Habits

"It's finding what works for you, not what works for someone else." —Brianne Showman Brianne Showman is a physical therapist and running and obstacle course racing coach whose focus is to create highly functional and resilient humans. She helps athletes resolve injuries in less time by getting to the root of the problem, improving movement patterns, and incorporating proper training to help the body to move more efficiently, more powerfully, and in less injury-prone ways. See the full...


Bill O'Herron — The Wisdom to Live an Extraordinary Life & the Wisdom Learned from Living an Extraordinary Life

"I want to choose where my attention is, and I am very selective of where my attention is." —Bill O'Herron Bill O’Herron, LCSW is a corporate executive, practicing therapist (weekends and evenings), and writer who seeks to use his 33 years of financial sales management experience, 24 years of marriage, 15 years of counseling clients, and 8,500 hours of sitting quietly to help his clients better understand themselves and deepen their relationships. Bill teaches that all our relationships...


Lisa Tahir — Forgiving Our Missteps & Manifesting the Life We Want to Live

"I intend this to be the best day of my life." —Lisa Tahir Lisa Tahir is a licensed therapist, host of All Things Therapy Podcast, and author of "The Chiron Effect: Healing Our Core Wounds through Astrology, Empathy, and Self-Forgiveness," endorsed by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. See the full episode notes at Join the Conversation Follow along on Instagram...


Nick Hardwick — Talking Mindset, Health & Wellness with a Former NFL Pro Bowler

Following Nick’s illustrious career in football, Nick immediately lost 85lbs in under 5 months, showing up at his retirement press conference weighing 208lbs. This grabbed a lot of national media attention, where Nick was falsely accused of being on performance enhancing drugs during his playing career, because, “How else could the rapid weight loss be explained?” Nick decided to use that as motivation to show others how to lose weight fast, reclaim their health and life. The program he...


Heath Armstrong — Pulling from Our Jars of Surprise & Leaning into the Mystery

"One of the biggest mistakes we've made as humans is thinking we're separate from nature." —Heath Armstrong Heath Armstrong is an Author, the Co-Founder of Rage Create, and an e-commerce maniac. He is the creator of Sweet-Ass Affirmations: Motivation for Your Creative Maniac Mind, several Sweet-Ass Journals, and the host of the "Never Stop Peaking" podcast. After retiring from his traditional 'career', he has worked location-independent in over twenty countries, summited the world's...


Luke DePron — Living a Great Lifestyle by Design is Easy with a Holistic Wellness Plan & Support System

"The impact and benefits of righting the ship in your health and wellness and fitness physique, man, it is so systemically impactful." —Luke DePron Luke DePron is a sought-after online weight loss coach for busy entrepreneurs and businessmen. He helps high-achieving businessmen and entrepreneurs lose 20+ pounds of body-fat through the Lean Body Method, so their physiques, energy, and confidence match the success they have in business and in life. See the full episode notes at...