Vicki Rox

Episode 105 - February 21, 2017

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Vicki Rox is an adventurer, storyteller, Moth story slam winner, and contributor to VICE.com. For the past 18 months she has been traveling the world and shining a light on critical current issues. Join us for a raw conversation about the life path that has led her to never want a desk job again, how she strives to live without filters, and her unique approach to romance without dating apps.

 

Connect with Vicki Rox: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

 

Show Notes:

-The pivotal moments that shaped Vicki’s life path

-How she lives out her definitions of integrity and authenticity

-The problem with questions like “How’s your day?”

-How Vicki unexpectedly became a storyteller and writer

-How to start sharing your story without filters

-The question Vicki always asks herself before sharing a story

-Creative questions to spur deeper conversations

-Why Vicki deleted all of her dating apps

-Her adventures in reckless romance... 

-Why it’s important to call your grandparents

 

Links Mentioned:

-Read Vicki's VICE article: I Froze My Eggs and Almost Lost an Ovary

-Listen to Vicki on the MOTH: Making Waves

-Sign up for Winning Weeks

 

Question of The Week:

Are you being real about being a human of your word?

Episode Quotes

“Perspective is healing.”

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“Integrity is saying that you are going to do something and doing it, and doing it - not half-assed.”

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“Integrity is going beyond what is expected, without any expectation of recognition, cause you know it’s the right thing to do.”

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“Live life without any filters.”

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“Authenticity is being brave enough to act as you feel.”

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“Happiness is directly correlated to the quality of your relationships.”

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“Know exactly where you are, and own it.”

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“Most people free fall for a couple weeks or months — I’m enjoying free falling long term.”

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“Buy a plane ticket, one-way, anywhere, and I promise you’ll find what you’re looking for inside of you.”

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“Call your grandparents.”

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“Date your friends. Date your family.”

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