LLP 001 – A Story of Dissatisfaction (or How I Went from Miserable to Doing What I Love)

Lifestyle Liberation PodcastThe Lifestyle Liberation Podcast is finally here.

Naming it “The Wake Up Cloud Podcast” didn’t feel right. It would’ve worked, but it didn’t feel good.

Doing a podcast has been something I’ve wanted to do for years. I’m excited to finally get it going.

You can listen to the episode by clicking the player above, or you can download it to your iPod, iPhone or whatever device you’re using.

I will also be submitting the podcast to iTunes, so you can subscribe there, which will make things much easier.

In this first episode I go through my story. And how I went from being miserable to doing what I love.

I share some new details, so even if you’re a long-time reader, you’ll find it interesting.

Here are a few key points I cover:

  • The three years of struggle before I had my first success
  • The simple mindset shift that made all of this possible
  • How I found my passion (it’s probably not what you think)
  • My $10,000+ mistake (and how you can avoid it)
  • What lifestyle liberation is all about (+ why it matters to you)
  • Why I give away so much of my content for free
  • The key to pursuing your dreams

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As always, if you have any questions, just drop them in the comments below.

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  1. William Lipira says:

    Just listened to your podcast and enjoyed it very much. I am looking forward to the rest. Also, congrats on your son starting to crawl.

    • Thanks William. It seems like he’ll start to walk any day now. Will be fun to see him take his first step 😉

  2. Hey Henri,

    Just finished listening to your podcast. It’s a great start! You sound very natural and relaxed on the mic. Did you get it all done in one take? There’s no “ums” or anything like that 🙂

    I’m looking forward to seeing it in iTunes, so I can add it to my Podcasting app.

    • I actually don’t do ‘ums’ at all. I don’t know how that happened, but I’ve never had that problem.

      It’s all one take, but I do go in after and do some edits just to make sure it’s as pleasant as possible for the listener.

      Just submitted to iTunes so everything should be up and rolling very soon. Will add the link to the post once it’s up.

      Thanks for listening, John.

  3. Hey Henri, I agree completely that sooner or later you’ll have to follow your own unique path, not only with your blog (niche or whatever) but with everything you do.

    You can follow and learn from others who are already successful at doing what you want to do but at some moment you’ll need to develop your own thing.

    Liberation is something I am learning more and more and how you can use leverage and automation to obtain that desired liberation.

    I am currently reading Tim Ferriss and even though I do not agree with everything he says, there are many valid points on reaching liberation, the reasons for doing it and how not to fall into the traps of thinking you are liberated when you’re actually a slave to your business.

    Really cool story man and I think we all had to go through that discovery phase in the beginning with our sites.

    I’m still trying to fine tune my path and end goals. 😉


    • Right on, Sergio.

      The best path I’ve found for me is to follow and learn from someone who is doing what I want to do. In the beginning, just follow instructions.

      When I get more experience, I start to experiment on my own. First, get results. Then, get confidence.

      Thanks for listening, Sergio. Always a pleasure to hear from you.

  4. Hey Henri!

    This was an amazing podcast for being your first. It’s amazing the synchronicity that has being occuring in my life since I started reading your site. Not only is everything that I have read so far spot on with what’s occuring in my life, but you have also been giving me that extra push that I have been needing. So again, thanks for everything, I look forward to future posts and Podcasts.

    I hope all is well!

    • Heya,

      Sometimes synchronicity just seems to slap you in the face. I love it when that happens.

      Thanks for the comment, Clint.

  5. Lori Stalter says:

    Yay, Henri! Your first podcast sounds great! Intro and exit music, too. Very nice touch. Congrats on your accomplishment. I hope it feels really good to have it done and posted.

    I totally agree with no one person’s prescribed path will get you where you want to go. But it sure is fun picking up bits an pieces from each thing I read and study.

    And it’s amazing how some similar points arrive from two completely different sources at the same time. It’s like something is trying to tell you, “Hey! This is important! Take notice and do something with it!”

    Keep it coming, Henri.

    • I like that approach. Pick what resonates. Eliminate the rest. Bruce Lee-ish.

      Thanks for the feedback, Lori. Keep on rocking!

  6. Henri:
    Congrats on the new podcast. Always inspiring to hear your story.

    I look forward to future episodes.

    I would suggest adding a download link either closer to the Flash player or in the paragraph where you say the podcast can be downloaded.

    • Thanks Shlomo. Will test the download link. The problem is that iTunes takes the first few paragraphs as a description.

  7. Hey, Ninja! Awesome awesome job on the podcast. It sounds great, and natural, and very personal. Felt like I was sitting around drinking coffee with you in the same room.

    It was really nice to hear some of your backstory.



  8. Thank you Henri for the great podcast. And a special thanks for the final take away message of going on even when you don’t have everything figured out.
    Too much analysis paralysis and criticism often makes good solid initiatives difficult.
    Despite being a long time reader of your blog, this is the first time I am commenting. Your podcast really compelled me to reply. 🙂
    Wishes from India,

  9. Great job, congrats on starting your podcast! Nice looking site! 😉

  10. Hi Henri,
    You sound great! It’s very refreshing to see someone (you) being yourself, not trying to be more than you are, just being you… I think many people chase the shiny objects and drive themselves crazy going in circles trying to be successful online. I gave up along time ago believing all of this “get rich quick crap!” Now I focus on building relationships and try to help people anyway that I can. I don’t want anyone to go through the pain I’ve gone through while trying to build success online. I realized after I gave up, that my friends and followers are with me more than ever before, because I’ve let go and just let myself be me. You are the 1st person I’ve met online in business that is willing to put yourself out there. What you see is what you get. Thanks so much for everything 🙂 I wish you all the best and GREAT PODCAST!

    • I completely agree with you, Christina.

      We need more people that aren’t afraid to put themselves out there and share what’s really going on.

      No need for all these “masks” 🙂

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