In episode 5, we hear from Adventurer, Author, Performance Catalyst and so much more, Paula Reid. Paula has an incredible breadth of experience in everything from skiing to the South Pole and sailing around the world, to boardroom consulting and psychology.
Paula has ticked off 115 things on her 'things to do before she dies' list (bucket list) including skiing to the South Pole, (the proper way), running a marathon, great white shark diving, and even bog snorkelling...
But she's not just about adventure. Paula is studying Positive Psychology at University, offers leadership consulting to businesses, and is currently undertaking her next big challenge '50 good turns'.
Take a listen and get the ball rolling!
Quick fire questions
What is positive psychology
How Paula has applied science to improve her wellbeing
Hedonism vs Eudimonia
Seize the day and savour the moment
Paula’s making the most of life list
Paul’s alternative to meditation and mindfulness
Is happiness the right goal?
Paula’s entry into adventure
The importance of a list
The impact of travelling to India
The difficulty of karma
Individualism vs collectivism
The importance of community and it’s role in adventure
The South Pole epic
Why do these challenges?
How did you plan the South Pole trip?
How much does it cost to ski to the South Pole?
Did you consider sponsorship?
What was the hardest part of that adventure?
Pain is temporary, pride is forever
Choose your attitude
Where do you draw the line on positive thinking?
5 months in bandages
Fixing your feet
Elizabeth Ardens 8 hour cream
How did you end up sailing around the world?
What did you enjoy most about sailing around the world?
Boat to Boardroom by Paula Reid
The number one lesson from adventure - Best for Boat
50 good turns - cycling across Europe’s 50 countries
Should adventure always have a purpose?
If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be?
Who are your heroes?
Are heroes born or made?