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24 minutes | Apr 1, 2019
Season 2 Trailer: Miles Adcox and Ruthie Lindsey
The wait is over and Season 2 of the Unspoken Podcast is finally here! In this teaser episode, Miles and Ruthie share their journey on the podcast thus far, dive deep into their favorite takeaways, lessons, and impactful stories from Season 1, and give a preview for the conversations coming in Season 2. We are thrilled to share these conversations and reveal the divine collective beauty discovered when we speak our truth and share the sacred experiences that bring us back to ourselves. We are so honored to invite you along for this journey and cannot wait to share the impact our guest are having on the world. Listen and be encouraged; that we might all find connection, healing, courage and the strength to leave no important words UNSPOKEN. Follow us along on this journey for Season 2 here.
71 minutes | Nov 19, 2018
In this episode of Unspoken, Ruthie and Miles sit down with the beloved writer, illustrator, and speaker, Mari Andrews. After a season of grief and loss in 2016, she decided to do a drawing a day and placed them on Instagram to keep herself accountable. By March 2018 she had almost a million Instagram followers and published her first book, “Am I There Yet”, which went on to be a New York Times best seller. Join us and see what drives the amazing drawings we all see and love from Mari. She gives us the gift of words and insight into the emotions we all feel but can’t find the words for. Discover and get absolutely obsessed with Mari's illustrations and heart-felt writings here.
73 minutes | Nov 12, 2018
In this episode of Unspoken, Miles and Ruthie have a deep and lovely conversation with Ashley LeMieux. This conversation shows the real and raw pain of grief and how you can persevere and turn your pain into meaning in this life. Ashley is a writer, speaker, and the CEO and founder of The Shine Project. She is a cheerleader for the underdog, believes in using her story to help others find courage to live in theirs, and her life mission is to help women have the resources they need to shine in their lives. Her company, The Shine Project, provides an online community and platform for women to find support and connection, and the jewelry products they sell are hand made by first generation college students. She operates a brick and mortar store in Nashville and Phoenix. Ashley lives in Nashville, TN with her husband and dog, and the most special times of her life were the years she was able to be a mother. Learn more about the Shine Project (Ashley's passion project and life work) here.
60 minutes | Nov 5, 2018
For this conversation with Jacob Bixenman, be prepared for several moments of tears as well as many moments of genuine connection and joy. Jacob brings a sincerity and depth to this interview that draws you in and leaves you wanting to be his best friend. Jacob Bixenman is a model, photographer, and visual artist who’s worked with the likes of Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana, Stella McCartney, Adidas, and is the current face of Topman. He and his creative work have been featured in publications such as Vogue, V Magazine, i-D, and Them. As well, he is a passionate advocate of LGBTQ rights, which is reflected through his work and social platforms. He is obviously next level talented but what is so beautiful about Jacob is his tender heart and his old soul. His words are covered with such grace, wisdom, insight, love and tenderness that feel way beyond his 23 years on this earth. We are so honored to share our heart friend Jacob with you today. Learn more about Jacob's profound art and life's work here.
55 minutes | Oct 29, 2018
In this episode of Unspoken, Ruthie and Miles quickly came to understand that Azita offers a level of intelligence and creativity that is so unique and pure that you can’t help but be enraptured listening to her talk. Azita is an entrepreneur, social activist, and human-centered communication expert with a fascinating background. Born in Iran, she immigrated to Canada on the tail end of the Iran/Iraq war. With a background in sociology she has consulted with the United Nations on multiple, highly successful digital media campaigns. She founded lovesocial.org, an award winning digital agency who’s developed strategies for NPR, Nike, Oprah magazine and many other organizations. She was named Forbes 30 under 30 and NY Business Journal’s women to note and Wall Street Journal’s Women to Note among many other recognitions.
76 minutes | Oct 22, 2018
In this episode of Unspoken, Miles and Ruthie thoroughly enjoyed a deep and meaningful conversation with William Matthews — known around the world as a singer/songwriter and popular recording artist that has extensively toured and performed around the world. There were many laughs during this time but also many raw, vulnerable moments and important discussions around race, religion and having great support as you navigate this life. William's passion is artistry and advocacy. He seamlessly blends music, cinematography & political messaging around themes like racism and climate change which have been highlighted by CNN & Yahoo. In his music documentaries & podcast work on The Liturgists - William has interviewed prominent religious & thought leaders, songwriters, scientists and global political figures. You can check out his body of work here — where booking requests for music and speaking engagements can be made.
69 minutes | Oct 15, 2018
In this episode of Unspoken, Ruthie and Miles interview Eduardo Garcia — a human being who embodies a kind of peace and tranquility that you cannot manufacture. If you have not heard his story, you will want to listen to this interview and then quickly watch his documentary, “Charged”. Eduardo Garcia is a man of many talents including being a chef, outdoorsman, athlete and motivational speaker & the co-founder of a national food brand, Montana Mex a clean label condiment brand. During a Montana backcountry hike in October 2011, Eduardo was electrocuted by a buried high voltage power source, where he suffered extensive, life-threatening injuries and had to have four ribs, his left hand and forearm amputated. This eventually lead to the creation of “Charged” He is also working on a number of media projects including “A Hungry Life” a tv concept which follows him into the wild places of the world as he creates exceptional food over a campfire. Learn more about Eduardo Garcia's work and passion here.
54 minutes | Oct 8, 2018
In this episode of Unspoken, Miles and Ruthie were able to sit down with Connie Britton in her LA home to talk about life, careers and the great joys and many challenges of parenthood. Getting to hear the heartbeat of what drives Connie is beautiful and moving. You will definitely want to take time out of your day to tune in. Connie Britton is a 4-time Emmy-nominated actress best known for her roles in Spin City, West Wing, Friday Night Lights, Nashville and American Horror Story and will soon be starring in a Bravo Media series, Dirty John. Connie also has numerous film credits and is a Goodwill Ambassador to the United Nations and works in poverty eradication and women’s empowerment advocating to the American global public. Connie’s wisdom and insight is a gift and we are so honored to get to share this conversation with you. Follow along and be inspired by the life-work of Connie Britton here.
57 minutes | Oct 1, 2018
In this episode of Unspoken, Ruthie and Miles traveled to NYC to have a great conversation with Sarah Lewis. Hearing how Sarah has overcome loss and how it has shaped who she is and where she is in life is truly inspiring and perspective shifting. Sarah is an assistant professor of history of art and architecture and African and African American studies at Harvard University and is the author of The Rise, a book about failure and creativity. She has also held curatorial positions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Tate Modern, London. Sarah’s influence and impact is powerful and lasting, particularly, in sparking a national conversation with “Vision & Justice”—the landmark issue of Aperture dedicated to photography of the black experience that explores, with eloquent reach, “what humanity looks like.” Learn more about the powerful work Sarah is a part of here.
71 minutes | Sep 24, 2018
In this episode of Unspoken, Miles and Ruthie join Tyler Hubbard—husband, new dad, friend, and member of multi-platinum duo, Florida Georgia Line—to talk life and love. Tyler shares with raw vulnerability the tensions of balancing faith, family, artistry and success and the unexpected loss of his father who installed in him the drive to not only accomplish great things but to be a great man. FGL has had an unprecedented record breaking cross genre successful run that shows no signs of slowing down. Somehow amongst all the success you will discover a humble passionate man who leads with heart and believes in leaving everything he influences better than he found it. As true visionaries, he and his partner, Brian Kelley, have other innovative endeavors including their newly-announced multifaceted compound in Nashville: Tribe Kelley Trading Post, Tree Vibez Music, and meet + greet, plus FGL HOUSE. Listen to Tyler Hubbard's globally-recognized music with Florida Georgia Line here.
61 minutes | Sep 17, 2018
In this episode of Unspoken, Ruthie and Miles sat down with Sean Brock, founding chef of Husk restaurants. Fans of this James Beard award-winning chef, known for redefining rustic Southern cuisine, will be surprised to hear all that Brock has overcome from battling childhood wounds, addiction and a rare disease. He’s also picked up a new passion in guitars. Get a glimpse of a man who has fully embraced his recovery and found freedom and balance. Sean shares with such humility, honesty, vulnerability and self-awareness that the world needs more of. Don't miss his powerful story on Season 6 of Chef's Table on Netflix here.
81 minutes | Sep 10, 2018
In this episode of Unspoken, Ruthie and Miles share space with Sophia Bush, an actress, activist and global education advocate. Sophia recently won the Nelson Mandela Change Maker Award and has spoken with Michelle Obama as an advocate for women and girls. Sophia has taken part in countless marches in DC as well as traveled the world to build schools for underprivileged children. Sit up straight in your chair as you will want to pay attention to the important conversation that takes place here. It truly takes you on a journey of friendship, unconditional acceptance, and striving to have a voice and make a difference against the injustices of the world. You can follow her most recent work as host of the podcast, And Especially You, here.
52 minutes | Aug 27, 2018
In this episode of Unspoken, Miles and Ruthie sat down with one of the most fascinating, curious and hilarious humans on the planet, Jedidiah Jenkins. He is a writer, friend, adventurer, and executive editor of Wilderness Magazine. While listening, you'll hear how they explore the intricacies of what makes Jed the unique, lovable, brilliant world changer that he is. They dive deep into the challenges and narrative of growing up as a gay Christian in the Bible Belt in the 1980's, the importance of family and faith, and the difficulties of being true to who you are — even when it comes at a cost. We hope you will be inspired by the amazing kindness and grace that Jed shows in every aspect of his life. His memoir to Shake the Sleeping Self, which is mentioned throughout this conversation, can be purchased online here.
23 minutes | Aug 26, 2018
Season 1 Trailer: Miles Adcox and Ruthie Lindsey
In this episode, Ruthie and Miles talk about they why behind their dream for this podcast. They share their hearts, their adventures, their world-changing friends, and the divine collective beauty discovered by delving into their pain and brokenness and sharing it with a world desperate for honesty and hope. Ruthie, a speaker, host, passionate empath and creative, and Miles, an expert in emotional fitness with decades of experience walking alongside people on the journey to health and healing, aren’t afraid to walk right into the tension and invite others to speak their unfiltered truth. Their conversations are equal parts vulnerable, inspiring, irreverent and hilarious. Listen and be encouraged; that we might all find connection, healing and the courage and strength to leave no important words UNSPOKEN.
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