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The Simple Life Podcast with Gary Collins

Discover how to live the life you want instead of what other people tell you to live. The host and guests uncover and share the shortest route to finding your purpose, passion, and place in the world.

The Simple Life podcast (formerly Your Better Life podcast) is created and hosted by best-selling author and simple living expert Gary Collins. He is a former special agent and military intelligence officer who takes a no-BS-no-fluff-what’s-really-working-now approach to live the life you really want and cutting the meaningless clutter and drama. Topics range from simple living, entrepreneurship, personal freedom, finding your purpose, financial freedom, optimal health, living off the grid, and decluttering your life, just to name a few.

What makes The Simple Life podcast different from the others? Gary doesn’t just talk the talk he walks the walk. He is known for being blunt, to the point and teaching by experience, not the standard fair today of “fake it till you make it.” He calls those people the “false prophets,” and there is no place for them on the show.

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E72: The Five Principles ThatMake Your Better Life

E72: The Five Principles that Make Your Better Life

The Five Principles of The Simple Life go hand-in-hand with The Three-Legged Stool of The Simple Life. I consider these both to be the foundation of what I teach.
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E67: The Three-Legged Stool And Your Better Life

E67: The Three-Legged Stool and Your Better Life

Gary digs into The Three-Legged Stool of The Simple Life. The Three-Legged Stool of The Simple Life may sound simple, but simple doesn’t mean easy. It is the foundation of all that we do here.
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Recent Episodes of Your Better Life
E55: Why We’re Being F*cked On Disinformation With Cathy Reisenwitz

E55: Why We’re Being F*cked on Disinformation with Cathy Reisenwitz

We are drowning in bad and false information today, but what can we do about it? Today I bring on Reporter/Writer Cathy Reisenwitz to help us decipher fact from fiction and try and figure out what is really going on in this world.
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E54: Demasculinization And What Defines A Certified Man Now?

E54: Demasculinization and What Defines a Certified Man Now?

Today, if you are a manly-man, you are in the minority… worse you may be ridiculed and call a whole host of names such as; misogynist, bigot, chauvinist, sexist and in some cases the Devil!
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E53: HBO The Swamp Documentary's Dan DiMauro And Morgan Pehme

E53: HBO The Swamp Documentary’s Dan DiMauro and Morgan Pehme

Gary sits down with documentary makers Dan DiMauro and Morgan Pehme to discuss their newly released piece on HBO titled The SWAMP. Coming from government, Gary thought he knew how bad it really is. That was nothing compared to what the documentary uncovers.
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E52: Damien Echols On Surviving Your Catastrophe And Growth

E52: Damien Echols of West Memphis 3 on Surviving Your Catastrophe and Growth

What would you do if you were wrongfully convicted of a heinous crime you didn’t commit? Today, I sit down Damien Echols who spent 18 years on death row for a murder he didn’t commit. There is a metric tone of useful takeaways.
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E51: How To Go From Garage Struggle To Successful Business

E51: How to Go From Garage Struggle to Successful Business

Are you looking to take that next step toward ultimate freedom by running your own successful company? Today, Gary sits down with a fellow Veteran who did just that.
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E50: Rethinking Justice And The Old Death Penalty

E50: Rethinking Justice and the Old Death Penalty

Would it surprise you that the freest country, the United States, in the world, incarcerates more of its people by percentage than any developed nation in the world? Hannah Cox and Gary discuss criminal justice reform and the death penalty.
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E49: Truth And Consequences Of The Crazy RV Life

E49: Truth and Consequences of the Crazy RV Life

Are you yearning for a life of freedom, running your own business, and traveling the…

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E48: Escaping The Madness And How To Make Working Remotely Work

E48: Escaping the Madness and How to Make Working Remotely Work

Are you one of the many people now working from home, and trying to get your new routine figured out? Gary shares lessons from over a decade of working and running a business remote.
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E47: What Happens When You Live By Principle With Keith Norris

E47: What Happens When You Live by Principle With Keith Norris

Are you thinking about changing your health, starting a business, just trying to figure out your place in today’s quickly changing world? Yes, we are in a crazy world, but those who adapt survive!
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E46: How To Hack Motivation With Former Navy SEAL Mark Divine

E46: How to Hack Motivation with Former Navy SEAL Mark Divine

Are you struggling to get, or stay motivated? Gary Collins and Former Navy SEAL Mark Devine have the answer.
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