Recovery and Discovery with Mike Silberman (Amatus Recovery Centers)

Recovery and Discovery with Mike Silberman (Amatus Recovery Centers)

Mike Silberman has an incredible family, home, hobbies, and mission-driven business. He’s come a hell of a long way from heroin addiction and almost having his arm amputated. Mike joins Jordan, Justin, and Joe (congrats on that new house, Matt!) to share his inspiring story. Mike found success as a teen as frontman of VooDoo…

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Sound Advice with Ronnie Young (Live Audio Engineer)

Sound Advice with Ronnie Young (Live Audio Engineer)

Ronnie Young is used to being on the road, ensuring your favorite bands (Animals As Leaders, Plini, Periphery) sound good in the room. Now, like most of us, he’s safely at home. But this hasn’t stopped him from finding ways to be creative, productive, and social. Ronnie joins the entire CC crew from the UK…

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The Generous Wisdom of Donnie Wahlberg

The Generous Wisdom of Donnie Wahlberg

Donnie Wahlberg is on a mission to spread to love others. But he wisely understands that everything starts within. He generously dives deep with Matt, Jordan, and Justin on the many ways in which he practices becoming more “awake,” or cultivating a present-moment awareness. He shares why he starts his day with gratitude, the importance…

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Breathing Under Pressure with Mario Kovach (Retired USAF Bomb Technician)

Breathing Under Pressure with Mario Kovach (Retired USAF Bomb Technician)

Mario met Matt at a Five Guys in Buffalo before a gig. He and his dog said hello. Now, Mario makes his podcast debut on Chocolate Croissants. Life is what you make of it, GUYS! Mario spent just about his entire adult life (20 years!) in the US Air Force. He’s traveled the globe dismantling…

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Creating A Grateful Life with Geoffrey Blake (Global Gratitude)

Creating A Grateful Life with Geoffrey Blake (Global Gratitude)

Self-described, “Grateful Human,” Geoffrey Blake joins Matt, Jordan, and Justin for his second time! (Revisit Ep40 for Geoff’s origin story) He now lives on Maui, got himself a wife, and went ALL IN on his global gratitude movement. We all look to Geoff as a leader and ask him about his daily routines related to…

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Lessons From The Road with Bill Oberrender (Merch Manager for Hatebreed)

Lessons From The Road with Bill Oberrender (Merch Manager for Hatebreed)

Bill Oberrender joins Matt, Jordan, and Joe for a chat covering resilience, social awareness, and adaptability both on the road and during a pandemic. “Wild” Bill lives up to his moniker as one of our most entertaining and engaging returning guests. As a well respected, grizzled young veteran of the road (tour manager, merch manager,…

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Control, Trust, and Acceptance with Dez Nagle (GetGood Drums)

Control, Trust, and Acceptance with Dez Nagle (GetGood Drums)

Dez (Good Tiger, Former Wrestlers, GGD) joins Matt, Jordan, and Justin from his new home out west. He shares how he’s been adjusting to this new life rhythm. We examine our relationships with control, trust, and acceptance as it relates to navigating the pandemic. We discuss culture and community more broadly as we’re all interconnected…

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The Wisdom And Charm Of Benny Greb

The Wisdom And Charm Of Benny Greb

The legend returns. Benny (in Germany) joins Matt and Jordan (in the US) and Joe (in the UK) for a chat that left us inspired and feeling GOOD. You know by now what to expect from these CC chats: self care, routines, managing stress and anxiety, productivity…we get deep into it with one of our…

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Breathing, Meditation, and Hope with Jeff Holcomb

Breathing, Meditation, and Hope with Jeff Holcomb

We welcome back world-class friend and lighting designer, Jeff Holcomb! Jeff shares his daily morning rituals that help mitgate anxiety and sets his day up for success. We continue exploring the healing potential of breathing from personal experiences. Matt shares a Dunkin’ story that allows us to investigate our body’s stress (fight or flight) response…

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Finding The Opportunities In This

Finding The Opportunities In This

It’s Week 2 of Quarantine Season! We welcome back Joe Hamilton from the comfort of his organized desk in Keynsham, UK. Our Facebook community gave us the questions that guided our conversations. We look for the opportunities to improve ourselves during this time of relative isolation, discuss the importance of developing a breathing practice, being…

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