2018 Reunion

2018 Reunion

Holy shit…we back! This isn’t like every other “year in review” podcast out there…mostly because it’s 3 secular Jews catching up on a Wednesday while on Facebook Live for an episode that drops on Christmas. We chat all the reasons we haven’t been podcasting week to week and the vision moving forward. Simply, it’s 3…

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EP 54 | Adam Janzi (Vola Drummer)

EP 54 | Adam Janzi (Vola Drummer)

Adam Janzi is a young drummer from Sweden. He’s been a student of Matt’s for years and in this episode he shares information about himself and his journey which proves he is wise beyond his years. He struggled with severe social anxiety, physical ailments, and the loss of his father, but that hasn’t stopped him…

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EP 53 | The Anniversary

EP 53 | The Anniversary

We have officially begun year two of Chocolate Croissants! The difference between now and last year is the thousands of friends we’ve formed community with all over the world. We’re very grateful and inspired, and spent this entire episode sharing the feedback offered from those in the Facebook group. Thanks for being here. Official Sponsor: RØDE…

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EP 52 | James Musselwhite (Portrait Of A Wrestler)

EP 52 | James Musselwhite (Portrait Of A Wrestler)

James Musselwhite knew photography was his thing as a kid. With persistance, a program was even created for him in school and he developed his craft in isolation. But through determination, a long-term mindset, and events that led him to go all in, James now finds community all over the world as he documents the biggest events in…

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EP 51 | Eric Koenreich (Fitness Coach & Family Food Dude)

EP 51 | Eric Koenreich (Fitness Coach & Family Food Dude)

Eric spent nearly a decade training to become and working as a professional wrestler. While he enjoyed success, notably in Ring of Honor, he came to a crossroads in the late 00’s and decided to move on. The transition was tough, leading Eric to a therapist to deal with binging behavior head on. Eric shares his story…

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EP 50 | Meg Forde (The Dolce Diet)

EP 50 | Meg Forde (The Dolce Diet)

Meg Forde is the Lead Registered Dietician for The Dolce Diet. She willed this into existance. Growing up in Fargo, North Dakota does not afford the luxury of networking in person with cutting edge brands. Meg became a registered dietician and began her clinical work in a typical setting. Even with this relative career success, she felt…

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EP 49 | Joe Hamilton (Prism Recordings)

EP 49 | Joe Hamilton (Prism Recordings)

This is a special episode for us. You may have noticed Joe’s name ending most of these descriptions. He has stepped up as the biggest weekly contributor to this Chocolate Croissants project. It all began when he took an on tour lesson with Matt many years ago…a night that Joe dealt with the anxieties he had become familiar…

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EP 48 | Mike McFadden (Animal Years)

EP 48 | Mike McFadden (Animal Years)

Mike McFadden, singer and guitarist of Animal Years, joins Jordan and Justin to tell the classic tale of ‘aspiring musician moving to New York City to make it.’ The difference is that this dude just performed on network TV…specifically CBS This Morning. He takes us through the entire experience starting by renting a practice space to…

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EP 47 | Yvette Young (Covet Guitarist)

EP 47 | Yvette Young (Covet Guitarist)

Yvette Young is a classically trained multi-instrumentalist, artist, and guitarist of math-rock band Covet. She joins Matt and Justin to share her story of parental pressure, her battle with an eating disorder leading to a heart not strong enough to support her body, and how teaching herself guitar aided in her recovery. The trio dig…

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EP 46 | Facebook Live

EP 46 | Facebook Live

Remember when we would get together with no plan and go on Facebook Live? Yeah, we missed that too. Episode 46 is the result. With your interaction, we dig deep into balance. We share the about the many projects in our lives that we are attempting to find balance in. We discuss how we answer…

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