The Cycling-Fueled Spiritual Quest of Jackson Foster

Listen on Google Play MusicJackson Foster is on an epic cycling-fueled spiritual quest from Alaska to South America (and beyond). After taking the plunge as a full on minimalist digital nomad, Jackson has simplified his life to the bare necessities — carrying everything he owns and needs on his touring bike, including his entire vlogging setup. Yep, he’s daily vlogging his experience from the road, sharing the insane beauty of his journey and the people he’s met. As a result, he’s had a lot of time to think and reflect, and has a lot of amazing stories and spiritual philosophies to share.

I caught up with Jackson for the second time on this show while he was in Oregon, on his way south from Alaska. We talk about his bike setup, crazy stories from the road, what he’s been eating to fuel himself, and then get deep on greater philosophy and spirituality as it relates to things like “do epic shit” and lifestyle design. It was one of the best conversations we’ve had, so really excited to share it with you. Be sure to follow Jackson’s adventure over on his YouTube channel, Plantriotic.


I will be in Los Angeles for the upcoming Circle V event and co-hosting a run/yoga/food/nutrition talk in Santa Monica/Venice this Sunday, November 19th. Hope to see you there!

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The Perfect Day Exercise

Imagine what your most ideal, perfect day would look like. There are zero limitations, money is not an issue, and you have all the time in the world. Now write that down in excruciating detail from the moment you wake up to the moment you go to bed. Hang it up somewhere where you can see it every day. Then ask yourself how you can make decisions or shift your habits to reflect moving towards that perfect day. This exercise is extremely helpful in figuring out exactly what you want, and even just thinking about it regularly helps to make it a reality. Now, you don’t have to know exactly what your perfect day looks like. It’s a process, an evolution. Do it a couple times a year and see how it changes and how much you’ve evolved alongside it.

Today on the podcast, we walk you through our perfect day exercises. Then we talk about them and the steps we’re taking to get closer to those dreams. But the point of the episode is to ignite YOU to go through this exercise and bring more purpose into your life. So once this episode is over, take out a pen and a piece of paper, and write that shit out. Trust us, it feels amazing.

If you are interested, we’d love to hear your thoughts about this episode! Send us an email or drop a comment on Instagram or Facebook, and let us know what you think. Enjoy the show!

Go eat some plants, and go do some epic shit.

-Jackson and Aaron

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