Excerpt: (On immigrating alone, life, and company of others and yourself): “You truly have to create your own family. You get used to coming and going, you have to really find a way to not depend on people coming and going. It allows me to be completely ok with being alone, were social creatures, we need people. But I think that every one should be able to understand and know what its like to be alone. If we don’t appreciate our own company how the f…, how are you going to enjoy fully someone else’s company. Because other wise it becomes co-dependent. Its one thing when I want to be with you because I like your company, but its another one because I’m so scared of not having someone to talk to. Its different approaches and I feel like a lot of us are still in that kind of mindset.”
Joel Garcia is a Martial Artist and Aspiring Actor originally from Venezuela. He left the now failed state of Venezuela when he was a young adult through sports scholarships particularly Volleyball. Sport became Joel’s path towards freedom and he eventually found Martial Arts starting with MMA. He has expanded his knowledge in Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Overall Self Defense. Through Sport Joel has grown as a person exploring the physical and the spiritual. In this Episode we cover so many topics from Martial Arts, The importance of Freedom, Authoritarianism, His experience in Venezuela, Spirituality and being a better human, what’s going on in the world and so much more.