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hosted by Duff Gardner

Art Costello – Expectation Therapy


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Born out of reflection on his life at 63, our guest today Art Costello shares with us his heart-warming life journey. Through a sorrowful time, it reminded him that he has all the tools to get up and start doing. From that, he created Expectation Therapy. Art started his podcast, Shower Epiphanies, as another way for him to help and connect to people, sharing stories, and transitions.

Don’t miss these highlights:

  • How as an unhappy child, Art heard the words that would stay with him forever
  • Using a background in psychology and a formula for expectation, it lead to developing his unique form of therapy
  • Learning how positively shift through transitions, It is a choice
  • The importance of doing, taking a risk, and having faith it will all work out
  • How Art has always rebounded, reinventing himself and continually moving forward

About the Guest: 

Art Costello’s background includes serving as a Marine in Vietnam, playing college and semi-professional baseball, completing a degree in psychology, working as a talent scout in the entertainment industry and owning a successful business for thirty years. As a counselor at Mercy Mental Health in San Diego, he worked with world-renowned ‘play’ researcher, Dr. Stuart Brown. Art’s greatest joy has been raising his family and spending time with his diverse group of friends.  As a prolific blogger, his writing draws from his own observations on life and current events.  His “Shower Epiphanies” Podcast has charted in the Top 200 Podcast several times this year and consistently in the Top 125 in the education category, it has been heard in 20 countries and downloaded thousands of times. It also can be heard on iHeartRadio. Taking these subjects, he then applies knowledge from his own achievements and experiences as a mental health counselor and successful entrepreneur to offer sage advice to readers. Art currently lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Beverly, and their dog Sydney. He also has three grown-up children and five grandchildren.

About the Host: 

Duff Gardner is an award-winning 7-figure marketer, startup founder and digital producer.  Today, he leverages his 30+ years in a diverse range of businesses and his journey overcoming a series of out-of-the-blue panic attacks to help impact-driven entrepreneurs leverage the power of what he calls “startup thinking” to start, scale and serve in a big way.  He is the host of the podcast Off My Duff – The Entrepreneur Podcast and Founder of the training company Offers that Sell.  Duff holds an MSc. in Learning Sciences and Information Technology from Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley, is a fierce advocate of LGBT+ rights and animal rescue, and lives in beautiful Victoria BC.  His mantra is: “teach what you love, live from your truth”. 

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