Steve-O on becoming a stuntman, finding recovery, and sense of purpose
Our guest this week is legendary stuntman and star of MTV’s Jackass, Steve-O. This is a story about self reflection, change, and growth. Steve-O talks about his remarkable transformation from a drug and alcohol addict to a man who has been sober for over a decade and practices mindfulness and meditation on a daily basis. He discusses surviving his younger years (3:42 ), getting in to drugs and alcohol (11:37 ), getting injured (13:40 ), dropping out of college (18:39 ), becoming a stuntman (24:18 ), dealing with criticism (28:05 ), his sobriety journey (31:39 ), the instant success of Jackass (32:39 ), being homeless when he became a star (34:22 ), why fame and celebrity is unhealthy (40:35 ), finding recovery (43:39 ), WHOOP insights (45:58 ), meditation (47:29 ), and gratitude and serotonin (50:25 ).
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