About Our Podcasts

Life’s Tough: YOU can be TOUGHER!

“Life’s Tough: YOU can be TOUGHER!” podcast is hosted by Dustin Plantholt — CEO and founder of LifesTough.com, a movement transforming lives all around the world through sharing our stories. Each episode explores the personal stories of strength and perseverance of each special guest, listeners get to hear their real and vulnerable life stories of overcoming unique challenges and struggles to inspire and motivate each other towards personal fortitude, healing, growth and empowerment. Together they share experiences, strategies and skills aimed at building better lives, healthier relationships and a kinder society, as well as inspiring a world of emergent leaders.

Host: Dustin Plantholt


Life’s Tough: Explorers are TOUGHER!

“Life’s Tough: Explorers Are TOUGHER!” podcast is hosted by Richard Wiese—TV personality, explorer extraordinaire, and President of the renowned Explorers Club, an American-based international multidisciplinary professional society with the goal of promoting scientific exploration and field study. In each episode, Richard spends 30 minutes with some of the world’s most compelling adventurers, explorers, and socio-environmental advocates, listening to their distinct adventures, unique discoveries, projects & goals, while discovering their multitude of challenges, surprises, triumphs and set-backs they encounter along the way. Join Richard as he pulls back the curtain on what it’s like to travel around the world; explore some of the most exotic and often dangerous places; and uncover what makes “people, places and our planet” so special.

Host: Richard Wiese