#32 BigDee: 8-year-old Artist, Prodigy, Leukemia Survivor at Rocklaz | Tanmay | @bigdeebook6929

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The podcast episode features an interview with Big D, an eight-year-old art prodigy and leukemia survivor. Big D shares his inspiration, journey, and passion for art, particularly his love for T-Rex and Lord Ganesha. He also discusses his commitment to donating a portion of his earnings to help kids suffering from cancer. The conversation delves into Big D’s artistic process, his love for Lord Ganesha, and his knowledge of Indian festivals. The conversation covers a wide range of topics, including Big D’s art, family, experiences with leukemia, NFTs, and philanthropy. It also delves into cultural festivals, parenting, and the positive mindset of Big D. The conversation is filled with insights and heartwarming moments, showcasing the resilience and creativity of Big D and his family. The conversation covers a wide range of topics, including Big D’s journey as an artist, his NFT projects, his philanthropic activities, and his family’s experiences. It also delves into the challenges they faced during the pandemic and the positive outlook they maintain. The conversation highlights Big D’s talent, positivity, and the impact he has on the NFT community and beyond.In this episode of Rocklaz Radio, Tanmay Shah and Laura Grinbarga discuss books and podcasts they have read and listened to. They share their favorite podcasts, such as Akimbo and Freakonomics, and talk about the benefits of reading digitally and listening to audiobooks. They recommend books like The Artist’s Way, Big Magic, and The War of Art for creative inspiration. They also discuss the importance of finding the right time to read and making notes while reading. The conversation touches on spirituality in art and the impact of books like The Alchemist and Siddhartha. They also mention books on negotiation and personal development, such as Think and Grow Rich and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The conversation covered a wide range of topics, including book recommendations, favorite genres, and spiritual and philosophical discussions. Some of the recommended books include ‘Atomic Habits’ by James Clear, ‘The Warrior’s Apprentice’ by Lois McMaster Bujold, ‘The Silver Metal Lover’ by Tanith Lee, ‘Mahabharata’ and ‘Bhagavad Gita’ by Shri Shri Ravishankar, and ‘Business Sutras’ by Devdutt Patnayak. The conversation also touched on the importance of finding balance and substance in the content we consume.


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00:00 The Artistic Journey of Big D: A Tale of Inspiration and Resilience
03:25 T-Rex and Lord Ganesha: The Heart of Big D’s Art
43:05 Artistic Inspiration and Cultural Traditions
45:24 Family, Leukemia, and Resilience
46:46 Artistic Creativity and Parenting Insights
47:46 Philanthropy and Generosity
48:13 Artistic Techniques and Positive Mindset
50:10 Cultural Festivals and Family Values
53:43 Cultural Festivals and Positive Parenting
55:13 Cultural Festivals and Global Perspectives
56:09 Cultural Festivals and International Connections
57:08 Cultural Festivals and Global Diversity
58:09 Parenting and Family Values
01:01:38 Nurturing Children’s Talents and Creativity
01:04:42 Artistic Expression and Family Bonding
01:05:42 Artistic Development and Future Prospects
01:07:11 NFTs and Digital Art Opportunities
01:11:48 Web3 and Community Support
01:13:23 Challenges and Resilience
01:16:45 Philanthropy and Community Support
01:20:48 Make-A-Wish Foundation and Giving Back
01:25:05 Challenges and Recovery
01:32:30 Dreams and Aspirations
01:47:16 Artistic Talent and Family Resilience



• Big D’s incredible journey as an art prodigy and leukemia survivor
• The impact of T-Rex and Lord Ganesha on Big D’s art and life
• The significance of Indian festivals and their celebration in Big D’s life Big D’s artistic talent and passion for art
• The family’s experience with leukemia and their positive outlook
• The impact of NFTs on Big D’s recognition and support
• The importance of cultural festivals and traditions
• Parenting tips and the value of nurturing a positive mindset in children
• The family’s philanthropic efforts and support for children with cancer Big D’s positive outlook and talent as an artist are inspiring and impactful.
• The family’s resilience and commitment to maintaining a positive environment for Big D despite challenges is commendable.
• The conversation sheds light on the NFT community, its impact, and the philanthropic activities within it.


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