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Evolve With Emily

Oct 19, 2020

In today’s episode, Emily interviews Shane Vitko, founder/owner of Deviant Gentleman. He is Boston's own, now living in Los Angeles. Shane is a sober, Army veteran, ex-convict that turned a dream into a reality. They delve into his traumatic childhood and he bravely shares his personal struggles with identity. 

They touch on his time in the military and the conflicts he faced once returning home. He goes deep into his time in prison and the turning point that changed his life! So, why not you? Get ready to learn how to break through your suit of armor, become less reactionary, and become the best version of yourself!


In this episode, you will learn:

  • [3:52] His traumatic childhood from age 0-14. 
  • [8:29] The value of having a sense of belonging.
  • [10:30] His struggle with identity and experience at a mental ward.
  • [15:39] His involvement serving his country.
  • [19:45] The conflict of life’s purpose for veterans returning home.
  • [22:42] The life and tales of a prison inmate.
  • [30:05] His therapy experiences.
  • [33:27] The turning point that changed his life.
  • [37:42] How to break your suit of armor with breathwork.
  • [40:14] How to become less reactionary.
  • [45:53] His life purpose and what motivates him now. 
  • [48:02] The origins of Deviant Gentlemen.
  • [50:25] Why not you?
  • [51:30] The Brit to his Boston.

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