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100 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
Initiative and Comedic Ambitions
In the fourth episode of season three, Elise Swopes talks with Elizabeth Aziz, an actress from Chicago. In the first half of the episode, they talk about taking initiative, then the conversation shifts into Liz's stories about psych wards, growing up in Chicago, and becoming a comedian, actress, and writer.
89 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Overthinking and Directing Culture
In the third episode of season three, Elise Swopes talks with Sulaiman Shabazz, a musician, producer, designer, and culture director. Suli and Swopes made their song "Drugs" more than ten years ago, and since then, life has changed tremendously. Listen as they chat through those changes. Plus, Elise gives tips on how to curb overthinking.
96 minutes | Mar 17, 2021
NFTs and Healing
In the second episode of season three, Elise Swopes talks with Jetzi Calvin, one of her closest friends of almost fifteen years. Jetzi is a celebrity photographer, spiritual advisor, and political organizer who continues to inspire and change many lives. Elise also shares the back-end of Crypto Art, as well as her behind-the-scenes thoughts and plans for NFTs.
47 minutes | Feb 17, 2021
Creativity and Calligraphy
In this season 3 premiere, Elise Swopes talks with custom calligraphist, Duong Nguyen. The 23-year-old is the go-to for artists who want custom lettering for their projects. Nguyen has created unique type for artists like Kendrick Lamar, Megan Thee Stallion, Bad Bunny, and more, and he's only getting started. But before that, listen as Elise describes how every person is born creative. She shares tips and tricks on how to pull creativity from within.
44 minutes | Dec 2, 2020
InstaCouple: Swopes and trashhand
Elise Swopes and her boyfriend of 10 years, trashhand, discuss their relationship in-depth for the first time, ever.
53 minutes | Nov 18, 2020
100 Questions with Elise Swopes
Elise Swopes thought it would be fun to answer 200 questions only to find out that at 100 questions in, it's already been one hour, and no one wants to listen to someone talk about themselves for two hours... or do they? Want to know more about Elise Swopes? Read her website Support her Instagram Like her tweets
33 minutes | Nov 4, 2020
Time Perspective, Expectations, and Project Management
Elise Swopes shares a bit about time perspective and how it affects our outlook and actions (based on the book The Time Paradox). She also talks about how we shouldn't confuse expectations for goals and how with a little bit of project management, anything is possible. Want to know more about Elise Swopes? Read her website Support her Instagram Like her tweets
39 minutes | Oct 21, 2020
Choices, Delayed Gratification, and Veganism
Elise Swopes believes that choices are possibilities and that with a little bit of hope, planning, and forward-thinking, any choice can be the right choice. She also talks about how practicing delayed gratification can provide a more stable financial, professional, and emotional foundation. As well as some myths and facts about veganism. Want to know more about Elise Swopes? Read her website Support her Instagram Like her tweets
52 minutes | Oct 7, 2020
Hope, Ideas, and Value
Elise Swopes knows that hope is a sense of possibility, not passivity. In this podcast, she describes that hope is not a last-ditch effort, but a lifestyle. She also talks about how some of the greatest ideas come from some of the most unexpected moments, and that value is simply the confidence and awareness of one's development. Want to know more about Elise Swopes? Read her website Support her Instagram Like her tweets
55 minutes | Aug 26, 2020
Habits, Websites, and Journaling
Elise Swopes talks deeply about what makes a habit good or bad and how to make or break it, plus she chats about what artists and creators should put on their websites. She also talks about the importance of journaling and how to keep up with it.
26 minutes | Aug 12, 2020
Perfectionism, Privilege, and Influence
Elise Swopes chats about perfectionism and how to overcome it, as well as how to use your privilege for good. She also discusses the importance of being an authentic influence.
36 minutes | Jul 29, 2020
Prison Justice: The Damien "ToppNotch" Hodges Story
Elise Swopes interviews Damien "ToppNotch" Hodges. He is a father, author, and businessman who has been incarcerated for 11 years. He's currently serving a cruel + unusual sentence of 26 years, which he was contrived to accept in a plea deal under duress to avoid a sentence of 45 years to life. Listen now as he shares this story from inside. Support Damien "ToppNotch" Hodges now: Buy Blinded By The Lights: A Diamond In The Rough Donate To GoFundMe Sign Petition
43 minutes | Jul 8, 2020
Friendship, Family, and Forgiveness
Elise Swopes chats deeply and personally about what makes a friendship healthy or toxic and gives tips on how to balance work and family by choosing family first. She also talks about how to forgive yourself and others.
34 minutes | Jun 24, 2020
Emotions, Restorative Justice, and Personal Growth
Elise Swopes talks about the importance of being aware of your emotions and how to be less emotionally driven, and how restorative justice needs to be implemented more. She also talks about the concept of personal growth and what it should entail.
46 minutes | Jun 10, 2020
Self-Care, Systemic Racism, and Police "Reform"
Elise Swopes shares tips on how to practice more self-care and how the lack of self-care actually causes systemic racism. She also gives specific details on how we don't need to reform police but abolish them altogether.
35 minutes | May 27, 2020
Being Yourself, Self-Esteem, and Electronic Press Kits
Elise Swopes dives into the concept of being yourself and what that means for your self-esteem. She also gives tips on how to create an Electronic Press Kit for creative freelancers.
34 minutes | May 13, 2020
Resistance, Manifesting, and Freelance Contracts
Elise Swopes discusses the best ways to be less resistant in your everyday life in order to manifest the things you want. She also shares her experience and advice about how to review freelance contracts.
37 minutes | Apr 29, 2020
Emotional Intelligence, Productivity, and Fake News
Elise Swopes explains what it takes to practice emotional intelligence and the proper steps to being more productive. She even provides the simplest ways to spot fake news.
44 minutes | Apr 15, 2020
Distraction, Optimism, and Email
Elise Swopes talks about how she handles distraction and how she stays optimistic in trying times. She also dives into helpful email etiquette and tips.
41 minutes | Apr 1, 2020
Presence, Moving, and Brand Strategy
Elise Swopes shares her tips on how to stay more present in your everyday life and her experience and advice for moving to New York City. Plus, how to decide the direction of your brand with the simple method of brand strategizing.
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