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Face to Faces
49 minutes | May 27, 2021
The Caucacity Ep 3
This month Portia and I discuss - the one year commemoration of the death of George Floyd and the resurfacing of white performatism for just one day. We talk about the problematic behavior around boundaries and white people seeking education around Anti-white supremacy, as well as the shocking views about some Europeans not considering themselves white people. Plus we have some amazing laughs in the midst of it all.
77 minutes | Apr 29, 2021
The Caucacity Ep2
This month we discuss the Derek Chauvin verdict, and societies reaction regarding Justice vs. Accountability. I am able to share some insight and accountability about a recent mistake - which could be a valuable lesson for many regarding literature, as well as discuss this years Oscars. Things get uncomfrotable and guess what? I SURVIVED..and so can YOU. THE CAUCACITY: The UNCOMFORTABLE but SAFE conversation around White Fragility, Racism & problematic white microaggressions. Its time to GROW or get DRAGGED...
94 minutes | Apr 8, 2021
Faces of Fortitude w/Audri Lynn
I am so honored to introduce you to a warrior human. This is Audri - she is the only parent of two amazing kids, a photographer and the reason we connected because she is a suicide widow. Today Audri officially becomes the next Face in the Faces of Fortitude project. In this episode Audri bravely shares her painful story of struggle, loss and how she found hope again. Thank you for helping me hold a space for her today. https://www.audrilynn.com/
74 minutes | Apr 1, 2021
The Caucacity with Cohost Portia Burch
The UNCOMFORTABLE but SAFE conversation around White Fragility, Racism & problematic white microaggressions. Co-Host: Portia BurchAbolitionist, independent contractor working in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. In this new monthly segment we talk about how this idea was born, AND we unpack my own growth and problematic decisions over the years. After all, if I can't be open and accountable for my own behavior, how can I point them out in other white people? So prepare yourself for some VERY UNCOMFORTABLE, but also IMPORTANT conversations that need to happen. Its time to GROW or get DRAGGED...
41 minutes | Mar 25, 2021
Faces of Fortitude w/Sashii
This Faces of Fortitude session has been in the works for almost 3 years. Sashii (she/her) is a mother, singer, producer, director and amateur chef - who has struggled with mental illness her entire life. Almost 3 years ago at one of her major low points, she contacted me to be a Face in my project. The universe has yet to align for us to connect for photos in order for Sashii to be able to share her story. However the podcast has made it possible for us to connect our hearts and bond over our stories. Thank you for holding a space for her today. @everythingsashii on fb and IG https://open.spotify.com/artist/5dkIOwvHpCtD4rn8VRqkiJ $Everythingsashii
0 minutes | Mar 18, 2021
This weeks guest is the incredible Porscha Maxine (she/they). She is a Politcal & Inclusivity Speaker and Moderator, a Life Coach, A certified teacher and the co-founder of Conscious Roots - a non-profit that provides development experiences and personized plans for professionals, teams and large coporations around unlearning oppressive, harmful and toxic behaviors from a lack of inclusion, diversity, equity and social justice. We have a great convo around the current social justice "trends" and how we all can do a better job at doing better. https://www.consciousrootsllc.com/
68 minutes | Feb 25, 2021
In this episode I welcome entrepreneur/sound healer/holistic wellness coach CRYSTAL MCKINNEY(she/her.) We have such a great discussion about holistic healing, chakra balancing and how she found her way to this path of healing and began creating her YUMMY all natural, sustainable and organic self care product company Bitchy Bath & Body. Crystal's websites & social media: https://bzglxxmv7d1.typeform.com/to/X2O485xt https://www.instagram.com/crystalmckinneycoaches/ https://www.instagram.com/bitchybathandbody/ http://Www.treschicmarketing.com
62 minutes | Feb 18, 2021
Eva Echo - Pass It On Campaign
This Episode I welcome back my friend EVA ECHO (she/her). She is a transgender activist, mental health and suicide prevention advocate, Ambassador for the London Transgender Clinic, Spokesperson for Gendered Intelligence and recently founded the Pass It On Campaign - a project creating & sharing conversations around the trans and non-binary experience. Please join as we continue the important conversation around inclusion and education as they relate to our own communities and across the world. Eva Ech0 (she/her): IG - https://www.instagram.com/evaech0/TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@evaech0https://linktr.ee/evaecho
69 minutes | Feb 11, 2021
The Myths & Misconceptions of being Transgender
This Episode I am SO THRILLED to have four friends help me kick off a new reoccurring series: MYTHS & MISCONCEPTIONS of being TRANSGENDER. We had SO many laughs during this episode and shared a lot of things that people often either misunderstand or assume about being transgender. This episode provides TONS of information, clarity and thoughtfulness around a community that is both marginalized and misunderstood. My Guests and their websites: René Amador (she/they):D1abla's D1ary Podcast - IG - https://instagram.com/d1abla.l0caTikTok - https://firstname.lastname@example.org Marlow Phillips (he/him):Top Surgery Go Fund Me -https://gofund.me/287b9fafVenmo- blackeyenoroom IG - https://www.instagram.com/blackeyenoroom/TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@blackeyenoroom Lyan Betz (he/they):IG - https://www.instagram.com/lyan_finally/TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@lyan_happy Eva Ech0 (she/her): IG - https://www.instagram.com/evaech0/TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@evaech0https://linktr.ee/evaecho
56 minutes | Feb 4, 2021
Alana Higginbotham - The Mental Strategist
My guest for this episode is Alana Higginbotham (she/her). She is a Certified Life Coach, Published Author & Public Speaker. In this segment we discuss how she found her grove in the Coaching space and how her now VIRAL bite-sized videos entitled by her fans "Drive By Therapy" have now caught fire and why people are SO attracted to them. https://alanahigginbotham.com/ https://www.instagram.com/alanahigginbotham/
85 minutes | Jan 28, 2021
Season 2 - Xavier the Astrologer Walks us through 2021
I am SO thrilled to have my friend and Astrologer Xavier as my guest to open Season 2! In this episode he tells us WHAT the FUCK happened with the planets in 2020 and why so many of us (especially Cardinal signs) were affected, And he tells us what's in store for 2021. Take notes folx because there's some SUPER gems in here to help you prepare for the year. To book a Natal Chart Reading, Tarot or other service with Xavier you can contact him at the websites below. He is running a special for the Full Moon! Tell him you heard about him on Face to Faces for the discount! booking: https://sleepymoonastrology.as.meInstagram.com/sleepymoonastroTwitter.com/sleepymoonstro
69 minutes | Dec 15, 2020
In this episode my guest is Shanik, a behavioral therapist for children on the spectrum, and she is also a suicide survivor. Please join us as we have an amazing discussion about childhood trauma and growing up from a young ageas someone who has to surviveBut also how that comes back up later in our lives as adults in our over -achieving, over-thinking and in relationship triggers. Shanik shares her story around bullying, cultural adjustments in highschool leading to depression and suicidal ideation. Thank you in advance for holding a space for her today.
85 minutes | Dec 8, 2020
19 months ago Jackie lost her husband Lou to suicide. In this episode we talk about the grief process she has been through in the last months, and how she has navigated being a mother and now grandmother, working, all while she has been in the early stages of grief. She shares her amazing light on how she has kept going and positive. Its such an emotional and special conversation. Thank you for holding a space for us both as we process together.
63 minutes | Dec 1, 2020
Adoptee Mental Health and Suicide Discussion
PART 2 of the important discussion around the quick rise in adoptee suicides. My guests are all transracial adoptees and advocates in the community working to shine a light on the mental health crisis within the Foster Care and Adoptee community. They are also all have struggled with their own suicidal ideation during their journey. In this episode we discuss the problems in the system specifically around transracial adoption and how the entire mental health and suicide community is refusing to address the issue at hand: Adoptees are 4 times more likely to attempt suicide. Moses Farrow (he/him) www.mosesfarrow.com Jessenia Arias (she/her) www.iamadopted.net Karlos Dillard (he/him) www.karlosdillard.com
60 minutes | Nov 24, 2020
On this episode, my guest is Moses Farrow (he/him). Moses is one of the ten adopted children of actress Mia Farrow and later adopted by father Woody Allen. Many are familiar with the controversial family history, because that is what society focuses on. That is NOT the purpose of this episode. 3 of Moses's adopted siblings took their own lives. This episode is a Faces of Fortitude session for Moses and I to discuss suicide loss. *This is Part 1 of a two episode special breaking down the mental health crisis within the adoption and foster care system* www.mosesfarrow.com
35 minutes | Nov 19, 2020
I am so excited and grateful to have as my guest, Chef Ayesha of The bay area based Round Midnight pop-up dinner series. In this episode we talk about the how mentally demanding working in the food and service industry is, and the culture around it. We discuss her covid pivot and the future of the industry and then chef and I tackle a fancy fall salad in the bonus video episode! Bonus Cooking segment: https://youtu.be/xIQ9JNpnNm4 Chef Ayesha: https://www.roundmidnightdinner.com/
68 minutes | Nov 11, 2020
Faces of Fortitude w/Sandra Began
8 years ago Sandra lost her husband to suicide - her boys were 9 and 12 yrs old. Her best friend of 20 years. In this episode We bond over our stories and she explains how hard the grieving process is for the widowed with children. You don't get days off to grieve. You have to keep going for your children. She applied to be a face in the project and now shares her story on the podcast. We have such a special and poignant conversation. Thank you for holding a space for us both as we process together. Instagram: @thewidowprojectwww.sandraandsteph.com
53 minutes | Oct 13, 2020
I am so thrilled to have this amazing human join me for this episode. Kai is a TEDx speaker, violinist, composer and has been open about his struggles with being bipolar. Kai and I met because we are speakers at the same agency, and share the same agent. I was so fascinated by him and what he does when we were introduced, I just had to have him on. In this episode we talk about how this quarantine has actually created a flow and some discipline to assist in managing our mental illnesses, and we also chat about how Kai takes the art of composing and music as a metaphor and uses it to teach large corporations and businesses. https://www.kaikight.com/
60 minutes | Oct 7, 2020
Faces of Fortitude w/Etan Best (Part 2)
This is my SECOND virtual Faces of Fortitude session, and I am so happy to welcome my friend and now official Face in the project, he is an educator, artist and survivor - Etan Best (he/him). He was one of the very first people, almost 3 years ago, to email me to apply to be in the project. Over the years we have become dear friends, so in this episode Part 2 - is Etan's official Faces of Fortitude session where we talk about his suicidal ideation, and his stay in the hospital after an ideation got too close to an attempt. Its a vulnerable and fascinating discussion. Thank you all in advance for holding a space for him and our candid discussion.
50 minutes | Oct 6, 2020
Faces of Fortitude w/Etan Best (Part 1)
This is my SECOND virtual Faces of Fortitude session, and I am so happy to welcome my friend and now official Face in the project, he is an educator, artist and survivor - Etan Best (he/him). He was one of the very first people, almost 3 years ago, to email me to apply to be in the project. Over the years we have become dear friends, so in this episode Part 1 - we discuss the evolution of both ourselves and the project, and then Part 2 - is Etan's official Faces of Fortitude session where we talk about his suicidal ideation, and his stay in the hospital after an ideation got too close to an attempt. Its a vulnerable and fascinating discussion. Thank you all in advance for holding a space for him and our candid discussion.
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