049: Change, Connection, Magic and the Death Card

“A lot of times we start things… we set a big goal, we create a big vision for ourselves, and we announce it on Facebook… and then somewhere along the way, it gets difficult, we meet with that resistance, we start falling short…” ~Andrea Klunder It’s the murky, muddy middle… Our theme for the upcoming month is all about working Read more & listen →

048: Write your own roles, Fawzia Mirza

“You will fail, and it’s awesome.” ~Fawzia Mirza Breaking down stereotypes… Fawzia Mirza is an actor, writer, producer. She is also a Pakistani, Muslim, queer woman. And she is using her platform, her voice, and her art to break down stereotypes across a multiplicity of identities: race, religion, sexual orientation, gender and defy the concept of the “model minority”. I’ve known Read more & listen →

047: Become a co-conspirator for social justice, Sarah Dennis & Ashley Lana Scott

“We’re all different and that’s part of human nature, to celebrate those differences.” -Sarah Dennis Calling in, rather than calling out… In this episode, I had the privilege to discuss the history and the current reality of racism in our society as well as the potential for change from the inside out (and the outside in) with educator Sarah Dennis Read more & listen →

046: Use your power & privilege for good, Andrea Ranae Johnson

“We see things that are so big, they’re so daunting, we say, ‘There’s no way can change anything. Who am I to even try?’ And with that mentality, it’s not going to change.” ~Andrea Ranae Johnson You have more power than you think. This month, I made a commitment to join an initiative to build solidarity for social justice headed Read more & listen →

045: Talking to strangers

“How can I push the boundaries and expand the possibility for what we are creating here together in this podcast relationship through this technological, magical, modern connection that we have?” ~Andrea Klunder Confidence = the decision to try, Self-doubt = the decision not to. What happens when you get bored with the thing you’re creating? You switch it up, try Read more & listen →

044: Break patterns & shift the narrative, Elsie Escobar

“It was, for me, a self-help tool. It was a way in which I experienced a very deep transformation in who I was as a woman — as a person.” ~Elsie Escobar, on podcasting How do we, as content creators, begin to break the patterns and shift the narrative? It might not be what you think… Elsie Escobar is one Read more & listen →

043: Have your ice cream first, Ruth Humphreys

“If I start the day with my inner child playful activities, I’m a lot more productive, I’ve been able to entertain my inner child so I can later on get on with the ‘work’ and also I’m more joyful and then other things come from that as well.” ~Ruth Humphreys Just hit “play” and start your day… What did you Read more & listen →

042: Come over and play

“There’s a very blurry line between making art and working when your art is your life and your passion is your art and your art becomes your business and your business is work… it’s a tricky cycle.” ~Andrea Klunder Self-promotion & Play like Oil & Water? Maybe not… When I was a kid, the other kids on the block would Read more & listen →

041: Build the community you wish you had, Bree Noble

“You can’t expect to get paid at first because you haven’t honed your craft on stage… you need to learn what is going to give you confidence on stage, how to communicate with the audience, how to make your stage show interesting… and once you’ve accomplished that, then you will feel super confident and you’ll feel like, yeah, maybe I Read more & listen →

040: All the things I am NOT

“I looked at everything I saw being done and asked: What else? What isn’t here? How could I do this differently? What is a way to approach this problem that only I can (or will?)” ~Andrea Klunder Swimming my way out of the impostor cycle… Last week I released a very fun, funny, insightful, inspiring interview with Jennifer Briney of Read more & listen →