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In The Heights Musical Discussion: Ft. Ela Perez (Part 1)

We both fell in love with the movie for it's relatable characters, cultural themes, comedy, memorable music, and it's sense of community.

DIY Series: Meet Writer Jonah Angeles

Jonah Angeles is the host of the Overthinkers Anonymous podcast and he's a writer who has his own blog. He does several other creative projects as well, but here we're focusing on writing. In this episode, we share how we go about our writing processes, tips for writing, and how Jonah started writing.

DIY Series: Meet Musician Pat Danger

Pat Danger is an independent musician from New Jersey who makes alternative hip-hop-styled music. He recently started making music full-time and has come back on the podcast to share about how he's started to grow his audience, and himself, by making this change.

DIY Series: Meet Producer PME (Part 3)

PME is one of my best buds and he's the world's best producer. This is our third time doing this podcast series together and we're here to update you all and share what we've learned as small creators who've been creating for about 3 years now. We laugh A LOT, and I hope you will too.

Let's Get Psyched About Reading: When All You've Ever Wanted Isn't Enough with Ela Perez (Part 1)

In this podcast, Ela and I discuss some of the biggest themes from this self-growth oriented book, including: living by our values, fearing vulnerability, recognizing greed and excess, and finding what brings meaning to our lives.

Stay Psyched: 5 Useful Tips for DIY Creators

Set your mindset toward growth and loving what you do. Because if you enjoy what you do, the right people will love it too.

Let's Talk Music: My Top 20 Songs of 2020 (Part 1)

Ms Psyched and I are here to talk about 20 of our favorite songs from 2020. In part 1 we're talking about Rina Sawayama, Hayley Williams, Smallpools, and more of our favorite artists.

Let's Get Psyched About Reading: The Game of Lives by James Dashner

The Game of Lives is the final book in The Mortality Doctrine trilogy. I’m here to unpack all of the philosophical themes presented in this book and series.

Stay Psyched: Diversity of Impact (And Why Getting Psyched Is Good for You)

In today's episode, I'll explain how the concept that I learned in Dr. Nacoste’s Social Psychology class can benefit us and our relationships, and what it has to do with getting psyched.

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: This Book is Full of Spiders with Ela and David (Part 2)

If you know who we are, I know what you’re thinking and in response I can only say “yes, we are huge fans of the series too”. In this episode, my girlfriend Ela and my friend David have agreed to try to make sense of this wild story with me.

Stay Psyched: 5 Tips to Get Organized

If you want to feel like nothing can stop you from creating some of the coolest things ever, here are five tips that finally got me organized and even more psyched to do what I love.

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: This Book is Full of Spiders with Ela and David (Part 1)

If you know who we are, I know what you’re thinking and in response I can only say “yes, we are huge fans of the series too”. In this episode, my girlfriend Ela and my friend David, graciously agreed to try to make sense of this wild story with me.

Let’s Talk Music: The History of Fall Out Boy with Amber

"The history of…" series was created so that my friends and I could get psyched about some of our favorite musical artists together. In this episode, my sister Amber and I are talking about the first band we ever saw in concert: Fall Out Boy.

DIY Series with Reese Morin (Bassist & Youtuber)

Reese is a bass player, youtuber, and a talented creator/musician all around. We talked about his experiences as an independent bassist, his thoughts on the indie scene, and he even gave some advice for anyone with a similar love for music.

Stay Psyched: Slowing Down (Who is DJ Psyched?)

The Get Psyched podcast is over eight months old now: that's why I decided I'm slowing down. In this week's episode we're talking about what Getting Psyched means to me now and how hosting this podcast has changed how I think about creating & doing work.

Let's Talk Health: Staying Healthy in Quarantine

Over the last few months my sleep schedule has been inconsistent, my workouts have been completely altered, and I even had to adjust my eating; and I'm not the only one. This period of quarantine has forced us all to change up our routines, and no one knows how long that is going to last. But one thing I'm sure about is that we still need to take care of our health right now. I think it's important to have this conversation about both our mental and physical health, especially now. In this episode, I talk about why this is so important and give my best tips on how we can take care of our health in quarantine.

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: The Rule of Thoughts

What is reality? This was not the question I was expecting to see in James Dashner's Novel 'The Eye of Minds', but it made for an incredibly interesting read. Micheal and his friends are fighting to maintain the balance between the real world and the virtual world, but what is the difference? In this episode I talk all about the dilemmas facing Micheal and his friends during their adventures in 'The Mortality Doctrine' series. Stay tuned for a review on book 3 soon and check out the link below to join in on the goodreads discussion.

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: John Dies at the End Ft. Ela Perez

David Wong's novel 'John Dies at the End' is the story of two best friends whose lives get taken over by paranormal activity after discovering what they call 'soy sauce'. Ela and I are reading the series together and in this episode we recap our thoughts on book one and the movie. If you want to join in on the discussion checkout the goodreads link below. Would you try the sauce?

Let's Talk Health: Get Sleep (Why & How)

Getting proper sleep is important for maintaining our wellness. In this episode I talk about why sleep is so important and offer ten tips on how to get more sleep. If you would like to learn more checkout the resources below.

Let's Talk Music: Top 50 Most Played Songs (Part 2)

I've had my Spotify account since 2014 so I thought it'd be fun to find out what my top 50 songs of all time are and talk about them. I rated them based on my first impressions, the songs impact, and if the songs have survived the test of time. This is part 2 with tracks 26-50. If you want to join the conversation checkout your stats in the link below.

Let's Talk Music: Top 50 Most Played Songs (Part 1)

I've had my Spotify account since 2014 and this week I thought it'd be fun to find out what my top 50 songs of all time are. I rated them based on my first impressions, the songs impact, and if the songs have survived the test of time. Get Psyched for part 2. If you want to join the conversation checkout your stats in the link below.

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: The Eye of Minds

The Eye of Minds' is the second young adult fiction series by author James Dashner. As a huge fan of his 'The Maze Runner' series I read all of his books in highschool and I am rereading them now that he has released a third book in this series. What would you do if you could enter the Virtnet with Micheal and his friends? Let me know in the goodreads discussion link below.

Stay Psyched: How to Start a Podcast

Starting a podcast was really exciting and I was lucky to have my coworkers at WKNC because they guided me through the process. In this episode I share the steps I took to create my podcast and give some tips and advice to help anyone looking to start their own podcast. If you want to see the full blog post that this episode is based on checkout the link below.

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Ft. Ela

Ela and I discuss the last Harry Potter book and movie in this podcast episode. We recap our thoughts on our favorite character developments, ships and how we feel about the series ending. What do you think of the Epilogue? Let us know in the goodreads link below.

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: Harry Potter Series Recap

My friends, and fellow wolfpack Alumni, Adrienne and Gina, joined me in recapping our favorite moments of the Harry Potter Series. We discuss ships, Snape, the Hogwarts Houses, and plot holes. Do you agree with our analysis on the Series? Answer the questions we discussed in the link below to join in on the Get Psyched Book Club discussion.

Stay Psyched: Dorms vs. Apartments

This week I moved into my first apartment. I thought it would be easy, since I've lived in a few campus apartments, but I quickly found out that campus living and off-campus living are not the same. There are a lot of differences I did not anticipate. For anyone in a similar position, or soon going to be, I hope this podcast will help give some insight, and advice, for some of these differences.

Let's Talk Music: My Top 10 Albums

My top ten favorite albums of all time (and by all time I mean mostly highschool and college). This list has stayed pretty consistent over the last three years, but recently there've been a few albums that seem like they'll be taking over soon, listen til the end if you want to see which ones those are. What are your favorite albums?

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: To Live Woke with Dr. Nacoste

Dr. Rupert Nacoste, the Social Psychologist who created the concept of ‘Neo-diversity’ and teaches the one-of-a-kind ‘Psychology of Interdependence and Race’ course at NC State University, brings us his fourth book ‘To Live Woke’. Dr. Nacoste tells us that ‘We can save the soul of America’ and he uses this book as a way to show us how we can contribute to this effort and actually understand what it means to ‘live woke’, not just by saying we are woke, but by ‘knowing how to act on this awareness’. To learn more check out his books linked below.

Let's Talk Health: Influencing vs Educating

Krystal, my older sister, and the person who taught me what it meant to truly appreciate 'health,' joined me on the podcast today to give our thoughts on the 'health industry.' Here we discuss everything from how we define health, what we think of the 'health industry' in the current 'social media run world,' and why we think educating people is far better than being an 'influencer.'

Let's Talk Music: PME Part 2 (excerpt)

PME is back on the podcast. This time we had a more laid back conversation about what it's like being an independent creator, what we've learned, how we've grown, and how important it is not only to receive support but to continually give it. We throw in some advice where we can and have some nice laughs about the mistakes we've made along the way. I'm excited to see what more we'll have done, and learned, by the time we come back.

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