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Let's Talk Music: PME Part 2

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.

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: Heartstopper

Heartstopper by Alice Oseman is an LGBTQ+ graphic novel that follows the story of two boys who fall in love. The story, currently consisting of three volumes, shares the experiences they (and several other characters) have with self-acceptance, coming out, being supportive, and more. In this episode I go over my favorite moments from the story and why I fell in love with it.

Let's Talk Health: Intermittent Fasting

I have been practicing Intermittent Fasting for over three years now and have learned a lot about it's practical implications in this time. In this episode, I go over what I've learned about the practice, the benefits, drawbacks and my overall thoughts. I'd love to know what you think, so if you have any thoughts or comments you can reach at the Instagram linked below!

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: Looking for Alaska

Looking for Alaska is a novel by John Green that follows the story of a young boy going off to boarding school to chase his dream of 'The Great Perhaps'. During his time in school, he meets his roommate Chip and a girl named Alaska. Through their great adventures he learns a lot about life, and, after a tragedy he experiences, he is also forced to learn more about the opposite: how to handle death. In this episode I ask the question 'What is The Great Perhaps to you?

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

We are on book six of the Harry Potter Series and I'm pretty shook about the turn this book took in its ending. In this episode, I discuss the themes of love and growing up that are so prevalent in this book, and set my predictions for how I think, or more so hope, this series will end. If you want to get involved in the discussion a link to the book club is below.

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: 2019 Book Recap

In 2019 I got back into reading. In this episode I go over the 22 books I read last year and give my thoughts and recommendations. I was really into 'self development' at the time, which sparked my newfound love for reading and shaped the kind of books I picked up. What were your favorite reads from 2019?

Let's Talk Music: Petals For Armor Album Review Ft. Laura Mooney

Laura and I decided to sit down together to discuss Hayley Williams's debut solo record Petals For Armor. We are both really excited about the release and wanted to share why this record is so special to each of us. They have done a lot of research on this record and gave a lot of insight into its process, so be sure to listen if you want to know why we give this record a 15/15.

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

We are on book five of the Harry Potter Series and things are getting intense. In this episode, I discuss some themes found in the book including the mixed emotions associated with growing up and knowing when to act in favor of the greater good. If you want to get involved in the discussion check out the GoodReads link below. This week's discussion question is all about Harry's ever-changing mood, so let me know what you think about it!

Let's Talk Health: Mindset & Health Feat. Dr. Kasey Orvidas

In the first episode of the let's talk health series I'm joined by Dr. Kasey Orvidas, a health and mindset coach who also has a PhD in Psychology. She uses her knowledge to teach others about the importance of having a healthy mindset, and explains the vitality of mindset in leading a healthy life. We discussed why it's important to find what works best for you and your life, and some popular myths about health.

Let's Talk Health: The Series Intro

Getting Psyched has now moved onto its third official series, where I will be having guests come on to talk about their views on health and wellness while sharing their stories. Mixing psychology, health and general life experience this podcast is not meant to serve as a how-to or advice column, but simply a place to facilitate discussion about what health is and how our views on health impact our lives and cultures.

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Ft. Miranda

Miranda is back on the podcast this week! We talk about our favorite moments from the book, and movie, while digging deep into the meaning of the story. It's her favorite book in the series and, as of now, it's taken the cake for me too. If you want to join in on our discussion click the Goodreads link below and let us know your thoughts on this week's discussion question, and let us know if you agree or disagree with our analysis of the story!

DIY Series ft. Alex Stewart

Alex is a grad student who is currently working in the field of work psychology. After taking a very non-traditional route to get where she is, we got on the podcast to discuss how studying psychology, traveling and facing various hardships has shaped her world view and changed the way she views the workforce. We also discussed culture, resilience, the idea of not capitalizing on (all) of your passions, and much more.

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban

After getting through the first half of the Harry Potter Series for the first time, I discuss what it's like experiencing the world of Harry Potter and seeing the development of the main characters. In this episode, I compare and contrast the books to the movies and highlight my favorite moments from what has become my favorite book of the series so far.

Let's Talk Music: The History of Twenty One Pilots Ft. Darius Payne

Darius and I decided to do some reminiscing on the podcast because we have been best friends since high school and this band has been a memorable staple in our long-standing friendship. In this episode, we talk about the two top concerts we've been to together and discuss our favorites from each of their albums. We also got a little sidetracked and offered some advice to highschoolers, nothing's off the table when we start talking music.

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone

I've finally started reading the Harry Potter Series! In this podcast I talk about how the books and movies compare and contrast; I also recap the social relevancies laid out in the book. On Goodreads we discuss the four houses in the series, which house are you in and how do you feel about how it is portrayed in the books?

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

"The Perks of Being a Wallflower" by Stephen Chbosky is a Young Adult Novel written from the perspective of a young boy who has just started high school. He is writing letters anonymously to someone to recap his experience as a first-year who has recently lost his best friend. In this podcast, I recap the social relevancies laid out in the book and discuss the question "why does our main character choose to stay anonymous in his letters?".

Let's Get Psyched about Reading: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

"A Man Called Ove" is the most charming book I've read to date. In this first episode, I discuss the social relevance of this piece, particularly pertaining to loss and independence, and tackle some questions about Ove's character development. If you love reading heartwarming original tales, I definitely recommend this one.

Let's Talk Music: 'Selling Out?' Ft. Miranda (excerpt)

On today's episode, featuring Miranda, a new content creator at WKNC and political science student, we discuss the term 'selling out' and how it has gained a negative reputation in the creative world. We talk about the difference in perspective of being a listener versus creator, and why we shouldn't be so quick to judge. We also get a bit into our thoughts on the music industry and K-pop.

Let's Talk Music: 'Selling Out? Ft. Miranda

On today's episode, featuring Miranda, a new content creator at WKNC and political science student, we discuss the term 'selling out' and how it has gained a negative reputation in the creative world. We talk about the difference in perspective of being a listener versus creator, and why we shouldn't be so quick to judge. We also get a bit into our thoughts on the music industry and K-pop.

The Purpose of Getting Pysched

On this short episode I, DJ Psyched, share the purpose of the Get Psyched series. Thank you to everyone who's been a part of this series and anyone listening! Let's get psyched about music.

DIY Series ft. Adam

On this DIY Artist episode I sat down with Adam, a media generalist who has been freelancing since he graduated from school in the early 2000s. He shares what he's learned in his journey of work in video, photography, design, 3D, animation, marketing and more. We discuss the importance of making your work stand out in a world full of distractions, and how we benefit from cross disciplining our many interests.

DIY Series ft. The Saw

On this episode of the DIY Series I sat down with The Saw asking about her work at WKNC and how she got into the metal scene. Passion, vision and planning are a big part of the journey we talk about as we get insight into The Saw's mission and sources of motivation.

DIY Series ft. Pat Danger

On the third episode of this podcast, Pat Danger is joining the DIY series. We discuss how he became an independent artist and how mindset plays a big part in his journey.

DIY Artist Series With PME Part 1

On the second episode of this podcast I'm starting the DIY series with my good friend PME. We discuss what it's like being an independent artist and give our thoughts on everything from what it means to 'make it' to the importance of support.

Let's Talk Music: History of Paramore

In this first episode Maddie, WKNC's new local music director, and DJ Psyched Get Psyched about Paramore's history. We breakdown the band's discography and talk about how we connect with the music. "Petals for Armor" is the recently confirmed new project of Hayley Williams and we discuss our excitement about the release!!

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