Out Of The Box with Rosie Tran
Ep114 Yoshi Obayashi - The Failed War on Drugs
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews comedian and host of Yoshi Didn't Podcast, Yoshi Obayashi (@YoshiObayashi) about his work with Illegal Magazine and drug addiction as a health crisis. They discuss the U.S. failed War on Drugs Policy and a practical, science based solution for cleaning up the Epidemic in America which has been tested in Portugal. Very interesting and thought provoking episode that will change your mind about our current drug policy and open your eyes to a new...
Episode 113 Therese Shechter - Is Being Child Free for Me?
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews documentary film maker, feminist, and childfree advocate, Therese Shechter (@TrixieFilms) about her new film, "My So-Called Selfish Life". Therese explores the choices of successful and fulfilled childfree women and the extreme pressures of motherhood that society places specifically on women. The podcast is filled with a wonderful conversation on a truly taboo topic! Great out of the box thinker!
Episode 111 - Rachelle Lamb NonViolent Communication What Are Your Needs
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews NonViolent Communication Coach, Rachelle Lamb (@Rachelle_Lamb). NonViolent Communication is a communication technique that teaches us how to communicate in a more empathetic way, focusing on our human needs instead of how we have been taught to communicate, which focuses on criticisms and judgements. Rachelle elaborates on her work coaching and teaching workshops on how to communicate more effectively, as well on giving some examples to help...
Episode 110 Dr. Rachel Partiali - Clinical Psychologist
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews clinical psychologist, Dr. Rachel Partiali about the importance of dealing with trauma for healing and going to seek mental health help. Rachel works mainly with clients with sexual trauma but really expresses how important it is for everything to seek help for improving their mental health. They discuss different types of trauma, barriers to entering therapy, and most importantly the affects on future generations. Very informative and...
Episode 93 Sochua Mu - Nobel Peace Nominee/Human Rights Activist
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews human rights activist and member of Cambodian parliament Sochua Mu (@MuSochua). Sochua is the equivalent of a secretary of state and has been nominated for a Nobel peace prize for her work in human rights, woman's rights, and helping to stop the spread of sex trafficking. Sochua has been inspiring and working towards empowering those oppressed by the corrupt system to become active in their political world and their communities to make a...
Episode 87 B Patrick Lewis - Teacher/Author
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews B. Patrick Lewis (@ChoiceWithin) about who we really are. B. struggled with addiction and other unhealthy beliefs before getting clean and learning that everything that was missing in his life could be found in the stillness. Through meditation, quieting of his mind, and going inside, he learned to deal with his problems and channel his authentic self! Very positive, uplifting, and informative episode!
Episode 86 Evan Karadimov - Marketing/Branding Expert
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews Evan Karadimov, business director of Vultus Agency, entrepreneur and motivational speaker. Evan left the traditional nine to five to start his own digital ebranding and marketing agency. They talk about failure, what it takes to become an entrepreneur, and how relationships are the center of everything. Inspiring and smart episode with a knowledgeable guest.
Episode 85 Dale Stephens - Education Hacking/Alternative Education Advocate
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews Dale Stephens (@DaleJStepens) author of "Hacking Your Education". Dale was raised through "unschooling" and dropped out of college after just one semester from his frustrations with the traditional college system to found Uncollege.org. They discuss his program "Gap Year" which helps kids to study the school of life for a year, with life coaches that teach emotional intelligence, communication, and other important subjects not taught in...
Ep 84 Rosie Tran - Communication what is it good for?
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) special communication and relationships episode! Rosie talks about what the main purpose of having a relationship is and how we can achieve those relationships by choosing people in our lives that can help us self-actualize into who we want to be.
Episode 83 Aron Kader - Palestinian Comedian/Actor/Writer
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews Palestinian comedian, actor, and writer, Aron Kader (@AronKader) about politics, religion, and his experiences of being Arab American in a tough time in America. This is a very "Out of the Box" and thought provoking political conversation from an intelligent guest. They discuss forgiveness and acceptance as methods to peace as well as coming to terms with the atrocities of our past and that we, as a society, are still committing. The interview...
Episode 81 Rosie Tran Personal Finance - Part II
Part II of Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) special personal finance episode! Rosie discusses the three easy steps to becoming financially abundant. From eliminating credit card debt to gaining assets in your portfolio. This episode is a very general idea of the steps to take to gain financial independence and become wealthy on any income!
Episode 80 Venus Lux - Transgender advocate/Adult Film Actress/ Entrepreneu
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews Asian transgender adult film actress, Venus Lux (@VenusLux) about her life as a transgender woman! Venus talks about her transition from a Chinese boy into a transgender adult film star. Venus discusses all trans issues including cultural, bullying, social, and sexual. For anyone wanting to understand more about the trans world, this is a great episode. Very interesting and informative episode with a funny and thought provoking guest!
Episode 79 Rosie Tran - Solo Episode Personal Finance Part 1
Part I of Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) special personal finance episode! She discusses the psychology of money and how our belief systems affect our attainment of wealth. Very important topics to understanding what is standing in the way of you and your financial abundance!
Episode 78 Joel Ward - Magician
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews magician Joel Ward (@joelward) about the world of magic. He talks about some of his biggest magic fails, which helped him to learn to move forward and stay inspired towards his goals. Joel started as a magician at the tender age of 7, and has a wealth of knowledge about the industry and the world of magic! Very funny and light episode with an interesting and intriguing guest.
Episode 77 Brayden Yoder - Director/Military Vet/World Traveler
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews film director and military veteran, Brayden Yoder (@Breakdown_Film) about his interesting and unique journey from the islands of Hawaii to Iraq, Australia, and then in film school in India. Brayden talks about the culture shock of studying abroad and how he learned patience through being exposed to another culture. Amazing and uplifting episode about a US Vet really trying to make a difference after his service to our country and learning a lot...
Episode 76 Joseph Neilbich - Producer/Founder "Faith Film Festival"
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews Joseph Neibich, founder of the "Faith Film Festival". After working with a colleague on a Christian themed film, the--then non-religious--Joseph realized that there was a strong demand for faith based films and media. Joseph is trying to share the message of all religions. Whether Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, or whatever your beliefs, Joseph wants to unify the World by showing the similarities in many of the World religions and feature...
Episode 75 Lisa Betts-LaCroix - Alternative Ed Advocate/Independent Educato
Comedian Rosie Tran (@Rosie Tran) interviews Lisa Betts-LaCroix (@LisaBL) about unschooling, independent alternative education programs, and "home schooling". Lisa creates content for uncollege.org and is an advocate for alternative education. They discuss the positive benefits of thinking outside the box for your children's education and the negative aspects of the traditional school system. Plus, why college is a failing institution in the new century! This is a MUST LISTEN episode on...
Episode 74 Steven Summerstone - Therapist/Podcaster/Author
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews therapist and host of the "Nurturing Truth" podcast, Steven Summerstone (@sirsummerstone). Steven is a strong advocate for nurturing your inner child and healing yourself before you decide to have children. He talks about how to raise healthy and emotionally stable children by not punishing them and instead facilitating them into their greatness. For those who chose to bring human lives into this World, the importance of really listening and...
Episode 73 Jacki Rigoni - Tiny House Movement/Blogger
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews Jacki Rigoni about her move from living in a million dollar home in San Francisco to a small, tiny biodome on 9 acres of land. Jacki is part of the growing, anti-consumerism movement, which focuses on self-sustainability, recycling, and small or "tiny homes". This is such an informative interview on the true meaning of "less is more"! Jackie talks about how enriched her and her family's lives have become by downsizing considerably. Great episode...
Episode 72 Bri Seeley - Fashion Designer/Women's Advocate
Comedian Rosie Tran (@FunnyRosie) interviews fashion designer and women's advocate, Bri Seeley (@Briseeley) about her project, "The Inspirational Woman Project" in which she inspires everyday women to become empowered. They also discuss her issues with becoming childless. Bri decided early on that she wanted to devote her life to a bigger vision, which did not include children. She talks about the trials and tribulations of trying to receive permanent surgery to become childless. Informative...