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Welcome to Under The Skin, our social experiment to open up discussions regarding sensitive topics like politics, race, and gender. In which we Expose perspectives, Evaluate those perspectives, and Evolve our own thought and process. We introduce regular conversations that are difficult to have in everyday settings demonstrating how we listen and discuss with the goal of advancing connection and dialogue for all.

Welcome to Under The Skin, our social experiment to open up discussions regarding sensitive topics like politics, race, and gender. In which we Expose perspectives, Evaluate those perspectives, and Evolve our own thought and process. We introduce regular conversations that are difficult to have in everyday settings demonstrating how we listen and discuss with the goal of advancing connection and dialogue for all.
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Welcome to Under The Skin, our social experiment to open up discussions regarding sensitive topics like politics, race, and gender. In which we Expose perspectives, Evaluate those perspectives, and Evolve our own thought and process. We introduce regular conversations that are difficult to have in everyday settings demonstrating how we listen and discuss with the goal of advancing connection and dialogue for all.

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English

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(440) 941-1051


Episodes

Brittany H. /// Anxiety Will Not Kill You /// E036

1/17/2019
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Brittany is a Personal Trainer, Group Exercise Instructor, Kindergarten and 1st Grade Teacher. She has managed through PTSD and Depression as she now tries to raise awareness to Mental Health and promote the impact of health and fitness on mental healing. Join us in this episode as Brittany does an amazing job sharing her story. Her trauma comes from a hard story to hear and I'm sure harder to tell. She has managed through with such determination it is inspiring. How she has come through is...

Duration:01:00:57

Jamil Smith /// Listen To Your Own Breath /// E035

1/3/2019
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Jamil Smith is a visionary by birth. By training, he is an acupuncturist, herbalist, photographer, writer and entrepreneur. His life’s work is dedicated to creating viable solutions to social, political and economic challenges facing our societies today. His path in life has led him from the conference tables of Wall Street through the veins of New York City and beyond. He has chosen to search for meaning within every experience and show the world its own reflection. Born and raised in...

Duration:01:11:05

Sophie Beren /// Just Say Hello /// E034

12/20/2018
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Sophie Beren is the Founder and Executive Director of TableTalk Global. TableTalk Global envisions a world in which college and high school students and community members alike can naturally create an inclusive, vibrant campus community, through increased connection and conversation, outside of the classroom. Sophie believes that the TableTalk curriculum can transform the education space by increasing face-to-face conversations and leadership opportunities that allow every student to feel...

Duration:00:47:25

Mike Carlito /// Undercover Mexican /// E033

12/6/2018
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Today we are joined by Mike Carlito. Mike is a self-described Undercover Mexican. Born of Cuban and Mexican descent yet white presenting, he has had an interesting experience growing up. Mike is a local musician in Los Angeles and a man who studies philosophy in his own time. He is insightful and brings a unique perspective to current events based on his life experience. "See what's the bigger picture" ~Mike C. Topics we cover: References: Band: The SwordJeff Thompson - LaCore track...

Duration:01:30:45

Jeff /// Politics and Life /// E032

11/16/2018
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In Episode 32 we bring in Jeff . We have known Jeff a long time. Jeff grew up in Alabama and spent a lot of his early adult life traveling and gaining new experiences. He now works as a supplier for the DoD and has developed a passion for politics.

Duration:01:36:29

Michael Carrillo /// Listen to your Fellow Man /// E031

11/1/2018
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This episode is heavy and contains graphic descriptions of abuses against Children. Our guest, Mike Carrillo, is an attorney who tries civil cases against institutions that have allowed sexual abuses against Children.

Duration:01:55:30

Rakhi Voria /// Be Yourself and Believe In Yourself /// E030

10/18/2018
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Rakhi Voria joins us today! She is Chief of Staff to Microsoft CVP of Inside Sales, Co-Chair of Women@Microsoft and part of the Forbes Business Development Council. Passionate about advancing Millennials and women in business.

Duration:01:22:15

Kwame Bowen /// Courage, Commitment, Consistency /// E029

10/4/2018
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As we conclude September, Suicide Prevention month, and we follow to our amazing conversation with the founder of a non-profit dedicated to preventing teen Suicide, this week we welcome Kwame. A man who had personal struggles with suicide and found h...

Duration:01:46:05

Brittany Chung /// You Have Meaning /// E028

9/21/2018
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"There is a reason why you are here. Even if you don't see it now, you have meaning and there is a purpose in your life..." Brittany Chung This conversation could not be more timely as September is National Suicide Prevention Month.

Duration:00:44:43

David Totten /// The Audacity Of What’s Possible /// E027

9/7/2018
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The Audacity of what's possible. Today we go on a ride with our man David. David is one-quarter native American and lives in Seattle. He's a family man and successful executive at a large tech company. You'll quickly notice that he's very aware of ...

Duration:01:54:20

Alanna Airitam /// There Is Fear Or There Is Love /// E026

8/16/2018
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There is fear or there is love...a poignant thought left with us when we met Alanna Airitam. Alanna is a fine art portrait photographer best known for The Golden Age, a series of portraits shot with classic Rembrandt style lighting.

Duration:01:01:40

Phil Hay /// Writing, RPGs, Baseball, and Sitting With Discomfort /// E025

8/3/2018
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It is our pleasure to introduce Phil Hay and we do indeed cover writing, RPGs, baseball, and sitting with discomfort. - Phil is a screenwriter, producer, little league coach, and a pretty funny dude. In this conversation,

Duration:01:26:07

The LockWest Monster /// If We Can’t Communicate We Can’t Exist /// E024

7/21/2018
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Welcome back friends, today we're joined by The LockWest Monster. While the title is our favorite quote from the conversation our next favorite is "Dialogue is the breeding ground for all resolve". This conversation moves all over the place and weÂ...

Duration:01:27:53

Be Aware of Your Breath, Keep Your Chin Up, and Be Still /// E023

7/6/2018
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We have the extreme pleasure of introducing Alex aka Shye Eaze. She is an artist, a doer, a creator. She tells us to: Be Aware of Your Breath, Keep Your Chin Up, and Be Still. She plays at least 4 instruments, in fact,

Duration:00:44:05

June 2018 Updates!! /// E022

6/28/2018
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Updates, Get your updates! In today's short episode we have June 2018 updates for the masses. We've hit the middle of our year and want to share a few things with you all. Chief among those, some of our learnings, challenges, and new release cycle. It's a short yet action packed 15 minutes that is geared to let you know where we're going. Listen in. Suppot our endeavor and grab a tshirt, click ---> here Expose/Evaluate/Evolve/ Music credits: I Dunno (Grapes of Wrath Mix) by spinningmerkaba...

Duration:00:16:50

What’d We Learn: The Stigma Around Mental Illness /// E021

6/22/2018
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In this brief follow up we talk about what we learned in "The Stigma Around Mental Illness" with Brescia. If you didnt get a chance to listen quite yet go back and check it out, it's Episode020. Transcript: Keith: All right welcome back or welcome to more in common this is our social experiment here we find and create unity we're doing it by exposing people their stories their mindsets and the reasons for them. It's our social experiment to find common ground and make this world a better...

Duration:00:13:16

The Stigma Around Mental Illness /// E020

6/6/2018
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The stigma of mental illness is a real thing. Many struggles with admitting, accepting, or even talking about the challenges they face with mental illness because of this stigma. There are a lot of amazing organizations and individuals trying to change this culture. Giving people a safe place to open up about their experience. Today, we are graced with Brescia Dover who is one of these AMAZING individuals. Brescia has experienced more in the first quarter of her life than most. Join us in...

Duration:01:50:32

What’d We Learn /// Fighting The Zombies Of Injustice /// E019

5/20/2018
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This follow up to our conversation with Vu about Fighting The Zombies Of Injustice is short and sweet. We contemplate what we learned and what we took away from the conversation personally. If you didn't have a chance go back to Episode017 and check out the original conversation with Vu. You can find Vu's work with non-profits on his website nonprofitAF, he's doing some great work to help non-profits change the way they see themselves and work with funders.

Duration:00:08:54

Fighting The Zombies of Injustice /// E018

5/4/2018
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Vu Le (“voo lay”) joins us today. He is a writer, speaker, vegan, Pisces, and the Executive Director of Rainier Valley Corps, a nonprofit in Seattle that promotes social justice by developing leaders of color, strengthening organizations led by communities of color, and fostering collaboration between diverse communities. Yes, we do talk about fighting the zombies of injustice. Vu’s passion is to make the world better. He believes that we should take the work seriously, but not ourselves. Vu...

Duration:00:42:48

What’d We Learn /// It’s Fun to Be Nice and Face Blindness /// E017

4/21/2018
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What'd We Learn: It's Fun to Be Nice and Face Blindness In typical fashion, we follow up with our last episode with a short talk about what we've been thinking about. Specifically where our conversation with Ken forced us to consider new things. If you didn't get to hear you can find it here: It's Fun to Be Nice and Face Blindness. it This is the Evolve part of More In Common, in which we challenge what we think we know. Want to know more about face blindness? Click here....

Duration:00:11:01