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Sapiophile (n.)- one who is attracted to intelligence. Join us, fellow fun loving lovers of knowledge, as we dig into your favorite topics with our very own nerdy diatribes, words of wisdom, and takes on life as millennials (with the occasional bursting into song) Welcome to the Sapio Files! *Clicking through affiliate links helps support the podcast--We may earn from purchases if you click through an affiliate link*

Sapiophile (n.)- one who is attracted to intelligence. Join us, fellow fun loving lovers of knowledge, as we dig into your favorite topics with our very own nerdy diatribes, words of wisdom, and takes on life as millennials (with the occasional bursting into song) Welcome to the Sapio Files! *Clicking through affiliate links helps support the podcast--We may earn from purchases if you click through an affiliate link*

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Sapiophile (n.)- one who is attracted to intelligence. Join us, fellow fun loving lovers of knowledge, as we dig into your favorite topics with our very own nerdy diatribes, words of wisdom, and takes on life as millennials (with the occasional bursting into song) Welcome to the Sapio Files! *Clicking through affiliate links helps support the podcast--We may earn from purchases if you click through an affiliate link*

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Episodes

Episode 82: Flirting with Finesse- Part 2

7/7/2020
Welcome back for part two of our flirting episode! We are once again joined by Jake and David as we break down even more of the flirting discussion. Join us as we dig into friend zone, flirting with preexisting friends, specific flirting behaviors that we've found useful, and what NOT to do.

Duration:00:46:56

Episode 81: Flirting with Finesse- Part One

7/2/2020
Why do we flirt? How do we flirt? Why is flirting such a universal concept, yet one with so many styles and different purposes? This week, we are joined by Jake and David- two of our favorite repeat guest hosts- as we break apart the psychology of flirting, strategies, behaviors, gender norms, expectations, types of flirting, favorite moves, and more. It's a fun and enlightening conversation for singles and couples alike! And because there are soooo many fun angles to take with this topic,...

Duration:00:56:28

Episode 80: Why is English Like That? (The Ramblings of Two Self-Proclaimed Grammar Nazis)

6/24/2020
You can speak English well. You can write English well. But do you have any idea WHY you need to say or write things in a particular way? Don't worry... most people don't. But as a team of a Published Author and a Reading Specialist, we've got you covered. This week, we are breaking apart some of the most common grammatical faux pas and misconceptions that we see. Find out why there are TWO grammatically correct answers to "How are you?", why the oxford comma is so important, why word choice...

Duration:00:47:12

Episode 79: Becoming Better Allies--Because Black Lives Matter!

6/16/2020
Black Lives Matter is more than a trendy hashtag. Black Lives Matter is a reaction to some very real challenges the black community faces today and the events in our world that bring into focus how much work still needs to be done. So, if reposting a hashtag is not enough, how can we all become better allies? This week, we are taking the first step and passing the mic. We are joined by three fantastic and intelligent guest hosts with unique perspectives on how current events are affecting...

Duration:01:06:24

Episode 78: Best Friend Challenge!

6/9/2020
To lighten the mood this week and take a break, we thought we'd challenge each other to a "How well do you know me" game. Join us to find out how we did and learn some fun facts about us! Be sure to tune in next week for a very important and timely episode.

Duration:00:53:58

Episode 77: Fictional Counterparts

6/3/2020
If you've been listening to us awhile, you already know that we love fictional characters. This week, we take a look at fictional characters that have helped us define who we are. Join us as we each share five fictional characters we relate to and see aspects of ourselves in. And as a bonus, we analyze these character personalities for underlying themes that clue us into truths about ourselves.

Duration:00:50:22

Episode 76: From The Big Five to The Sorting Hat

5/25/2020
Being that our Myers-Briggs and Enneagram episodes have been fan favorites, we thought it was time for another personality assessment episode! We started this week ready to analyze the Big Five personality test. We quickly found, however, that we weren't fans of this test. And in true Caela and Chelsea fashion, being lovers of young adult fiction, we decided to take a detour into the worlds of Harry Potter and Divergent. Join us for our analysis of the Big Five test, our thoughts on the...

Duration:01:06:05

Episode 75: Quarantine Revelations

5/19/2020
It's been months, and so many of us around the world are still stuck inside. But this forced life change doesn't just have to mark time. What truths does it force us to unearth? How has it brought into focus the things that really matter? How can we use what we have learned in quarantine to make the rest of our lives more meaningful and the world outside our homes a better place? This week, we're doing some soul searching and really unpacking what we've discovered about ourselves in this...

Duration:00:57:29

Episode 74: Streaming Now On Your TV

5/13/2020
We've shared our favorite books before, but now more than ever, it seems time to share our favorite shows! With the world on lockdown, many people are looking for enjoyable ways to pass the days. So this week, we have broken down popular TV shows by streaming service, and we give you our personal recommendations for binge-able entertainment you can find on Netflix, Hulu, Disney Plus, and Amazon Prime. Find your new favorite show here!

Duration:01:08:28

Episode 73: Welcome to Mt. Olympus

5/5/2020
We're taking a trip to Mt. Olympus this week as we unpack the Greek Gods and Goddesses! We're breaking apart the family tree, strengths and weaknesses, personalities, myths, and our own favorites among the bunch. Jake is back again this week for our discussion. Join us to find out all about your favorites and help us pick our "god squad" of our best friends and zombie apocalypse teams!

Duration:01:07:57

Episode 72: Two Year Anniversary Special!

4/28/2020
It's been two years since we first launched The Sapio Files! In that time, we've brought you 72 episodes, 11 guest hosts (4 multi-episode guests), recordings from at least three countries and many states, and lots of fun! In the past two years, we've discussed culture, psychology, history, literature, music, science, math, identity, human relationships, personal development, ethics, altruism, mental health, social constructs, thought experiments, personality metrics, and a whole lot more....

Duration:01:34:30

Episode 71: Would You Rather?

4/20/2020
This week, we thought we'd lighten the mood by playing a fun game of Would You Rather. What we discovered, however, was that this game brought up some deep discussion topics- from morality to values to deeply-held beliefs. Join us on our journey from the light and fluffy to more deeply understanding our minds this week on The Sapio Files. Be sure to check back next week for a very special episode!

Duration:01:24:28

Episode 70: Your Senses and Memory

4/14/2020
When your brain creates the memories that stay with you after some time, what senses does it use? Do we remember most of what we see? Hear? Smell? Taste? Touch? The answer may surprise you. This week, we are taking a look at how our brains process the information around us and use this information to determine what we remember and why. Take a sensory trip with us!

Duration:01:06:01

Episode 69: Coloring our World

4/7/2020
Join us this week for a look at the psychology of colors! What does your favorite color say about you? Why do we associate certain colors with certain emotions? How can people use colors to alter the way they are seen? Our recurring guest host, Jake, is back this week to add a new perspective and to chat with us about colors and their associations!

Duration:01:17:35

Episode 68: Creating Identity

3/31/2020
Quick! Describe yourself in five words! Most likely, the words you just chose reflect the way that you see yourself and one or more of the identities that you connect with. How do we develop our identities? Is it as simple as which box you check on a demographics survey? Is it based on the work you do and activities you enjoy? Join us this week for a discussion on the ways that we identify ourselves and important things to remember when thinking about the ways that you create your identity.

Duration:01:11:16

Episode 67: The Mental Health Effects of COVID-19

3/23/2020
In the past month, the world has become a place that many of us don't even recognize. With the risk of contracting COVID-19 on the rise, finances tanking, and most of life essentially cancelled, it's no wonder that our mental health is taking a hit. This week, we're discussing this unprecedented issue that brought the world to a standstill. How can we protect not only our physical heath, but our mental health and sanity in this time of illness, social distancing, and quarantines? Join us for...

Duration:00:57:14

Episode 66: Very Superstitious

3/13/2020
Happy Friday the 13th! It's our 66th episode, and if you're superstitious, those two numbers might make you worry. But have no fear, because this week, we're breaking apart popular superstitions and their origins! Join us as we demystify the most mysterious superstitions and give you our takes on which, if any, we should worry about. Why do we tell actors to break a leg? Why are some people still afraid of black cats? Find out with us!

Duration:00:47:10

Episode 65: The Apology Languages

3/5/2020
You may know your love language, and know how to love the people in your life the way they want you to. But do you know how to love when things go wrong? This week, we are digging into the five apology languages with a brand new special guest! How can you be sure that your apologies matter to those you love? We discuss apologies, forgiveness, and moving forward when things get hard this week. Find out your apology language with us!

Duration:00:56:13

Episode 64: Celebrating Black History!

2/24/2020
February is Black History Month! To help us celebrate, we are joined by guest host Kayla Stewart this week! Join us for timely and important conversations...as we dig into the history of the race, the progress that has been made, systemic vs. outright racism, the misconceptions that people have, what life is like today for a modern black woman in America, and what still needs to be done. What can YOU do to best celebrate and act as an ally this (and every) month? Find out here!

Duration:01:29:25

Episode 63: Quantifying Love

2/12/2020
Happy Valentine's Day, Sapiophiles! This week, we are taking a look at love and numbers- how can numbers help us increase our odds of finding and maintaining love? Join us as we analyze mathematician Hannah Fry's book The Mathematics of Love, and her Ted Talk of the same name. We share our favorite parts of her theories, and share our own takes on how to find and keep love in your life. Find the book here:...

Duration:01:12:24