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Just a regular joe who wanted to create a calm, peaceful environment where people from different backgrounds culturally, politically, etc. can have deep, sometimes difficult conversations without cutting one another off, yelling over one another, or other rudeness. Also, interviews with movers and shakers of various industries are highlighted to inform and entertain.

Just a regular joe who wanted to create a calm, peaceful environment where people from different backgrounds culturally, politically, etc. can have deep, sometimes difficult conversations without cutting one another off, yelling over one another, or other rudeness. Also, interviews with movers and shakers of various industries are highlighted to inform and entertain.

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Just a regular joe who wanted to create a calm, peaceful environment where people from different backgrounds culturally, politically, etc. can have deep, sometimes difficult conversations without cutting one another off, yelling over one another, or other rudeness. Also, interviews with movers and shakers of various industries are highlighted to inform and entertain.

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English


Episodes

Memorial Day Flashback

5/30/2022
This episode is for everyone. If you're a servicemember or vet, give this a listen. If you're not, please listen too. For this first episode of the new season, I got to sit down with Tyler C. and Marland C., both themselves veterans. We're all just talking about Memorial Day, what it means to us, and what it means to America, as we share some stories, laughs and sentiment. This is a totally unscripted, raw conversation about something very important to each of us. Give it a listen and let...

Duration:00:40:09

Flashback- A Conversation About Race - Part 2 (Quentell)

5/23/2022
*Flashback Episode* Today's episode is the conclusion of our two-part special about race in America in 2021. This episode will be much different than part one. This is a very different perspective on this difficult topic, which you will realize early on. I presented this topic in a two-parter to highlight these differences in opinion. Still, episodes like this are a big reason why I created this podcast. A place for us to have these difficult conversations and express what we think and feel...

Duration:00:34:06

Flashback- A Conversation About Race-Part 1 (Tyler)

5/15/2022
*Flashback Episode* Today's episode is the first of a two-part special about race in America in 2021. It's an honest conversation between two people of different backgrounds expressing where we are as a country concerning this sobering topic. Episodes like this are a big reason why I created this podcast. A place for us to have these difficult conversations and express what we think and feel honestly, without judgement.

Duration:00:27:37

The Narragansett Tribal Farm (Steve Smith)

5/8/2022
The Narragansett Tribal Farm is a major initiative of the Narragansett Indian Tribe and is poised to provide substantial benefits not only to the rest of the tribe, but to much of the local Rhode Island community as well. Steve Smith is the primary point of contact for the fast-growing farm and we talked about some of these benefits, as well as a little of the history of the farm and what the future holds.

Duration:00:15:32

Growing From Travel and Advice for New Writers (Emilee Mae)

4/24/2022
This is the conclusion of my conversation with Emilee Mae. Emilee is a writer, editor and yoga instructor based out of Central Minnesota. She is Editor-in-Chief of a lifestyle magazine called Lake Country Journal and will publish her first narrative nonfiction book later this year about traveling solo, mental health and navigating her twenties. Emilee is also the co-owner of an apparel brand, Outfit My Life, an outdoor brand of which proceeds from its sales go to mental health...

Duration:00:20:39

Travel, Writing & Mental Health (Emilee Mae)

4/17/2022
For today's episode I sat down with Emilee Mae. Emilee is a writer, editor and yoga instructor based out of Central Minnesota. She is Editor-in-Chief of a lifestyle magazine called Lake Country Journal and will publish her first narrative nonfiction book later this year about traveling solo, mental health and navigating her twenties. Emilee is also the co-owner of an apparel brand, Outfit My Life, an outdoor brand of which proceeds from its sales go to mental health initiatives. Emilee is...

Duration:00:17:38

Finding Happiness After Trauma (Christy Simmons)

4/10/2022
For today's episode, I talked to Transformative Life-Coach, Christy Simmons. Christy has faced certain challenges in her life that many of us would hope to never have to deal with. She grew from the pain of these traumatic experiences and eventually changed her whole outlook on life. She is now a Transformative Life-Coach and Motivational Speaker. She devotes much of her time to helping others and owns her own business. Take a few minutes to hear her story.

Duration:00:21:24

Understanding Nuclear Power and Radiation (Prof. Douglas Gobeille)

4/3/2022
For today's episode I am joined again by Professor Gobeille to talk more things physics. This time we're covering nuclear energy. Is it safe? Is it dangerous? If a nuclear power plant were attacked with conventional weapons, would we be safe? Also, what is radiation? What is nuclear radiation? These terms tend to evoke fear from many and I think it's time we clear the air about what these things are and what they are not.

Duration:00:24:28

Why Everyone Should Know About The Carrington Event (Prof. Douglas Gobeille)

3/27/2022
In 1859 the planet was struck by a concentrated blast of charged particles from our Sun. It affected our world like a giant EMP. It became known as the Carrington Event. I sat down with Professor Douglas Gobeille of the University of Rhode Island to find out more about this phenomenon. A noted Physicist, Prof. Gobeille helped shed some light into this. How exactly did this occur? How did it affect us back then? And most importantly, could it happen again and how would it affect our world...

Duration:00:22:50

Ukraine Conversation

3/20/2022
For today's episode I'm talking the Russian invasion of Ukraine with returning guest, Tyler C. Tyler often does not have the same opinion as I do which I feel makes the episodes more interesting and inciteful. Conversations like this are why I made the podcast. To be able to share our honest opinions on heavy topics like this without rudeness or judgement. It's been so long since I had an episode like this, I'm glad we got to do it.

Duration:00:25:13

Treating Neurological Disorders and Burnout (Dr. Puja Aggarwal)

3/13/2022
For today's episode, I sat down with Dr. Puja Aggarwal to talk neurological disorders. Dr. Aggarwal is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Epileptologist. She is also a Certified Burnout and Growth Mindset Expert. As a busy physician with a family, Dr. Aggarwal hired a mindset expert to help her four years ago. Now she helps busy professionals struggling to keep up with it all. Dr. Aggarwal received her MD (Medical Doctor) degree from Northeastern Ohio Medical University. She completed her...

Duration:00:19:34

Created and Perceived Media Realities (Prof. Stephen Landes)

3/6/2022
For today's episode I was able to sit down with Prof. Landes again to talk more about media's effects on society. This time, we talked about created and perceived media realities, which essentially follows how media can alter our perceptions of reality. We talked about the effects this has on society and given current events, how this relates to our perceptions of war.

Duration:00:20:19

Flashback: Helping Students with Trauma (Dr. Diane Kern)

2/27/2022
Today's episode is a flashback to early last season. I sat down with Dr. Diane Kern from the University of Rhode Island to talk about her work helping young people dealing with trauma. We're talking about trauma of all types, including PTSD. In season 1 I did an episode with a boots on ground professional helping veterans with trauma. So, I figured it fitting to do an episode dedicated to understanding and helping children dealing with trauma.

Duration:00:32:31

Flashback: Surviving Sex Trafficking (Amanda Catarzi)

2/20/2022
Today's episode is a gem from Season 2. Sex trafficking is a rapidly growing concern in our society and my guest was raised in a cult and is a survivor of sex trafficking. She later went undercover in the U.S. and around the world busting sex trafficking rings. She's done remarkable things, from writing federal legislation, to negotiating with warlords in foreign countries for children. Her name is Amanda Catarzi and she has a remarkable story to tell. If you or someone you know is a...

Duration:00:24:44

Media's Effects on Culture and Society Part 2 (Prof. Stephen Landes)

2/13/2022
This is the conclusion of my two-parter with Prof. Landes. I strongly recommend you guys listen to this one. He tackles the rise of social media, algorithms, mass media motives, China’s tech “Great Wall,” the importance of different perspectives, and much more.

Duration:00:21:46

Media's Effects on Culture and Society Part 1 (Prof. Stephen Landes)

2/6/2022
For today's episode, I sat down with Professor Stephen Landes from the University of Rhode Island to talk about media. Mass media, social media and other forms of this communication and the effects it has had on our society and culture from both a historical standpoint and in the present.

Duration:00:19:15

COVID and Hospitals in 2022 (Katie Manley)

1/30/2022
This is the second and final part of my interview with Katie Manley, a veteran of the medical field, with over twenty years of experience. In this conclusion, we talk about COVID and its impact on hospitals around the country. Katie has a unique perspective on this matter, having worked in several ER's and her current position as a Flight Nurse, transporting patients all over the country.

Duration:00:13:46

Challenges of an ER/Flight Nurse (Katie Manley)

1/23/2022
Now more than ever, our medical professionals face challenges and dangers beyond what many of us can truly understand. My guest today is Katie Manley. Though she is my age, Katie has been in the medical field for 20 years. She has worked in Emergency Rooms around the country and is currently a Flight Nurse and Paramedic. I think it's important we hear and understand just what these incredible humans are faced with and how we as regular citizens might help them.

Duration:00:20:25

Enivronmental Contamination (Summer Gonsalves)

1/16/2022
SEASON PREMIERE: Welcome to Season 3! For this first episode of the new season, I'm talking environmental contamination and its effects on the environment at large, as well as our local communities. Summer is an Enivronmental Scientist at Brown University as well as a graduate of the school. She also holds a degree at the University of Rhode Island and is pursuing another, which is how we met. This episode is more of an educational and informative one, less on the political side.

Duration:00:28:57

Flashback: How Healthy Are We Really? (Adrianne Delgado)

1/9/2022
NEW EPISODES START NEXT WEEK! Flashback: Back in Season 2, I sat down with Dietician Adrianne Delgado to talk health and wellness and to answer the question, how healthy are we really? If you'd like to know more about Adrianne or speak to her directly: Website: www.bodymetrixhealth.com IG and FB: @bodymetrixhealth Podcast: Nourish, Eat, Repeat Book: https://www.amazon.com/Nourish-Eat-Repeat-womans-healthier/dp/1733363904

Duration:00:17:31