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63: What Are Phrases Everyone Should Know?
Nov 14 • 49 min
“To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.” – Tony Robbins What we say to each other matters. Are there certain phrases or…
62: Do All Cultures Respect Themselves?
Nov 7 • 44 min
“Culture is not made up but something that evolves which is human.” – Edward T. Hall Are you sick and tired of cultural disrespect? Frustrated with hearing derogatory statements in public? Join the conversation as we share our thoughts and solutions for…
61: Are We Doing Enough for Stray & Homeless Animals in the US?
Oct 31 • 46 min
“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” – Anatole France According to NPR, last year, “[t]here are more than 200 million stray dogs worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. The American Society for the…
60: What is the History of Our Favorite Foods?
Oct 24 • 43 min
“One cannot think well, love well and sleep well if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf Food plays such a huge role in most of our lives. We are usually eating when we are happy, sad, mad, bored, or doing nothing at all. When it comes to your…
59: Is Our Society Obsessed with Sex?
Oct 17 • 61 min
“Women fake orgasms and men fake finances.” ― Suze Orman Everywhere you look do you see sex? Is this a good thing or a bad thing? Listen to the episode, share it, and share your comments below! Episode Shout-out to Men’s Journal, The Killing, GUTTMACHER,…
58: What is the Real Impact of Video Games?
Oct 10 • 59 min
“No gods or kings. Only man.” – Andrew Ryan, Bioshock To be a gamer or not be a gamer. That is the question. WokeNFree Nation…If you are a gamer or a fan of video games, you will enjoy our conversation about the real impact of video games in our lives.…
57: Meet the Founder of the Podcast Brunch Club
Oct 3 • 40 min
Who isn’t a fan of podcasts? Have you heard of the Podcast Brunch Club? Hope you are excited to join the conversation with the Founder Adela Mizrachi. Listen to the episode, share it, and share your comments below! Meet the Founder Adela Mizrachi is the…
56: What is the Real Effect of Global Warming?
Sep 26 • 48 min
“When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.” – Benjamin Franklin Whether you are in New York or around the world, the weather seems to be more and more unpredictable. Is this due to global warming? Let’s talk about it! Listen to the episode, share…
55: Should You Invest in the Stock Market?
Sep 19 • 39 min
“Rule #1: Don’t lose money. Rule #2: Don’t forget Rule #1.” – Warren Buffett Do you invest in the stock market? What are the benefits and disadvantages of investing in the market? Let’s discuss it. Listen to the episode, share it, and join the…
54: Where Did Punk Rock Music Come From?
Sep 12 • 38 min
“All you care about is how punk rock you feel when you wake up in the morning.” – Lady Gaga Are you a fan of punk rock music? Let’s talk about how this music came to be and the influence it has over so many of us. Listen to the episode, share it, and join…
53: What to Expect When You Get Married?
Sep 5 • 51 min
“Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it be rather a moving sea between the shores of your souls.” – Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet What is marriage all…
52: How Real is Social Media?
Aug 29 • 34 min
“Focus on how to be social, not on how to do social.” – Jay Baer, Convince & Convert What is social media all about? Do people really have millions of people following them online? Or, is something else really going on? Listen to the episode, share it,…
51: What Separates an Artist from Everyone Else?
Aug 22 • 52 min
“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” – Edgar Degas How would you define an artist? Do they think differently than the average person? Are they more gifted? Join the conversation to discuss just what separates artists from other people.…
50: Why Everyone Needs to Watch the Star Wars Movie Series!
Aug 15 • 41 min
The force is strong with you WokeNFree Nation! For our 50th episode, we are discussing the epic and unforgettable Star Wars series and why EVERYONE needs to watch the series. Whether you agree or disagree, we WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Listen to the episode,…
49: What We Use On Our Bodies Matters!
Aug 8 • 32 min
What we put on our bodies matters. Do you understand the ingredients that make up the products you use on your body each and every day? If not, that is a problem. Why not use products made of natural ingredients that aren’t made in a lab somewhere. This…
48: What Does It Take to be Productive at Work?
Aug 1 • 35 min
“Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else.” – Peter Drucker Time is the most valuable asset you have in life. Why? Because once you use it, you will never get it back. What do people typically spend most of their time doing? “Work…Work…Work“.…
47: What is Racism All About?
Jul 25 • 46 min
“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” – Martin Luther King Jr. Racism is _______________________ (fill in the blank). How has racism played a role in your life? Kahlil and I have dealt with racism in very different ways…
46: What is the Future of Humanity?
Jul 18 • 46 min
“The next evolutionary step for humankind is to move from human to kind.” ― Anonymous What is next for human beings? Will we actually conquer the next frontier? Will we finally achieve world peace? Really? What is next? Listen to the episode and join the…
45: What is Time All About?
Jul 11 • 49 min
If you had to explain the definition of time, what would you say? Want to know what we think? Listen to the episode AND join the conversation by sharing your comments below! Episode Shout-out to Science Daily, Business Insider (How Cultures Interpret…
44: What is the True Cost of Reality TV?
Jul 4 • 37 min
What is the last reality TV show you watched? Even better…how many reality TV shows do you typically watch during the week? Guess what? It is July 4th and we are talking all about reality television shows!!! What do you need to do? Listen to the episode…
43: WTF is Going On With Immigration in the US?
Jun 27 • 44 min
“I’ve always argued that this country has benefited immensely from the fact that we draw people from all over the world.” – Alan Greenspan Hey WokeNFree Nation! We are talking about immigration and the crisis of the immigrant families being torn apart at…
42: What Makes A Good Friend?
Jun 20 • 33 min
A Good Friend… a) Always makes you laugh b) Makes you cry at least once a month c) Helped you get a new job d) None of the above e) All of the above What is the correct answer? Join the conversation to talk all about friendship. Don’t forget to share the…
41: Are You A Lucid Dreamer?
Jun 13 • 31 min
Have you experienced a lucid dream lately? Are you experiencing one right this minute? Join the conversation to discuss what is really going when we go to sleep. Episode Shout-out to Wikipedia, World of Lucid Dreaming, Van Winkle’s, HowToLucid.com,…
40: What is Mindshare?
Jun 6 • 29 min
How would you define mindshare? Are there certain people or companies dominating the minds of the masses? Join the conversation by sharing the episode and commenting below. Episode Shout-out to Michael Eric Dyson, Berkshire Hathaway, Wikipedia, and Inc.…
39: Dear America, Are You Finally Ready to Deal with Bullying?
May 30 • 45 min
Dear America: Our children need our help. They are bullied each and every day and we don’t think enough is being done to help them! Do you feel the same? Join us for a real conversation about bullying in this country. Want to share your thoughts? Share…
38: Are you living fearlessly?
May 23 • 37 min
Happy WokeNFree Wednesday! Join the conversation about fearless living and being a content creator with our special guest DJ Johnson. Who is DJ Johnson? Donise JaTayia Johnson aka DJ Johnson is a Penn State Alumna class of 2012 with a BA in Film and…
37: Are You Sharing Your Story with the World?
May 16 • 48 min
Life is too short not to be yourself. This means you need to be yourself in-person and online. Join our conversation with our special guest Brooke of Madame Finehouse. WokeNFree Nation, don’t forget to share the episode and tell us your thoughts on the…
36: Do’s and Don’ts of Relationships
May 9 • 59 min
Love is something else. Sometimes we are in love with love itself. Sometimes, we say bye to love. Want to join the conversation about what to do and what not to do when being in a relationship? WokeNFree Nation, please join the conversation with our…
35: Live More with Dance
May 2 • 0 min
Do you like to dance? The first time we saw Amanda LaCount at Fat Girls Dance Summer Finale Dance Event we BEYOND impressed with her. So, we definitely wanted to share her incredible story with the WokeNFree Nation. Listen, Share, and Comment Below! Who…
34: Ins and Outs of being a Content Creator
Apr 25 • 31 min
Episode Shout-out to Rugrats, Sonic the Hedgehog, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Danny Phantom Are you a content creator? Do you stay up late at night editing videos or creating your unique hashtags? If not, ever want to understand the process a bit…
33: How Do You Define Self-Love?
Apr 18 • 38 min
How do you define self-love? Is it a daily regiment for yourself or does it feel like a luxury? How does it differ between us? Let’s talk about it with our special guest Tanaya Cardenales, the founder of Built by Flaws. Who is Tanaya Cardenales? Tanaya…
32: Do You Want to Create Or Hate?
Apr 11 • 31 min
Did you read Create or Hate by Dan Norris? If not, you are in store for a life-changing conversation on WokeNFree. We are talking about what the book is all about and how you need to reflect on how you are living your life. Are you ready to get WokeNFree?…
31: Job Hunting Realities with the Founder of Grayson Allen
Apr 4 • 39 min
Job hunting can feel a bit overwhelming at times. Does your resume really showcase who you are? Are you doing enough networking? Should you work with a recruiter? We are excited to have Amy Goldstein, the Founder of Grayson Allen, a boutique search firm…
30: Why Doing Environmental Good through Business Matters
Mar 28 • 24 min
Is it possible to be kind to the planet with your business? The answer is YES! Project Repat is doing this in a HUGE way. We are fortunate to have Project Repat Co-Founder Nathan Rothstein on the show to share his story and what the company is all about.…
29: Why We Need to Talk about Mental Health in the US?
Mar 21 • 40 min
Given what is going on in this country with death and gun violence, the topic of mental health keeps coming up over and over again. But, are people talking about what needs to be said when discussing mental health? Model, artist and mental health advocate…
28: What Is The Secret All About?
Mar 14 • 42 min
Are you a follower of The Secret? Do you really believe it works? Why do people doubt the movement? In this episode, we share our thoughts on this phenomenon and we can’t wait to hear your thoughts in the comment section below. Episode shout-out to The…
27: Can We Overcome Procrastination?
Mar 7 • 34 min
Can we really overcome procrastination? Why does this nasty habit affect so many of us? We brought on Procrastination Coach Dr. Christine Li to share her wisdom and expertise on the topic so we can all be WokeNFree about procrastination. Who is the…
26: Why is Black Panther More than A Movie?
Feb 28 • 32 min
Have you seen Black Panther yet? If not, what are you waiting for? Go out and see the movie ASAP. Then join the conversation and share your comments about the movie and the movement below! Episode shout-out to Ryan Coogler, Michael B. Jordan, Letitia…
25: Are People Really Financially Literate?
Feb 21 • 37 min
“People with low financial literacy standards are often unable to take their ideas and create assets out of them.” – Robert Kiyosaki The time to become more financially literate is NOW. Join the conversation by listening to the episode and sharing your…
24: How Do People Really Feel About Immigration in the US?
Feb 14 • 33 min
Immigration seems to be a “hot topic” now. Do we really know the facts about what is going on in the US and how people really feel about the matter? Listen to the episode, share your comments below, and join the conversation. Episode shout-out to VUDU,…
23: How Do You Know When to Trust a Person?
Feb 7 • 34 min
Liar…Liar…Your Pants are on Fire! Don’t you hate it when people are dishonest or untrustworthy? Why can’t we all just tell the truth? When we get burned from tall tales, how do you move forward? Listen to the episode, share your comments below, and join…
22: Are People Ready to be Brutally Honest?
Jan 31 • 37 min
Are people ready to be brutally honest? Harrison Baron, the creator of The Brutally Honest Podcast, joins us to discuss his story and why honesty is really the best policy. Listen to the episode, share your comments below, and join the conversation to…
21: Who Are We Attracted To?
Jan 24 • 34 min
“We only fight when he is angry.” “She gets like that when she is grumpy.” “Sometimes, I don’t feel like going home.” “He is way too jealous even though he is super flirty.” Isn’t it funny what people rationalize so they can keep doing something they…
20: What Does Success Really Look Like?
Jan 17 • 38 min
Success = Money Success = Love Success = Happiness …. What is the real formula for what it takes to be successful? Want to know what we think? Listen to the episode, share your comments below, and join the conversation to learn more about what success…
19: What Do Serial Killers Look Like?
Jan 10 • 30 min
After watching a couple of movies like Tales from the Hood, we asked the question…what do serial killers look like? Are they gang members? Are they troubled professionals? Could they be your neighbor? Who are these people in our society? Listen to the…
18: What is the Verdict on Tattoos?
Jan 3 • 30 min
We love tattoos. Every year we get one in tribute to our passions and love for each other. In our society, tattoos are not beloved among us all. In fact, there are some who are hardcore fans and others who are vehemently against them. Listen to the…
17: Are We In Control of Our Emotions?
Dec 27, 2017 • 37 min
When was the last time you were angry? Did you clap back immediately or take the time to respond appropriately? Do you think most people handle their emotions in the right way? Are you dying to know what we think on the matter? Listen to the episode,…
16: What Does Support Really Look Like?
Dec 20, 2017 • 33 min
Are you really getting supported in your life? Do you have friends who really ride or die? Dying to know what we think on the matter? Listen to the episode, share your comments below, and join the conversation. Episode Shout-out to ElevatedPost, Gary…
15: Why is Sexual Harassment and Assault Happening?
Dec 13, 2017 • 36 min
With all of the sexual harassment and assault cases in the news, did you ever ask yourself, why is this happening? Are people predisposed to hurt each other? Will this sexual violence ever come to an end? Listen to the episode, share your comments below,…
14: What is the Verdict on Bitcoins?
Dec 6, 2017 • 35 min
Do you what a bitcoin is? Even better, do you invest in bitcoins or other types of cryptocurrencies? Whether you are an avid investor or you don’t have a clue what a bitcoin is, you don’t want to miss this new episode. Listen to the episode, share your…
13: Are You Privileged?
Nov 29, 2017 • 38 min
What does privilege really mean? Are we all privileged? Do we recognize the benefits of privilege in our personal lives? Dying to know what we think? Listen to the episode, share your comments below, and join in the conversation. Episode Shout-out to…
12: Do You Need to Own a Gun?
Nov 22, 2017 • 32 min
When was the first time you saw a gun or used one? What do you think of the current gun control laws in the US? Are we too restrictive or permissive with guns in this country? Dying to know what we think? Listen to the episode, share your comments below,…
11: Is Cultural Appropriation Okay?
Nov 14, 2017 • 33 min
Is cultural appropriation okay? Is it possible to avoid cultural appropriation? Are we all cultural appropriators? Join us as we dive deep into the cultural appropriation conversation with guest Anthony Fong, Esq. He is the General Counsel at Broadway…
10: Are We TOO P.C. in Our Society?
Nov 8, 2017 • 31 min
Do you think we live in a TOO P.C. society? Ever feel like you can’t get your message across without offending the P.C. officers of the world? Are you afraid to voice your opinion because of this? When will enough be enough? What type of society do we…
9: Is Conscious Rap Dead or Alive?
Nov 1, 2017 • 32 min
Is conscious rap dead or alive? Which rappers are WokeNFree? In this episode, we will talk all about rap PLUS…you will get to know the one and only rapper Miss Eaves. Episode Shout-out to Riot grrrl, nerdcore, Peaches, Sia, M.I.A., LIZZO, Leikeli47, Urban…
8: Are Ghosts Real?
Oct 25, 2017 • 29 min
Are ghosts real? Have you ever seen a ghost? If ghosts are real, why are they here? We are diving deep into this spooky topic so sit back, enjoy and make sure you comment below! Episode Shout-out to ThoughtCo., LiveScience, Penn State University,…
7: Is there a Secret Organization Running the World?
Oct 18, 2017 • 28 min
Do you believe there is a secret organization running the world? Are they responsible for the issues in our world? Who are these organizations? We discuss who these organizations are, who are they affiliated with, how they are really affecting us, and so…
6: Are You A Slave To A Brand?
Oct 11, 2017 • 23 min
Are you a believer in brand loyalty? When it is time to upgrade your tech needs, do you always choose the brands you own? We discuss how we consume our technology, why we behave the way we do, the relevant technology of our times, and so much more. Enjoy…
5: How to Find the One?
Oct 4, 2017 • 30 min
Is there only one person you are meant to love in the world? Do you have one soulmate that you are supposed to meet and live your life with? If so, how do you know if you have found this person? Listen and dive deep into this matter of the heart. Episode…
4: Do You Need Permission?
Sep 27, 2017 • 27 min
Do you need permission from your partner to make a drastic change to your body or in your life? We don’t think so. How do you feel about the question? In this episode, you will learn about relationship boundaries, “deal breakers”, how we would deal with a…
3: Are We Obsessed with the End?
Sep 20, 2017 • 32 min
Why are there so many movies and TV shows about the end of the world? Are we missing something? Is creating scenes of horror and death somehow comforting? Tune in to our third episode where we make sense out of this maddening phenomenon. Remember, every…
2: Breaking News
Sep 12, 2017 • 24 min
Do you ever feel like you aren’t getting the full story when reading or listening to the news? We Do! Why is it that Facebook or social media sites are actually showing us news that doesn’t show up on actual news channels? Can the madness come to an end?…
1: Birthday Talk
Sep 5, 2017 • 29 min
We are launching WokeNFree on Co-host Natasha Nurse’s birthday. In honor of her special day, we are talking about the history of birthdays, why we celebrate them at all, and how Kahlil & Natasha personally feel about the subject. Every episode we will…