Contemporary Mind

Contemporary Mind
Contemporary Mind is a weekly podcast that discusses the ideas, aspirations, and trials and tribulations of the rising generation in the Bay Area today. Each week is a celebration of human spirit and a reminder to Embrace Misadventure.

Apr 3 • 5 min
In this episode I’m journaling to start things back up again. Hope all is well for you and your families.
EPI #57 Catching up with Juan Diego
Feb 21 • 33 min
In this episode we talk about his trip to Miami and New York. We also get his perspective on what it’s like to be a catholic & some communities he’s involved with.
EPI #56 Best Guided Meditation to Ease Your Mind.
Feb 8 • 31 min
In this episode, we’re taking a step back to follow a guided mediation session. This will help to ease your mind and to allow positivity to enter your life. Hope you guys enjoy!
How to get over a break-up PT 2. Feat. Jake Nations
Feb 4 • 20 min
Hey guys! Last time Jake and I did a podcast it was cut short, so we decided to do a part two for all ya’ll! Hope you enjoy! Stay positive !
EPI #55 Sipping on tea at 23 with Dr. Sreya Molakalapalli
Jan 24 • 61 min
In this episode, you can expect to hear about Sreya’s decision to move to India at the age of 18. We talk about her perspective of being an American Citizen living as an Expat in India. She was able to become a doctor in India while undertaking life’s…
EPI #54 Youtube Project Helping with Personal Development ft. David Doherty
Jan 17 • 36 min
In this episode, David Doherty an old high school friend describes his solution to the obstacles in his own life. He is an upcoming youtube creator with a unique project in mind. Stay tuned to listen to his journey! If you guys want to check his channel…
EPI # 53 SPEAK YOUR TRUTH ft. Phillip
Jan 10 • 70 min
In this episode Phillip and I talk about his remarkable childhood and how he went from existing in life to LIVING life. Philly’s Instagram - @Phillythabest
EPI # 53 Need a Hype Man?
Jan 6 • 2 min
I am literally hyping you up right now.
EPI # 52 Grades , Buildings & The Greater Scale of Things ft. Nicole Wun
Jan 3 • 52 min
In this episode, Nicole Wun and I discuss her future at UC Berkeley and her aspirations of being the next best City Planner. She shares her unique perspective on the world we live in and how society is deeply influenced.
EPI # 51 Not Just Another Indian Guy Ft. Neeraj Nair
Dec 27, 2019 • 51 min
In this episode I speak to Neeraj about his ambitions of becoming an entrepreneur in the Bay Area. He also speaks about the culture he grew up in and about the mindset that has allowed him to be successful in his own life.
First Episode to the Series: Paradigm after Dark / Philosophy of Law
Dec 22, 2019 • 24 min
Hey guys! This is a different type of episode with my four friends, Dillon, Chelcey, Parsa and Cody! My friend suggested that we try an unfiltered and unscripted version to the podcast and we did. So we decided to call it ” Paradigm after Dark.” In this…
EPI #50 Create your own Path and Owning it Ft. Tyler Huey
Dec 13, 2019 • 67 min
In this Episode, Former High School Friend, Tyler Huey talks about not going down the traditional route of a 4-year university plan and creating her own path of success. She reveals her secrets to her own confidence and the advice she would give to others…
EPI#49 Life of a Starbucks Lead & Champion Ranked Rocket League Player. Feat. Kristian Durazzo.
Sep 30, 2019 • 62 min
Hey guys! In this episode, Kristian and I speak about his years of experience as a Starbucks Lead. We go through his personal style of leadership & some of the benefits of being a Starbucks employee. In the second segment, we talk about his professional…
EPI # 48 DDR Rising Amateur. Featuring Sibbs.
Sep 18, 2019 • 47 min
This is our first episode , posting audio and video content! My little break was to transition from audio into more video content so If you’re a returning member or brand new go ahead and check my YouTube @andrewpajes for the video version of this podcast!
EPI # 47 How i start all my mornings with a positive mindset & Dieting advice !
Jul 17, 2019 • 18 min
In this episode, i talked about my three methods on how to start every morning with a positive mindset & my dieting advice to lose the amount of fat i did in my 30 day transformation. I’m answering questions the audience gave me via instagram! Thank you…
EPI # 46 The Two Words That Can Change Your Life.
Jul 13, 2019 • 47 min
I speak about the TWO WORDS that can change your life for the better. If you want your life changed, if you want your dreams to come true & if you are tired of thinking negatively about life. These are the two words you should think of.
Epi# 45 Be Unapologetically You! Featuring. Salar Orion Afshar
Jul 5, 2019 • 120 min
In this Episode of The Pajes Podcast, Salar and I speak about what it means to be Unapologetically YOU. We also speak about the observations of our generational culture and the proper mindset to handle certain situations. “You should never be sorry for…
EPI# 44 Adulting, Landing on the Moon Conspiracy & What Happens After College. (Instagram Q&A).
Jun 27, 2019 • 60 min
In this episode, Parsa & Cody use their perspectives to speak about the three topics from Instagram Poll a couple days ago. I thought it would be an interesting idea to let them host it & give their perspectives on these topics. If you guys have more…
Ep#43 Having Some Faith In Your Journey and Dreams. Feat @vfaithdavid
Jun 23, 2019 • 0 min
Faith and I talk about her most difficult obstacles in life, having to adapt to completely different environments. Moving from one life to another life.
EPI #42 Health. Success. Happiness Feat. Ryan Elazegui , Former Los Positas PBL President
Jun 7, 2019 • 55 min
Ryan and I discuss his journey as President of the Las Positas PBL Chapter. Expressing his thoughts, actions & emotions that would inevitably make him the best president in Los Positas History. He also shares insight into what makes him happy and…
Epi #41 DDR Expert Feat. @sibbzzs
May 31, 2019 • 33 min
In this episode , Sibbs shares his journey as a Computer Science Major at DVC & His Obsession over DDR. ( Dance Dance Revolution).
Ep #40 Are you REAL with yourself? Think again.
May 21, 2019 • 64 min
In this episode, I question the authenticity of your journey/story and what it means to be you. It’s better to own your story rather than living other’s stories and visions. Hope you all enjoy! Follow @Vibewpajes on instagram for more updates!
Epi #39 LIKEAJOSH. Featuring Josh Laubach
Apr 6, 2019 • 50 min
Josh Laubach sharing his personal journey from High School up until now. Also giving us an insight on his own struggles/ obstacles that he has had to overcome in this past year. Instagram - @_likeajosh_
Ep # 38 Society’s Timeline
Apr 3, 2019 • 9 min
Sharing my thoughts on the societal timeline we all follow as young adults. Do you follow a timeline? And if so who’s timeline? Make sure to follow @vibewpajes on Instagram to keep up to date!
Epi #37 Culture Shock. Hugs are weird - Feat. Felice Nathania Pudya.
Mar 31, 2019 • 29 min
Felice and I speak about the culture shock she experienced coming to DVC at such a young age.
Epi #36 My Mental Breakdown & How I got through it.
Mar 27, 2019 • 10 min
Today i discuss something super personal that happened to me just recently. It’s something that i think all of us can relate to on some level. This is my viewpoint on this topic, but if you have another or disagree i completely respect where you come…
First time in America Feat. Marvel
Mar 24, 2019 • 41 min
Marvel, a first year Indonesian , speaks about his experiences in a new culture and shares some great tips on how to get accustomed to a new life.
Authenticity - Featuring Andy De Lira.
Mar 15, 2019 • 49 min
Andy and I speak about Authenticity and how it positively affects your confidence growing up and with other people.
Instagram Q&A Sess. Interesting Questions (:
Feb 25, 2019 • 11 min
Andrew shares his perspective on recent Instagram topics ( Q&A from audience). [email protected] Alohapajes If you guys want to be featured let me know! (: Thank you for all the support!
Feb 20, 2019 • 13 min
Andrew sings a little tune in the beginning to lighten up the mood and he ANSWERS ALL THE QUESTIONS YOU GAVE HIM via Instagram. Enjoy(: Stay Positive!
Design you life. Featuring Cathleen Nguyen
Feb 10, 2019 • 25 min
Cat and I discuss the power we all have to make certain changes in our daily lives. We all make decisions that may be overwhelming and sometimes life-changing. It’s the goal not to fear these changes but to trust the process and to trust yourself through…
Feb 7, 2019 • 9 min
Just a weekly journal of my random thoughts and funny jokes! Stay tuned for this weekend! We have another amazing guest! All love and positivity for you guys!
This Is For Those Of You Going Through A Breakup. Featuring. Jake Nations
Feb 2, 2019 • 29 min
Jake and I Discuss our experiences with breakups. The steps we took to recover from these traumatic experiences but also the things that we have learned throughout these moments. There is that one thing that it will heal all of it. Can you guess what it…
You have options! ๐Ÿ˜Š
Jan 24, 2019 • 8 min
Andrew talks about what it means to be positive! You have options in any situation! Change your life for the better! Always looking for positive feedback and ways to improve my podcast! Dm me! @alohapajes(instagram)
Santa Barbara Trip!
Jan 16, 2019 • 17 min
Andrew shares his own experiences of Santa Barbara! @alohapajes Thank you for the support!
The Two Important Things That Get You Through Life . Featuring Parsa Rezai
Dec 30, 2018 • 30 min
In today’s episode, we are joined today by our Co-Host Parsa Rezaei. Parsa and Andrew talk about the two important factors of life. Do you consider them important? If you want to add on to the discussion please follow the link in the bio of my Instagram…
5 MIN POD. # Goal Setting for 2019
Dec 27, 2018 • 6 min
5 MIN PODCAST. Andrew speaks on setting goals and how vital it is for our development as young adults.
Real Life Talk. Self Love and Perseverance YOU NEED IT! Featuring Anne
Dec 15, 2018 • 40 min
In Today’s Episode. Andrew and his Co-host Anne talk about the importance of self-love and Perseverance. How important both are to survive in the world we live in and the difficulties we come across as young adults. Instagram - @Anne_cxa. @alohapajes
Stop Judging Other People And Take Control Of Your Mind.
Dec 14, 2018 • 8 min
5-minute podcast w/ Andrew discussing his perspective of people around him and how we as humans talk about others. The change starts with us!
How to Deal With Change/Anxiety. Featuring Atish Bhakta
Dec 9, 2018 • 36 min
Today, My Co-Host Atish Bhakta joins me in the discussion of change and how we can deal with it on the daily. Atish’s Bhakta Instagram- @batish501 Andrew’s Pajes Instagram- @alohapajes If you have any questions or want me to talk about something specific…
Importance of Mental Health. Do you have the right mindset?
Dec 1, 2018 • 16 min
Andrew talks about the importance of mental health and the obstacles we face as college students.
Everyone is in a relationship!
Nov 24, 2018 • 10 min
Just another Saturday in the mind of Andrew Pajes. Join him, and maybe you can relate?
Affirmation! One Simple Step To True Happiness.
Nov 14, 2018 • 7 min
5 MIN PODCAST! Do you have self confidence? Are you worth what you think you’re worth? Are you happy? Andrew shares one simple step to achieve true happiness.
The Truth about Water. Featuring Allison
Nov 9, 2018 • 35 min
Allison and I talk about her journey as a collegiate swimmer and WHY we should all love being in water.
Different paths of life
Nov 3, 2018 • 46 min
Serag, Shalom and I talk about our lives and everything we have had to experience up until now. Everyone has a different path in life. What’s yours?
Break Ups! Have you Experienced One? Featuring Nicole Tiu
Oct 29, 2018 • 22 min
Andrew and Nicole speak about relationships and the scary topic of breakups. Do you know how to cope with a breakup?
Positive Thinking
Oct 22, 2018 • 8 min
Ever wondered what positive thinking sounds like?
Personalities of the Bay Area. Featuring Marc
Oct 13, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode, Marc and I discuss the different types of people we come across in this place we call the Bay Area. Can you relate? ๐Ÿค”
Inspiring others
Oct 9, 2018 • 6 min
Today on this 5 minute podcast, Andrew speaks about ways to inspire those around you. ๐Ÿ”ฅ
That one thing you need to be a great leader๐Ÿ”ฅ
Sep 26, 2018 • 8 min
In this 5 minute podcast, Andrew explains what it takes to be a great leader. Do you have it?
Do you have confidence? ๐Ÿค”
Sep 19, 2018 • 8 min
A 5 minute podcast of Andrew’s thoughts on confidence. Are you confident enough?
Being Grateful
Sep 12, 2018 • 6 min
Hey guys! I decided to start something new, where I spend 5 minutes to speak about any topic or situations in our daily lives. Hope you enjoy! DM me @alohapajes (instagram) for any feedback please(:
Building the right connections
Aug 31, 2018 • 48 min
In this Episode of Life Through College, Parsa Rezai, Shalom Yam, Dillon Johnson and I discuss the skills necessary to be successful in the social aspect of college life.
Out of your Comfort Zone
Aug 27, 2018 • 18 min
Patricia Zarate and I speak about the pros and cons of college living. Encouraging others to step out of their comfort zone and become one with society! @Pattissi @Alohapajes
Finding Success in College
Aug 10, 2018 • 26 min
We have upcoming college artists, Brianda Pacheco and Maia Peay. We laugh and discuss about the struggles of finding success in college and affairs in relationships. @maiapeay @artsyyyb
What is love? Featuring Billy Colston & Dean Johnson
Aug 4, 2018 • 17 min
Special guests, Billy and Dean join me in giving advice to specific questions from the audience. Join us in the good vibes and chill advice.
Summer time for young adults
Jul 20, 2018 • 24 min
Talks about the advantages of summer and the young adult struggles