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In this episode (053) of Talk Truth, I speak to Shelli Green, a Jamaican woman who is no stranger to fearlessness, but recognized this quality in herself retrospectively, as she moved through many changes in love, career and in living in new and unfamiliar countries. Join me as she shares her unique and interesting truth.
In this episode (052) of Talk Truth I speak to my friend, Elva Clarke, about her journey with her weight. Always thought of as plump or fat ever since knowing herself, she outlines her journey from feeling a desire to be fixed to a place of greater self-acceptance.
In this episode (051) of Talk Truth, in commemoration of Black History Month, I continue the discussion around black experiences as I highlight my dad, Wendel Guthrie, and his black experience. Though there are many differences between his black experience and mine, it is amazing to see the similarities.
In this episode (050) of Talk Truth, in commemoration of Black History Month I decided to share a bit about my black history. I share many things I’ve never shared before in this much detail about my upbringing, experiences with race and discrimination and my current perspectives. Come with me on the journey of my black experience.
In this episode (049) of Talk Truth, I speak to The Layman’s Doctor, Dr Samantha Johnson, about how she did aggressive introspection to identify unhealthy routines in her life, in an effort to seek clarity and take new steps to be more deliberate about taking better care of herself. This episode is packed with gems on how to start to seek clarity in your life, especially if you are feeling lost or discouraged.
In this episode (048) of Talk Truth, I speak to Pharmacist, YouTuber/Content Creator, Mischa Christie, about the truths, myths and everything in between about living Gen Z in Jamaica. We traverse his perspective on the Zoomers and how they function in the workplace, with technology, in relationships and so much more.
In this episode (047) of Talk Truth, I wish you a Happy New Year and speak about my highs and lows of 2020 and my intentions for 2021 and my wonderful wishes for you.
In this episode (046), I speak to Transformational Therapist, Patrice Dwyer, about the Mind, Body & Spirit. We speak about her journey through many jobs to finally get to one where she has a significant daily impact on the minds, bodies and spirits of many, and also how you can increase your awareness of each in your own life.
In this episode (045), I speak to Entrepreneur, Health Coach, Spinning Instructor and Mother, Natalie Murray, as we discuss the quality of resilience, one that her life experiences have caused her to relate to deeply. We speak about her journey to entrepreneurship, divorce, motherhood and so much more and how she bounced back from each challenge and embraced them as life lessons.
In this episode of Talk Truth, I speak to Founder and CEO of 876 Volunteer (@876Volunteer), Simone Brown, as we tackle the topic of 'Giving Back: No Cash Required' and she outlines her journey from childhood in Jamaica, to being inspired to create a non-profit organisation described as Jamaica's first volunteer promoter, which feels a bit like Tinder meets AirBnB.
In this episode (043), I speak to father, performer, husband, teacher and entrepreneur, Quinton Yearde about his journey with prostate cancer. From diagnosis to treatment, we uncover the details and also why it is so important for men to get tested and be brave enough to speak about their experiences.
In this episode (042), I speak to Jamaican Creative, Calee Scharschmidt, about moving from Jamaica to the United States of America then returning home to live in Jamaica. We discuss many of her challenges as a mother, divorcee and everything she has encountered in finding her footing on returning home.
In this episode (041), I talk about where I’ve been gone for so long between season 2 and season 3 and all that has transpired in the season break and how it has helped me to realign and grow.
In this my final episode (040), I touch base with the remainder of my past guests of the show to see what they’ve been up to since their interview, what the feedback about their episode was like, and how speaking their truth impacted them personally. It’s a great way to celebrate my 1-Year anniversary of Talk Truth with Mario Evon, which was May 12, 2020, and I am really grateful to have made it here and successfully create this space for myself and others to speak their truth. Thank you, my listeners, for tuning in every week. Nuff nuff love and blessings!
In this episode (039), I touch base with some of the past guests of the show to see what they’ve been up to since their interview, what the feedback about their episode was like, and how speaking their truth impacted them personally. It’s a great way to celebrate my 1-Year anniversary of Talk Truth with Mario Evon, which was May 12, 2020, and I am really grateful to have made it here and successfully create this space for myself and others to speak their truth. Thank you, my listeners, for tuning in every week. Nuff nuff love and blessings!
In this episode (038) I speak about the parts and features of a dream, then expound on a few things that you should never allow to happen to your dreams. This is a heartfelt solo podcast inspired by my journey, as well as the passing of many legends and fellow dreamers, like many yourselves, who I wanted to honour. Enjoy.
In this episode (037), I speak to Writer and Filmmaker, Mezan Ayoka, about relationship expectations, as we discuss how some of her relationship ideals were formed, what has actually played out in her life, and also her experiences with online dating. Are you expecting from relationships too much, too little, or just the right amount? Take a listen and see if it changes your perspective.
In this episode (036), I speak to Choreographer, Lecturer, Dance Advocate and Content Creator, Maria Hitchins about the preservation of Jamaican culture. As a performer since her childhood, Maria is well-suited to discuss this topic, which is very dear to her heart. Her group, ‘Dancers of Jamaica’, is just one of the many ways that she demonstrates performance advocacy, highlighting the achievements of Jamaican dancers across the world. The conversation traverses what was, what is, and how we can create a better future for the preservation of one of the most revered cultures in the world.
In this episode (035), I speak to Mentor, Facilitator & Life Coach, Fabian Thomas as we explore the many facets of masculinity. We speak about some of the negative presentations of masculinity, where we learn masculinity from, toxic masculinity, and ways in which we can nurture more aware and well-adjusted men. This one is definitely one to listen to whether you are a woman, man or boy. Check it out!!
In this episode (034), I speak to Recording Artiste, Chris Malachi, about ‘Creativity as a Way of Life’. We explore his journey into falling in love with music, what creativity as a way of life means to him, and some of the challenges it may also bring. This Jamaican artiste has now dedicated his life to the craft full-time and continues to be guided by his love. As you listen I hope it inspires or rekindles your creativity.
In this episode (033), I speak to Recording Artiste, Author and Entrepreneur, Stephanie Hava, about her experience with Divorce. We explore her initial vision for marriage, what may have changed to lead to divorce, the process of divorce and life after divorce. It’s a heart to heart with many gems you won’t want to miss out on. Take a listen as we Taaaaaalk Truuuuuuuuth!
In this episode (032), I speak about COVID-19, first outlining some facts, but then really going into some of the emotions many Jamaicans are having around the virus. I highlight the importance of avoiding the virus, but that there may also be a silver lining around what appears to be a cloudy sky.
In this episode (031), I speak to Nets (@NetsJenner) and Den (@denillerene_), the ladies of the Net’s Chat Podcast (@netschatpodcast), as I interview them on what a girl wants in a man. From the physical to the mental, to their perfect man, we explore the things that work for them, and that don’t. We also do our first #TalkTruthJA vox pop, asking some ladies in the streets some of their preferences for their man. This is def a light and fun one. Check it out! This episode was recorded at, and is sponsored by THE HUB COWORKING.
In this episode (030), I speak to Social Media Executive, Andrew ‘Drewpuddy’ Brown, about Fatphobia, something that he has dealt with for all of his life. We talk about what fatphobia is, his specific journey, from ridicule to being fetishized. It’s an interesting discussion about a topic often swept underneath the rug. Enjoy!
EP 029: In this episode, I speak to Brand Strategy Maverick/Entrepreneur, Anika Repole Wilson (@businesschicceo), about her journey losing both parents. We discuss her life with them, life without them, the process of healing, and some important takeaways for people who still have their parents or who have lost one or both of them.
In this episode (028), I speak to Tameka A. Coley aka Tami Tsansai, a Multidisciplinary Artist (Author/Creative/Mental Health Advocate etc), about Mental Health and Creativity. She speaks about her personal journey with mental health and how it inspired her work as an author, and we discuss tips and healthy mental health practices for the creative. Huge thanks to Podcorn (https://podcorn.com/) for sponsoring this episode. Explore sponsorship opportunities and start monetizing your podcast by signing up here: https://podcorn.com/podcasters/
In this episode (027), I speak to Dr. Karen Carpenter, Clinical Sexologist/Psychologist, about many things around sex and relationships using questions from you our loyal listeners. We cover everything from open relationships to erectile dysfunction to sexual fluidity to relationship age gaps. This conversation is quite exciting and informative. Huge thanks to Podcorn (https://podcorn.com/) for sponsoring this episode. Explore sponsorship opportunities and start monetizing your podcast by signing up here: https://podcorn.com/podcasters/
In this episode, I speak about Journey, Persistence and the Power of Rejection, using examples from my many experiences of rejection to illustrate the often beautiful ‘other side’ of rejection, and how powerful it can become. Huge thanks to Podcorn (https://podcorn.com/) for sponsoring this episode. Explore sponsorship opportunities and start monetizing your podcast by signing up here: https://podcorn.com/podcasters/
In this episode, I speak to Recording Artiste, CK aka Clara Kahwa about being single. Clara is a passionate and beautiful human with an electric energy, and I couldn’t think of anyone better to have this exciting conversation with. She has been single for many years, and candidly expresses her journey as a single woman in Jamaica and her desires for her future relationships.
In this episode, I speak to educator, dancer, mother and author, Lisa McLean, about Self-Publishing and Parenting. She outlines how she fell into her passion for writing and becoming a self-published author, how the arts have nourished her and her experience as a parent.
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