We know that life after college can be overwhelming and anxiety-inducing. We've been there too. We want you to know that it's not always going to feel this way, that's why we've created our podcast "Dear Postgrad". Get to hear about people's journeys from postgrad to where they are right now. Get inspired to build your vision and expand your perspective of what is possible. Join us each week for a new episode hosted by one of your Getting Grounded Community Collaborators. See you there!
#10 Dear Postgrads, Let's Take a Moment to Reflect on How Far We've Come w/ Us, Your Hosts! (Season Finale)
Hey there postgrad, 20something, or lovely listener, it's your hosts this week -- Alyssa, Jhunclaire & Joyce, your Getting Grounded Community Collaborators. We've had the pleasure and honor of being your podcast hosts throughout this first season of Dear Postgrad! Now, we're coming together to reflect on this journey of completing our first podcast season by highlighting our favorite episodes, guests, and lessons learned. Also hear about how Getting Grounded Community (and us) has grown in this past year and where we're headed next! Listen in for lots of laughs, reflections, and tips :).
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#9 Dear Postgrads, You are the Artist of Your Life w/ Celeste De La Pena (Artistic Entrepreneur, Hair Stylist, & Yoga Teacher)
Hello Hello! It's your host for this week's episode --Alyssa! Join me in this reflective, fun and comforting conversation with Celeste De La Pena; she describes herself as a loving, intentional, and observant human being. Currently she expresses herself as an artistic entrepreneur, hair stylist and yoga teacher. We talk about her unexpected journey into becoming an artistic entrepreneur starting with hair, learning to say yes to yourself, connecting to spirituality, trusting that it will all work out, and finding inspiration! You can experience Celeste's hair magic and energy at https://www.celested.com/.
Stay tuned until the end of the episode for our discovery exercise to take the insights from this episode and turn it into action in your life! We'd love to hear about your discoveries so feel free to DM us and keep up with us over at https://instagram.com/gettinggroundedcommunity.
Audio Engineering & Theme Song by Rain Bernal (https://www.instagram.com/rain.b.music/)
#8 Dear Postgrads, Don't Worry About Having Everything Figured Out. Things Will Work Out as You Constantly Explore & Challenge Yourself to Improve w/ Vicky Nguyen
Hi there! It's your host for this week's episode— Jhunclaire. Dive into my conversation with Vicky Nguyen; she is a kind and loving personality. Her Myer Briggs personality is INFJ, she is a former GG Collaborator, and she is the founder of Told by J. Doe, a non-profit organization aiming to lift the voices of marginalized groups, individuals battling illnesses, and victims of trauma through anonymous storytelling (https://toldbyjdoe.co/) . Her Instagrams are @toldbyvicky (https://www.instagram.com/toldbyvicky/) and @toldbyjdoe (https://www.instagram.com/toldbyjdoe/). We talk about various tools you can use to help explore within yourself. Stay tuned until the end of the episode for our discovery exercise to take the insights from this episode and turn it into action in your life; you can find the worksheet for this episode's exercise on our linktree (https://linktr.ee/gettinggrounded).
Audio Engineering & Theme Song By Rain Bernal (https://www.instagram.com/rain.b.music/)
#7 Dear Postgrads, Grow with the Flow w/ Jessica Hsu (aka Jaysu, Professional Dancer & Entrepreneur)
Hello everybody!! It's your host for this week's podcast episode, Joyce! In this episode, as our guest Jessica Hsu (also known as Jaysu, https://www.instagram.com/jaysu_/) shares with us her experience in pursuing a career as a dancer in the entertainment industry. Her journey includes lots of twists and turns, but her passion remains the same! As she navigates through this unconventional path, she gained lots of knowledge and insight along the way. Join us to hear our conversation and stay tuned until the end to hear about our discovery prompt! We'd love to hear about your discoveries so don't forget to share with us on instagram (https://instagram.com/gettinggroundedcommunity) via DM or comment on this episode's post! See you all again next week!
#6 Dear Postgrads, Trust Your Foundations w/ Lance Canilao (Freelancer-Camera Department)
Hellooo everyone! It's your host for this week's episode--Jhunclaire. Dive into my conversation with Lance Canilao who is a freelancer in the camera department and has worked on shows like 90 Day Fiancee, Forever Home, and Hell's Kitchen. We talk about how he got his foot-in-the-door with the film industry. Explore together his journey from graduating as a Computer Science major, working in Engineering, and then transitioning into a full time career in film production. Stay tuned until the end of the episode for our discovery exercise to take the insights from this episode and turn it into action in your life.
#5 Dear Postgrad, The Best Way to Know is Just to Do the Damn Thing & Go Take a Chance on Yourself w/ Kenta Naoi (Vision Weaver & Multidisciplinary Business Designer & Coach)
Hello! It's your host for this week's episode, Vicky (https://www.instagram.com/toldbyvicky/). Dive into my conversation with Kenta Naoi--Vision Weaver, MultiDisciplinary Business Designer & Coach--who is a human of many things coaching people who are many things to build businesses that are purpose driven, people centered and profit supported (https://www.instagram.com/kentathomas/?hl=en). From navigating imposter syndrome to cultivating confidence, abundance, and love, explore Kenta's journey through the variety of ventures and adventures he has created and experienced by leaning into his creative and entrepreneurial nature from building his first business in college, running an art gallery coworking space, moving from California to NYC, starting a creative agency, and all the twists and turns in between to now residing in Berlin as a business coach. Join this insightful conversation as we explore how the expression of his values and core mission has shifted from being a creative hotshot to following his own definition of success to make an impact in the community and ultimately help make the world a better place. Stay tuned until the end of the episode for our discovery exercise to use the juicy takeaways from this episode and turn it into action in your life.