Join Makaila Nichols as she shines a new light on your favorite celebrities, influencers, and experts. We invite you to hear the real, unglamorous and challenging struggles that your role models have overcome. Our show serves as a reminder that you are not alone in dealing with a multitude of social issues including bullying, body image, mental health and more. Brought to you by the Blatantly Honest Foundation.
Meet Makaila Nichols
Welcome to Blatantly Honest with Makaila Nichols! I'm your host, Makaila. On today's episode I will be interviewing myself because why not?! This way, you will have a better understanding of who I am and the direction that this podcast will be going. I plan to post weekly content and interview guests from a variety of backgrounds, careers and lifestyles. I hope to use this platform to raise awareness on social issues and let people know that they are not alone. So without further Adieu, sit back, relax and become Blatantly Honest.
Chris Lowe on suicide awareness
Chris Lowe is a speaker, writer, influencer for O! (Oprah's magazine), and activist on topics such as suicide and mental health after losing her own son, Hudson Lowe, at age 20. He left behind a speech called "Fall Forward" which motivates Chris to carry on his message to never give up.
Call Me Karizma on mental health
Call Me Karizma is an upcoming artist in the world of hip hop and punk rock. He hopes to change the stigmas associated with mental health issues through his music.
Casey Conroy on body image
Casey Conroy is an upcoming musical artist who has juggled many obstacles including body-image issues as a young female artist, finding the right people to surround herself with and feelings of self-consciousness.
Sydney Scotia on peer pressure
Sydney Scotia is an actress known for "Some Assembly Required," "Reboot: The Guardian Code" and more. She now produces and directs her own films including a documentary on domestic abuse. Sydney and Makaila chat about the pressures of living in Hollywood, peer pressure, domestic abuse, body image and more importantly, friendship.
The Last RingMaster, Johnathan Lee Iverson on change
Johnathan Lee Iverson, was the youngest and first African-American Ringmaster of Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus who discusses his incredible career, near-death experiences and the close of a 146 year old icon.
A Beautiful Soul!
Makaila has a wonderful spirit and is such a warm, special person to talk to! I enjoyed sharing my story and listening to her interviews as well! Great podcast!
Great podcast for someone new to podcasts
This podcast is great and you can jump right in wherever you want to! The guest selection is incredible and I find myself listening to more than I thought I would!
Makaila speaks with so many talented individuals, you can always listen to the episode that’s right for you!