76 episodes

Join Xoel Cardenas and Yvette Cruz for some conversation on all things culture over a nice cafecito.

Cafecito Podcast Cafecito Podcast

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.1 • 15 Ratings

Join Xoel Cardenas and Yvette Cruz for some conversation on all things culture over a nice cafecito.

    Ep. 76: The Loneliness Epidemic

    Ep. 76: The Loneliness Epidemic

    In this episode, Xoel Cardenas and Yvette Cruz discuss loneliness following the U.S. surgeon general’s warning earlier this year declaring it a public health epidemic. They chat candidly about their own experiences with loneliness as well some potential causes, and also offer possible solutions to combat loneliness.



    Follow Cafecito and its hosts on social media:

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/cafecitopod

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cafecitopod

    Xoel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/XoelCardenas

    Yvette on Twitter: https://twitter.com/YvyCruz

    Xoel on Instagram: https://instagram.com/XoelCardenas

    Yvette on Instagram: https://instagram.com/livinglavidayvy

    • 50 min
    Ep. 75: Money guilt-y

    Ep. 75: Money guilt-y

    In this episode, Xoel Cardenas and Yvette Cruz discuss "money guilt" and spending habits. The two share their own experiences with feeling guilt — or no guilt — over spending money and also look at how different upbringings play a role in financial decisions.

    • 41 min
    Ep. 74: Anything for Selena, 25 Years Later

    Ep. 74: Anything for Selena, 25 Years Later

    In this episode, Xoel Cardenas and Yvette Cruz pay homage to both Selena: The Movie and The Rewatchables podcast in honor of the film’s 25th anniversary. The two look back on the movie’s most memorable scenes, quotes, what’s aged the best/worst and the music, of course! They also discuss the movie’s cultural impact and what it makes it so rewatchable even 25 years later. 

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Ep. 73: Funda-mental health

    Ep. 73: Funda-mental health

    In this episode, Xoel Cardenas and Yvette Cruz discuss mental health and what it means to prioritize our own mental health, both when we’re struggling and before we get to that point. Drawing from superstar athletes Simone Biles’ and Naomi Osaka’s decisions in recent months to put their mental health first, Xoel and Yvette address where they think we fall flat in understanding emotional and psychological well-being and how we can do better.




    Follow Cafecito and its hosts on Twitter:

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/cafecitopod


    Xoel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/XoelCardenas


    Yvette on Twitter: https://twitter.com/YvyCruz

    • 48 min
    Ep. 72: 1 year later: What we learned from the pandemic (and what we’re looking forward to)

    Ep. 72: 1 year later: What we learned from the pandemic (and what we’re looking forward to)

    In this episode, Xoel Cardenas and Yvette Cruz discuss how they’re feeling and where their minds are at a year after the coronavirus pandemic changed everything. The two also look to the future and share what they’re excited about in a (hopefully nearby) post-pandemic world.

    • 40 min
    Ep. 71: Why we mourn the deaths of celebrities and public figures

    Ep. 71: Why we mourn the deaths of celebrities and public figures

    In this episode, Xoel Cardenas and Yvette Cruz discuss why we mourn celebrities and public figures that we don’t know personally. The two share their own experiences mourning athletes, actors and musicians, and talk about the role social media now plays when someone dies.

    Follow Cafecito and its hosts on social media:
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KSLCafecito
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/KSLcafecito
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kslcafecito/
    Xoel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/XoelCardenas
    Yvette on Twitter: https://twitter.com/YvyCruz

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Whit Helm ,

Great conversation

This show makes you think and reflect while providing some laughs in between. Definitely give it a chance!

Andrew Hull ,

Xoel and Yvette are awesome!

Great hosts, great takes, great podcast + coffee!

Sorenskt ,

Love this show!

Xoel and Yvette are wonderful hosts and talk about the most fascinating things!

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