98 episodes

Founder and CEO of The Back to Me Project (@backtomeproject), Yoli Tamu (@yolitamuofficial) hosts this college-focused podcast inspired by college students across the nation. This podcast was created to answer many questions posed by college freshmen entering this new environment and college graduates heading out into a new world as young adults. Every week, students will be inspired and encouraged by self-affirming interviews and tips to succeed in college and in a career they love.

The Back to Me Project: College and Beyond Yoli Tamu

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Founder and CEO of The Back to Me Project (@backtomeproject), Yoli Tamu (@yolitamuofficial) hosts this college-focused podcast inspired by college students across the nation. This podcast was created to answer many questions posed by college freshmen entering this new environment and college graduates heading out into a new world as young adults. Every week, students will be inspired and encouraged by self-affirming interviews and tips to succeed in college and in a career they love.

    99. Keep Walkin' Like You're Goin' Somewhere with Cornelius C. Mims

    99. Keep Walkin' Like You're Goin' Somewhere with Cornelius C. Mims

    Maintaining your self-esteem while trying to manage the many transitions of this life can be a daunting task. In today's episode, Three Time Grammy Award Winning Producer, Songwriter and Musician, Cornelius C. Mims joins us to encourage you to keep putting one foot in front of the other no matter what. Find out how he overcame self-destructive behaviors that lured him into a whirlwind of addiction that almost claimed his life. With a strong spiritual foundation and a committed network of family and friends, Cornelius proudly walks daily with a purpose and a willingness to take life one step at a time.

    Cornelius “Corney” Mims has performed live, in studio, and on television with well-known artists throughout the music industry. His list of credits reads like a who’s who of the music industry’s elite. Names like Michael Jackson, Kenny Loggins, Natalie Cole, En Vogue, George Michael, Brandy, Phil Collins, Snoop Dogg and Beyonce only scratch the surface of his musical accomplishments. More recent credits include bass guitarist/vocalist with Three Time Grammy Award winner Fantastic Negrito’s The Last Days Of Oakland (2016), Please Don’t Be Dead (2018), Have You Lost Your Mind Yet? (2020), co-songwriter on Mary J. Blige's 2006 smash single “Enough Crying”, and co-writer/ producer of LLCoolJ's 2005 hit single "Hush". To learn more about Corney and the KWLYGS movement, visit Corney Mims on Facebook or connect with him on IG @bombbass1014 and @KWLYGS.

    • 34 min
    98. Is College the Only Path to Your Success? with Dr. LaToya Rene Robertson

    98. Is College the Only Path to Your Success? with Dr. LaToya Rene Robertson

    As school resumes this month, many students are wondering if attending college really makes sense for them. In today's episode, our returning guest, Dr. LaToya René Robertson, Director of DEI Initiatives for Student Affairs at The College of Wooster helps us explore the different kind of college consumers that now exist as a result of our changing times. She offers specific questions to ask your school counselor, so that you can discover if a vocational certification or a college degree will help you reach your career goals faster.

    Dr. Robertson completed both her Doctorate of Philosophy and MA in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Music Business at Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina. As an author, implicit bias researcher, businesswoman, and educator, Dr. Robertson’s background is filled with unique and seemingly unrelated experiences; however, each experience perfectly feeds into her ability to effectively educate and consult. She has spoken at a TEDx Conference, the NASPA Multicultural Institute, contributed to virtual panels regarding equity, and the Hawai’i International Conference of Education. Her work with universities and private companies has helped to close gaps in inefficient operations, increased retention, and create solutions that engaged with all stakeholders. To learn more about her work, connect with her on IG @iamlatoyarene or @thecollegecheatsheet. You can also visit her website at LatoyaRene.com.⁠

    • 17 min
    97. The Smell of Bliss with Dr. Pam Tarlow

    97. The Smell of Bliss with Dr. Pam Tarlow

    Do you use essential oils to calm your mood or lift your spirits? If so, you're on the right track. If not, take a listen to today's episode with our returning guest, Integrative Health Pharmacist, Dr. Pam Tarlow. Find out about many of the therapeutic uses of aromatherapy and the importance of knowing the source of pure essential oils before you use them.

    Dr. Tarlow completed her PharmD in Pharmacy at the USC School of Pharmacy in Los Angeles, California. She studied Chemistry at the University of California, Santa Barbara. This patient-oriented pharmacist is an expert in integrative pharmacy working privately with patients, students, healthcare professionals as well as serving as the ‘pharmacist-in-charge’ at Santa Monica Homeopathic Pharmacy for over 20 years. Her practice has evolved to include working closely with providers and patients on the safe, appropriate, and effective use of pharmaceuticals, botanicals, cannabinoids, homeopathics, nutritional agents, therapeutic essential oils, and mindful attention. To learn more about Dr. Tarlow and the various natural products available to you, connect with her on IG @santamonicahomeopathicpharmacy or visit the Santa Monica Homeopathic Pharmacy at SMHomeopathic.com.⁠

    • 23 min
    96. Be What You Need with Cristin Dent

    96. Be What You Need with Cristin Dent

    In these times, seeking emotional safety in your relationships is key. In today's episode, College Professor and former therapist, Cristin Dent joins us to encourage you to give yourself some grace and allow yourself to be transformed by the coping skills she has used in her life to be emotionally and physically healthy. While emphasizing that "healing is in the doing and not the feeling", learn how to get unstuck and transform your life for the better.

    Cristin completed her Master of Marriage and Family Therapy at University of Southern California (USC) and she received her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre at California State University, Long Beach. Born and raised a Los Angeles native, Cristin utilizes psychology & narrative art to help people forgive their parents. This serial entrepreneur & 3x published author had her first book sell out in 3 days. This former therapist & college professor of Psychology has been a presenter for various mental health and women conferences, including Domestic Violence Prevention with Halle Berry. The Long Beach Press Telegram Newspaper called Cristin, “The combo package of intelligence, imagination, and emotional accessibility.” The Sentinel Newspaper said, “Sure to inspire and inform while entertain!” For fun, Cristin likes to eat vegan food, play laser tag & swim with dolphins. To learn more about Cristin and her work, connect with her on TikTok @honeyhomecurl.

    • 27 min
    95. Heal Thyself with Linda Penny

    95. Heal Thyself with Linda Penny

    Have you figured out your self-healing routine yet? As we settle into the relaxation and reflection of this summer, we invite back Holistic Health Expert and Reiki Master, Linda Penny to discuss the power we already have to heal and calm ourselves within. Linda believes our health is governed by the energy we possess within our bodies. Learn about the energetic healing exercises and heart meditations she uses to reconnect with herself and calm her nervous system. Perception changes everything. So, embrace your amazing self with gratitude.

    Linda studied at the Academy of Systemic Kinesiology, now known as the Kinesiology Association. With over 35 years of studying, treating and teaching experience, she has taught thousands of students on three continents. She has developed a strong passion for healing and educating people, so they have the tools they need to take care of themselves. She is a member of The Kinesiology Association and her training programs include Kinesiology, Sound Therapy, Chakra Balancing and Energy Medicine to name a few. To get a COLLEGE DISCOUNT for her Energy Healing classes and a FREE COPY of her Growth Meditation, email her at linda.penny@gmail.com and visit her website at LindaPenny.com.

    • 25 min
    94. Add Value Naturally In Your Career with Daniela Ngounou

    94. Add Value Naturally In Your Career with Daniela Ngounou

    In honor of Juneteenth and the many ancestors who paved the way before us, we encourage you to commit to build a legacy for yourself and the community that has poured into you. In today's episode, we invite international speaker, coach, and author, Daniela Ngounou to join us to share her passionate commitment to Young Adult Success! Find out why God is her master strategist and learn the routines and practices she uses to achieve success and set an environment of gratitude.

    Daniela completed her Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting with a Minor in Management Information Systems at Penn State University in Pennsylvania. She is also a Digital Health Product Manager at Baylor Scott and White Health, who helps interns and graduates excel in life by using powerful self and career development strategies. Daniela is a Cameroon native and the author of the book “Your First Corporate Job Made Easy” In her book she shares 7 guaranteed secrets to excel in your new career and avoid common mistakes. To learn more about Daniela and her work, connect with her on IG @danielangounou or visit her website at DanielaNgounou.com.

    • 22 min

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