66 episodes

The Self-Aware Millennial - hosted by J.Mix, opens the floor to provide a safe space to share wisdom on insightful, soul-searching, and uncomfortable topics that will nurture our souls and broaden our perspective of other livelihoods.

The Self-Aware Millennial J.Mix

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The Self-Aware Millennial - hosted by J.Mix, opens the floor to provide a safe space to share wisdom on insightful, soul-searching, and uncomfortable topics that will nurture our souls and broaden our perspective of other livelihoods.

    Ep66: Side Effects of Buspirone + Trileptal

    Ep66: Side Effects of Buspirone + Trileptal

    Outside of confidently mispronouncing "Buspirone" the entire episode, J.Mix gives a run-down of her current medications and goes into detail about how the drugly duo has affected her daily life emotionally, physically, and sexually.

    This episode is a sequel to Ep. 48: Side Effects of Zoloft. 

    Resources:
    https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a688005.html
    https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a601245.html
    https://www.nami.org/About-Mental-Illness/Treatments/Mental-Health-Medications/Types-of-Medication/Buspirone-(BuSpar)
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    Ep65: Black Mental Health Awareness with Dr. C'MA

    Ep65: Black Mental Health Awareness with Dr. C'MA

    In observation of Mental Health Awareness month, J.Mix invites Dr. C'MA (DSW, LCSW-BACS) to discuss black mental wellness and the lack of accessibility to behavioral health resources in low income communities. They also discuss Dr. C'MA's practice and her racial approach to healing work.

    Topics of Discussion:
    Quick summary of J.Mix's trying year thus far, What "real healing" means, Importance of investing in basic needs,  Effective means of achieving mental wellness in black community,  How Dr. C'MA maintains her mental health whilst helping others, Rejecting tradition means of measuring mental health, and sooo much more.

    For more information on Dr. C'MA and their private practice, visit The MindBody Service Collective.

    For a list of New Orleans-based mental health professionals visit Beautiful Bipolar's IG thread.

    Resources:
    SHELTER (Full Length Documentary)
    https://youtu.be/KUfNbNBFwRI

    SPOTLIGHT ON Dr. C'MA
    https://tssw.tulane.edu/news/alumni-spotlight-dr-corine-brown


    ** CLICK to listen to the FULL EPISODE of J.Mix narrating her WILD 30th year (thus far)

    The Self-Aware Millennial has no sponsors at this time. Our work is solely funded by YOU, the listener.  You can contribute to the longevity of the podcast by joining TSAM's Patreon
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    Song(s): "The Self-Aware Millennial Theme"  Pt. 3 by J.Mix, "Mid-Roll Vibes" by J.Mix
    Sound editor: Theo Fogleman

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    Ep64: The Cheater's Perspective Pt. 2

    Ep64: The Cheater's Perspective Pt. 2

    Being cheated on sucks. But how does it feel from the cheater's side of things?  On this two-part episode J.Mix chats with Erin S. and Bryant T. on the lessons they've learned from cheating on their partners. They explore the cheater's mindset and why its difficult for cheaters to break up with their partners before they cheat. Lastly, they offer advice AND SOLUTIONS to people who are currently cheating on their partners.

    Topics of Discussion (Pt. 2):
    Why ethical Nonmonogamy feels like cheating at first, What makes people cheat, Cheating with less attractive people, Why we're inclined to physically connect with strangers, Moving on after cheating breakup, Lizzie McGuire analogies, Attraction to thrill of cheating, How coming clean with your partner about your attraction to another person can diminish desire to cheat,  Advice to Current Cheaters

    Listen to that time J.Mix got getting cheated on TWICE by visiting
    https://www.patreon.com/theselfawaremillennial

    FOLLOW OUR GUESTS ON INSTAGRAM!
    Bryant @cornbread_booty & Erin @erinesheets

    Resources:
    https://hackspirit.com/infidelity-statistics/
    https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF02693241
    https://hackspirit.com/what-is-considered-cheating-in-relationship/
    The Self-Aware Millennial has no sponsors at this time. Our work is solely funded by YOU, the listener.  You can contribute to the longevity of this podcast by joining TSAM's Patreon
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    Ep63: The Cheater's Perspective Pt.1

    Ep63: The Cheater's Perspective Pt.1

    Being cheated on sucks. But how does it feel from the cheater's side of things?  On this two-part episode J.Mix chats with Erin S. and Bryant T. on the lessons they've learned from cheating on their partners. They explore the cheater's mindset and why its difficult for cheaters to break up with their partners before they cheat. Lastly, they offer advice AND SOLUTIONS to people who are currently cheating on their partners.

    Topics of Discussion (Pt. 1):
    Perpetual Cheating, What makes people cheat, Cheating with less attractive people, Cheating on person you cheated with, Breaking up with partner without telling them you cheated, Getting back together with partner you cheated on, Analyzing co-dependency patterns, Cheating out of fear of abandonment, How to Analyze Compatibility over New Relationship Energy, Advice to Current Cheaters

    Listen to that time J.Mix got getting cheated on TWICE by visiting
    https://www.patreon.com/theselfawaremillennial

    FOLLOW OUR GUESTS ON INSTAGRAM!
    Bryant @cornbread_booty & Erin @erinesheets

    Resources:
    https://hackspirit.com/infidelity-statistics/
    https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF02693241
    https://hackspirit.com/what-is-considered-cheating-in-relationship/
    The Self-Aware Millennial has no sponsors at this time. Our work is solely funded by YOU, the listener.  You can contribute to the longevity of this podcast by joining TSAM's Patreon
    https://www.patreon.com/theselfawaremillennial

    Check out our TSAM MERCH store! Grab yours before its too late!

    Follow The Self-Aware Millennial on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, and TikTok!
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    Song(s): "The Self-Aware Millennial Theme"  Pt. 3 by J.Mix, "Mid-Roll Vibes" by J.Mix
    Sound editor: J.MIX

    www.tsampodcast.com



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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ep62: Victim Mentality

    Ep62: Victim Mentality

    Have you ever fallen victim to circumstances that were not your fault? Have you been told that you suffer from "victim mentality" from a person of privilege? On this episode, J.Mix, Will, and Brittany acknowledge how they have fallen victim to their personal circumstances and carefully comment on the inappropriateness of victim mentality being imposed by others to exert their privilege. The trio also presents advice to listeners who are stuck in victimization mode.

    Topics discussed:
    Difference between victim & survivor, How to conduct a healthy discussion on victimhood, How to resolve issues with differing views on victim mentality

    FOLLOW OUR GUESTS ON INSTAGRAM!
    Will  @willfullypositive + @willandthefoxhounds
    Brittany @heyyyyyqueeeen + @livingmillennialproductions + @plantedaffirmations

    The Self-Aware Millennial has no sponsors at this time. Our work is solely funded by YOU, the listener.  You can contribute to the longevity of this podcast by joining TSAM's Patreon
    https://www.patreon.com/theselfawaremillennial

    Check out our TSAM MERCH store! Grab yours before its too late!

    Follow The Self-Aware Millennial on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, and TikTok!
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    For inquiries on almost everything, email theselfawaremillennial@gmail.com
    Compliments welcome as well :)
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    Song(s): "The Self-Aware Millennial Theme"  Pt. 3 by J.Mix, "Mid-Roll Vibes" by J.Mix
    Sound editor: Theo Fogleman

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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Ep61: Stigma Behind Mental Health & The Black Church

    Ep61: Stigma Behind Mental Health & The Black Church

    CW: This is not your grandma's podcast unless your grandma is okay with cussin and in-depth discussions about masturbation guilt. This week we have Brittany and Lawrence joining J.Mix to address the stigma behind mental illness and the black church. This trio of Fire Signs holds nothing back. They address the positive and negative attributes of navigating their respective churches as black millennials as well as offer solutions on how the black church can incorporate mental wellness practices into their spaces.

    Some topics discussed: Convenient Christians, Acceptance of LGBTQ Community, Masturbation Guilt, Post-nut Clarity, Mental Health Ministry, How Christians can support Mentally Ill Loved Ones, and much more!

    FOLLOW OUR GUESTS ON INSTAGRAM!
    Brittany @livingmillennialproductions
    Lawrence @soulboy30 and @your30martyao

    The Self-Aware Millennial has no sponsors at this time. Our work is solely funded by YOU, the listener.  You can contribute to the longevity of this podcast by joining TSAM's Patreon
    https://www.patreon.com/theselfawaremillennial

    Check out our TSAM MERCH store! Grab yours before its too late!

    Follow The Self-Aware Millennial on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, and TikTok!
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    For inquiries on almost everything, email theselfawaremillennial@gmail.com
    Compliments welcome as well :)
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    Song(s): "The Self-Aware Millennial Theme"  Pt. 3 by J.Mix, "Mid-Roll Vibes" by J.Mix
    Sound editor: J.Mix

    www.tsampodcast.com

    Resources:
    Before You Kill Yourself Podcast

    About Church from the Cult Education Institute:
    https://culteducation.com/group/1256-general-assembly.html 
    Official site of church discussed in this episode:
    https://www.churchofthelatterrain.com
    Rev. Dr. Greg Johnson Article
    https://christiancitizen.us/mental-illness-and-the-black-church/
    Alicia Montgomery Blog
    https://nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/July-2020/Why-Black-Churches-Need-to-Do-Better-with-Mental-Health-Issues
    Jamila Taylor Article
    https://tcf.org/content/report/racism-inequality-health-care-african-americans/?agreed=1
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/theselfawaremillennial)

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

AaronRichert ,

Must Listen

I’ve known the host for a long time, and have worked with her more times than I can count. Listening to her podcasts and her thoughts, especially as it pertains to the NOLA community, is something that should be required of any resident of the 504.

❤️RL ,

Love it!!!

Learning so much from this super honest and fresh podcast! Can’t wait to see what topics TSAM will discuss next!

Waterpark Fred ,

Finally!

Love Jess and her approach to this podcast. I’m happy to listen as follow her along on these fun, an sometimes hard to unpack discussions!

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