Episode Thirty Six – Marisa Acosta

Episode Thirty Six – Marisa Acosta

This episode was recorded on the patio in front of a Baskin Robins in Sahuarita, Arizona! There is some background noise that we apologize for. However the message and the inspiration that Marisa gives throughout the session is important so we hope you won’t mind the noise. This interview goes from one subject to another to another like a roller coaster. From talking about life in the theater, to growing up Latina to sushi, you never know what’s coming next! It’s fun, informative and thought provoking all at once. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

Episode Thirty Four – Gina Gillis of AFSP.org

Episode Thirty Four – Gina Gillis of AFSP.org

Suicide among musicians and creatives is a growing issue. The stress of the industry, the lack of a support system and other factors add to the problem.Gina Gillis is the Southern Arizona Ambassador for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

This interview talks about how to get involved and where to seek solutions to mental health issues. We also talk about the events Gina is organizing and her love for punk music!

Episode Thirty Three – A Serious Issue

Episode Thirty Three – A Serious Issue

As someone who has been thru the paralyzing effects of depression caused by overwork, bad habits and emotional stress, Ricardo can speak to what to look for, who to seek help from and how to change your mindset and environment. It is a very personal issue for him. After seeing so many musicians and entertainers take their lives or have their careers stolen because of anxiety and depression, Ricardo is determined to give musicians the resources they need to control these symptoms.

Episode Thirty Two – Paige Valdiserri

Episode Thirty Two – Paige Valdiserri

Musicians and creatives are three times as likely to deal with stress anxiety and depression than are non-musicians. We put so much into our passion and have the pressure of the industry and society that adds to the level of stress in our careers. Paige has worked with creatives as well as military Special Forces and first responders who deal with trauma daily. Her techniques are perfect for those of us who think outside the box.