Ricardo is not only your host for ‘Thanks For Sitting In’, he is the Founder of our parent company, Fermata Media Group LLC. In this episode, Ricardo talks about his life purpose, his “Why”.
(King) Ian Michael is only 23 years old but already has established himself a rising star. His exudes a uplifting attitude and has positive messages in his music.He is a R&B / Hip Hop artist with a flair for pop. Ian Michael is an entertainer. And his live performances are not to be missed.
Ernesto ‘Neto’ Portillo Jr is a respected journalist and columnist. An advocate for the unheard voices. He also has a love for the diverse music and cultural scene in Tucson and Southern Arizona. Unafraid to share his opinions on any subject makes this episode one that you’ll enjoy from start to finish.
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.
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.