Life with Leyva

Life with Leyva

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By Jasmine Smoot
Exploring identity, gender, sexuality, mental health, music, movies, and art — the unofficial “junk drawer” of podcasts. Be sure to support the podcast to ensure the continuation of future episodes, and give us a follow on Twitter, @LifeWithLeyva, for important updates & polls!
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#7 Coming Out As Non-Binary ft. Jay (@jaybaby.tattoo)
Tune in as Jay & I discuss what their journey was like when they discovered they were non-binary, as well as what their experiences have been like with being a tattoo artist. This episode was recorded LIVE on Instagram, over at instagram.com/lifewithleyva. This episode is sponsored by Flipboard!
33:12
December 2, 2018
#6 The Emotional & Physical Aftermath of A Car Accident ft. Roxanne
Roxanne & I sit down to discuss the challenges she faced after getting hit by a car in 2014.
10:12
October 22, 2018
#5 Battling Physical & Mental Illnesses ft. Brooke
In this episode of Life With Leyva, my friend Brooke & I discuss her struggles with Type 1 Diabetes, as well as depression, anxiety, and ADHD. We talk about how her physical illness impacts her mental illnesses, and we even talk about her struggles with writing her upcoming book, “Over Again”! Brooke’s Instagram: https://instagram.com/elliesreign Check out TheSkimm for all your news-related needs: http://www.theskimm.com/?r=4d9132a9 Download SweatCoin to earn money for walking TODAY! swcapp.uk/i/jasmine368684
1:25:15
October 10, 2018
#4 How Anxiety Affects Relationships ft. Kursti
On this episode of Life With Leyva, my friend Kursti & I talk about how our anxiety disorders affect the relationships of those around us: friendships, romantic relationships, and even our relationships with our families. Be sure to check out Kursti's Facebook page, Hall's Craft Shack, for some amazing hand-made gifts! https://www.facebook.com/hallscraftshack/
40:56
October 7, 2018
#3 Dropping Out of Highschool & Finding Yourself ft. Rachel
In this episode of Life With Leyva, I sit down with my friend Rachel from highschool. We both ended up dropping out to pursue other things: she went on to get her GED, while I went straight inro the working world. Tune in as we discuss the differences we experienced, our personal struggles, and even some advice for those of you out there who also feel like dropping out.
37:18
October 4, 2018
#2 Being A Male Make-Up Artist ft. Castien (@manlybunny)
Meet Castien: a transgender makeup artist with over 20k followers on Instagram! In this episode, we talk about dysphoria, being an Instagram influencer, and even about rabbits! Be sure to check out Castien’s Instagram, @manlybunny.
27:09
September 30, 2018
#1 Being Transgender in Highschool ft. Grayson
Learn what it's like to be Grayson: a transgender male attending his freshman year in highschool. We'll discuss relationships, mental health, and even pick up some advice along the way!
34:43
September 25, 2018
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