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The Coconut Connection

The Coconut Connection

By Jade Fox & G. Supreme
Round, brown, nutty crew with a passion for "talk story", who share their views on race, culture, current events, pop culture, and quirky obsessions! Informing, empowering, and entertaining with humor - one episode at a time.

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Film. Club: Did The Debut capture Filipino American culture?
Jade & G. discuss what they thought about the film, The Debut! (recorded 5/30/2021)  Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
01:16:35
June 13, 2021
What's our Top 5 Movie Series? Time to Binge Watch!
Jade & G share their Top 5 Movies Series! (recorded 5/23/21)  Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
51:55
May 30, 2021
Bonus Film Club: Is Beauty and the Beast still Jade's favorite Disney movie? Comparing animated vs. live action movies
Jade & G. discuss their thoughts about The Beauty and the Beast movies (recorded 5/16/21). Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
01:14:57
May 23, 2021
Book Club: The Baddest Bitch in the Room by Sophia Chang | Why do you need to know Sophia Chang?
Jade & G discuss The Baddest Bitch in the Room by Sophia Chang and why it's important to know who she is. (recorded 4/18/21)  Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
01:00:04
April 25, 2021
What's the difference between Hoarding and Collecting?
Jade & G wonder if they're hoarding or collecting? (recorded 4/11/21)  Difference between hoarding/collecting https://adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd/hoarding-basics Levels of Hoarding https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/mental-health/hoarding/related/levels-of-hoarding/ Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
44:19
April 18, 2021
Weight Series: What's Working?
Jade updates us on her Millionth Journey to a Healthier Me and what's working for her?  (recorded 4/4/21)  WW https://www.weightwatchers.com/us/how-it-works/smartpoints https://simple-nourished-living.com/weight-watchers-101-all-about-smart-points-how-to-track-them/ Lose It! https://www.loseit.com https://lifehacker.com/diet-tracker-showdown-myfitnesspal-vs-lose-it-1792754350 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating https://www.intuitiveeating.org/10-principles-of-intuitive-eating/ Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
01:05:04
April 11, 2021
Film Club: The Joy Luck Club? Digging Deeper! Part 2 of 2
Jade, G, and Maile continue their discussion about The Joy Luck Club (recorded 3/28/21), Part 2 of 2.  Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
54:27
April 7, 2021
Film Club: Is The Joy Luck Club film relevant about 25 years later? Part 1 of 2
Jade, G, and Maile get together for a discussion about this month's Film Club selection, The Joy Luck Club! (recorded 3/28/21) We talk about Mothers, Daughters, and Mother/Daughter relationships!  Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
42:28
April 4, 2021
Coconutty Topics ! | Trigger Warnings / Adult Topics !
Jade & G discuss latest news and gossip! (recorded 3/21/21) Trigger warnings and adult topics!!! Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
01:14:50
March 28, 2021
Book Club: The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui | Stories of our Parents/Grandparents
Jade & G discuss The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui. They talk about memoir writing and finding out more about your parents/grandparents pasts and stories. (recorded 3/14/21) Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
01:09:30
March 21, 2021
What is the subconscious mind? How can we tap into our Root and get into our Rhythm? | Interview with Tabitha Nieto, HypnoCoach
Jade & G interview Tabitha Nieto, Hypno Coach for Root + Rhythm Experience. Tabitha is a Subconscious Mind Coach with 10 years wellness and 16 years corporate experience.  She uses tools of coaching, mindfulness, somatic work and hypnotherapy to utilize the power of the subconscious mind to deliver powerful results to her clients allowing them to explore and untangle the causes of their unique challenges. (recorded 3/7/21) Follow Tabitha Nieto : @rootandrhythmexperience and at this link https://linktr.ee/TabithaNieto Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
01:02:45
March 14, 2021
What are your guilty pleasures? What shows do you watch to escape reality?
Jade & G talkstory about the current shows we watch to escape the stress and anxiety of reality. (recorded 2/28/21) Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
38:15
March 7, 2021
Are you living in your purpose? | Talkstory with Jennifer Redondo-Marquez & Rose Buado, authors of In Her Purpose
Jade & G. talkstory with Jenn and Rose, co-authors of the book, In Her Purpose. They are entrepreneurs who offer services to women in finding and living their purpose in business. They share their stories of ups and downs in finding their own purpose. (recorded 2/21/21) In Her Purpose:  Join their community! https://www.inherpurpose.com/ Shop: https://ihpshop.com/ They can also be found on: Facebook Twitter Instagram Linked In TIkTok  Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
01:09:04
February 28, 2021
This or That : Play with Us! | What is blocking you?
Jade and G talk about roadblocks that are blocking us from living out our dreams and passions (recorded 1/24/21) . We discuss Hal Elrod's Miracle Morning and Miracle Equation and how to jumpstart our intentions to what we want in life.  Also play along with our This or That game!  Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod or leave a message on our email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
40:27
January 31, 2021
Film Club: The Farewell | Is it a comedy or drama? Would you want to know if you're dying?
Jade & G discuss the film, The Farewell, written and directed by Lulu Wang in 2019 (recorded 1/17/2021) Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod or leave a message on our email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
53:37
January 24, 2021
Different types of eaters, Which one(s) are you? Part 4 of 5
Jade has her next installment of her Millionth Journey to a Healthier Me series: Different types of eaters, Which one(s) are you? (recorded 1/10/2021) Sources: https://www.cheatsheet.com/health-fitness/different-types-of-eaters-which-one-are-you.html/ The 6 Different Types of Eaters: Which One Are You?  By Julie Peirano https://www.psycom.net/stop-emotional-eating?slide=8#slide https://econofitness.ca/en/blog-eat-type-of-eater https://www.active.com/nutrition/articles/what-type-of-eater-are-you/2 https://www.drmorgan.com.au/what-type-of-an-eater-am-i/ Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod or leave a message on our email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
56:06
January 17, 2021
Let's talk about COVID, vaccines & the NEW NORMAL!
Jade and G talk about COVID updates and the the NEW NORMAL. (recorded 1/3/2021)  Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
51:44
January 10, 2021
Book Club: Whiter by Nikki Khanna ; Asian American Women on Skin Color and Colorism | & What is our Theme Word of the Year?
This month's Book Club is on Whiter by Nikki Khanna, a collection of essays of Asian American Women on Skin Color and Colorism. Jade and G unpack their thoughts about the book and personal experiences with colorism. Also, Jade and G talk about their NEW Theme Words for 2021! What is YOUR theme word? (recorded 12/27/2020)  Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com  
01:02:02
January 3, 2021
What's the Difference between Eating Disorder and Disordered Eating ? Part 3 of 5
Jade has her next installment of her Millionth Journey to a Healthier Me series: Eating Disorder and Disordered Eating, What's the difference?  (recorded 12/13/2020) Sources:  https://www.psycom.net/stop-emotional-eating?slide=8#slide https://econofitness.ca/en/blog-eat-type-of-eater https://www.active.com/nutrition/articles/what-type-of-eater-are-you/2 https://www.drmorgan.com.au/what-type-of-an-eater-am-i/ Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod or leave a message on our email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
58:05
December 20, 2020
Was the new Mulan film (2020) any good?
Jade & G compare the Mulan films, the animated and recent live action films and give our own review to these films (recorded 12/6/2020)  Follow us on our social media pages! Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod or leave a message on our email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com
59:36
December 12, 2020
Geeking out on Mandalorian | What's your Winter Bucket List?
Jade & G geek out on The Mandalorian series and lightsabers. Also, it's that time of the year! Listen to G's Winter Bucket List.  Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
01:00:50
December 6, 2020
Film Club: Colma the Musical | What are your memories of senior year?
Jade & G have a special guest, Maile, who helps break down Colma the Musical film (2006) and they discuss why it showed up on The 20 Best Asian American Films in the last 20 Year article. (recorded 11/22/2020)  Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
01:08:12
November 29, 2020
What Asian Stereotypes do we claim? | Our 1 Year Anniversary!! WOO HOO!! | Quarantine Edition
It's our ANNIVERSARY! WE DID IT!!  Thank you to our listeners and all the downloads/plays you have heard. WE APPRECIATE YOU!!  Today Jade & G talk about their own stereotypes in a fun game we call, "2 LIES & 1 TRUTH!" (recorded 11/15/2020) Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
47:10
November 22, 2020
Weight Loss/Gain: Why is there so much shame and guilt? | Part 2 of 5
Jade's installment of The Millionth Journey to a Healthier Me where Jade & G talk about their experiences in weight gain and loss and Jade offers some tips to finding happiness and joy, outside of the body image and numbers (recorded 11/08/2020). Some articles referenced: Stop the Shame: A Self-Love Approach to Your Health by Nicole Connor https://www.upmcmyhealthmatters.com/stop-the-shame-a-self-love-approach-to-your-health/ Five Things to Know About Body Image After Weight Loss by Julia Dellitt https://aaptiv.com/magazine/accepting-your-body How to Mentally and Emotionally Cope with Weight Gain (written by Deanna Debara) https://aaptiv.com/magazine/cope-with-weight-gain Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
48:32
November 15, 2020
Karate Kid Movies & Cobra Kai the Series | SOMEONE is OBSESSED | Quarantine Edition
G talks about how OBSESSED she is with the Karate Kid movies and Cobra Kai  series (on Netflix). Thank you for coming to G's TED TALK! G & Jade hope you are entertained! If not, definitely come back next week! LOL  Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
01:03:14
November 8, 2020
How do we honor our dead? | A Eulogy for G's Dad | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G discuss how we honor our deceased, what Filipino traditions honor the dead, and the eulogy that never was...until now. (recorded 10/25/20) Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
59:34
November 1, 2020
Read with us! Book Club : Patron Saints of Nothing (R. Ribay) | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G talkstory (and many tangents!) about Randy Ribay's  book, Patron Saints of Nothing . We talk about Filipino identity, faith, family, and fan fiction! (recorded 10/18/2020)  This month's Filipino American History Month Spotlight: Watsonville Riots. Read more about it here.  https://eji.org/news/history-racial-injustice-filipino-farmworkers/ NEXT: COCONUT FILM CLUB: Colma the Musical ! (let us know if you want to come on and talkstory with us!)   Follow us on our social media pages!  email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com  Facebook: The Coconut Connection  Instagram: @CoconutConPod  Twitter: @CoconutConPod
01:07:16
October 25, 2020
What's Weighing You Down? : Yo-yo Dieting | Part 1 of 5
Jade's  The Millionth Journey to a Healthier Me . Jade &G discuss what is yo-yo dieting, our history of weight loss and gain, and what is it about diets that don't work for most! (recorded 10/11/2020) Jade refers to this article, by Christine Byrne, "12 Reasons to Ditch the Diet. Mentality" Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
49:00
October 18, 2020
Mixed Race Series II | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G talk to Justin Henrickson about culture identity, perks and challenges of being multi-racial, and how it plays into his art process.  (recorded 10/4/2020) This week's Filipino American History Spotlight is Dr. Dawn Bohulano Mabalon (educator/activist/historian/writer). Learn all about her on our podcast and this link and this link!   https://www.kqed.org/news/11687433/leaving-a-legacy-dawn-bohulano-mabalon-filipino-american-champion-and-historian https://history.sfsu.edu/content/passing-dr-dawn-bohulano-mabalon ALSO, check out Carcerem the Series (podcast) https://www.carceremtheseries.com/  Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
56:04
October 11, 2020
Filipino Superstitions & Retelling Folktales | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G. talk about the Filipino Superstitions that we grew up with. We also read and retell folktales that speak to culture and traditions! (recorded 09/27/2020) October is Filipino American History Month! We highlight and spotlight Filipinos that made a difference in American history. Today we spotlight Vicki Manalo Draves, Olympian diver who won 2 gold medals! Learn about her: https://www.inverse.com/culture/vicki-draves Find out more about Filipino American History Month here! http://fanhs-national.org/filam/about/ More info about Lane Wilcken, author of The Forgotten Children of Maui: Filipino Myths, Tattoos, and Rituals of a Demigod  https://www.lanewilcken.com/ Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
01:01:59
October 4, 2020
Film Club: Better Luck Tomorrow - Part 2 | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G continue to talkstory about the characters of Justin Lin's film, Better Luck Tomorrow, films we fantasize about making, and introducing our first book for the Coconut Connect Book Club!! (recorded 09/20/2020) Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
31:31
September 30, 2020
Film Club: Better Luck Tomorrow - Part 1 | Quarantine Edition
Jade and G talkstory about the themes, Model Minority Myth, and characters in the film, Justin Lin's film, Better Luck Tomorrow.  (recorded 09/20/2020) Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
45:14
September 27, 2020
Season 2 Premiere | We're Back! How do you create a Miracle Morning? | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G are baaaaaack! We talk about how do you make your mornings a Miracle Morning! (recorded 09/13/2020) We also shout out these business owners we are obsessed with: Herbalaria (Lyn Pacificar), Follow the Sun Art,  Alamar Cosmetics and Kara's Cakes & Pastries (not sponsored by any of these businesses just crazy obsessed with them) !  @iamherbalaria @FollowtheSunArt @alamarcosmetics @karascakesandpastries Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
46:25
September 20, 2020
Season 1 Finale: Will we do a Season 2? | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G talkstory about Season 1 of our podcast! AND....what to look forward to in Season 2 !  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
44:10
August 9, 2020
Nightworld Podcast: Creative process | Interview with Arvie (Part 2 of 2) | Quarantine Edition
Jade, G, and Johnny continue the conversation with Arvie from Nightworld Podcast, and talk about processing and producing spoken word and what we can look forward to for Nightworld in the near future! (recorded 7/26/2020; please excuse the technical sound difficulties as we are recording our episodes remotely).  Check out Nightworld on  Twitter: @nightworldpod Email: nightworldpod@hvbrecordings.com Spotify: Nightworld a Podcast Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
28:11
August 5, 2020
Growing up "Mixed" | Interview with Johnny (G's hubby), and Arvie from Nightworld Podcast (Part 1 of 2) | Quarantine Edition
Jade and G have a conversation with Johnny (G's husband) and Arvie, the artist from Nightworld Podcast, as they talk about their experiences about being "mixed" or biracial, its challenges, strengths, and which ethnicity they identify with (recorded 7/26/2020; please excuse the technical sound difficulties as we record remotely). Check out Nightworld on Twitter: @nightworldpod Email: nightworldpod@hvbrecordings.com Spotify: Nightworld a Podcast Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
38:10
August 2, 2020
Childhood Cartoons! What do you know about Robotech?
Jade & G reminisce about our favorite childhood cartoons! Can you recognize some of them? (recorded 7/19/2020)  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
40:43
July 26, 2020
Recurring Dreams: Dream Interpretation (Part 2 of 2) | Quarantine Edition
Jade and G talk about their recurring or most memorable dreams and what they mean (recorded 7/12/2020).  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
29:04
July 22, 2020
What do your dreams mean? :Dream Interpretation (Part 1 of 2) | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G share their dreams from the last 2 weeks and analyze what they mean! (recorded 7/12/2020) Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
35:13
July 19, 2020
Save the drama for ya mama! What's up with K-Dramas? | Talking with Femi from Femi Home Chef | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G. have Femi Garcia Alapag from Kara's  Cakes & Pastries, the baker of yummy ube pandesal and crinkle cookies, on to talk about Crash Landing On You (now on Netflix), the Korean Drama, and discuss what's the attraction to K-Dramas. (recorded 7/5/2020)  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
57:29
July 12, 2020
What is Colorism ? (Part 2) : Interview with Dr. Joanne Rondilla | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G.  continue our talk with Dr. Joanne Rondilla about colorism in our culture, and where we can start being part of the solution. (recorded 6/28/2020) Dr. Joanne Rondilla -IG @professorjro -Website http://skinmemoirs.com -Whiter anthology edited by Nikki Khanna ( Dr. Joanne Rondilla  contributed to this anthology) Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
42:21
July 8, 2020
What is Colorism ? (Part 1) : Interview with Dr. Joanne Rondilla | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G. talk with Dr. Joanne Rondilla about what is colorism, origins of colorism, and our own prejudices. (recorded 6/28/2020)  Dr. Joanne Rondilla -IG @professorjro -Website http://skinmemoirs.com -Whiter anthology edited by Nikki Khanna ( Dr. Joanne Rondilla contributed to this anthology)  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
32:19
July 5, 2020
Are you living your Authentic Self? | Childhood Dreams | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G talk about our childhood dreams and did they come true? Is it aligned with our authentic self? (recorded 6/14/2020) The Law of Attraction & Your Authentic Self: https://www.thelawofattraction.com/the-four-step-formula-for-manifesting-your-dreams/ Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
46:30
June 28, 2020
What were your most beloved childhood TV shows? | Coconut Byte Quarantine Edition
Jade & G share their TOP 5 Childhood TV Shows. They talk about why they liked these shows, how it shaped the as people, and what are our hopes for future TV shows. (recorded 6/7/2020) Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
43:10
June 21, 2020
Updates on the Movement & What Can We Do Next (Part 2 of 2) | Quarantine Edition
Jade and G continue their conversation about the Movement and offer up suggestions on how everyone can contribute and get involved. (recorded 6/7/2020)  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
30:37
June 17, 2020
Updates on the Movement & our thoughts on BLM (Part 1 of 2) | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G discuss their thoughts on latest news and updates on the Movement. (recorded 6/7/2020) Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
22:35
June 14, 2020
What's the difference between Black Lives Matter vs. All Lives Matter? | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G talk about the difference between Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter, the way Asians perpetuate anti-black racism, & what can our communities do to support our black brothers and sisters.  (Recorded 5/31/2020) Check out these links:  Risk of being killed by police use of force in the United States by age, race–ethnicity, and sex 30+ Ways Asians Perpetuate Anti-Black Racism Everyday by Michelle Kim What I Hear When Someone Says “I Don’t See Color” Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
54:50
June 7, 2020
More than the Blues:Our Personal Stories, Dealing with Depression | Quarantine Edition
For Mental Health Awareness Month, Jade & G share their personal stories and experiences with depression. (Recorded 5/24/2020)  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
46:27
May 31, 2020
Why do we play the comparison game? Social Media Envy | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G. have a conversation about social media and envy, the pros and cons of social media, and how to set intentions and limits to social media intake. We also chit chat about Instant Pot, a book review about The Honest Enneagram by Sarajane Case and  update on Jade's writing! (recorded May 17, 2020). Suggested social media recommendations : Jennifer Dickinson, Writer/Consultant/L.A. Writing Workshops (IG: @chapteroneworkshopla )  The Honest Enneagram by Sarajane Case (IG: @enneagramandcoffee ) Leann and Michelle Enneagram Videos ; HILARIOUS! Watch after you take your test! (YouTube: Leann & Michelle; IG: @leannandmichelle )   Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages!  email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com  Facebook: The Coconut Connection  Instagram: @CoconutConPod  Twitter: @CoconutConPod
49:48
May 24, 2020
The Joys and Pains of Working from Home | Quarantine Edition
Jade and G. talk about their experiences working from home for the first time (recorded 5/8/2020).  Articles: https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-work-from-home-without-losing-your-mind/ https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/12/success/work-from-home-tips/index.html We are recording remotely to practice social distancing, so please forgive an sound imperfections that may occur (recorded 4/19/2020). Thank you for listening! And as always, we encourage you to post a comment or leave a message on our social media pages (or email us)! Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
42:56
May 17, 2020
Trailer: Why you should listen to our podcast!
Jade & G. are two pinays/pacific islanders chattin' it up on various topics, from their  point of view. They talk about how to take action, to empower, and elevate your mind! Never too late to be a badass. Pick a topic and listen. Then come back for more! 
01:21
May 12, 2020
Feeling our age and how do we feel about aging | Coconut Byte Quarantine Edition
Jade & G. talk about the ups and downs of growing older. We are recording remotely to practice social distancing, so please forgive an sound imperfections that may occur (recorded 5/3/2020). Thank you for listening! And as always, we encourage you to post a comment or leave a message on our social media pages (or email us)! Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
33:39
May 10, 2020
Having Conversations with Our Children about Discrimination : An Interview with Maite Zabala-Alday | Quarantine Edition
Jade & G talk to the author of the article, "Talking to My Seven-Year-Old Asian-American Son About Coronavirus Discrimination" (click link to read her article) and have conversations around how to talk about discrimination with our children.  Highly recommend that you read her article and share it with others to be part of the solution. We are recording remotely to practice social distancing, so please forgive an sound imperfections that may occur (recorded 4/26/2020). Thank you for listening! And as always, we encourage you to post a comment or leave a message on our social media pages (or email us)! Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
38:26
May 3, 2020
Open Mic - Coconut Style!! Quarantine Edition
Jade and G. get their creative juices out and perform an open mic, Coconut Connection Style! We are recording remotely to practice social distancing, so please forgive any sound imperfections that may occur (recorded 4/19/2020). Thank you for listening! And as always, we encourage you to post a comment or leave a message on our social media pages (or email us)! Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
47:26
April 26, 2020
Ya Gotta Have Faith: Our Spiritual Mindset in Times of Crisis | Bonus Coconut Byte | Quarantine Edition
Jade and G discuss thoughts and feelings about God and Faith, especially during times of crisis. Please forgive the sound quality, we are remotely recording this from our respective homes.(recorded 4/5/2020) Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com   Facebook: The Coconut Connection   Instagram: @CoconutConPod   Twitter: @CoconutConPod
26:55
April 19, 2020
Quarantine Edition: How are we dealing?
Jade and G practice social distancing on this episode. They talk about  COVID-19 and how we are coping and dealing with shelter in place. With that said, please forgive the sound quality, we are remotely recording this from our respective homes. (Recorded 4/5/2020).  Also, check out G's favorite YouTuber @AmandaRozze and on Instagram for makeup tutorials and lifestyle tips! Here's one of her makeup tutorials and review : https://youtu.be/TEhKLp6v8F4  Follow us on our social media pages!  email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com    Facebook: The Coconut Connection    Instagram: @CoconutConPod    Twitter: @CoconutConPod
26:44
April 12, 2020
Bonus Coconut Byte: Enneagram | A Personality Test | Truth or B.S.?
Jade and G. take the Enneagram Personality Test and our thoughts on our results. Take the test yourself!  We took the RHETI test : https://tests.enneagraminstitute.com/ (recorded 3/8/2020) Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com  Facebook: The Coconut Connection  Instagram: @CoconutConPod  Twitter: @CoconutConPod
19:20
April 5, 2020
The Legacy of Larry Itliong, a Labor Movement Activist | Why don't you know about him?
Jade and G. learn about and share what we know about Larry Itliong, the labor activist, that sparked a movement in American History, He initiated the UFW (United Farm Workers) alongside Cesar Chavez. There would not have been a movement like this without Larry Itliong. Info from the book Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong by Dawn Mabalon and Gayle Romasanta; and Long Distance Radio YouTube and Podcast. (recorded 3/8/2020) Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages!  email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com  Facebook: The Coconut Connection  Instagram: @CoconutConPod  Twitter: @CoconutConPod
32:06
March 29, 2020
Bonus Coconut Byte: Top 5 Fears (that may be small to other people)
Jade and G. talk about their top 5 fears! Yikes! Which ones are your top 5? (recorded 3/8/2020) Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages!  email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com  Facebook: The Coconut Connection  Instagram: @CoconutConPod T witter: @CoconutConPod
26:01
March 22, 2020
The 5 Love Languages | What is yours? Take the test!
Jade & G. talk about their love languages and compare it to their hubbies' languages! (recorded 3/8/2020) Take the test! https://www.5lovelanguages.com/ Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
27:28
March 15, 2020
Perfection : Dealing with perfection & thought distortions
Jade and G. talk about their experience with perfection. The Good, The Bad, The Ugly Thought Distortions, and how to manage the stress and anxiety that comes with "being perfect." Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
41:40
March 8, 2020
Bonus Coconut Byte: Super Bowl Halftime Show
Jade and G. discuss the controversial Super Bowl Halftime Show with Jennifer Lopez and Shakira! Latest news (2/26/2020) :FCC gets 1,312 Complaints about Super Bowl Halftime Show weeks after! https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/fcc-gets-1-312-complaints-163511606.html Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
12:15
March 1, 2020
Bonus Coconut Byte: Women Film Directors & Oscar Nominations 2020
Jade & G. discuss women directors and Oscar Nominations 2020! (recorded before the Oscars aired) Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
17:55
February 23, 2020
Body Image | How to Break the Cycle and Promote Body Positivity
Jade & G. talk about body image and culture, and what are some possible solutions to break the cycle.  Correction: Tattoo shop mentioned by Jade is Broken Art Tattoo.  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages!  email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com  Facebook: The Coconut Connection  Instagram: @CoconutConPod  Twitter: @CoconutConPod
32:39
February 16, 2020
Bonus Coconut Byte: Top 5 Obsessions
Today, Jade and G talk about their top 5 obsessions in life!  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
14:52
February 9, 2020
Rise of Skywalker and Star Wars Saga Part 2 (NO SPOILERS HERE!)
Jade and G talk the Star Wars saga and why they are obsessed and huge fans of the film trilogies! Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
23:38
February 5, 2020
Rise of Skywalker and the Star Wars Saga Part 1 (NO SPOILERS HERE!)
Jade and G review Rise of Skywalker. No worries...NO SPOILERS here! Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
30:37
February 2, 2020
Bonus Coconut Byte: The Mandalorian Season 1 Finale (NO SPOILERS HERE!)
Jade and G talk the season finale of The Mandalorian! Our thoughts and questions, and hopes for the next season! Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
15:13
January 26, 2020
Representation of Asians in Film and TV, and a review of Dante Basco's Book, From Rufio to Zuko
Jade and G talk about Asian representation in media. G reviews Dante Basco's Book, FROM RUFIO TO ZUKO, and how we can build a bridge to uplift and motivate the culture. Also, check out Dante Basco's DA POETRY LOUNGE for his open mic venue. Check out the website: http://dapoetrylounge.com Correction: the movie is called "Always Be my Maybe" (Ali Wong and Randall Park) --- not "Baby". Watch it on Netflix!  Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
49:40
January 21, 2020
Friendships and How to Deal with a Friendship Breakup
Jade and G discuss childhood and adult friendships and how to deal with drifting or changing relationships. Is it just women that feel mournful when a friendship dies? Let us know what you think! Article: How to Deal when a Friendship is Drifting Apart by Stephane Taylor https://fabfitfun.com/magazine/deal-friendship-drifting-apart/ Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
35:50
January 12, 2020
Bonus Coconut Byte: Getting to Know US | 3 sides to a Love Story
Jade retells and recalls the story about how she met her husband and how they fell in love. And G Supreme and her hubby, Johnny, tell the REAL story. How did you meet your significant other? Share with us on our various social media platforms. We would really love to hear it! We're romantics at heart! Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
20:21
January 5, 2020
Bonus Coconut Byte: Theme Word
Welcome to The Coconut Connection A podcast where we share our cultural views about various topics to inform, empower, and hopefully, entertain with humor. In other words, it’s cheaper than therapy. You don't need a Vision Board to set goals, you just need a THEME WORD. What's your theme word for 2020? Share your word on our social media posts! Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
09:10
December 29, 2019
Language, being "Filipino Enough" and a Movie Review of My Ex and Whys
Jade and G discuss what it's like to not being "filipino enough", their views on romantic comedies, and their first Tagalog movie review! What do you think about their experiences about language? What are your thoughts about romantic comedies ? Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
32:27
December 22, 2019
Bonus Coconut Byte: Last Christmas - A Movie Review (WARNING: SPOILERS!)
A bonus sampling of our weekly podcast, The Coconut Connection! Today's discussion talks about Last Christmas, the movie, starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding. We talk briefly about our thoughts about this movie! Tell us what you think! Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
05:45
December 15, 2019
Holidays, Parties, and Traditions
Today we reminisce about holiday traditions in our culture, how to upkeep traditions, or make new ones, and our top 5 Holiday Movies!  Article referenced: "Keeping Tradition Alive" https://pulse.seattlechildrens.org/keeping-tradition-alive/ Remember to: Follow us on our social media pages! email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
35:39
December 8, 2019
Bonus Coconut Byte: The Mandalorian (WARNING: SPOILERS!)
A bonus sampling of our weekly podcast, The Coconut Connection!  Today we ramble for a bit about Disney's The Mandalorian (first 3 episodes). Where are Star Wars fans at?  After you give it a listen, follow us on our social media pages! Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
05:22
December 1, 2019
Projects and Procrastination
Welcome to The Coconut Connection A podcast where we share our cultural views about various topics to inform, empower, and hopefully, entertain with humor. In other words, it’s cheaper than therapy.  Today we talk about procrastination and how it blocks living the life that brings us joy! We talkstory about our experiences being creative and our struggles to finish projects, and explore Gretchen Rubin's book, Four Tendencies, when it comes to overcoming procrastination.  After you give it a listen, follow us on our social media pages! Email: coconutconnection2@gmail.com Facebook: The Coconut Connection  Instagram: @CoconutConPod Twitter: @CoconutConPod
29:52
November 25, 2019