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The Nonlinear Lives Podcast

The Nonlinear Lives Podcast

By Tosin Akande
A podcast where we discuss disruptions in our lives and how they change us. Sometimes for the better. Sometimes for the worse. Some for the wash.
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S2E3: IDAT - For the Culture Brewing Company

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S2E5: TIWA - Andi
How do you know when to leave. Well, sometimes a judge lets you know. Join me today as we talk with Andi Emmett (@farmwalks) about the trauma that has shaped her and pushed her to continue moving forward.  LISTENER NOTE: This episode contains stories of domestic violence, suicide, and trauma. 
37:15
October 28, 2020
S2E4: TIWA - Paige
THIS ISN'T WORKING ANYMORE!  Today, we begin with topic two of this season, with Paige Bays who after a briefly embarrassing incident decided her life needed some changes. Paige also shares her experience in motherhood and trying to maintain a growth mindset, while juggling all the things. If you want to connect with Paige follow her on Instagram.  Also, consider reviewing this podcast on Apple Podcasts.
47:00
October 14, 2020
S2E3: IDAT - For the Culture Brewing Company
As a brand, For the Culture Brewing Company has always been out to impact the craft beer culture. However, their path in getting there in unique. Inclusive of the novice drinker, experienced drinker, women, and Houston's diverse culture, For the Culture Brewing Company is setting the scene to be one of Houston's most unique brewery experiences. Check out this episode as we highlight For the Culture Brewing Company.  Interested in learning more? Check them out on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Also, check out articles written about them in Eater and VoyageHouston.  Theme music produced by Boma Cheetham-West of BomaCurates and episode edited by Genesis Rivas-Ponce. 
51:14
October 7, 2020
S2E2: IDAT - The Black Enneagram
Continuing with the "I Did a Thing" Series is Dayo owner of The Black Enneagram. Dayo shares how she created a popular Instagram page, the pressures of creating, and her future aspirations to create a more just society.  Theme Music produced by Boma Cheetham-West of BomaCurates.
25:60
September 30, 2020
S2E1: IDAT - My Southern Brand
Welcome to Season 2 as we kick off with the "I Did a Thing" series. Today I am joined with KeAndre' Jordan of My Southern Brand on how he has managed to amass one of the most popular food blogs in Houston, how he coped with loss, and how he started it all. Want to check out those adorable baby photos head to KeAndre's website, www.mysouthernbrand.com. Here are some of the restaurants mentioned in the episode.  Bourbon Sizzler Drip Fishman and Son Gatlin's BBQ Kid Kreole Kooking Theme Music produced by Boma Cheetham-West of BomaCurates.
40:47
September 23, 2020
S2E0: My Only Dates are Updates
Some awesome content surrounding my life and this season. I am super excited to share the changes.  Theme Music produces by Boma Cheetham-West of BomaCurates
12:09
September 20, 2020
S1E10: MINISODE ROUNDUP
Just some concluding thoughts for Season 1 of the Nonlinear Life Podcast. 
06:02
May 27, 2020
S1E9: Pandemic - Vicente
It's a challenge to be a restaurant owner during this pandemic. However, Olde Towne Deli's owner, Vicente, does a good job or marrying his faith along with care for his community during this time. Join me for the last episode of The Nonlinear Life Podcast's first season. 
22:29
April 15, 2020
S1E8: Pandemic - Gloria
What is it like for an extrovert to be navigating a world forcing you to social distance? How do you give care to a family member who relies on you? Well, join Gloria as we discuss her experience surrounding COVD-19. Please know this episode was filmed two weeks earlier. 
39:14
April 1, 2020
S1E7: Pandemic - Kaylen
What would you do if your nuptials and life were disrupted by a pandemic you could have never planned for? Well, ask Kaylen. Kaylen is one of the nonprofit leaders (a 2nd Cup) dedicated to fighting back against human trafficking in Houston. If you are in the Houston area and are interested in learning more about the organizations discussed, please check out the links below.  Elijah Rising The Landing Rescue America Redeemed  United Against Human Trafficking
38:24
March 25, 2020
S1E6: Love - (de)Marcus
With every relationship, Marcus has learned the art of being with himself, his friends, and others. Listen to one of the most meaningful conversations, of the season. Marcus discusses life, love, death, and finding God and himself in all of it.  Check out this If you want to connect with Marcus, follow him on Instagram.  Also, if you are a Christian young adult looking for a Bible Study in the HTX check out Christ Culture as a way to get plugged in. 
01:03:36
March 18, 2020
S1E5: Love - Brittany & Justin
Brittany and Justin have been really intentional concerning the purpose of their marriage. Listen to this episode to hear how marriages change relationships and how they can serve as a means of restoration. 
55:25
March 4, 2020
S1E4: Love - Rocky & John
Join us today as we listen to how Rocky and John have met and sustained their relationship. I'm confident this episode will make you laugh and cry in that order. 
52:25
February 26, 2020
S1E3: Relocations - Neka
Rounding up our conversations on relocations is Houston native, Neka. Today we discuss what finally got her out of the Texas, and how sudden tragedy shaped her twenties.  Keep up with her on Instagram and check out Old Towne Cafe if you are ever in Salisbury, MD. 
37:44
February 19, 2020
S1E2: Relocations - Abbie
Skilled object maker, Abbie joins me as we discuss relocating from small towns in Georgia, navigating an interracial relationship, and her beautiful work. If you want more information on her work,  check out her website (Box Sparrow Studio) or Instagram @boxsparrow.
56:22
February 12, 2020
S1E1: Relocations - Eduardo
Today we kick off the first episode of The Nonlinear Life Podcast with my dear friend and researcher, Eduardo. Join us as he shares his stories of moving and his biggest life disruption.  Follow Eduardo on Instagram!
34:20
February 5, 2020
S1E0: The WWW Episode
The WWW Episode breaks down some why, what, when questions.  3 Why Questions 2 What Questions 1 When Question
09:38
January 29, 2020
COMING SOON: The Nonlinear Life Podcast
A brief introduction to The Nonlinear Life Podcast.  Follow on Instagram for @thenonlinearlifepodcast for updates on the podcast. 
02:11
December 31, 2019