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Wallflowers in Bloom

Wallflowers in Bloom

By Jenny and Erick
Wallflowers in Bloom is a podcast hosted introverts thriving in a world of extroverts. Through our stories and guest speakers, we encourage other introverts to stand tall. You can be a wallflower and still experience the life of the party.
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Episode 33 - Casual Couch Convo
Jenny and Erick return with another episode in the "Casual Couch Convo” series. In this segment, we share about our lives separately and together as Wallflower in Bloom hosts and friends.
32:22
April 08, 2022
Episode 32 - Introverts and Enjoying the Holiday Season
Jenny and Erick talk about what’s been going on in their lives with activities, podcasting, and more. And Jenny shares on honoring her sister Victoria’s memory. Jenny also finds an article from Olga at mellowoman.com offering suggestions on what introverts can do to best enjoy the upcoming holiday season.
40:15
November 08, 2021
Episode 31 - Our Restarts as Introverts
Jenny and Erick open up about the restarts in their lives that have shaped who they are and how they view the world around them. They also share on giving themselves permission to admit how the actions of others can impact their emotional well-being.
40:46
August 25, 2021
Episode 30 - Introverts and Love Languages
Jenny and Erick share the results of their individual love language quizzes, and how they can use the information to enhance their lives.
33:58
July 28, 2021
Episode 29 - Musician Nate Johnson Joins Us
Jenny's cousin Nate Johnson, the man behind the podcast's theme music, joins her and Erick to share about his explorations of Los Angeles. He also talks about introversion, being a musician, traveling, and more.
41:49
June 30, 2021
Episode 28 - Casual Couch Convo
We invite you once more into our world for our second Casual Couch Convo, where we talk about career, travel, family, and romantic aspirations. Mentions include Brims Yoga
30:18
June 16, 2021
Episode 27 - How To Make An Introvert Feel Loved
Prompted by an article written by Daniel Wallen on Lifehack, Jenny and Erick share their thoughts on the author’s suggestions for those in an introvert’s life.
32:12
June 02, 2021
Episode 26 - ¡Salud Podcast!'s Cesar and Jose Talk Men's Mental Health
Cesar and Jose of ¡Salud Podcast! join Jenny and Erick to talk about their platform, which encourages men in the LatinX community to share feelings and discuss thought-provoking and sometimes difficult conversations.
40:11
May 05, 2021
Episode 25 - Top Jobs for Introverts
Prompted by an article on top jobs for introverts, Jenny and Erick share on past and present jobs and career aspirations. They also share their favorite coffee orders. Article
26:36
April 21, 2021
Episode 24 - Casual Couch Convo
In their first Casual Couch Convo, Jenny and Erick reflect on the podcast’s one-year anniversary, where they're at currently with conflict and dating, and other topics. Mentions: The Missing Peace and Knitwits & Yarns
33:14
April 08, 2021
Episode Rewind: The Joys and Challenges of Dating
Originally aired on October 15, 2020, enjoy one of Jenny and Erick’s most popular episodes, where they infuse humor into their shares on dating histories and relationship goals.
52:21
March 24, 2021
Episode 23 - Convo with Icelandic Sculptor Auður Lóa Guðnadóttir
Auður Lóa shares with us about introversion and her upcoming sculpture exhibit at the Reykjavík Art Museum. She also opens up about her interest in one of the world’s most famous cultural figures. Exhibit | Website | Instagram
39:58
March 10, 2021
Episode 22 - Sisterly Love and The Power of Grieving
Jenny opens up about the recent loss of her sister Victoria and honors her memory through sharing about her light, her drive, and how she touched the lives of those around her. The Do's and Don'ts of Talking with a Child about Death (Psychology Today, 2016)
45:57
February 24, 2021
Episode 21 - Growing Up In An Introverted Family
Erick’s sister Denete shares her insights and experiences growing up in an introverted family. Mentions in this episode include ¡Salud Podcast! and poet Nichole Nichols of The Lush Lit Life.
40:11
January 27, 2021
Episode 20 - What Motivates Us To Continue
Thanks to Jonny, our Episode 19 guest, we ponder the question: "You’re both introverts. Why are you doing a podcast?" Mentions in this episode include Tiffany Yancey (@the_introvertlife), screenwriter of the BET film “Holiday Heartbreak”.
43:01
January 06, 2021
Episode 19 - Talking Introversion with Jonny from Sweden
Jonny shares his experiences as an introvert, how he's blazing new trails with a career change and his travels to America. Mention in this episode: Emanuel Snyder, Reiki Master & Psychic Reader
42:48
December 09, 2020
Episode 18 - An Extrovert Dad's Perspective
Jenny’s dad Cayetano shares his experiences raising an introverted daughter and his acceptance of himself as a sober gay man.
38:08
November 25, 2020
Episode 17 - Sharing Our ‘Aha Moments’ Since Starting The Podcast
Jenny and Erick share what they’ve learned about introversion, their guests, and themselves since starting the podcast in April 2020.
41:39
November 11, 2020
Episode 16 - Landscapes and Maritime Imageries with Photographer Martin Cox
Martin, a Los Angeles-based artist immersed in photography, shares with Jenny and Erick his awareness of himself as an ambivert. He also talks about being the founder and artistic director of Gilsfjordurarts, an artist residency in Iceland. Website | Instagram | Gilsfjordurarts
43:13
October 28, 2020
Episode 15 - The Joys and Challenges of Dating
Jenny and Erick open up about their relationship and dating histories and share where they’re at currently with their relationship goals.
52:16
October 14, 2020
Episode 14 - Exploring The World with Naomi of Diverse Vegan
Having lived on four continents, Naomi of Diverse Vegan sparkles with positivity and laughter as she shares stories of life, career, and world traveling. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter
47:22
September 30, 2020
Episode 13 - Cultural Identity and Introversion with Poet Nichole O. Nichols
Poet, storyteller and teacher Nichole O. Nichols shares with Jenny and Erick about her article on the intersections of race, culture and introversion. She also talks about her love of poetry and her most recent endeavor for women of faith called The Lush Lit Life. Facebook | Instagram | Twitter
37:39
September 16, 2020
Episode 12 - The Recalibration of Lorina
Lorina shares with Jenny and Erick her awareness of herself as an introvert–extrovert hybrid. She also opens up about where she would like her creative and professional journeys to lead her.
38:57
September 02, 2020
Episode 11 - Savoring The Moment with Frederick of Frederick's Food Adventures
Frederick of Frederick's Food Adventures shares with Jenny and Erick his love of cooking and baking, and his experiences as an extrovert hiker and traveler. Instagram | Facebook
40:35
August 19, 2020
Episode 10 - Finding Our Best Light with Onyi Moss
Photographer, author, vlogger and brand ambassador Onyi Moss shares with us the Law of Attraction, and how she creates and celebrates success as an introvert. Mossonyi.com | Instagram | YouTube | Twitter
42:01
August 05, 2020
Episode 9 - The Soothing Power of Knitting with Brendan from Knitwits & Yarn
Knitter Brendan of Knitwits & Yarns in Perth, Australia opens up on how he discovered his passion for knitting, and the positive impact it's made on him. Instagram | Etsy | YouTube
38:12
July 22, 2020
Episode 8 - A Psychiatrist's Perspective
Special guest Dr. Robert D. shares his professional point of view on introversion, labels and mental health.
38:22
July 08, 2020
Episode 7 - Reflections on the First Six Episodes, How We Met and More
Jenny and Erick reflect on the first six episodes, how they met and more. Mentions in this episode include The Missing Peace and Emanuel's Spiritual Healing.
40:24
June 24, 2020
Episode 6 - Finding The Missing Peace with Hali and Robin
Hali and Robin, of the memoir writing group The Missing Peace, share with Jenny and Erick how they’ve created a place that promotes “self-discovery through storytelling.” They also share their awarenesses and experiences as introverts and where they are on the spectrum. Website | Facebook
45:60
June 10, 2020
Episode 5 - Discover Sweden with Extrovert Alex Volk of Flaming Viking Tours
In this episode Jenny and Erick speak with extrovert Alex Volk of Flaming Viking Tours in Stockholm, Sweden. Alex shares his awarenesses and experiences as an extrovert, along with his relationships with the introverts in his life. Website: flamingvikingtours.se Instagram: @flamingviking YouTube: Flaming Viking Tours and The Most Colorful Guides in Stockholm
42:20
May 27, 2020
Episode 4 - There's Something About Erick
In this episode Jenny interviews Erick, who shares his awarenesses and experiences as an introvert. He also opens up about his adventures as an introvert traveler.
40:21
May 13, 2020
Episode 3 - There's Something About Jenny
In this episode Erick interviews Jenny, who shares her awarenesses and experiences as an introvert. Jenny also shares with us the tools she uses to accept and embrace this part of herself.
39:43
April 29, 2020
Episode 2 - Facing Fear of Confrontation
Jenny and Erick share their fear of confrontation and some of the ways in which they each work through them.
30:55
April 15, 2020
Episode 1 - Trailer
In this episode we briefly share who we are and what we’ll be discussing in upcoming episodes.
16:33
April 01, 2020