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Think Weird

Think Weird

Creativity is a non-linear process. In an age of hyper-productivity and a push to hustle, Helen Garcia talks to other creatives about their non-traditional process of creating. "Think Weird" is a vulnerable exploration of how happiness & joy can co-exist with imperfection

Disclaimer: not intended to be a substitute for clinical help, please refer to your therapist or supervisor as needed!

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"Anti-Perfect and Death" - Ankit Sherke Interviews Helen

Oct. 28, 2022

Ankit Sherke interviews Helen for his podcast. In this episode, they talk about: Helen's journey from first-generation college student to a therapist Anti-perfect path, therapy, and being honest Realizing that the "cost" of …


MicroEpisode: A Case for Fun

Oct. 25, 2022

Hi there 👋 If you're new to this podcast, my name is Helen Garcia. I'm a creative, psychotherapist, and entrepreneur. I love to help creative entrepreneurs create with a pure, healthy heart. LINKS ✨ YouTube Channel: https://…


The Resistance

Oct. 16, 2022

Helen references "Turning Pro" by Steven Pressfield and about the importance of acknowledging our inner resistance as creatives. Resources reference in the podcast: · War of Art by Steven Pressfield · Turning Pro by Steven P…


"Swollen Ankle" - Learning to Fall

Sept. 25, 2022

In moments of internal discontent - how can you display bravery?


Bruce Warren - Turning work into Passion

Aug. 11, 2022

Bruce Warren (World Café, WXPN Radio, Some Velvet Blog) is the Executive Producer of World Café and Assistant General Manager of WXPN radio in Philadelphia. Bruce joins Think Weird to discuss his 30+ years in the music busin…


Jeff Yeom: Facing Our Shadows & Honoring Culture

Aug. 1, 2022

Jeff talks to Helen for a second time to unpack Asian American mental health & facing our shadow side. They also discuss the importance of honoring our cultural practices. Jeff also discusses his background as a second-gener…

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