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June 2, 2022

Bonus: Think Weird Theme Song

Introducing the new Think Weird theme song written and performed by my sister, Marielle Garcia

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May 31, 2022

3 Essential Traits to a Successful Creative Entrepreneur #HelensWeird

Today, I walk through the essential traits necessary to be a successful entrepreneur. Buy the SM57 (affiliate Link) Amazon: https://amzn.to/3N4EPcy Buy the Arturia Minifuse 2 (affiliate link) Amazon: https://amzn.to/3m30oOw Buy the Sennheiser hd280 headphones (affiliate Link) Amazon: https://amzn.to/3wQ3jzi Full Transcript …

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May 25, 2022

Muse Progress: Predicting Success thru Discouragement and Failure #He…

In this episode of "Think Weird", Helen discusses the "Discouragement Dip" (what it is, how to overcome it, and why I think multidisciplinary learning leads to self-mastery).

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May 18, 2022

The Gift of Forgiveness & Rediscovery with Jeff Yeom, AMFT

His father's death sent Jeff Yeom to see his school counselor, where he felt comforted and seen despite undergoing immense trauma. After he decided to share, he couldn’t stop. Speaking openly, and forgiving abundantly allowed Jeff Yeom to find people …

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May 10, 2022

Helen's Weird: How to Repurpose Overthinking, Why Failure is a Succes…

Helen sits down for a Solo episode to address the common question of "doing away with overthinking" - Helen discusses the function of overthinking, why we do it, and how to unlearn its repercussions. She also discusses why the podcast …

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May 3, 2022

Breaking Thru Fear, Understanding Cultural Influence w/ Robyn Tamahana

"Fear can definitely hold us back. It's scary. Even if it's fear when it comes to something self-development or, mental health, that is quite scary, I always try to do these reframes with people when they are I don't know, …

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April 27, 2022

Overcome Your Limiting Beliefs About Therapy & Begin to Invest in You…

Today’s guests are licensed clinical therapists Kaelly Arellano and Brandon Shindo. They are also entrepreneurs who own and operate K&B Therapy, a private practice located in Los Angeles, California. K&B Therapy serves young professionals, college students, and people of color …

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April 23, 2022

Why This Podcast Exists

A podcast tailored specifically for creative therapists who want to prevent burnout and have fun at their jobs

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April 19, 2022

Adaptability and Executing Vision with Entrepreneur Holly Shannon

Helen talks to 3x Entrepreneur and business culture podcaster, Holly Shannon, about using a multidisciplinary lens to guide our craft of specialty.

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April 14, 2022

Book Review: Creative Calling by Chase Jarvis

Helen Reviews Chase Jarvis's book, "Creative Calling" and discusses the profound and practical impact the book has had on her life.

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April 10, 2022

Inspiration from Daft Punk and Bad Art w/ Musician & Audio Engineer, …

My special guest is my friend Kenny Maness. Kenny is a very talented audio engineer, musician, and web developer…most known for creating the music cover of "the Fairly Odd Parents" Cover Song “Shiny Teeth” which we unpack in today’s episode. …

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April 7, 2022

Book Review: It's All in Your Head by Russ

Book Review is a 5 min-weekly-bonus segment where Helen shares a new book resource that may help musicians level up their practice! This week, Helen discusses "It's All in Your Head" by Russ and discusses the 3 Pillars of the …

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April 6, 2022

What REAL VULNERABILITY in ART is like with 77-year-old creative, Zit…

How do you create unashamedly with vulnerability and openness? Helen talks to Zita about showing up consistently to help and serve others, how Zita continues to love and support her husband during his diagnosis of Dementia and Alzheimer's, and sharing …

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March 31, 2022

Book Review: Show Your Work by Austin Kleon

3 Things We Talk About In this Episode: 1. Scenius > Genius Show Your Work because you want to be a part of a larger scene, not to showcase "how good you are" 2. Learn to Listen. Teach what You …

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March 29, 2022

How To Master Creativity, Unlearn Discouragement, & Embrace Curiosity…

Be honest – during the times in your life when you fall, how many times have you gotten back up? After a few losses, how easy is it to say "I can do this!"? And here’s the truth: the secret …

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March 25, 2022

Book Review: The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

Helen discusses her latest read, "The War of Art" by Steven Pressfield. The Creative Life is that of War, the internal war of doubt and internalizing criticism. Helen discusses the summary and key points of the book and why i...

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March 23, 2022

The Keys to Mastering Self-Awareness and Creating with Originality w/…

Deondre Dior is a musician, lyrical writer, and spiritual pursuer. His approach to creating music is eclectic, utilizing several genres to disrupt and inspire musical listeners. His approach to creating stood out to me because of his mindset of presence …

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March 16, 2022

3 Steps to Help Stress Work FOR you & Not Against You

Stress is a normal response to a challenge. 3 Points of Discussion: 1. Acceptance of feelings 2. Set aside time for yourself every morning - journal, reflect, exercise, learn to love before the sun rises. Stay ready, don't ge...

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March 15, 2022

Creating Without Overthinking, w/ Singer, Songwriter Cole Brightbill

Cole Brightbill is a singer/songwriter from Boston, Massachusetts. He describes his creative process, his relationship to songwriting, and his love of baseball. In this episode we discuss: -How Overthinking can become a hindrance to Progress in Creating -Big Lessons Cole …

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