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130 Episodes | 2019 - 2023

CHRIS SHATEK - Sobriety Preserves Our Most Precious Resource

January 30th, 2023


I am officially 29 days sober! This is also an exciting time for me to share my conversation with Chris Shatek, a Life and Sobriety Coach for High-Functioning Drinkers. 
Before becoming a life coach, Chris spent over 20 …

ALLY MCILWRAITH - Sobriety Gives So Much More Than It Takes

January 23rd, 2023


When I first started my sobriety journey, I spent hours scrolling through TikTok to not only search for potential guests, but also to find a sober …

CRISSY RODRIGUEZ - Finding Your Inner Child Through Sobriety

January 16th, 2023


I'm officially fifteen days sober! When I first decided to create this "Solace and Sobriety" series, I spent hours scrolling through TikTok to find …

HOPE WOODARD - Finding Connection and Community Through Sobriety

January 9th, 2023


I am officially one-week sober! In this week's episode, I had the incredible opportunity of interviewing my friend Hope Woodard to learn more about …

Sobering Thoughts

January 2nd, 2023


New Year, New Beginnings? In this solo episode, I discuss a recent life choice that I have decided to make after months, even years, of reflection. …

The Life Update That No One Asked For

October 3rd, 2022


...But maybe you'll listen?  In this 22-minute episode I talk about my return to Austin, my new life as a graduate student, my intense field work placement, my part-time job, and many meltdowns I've had in the past two …

NATALIE MCMILLAN - The Baddest Bitches Do The Most Good

July 25th, 2022


This week I had the incredible opportunity of interviewing eclectic jewelry designer and lifetime creative, Natalie McMillan!  Natalie is the founder …

KEAUNO (KEKE) PEREZ - Twentysomethings and the City

July 11th, 2022


This week I had the absolute pleasure of inviting my friend Keauno (also known as Keke) Perez to be on Solace and the City!  You may know Keke from …

DR. JULIA STEINBERG - Mental Health in a Post-Roe America

July 5th, 2022


This week I had the honor of speaking with Dr. Julia Steinberg, an Associate Professor of Family Science at the University of Maryland School of …

NATALIA OCHOA - Spoiler: We're All Psychic

June 27th, 2022


This week I have a very special episode for you all!  I sat down with Natalia Ochoa, a Psychic Medium and spiritual mentor, who talked about her profession and even gave me a reading at the end! Through her infinite …

PARKER FOSTER - Progress Starts with Conversation

June 20th, 2022


This week I had the incredibly opportunity of speaking with Parker Foster, NY-based filmmaker and founder of the mental health organization Be Here Now.  Growing up learning how to film in the skate world, Parker …

GIGI ROBINSON - Sports (Chronically) Ill-ustrated

June 13th, 2022


This week I had the honor of speaking with Gigi Robinson, a digital artist, health & wellness advocate, current M.S. Candidate at the University of Southern California, and the first Sports Illustrated Model who …

MADDY PRICE - Runner's Highs and Lows

June 6th, 2022


Maddy Price was born to two Canadian parents which allowed her to compete for the Canadian Team in Track and Field. Maddy is a 400 meter sprinter and 4x400 relay specialist who graduated from Duke University in 2018 and …


May 31st, 2022


We are BACK! After a brief hiatus, I am so excited to share the recording of our first live podcast with Joanne Irizarry of A Safe Place Inside Your …


March 14th, 2022


First things first, I wanted to apologize for my two-week hiatus from posting episodes for Solace and the City.  I discuss the reasons for my absence …

ALEXIS HAINES -- A Little Bit Alexis

February 22nd, 2022


This week I am so excited to share my conversation with Alexis Haines.  Born Alexis Neiers, this former wild child grew up in the public eye and was …

TALIA LICHTSTEIN -- What If I Can't Love Myself?

February 14th, 2022


I am fangirling this week!  I had the opportunity to virtually sit down with content creator and host of the new podcast called Bad Vibes, Talia Lichtstein!  You probably have seen some of Talia's videos on TikTok, …

VANESSA REISER -- What You Didn't Know About Narcissists

February 7th, 2022


This week I had the honor to record with Vanessa Reiser, 2X Ironman, Ultra-Marathoner, and Licensed Clinical Social Worker focusing on Narcissistic abuse.  Last May, Vanessa ran across the state of New York to raise …

TORI PENTA - Wellness: Mindset or Merchandise?

January 31st, 2022


This week I had the absolute pleasure of sitting down with Tori Penta, a friend, colleague, and overall badass human being.  Tori is a certified life …

SARAH MERRILL HALL - Big Kid Solutions

January 17th, 2022


This week I had the incredible honor of speaking with Sarah Merrill Hall, the creator of the popular brand and podcast, Big Kid Problems!  For those …


January 10th, 2022


Who here made some New Year’s intentions? (That’s right — not resolutions!) This week I had the absolute pleasure of speaking with my dear friend and …

SATC and TMM - Unpacking 2021

January 3rd, 2022


Happy New Year, Solace and the City Family!  This week we have a very special crossover episode with Schuyler DeBree and Kat Zempolich of The Mental …

JACQUELINE TRUMBULL - Will You Accept This Trauma?

December 20th, 2021


This week I had ANOTHER absolutely incredible conversation with Jacqueline Trumbull!  Jacqueline is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Psychology at …

NIGEL ROXBURY - These Streets Will Make You Feel Brand New

December 13th, 2021


These past few weeks I have been home for the holidays, which means I have been spending a lot of my time in New York City.  As some of you know, I …

ILANA DUNN - Dating Sucks (But It Doesn't Have To!)

December 6th, 2021


I am TOTALLY fangirling, because this past weekend I got to sit down and record with the host of one of my favorite dating podcasts, Ilana Dunn! …


November 29th, 2021


This week, I had the privilege of speaking with India Oxenberg, activist, author, film producer, and former member of the NXIVM cult.  At age 19, …

MITCHELL DAVIS - Keep Austin Wired

November 22nd, 2021


This week I had the opportunity to record with a local Austin musician, Mitchell Davis!  I actually first met Mitchell when I was walking on the …

CANDY WASHINGTON - How To Recover from Codependency

November 15th, 2021


This week I am so excited to be sharing my conversation with Candy Washington -- a writer, podcast host, actor, influencer, and the founder of 1214 Media Productions.  In this episode, we about codependency and the ways …

JON BIRGER - All The Single Ladies, Put Your Hands Up And Listen To This Episode!

November 8th, 2021


This week I feel incredibly privileged to share my conversation with bestselling author and financial editor of NBC's Today Show, Jon Birger!  Anyone who knows me personally can tell you that I am an avid listener of …


November 1st, 2021


This week I had the privilege of speaking to Sarah Edmondson, defector of the NXIVM cult and author of "Scarred: The True Story of How I Escaped the …

TEFI - ¡Qué Pena!

October 25th, 2021


I have TikTok royalty on this week's episode!  This week I got to sit down with the one and only @hellotefi, a hilarious, kind, and down-to-early …


October 18th, 2021


This week I had the incredible privilege to speak with best-selling author and a speaker on survival, loss, and recovery, Matthew Bocchi.  After his father died on 9/11 in the World Trade Center, Matt began an obsessive …

DELILAH HARVEY - A Mosaic of Beautiful People

October 11th, 2021


This week I virtually sat down with sustainability content creator and long-time friend, Delilah Harvey!  Delilah's passion for sustainable living …

MAX AND JACK BARRETT - Suckdown and the City

October 4th, 2021


Happy Monday everyone, and welcome to Season Three of Solace and the City!!! I am so honored to kick off this new season with two legendary guests, …

Solo Episode - Why I'm Nervous About Returning to Greece

July 12th, 2021


Hi everyone!   I decided to post a solo episode this week and, to be honest, I'm a little nervous about it going live.  With a family trip to Greece …

SIOBHAN LIDON - High Highs and Low Lows

July 5th, 2021


This week I am so excited to share an incredibly powerful conversation with one of my first friends in Austin, Siobhan Lidon!  One of the major …


June 28th, 2021


This week I am so excited to share my conversation with Madison Eshelman, an amazing friend and founder of Grief and Groundwork!  Grief and Groundwork is a grief, depression, and anxiety coaching and support program. …


June 21st, 2021


This week I am so excited to share my conversation with Grant Mosher -- fellow Austin transplant and mental health advocate!  In April of 2019, Grant founded Guy Talk: a Nationwide Men's Community bringing guys together …

SARAH MAGLOFF - Keep Austin A-Typical

June 15th, 2021


The episode is finally here!  This week I sat down with my incredible friend and AMAZING singer, Sarah Magloff!  We discussed both of our bouts with depression that trickled in while living in New York City, which …

Season 2: Episode 36 PREVIEW!

June 14th, 2021


Happy Monday everyone! I have a beautiful little preview of today’s conversation with my amazing friend Sarah Magloff! Take a listen to her angelic …


May 31st, 2021


Happy Memorial Day Everyone!  Today I am so excited to be sharing my conversation with Schuyler DeBree, professional soccer player and co-host of The Mental Matchup podcast!  Schuyler is from the town right next to …

KAT ZEMPOLICH - The Mental Matchup

May 24th, 2021


This week I have the pleasure or sharing my conversation with Kat Zempolich, co-founder of Morgan's Message, a non-profit organization striving to …


May 10th, 2021


For the second week of Mental Health Awareness Month, I am SO excited to be sharing an incredibly memorable and personal conversation with Dr. Roy Richard Grinker.  Dr. Grinker is an American author and Professor of …

RACHEL BERNSTEIN - That One Time I Was Recruited Into a Sex Cult...

May 3rd, 2021


For the first episode of Mental Health Awareness Month, I've decided to share an episode that is not only SO interesting but also sheds lights on a little known fact about myself -- I was once recruited into the NXIVM …

ALISON FIELDS - Survivor Stories Part 4

April 28th, 2021


For the final episode of April’s series, I am honored to be sharing my conversation with Alison Fields. Alison is an activist, writer, crisis counselor, and content creator. In our conversation, she explains how being a …

MARITZA PUELLO - Survivor Stories Part 3

April 19th, 2021


Better late than never!  I am honored to be sharing Part 3 of Survivor Stories, a special segment of Solace and the City that is working to raise …

JULIE FERNANDEZ - Survivor Stories Part 2

April 12th, 2021


This week I had the honor to sit down and have a conversation with Julie Fernandez, a Movement & Trauma Recovery Specialist. Julie's practice …

CHELSEA QUINT - Survivor Stories Part 1

April 5th, 2021


April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, so for the next four Mondays I will be sharing stories with survivors of abuse.  This week, I had …

JARRETT ROSE - Kurt Cobain, Donald Trump, and Shrooms

March 29th, 2021


The title says it all.  My conversation with Jarrett for this week's episode was absolutely incredible, and we touched on almost every topic …

ZACH WESTERBECK - Nobody Likes You When You're 23

March 22nd, 2021


I am SO excited to share my conversation with Zach Westerbeck, a professional mental health speaker, College Success Coach, and author of the book …

JOANN IRIZARRY - A Safe Place Inside Your Head

March 15th, 2021


This week I am incredibly honored to share my conversation with Joann Irizarry, co-founder of @asafeplaceinsideyourhead. A Safe Place Inside Your Head was founded by Joann and her son Tannerin 2018, who wanted to share …

SHRINK CHICKS - How Many Shrinks Does It Take To Change A Lightbulb?

March 8th, 2021


I have SUCH a fun episode for you guys today!  I virtually sat down with Emmalee Bierly and Jennifer Chaiken, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Founders of The Therapy Group, and Co-Hosts of the amazing podcast …


March 1st, 2021


If you liked The Social Dilemma on Netflix then you are going to LOVE this episode with Temo, a Psychologist and Post-Academic Psychoanalytic …

PAUL SELI - Psychedelics and Lucid Dreams

February 22nd, 2021


This week I sat down with Dr. Paul Seli to discuss the potential for psychedelics to help treat mental health problems, a really popular research …

NANCY RUTH DEEN - You Should Go And Love Yourself

February 15th, 2021


This week I am so excited to share my conversation with Nancy Ruth Dean!  Nancy has been in the relationship industry for 6 years, and got her start working as a professional matchmaker. It was there that she learned …

Hilary Weinstein - We Can Do Hard Things

February 8th, 2021


If there is one episode of Solace and the City that you should listen to, it's this one.  I am both nervous and excited to be sharing my conversation …

ANGELA AMEZCUA - Fixing Each Other's Crowns

February 1st, 2021


This week I am SO excited to be sharing such an uplifting conversation with Angela Amezcua.  You may know Angela from ABC’s The Bachelor and Bachelor in Paradise, but she is a model and YouTuber as well!  During this …

THALIA OUIMET - How To Not Lose A Guy In 10 Days

January 25th, 2021


This week I am so excited to share my conversation with matchmaker, dating coach, and founder of We Met Through Thalia, Thalia Ouimet!  Thalia  is the founder of We Met Through Thalia, a matchmaking agency based out of …

ISAAC HINDIN-MILLER - A Sobering Conversation

January 18th, 2021


This week I virtually sat down with DJ, Fashion Industry Insider, and Founder of the clothing brand @ilikeyou, Isaac Hindin-Miller!  I now am so excited to be sharing this incredible conversation, blessed not only with …

OLIVIA CARIDI - Bachelor Production and Self Destruction

January 11th, 2021


I am SO excited to be sharing this episode with Bachelor Legend and Podcast Extraordinaire, Olivia Caridi!  Olivia first came into the public eye when she was a contestant on Season 20 of The Bachelor, during which she …

IBRAHIM SHARKAS - Starting 2021 On A Positive Note

January 4th, 2021


Happy New Year!  I couldn't think of a better guest to begin 2021 with than Ibrahim Sharkas, graduate student in the realms of positive psychology. …

MY GRANDMA - Another Christmas Carol

December 28th, 2020


This week I have a very special episode featuring the one and only Carol Rosen, also known as my Grandma!  Last Christmas I sat her down to learn …

JACQUELINE TRUMBULL - Is He A Narcissist or Just a Frat Bro?

December 21st, 2020


This week I had an absolutely incredible conversation with Jacqueline Trumbull, and former contestant on The Bachelor!  Jacqueline is currently …

KRYSTAL THOMPSON - Sometimes Your Words Just Hypnotize Me

December 14th, 2020


This week I'm sharing my virtual conversation with Krystal Thompson, Los Angeles-based Human Design Reader and Board-Certified Hypnotherapist and NLP Practitioner.  Her readings and services are a unique blend of …

DANNY PADILLA - Listening To Your Heart

December 7th, 2020


The title says it all -- this week I'm sharing my conversation with Danny Padilla from The Bachelor Presents Listen To Your Heart!  A native of Los Angeles, Danny gained internet fame thanks to original songs and …

Reasons for Living

November 30th, 2020


This week I have a pretty unconventional episode for you all.  In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I first wanted to talk about a few of the things that I …

Help Me Help You

November 23rd, 2020


This week I brought back on my incredible friend Liz Gunner to discuss how to approach conversations about depression, whether it be a conversation we are having with ourselves or a friend.  We first speak to our own …

OLIVIA LUBARSKY - Mental Gymnastics

November 16th, 2020


This week I sat down with the absolutely INCREDIBLE Olivia Lubarsky, a former D1 gymnast at Towson University and mental health advocate!  During her …

HARRISON FORMAN - Swiping Right and Voting Left

November 9th, 2020


Some of you may remember an episode from last February in which I recorded with Brandon Berman, one of the co-hosts of the popular live dating show …

MIA DAVIS - Low Libidos and DAPs

November 2nd, 2020


This week I brought on Mia Davis to talk about sex! Mia is the founder of Tabú Wellness, an expert-driven community for shame-free conversations about all things related to sex, relationships, and mental health.  In …

MATT PAVICH on Bipolar Disorder, Hospitalizations, and Taiwanese Superstardom

October 26th, 2020


This week I sit down with Matt Pavich, a comedian and low-key YouTube phenomenon, to talk about his experience with Bipolar Disorder.  Like Caroline …

VICTORIA GARRICK on Invisible Injuries and Performance Anxiety

October 19th, 2020


This week I spoke with Victoria Garrick, who may just be one of the most iconic young mental health advocates in the country right now.  After giving …

Hot Girls Hot Takes: Why Do Guys Date Crazy Women?

October 15th, 2020


Welcome to the new spinoff series from Solace and the City and The Real Dietitians of New York City called Hot Girls Hot Takes!  Each week, Liz …

VANESSA GRIMALDI on Man-ifestation and Bachelor Nation

October 12th, 2020


I recorded this episode with Vanessa Grimaldi -- a.k.a the WINNER of Season 16 of The Bachelor, a.k.a the most beautiful person to ever walk up the …

MEGAN SINISCALCHI on Why Love Should Never Hurt

October 5th, 2020


For those who aren't aware, October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  I thus thought that for the first episode of October, it was appropriate …

GOVERNOR PHIL MURPHY on The Garden State of Mind

October 1st, 2020


On this week's BONUS episode, I sat down with Governor Phil Murphy to discuss how he sees the government's responsibility to address the mental health challenges that face both my home state of New Jersey and the …

LUCIE FINK on Pursuing Passion Projects Professionally

September 28th, 2020


I couldn't think of a better first guest for the Solace and the City Season 2 premiere than the one and only Lucie Fink!  Lucie and I missed each …

Quarter Life Crisis? Never Heard of Her.

September 21st, 2020


This year, my 25th birthday fell on a Monday.  Despite this being possibly the worst day of the week to ring in a quarter of a century, I felt that …

SAMANTHA TIRONE on Moving With Grief

September 14th, 2020


I have a very special episode to share this week.  I had a virtual recording with Samantha Tirone, who is an amazing woman with a powerful story. …

MIKE JOHNSON with a Mike Drop

September 7th, 2020


Happy Labor Day from me and the one and only Mike Johnson!!!  I have SUCH an exciting episode to share with you all.  I (virtually) sat down with the fan favorite from Hannah Brown's season of the Bachelorette and had …

COLIN BEDELL on Zoediac Signs

August 31st, 2020


It's Virgo season so you know what that means!  I finally was able to speak with an astrologer to learn more about my own chart and, let me tell you, …

CATIE ORLANDO on Addictions, Restrictions, and other Afflictions

August 24th, 2020


This week I caught up with Catie Orlando, my friend from college who inspired me to open up about my own mental health issues by sharing her story of …

Zoe Solo Episode #1

August 20th, 2020


Surprise! I decided to release a BONUS episode to give you guys a bit of insight into my life! I’m sure that over the past few months you’ve come to realize that I have a plethora of mental health issues to speak to. I …

CAMERON ROGERS on Investment Baking

August 10th, 2020


This week I was lucky enough to speak with one of my favorite podcast hosts and bloggers, Cameron Rogers!  Cameron is the founder of the Freckled Foodie account on Instagram, where she works to promote a physically and …

ANGELICA TORRES on All Black Lives Matter

August 3rd, 2020


I am humbled to be sharing my conversation with actress, model, and transgender activist, Angelica Torres.  Angelica stars in Season Two of Pose (an …

CAROLINE MOLEY on Just Another Manic Monday

July 27th, 2020


Kanye West. Mariah Carey. Demi Lovato. Robin Williams. Russell Brand. Frank Sinatra. -- What do all of these incredibly talented celebrities have in …


July 23rd, 2020


BONUS EPISODE! Words cannot express how excited and humbled I feel to be sharing this episode with the amazing Solace and the City community. I had …

DAVID MCCULLAR on Mental Muscle

July 20th, 2020


This week I'm sharing my conversation with the Founder and CEO of Inception, a dynamic new approach to mind and body wellness.  Inception is a mental health gym that's changing the ways we think about exercise and …

NATASHA TIWARI on Mental Wealth

July 13th, 2020


I had such an incredible conversation with Natasha Tiwari that I am humbled to be sharing with you all!  Natasha Tiwari is an award winning …


July 6th, 2020


This week I am SO excited to share my conversation with Ben Greiner.  Not only is he an amazing friend, but he also is the founder and CEO of an …

CONNOR SAELI on The Most Dramatic Episode Ever

June 29th, 2020


This week I am SO excited to share my episode with Connor Saeli from Season 15 of The Bachelorette!  I have always been fascinated by the …

ALI KRIEGSMAN on Building A God Damn Empire

June 22nd, 2020


This week I am so excited to share my conversation with the iconic Ali Kriegsman, Co-Founder and COO of Bulletin!  For those who don't know, Bulletin …

DR. DARYL APPLETON on The Importance of Therapy

June 15th, 2020


This week I sat down with Dr. Daryl Appleton, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Fortune 500 Executive Coach!  I have been wanting to bring on a …

JORDAN BONNER on Using Your Privilege to Empower

June 8th, 2020


I have been thinking a lot about how to use my platform to support the Black Lives Matter movement without taking up media real estate that could be …


June 1st, 2020


This week I am SO excited to share an episode with the youngest guest yet!  Caroline Bourke is an incredibly gifted actor, singer, and impressionist. …

LINDSAY BOYLAN on Campaigning with Compassion

May 25th, 2020


Happy Memorial Day everyone!  Today I am SO excited to share my conversation with Lindsey Boylan, a Democrat running against Jerrold Nadler for …

SAM EISENSTADT on People Thriving on Positive Reinforcement

May 21st, 2020


This week I have another bonus episode to share with Sam Eisenstadt, a former D1 Football player, the Defensive Coordinator for the Örebro Black Knights, and my friend from growing up!  Sam talks about his struggle with …

CHELSEY CURTIS on Accepting the Love We Think We Deserve

May 18th, 2020


This week I spoke with Chelsey Curtis, the co-host of What We Said podcast and certified health coach! Despite living on the other side of the country, Chelsey was sweet enough to record with me and talk about her …

KATE & CLAUDIA NICHOLLS on Getting Something Off My Chest

May 11th, 2020


Happy (belated) Mother's Day!  I have such a special episode to share with you all in honor of this holiday.  This week I spoke with Kate and Claudia …

DYLAN HAINES on Clear Eyes and Full Hearts

May 7th, 2020


I’m so excited to be sharing my first bonus episode of the month with Dylan Haines!! Dylan lives and breathes Texas, so in the first part of the episode we talked a lot about what it was like for him growing up in …

DAMIA DECEMBER on Health And Healing

May 4th, 2020


This week I sat down with Damia December, a Master Reiki Practitioner, Registered Behavior Therapist, and Founder of!  We talk about Reiki as a healing practice and how one becomes an expert in this Japanese …

CELESTE O'CONNOR on Not Peaking in High School

April 27th, 2020


This week I'm sharing my conversation with Celeste O'Connor, a Hopkins friend and incredibly talented young actor!  With the release of her first major film Selah and the Spades on our minds, we take a trip back to high …


April 20th, 2020


I have SUCH an exciting episode for you guys!  This week I spoke with Chris Roth, Brendan Rogers, and Ken Wright, the team behind the AWESOME direct-to-consumer CBD brand Highline Wellness!  In the episode, Chris …

JESSE SHUMAN on Getting Metaphysical

April 13th, 2020


This week, I'm sharing a conversation I had a few weeks ago with my incredibly talented friend, Jesse Shuman!  As a fellow Johns Hopkins alum, Jesse  reflects on his own undergraduate experience and shares what it was …

DR. DOREEN MARSHALL on Being Ready To Talk And Here To Listen

April 6th, 2020


This week I'm sharing an episode that's very close to my heart.  I spoke with Dr. Doreen Marshall, who is the Vice President of Programs for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  She has also been engaged in …

HANNAH BERNER on Finding Solace in Hell

March 30th, 2020


By far and away the biggest highlight of my week was recording with comedian, Bravo TV star, and podcast legend, Hannah Berner (@beingbernz)!  For …

LIZ GUNNER & LAURA FARRELL on Mental Nourishment

March 23rd, 2020


Three weeks before social distancing, I sat down with Liz Gunner and Laura Farrell, who are hosts of a new podcast called The Real Dietitians of New York City!  (They also happen to be Enna Selmanovic's super awesome …

RIENNA RUSSO on Pandemic Panic

March 16th, 2020


This week, I took a 45 minute break from social distancing to sit down with my incredibly smart, kind, and beautiful friend Rienna Russo!  In …

LACEY MARK on Accepting Roses and Instagram Followers

March 9th, 2020


This week on the most dramatic episode ever of Solace and the City, I sat down with Lacey Mark @laceymmark from Bachelor Nation!  As a longtime fan …

BRANDON BERMAN on Love Being Blind

March 2nd, 2020


This week I had the pleasure of sitting down with Brandon Berman, the host of the popular New York City dating show UpDating!  He explains what …

NOAH KAHAN on Wednesdays Being the Worst Days of His Life

February 24th, 2020


This week I sat down with the incredibly talented singer and songwriter, Noah Kahan!  Not only does Noah have the voice of an absolute angel (queue …

DR. JENNIFER BLAZE on What That One Molecule Of Serotonin Is Really Doing

February 17th, 2020


I was nerding out this week when I sat down with Dr. Jennifer Blaze to discuss the biological reasons behind our battles with mental health!  Dr. …


February 10th, 2020


I cannot believe this is real life right now, because I was lucky enough to have Lindsey Metselaar as my guest on Solace and the City this week!  Not …

JONAH FEINGOLD on Why First Dates Are The Worst

February 3rd, 2020


This week I was able to sit down with film writer and director Jonah Feingold!   A lover of "Harry Met Sally" types of movies, Jonah creates romantic …

DYLAND PALLADINO on Analytical Thinking

January 27th, 2020


This week I sat down with comedian and fellow podcaster Dylan Palladino!  Although Dylan was a bit short on time, we were able to touch on a variety of topics including the struggle of being tall and good-looking, the …

BRANDON DOMAN on Strangers' Stories

January 20th, 2020


I feel incredibly honored this week to be sharing my conversation with Brandon Doman, the man behind The Strangers Project. For those who aren’t familiar with his work, Brandon has been giving people the opportunity to …

RAMSEY SHINDELL on Recovery and Discovery

January 13th, 2020


This week I had the great pleasure of sitting down and catching up with my friend Ramsey from high school!  We first talked about the ways in which …

DAN DOTY on Men-tal Health

January 7th, 2020


This week I had the privilege of talking to the co-founder of Evryman, Dan Doty!  We discussed the unique life events that led Dan to starting a men's emotional leadership group, including being a wilderness guide and a …

GREGORY UZELC on Being Alone 2gether

December 30th, 2019


New episode out now!  I sat down with an incredible artist, comedian, and friend Gregory Uzelac to talk about his exhibit "Alone 2gether" and so much more!  First we discuss his experience growing up as the son of …

ZOE'S GRANDMA with A Christmas Carol

December 23rd, 2019


On this very special holiday episode, I sit down with my incredible Grandma and talk about her experience dealing with loss and loneliness.  She …

HALEY GROVE on Physical Therapy

December 17th, 2019


This week I sat down with dancer (and long-time friend) Haley Grove to discuss her experience performing and teaching ballet, modern, jazz, and hip hop in New York City.  We talk about the high expectations that are set …

ENNA SELMANOVIC on Sinking and Swimming

December 10th, 2019


This week I sat down with athlete and mental health activist Enna Selmanovic!  We talked about her life as a collegiate swimmer and how a severe …

JO MURDOCK on Meditation as Medication

December 4th, 2019


This week I spoke with my favorite Y7 Yoga instructor Jo Murdock!  We talked about her time as a dancer, which was one of many experiences that led her to become a certified yoga teacher.  In addition to sharing her …

MATT CHAVEZ on Subway Therapy

November 27th, 2019


In this week’s episode, I sat down with Matt Chavez aka the Subway Therapist to discuss his immersive and interactive project that truly embodies the …

DAVID YARUS on Swiping and Dating and Ghosting, Oh My!

November 19th, 2019


This week I had the honor and pleasure of sitting down with the founder of the JSwipe dating app, David Yarus! We discuss how he was able to build a community through his Jewish faith and then segway into the ways that …

REMY KASSIMIR on Cumedic Relief

November 14th, 2019


On this surprise BONUS episode, I sit down with comedian and podcaster Remy Kassimir. We talk about her experience being a woman in comedy, why Love Island is so addicting, and her journey to find the female orgasm! You …

VICTORIA BROWN on Being Unapologetically Yourself

November 14th, 2019


This week I talked to Victoria Brown (@imvictoriabrown) about her experience as a SoulCycle instructor and the community that has formed as an …

FRANCIS ELLIS on Mental Chillness

November 7th, 2019


This week I talk with comedian Francis Ellis about the unsettlingly strong connection between comedy and mental illness. We discuss Francis’s own …

MATT JAMES on Cookies and Connecting with People

October 31st, 2019


In this week’s episode, I talk to @mattjames919 about his journey from playing football in North Carolina to running his own charity in New York …

Are You Seriously Starting a Podcast?

October 29th, 2019


Hello friends! Yes - I am seriously starting a podcast, and I am pumped about it! This episode is short but allows me the opportunity to tell you all what this podcast will entail and get you to listen! Get excited for …

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