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Talk Truth with Mario Evon

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Medical Doctor, TV Host and Reggae-Soul Singer/Songwriter, Mario Evon, takes you on a uniquely Jamaican journey through a non-conservative, honest space created to allow his truth, and the truth of others to set them free to grow, laugh, learn and prosper.From relationships, inspiration, sex and sex… read more

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Season Finale: Keeping it very real, Season Review & 'Ask M.E.' (060)

April 18th, 2021


In this episode (060) of Talk Truth, I keep it very real and talk truth about many of the things currently on my mind from relationships to career and mental health. I highlight previous episodes from the season and …

Identity & Cultural Duality feat. Tonille Watkis (059)

April 11th, 2021


In this episode (059) of Talk Truth, I speak to actress, drama teacher and the reigning Miss Planet Jamaica, Tonille Watkis, about identity and …

The Mind-Star Connection feat. Alina Apostol (058)

April 4th, 2021


In this episode (058) of Talk Truth, I speak to Psychotherapist/Psychological Astrologer, Alina Apostol, about what I call the Mind-Star Connection …

A Spirit of Kindness feat. Jason Evans (057)

March 21st, 2021


In this episode (057) of Talk Truth, I speak to the Founder and Chairman of the ‘Friends of a Child Help Foundation’ (@friendsofachild_ja), Jason Evans, about how he developed and nurtured a spirit of kindness and …

Breakups & Unrequited Love (056)

March 14th, 2021


In this episode (056) of Talk Truth, I speak about breakups and unrequited love, places many of us have been at some point in our lives.  Take a listen.

Unrequited Love:

My Journey with Endometriosis feat. Shauna Fuller Clarke (055)

March 7th, 2021


In this episode (055) of Talk Truth, I speak to Business Coach, Innovation Strategist, Endo-Warrior and friend, Shauna Fuller Clarke, about her …

Journey to Self-Acceptance feat. Yanique Farquharson (054)

February 28th, 2021


In this episode (054) of Talk Truth, I speak to Yanique Farquharson on her journey to self-acceptance. Teased about her complexion, her desire to learn and to express herself, she has overcome many struggles to get to …

Fearlessness feat. Shelli Green (053)

February 21st, 2021


In this episode (053) of Talk Truth, I speak to Shelli Green, a Jamaican woman who is no stranger to fearlessness, but recognized this quality in herself retrospectively, as she moved through many changes in love, …

My Weight Journey feat. Elva Clarke (052)

February 14th, 2021


In this episode (052) of Talk Truth, I speak to my friend, Elva Clarke, about her journey with her weight. Always thought of as plump or fat ever since knowing herself, she outlines her journey from feeling a desire to …

My Father's Black Experience feat. Wendel Guthrie (051)

February 8th, 2021


In this episode (051) of Talk Truth, in commemoration of Black History Month, I continue the discussion around black experiences as I highlight my dad, Wendel Guthrie, and his black experience.  Though there are many …

My Black Experience (050)

February 3rd, 2021


In this episode (050) of Talk Truth, in commemoration of Black History Month I decided to share a bit about my black history.  I share many things I’ve never shared before in this much detail about my upbringing, …

Seeking Clarity feat. Samantha Johnson (049)

January 24th, 2021


In this episode (049) of Talk Truth, I speak to The Layman’s Doctor, Dr Samantha Johnson, about how she did aggressive introspection to identify unhealthy routines in her life, in an effort to seek clarity and take new …

Living Gen Z - Truths, Myths & Everything In Between ft. Mischa Christie (048)

January 17th, 2021


In this episode (048) of Talk Truth, I speak to Pharmacist, YouTuber/Content Creator, Mischa Christie, about the truths, myths and everything in between about living Gen Z in Jamaica. We traverse his perspective on the …

Happy New Year 2021 (047)

January 10th, 2021


In this episode (047) of Talk Truth, I wish you a Happy New Year and speak about my highs and lows of 2020 and my intentions for 2021 and my …

Mind, Body & Spirit feat. Patrice Dwyer (046)

January 3rd, 2021


In this episode (046), I speak to Transformational Therapist, Patrice Dwyer, about the Mind, Body & Spirit.  We speak about her journey through many jobs to finally get to one where she has a significant daily …

Resilience feat. Natalie Murray (045)

December 27th, 2020


In this episode (045), I speak to Entrepreneur, Health Coach, Spinning Instructor and Mother, Natalie Murray, as we discuss the quality of resilience, one that her life experiences have caused her to relate to deeply.  …

Giving Back: No Cash Required feat. Simone Brown (044)

December 20th, 2020


In this episode of Talk Truth, I speak to Founder and CEO of 876 Volunteer (@876Volunteer), Simone Brown, as we tackle the topic of 'Giving Back: No …

My Journey with Prostate Cancer feat. Quinton Yearde (043)

December 13th, 2020


In this episode (043), I speak to father, performer, husband, teacher and entrepreneur, Quinton Yearde about his journey with prostate cancer.  From diagnosis to treatment, we uncover the details, and also why it is so …

I'm a Returning Resident feat. Calee Scharschmidt (042)

December 6th, 2020


In this episode (042), I speak to Jamaican Creative, Calee Scharschmidt, about moving from Jamaica to the United States of America then returning home to live in Jamaica.  We discuss many of her challenges as a mother, …

Burnout, Break & Realignment (041)

November 29th, 2020


This episode (041), I titled ‘Burnout, Break & Realignment’ as I speak about all that has been happening in my extended season break, and how it …

Happy 1-Year Anniversary Part 2 (040)

May 24th, 2020


In this my final episode (040), I touch base with the remainder of my past guests of the show to see what they’ve been up to since their interview, what the feedback about their episode was like, and how speaking their …

Happy 1-Year Anniversary Part 1 (039)

May 17th, 2020


In this episode (039), I touch base with some of the past guests of the show to see what they’ve been up to since their interview, what the feedback about their episode was like, and how speaking their truth impacted …

The Anatomy of A Dream (038)

May 10th, 2020


In this episode (038) I speak about the parts and features of a dream, then expound on a few things that you should never allow to happen to your …

Relationship Expectations feat. Mezan Ayoka (037)

May 3rd, 2020


In this episode (037), I speak to Writer and Filmmaker, Mezan Ayoka, about relationship expectations, as we discuss how some of her relationship ideals were formed, what has actually played out in her life, and also her …

Preserving Jamaican Culture feat. Maria Hitchins (036)

April 26th, 2020


In this episode (036), I speak to Choreographer, Lecturer, Dance Advocate and Content Creator, Maria Hitchins about the preservation of Jamaican …

Masculinity feat. Fabian Thomas (035)

April 19th, 2020


In this episode (035), I speak to Mentor, Facilitator & Life Coach, Fabian Thomas as we explore the many facets of masculinity. We speak about …

Creativity As A Way Of Life feat. Chris Malachi (034)

April 12th, 2020


In this episode (034), I speak to Recording Artiste, Chris Malachi, about ‘Creativity as a Way of Life’.  We explore his journey into falling in love with music, what creativity as a way of life means to him, and some …

Divorce feat. Stephanie Hava (033)

April 5th, 2020


In this episode (033), I speak to Recording Artiste, Author and Entrepreneur, Stephanie Hava, about her experience with Divorce.  We explore her initial vision for marriage, what may have changed to lead to divorce, the …

COVID-19 Part 1 (032)

March 29th, 2020


In this episode (032), I speak about COVID-19, first outlining some facts, but then really going into some of the emotions many Jamaicans are having around the virus.  I highlight the importance of avoiding the virus, …

What A Girl Wants feat. Nets & Den of the Net's Chat Podcast (031)

March 22nd, 2020


In this episode (031), I speak to Nets (@NetsJenner) and Den (@denillerene_), the ladies of the Net’s Chat Podcast (@netschatpodcast), as I interview them on what a girl wants in a man.  From the physical to the mental, …

Fatphobia feat. Andrew ' Drewpuddy' Brown (030)

March 15th, 2020


In this episode (030), I speak to Social Media Executive, Andrew ‘Drewpuddy’ Brown’ (@andrew.h.brown) about Fatphobia, something that he has dealt with for all of his life.  We talk about what fatphobia is, his specific …

Losing Parents feat. Anika Repole Wilson (029)

March 8th, 2020


In this episode (029), I speak to Brand Strategy Maverick/Entrepreneur, Anika Repole Wilson, about her journey losing both parents.  We discuss her …

Mental Health & Creativity feat. Tameka Coley aka Tami Tsansai (028)

March 1st, 2020


In this episode (028), I speak to Tameka A. Coley, aka Tami Tsansai (@tamitsansai), a Multidisciplinary Artist (Author/Mental Health Advocate etc.) …

Sex & Relationships Q&A feat. Dr. Karen Carpenter (027)

February 23rd, 2020


In this episode (027), I speak to Dr. Karen Carpenter, Clinical Sexologist/Psychologist, about many things around sex and relationships using …

Journey, Persistence & The Power of Rejection (026)

February 16th, 2020


In this episode, I speak about Journey, Persistence and the Power of Rejection, using examples from my many experiences of rejection to illustrate …

Being Single feat. CK (Clara Kahwa) (025)

February 9th, 2020


In this episode, I speak to Recording Artiste, CK aka Clara Kahwa about being single.  Clara is a passionate and beautiful human with an electric …

Self-Publishing & Parenting feat. Lisa McLean (024)

February 2nd, 2020


In this episode, I speak to educator, dancer, mother and author, Lisa McLean, about Self-Publishing and Parenting.  She outlines how she fell into her passion for writing and becoming a self-published author, how the …

My Journey as a Fashion Designer/Illustrator feat. Ayanna Dixon (023)

January 26th, 2020


In this episode, I speak to Ayanna Dixon (@ayanna.asd), Fashion Designer, Illustrator and owner/creator of her brand, ASD (@by.asd).  We discuss her journey to becoming a fashion designer and illustrator, some of her …

ManiFeasting An Intentional Life feat. Kim Rickards (022)

January 19th, 2020


In this episode, I speak to Kim Rickards, Co-Founder of ManiFeast (see bio below), about her company, the importance of living an intentional life, …

Finding Your Truth feat. Tami Chin Mitchell (021)

January 12th, 2020


In this episode, Tami Chin Mitchell and I have a conversation about discovering and sitting in our truths.  We explore the truth from many different perspectives and have a candid discussion about the pros, the cons and …

Ask ME (020)

September 22nd, 2019


In this the final episode of Season 1, we explore what the listeners wanted to know about.  Questions were submitted anonymously and via email and as always were answered candidly and honestly.  Check out this episode …

Typecast In Your Own Script (019)

September 15th, 2019


In this episode, I speak about the script that we write for ourselves and present to the world, and whether the characters that we project represent out true and authentic selves.  Do you have a script?  What is it …

I Chose The Creative Arts feat. Desmond Dennis (018)

September 8th, 2019


In this episode, I speak to actor/writer/director, Desmond Dennis (@desmondedennis), one of Jamaica’s most talented actors, as we traverse his …

10 Signs You May Be In A Frelationship (017)

September 1st, 2019


In this episode I expound on a blog post I wrote many years ago about '10 Signs You May Be In A Frelationship'.  Check out the actual post here:

What's Your Health Status? (016)

August 25th, 2019


Here is the show outline:

  • My cholesterol journey
  • Factors that affect compliance with healthy behaviour
  • My hearing health journey
  • My vocal health …

Jamaica Then vs Now feat. Wendel Guthrie (015)

August 18th, 2019


In this episode, I discuss Jamaica then versus now with my dad, Dr. Wendel Guthrie, as he outlines many of the things that were, and how they have …

The 90-Day Rule feat. Shari-Lee Crooks (014)

August 11th, 2019


In this episode my friend,  Shari-Lee Crooks and I speak about The 90-Day Rule and whether we think it works, doesn’t work, or is even worth it.  …

Life As A First-Time Mom feat. Stacy-Ann Sutherland (013)

August 4th, 2019


In this episode I speak with a first-time mom about her journey from becoming pregnant, bringing a child into the world and life after a baby.  Storyteller, Stacy-Ann Sutherland, gives us a candid take on her experience.

ME & The Jones' - The Law of Comparison (012)

July 28th, 2019


Episode Outline:

  • Episode Intro
  • Truth Bomb - What do you secretly collect?
  • Where I am now in music, medicine and life
  • Definition of comparison

Loneliness vs Being Alone feat. Marlon Simpson (011)

July 21st, 2019


Associate Clinical Psychologist, Marlon Simpson and I, have a conversation about loneliness versus being alone.  Marlon holds a diploma in …

Personal Financial Freedom feat. Randy T. Rowe - Part 2 (010)

July 14th, 2019


In this episode, I continue the discussion with Business Development Consultant, Randy T. Rowe, about Personal Financial Freedom.  We speak about …

Personal Financial Freedom feat. Randy T. Rowe - Part 1 (009)

July 7th, 2019


In this episode, I speak to Business Development Consultant, Randy T. Rowe, as he talks to me about Personal Financial Freedom.  We speak about …

Social Media feat. Akeem Beckford (007)

June 23rd, 2019


This episode was recorded at, and is sponsored by THE HUB COWORKING:

Are you a self-employed Jamaican? An entrepreneur in need of a work space?  Well a coworking space may be what you are looking for, and The Hub is just …

My Life with P.P.I.L. (Passion Purpose Impact Legacy) (006)

June 16th, 2019


In this episode, I speak about how PASSION, PURPOSE, IMPACT & LEGACY (P.P.I.L.) have become the four cornerstones that I use to help guide my life, the decisions I make, and how it has settled me as a human.  I …

Sexual Health feat. Dr. Yohann White, Medical Doctor (005)

June 9th, 2019


Check out what we tackle in this episode:

  • Educational background and his company Para Caribe Consulting/Medical Doctors.
  • Where is Jamaica in regards …

Is Music Deteriorating? Feat. Wayne Guthrie, aka DJ Wayne Greezy (004)

June 2nd, 2019


In this episode we talk with my brother, Wayne Guthrie, aka DJ Wayne Greezy and get his perspective on the topic, ‘Is Music deteriorating?’ 

  • Guest …

Colourism in Jamaica feat. Kadija Richards, Sports Psychology Consultant (003)

May 26th, 2019


In this episode, with the insight of Sports Psychology Consultant, Kadija Richards, we discuss the following as it relates to Colourism in Jamaica:

Are All Vaginas Created Equal? Feat. Dr. Wendel Guthrie (002)

May 19th, 2019


In this episode, with the expertise of Dr. Wendel Guthrie (OB/GYN), we will cover the following topics:

The Introduction - The 5 W's of Talk Truth (001)

May 8th, 2019


Episode 1: The 5 W's OF TALK TRUTH
In this episode, you will learn about the 5 W's of Talk Truth and meet our host, Reggae-Soul Singer/Songwriter, …

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