Join Jaya McSharma and the fantabulous Melissa Munds for their vodcast, “Pigeonholed.” In this series, the dynamic duo talk about everything from A-to-Z! Tune in each week as they unbox relatable topics to find new perspectives. You don’t want to miss this!
The secret is out! We’re starting a VODCAST!! Tune in each week as we hit a variety of subjects from A-Z. Check out this video to see what our Vodcast series is all about.
Episode 1: Anxiety (how we manage)
A is for Anxiety. Here we discuss how we cope with anxiety, our biggest fears, medication, high-functioning anxiety, and the general worries that plague us from day to day.
Episode 2: bullying effects
B is for Bullying. Here we discuss some of our worst bullying stories, the psychological effects of bullying and how they bleed into adulthood, shocking facts about bullying, and why some victims go on to be bullies themselves.
Episode 3 – COVID-19: LOUISIANA DOCTOR TELLS ALL
Dr. Jaya McSharma, Louisiana Hospitalist, pleads everyone to practice self-quarantine and social distancing — sharing her unsettling experiences thus far during this unprecedented time. DISCLAIMER: This is an entertainment-based vodcast that reflects our personal experiences and is NOT to be substituted for the advice of your own physician. Please talk with your doctor or follow recommendations of CDC regarding COVID-19. For helpful information on Coronavirus, please visit https://www.chadruffinmd.com/covid19. We want to emphasize that even though these are frightening times, there’s no need to panic. Just take the proper precautions and we’ll all get through this together. It’s important to stay positive, and not stress out to maintain a healthy immune system. So even though we’re stuck at home, find the things that make you happy, and don’t forget to take deep breaths. 🙂
Episode 4: Coronavirus FAqs
Have a question about Coronavirus symptoms, transmission, testing, treatment, or prevention? Dr. Jaya McSharma, a hospitalist from Louisiana is here to give her personal responses. DISCLAIMER: Yes, this is serious stuff. (We wanted to give you a break from that and make our presentation as light-hearted as possible.) This is an entertainment-based vodcast that reflects our personal experiences and is NOT to be substituted for the advice of your own physician. Please talk with your doctor or follow recommendations of CDC regarding COVID-19. For helpful information on Coronavirus, please visit https://www.chadruffinmd.com/covid19 http://www.covid-19.uwmedicine.org http://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/hygie…
Episode 5: How to care for your mental health during a pandemic
(D is for Disaster) As we cope with the effects of Coronavirus in our daily lives, Licensed Professional Counselor Laura Alderman joins us via Zoom — sharing advice on how to give ourselves grace, build resilience, and make it through this difficult time.
Episode 6: CORONAVIRUS – AN EXISTENTIAL CRISIS
E is for Existentialism! Our guest on this episode of #Pigeonholed is the illustrious @heartcenteredessentials! As an educator, actor, coach, and small business owner, Mary Thoma has a unique passion for helping people find their joy to live their best life. Adding to her perspective is the fact that she moved to Germany just before the pandemic shut down travel, among other things! Here she discusses what it’s been like living abroad in the Age of Coronavirus and how she finds meaning and purpose in each day, something all of us struggle with!
Episode 7: Shreveport tornado crushes man with 8.5 TON STEEPLE: He lives to tell the tale!
A story you’ll have to hear and see to believe: Michael Williams spares no detail as he recounts the horrible evening that his car was crushed by a 8.5 ton steeple during a tornado and how his life has been changed in ways that will surprise you.
Episode 8: CANCEL CULTURE: HAS IT GONE TOO FAR?
Filmed pre-Covid in February 2020!
Jaya and Melissa discuss #cancelculture on this special edition of #Pigeonholed! We really aren’t sure we should be releasing this one because there’s no sugarcoating the personal and political topics we get into! But if we censored ourselves for fear of getting canceled…it would defeat the purpose!
Episode 9: CULTURAL APPROPRIATION
Filmed PRE-QUARANTINE on February 29, 2020! Is #culturalappropriation under or over-diagnosed? In this vodcast, we hear from our guests: the Sharma family, and Kristi Woodard of Mahogani Media who share their feelings and experiences with this topic living in the USA.
Episode 10: H IS FOR HAIR
Join us as we shake the shackles of shame off of talking about female pattern hair loss and ASK EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW from Dr. Lindsey Pennington!
Do those thickening shampoos really work? How much Biotin are you supposed to take a day again to get Penelope Cruz hair? And WHICH ONE OF THESE DANG HAIR VITAMINS WORK BECAUSE THERE ARE SO MANY WHY ARE THERE SO MANY!
Episode 11: l is for louisiana, liberals, and legends
Cuz 3 is better than one! Let’s talk about this election, shall we?