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Suicide Doesn’t Just Happen

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6969102/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/633759/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Mike Bearden hits the growing issue of suicide and the need to understand that it doesn't just happen all of a sudden on this OpaZao Podcast. Suicide is the result of many circumstances over a long period of time. Help out others and be the…
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Communication in GenZ Relationships

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6915482/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/633759/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]TC and Mike are honored with their guest Samantha Lucero as they discuss not only TC and Sam's relationship, but what relational elements have blessed them early in their relationship growth. Giving is Getting. Feminism Identity. Proper loving of self allows for a stronger relationship.…
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What if…

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6889510/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/633759/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]TC Stefani and Mike Bearden ask each other totally unscripted questions that might just apply to you as well on this week's OpaZao podcast. We introduce a random series topic that we will revisit from time to time. Check out this episode!
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Losing My Leg Did Not Define Me

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6860292/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/633759/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Mike Bearden and TC interview Thayne Mahler, a story of losing his leg at 18 while snowboarding off the side of Mt. Hood.  Check out this episode!
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Math Can Solve Your Anxiety

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6836488/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/633759/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Mike Bearden and Alyssa Guzman chat about anxiety and how a simple math equation can help you breathe your way through an anxious moment; 5+6=11. Check out this episode!
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Find Your Strong Friend

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6812593/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/633759/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Mike Bearden and Alyssa Guzman continue our OpaZao discussion on mental health awareness and talk specifically about the need to find a "strong friend."  Check out this episode!
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Dear World

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6811573/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/633759/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Mike Bearden shares how "Dear World," a song by the group Echosmith, reflects the desire of the Next Listener Program coming this Fall through The Power of Next. Check it out! Check out this episode!
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Is America Great

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6785816/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/633759/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Mike Bearden and our guest Mike Ayetiwa talk about Mike's (@officialblackmic) interview with random individuals while cruising the Venice Beach boardwalk. Identity and stuck reveal themselves once again. Let us know what you think. Check out this episode!
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I’m Entitled to my Rights

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I’m Not Crazy

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6737984/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/633759/custom-color/#87A93A" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Mike Bearden and TC Stefani tackle the topic of mental illness with their guest "Jane." Jane shares a bit of her story while leaving the audience wanting to hear more. Give us your thoughts at next_opazao on Instagram.  Check out this episode!
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