A special, December 1st episode with my good friend, collaborator and noona, Helen H. Kim. Enjoy!

(1:16) Hello, if that’s OK
(1:53) Living for and loving awkwardness
(2:27) Shout out to the Robinson S.P.A.C.E.
(3:26) Loving noona’s smiley-face sweater
(3:58) Providing people with the opportunity to turn their necks
(4:37) Items on yours truly’s to-do list going forward
(6:48) Two opposite things for the body
(7:44) Items on Helen’s to-do list going forward
(9:20) Supplements and meal-prep
(10:53) The way we speak to ourselves
(15:04) Reclaiming our wellness from our productivity
(18:20) Being two older siblings who have internalized the older sibling complex
(20:58) Moving towards resolutions for ourselves today, not tomorrow
(21:44) Checking in on ourselves as well as our friends
(23:27) Older siblings unite!
(25:10) Family matters and ourselves
(27:59) Okay, checking in with Chat-GPT; proving Chat-GPT WRONG
(29:10) How many officials from California have run for the presidency and won?
(30:21) So Richard Nixon honeymooned in a funky Riverside hotel, actually
(31:29) I have a good Chat-GPT story too, you know
(34:24) Chat-GPT’s politically correct scripts on race and ethnicity
(36:27) Culture colliding today and the Cambrian explosion of yester-age
(38:55) Chat-GPT supporting the Korean/Laos Storytelling Project
(42:16) Okay, getting back to our to-do lists over these next few weeks
(44:01) The appendectomy is more common than you may suspect, actually
(45:47) Getting off auto-pilot because enough is enough (for me too)
(48:05) Seriously though, change starts today, tonight, right now
(49:56) Honestly though, let’s just warm up with some tamales

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