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Hosted by Laura Cathcart Robbins, a writer and a recovery thriver and survivor, Laura found herself in an all too familiar position. In September 2018, she was the only black woman in the room at Brave Magic, a famed writer’s retreat. After it was over, she wrote about her “only one” experience in The Huffington Post and comments started flooding into her DM. These comments were from people from all races, ethnicities, creeds, and nationalities who had felt “othered”. Laura beautifully interviews a person about their Only One story each episode and addresses as many of those DM’s as possible in the process. In this podcast, you’ll hear raw, vulnerable accounts from people who are, like most of us, just eager to connect. Our hope is that The Only One In The Room will inspire a change of perspective in how we all see and hear each other’s stories. We want you think twice before judging the person standing next to you at a party, in the pick-up line at school or in a crowded subway car. This is a podcast for anyone who has ever felt alone in a room full of people – which is to say, that this podcast is for everyone.

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    Scott Talks To Dr. Willie Parker

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 25:29

    Scott Slaughter co-host and producer of The Only One In The Room has a short and casual, yet deep conversation with our guest Dr. Willie Parker right after the show. PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Don't miss our new Friday series On My Nightstand. Be sure to join our Facebook Group for the most up-to-date info on guests, episodes and more. You can also DM us on Instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website at www.theonlyonepod.com Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like live events, appearances, featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Dr. Willie Parker Is The Only Black, Christian Abortion Doctor Who Insists That Women Matter & Demands That We Treat Them Like They Do Episode 132

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 53:57

    Imagine being an doctor who identifies as a Christian, but also feels called to provide care to women seeking abortions? OB/GYN, and reproductive justice advocate, Dr. Willie Parker, was on his way to work when the decision to overturn Roe V Wade was announced, making it impossible for him to perform an abortion on the patient he was scheduled to see. So what would you do if the law of the land changed on a dime and you were no longer able to perform procedures in many of the states where you were licensed to practice? Would you figure that you'd done everything that you could, and consider changing your specialty? Or would you re-up your commitment to reproductive justice advocacy, insisting that every woman be treated like she matters. More From Dr. Willie Parker: Visit: www.drwillieparker.com Read: Life's Work: A Moral Argument for Choice Finding Dr. Willie Parker: Facebook & Twitter: @DrWillieParker PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss Scott Talks on Wednesdays, our Sunday release called Sunday Edition & our brand new series On My Nightstand releasing on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    On My Nightstand: Bad Kid by David Crabb Chapter 4: I Want To Wake Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 19:44

    Upcoming guest David Crabb's stories have appeared on The Moth, NPR, Buzzfeed & RISK! His solo show Bad Kid was a New York Times Critic's Pick and his memoir of the same name was released in 2015 by Harper Perennial. David is currently a member of the Groundlings Sunday Company and a Professor of Autobiographical Performance at Occidental College. He hosts The Moth and RISK! in Los Angeles. His book is hilarious and touching – you'll want to grab a copy after listening. Instagram: @thedavidcrabb Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays & Sunday Edition every Sunday by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Scott Talks to Collier Landry

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 19:58

    Scott Slaughter co-host and producer of The Only One In The Room has a short and casual, yet deep conversation with our guest Collier Landry right after the show. Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Don't miss our new Friday series On My Nightstand. Be sure to join our Facebook Group for the most up-to-date info on guests, episodes and more. You can also DM us on Instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website at www.theonlyonepod.com Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like live events, appearances, featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Collier Landry Is The Only One Who Put His Father In Prison For Murdering His Mother Episode 131

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 52:21

    Imagine if as an eleven-year-old, you were woken up by the sounds of your father murdering your mother? Filmmaker and podcaster, Collier Landry testified on the witness stand against his father at age 12, and it was his testimony that helped put his father in prison for life. But later on as an adult, he found that he still wanted closure. But what would you do if you'd confronted your father in prison in the hopes that he would tell you why he did it, but found that he was incapable of telling the truth? Would you verbally attack him in a fit of justified rage? Or would you hug him and tell him you loved him before saying goodbye. More From Collier Landry: Visit: www.collierlandry.com Listen: Moving Past Murder Podcast Watch: A Murder in Mansfield Finding Collier Landry: TikTok, Twitter & Instagram: @collierlandry Support: www.patreon.com/collierlandry Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss Scott Talks on Wednesdays, our Sunday release called Sunday Edition & our brand new series On My Nightstand releasing on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    JUNETEENTH: SUNDAY EDITION- Shanetta McDonald Is The Only Black Woman With An Eating Disorder

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 39:55

    Celebrating Black Stories And Voices: Eating disorders have historically been associated with heterosexual, young, white females, but in reality, they affect people from all demographics of all ethnicities at similar rates. People of color – especially African American women – are significantly less likely to receive help for their eating issues. Today with us we have Shanetta McDonald, a Los Angeles-based creative. After spending more than 10 years in PR & Sales with executive-level roles for national and global brands, Shanetta decided to move her passions for wellness and storytelling to the forefront of her life with Motif, a community focused on supporting the healing, well-being, and connection among women of color by sharing their stories. Motif was inspired by Shanetta's personal story which involves battling and recovering from an eating disorder, stemming from childhood traumas, and also learning to break skewed societal perceptions of what it means to be a Black woman in America. Shanetta found that opening up and sharing about her struggles with food and body - through writing and conversations with other BIPOC women - was a tool that supported her healing and created invaluable connections with women like herself. She believes that by sharing our stories, we create deeper connections with others like us and forge a path for our healing and blossoming. To learn more about Motif visit: https://www.ourmotif.co Instagram: @ourmotif or @_iamshan Special thanks to our sponsors: Away: We love our new sponsor AWAY, the modern lifestyle brand that creates thoughtful products for every traveler and every kind of trip. Start YOUR 100-day trial and shop the entire Away line-up of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases, at AWAYTravel.com/theonlyone. PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays and our brand new series On My Nightstand on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    JUNETEENTH: On My Nightstand: Why Do All The Black People Sit Together In Recovery Meetings? By Laura Cathcart Robbins

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 15:39

    Celebrating Black Stories And Voices: When Sunday Times best-selling author, Catherine Gray asked me to contribute an essay to her new book, Sunshine Warm Sober, I jumped at the chance. When I found out that she wanted my essay to tell the story of what it's like being Black in white recovery spaces, I knew exactly which story I wanted to tell. Laura Cathcart Robbins is an author, freelance culture writer, and host of the popular podcast, The Only One In The Room, living in Studio City, California. She has been active for many years as a speaker and school trustee and is credited for creating The Buckley School's nationally recognized committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Her recent articles in Huffpo and The Temper on the subjects of race, recovery, and divorce have garnered her worldwide acclaim. She is a 2018 LA Moth StorySlam winner and currently sits on the advisory board for the San Diego Writer's Festival and the Outliers HQ podcast Festival. Laura is also a founding member of Moving Forewords, the first national memoirist collective of its kind. Find out more about her on her website, or you can look for her on Facebook, on Instagram, and follow her on Twitter. Catherine Gray can be found at @unexpectedjoyof and www.unexpectedjoy.co.uk  Special Thanks to our Sponsors: Away: We love our new sponsor AWAY, the modern lifestyle brand that creates thoughtful products for every traveler and every kind of trip. Start YOUR 100-day trial and shop the entire Away line-up of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases, at AWAYTravel.com/theonlyone. PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays & Sunday Edition every Sunday by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    JUNETEENTH: Scott Talks To Wally Green

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 22:46

    Celebrating Black Stories And Voices: Scott Slaughter co-host and producer of The Only One In The Room has a short and casual, yet deep conversation with our guest Wally Green right after the show. Special Thanks to our Sponsors: Away: We love our new sponsor AWAY, the modern lifestyle brand that creates thoughtful products for every traveler and every kind of trip. Start YOUR 100-day trial and shop the entire Away line-up of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases, at AWAYTravel.com/theonlyone. PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Don't miss our new Friday series On My Nightstand. Be sure to join our Facebook Group for the most up-to-date info on guests, episodes and more. You can also DM us on Instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website at www.theonlyonepod.com Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like live events, appearances, featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    JUNETEENTH: Wally Green Is The Only One Who Saved His Life With Ping-Pong

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 62:15

    Celebrating Black Stories And Voices: Imagine that everyone you grew up with was destined for jail or an early death? Celebrity Table Tennis pro and co-founder of SPIN, New York, Wally Green joined a gang while growing up in one of the most dangerous housing projects in Brooklyn and was constantly abused by his stepfather who told him repeatedly that he would never amount to anything. But what would you do if someone noticed you and offered to pay you to go to Germany to play at an elite ping-pong school? Would you laugh in their face and continue to live a life filled with violence? Or would you take him up on his offer and leave the streets behind you? More from Wally Green: Visit: https://www.whoiswallygreen.com If you're in NYC & want to learn ping pong visit: Spin NY Finding Wally Green: Instagram: @wallygreennyc Twitter: @wallygreennyc Special thanks to our sponsors: Away: We love our new sponsor AWAY, the modern lifestyle brand that creates thoughtful products for every traveler and every kind of trip. Start YOUR 100-day trial and shop the entire Away line-up of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases, at AWAYTravel.com/theonlyone. PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss Scott Talks on Wednesdays, our Sunday release called Sunday Edition & our brand new series On My Nightstand releasing on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    JUNETEENTH: The NOW Normal-Obed Magny Is The Only Police Officer Teaching Emotional Intelligence In The Room

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 51:48

    Celebrating Black Stories And Voices: “The police are the community and the community is the police. If we don't start recognizing that simple fact, if we don't start healing – together, we will continue to wake up to the same headlines of unarmed black men being shot, of police officers being ambushed, and of a growing rift between police and the people they're sworn to protect.” Today's guest is police officer, Dr. Obed Magny. Dr. Magny grew up in Boston, Massachusetts where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology from the University of Massachusetts at Boston. Dr. Magny relocated to Sacramento where he obtained a Master's Degree in Emergency Services Administration from the California State University at Long Beach, and a Doctorate Degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of La Verne. Currently a police officer in the Sacramento Police Department, Dr. Magny works in patrol. Previous assignments included Narcotics, School Resource Officer, Crime Suppression Unit, and the Parole Intervention Team. Dr. Magny also served on the Board of Directors for the Sacramento Police Officers Association (SPOA) for three years. ASEBP https://www.americansebp.org   Email- obed@magnyleadership.com  Instagram & Twitter: @DrObedMagny Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays and our brand new series On My Nightstand on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    PRIDE MONTH: On My Nightstand: The Definition Of Brave by Stefanie Wilder-Taylor

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 17:56

    Celebrating Voices From The LGBTQ Community: To continue our celebration of Pride month, today I am reading the deeply personal essay, The Definition Of Brave by Stefanie Wilder-Taylor.  Stefanie Wilder-Taylor is a guest from season one of The Only Only One In The Room (an OG!) She is the author of five books, including the best-seller, Sippy Cups Are Not For Chardonnay. She's been seen on NickMom hosting her humorous talk show Parental Discretion with Stefanie Wilder-Taylor, she's also the host of three podcasts: For Crying Out Loud, Bored AF, and Rose Pricks - A Bachelor Roast. She lives in LA with her husband and three teenagers.  www.stefaniewildertaylor.com Instagram: @swildertaylor Listen to Stefanie's episode from Season One Special thanks to our sponsors: Betterhelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays & Sunday Edition every Sunday by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    PRIDE MONTH: Scott Talks To Nick North

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 20:34

    Celebrating Voices From The LGBTQ Community: Scott Slaughter co-host and producer of The Only One In The Room has a short and casual, yet deep conversation with our guest Nick North right after the show. Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Don't miss our new Friday series On My Nightstand. Be sure to join our Facebook Group for the most up-to-date info on guests, episodes and more. You can also DM us on Instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website at www.theonlyonepod.com Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like live events, appearances, featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    PRIDE MONTH: Nick North Is The Only Trans Dad Of Five

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 55:15

    Celebrating Voices From The LGBTQ Community: Imagine you were assigned female at birth, but nothing ever quite felt quite right. And you found yourself wondering over and over, why you couldn't just be a boy like all the other boys? Brand strategist, Nick North lived as a woman and married a man, giving birth to four beautiful children before meeting Catherine, the love of his life. But what would you do if you came to understand that you weren't gay, but trans, and it was something you could no longer ignore? Would you conceal your real identity and try to be the mom your kids had always known, or would you take the steps to live in your truth and share your journey with the world? More from Nick North: Visit: https://wethenorths.com Finding Nick North: Instagram: @wethenorths Youtube: We the Norths Facebook: @wethenorths Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss Scott Talks on Wednesdays, our Sunday release called Sunday Edition & our brand new series On My Nightstand releasing on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    SUNDAY EDITION: Alyea Pierce Is The Only National Geographic Researcher Telling Her Ancestors Stories Through Spoken Word Poetry

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 38:41

    National Geographic Explorer Alyea Pierce is a spoken word poet and researcher who recently contributed to National Geographic's podcast series Into the Depths, funded by the National Geographic Society. Alyea also uses her creative work with poetry, spoken word performance, audio, and photography to examine oral storytelling and folklore traditions in Carnival celebrations across the African diaspora. She has performed her spoken word poetry internationally from the UK and Trinidad and Tobago to South Africa, as well as at numerous TEDx events. Her poetry has been published online and in print, including the Guardian, New York Daily News, and the Caribbean Writer to name a few.   Website: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/find-explorers/alyea-pierce  LinkedIn: @Alyea Pierce Twitter: @AlyeaSpeaks Instagram: @alyeaspierce Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays and our brand new series On My Nightstand on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    On My Nightstand: True Calm from The Moment by Laura Cathcart Robbins

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 11:21

    Ten years ago I was lucky enough to be a part of a project called The Moment, which is described as wild, poignant, life changing stories from 125 writers and artists, famous and obscure (I was definitely one of the more obscure ones). My editor, Larry Smith was wonderful – inspiring, supportive and unflinching. I look back on this experience now with gratitude as Atria/Simon & Schuster is preparing to launch my memoir, Stash, into the world (March, 2023). As Scottie says, that moment, has led me to this moment. Laura Cathcart Robbins is the host of the popular podcast, The Only One In The Room, and author of the forthcoming Atria/Simon & Schuster memoir, STASH (due out in spring of 2023). She has been active for many years as a speaker and school trustee and is credited for creating The Buckley School's nationally recognized committee on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice. Her recent articles in Huffpo and The Temper on the subjects of race, recovery, and divorce have garnered her worldwide acclaim. She is a LA Moth StorySlam winner and currently sits on the advisory boards of the San Diego Writer's Festival and the Outliers HQ podcast Festival. Find out more about her on her website, or you can look for her on Facebook, on Instagram @lauracathcartrobbins, and follow her on Twitter @lauraCrobbins Find out more about The Moment here: Amazon - The Moment: Wild, Poignant, Life-Changing Stories from 125 Writers and Artists Famous & Obscure: Smith, Larry: 9780061719653 Special thanks to our sponsors: Betterhelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays & Sunday Edition every Sunday by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Scott Talks to Bill Mitchell

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 19:55

    Scott Slaughter co-host and producer of The Only One In The Room has a short and casual, yet deep conversation with our guest Bill Mitchell right after the show. Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Don't miss our new Friday series On My Nightstand. Be sure to join our Facebook Group for the most up-to-date info on guests, episodes and more. You can also DM us on Instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website at www.theonlyonepod.com Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like live events, appearances, featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Bill Mitchell Is The Only One In The Room Who Lost His Daughter To Dating Violence Episode 130

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 51:10

    What if twenty days after your daughter graduated from college you got a call from a detective, asking if they could meet with you? Author, speaker, and activist, Bill Mitchell, met with that detective and got the news that every parent dreads, that his twenty-two-year-old daughter, Kristin, had been murdered by her ex-boyfriend. But what would you do if after you'd written her eulogy, after the funeral, after her killer was sentenced and imprisoned, the agony of her absence was still the most present thing in your life? Would shut the world out and do everything you could to keep the rest of your family safe? Or would you and your wife hit the road and go to high schools and colleges everywhere, alerting others to the warning signs of dating violence? More From Bill Mitchell: Visit: www.whendatinghurts.com Listen: WHEN DATING HURTS Podcast Read: WHEN DATING HURTS Finding Bill Mitchell: Twitter & Instagram: @WhenDatingHurts Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss Scott Talks on Wednesdays, our Sunday release called Sunday Edition & our brand new series On My Nightstand releasing on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    SUNDAY EDITION: Angela Means Is The Only Black, Vegan Chef In The Room

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 39:40

    Today we're talking to our girl, Angela Means, owner and head chef of Jackfruit Cafe in Los Angeles. Angela was best known for playing Felisha in the classic 1990s cult classic, Friday, but is now widely known as a vegan soul food chef. Since 2017, Angela has been bringing delicious plant-based food to Los Angelenos and beyond.  http://www.jackfruitcafe.com http://www.instagram.com/jackfruitcafe http://www.facebook.com/jackfruitcafe1 http://www.twitter.com/jackfruitcafe   Special thanks to our sponsors: Year & Day: Year & Day is giving The Only One in the Room listeners a special offer. Visit yearandday.com/one and use code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more. Also, receive Free shipping on orders of $150 or more. So drop whatever you're doing and go visit yearandday.com/one and use the code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more! PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays and our brand new series On My Nightstand on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    On My Nightstand: The End Of Bias, A Beginning by Jessica Nordell

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 17:17

    Jessica Nordell's Book, The End Of Bias, A Beginning, blew me away to the point where I just HAD to share some of it with all of you.   Jessica Nordell is an award-winning author, science writer, and speaker whose writing has appeared in the Atlantic, the New York Times, the New Republic, the Washington Post, and more. Educated at MIT and Harvard in physics, and the University of Wisconsin–Madison in poetry, she is a former writer and radio producer for American Public Media. Website: www.jessicanordell.com Instagram: @jessnordell  Twitter: @jessnordell Read: The End Of Bias: A Beginning  Special thanks to our sponsors: Year & Day: Year & Day is giving The Only One in the Room listeners a special offer. Visit yearandday.com/one and use code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more. Also, receive Free shipping on orders of $150 or more. So drop whatever you're doing and go visit yearandday.com/one and use the code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more! PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays & Sunday Edition every Sunday by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Scott Talks to Charlie Cifarelli

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 20:12

    Scott Slaughter co-host and producer of The Only One In The Room has a short and casual, yet deep conversation with our guest Charlie Cifarelli right after the show. Special thanks to our sponsors: Year & Day: Year & Day is giving The Only One in the Room listeners a special offer. Visit yearandday.com/one and use code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more. Also, receive Free shipping on orders of $150 or more. So drop whatever you're doing and go visit yearandday.com/one and use the code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more! PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Don't miss our new Friday series On My Nightstand. Be sure to join our Facebook Group for the most up-to-date info on guests, episodes and more. You can also DM us on Instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website at www.theonlyonepod.com Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like live events, appearances, featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Charlie Cifarelli Is The Only One Who Adopted A Dog And Became A Citizen Of The World Episode 129

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 55:16

    Imagine reading the paper and seeing a horrific story about a dog who died after being shot by the police, and inexplicably feeling that the public was being misled, that the dog was not dead, but alive. Businessman and former correctional officer, Charlie Cifarelli, was living in Nebraska when we read the story of Star The Dog getting shot in the head by a New York City police officer while she was trying to protect her unhoused guardian. So what would you do if everyone you contacted said that Star was dead, but you just KNEW that she was still alive? Would you decide to let the notion go and get back to your life? Or would you follow your intuition and go on a journey that would change your life forever? More From Charlie Cifarelli: Read: 14th & 2nd Read: I'm A Star Finding Charlie Cifarelli: LinkedIn: Charlie Cifarelli Twitter: @CharlieCifarell Facebook: Star - The New York Pit Bull Instagram: @starthenypitbull & @charlie_cifarelli_ Special thanks to our sponsors: Year & Day: Year & Day is giving The Only One in the Room listeners a special offer. Visit yearandday.com/one and use code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more. Also, receive Free shipping on orders of $150 or more. So drop whatever you're doing and go visit yearandday.com/one and use the code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more! PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss Scott Talks on Wednesdays, our Sunday release called Sunday Edition & our brand new series On My Nightstand releasing on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    SUNDAY EDITION: Jessica Nordell Is The Only One In The Room Talking About How To End Bias

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 41:41

    Jessica Nordell is an award-winning author, science writer, and speaker known for blending rigorous science with compassionate humanity and will be speaking at SXSW in March. After ten years of investigating unconscious bias, she has written her first book, The End of Bias: A Beginning (paperback 9/22,) a solutions journalism guide to answering the question: What do we do about this problem? It has been shortlisted for the Lukas Prize from Columbia Journalism and is the product of hundreds of interviews, an exhaustive review of the studies, and immersive reporting from a vast and diverse range of institutions and environments and examines biased behavior as a historical, cultural, psychological, and scientific phenomenon. Visit: jessicanordell.com Twitter: @jessnordell Instagram: @jessnordell Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   Away: We love our new sponsor AWAY, the modern lifestyle brand that creates thoughtful products for every traveler and every kind of trip. Start YOUR 100-day trial and shop the entire Away line-up of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases, at AWAYTravel.com/theonlyone. PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Storytime J aka Jason Williams: Check out his YouTube channel here Thanks to Tameeka Brown Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays and our brand new series On My Nightstand on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    On My Nightstand: Third Anniversary Essay Contest Winner: est by Mia Idrissi

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 20:33

    We held a writing contest to celebrate our third year anniversary, and it is our pleasure to present our essay contest winner, est, by Mia Idrissi to you today.   Mia Idrissi grew up in Seattle, WA in a home filled with gifted artists, musicians, and other emotionally challenged people. In her early twenties, she moved to New York determined to be the next Bette Midler. After 10 years at large on the streets of 1980s NY, a couple of trips to rehab, and a few years spent back in Seattle long enough to get married and divorced, she finally met her “person”, her husband Phil. Together they've spent the past 15 years having a blast working in divergent parts of the entertainment industry here in Los Angeles. With a litany of ridiculous, sometimes glamorous, sometimes dangerous adventures, her stories are winding their way into a memoir that is currently incubating. Being the only 16-year-old in an Est training weekend in 1980 full of hundreds of adults is but one of her curious life experiences. Instagram: @miaaliciaidrissiwritingabook Twitter: @mialoveslenny LinkedIn: Mia Idrissi Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   Away: We love our new sponsor AWAY, the modern lifestyle brand that creates thoughtful products for every traveler and every kind of trip. Start YOUR 100-day trial and shop the entire Away line-up of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases, at AWAYTravel.com/theonlyone. PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays & Sunday Edition every Sunday by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Scott Talks to Nathalie Walton

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 18:41

    Scott Slaughter co-host and producer of The Only One In The Room has a short and casual, yet deep conversation with our guest Nathalie Walton right after the show. Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   Away: We love our new sponsor AWAY, the modern lifestyle brand that creates thoughtful products for every traveler and every kind of trip. Start YOUR 100-day trial and shop the entire Away line-up of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases, at AWAYTravel.com/theonlyone. PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Don't miss our new Friday series On My Nightstand. Be sure to join our Facebook Group for the most up-to-date info on guests, episodes and more. You can also DM us on Instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website at www.theonlyonepod.com Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like live events, appearances, featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Nathalie Walton Is The Only One Who Used An App To Carry Her Baby To Term Episode 128

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 44:57

    What if when you were twenty weeks pregnant, your doctor told you that there was a good chance you wouldn't be able to carry your baby to term? Nathalie Walton, Chief Executive, CEO, and co-founder of the Expectful app, understood that the stress and anxiety of knowing that she could give birth prematurely might actually increase her chances of going into early labor. So what would you do if you discovered an app that provided meditations designed to help reduce stress during pregnancy? Would you decide to look for other, more traditional methods of preventing premature birth? Or would you dive into Expectful's meditations and let them help you carry your baby to term? More From Nathalie Walton: Visit: expectful.com Download: Expectful Instagram: @expectful Finding Nathalie Walton: Instagram: @nathaliewalton Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   Away: We love our new sponsor AWAY, the modern lifestyle brand that creates thoughtful products for every traveler and every kind of trip. Start YOUR 100-day trial and shop the entire Away line-up of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases, at AWAYTravel.com/theonlyone. PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss Scott Talks on Wednesdays, our Sunday release called Sunday Edition & our brand new series On My Nightstand releasing on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Scott Talks To Artis Stevens

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 15:01

    Scott Slaughter co-host and producer of The Only One In The Room has a short and casual, yet deep conversation with our guest Artis Stevens right after the show. Special thanks to our sponsors: Carpe: Carpe is the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for sweat all over the body, scientifically tested and proven. Go to mycarpe.com, get free shipping plus TWENTY FIVE PERCENT OFF with the code ONE. That's 25% off when you use the code ONE at mycarpe. com. Completely risk free because Carpe offers a 100% money back guarantee, no questions asked! Year & Day: Year & Day is giving The Only One in the Room listeners a special offer. Visit yearandday.com/one and use code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more. Also, receive Free shipping on orders of $150 or more. So drop whatever you're doing and go visit yearandday.com/one and use the code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more! PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Don't miss our new Friday series On My Nightstand. Be sure to join our Facebook Group for the most up-to-date info on guests, episodes and more. You can also DM us on Instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website at www.theonlyonepod.com Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like live events, appearances, featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Artis Stevens Is The First and Only Black President and CEO Of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America Episode 127

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 50:45

    Imagine an organization where 70 percent of the clients are young people of color, and the goal is to pair these kids with adult mentors who can help guide them through their lives. When Artis Stevens became the first Black President and CEO of Big Brothers and Big Sisters Of America in their 118-year history, he understood the significance of that moment. But his goal was to do more than just represent. He wanted to make an impact. So what would you do if the challenge was to make sure that a beloved American institution continued its tradition of placing “Bigs with Littles”, but you also wanted to ensure that this process was as inclusive as possible? Would you stick with old methods that worked “fine” 20 or 30 years ago? Or would you make sure that kids of all identities could match with a mentor that was exactly the right fit for them? More From Artis Stevens: Visit: www.bbbs.org Finding Artis Stevens: Twitter: @artisnstevens Instagram: @artisstevens LinkedIn: Artis Stevens Special thanks to our sponsors: Year & Day: Year & Day is giving The Only One in the Room listeners a special offer. Visit yearandday.com/one and use code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more. Also, receive Free shipping on orders of $150 or more. So drop whatever you're doing and go visit yearandday.com/one and use the code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more! Carpe: Carpe is the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for sweat all over the body, scientifically tested and proven. Go to mycarpe.com, get free shipping plus TWENTY FIVE PERCENT OFF with the code ONE. That's 25% off when you use the code ONE at mycarpe. com. Completely risk free because Carpe offers a 100% money back guarantee, no questions asked! PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss Scott Talks on Wednesdays, our Sunday release called Sunday Edition & our brand new series On My Nightstand releasing on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    SUNDAY EDITION: Sarah Fay Is The Only One With Mental Illness Who Doesn't Identify With Her Diagnoses

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 43:01

    Sarah Fay (Ph.D., MFA) is an award-winning author and mental health advocate working to improve how we think and talk about our mental health by moving the conversation away from simplistic diagnoses and toward a deeper understanding of our mental and emotional lives. Her personal experience of being diagnosed with six different mental health disorders and finding no relief led her to investigate the diagnoses we receive and to write her journalistic memoir Pathological: The True Story of Six Misdiagnoses, which Apple Books chose as one of the Best Books in March. Sarah has shared her story on NPR, Salon, and more. Her devotion to changing the conversation around mental health also led her to create Pathological: The Movement, a public awareness campaign devoted to giving patients agency in their mental health treatment.  Website: sarahfay.org Instagram: @sarayfayauthor  Facebook: @sarayfayauthor  Read: Pathological: The True Story Of Six Misdiagnosis  Register: The Writer's Nonfiction Writing Workshop Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Storytime J aka Jason Williams: Check out his YouTube channel here Thanks to Tameeka Brown Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays and our brand new series On My Nightstand on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Scott Talks to Catherine Gray

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 20:20

    Scott Slaughter co-host and producer of The Only One In The Room has a short and casual, yet deep conversation with our guest Catherine Gray right after the show. Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Don't miss our new Friday series On My Nightstand. Be sure to join our Facebook Group for the most up-to-date info on guests, episodes and more. You can also DM us on Instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website at www.theonlyonepod.com Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like live events, appearances, featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Catherine Gray Is The Only Over-Forty-Mom-To-Be In The Room Episode 126

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 50:30

    What if instead of having kids in your twenties or thirties, you decided to wait to get pregnant until you had both a partner and financial stability? Catherine Gray, best-selling author of the Unexpected Joy book series, was forty-one years old when she and her partner decided to try for a baby. But what would you do if after finding out that you were pregnant, people suddenly felt as entitled to ask you personal questions and offer unsolicited advice about your “later in life” pregnancy? Would you let them get into your head and start to doubt the path you'd taken? Or would you filter out the pessimism and decide instead to remain unexpectedly optimistic and joyful? More From Catherine Gray: Visit: linktr.ee/CatherineGray Finding Catherine Gray: Twitter: @cathgraywrites Instagram: @unexpectedjoyof Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss Scott Talks on Wednesdays, our Sunday release called Sunday Edition & our brand new series On My Nightstand releasing on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    On My Nightstand: Mental Health Awareness Month-Why What Simone Biles Just Did Matters So Much To Black Women Like Me, by Laura Cathcart Robbins

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 16:10

    To honor Mental Health Awareness Month, I am reading a piece that I wrote last summer for Huffpost Personal about Simone Biles and her courageous but highly controversial decision to pull out of her event at the 2021 Summer Olympics.   Laura Cathcart Robbins is the host of the popular podcast, The Only One In The Room, and author of the forthcoming Atria/Simon & Schuster memoir, STASH (due out in spring of 2023). She has been active for many years as a speaker and school trustee and is credited for creating The Buckley School's nationally recognized committee on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice. Her recent articles in Huffpo and The Temper on the subjects of race, recovery, and divorce have garnered her worldwide acclaim. She is a LA Moth StorySlam winner and currently sits on the advisory boards of the San Diego Writer's Festival and the Outliers HQ podcast Festival. Find out more about her on her website, or you can look for her on Facebook, and Instagram, and follow her on Twitter. You can read this article on Huffpost Special thanks to our sponsors: Year & Day: Year & Day is giving The Only One in the Room listeners a special offer. Visit yearandday.com/one and use code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more. Also, receive Free shipping on orders of $150 or more. So drop whatever you're doing and go visit yearandday.com/one and use the code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more! Carpe: Carpe is the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for sweat all over the body, scientifically tested and proven. Go to mycarpe.com, get free shipping plus TWENTY FIVE PERCENT OFF with the code ONE. That's 25% off when you use the code ONE at mycarpe. com. Completely risk free because Carpe offers a 100% money back guarantee, no questions asked! PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays & Sunday Edition every Sunday by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Scott Talks to Cole Richman

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 18:35

    Scott Slaughter co-host and producer of The Only One In The Room has a short and casual, yet deep conversation with our guest Cole Richman right after the show. Special thanks to our sponsors: Year & Day: Year & Day is giving The Only One in the Room listeners a special offer. Visit yearandday.com/one and use code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more. Also, receive Free shipping on orders of $150 or more. So drop whatever you're doing and go visit yearandday.com/one and use the code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more! Carpe: Carpe is the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for sweat all over the body, scientifically tested and proven. Go to mycarpe.com, get free shipping plus TWENTY FIVE PERCENT OFF with the code ONE. That's 25% off when you use the code ONE at mycarpe. com. Completely risk free because Carpe offers a 100% money back guarantee, no questions asked! PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Don't miss our new Friday series On My Nightstand. Be sure to join our Facebook Group for the most up-to-date info on guests, episodes and more. You can also DM us on Instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website at www.theonlyonepod.com Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like live events, appearances, featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Cole Richman Is The Only Ex-Con Who Started A Business In Rehab Episode 125

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 47:50

    Imagine spending eight years in prison and having no idea where you'll go or how you'll make a living once you're released. Cole Richman, founder and creative director of Bottom Bunk Sneaker House, was given two hundred dollars by the state upon release and welcomed back to the rehab where he'd previously gotten sober. But what would you do if your rehab roommate showed you how you could turn a profit, simply by investing that $200 into resale sneakers? Would you play it safe and hold on to the money the state gave you? Or would you use what you'd learned on the streets and parlay that money into a business? More From Cole Richman: Visit: bottombunk.com Shop at: 7519 MELROSE AVE, LOS ANGELES, CA 90046 Finding Cole Richman: Twitter: @richman_cole Instagram: @colerichman_ Special thanks to our sponsors: Year & Day: Year & Day is giving The Only One in the Room listeners a special offer. Visit yearandday.com/one and use code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more. Also, receive Free shipping on orders of $150 or more. So drop whatever you're doing and go visit yearandday.com/one and use the code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more! Carpe: Carpe is the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for sweat all over the body, scientifically tested and proven. Go to mycarpe.com, get free shipping plus TWENTY FIVE PERCENT OFF with the code ONE. That's 25% off when you use the code ONE at mycarpe. com. Completely risk free because Carpe offers a 100% money back guarantee, no questions asked! PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Cute Booty Lounge is made right here in the USA, by women and for women. The company is incredible, female, and minority-owned and all of their leggings make makes your booty look amazing. Go to https://cutebooty.com/ today! Embrace your body, love your booty! Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss Scott Talks on Wednesdays, our Sunday release called Sunday Edition & our brand new series On My Nightstand releasing on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    SUNDAY EDITION: Andrea Owen Is The Only One Who Kept Asking Questions

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 42:19

    Andrea wrote an incredible Facebook post a fews ago detailing her journey with an undiagnosed condition. Once we'd read it (and commented) we quickly asked her to come back on the show for the third time and tell us her story - we're thrilled that she said yes! Andrea Owen is an author, global speaker, and professional certified life coach who helps high-achieving women maximize unshakeable confidence, and master resilience. She has taught hundreds of thousands of women tools and strategies to be able to empower themselves to live their most kick-ass life through speaking, her books, coaching, and her wildly popular podcast with over 3 million downloads. She is the proud author of three books, which have been translated into over 18 languages and are available in over 22 countries. Her latest book is Make Some Noise: Speak Your Mind and Own Your Strength. https://andreaowen.com/ Instagram Facebook Twitter YouTube Pinterest Listen to her previous episodes here:  The Only One Telling Women To Make Some Noise Andrea Owen Is The Only One Talking About Healing from Love Addiction Episode 84 Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Storytime J aka Jason Williams: Check out his YouTube channel here Thanks to Tameeka Brown Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays and our brand new series On My Nightstand on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    On My Nightstand: Third-Year Anniversary Poetry Contest Winners

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 18:24

    We held a writing contest to celebrate our third year anniversary, and in honor of National Poetry Month, we are thrilled to present you with our first, second, and third place winners in the poetry category! First Place Winner: When Addiction Wins The War, by Ariella Warner  Ariella Warner is a mom, a creator, and an entrepreneur. When she isn't cleaning up the messes of her children and dogs, she is creating content for her soon-to-be-launched podcast. She is passionate about helping women feel seen through their own stories and the stories of other women. You can find her on her website www.singularheart.com. Second Place Winner: Challenges, Setbacks, and Failures by, Desiree Powell Desiree Powell is a Mixed Manhattan Beach-based LA native, single mom of two teenaged sons, 12 and 16, one of whom is special needs, working full time as a bartender at a gentleman's club in west LA, currently holding her breath in anticipation waiting to find out if accepted to USC or LMU to pursue her bachelors in the fall of 2022! One of 8 siblings, all who live in and around the Pasadena area, best known for her “wheel of fortune” dancing with prince episode which aired November 12 and 13, 2021 as well as her infamous “martini tower” trick, aka how to simultaneously pour three different martinis. https://medium.com/@dkp73 Third Place Winner: Enough, by Zenobia Redeaux From Zenobia: As a young girl growing up in Berkeley, CA, I always knew that I wanted to be a writer, but I did not know in what capacity. As a teenager, I had aspirations of writing poetry in the East Village in New York, but that was short-lived as I knew I needed to eat. During college, I explored various writing majors before receiving my degree in Journalism. I wrote for my college magazine but eventually went into technical communications post-graduation. While my career has been rewarding, I have not written anything personal in over 25 years despite being an adjunct English professor at my local community college. Enough, a poem I wrote to illustrate an ode to my English 2 class was an attempt at me dusting off my creative juices. The poem was so well received by my class and colleagues that I am now committed to writing a poem a month and building my poetry and short fiction portfolio. Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays & Sunday Edition every Sunday by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Scott Talks to Seth Ferranti

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 18:27

    Scott Slaughter co-host and producer of The Only One In The Room has a short and casual, yet deep conversation with our guest Seth Ferranti right after the show. Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Don't miss our new Friday series On My Nightstand. Be sure to join our Facebook Group for the most up-to-date info on guests, episodes and more. You can also DM us on Instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website at www.theonlyonepod.com Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like live events, appearances, featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Seth Ferranti Is The Only One Who Faked His Death To Avoid Going To Prison Episode 124

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 48:58

    Imagine becoming a drug dealer at age fifteen, but because it's just mainly weed and LSD, you consider yourself to be more of a rebellious entrepreneur than a criminal? Ex-con, author, and filmmaker, Seth Ferranti, grew up on military bases all over the world and had a customer base everywhere he went. But what would you do if at age twenty you ended up on the US Marshall's most wanted list? Would you surrender peacefully, figuring that the jig was up? Or, would you devise a plan to fake your death so that you could be free for as long as possible? More From Seth Ferranti: Visit: https://www.gorillaconvict.com/ Finding Seth Ferranti: Youtube, Instagram & Twitter: @SethFerranti Facebook: @SethFerrantiOfficial Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss Scott Talks on Wednesdays, our Sunday release called Sunday Edition & our brand new series On My Nightstand releasing on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    SUNDAY EDITION: Stephanie Raffelock Is The Only One Talking About The Joy Of Aging

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2022 34:31

    In this episode we talk to speaker, blogger and author Stephanie Raffelock about her books, A Delightful Little Book On Aging and her new book, Creatrix Rising, Unlocking the Power of Midlife Women. Email: stephanie.raffelock@gmail.com Phone: (720) 217-8090 Website:  www.Byline-Stephanie.com LinkedIn: Stephanie Raffelock Facebook: @Stephanie Raffelock Instagram: @byline.stephanie   Special thanks to our sponsors: Carpe: Carpe is the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for sweat all over the body, scientifically tested and proven. Go to mycarpe.com, get free shipping plus TWENTY FIVE PERCENT OFF with the code ONE. That's 25% off when you use the code ONE at mycarpe. com. Completely risk free because Carpe offers a 100% money back guarantee, no questions asked! Away: We love our new sponsor AWAY, the modern lifestyle brand that creates thoughtful products for every traveler and every kind of trip. Start YOUR 100-day trial and shop the entire Away line-up of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases, at AWAYTravel.com/theonlyone. Year & Day: Year & Day is giving The Only One in the Room listeners a special offer. Visit yearandday.com/one and use code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more. Also, receive Free shipping on orders of $150 or more. So drop whatever you're doing and go visit yearandday.com/one and use the code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more! PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Storytime J aka Jason Williams: Check out his YouTube channel here Thanks to Tameeka Brown Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays and our brand new series On My Nightstand on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    On My Nightstand: I'm Coming Out By Lelia Gowland

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 16:18

    Lelia is a good friend who has a dope newsletter that I read religiously. A few weeks ago, her newsletter headline caught my eye and after reading the essay, I couldn't wait to share it with y'all. Lelia has a Master's in Public Policy and a BA in Sociology, she's raised money for nonprofits, overseen a juvenile detention center, managed a political campaign, and developed and implemented a sex education curriculum for middle schoolers. Now she writes for publications including Forbes, NBC News, Harper's Bazaar, and others. Visit: https://www.leliagowland.com/ Subscribe to the Newsletter: http://leliagowland.com/newsletter Read: You Got This Instagram: @leliagowland Special thanks to our sponsors: Carpe: Carpe is the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for sweat all over the body, scientifically tested and proven. Go to mycarpe.com, get free shipping plus TWENTY FIVE PERCENT OFF with the code ONE. That's 25% off when you use the code ONE at mycarpe. com. Completely risk free because Carpe offers a 100% money back guarantee, no questions asked! Away: We love our new sponsor AWAY, the modern lifestyle brand that creates thoughtful products for every traveler and every kind of trip. Start YOUR 100-day trial and shop the entire Away line-up of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases, at AWAYTravel.com/theonlyone. Year & Day: Year & Day is giving The Only One in the Room listeners a special offer. Visit yearandday.com/one and use code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more. Also, receive Free shipping on orders of $150 or more. So drop whatever you're doing and go visit yearandday.com/one and use the code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more! PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays & Sunday Edition every Sunday by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Scott Talks to Marty Ray

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 21:09

    Scott Slaughter co-host and producer of The Only One In The Room has a short and casual, yet deep conversation with our guest Marty Ray right after the show. Special thanks to our sponsors: Away: We love our new sponsor AWAY, the modern lifestyle brand that creates thoughtful products for every traveler and every kind of trip. Start YOUR 100-day trial and shop the entire Away line-up of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases, at AWAYTravel.com/theonlyone. Carpe: Carpe is the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for sweat all over the body, scientifically tested and proven. Go to mycarpe.com, get free shipping plus TWENTY FIVE PERCENT OFF with the code ONE. That's 25% off when you use the code ONE at mycarpe. com. Completely risk free because Carpe offers a 100% money back guarantee, no questions asked! Year & Day: Year & Day is giving The Only One in the Room listeners a special offer. Visit yearandday.com/one and use code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more. Also, receive Free shipping on orders of $150 or more. So drop whatever you're doing and go visit yearandday.com/one and use the code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more! PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Don't miss our new Friday series On My Nightstand. Be sure to join our Facebook Group for the most up-to-date info on guests, episodes and more. You can also DM us on Instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website at www.theonlyonepod.com Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like live events, appearances, featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Marty Ray Is The Only One Trying To Build A Kingdom Through Music Episode 123

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 56:26

    What if music was your passion, but after a while, you thought it might be time to give up your dream and focus on steady work, the kind that put food on the table? Singer, musician, and podcaster, Marty Ray of The Marty Ray Project, went to a concert one day and had an only one in the room experience that you really have to hear in order to believe But what would you do if that experience was just the beginning of a series of events that led you further and further away from that “steady work” to which you had resigned yourself? Would you decide it was time to stop dreaming and ignore the calling you heard? Or would you use your music to build a kingdom one soul at a time, and share your gift with the world? More From Marty Ray: Visit: https://martyrayproject.com/ Listen: Marty Ray Project Finding Marty Ray: Twitter, Facebook & Instagram: @Marty Ray Project Youtube: Marty Ray Project Special thanks to our sponsors: Carpe: Carpe is the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for sweat all over the body, scientifically tested and proven. Go to mycarpe.com, get free shipping plus TWENTY FIVE PERCENT OFF with the code ONE. That's 25% off when you use the code ONE at mycarpe. com. Completely risk free because Carpe offers a 100% money back guarantee, no questions asked! Away: We love our new sponsor AWAY, the modern lifestyle brand that creates thoughtful products for every traveler and every kind of trip. Start YOUR 100-day trial and shop the entire Away line-up of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases, at AWAYTravel.com/theonlyone. Year & Day: Year & Day is giving The Only One in the Room listeners a special offer. Visit yearandday.com/one and use code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more. Also, receive Free shipping on orders of $150 or more. So drop whatever you're doing and go visit yearandday.com/one and use the code: ONE to get $25 off your first order of $150 or more! PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss Scott Talks on Wednesdays, our Sunday release called Sunday Edition & our brand new series On My Nightstand releasing on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    SUNDAY EDITION: Ellen Scanlon Is The Only One Talking About How To Do The Pot

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 17, 2022 41:26

    Ellen Scanlon is a cannabis entrepreneur focused on women consumers, with experience in startups, women's health, and financial services. As the co-creator and host of the How to Do the Pot podcast, Ellen uses her experience in women's health and personal use of cannabis (for stress, sleep, to treat symptoms of Endometriosis, and to relax to help demystify cannabis for women.  Email: ellen@ellenscanlon.com  Website: dothepot.com  Podcast: How to Do the Pot LinkedIn: Ellen Lee Scanlon Instagram: @ellenleesscanlon & @dothepot  Twitter: @Ellen2178 & @dothepot Facebook: @How to Do the Pot Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Storytime J aka Jason Williams: Check out his YouTube channel here Thanks to Tameeka Brown Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays and our brand new series On My Nightstand on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Scott Talks to Dr. Chris Jones

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 18:09

    Scott Slaughter co-host and producer of The Only One In The Room has a short and casual, yet deep conversation with our guest Dr. Chris Jones right after the show. Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Don't miss our new Friday series On My Nightstand. Be sure to join our Facebook Group for the most up-to-date info on guests, episodes and more. You can also DM us on Instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website at www.theonlyonepod.com Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like live events, appearances, featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Dr. Chris Jones Is The Only Black, Faith-Based Rocket Scientist Running For Governor Episode 122

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 48:20

    Imagine you were smart, I mean rocket-scientist smart, MIT smart, and you became a nuclear engineer, while earning a PH.D. in urban planning, but you also felt a calling to become a minister. Arkansas native, Dr. Chris Jones, the son of two preachers and father to three daughters, felt called to serve the people of Arkansas, the place where he and his family had lived for the past 200 years. So what would you do if you had this amazing life as a private citizen, but your faith was calling you to give a voice to the people who have been ignored for generations? Would you and your wife stay where you were so as not to uproot your family? Or would you together decide that the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few and run for Governor of the state that you called home? More From Dr. Chris Jones: Visit: chrisforgovernor.com Finding Dr. Chris Jones: Twitter: @cmjones99 Twitter, Instagram & Facebook: @JonesForAR Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Check Out How To Do The Pot Thanks to Kathleen Hahn Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss Scott Talks on Wednesdays, our Sunday release called Sunday Edition & our brand new series On My Nightstand releasing on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    On My Nightstand: I Am Yours by Reema Zaman

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 17:43

    Reema was our first guest! We interviewed her in February of 2019, two months before we officially launched the podcast. And now as we round the corner to our three-year anniversary, I wanted to honor her and her beautiful writing by reading to you from one of my favorite chapters of her critically acclaimed memoir, I am Yours. Reema Zaman is an award-winning author, speaker, and actress. She was born in Bangladesh, raised in Hawaii and Thailand and presently lives in Oregon, United States. She is an Oregon Literary Arts' Writer of Color Fellow and her essays have been published EVERYWHERE, including Vogue, Salon, The Guardian, The Rumpus and Huffpo. Visit: https://www.reemazaman.com/author Instagram: @reemazaman Special thanks to our sponsors: Carpe: Carpe is the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for sweat all over the body, scientifically tested and proven. Go to mycarpe.com, get free shipping plus TWENTY FIVE PERCENT OFF with the code ONE. That's 25% off when you use the code ONE at mycarpe. com. Completely risk free because Carpe offers a 100% money back guarantee, no questions asked! BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Rose Pricks Podcast: Check out their latest episode here Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays & Sunday Edition every Sunday by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Scott Talks to Laura Davis

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 16:54

    Scott Slaughter co-host and producer of The Only One In The Room has a short and casual, yet deep conversation with our guest Laura Davis right after the show. Special thanks to our sponsors: Carpe: Carpe is the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for sweat all over the body, scientifically tested and proven. Go to mycarpe.com, get free shipping plus TWENTY FIVE PERCENT OFF with the code ONE. That's 25% off when you use the code ONE at mycarpe. com. Completely risk free because Carpe offers a 100% money back guarantee, no questions asked! BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Rose Pricks Podcast: Check out their latest episode here Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Don't miss our new Friday series On My Nightstand. Be sure to join our Facebook Group for the most up-to-date info on guests, episodes and more. You can also DM us on Instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website at www.theonlyonepod.com Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like live events, appearances, featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Laura Davis Is The Only One Who Took Care Of Her Elderly Mother After She Betrayed Her Episode 121

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 53:59

    What if you'd experienced a childhood event so traumatic that it took you twenty five years to even remember that it happened? When author Laura Davis was twenty eight years old, she remembered that she ‘d been molested by her maternal grandfather. But what would you do if when you finally worked up the courage to tell your mother, she betrayed your trust? Would you cut her out of your life forever, never speaking to her again? Or would you find a way to forgive her and take care of her during her final years? More From Laura Davis: Visit: lauradavis.net Join: The Writer's Journey: Online Classes & Workshops Read: The Burning Light of Two Stars: A Mother-Daughter Story Finding Laura Davis: Facebook: @thewritersjourney  Instagram: @laurasaridavis Special thanks to our sponsors: Carpe: Carpe is the #1 dermatologist recommended brand for sweat all over the body, scientifically tested and proven. Go to mycarpe.com, get free shipping plus TWENTY FIVE PERCENT OFF with the code ONE. That's 25% off when you use the code ONE at mycarpe. com. Completely risk free because Carpe offers a 100% money back guarantee, no questions asked! BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Rose Pricks Podcast: Check out their latest episode here Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss Scott Talks on Wednesdays, our Sunday release called Sunday Edition & our brand new series On My Nightstand releasing on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    SUNDAY EDITION Re-Release: Jill Schary Robinson Is The Only One Who Lost Her Memory

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 38:21

    How many people can say that they grew up on studio lots and learned one of Hollywood's best-kept secrets from their mother? We're truly excited to bring this conversation with Hollywood/literary legend, Jill Schary Robinson. Jill Schary Robinson was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of two artists. Her father was Oscar and Tony winner Dore Schary, head of MGM during the ‘40s and ‘50s, the only writer to ever run a film studio. Her mother, the painter M. Svet, studied at the Art Students League in New York. During the ‘60s, she wrote on revolutionary women's issues for Cosmopolitan and covered political trials for the Soho Weekly News. Her first memoir, With a Cast of Thousands, was a runaway hit. During the late fifties and sixties, she also interviewed political and film personalities on KPFK and had a talk show on KLAC. Jill was given a lifetime grant in 2005 to develop the non-profit Wimpole Street Writers program, which continues in London and Los Angeles, where she has run workshops for the Veteran's Administration, working with Veteran's with PTSD, encouraging them to release the stories they fear to tell. She also hosts workshops twice a week for all writers including playwrights and screenwriters. The only rule, “No pages, no dinner.”  www.jillscharyrobinson.com  www.wimpolestreetwriters.com  Twitter: @JillSRobinson  Instagram: @jillschary Facebook: @jillscharyrobinson   Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   Away: We love our new sponsor AWAY, the modern lifestyle brand that creates thoughtful products for every traveler and every kind of trip. Start YOUR 100-day trial and shop the entire Away line-up of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases, at AWAYTravel.com/theonlyone. PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Rose Pricks Podcast: Check out their latest episode here Storytime J aka Jason Williams: Check out his YouTube channel here Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays and our brand new series On My Nightstand on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Women's History Month Re-Release: Scott Talks To Dolores Robinson

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 20:31

    Scott Slaughter co-host and producer of The Only One In The Room has a short and casual, yet deep conversation with our guest Dolores Robinson right after the show. Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   Away: We love our new sponsor AWAY, the modern lifestyle brand that creates thoughtful products for every traveler and every kind of trip. Start YOUR 100-day trial and shop the entire Away line-up of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases, at AWAYTravel.com/theonlyone. PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Rose Pricks Podcast: Check out their latest episode here Storytime J aka Jason Williams: Check out his YouTube channel here Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast  Don't miss our new Friday series On My Nightstand. Be sure to join our Facebook Group for the most up-to-date info on guests, episodes and more. You can also DM us on Instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website at www.theonlyonepod.com Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like live events, appearances, featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Women's History Month Re-Release: Dolores Robinson Is The Only Octogenarian Living Her Best Life Ever

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 63:02

    Imagine, growing up without running water outside of Philadelphia and then, as an adult, finding yourself managing the careers of such Hollywood luminaries as Martin Sheen, Mark Wahlburg and Pierce Brosnan. And being on speaking terms with US Presidents, everyone from Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama. Dolores Robinson, Executive producer, talent manager, reality TV star and mother of season two guest, Holly Robinson Peete, took her two kids and moved to Los Angeles three decades ago, and made a name for herself as one of the most prolific managers in the biz. But what if one day, just after your 71st birthday, you got a diagnosis that other people might consider to be the beginning of the end? Would you start planning for your inevitable demise? Or would you kick those gloomy notions to the curb and decide to live your best life ever? Finding Dolores Robinson: Instagram: @dolores4136 Special thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: BetterHelp is a great, affordable option for professional counseling done securely online. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting betterhelp.com/one   Away: We love our new sponsor AWAY, the modern lifestyle brand that creates thoughtful products for every traveler and every kind of trip. Start YOUR 100-day trial and shop the entire Away line-up of travel essentials, including their best-selling suitcases, at AWAYTravel.com/theonlyone. PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Rose Pricks Podcast: Check out their latest episode here Storytime J aka Jason Williams: Check out his YouTube channel here Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss Scott Talks on Wednesdays, our Sunday release called Sunday Edition & our brand new series On My Nightstand releasing on Fridays by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  Join our Only One In The Room Facebook Group if you'd like to ask a question of any of our upcoming guests for this series.  Also visit the website www.theonlyonepod.com for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins like featured articles and more. We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    On My Nightstand Re-Release: Wednesday By Robin Reiser

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 18:58

    I heard Robin read this piece at a Storytelling Show last month and I was so blown away that I asked her if I could share it with you. Robin Reiser is a writer, award-winning comedian, actress, and the co-author of The Tao of Zero Fucks. Robin wrote and plays all the roles in the new web series PINK EYE, directed by Sarah Feeley. In addition to being an audience favorite on Last Comic Standing and at the Sundance Film Festival, she can also be seen doing commentary on E! and Oxygen. Robin currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband, son, and cat. Her house is a mess. https://www.robinreiser.com/ Special thanks to our sponsors: Voyage et Cie: Voyage et Cie's curator Melanie Apple has cultivated a passion for notable moments using the sense of smell. Voyage et Cie is the ultimate luxury blend of travel, fragrance, and design. Each original fragrance is created by Melanie, 100% organic and natural which will transport you on a journey. Visit https://www.voyageetcie.com/ and enter the code: HON to get your 10% off your purchase! PATREON SHOUT OUTS: Rose Pricks Podcast: Check out their latest episode here Storytime J aka Jason Williams: Check out his YouTube channel here Mercedes Cusick LMFT, Website: www.mercedescusick.com, IG: @recoverhealbloom Join our Patreon: Become an Only One In The Room patron by joining us on Patreon! Starting at only $5.00 per month, you'll get bonus content, access to outtakes that the general public will NEVER see, extremely cool merch, and depending on what tier you get, monthly hang time with Scott and Laura. Join our Patreon today at https://www.patreon.com/theonlyonepodcast Be sure not to miss our weekly full episodes on Tuesdays, Scott Talks on Wednesdays & Sunday Edition every Sunday by subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.  We love hearing from you in the comments on iTunes and while you're there don't forget to rate us, subscribe and share the show! All of us at The Only One In The Room wish you safety and wellness during this challenging time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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