Kusha Alagband joins us to discuss everything from her upbringing to her exit from the finance industry and into photography and arts. As a social/lifestyle influencer, Kusha creates a variety of content, covering everything from fashion to food, conscious living and fitness.
On this episode, we had the pleasure of speaking with Sahar Golshani, Comedian, Entrepreneur & The Host of Unfiltered Podcast. We talked about life during Covid, Psychedelics, and Erfans' recent Rap feud!
Axel Mansoor, the 28-year old soulful songwriter and creator of the Lullaby Club on Clubhouse, arguably the hottest app on the market. Our discussion with Axel was one of the most authentic, raw, and honest conversation thus far on the podcast. Axel shares stories from his childhood, his love for music, psychedelic experiences and of course the story of how he became the face and icon for Clubhouse, the unicorn startup that has taken the world by storm.
One of Nomadland Podcast's best episode, featuring experiential speaker and all-around "badass messenger of love," Preston Smiles. Preston is a self-proclaimed "freedom coach" on a mission to "support people in understanding & embracing their fears, so they can live the life of their dreams." On this episode, Preston deep dives into our belief systems, the "small self" identity, and living your life to the fullest through love and deep understanding of self while recognizing and purging unnecessary external influences. Preston is the author of "Love Louder: 33 Ways to Amplify Your Life" and co-author of "Now or Never: Your Epic Life in 5 Steps." As the #1 New York Times Best Selling Author of "Chicken Soup for the Soul," Jack Canfield puts it, "Preston is Unstoppable."
On January 3, 2020, Iranian General Ghasem Soleimani, considered to be the second most powerful man in Iran and a key figure in the middle east was killed in an attack ordered by U.S. President Donald Trump. The immediate response from the Islamic Republic of Iran was to launch missiles, targeting a U.S. military base in Iraq. The turmoil that ensued filled the airways with talks of an all-out war between the U.S. and Iran. These event were preceeded by a period of significant domestic uprisings by Iranians in Iran that led to thousands killed and imprisoned by the Iranian regime as they protested the recent gas price increase and other economic and social hardships. In light of these events, Nomadland extended an invitation to returning guest, Pouya Alimagham. Mr. Alimagham is a historian of the modern Middle East. He specializes on Iran, Iraq, and the Levant, focusing on such themes as revolutionary and guerrilla movements, imperialism, representation and Orientalism, “Political Islam” and post-Islamism, and the intersections therein. This extended Nomadland podcast episode features a time-sensitive conversation around U.S.' killing of Soleimani, the retaliation by Iran and subsequent events and consequences for Iran, the United States and key regional states in the Middle East.
Maz Jobrani, the first Iranian-American standup comedian and actor has brought laughter to worldwide audiences over the years while making us proud by not shying away from his "Iranian/Persian" roots- even in an American, English-speaking market. In this episode, we get to learn more about Maz's upbringing, his early start as an actor in school plays and the subsequent positive feedback which ultimately led him to follow his passion and "make it" in Hollywood. As one of the founders of the "Axis of Evil" standup comedy group, Maz extended his fan base across the globe and continues to take the stage at sold-out shows across the world. In addition to his recent Netflix special and his ongoing standup tour dates, Maz is writing a new show and most importantly being a husband and father to his multi-cultural family.
Steven Mehrdad Beitashour visits Nomadland Podcast studio for an in-depth conversation covering his successful career playing for several teams in United States' Major League Soccer. Voted "LAFC's 2019 Defender of the Year," Steven is no stranger to professional accolades having been instrumental in successes of several pro teams, including MLS' San Jose Earthquakes, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, and Toronto FC prior to joining his current team in Los Angeles. Steven deep dives into his international football experience with Team Melli, the Iranian National Team under the much acclaimed Carlos Queiroz as well as being called by the USMNT by the legendary Jürgen Klinsmann.
"I was born and raised in occupied Tongva territory aka the City of Los Angeles" is Heidi Kang's response when asked where she hails from? A member and organizer of the grassroots activist organization, Revolution LA, Heidi has been involved with various political and social justice movements such as Occupy, NoDAPL, Divest and more. An advocate for environmental, human, and animal rights and liberation, Heidi seeks to bridge the physical and unseen worlds together to amplify her service and causes she supports through her spiritual practice on the Red Road. On this episode of Nomadland podcast, Heidi discusses her involvement with Revolution LA, Urban Partners LA, Divest LA, and subsequent Public Bank LA campaigns, which led to the Public Banking Act #AB857 being passed in the State of California- a revolutionary and historic step towards economic liberty for the people and the planet.
A deep, thought-provoking conversation with returning guest, Chervin. Discussion around alchemy and natural medicines, the concept of the spiritual ego, materialism, and evolution of self. In this episode, Chervin reflects on his father's influence on his life and shares the emotional and psychological effects from his recent passing.
Jena Sophia is one of the leading PSYCH-K® facilitators in the world. PSYCH-K® is an extremely fast method of removing layers of subconscious programming that have created physical, mental, emotional, and or spiritual blocks (in as little as 1 session). Jena has impacted thousands of people through her 1-on-1 sessions and distant life-changing transformations. She is known for helping people change the way they think and break self-sabotaging beliefs in minutes so they can easily take actions to reach their individual goals- whether that be health, business, or relationships. Jena bridges science and spirituality into her work with over 15 years of healing and a background in science, she aims to change the paradigm of how we look at our mind-body-spirit connection. Additionally, Jena uses a combination of emotion code, shamanism, Reiki energy healing techniques and flower essence as part of her healing work. On this episode, Jena discusses her decade-long struggle with endometriosis, PCOS, anxiety, and depression and how she overcame all her conditions to reach optimal health again.