Space for Our Stories
Space for Our Stories
We the Storytellers
Welcome to Space for Our Stories, hosted by Alyssa Mopia, a podcast where meaningful conversations meet inspiring narratives. We invite you to explore a range of authentic and diverse discussions with creatives, as well as episodes that inspire self-reflection. From deeply personal to universally relatable, we delve into creating space for our stories, so we can connect, inspire, and empower. Tune in for insightful conversations that celebrate the unique journeys that shape our lives.
Healing Through Music and Breaking Our Barriers with Roann | S1E2
Tune in to Roann's Music: Spotify Apple Music Find Roann: Website Instagram ----more---- Space for Our Stories is for the creatives, dreamers, and doers who give a damn and dare to be real. We aim to amplify underrepresented voices, promote inclusivity, and spark positive change.  Pull up a chair, your favorite drink, and have a seat at our table. You are always welcome. Instagram Website
Jan 8
57 min
New Year, Renewed Us! Welcome to Space for Our Stories | S1 E1
Welcome to Space for Our Stories by We the Storytellers! Thank you to our past listeners of The Coffee & Convos Podcast - we have officially rebranded to We the Storytellers and Space for Our Stories is the renewed version of this podcast. Though the name has changed, the vision and foundation remain the same. Space for Our Stories is for the creatives, dreamers, and doers who give a damn and dare to be real. We aim to amplify underrepresented voices, promote inclusivity, and spark positive change.  In this episode we discuss why the name change, and where we go from here. Pull up a chair, your favorite drink, and have a seat at our table. ----more---- Instagram Website
Jan 1
24 min
Empowering Yourself and Your Finances with Shinobu Hindert
I am so excited to introduce to you all today’s guest, Shinobu of Empowered Planning! With over 10 years of experience in financial planning and building wealth plans, she has started Empowered Planning, an educational and empowerment resource to help women invest, grow their wealth, and get empowered when it comes to money! We chat about her transition into becoming an entrepreneur, how we can create a positive money mindset, how entrepreneurs and creatives can create consistency with inconsistent income and her amazing golden rules to becoming financially empowered!⁣Don’t forget to follow along with us on Instagram at instagram.com/coffeeandconvos and visit us at www.coffeeandconvos.com to continue staying tuned with Coffee & Convos!⁣⁣---⁣⁣Connect with ShinobuInstagram: @empowered_planning
Website: empoweredplanning.comSign up for her 5-Day Financial Empowerment Challenge HERE!Join her waitlist for the Empowered Academy coming Fall of 2020 HERE! ⁣---⁣⁣The Coffee & Convos Podcast is produced by Future’s Past: www.futurespast.co⁣Coffee & Convos Theme Music Produced by Sounds by DJ: www.instagram.com/soundsbydj/⁣SHOP our Merch: www.coffeeandconvos.bigcartel.com/⁣
Aug 18, 2020
1 hr 5 min
Shifting Perspectives, Embracing Failures, and how to be Authentically YOU with Kendrick Dial
I am so excited to introduce to you all today’s guest, Kendrick Dial aka Keymon! He is a renaissance man, a jack of all trades if you will, he shows up in the world as a father, artist, mental health therapist, and community leader, among many other things.⁣⁣He has such great energy and drops so many gems about showing up for yourself, learning and navigating through different perspectives, embracing failure and rejections as a tool for growth, and how you can be present and actually enjoy your journey and find fulfillment. Relistening to this episode definitely got me taking notes, so definitely do so while tuning in to this episode, it’s a good one!⁣⁣If you haven’t already, please check out his Unfiltered Friday performance that just came out as he performs his latest single, “Y’all Mad.”⁣IGTV: https://www.instagram.com/p/CCeTC3eDp2U/⁣YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAwlzqLo2Mc⁣Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/coffeeandconvos/videos/281690489842609/⁣⁣Don’t forget to follow along with us on Instagram at instagram.com/coffeeandconvos and visit us at www.coffeeandconvos.com to continue staying tuned with Coffee & Convos!⁣⁣---⁣⁣Connect with Kendrick⁣Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/keymon_d/⁣Website: https://yallmad.com/⁣⁣---⁣⁣The Coffee & Convos Podcast is produced by Future’s Past: www.futurespast.co⁣Coffee & Convos Theme Music Produced by Sounds by DJ: www.instagram.com/soundsbydj/⁣SHOP our Merch: www.coffeeandconvos.bigcartel.com/⁣⁣
Jul 13, 2020
59 min
Navigating Confidence, Identity, and our Roles as Allies with Cedrice Webber
I am so grateful to introduce to you all today’s guest, Cedrice Webber! You may know her and recognize her from Season 18 of The Voice, but she is more than a singer, she’s an actress, a model, a speaker, and an overall inspiring human to be around. Her energy is infectious and I’m excited for you all to tune in to this conversation as we chat about her experience on The Voice Season 18, the journey of growth as an artist, navigating confidence and identity, and understanding our role in anti-racism and the Black Lives Matter movement. Don’t forget to follow along with us on Instagram at instagram.com/coffeeandconvos and visit us at www.coffeeandconvos.com to continue staying tuned with Coffee & Convos! --- Connect with Cedrice Instagram: @mscedrice Website: mscedrice.com Music Website: cedricemusic.com --- The Coffee & Convos Podcast is produced by Future’s Past: www.futurespast.co Coffee & Convos Theme Music Produced by Sounds by DJ: www.instagram.com/soundsbydj/ SHOP our Merch: www.coffeeandconvos.bigcartel.com/
Jun 9, 2020
1 hr
The Importance of Empathy towards Mental Health, Inclusivity, and Art with Samantha Louise
Today’s episode is a very special one featuring one of my best friends and my favorite people, Samantha Louise Marett, the abstract artist behind Samantha Louise Designs and mental health advocate. Expect a lot of random laughs and a lot of deep dives into several *uncomfortable* topics that really equip us with tools and resources to be better humans. We chat about her experience being diagnosed with bipolar and how this has transcended into the importance educating others about mental health, empathy and understanding when having difficult conversations, how to best show up for your self especially during these uncertain times, her upcoming collection called “Covered Up” in collaboration with sexual assault survivors, and the importance of voting with our dollars and creating spaces that support inclusivity and marginalized communities. Don’t forget to follow along with us on Instagram at instagram.com/coffeeandconvos and visit us at www.coffeeandconvos.com to continue staying tuned with Coffee & Convos! --- Connect with SamanthaInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/samanthalouisedesigns/
Website: http://samanthalouisedesigns.com/ --- The Coffee & Convos Podcast is produced by Future’s Past: www.futurespast.co
Coffee & Convos Theme Music Produced by Sounds by DJ: www.instagram.com/soundsbydj/
SHOP our Merch: www.coffeeandconvos.bigcartel.com/
May 18, 2020
1 hr 19 min
How to Keep Creating during a Global Pandemic
In today’s solo episode with our host Alyssa Mopia, we’re chatting about how we can keep creating during a global pandemic. This is less about creating something tangible and moreso creating peace of mind, clarity, and creating for the sake of creating.  List of resources on our blog: https://www.coffeeandconvos.com/blog/keep-creating --- Don’t forget to follow along with us on Instagram at instagram.com/coffeeandconvos and visit us at www.coffeeandconvos.com to continue staying tuned with Coffee & Convos! --- The Coffee & Convos Podcast is produced by Future’s Past: www.futurespast.co Coffee & Convos Theme Music Produced by Sounds by DJ: www.instagram.com/soundsbydj/ SHOP our Merch: www.coffeeandconvos.bigcartel.com/
May 6, 2020
50 min
Empowering Ourselves through Conscious Consumption with Perla Marie of Elevation Eating
In today’s episode we’re chatting with Perla Marie, the chef behind the wellness brand, Elevation Eating. In this episode, we chat about how important it is to support our local economy, especially our local farmers, how to nourish ourselves with conscious consumption with both food and our mindset, the power of being self-sustaining and self-reliant by growing our own food, and a few easy ways to boost our immunity! Don’t forget to follow along with us on Instagram at instagram.com/coffeeandconvos and visit us at www.coffeeandconvos.com to continue staying tuned with Coffee & Convos! --- Connect with Perla Instagram: @elevationeating Website: elevationeating.com --- The Coffee & Convos Podcast is produced by Future’s Past: www.futurespast.co Coffee & Convos Theme Music Produced by Sounds by DJ: www.instagram.com/soundsbydj/ SHOP our Merch: www.coffeeandconvos.bigcartel.com/
Apr 20, 2020
1 hr 15 min
Showing Up with Intention to Unify our Communities with Ashley Graham
In today’s episode, we’re chatting with Ashley Graham, a San Diego-based publicist, content creator, and host of Coffee Babble. In this episode, we chat about the emotional connections that are built through branding, the intention with what we create and what we consume, and the importance of showing up to share how we’re feeling during this uncertain time as a way to unify our communities. Don’t forget to follow along with us on Instagram at instagram.com/coffeeandconvos and visit us at www.coffeeandconvos.com to continue staying tuned with Coffee & Convos! --- Connect with Ashley
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yourbrandista
Website: https://yourbrandista.com/ --- The Coffee & Convos Podcast is produced by Future’s Past: www.futurespast.co
Coffee & Convos Theme Music Produced by Sounds by DJ: www.instagram.com/soundsbydj/
SHOP our Merch: www.coffeeandconvos.bigcartel.com/
Apr 6, 2020
1 hr 8 min
Giving Ourselves Permission to Surrender with Femi Olafioye-Omogbehin
This episode is fueled by Fempowerment Project, an International Women’s Day film by Coffee & Convos. Watch the film at www.coffeeandconvos.com or our media outlets: - YouTube (www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfccA8-f_jU) - Facebook (www.facebook.com/coffeeandconvos/…540062709960584/) - IGTV (www.instagram.com/tv/B9fU48rnx0b/) In today’s episode, we’re chatting with Femi Olafioye-Omogbehin, a San Diego-based blogger, speaker, and self-love activist. In this episode, we chat about self-love and embracing our bodies, challenging the social construct of racism, navigating the uncertainty as an entrepreneur during the Corona Virus outbreak, and why surrender is POWERFUL. Don’t forget to follow along with us on Instagram at instagram.com/coffeeandconvos and visit us at www.coffeeandconvos.com to continue staying tuned with Coffee & Convos! --- Connect with Femi Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/femiio/ Website: https://www.femiio.com/ --- The Coffee & Convos Podcast is produced by Future’s Past: www.futurespast.co Coffee & Convos Theme Music Produced by Sounds by DJ: www.instagram.com/soundsbydj/ SHOP our Merch: www.coffeeandconvos.bigcartel.com/
Mar 30, 2020
1 hr 10 min
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