Small Doses with Amanda Seales

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Your favorite truth teller, comedian, Amanda Seales, is dropping gems with, “Small Doses,” a weekly podcast that brings you potent truths for everyday use.

Episode Date
30: Side Effects of Being in Your 30s

On our last episode of the season, we pay homage to the decade of your 30s!  If you’re wondering if you’re where you should be, how you’ll get where you going, or simply if 30 really is the new 20, we speak on it and hopefully help you get closer to figuring it out!

Aug 01, 2018
29: Side Effects of Being Woke (with Kendrick Sampson)

This week we welcome actor/activist, Kendrick Sampson (HTGAWM; Vampire Diaries) and discuss self care, hoteps, idealism, and the many things that come with being alert to the (side)ways of the world!

Jul 25, 2018
28: Side Effects of a Breakup

We’ve all been there and know what it’s like. The tears, the drunk texts, the sad music. Yup! This episode will hit home for a lot of folks as we dig into the dark dank place of the end of a relationship and how to get back to the light!

Jul 19, 2018
27: Side Effects of Having Anxiety

In an effort to address the topic of anxiety without generalizing it since, it shows up different in everyone who suffers from it, this week, is a super personal episode all about specifically Amanda’s anxiety, how it impacts her life, how she manages it, and what she’s learning about it!

Jul 11, 2018
26: Side Effects of Being Outspoken (with Luvvie Ajayi)

This week’s, “Side Effects of Being Outspoken” keeps it 100 about the professional and personal repercussions of speaking your truth with best selling author, blogger, Luvvie Ajayi, in a mash up episode!  For Pt. 1 listen to me discuss my journey of outspokenness on Luvvie’s, “Rants & Randomness,” podcast!

Jul 05, 2018
25: Side Effects of Being A Cancer

This episode is for the uber sensitive, oh so loyal, consummate homebodies, THE CANCERS!  In honor of my birthday, I’m doing an entire episode dedicated to the crybaby creatives of the zodiac, and what’s it’s like to be us, know us, and love us!

Jun 27, 2018
24: Side Effects of Free Speech (with Natasha Korgaonkar)

This episode we take the more serious route to get to the nitty gritty of the 1st Amendment. My friend, Natasha Korgaonkar former lawyer with the NAACP Leah Defense Fund gets on the mic to clear up choice, freedom, and the difference in consequences when folks are exercising their rights vs. folks just runnin their mouths!

Jun 20, 2018
23: Side Effects of Being an Independent Woman

This episode is for the ladies, doin the damn thang, handlin’ their own biz, and making moves! We’re diving in to the ups, downs, and every where in between of being a woman who can carry her own weight in a world that is waiting for her to get back in the kitchen! All my ladies, independent, (and the folks who love us) turn this one up!

Jun 13, 2018
22: Side Effects of Being a Nerd (with Ron Funches)

This one’s for all my fellow brainiacs out there who want to know everything! Comedian Ron Funches joins and we give you full geek life.

Jun 06, 2018
21: Side Effects of White Women

This is an episode that may touch some nerves but is about elevation. In a world where it seems like daily, many white women are exercising their privilege in potentially harmful ways to others it’s time to have a real convo about the past, present, and how to be an ally in the future.

May 30, 2018
20: Side Effects of Platonic Friendships Pt. 2 (with Brandon Victor Dixon)

In this part 2 of our platonic friends episode, Brandon Victor Dixon joins us to talk all about the facts and fiction of our own platonic friendship (WE NEVER KISSED WITH TONGUE!), Starbucks fuckery, and of course, hella random moments of breaking out into song.

May 23, 2018
19: Side Effects of Platonic Friendships Pt. 1 (without Brandon Victor Dixon)

This is a special 2 pt episode! In part one we get into the nitty gritty from the friend zone to those homie/lover/friendships. In part two my true platonic friend, Brandon Victor Dixon, of “Power” & Judas in the NBC live production of “Jesus Christ Superstar”, sits down with us to talk to truth behind can men and women of the same sexual preference truly ever be, “JUST FRIENDS”!

May 16, 2018
18: Side Effects of Being West Indian (with Yvette Noel-Schure)

This episode is dedicated to all my people of Caribbean descent! WAVE YA FLAG! We talk all tings from cultural differences, growing up with West Indian parents, why we have 10 jobs and more! Plus, our Guest, Grenada born Publicist to Beyonce & more, Yvette Noel-Schure stops through to catch a lime! BIG UP!

May 09, 2018
17: Side Effects of Owning Your Own Business (with Melody Ehsani)

This week we’re dealing with the ups and downs of Being you’re own CEO! With guest, designer Melody Ehsani, we get to the nitty gritty on runnin your own biz, how to check folks who don’t respect your come up, when to check out, and more!

May 02, 2018
16: Side Effects of Being a Multihyphenate

For anyone with hella passions or trying to figure out their passion this episode is for you. We take a look at the life of the Jack of all Trades, advise on how not to be a master of none, and put you on to finding your skeleton key. 

Apr 25, 2018
Side Effects of Toxic Relationships (with J. Winans)

This week we wade into the murky triflin’ shady waters of them folks that bring you nothing but trouble! R&B artist and producer, J Winans stops thru to share how he’s used music and turned those negatives into positives! 

Apr 18, 2018
Side Effects of Being Broke (with Retta)

This episode tackles the wackness of lacking funds. Retta, Star of NBCs “Good Girls” and “Parks and Recreation” stops thru and we get down to the nitty gritty of being the broke friend, dating while broke, and not letting being broke, break you!

Apr 11, 2018
Side Effects of Being an Only Child

This episode we get into the solo dolo world of the only child. Dispelling the myth of an ability to share, breaking down what alone time really means, how annoying “I could tell you were” really is, and what folks like us miss out on and gain by having no siblings.

Apr 04, 2018
Side Effects of Fuckboys (with James Bland)

Y’all been waiting for this one! In an effort to rid the world of them. We go in on the whos, whats, and whys of F***bois! Chiming in is, James Bland star/creator/producer of digital series “Giants”.

Mar 28, 2018
Mini - Phrases I Hate

This mini episode is all about over uses phrases that I can’t stand! From “Can I Pick Your Brain?” to “Do You date regular guys?” and more I explain why they get under my skin and drive me up the wall!

Mar 21, 2018
Side Effects of Working With Your Friends (with King Bach)

This week we talk all about the pros and cons of working with the homies! Actor and comedian King Bach slides through to talk about internet vs. IRL peeps, figuring out which family members are cool to work with, and DM'ing Beyoncé!

Mar 14, 2018
Side Effects of Being an Extrovert

This episode is for all the folks who’ve been told they’re “too much” “extra” or “doing the most”! We shed light on why makes a show off, speak on how to handle folks who think your personality is too big and answer the question when do extroverts ever chill?

Mar 07, 2018
Side Effects of Being a Realist

Are you a pessimist? Or are you simply objective? This week we go to a whole new level of real and get in the mindset of folks who see through the lens of logic, explore how to be the “truth teller friend”, and how to awaken the inner realist in you!

Feb 28, 2018
Side Effects of Being a Black Woman in Hollywood (with Cree Summer)

This episode of Small Doses is a special one. Iconic actress and voice over artist, Cree Summer (“A Different World”) drops ALL THE GEMs about the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of being a sista in Hollywood!  

Feb 21, 2018
Side Effects of the Ho Phase (with DeWanda Wise)

This week we talk sexual freedom and how that phase impacts women’s bodies, relationships, and perspectives! DeWanda Wise, star of Netflix & Spike Lee’s, “She’s Gotta Have It,” spills the tea on how playing the risqué role of Nola Darling impacted her marriage and more!

Feb 14, 2018
Side Effects of Being Type A (with John Early)

This show is dedicated to the high functioning folks! We’ll gem drop on perfectionists vs. overachievers, give insight on dealing with these kinds of persons, and laugh it up with Search Party’s John Early!  

Feb 07, 2018
Side Effects of Being an Innovator (with Robert Glasper)

This episode is all about folks taking a leap into the creative unknown! We talk how to stay motivated and keep your ideas fresh and get some insight on moving to the beat of your from Jazz/Hip Hop virtuoso, Grammy Award winner, Robert Glasper! 

Jan 31, 2018
Side Effects of Sexual Harassment (with Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson)

This episode speaks to the where, whys, and whats of the current household topic of Sexual Harassment. We also, gem drop on when a Holla becomes Cat Call, and Guests Corrine and Krystyna of the famed, “Guys We F@#ked” podcast, come thru to share their thoughts & experiences on the topic! 

Jan 24, 2018
Side Effects of The Curve (with Bresha Webb)

This week on Small Doses, it's all about giving and receiving Rejection. Find out how to know if you've been curved or dissed, how to perfect using the curve with people you're doing business with, and actress/comedian Bresha Webb (Marlon) shares her story of getting curved by Drake & dealing with taking “NOs” in showbiz!

Jan 17, 2018
Side Effects of Insecurity

Welcome to Small Doses with Amanda Seales! In our first episode, we're talking all about insecurity, covering everything from arrogance vs. confidence, feeling insecure in relationships, body image, and much more.

Jan 10, 2018