Episodes
Megan talks with Mindvalley co-founder and philosopher, Kristina Mänd-Lakhiani. They discuss the stigma of self-help, living on autopilot, and the importance of happiness.   Show Notes: [01:45] - Kristina’s Background [03:45] - Kristina’s Transformational Journey [07:05] - Stigma of Self-Help [16:42] - Talking About Therapy [18:56] - Making Mistakes [23:56] - Finding Balance [27:58] - Defining Self-Care [30:42] - Being Present [33:16] - Buying Time [35:41] - Perception...
Published 10/15/21
Megan talks with holistic health and well-being coach Niraj Naik about living longer, manifestation, and how to change your life.   Show Notes: [01:37] - Downside of Productivity [02:36] - Niraj’s Career Journey [09:44] - The Power of the Subconscious [14:43] - Facing Burnout [17:05] - About SOMA Breath [24:13] - When to Ask for Help [28:38] - Your Ideal Life [34:04] -Niraj’s Workshop [39:02] - Importance of Breath [46:53] - Best Time for Breathwork [48:05] - Advice for...
Published 10/01/21
Megan talks with spiritual entrepreneur Christina Medina about manifestation and meditation. They discuss maintaining personal energy, reconnecting with your spiritual self, and even learn how to perform energy work.   Show Notes: [02:06] - How Christina Got Started [05:21] - Importance of Meditation [08:00] - Taking Time for Yourself [11:42] - All About Manifestation [14:40] - Making Manifestations Come True [21:33] - Attention Residue [22:21] - Energy Cleansing [26:59] -...
Published 09/17/21
Megan talks with creative director Karen X. Cheng about all things social media. They dive into the strategy behind going viral, facing online burnout, and even discuss their advice for creatives.   Show Notes: [01:46] - Karen’s First Viral Video [03:32] - Learning to Dance [06:59] - Cracking the Viral Code [09:43] - Effort vs. Views [12:11] - Defining “Influencer” [18:24] - The Dunning Kruger Effect [20:22] - WMAVR Season 2 [27:34] - IG Growth Strategy [34:21] - Staging...
Published 09/03/21
Megan talks with dream interpreter Meli De Los Santos. They dive into Saturn Return, finding your purpose, and deconstruct some of Megan's recurring dreams.  Show Notes: [01:39] - Saturn Return [03:20] - Recurring Dreams [05:08] - Lessons From Dreams [06:50] - Your Life Calling [08:13] - Finding Your Purpose [10:59] - Reading Natal Charts [13:09] - Advice For Saturn Return [17:27] - How Meli’s Career Started [19:48] - Melding Science and Astrology [24:01] - Changing...
Published 08/20/21
Megan answers questions from Instagram. She dives into everything from her favorite travel destinations, to her Enneagram type! Show Notes: [01:55] - Comedy Rap [03:19] - Favorite Meal [11:10] - Best and Worst Purchases [16:28] - Worst Escape Room [18:31] - Favorite Travel Destination [19:56] - What’s Next [22:33] - Favorite Filipino Food [27:31] - Why Interior Design [30:31] - Megan’s Enneagram [38:25] - Megan’s Accent [40:08] - Adulting Tips [42:31] - Go-To...
Published 08/06/21
Megan talks with content creator and co-star Joanna Franco about everything they learned while filming a TV show. Show Notes: [01:21] - How Megan and Jo Met [04:14] - The “IT” Factor [06:41] - Styling for the Show [10:08] - Closing A Chapter [12:41] - Working Too Hard [15:35] - Personal Life vs. Work [18:21] - Other Job Options [21:44] - Where Jo Got Her Start [26:23] - Being Self-Made [33:15] - What Does Well on YouTube  [38:35] - Travel Shaming [41:42] - YouTube Business...
Published 07/23/21
Megan talks with singer-songwriter Cloe Wilder about starting therapy early and how she got her start in music. Plus, they discuss their relationships with social media and how they define success. Show Notes: [01:09] - Zoom Interviews [02:31] - How Cloe Started Music [03:50] - Songwriting [05:07] - Starting Therapy Early [07:05] - Discussing Mental Health [09:29] - Gen Z and Social Media [14:17] - Oversharing on the Internet [16:52] - Negative Comments [22:00] - Building...
Published 07/09/21
Megan opens up about why she no longer dances. Plus, she talks about belonging and starting new chapters. Show Notes: [03:27] - Why Artists Make Art  [04:24] - Why Megan Doesn’t Dance  [06:27] - Overcoming Stage Fright  [09:49] - First Dance Vignette [13:46] - Reinventing Yourself  [14:34] - Rigging the Dance System   [19:05] - Fitting In vs. Belonging [25:00] - Megan’s College Shows [29:07] - The Worst Hug [36:55] - Career vs. Hobbies [39:12] - Lessons From Netflix [41:17] -...
Published 06/25/21
Megan talks imposter syndrome and creating art with comedian Brian McElhaney. Show Notes: [01:42] - New York Personality [03:25] - Creating A Safe Space [06:58] - Wanting to be Funny [11:02] - Inspiration and Jealousy [19:27] - Comedy Formula [24:58] - Writing Songs [27:06] - Removing the Unessential [29:57] - Imposter Syndrome [35:04] - Breaking the Rules [40:12] - The Real Megan [44:24] - Art From Positivity  [53:50] - Psycho Magic [1:08:04] - Wanting to Be Funny [1:15:09]...
Published 06/11/21
Megan answers questions from Instagram about dating and relationships Show Notes: [00:46] - Introducing the Episode [03:42] - Being Single [04:27] - Growing In Confidence [06:47] - Past Relationships [10:10] - Make Time for Yourself [16:44] - Ready for Relationships [19:11] - Your 20’s Mentality [24:17] - Us vs. the Problem [26:56] - Healthy Relationships [38:18] - Dating In the Same Field [42:06] - Grieving Past Relationships Where to find Megan: Megan's...
Published 05/28/21
Megan talks how to discover your style with actor and longtime friend Amanda Suk. Show Notes: [00:49] - Best Accents [03:04] - Introduction [03:48] - Favorite Reality Shows [05:15] - Amanda’s Style [09:50] - All About Trends [12:22] - Style Inspirations [17:59] - Megan’s Therapy Confession [21:11] - Building A New Wardrobe [26:31] - Feeling Like Your Style [30:08] - Finding Your Vibe [36:44] - Are You Comfortable? [41:41] - How to Find Your Style [45:41] - Different Kinds of...
Published 05/14/21
Megan discusses following your dreams and finding your passion! Join the discussion and check out “The Corner” on Substack at meganbatoon.substack.com. Show Notes: [01:17] - Introducing the Episode [01:49] - What Happened This Morning [05:07] - Believing in Yourself [06:54] - Fear of Failure [08:09] - The Comfort Zone [10:14] - Do You Want It? [11:12] - Moving Cross-Country [13:30] - Failure Is Feedback  [15:23] - Megan As A Bridesmaid [20:34] - Theory of Risk Aversion [22:52]...
Published 04/30/21
Megan and actress and podcast host Gabrielle Elyse talk being mixed race, ways the world can get better, and the process of being a creative. Places to Donate: Asian Mental Health Collective: https://www.asianmhc.org/about-us/#donate AAPI Community Fund: https://gofund.me/5cda6239 Other Resources: https://robbreport.com/lifestyle/news/where-to-donate-to-help-the-asian-community-1234602489/ https://nymag.com/strategist/article/where-to-donate-to-help-asian-communities-2021.html Show...
Published 04/16/21
Megan hosts her very first solo episode and answers questions from Instagram. Check out Megan’s new project “The Corner” on Substack at meganbatoon.substack.com. Show Notes: [01:35] - Announcing Substack [02:48] - Celebrating 30 [05:03] - Who Inspires Megan [07:17] - Megan’s Workout Routine [10:26] - The Fear of Starting [16:11] - Making A Space Feel Like You [25:19] - Forming Good Habits [27:56] - On Habit Stacking [32:04] - Vulnerability and Intimacy [36:57] - Focusing on...
Published 04/02/21
Trigger Warning: this episode includes mentions of suicide. Listener discretion advised. Megan dives into success, being particular, and personal growth with creative director Taylor Jade Edgin. Show Notes: [00:57] - Introducing the Episode [02:38] - Why Taylor Moved to LA [03:16] - From Dance to Creative Direction [04:50] - On Sharing Success [09:40] - Your Relationship With Yourself [11:28] - Asking Yourself What You Need [16:14] - Growing Up [17:47] - What Success...
Published 03/19/21
Megan dives into her past lives with regression hypnosis therapist and podcast host Shana Bianchi. Show Notes: [01:07] - Introducing Shana [03:26] - Shana’s Background [04:48] - About Hypnosis Therapy [10:35] - Being Held Back [13:46] - Preparing for Past Life Regression [18:24] - Experiencing Death Sequences [21:55] - Megan’s Fears [26:34] - The Forms of Past Life Regression [31:32] - How Shana Started [33:53] - Megan’s Past Lives [35:58] - You Are Your Own Guru [37:16] -...
Published 03/05/21
Megan talks emotional evolutions and finding your passions with actor and longtime friend Amanda Suk. Show Notes: [01:03] - Rupi Kaur Poem [03:12] - Evolving Through the Pandemic [7:58] - Megan’s Most Embarrassing Story [9:51] - Megan’s Past Selves [13:48] - YouTube Trends [17:32] - Turning Hobbies Into Careers [24:55] - What Passion Feels Like [29:50] - The Skin Deep Game [31:56] - Top 3 Pet Peeves [33:57] - What You’re Born to Do [37:04] - Common Values [42:26] - Greatest...
Published 02/19/21
Content creator and musician Gabbie Hanna joins Megan to discuss breakthroughs, true identities, and the journey of finally meeting yourself! Disclaimer: the content discussed is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a diagnosis Show Notes: [03:32] - Introducing Gabbie [05:27] - Gabbie’s Journey [08:13] - Being A...
Published 02/05/21
Megan answers listener questions with childhood friend and comedian Tony! Show Notes: [2:58] - Tony’s Rapping Abilities [5:30] - Moving During Quarantine [7:13] - Discovering LA [10:22] - 20’s Bucket-list [13:34] - Enjoying Alone Time [20:56] - Advice From 5 Years Ago [25:20] - Funniest Childhood Moments [31:34] - Farting In Front of SO [32:14] - Most Regretful Purchase [35:12] - Two Week Goal [35:58] - Megan’s Cookie Recipe [40:02] - Comfort Movies/Shows [41:44] - Advice You...
Published 01/22/21
Singer Sky Dickinson talks friendship and 2021 with Megan! Show Notes: [01:23] - The New Year [04:13] - On Perfectionism [8:42] - Death to Hustle Mentality [11:26] - Toxic Positivity [13:46] - What Harmony Looks Like [22:03] - People Pleasing  [26:32] - Life Lessons From Friends [31:50] - Being Okay with Uncertainty [39:57] - Notes From Our Phones [52:02] - Favorite 2021 Memory [55:15] - How It Feels to Evolve [59:15] - Three Words Only Where to find Sky: -Sky’s...
Published 01/08/21
TV host, content creator, and DJ Hannah Rad joins Megan to discuss anxiety and making friends during quarantine! Show Notes: [0:46] - Navigating Quarantine [2:00] - Introducing Hannah Rad [3:23] - Spiritual Readings [8:01] - Hannah’s Fitness Regimen [11:04] - How Fitness Affects Your Career [14:22] - Your Body Will Tell You [19:15] - Going Through Anxiety Attacks [23:03] - What to Focus On When You’re Having Anxiety [27:35] - Hannah’s Docuseries [33:00 ] - What Surrendering...
Published 12/25/20
Spiritual and business coach Jenny Chang joins Megan to discuss TikTok, dating, and love! Show Notes: [0:48] - Megan’s Concussion [4:36] - About Jenny Chang [5:00] - Business During the Pandemic [7:58] - Jenny’s TikTok Experience [14:22] - New Versions of Love [22:49] - Phases of the Internet [26:18] - How Jenny Started Tarot [33:03] - The Universe is Listening [38:09] - Masculine and Feminine Energy [44:53] - Listener Question [46:30] - How to Love [51:42] - Dating For...
Published 12/11/20
YouTuber and host of "Uneducated" podcast Cammie Scott joins Megan to talk manifestation and positive thinking! Show Notes: [1:42] - Cammie’s Name [3:07] - Saturn Return [7:25] - Coincidence vs. Fate [11:16] - All About Manifestation [17:24] - Making People Feel Comfortable [21:43] - We Are All One [26:05] - Power of “We”  [30:35] - Being Unapologetically Yourself [36:44] - Listening to Your Body [44:44] - Listener Question [51:17] - Advice For Content Creation [56:07] - Tip...
Published 11/27/20
Author and Podcast Host Majo Molfino joins Megan to talk the five Good Girl Myths and harnessing positivity! Show Notes: [01:40] - Meals that Bring You Back to Childhood [04:20] - Becoming A Good Girl [06:30] - Good Girl Rules [08:59] - Main Hurdle  [11:52] - On Perfectionism [14:02] - Fear of Being Messy [18:04] - Motivation Waves [20:35] - Behavior Design [26:18]- Setting Yourself Up For Success [30:03] - Myth of Harmony [34:31] - Being Positive [39:17] - Learning...
Published 11/13/20