Maya Akai Presents

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Tune in 4 talk that is proactive in content; designed 2 B authentic conversations that are candid, real & relevant discussing everything, politics, sports & everything in between!

Episodes

  • M.A.Y.A. Episode #37_ April is National Stress Awareness Month

    M.A.Y.A. Episode #37_ April is National Stress Awareness Month

    15/04/2021 Duration: 01h48s

    April is National Stress Awareness Month. Stress impacts everyone at some point in their lives. In many cases, we are impacted by some type of stress in varying degrees, almost everyday. Everyone is impacted and handles stress differently. In Episode #37 we will chat about types of stress, how it impacts us and how to manage it better.

  • M.A.Y.A. Episode 36_ Time to Clean Up Emotional Messes

    M.A.Y.A. Episode 36_ Time to Clean Up Emotional Messes

    09/04/2021 Duration: 01h08min

    One of the biggest obstacles in getting to your happy place consistently or seeing the results you truly desire in getting to the best version of yourself is the emotional messes we move around. We often talk about emotional and mental baggage we take from place to place and relationships in our lives.. Well the time is now to stop . Join Maya in Episode #36 to take a hard look at your emotional messes and how to start to clean them up which will allow you to create the emotional and mental space you need to grow!!

  • M.A.Y.A. Episode #35_ Know YOUR Boundaries

    M.A.Y.A. Episode #35_ Know YOUR Boundaries

    01/04/2021 Duration: 01h05min

    Healthy boundaries are essential in understanding where you can start building the desired relationships you want in your life. Getting up close and personal with what makes you comfortable emotionally, mentally, physically, financially and spiritually is a practice you should employ on a daily basis. Tune into M.A.Y.A. Episode #35 as we discuss the importance of understanding the source aka origins and purpose of healthy boundaries in your relationships

  • M.A.Y.A. Episode #34_ The Importance of Understanding Your Relationship Goals

    M.A.Y.A. Episode #34_ The Importance of Understanding Your Relationship Goals

    27/03/2021 Duration: 01h02min

    What are your relationship goals? Before you answer this question, I want you to think about it from a perspective as an individual and not as a person in a relationship. I want you to begin to explore the relationship goals you have for yourself, the most important relationship you have and are in. Relationship & Intimacy Educator | TV Show Host | Author | Speaker | Yanni Brown joins the show to deepen the conversation. Tune into M.A.Y.A. Episode #34 as we reverse engineer the idea of relationship goals to get to the fundamentals of your philosophy and more importantly practices

  • M.A.Y.A. Episode #33, The Emotional and Mental Cleanse, Removing Toxicity from your Life

    M.A.Y.A. Episode #33, The Emotional and Mental Cleanse, Removing Toxicity from your Life

    19/03/2021 Duration: 01h04min

    It's time to Cleanse!! We all the know the dangers of living in toxic physical environments. This danger also applies to the mental and emotional environments we exist in. Toxic people, places and situations should be avoided at all cost when possible. Often we entertain people in our lives that negatively effect our happiness and become obstacle in our conscious efforts to become the best version of ourselves. In Episode #33, The Emotional and Mental Cleanse, Removing Toxicity from your Life, we will identify types of toxic people and situations and how to deal with them.

  • M.A.Y.A. EPISODE 32_ Stop Your Silence..UnMute Yourself

    M.A.Y.A. EPISODE 32_ Stop Your Silence..UnMute Yourself

    13/03/2021 Duration: 01h03min

    Do you often feel like you are walking on eggshells? That in certain relationships or situations you feel you can not speak your mind, express how you feel? Do you feel like you are frequently on mute? It is important not to confuse choosing to use a filter or make adjustments in certain situations as a bad thing; but why and how often you find this happening may be a tall tale sign that you are putting yourself on mute too often. Muting yourself may be having a negative impact on you and your happiness. Tune into M.A.Y.A Episode #32 to explore the danger of muting yourself as a mean to maintaining relationships that directly effect you emotionally, mentally, physically, professionally, and financially. Silencing your needs, wants and desires often come at a cost much higher than maintaining peace and happiness outside of yourself.

  • M.A.Y.A. Episode 31- The Power and Purpose of Energy

    M.A.Y.A. Episode 31- The Power and Purpose of Energy

    04/03/2021 Duration: 01h06min

    here is a saying, as your energy goes your focus will follows. Question ,what exactly is "your" energy??? Energy could be defined as the impetus behind all of our emotional and mental activities. It can be positive or negative. It can be created and destroyed in exchanges with others and influenced by environments and situations. Understanding the flow of your energy is paramount when putting in the work of getting to that best daily version of you. People, places and things impact our daily lives on many levels specifically with our energy. Tune into Episode 31 of M.A.Y.A. and explore the source of your energy and gain better insight into the motivation behind your focus.

  • M.A.Y.A. Episode #30 The Enigma of the Pursuit of Happiness

    M.A.Y.A. Episode #30 The Enigma of the Pursuit of Happiness

    26/02/2021 Duration: 01h02min

    Happiness is something we all have set in our eyesight.. But what does it really entail and how does it actually play out in our daily lives? Happiness is defined as “ a state of well-being and contentment”. It is contextualized in mental or emotional states that encompass positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to joy. Yet there is an enigma to it? Mysterious, puzzling, or difficult dimensions that do not always stay constant. Tune into Episode #30 of M.A.Y.A to explore what the pursuit of happiness is really all about and how to rethink your approach to navigating it

  • M.A.Y.A. Episode #29, Let’s Talk about Self Advocacy

    M.A.Y.A. Episode #29, Let’s Talk about Self Advocacy

    12/02/2021 Duration: 01h04min

    We all have causes we are passionate about. No matter if the focus is political, social or cultural, we seek balance or justice to improve the lives of ourselves or others. This is advocacy, “support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy”. Advocacy is often directed by our moral compass or the core values that drive the choices we make in many of our everyday life actions and decisions. Yet self advocacy, “the action of representing ONESELF or one's views or interests” for more personal needs and wants is an endeavor many people are not comfortable taking part in. We often will table, subdue or ignore the inner voice that is meant to help us live our best life, be that best version of ourselves...ultimately be happy. Join me for M.A.Y.A. Episode #29 to explore if you are truly being your champion for personal happiness and harnessing the power of self advocacy. JoinIng the conversation will be returning guest, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Dr. Nasiah Cirincione-Ulezi the CEO and Founder o

  • Episode #28- Opening your Eyes to your Emotional Blind Spot Zone

    Episode #28- Opening your Eyes to your Emotional Blind Spot Zone

    05/02/2021 Duration: 01h04min

    We all have tendencies to look past things, ignored red flags or fall into a pattern of repetitious unrewarding behavior. Often these behaviors or decisions are unconscious, or are they? Have you found that you keep finding yourself in the same situations with different people, on a bad financial carousel that never seems to stop or on an emotional roller coaster that ends up in the same place when the ride is over? Well, good news, if you have taken notice of these things then your self-awareness and your emotional intelligence may be waking up. Waking up to what you ask? More likely than not, you have been unconsciously going into that uncharted territory of your mind and emotions, the emotional blind spot zone or the EBS Zone. This episode on M.A.Y.A. we will start the discovery process of your EBS Zone

  • M.A.Y.A. Episode #27- The Every Day Work of Creating the best version of you!

    M.A.Y.A. Episode #27- The Every Day Work of Creating the best version of you!

    28/01/2021 Duration: 01h04min

    Thinking big is a social and cultural norm. We are taught to think often beyond today and plan for tomorrow. Yet there is a danger in thinking and planning ahead, you can miss being in the moment. Being in the moment can be rewarding , uncomfortable or confusing; all the more reason to be present and accountable for what and who we are at that time . In Episode #27 of M.A.Y.A, we will discuss the importance of being present in the moment and working on the everyday best version of yourself!

  • M.A.Y.A. EPISODE #26-DISCOVERING OR REDISCOVERING YOUR PURPOSE

    M.A.Y.A. EPISODE #26-DISCOVERING OR REDISCOVERING YOUR PURPOSE

    22/01/2021 Duration: 01h01min

    Build it and they will come...Seek and you shall find. Well known sayings that indirectly points to one very important variable to accomplish the desired outcome, your purpose. Knowing and understanding your purpose is one of the many keys that will help you to unlock one of the many dimensions that comprise the best version of you. Whether you have no idea where you really want to go, do or be or have become disconnected from what it is you desire to be a part of or create; Join M.A.Y.A. in Episode #26 in exploring and discovering the power of purpose.

  • MLK...Reflecting on the Dream

    MLK...Reflecting on the Dream

    20/01/2021 Duration: 01h09min

    Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day “To hear I have a dream” ..yet here we are looking at the dream that has only become a partial reality... and WHY because of hate, fear and privilege. Join me tonight for an impromptu conversation with Coach Lance C. Irvin and Jason Palmer about the MLK Dream vs. RealityGet Social with M.A.Y.A:@Maya_Akai (IG/Twitter)@Maya Akai Presents (FB)Available on iTune, Google and iHeartradio Podcast Platforms and NOW AVAILABLE  on Amazon Audible Podcasts!!!.. Search M.A.Y.A: My Ambition Your

  • M.A.Y.A. Episode #25, Reclaim your PERSONAL POWER!!!!

    M.A.Y.A. Episode #25, Reclaim your PERSONAL POWER!!!!

    15/01/2021 Duration: 01h21s

    So often we put the needs, wants, desires and demands of others ahead of our own. More often than not, it is unconscious and a pattern of behavior we have normalized; and others have come to expect it. We hear words like giver, unselfish and sacrifice often associated with this behavior but rarely surrender. Surrender?? yes surrendering your wants, needs and desire to appease and accommodate healthy and unhealthy relationship dynamics and situations. So, what are you surrendering?? Your Personal POWER!!!! Personal Power is a unique resource you have that you should cherish and protect because it is the fuel that can drive, enlightenment, empowerment and elevation!! Join M.A.Y.A. in Episode #25 to talk about ways you are giving your POWER away and how to RECLAIM it!

  • M.A.Y.A Episode #24: The Security and Sabotage of the “Comfort Zone”

    M.A.Y.A Episode #24: The Security and Sabotage of the “Comfort Zone”

    08/01/2021 Duration: 01h10min

    Welcome to the first Episode of M.A.Y.A. My Ambition Your Ambition of 2021. We are kicking of the new year with addressing how to deal with challenge and change, specifically starting with an evaluation of the ever so important Comfort Zone . The Comfort zone is the construct that encompasses psychological, emotional, and behavioral domains that exist to create familiarity and feelings of security. Ultimately “your” comfort zone consists of regular habits and routines that create experiences that are low in levels of stress and anxiety. In short, your comfort zone, is all about daily living that is little to no risk for you.From the first family of Chicago basketball, Coach Lance C Irvin, Head Coach Men's Basketball , Chicago State University will be Joining the show to talk about navigating your comfort zone. Get ready to get comfortable with moving out of YOUR Comfort Zone!!!

  • M.A.Y.A. Episode #23 _ If it Doesnt CHALLENGE You..It Dont CHANGE You!!!

    M.A.Y.A. Episode #23 _ If it Doesn't CHALLENGE You..It Don't CHANGE You!!!

    31/12/2020 Duration: 01h02min

    This is the final thought show for 2020.. and it is par for the course to talk about challenge and change. This show will set up the first show of 2021 that will be about the purpose and dangers of "The Comfort Zone". Join me for Episode# 23 to talk about how 2020 has tested and transformed many of our lives. We will reflect on the emotional, mental, financial, spiritual and physical changes many of us have experienced throughout the year and how we were challenged and changed during difficult times .

  • M.A.Y.A. Episode #22-Whats Behind Your Thinking__

    M.A.Y.A. Episode #22-What's Behind Your Thinking__

    24/12/2020 Duration: 53min

    Negative and positive thinking is directly impacted by our past and present experiences. People, places and things forge our memories and become the framework of how we perceive things and development our perception on what is going on in our lives. Let's take a step back and look at how we focus our thinking on situations from the context and meaning we assign to them...Let's reflect on your attitude and habits in thinking.

  • M.A.Y.A. Episode #21 Understanding Equality  Equity and how they impact your relationships

    M.A.Y.A. Episode #21 Understanding Equality & Equity and how they impact your relationships

    17/12/2020 Duration: 01h51s

    Striking balance in relationships is often complicated and frustrating. Part of working toward balance is understanding what is necessary to achieve them. Equality and Equity are two relationship elements you should get familiar with. Though, these two words are often used interchangeably in defining things or considered to be synonymous, they are not. Join Maya in Episode #21 to understand the importance of equality and equity in your relationships and why they should be identified, understood, and maintained to help you manage and enjoy healthy and fulfilling relationships.

  • M.A.Y.A. Episode #20 The Emotion and Mindset Behind Money

    M.A.Y.A. Episode #20 The Emotion and Mindset Behind Money

    10/12/2020 Duration: 01h01min

    The holiday season is upon us, but it is unlike any other holiday we have ever experienced. This season, many people are struggling to a make it and now they have the added stress of trying to meet the expectation of the biggest holiday of the year. Question??? Have you taken the time to stop and really consider how 2020 has changed, re-arranged or impacted your life? If not, now is the time to start and a conversation about money generally gets everyone's attention. In this episode of M.A.Y.A., Stacie L Daniel, Wealth Strategist and Insurance Broker, joins the show to explore the mental and emotional behaviors tied to how we spend money. Understanding the origins of your financial habits can move you from financial sabotage to desired financial security and success.

  • M.A.Y.A. Episode #19 Putting your relationships into perspective

    M.A.Y.A. Episode #19 Putting your relationships into perspective

    04/12/2020 Duration: 01h01min

    We have different types of relationships in our lives. Personal relationships, encompasses , family, friends and significant others. Professional relationships, involve peers, bosses, maybe people you manage or do business with. Whatever the relationship it is important to make sure you understand the dynamics of each and how they impact you on mental, emotional, physical, financial and spiritual levels. As you work towards the best version of you.. positive and healthy relationships are one of the most important influencing factors of achieving where you wanna go and in many instances how you get there

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