Episodes

A Quick Update

Feb. 24, 2022

I missed you!  Did you miss me? Lol  I am hopping on to give a quick update since I haven’t released an episode in about a month. Life has been taking a toll on me!  In this brief update I talk about Black History Month, Hea…

Mental Health

S3, Track 14: Da Hood Heals Segment: Therapy

Jan. 15, 2022

Have you ever thought about going to therapy, but only heard horror stories from other people that went?  If so, this episode is for you.  This episode is being dual released in conjunction w/ ShaVanna Spratt, host of Da Hoo…

S3, Track 13: The Enneagram Coach

Jan. 6, 2022

What exactly is an Enneagram, you ask?  I had the same question so I looked it up and found out that it’s a personality typification system, similar to other popular tests you may have heard of, but much more detailed.  This…

S3, Track 12: Hold On Change Is Comin'

Dec. 30, 2021

Can you believe it's the last week of 2021?  There's been a lot of ups and downs this year. It's easy to talk about and focus on the bad things because they can easily overshadow everything else, but there’s always something…

S3, Track 11: My Christmas Playlist

Dec. 22, 2021

This week Tawnya reflects on some fond Christmas memories and invites you to check out her Spotify Christmas playlist filled with all of the nostalgic songs she grew up listening to including her ALL TIME favorite Silent Nig…

S3, Track 10: It's My Birthday

Dec. 11, 2021

Can you believe it’s December already!  That’s right it’s #SagSeason baby!  That means it’s Tawnya’s birthday month. Since her birthday falls so close to Christmas she just gets in where she fits in for her celebration. Tune…

S3, Track 9: Let's Talk About Sex

Dec. 5, 2021

Growing up in Generation X, sex was not discussed.  Like everything else, it was just expected to be learned along the way.  Today Tawnya talks with sexologist, Bre Tyner, about sexual wellness and the importance of normaliz…

Guest: Bre Tyner

S3, Track 8: Money Can't Buy You Love

Nov. 27, 2021

The holiday shopping season is officially upon us! Tawnya also likes to consider this her birthday season and gives a PSA on behalf of all Sagittarius/December babies.  She discusses things to be aware of when online shoppin…

S3, Track 7: Young, Wild & Free w/ Kyndra Crump

Nov. 18, 2021

This week Tawnya chats it up with Atlanta comedienne and podcaster, Kyndra Crump.  Kyndra is a recent graduate from Clark Atlanta University. She obtained her Bachelors in Mass Communications and plans on having her own radi…

Guest: Kyndra Crump

S3 Track 6: We Didn't Start The Fire

Nov. 13, 2021

Tawnya's brother DeMarco makes his seasonal visit to the podcast; this time in a professional capacity as a community organizer. They break down some of the lyrics to Billy Joel's iconic song "We Didn't Start The Fire" and g…

S3, Track 5: What Time Is It?

Nov. 7, 2021

Yes it’s that time of year again! It’s Daylight Savings Time, the time of year when we get to “fall back” and set our clocks back one hour to get an extra hour of time in our day.  But what exactly is daylight savings time a…

S3, Track 4: An 80's Halloween

Oct. 27, 2021

Halloween in the 80’s was the best!  At least Tawnya thinks so.  From the movies to the characters, to the songs, everything was iconic.  Well maybe not those plastic costumes and masks. Lol October is also the awareness mon…

S3, Track 3: Who Is She and What Is She To You?

Oct. 20, 2021

Tawnya is solo this week and doing a little reflection on the past year being a podcaster. Have you ever asked someone what was the first word that came to mind when they thought about you?  Well that's exactly what Tawnya d…

S3, Track 2: George Floyd Memorial

Oct. 13, 2021

Paisley Park pt. 2

S3, Track 1: Paisley Park

Oct. 5, 2021

Tawnya kicks off Season 3 by celebrating the 1 year anniversary of The T-Side Podcast. Joining the celebration are her friends, Myette and LeNiece, as they talk about their recent trip to Paisley Park.  What exactly is a Bi…

Bonus Episode: The Time I Met Michael Jackson

Sept. 25, 2021

This is a bonus episode/story time about the time Tawnya and her friend went to Las Vegas to celebrate graduating from grad school and ended up meeting Michael Jackson in 2002.  In another moment of epicness, they also got t…

Track 2.13: Season 2 Recap

Aug. 30, 2021

It’s a wrap! Tawnya gives a recap of Season 2 and talks about her personal growth this past season. She talks about her first trip since October 2019. Season 3 will be back in October to kick off the 1yr anniversary of the p…

Track 2.12 Working Day and Night

Aug. 20, 2021

Show Notes - Season 2, Track 12: Working Day and Night In the last full episode of  Season 2 Tawnya will tell you what she has been up to during her brief periods of being M.I.A. over the past couple of months. She will also…

Track 2.11: The Blerd Explorer

July 29, 2021

Fun fact: Tawnya loves to travel, but due to ‘Rona she hasn’t been able to. Today she is joined by Phil aka The Blerd Explorer to talk about his most recent book, The Black Traveler’s Guide To Daegu. He explains how he got t…

Track 2.10 Everyone's Got An Opinion

July 9, 2021

Since everyone else seems to be giving their opinion about things going on in the media Tawnya thought she’d weigh in and give hers too.  Find out what she really thought about Keith Sweat and Bobby Brown Verzus, Sha-Carri R…

Track 2.9: NE4LIFE

June 27, 2021

June is Black Music Month and Tawnya is excited to talk about her favorite group and their contributions to music history….NEW EDITION!!!  Tawnya brought in her NE brother, Kevin D. Sims, to discuss why they think NE is the …

Mental Health

Track 2.8: Mental Health-It's Tricky

May 21, 2021

Tawnya is solo this week and gives some exciting updates about the podcast including the new website   and her getting the COVID vaccination.  She also presents another “Does That Make Me Old?” scenario related to the 35th a…

Mental Health Abuse

Track 2.7: I'm A Survivor

April 30, 2021

This week to close out Sexual Assault Awareness Month(SAAM), Tawnya talks with sisters Dee Marie and LaTonya Buford, founders of Moving4ward Ministries and VOSAS Magazine.  They  discuss the need to break the silence and the…

Music

Track 2.6: Purple Rain Trivia

April 21, 2021

Tawnya is a huge Prince fan, so to honor the 5th anniversary of his death, Tawnya invited Debi Jenkins from Trivia Rewind on for a special episode of Purple Rain movie trivia! What are your favorite memories of Purple Rain? …

Guest: Debi Jenkins