Alex Tries Her Best

Alex Tries Her Best

In today's world, it can be hard to keep everything straight. Like, what we *are* and *are NOT* supposed to be eating this month? Which personality test should we be taking? Do I need ALL of these dating apps? Alex Gervasi from 102.7 KIIS FM is on a mission to learn about it ALL and be better by talking to real people with real experience. She may not always get it right, but at least she's trying her best!... Show More

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Start-up super team Kelly Nyland and Rhenee Bartlett join Alex Gervasi to talk about what it really takes to get a new business off the ground. Kelly and Rhenee met while working at Snap, and later left to start Petalfox and, more recently, Whym - two businesses that allow you to purchase items directly through text messages. Get to know Kelly and Rhenee on this episode, then find them on Instagram @kellylmnyland and @rhene... Read more

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In our first-ever explicit episode, Alex Gervasi talks with her friend DJ Hed about each of their non-traditional starts in this industry, how he has become a go-to guy for advice, and much more. This extremely authentic episode is not one you want to miss.

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Alex Gervasi is learning about the fashion industry this week with three sisters who know what it takes to build and run a successful fashion brand. Sisters Shideh, Shida and Shirin Kaviani from Naked Wardrobe join Alex to talk about why they created their company, how the customers inspire them and what it's like to work with your sisters.

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Alex Gervasi is joined by astrologist Jade to discuss a deeper look at astrology and go through Alex's birth chart. Jade also gives listeners resources for looking into their own birth charts and understanding how astrology is much more than just their horoscope. Plus, Jade explains her specialty: horary.

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October 7, 2019 49 min

After a hectic couple of weeks for Alex Gervasi and Producer Erica, they're back at it reflecting on... pretty much everything. Alex looks back at previous podcast episodes, and the pair talk about the importance of friendships in their lives. Plus, Erica has a life update!

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Bruna Nessif joins Alex Gervasi in the studio once again to talk about everyone's favorite topic: dating. This week they're talking about "going with the flow" in relationships... and how choosing to go with the flow may not look or feel how you expect it to. PSA: this episode gets vulnerable AND Alex cries! Grab your tissues!

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Alex Gervasi brings in her friends Brit Barron (pastor, speaker and author) and Dr. Jessica Barron (sociologist, demographer and author) to have a really honest conversation about race and racism - specifically in America. While they couldn't touch on everything, Alex, Brit and Dr. Barron tried their best to provide insight and break down the heavier topic. We hope what these two accomplished sisters (yes, sisters!!) share shed... Read more

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August 15, 2019 13 min

This week, technology got the best of us and a WONDERFUL episode ended up being completely unusable. Yay! So here's a bonus episode with guest Brit Barron who tells hilarious stories of misidentifying celebrities... and Alex Gervasi shares her story of the WORST nail appointment of all time.

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Today's episode is an extra special one as Alex Gervasi talks about Autism, and the stigmas around it, with her guests. Dr. Frazier from Autism Speaks calls into the show to educate us about resources for friends and families of those diagnosed, and then Conor from the band In Real Life comes in to talk about his personal experience living with High Functioning Autism.

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Alex Gervasi is joined by her interior designer-turned friend for an episode all about how to make your space look and feel like YOU. Ashley's tips range from something as simple as buying yourself flowers to finding that perfect statement piece to build your room around. Check out more from Ashley on her Instagram page @scout.modern!

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This week Alex Gervasi is learning all about having a plant-based diet. She talked with Lorena Ramirez from vegan blog HealthyHyna about what made her change to a vegan diet, how to be vegan on a budget and why it's important to show people that Meixcan food can be delicious *and* vegan!

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Alex Gervasi has Brit Gilmore from The Giving Keys in studio to talk about how she became the President of the company, how the company works to help those in the homeless population, and what paying it forward looks like for her!

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The guys from Nightly join Alex in studio to talk all about life as musicians. Jonathan, Joey and Nick share their personal experiences with touring, the "spark" you have to chase when songwriting, songs that bring back the most intense emotions and what they do when they don't agree on which song should be released next. Jonathan and Joey also share a hilarious story of Alex's high school theater years.

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Okay so, Alex doesn't *really* try going viral... but she definitely gets the scoop on what it takes to make viral videos from the viral animal video guy himself, Aaron Benitez of Aaron's Animals! We talk about how Aaron started on his animal video journey, how the focus of the videos has changed, and he shares a couple behind the scenes secrets that had us shocked. If you're a fan of Aaron and his cat Prince Michael, y... Read more

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This week Alex is joined by YouTuber, singer, songwriter, and former Vine-er, Gabbie Hanna to talk all about being authentic on social media. They talk navigating social media in the limelight, cancel culture and why Gabbie is releasing music with a message. Follow Gabbie on Instagram and Twitter @GabbieHanna!

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Alex is joined by Dr. Glenna this week to talk about all things THERAPY. From where to start when looking for a therapist to knowing you've found the right one to why therapy is important for EVERYONE, Alex and Dr. Glenna get you informed. Find Dr. Glenna on social media at @drglennalcsw!

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May 22, 2019 43 min

Yep, we're just getting straight to the point today: dating. Alex and producer Erica cover some of the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to dating, especially dating as women in Los Angeles. If you've ever had a bad date, wondered how to start dating again after a relationship or simply don't know how to find people you like, this one's for you!

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Alex brings in her friend and model Emily Sears to have the conversation about being empowered in your own body. They talk all about what makes YOU feel empowered and the way society and social media have shaped us to feel about our bodies.

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Dan and Darin are back to help Alex explain exactly what the enneagram is and how it works! In this episode we dig a little deeper into how the enneagram really impacts your life and relationships, and explain a bit more about each type.

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Alex's friends Dan Prevette and Darin McKenna join her this week to talk all things enneagram - which they are all very passionate about. Alex, Dan and Darin are all different numbers and share their stories of finding the enneagram personality test and learning about each of the types. This is part 1 of 2 on the enneagram, so if you still have questions after this episode, we will be back with more next week!

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