The Common Scents Podcast.

The Common Scents Podcast.

presented by TAMAR.

Episodes

August 16, 2021 45 min

Once suffering from anxiety, Jill Whalen, an extraordinarily successful marketer, tackled her demons and overcome, and then lived to share the tale and teach others how they, too, could overcome. In this podcast, Jill and Tamar talk about anxiety, getting healthy, how different each and every single one of us are, and then deviate into our reality and past lives.

TAMAR:
Hey, everybody, I am delighted, excited, ecstatic to bring m...

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Brandon Snower left a cushy job on Wall Street and decided to reinvent men’s fashion. In this podcast, we discuss his early journey, and watch as Brandon just gets started.

TAMAR:
Hey, everybody, I am super excited. I have Brandon Snow here. He is a jet setter. Came, flew in just for this podcast. Right? Thanks so much for joining.

Brandon Snower:
Only for you. Only for you.

TAMAR:
Yeah. So you’re in New York City, right?

Brandon ...

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In this week’s Common Scents podcast, TAMAR connects with Dan Prasad, who is based in Australia and works in the home fragrance industry. In this candid conversation, we tackle the crazy time difference (14 hours), our scented histories, covid and scent, and more.

TAMAR:
Hey everybody, I’m so excited. I met Dan Prasad on LinkedIn of all places. I think we did, right?

Dan Prasad:
Yeah, that’s right. On LinkedIn.

TAMAR:
Yeah, yeah. ...

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Nigel Asinugo was once 435 lbs, ready to end his life because he felt like he needed to end it. But his support system came through, brought him out of his dark place, and now he’s in the Navy and crushing it.

“Yesterday doesn’t exist. Tomorrow doesn’t exist. All that fucking matters is what you do right now.” ~Nigel Asinugo

[00:00:16.470] – TAMAR:
Hey everybody, I am so excited. I have Nigel Asinugo here. I hope I pronounced that...

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You may never know looking at all that David Henzel, a serial entrepreneur focused on conscious capitalism, has accomplished, but he was once an extraordinarily fearful introvert. Today, he’s let his shy past fall by the wayside, and keeps himself sane through living a life filled with good habits.

[00:00:16.470] – TAMAR:
Hey everybody, so excited. I have one of my old online, but I don’t know how to describe it, industry entrepre...

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Where does one start with Chris Owens? Once 302 pounds, he put a renewed focus on his health, traveled across the country to take care of his ailing grandparents, got engaged, and now is working to get in the Army.

TAMAR:
I am so excited. I’m bringing you Chris Owens, another one of my David Goggins groupies. He and I met, but he is like the sweetest, coolest guy here. We’ll share his story, like his background, it’s really fascin...

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I’ve known Anna Bourland for over 1/4 of her life, and yet, it wasn’t until this episode that I learned that she had endured extreme abuse as a young child. With an incredible sense of resilience and an amazing attitude, Anna has truly embodied what it means to overcome extreme adversity.

[0:00:16.590] – TAMAR:
Hey, everybody, I am super excited. I don’t know what number we’re at, 59, 60 of the podcast. I have a friend this time a...

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John Ryan has done the superhuman, deciding to say goodbye to his vehicle so that he could commute by bike or on foot to his job 10 miles away.

[00:00:16.895] – TAMAR:
Hey, everybody, I am so excited. I have John Ryan here. He is another guy that I met through the David Goggins Facebook group on which if you know and you’ve listened to the podcast before, David Goggins has, he’s not human and we’re all trying to be not human, just...

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April 6, 2021 46 min

Erin Panzarella’s attitude on life has been incredible, especially given her early years where she was still trying to figure out who she was and what her place is in the world.

TAMAR: Hey, everybody, I am so excited to bring you Erin Panzarella. I met her in you know, I talked about meeting people in these online groups. And this is no exception, but it’s different than all the others. So far, I’ve met people in running groups an...

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In this episode of The Common Scents podcast, Tamar talks with Ryan Handis, creator of Broken Anatomy Perfumes, about their journeys into fragrance, their overcoming of adversity, and the parallels between the two brands.

[00:00:16.577] – TAMAR:
Hey, everybody, super excited bringing in Episode 57 of the Common Scents podcast. And this one is going to be a different one. The reason why is Common Scents podcast really talks about s...

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March 9, 2021 46 min
Frank Palmieri's life spiraled out of control when he became addicted to painkillers. Eventually, he found his way through Bikram Yoga.
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March 3, 2021 59 min
Carl Johnson was once truly living the unhealthy life. But then he made a 180? turn and now is working with a laser focus on marathons. We discuss his transformation.
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The last decade of Erica O'Grady's life has certainly had many ups and downs. She lost someone she loved to a heroin overdose, but then found her husband in the most unlikely of places. Most recently, they traveled the country to connect a presidential candidate with his constituents.
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Naomi Pelled's life is incredible—she's persevered in some tremendous ways, first by losing half of her weight, then by overcoming the odds when she almost died after giving birth to identical twins.
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February 2, 2021 37 min
Nirvana Rain speaks with Tamar about what inspired her to start her brand, But first, me.
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Tamar and Rai Alexander have a candid discussion about adversity, postpartum depression, art, music, and more in this week's more laid back Common Scents Podcast.
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January 19, 2021 58 min
Kenny Hyder had so much going for him, and then he suffered a massive heart attack that left him with more questions than answers.
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January 12, 2021 51 min
Saul Colt has been doing the unconventional in marketing for years...and then one day he fell ill and everything changed.
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December 22, 2020 40 min
Digital nomad Eva Forde wasn't always moving around. At a certain point in her life, she was living in Jamaica, destitute and hungry, in extreme debt. But one day, she felt empowered to conquer it all, and she's still at it.
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December 15, 2020 44 min
As a child of immigrants, Sherry Ezhuthachan has felt lost in navigating the culture of being in the melting pot that is the United States and the culture of her parents. But through her storytelling, I believe we all identify with her in some ways, and I believe that we all have the potential to overcome that barrier that we don't quite fit in.
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