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In today's episode we have the incredible Radmila Lolly with us. A Russian-American artist, gaining fame for her blend of classical and contemporary music.

Her debut album in 2016 featured the "Scorchio" String Quartet at Carnegie Hall. She followed with chart-topping singles like "U R Moving Me" and "MAGIC," while also making waves in fashion with her designs featured in Vogue. Her iconic Miami Heat jersey gown during the 2023 NBA Playoffs solidified her status as a fashion icon.

Join us as we review "Master of the Game" by Sidney Sheldon. Get your copy here (paid link) - Amazon - https://amzn.to/4bKwZ4j

00:00 Intro 
00:28 Radmila Lolly
01:00 “Master of the Game” by Sidney Sheldon 
02:36 Radmila’s Spiritual Journey 
03:45 Ramila’s Writing Process 
04:52 Opera Origin
06:58 Gaining Confidence
10:55 Book Influence 
13:20 Ramila’s Inspiration 
14:55 Childhood Influence
17:35 Advice to Younger Generation 
20:13 Creative Process (clip?) 
24:15 Outro

Episode Resources: 
Radmila Lolly | https://www.instagram.com/radmilalolly/

Book BFFs - Social Media: 
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/bookbffs/
Website | https://www.bookbffs.com

Book BFFs - Podcast:
Spotify | https://open.spotify.com/show/1zDLYLqyNkz8iwGsd6346y?si=1e5a4deae61a4a54
Apple | https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/book-bffs/id1703142496

Sponsor: 
Loco Cold Brew Coffee | https://drinklococoffee.com

Studio: 
Dynamic Studio | https://dynamicstudiosproductions.com

LED Wall Design: 
The Sunken Blimp | https://www.sunkenblimp.com 

#bookbffs #radmilalolly #booktube

In today's episode we have the incredible Radmila Lolly with us. A Russian-American artist, gaining fame for her blend of classical and contemporary music.

Her debut album in 2016 featured the "Scorchio" String Quartet at Carnegie Hall. She followed with chart-topping singles like "U R Moving Me" and "MAGIC," while also making waves in fashion with her designs featured in Vogue. Her iconic Miami Heat jersey gown during the 2023 NBA Playoffs solidified her status as a fashion icon.

Join us as we review "Master of the Game" by Sidney Sheldon. Get your copy here (paid link) - Amazon - https://amzn.to/4bKwZ4j

00:00 Intro
00:28 Radmila Lolly
01:00 “Master of the Game” by Sidney Sheldon
02:36 Radmila’s Spiritual Journey
03:45 Ramila’s Writing Process
04:52 Opera Origin
06:58 Gaining Confidence
10:55 Book Influence
13:20 Ramila’s Inspiration
14:55 Childhood Influence
17:35 Advice to Younger Generation
20:13 Creative Process (clip?)
24:15 Outro

Episode Resources:
Radmila Lolly | https://www.instagram.com/radmilalolly/

Book BFFs - Social Media:
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/bookbffs/
Website | https://www.bookbffs.com

Book BFFs - Podcast:
Spotify | https://open.spotify.com/show/1zDLYLqyNkz8iwGsd6346y?si=1e5a4deae61a4a54
Apple | https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/book-bffs/id1703142496

Sponsor:
Loco Cold Brew Coffee | https://drinklococoffee.com

Studio:
Dynamic Studio | https://dynamicstudiosproductions.com

LED Wall Design:
The Sunken Blimp | https://www.sunkenblimp.com

#bookbffs #radmilalolly #booktube

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Radmila Lolly discussing "Master of the Game"

Book BFFs February 21, 2024 3:16 pm

In this episode we are joined by one of Miami's most legendary photographers - Mike Tang aka OHRANGUTANG! 

Ohrangutang is a visionary photographer whose lens captures the essence of sensuality and empowerment. With a distinctive style that blends artistry and allure, Tang has carved a niche in the world of fashion and glamour photography. Renowned for his ability to bring out the confidence and beauty in his subjects, his work transcends boundaries, inspiring audiences worldwide. Through his innovative compositions and keen eye for detail, Tang has amassed a dedicated following, cementing his place as a trailblazer in the industry.

Join us as we review "The Four Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz. Get your copy here (paid link) - Amazon - https://amzn.to/3UannJX

00:00 Intro 
00:41 “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz 
01:23 Letting Life Flow (The 2nd Agreement) 
02:50 How Ohrangutang Describes Himself 
03:20 Ohrangutang’s Photography Origin
04:30 Mike’s Favorite Agreement From Book
06:55 Perspective on Life
07:55 Biggest Trauma Experienced & Psilocybin
09:15 Learnings through Psilocybin 
10:20 Understanding Your Hormones
10:58 Finding Your Own Reality 
12:00 Freedom & Belief Systems 
14:00 Biggest Lesson From Marriage
15:00 Polyamory & Feelings
18:28 Thoughts on Existence
20:05 Romantic vs Rebel Mindset
21:52 Navigating Through Jealousy
23:55 Reconnecting with Mother 
26:50 Favorite Takeaway From Book 

Episode Resources: 
Ohrangutang | https://www.instagram.com/ohrangutang/
Ohrangutang | https://www.ohrangutang.com
Ohrangutang | https://www.instagram.com/ohrangutangstudio/

Book BFFs - Social Media: 
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/bookbffs/
Website | https://www.bookbffs.com

Book BFFs - Podcast:
Spotify | https://open.spotify.com/show/1zDLYLqyNkz8iwGsd6346y?si=1e5a4deae61a4a54
Apple | https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/book-bffs/id1703142496

Sponsor: 
Loco Cold Brew Coffee | https://drinklococoffee.com

Studio: 
Dynamic Studio | https://dynamicstudiosproductions.com

LED Wall Design: 
The Sunken Blimp | https://www.sunkenblimp.com 

#bookbffs #ohrangutang #thefouragreements  #donmiguelruiz

In this episode we are joined by one of Miami's most legendary photographers - Mike Tang aka OHRANGUTANG!

Ohrangutang is a visionary photographer whose lens captures the essence of sensuality and empowerment. With a distinctive style that blends artistry and allure, Tang has carved a niche in the world of fashion and glamour photography. Renowned for his ability to bring out the confidence and beauty in his subjects, his work transcends boundaries, inspiring audiences worldwide. Through his innovative compositions and keen eye for detail, Tang has amassed a dedicated following, cementing his place as a trailblazer in the industry.

Join us as we review "The Four Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz. Get your copy here (paid link) - Amazon - https://amzn.to/3UannJX

00:00 Intro
00:41 “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz
01:23 Letting Life Flow (The 2nd Agreement)
02:50 How Ohrangutang Describes Himself
03:20 Ohrangutang’s Photography Origin
04:30 Mike’s Favorite Agreement From Book
06:55 Perspective on Life
07:55 Biggest Trauma Experienced & Psilocybin
09:15 Learnings through Psilocybin
10:20 Understanding Your Hormones
10:58 Finding Your Own Reality
12:00 Freedom & Belief Systems
14:00 Biggest Lesson From Marriage
15:00 Polyamory & Feelings
18:28 Thoughts on Existence
20:05 Romantic vs Rebel Mindset
21:52 Navigating Through Jealousy
23:55 Reconnecting with Mother
26:50 Favorite Takeaway From Book

Episode Resources:
Ohrangutang | https://www.instagram.com/ohrangutang/
Ohrangutang | https://www.ohrangutang.com
Ohrangutang | https://www.instagram.com/ohrangutangstudio/

Book BFFs - Social Media:
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/bookbffs/
Website | https://www.bookbffs.com

Book BFFs - Podcast:
Spotify | https://open.spotify.com/show/1zDLYLqyNkz8iwGsd6346y?si=1e5a4deae61a4a54
Apple | https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/book-bffs/id1703142496

Sponsor:
Loco Cold Brew Coffee | https://drinklococoffee.com

Studio:
Dynamic Studio | https://dynamicstudiosproductions.com

LED Wall Design:
The Sunken Blimp | https://www.sunkenblimp.com

#bookbffs #ohrangutang #thefouragreements #donmiguelruiz

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OHRANGUTANG on "The Four Agreements"

Book BFFs February 14, 2024 11:03 pm

The Best in Miami Comedy - Brittany Brave!

Book BFFs January 31, 2024 8:00 pm

Meet Dustin Luke, an inspiring cultural enthusiast and language aficionado originally from Atlanta, Georgia. With no Hispanic heritage, Dustin passionately embraced Argentine culture since 2012, becoming fluent in Spanish as an adult learner. Boasting nearly 2 million followers, he co-owns 'Speaking Hacks,' an online language academy fostering cross-cultural connections. Living in Argentina for 9 years, he authored 'Bien Argento' and works on a children's series promoting love across cultural boundaries.

Dustin extends his impact offline, celebrating Hispanic cultures in major U.S. cities through 'Alta Joda Fest,' drawing 4500 attendees. His mission, 'create más puentes and menos muros' (build more bridges and fewer walls), emphasizes cultural inclusion and unity, showcasing the potential in all of us to bridge cultural divides.

Join us as we review "The Four Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz. Get your copy here (paid link) - Amazon - https://amzn.to/3UannJX

00:00 Intro 
01:40 Dustin Luke 
03:00 “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz
04:10 Misery Loves Company
05:12 Escaping Negative Self Talk 
05:58 Learning a Second Language As Adult
07:40 Embarrassing Moment Learning New Language
09:45 Jenny’s Embarrassing Story 
11:09 Bridging Cultures 
13:00 Dustin’s Street Interviews
15:08 Dating a Latina 
16:29 Cultural Differences 
17:48 Dustin’s Heaven on Earth & Tattoo 
20:24 Favorite Takeaway From Book 
21:25 Mind Meld 
23:01 Outro

Episode Resources: 
Dustin Luke | https://www.instagram.com/thedustinluke/
Dustin Luke | https://www.dustinluke.com 

Book BFFs - Social Media: 
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/bookbffs/
Website | https://www.bookbffs.com
TikTok | https://www.tiktok.com/@book.bffs 

Book BFFs - Podcast:
Spotify | https://open.spotify.com/show/1zDLYLqyNkz8iwGsd6346y?si=1e5a4deae61a4a54
Apple | https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/book-bffs/id1703142496

Sponsor: 
Loco Cold Brew Coffee | https://drinklococoffee.com

Studio: 
Dynamic Studio | https://dynamicstudiosproductions.com

LED Wall Design: 
The Sunken Blimp | https://www.sunkenblimp.com 

#bookbffs #dustinluke #thefouragreements #donmiguelruiz  #booktube #books

Meet Dustin Luke, an inspiring cultural enthusiast and language aficionado originally from Atlanta, Georgia. With no Hispanic heritage, Dustin passionately embraced Argentine culture since 2012, becoming fluent in Spanish as an adult learner. Boasting nearly 2 million followers, he co-owns 'Speaking Hacks,' an online language academy fostering cross-cultural connections. Living in Argentina for 9 years, he authored 'Bien Argento' and works on a children's series promoting love across cultural boundaries.

Dustin extends his impact offline, celebrating Hispanic cultures in major U.S. cities through 'Alta Joda Fest,' drawing 4500 attendees. His mission, 'create más puentes and menos muros' (build more bridges and fewer walls), emphasizes cultural inclusion and unity, showcasing the potential in all of us to bridge cultural divides.

Join us as we review "The Four Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz. Get your copy here (paid link) - Amazon - https://amzn.to/3UannJX

00:00 Intro
01:40 Dustin Luke
03:00 “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz
04:10 Misery Loves Company
05:12 Escaping Negative Self Talk
05:58 Learning a Second Language As Adult
07:40 Embarrassing Moment Learning New Language
09:45 Jenny’s Embarrassing Story
11:09 Bridging Cultures
13:00 Dustin’s Street Interviews
15:08 Dating a Latina
16:29 Cultural Differences
17:48 Dustin’s Heaven on Earth & Tattoo
20:24 Favorite Takeaway From Book
21:25 Mind Meld
23:01 Outro

Episode Resources:
Dustin Luke | https://www.instagram.com/thedustinluke/
Dustin Luke | https://www.dustinluke.com

Book BFFs - Social Media:
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/bookbffs/
Website | https://www.bookbffs.com
TikTok | https://www.tiktok.com/@book.bffs

Book BFFs - Podcast:
Spotify | https://open.spotify.com/show/1zDLYLqyNkz8iwGsd6346y?si=1e5a4deae61a4a54
Apple | https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/book-bffs/id1703142496

Sponsor:
Loco Cold Brew Coffee | https://drinklococoffee.com

Studio:
Dynamic Studio | https://dynamicstudiosproductions.com

LED Wall Design:
The Sunken Blimp | https://www.sunkenblimp.com

#bookbffs #dustinluke #thefouragreements #donmiguelruiz #booktube #books

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Bilingual Content Creator Reviews "The Four Agreements." An Insightful Book Discussion | Dustin Luke

Book BFFs January 24, 2024 2:15 pm

Today, we're excited to introduce the stunning Alison Bowles, a trailblazing model, creator, & influencer hailing from St. Louis, Missouri. Alison has left a lasting impression on bikini enthusiasts by changing the runway modeling game as a petite model. 

We will be discussing "The Purpose Driven Life" by Rick Warren. Get your copy here! (paid link). Amazon - https://amzn.to/3SiHeoW

00:00 Intro 
00:22 Alison Bowles 
01:32 “The Purpose Driven Life” by Rick Warren
03:25 Becoming a 5’3 Runway Model
05:25 Breaking into The Runway Industry
08:44 Overcoming the “No’s”
11:20 Pursuing Your Passion 
12:15 Alison Tripping On Stage
14:45 Jenny’s Heel Breaking On Stage
17:32 What’s Alison’s Purpose?
19:41 Applying Lessons From The Book
23:09 Alison’s Thoughts on Pageant’s
25:22 Achievements ≠ Identity
30:05 Alison’s Confidence 
32:35 Favorite Takeaway From Book 
34:00 Mind Meld Game
36:09 Outro

Episode Resources: 
Alison Bowles | https://www.instagram.com/alisonbowles/
Alison Bowles | https://www.wanderinheels.com/links.html#/

Book BFFs - Social Media: 
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/bookbffs/
Website | https://www.bookbffs.com
TikTok | https://www.tiktok.com/@book.bffs 

Book BFFs - Podcast:
Spotify | https://open.spotify.com/show/1zDLYLqyNkz8iwGsd6346y?si=1e5a4deae61a4a54
Apple | https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/book-bffs/id1703142496

Sponsor: 
Loco Cold Brew Coffee | https://drinklococoffee.com

Studio: 
Dynamic Studio | https://dynamicstudiosproductions.com

LED Wall Design: 
The Sunken Blimp | https://www.sunkenblimp.com 

#bookbffs #alisonbowles #thepurposedrivenlife #rickwarren #booktube #books

Today, we're excited to introduce the stunning Alison Bowles, a trailblazing model, creator, & influencer hailing from St. Louis, Missouri. Alison has left a lasting impression on bikini enthusiasts by changing the runway modeling game as a petite model.

We will be discussing "The Purpose Driven Life" by Rick Warren. Get your copy here! (paid link). Amazon - https://amzn.to/3SiHeoW

00:00 Intro
00:22 Alison Bowles
01:32 “The Purpose Driven Life” by Rick Warren
03:25 Becoming a 5’3 Runway Model
05:25 Breaking into The Runway Industry
08:44 Overcoming the “No’s”
11:20 Pursuing Your Passion
12:15 Alison Tripping On Stage
14:45 Jenny’s Heel Breaking On Stage
17:32 What’s Alison’s Purpose?
19:41 Applying Lessons From The Book
23:09 Alison’s Thoughts on Pageant’s
25:22 Achievements ≠ Identity
30:05 Alison’s Confidence
32:35 Favorite Takeaway From Book
34:00 Mind Meld Game
36:09 Outro

Episode Resources:
Alison Bowels | https://www.instagram.com/alisonbowles/
Alison Bowels | https://www.wanderinheels.com/links.html#/

Book BFFs - Social Media:
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/bookbffs/
Website | https://www.bookbffs.com
TikTok | https://www.tiktok.com/@book.bffs

Book BFFs - Podcast:
Spotify | https://open.spotify.com/show/1zDLYLqyNkz8iwGsd6346y?si=1e5a4deae61a4a54
Apple | https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/book-bffs/id1703142496

Sponsor:
Loco Cold Brew Coffee | https://drinklococoffee.com

Studio:
Dynamic Studio | https://dynamicstudiosproductions.com

LED Wall Design:
The Sunken Blimp | https://www.sunkenblimp.com

#bookbffs #alisonbowels #thepurposedrivenlife #rickwarren #booktube #books

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Petite RUNWAY MODEL opens up on breaking into the Industry! | Alison Bowles

Book BFFs January 17, 2024 2:34 pm

Who Moved My Cheese | Book BFFs w/ Lulu y Lala #22

Book BFFs January 10, 2024 3:44 pm

Today, we are so lucky to have Natyash join us on Book BFFs! Natyash is an emerging force in Latin American urban music, that has swiftly risen with an electrifying and pioneering musical identity.

In 2021 Natyash pivoted into music, showcasing her Colombian roots, blending Latin rhythms with contemporary sounds. She's stormed the music charts with singles like "MALOSA" and "REPEAT," captivating audiences in Colombia, Chile, and Ecuador. Her unconventional style has marked her as a rising figure in the industry, gracing major stages and collaborating with notable urban artists. "Malosa," her groundbreaking video recorded in a metaverse, stands as a testament to her innovative approach, followed by a remarkable remake alongside ASHBA. 

We will be discussing "The Happiness Trap" by Russ Harris. Get your copy here! (Paid Link) Amazon - https://amzn.to/3tv1vy9

00:00 Intro
00:35 Natyash
01:02 “The Happiness Trap” by Russ Harris
01:11 Origin of Natyash 
02:20 Natyash Living in Vegas
03:11 Why Natyash Chose “The Happiness Trap”
05:24 How Natyash Finds Balance 
08:17 Natyash’s Music Career
11:25 Finding Courage to Be Yourself 
14:09 Consequences of Doing Whatever 
15:22 Natyash on Fulfillment
17:12 Moment of Unlocking the Rockstar 
18:57 Biggest Rockstar Day Ever
23:50 Moving to Vegas 
26:45 Living as an Immigrant
28:02 Favorite Takeaway from Book
30:20 Happiness as a Rollercoaster
34:10 Outro 

Episode Resources: 
Natyash | https://www.instagram.com/natyashba/

Book BFFs - Social Media: 
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/bookbffs/
Website | https://www.bookbffs.com
TikTok | https://www.tiktok.com/@book.bffs 

Book BFFs - Podcast:
Spotify | https://open.spotify.com/show/1zDLYLqyNkz8iwGsd6346y?si=1e5a4deae61a4a54
Apple | https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/book-bffs/id1703142496

Sponsor: 
Loco Cold Brew Coffee | https://drinklococoffee.com

Studio: 
Dynamic Studio | https://dynamicstudiosproductions.com

LED Wall Design: 
The Sunken Blimp | https://www.sunkenblimp.com 

#bookbffs #natyash #thehappinesstrap #russharris #booktube #bookreview

Today, we are so lucky to have Natyash join us on Book BFFs! Natyash is an emerging force in Latin American urban music, that has swiftly risen with an electrifying and pioneering musical identity.

In 2021 Natyash pivoted into music, showcasing her Colombian roots, blending Latin rhythms with contemporary sounds. She's stormed the music charts with singles like "MALOSA" and "REPEAT," captivating audiences in Colombia, Chile, and Ecuador. Her unconventional style has marked her as a rising figure in the industry, gracing major stages and collaborating with notable urban artists. "Malosa," her groundbreaking video recorded in a metaverse, stands as a testament to her innovative approach, followed by a remarkable remake alongside ASHBA.

We will be discussing "The Happiness Trap" by Russ Harris. Get your copy here! (Paid Link) Amazon - https://amzn.to/3tv1vy9

00:00 Intro
00:35 Natyash
01:02 “The Happiness Trap” by Russ Harris
01:11 Origin of Natyash
02:20 Natyash Living in Vegas
03:11 Why Natyash Chose “The Happiness Trap”
05:24 How Natyash Finds Balance
08:17 Natyash’s Music Career
11:25 Finding Courage to Be Yourself
14:09 Consequences of Doing Whatever
15:22 Natyash on Fulfillment
17:12 Moment of Unlocking the Rockstar
18:57 Biggest Rockstar Day Ever
23:50 Moving to Vegas
26:45 Living as an Immigrant
28:02 Favorite Takeaway from Book
30:20 Happiness as a Rollercoaster
34:10 Outro

Episode Resources:
Natyash | https://www.instagram.com/natyashba/
Natyash | https://www.tiktok.com/@natyashofficial?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc

Book BFFs - Social Media:
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/bookbffs/
Website | https://www.bookbffs.com
TikTok | https://www.tiktok.com/@book.bffs

Book BFFs - Podcast:
Spotify | https://open.spotify.com/show/1zDLYLqyNkz8iwGsd6346y?si=1e5a4deae61a4a54
Apple | https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/book-bffs/id1703142496

Sponsor:
Loco Cold Brew Coffee | https://drinklococoffee.com

Studio:
Dynamic Studio | https://dynamicstudiosproductions.com

LED Wall Design:
The Sunken Blimp | https://www.sunkenblimp.com

#bookbffs #natyash #thehappinesstrap #russharris #booktube #bookreview

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The Happiness Trap | Book BFFs w/ Natyash #21

Book BFFs January 4, 2024 12:22 am

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Show Overview

Book BFFs is the new video podcast series hosted by Jenny Valdes that celebrates the joy of reading and the transformative power of books. Audiences will get a chance to see a new side of their favorite celebrities through fun and thought provoking discussions. Reading is both a gateway to knowledge and limitless possibilities.

Behind The Mic

Your Host

JENNY VALDES

Jenny Valdes was born and raised in the 305, Miami, FL and has built a career in the entertainment & entrepreneurship industry. She has toured the world dancing with artists like Prince Royce, Yandel, and Pitbull and is the founder of motivational brand Limitless Legends.

Fuelled by curiosity for both people and the written word, Jenny embarked on a new chapter as the charismatic host of Book BFFs. Through her conversations, she brings to life the magical world of literature while creating connections that resonate beyond the pages.