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For the first time ever, this episode of #TheTamilCreator also includes a bit of bonus audio, so make sure you stick around until the end.
00:15 - Introducing Kausalya Vimal (aka Kacy)
02:11 - Kacy’s mental health podcast
03:35 - Launching the podcast shortly after her sister’s cancer diagnosis and a work incident
06:38 - The false glamour of social media and how people have received her podcast
08:30 - Why conversations around mental health are only becoming normalized now
11:55 - Hosting a radio show with the aspiration of bridging generations together, how it's different from her podcast
16:07 - Belief in manifestation, and end goal of having a TV show on national television
17:50 - How Kacy’s full-time job as a mental health counsellor and hosting a podcast/radio show feed into each other
19:00 - How growing up around youth violence and “groups” drew her towards a career in mental health
22:31 - Kacy’s love for dance, how she wants to tie it into her brand going forward
25:14 - The perception of a career in the creative arts, specifically in the Tamil community
27:45 - Kacy’s PSA to follow your dream and work hard
28:36 - Representation matters (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Lilly Singh)
31:10 - Finding inspiration from motivational speaker Trent Shelton, other Tamil podcasts, and Social Change Activist Amanda Seales
35:43 - Numbers driving people’s decision to perceive something/someone as important
37:44 - Waking up early and affirmations have changed Kacy’s life
41:08 - Wanting to be remembered for taking the time to listen to others
41:57 - Kacy’s admiration for her mom and Will Smith
45:31 - Ara recalls a story of rebellion from his childhood
47:02 - Kacey delivers another PSA encouraging other creators to ignore the numbers and instead create out of passion
49:20 - The negative effect social media is having on kids
51:01 - Would You Rather
60:38 - Wrap up
63:25 - Bonus audio
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