Grammy stories

A retelling of a stressful story of living with someone with Alzheimer’s.

More Than a Mere Textbook Definition – What Education Means for Today’s Youth

I interview high school teacher Paul Werner about the changes he has seen over the 25 years of Rocklin High School's history. He mentions the effects of new technology, teaching methods, and college stress on students, which he believes has...

Bei Zhang and Amy Bourgeois

In this short recording, two colleagues recollected how they first met and got to know each other. Then they shared their experience about a workshop that is designed to help people using reflection and writing to cope with the challenges...


Me and Catherine talked about her neighborhood as she walks he dog. Sharing her stress and worry and being wrapped in a familiar and comfortable environment

A Step Towards a Clear Mind

My first official recording on here. Topic of passion. The recording got cut off at the end because I forgot to turn on airplane mode and I received a phone call. The last thing I wanted to to say is...

A teenager’s reality
September 6, 2019 App Interview

Interview with John on being a teenager in 2019

Melinda Seekford and Carol Pabst

One Small Step conversation partners Mindy Seekford (34) and Carol Pabst (61) discuss parents, politics, children and family, touching on the difficulties of COVID-19 and issues of forgiveness and learning.

Valerie Christou and Adam Zhang

Our discussion covered the effects of climate change and how Adam personally deals with the stress. We also discuss in general, how people can cope with climate change.

How to Handle Daily Stress

In today's busy world, we are pulled in many directions at once. We have responsibilities at home and at work. Sometimes everything together is overwhelming. Our bodies begin to let us know that we are feeling the stress of daily...

Stress Busters: Making The Most of Your Job Search

Life brings us a lot of stress every day. Do not let work loss to raise stress. Regardless of whether you are without work or are in search of the best career, there are ways to reduce the amount of...

Morgan and Sam discuss preparing for the climate emergency

Sam shared different ways that he copes with stress or anxiety surrounding the climate crisis. We discussed feasible ways that individuals can take action in the present moment to promote their well-being and combat attentional fatigue. Sam suggested that neighborhoods...

Interview with my Mom

When my mother, Alice, immigrated here as a child she didn't know how to speak English which was hard to make friends because she didn't speak their language. As my mom grew up her job has caused many bad events...

My Mom and Me

I was talking with my mom about old times. She gives some truly good advice for anyone who might be stressed out with work or school.

Interview with Kate Franzen

We talked about Kate’s personal struggles, achievements, and best memories.

Edson Rivas and Anthony Crisci

Co-workers Edson Rivas (35) and Anthony Crisci (33) discuss their experiences as current and former Executive Director of Triangle Community Center, respectively. They talk about how the needs of the LGBTQ+ community have evolved, and the challenges involved with running...

Neighborhood Project 2

Garrett and I discuss important issues regarding climate crises and ways in which we can improve as a society.

Jennifer Perales and Martha Hernandez talk about her past in McKinney, Texas

In this interview, conducted in November 25th 2018 in McKinney, Texas, Jennifer Perales (14) interviews her grandma Martha Hernandez (57) about her childhood in Colombia. Ms.Hernandez shares her stories about her vacations and her favorite childhood memories. She also talks...

Working it out!

Maggie Hohne talks about the struggles that come with work and how to overcome them.