by Annika & Rithu

CHITTALK is an educational and self-development podcast hosted by Annika and Rithu, two women of colour living in Vancouver. Together, they use their platform to create a space for like-minded individuals that are curious and passionate about personal growth. They seek to challenge their listener’s mindsets by introducing special guests who have niche occupations and interests in a variety of industries, and who go against t ...   ...  Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 3

  • Future Nostalgia

    Future Nostalgia

    In the last episode of Season Three, let’s take a trip back to the past. Annika and Rithu get nostalgic about childhood TV, films, and games! Join them as they chat about awkward stories from childhood and teenhood, and dive into how the feeling of nostalgia is actually good for you and your mental health.

  • When the Stars Align (ft. Tegan Tarot)

    When the Stars Align (ft. Tegan Tarot)

    Has someone ever asked what your “Big Three” are? Ever wondered if there is any truth to tarot card readings on your FYP on TikTok? How can you learn to become more intuitive? Annika and Rithu chat with local intuitive reader Tegan Tarot, about the world of astrology and tarot card reading. Join them as they learn about star signs, birth charts, compatibility and how both practices work together to provide a comprehensive spiritual look into our life experiences.

  • Around the World in 80 Days

    Around the World in 80 Days

    With restrictions slowly easing up, Annika and Rithu dream of a world in which they can travel again! Not only do they talk about the way that COVID has shaped travel, but they give you the best tips and tricks to get the most bang for your buck out of your travel experiences.

  • In My Head (ft. Connor McCracken)

    In My Head (ft. Connor McCracken)

    In this episode, Annika and Rithu chat with Connor McCracken about his mental health journey and activism, and how he followed his passion into becoming a freelance photographer and videographer. Empowered to make a change, Connor shares projects he has developed such as Project Pilgrim and WIRTH hats; organizations that destigmatize mental health and create ways to raise counselling support and accessibility to the general public. They discuss the importance of talking about mental health regularly and how it can set us up for a healthier and happier relationship with others and ourselves. TW: Discussions around mental health, suicide, depression and grief.

  • What's the Deal?

    What's the Deal?

    With it being just over three years since the legalization of marijuana in Vancouver, Annika and Rithu talk about stereotypes and stigmas surrounding recreational drugs. They uncover the cultural differences between countries and their vast perceptions of drug use. But there is no denying the rise of CBD, and microdosing mushrooms or LSD within our society; so what’s the deal with drugs?