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Welcome to the I Heart Costa Mesa Show! Where a couple of neighbors with a microphone live, learn and love on Costa Mesa, California. We'll be interviewing locals, sharing stories and connecting with our community. Follow along!

Jun 3, 2018

In this episode of the I Heart Costa Mesa Show, we have the warm and wonderful Samantha Chagollan in studio. Chagollan is a children's book author, blogger, freelance writer, artist and newly-minted yoga instructor. We discuss the freelance lifestyle, branding, overcoming fear, our favorite books, and all the things she loves best about living in Costa Mesa.

Connect with Samantha Chagollan and her work...

Purple Ink Creative:

Purple Ink Creative on Facebook:

Purple Ink Creative on Instagram: @purpleinkcreative

Chagollan's Blog:

Spectra Yoga:

Free Karma Classes (some taught by Chagollan) at Spectra Yoga:

Walter Foster Publishing:

Chagollan's author page on Amazon:

Chagollan's favorite restaurant in Costa Mesa:

Her favorite events in Costa Mesa are live theater and dance performances at Segerstrom Center for the Arts and South Coast Repertory:

I Heart Costa Mesa is sponsored by:

Music Factory School of Music

The Orange County Market Place

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Twitter: @iheartcostamesa


Big thanks to everyone who helped make this podcast possible!

Producer: Danny Thompson (

Intro / Outro Voiceover: Brian Kazarian

Music: Eddie “DJ Kaboom” Iniestra