Posts in Self-Care
Interview with Dr. Ayo Gathing, Psychiatrist + Author - Season 1 Episode 12

Dr. Ayo Gathing is a psychiatrist, professor, and author who is committed to the growth of children, adolescents, and families. One of the truths she shares during this interview, is that women of color risk pouring from an empty cup regularly, if their commitment to self-care is not fiercely prioritized. Dr. Ayo addresses the misconceptions associated with the arena of mental health, and her wishes for the women of color engaging the mental health care system. In this conversation, we discuss how to dive into the work of being our healthiest selves, capable of the best love when in relationships with ourselves and others. Her message - therapy and mental health is a safe space.

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On Finding Time Yourself, Creating ‘Me’ Time - Season 1 Episode 10

What does your 'me' time consist of? When you have time and free space, what do you love to be up to? In this episode, we discuss the power of creating 'me' time and the benefit it has our relationships. As we well know, the healthier and stronger we are, the more positive elements we have to bring to our relationships. Who doesn't want to step into their current/future relationship as their best self. Start with finding time for yourself, to spend in joy, acceptance, and deep reflection.

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On Stress Management and Choosing Happiness - Season 1 Episode 8

Too often do we pour our energy into the conflict that is managing our stress. We are in constant critique of what we can do better, what we can do more of, what needs to happen next in order to be happy, rather than simply choosing happiness today; rather than choosing happiness now in this moment. We each deserve a life where we can be happily in love with what we are creating. No, we cannot control the events that happen to us or all of the circumstances we find ourselves in, but we can decide that they will not be the start or the end of anything detrimental to our spirits. We encourage you to choose happiness today.

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A Guided Meditation: The Release of Toxic Feelings & Onto Healing - Season 1 Episode 6

We can use the power of yoga to heal ourselves. Meditation, paired with yoga, can support us in the release of toxic feelings from our spirits. As the feelings leave, space within us opens up for the new and the positive. In the same way you might choose to detox your body with water and the proper nutrients, you can fight the same battle with a dynamic yoga practice and an intentional meditation. We welcome you to release the negativity from your spirit and let's move onto the healing that we all deserve.

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Yoga: A Practice to Balance Mind + Body + Soul - Season 1 Episode 5

The practice of yoga invites us to be alive together in the same moment. As we grow older, and life demands more from us, so many of us hope for balance; so many of us seek balance. But are you of the mindset that you can create balance for yourself? Welcome a weekly yoga practice into your health regimen and feel your mind, body, and soul shift to be in alignment with the universe. This is a practice that says come as you are, take what you need, and do all you can. Bring balance to your life, practice yoga.

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Cultivating a Space for Self-Care - Season 1 Episode 2

What would our world be like if women everywhere made their health & wellness a priority? When we start to see our hearts and minds as tools, powerful & equipped with making change we have the power to impose acts of political warfare all over this world. What are we waiting for? Cultivating our own self-care guarantees our ability to stay of sound mind, body, and spirit! We need all of these things to live and lead in power. Listen in to our conversation surrounding how to go about creating your unique space for self-care.

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