EP. 94 | The Marathon Continues: Preventing Burnout x Pacing Your Race

In life, we're typically rewarded for doing as much work as possible as quickly and efficiently as possible. Doing this can lead to unhealthy work habits and ultimately burnout. In this episode we discuss the importance of setting a healthy pace for your life in efforts to function at your full capacity. We touch on how to tell if you're not currently moving at a healthy pace, how to prevent burnout and how to identify and respond to both external and internal expectations.

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Germani Manning
EP. 88 | Tune Your Ear: The Art of Active Listening

In this episode we chat about the importance of improving our listening skills to become better active listeners. We discuss the ways we subconsciously block communication with passive listening habits and offer tips and suggestions to help you listen to understand versus listening to respond. 

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Germani Manning
EP. 86 | Shattering The Stigma: Therapy In Color with Dr. Jessica Clemons

This week we sat down with Psychiatrist Jessica Clemons, affectionately known as Dr. Jess to discuss mental health and wellness. Dr. Jess received her medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and is currently completing her residency training at an NYC based program. While her work is primarily in providing direct clinical care, her mission is to reduce stigma associated with mental illness, particularly in the Black community. Dr. Jess educated us on the various types of therapy, the role medication might play in mental wellness and ways to identify if therapy may be the next step in your wellness journey. 

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Germani Manning
EP. 85 | All In The Family: Intergenerational Trauma

In this episode we chat about how trauma from generations before us can be passed down and have an affect on us in the present. We identify ways we might see the actions of trauma unfolding in our families , share ways intergenerational trauma has shown up in our personal lives and offer some suggestions to help begin to break the cycle and overcome. 

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EP. 84 | Holistic Mama: Doula Talk x Motherhood with Olivyah of Her Holistic Path

In this episode we chat with our girlfriend, Olivyah! Olivyah is a doula, holistic mama, wife, and creator of Her Holistic Path- a community of women who are radically healing, shamelessly living in their truth and empowering women to trust their bodies and live naturally. Olivyah shares with us her journey to holistic freedom, how she fulfills her role as a birth-worker and the benefits of having a doula. Olivyah explains how we can reprogram our subconscious to understand that the birthing process doesn't have to be a painful or scary thing, provides valuable tips and suggestions on getting rid of mom guilt and highlights the importance of prioritizing self-care as a mother.

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Germani Manning
EP. 83 | Hold on, Cupid: Single on Valentine's Day?

Valentine's Day can be used as a great time to reinforce the love you have for a person or the people in your life, but it can also be a sore reminder of loneliness and failed relationships. In this episode we discuss the concept of Valentine's Day, how to avoid negative feelings and triggers and offer tips and suggestions to help you enjoy this time despite your relationship status.

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EP. 81 | Erasing The Stigma: Living with HIV

In this episode we chat with our homeboy, David Michael. David is a creative, stylist, photographer and activist for HIV awareness. David shares with us his journey of living with HIV, provides clarity around common misconceptions and educates us on ways we can help remove the negative stigma associated with HIV.

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EP. 80 | Reason For The Season: Understanding Your Alignment

Success comes from knowing what to do and when to do it- nothing good comes from doing the right thing in the wrong season. In this episode we discuss the different seasons we weather through in life and the importance of acknowledging and embracing the season you're in. We also provide tips and suggestions to help you move through your journey with ease. 

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Germani Manning
EP. 79 | Good Vibe Tribe: Self-Mastery & Soul Talks with Shelah Marie

In this episode we chat with our girlfriend, Shelah Marie! Shelah is an energy shifter, lover of colorful women, meditation enthusiast, leader of the good vibe tribe, and creator of the, “Curvy, Curly, Conscious” community. Shelah shares with us her journey of self-care through the acts of radical self-love and self-work, why she decided to start a mediation practice (and release a dope meditation mixtape), and how she’s managed to grow past childhood traumas without being jaded. Shelah reminds us to quite our egos, to put ourselves first, and that it’s necessary to shift our perspectives in efforts to remain empathetic towards our transgressors.

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Germani Manning
EP. 78 | Be, Do, Have: Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life

Most people believe that if they "have" a thing (more time, money, etc.) then they can finally "do" something important (go on vacation, start a hobby, pursue a passion, etc.) which will allow them to "be" what they truly want in life (happy, peaceful, content, successful). In this episode we discuss the Be, Do, Have model and how a simple shift in your mindset can help you start living the life you desire now.

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Germani Manning