Balanced Black Girl is a podcast dedicated to helping you feel your best. Tune in for approachable health, self-care, personal development, and well-being advice from Black women wellness experts.
78 | You’re Worthy – Honoring Your Spiritual Evolution with Lyvonne Proverbs Briggs
Today's conversation is about our spiritual evolutions and how that plays into our wellness. Our guest today is Lyvonne Proverbs Briggs (aka “Pastor Bae”) a body and sex-positive preacher, writer, speaker, and spiritual life coach.
77 | Intentional Friendships, Setting Healthy Boundaries, and Life-Changing Healthy Habits with Zuri Adele
Today, we’re having a heartfelt conversation with Zuri Adele. Zuri is an actor, currently known for her portrayal of Malika Williams on Freeform’s “Good Trouble.”
76 | Dismantling Colorism with Dr. Sarah L. Webb of Colorism Healing
Dr. Sarah L. Webb is currently an Assistant Professor in the department of English and Modern Languages at the University of Illinois Springfield. Dr. Webb first wrote publicly about colorism in the summer of 2011 in a post titled: “Colorism: 5 Reasons I Haven’t Said Much… Yet.”
After seeing the interest, positive responses, and negative reactions to her early writing on colorism, Dr. Webb recognized the need for a dynamic platform dedicated entirely to this issue.
Bonus: 5-Minute Meditation for Stress Relief
This bonus episode features a brief guided meditation with inspiring mantras to help you de-stress and return to your center.
75 | Wellness Beyond the Physical: Creating Spiritual, Emotional, and Social Change with Maryam Ajayi
Today, we’re talking to Maryam Ajayi. Maryam is a Half healer, half businesswoman. She is both an Energy Healer who practices the Akashic Records, Breathwork, and Reiki, and an Entrepreneur, who is the founder of Dive in Well, which creates space, community, conversations, and change for a more diverse and equitable wellness industry through both on and offline experiences.
74 | Nourishing Our Bodies and Making Healthy Eating Equitable with Dr. Akua Woolbright
Today we’re talking about nutrition for better health and dismantling food inequality with Akua Woolbright, PhD. Dr. Woolbright is an expert in plant-based nutrition who specializes in teaching people how to harness the healing power of foods to prevent and reverse disease, feel great, look younger, and live longer.