30 episodes

Living The Principles is a bi-weekly podcast committed to relevant conversations about strengthening the Black Community. We discuss ways to incorporate the seven principles of Kwanzaa into our daily lives to better ourselves, our communities, and the world around us. If you yearn for more love, unity, clarity, and purpose this is the podcast for you.

Living The Principles Podcast LaTricia Smith and Phyllis Williams

    • Society & Culture

Living The Principles is a bi-weekly podcast committed to relevant conversations about strengthening the Black Community. We discuss ways to incorporate the seven principles of Kwanzaa into our daily lives to better ourselves, our communities, and the world around us. If you yearn for more love, unity, clarity, and purpose this is the podcast for you.

    Before It's Too Late

    Before It's Too Late

    In this episode, LaTricia and Phyllis have a conversation with attorney and CPA Lynita Mitchell-Blackwell about the importance of estate planning and the things one may want to consider having in place before death. Lynita dropped knowledge about wills, power of attorneys, living wills, bank accounts, advance directives and life insurance.

    • 33 min
    Give Your Body a Fighting Chance

    Give Your Body a Fighting Chance

    In this episode, LaTricia and Phyllis have a conversation with Certified Natural Health Professional, Fateria Johnson about ways to stay healthy during this pandemic and beyond. They talk about how diet, exercise, and stress all play a role in immune function. Fateria talked about supplements and natural ways to stay healthy to fight off disease. They also talk about the impact Covid-19 is having on the Black community.

    • 31 min
    Emotions Are Never Wrong

    Emotions Are Never Wrong

    In this episode, LaTricia and Phyllis have a conversation with Therapist, Jor-El Caraballo of Viva Wellness NYC. They talked about mental health as it pertains to the black community. Jor-El shared how to select a therapist and what therapy is. They talked about trauma and the current climate. Jor-El gave some tips on things to do to stay mentally healthy.

    • 36 min
    Self Made Part 3; Good To Go, So-So, No Go

    Self Made Part 3; Good To Go, So-So, No Go

    In this episode, Phyllis and LaTricia wrap up their review of Self-Made.  They talk about some of the accuracies and inaccuracies in the mini series about Madame CJ Walker.  Des[ite the inaccuracies and embellishments for entertainment, they found the series was worth watching.

    • 39 min
    Self Made Part 2: Roles, Culture and Marriage

    Self Made Part 2: Roles, Culture and Marriage

    In this episode, Phyllis and LaTricia continue their discussion of Self-Made. They address some of the themes they saw in episodes 2-4. They talk about gender roles, marriage issues and women's culture.

    • 37 min
    Self Made Part 1: The Vision is for You.

    Self Made Part 1: The Vision is for You.

    In this episode, Phyllis and LaTricia went live to talk about the first episode of the mini series Self Made Inspired by the Life of Mmade adame CJ Walker. They talked about what the words "Self Made" means to them along with their initial reactions of the series including casting, acting and plot.

    • 39 min

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