Join mental health advocate Onika L. Dainty every Wednesday as she has mental health and wellness conversations with healthcare professionals, advocates and ordinary people living with mental health illnesses. If you want to learn more about issues that impact the mental health community or you want to help stop the stigma join our conversation.
Dyshing on Physical Activity
On this week's episode, we come back better than ever with a fresh look at how physical activity during the stay at home order. With numbers on the decline, we discuss how a taste of freedom has kick started our thirst for outdoor activity. With health care worker’s burnout on the rise we talk about a few things our essential workers can do to boost their energy. B and I share what we are doing to maintain our physical health during the pandemic and whether or not our new routines are a positive change.
Dyshing on COVID Guilt
On this week’s episode we dysh on a new concept, COVID Guilt. After a year of dealing with our “new normal,” we discuss the different feelings of COVID Guilt that we are now facing. From feelings of anxiety when it comes to being symptomatic, to survivors guilt after recovering this terrible illness. Onika shares her guilt over being an essential worker and getting the vaccine. Join us this week as we dysh on the kind of guilt that will be with us long after the pandemic.
Dyshing on Codependency
On this week's episode, we dysh on Codependency. We discuss the difference between being codependent and interdependent, we touch on personal experiences with codependent relationships and what we strive to do to form healthier bonds. How have relationships been affected by codependency during the pandemic? Join us as we examine the real reasons for codependency and how you can conquer the problem.
Codependent No More by Melody Beattie
Dyshing on Boundaries
On this weeks episode, we dysh on boundaries and why it’s so important to maintain them in your daily lives. We’ve all been there before, you draw a line in the sand to only have someone step over it. As we share our own experiences, from the workplace to relationships, it’s easy to see where lines can get blurred from friendly to familiar. Tune in as we discuss the importance of making & maintaining boundaries that will have a positive effect on your relationship and mental health.
Dyshing on Black Privilege
On this week's episode, we celebrate Black History Month by dyshing on black privilege and the benefits of being black. We reflect on our personal experiences when it comes to society, systemic racism, and the challenges that the black community faces in regards to mental wellness. From slavery and oppression to the modern day mental prisons we discuss why we have been privileged and blessed with a support system that broke down walls for us.
Dyshing on Body Image
On this week’s episode we dysh on body image and the affect the way we view ourselves has on our mental health. Bianca and I share our own experience with feeling insecure and what we can do to gain more body positivity. We talk about modern media and social media and the toll it has taken on young people to strive for the ‘ideal body.” Join us as we try to answer the question why is body image so important and turn the conversation in a more body positive direction.
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