188 episodes

In a world where black women are often underrepresented and misunderstood, we need more safe spaces to just… be. Every Friday, join Dr. Dom, a college professor and psychologist, and Terri Lomax, a techie and motivational speaker, as they initiate authentic conversations on everything from fibroids to fake friends. If you’re a Black woman looking for an extra dose of inspiration on the go, pull up a seat and join us on the Cultivating H.E.R. (Healing, Empowerment, Resilience) Space podcast.

Cultivating H.E.R. Space: Uplifting Conversations for the Black Woman Cultivating H.E.R. Space

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In a world where black women are often underrepresented and misunderstood, we need more safe spaces to just… be. Every Friday, join Dr. Dom, a college professor and psychologist, and Terri Lomax, a techie and motivational speaker, as they initiate authentic conversations on everything from fibroids to fake friends. If you’re a Black woman looking for an extra dose of inspiration on the go, pull up a seat and join us on the Cultivating H.E.R. (Healing, Empowerment, Resilience) Space podcast.

    S14E7: Cultivating Deeper Connections in Your Squad with Isa Watson

    S14E7: Cultivating Deeper Connections in Your Squad with Isa Watson

    For better or worse, the pandemic gave each of us an opportunity to examine our friendships and make some decisions about who we want close to us. As we hunkered down to quarantine it was time to make necessary decisions about who is in our squad. Isa Watson, an entrepreneur, CEO, and co-founder of Squad, sits with Dr. Dom and Terri to discuss why pouring into those who pour into you is important to cultivating a strong support system. Isa shares how major tragedy transformed how she defines friendship and elevated the relationships she holds dear. And, she offers tips on how you can use tragedy to inspire creativity that can one day help others. If you’re in a transitional space in your friendships and want to be inspired to call in better more nourishing relationships you’ll want to be sure to tune in this week.

    Quote of the Day:

    “When it comes to community, sometimes less is more. Let's normalize going deeper with the folks around us who bring us joy.”

    – Isa Watson

    Where to find Guest:

    Website: https://www.isawatson.com/
    Twitter: @isadwatson
    Instagram: @isadwatson
    TikTok: @isadwatson_bk
    Website: https://www.withyoursquad.com/
    Twitter: @withyoursquad
    Instagram: @withyoursquad


    Register here for the Vibrate Higher Empowerment Workshop!

    Wisdom Wednesdays with Terri
    Cultivating H.E.R. Space Sanctuary

    Resources:
    Dr. Dom’s Therapy Practice
    Branding with Terri
    Melanin and Mental Health
    Therapy for Black Girls
    Psychology Today
    Therapy for QPOC

    Where to find us:
    Twitter: @HERspacepodcast
    Instagram: @herspacepodcast
    Facebook: @herspacepodcast
    Website: cultivatingherspace.com

    • 44 min
    S14E6: Overcoming the Lack of Approval and Fear of Judgment with Sid Scott

    S14E6: Overcoming the Lack of Approval and Fear of Judgment with Sid Scott

    Powerful transformations are often inspiring but rarely come without strong reactions. In fact, it is when we dedicate ourselves to becoming better those negative voices seem to become the loudest. So, how do we move past the doubts and opinions of others and fully stand in our power? This week, Sid Scott, an entrepreneur, and mindset coach, joins Terri and Dr. Dom to offer gems on how shifting your perspective can amplify every facet of your life. He shares his powerful testimony on how he followed the breadcrumbs in his life and not only found his calling, but also his audience. Upgrade that confidence, sis. Your destiny is waiting on you!

    Quote of the Day:
    "Change is harder when change is not inspired from a place of self-love"
    -Sid Scott

    Where to find Guest:
    Website: breakthroughwithsid.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1829393223888816
    IG: @iamsidscott

    Register here for the Vibrate Higher Empowerment Workshop!

    Wisdom Wednesdays with Terri
    Cultivating H.E.R. Space Sanctuary

    Resources:
    Dr. Dom’s Therapy Practice
    Branding with Terri
    Melanin and Mental Health
    Therapy for Black Girls
    Psychology Today
    Therapy for QPOC

    Where to find us:
    Twitter: @HERspacepodcast
    Instagram: @herspacepodcast
    Facebook: @herspacepodcast
    Website: cultivatingherspace.com

    • 57 min
    S14E5: Cultivating a Powerful Birthing Experience with Nicole Bailey

    S14E5: Cultivating a Powerful Birthing Experience with Nicole Bailey

    The birth process is a miracle, but not fail-proof. As awareness around all the issues that face Black mothers continues to grow so does access to resources and information to help make the process less intimidating. Enter Nicole Bailey, a childbirth educator, doula, and author of Body Belly Soul: A Black Mother’s Guide to a Primal, Peaceful, Powerful Birth. In this episode, Nicole joins Terri and Dr. Dom to offer expert guidance on how Black mothers can cultivate a community to help them navigate and advocate for their needs during every phase of pregnancy. Nicole shares powerful testimony about how having a plan, being intentional, and setting firm boundaries can set any birthing person up for success, ease, and peace as they move through this exciting new phase in life. If you are looking to have the best experience possible, or if you are a part of the village welcoming this new life into the world you’ll definitely want to tune in!

    Quote of the Day:

    “My body is perfectly created for carrying and birthing my baby.”
    – Nicole Bailey

    Where to find Guest:
    Website: https://www.bodybellysoul.com/
    TikTok: @1nicolebailey

    Register here for the Vibrate Higher Empowerment Workshop!

    Wisdom Wednesdays with Terri
    Cultivating H.E.R. Space Sanctuary

    Resources:
    Dr. Dom’s Therapy Practice
    Branding with Terri
    Melanin and Mental Health
    Therapy for Black Girls
    Psychology Today
    Therapy for QPOC

    Where to find us:
    Twitter: @HERspacepodcast
    Instagram: @herspacepodcast
    Facebook: @herspacepodcast
    Website: cultivatingherspace.com

    • 44 min
    S14E4: Plus-Size: The Conversation We Need to Have About Fatphobia in America with Mekdela

    S14E4: Plus-Size: The Conversation We Need to Have About Fatphobia in America with Mekdela

    How people see you is how people treat you is a powerful truism. But, there are layers to that perception when you are considered a fat person by society. Dr. Dom and Terri sit down with Mekdela, the author of Plus-Size: A Memoir of Pop Culture, Fatphobia, and Social Change, to discuss what exactly fatphobia is and how it impacts everyone. The ladies have an illuminating conversation about all of the subtle ways fatphobia creeps into our mainstream media to shape how we view ourselves and each other. Mekdela offers great insight on the complicated history of body positivity and provides tips on how we can all be better allies. Lady, grab your coziest blanket and your journal, we’re going to have this necessary conversation with warmth and compassion. Tap in!

    Quote of the Day:

    “70% of American women are a size 14 or larger. The average American woman is a size 16-18. However, only 18% of the clothes sold in brick-and-mortar stores is plus-size.”
    – National research study

    Where to find Guest:
    Website: https://plussizebook.com/
    IG: @mekdela.e

    Register here for the Vibrate Higher Empowerment Workshop!

    Wisdom Wednesdays with Terri
    Cultivating H.E.R. Space Sanctuary

    Resources:
    Dr. Dom’s Therapy Practice
    Branding with Terri
    Melanin and Mental Health
    Therapy for Black Girls
    Psychology Today
    Therapy for QPOC

    Where to find us:
    Twitter: @HERspacepodcast
    Instagram: @herspacepodcast
    Facebook: @herspacepodcast
    Website: cultivatingherspace.com

    • 48 min
    S14E3: The Fourth Trimester with Nana Eyeson-Akiwowo and Marcia Cole

    S14E3: The Fourth Trimester with Nana Eyeson-Akiwowo and Marcia Cole

    Lady, just when you thought you knew everything about postpartum we have new information for you! Join us today as we sit down with Nana Eyeson-Akiwowo and Marcia Cole, the founders of Fourth Phase, a company dedicated to helping mothers across the globe ease gracefully into motherhood. The ladies join Terri and Dr. Dom for an enlightening and inspiring conversation about how one incredible trip to Ghana brought these two friends together to create an important bridge for new mothers’ post-partum. These two are a powerful testament to the impact that vision and sisterhood can have on a community. Tune in, you don’t want to miss this conversation!

    Quote of the Day:
    "You are divinity in the flesh. A Goddess that chose to become a vessel for life.”
    Fourth Phase founders

    Where to find Guest:
    Website: https://www.fourthphasebox.com/
    IG: @fourthphasebox
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/FourthPhasebox/

    Register here for the Vibrate Higher Empowerment Workshop!

    Wisdom Wednesdays with Terri
    Cultivating H.E.R. Space Sanctuary

    Resources:
    Dr. Dom’s Therapy Practice
    Branding with Terri
    Melanin and Mental Health
    Therapy for Black Girls
    Psychology Today
    Therapy for QPOC

    Where to find us:
    Twitter: @HERspacepodcast
    Instagram: @herspacepodcast
    Facebook: @herspacepodcast
    Website: cultivatingherspace.com

    • 1 hr 10 min
    S14E2: The Secret to Successful Dating with OkCupid Relationship Expert Damona Hoffman

    S14E2: The Secret to Successful Dating with OkCupid Relationship Expert Damona Hoffman

    Looking for love? Well this is a conversation for you! There is so much misinformation and unhelpful resources that make it hard to decipher what will help Black women get the relationship we desire. Today Dr. Dom and Terri are joined by dating expert Damona Hoffman. From how to show up as your authentic self to the three C’s to include in your profile, Damona gives us the info we need to succeed in dating. Plus she dispels the misconceptions and answers the questions we’ve all been asking ourselves as Black women dating. This is an episode you definitely want to bookmark and share with all your friends who are looking for love.

    Quote of the Day:
    "You are in control of your dating destiny."
    -Damona Hoffman

    Where to find Guest:
    Website: Damona Hoffman
    IG: @damoahoffman
    Podcast: Dates and Mates Podcast
    LinkedIn: Damona Hoffman

    Register here for the Vibrate Higher Empowerment Workshop!


    Wisdom Wednesdays with Terri
    Cultivating H.E.R. Space Sanctuary

    Resources:
    Dr. Dom’s Therapy Practice
    Branding with Terri
    Melanin and Mental Health
    Therapy for Black Girls
    Psychology Today
    Therapy for QPOC

    Where to find us:
    Twitter: @HERspacepodcast
    Instagram: @herspacepodcast
    Facebook: @herspacepodcast
    Website: cultivatingherspace.com

    • 51 min

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