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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.

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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.

    72 | Coping Strategies for Racial Trauma with Jacquelyn Ogorchukwu Iyamah

    72 | Coping Strategies for Racial Trauma with Jacquelyn Ogorchukwu Iyamah

    Today, we’re discussing ways to heal from and cope with racial trauma with our guest, Jacquelyn Ogorchukwu Iyamah. Jacquelyn is a Storyteller and User Experience Designer in the wellness space. She has a degree in Social welfare, where she focused on making wellness more accessible to overlooked communities. She also has a degree in UX design, where she spent a year researching what it would take to design a platform that reduced the barriers to therapy for Black, Indigenous and People of Color.

    • 57 min
    Bonus: How to Reclaim Your Worthiness [Guided Meditation + Journaling Exercise]

    Bonus: How to Reclaim Your Worthiness [Guided Meditation + Journaling Exercise]

    In this solo episode, Les will dive into the topic of worthiness. While each of us is born inherently worthy, we receive messages that lead us to believe our worthiness is transactional or something we have to earn back.

    • 20 min
    71 | Sex Ed, Consent and Intimate Relationships During a Pandemic with Dr. Sara Flowers

    71 | Sex Ed, Consent and Intimate Relationships During a Pandemic with Dr. Sara Flowers

    Today, we’re talking to Dr. Sara C. Flowers, the vice president of education at the planned parenthood federation of America. She is an advocate for evidence-informed practice and emotional intelligence in sex education, Sara’s research focuses on fidelity and adaptation of sex education curricula, dismantling sexual and reproductive health disparities, serving the youth of color, and strengthening reproductive health access.

    • 59 min
    70 | Overcoming Workplace Imposter Syndrome and Career Transitions During Times of Uncertainty with Adunola Adeshola

    70 | Overcoming Workplace Imposter Syndrome and Career Transitions During Times of Uncertainty with Adunola Adeshola

    Today, we’re talking to Adunola Adeshola, a career strategist and Forbes contributor. She teaches flourishing and unfulfilled corporate professionals how to secure new positions they love at companies they love. In this episode, we talk about ways to overcome imposter syndrome in the workplace, and how to navigate a career transition during times of uncertainty.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    69 | Navigating Healthcare As A Black Woman with Dr. Kristamarie Collman

    69 | Navigating Healthcare As A Black Woman with Dr. Kristamarie Collman

    Today’s guest is Dr. Kristamarie Collman, a double board certified family medicine doctor. Leveraging her professional background in medicine paired with a natural flair for beauty and style, Dr. Kristamarie takes a holistic approach in helping women to live healthier lives. 

    • 50 min
    68 | Setting Boundaries and Protecting Your Energy

    68 | Setting Boundaries and Protecting Your Energy

    We found ourselves in the middle of a global pandemic and cultural revolution at the same time. It’s a lot (to say the least).

    In this solo episode, Les is discussing the importance of setting boundaries and protecting your energy so you can channel it into the areas of life that make most sense for you.

    • 31 min

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