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April, Erica, and Shari are 3 Black psychologists and good girlfriends chatting about adulting, culture, and every aspect of life through the lens of friendship and psychology. Not your average podcast about all things mental health and wellness! Join them on each episode as they dish about pop culture, mental wellness, and how to hold it all together...as much as possible!

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 31 Ratings

April, Erica, and Shari are 3 Black psychologists and good girlfriends chatting about adulting, culture, and every aspect of life through the lens of friendship and psychology. Not your average podcast about all things mental health and wellness! Join them on each episode as they dish about pop culture, mental wellness, and how to hold it all together...as much as possible!

    Episode 72: The Psychs On the Mic with Deidre Burch

    Episode 72: The Psychs On the Mic with Deidre Burch

    Ever had a vision for how you wanted to live your life but held yourself back from taking the leap because of internal limits that you have placed on yourself? Yes? Us too! We are often so trapped in the lives that we believe we are ‘supposed to have that we never leap into the lives we deserve!
     
    On this week’s episode, April and Shari sit down with a good friend Deidre Burch (@blacktopoland) of writer and creator of BlacktoPoland Blog! On this show, they discuss living a life based on our own rules. Deidre chats about her decision to leave nursing and move to Poland for love and adventure. She talks about the importance of chasing your dreams, seizing the day, and leaping into your life!
     
    The media minute is filled with a fun chat about catching flights during the pandemic, bonnet etiquette, and the correct word pronunciations!
     
    For more information on our Guest Co-host find Deidre on her website at: www.blacktopoland.com. She can also be found on Facebook and Instagram!
     
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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Episode 71: The Psychs On the Mic with Melanie Stuckey and Chandra Maina

    Episode 71: The Psychs On the Mic with Melanie Stuckey and Chandra Maina

    Childhood friends are the benchmark of our lives, no matter where we go, what we do. They will always come by and take you to the place where you belong. Everyone has a friend during each stage of life. But only lucky ones have the same friend in all stages of life.
     
    On this week’s episode, April and Shari invite two of their best childhood friends to chat about what makes for long-lasting friendships. They chat about the fun times, the hard times, and every time in between! Listen in to learn about what has been the fondest of times for each of these women and how their friendships with each other have shaped their lives.
     
    The media minute recounts the latest VERSUZ battle of SWV and Xscape! What were your thoughts on these two iconic groups?
     
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 70: The Psychs On the Mic with DaWayne Nettles

    Episode 70: The Psychs On the Mic with DaWayne Nettles

    They say “laughter is the best medicine”, and since it’s the kick-off of Mental Health Awareness Month let’s talk about the connection between laughter and mental health.
    This week, April and Shari are joined by comedian DaWayne Nettles (@misternettles) of Certified Comics and cohost of Laughs and Hip Hop Podcast (@laughsandhiphoppodcast). Tune in as they discuss the topic, “Mental Health is Real...Funny”. The trio weighs in on the impact of comedy on mental health and how this is used within the Black community. DaWayne also gives insight on how he made the leap into comedy and how he continues to use comedy to prioritize his mental wellbeing.
    April’s question of the week leaves Shari and DaWayne stumped as they try to think about music albums they would take with them to a deserted island without being disrespectful and ratchet! Find out the albums selected!
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    • 57 min
    Episode 69: The Psychs On the Mic with James Patrick Fitness Guru

    Episode 69: The Psychs On the Mic with James Patrick Fitness Guru

    While 1 Psych is away the other 2 will play! With Erica on maternity leave, April and Shari will be inviting guest co-hosts to the mic for some fun and conversation!
    On this week’s episode, April and Shari sit down with James Patrick the Fitness Guru and owner of James Patrick Fitness and Wellness Studio (@jamespatrickfitnessandwellness) in Columbia, SC. Listen in as they chat about all things physical fitness and mental health. The trio dive into the interplay between mental and physical health and chat about ways they have used physical fitness routines to maintain their mental fitness and health.
    This week’s media minute covers dialogue about DMX and how the death of celebrities can play a role in our personal lives.
    For more information on our Guest Co-host find James on his website at: www.jamespatrick.guru/. He can also be found on Facebook and Instagram!
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    Episode 68: Is Giving Really Better Than Receiving?

    Episode 68: Is Giving Really Better Than Receiving?

    Have you heard the saying, “It is better to give than to receive”? We certainly have and we’ve got questions! 
    In this week’s episode, the ladies discuss discrepancies of this statement and explore why it is so difficult to lean on others in times of need. The 3 Psychs dish about how thinking it is better to give often leads to feeling insecure about receiving help, love, and care from others. They also get personal and discuss what stops them from receiving what they need from others and how this can impact the depth of relationships. 
    Listen in to this week’s media minute as the ladies give their “Adult Rating” of Brown Sugar and why Sindey and Dre’s relationship was out of line!
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    • 51 min
    Episode 67: When The Betrayal Begins With You

    Episode 67: When The Betrayal Begins With You

    How many times do we put ourselves last, or people please to control an outcome? Are these instances, self-betrayals of our personal values and needs?
    On this week’s episode, the 3 Psychs dive into the topic of self-betrayal. They spend time defining what this means for them and give tips on how you can start noticing if you are falling into the pattern of self-disappointment. The ladies also give examples of how to overcome these cycles and move into self-forgiveness. 
    In this week’s media minute, the ladies dish about Coming 2 America and the state of racism in the media!
     
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    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

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31 Ratings

31 Ratings

thediaryofkey ,

Love love love

I love the fact that this is a podcast filled with educated black women !! It’s refreshing to hear them talk about the important things !! Mental health in the black community isn’t talked about enough and this is becoming one of my favorite podcasts !! I love it here 💖🔑

B Pearson ,

Very refreshing

It's very refreshing to hear educated BLACK women have conversations about life and the things revolving around mental health. Great podcast.

Stitch Jones82 ,

Great to talk about mental health.

My favorite pod!

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