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A motivating and encouraging podcast for Black Women everywhere. Candid conversations on self-care, self-love, mental health, wellness and much more. Check out new episodes published every Tuesday, ONLY on Spotify. Connect with us via email at: contact@theblackgirlbravado.com

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    • 4.9 • 2.5K Ratings

A motivating and encouraging podcast for Black Women everywhere. Candid conversations on self-care, self-love, mental health, wellness and much more. Check out new episodes published every Tuesday, ONLY on Spotify. Connect with us via email at: contact@theblackgirlbravado.com

    Choose Your Love Story: How to Curate Your Relationships with Grace Byers and Shoniqua Shadai

    Choose Your Love Story: How to Curate Your Relationships with Grace Byers and Shoniqua Shadai

    What do you need in order to be vulnerable and feel safe within a friendship? Today, we’re joined by part of the cast of Harlem, Grace Byers and Shoniqua Shandai, to discuss the power of choosing our love stories and how to curate our romantic and platonic relationships. 

    In this episode we discuss: 
    Reasons why we’re not always vulnerable in our friendship How to create a safe space for vulnerability and deeper intimacy to flourish Ways to avoid self sabotaging your relationships And much more!
    Hit our Homegirl Hotline…we’d love to hear from you! 
    Call or Text us at (310) 363-1067 for advice, to share the things you’re proud of, or any gems you think we’d enjoy. 

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    • 59 min
    Is Friendship Too Expensive?: How to Maintain Friendships Without Breaking the Bank (Patreon Bonus)

    Is Friendship Too Expensive?: How to Maintain Friendships Without Breaking the Bank (Patreon Bonus)

    Friendships are the glue that holds life together, but let's be honest, they can get expensive. Nights out, birthday dinners, weekend getaways - it all adds up! If you’re interested in understanding the financial side of friendship and how to navigate it without sacrificing fun or your savings, this episode is for you! 

    In this episode we discuss:
    How to talk openly about finances with your friendsCreative ideas for affordable hangoutsBuilding a "fun fund" to budget for social activitiesFor more episodes like this, join the Homegirl Hangout!
    Hit our Homegirl Hotline…we’d love to hear from you! 
    Call or Text us at (310) 363-1067 for advice, to share the things you’re proud of, or any gems you think we’d enjoy. 

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    • 45 min
    Can You Have It All? Tradition, Modernity, and Defining Your Own Success (Rewind)

    Can You Have It All? Tradition, Modernity, and Defining Your Own Success (Rewind)

    Are your priorities the home, your children and your husband? Or, are you more focused on your career, goals and dreams? Do you have to choose? Or can you have it all?! Today, we’ll find out! 

    This week Germani and Brittany are joined by their best friends, Adrienne and Kaila, to discuss what womanhood looks like for them. By now, you probably can tell where The BGB falls on the spectrum, but Kaila and Adrienne are here to discuss what it means to be traditional women living in modern times.

     In this episode we discuss: 
    The differences between traditional and modern womanhood The most freeing and restrictive aspects of traditional and modern lifestyles Our thoughts on gender roles
    Hit our Homegirl Hotline…we’d love to hear from you! 
    Call or Text us at (310) 363-1067 for advice, to share the things you’re proud of, or any gems you think we’d enjoy. 

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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Redefining "Ride or Die" in Love: From Loyalty to Liberation with Shanita Hubbard (Rewind)

    Redefining "Ride or Die" in Love: From Loyalty to Liberation with Shanita Hubbard (Rewind)

    Ever worn the "ride or die" label in your relationship? You're not alone. In this episode, we're joined by Shanita Hubbard, author of "Ride or Die: A Feminist Manifesto For The Well-Being of Black Women," to dissect this common trope in Black romantic relationships.

    In this episode we discuss: 
    The Ride or Die archetype— where it started and how it’s been woven into Black culture How to decipher between being supportive vs self-sacrificing What our role is in actively dismantling the ride-or-die stereotype And much more!
    Connect with Shanita Hubbard and support her work here!

    This week’s gem: Hip Hop Piano Covers. Listen here on Spotify!

    Hit our Homegirl Hotline…we’d love to hear from you! 
    Call or Text us at (310) 363-1067 for advice, to share the things you’re proud of, or any gems you think we’d enjoy. 

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    • 50 min
    BFF Blindspot: How Well Do We REALLY Know Each Other? (Rewind)

    BFF Blindspot: How Well Do We REALLY Know Each Other? (Rewind)

    When was the last time you asked your friend questions like: When do you trust me? What about our dynamic concerns you? What is a mistake you think I keep making? If you’re anything like us, you likely haven’t lol 

    After being friends for over a decade we’d like to believe we know each other pretty well, but do we really?! Today we’re deepening our unbreakable bond through meaningful conversation, asking one another thoughtful questions and providing intentional responses. This is a goodie, y’all!

    Hit our Homegirl Hotline…we’d love to hear from you! 
    Call or Text us at (310) 363-1067 for advice, to share the things you’re proud of, or any gems you think we’d enjoy. 

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    • 40 min
    Girlfriends, Goals & Growing Apart: Is Your Friendship Worth Fighting For?

    Girlfriends, Goals & Growing Apart: Is Your Friendship Worth Fighting For?

    Friendships are the cornerstones of our lives, but navigating them can be tricky! In this episode, we explore the world of female friendships with Danielle Bayard Jackson, a friendship coach and national speaker. Danielle, speaks about her new book "Fighting for Our Friendships," and shares her expertise on the science of female platonic connections. If you’re ready to equip yourself with the tools to build strong, lasting bonds with the amazing women in your life, this episode is for you! 
    In this episode we discuss:
    How to determine if a friendship is worth repairing, or releasingHow to navigate complicated dynamics in friend groups of three What does it mean to be a true "girl's girl"?And the age-old question: Is it okay to share your friends' secrets with your partner?Hit our Homegirl Hotline…we’d love to hear from you! 
    Call or Text us at (310) 363-1067 for advice, to share the things you’re proud of, or any gems you think we’d enjoy. 

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    • 51 min

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