20 episodes

Two best friends, Nicole and Misha, delve into social awareness, spiritual identity, and mental health issues.
Join us as community members discuss cultural identity, and their takes on society’s steamy issues. Come in, sit down and pour yourself a cup of authenticity as multi-faceted community members share their stories.

Ritual Común Con T‪í‬ Misha RodriCortez Spirituality and Meditation Expert, Nicole Y. Herrarte MA Marriage Family Therapy

    • Personal Journals

Two best friends, Nicole and Misha, delve into social awareness, spiritual identity, and mental health issues.
Join us as community members discuss cultural identity, and their takes on society’s steamy issues. Come in, sit down and pour yourself a cup of authenticity as multi-faceted community members share their stories.

    The Art of Writing: Claudia's Journey of Self-care

    The Art of Writing: Claudia's Journey of Self-care

    Misha and Nicole spend some time with Claudia a writer, artist, and badass human being. The daughter of a migrant farmworker turned UAW shop steward and a backyard poodle breeder, Claudia Holm was born in the Detroit suburbs, the fifth of seven children. Since her own migration to San Francisco in 1978, she has been telling stories spanning 30 years from the New Wavy days in the Haight/Ashbury, to a ritzy dental ‘spa’ in Pacific Heights. Claudia taught writing at the Academy of Art University. She sits and shares her journey of self-care and growth through the art of writing.

    • 56 min
    Fostering Self-Care: Melissa Honest Take

    Fostering Self-Care: Melissa Honest Take

    Nicole and Misha speak to Melissa Barrios, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Domestic Violence Professional, Reiki Practitioner, and part-time candlemaker in Chicago. She blesses us with her feisty blunt insights into creating a self-care ritual.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    It's All About Self-Care: Nicole & Misha Share

    It's All About Self-Care: Nicole & Misha Share

    Nicole and Misha share their journeys of seld-care. Two radically different stories with the same lesson- SELF LOVE!

    • 52 min
    Making Your Way Back to Self: Makana is Back

    Making Your Way Back to Self: Makana is Back

    Nicole and Misha are back with MAKANA! Makana is a hip-hop artist with a unique sound that fuses a wide array of genres such as reggae, trap, and pop. Experimentation is at the forefront of her creative process. She thrives in pushing the edge of who she thinks she is which is fertile ground for making music that is edgy, unpredictable, healing, and evocative.

    • 59 min
    The Healing Journey of Transformation - A Mystic's Take

    The Healing Journey of Transformation - A Mystic's Take

    Nicole and Misha chat with Clair Summer, a modern mystic, feminine energy teacher, writer, self-proclaimed basic witch, and host of the popular YouTube channel, Lumière. As an intuitive guide and tarot reader, she draws on her ancestry of magical and empathic women to connect with the powerful medicine of the tarot to help liberate people from the old paradigms of fear, scarcity, and victimhood. She illuminates us with a deep understanding of the feminine energy and how being in touch with this energy can shift the social narrative.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Healing Black Male Grief: Dr. Lipscomb's Insights

    Healing Black Male Grief: Dr. Lipscomb's Insights

    Nicole and Misha chat with Dr. Lipscomb, Psy.D, MSW. He specializes in providing anti-oppressive and inclusive mental health services to individuals, children, youth, and families of color. Dr. Lipscomb has dedicated his work to understanding and healing Black male grief. He has a myriad of research as well as a published book to share his findings with the world.

    • 53 min

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