Episodes

9: Feel Free to Feel Free

James "Dat Yoga Dude" Woods (trained MFT children's book authoer, and certified yoga instructor) shares his story of integrating mental health, yoga, and creating a community for black people,...

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8: Black Girl Magic

In today's podcast we explore the importance of being seen.  Dr. Wendy Ashley and Professor Jolene Swain, co-creators of Black Girl Magic share the work they're doing in connecting...

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7: The Process

Today we're holding space and providing opportunity to traverse the experience of being black. We begin to see what "healing enough" looks like.

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6: A Space for Blackness

Leroy, from BEAM, Black Emotional and Mental-Health shares his wisdom, insight and magnetic energy as we discuss black wellness, wholeness and healing. We learn about ways to create healing...

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5: Decolonizing the Mind

Jose Paez joins the Chill Spot to discuss how colonialism impacts the mental health of people of color. We also explore decolonization of American social constructs and review liberation...

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4: The Ballot or the Bullet

Dr. Boris Ricks, whose expertise is in urban politics, joins the Chill Spot today. We examine the psychological burden of being black, marginalized and undermined in America. We also...

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3: How do we heal?

Continuation from last episode's conversation around police brutality, trauma and how it impacts individuals, families and communities. How do we heal, and what is healing-enough? We also begin to...

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2: Hunted: The Black Male Psyche

In this episode, we talk about the trauma black males experience when seeing other black men murdered. We examine trauma, it's impact on communities of color, and dive deeper...

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1: What the F*ck is Mental Health?

Today’s topic is intended to explore the meaning of mental health. First, through exploring the difference between mental health and mental illness. Then looking at how mental health/wellness has...

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