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Be Well Sis: The Podcast

Feb 23, 2021

"Mental health is not a destination, but a process. It's about how you drive, not where you're going". 

Guest Spotlight:

Jade Kearney is a Mental Health Expert, Advocate, and Founder/CEO of She Matters, a new community designed to support and meet the mental health needs of Black women. 

We discussed:

  • Her journey to creating a mental health app while in graduate school at NYU
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy vs Exposure Therapy
  • Changing our language around mental health/wellness
  • Confronting postpartum Depression and postpartum Anxiety
  • The Spiritual Nature of Birth
  • The importance of talking about the postpartum period  among Black women
  • A change in perspective after living through trying experiences such as COVID
  • Faith and Mental Illness 
  • Black Unity Across the Diaspora

On My Radar:

Spoonful of Comfort: Gourmet soup for any occasion; love by the spoonful. 

*Shout out to the Chatting Over Chowder podcast for introducing me to one of my new favorites!

Jade's Book Recommendation: 

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

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Be Well, Sis.