Audio Sessions

Audio Sessions

By Adrina
Audio Sessions is a lifestyle podcast dropping gems on how to navigate life through the lens of a minimalist in style, finances/business, career, relationships, travel & culture! Think of us as the school of life! In each episode, you’ll get the lesson, take-home message, and “homework” to apply to your daily living!
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"Wealth & Ownership": Trademarking Your Brand
With the rise of entrepreneurship (especially among Black women), we have to discuss protecting what we've built.  To open our "Wealth & Ownership" series, I spoke with Trademark Attorney, Rukayatu "Ruky" Tijani on how to trademark your brand.   Rukayatu “Ruky” Tijani is an attorney, speaker, and the Founder Firm for the Culture—a virtual law firm designed to help social entrepreneurs and founders protect their brand as they scale their impact.  She is a proud Nigerian-American first-generation professional from Brooklyn, New York; a graduate of UC Berkeley School of Law; and a member of the New York and California State Bars. Ruky founded Firm for the Culture after years of serving as an intellectual property attorney in the Silicon Valley Office of the top litigation firm in the country. Firm for the Culture was borne out of Ruky’s passion for the law, social impact, social entrepreneurship, and strategically scaling to create sustainable change.  The firm provides trademark services, networking opportunities, and strategy sessions for social entrepreneurs to own their brand as they scale their social impact. Ruky has provided workshops to young professionals and creatives at New York University School of Law, Harvard Law School, Yale Law School, and Berkeley Law School. She has been recognized as a California Change Lawyer for Legal Diversity, been featured in XONecole and Above the Law, and taken part in several podcast interviews, including the Happy Lawyers Project and the First-Gen Lounge. In this episode, we cover: The difference between a trademark, copyright, and patent; The trademark application and selection process; Reasons for a rejected application and how to still mark your brand; What can be trademarked; The investment; Repercussions and litigations; Rukayatu's trademarking firm, Firm For the Culture; DON'T FORGET TO CONNECT WITH US: Podcast Website Official Website Instagram Twitter Facebook Group
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March 8, 2020
"Love, Sex, & Hearts" Series: Relationships 101
We all know the key to healthy relationships is building a strong foundation.   In this episode, I spoke with Kaye Henry about how to build this foundation and maintaining healthy relationships.  Kaye Henry is wife, mom and NYS Licensed Mental Health Clinician. During the day she is a substance abuse prevention counselor. In the evenings she works clinic hours providing mental health services to a range of clients in the Bronx & Westchester. Kaye’s motto is “A healthy mind, leads to healthy living”. For 14+ years Kaye has dedicated herself to serving her community, making sure no one is fighting mental health alone and providing a safe place for clients to share their thoughts and feelings. Kaye Currently hosts Therapy Uncensored where she allows individuals to share their stories and be themselves. CONNECT WITH US Podcast Website Official Website Instagram Twitter
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March 5, 2020
"Love, Sex, & Hearts" Series: The Art of Communication
We can all agree that communication is the key to any relationship. In this episode, I speak with Dr. Ebony Butler about the art of communication and how to be effective, so we can have thriving relationships with our partners.  Dr. Ebony has created a unique niche where she practices as a licensed psychologist and provides coaching as a Food Relationship Expert. As a licensed psychologist, Dr. Ebony uses her expertise to help women survivors thrive in trauma recovery. Dr. Ebony helps clients work through a variety of issues related to depression, anxiety, and other stress responses. She also specializes in guiding women to develop skills that increase their effectiveness in interpersonal interactions, including communication and asking for/getting what they want and need. In her coaching practice, Dr. Ebony's work as a Food Relationship Expert is centered around helping women of color learn how to build healthier relationships with food through targeting ineffective thoughts and behaviors around food. Specifically,  Dr. Ebony addresses cultural and societal messages that have historically, and currently, created a space where women of color do not feel empowered enough to care for their own bodies. Don't forget to connect with us Podcast Website Instagram Twitter Official Website
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February 27, 2020
"Love, Sex, & Hearts" Series: The Art of Dating
It's hard finding love, and I spoke with licensed counselor, Dr. Tammy Lewis Wilborn about the art of dating.  We unpacked the psychology behind ghosting, anxiety in dating, communication, and how to be more successful.  Dr. Tammy Lewis Wilborn is America’s #1 Mental Health and Wellness Expert ™. Dr. Wilborn is a board-certified Licensed Professional Counselor and Clinical Supervisor, keynote speaker, author, and founder and producer of the annual Black Women’s Wellness Conference of New Orleans™, established in 2016 to promote mental health and wellbeing in Black women. She is the Owner and Chief Clinical Officer of Wilborn Clinical Services, a multiservice practice that provides counseling, coaching, continuing education workshops, and consultation.  Dr. Wilborn previously served as visiting assistant professor of counselor education at the University of New Orleans and adjunct professor of counseling at Xavier University of Louisiana. She has 20 years of professional counseling experience and is an in-demand speaker who has spoken at premier events hosted by ESSENCE Fest, LinkedIN, and HuffPost.  A leader in her field, Dr. Wilborn was named an Emerging Leader in 2016 by the Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision and served as the President of the Louisiana Association for Counselor Education and Supervision from 2018 to 2019. She is also a published author in the counseling literature and currently writing a book that expands the dialogue on Black women’s experiences of race and gender stereotypes at work as a wellness issue. DON'T FORGET TO CONNECT WITH US Website Instagram Twitter Podcast Website
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February 19, 2020
"Love, Sex, & Hearts" Series: The Art of Sexual Freedom
Happy February!  For the month of love, we are kicking off our "Love, Sex, & Hearts" series, with Angelique Luna.  In this episode, we talk about how to gain sexual freedom, become better lovers, and get the best sex life yet! Angelique Luna is a Certified Kink Aware Professional, relationship and lifestyle coach, educator, and entertainer. She is a wife and mother to a child sex abuse survivor.  Through that journey, she discovered the lack of sex-positive mental health professionals, and an abundance of adults who are uncomfortable talking about sex.   This lead the way to the creation of "Sex Positive Me" podcast!  Along with her husband and co-host, John C Luna, they discuss all aspects and effects of sexual relationships. Their mission is to educate, entertain, empower people to have the best sex life! CONNECT WITH US Brand Website Instagram Twitter Podcast Website
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February 10, 2020
The "Goal Digger" Series: How to Streamline Your Life
Wrapping up the "Goal Digger" series, I give you 4 quick tips on how to streamline your tasks and move through life a little more smoothly.   CONNECT WITH US Don't forget to follow us on social media and sign up for our weekly newsletter from the Fanore brand.   Website Instagram Twitter Podcast Site 
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February 10, 2020
The "Goal Digger" Series: Hypnotherapy & Creating a Mindset for Success
Part 2 of our "Goal Digger" series brings us to a conversation with Tina Marie Wilkens.  We chat about alternatives to mind programming techniques like hypnotherapy and creating a mindset for success.  Tina Marie is a Mindset and Success Coach and founder of the Profit Project. Also known as, The Numbers Ninja, she’s spent 12+ years in both the restaurant/bar industry and accounting world. She is studied coaching methodology such as neurolinguistic programming and positive pyschology at the Goal Imagery Institute©. She is seeking certifications in NLP, hypnotherapy, and meditation. She helps multi-passionate entrepreneurs control their shiny object syndrome, clear the clutter, and empower themselves to take action with clarity and focus by creating a safe space and tools to gain confidence and traction. Her goal is to provide her clients the tools, confidence, and skills to elevate themselves, their mindset, and their bank accounts so they can continue to contribute to their community and legacy. CONNECT WITH US Official Website Instagram Twitter YouTube
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January 28, 2020
"The Goal Digger" Series: How to Keep Momentum & Accomplish Your Goals
Happy New Year!  As the first episode of 2020 and the OFFICIAL launch of the podcast,  I want the first series to carry a theme of accomplishing your goals. In this episode, I talk about 3 ways to stay motivated as we continue on our journey to accomplish goals this year.    CONNECT WITH US Website Instagram Twitter YouTube
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January 20, 2020
January 11, 2020
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January 11, 2020
Breaking Down Perfectionism
In this episode, I speak with Bianca Hughes, LPC.  A licensed counselor based in Dunwoody (Atlanta),GA, Bianca specializes in perfectionism, helping people embrace their imperfections and authentically be themselves. She helps clients work through concerns of self-worth, unhealthy relationships, identity, or feeling overwhelmed. Her approach within therapy is direct but open, meeting clients where they are, providing them freedom to change when they’re ready. She believes in empowering and equipping people with skills, tools, and resources they can utilize for life. In addition, her passion is to eliminate mental health stigmas, which are prevalent within the black community. As well as eliminating the gap between Christianity and therapy.  Don't forget to connect with us: Website Instagram Twitter Anchor LAST BIT OF NOTES The last episode of the year!!!! Consider this the end of "fall break" as we begin, Audio Sessions officially on Jan 3.  Class will be in session!
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December 31, 2019
"20/20 Vision": Manifesting a Dope Life in 2020 & Becoming a Spiritual Gangsta
In today's episode we're speaking to Certified Life Coach, Danielle Faust on manifesting the life you want in 2020 and being a "spiritual gangsta" by strengthening your intuition, psychic abilities and other spiritual realms. Don't forget to follow the Fanore brand: Instagram Official Website Podcast Site
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December 21, 2019
4 Ways to Reinvent Yourself for the New Year
Another year and decade is upon us!  Why wait until then to start the new you?  In today's episode, I talk about 4 ways to reinvent yourself for the new year, and prepare for success TODAY!!!!  Don't forget to follow the Fanore brand: Instagram Official Website Podcast Site Want to start investing? Here you go: Acorns -  Start investing with Acorns! Get $5 when you use my invite link:  https://acorns.com/invite/H8SXP5 With Acorns, you can: Invest your spare change Set aside the leftover change from everyday purchases by turning on automatic Round-Ups. Save for later Get ready for later in life using Acorns Later, the easiest way to save for retirement. Grow your knowledge Learn how to get more from your money with easy-to-understand articles and videos from financial experts. Robinhood- Robinhood, a pioneer of commission-free investing, gives you more ways to make your money work harder. You now have a claim to a stock like Apple, Ford, or Facebook. To keep this claim to your stock, sign up and join Robinhood using my link. https://join.robinhood.com/adrinan.
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December 8, 2019
"A Seat at The Table": Building Diversity & Inclusion Teams
In this episode, I speak with Management Consultant, Char Brown-Griffin of Eagle Hill Consulting in Washington, D.C. about building effective diversity and inclusion teams, what makes them effective, and more. CONNECT WITH US Instagram Twitter Official Website
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November 20, 2019
Neo Luxury: High End Fashion Our Way
In this episode, I'm talking about a new face of luxury fashion....and you have millennials and streetwear to thank for it!  If you have questions or comments about this episode, leave us a message by clicking the link in the episode's profile.  And consider being a monthly supporter of this podcast.   CONNECT WITH ME:  Instagram Twitter Website Our Spotify Playlists
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November 2, 2019
"It's the First Episode": November 1st
Our first episode, Neo Luxury: High End Fashion Our Way, will air on Nov. 1st!   The podcast will cover lifestyle topics on fashion, music, money/career, culture and much more! 
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October 30, 2019