Do you really need to spend eight hours washing your hair? What are those oils and butters actually doing for you? Food in your hair: yea or nay? I spoke with Shakera Kemp, a curl specialist and natural hair stylist to get you the right information about caring for your beautiful kinks and coils. Reclaim your time and bring your hair routine into the 21st century.
How soon do you follow someone on Instagram after meeting them? How do you step up your dating game? What is the road to DTR? I unpack all of this with Jordan from Dating Defined to help get you ready and right for your next date night. With Dating Defined, the road to better dates starts here.
We're starting 2021 off right with some money saving tips to help you secure your bag all year long. I sat down with Gabrielle Oates from Smart Girl, Smart Money, a platform created to help Gen Z and Millenials learn how manage their money and make better financial decisions, to share some insights on budgeting, paying down debt, trends in the personal finance space and more!
I chop it up with my friends about the realities of living life with mental illnesses like depression and anxiety and also how it feels to be near to committing suicide. We give tips about our coping mechanisms, distinguishing between healthy and unhealthy coping mechanism, whether therapy is a necessity, alternate forms of help and how to better support the people in your lives who may be struggling with these issues.
This episode I sit down with campus survivors, an account that posts anonymous stories of people who've been sexually assaulted on campus. We discuss consent, healing, the bystander effect, Greek life, and how to better support the survivors you know or may encounter.
Should you hook up? Should you hang out? How can we keep our campuses safe and COVID-19 free this fall? I sit down with a few members behind F*ck it wont cut it, a Boston University student led campaign aimed at helping to keep our campuses fun, safe and virus-free. Listen in for tips and information you can use to keep yourself, your friends and the community well.
In this episode we'll be unpacking: fatphobia and fat shaming, how to practice self love after a history of depression, and figuring out if you should break up with your boyfriend because your family hates him. All of these questions were submitted from the readers of tipsfromyourgoodsis.com through the question form. If you need any advice, feel free to submit your question or situation through there and I'll answer it!
In this episode, I sit down with my friend Marc to unpack our thoughts on the Will and Jada situation beyond the memes and the Red Table Talk. The second part of this conversation (after 1:15), Marc discusses his experience being in a non-monogamous relationship, tips for individuals interested in pursuing non-monogamous relationships and gives resources for those wanting to learn more and try it (in a healthy way, of course).
Given that my friends and I literally went on a 30 minute tangent about hair, body image and microagressions, I figured I'd make it a bonus episode. There's a lot of laughs in this one but also a lot of hard truths. I hope you all enjoy and learn a little bit more about how the hair that grows out of our head is so much more than a source of beauty, but a political statement without us even trying to make one.
Join me and my friends, Vivian, Chanell, Dionne, Sharon and Samantha as we talk about our experiences of Blackness abroad coming from Trinidad and Tobago. This episode shows just how differently race and ethnicity functions globally and culturally.
In this segment, Dr. Rachel Levy-Bell, an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Assistant Program Director and Director of Clinical Training in the Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine Program at Boston University's School of Medicine sat down with Solange to discuss the impacts of The Angry Black Woman stereotype on the mental and emotional well-beings of Black women. Does this stereotype have more detrimental effects than we realize?
Hello! Welcome to Beauty, Brains & Baggage, a podcast by your good sis, Solange. This trailer is a sneak peek into what's to come for the rest of the season. I tell you a little bit about me, why I started this podcast and topics I hope to cover as this continues. Thank you all for listening and stay tuned for Episode 1 and new episodes every Wednesday/Friday!