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By Chi Ohi
Mental Health and Wellness, motivation and Inspiration hosted by Chi Ohi of

All the things needed to "enlighten your mentality".

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EnlightenMental 1.5 The right to remain sane


EnlightenMental 1.5 The right to remain sane


Be who and what you are, and be proud!
No more shying away from the title associated with the talent you have. You’re already doing it, so own it!
October 19, 2021
Something Different- "Humanity" by Chi Ohi
The world is ablaze, and though the issue is not new, the attitude towards dealing with it is, for this present time.    As a black woman, a black MOTHER of young, beautiful black children with bright futures and wife to an amazing, kind, intelligent black man, it tears me to pieces to repeatedly see injustices against people who are no different from me- no different from us. We are just people trying to live out our dreams, trying to offer the world our talents, trying to LIVE.   It's time that it was recognised that whatever our skin tone, our humantiy is not in question- it never was.
June 15, 2020
EnlightenMental 2.4- Mindfully Retreating
The world around us is definitely in turmoil, but our inner spaces need not be. Today, we talk about one of many ways to (mentally) survive this C-19 situation- mindfulness! more about mindfulness: Try a mindfulness practice here:
March 30, 2020
EnlightenMental 2.3- Self-awareness is a superpower
Taking ownership of your healing through self awareness, building a truer image of yourself through getting to know yourself- asking the right questions and being honest in your answers... learning to love what you are, and taking the ownership and the power to remove what you don’t like from yourself. It’s in you to love yourself better, to free yourself from the ideas of others about you, to heal yourself from the bruises caused you by toxic words and opinions, to BE better. I hope you enjoy this off-the-cuff episode of EnlightenMental.
March 04, 2020
EnlightenMental 2.2 Feeling washed away by the current
This week we discuss how life is like being in the ocean. Waves come, they wash over you, but what happens when you feel too tired to keep kicking? What happens when you’re struggling to keep your head above the water? What do you do, how do you cope? Listen in, for more. 😊❤️
October 22, 2019
Enlightenmental 2.1 - "Being ‘That’ Kid: Did it start when I was younger?"
We're exploring the beginnings of unsettled mental health from earlier ages. It is no myth that children experince anxiety and depression- but how often was it picked up on when you, or I were younger? Was it dismissed? It's a thread we often don't want to pull, for fear of unraveling the whole sweater... but we're not unraveling today. Today, we explore, we acknowledge, and we start to learn to heal ourselves.
October 14, 2019
EnlightenMental 1.10 Anxiety in dark times
Feeling behind in life? Struggling to escape that overwhelming frustration of apparent stagnancy and continual failure to meet your own expectations? Let’s Enlighten our Mentalities.
June 03, 2019
EnlightenMental 1.9 1 vs 1: The Pursuit of Joy (part one)
People often spend their live in the “pursuit of happiness”, but is happiness a thing you can catch, and if/when you do catch it, how do you pin it down and make it stay? More importantly, really, is it truly happiness you’re looking for, or does that thing you desire, perhaps, have a different name?
May 06, 2019
EnlightenMental 1.8 The “AutoCritic”
Who or what is the autocritic, why is it so vicious, and how do I defeat it?
April 30, 2019
EnlightenMental 1.7 Impostor Syndrome (part 2) Get Worthy!
Impostor syndrome is a thing all by itself. But what happens when you add in the complexity of being a Christian with a diminishing self-image?
April 15, 2019
EnlightenMental 1.6 Imposter Syndrome (part 1): “A fool among gods”.
I like to call Imposter Syndrome “The Imp”. Find out why, and how I give it the elbow, in today’s episode.
March 19, 2019
EnlightenMental 1.5 The right to remain sane
You have the right to remain sane- and to do what you need to, self-care wise, to ensure that you do.
February 25, 2019
Enlightenmental 1.2 Talking Down an Anxious Person
From my old series on Soundcloud, Enlightenmental Episode 2 is a guide to talking down an anxious person, by an anxious person. I'm not talking about anxiety the feeling, I'm talking about anxiety the disorder. Stay tuned.  
February 25, 2019
Enlightenmental 1.1 Things you should NEVER say to an Anxious Person
From my old series on Soundcloud, Episode 1 on Enlightenmental talks about things you should NEVER say to an anxious person, by an Anxious Person.  I'm not talking about anxiety the feeling, I'm talking about anxiety the disorder. Stay tuned. 
February 25, 2019
Enlightenmental 1.4: crying over penguins
Expressing emotions like a grown-up- even if that means allowing yourself to cry over penguins, dangit!
February 18, 2019
EnlightenMental 1.3- Hidden Battles
After a long hiatus in which there have been anxiety meltdowns, bereavement, pregnancy, birth, and depression, Chi Ohi returns with EnlightenMental’s newest instalment: Hidden Battles. Don’t fight alone.
November 12, 2018