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Dr. Nicole L. Arkadie - You Matter Too!! Mental Wellness Monday’s

Dr. Nicole L. Arkadie - You Matter Too!! Mental Wellness Monday’s

By Dr. Nicole L. Arkadie
Professional working mothers are often hard on themselves and have multiple roles they are balancing. This pod cast taps into the challenges and struggles that you face while offering a different perspective on how to look at things and ensure your mental wellness. The information provided and topics discussed are inspiring and motivating you to find a healthy and happy life balance.
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Whose Your Support Person?
Asking for help doesn't make you less than it makes you Hu-Man. It's important to be able to ask for help and support when needed. This episode discusses how a person can be supportive to their spouse as I candidly talk with my husband about his experience being my support system and my support person. It is my hope that you feel included in the conversation as if you were in the room with us during the recording. There will be various tips to help you enhance and or improve your ability to be a support system for someone else and empower you to be able to ask and receive support.
January 11, 2021
Stepping into the New Year #goalsetting
I am a goal setter and I often have people ask my how I accomplish all the things that I do. The quick and simple answer, is that I set goals. I am an action and goal oriented person. Goals don't have to be super big and large, they just need to be specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and time bound. In this episode I talk about the formula needed to create successful goals. I also review my reasons for needing to pivot after 2020.
January 4, 2021
Dealing with the death of a sibling
Death and dying is a hard concept to deal with, but handling the death of a sibling is doubly hard. Listen to this real, authentic, and candid episode that discusses the topic of death, loss, and grief with useful tips on how to cope with the death of a sibling.
August 11, 2020
How to Deal With Having A Mother’s Guilt
A mothers guilt is a prevalent problem in our community and has grown over the past years. This episode shines light on this issue and provides strategies on ways to effectively overcome this problem
May 18, 2020
Using Music to Soothe & Calm The Mind
There are so many positive benefits of listening to music. It helps to regulate and improve your mood, boosts our immune system, and can help the body heal faster
May 4, 2020
Tips for How to Have a Happy & Successful Marriage: Special Guest, My Husband
There are key core ingredients needed to have a successful, healthy, and happy marriage. In this episode we talk about what’s needed in a happy marriage and the building blocks to sustain it.
April 20, 2020
How to Overcome the Negative Affects of Self-Pity
Self pity is like a cancer eating away and corroding your insides, turning it into black guck. It’s up to you to choose how you will view your life and situations
April 13, 2020
Tips for parents with children of special needs: What you can do at this time of home schooling
Parents who have children with special needs may be critical of themselves while trying to deal with this mandatory home schooling of their child(ren). Special Education Consultant, Markeisha Hall provides usual tools to help support parents during this time.
April 6, 2020
How to Effectively Deal with Disappointment
Everyone has had moments that did not go as planned or turn out the way they had hoped for. Disappointment is a part of life and it’s important to know how to handle it because it affects our mental wellness
March 30, 2020
Take advantage of this opportunity to slow down
It’s important to change our mindset and the way we are viewing this new normal in our country due to the Covid-19 virus. Let’s use this opportunity to slowdown and do thing’s we’ve put off.
March 23, 2020
Tips to Stay Calm During an Epidemic
When an epidemic occurs it causes panic and anxiety. It’s important to be able to stay calm and not get caught up in the frantic behaviors of others.
March 17, 2020
The Sacrifices Of A Mom
So many unrealistic expectations are placed upon moms that leads to them making multiple life sacrifices
March 9, 2020
Why Mothers Matter
Mothers are the key stone of our society and the stitch that holds the fabric together
March 2, 2020
Letting Go Of The Hate
Having hate in your heart is destructive and leads towards harmful acts towards others. Hate takes away from your ability to have mental wellness
February 24, 2020
Understanding and Accepting-No
No can simply mean not yet or not right now, but it’s important to be able to adjust when we hear it.
February 18, 2020
Demonstrating Healthy Love
Love should not hurt and it’s important to be able to demonstrate healthy love and know when it’s not healthy.
February 10, 2020
The Danger of Comparing Yourself
Wen we compare ourselves to other people we look at ourselves in a negative manner and this causes emotional anguish
January 28, 2020
Self-Care Series #4 with guest Kiki Williams, criminal justice worker
Self-Care is a key element to having mental wellness. Continuing with the self-care series and interviewing professional working mothers about self-care and what it means to them
January 20, 2020
Self-Care Series # 3 with special guest Ariel Macon-Richard, wellness coach
You can’t pour from an empty cup. We are continuing with our self-care series speaking with different professional women in the community about self-care.
January 13, 2020
Self-Care Series #2 with guest Sheri Rodgers
Talking with professional women about an important topic and subject “Self-Care” where you’ll hear what this term means to them and how they are managing their lives
December 31, 2019
Self-Care Series with guest Jae Horton
Self-Care is essential to maintaining mental and emotional wellness. Here is the first episode in a series of self-care interviews with professional women
December 24, 2019
Taking Care of You First
Introduces the topic of self-care and importance of addressing your needs first. This is the first in a series Self-Care interviews with other women. Stay tuned to additional interviews of women and mothers.
December 16, 2019
Embrace Yourself- The Good, The Bad, & The Flawed
It’s important to learn how to accept yourself. To recognize your positive and negative attributes without being hard on yourself.
December 2, 2019
The Struggles of Asking for and Accepting Help
Asking for help doesn’t make you less THAN it makes you HuMAN. We all need help at some point and it’s important to be able to ask for help and receive support when needed.
November 27, 2019
The Destructive Twins- Remorse & Regret
Remorse and regret keep you locked in the pain of your past and prevent you from moving forward and enjoying life
November 18, 2019
You’re not crazy. You just need to talk
There are positive benefits with attending therapy. It’s not a bad thing and it doesn’t make you “crazy” if you need to seek professional help. Asking for help doesn’t make you makes you HU-MAN!
November 12, 2019
Exercising Patience
Having patience is a skill that can be very challenging and difficult for most people. Yet, being patient helps us to have mental wellness.
November 4, 2019
Don’t let anger get the best of you
Anger is a normal emotion that everyone feels at some point. Anger isn’t the problem, it’s what you when you are angry that becomes the issue. The episode provides strategies to effectively manage your anger
October 28, 2019
Communication: Verbalizing Your Thoughts and Feelings
It is pivotal to be able to effectively communicate your thoughts and feelings to others. We engage with others on a daily consistent basis and effective communicate is key.
October 21, 2019
The Importance of Having Healthy Friendships
It is so important to have healthy friendships with others. To have someone who you can laugh with, share things with, and be yourself with helps your mental wellness
October 14, 2019
Acknowledge Your Feelings
It is the suppression of our feelings that causes the most anguish. It’s not healthy to ignore or deny our feelings. We need to acknowledge our feelings in order to have mental wellness.
October 13, 2019
Learning how to forgive someone is very important because forgiveness is for you and not the other person. When you choose to forgive it releases you from the hurt, anger, disappointment or any other intense emotions you’ve held onto.
October 9, 2019