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Fly With Us

Fly With Us

By Jay Webb
The Fly With Us podcast is a podcast about simple steps we can take daily to improve our Self-Care. We do our best to unpack those everyday situations that can get you down. We research tons what could be complex information and we simplify it in a great great conversation among friends. Fly With Us is hosted by Ladi Bounce, A. Slate and Kryptonite. Join us on a journey to Self-Love, Self-Care, Mental Health care and Protection, Life lessons, Love Lessons and everything in between.
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Episode 77 Mindfulness 101
Episode 77 Mindfulness 101 What is mindfulness? MM: Mindfulness definition SCA: 12 tips to cultivate mindfulness BS: how mindfulness affects your life
October 13, 2020
Episode 76 “Coming of Age and Overexposure”
Episode 76 “Coming of Age and Overexposure” ‘Finding Our Value in Sex and Hyper-sexualization’ MM- Choose Who You Want To Be. SCA- Don’t Care What Others Think Of You. BS- Sexualization of Young Girls is Linked to Common Mental Health Problems in Girls and Women.
September 29, 2020
Episode 75 “Weaponizing the Police”
Episode 75 “Weaponizing the Police” “ Black Women Do better” MM- Become Emotionally Intelligent” SCA- Improve Your Social Intelligence” BS-“How Police Can Stop Being Weaponized”
September 22, 2020
Time For School
Episode 74 Time For School "Back To School" MM: How to feel less overwhelmed SCA: Accept it and forget about it BS: 8 parent tips for Virtual Learning
September 8, 2020
Episode 72 “Who Am I”
Episode 72 “Who Am I” MM: recognize your own greatness SCS: Avoid Comparisons BS: Coping With Microaggressions
September 1, 2020
"Like It Or Not We Got Kamala"
Episode 72 "Like It Or Not We Got Kamala" 'Measuring The Candidates' Mindfulness Minute: Be Open To Change. SCA: Only Worry About Things You Can Change. BS: How Your Brain Changes Your Vote.
August 25, 2020
The Double Standard of Sexuality
“The Double Standard of Sexuality”  Can Women Just Be Sexy?  MM- Beyond Hero Worship  SCA- Only Worry About Things You Can Control  BS- Sex-Is It All In The Brain?
August 18, 2020
Stop Looking For A Savior
Episode 70 Stop Looking For A Savior “God Helps Those Who Help Themselves” MM-Trust Yourself SCA-Do The Work BS-Expanding The Proverb
August 11, 2020
Episode 69 "Minding Your Money"
Episode 69 Minding Your Money “Securing Your future MM: Maintaining a Healthy bank Balance SCA: Research Black banks BS: Why It is Time to Invest and How to Get started
August 6, 2020
Health and wellness for Black Men
Episode 68: Health and wellness for black men "Mental Wellness for Black Men" : special guest; Brandon Jones MM-Become Emotionally Intelligent SCA- Look at, or Buy some Art Bs- Black Males, Trauma, and Mental Health
July 28, 2020
“Speak woman, and be heard"
Episode 67 “Speak woman, and be heard Your voice matters MM: The Human Animal SCA: Do something to make strengthen your soul BS the Healing power of the Brain
July 27, 2020
“Mental health is Sexy”
Episode 66 “Mental health is Sexy” Mental Health matters SCA: Take 15 minutes just for you BS: 4 Dimensions of Self-care
July 14, 2020
“Let’s get physical”
Episode 64 “Let’s get physical” Becoming physically fit MM: The Mast Year SCA Taking a morning Walk Brain Science: Your Brain on exercise
June 30, 2020
Episode 63 "Police Reform"
Episode 63 MM: Today is the day SCA: Unplug from Social media 1 day each week Brain Science The 21/90 Rule
June 27, 2020
Episode 62 "Are you raising a boy or are you raising a Man?'
Episode 62 "Are you raising a boy or are you raising a Man?' MM: Raising a responsible child SCA: Accept your Humanity BS: no brain science
June 16, 2020
Episode 61 part 2 “Positive Masculinity”
Episode 61 “Positive Masculinity” MM: Positive Masculinity SCA: Do your favorite thing B.S.: The science of motivation
June 9, 2020
Episode 61 part 1 “Positive Masculinity”
Episode 61 “Positive Masculinity” MM: Positive Masculinity SCA: Do your favorite thing B.S.: The science of motivation
June 9, 2020
“Policing the police”
Episode 60 “Policing the police” MM: The ultimate Authority SCA: look at others B.S.: what power does to your brain and body
June 1, 2020
Episode 59 “Racism during the Rona”
Episode 59 “Racism during the Rona” Subduing  Aggrieve Thoughts Self-Care Assignment: Don’t force your good intentions on others
May 26, 2020
“I Can’t Go Vegan, Or Can I?”
Episode 58 “I Can’t Go Vegan, Or Can I?” Special Guest Da’Ves Malone of Sprouting Dreams · Mindfulness Minute: Learning to Love the Body · Self-Care Assignment: Eat Organic · Brain Science: Your Brain on Food
May 21, 2020
“Opening The World”
“Opening The World” Being smart about being out · Shoutouts to black Women in local businesses. · Corporate bail outs
May 12, 2020
“Stay Home and Use Common Sense” Pt1
“Stay Home and Use Common Sense” Opening The World · Mindfulness minute: Healing The Divide · Self-Care Assignment: Stay home and if you do go out use Common Sense · Brain Science: The Way Not Yet Invented
May 5, 2020
“Boss Moves”
“Boss Moves” Ways To Become Your Own Boss Special Guest Bobbie Watkins, Entrepreneur, Mom · Mindfulness Minute: No More Delays · Self-Care Assignment: Find Your Purpose · Brain Science: Why Your Brain Enjoys Not Having A Boss
April 27, 2020
“Circle of Blessings”
“Circle of Blessings” Giving Without Expectation · Mindfulness Minute: The Unseen Community · Self-Care Assignment: Tell Someone You Love Them · Brain Science: 5 Ways Giving Is Good For You
April 24, 2020
“Educate Yourself”
“Educate Yourself” Cultivating New Knowledge · Mindfulness minute Unleashing Your Inner Dweeb · Self-Care Assignment: Learn a New Language · Brain Science; What Happens To Your Brain When You Learn Something New?
April 15, 2020
"Great Transformations"
"Great Transformations"  Getting back to our natural selves  Getting to know you Getting back to the village  The self Transforming Brain  
April 8, 2020
Boost Your Immune System
Episode 52 Boost your Immune System Mindfulness minute "Calming the panic" Self-care assignment "yoga to boost your immunity" Brain science " Eat well, take meds, And Hydrate"
March 24, 2020
"Surviving Containment"
"Surviving Containment" Helpful tips for being quarantined. Mindfulness Minute- "Breaking Through Stereotypes" Self-Care Assignment- "Turn Off The TV" Brain Science- "Coronavirus and Your Mental Well Being"
March 17, 2020
"Difficult Conversations"
Saying What Needs To Be Said Mindfulness Minute: Unforced Forgiveness, Just in Time Self-Care Assignment: Own Up To Your Mistakes Brain Science: 12 Tips for Handling Difficult Conversations
March 10, 2020
“How Deep Is Your Love?”
Episode 49 “How Deep Is Your Love?” · Different Strokes for Different Folks · Mindfulness Minute-Under Suspension · Self-Care Assignment- Be Open To Trying New Things · Brain Science- Straight-Identifying Men Speak About Their Sexual Relationships With Other Men.
March 3, 2020
“The Gift”
· Special Guest Jazz The Medium · Mindfulness Minute- Ancestors and Remembrance · Self-Care Assignment- Have A Séance · Brain Science- How Tarot Cards Work 
February 25, 2020
“From Victim to Victor”
· Special Guest Shimesha Brown, survivor, Author, Life Coach · Mindfulness Minute- Ends and Beginnings · Self-Care Assignment- Celebrate New Beginnings · Brain Science- Emotional Abuse and the Brain
February 17, 2020
“Yoga Does a Body Good”
· Special Guest Yamika Stephens of YLS Fitness · Mindfulness Minute- Personal Health Goals · Self-Care Assignment- Learn Some Basic Yoga Poses · Brain Science- 6 Ways Yoga Changes Your Brain
February 10, 2020
“ The Invisible Black Woman”
· Make Your Presence Known” · Mindfulness minute- Live Your Senses · Self-Care Assignment- Razor Blade Protection · Brain Science- 4 Ways To Build Self-Efficacy
February 9, 2020
“Think Outside The Box”
· Burials of the Future · Mindfulness Minute- Older and Wiser · Self-Care Assignment- Think Outside the Box · Brain Science Behind A “Green” Burial
February 9, 2020
“The Hug Felt Around The World”
· The I Love You Movement · Special Guest Felicia LaGail · Mindfulness Minute-Begin Again · Self-Care Assignment- Hug 3 Different People · Brain Science behind feeling and sharing love.
February 9, 2020
“New Year, New Me”
· How To Start Over · Mindfulness Minute- The Power of Action · Self-Care Assignment-Set Boundaries · Brain Science Behind Adopting New Habits and Making Them Stick
February 9, 2020
“The Favorite Child”
· How To Handle Favoritism · Mindfulness Minute- No Winners, No Losers · Self-Care Assignment- Practice Thoughtfulness · Brain Science- 7 Long Term Effects of Feeling Like You Were Not The Favorite
February 9, 2020
Making Achievable Goals
· SMART Goal Setting · Mindfulness Minute- Ready For Change · Self-Care Assignment- Write Your Memoir · Brain Science- Mental Health Benefits of Writing A Memoir
February 9, 2020
“Coping With Stress”
· Tips for dealing with burn out · Mindfulness Minute- Clearing The Fog · Self-Care Assignment- Identify Precisely What’s Causing Your Stress · Brain Science- 7 Strategies to Fix Your Brain and Keep Stress Under Control
February 9, 2020
“Setting Goals That Work”
· Making goals and Sticking To them · Mindfulness Minute- Thinking, Feeling and Acting · Self-Care Assignment- Design A Goal Board · Brain Science Behind Goals, Resolutions and Life Decisions
February 9, 2020
“Can We Talk?”
· Tips for polite, effective and meaningful verbal interaction with those around you. · Mindfulness Minute- Redirecting Anger, Resentment and Jealousy · Self-Care Assignment- Be Positive · Brain Science- Words Can Change Your Brain
February 9, 2020
“Making Yourself The Black Sheep”
· Stop Self Pity · Mindfulness Minute- Observing and Releasing The Emotions · Self-Care Assignment- Stop Wallowing In Self-Pity · Brain Science- 11 Tell-Tale Signs That You Are A Self-Inflicted Victim
February 9, 2020
“Over Protective Fathers”
· T.I. and Fatherhood · Mindfulness Minute- Larger Context/Analytic Mind · Self-Care Assignment- Mentor A Youth · Brain Science- Effects of Over Protective Parenting
February 9, 2020
“Power Moves”
· Tyler Perry Studios · Mindfulness Minute- Do Your Part To Make The World Better · Self-Care Assignment- Stop Self Criticism · Brain Science Behind Taking Risks
February 9, 2020
“Civil Rights Act Overturn”
· Byron Allen Lawsuit · Mindfulness Minute- Regular People Who Run The World · Self-Care Assignment- Create A Self-Care Toolbox · Brain Science- The Levels of Racism and the Brain
February 9, 2020
“Live, Laugh, Love”
· Stop Taking Yourself So Seriously · Mindfulness Minute- Awareness and Breath · Self-Care Assignment- Find Your Tribe · Brain Science- 6 Reasons why Laughter is the Best Medicine
February 9, 2020
“To Forgive is Divine”
· Why are black people predispositioned to forgiveness? · Mindfulness Minute- Division To Community · Self-Care Assignment- Forgive Someone · Bran Science- Unforgiveness and its Effect on the brain
February 9, 2020
“The Prison of Your Mind”
· Freeing Your Mind · Mindfulness Minute- Take The Good With The Bad · Self-Care Assignment- Letting Go of Anger · Brain Science- The Effects of Incarceration On Mental Health
February 9, 2020
“Eating To Live”
· Vegan Food Festival Recap, Plant Based Diet · Mindfulness Minute- Care vs. Deprivation · Self-Care Assignment- Eat Organic · Brain Science Behind A Plant Based Diet
February 9, 2020
“White Privilege”
· Chelsea Handler Documentary · Mindfulness Minute- The Right Teachings · Self-Care Assignment- Be Open Minded · Brain Science- Understanding The Racist Brain
February 9, 2020
“Revolt Summit”
· Killer Mike and Panel Guests Discuss the Black Community · Mindfulness Minute- The Power of Action · Self-Care Assignment- Make Ethical Decisions · Brain Science- Benefits, Risks, Alternatives, Intuition, Nothing when decision making.
February 9, 2020
“Family Matters”
· Parenting and Peace · Mindfulness Minute- Not Getting It Right · Self-Care Assignment- Check on Your Family · Brain Science- 4 Ways To Make Parenting Easier
February 9, 2020
“Diamond In The Rough”
· Diamonds In the Gem City · Mindfulness Minute- Let Go and Let God (dess) · Self-Care Assignment- Appreciate Your Surroundings · Brain Science- Hugging and The Brain
February 9, 2020
“Dealing With Negative Thoughts”
· Changing Your Thought Patterns · Mindfulness Minute-Meditate On Joy · Self-Care Assignment- Listen To Spiritual Music · Brain Science- 7 Ways To Deal With Negative Thoughts
February 9, 2020
“How To Relax After Trauma”
· Supporting Victims of Traumatic Events · Mindfulness Minute- Breathe · Self-Care Assignment- Plant A Tree · Brain Science- Why Gardening Is Good For The Brain
February 9, 2020
“Working Through Stress”
· Stop Stressing and Start Living · Mindfulness Minute- Chill Out If You Can’t Sleep · Self-Care Assignment- Take A Nap · Brain Science Behind The Masks We Wear
February 9, 2020
“Before I let Go”
· How To Know When To Let Go · Mindfulness Minute- Live and Learn · Self-Care Assignment- Get Through The Breakup Blues · Brain Science- 12 Signs It May be Time To Let Go
February 9, 2020
“Finding Fulfillment”
· How To Be Happy With Where You Are · Mindfulness Minute- Make A List of What Is Important To You · Self-Care Assignment- Warning Signs Of A Workaholic · Brain Science- 5 Ways To Acquire Success and Discover Fulfillment
February 9, 2020
“Back To School, Back To Reality”
· Ways To handle Downtime · Mindfulness Minute- Make An Appointment For A Physical · Self-Care Assignment- Tackle A Simple Project · Brain Science- Ways To Beat Boredom”
February 9, 2020
“The Power Of Spoken Word”
· Affirmations and Motivational Speaking · Mindfulness Minute- Take A Morning Walk · Self-Care Assignment- Design A Goal Board · Brain Science- Positive Self-Talk Can Help You Win the Race or The Day
February 9, 2020
“Summer of Self-Care”
· Self-Care For Teens · Mindfulness minute-Have Lunch In The Park · Self-Care Assignment-Go Camping · Brain Science- How Does Nature Effect The Brain
February 9, 2020
“Supporting Our Future”
· 2019 Graduation DBTHS, Writelife Village · Is This The End Of Fly With Us? · Mindfulness Minute- Supporting Children’s Mental Health · Self-Care Assignment- Mentor A Youth · Brain Science- Positive Mentors and its Effects on the Youth
February 9, 2020
“After The Storm”
· Coping With the Aftermath of 19 Tornadoes on Memorial Day · Mindfulness Minute- Facing Uncertainty-3 Ways To Navigate Change · Self-Care Assignment- 3 Ways To Make Yourself A Priority · Brain Science 3 books for Summer Reading For Mindfulness Practice
February 9, 2020
“The Toils of Parenthood”
· Survival Tips for Effective and Fun Parenting · Mindfulness Minute- Understand How Karma Works · Self-Care Assignment- Start Bird Watching · Brain Science- The Effects of Spanking on the Parent’s Brain
February 9, 2020
“Pulling Rank In Relationships”
· Who Ranks #1 in your Life? · Mindfulness Minute- Write A Thank You Letter To Your Parents · Self-Care Assignment- Identify Precisely What Is Causing Your Stress · Brain Science Behind Positive Relationships and Boundaries
February 9, 2020
· Relationships and Respect · This special episode did not have a Self-Care Assignment, mindfulness Minute or Brain Science.
February 9, 2020
“First Love Yourself”
· Getting rid of Situationships and other relationships that don’t serve you. · Mindfulness Minute-Declutter Your Space · Self-Care Assignment- Boost Your Self-Esteem With Orgasms · Brain Science- The Effects of Supportive Relationships On The Brain
February 9, 2020
“Be In The Now”
· Living in the moment · Mindfulness Minute- Be Positive · Self-Care Assignment-Curb Worrywart Tendencies · Brain Science behind “Being Present”
February 9, 2020
“Doing The Work”
· Neighborhood Cleanup, The Wiz, Scripted in Black · Mindfulness Minute- Find Answers In Your Spiritual Beliefs · Self-Care Assignment- Reconnect With Your Spiritual Side · Brain Science Behind Self-Care
February 9, 2020
“The Beauty of Womanhood”
· Celebrate Yourself · Ambition Awards · Mindfulness Minute- Watch A High School Play · Self-Care Assignment- Celebrate With Bubbly · Brain Science- What Compliments do to the Brain
February 9, 2020
“Can You Heal Your Heart”
· Ways To Cope With Grief and Loss · Mindfulness Minute- Choose Your News · Self-Care Assignment- Healthy Mind Practice · Brain Science- The Effect of Grief on the Brain
February 9, 2020
“Service is Self-Care”
· Community Service-# Hashtag Lunchbag · Mindfulness Minute- Maintain Your Neighborhood · Self-Care Assignment- Volunteer At A Nursing Home · Brain Science- 4 Benefits of Volunteering
February 9, 2020
“Clean Eating, Clean Thinking”
· Benefits of Making Better Choices · Mindfulness minute-Exercise your Brain Too · Self-Care Assignment-Take A Mental Vacation · Brain Science- Foods That Are Good For Your Brain
February 9, 2020
“Bare Legged Truth”
· Body Shaming · Confidence Building · Mindfulness Minute- Live With Integrity · Self-Care Assignment- Own Up To Your Mistakes · Brain Science- The Effects of Lying on the brain
February 9, 2020
· What good parents do. · Mindfulness Minute- Embrace Family Traditions · Self-Care Assignment- Create a Family Mission Statement · Brain Science- Top 10 Tips for Parenting with the brain in mind.
February 9, 2020
“From Boredom to Board Room”
· Regurgitating vs. creating · Getting students involved in the learning process. · Self-Care Assignment- Set Aside 1 hour each day for Crafts · Mindfulness Minute-Color to relax · Brain Science- What creativity does to the brain.
February 9, 2020
“Relationships 101”
· Breakdown of the Nikki Giovanni and James Baldwin Conversation · Self Care Assignment- Unwind When You Get Home · Mindfulness Minute- How To Practice Mindfulness · Brain Science Behind Having Conversation
February 9, 2020
Mental health Matters
On this episode we talk about the importance of good mental health.
January 1, 2020