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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
33:24
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.
32:04
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”
36:36
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
29:53
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
39:34
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.
39:34
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?
39:34
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
35:25
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
39:25
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
33:34
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
34:07
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
30:32
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
30:32
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
31:16
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
29:22
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
35:04
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
28:54
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
30:40
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
35:43
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
28:57
May 21, 2020
“Opening The World”
“Opening The World” Being smart about being out · Shoutouts to black Women in local businesses. · Corporate bail outs
30:30
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
29:38
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
29:14
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
26:54
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?
31:11
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  
29:11
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"
29:06
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"
32:24
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
30:57
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.
31:02
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           jazzthemedium.com
37:29
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
29:36
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
27:52
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
33:35
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
32:17
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.
32:33
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
29:55
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
37:58
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
31:55
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
29:39
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
30:07
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
31:46
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
30:36
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
31:16
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
31:13
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
31:05
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
33:05
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
35:13
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
35:11
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
34:49
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
34:45
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.
30:16
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
34:03
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
33:30
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
33:49
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
30:08
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
30:09
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
32:56
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
26:48
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”
28:59
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
31:55
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
30:14
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
31:12
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
32:04
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
31:55
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
35:27
February 9, 2020
“R-E-S-P-E-C-T”
· Relationships and Respect · This special episode did not have a Self-Care Assignment, mindfulness Minute or Brain Science.
24:53
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
35:20
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”
33:16
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
32:43
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
32:17
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
27:49
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
33:26
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
41:04
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
34:53
February 9, 2020
“Parenthood/Parenting”
· 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.
52:10
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.
30:24
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
35:28
February 9, 2020
Mental health Matters
On this episode we talk about the importance of good mental health.
35:56
January 1, 2020