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Do Something Good Today

Do Something Good Today

By Everybody's Juice
Welcome to The Do Something Good Today Podcast. My name is Najee and I will be your host. The Do Something Good Today Podcast will be giving listeners behind the scenes views into the health and wellness industries as well as highlighting back stories of entrepreneurs.
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Episode 305: Behind the Knife: The Plastic Surgeon Episode
Dr. Alexis Parcells, female plastic surgeon, is passionate about advocating for women’s health and empowerment. As someone trained in the modern era of plastic surgery, Dr. Parcells utilizes the most advanced surgical and nonsurgical techniques to achieve natural and beautiful results. In episode 305, we talked about the most asked procedures in her practice including facial plastic surgery, lip fillers, breast implants, hidden details on BBL surgeries, what makes a good candidate for plastic surgery, the difference between a cosmetic and plastic surgeon, and more. The interview also touches on the changing scientific tactics used over the years and pros and cons. If you've been interested in understanding more about plastic surgery, you don't want to miss this episode.  Guest Website: Guest IG: Click here to subscribe to newsletter get 15% off your order with Everybody's Juice. Everybody's Juice Website:
May 20, 2022
Episode 304: Kids for Culture
In episode 304 we had the pleasure of speaking with Kristen and Lamia. Kristen and Lamia are sisters who created Kids for Culture, which is a company that creates products to help children feel good about themselves, their families, and their communities; while also exposing children to differences, unfamiliar things, and experiences beyond their immediate lives. The two sisters believe teaching diversity increases cultural competence, which in turn allows children to be empathetic to the experiences of others. In this episode we discussed how the business got started, how to begin teaching children about racism and diversity, the right time to start the conversation, the famous doll test of 1940, and more. Guest Website: Click here to subscribe to newsletter get 15% off your order with Everybody's Juice. Everybody's Juice Website:
May 13, 2022
Episode 303: Everything You Need to Know About Crypto & Web 3 Ft. King Bless
In episode 303 we spoke with King Bless, from the Gentlemen of Crypto about Web3.0, NFTs, Cryptocurrency Crypto regulation and more. King Bless is a blockchain consultant and co-host of The Gentlemen of Crypto daily news show. He is a Certified Bitcoin Professional with experience in bitcoin and cryptocurrency investing, ICOs, regulatory frameworks, and blockchain technology.  This episode is a deep dive into the future of money and business and is aimed at anyone who is looking to learn about crypto, get started in the space, and grow into an expert. #nft #web3 #crypto Guest Website: Click here to subscribe to newsletter get 15% off your order with Everybody's Juice. Everybody's Juice Website:
May 06, 2022
Episode 302: Creating Wealth Through Wholesaling Real Estate Ft. Christian Harris
Wholesaling is a fascinating part of real estate that not many people are very knowledgeable in. You can make huge gains wholesaling real estate and you don't need much money to begin, you don’t need a real estate license, and you don't need a ton of experience to get started. However, you do need a hustler’s mentality, strong work ethic, and a game plan. In episode 302, we sat down with Christian Harris (@getwritec) as he broke down everything you need to know to get started wholesaling real estate. He explained the ins and outs of the game, he went into detail about how to master a market and he provided industry insider tips, explained the difference between wholesaling and retail investing, and more. If you’re looking to learn how you can start making money in real estate without having too much capital, this is the episode you don’t want to miss. Click the link in our bio for the full episode. Guest IG: @GetWriteC Click here to subscribe to newsletter get 15% off your order with Everybody's Juice. Everybody's Juice Website:
April 29, 2022
Episode 301 Ft. Ani Sanyal: The Marketing Architect 
Ani Sanyal is known for being a serial entrepreneur but at his core he is the definition of a serial entrepreneur. After being born to Indian immigrant parents who were struggling at the time, he was determined to change his family’s fortune and start the process of creating generational wealth. He created his own independent record label as a teenager in high school, toured the world with his artists, he also provided Wiz Khalifa with his first opportunity to perform in NYC. With so much success at the age of 24, Ani was at the top of the world. Things shifted when he was diagnosed with end stage kidney failure. In episode 301, we sat with Ani to discuss how he pivoted from music to marketing when he created Green Room Creative, which is a Digital Marketing Agency, what entrepreneurs should be doing to grow their brands organically, how he built one of the hottest tea shop/eateries in New York City, and more. Guest IG: @AniHustles Click here to subscribe to newsletter get 15% off your order with Everybody's Juice. Everybody's Juice Website:
April 22, 2022
Investing in Circadian Nutrition Can Make You a Health Millionaire
On this episode of Do Something Good Today, we’re discussing the science behind circadian nutrition and why it matters. You’re going to learn multiple functions and systems within the body that are impacted by the timing of your eating patterns. Eating in sync with our circadian rhythm can have great effects on our health including mental health, digestion, and so much more. In this episode we discuss what the circadian rhythm is and how it works, how eating at certain times of the day, can enhance our metabolism, how our circadian rhythm impacts our digestive system and more. Everybody's Juice Website: Click here to subscribe to newsletter get 15% off your order with Everybody's Juice.
March 16, 2022
How to Improve Your Digestion Without Changing Your Diet
In the United States, millions of people are dealing with digestive issues like bloating, constipation, as well as chronic issues like irritable bowel syndrome. Digestion is at the origin of many other bodily functions, so getting your digestion on the right track is an important part to your overall health. We’ve outlined some ways in the latest episode of Do Something Good Today to help improve your digestion without changing your diet too much with discussing how to create a digestive routine, how stress can be a major cause behind digestive issues, how exercise and nutrient absorption are connected, and more. Everybody's Juice Website:
March 09, 2022
Demystifying Inflammation In Your Body & How To Prevent It
We often hear about inflammation but sometimes it can be a bit cryptic on what inflammation actually is. In this short episode of the Do Something Good Today Podcast, we are breaking down inflammation, what’s causing it, and how to reduce it. We discuss the important component of gut health and how 60% of our immune system is located inside of our gut, as well as blood tests to help identify inflammation in the body, foods to avoid, and more. Please be sure to share this episode with family and friends.  Everybody's Juice Website:
March 05, 2022
Surviving & Thriving With Lupus Ft. Rosalyn Renay
Autoimmune diseases are a huge issue, affecting over 80 million Americans. They include type 1 diabetes, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, colitis, Crohn’s disease, and dozens of others, but they all have one thing in common: The body attacks itself. In this Episode 208, we have the pleasure of sitting down with Registered Dietitian, Food Educator, and Nutrition Counselor Rosalyn Renay. Rosalyn was diagnosed with Lupus at the age of 12 years old. Rosalyn fought lupus throughout all adolescent and early adult years. Eventually she changed her diet and switched to a plant-based diet among other lifestyle changes.  This ultimately led to Rosalyn being lupus free and completely undetected in her blood work report. In this episode we discuss common indicators of lupus, traditional treatments and medications used to treat lupus, the relationship between lupus and hormones, and more. Please be sure to share this episode with anyone you may know who's struggling with an autoimmune disease. Guest IG: @RosalynRenay Guest Website: Everybody's Juice Website:
March 03, 2022
The Young King Hair Care Episode
The black hair care industry is valued at $2.5 billion. Young King Haircare, a hair product that is specifically designed for young curly-haired boys of color. The company founded by wife and husband, Cora and Stefan Miller realized there was an unfulfilled need to reshape the beauty and haircare industry, by creating unique products for black and brown young boys. In episode 207, we spoke with Co-CEO/Founder, Stefan Miller as he broke down the business model for Young King, explained how he hired a chemist to help formulate his products, and gave insight on how haircare can be used to empower young boys and more. Guest IG: @YoungKingHairCare Guest Website: Everybody's Juice Website:
February 18, 2022
Building Moore Gainz Ft. Ian Moore
Ian Moore has established himself as a leading authority in the health and fitness field. He’s become one of the leading personal trainers in the Washington, DC area. Ian is an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer with years of experience. He's also a corrective exercise specialist, which focuses on gaining an understanding of anatomy, kinesiology, and biomechanics to address and fix movement and imbalances to improve the overall quality of movement during workouts and in everyday life. He's also one of five co-founders of DC based non-profit, First Base Inc, which provides mentoring for the youth of DC. Ian recently launched his own CBD line of wellness products, and became a board member for new start up cannabis company in Washington, DC.  On Episode 204 of Season 2, we talked about his journey in building his empire from the ground up, he detailed health tips, he also outlined a blueprint for personal trainers to build a brand, why men should never skip leg day, and more.  Guest IG: @MooreGainzLLC Guest Website: Everybody's Juice Website:
December 17, 2021
Becoming Financially Brave Ft. Alexis Howard
This week we had the pleasure of chopping it up with @FinanciallyBrave CEO, Alexis Howard. Alexis is a personal finance educator who teaches people how to achieve financial freedom through education and successful self-discipline.  Alexis founded Financially Brave, so that she could help teach people all around the world to build wealth through simple mindset, budgeting and investment principles. On Episode 3 of Season 2, we sat down with Alexis for a beautiful conversation on building wealth. We discussed what led Alexis to take control of her finances, how to create a fool-proof plan to manage and eliminate debt, the pros and cons of short-term and long-term investing, and more.  Guest IG: @FinanciallyBrave Guest Website: Everybody's Juice Website:
December 10, 2021
R&B Blends: The Culture Juices Episode
Keshia Bynum, Founder & CEO of Culture Juices started juicing in 2017, after attending a “Girls Night In” gathering where two women created different juices and discussed the benefits afterwards. Realizing drinking celery and beets wasn’t as bad as she thought, she immediately went out to buy a juicer. Hailing from Detroit, but living in Los Angeles, Keshia saw how downtown LA being was filled with healthy food options. During her time in LA, it was easy for her to learn more about the medicinal benefits of fruits, vegetables and herbs. After moving back to her hometown of Detroit from LA in early 2020 during the beginning of the worldwide Pandemic; Keshia realized the lack of places to shop for raw and unpasteurized juices in her city. On episode Episode 2 of Season 2, we sat down with Keshia for a dope conversation. We discussed how Keshia finds balance despite her hectic schedule, the impact that Culture Juices has had on her family and the Detroit community , her genuine love for 90s R&B music and movies, and more. Guest IG: @culturejuices Everybody's Juice Website:
December 03, 2021
Don't Let the Money Make You Ft. Ron Curtis
Ronald Curtis aka Doctor Financial has established himself as one of the most knowledgable men online providing financial literacy on things that you can’t Google. His journey from being stacked in credit card debt as a young college student eventually led him to a new perspective after graduating. Financial freedom became a mindset that Ronald wanted to chase.    On episode Episode 1 of Season 2, we sat down with Ron for a powerful conversation. He outlined strategies on how to turn credit into cash and how to leverage both personal and business credit to build wealth. We went in-depth on actionable items and even discussed topics that can teach you how to turn your liabilities into assets. Guest IG: @wavytechllc Guest Website: Everybody's Juice Website:
November 26, 2021
Episode 9: Finding Love in a Pandemic Ft. Esther Boykin
Dating in itself can be very difficult. Add on the fact that we've all essentially been on lockdown with not much human interaction as we're used to for the past 18-19 months and it gets that much more difficult. With that being said, we welcomed one of our favorite people, Family and Marriage Therapist, Esther Boykin to the podcast. We discussed why people are finding it difficult to sit in solitude, combatting the fear of dating, how we've been using the love language in the wrong way, finding love in a global pandemic, and more. Esther Boykin is a psychotherapist who wants to live in a world where everyone believes that Therapy Is Not A Dirty Word. Whether in her role as CEO of Group Therapy Associates, a coach, consultant, author, or media expert, she works daily to make mental health accessible, innovative, and culturally relevant for all people. Guest IG: @estherbmft Guest Website: Everybody's Juice Website:
July 05, 2021
Episode 8: The Art of a Plant-Based Diet Ft. Victor & Mika Bakery
Award-winning Vegan Baker and Author of the cookbook, "Chasing Vegan”, Mika Altidor, is making a difference throughout the country with her story of how a plant-based diet saved her life. Mika and her partner, Victor Munoz are spreading the message widespread of how a plant-based diet can completely alter the state of your health.  Mika found herself in the doctor’s office with consistently with several large masses growing on the outside of her uterus. This is when she knew  she had to make a decision to change her lifestyle. Fast forward a couple years, and Mika is in completely good health with those tumors that were once bothersome, completely gone. In episode 8, I spoke with Mika & Victor about their plant-based transition, how most chronic issues aren't hereditary, how they began vegan bakery, and more. Everybody's Juice: Subscribe to our newsletter and receive 15% off your first order. Guest IG: @victormikabakery Guest Website: 
June 28, 2021
Episode 7: The Homegrown Episode Ft. Kinfolk Dispensary
Over 85% arrests and prison convictions for African-Americans in the United States have been marijuana and cannibas related. The Marijuana industry hasn't been too kind to the black community, but that is slowly starting to change.  In episode 7 of Do Something Good Today, I spoke with the Corey Barnette of DC based marijuana dispensary, Kinfolk about the behind the scenes view of the cannabis industry. He also explained how the cannabis world is not as glamorous as it’s made out to be. He broke down the traps to watch out for, how the safe banking act can lead to more funding for marijuana businesses and detailed the process of how more African-Americans get into the industry.  Everybody's Juice: Subscribe to our newsletter and receive 15% off your first order. Guest IG: @kinfolkdispensary @districtgrowers @mila_eff @vanessisamess
June 18, 2021
Episode 6: Overcoming Eating Disorders Ft. Dr. Marcella Raimondo
There’s this notion, that eating disorders is a skinny, white girl issue and that's the farthest thing from the truth. This type of thinking is dangerous and harmful to people of color living with an eating disorder. It creates additional and unnecessary barriers to recovery, and disregards the experiences of people who don’t see themselves in that stereotype. On this week's episode of Do Something Good Today, we’ll be discussing this with Dr. Marcella Raimondo, a psychologist specializing in social justice issues and eating disorders. In this week's episode we discuss how Marcella got into this work and her own experience with an eating disorder, how poverty can create unique challenges for people with eating disorders, diet shaming and more. Guest Facebook: Guest Website Link: Everybody's Juice Website Link:
June 04, 2021
Episode 5: Food Racism and Poverty in Underserved Communities Ft. Karen Washington
Your diet is everything. Our diet is a way to empower ourselves and create change within our bodies. It’s time for us to use it as a tool for changing racial injustice and helping Black, Brown, and low-income communities achieve better health, economic opportunities, and even creating wealth and legacy in the form of land ownership. Karen shares her story of how starting a garden in her backyard in The Bronx led her to acknowledging the bigger issues of food insecurity in underserved communities. Karen and I discuss how our food system in the United States is intentionally designed to harm to Black, Brown, and low-income neighborhoods, how she got involved as an activist to create change, why she doesn't like the term food desert, and more. Guest IG: @KarWasher Guest Website Link: Everybody's Juice Website Link:
May 28, 2021
Episode 4: The Game Will Test Your Mental But Never Fold Ft. Jason Gray
In episode 4 of Do Something Good Today, we’re digging into some of the common challenges that come up for entrepreneurs that can impact our mental and social health. For this conversation, I was joined by my beloved friend and business partner Jason Gray. Jason is the co-founder of Zumble, which is a media company that creates content based around 90s pop culture. In this episode we talked about, creating a career around your lifestyle, how Jason learning how to play poker, prepared him for entrepreneurship, his battle with imposter syndrome, and more. #DoSomethingGoodToday #Entrepreneurship  Guest IG: @HelloZumble Guest Website Link: Everybody's Juice Website Link:
May 21, 2021
Episode 3: Stop Being Afraid to Grow Old Ft. Gerontologist Christina Peoples
In episode 3 of Do Something Good Today, we tackle the issue of aging. There’s a lot of fear and stigma around getting old, even though it’s something most of us will experience. Aging should be embraced. It's a blessing to grow old and wise. I had the opportunity to sit down with Gerontologist, Christina Peoples. Christina holds a master’s degree in gerontology. She has an online platform dedicated to providing education on aging, called Gero What. In this episode we talked about, what the study of gerontology is and how it’s useful in everyday life, what gerontology is and why Christina got her master's degree in this field, ageism, age denial, and why these things can be problematic, common myths and stereotypes about aging, and more.  Guest IG: @Gero_What Guest Website Link: Everybody's Juice Website Link:
May 13, 2021
Episode 2: Women's Health Ft. Dietitian Valerie Ageyman
Registered Women's Dietitian, Valerie Ageyman has a great purpose in life. Given the fact that only 2.3% of dietitians across the entire field in the U.S. are black, she's out to make it her responsibility to show representation in the field.  It was an honor to sit down with Valerie to tackle representation in the dietitian industry and dispel myths about women's health. In episode 2 of Do Something Good Today, Valerie explained key nutrients needed while going through pregnancy, why supplements can't supersede a good diet, the difference between good fats and bad fats, and more. Guest IG: @ValerieAgeyman.Rd & @FlourishHeights Everybody's Juice Website Link:
May 07, 2021
Episode 1: Doing Something Good for Your Community Ft. Mary Blackford of Market 7
Native Washingtonian, Mary Blackford was inspired to create Market 7, a food hall market, while on a teaching trip to Ghana, where she saw firsthand how integral community markets were to underserved residents. In 2017, she began hosting pop-up and flea markets in Ward 7 to give Black food businesses and farmers an opportunity to showcase their products, but more importantly to give residents of Ward 7 a chance to purchase healthy food options. In 2019, Mary and her team broke ground on a 7000 square foot building that will operate a food market hall, food incubator and event space in the heart of Ward 7 DC. In episode 1 of Do Something Good Today, I spoke with Mary on the food injustice that has long taken place in Ward 7 & 8 in Washington, DC, the clear connection between food insecurity and the rise of poverty and health ailments in the black community, how she funded her 7,000 square foot food market hall, and more. We went in-depth on actionable items and even discussed topics that have that will take steps to eliminate food insecurity in these particular Wards.  Everybody's Juice: Market7:
April 30, 2021
Intro Episode
Welcome to the introduction episode of The Do Something Good Today Podcast. In this episode, Najee give a breakdown of what you can expect to hear from the podcast, what it means To Do Something Good and a brief story on how he created his nutrition and wellness company, Everybody's Juice. 
April 30, 2021