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Be Your Own Kind Podcast

Be Your Own Kind Podcast

By Renita Quirls
Be Your Own Kind (B.Y.O.K) podcast promotes self-acceptance and embracing one's uniqueness. This show showcase my thoughts and others on our conquests in this thing called life.

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EP 22: Seeing Life Through A Different Lens
Zaakirah Muhammad is a creative strategist, photographer, cancer survivor, author, and podcast host of the "The Living Legacy" Podcast. She shares some nuggets for maintaining mental health, setting boundaries, and shares her story cancer survival story. How to contact Zaakirah: Instagram: www.instagram.com/illuminousone Website: https://zaakirahnayyar.com/
34:54
February 22, 2021
EP 21: Jack of Trades, Master of Many
Darren Marynuk is a Canadian Native that on the daily is a father, engineer, actor, does special effects in movies, and a former Hockey Player. I had the honors of speaking with Canadian Actor, Producer, and Engineer Darren Marynuk. Take flight with us as he discusses his role in Letterkenny and the upcoming movie Resident Evil. You can contact Darren Marynuk at the following: Instagram: Hollywoodnorth_productionz Website: http://linktr.ee/hollywoodnorthpro Contact Me at info@beyourownkind Interested in Being a Guest: https://renitaquirls.typeform.com/to/fDQsNEd3 Check out the platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2 BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903
51:03
February 16, 2021
EP 20: Living Life Golden and Free
In this episode, I got a chance to interview my long-term multi-talented friend Stormy Martin. She shared her story about self-discovery, self-love, and how she has vowed to live her best life going forward.   Find Stormy Martin on the following:  Instagram: stormyvocalsmartin  Youtube:  https://youtube.com/user/MsEcidnac  Contact Me at info@beyourownkind Interested in Being a Guest: https://renitaquirls.typeform.com/to/fDQsNEd3
01:02:13
February 8, 2021
EP 19: No Longer "Hiding From Myself"
In this episode, I had the honor of speaking with Amber Rose Washington.  Amber Rose Washington is an author, songwriter, musician, producer, public speaker, and advocate for the transgender community.  Find Amber on the following:   Website: https://amberrosewashington.com Instagram: amber.rose.washington   Email: amberwash68@gmail.com   Hiding From Myself By Amber Rose Washington: https://www.amazon.com/Hiding-Myself-Complicated-Rebirth-Womanhood/dp/192237282X/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=hiding+from+myself&qid=1612157072&sr=8-2  Contact Me at info@beyourownkind  Interested in Being a Guest: https://renitaquirls.typeform.com/to/fDQsNEd3  Check out the platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind
01:48:25
February 1, 2021
Minisode 16: Crafting on the Brain
The Maker's Movement is all about creating items with your hands. Hand-made and customized shops are increasing as the consumer is enjoying purchasing things with a personal touch. Crafting is not beneficial as a career but it is also a great benefactor for maintaining good mental health.  Contact Me at info@beyourownkind Interested in Being a Guest: https://renitaquirls.typeform.com/to/fDQsNEd3 Check out the platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2 BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903
05:40
January 28, 2021
EP 18: Are We Aligned with the Person We Desire to Be?
In this episode, Elliott Vang provided tidbits to living a more organized and fulfilled life. Sometimes we are so worried about the future that we forget to live in the present. Find Elliott on the following: Website: https://elliottvang.com Instagram: @talkwithele Email: elliott.vang@gmail.com Contact Me at info@beyourownkind Interested in Being a Guest: https://renitaquirls.typeform.com/to/fDQsNEd3 Check out the platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2 Guess what? You can text me now! I'll reply to your texts when I can and will send updates, exclusive content and more. HMU: (773) 819-2378. OR click here: https://my.community.com/beyourownkind BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903 Additional ways to support the platform? SquareCash Account: $BYOK24 Paypal: paypal.me/byok24 Venmo: @beyourownkind24
36:03
January 25, 2021
Miniside 15: Green is the new Black?
In this episode, I talk about three things we can do to improve our environment. A little can always go a long way.  Contact Me at info@beyourownkind Interested in Being a Guest: https://renitaquirls.typeform.com/to/fDQsNEd3 Check out the platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2 Guess what? You can text me now! I'll reply to your texts when I can and will send updates, exclusive content and more. HMU: (773) 819-2378. OR click here: https://my.community.com/beyourownkind BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903 Additional ways to support the platform? SquareCash Account: $BYOK24 Paypal: paypal.me/byok24 Venmo: @beyourownkind24
02:54
January 20, 2021
EP 17: Get into the Game with Four Point Play
In this episode, we had the honor of speaking with coach and Co-founder of the non-profit organization, Four Point Play. Take flight with us as we learn about Four Point Play and the importance of instilling the fundamentals of teamwork and implementing physical activities in our youth's routine. Where to Find Andre: Website: www.4ptplay.org Instagram: www.instagram.com/4ptplayinc Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPYoKBjLjjFNPpWeDIVZnHg Contact Me at info@beyourownkind.com Interested in Being a Guest: https://renitaquirls.typeform.com/to/fDQsNEd3 Check out the platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2 Guess what? You can text me now! I'll reply to your texts when I can and will send updates, exclusive content and more. HMU: (773) 819-2378. OR click here: https://my.community.com/beyourownkind BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903 Additional ways to support the platform? SquareCash Account: $BYOK24 Paypal: paypal.me/byok24 Venmo: @beyourownkind24
42:08
January 12, 2021
Minisode 14: Love is You Looking in the Mirror
This minisode contains a quick exercise to pencil into your self-care regimen. Facing ourselves in the mirror is a great way of becoming more acquainted with Self.  Contact Me at info@beyourownkind Interested in Being a Guest: https://renitaquirls.typeform.com/to/fDQsNEd3 Check out the platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2 Guess what? You can text me now! I'll reply to your texts when I can and will send updates, exclusive content and more. HMU: (773) 819-2378. OR click here: https://my.community.com/beyourownkind BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903 Additional ways to support the platform? SquareCash Account: $BYOK24 Paypal: paypal.me/byok24 Venmo: @beyourownkind24
03:42
January 6, 2021
EP 16: Surrogacy: The Gift of Hope
In this episode,  I had the honor of speaking with the surrogate mother, Elizabeth, and the parents, Martin and Annette about the transactional and emotional components of the Surrogate process. It was also a blessing to see such a wonderfully formed friendship between Elizabeth and the parents.   Where to Find Elizabeth:  Instagram: Doyenne_polymath Check out the platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2 Guess what? You can text me now! I'll reply to your texts when I can and will send updates, exclusive content, and more. HMU: (773) 819-2378. OR click here: https://my.community.com/beyourownkind Check out the BYOK Platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903
28:25
December 28, 2020
EP 15: Taking Flight with Ampsconnected
In this episode, we take a vibrant voyage with Traveling Songstress and Podcaster Alexcia Plummer. During this trip, we visit the topics of the Black Lives Matter movement, places traveled and travels on our wish list, music, food and more. Where to find Alexcia Plummer: Website: ampsconnected.com Instagram: instagram.com/ampsconnected Interested in being a guest on the podcast? https://renitaquirls.typeform.com/to/fDQsNEd3 Check out the platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2 Guess what? You can text me now! I'll reply to your texts when I can and will send updates, exclusive content and more. HMU: (773) 819-2378. OR click here: https://my.community.com/beyourownkind Check out the BYOK Platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903 Additional ways to support the platform? SquareCash Account: $BYOK24 Paypal: paypal.me/byok24 Venmo: @beyourownkind24
01:49:29
December 21, 2020
EP 14: Radical Transparency About Life Post-Divorce
In this episode, we connected with Author and Motivational Speaker Charlie Marcol as she shares her past experiences of her marriage and divorce. She also shares her experiences dating post-divorce and how she found self-love in the process. Charlie Marcol can be found on the following Platforms: Website: www.iamcharliemarcol.com Instagram: instagram.com/charliemarcol Interested in being a guest on the podcast? https://renitaquirls.typeform.com/to/fDQsNEd3 Check out the platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2 Guess what? You can text me now! I'll reply to your texts when I can and will send updates, exclusive content, and more. HMU: (773) 819-2378. OR click here: https://my.community.com/beyourownkind Check out the BYOK Platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903
01:01:21
December 15, 2020
EP 13: Can Hip Hop Conserve America?
In this episode we linked with journalist and podcaster Manny Faces to discuss the many ways Hip Hop can save America. Manny expresses how a dose of Hip Hop can help expand opportunities in inner-city communities, bring awareness to civil issues, improve mental health and more. Manny Faces can be found on the following Platforms: Website: https://www.mannyfaces.com Email: manny@mannyfaces.com Instagram: instagram.com/mannyfacesny Interested in being a guest on the podcast? https://renitaquirls.typeform.com/to/fDQsNEd3 Check out the platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2 Guess what? You can text me now! I'll reply to your texts when I can and will send updates, exclusive content and more. HMU: (773) 819-2378. OR click here: https://my.community.com/beyourownkind Check out the BYOK Platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903 Additional ways to support the platform? SquareCash Account: $BYOK24 Paypal: paypal.me/byok24 Venmo: @beyourownkind24
56:30
December 8, 2020
EP 12: How to Shake up the Business Industry
In this episode we learned about business disruptors and how hiring a tech consultant can enhance our opportunity to capitalize on our ideas.     I had the honor of speaking with Business & Tech Consultant, Keshia Richmond. Keshia has 25 years of experience as a Business and Tech Consultant, Analyst, Designer, Software Project Management, Custom & Advanced eCommerce, Directory Sites, and Mobile Apps.      Make sure to contact and/or follow Keshia on the following:     IG: high.octane.keshia  Email: keshia@keshiarichmond.com  Phone: (212) 603-9601  Website: https://gmroyrichmond.com      Interested in being a guest on the podcast? https://renitaquirls.typeform.com/to/fDQsNEd3      Check out the platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind   Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2      Guess what? You can text me now! I'll reply to your texts when I can and will send updates, exclusive content, and more. HMU: (773) 819-2378. OR click here: https://my.community.com/beyourownkind   Check out the BYOK Platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind   BYOK Mail  P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903   Additional ways to support the platform?  SquareCash Account: $BYOK24  Paypal: paypal.me/byok24  Venmo: @beyourownkind24     
33:10
December 2, 2020
EP 11: Sustaining Motivation and Momentum
In this episode, we had the opportunity to learn some valuable motivating tidbits from the CEO of The Blueprint Media Company, Demetria Brown. Make sure to follow and check her out on the following: IG: @thebpmediaco Website: thebpmediaco.com Info about Demetria:  https://www.mzmetchi.com/ Interested in being a guest on the podcast? https://renitaquirls.typeform.com/to/fDQsNEd3 Check out the platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2 Guess what? You can text me now! I'll reply to your texts when I can and will send updates, exclusive content, and more. HMU: (773) 819-2378. OR click here: https://my.community.com/beyourownkind Check out the BYOK Platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind
33:38
November 25, 2020
Bonus Episode 10: Say What?!?: Is Child Support a Resource or a Weapon?
In this episode, the video clip we are reviewing an interview between Sara Molina and Hollywood Unlocked. This clip is highlighting the stressors and stresses of child support. Visuals can be found on Youtube: https://youtu.be/uUoUaiDcAxI Sources: https://www.thedailybeast.com/tekashi69s-ex-girlfriend-sara-molina-i-gave-him-my-heart-he-gave-me-beatings?ref=scroll https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXL83qkg2rc Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2 Guess what? You can text me now! I'll reply to your texts when I can and will send updates, exclusive content and more. HMU: (773) 819-2378. OR click here: https://my.community.com/beyourownkind Check out the BYOK Platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind Additional ways to support the platform? SquareCash Account: $BYOK24 Paypal: paypal.me/byok24 Venmo: @beyourownkind24 Contact Me at info@beyourownkind.com
16:46
November 13, 2020
Minisode 13: Ways to Handle Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.) during the Pandemic
In this episode, we talk about creative ways of tacking Seasonal Affective Disorder during the Pandemic.  Guess what? You can text me now! I'll reply to your texts when I can and will send updates, exclusive content, and more. HMU: (773) 819-2378. OR click here: https://my.community.com/beyourownkind Check out the BYOK Platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2 3Hq5wZ9U9fuGgU3Wd7Gk
09:46
November 4, 2020
EP 10: Dear Brown Girl, Breathe.
In this episode, I linked with blogger and podcaster Devon Hall to discuss the importance of Black Women utilizing their voice or simply taking the time to breathe. Mental Health within the Black Women population is sometimes overlooked as we are expected to consistently wear a cape. Today, I implore you to give the cape a rest and take time to heal.  Devon J. Hall Info:   Website: https://loudmouthbrowngirl.com/ Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/3c6DacOCUUyO6myYoIAPxI Devon's Book "Uncomfortable" can be found https://www.amazon.com/Uncomfortable-Short-Unedited-Essays-Mouth/dp/B08CM18XMS/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Devon+J+Hall&qid=1602761070&s=books&sr=1-1 Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2 Join my Text Community the BYOK Text Community (773) 819-2378. Check out the BYOK Platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind
57:17
October 15, 2020
EP 09: The Truth About Gender and ADHD
In lieu of ADHD Awareness Month, Public Health Interventionist,Betty Czitrom joined us to discuss the misconcpetion of ADHD being a boy's dianosis. She also shared her knowlede and squash further misconceptions of those diagnosed of ADHD.  Also, you can find our guest on the following:  Instagram: @lateoadhd Website: https://bettyczitrom.wixsite.com/bfc94 ******************************************************************************************* Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2 Join my Text Community the BYOK Text Community (773) 819-2378. Check out the BYOK Platform: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903 Additional ways to support the platform? SquareCash Account: $BYOK24 Paypal: paypal.me/byok24 Venmo: @beyourownkind24 Contact Me at beyourownkind.com or beyourownkind@yahoo.com
24:58
October 6, 2020
Bonus Episode 9: Say What!?! When the Olive Branch Breaks
In this episode I will go over an instance when reaching out goes wrong. I am using the example of the recent encounter between Da Brat and her sister Lisa Raye.      Youtube version: https://youtu.be/aYbi-w-udRk Sources:    Youtube: https://youtu.be/aYbi-w-udRk Kandi and Da Brat interview: https://youtu.be/HQWYu9pEVV4 Fox Soul Lisa Raye and Da Brat Encounter: https://youtu.be/Wk5oGu-sb1g?t=1  Grab some BYOK  Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2  Join the Text Community: Text 773-819-2378.  
30:02
October 1, 2020
Minisode 12 : Goals 101: S.M.A.R.T. Goalin' it
In this episode I give a rundown of accomplishing one of my September goals utilizing the S.M.A.R.T. goal concept.     What I'm Currently Reading-Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close (Purchase it at https://www.amazon.com/Big-Friendship...)   Grab some BYOK  Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-... Check out my Platform:  https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind  Join the Text Community: Text 773-819-2378. BYOK Mail     P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903      Want to support the platform?      SquareCash Account: $BYOK24   Paypal: paypal.me/byok24   Venmo: @beyourownkind24
09:20
September 22, 2020
Bonus Episode 8: Say What!?! Segment: It's Pandering Season!
This episode pinpoints the politicians evoking emotion to win the minority vote. This is done every election; however, this year Candace Owens and Cardi B. are arguing on which candidate panders the most. I express my thoughts on the ladies’ feud and how counterproductive and distracting from the issues. Sources: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CE0Rtn4FqE7/ https://www.instagram.com/p/CE0kakhJT15/ Youtube: https://youtu.be/WsQ7tOuDDKE https://youtu.be/8MrTDSLmnIw Twitter: https://twitter.com/RealCandaceO/status/1302814795910057984?s=20 What are your thoughts about this topic. Please feel free to leave a voicemail, comment or text me on the community you can click the link or text the BYOK community at (773) 819-2378. Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2
33:14
September 16, 2020
EP 08: How the Healthcare Industry is Failing Black Women
In this episode I share my most recent medical nightmare. I learned there were so many African American Women that has similar or worse experiences when attempting to seek medical care. Discouraged, I research some reasons why this is a thing and ways this issue can be dissolved. Healthcare is to supply proper healthcare equally, however, they under diagnosis or mis-diagnose Black women. This has to stop and it has to stop now.  Links mentioned in Episode:  Angry Black Woman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qGPfnvULfg&feature=youtu.be Beyonce's Near Death Childbirth Experience Exposes Healthcare Issues for Black Women: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQVNN76hkR4 The Dose Podcast: https://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/podcast/2019/oct/how-our-health-care-system-treats-black-mothers-differently U.S. Maternal Mortality is Much Higher for African Americans: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYc-Eq-vDuA&feature=youtu.be&t=56 Grab some BYOK Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/be-your-own-kind-2 Join my Text Community the BYOK Text Community (773) 819-2378. BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903 Want to support the platform? SquareCash Account: $BYOK24 Paypal: paypal.me/byok24 Venmo: @beyourownkind24 Be Your Own Link: https://linktr.ee/be_yourownkind
22:26
September 7, 2020
Bonus Episode 7: Say What!?! Segment: Codependency and its Enabling
In this episode I took an excerpt from the most talked about Red Table Talk. The portion I am sharing involves Codependency and its fallacy of rescuing people.    References:  Overcoming Co-dependency: https://beyourownkind.com/2020/07/03/overcoming-co-dependency/   Red Table Talk: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=718425758995043&external_log_id=455e6e9b-a870-465d-a322-6d53a4b01ccb&q=Red%20Table%20Talk   Codependent No More by Melody Beattle: https://www.amazon.com/Codependent-No-More-Controlling-Yourself/dp/0894864025/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=codependent+no+more&qid=1594869395&sr=8-2   Improve your Vaginal and Skin Care With Pangea Embrace Pangea: https://embracepangaea.grsm.io/renitabetts8841      Nourish your natural hair and skin with Rwise Design products. Use the Promo Code: Renita10 to receive a 10% discount. https://www.rwisedesign.com/       Join the Text Community: Text 773-819-2378.
12:21
July 16, 2020
EP 07: Depending on God Indelibly
In lieu of Father's Day, I asked my Dad to join me on the podcast to share his wisdom. In this episode we talked about fatherhood and trusting God's purpose in our life.  Be Your Own Kind Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq60D_WlxAt0P_dhzoR8_aw?view_as=subscriber Instagram: instagram.com/be_yourownkind Twitter: twitter.com/beyourownkind24 Improve your Vaginal and Skin Care With Pangea Embrace Pangea: https://embracepangaea.grsm.io/renitabetts8841 Nourish your natural hair and skin with Rwise Design products. Use the Promo Code: Renita10 to receive a 10% discount. https://www.rwisedesign.com/
22:07
June 19, 2020
EP 06: Womanhood At Its Dopest
In this episode I am joined with podcast and future entrepreneur, S'ala Evans. We're exchanging wisdom and experiences as we ask each other 10 insightful questions a piece about Womanhood.  Pioneers: A New Gen Podcast: https://anchor.fm/Pioneers-ANewGen/ B.Y.O.K. Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq60D_WlxAt0P_dhzoR8_aw?view_as=subscriber Improve your Vaginal and Skin Care With Pangea Embrace Pangea: https://embracepangaea.grsm.io/renitabetts8841 Nourish your natural hair and skin with Rwise Design products. Use the Promo Code: Renita10 to receive a 10% discount. https://www.rwisedesign.com/
59:39
June 16, 2020
Minisode 11: The Upside to Grief
In this episode I swiftly open up to the emotions and support I encountered since the departure of my grandma. Grief has a way of overtaking your thoughts and life if you are not surrounding by genuine support or if you don't allow yourself to feel.  Improve your Vaginal and Skin Care With Pangea Embrace Pangea: https://embracepangaea.grsm.io/renitabetts8841 Nourish your natural hair and skin with Rwise Design products. Use the Promo Code: Renita10 to receive a 10% discount. https://www.rwisedesign.com/ BYOK Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq60D_WlxAt0P_dhzoR8_aw?view_as=subscriber BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903 Want to support the platform? SquareCash Account: $BYOK24 Paypal: paypal.me/byok24 Venmo: @beyourownkind24 Contact Me at beyourownkind.com or beyourownkind@yahoo.com
07:27
June 3, 2020
EP 05: Breaking Generational Curses
In this episode we get the chance to hear some inspirational and life-altering nuggets from Author and Generational Curse Breaker Debbie. L. London. Earlier this year I read her book, "Residue: Surviving and Overcoming the Stains of Generational Curses and Soul Ties" and wrote a book review on the BYOK website. While listening take heed to her words and learn the primary steps of recognizing those deep-rooted generational curses in your lineage.  Nourish your natural hair and skin with Rwise Design products. Use the Promo Code: Renita10 to receive a 10% discount. https://www.rwisedesign.com/ Improve your Vaginal and Skin Care With Pangea Embrace Pangea: https://embracepangaea.grsm.io/renitabetts8841 BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903
34:41
May 28, 2020
Bonus Episode 6: Say What!?! Segment: Hope Transitioning to Faith
This week's clip is an inspirational video  courtesy of Steve Harvey. He breaks down the Hebrews 11:1 scriptures in its simplest form. I hope this inspires you as much as it has inspired me.     Video Sources:  https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2569345109948346   Improve your Vaginal and Skin Care With Pangea Embrace Pangea: https://embracepangaea.grsm.io/renitabetts8841 Nourish your natural hair and skin with Rwise Design products. Use the Promo Code: Renita10 to receive a 10% discount. https://www.rwisedesign.com/ BYOK Mail     P.O. Box 6141,  Lafayette, IN 47903
11:33
April 21, 2020
Bonus Episode 5: Say What?!? Segment: Is it Inevitable for Black Men to Cheat?
Should Black Women welcome other women in the relationship?   The first video is about Black Women accepting other partners in the relationship. And the second video is Waka Flocka's explanation on how his cheating "Improved the Relationship".    Video Sources:   Video One:  https://www.instagram.com/p/B95nif1C2Rd/  Video Two:  https://www.instagram.com/p/B-hGaxIjeaI/  Improve your Vaginal and Skin Care With Pangea Embrace Pangea: https://embracepangaea.grsm.io/renita...      Nourish your natural hair and skin with Rwise Design products. Use the Promo Code: Renita10 to receive a 10% discount. https://www.rwisedesign.com/
17:01
April 17, 2020
EP 04: Taking that Leap of Faith
In this episode I had the opportunity to talk with my long time friend, screen writer and producer Jermaine Carson. Jermaine was gracious enough to visit the BYOK Platform and share with us his journey and leaps towards his dreams.  Nourish your natural hair and skin with Rwise Design products. Use the Promo Code: Renita10 to receive a 10% discount. https://www.rwisedesign.com/ Improve your Vaginal and Skin Care With Pangea Embrace Pangea: https://embracepangaea.grsm.io/renitabetts8841 BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903
27:31
April 15, 2020
Bonus Episode 4: Say What!?! Segment: Should Relationship Standards Go Both Ways?
This Say What!?! episode involves commentary from Redefinedtv IG live. This live was about men and women meeting each other's relationship standards. Do you agree with their their standpoint?    Video Source:   https://www.instagram.com/p/B9mQjNpF_VB/ Improve your Vaginal and Skin Care With Pangea Embrace Pangea: https://embracepangaea.grsm.io/renitabetts8841 Nourish your natural hair and skin with Rwise Design products. Use the Promo Code: Renita10 to receive a 10% discount. https://www.rwisedesign.com/ BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903 Want to support the platform? SquareCash Account: $BYOK24 Paypal: paypal.me/byok24 Venmo: @beyourownkind24 Contact Me at beyourownkind.com or beyourownkind@yahoo.com
15:18
March 31, 2020
Minisode 10: Self-Care Overload
It is so easy to fall down that information rabbit hole during this time. It seems as if life has paused and everyone is in a panic about getting sick or their loved ones getting sick. I found myself a victim of worry and decided this time is probably the BEST time that I should implement self-care and self-preservation tactics. Check out this episode to learn ways I am decompressing during these pressing times.  Check out the new episode to hear my detailed take on this. Improve your Vaginal and Skin Care With Pangea Embrace Pangea: https://embracepangaea.grsm.io/renitabetts8841 Nourish your natural hair and skin with Rwise Design products. Use the Promo Code: Renita10 to receive a 10% discount. https://www.rwisedesign.com/ BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903 Want to support the platform? SquareCash Account: $BYOK24 Paypal: paypal.me/byok24 Venmo: @beyourownkind24 Contact Me at beyourownkind.com or beyourownkind@yahoo.com
08:37
March 26, 2020
Bonus Episode 3: Say What!?! Segment: Why don't all Brands offer Plus Sizes?
With the rise of size inclusivity, why are some Brands still not offering Plus Sizes?   Video Sources:    Ashley Graham ft Christian Siriano : https://www.instagram.com/p/B73rJpNgwQ0/  Fat Girl Flow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qT3wk...  Improve your Vaginal and Skin Care With Pangea Embrace Pangea: https://embracepangaea.grsm.io/renita...    Nourish your natural hair and skin with Rwise Design products. Use the Promo Code: Renita10 to receive a 10% discount. https://www.rwisedesign.com/ BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903 Want to support the platform? SquareCash Account: $BYOK24 Paypal: paypal.me/byok24 Venmo: @beyourownkind24 Contact Me at beyourownkind.com or beyourownkind@yahoo.com
14:00
March 24, 2020
Minisode 9: How Out of Touch Are We?
In my opinion, this pandemic is forcing us to reconnect. We can either fear the reconnection or embrace it. Check out the new episode to hear my detailed take on this. Improve your Vaginal and Skin Care With Pangea Embrace Pangea: https://embracepangaea.grsm.io/renitabetts8841 Nourish your natural hair and skin with Rwise Design products. Use the Promo Code: Renita10 to receive a 10% discount. https://www.rwisedesign.com/ BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903 Want to support the platform? SquareCash Account: $BYOK24 Paypal: paypal.me/byok24 Venmo: @beyourownkind24 Contact Me at beyourownkind.com or beyourownkind@yahoo.com
08:25
March 17, 2020
Bonus Episode 2: Say What!?!?! Are Black Men Becoming Extinct in the Dating World?
In this episode, I am presenting an interesting take presented by Seven Stars and Storm Monroe pertaining to the harsh dating conditions women are facing. Is there a scarcity of Black men? If you think so, how will it affect the Black family dynamic? Referenced Videos:  Storm Monroe/Seven Star Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-cRCVoIvi8&t=1393s  B.Y.O.K. Angry Black Woman Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qGPfnvULfg&t=987s  Follow Me Facebook: Facebook.com/burownkind.com Instagram: @be_yourownkind Twitter: @Beyourownkind24 TikTok: beyourownkind BYOK Mail P.O. Box 6141 Lafayette, IN 47903 Want to support the platform? SquareCash Account: $BYOK24 Paypal: paypal.me/byok24 Venmo: @beyourownkind24 Contact Me at beyourownkind.com or beyourownkind@yahoo.com
12:26
March 13, 2020
Minisode 8: Choosing Your People
This episode is a breakdown of people you should weary of when creating your social circle. We should ensure the people around us are supportive and display genuine intentions towards us. 
09:17
March 11, 2020
Bonus Episode 1: Words Have Power (Edited Youtube Live Show)
On 2/28/20 I recorded a live Youtube show, however, the final video was a little sketchy. It was such a great conversation that I wanted to share with you. I edited the live show to salvage all I could. The unedited and blurry version of the live show can be found on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3N3CPLctp3M. ***Disclaimer*** If you are not interested in hearing the Candyman trailer, you can fast forward it to the timestamp 5:01.  Enjoy! Show References https://www.thrillist.com/entertainment/nation/candyman-trailer-jordan-peele https://www.instagram.com/p/B9DdJiVpBWt/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B9E144wpeIh/ https://www.lifehack.org/515761/the-power-positive-affirmations
46:12
March 4, 2020
Minisode 7: Rebuilding After the Storm
Today's episode pertains to rebuilding after a storm has ended in our life. We don't have to live in paranoia or constant stress and have the option to bask in our paradise. In hopes to encourage you, I am sharing ways I rebuilt myself after a life hurricane.  
07:53
February 28, 2020
Minisode 6: Microaggressions and its Health Effects
In this episode, I am talking about how microaggressions are correlated to stress. Could prejudices cause major stress in all groups? What can we do to minimize this issue?
06:20
February 26, 2020
EP 03: Is Social Media Diluting Celebritism?
This week I linked up with my Dearest friend, Lenny Darnell, esq. to discuss the affects Social Media has on the music industry. Thankfully he helped me to the see the upside to all of this madness. Enjoy! Please, also, follow me on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! Check out the BYOK Youtube Channel and don't forget to Subscribe. Thanks for your support. 
35:56
February 5, 2020
Minisode 5: "When will my Life Begin?"
Are you currently feeling stuck and need a little push to start your dreams? You're in luck as this episode presents some small tidbits to help you catapult your goals.
07:24
January 23, 2020
Minisode 4: Same Goals, New Perspective
2020 is going to move differently than other years due to editing my perspectives. In this episode I share with you 3 perspective changes that have positively altered my life.
08:56
January 13, 2020
Minisode 3: Just One More Bite
Today's topic was inspired by the Netflix Series, "Insatiable". It is a very entertaining show and challenged me to think about my food addiction and the work I have to do on a daily basis to tackle this struggle.
09:34
November 17, 2019
Minisode 2: What Do We Owe Each Other?
I binged watched the show "The Good Place" and one of the episodes really stuck out to me. I started wondering what obligations do we have to one another? Check out this episode to find out my conclusions!
07:17
November 5, 2019
Minisode 1: Freedom through Time Management
Recently I've been listening to the audio book, 168 hours by Laura Vanderkam. Taking her advice of prioritizing what is important to me, I discovered what was actually important to me vs. what I thought was important. After listening please feel free to leave a comment or leave a voicemail. Thanks for Listening!
05:55
August 21, 2019
EP 02: How Transparent Are We?
In this episode I touched base with Nonprofit organizer and author Mrs. Asha Ntim. We discussed the rise and fall of transparency and how accountability plays a major part in being authentic. I enjoyed talking with one of my besties, even though we had some minor connection issues during the interview. Enjoy!
43:05
August 7, 2019
EP 01: B.Y.O.K. FIRST EPISODE!!!!!!
Be Motivated with Special Guest "My Mommy". She expounds on keeping God first and the steps she took to accomplish a milestone goal.
16:17
July 5, 2019