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The Labors of Love Podcast

The Labors of Love Podcast

By La Shanda Sugg
Getting Real about Mental Health, Trauma, and Relationships. Interviewing guests asking what’s their “Labor of Love” and exploring how they impact our communities.

www.thelaborsoflove.com
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#TherapyThursday – Whose Fear Is It?
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda asks if we are projecting our fears onto someone else, and whose fears are being projected onto us?
06:02
April 8, 2021
Episode 61 - Covid, Gaming, and Life Lessons: A Conversation Between Mom and Son
On this Episode, La Shanda and her guest, Immanuel Reign, discuss life during COVID-19, his passion for gaming, and they talk about an experience where they both learned some tough lessons.  For more information about Labors of Love: Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 @the_lol_pod YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
52:16
April 6, 2021
#TherapyThursday Throwback – Letting Go of What's Not Useful
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda encourages us to let go of the behaviors and actions that are no longer useful.
04:40
April 1, 2021
Episode 60 - Widow's Peek: Unicorns, Chocolate, and Complex Grief
On this Episode, La Shanda and her guest, Dr. Rosalyn Brown Beatty, discuss grief and all it’s complexities. For more information on Dr. Ros: https://brownbeatty.com/ For more information about Labors of Love: Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 @the_lol_pod YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
01:06:41
March 30, 2021
#TherapyThursday –Preparing For What
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda invites us to consider whether we are preparing our youth for their future, or our past.
05:23
March 25, 2021
Episode 59 - That's Intense: Healing From Trauma
On this Episode, La Shanda and her guest, Owner and Executive Director of Gifts of Emotion, Trauma Specialized Counseling, Valerie Burns, discuss trauma therapy, intensive healing experiences, and the power of relationships. For more information about Valerie Burns: www.giftsofemotion.com For more information about Labors of Love: Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 @the_lol_pod YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
57:42
March 23, 2021
#TherapyThursday – The Courage to Ask
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda encourages to have the courage ask.
04:53
March 18, 2021
Episode 58: Making Diversity Simple
On this Episode, La Shanda and her guest, Marriage & Family Therapist & National Speaker on the topic of Diversity Made Simple, Lambers Fisher, discuss all things relationships, diversity, and cross cultural relationships For more information about Lambers Fisher: DiversityMadeSimple.com Facebook: Facebook.com/LambersFisherMFT LinkedIn: LinkedIn.com/in/LambersFisher YouTube: YouTube.com/channel/UCjUB9uTVJVyHdZ2l8a0cGgw? For more information about Labors of Love: Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 @the_lol_pod YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
01:00:33
March 16, 2021
Bonus Episode: All Things Boudoir
On this Episode, La Shanda and her guests Kaila, Mary, and Madison discuss all things boudoir: Their experiences and the awesomeness of boudoir photography, and why you should try it.  Referral Link: https://reply.business/z/OhAb3l For More Info on Kaila: allthingsboudoir.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AllThingsBoudoir Instagram: allthingsboudoir For More Info on Mary: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thediamonddiva Instagram: maryshavelle LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mary-coleman-61b2661b YouTube: https://youtube.com/user/maryshavelle For More Info on Madison: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/madison.person.9 Instagram: Mperson13 For more information about Labors of Love: Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 @the_lol_pod YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
01:30:37
March 11, 2021
Episode 57 - Money Talks: Building Black Wealth
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Financial Coach, Best Selling Author of 7 Figure Net Worth | Modern Wealth Blueprint for Black Americans, Brielle Mabrey, discuss money, establishing wealth building practices, and letting go of the shame of not knowing what they didn't know.  For more information about Brielle Mabrey: briellemabrey.com Facebook: Brielle Mabrey Instagram: @wisdomthenwealth For more information about Labors of Love: Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 @the_lol_pod YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
01:05:50
March 9, 2021
#TherapyThursday – Speaking My Truth
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda encourages us to speak our truth and listen to other peoples truth with an open heart.
05:22
March 4, 2021
Episode 56: Emotional Nutrition
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Marty Babits, LCSW, discuss  emotional nutrition, couples therapy, and the impact that our past experiences have on our ability to have healthy relationships. For more information on Marty Babits: www.martybabits.com       www.powerofthemiddleground.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=marty%20babits%20lcsw%20bcd LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marty-babits-16869419/ For more information about Labors of Love: Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 @the_lol_pod YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
01:06:02
March 2, 2021
#TherapyThursday – Be Still
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda asks if it’s time for us to be still.
04:41
February 25, 2021
Episode 55: Logistically Speaking
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Alexis Draper, discuss logistics, and being intentional with our time and our money. Resources mentioned on this episode: webuyblack.com  Instagram: @theblkpact, @webuyblack For More Information on Alexis: Facebook: Alexis Draper Instagram: lexdowntherabbithole For more information about Labors of Love: Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 @the_lol_pod YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
01:04:52
February 23, 2021
#TherapyThursday – What if it's Grief?
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda invites us to be curious and ask ourselves if the emotion we are feeling is actually grief.
05:32
February 18, 2021
Episode 54: Encouragement in the Meantime
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, author of In the Meantime, Kelli L Ferguson discuss encouragement, the shame and guilt, that sometimes come with infertility issues and her new book. For more info about Kelli L Ferguson: kellilferguson.com Facebook: kellilferguson Instagram: @kellilferguson For more information about Labors of Love: Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 @the_lol_pod YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
48:58
February 16, 2021
#TherapyThursday – Withstanding My Life
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda discusses exploring our relationships to make sure we are using them in a way they are intended.
06:51
February 11, 2021
Episode 53: Kindly Said
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, founder of Kindly Said LLC, John Orr, LMHC, discuss mindfulness, kindness, and the discovering the freedom within. For more info on John Orr: kindlysaid.com Facebook: @kindlysaidconsulting Twitter: @kindy_said LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-orr-lmhc-625268131/ For more information about Labors of Love: Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 @the_lol_pod YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
01:07:35
February 9, 2021
#TherapyThursday – It's Our Anniversary
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda celebrates the 1-year anniversary of #thelolpod and going over 10k streams!
07:19
February 4, 2021
Episode 52: Family Matters
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Dr. Jesse Sanders, discuss family therapy; what it is, who can benefit, and why they think it’s so important. For More Info on Dr. Jesse Sanders: https://iamredefined.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drredefined/ Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/drredefined Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrRedefined LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drjessesanders YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNbZhHZewDNSAnPIxvHO3Ow For more information about Labors of Love: Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 @the_lol_pod YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
56:46
February 2, 2021
#TherapyThursday – Racing A Ghost
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda discusses taking all the new obstacles and challenges into account when measuring ourselves against previous accomplishments
06:01
January 28, 2021
Episode 51 - True Self: Living Authentically
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Scott Schneider, discuss helping people find their true self, some of the science behind attachment, and the importance of living life authentically. For More Info on Scott Schneider Facebook: Scott Schneider LinkedIn: Scott Schneider For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 @the_lol_pod YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
01:00:60
January 26, 2021
#TherapyThursday – A Change is Gonna Come
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda invites us to sit with the complexities of change and she discusses inspiration.
06:28
January 21, 2021
Episode 50: Let's Talk About Sex (Therapy)
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Owner of Emma Schmidt and Assoc. Sex + Relationship Therapy, Emma Schmidt, discuss sex therapy, what it is, who it benefits and its many misconceptions.  For more information on Emma Schmidt: Emma-Schmidt.com Facebook: Emma Schmidt & Assoc. Sex + Relationship Therapy Instagram: EmmaSchmidtSexTherapy Youtube: Emma Schmidt and Associates For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
41:31
January 19, 2021
#TherapyThursday – Unity
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda invites us to unite and fight the things that separates us by having brave conversations. 
05:44
January 14, 2021
Episode 49 - Friendcast: Covid, Citizenship, & Popeyes
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Vikki Smyth-Duenne, discuss their friendship, her experience as an Irish Immigrant, and how she helped La Shanda share her voice with the world. For More Info on Vikki Smyth-Duenne: LinkedIn: Victoria (Vikki) Smyth For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
01:11:26
January 12, 2021
#TherapyThursday – It's Not Enough
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda discusses the recent events in the nation’s Capital.
07:36
January 7, 2021
Episode 48 - The Anonymous Survivor: Life After Human Trafficking
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Advocate, and Social Work Student,  The Anonymous Survivor, discuss her experiences as a human trafficking survivor, her healing journey and the importance of addressing trauma. For More Information about The Anonymous Survivor: https://theanonymoussurvivor.org/ Facebook: @anonymoussurvivorthe Instagram: theanonymoussurvivor1 Twitter: @anonymoussu1 For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
01:01:28
January 5, 2021
#TherapyThursday – Making Room For 2021
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda discusses letting go of past ideas, thoughts, and accomplishments to make room for new ones.
07:04
December 31, 2020
Hindsight in 2020
On this episode, La Shanda and Jay discuss the year that was 2020. For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
37:50
December 29, 2020
#TherapyThursday – Happy Holidays!
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda discusses the feelings you may experience during the holidays and encourages us to feel them.
05:26
December 24, 2020
Episode 47 - Boss Locks: Working While Black
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, host of the Boss Locks podcast and Working While Black community, Walter Gainer II, discuss their journeys, hair, working while black, and more! For more information on Walter Gainer II www.bosslocks.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Bosslocks/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bosslocks/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/bosslocks_ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bosslocks YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH0IY4cyX60-StGEYKPAqXQ For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
51:02
December 22, 2020
#TherapyThursday – A New Matrix
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda discusses using a different matrix to assess your value during these extreme circumstances
04:31
December 17, 2020
Episode 46: Designing Spiritual Direction
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Megan Trischler, discuss power, leadership,  spirituality and more. For more info about Megan Trischler: https://www.megantrischler.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/megan.deal.5 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/walk.with.meg/ For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
01:06:19
December 15, 2020
#TherapyThursday – Maybe They Don't Know
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda discusses being open, honest, and vulnerable, while also giving tips on how to do so.
06:22
December 10, 2020
Episode 45 - Collaborative Creativity: The MCRC Project
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Professor of Sociology and Founder and Director of the MCRC Project, Joan Ferrante, discuss making academia accessible through collaboration, racial categories, and more. For More info on Joan Ferrante TheMCRCProject.org ferrantej@nku.edu For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
01:04:49
December 8, 2020
#TherapyThursday – Control Issues
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda discusses "Control Issues".
06:11
December 3, 2020
Episode 44: Connection Through Organizing
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Vice President of Program Delivery & Sustainability, Paula Fynboh, discuss Community Organizing, Leadership Development, and more. For More Information on Paula Fynboh: Facebook: paula.fynboh Instagram: @pjfynboh LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paulafynboh/ For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
49:42
December 1, 2020
#TherapyThursday – Holding It All
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda discusses various feelings and experiences you may have during Thanksgiving and encourages us to hold them all with curiosity and compassion.
06:02
November 26, 2020
Episode 43: Food for Thought
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Xavier Pierre, discuss food, cooking, and entrepreneurship. For More Information about Xavier Pierre: bigboycakes.com Facebook: Xavier Pierre Instagram: @Pierre_Entities For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
49:49
November 24, 2020
#TherapyThursday – Choosing Joy
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda encourages us to choose joy, even in difficult situations.
04:15
November 19, 2020
Episode 42: The Nature of Trauma
On this episode, The Nature of Trauma, La Shanda uses some of her own personal experiences to illustrate many ways that trauma can be activated within the body and shares some techniques she's developed throughout her healing journey. For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
45:06
November 17, 2020
#TherapyThursday – Trying Something New
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda encourages us to try something new, as she shares her experience trying Yoga Trapeze.  www.preefitness.com
03:13
November 12, 2020
Episode 41: Pleasure After the Pain
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Executive Director and Editor-in-Chief of Sad Girls Club, Brianne Patrice, discuss self-love, pleasure, and "sex magic". For More Information about Sad Girls Club https://sadgirlsclub.org/ https://www.facebook.com/sadgirlsclubpbg/ https://www.instagram.com/sadgirlsclub/ https://twitter.com/sadgirlsclubirl https://www.linkedin.com/company/sad-girls-cluborg/ For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
55:37
November 10, 2020
#TherapyThursday- What Season Are You In?
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda asks the question, what season are you in, and invites you to explore what’s growing around you.
04:60
November 5, 2020
Episode 40: Parenting with Connectfulness
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Rebecca Wong,  discuss the importance of repairing relational ruptures in breaking generational trauma cycles.  Books Mentioned This Episode: The Power of Discord: Why the Ups and Downs of Relationships Are the Secret to Building Intimacy, Resilience, and Trust by Claudia Gold and Edward Tronick  For More Information on Rebecca Wong  connectfulness.com  Facebook: @connectfulness  Instagram: @connectfulness  LinkedIn: @connectfulness  Twitter: @connectfulness  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSCFN-u2rISucbLmTDNIY6A For more information about Labors of Love  Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting  Twitter: @LaborsofLove513  Instagram: @LaborsofLove513  YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
58:50
November 3, 2020
#TherapyThursday - Trauma Memories
In this throwback edition of #TherapyThursday, La Shanda discusses how trauma isn't a bad memory but a Body Memory.
06:06
October 29, 2020
Episode 39: Friendcast - Full Circle
On this episode, La Shanda talks about part of her personal story and the Full Circle relationship between her and her guest and Realtor, Eric Schultz For More Information on Eric Schultz https://www.thegiblerteam.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eric.schultz11 Instagram: edschultz11 For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
01:05:51
October 27, 2020
#TherapyThursday – A New Face of Depression
Today for #TherapyThursday, La Shanda shares a piece of writing she recently wrote. For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
06:08
October 22, 2020
Episode 38 - Women's Empowerment: Becoming the Best Me
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Valerie Jenkins , discuss women being empowered, taking up their space, and living in their purpose For More Information on Valerie Jenkins https://www.valspeaks.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ValJspeaks/ Instagram: _valspeaks Twitter: https://twitter.com/_Valspeaks For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
48:25
October 20, 2020
#TherapyThursday – Pregnancy and Infant Loss
Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. For today’s #TherapyThursday, La Shanda provides insight for engaging with those who have lost children.
06:37
October 15, 2020
Thank You
On this episode, La Shanda celebrated going over 5 thousands streams! We would like to thank each guest and all of our listeners for helping us reach this milestone! Listen to some of our favorite moments of the podcast so far. For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
29:38
October 13, 2020
Episode 37: FASD: Square Peg in a Round Hole
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, FASD Educator and Foster Parent, Aubrey Page, discuss Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and the need to lead with compassion and curiosity. For More Information about Aubrey Page www.aubreypage.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/aubreypagefasd Instagram: www.instagram.com/aubreypagefasd Twitter: www.twitter.com/aubreypagefasd LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/aubreyppage/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdXVNbVyD__sRtEWv10GQhg/featured For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
58:44
October 6, 2020
Episode 36: Drawing Out Your Passion
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Owner and Graphic Facilitator at InkyBrittany, Brittany Curry, discuss graphic facilitation, communicating, and the importance of community. For more info about Brittany Curry www.inkybrittany.com Facebook: InkyBrittany Instagram: @inkybrittany LinkedIn: Brittany Curry, InkyBrittany For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
45:17
September 29, 2020
Bonus Episode: Ending Suicide
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, CEO and Founder of Clarigent Health, Don Wright, discuss suicide, its stigma, and emerging technology aimed at prevention.  For more info about Don Wright & Clarigent Health  https://clarigenthealth.com/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ClarigentHealth  Twitter: https://twitter.com/ClarigentHealth  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/ClarigentHealth SuicideFoundation.org  For more information about Labors of Love  Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting  Twitter: @LaborsofLove513  Instagram: @LaborsofLove513  YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
58:05
September 24, 2020
Episode 35: For the Love of Money
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, President of SheMoolah, Liz Kitchell, discuss possibilities, money, and abundance. For more info about Liz Kitchell and SheMoolah: www.SheMoolah.com & www.lizkitchellcoaching.com Facebook: SheMoolah & Liz Kitchell Coaching Instagram: @shemoolah & @she.moolah LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/liz-kitchell/ For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
56:23
September 22, 2020
Episode 34: Lifting Youth Voices
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Shawn Jeffers, discuss the importance of youth voice and creating safe spaces for young people to be their authentic selves. Shawn Jeffers www.youthatthecenter.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shawnmjeffers/ Instagram: @smj145 Twitter: @shawnmjeffers LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/shawnmjeffers For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
01:01:30
September 15, 2020
Episode 33: An Act of Passion
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Actor, Gabriyel Thomas, discuss the ins and outs of performing including: racism, access, competition and more. Gabriyel Thomas gabriyelthomas.com Instagram: @gabriyelsworld and @gabriyelthomas.actor YouTube: Gabriyel Thomas For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
48:21
September 8, 2020
Episode 32: Integrating through the Enneagram
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, founding Director of Profluence, Claudia López, discuss integration, the Enneagram, and yoga. Claudia López profluence.co clopez@profluence.co LinkedIn: Claudia Z. López For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
01:01:14
September 1, 2020
Episode 31: Fostering Greatness
On this episode, La Shanda and her guest, motivational speaker, TV host, and columnist, Cedric Riley discuss his amazing story of growing up in foster care and his choice to strive for greatness. Cedric Riley www.motivatefosterkids.com Facebook: @americasNEXTmotivator, Cedric Riley Instagram: @americasnextmotivator LinkedIn: Cedric Riley YouTube: Cedric Riley For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
52:41
August 25, 2020
Episode 30: Perfect Match
In this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Licensed Clinical Psychologist and founder of Health Match 360, Dr. Bailey Bryant, discuss perfectionism, all things therapy, and lifting others up. Dr. Bailey Bryant www.healthmatch360.com facebook.com/healthmatch360 twitter.com/hmatch360 https://www.instagram.com/healthmatch360 https://www.linkedin.com/in/drbaileybryant/ For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
50:34
August 18, 2020
Episode 29: Wrote My Way Out
In this episode, La Shanda and her guest, graduate student and writer, India Hackle, discuss, poetry, collaborative writing processes, and the impact of creativity on their personal lives. India Hackle https://www.mourningthecreationofracialcategoriesproject.org/ Facebook: India Hackle For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
52:11
August 11, 2020
Episode 28 Self Love: A Body of Work
In this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Coach, Consultant,  Community Builder & Cincifatty founder, Kate McCracken, discuss body image, fatphobia, and self love. Books Mentioned in this Episode The Body is Not an Apology:The Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonya Renee Taylor Things that People Don't Tell Fat Girls by Jes Baker Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia  Kate McCracken http://kateEmccracken.com (Coming Fall 2020) Facebook: facebook.com/advokatemc Instagram: instagram.com/advokatemc LinkedIn: /https://www.linkedin.com/in/kateemccracken/ For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
54:10
August 4, 2020
Episode 27: Ride the Wave
In this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Dr. Erik Won of Wave Neuroscience, discuss emerging technology that's being used to help treat mental health concerns like depression and PTSD. Dr. Erik Won https://waveneuro.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WaveNeuro/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/WaveNeuro/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WaveNeuro/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/wave-neuroscience For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
45:46
July 28, 2020
Episode 26: Oh, Good Grief
In this episode, La Shanda discusses recognizing grief and taking time to grieve. For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
31:25
July 21, 2020
Episode 25: Finding Your Labor of Love
In this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Leon Starks, discuss doing what you love and share their experience in discovering their labor of love. Leon Starks Facebook: Leon Starks Email: No1ELS@MSN.com For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513 YouTube: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting LLC
50:35
July 14, 2020
Episode 24: Adopting a New Perspective
In this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Anna Hehman, discuss adoption, some of its misconceptions, and the challenges of parenting a child of another race. Anna Hehman anna.hehman@gmail.com For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513
43:58
July 7, 2020
Episode 23: Relationships
In this Pre-COVID episode, La Shanda and return guest, David Fairbanks, have a real, candid discussion about the nature of relationships by sharing details about theirs. “We had to go through it, not around it.” For more information about David Fairbanks visit: https://teamlpw.com/  Instagram  @lionsprideweightlifting  @lionspridewellness_center  @dfair42 For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513
48:12
June 30, 2020
Episode 22: The Sound of Love
In this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Ed "Sax" Thomas, talk music, family and more. Ed "Sax" Thomas https://www.edsaxthomas.com/ JAZZ SAXOPHONIST ED SAX THOMAS TO DONATE 10% OF SALES OF NEW CHRISTMAS CD TO JOSH CARES Award winning jazz saxophonist Ed "SAX" Thomas just released his first holiday album "Christmas!" and he is donating 10 percent of the CD proceeds to Josh Cares. And because he is a Procter & Gamble retiree, P&G will match his donation, making it 20 percent going to help provide child life specialists to visit and nurture seriously ill children hospitalized at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Ed is also donating an additional 10 percent of his CD sales to Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church Foreign Missions. “I always wanted to do a Christmas album. It’s such a joyous time of year, and people love Christmas music,” said Ed, who began working on the project in 2018. “And i have been blessed so tremendously, I consider it a privilege to give back by donating 20 percent of the CD proceeds." Ed, who spent 37 years in Research & Development at P&G, is on his second career as a full-time musician. He and the Muzic Company opened for the Cincinnati Music Festival 2017 and 2018. If you like Christmas music, with an upbeat jazzy flair, check out the CD video: https://youtu.be/qJdOXo2hA0Q For more info. on Ed, : https://local12.com/…/living-the-dream-retiree-plays-saxoph… For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513
30:27
June 23, 2020
Bonus Episode: Southbrook
We can't be Trauma-Responsive without understanding and addressing systemic oppression. One of the greatest institutions of healing, the church, has also been one of the greatest institutions of oppression. La Shanda had the honor of having a timely and real conversation with the pastor of SouthBrook Christian Church.... check it out!
42:33
June 19, 2020
Episode 21: Working. Relationship.
In this episode, La Shanda and her guests, Terah L. Henderson Ph.D, LPC, NCC, & Kenston Henderson Sr., have a discussion about relationships, communication and the challenges of working with your significant other. Terah LinkedIn: Terah L. Henderson Instagram: @Terah.Henderson Facebook: Terah L. Henderson Kenston LinkedIn: KenstonLWL Instagram: @Livewithlyfe Facebook: @Livewithlyfe TedX Dayton: https://youtu.be/RMgCpdnjldc For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513
56:23
June 16, 2020
Episode 20: Domestic Violence and Healing Through the Arts
In this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Khrys Styles, discuss the K.A.S.S.I.E. Project, domestic violence, and how the arts can be used to promote healing. Khrys Styles: 513-400-5896 The K.A.S.S.I.E. Project: https://iamkassie.org/ Facebook: @TheKassieProject  For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513
52:53
June 9, 2020
Bonus Episode: Racism Part 2: Another One
In this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Luna Malbroux, discuss racial trauma and the need for self care. For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513
01:03:13
June 2, 2020
Episode 19: The Second Wound
In this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Miranda Pacchiana, MSW, discuss the re-victimization that often takes place when people share their abuse and other trauma with family and loved ones. Learn More about Miranda, The Second Wound, and Truth N Consequences https://secondwound.com/ https://truthnconsequences.com/ https://mirandapacchiana.com/ For more information about Labors of Love Facebook: Labors of Love Counseling and Consulting Twitter: @LaborsofLove513 Instagram: @LaborsofLove513
01:03:55
May 26, 2020
Episode 18: Let's Get Higher (Ed)
In this episode, La Shanda and Student Advisor Caleb Boswell, MA, LLPC, discuss mental health in the higher education space. Caleb Boswell -Facebook The Healing Collective-Facebook Talented10th06-Instagram
50:59
May 19, 2020
Episode 17: A New Narrative on Beauty
In this episode, La Shanda and her guest Evelyn Bailey discuss beauty, pageants, and self esteem Instagram: ladie_eve Facebook: Evelyn E Bailey
54:53
May 12, 2020
Bonus Episode: Racism - It's Just Too Much
In this episode, La Shanda is joined by Luna Malbroux and Daniel Hughes to have a real, candid conversation about racism and their personal experience in light of the shooting death of #AhmaudArbery. Luna Malbroux - www.lunaisamerica.com, www.souldbirdconsulting.info Daniel Hughes - pastordhughes@gmail.com Book Recommendation: My Grandmother's Hands by Resmaa Menakem Media Literacy Resources: https://www.medialit.org/sites/default/files/14B_CCKQPoster+5essays.pdf
01:09:03
May 8, 2020
Episode 16: Polyvagal Theory
In this episode, La Shanda and her guest Amy Sullivan discuss Polyvagal Theory and our need for safe, connected relationships https://www.rootedcompassion.com/
01:11:55
May 5, 2020
Episode 15: Good Vibes Only
In this episode, La Shanda is joined by guest Patrice Barnes, and they discuss maintaining good vibes. Instagram @WithFranss @liberated0ne 
46:49
April 28, 2020
Episode 14: Seeing, Hearing and Valuing Youth
In this episode, La Shanda and her guest, Tynisha Worthy, discuss empowering & valuing young people. Twitter @OhMy_MsTy Ask Me Who I Am: askmewhoiam.com Young Not Silent: youngnotsilent.org Youth at the Center: youthatthecenter.org 
50:51
April 21, 2020
Episode 13: Musings from a Quarantined Therapist
In this episode, La Shanda discusses some thoughts she has had during the pandemic
31:25
April 16, 2020
Episode 12: Building Resilience
In this episode, La Shanda is joined by Mary Vicario, Certified Trauma Specialist, and they discuss building resilience and their history
41:52
April 14, 2020
Episode 11: Creating Space
On this episode, Lilac and Indigo founder, Kara Michelle, joins La Shanda in discussing creating space, slowing down, and listening to your body. Instagram - @lilacandindigo www.lilacandindigo.com Book Recommendation: Sacred Rest by Saundra Dalton-Smith
38:15
April 9, 2020
Episode 10: Writing the Wrongs
In this episode, Jonathan Thomas joins La Shanda to discuss embracing who you are in the midst of trials, disappointment and adversity. Twitter: @incrediblejit
34:57
April 7, 2020
Episode 9: A Voice for the Innocent
In this episode, A Voice for the Innocent founder, Jamie Sivrais, joins La Shanda in discussing their experiences of childhood sexual abuse.  Listen as they offer wisdom and resources for those who have experienced sexual violence and abuse. Facebook: A Voice for the Innocent and Jamie Sivrais Instagram: @avfti and @jamiesivrais Twitter: @avfti and @jamiesivrais A Voice for the Innocent Website: https://www.avoicefortheinnocent.org/   Women's Crisis Center Hotline: 800-928-3335
58:55
March 31, 2020
Episode 8: Healing Happens in Relationship
In this episode, La Shanda and Sarah discuss the power of relationships in the healing journey. https://www.soulbirdconsulting.info/
29:20
March 24, 2020
Bonus Episode! Caring For Yourself During Times of Crisis
In this episode, La Shanda discusses the human fear response, provides strategies to regulate, and invites us to lean into gratitude. Information for Amy Stenger-Sullivan, LPCC (Polyagal Theory trainer): rootedcompassion.com
30:07
March 19, 2020
Episode 7: Move Your Trauma
In this episode, La Shanda talks with David Fairbanks about movement, and the mind/body connection. https://teamlpw.com/ Instagram @lionsprideweightlifting @lionspridewellness_center @dfair42
30:43
March 17, 2020
Episode 6: Hair, Periods, and More!
In this episode, Licensed Stylist and Instructor at Hairkitchen, LLC, Image Consultant and Founder of Girls Health Period, Brittani Gray, joins La Shanda and they discuss hair, periods, and more. You can find Brittani on Facebook and Instagram: @hairkitchen @girlshealthperiod
39:34
March 10, 2020
Episode 5: Developmental and Relational Trauma
In this episode, La Shanda discusses Developmental and Relational Trauma; not all wounds go unhealed but many leave scars
31:17
March 3, 2020
Episode 4: State of Emergency
Ronald Hummons joins La Shanda to discuss their joint efforts to get Ohio to declare a State of Emergency on Childhood Trauma.
28:44
February 25, 2020
Episode 3: Therapy and its Stigma
La Shanda shares her journey into therapy and gives tips for your journey
29:42
February 18, 2020
Episode 2: Sports Trauma
Jay Sugg joins La Shanda to talk about sports and its intersection with trauma
29:41
February 11, 2020
Episode 1: Allow Me to Introduce Myself
La Shanda introduces herself and the podcast
16:49
February 4, 2020
Episode 0: What We're About
Welcome to The Labors of Love Podcast! In this Episode La Shanda talks about what listeners can expect to hear in future episodes.
01:20
January 15, 2020