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Yvette, Unplugged!

Yvette, Unplugged!

By Yvette Henry
I invite you to join me as I talk out loud about things that are on my heart and mind in hopes to find myself again.
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Contentment, Joy, Happiness... What's the Difference? (Episode 17)
In this episode, I discuss contentment. I always feel self conscious about having a lack of contentment, but I think I’m beginning to think about it differently. Listen in as I share some thoughts that were provoked from another podcast I listen to. Netflix Movie Referenced: Self Made Inspired by the life of Madam C.J. Walker HMAY Episode Referenced: He Doesn’t Understand the Pressure I’m Under (Ep. 96) Let’s Talk Podcast: Battling Discontentment With Jasmine Holmes, Melissa Kruger & Jackie Hill Perry She Reads Truth Bible mentioned: https://amzn.to/31zuvEw
35:33
July 1, 2020
Grieving My Blackness (Episode 16)
I know. I know. I’ve been MIA. I’ve wanted to take up space here, but have feared coming off as “the angry black woman.” Over the past few weeks I have come to terms with the fact that I’ve been grieving. In today’s episode, I share some of what I’ve been chewing on. So glad to be “back.” Black Love Article| Defunding the Police https://blacklove.com/defunding-the-police-explained/ The History of Policing in the United States https://plsonline.eku.edu/sites/plsonline.eku.edu/files/the-history-of-policing-in-us.pdf Unlocking Us Podcast| David Kessler and Brene Brown on Grief and Finding Meaning https://brenebrown.com/podcast/david-kessler-and-brene-on-grief-and-finding-meaning/ Finding Meaning by David Kessler https://amzn.to/2YvQTN0
42:21
June 24, 2020
My Children are My Fruit (Episode 15)
Join me over on IG: Podcast IG| @Yvette_Unplugged Yvette's IG| @MrsMelanin You may or may not know this, but I am a huge headwrap junkie! I have partnered with The Wrap Life to offer you all a 10% discount when you use my code to shop. The code is "MRSMELANIN." Enter the code at checkout to receive your 10% off. Xo! I also co-host How Married Are You?! alongside my husband if you're interested in checking out a marriage podcast. You can also find episodes of our podcast on youtube! If you'd like to become a patron supporter of the podcast, please find us over at Patreon.Com/HMAY! Family Vlog on YouTube| Beleaf in Fatherhood I also have a blog that I have not been too consistent writing on, but who knows what the new year will bring. Haha! If you're interested in catching up on past reflections, go check it out: Mrs. Melanin, Exposed!
26:18
May 27, 2020
Little Fires Everywhere with Jenaye Arbelo-Figueroa, Ann Givens & Carmelita Rogers (Episode 14)
Based on Celeste Ng's 2017 bestseller, "Little Fires Everywhere" follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. In this episode, we look take a look at the theme of motherhood in this series. This series is full of so many themes that include: motherhood, surrogacy, race, class, sexuality, art, adolescence, choice/abortion, finance, white matriarchy, etc. However, this month the focus is motherhood. In this conversation, if you've seen the series for yourself, you will know we were not able to capture even half the conversations we could've had on motherhood. However, we got the conversation rolling. There are definitely spoilers in this episode, so if you have not watched the series and plan to, you will want to hold off on listening to this conversation. Enjoy! Click here to watch Little Fires Everywhere on Hulu. Purchase the original book here. Join me over on IG: Podcast IG| @Yvette_Unplugged Yvette's IG| @MrsMelanin You may or may not know this, but I am a huge headwrap junkie! I have partnered with The Wrap Life to offer you all a 10% discount when you use my code to shop. The code is "MRSMELANIN." Enter the code at checkout to receive your 10% off. Xo! I also co-host How Married Are You?! alongside my husband if you're interested in checking out a marriage podcast. You can also find episodes of our podcast on youtube! If you'd like to become a patron supporter of the podcast, please find us over at Patreon.Com/HMAY! Family Vlog on YouTube| Beleaf in Fatherhood I also have a blog that I have not been too consistent writing on, but who knows what the new year will bring. Haha! If you're interested in catching up on past reflections, go check it out: Mrs. Melanin, Exposed!
1:25:34
May 13, 2020
What My Mom Wished She Told Me with Ann Givens (Episode 13)
In this episode, I chat with my mom about her childhood, the way she "mothered" my brothers and me, as well as how the context of our relationship has pivoted into my own marriage and motherhood experience. This episode was such a sweet treat for me, and I am confident you all will enjoy it too! Happy Hump Day! Join me over on IG: Podcast IG| @Yvette_Unplugged Yvette's IG| @MrsMelanin You may or may not know this, but I am a huge headwrap junkie! I have partnered with The Wrap Life to offer you all a 10% discount when you use my code to shop. The code is "MRSMELANIN." Enter the code at checkout to receive your 10% off. Xo! I also co-host How Married Are You?! alongside my husband if you're interested in checking out a marriage podcast. You can also find episodes of our podcast on youtube! If you'd like to become a patron supporter of the podcast, please find us over at Patreon.Com/HMAY! Family Vlog on YouTube| Beleaf in Fatherhood I also have a blog that I have not been too consistent writing on, but who knows what the new year will bring. Haha! If you're interested in catching up on past reflections, go check it out: Mrs. Melanin, Exposed!
1:01:40
May 6, 2020
Life of YouTube Wives with Charlotte Thompson (Episode 12)
In today's episode, I invited my friend Charlotte to chat with me to give you guys an inside perspective of being married to YouTubers. Our stories are similar, in that, our hubbies began their own YouTube journeys for different reasons and we just came alongside for the ride. This will be a different kind of episode today, but still worth listening to! Enjoy! Xoxo! To find Charlotte, check her out on... Instagram: @ca.pt YouTube: Captivative (Personal Vlog) YouTube: AsCedbyMe (Family Vlog) Podcast: CedbyCharlotte Join me over on IG: Podcast IG| @Yvette_Unplugged Yvette's IG| @MrsMelanin You may or may not know this, but I am a huge headwrap junkie! I have partnered with The Wrap Life to offer you all a 10% discount when you use my code to shop. The code is "MRSMELANIN." Enter the code at checkout to receive your 10% off. Xo! I also co-host How Married Are You?! alongside my husband if you're interested in checking out a marriage podcast. You can also find episodes of our podcast on youtube! If you'd like to become a patron supporter of the podcast, please find us over at Patreon.Com/HMAY! Family Vlog on YouTube| Beleaf in Fatherhood I also have a blog that I have not been too consistent writing on, but who knows what the new year will bring. Haha! If you're interested in catching up on past reflections, go check it out: Mrs. Melanin, Exposed!
48:59
April 29, 2020
I'm Out of Control (Episode 11)
In this episode of Yvette, Unplugged I discuss my issue of control and the impact it’s had from childhood into adulthood. Listen in as I process some of the things I’ve been reading and discussions I’ve been having! Click here to check out/purchase the book referenced: The Road Back to You by Ian Cron & Suzanne Stabile >>Both authors have podcasts you may wanna check out to learn more about enneagrams: Ian Cron on Typology Suzanne Stabile on The Enneagram Journey HMAY Episode Referenced: https://youtu.be/0n3-Z0z-gek Join me over on IG: Podcast IG| @Yvette_Unplugged Yvette's IG| @MrsMelanin You may or may not know this, but I am a huge headwrap junkie! I have partnered with The Wrap Life to offer you all a 10% discount when you use my code to shop. The code is "MRSMELANIN." Enter the code at checkout to receive your 10% off. Xo! I also co-host How Married Are You?! alongside my husband if you're interested in checking out a marriage podcast. You can also find episodes of our podcast on youtube! If you'd like to become a patron supporter of the podcast, please find us over at Patreon.Com/HMAY! Family Vlog on YouTube| Beleaf in Fatherhood I also have a blog that I have not been too consistent writing on, but who knows what the new year will bring. Haha! If you're interested in catching up on past reflections, go check it out: Mrs. Melanin, Exposed!
23:45
April 22, 2020
The Courage to Stay with Anjuli Paschall (Episode 10)
In this episode I welcome last week's WCW, Anjuli Paschall. She recently released her first book, Stay. Here is a little note about her book: "As women, we are exhausted. Our hearts are being wrung out to dry--squeezed and yanked in every direction. We take care of everyone but ourselves. We've gotten lost in bedtime routines and our Costco lists. We have lost our voices in the storm of everyday life. We need to be reminded to reach inward and heed the quiet voice whispering, Stay." There was so much goodness in this episode, I hope you all will take a moment to listen in as we discuss trauma, friendships and courage! You can find Anjuli... Instagram: @lovealways.anjuli Instagram: @themomsweloveclub Facebook: Anjuli Paschall To order Anjuli's book, Stay, click here! Join me over on IG: Podcast IG| @Yvette_Unplugged Yvette's IG| @MrsMelanin You may or may not know this, but I am a huge headwrap junkie! I have partnered with The Wrap Life to offer you all a 10% discount when you use my code to shop. The code is "MRSMELANIN." Enter the code at checkout to receive your 10% off. Xo! I also co-host How Married Are You?! alongside my husband if you're interested in checking out a marriage podcast. You can also find episodes of our podcast on youtube! If you'd like to become a patron supporter of the podcast, please find us over at Patreon.Com/HMAY! Family Vlog on YouTube| Beleaf in Fatherhood I also have a blog that I have not been too consistent writing on, but who knows what the new year will bring. Haha! If you're interested in catching up on past reflections, go check it out: Mrs. Melanin, Exposed!
40:22
April 15, 2020
Yvette on Navigating Feelings During a Pandemic (Episode 9)
In this episode I discuss my discomfort with some of the feelings I'm having surrounding the current pandemic we're all trying to navigate through.  This week's WCW is Anjuli Paschall! Check her out on the following links: Instagram: @lovealways.anjuli Instagram: @themomsweloveclub Facebook: Anjuli Paschall To order Anjuli's book, Stay, click here! Uziah's Birth Story: https://youtu.be/MqZsOwZDEVg Steven Furtick's Sermon: I'm Still Scared Join me over on IG: Podcast IG| @Yvette_Unplugged Yvette's IG| @MrsMelanin You may or may not know this, but I am a huge headwrap junkie! I have partnered with The Wrap Life to offer you all a 10% discount when you use my code to shop. The code is "MRSMELANIN." Enter the code at checkout to receive your 10% off. Xo! I also co-host How Married Are You?! alongside my husband if you're interested in checking out a marriage podcast. You can also find episodes of our podcast on youtube! If you'd like to become a patron supporter of the podcast, please find us over at Patreon.Com/HMAY! Family Vlog on YouTube| Beleaf in Fatherhood I also have a blog that I have not been too consistent writing on, but who knows what the new year will bring. Haha! If you're interested in catching up on past reflections, go check it out: Mrs. Melanin, Exposed!
29:25
April 8, 2020
Yvette's Faith, Unhinged! (Episode 8)
Today's episode is so special because today I welcome my very first guest, Michelle Onuorah, onto the podcast. Tune in to see how this conversation even came to be. We have a whole discussion regarding faith that I know will leave you processing through some things.  To keep up with Michelle, please check her out here: www.mnomedia.com https://www.propheticlistening.com/ https://www.facebook.com/authormichelleonuorah Twitter: https://twitter.com/monuorah To purchase her book, WTF, God? Click here. Join me over on IG: Podcast IG| @Yvette_Unplugged Yvette's IG| @MrsMelanin You may or may not know this, but I am a huge headwrap junkie! I have partnered with The Wrap Life to offer you all a 10% discount when you use my code to shop. The code is "MRSMELANIN." Enter the code at checkout to receive your 10% off. Xo! I also co-host How Married Are You?! alongside my husband if you're interested in checking out a marriage podcast. You can also find episodes of our podcast on youtube! If you'd like to become a patron supporter of the podcast, please find us over at Patreon.Com/HMAY! Family Vlog on YouTube| Beleaf in Fatherhood I also have a blog that I have not been too consistent writing on, but who knows what the new year will bring. Haha! If you're interested in catching up on past reflections, go check it out: Mrs. Melanin, Exposed!
38:42
March 5, 2020
Yvette's Need for Friends! (Episode 7)
In this episode, I share how I've forgotten the necessity of friendship.  Facebook Page Referenced in this episode: Sister, I am with you! Join me over on IG: Podcast IG| @Yvette_Unplugged Yvette's IG| @MrsMelanin You may or may not know this, but I am a huge headwrap junkie! I have partnered with The Wrap Life to offer you all a 10% discount when you use my code to shop. The code is "MRSMELANIN." Enter the code at checkout to receive your 10% off. Xo! I also co-host How Married Are You?! alongside my husband if you're interested in checking out a marriage podcast. You can also find episodes of our podcast on youtube! If you'd like to become a patron supporter of the podcast, please find us over at Patreon.Com/HMAY! Family Vlog on YouTube| Beleaf in Fatherhood I also have a blog that I have not been too consistent writing on, but who knows what the new year will bring. Haha! If you're interested in catching up on past reflections, go check it out: Mrs. Melanin, Exposed!
18:26
February 26, 2020
Yvette's 7 Lessons in Motherhood, So Far! (Episode 6)
In today's episode of Yvette, Unplugged, I reflect on the past 7 years of being a mom and the things I've learned from my experiences. Please tune in as I reflect on 7 lessons I've learned. Today's WCW is Michelle Obama! If you have not checked out her book, Becoming, you should! Click here. I reference the visual documentation of our oldest's transformation these are the videos: The decision: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIwXZApExq4&t=11s The cut: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVfxuOxOUKQ&t=22s The reveal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PKLa7kX5Kg&t=10s Join me over on IG: Podcast IG| @Yvette_Unplugged Yvette's IG| @MrsMelanin You may or may not know this, but I am a huge headwrap junkie! I have partnered with The Wrap Life to offer you all a 10% discount when you use my code to shop. The code is "MRSMELANIN." Enter the code at checkout to receive your 10% off. Xo! I also co-host How Married Are You?! alongside my husband if you're interested in checking out a marriage podcast. You can also find episodes of our podcast on youtube! If you'd like to become a patron supporter of the podcast, please find us over at Patreon.Com/HMAY! Family Vlog on YouTube| Beleaf in Fatherhood I also have a blog that I have not been too consistent writing on, but who knows what the new year will bring. Haha! If you're interested in catching up on past reflections, go check it out: Mrs. Melanin, Exposed!
30:45
February 19, 2020
Yvette's Embarrassing Revelation (Episode 5)
In this episode I share about a revelation I had after leaving a therapy session. I'm embarrassed to say it out loud, but the truth is the truth and on the other side of fear is freedom. Listen in as I continue to dig deeper into who I am. Join me over on IG: Podcast IG| @Yvette_Unplugged Yvette's IG| @MrsMelanin You may or may not know this, but I am a huge headwrap junkie! I have partnered with The Wrap Life to offer you all a 10% discount when you use my code to shop. The code is "MRSMELANIN." Enter the code at checkout to receive your 10% off. Xo! I also co-host How Married Are You?! alongside my husband if you're interested in checking out a marriage podcast. You can also find episodes of our podcast on youtube! If you'd like to become a patron supporter of the podcast, please find us over at Patreon.Com/HMAY! Family Vlog on YouTube| Beleaf in Fatherhood I also have a blog that I have not been too consistent writing on, but who knows what the new year will bring. Haha! If you're interested in catching up on past reflections, go check it out: Mrs. Melanin, Exposed!
23:53
February 12, 2020
Yvette, and Her Measure of Success (Episode 4)
On today's episode of Yvette, UnPlugged I dig into the archives and allow you guys in on a talk I did with my Mom's Group last Spring where I spoke on Proverbs 31. I apologize in advance for the audio, but I am confident you will find a nugget to be encouraged by. Xoxo! Join me over on IG: Podcast IG| @Yvette_Unplugged Yvette's IG| @MrsMelanin You may or may not know this, but I am a huge headwrap junkie! I have partnered with The Wrap Life to offer you all a 10% discount when you use my code to shop. The code is "MRSMELANIN." Enter the code at checkout to receive your 10% off. Xo! I also co-host How Married Are You?! alongside my husband if you're interested in checking out a marriage podcast. You can also find episodes of our podcast on youtube! If you'd like to become a patron supporter of the podcast and continue to listen to THIS podcast beyond February, please find us over at Patreon.Com/HMAY! Family Vlog on YouTube| Beleaf in Fatherhood I also have a blog that I have not been too consistent writing on, but who knows what the new year will bring. Haha! If you're interested in catching up on past reflections, go check it out: Mrs. Melanin, Exposed!
47:09
February 5, 2020
Yvette, and ALL THOSE Unexpressed Feelings (Episode 3)
In this episode I debrief on another therapy session in which mine and my therapist's remedy for my feelings differ.  Therapy for Black Girls Episode Referenced: Session 102: Why Am I Grieving Someone I Didn't Know? Click HERE for list of feelings referenced. HMAY Episode Referenced:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44UIrhKscww&t=3s Join me over on IG: Podcast IG| @Yvette_Unplugged Yvette's IG| @MrsMelanin You may or may not know this, but I am a huge headwrap junkie! I have partnered with The Wrap Life to offer you all a 10% discount when you use my code to shop. The code is "MRSMELANIN." Enter the code at checkout to receive your 10% off. Xo! I also co-host How Married Are You?! alongside my husband if you're interested in checking out a marriage podcast. You can also find episodes of our podcast on youtube! Family Vlog on YouTube| Beleaf in Fatherhood I also have a blog that I have not been too consistent writing on, but who knows what the new year will bring. Haha! If you're interested in catching up on past reflections, go check it out: Mrs. Melanin, Exposed!
28:49
January 29, 2020
Yvette, In Pursuit of the Ministry of Availability (Episode 2)
In this episode I share some reflections on the person I "used" to be and who I am in this season. To Purchase the book, click here: Real Moms... Real Jesus The specific sermon referenced in this episode can be found here. However, I would encourage you to begin with Part One of the series and listen through the whole series. It is seriously sooooo good and insightful! Join me over on IG: Podcast IG| @Yvette_Unplugged Yvette's IG| @MrsMelanin You may or may not know this, but I am a huge headwrap junkie! I have partnered with The Wrap Life to offer you all a 10% discount when you use my code to shop. The code is "MRSMELANIN." Enter the code at checkout to receive your 10% off. Xo! I also co-host How Married Are You?! alongside my husband if you're interested in checking out a marriage podcast. You can also find episodes of our podcast on youtube! Family Vlog on YouTube| Beleaf in Fatherhood I also have a blog that I have not been too consistent writing on, but who knows what the new year will bring. Haha! If you're interested in catching up on past reflections, go check it out: Mrs. Melanin, Exposed!
25:17
January 22, 2020
Yvette, The People Pleaser! (Episode 1)
In this episode I share with you all my discovery that I am a people pleaser. A couple of months ago, my husband & I were able to sit in on a session with Milan & Kay Yerkovich, the authors of How We Love. In their book, they kind of take a deep dive into the ways that we love and the root of it. Today I take a deep dive into the chapter that highlights the love style of the pleaser. If you would like to find out what your love style is, click this link: https://howwelove.com/love-style-quiz/ To Purchase the book, click here: https://amzn.to/2spy8O2 Join me over on IG: Podcast IG| @Yvette_Unplugged Yvette's IG| @MrsMelanin I also co-host How Married Are You?! alongside my husband if you're interested in checking out a marriage podcast. You can also find episodes of our podcast on youtube! Family Vlog on YouTube| Beleaf in Fatherhood
32:16
January 15, 2020
The 5 W's of Yvette, Unplugged! (Episode 0)
Hey Guys! Thanks so much for stopping by to check out episode 0 of Yvette, Unplugged! If I am honest, I don't have a clear vision for this podcast but I know it's a space I want other women to feel encouraged in their journey as a woman in whatever season you may find yourself in. This episode is me answering the who, what, when, where and why of Yvette, Unplugged! I'm all the feelings... excited, nervous, anxious and scared stepping out in this way. However, I do feel called to make space for my voice in this way and so here we are. I invite you to be apart of the journey! Xoxo! Join me over on IG: Podcast IG| @Yvette_Unplugged Yvette's IG| @MrsMelanin I also co-host How Married Are You?! alongside my husband if you're interested in checking out a marriage podcast. You can also find episodes of our podcast on youtube! Family Vlog on YouTube| Beleaf in Fatherhood
14:09
January 7, 2020