This practical guide to understanding the cranial nerves as the key to our psychological and physical well-being builds on Stephen Porges’s Polyvagal Theory—one of the most important recent developments in human neurobiology.
In this episode, Lindsey Farrar, founder of CRWN Mag, shares her journey to starting the Black women’s publication, how she covered her vision with faith, and what legacy means to her. We talk about ownership versus representation and how to stay on your game in creative entrepreneurship.
In this first episode, I spoke to Deun specifically around the work of her nonprofit called The Body: A Home for Love, a wellness and healing space for black women who are survivors of sexual assault.
Elaine Welteroth is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist and judge on Project Runway. Today we’re talking about the spectrum of betweenness, navigating both black and white worlds, and how that journey has laid the foundation for her identity, community and life’s work.
Alex Elle is an author, poet and wellness consultant who specializes in self-care. In this episode, I chat with Alex about putting self and self-trust first, so that we can stay close to our truth as we author our lives.
In this episode, Wayetu talks about her initial resistance to writing a story about the war in Liberia and how that changed, as she understood her own role in rewriting history. We also discuss how cultural exposure and a binary existence influence our world views.
In our chat, we talk about what it’s like being Third Culture Kids, how that translates into our experiences in the United States and abroad, and how the black experience takes shape in different global contexts.