Self Care Is… Showing Your Hair Some Love

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Showing Your Hair Some Love With Angela Fields

When you’re a person who has allergies, you get in the habit of reading the labels of everything to see if their may be a problem. But what do you do when the culprit is come unfamiliar chemical in your shampoo or conditioner? In the case of this weeks guest, you make your own.

I spoke with Angela Fields, founder and CEO of  Curly Coily Tresses; a clean beauty hair care line specifically designed for the chemically sensitive. In this episode, Angela share with us how to take care of your crowning glory, why reading the label is so important and the secret to stress less on wash day.

Angela also shares with us her favorite self care activities including a form of massage therapy called Jin Shin Jyutsu

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On this episode you will learn

  • What made Angela decide to create her own hair products.
  • Her number one secrete for an easy wash day as a curly girl.
  • Why self care should include mind, body and beauty. 
  • Why essential oils may not be the answer to your issue with fragrances. 

Here is how you keep up with Angela

Connect with Curly Coily Tresses on Instagram : @curlycoilytresses_/

Check out her private Facebook group: Curls Kinks and Conversations

Watch her videos on YouTube: Curly Coily Tresses 

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Self Care Is… Holding Space For Others

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Holding Space for others with Tara Pringle-Jefferson

One of the best ways that we can take care of ourselves is by maintaining our sense of community. However in this highly digital age, real life communities are sometimes hard to find. That’s why so many have turned to digital versions, but not all are created equally.

On this week’s episode, host LaKeisha Entsuah chats with Tara Pringle-Jefferson, writer, speaker and founder of the Self Care Suite, a digital wellness community for women. Tara has created a robust online community of engaged women, who love, support and encourage each other. 

Listen in as we talk about finding your tribe and how to take those online friendships offline. 

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on this episode you will hear

  • What Tara learned from motherhood.
  • How to create your tribe when you can’t find them.
  • How to take your online friendships, offline.
  • The not so surprising reason Tara has only recently taken a serious interest in skincare.

Connect with Tara

Discover the Self Care Suite Facebook Group at bit.ly/theselfcaresuite

Follow the journey on IG: @TheSelfCareSuite

Connect with Tara personally on IG: @WhereWomenBloom 

 

Self Care Is…Glowing From The Inside Out

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Glowing From the Inside Out with Robyn Sutton

The only thing worse than acne as a teenager is acne as an adult. Especially when it decides to show up at a time in your life when you have so many other things to deal with, like a new baby.

Well that is exactly what my guest Robyn Sutton had to deal with after the birth of her son when hormones, stress and life wreaked havoc on her skin. Thankfully as a licensed esthetician she was armed with the knowledge to fight back, from the inside out.

Listen in as we discuss her approach to healing the skin and one surprising culprit behind some womens hyper pigmentation.

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On this episode you will hear

  • How Robyn healed her own postpartum acne
  • The surprising culprit behind some women’s hyperpigmentation
  • Why taking a wholistic approach is so important. 
  • How she is using the power of technology to educate the masses. 

connect with Robyn

To learn more about Robyn’s acne treatment program you can visit her website at poisedprofessional.com

To get some helpful tips and tricks for taking better care of your skin, connect with Robyn on social media.

Instagram: @poisedprofessional

Facebook: @poisedprofessional

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Self Care Is…Making Better Choices

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Making better choices with Sierra Brown

Life transitions are not always easy to handle. When combined with an unexpected illness, we can really be thrown for a loop.  That is exactly what happened to Sierra.

After suffering from a blood clot in her lung and facing the end of her collegiate basketball  career; Sierra found herself 50 pounds heavier and feeling like she was in someone else’s body. 

The recovery wasn’t easy and the weight loss took time but now she has committed her time to helping women create bodies that they love and that love them back. 

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In this episode you will hear

  • Why your relationship with food matters
  • How routines play an important part in maintaining your health. 
  • What it means to be confident in the choices you make. 
  • The difference between sprinting and jogging to your wellness goals. 

Here is how to connect with Sierra

You can learn more about Sierra and her wellness program by visiting her website at Melaninwell.com

You can also get some great advice by following her on Instagram @iammelaninwell

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Self Care Is… Thriving Not Surviving

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Thriving Not Surviving

Imagine being in the best physical shape of your life and then suddenly collapsing after running a marathon. That’s exactly what happened to this week’s guest Alanna Gardner, MFT and now she has dedicated her life to helping people create healthier bodies and relationships.

Listen in as we talk recovering from a traumatic experience physically, mentally and emotionally. We also cover the mind body connection when it comes to health and disease. Plus, Alanna shares some great books for getting your whole self back on track.

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On this episode you will here

  • Where her passion for helping people heal from trauma began. 
  • The importance of the Mind, Body connection. 
  • Knowing how to recognize our own limits. 
  • How to share your experiences with therapy without telling your “business”

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Self Care Is… Staying True To Yourself

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Staying True to Yourself with Angela Baltimore

As we go through life, we have a tendency to allow our roles or other people’s expectations to define us. We morph into who we think we should be, instead of staying true to who we have always been. 

On this episode of Self Care Is… host LaKeisha Entsuah chats with wife, mom and fashion blogger Angela Baltimore about being you, no matter what where you are in life. We also discuss how fashion can make us feel, staying on trend this fall and finding your personal style. 

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On This Episode You Will Hear

  • How Angela Defines “Mom Style”
  • Why being a minister’s wife shouldn’t force you to change your wardrobe.
  • How to set healthy boundaries for the sake of your own self care. 
  • Top fashion trends for this fall season

To COnnect With Angela

For Information on her styling services and to read her blog visit. http://angelabaltimore.com/

For Style Inspiration follow her on social media. 

Instagram: @AngelaBaltimore  

Facebook: @AngelaBaltimore

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Self Care Is… Finding Your Own Balance

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Finding Your Own Balance with Tamika Evans

We all must come to a point in life where we realize that not everyone is going to understand the journey we’re on. Not only will they not understand, but you may even be judge for living in a less than “traditional” way.

Imagine knowing what you were called to do, but realizing that you’re calling doesn’t exactly fit the mold of a traditional wife and mother.

On this episode host LaKeisha Entsuah and guest Tamika Evans discuss learning to follow their own path even if that means bucking tradition. Listen as they explore how they both manage to maintain a sense of self as wives, mothers and entrepreneurs. 

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On this episode you will hear

  • How Tamika knew what she was called to do in life.
  • How our ideas of self care can evolve over time.
  • The importance of leaning on your village and why Tamika’s is one of the best there is.
  • How to learn to accept when your life doesn’t fit other people’s expectations. 

connect with Tamika

Learn more about The Reading Corner Cafe

www.thereadingcornercafe.org

Keep Up With Team Evans on Instagram

@mikamichelle79 or @thereadingcornercafe

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Self Care Is…360° Wellness

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360° Wellness with Chara Marie

To look at one’s wellness requires you to look at the whole person, mind, body and beauty. It’s not enough only think about what you eat or what workout you do; we must also consider how we talk to and treat ourselves. 

On this episode of Self Care Is… I chat with  Chara Marie a nutritionist and wellness coach who turned her frustration with endless diets into a thriving career helping women make positive lifestyle changes. 

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On This Episode You Will Hear

  • What led Chara to become a certified nutritionist. 
  • The 10 minute morning routine that helps keep her spirits high.
  • How positive self speak can change the way you eat
  • The importance of gratitude to your mental and physical health. 
  • Why your workout routine doesn’t have to be complicated to work. 

To Connect With Chara

To learn more about Chara’s work you can visit https://www.charamarie.com/ 

Or connect with her on social media

Instagram: @charamarie

YouTube: Chara Marie Fitness & Nutrition

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Self Care Is… Loving The Real You

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Self Care Is ... Loving The Real You

Imagine growing up and never really feeling like you were beautiful. Imagine how it would feel to wake up everyday and feel like there weren’t enough cute outfits or makeup to truly hide your insecurities. 

On this episode of Self Care Is…my guest Jameelah Broughton and I discuss when she finally found her truth about beauty and the journey that led to her helping other women find theirs. 

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In this episode you will hear

  • What changed in Jameelah’s life that made her question the definition of beauty.
  • How she aims to help women see themselves for who they truly are.
  • Why we as women need community if we really want the perception of beauty to change. 
  • How prayer and meditation changed the way she approaches life. 

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Self Care Is…Mind, Body & Beauty

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Self Care Is... Mind, Body & Beauty

In an industry hinged on the outward appearance, it can be hard to not see everything as a bit superficial. Even when that something is self care, it can feel like  spa days and manicures are the only option.  As much as we support pampering yourself, we are a beauty brand afterall, we also knew that the conversation about self care deserved more. 

In our first episode of Self Care Is.. I dive into a little bit of the Elements of Aliel history and why this company and this podcast are important to me. 

I can’t wait for you to hear this episode

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On this episode you will hear

  • Why I started Elements of Aliel back in 2013
  • Why Self Care Awareness month and PCOS Awareness month are so important to me. 
  • Why I decided to start podcasting.
  • What type of information you will hear from me and my guests. 
  • So much more…

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