207: Gettin’ Through the Storms

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. We all have troubles in our lives; challenges that test our emotional, mental, and sometimes our physical stamina. For some of us, the troubles are life-threatening, while it’s not that serious for others. What we can all agree on is that there’s always something. In fact, we can go as […]


182: Tackling Mental Health Issues in North Carolina

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. With a population of approximately 9.9 million people, North Carolina is the 10th most populated state. Of those 9.9 million people, close to 3.9% of adults in North Carolina live with severe mental health conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression. (This is according to data from the […]


180: Changing the Game in Mental Health as a Black Man

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. According to a 1986 report by the American Psychology Association, the percentage of psychology PhDs awarded to men in 1975 was nearly 70%. As of 2015, the lack of men graduating with doctorates from psychology programs was both alarming and disappointing. But what’s even more worrying is the number of […]


151: How To Build a Life While Battling Chronic Illness

Dealing with a severe cold or a broken bone isn’t easy. But at least there’s an end in sight. Once you get over the cold or your bone heals, you’re pretty much back to normal. Unfortunately, that’s not the case for people with chronic(long-term) illnesses. With no ‘cure’ in sight, these illnesses can sometimes last […]


148: How We All Benefit From an Inclusive Society

Unfortunately, we live in a society that has stereotypes for everything. From love to lifestyles to career paths, people will always find something wrong with your life’s choices. However, that does not mean that you should bow to societal pressure. You can never be perfect; you can only be you, and it’s time you drop […]


136: Don’t Leave It On the Pillow

It’s no secret; the best performing organizations are continuously championing wellness and inclusivity. Unfortunately, determining what makes your team diverse isn’t as straightforward as it seems. It takes a trained eye to highlight the social and cultural aspects of our lives that make us unique.    While different ingredients define uniqueness, you, as a leader, have […]