Understanding the Four Types of Intimacy and How They Impact Your Health
Balanced Black Girl
by Balanced Black Girl
4m ago
It’s February, and around here that means celebrating Black History Month, Aquarius season, and (at least in this episode) very reluctantly love. If you’ve been listening to Balanced Black Girl for a while, you know I loathe talking about modern dating and the way relationships are discussed online right now. However, we can’t talk about living a healthy lifestyle without talking about building and maintaining healthy relationships. Join me in this safe container, free from discussions about who’s fixing whose plate, to explore the connections between relationships and our wellbeing. I also ta ..read more
Visit website
Improve Your Focus: The Art of Managing Your Attention featuring Tara from Open
Balanced Black Girl
by Balanced Black Girl
1w ago
It seems like there’s always something new to distract us and keep our attention spans ever-shrinking. So today, we’re wrapping up our Reframing the Reset series by talking with Dr. Tara Zinnamon about de-commoditizing our attention spans to regain agency and awareness of where our attention is going. Dr. Tara Zinnamon is a neuroscientist, yoga, breathwork, and meditation teacher who has a unique perspective as she balances her knowledge of neuroscience and yoga in her personal and teaching practices. If you can’t visit her studio, you can find her classes on Open where she hosts a range of yo ..read more
Visit website
Reframing Exercise: The Importance of Building and Maintaining Muscle
Balanced Black Girl
by Balanced Black Girl
3w ago
Starting a new year often gets people interested in improving or revisiting their exercise regimens. But workout culture is so fraught with harmful weight loss narratives that the critical benefits of movement often get overshadowed. In this episode, I share my knowledge of cardio, mobility, and strength training, and my own life-changing fitness journey. I also explain my strategy for building a health-focused routine rooted in building strength and longevity as an act of kindness to your future self. I also talk about… The unique benefits of strength training for women What a healthy fitnes ..read more
Visit website
How to Practice Digital Self-Care: Knowing When to Unplug + Tending to Your Digital Spaces
Balanced Black Girl
by Balanced Black Girl
3w ago
Screen time has a way of sneaking up on us, and before we know it, our time for the things we really want to do is gone. So this week, we’re continuing the Reframing the Reset series with a topic we’ve all struggled with at some point — digital self-care. In this episode, I discuss some best practices to help keep you in the driver’s seat on your devices. And I share some tools I’ve used to help organize my digital world that I hope will be helpful to you as well. I also talk about… Cultivating awareness of how you spend your time Curating your social media feeds Staying out of the comments s ..read more
Visit website
Spacious Productivity: How to Improve Your Habits and Be More Consistent
Balanced Black Girl
by Balanced Black Girl
3w ago
Happy New Year, and welcome to our first episode of 2023! To kick off the year, I’m revisiting last year’s Reframing the Reset series with even more clarity and actionable items. We’ll be exploring ways that we can reset in the new year to feel our best all year long. This week, I focus on the idea of strengthening our habits in sustainable and stackable ways that affirm us as the version of ourselves we want to be. I also talk about… Investing time upfront to free you up for what’s most important to you Directing your energy Choosing when to face inevitable discomfort Making decisions with t ..read more
Visit website
How to Conduct A Life Audit for Reflection and Goal-Setting
Balanced Black Girl
by Balanced Black Girl
1M ago
Before we start talking about 2023, I think it’s important to look back and reflect on 2022. So in this solo episode, I’m sharing my process for conducting a life audit. I explain what a life audit is, why you might benefit from doing one, and how it can help you find deeper satisfaction next year. I also talk about… Our upcoming Reframing the Reset series + challenge Checking in with how you feel vs how you want to feel Celebrating the areas of life where you feel satisfied Showing love to the parts of your life where there’s a gap between how you feel & how you want to feel Implementing ..read more
Visit website
How to Heal with Alex Elle
Balanced Black Girl
by Balanced Black Girl
2M ago
In this week’s episode, we are continuing our end-of-year rest and digest series with the incredible, Alex Elle. Together, we have an honest talk about healing — the good, the challenging, and everything in between. Alex also shares what it’s like to heal your inner child while raising children, the importance of taking time for reflection, and even the joys of her walking practice. This conversation is packed with wisdom, thoughtfulness, and stunning truths. Alex Elle is a New York Times best selling author and wellbeing teacher who helps others find their voice and create clarity in their li ..read more
Visit website
Rest and Digest: Reset Your Circadian Rhythm and Winter Self-Care to Feel Happy and Whole
Balanced Black Girl
by Balanced Black Girl
2M ago
For me and so many others, Winter can be draining and leave us feeling disconnected from ourselves and our communities. So as we move toward the end of 2022, I find myself thinking of ways to be prepared for the holiday season and Winter blues. In this solo episode, I encourage you to think of Winter as a call to rest, set the stage to call in your manifestations, and channel the energy of the Winter Solstice to prepare for the bloom. I share my favorite ways to stay balanced, set boundaries, and be financially well. I also talk about… Why winter is the perfect time to focus on extra self-car ..read more
Visit website
How to Get Funding for Your Business, Qualities of Successful Entrepreneurs, and Building the Damn Thing with Kathryn Finney
Balanced Black Girl
by Balanced Black Girl
2M ago
Black women have been the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the US for the past few years with 17% of us in the process of starting new businesses. But in 2020—a record-breaking year for venture capital investment—less than 100 Black women raised $1 million or more for their businesses, which is very small in the VC world. In this episode, I’m joined by Kathryn Finney, Founder and Managing General Partner of Genius Guild, a $20 million venture fund that builds and invests in scalable companies led by diverse founders. She's also the founder of the Duni fund, the founder and former CEO ..read more
Visit website
Why You Need Community, Not An Audience with Kim Johnson
Balanced Black Girl
by Balanced Black Girl
2M ago
There is a big difference between building an audience that’s watching you and building a community that’s engaging with you. So how do we build strong, engaged communities that connect people rather than simply entertaining them? This week, I’m joined by Kim Johnson, head of community at Geneva, a New York based messaging app. Geneva helps creators, brands and leaders build communities from the ground up. So in this episode we dive deep into all things connection, conversation, and community. We Also Talk About… Building organic community that is engaged and passionate about you and your wor ..read more
Visit website

Follow Balanced Black Girl on Feedspot

Continue with Google
OR