Ep#51: Empowering People Of Color With Mental Health (w/ Kriselle Gabriel)

Krieslle Gabriel

In this episode, I talk with Kriselle Gabriel the founder of Empowered In Color, and host of the podcast by the same name. We discussed her mental health journey as a person of color. Expressing her initial hesitation of opening up to people about going to therapy because of stigma.  Kriselle explores the cultural and […]

Ep #48: Entrepreneurship Is The Best Personal Development Course (w/ Brandon Stover)

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In this Episode I talk to Brandon Stover, a Startup Executive Coach, who’s aim is to help startup founders enhance leadership. He does this by focusing on a holistic approach to build clients emotional intelligence in order to support their Entrepreneurial goals. Brandon Shares his path of why he decided to become a life coach […]

How To Know You Can Benefit From Emotional Intelligence (And What To Do About It)

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12 min read. How do you find out if you could benefit from improving your emotional intelligence? When I first learned about emotional intelligence (EQ) from The School of Life, I immediately understood that’s what was missing in my life. It helped me see that culture and society values the technical, logical skills as a […]

The Year I Realized That I Know Nothing

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7 min read. I’ve been avoiding writing this type of “annual reflection” post because everyone does it and it consumes our feed and annoys everyone. But I have to admit, year-end summaries are a great way to reflect and bookmark the progress made over a set time period. At the risk of feeding into the […]

You Don’t Fear Judgment of Others, You Fear Your Own

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4 min read. The artist, the creator, the performer, anyone who wants to express themselves is afraid of judgment in one form or another. The feeling is inevitable. When you put your heart and soul out there, it’s scary to hear what other people will think of it. Then there are those who are successful […]

Authenticity, Not Just Positivity

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Being positive just for the sake of being positive isn’t working anymore 6 min read. It’s hard to avoid all the negativity and pessimism in the world today. Even if you try to surround yourself with more positivity, the darkness somehow finds a way to creep in. It’s taxing on our overall health. We lose hope, […]

6 Books for Those Who Value Emotional Intelligence

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6 min read. No matter how smart we think we are, there is still so much we don’t know. You’ve heard the saying, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” right? It’s been embedded in me and our culture for centuries. But if we take this old idiom to heart, we end up limiting […]

Echo in a Bubble: Why We Struggle Processing Our Own Emotions

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8 min read. Do you truly consider your opinions and perspectives as your own? How have they been influenced by the people you’re around, the environment you’re in, the content you consume? When’s the last time your mind was challenged in an expansive way? What do you genuinely believe in for yourself, not just because […]