Express Yourself Black Man

Express Yourself Black Man

Studies show on average men lose 2.8 years of their life when under heavy stress. This podcast is my way of gaining those 2.8 years back. Listen as I speak on my trauma, experiences, and lessons learned from therapy in this in-depth look at life as a black man.

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April 11, 2021 21 min

In this episode, I talk with Danielle The Coach, who is a certified Life and Leadership Coach, about purpose work. She breaks down the difference between coaching and therapy and explains how she helps millennial go-getters get out of their way and unapologetically create the life they want to live.

Outro Song: Mel Doro - A Game (ft. Mic Zhane)

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In this episode, I talk with Elijah, who is a Fitness Coach, about fitness, coaching, entrepreneurship, and mental health. He drops gems on staying fit mentally, physically, and spiritually.

Outro Song: Mel Doro - Food For Thought

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March 28, 2021 30 min

In this episode, I talk with D.C. about her 25-year marriage and what it takes to be a successful wife. She offers A LOT of insight on how she had to grow as a woman to be successful in her marriage.

Outro Song: MellowMills - Hangar ft. Jay Robb

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March 21, 2021 53 min

In this episode, I talk with David about the people he lost in his lifetime and how dealing with loss forced him to start prioritizing his mental health. His story serves as an inspiration that post-traumatic growth is real and possible.

Outro Song: Jay Robb - Minutes Interlude

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March 13, 2021 10 min

In this episode, I talk about the first time I got robbed in Queens, NY, and how that changed my perception of reality.

Outro Song: Mel Doro - Next Chapter Freestyle

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March 7, 2021 11 min

In this episode, I speak on my struggles with radical feminists.

Outro Song: Stargiela - Come Alive

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February 21, 2021 11 min

In this episode, I break down boundaries. I give tips on how to set boundaries properly and go over why boundaries are important.

Listen as I go over some frameworks to help you set and maintain boundaries in your life.

Outro Song: MellowMills - Camped Out

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February 14, 2021 11 min

In this episode, I break down how to love a black man the right way. I give tips on what I think black men like and how to cultivate a successful relationship with a black man.

Happy Malentine's Day.

Outro Song: Flee - Queens

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February 12, 2021 10 min

In this episode, I break down imposter syndrome. I give tips for how I deal with my imposter syndrome and encouragement for those struggling with imposter syndrome currently.

Listen as I discuss how to defeat imposter syndrome.

Outro Song: LYRICAL FLEXERCISE CYPHER II: ROME, ANTHONYXJOHN, THECASINOLIFE, KNG, & MESHA AKIRA. HOST: VONTE NYC

References: Dunner-Kruger Effect (https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/dunning-kruger-ef...

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January 31, 2021 12 min

In this episode, I discuss how to find a good therapist. I break down what I look for in any therapist and the qualities I think good therapists have. I also give resources to help you find therapy.

Listen as I discuss how to find a therapist that is good for you.

Outro Song: Stargiela - Exhausted

References:

  • Psychology Today (https://www.psychologytoday.com/us)

  • Clinicians of Color (https://www.cliniciansofcolor.org/)

  • Therapy for Black G...

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    January 24, 2021 12 min

    In this episode, I discuss how to heal. I break down my self-care plan and the steps I took to start healing after discovering how my trauma affected me. Therapy can sometimes leave you with more questions than answers, which can be intimidating. Learning how to heal and how YOU heal is extremely important.

    Listen as I break down my healing process.

    Outro Song: Tango Lee - Landslide

    References:

  • Blog: Brickel and Associates (https://bri...

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    In this episode, I discuss how my attachment style affects me. I break down protest behaviors and how they played a pivotal role in one of my past relationships failing. I also speak briefly on how I tackled healing my attachment style.

    Listen as I break down the struggles of being anxious insecure preoccupied.

    Outro Song: Jay Robb - Innocent

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    January 10, 2021 50 min

    In this episode, Kamiko and I discuss abusive relationships, relationship trauma, life after an abusive relationship, healing, and much more. We dive into Kamiko's personal life in a very telling interview/conversation that I think anyone can benefit from.

    Listen as we demystify closure and the lies we're told about what closure looks like.

    Outro Song: Mel Doro - Passwords

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    January 3, 2021 45 min

    In this episode, I talk about my upbringing and what led me to start the podcast. I dive into my childhood, teenage years, adulthood, and explain how my upbringing has impacted my life currently.

    Listen as I discuss how my insecurities and attachment style played a role in my past failed relationships.

    Outro Song: Mel Doro - Flowers Die, Memories Don't

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    December 8, 2020 15 min

    In this episode, I break down the four attachment styles. Robyn E. Brickel, who is a trauma-informed therapist states on her blog, "A person’s attachment style first forms in childhood, and then serves as a model for navigating life and relationships in adulthood. We all have one primary attachment style. Each person tends to rely more on one than the others." Attachment styles are how we give and receive love.

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