Black Girl's Guide to Calm

4 Ways to Clear Energy That’s Not Serving You

Although empaths tend to experience it in a more pronounced way, I believe we all feel when we’re in negative environments or when people around us affect our energy in not-so-great ways. The good news is that there are ways you can protect yourself and clear energy that’s not serving you. Here are four techniques to try: 1. […]

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10 Black Women Who Can Help You Find Your Calm

If you’re reading this, you’re probably already aware of the resources provided here at Black Girl’s Guide to Calm that help you find your calm (if you’re not, click here and here). And of course, I’m not the only one who can guide you; there are some other dope ass Black women out here provide […]

Black Girl's Guide to Calm

Creating Self-care and Calm Intentions for the New Year: 6 Things to Do

Happy New Year! I hope your 2017 has gotten off to an amazing start. If you’re reading this, you probably already have set some goals for the year. But do you have self-care and calm intentions? Wait, what does intention even mean? An intention is “to have in mind a purpose or plan, to direct […]

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Get Your Mind Right: Letting Go for the New Year

In the fourth episode of Get Your Mind Right (the last one for this year), I’m sharing 10 tips from Black Femme Witches Brew on purging and cleansing before the new year. Founder Jamila Kani says that 2016 is a 9 (2+0+1+6= 9), which represents completion, and 2017 is a 1 (2+0+1+7 =10=1), a beginning.  […]

Black Girl's Guide to Calm

Why I Started Going to Therapy (and Why I’m Glad I Did)

Although it’s still somewhat taboo, I’ve always been an advocate of mental health care and therapy. In the Black community, therapy has been seen as what “crazy” or White folks use — not us. We’re supposed to utilize prayer, the church, and Jesus.  Now, there’s nothing wrong with praying, going to church, or Jesus (or […]

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3 Holiday Gifts for More Calm

  The holidays are upon us! I know, the season isn’t just about buying gifts, buuut if you’re looking for something meaningful for a special woman in your life (that includes YOU!), something that will enhance her life and help her feel better — more peaceful, happy, and fulfilled, I invite you to check out Black Girl’s […]

Black Girl's Guide to Calm

Get Your Mind Right Podcast: Episode 3

In this episode three of Get Your Mind Right, we’re talking affirmations: what they are, how they help, and how to use them effectively. Plus, you’ll be guided through a meditation with positive affirmations and visualization.  Resources mentioned: Affirm Your Life My affirmation board on Pinterest

Get Your Mind Right: Episode 2

On episode two of Get Your Mind Right, we’re talking gratitude, which is a great way to find calm and cultivate a positive mindset. In addition to a gratitude meditation, I cover: The benefits of being grateful 4 ways you can practice gratitude in your daily life. Resource mentioned: Bliss “The single greatest thing you […]

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20 Affirmations for Calm and Inner Peace

If you follow me on social media, you probably know that I post an affirmation every Friday related to finding calm and/or self-care.  Affirmations are a great way to not only create calm but to also change your mindset so that you’re calm and peaceful more often than not. Success coach and co-author of the […]

Black Girl's Guide to Calm

Get Your Mind Right Podcast

In this first episode of Get Your Mind Right, I cover: What meditation is Benefits of meditation Two types to try Tips for your practice A brief guided meditation. Click here to listen. Resources mentioned: Calm Russell Simmons’ Meditation Made Simple My meditation playlist