3. Showing Up Uncensored with Erica James-Strayhorn

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In this episode I am talking to Erica James-Strayhorn a marriage and family therapist. We discuss learning how to honour yourself at all times. She shares her love of personal growth. We touch on and the importance of taking responsibility for your choices by creating safe loving relationships. She also highlights functional self-care and the importance of recognizing what self-care incorporate into your everyday life.

Episode Highlights 

  • Creating accountability for your personal growth

  • Leaning into fear

  • Having friends who accept your authentic self

  • Creating new experiences in order to grow

  • Managing fear

  • Paying attention to how your body responds in different situations

  • Being open to difficult yet loving feedback

Special Guest: Erica James-Strayhorn



Facebook Group Self-Care

Resources Shared on Show

Journal Journey

Sel-Care Planner

Self-Care Plan (Print)


You Are a Badass at Making Money

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1. Welcoming Authenticity in your 30's with Keisha Reaves

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In this episode I am talking to Keisha Reaves a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia and owner of Push Thru, a community created to support women in motherhood. We dive into what it means to unapologetically walk in your truth. She shares her journey of connecting to her authentic self. We discover how being her authentic self has propelled her to create a community for mothers, to have a safe space where they can be honest about their experience of motherhood and not be judged. 

Show Highlights 

  • Body image

  • Wearing a mask to assimilate to your environment

  • The label of “sounding white” as a black woman

  • Momcation

  • Mom guilt

  • Postpartum anxiety and depression

  • Sleep deprivation

  • Having a supportive community to keep you grounded

  • Dispelling myths and unrealistic expectations for mothers postpartum experience

  • Pressure of the Snapback

Special Guest: Keisha Reaves





Resources Shared on Show


Breast Feed Atlanta

Birth Center Atlanta


Motherhood Sessions


The Fourth Trimester

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