None of us are safe when it comes to the damaging effects a negative online reputation can have. Every day people of various ages are losing their jobs, scholarships, and other opportunities because of the things they post online. Cybercide' or 'bullycide’ are defined as suicides being committed by young people because of online bullying. Joining us today is technology and lifestyle expert, Stephanie Humphrey. We are going to talk about the potential negative consequences of online behavior especially through social media. Also Stephanie will provide helpful advice on how people can maintain a positive reputation in cyberspace. Welcome To The Visit!
Mar 11, 2020
Co-parenting requires a shared effort and intent between the two parents. But it can be difficult after a difficult relationship has ended and takes years to master; especially when dealing with an irate person. What is the best way to deal with this? Well, joining us today is certified life coach and mama of one, Ayana Iman! We are going to discuss how to co-parent with a toxic parent without losing your mind! Welcome to The Visit!
Mar 4, 2020
It's important to get nosey with your parents and/or the elders in your family when it comes to their healthcare because they may hide things. By the time you find out, it can be too late. Joining us today is Attorney and Legal Analyst, Midwin Charles, who is going to discuss how to talk with your parents and/or elderly loved ones about serving as their health care proxy, power of attorney, guardianships and creating wills. Welcome To The Visit!
Feb 26, 2020
Superstar tennis athlete, Serena Williams once said, "It isn't easy to play a tournament while someone body-shames me." Unfortunately, we witnessed Williams simultaneously be sexualized, caricaturized, othered and exoticized on numerous media outlets without focusing on her athletic skill. The intersection of sexism and racism and the treatment of black women's bodies is something we have grappled with for centuries. Joining us today in honor of Black History Month, guest expert and sociologist, Sabrina Strings, and I are going to discuss the racial origins of fatphobia. Welcome to the Visit!
Feb 19, 2020
Before the days of Instagram, Facebook and blogs, our knowledge about people's intimate lives were very limited. Today, things have certainly changed. We have a continuous backstage pass into other peoples’ relationships, kitchens, bathrooms and sex lives, all the time on social media. And it can certainly take a toll on feeling satisfied with our own lives. Joining us today in honor of Valentine's Day is renowned NYC-based sex therapist and clinical sexologist, Cyndi Darnell. We are going to discuss the positive and negative impact of social media on our relationships and sex life. Welcome To The Visit!
Feb 12, 2020
Recent studies show that Black women are less likely to receive basic treatments known to be effective in combating cardiovascular diseases such, as a daily dose of aspirin or prescribed statins. Unfortunately, Black women have nearly twice the rate of heart attack and death due to coronary heart disease. Joining us today in honor of Heart Disease Awareness Month, guest expert and cardiologist, Dr. Pilar Haynes, and I are going to discuss heart disease in Black Women. Welcome To The Visit!
Feb 5, 2020
Meal planning is great for saving time, but, ideally, it should save us money, too. And when you’re on a strict budget, meal planning can be quite a challenge. If you’re not sure where to start, then this is the show for you! Joining us today is food lover, meticulous budgeter and creator of the popular blog “Budget Bytes,” Beth Moncel! She is going to provide tips on how to plan your meals when you’re on a tight budget! Welcome to The Visit!
Jan 29, 2020
Over the holidays, socializing increases and much of this focused on consuming food. When the new year begins, the diet culture hits a spike and suddenly people moralize eating to rectify the wrong they believe they've done. Unfortunately for those with active eating disorders, the focus on food is quite triggering. Joining us today is social justice activist, Melissa Fabelho, who is going to provide tips on how to survive the holidays with an eating disorder. Welcome to The Visit!
Jan 22, 2020
It's the New Year and many people want to take the first steps to become healthier! Healthy habits are what can afford us true well-being. Joining us today is Registered Dietitian, stylist and former runway model, Wintana Kiros! We are going to discuss how to gain our well-being rather than focusing on weight loss, ways our bodies change as we age, and how to dress our current bodies while on a budget. Welcome to The Visit!
Jan 15, 2020
True self-care is not salt baths and chocolate cake. It is making the choice to build a life you don’t need to regularly escape from. And that often takes doing the thing you least want to do. How can we avoid the inevitable capitalist tide from turning something as simple as self-care into yet another thing to be bought and sold? Joining us today in honor of the New Year, repeat guest expert and clinical psychotherapist from the Sixth Street Wellness Clinic, Stacey Younge, and I are going to discuss what self-care really means and what isn't!
Jan 8, 2020