In a world where black women are often underrepresented and misunderstood, we need more safe spaces to just… be. Every Friday, join Dr. Dominique Broussard, a college professor and psychologist, and Terri Lomax, a techie and motivational speaker, as they initiate authentic conversations on everything from fibroids to fake friends. If you’re a black woman or woman of color looking for an extra dose of inspiration on the go, pull up a seat and join us on the H.E.R. (Healing, Empowerment, Resilience) Space podcast. We can’t wait to meet you, sis!
In this week’s episode learn how to differentiate between being shy, introverted, and struggling with a social anxiety disorder. Terri and Dom share some of their personal experiences and provide some tips for how to face your social anxiety.
Terri and Dom are wrapping up Season 3 this week. Join the ladies as they discuss the highlights of this season, from the dope women who appeared as guests, the lessons they learned, and the tech issues to the personal losses Terri experienced.
Today energetic sisters Breezy & Bobbi, founders of Free the Cheeks, take us to Twerk Church. We will name how we can subvert the patriarchy, relearn what we thought we knew about sensuality, & hold space to celebrate our wombs. Get ready to...free yo' cheeks!
Today Terri & Dom are joined by Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis. Gift yourself the time to listen to this episode uninterrupted as Dr. Thema encourages us to think about our pain in ways that will definitely bring us closer to healing. Your wounds will be so glad you did.
Today Terri and Dom dive into a conversation many women experience but until recently have not openly discussed. If you have ever experienced any type of fertility issues, know you are NOT alone. Join us in the space for healing, empowerment, and resilience.
Death. Who wants to talk about it? Not you? Ok. Remember Dom says...Trust the process. Live in the moment. This episode is not quite what you're thinking it's about. Stay tuned all the way to the end for a couple of special surprises.
Join Terri and Dom as they begin to make fear their greatest teacher with the help of Guryan Tighe. Make sure to have a pen and paper ready to take notes on the best practices for learning from your fears and having difficult conversations with your partner.
You ever had times where you’re sitting with someone you look up to and their presence makes you feel at peace? That's how Terri and Dom felt this week as they were chatting with Dr. Joy from Therapy for Black Girls. Tune in to learn more about Dr. Joy's journey.
The late Toni Morrison once asked, “What are you without racism? Are you still good? Are you still strong?” This week Terri and Dom are joined by Rachel Cargle in an important discussion about White supremacy and feminism.
Introversion, shyness and social anxiety are not equals. Tune in as Terri and Dom explain the introversion/extroversion spectrum as well as information that you can reference for later use and tips on how to navigate being an introvert in an extroverted world.
When, how, why, and where do you use your voice? This week Terri & Dom will explore examples of assertiveness and also distinguish from assertiveness, aggressiveness, passiveness, and passive aggressiveness. Scroll down for tips on implementing assertiveness.
This was week was a rough one. Terri found out that her grandmother passed away and had to abruptly leave San Francisco to head home. Despite the tech struggles, Dom and Terri conversed about stress, anxiety, and setting boundaries when life comes at you fast.
Listen in as Terri and Dom share their journeys to discovering their passions. What you hear is sure to enlighten you but it may also resonate and inspire you along your own path. One thing for sure is, like you, Dom and Terri have not had straight paths.
Ayyyyeee!!! Today is a special day...It’s our anniversary! One year ago today Terri and Dom met for dinner and decided H.E.R Space podcast needed to happen. Check out this bonus episode with clips that got left on the editing room floor.
What is your relationship with sleep? In this episode, Terri and Dom explore their sleep habits and define good sleep hygiene. Then they provide tips on how to adjust our sleep routines which will, in turn, improve our overall physical and mental health.
Can you believe it's the end of June and Season Two?! Join Terri and Dom as they go down memory lane offering us behind the scenes insights and updates for each episode. After listening be sure to join the growing community of women in the H.E.R Space Sanctuary.
Being middle class and/or college-educated is often equated with being bougie. Lady, is that you? What does it really mean when someone calls you bougie and how do you respond? Tune in because this is not the usual conversation on being bad and bougie.
Today Terri and Dom discuss a frequent topic of conversation for Black women...hair. After listening to the episode be sure to share your stories in the H.E.R Space Sanctuary. Also, check out the multitude of resources at the bottom of the show notes.
Music is the in the backdrop of most of our lives through heartbreak and triumphs. In this week's episode Terri and Dom share the songs and artists that have had an impact on their lives. Break out your favorite music platform and join them in a sing along.
Considering therapy? This is episode is for you! Terri shares with us her experiences- the ugly and the benefits. Dom encourages us all to go and walks us through what to expect when we decide that therapy is for us. And remember...trust the process.
Anxiety is the number one mental health diagnosis in America and Black women experience it in ways that we often ignore. Tune in to find out if Terri and Dom list the way(s) in which anxiety may be showing up in your life and then get tips on how to address it.
In today’s episode Terri and Dom share what they would tell their younger selves in regards to relationships, sexuality, career, finances, self-esteem and womanhood. There are so many quotable moments in this episode so be sure to write them down!
Dr. Ja'Nina Garrett-Walker is back! Based on some feedback from last week's episode, Dom and Terri invited her to join them to model how to have a healing conversation when you or someone you know messes up...because it happens to the best of us.
Terri & Dom are joined by Dr. Ja’Nina Garrett-Walker to engage in a conversation about how the Black community can be "accomplices" for the Black queer community. Remember, if one of isn’t free then none of us are free.
Tension, frustration, sadness, heart racing, butterflies, sweaty palms. Sound familiar? These are some of the feelings that come up when we experience conflict. Lady, get ready to take notes as Teacher T helps us to explore conflict resolution.
This week Terri & Dom share their self-esteem & confidence journeys. Terri takes us back to middle school and Dom goes back to kindergarten. The ladies then offer us some concrete tips on how to improve our confidence. Be sure to share your story with us.
Lady, when was the last time you laughed? Or chaired the fun ministry? Today, Terri and Dom take a break from the heaviness to have a lighthearted episode telling some corny jokes and share some ways in which they tap into their inner child.
Today we’re diving into...S-E-X. Joining Terri and Dom is Eliza Boquin, a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Relationship Therapist, and Sexuality Expert. Let's welcome Eliza into H.E.R Space and talk sex, trauma, and healing.
In this week's episode we'll give you a quick recap of each episode and shout out some folks. Also, Dom and Terri offer additional insights, commentary, and follow-ups. But wait...if you enjoyed season 1 you CANNOT miss what we have in store for season 2!
We know what it feels like when our boundaries are violated. How do you know if you've violated someone else's? Tune in to learn how we've all been violators and how we make amends. We're talking hair, insensitive questions, personal bubbles and more!
You know how it is, you've done all the work, you've passed all the tests but you still don't feel qualified. You still feel like you don't belong and you think others will find out. This my friend, is Imposter Syndrome. Stay tuned to learn how to overcome it!
How can you create a team with limited finances? Terri and Dom share with us some of the people they have on their teams and how they navigated finding coaches when they did not have the money. As you evolve on your journey, create a team that can support you.
To the casual observer, everything on the outside appears to be great. But on the inside, you feel empty. Is this you? If so, you may be experiencing depression. Today, Terri shares her journey with depression and Dom addresses the uncomfortable topic of suicide.
In case you were wondering, no is a complete sentence. Terri and Dom offer us ways to say "No" within real-life situations, including instances in which they were successful, someone was clear with them on a boundary, and times when they struggled with saying "No."
While self-care is a phrase that seems to be tossed around a lot lately, do we know what it really means? In this week’s episode, Dom and Terri dive into the importance of unapologetic self-care and communicating your needs to your support system.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, this episode focuses on dating and relationships. Through three different stories, Terri shares with us how she learned to assess and address her relationship needs and more.
On the first day of Black History Month, Dom asks us to examine what it's like to be Black in America. Terri and Dom dive into a discussion about colorism, good hair, representation, how we talk, and other factors related to the black experience.
What happens when we don’t reach adulting milestones? Do we compare our day 1 to someone else's day 100? Dr. Dom and Terri point out some of the milestones many of us are expected to achieve along with strategies we can utilize to be comfortable in our own path.
Ever struggled to leave a toxic relationship? In this episode Terri opens up about how she found herself, after breaking up with a toxic ex and ending her friends with benefits situationship. Dom also shares a few gems about personal growth and healing.
This week Dom is sharing tips for how you can overcome procrastination and goal map effectively, while Terri shares intimate details about her rough upbringing and insight into how she defied statistics by goal mapping.
Welcome! Start here to learn more about your hosts Terri and Dom, get more insight into why they created H.E.R Space, what scared them about the process, and why they pushed forward to release this podcast in the midst of fear and uncertainty.