Intentional Well-Being Podcast: Why Black Women Never Rest
Welcome back everyone!
Today, I am joined by professor, licensed psychologist, writer, and activist Dr. Raquel Martin.
Join us in an upbeat conversation on how to leave spaces that are not serving you, raise a family in an unjust society, and learn the difference between being aggressive and being assertive. You better believe there is a difference between the two!
Here’s a breakdown of what we are diving into:
- Why you need to leave spaces that you aren’t not comfortable in right now.
- Just because two people are black does not mean they understand one another.
- Working with individuals who resemble the individuals that oppress you.
- The difference between being assertive and being aggressive.
- Pregnancy for a white person vs a black person.
- If we take time to rest, who will do the work in our place?
- What is the global majority?
- The reason why you need to stop asking to be educated and educate yourself.
- Why self-monitoring is crucial for your well-bei
Passionate about empowering and educating individuals on their mental health and well-being. She is a licensed psychologist and clinical researcher, writer, podcast host, professional speaker and professor.
She likes to say that each of her roles provides her with a unique opportunity to gain knowledge and to inform others in the way that she engages. She works directly with patients to help them identify and resolve emotions, belief systems, and thoughts that are impacting their mental health.
As a speaker she talks about the importance of mental health and the intersection of culture and well-being. She specializes in the intricacies of the black experience, trauma based interventions and coalition building.
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