The Black Girl Bravado

Black Girl Bravado

A motivating nd encouraging podcast for colorful women alike.

  • 49 minutes 52 seconds
    Finding Peace in the Present: The Art of Contentment

    Do you ever feel like you're constantly chasing the next thing? A new job, a bigger house, that perfect vacation? We're bombarded with messages that tell us happiness lies in achievement. But what if there's another way? What if true fulfillment comes from learning to embrace contentment and appreciating what you already have?


    In this episode we discuss: 

    • The difference between settling for less and finding joy in the present moment.
    • Common misconceptions about contentment 
    • Actionable strategies to help you achieve a more peaceful and satisfied state of being 



    This week’s gem: Blue Light Therapy Device 


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    16 July 2024, 4:22 am
  • 1 hour 2 minutes
    Owning Your Voice: The Art of Assertive Communication

    Do you find yourself saying yes when you really mean no? Or maybe you hold back from expressing your opinions or needs out of fear of upsetting others? If so, you might be stuck in a pattern of passive behavior. But there's good news! It's possible to develop your assertive communication skills. If you’re ready to find your voice and communicate with confidence, this episode is for you. 


    In this episode we discuss: 

    • The difference between passive and assertive behavior 
    • How assertiveness can benefit you in your personal and professional life 
    • Practical tips to help you become more confident and effective in communicating your needs


    This week’s gem: The Scent Room 


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    9 July 2024, 7:00 am
  • 1 hour 25 minutes
    Don’t Panic, It’s Just Your 20s

    Feeling lost, confused, and overwhelmed in your 20s? Does the pressure to have it all figured out make you want to crawl under the covers? Well, what if we told you that your 20s are actually the perfect time for exploration, stumbles, and unexpected discoveries? In this episode, we'll tap into the wisdom of hindsight and share the advice we needed to hear in our 20s. 

    In this episode we discuss: 

    • The value of setting boundaries, prioritizing yourself and your needs 
    • The importance of networking and building strong connections that go beyond college 
    • How to reframe mistakes as learning experiences 
    • And much more!


    This week’s gem: Elemis Cleansing Balm 


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    2 July 2024, 5:02 am
  • 48 minutes 22 seconds
    How to Reevaluate Your Goals and Become the Person You Want to Be

    Do you remember the goals/intentions you set at the top of the year? How successful have you been in achieving them?? As the initial enthusiasm of the new year fades and we find ourselves in the midst of the year, it's not uncommon to realize that the goals we set at the beginning of the year might not be resonating as they once did. Whether you're experiencing a mid-year goal slump or seeking guidance on refining your desires this episode is for you!


    In this episode we discuss: 

    • Strategies for reevaluating and adapting your goals for continued growth + success 
    • How to work towards identity based goals as opposed to destination-oriented goals 
    • And much more! 


    This week’s gem: Saving Time: Discovering a Life Beyond the Clock by Jenny Odell


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    26 June 2024, 5:12 am
  • 59 minutes 40 seconds
    Choose Your Love Story: How to Curate Your Relationships with Grace Byers and Shoniqua Shadai

    What do you need in order to be vulnerable and feel safe within a friendship? Today, we’re joined by part of the cast of Harlem, Grace Byers and Shoniqua Shandai, to discuss the power of choosing our love stories and how to curate our romantic and platonic relationships. 


    In this episode we discuss: 

    • Reasons why we’re not always vulnerable in our friendship 
    • How to create a safe space for vulnerability and deeper intimacy to flourish 
    • Ways to avoid self sabotaging your relationships 
    • And much more!


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    Call or Text us at (310) 363-1067 for advice, to share the things you’re proud of, or any gems you think we’d enjoy. 


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    18 June 2024, 7:00 am
  • 45 minutes 14 seconds
    Is Friendship Too Expensive?: How to Maintain Friendships Without Breaking the Bank (Patreon Bonus)

    Friendships are the glue that holds life together, but let's be honest, they can get expensive. Nights out, birthday dinners, weekend getaways - it all adds up! If you’re interested in understanding the financial side of friendship and how to navigate it without sacrificing fun or your savings, this episode is for you! 


    In this episode we discuss:

    • How to talk openly about finances with your friends
    • Creative ideas for affordable hangouts
    • Building a "fun fund" to budget for social activities

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    11 June 2024, 7:00 am
  • 1 hour 17 minutes
    Can You Have It All? Tradition, Modernity, and Defining Your Own Success (Rewind)

    Are your priorities the home, your children and your husband? Or, are you more focused on your career, goals and dreams? Do you have to choose? Or can you have it all?! Today, we’ll find out! 


    This week Germani and Brittany are joined by their best friends, Adrienne and Kaila, to discuss what womanhood looks like for them. By now, you probably can tell where The BGB falls on the spectrum, but Kaila and Adrienne are here to discuss what it means to be traditional women living in modern times.


     In this episode we discuss: 

    • The differences between traditional and modern womanhood 
    • The most freeing and restrictive aspects of traditional and modern lifestyles 
    • Our thoughts on gender roles


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    Call or Text us at (310) 363-1067 for advice, to share the things you’re proud of, or any gems you think we’d enjoy. 


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    28 May 2024, 7:00 am
  • 50 minutes 16 seconds
    Redefining "Ride or Die" in Love: From Loyalty to Liberation with Shanita Hubbard (Rewind)

    Ever worn the "ride or die" label in your relationship? You're not alone. In this episode, we're joined by Shanita Hubbard, author of "Ride or Die: A Feminist Manifesto For The Well-Being of Black Women," to dissect this common trope in Black romantic relationships.


    In this episode we discuss: 

    • The Ride or Die archetype— where it started and how it’s been woven into Black culture 
    • How to decipher between being supportive vs self-sacrificing 
    • What our role is in actively dismantling the ride-or-die stereotype 
    • And much more!


    Connect with Shanita Hubbard and support her work here!


    This week’s gem: Hip Hop Piano Covers. Listen here on Spotify!


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    21 May 2024, 7:00 am
  • 40 minutes 18 seconds
    BFF Blindspot: How Well Do We REALLY Know Each Other? (Rewind)

    When was the last time you asked your friend questions like: When do you trust me? What about our dynamic concerns you? What is a mistake you think I keep making? If you’re anything like us, you likely haven’t lol 


    After being friends for over a decade we’d like to believe we know each other pretty well, but do we really?! Today we’re deepening our unbreakable bond through meaningful conversation, asking one another thoughtful questions and providing intentional responses. This is a goodie, y’all!


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    Call or Text us at (310) 363-1067 for advice, to share the things you’re proud of, or any gems you think we’d enjoy. 


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    14 May 2024, 7:00 am
  • 51 minutes 9 seconds
    Girlfriends, Goals & Growing Apart: Is Your Friendship Worth Fighting For?

    Friendships are the cornerstones of our lives, but navigating them can be tricky! In this episode, we explore the world of female friendships with Danielle Bayard Jackson, a friendship coach and national speaker. Danielle, speaks about her new book "Fighting for Our Friendships," and shares her expertise on the science of female platonic connections. If you’re ready to equip yourself with the tools to build strong, lasting bonds with the amazing women in your life, this episode is for you! 

    In this episode we discuss:

    • How to determine if a friendship is worth repairing, or releasing
    • How to navigate complicated dynamics in friend groups of three 
    • What does it mean to be a true "girl's girl"?
    • And the age-old question: Is it okay to share your friends' secrets with your partner?

    Hit our Homegirl Hotline…we’d love to hear from you! 

    Call or Text us at (310) 363-1067 for advice, to share the things you’re proud of, or any gems you think we’d enjoy. 


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    7 May 2024, 7:00 am
  • 3 minutes 46 seconds
    Out of Office

    We're taking a break for the month of May to reset, recharge and regroup! Join us on Patreon for exclusive episodes, we'll be back in June!


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    1 May 2024, 2:57 am
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