Black Girl In Om

Black Girl In Om

www.blackgirlinom.com/podcast
Welcome to your go-to conversation on all things wellness, self­-care and self-­love for women of color, hosted by Black Girl In Om Founder Lauren Ash and Art Director Deun Ivory.
#25: Season Two Finale: A Letter to Our Teenage Selves
Aug 1 • 52 min
In this episode, Black Girl In Om Founder Lauren Ash and Art Director Deun Ivory close season two with vulnerability and reflection. Deeply inspired by Solange Knowles’ letter to her teenage self in Teen Vogue, both women share what they would tell their…
#24—Mindfulness 101 with Neuroscientist, Artist, and Meditation Guide Nkechi Njaka
Jul 18 • 58 min
In this episode, Black Girl In Om Founder Lauren Ash and Art Director Deun Ivory explore the question what is mindfulness? with neuroscientist, multi-disciplinary artist and integrated lifestylist Nkechi Njaka. Nkechi has spent the majority of her life…
#23: On Being a Healer and On Finding True Wholeness with Dr. Crystal Jones and Tie Simpson (Hippie Heathen)
Jul 4 • 62 min
In this episode, Black Girl In Om Founder Lauren Ash and Art Director Deun Ivory take a deep dive into a conversation on being a healer and finding true wholeness through healing with two Atlanta-based guests and friends: Dr. Crystal Jones, multifaceted…
#22: Embrace your Narrative, Take Ownership & Remain Patient: A Talk with Lindsey Day of CRWN Mag
Jun 20 • 43 min
In this episode, Black Girl In Om Founder Lauren Ash and Art Director Deun Ivory have a heart-to-heart with their friend Lindsey Day, co-founder of CRWN Magazine. In sharing her journey shaping this beautiful print magazine for black women, Lindsey gets…
#21: Thriving > Surviving: Preventative Health with Dr. Tiffany Lester
Jun 7 • 52 min
In this episode, Black Girl In Om Founder Lauren Ash and Art Director Deun Ivory chat with Dr. Tiffany Lester, their favorite doctor who takes an integrative approach to health. Dr. Lester takes a holistic approach to wellness as she is additionally…
#20: On Getting Clear, Staying True with Hey Fran Hey: Being of Service to your Vision and Others without Sacrificing your SELF
May 23 • 50 min
Francheska Medina, lovingly known as Hey Fran Hey, has had to learn to find balance, say no, and discern what’s best for her life just like anyone else. In this episode, BGIO Founder and Creative Director Lauren Ash and BGIO Art Director Deun Ivory chat…
#19: “I’m Not Lonely, I’m Alone”: Music + Self-Care Musings with Singer-Songwriter Jamila Woods
May 9 • 36 min
In this episode, Black Girl In Om Founder Lauren Ash and Art Director Deun Ivory chat with singer-songwriter, poet and Chicago native Jamila Woods. They connect about their self-care practices and the meaning and powerful process behind Jamila’s new music…
#18: Five Challenges in Creative Entrepreneurship and How to Overcome Them
Apr 18 • 40 min
In this episode, Black Girl In Om Founder Lauren Ash and Art Director Deun Ivory share five challenges that they have faced in their journeys in becoming creative entrepreneurs and how they have overcome them. From how to stay committed and convicted in…
#17: A Chat about Skincare with The Glow Expert: Siraad Dirshe
Apr 4 • 40 min
In this episode, Black Girl In Om Founder Lauren Ash and Art Director Deun Ivory talk all things skincare with beauty writer and BGIO contributor Siraad Dirshe. Lauren and Deun ask their pressing skincare questions and the three ladies dive into how to…
#16: Questions for a Yogi #2 with Chelsea Loves Yoga
Mar 21 • 37 min
In this episode, Black Girl in Om Founder Lauren Ash and Art Director Deun Ivory chat with popular Atlanta based yogi Chelsea Loves Yoga. In this lively conversation, Chelsea shares how she turned to yoga, her passion for working with young women of…
#15: Catching Up with Lauren Ash and Deun Ivory
Mar 7 • 33 min
In this episode, the Black Girl In Om podcast officially kicks off Season Two with BGIO Founder and Creative Director Lauren Ash and new BGIO Art Director Deun Ivory sharing what they have been up to lately. From discussing new directions with Black Girl…
Get Ready for BGIO Season 2
Mar 6 • 1 min
The Black Girl In Om podcast returns with Season Two featuring new BGIO Art Director Deun Ivory and BGIO Founder and Creative Director Lauren Ash as your co-hosts! This season, expect conversations about mental health, skincare, current issues, music,…
#14: Season One Finale: Community Q&As and an Announcement
Dec 20, 2016 • 37 min
In this episode, co-hosts Lauren Ash and Zakkiyyah Najeebah and special guest Deun Ivory take questions from the Black Girl In Om community in the season one finale of the BGIO Podcast. This lively and candid conversation covers several topics like some…
#13: Emotional and Spiritual Empowerment 101: A Chat with Tracy G.
Dec 8, 2016 • 47 min
In this episode, co-hosts Lauren Ash and Zakkiyyah Najeebah invite Tracy G., self-proclaimed “edutainer, emotional empowerer, and trillass individual” onto the show. They dive into the power of affirmations, Tracy’s unique origins empowering other women,…
#12: Creating from an Authentic Place: A Live Podcast with Deun Ivory
Dec 1, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode, Black Girl in Om goes live for the first time at the first annual Chicago Podcast Festival! Co-hosts Lauren Ash and Zakkiyyah Najeebah have an illuminating discussion inspired by BGIO’s Visual Content Director and special guest Deun…
#11: Questions for a Yogi #1, with Karla Huffman
Oct 25, 2016 • 45 min
In this episode, co-hosts Lauren Ash and Zakkiyyah Nejeebah kick-off a new podcast series, Questions for a Yogi. They introduce the series by chatting with their friend and fellow yogi Karla Huffman, a Chicago-based yoga instructor and Founder of Gypsy…
#10: 10 Things We Know for Sure
Oct 11, 2016 • 57 min
Inspired by their birthdays, Lauren Ash and Zakkiyyah Najeebah take this episode to reflect on their truths. They affirm the value in being intentional about acknowledging how life experiences can teach us meaningful lessons and deliver wisdom that can…
#9: On Loving In Spite of Trauma, with Anisah Ali
Sep 27, 2016 • 55 min
In this episode, co-hosts Lauren Ash and Zakkiyyah Najeebah chat with Anisah Ali, author of the recently released self-love focused book ‘anonymous.’ Anisah powerfully shares her years-long journey of intentionally unlearning unhealthy ways of relating…
#8: Confidence and Self-Definition, with Freddie Harrel
Sep 13, 2016 • 76 min
In this episode, co-hosts Lauren Ash and Zakkiyyah Najeebah have a lively conversation with top UK fashion blogger and confidence consultant Frédérique “Freddie” Harrel. The dynamic stylist and digital strategist vulnerably shares about how her personal…
#7: Trust and Truth in Sisterhood
Aug 30, 2016 • 50 min
In this episode, co-hosts Lauren Ash and Zakkiyyah Najeebah delve into the deep value of sisterhood among women of color with their special guests and best friends Chelsea and Theo. All four ladies reflect on building the foundation to their respective…
#6: Living Thoughtfully with Brandie Gilliam
Aug 16, 2016 • 54 min
In this episode, co-hosts Lauren Ash and Zakkiyyah Najeebah chat with Brandie Gilliam, the Founder of Thoughtfully Magazine. This magazine maven shares her journey in manifesting her wellness magazine and transitioning from being a marketing and branding…
#5: Womanist is to Feminist as Purple is to Lavender”: Exclusivity in Wellness
Aug 2, 2016 • 29 min
In this episode, co-hosts Lauren Ash and Zakkiyyah Najeebah dive into the politics, theories and specific women who shaped the culture and mission of Black Girl in Om. They chat about the importance of safe spaces that are created and cultivated for and…
#4: Manifestation and Mantras, with Brittany Josephina
Jul 19, 2016 • 45 min
In this episode, co-hosts Lauren Ash and Zakkiyyah Najeebah chat with self-proclaimed emotional nudist and empowerment coach Brittany Josephina. Brittany breaks down the power of manifestation, mantras, and intuitive purpose in this highly inspirational…
#3: Five Challenges on our Self-Care Journeys
Jul 5, 2016 • 45 min
This episode, co-hosts Lauren Ash and Zakkiyyah Najeebah discuss challenges they face on their respective self-care journeys—including unforgiveness, selfishness, patience, and more. This dialogue comes from a vulnerable place for both of them in the…
#2: Veganism: A Chat on How to Adopt this Ethical and Compassionate Lifestyle with Jenné Claiborne
Jun 23, 2016 • 48 min
This episode, co-hosts Lauren Ash and Zakkiyyah Najeebah chat about veganism, yoga, and living a life of intention with their first BGIO Podcast guest: their friend Jenné Claiborne, founder of the amazing vegan lifestyle platform Sweet Potato Soul. Jenné…
#1: The Beginnings of Black Girl In Om: With a Side of Meditation and Prince
Jun 7, 2016 • 39 min
This episode, co-hosts Lauren Ash and Zakkiyyah Najeebah introduce the Black Girl In Om podcast, an extension of their mindful lifestyle brand, global community, and tangible platform for an increasingly marginalized audience around the world. Founder…
Black Girl In Om Teaser
May 26, 2016 • 1 min
A sneak peek at what to expect from Black Girl In Om. This show is a bi-­monthly conversation on all things wellness, self­-care and self­-love, hosted by Black Girl In Om Founder and Creative Director Lauren Ash and Art Director Zakkiyyah Najeebah.