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The Positive Professional

99 EpisodesProduced by TracyavonWebsite

A weekly sprinkle of positivity, self-care &wellness, mindfulness, and guided meditations.

99 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

Season 2 Episode 18: The "Lit Aunty" Talks about Mental Health

May 17th, 2021

21:12

Interview with Desiree Alexander, Esq., Trial Attorney | Founder of The Lit Aunty™️ discussing the importance of maintaining your mental health while living a passion-filled life. 

Season 2 Episode 17: Gaslighting and Mental Health

May 4th, 2021

14:20

Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation and can be found in all interpersonal relationships. Being constantly belittled, questioned, your …

Season 2 Episode 16: "Mental and Wellness from the perspective of a millennial".

April 26th, 2021

22:47

Interview with Sammy Warrayat, host of the "Successful Millennials Podcast" discussing how mental health and wellness are understood between Genx, …

Season 2 Episode 15: " Forgiveness and Happiness"

April 19th, 2021

7:09

This episode explores the power of forgiveness and not letting old grudges steal your happiness. When you are mindful of all of the things you are …

Season 2 Episode 14: "Why Embrace Your Imperfections"

April 12th, 2021

3:41

This episode explores why it's important to embrace your imperfections and the benefits they can deliver.

Season 2 Episode 12: "Gratitude and Choices"

April 5th, 2021

3:10

This episode explores how you can choose to be grateful for what you have and happiness follows.

Season 2 Episode 11:" Common Self-Love Obstacles People Face"

March 29th, 2021

3:46

This episode provides tips on how to overcome common self-love obstacles people face. 

Season 2 Episode 10: "5 Ways to Address Inner Conflict"

March 23rd, 2021

4:15

This episode provides tips on how to address inner conflicts to be happier and more fulfilled.

Season 2 Episode 9: Top Ten Motivational Affirmations

March 10th, 2021

4:39

This episode explores how positive self-talk can spur you on to do great things and live an exciting life full of passion.

Season 2 Episode 8: Mental Health dangers on Clubhouse

February 28th, 2021

36:24
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Interview with Dr. J. Flint who wrote an article in the Grio"

"Black psychologist warns about the mental …

Season 2 Episode 6: 6 Ways to Live Your Life with Purpose

February 15th, 2021

3:49

This episode explores ways on how to living with purpose helps to make the tough times easier to deal with, and the good times even better.

Season 3 Episode 5: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome in the Age of Social Media

February 9th, 2021

7:02

This episode explores the role of Social Media and its effects on  Imposter Syndrome. 

Season 2 Episode 4: Achieving Inner Focus

February 1st, 2021

6:14

There is so much going on all around us and all of it is in constant pursuit of our attention. Every screen we own lighting up with the constant notifications beeping and enticing us to give them a chunk of our time. …

2021 Pillars of Motivation

January 25th, 2021

5:19

Motivation is what compels us to set goals, and more importantly - drives us towards them. This episode provides tips on how to tap into the power of motivation.

Social Media and Social Work Practice

January 19th, 2021

35:43

Interview with Dr. LaShawn Paul (Social Work Diva) discussing different social media platforms and the impact on mental health practice. 

Friday's Master Class - 7 Principles of Mindfulness

January 8th, 2021

3:06

This is the final episode of Season 1 and is explores mindfulness skills you can use in all situations.

Friday's Master Class - Get More Out of Meditation with a Journal

January 1st, 2021

4:19

This episode discusses the benefits of incorporating journaling with your mediation practice. 

Friday's Master Class - Meditation vs Visualization

December 25th, 2020

3:59

This episode explains the differences between meditation & visualization.

Guided Meditation - Let My Intuition Guide Me

December 23rd, 2020

21:34

This episode uses guided imagery of a Light House to calm the mind and connect with your inner voice.

How to Become More Self Aware

December 21st, 2020

3:51

This episode explores the importance of having a better understanding of self and becoming empowered to make positive changes.

Friday's Master Class - Mindful Tips for Controlling Angry Responses

December 18th, 2020

4:25

This episode explores how practicing taking mindful moments daily can reprogram your mind away from anger.

Guided Meditation "Deep Relaxation by the Ocean"

December 16th, 2020

11:42

This episode uses guided imagery to calm the mind and body.

How to Come Alive Again by Re-Engaging With Your Passions

December 14th, 2020

3:50

This episode explores how it is never too late to pursue your passion.

Friday's Master Class- Igniting Self Love with Meditation

December 11th, 2020

4:51

This episode discusses how meditation is a practice that can help you to have more love for yourself.  This is a simple and low-cost way to enhance how you feel about yourself and create a foundation for peace, …

Guided Meditation 5-Spot Stress Eraser

December 9th, 2020

12:21

This episode explores breathing and focusing techniques to stay calm in stressful situations.

Inspirational Leadership

December 7th, 2020

5:39

This episode provides tips to be a inspirational leadership.

Releasing Anxiety with Meditation

December 5th, 2020

3:23

This episode explores the benefits of meditation to reduce anxiety.

Guided Meditation: Letting Go of The Day.

December 2nd, 2020

12:16

In this meditation you can let go of all your worries tension. This is your time to relax.

Why Use Mantras and Affirmations?

November 30th, 2020

7:19

Affirmations can be used for so many things in your life, from encouraging more positive thinking, getting more intention for what you do each day, becoming healthier inside and out, and yes, reducing stress and …

Friday Master Class: What to do with your hands during meditation.

November 28th, 2020

6:37

This episode teaches the various hand positions for meditation.

Affirmation Meditation

November 26th, 2020

5:15

This episode explores positive statements about being thankful and grateful.

Becoming a Master of Self-Discipline

November 23rd, 2020

5:59

This episode discusses techniques to strengthen your self-discipline and implement these strategies into your daily life.

Friday's Mater Class- Mindful Breathing in Meditation

November 20th, 2020

5:19

This episode explores several ways to focus on breathing and create a practice that works more deeply and is more meaningful.

Guided Meditation - A New Perspective on Emotions

November 18th, 2020

8:27

Using the breath to acknowledge our thoughts and emotions are fleeting and always changing. They are just energy flowing through the body. Our thoughts and emotions are fleeting and always changing. They are just energy …

How Your Attitude Matters When It Comes to Success & Dealing with Your Mental Chatter

November 16th, 2020

8:32

This episode explores how having a positive attitude works for you rather than against you.

Friday's Masterclass - Misconceptions Keeping You from Meditation

November 13th, 2020

5:19

This episode explores common misconceptions and truths about meditation practice.

Hopefulness Affirmations

November 11th, 2020

4:39

This episode provides a series of positive statements to foster a sense of hopefulness.

Instantaneous Benefits of Visualizations

November 9th, 2020

3:55

This episode explores how using visualtions can increase your motivation, improve your internal dialogue and help you relax

Friday's Master Class-What is Mindful Meditation

November 6th, 2020

7:20

This episode explores the benefits of being in the present moment.

Guided Meditation: "The Blissful Mind"

November 4th, 2020

16:51

Using the breath and visualizations to free your mind and create blissful feelings.

Tranforming Grief

November 2nd, 2020

This episode is dedicated to my father who lost his battle with Pancreatic Cancer.

Guided Meditation "Cultivating Joy"

October 28th, 2020

Using the breath to cultivate present awareness and experience Joy.

"Own Your Life"

October 26th, 2020

7:00

This episode explores owning your life with a set of intent.

5 Advantages of Living Intentionally

October 24th, 2020

7:00

This episode explores how living intentionally helps you to discover the link between certain risk and your goals.

Guided Meditation "Working with Boredom"

October 7th, 2020

12:19

Using the breath to let boredom show you where and when you resist being present.

What You Can Learn When Life Gets a Little Rough

October 5th, 2020

5:15

This episode explores lessons we can learn that will serve us well as we move through changes.

Guided Meditation: Perfect 10 Breaths

September 30th, 2020

10:32

Using the breath to expand awareness of perfection. Perfection is not a furtive condition, or future state kf mind. Perfection can only exist here and right now. Perfection arises in the present moment.

Active Relaxation for Clarity of Thinking.

September 28th, 2020

6:46

This episode explains how active relaxation activities can help you to achieve better mental health and broader sense of personal wellbeing.

Guided Meditation "Sky-Like Mind"

September 23rd, 2020

Using the breath to acknowledge thoughts and movements in the mind like clouds in the sky.

5 Steps To Boost Your Motivation Skills

September 21st, 2020

6:50

If you are currently experiencing a dry spell in the way of Motivation or even if you have never thought of yourself as a driven individual this …

6 Ways to Cultivate Optimism Each Day

September 14th, 2020

5:27

Optimisim and pessimism are ways of looking at yourself and the world through a postive or negative filter. Once you think of them as reflections of your mindset, it becomes much easier to belive to you can change.

Guided Meditation - Noticing Your Helpers

September 9th, 2020

11:59

Using the breathe to guide you an experience of gratitude for your helpers.

What is Hope and Why Does it Matter?

September 7th, 2020

6:03

We all need hope to live a happy and healthy life. This episode explores why it matters and other aspects of hope.

Guided Meditation - Past, Present, Future

September 2nd, 2020

14:04

Using the breath to practice present moment awareness to experience peace, joy, contentment and gratitude.

Never Quit: Go After Your Breakthrough

August 31st, 2020

In memory of Chadwick Boseman. #WakandaForvever

Guided Meditation - Infinite Awareness

August 26th, 2020

Using the breath to open awareness of your mind. Feeling the sensation of open spaciousness while spending time in a state of infinite potential.

How a Little Self Care Can Improve Your Attitude

August 24th, 2020

9:41

Tips you can add to your daily life to improve your attitude

Guided Meditation- Mindfulness of Speech

August 19th, 2020

14:45

Using the breath and focusing on the throat Chakra to honor commitments and contemplations of using words in a positive and meaningful ways.

I release any need to judge others or myself.

August 17th, 2020

6:08

Daily affirmations that can be used to when your mind is occupied with judgmental thoughts

Guided Meditation- Contentment

August 12th, 2020

12:50

Using the breath to recognize that contentment as your true nature.

Saying NO can be refreshing.

August 10th, 2020

5:19

Saying NO is an act of self care. Its especially important when you feel overwhelmed.

Guided Meditation- Calming Exhale Breath

August 5th, 2020

16:27

Using the breath to release excess energy in the mind.

Tranforming Fear into Success

August 3rd, 2020

8:56

Everyone has fears and many people let those fears stop them from doing things that may prove worthwhile or even lucrative. Learn some tips that can help you take your mind off of your fear.

Guided Meditation- Being Still

July 30th, 2020

11:03

Give yourself permission to do nothing. To embrace stillness.

Selfcare is never a selfish act.

July 27th, 2020

5:37

Selfcare benefits you and everyone else around you. Knowing what you enjoy that makes you happy or understanding your passion and purpose in life benefits the people around you.

Guided Meditation-The Power of Acceptance

July 22nd, 2020

13:30

Connecting with the wisdom in your body, breath and the mind. Acceptance is mindfulness and awareness of reality as it is. -Mindfulness Mastermind.com

5 Power Words That Can Change Your Life

July 20th, 2020

7:00

Power words can change your life in many ways. Focusing on using power words will assist you in becoming the best version of yourself.

5 Affirmations to Repeat to Yourself Each Day

July 16th, 2020

6:18

It's important for you to take the time to acknowledge just how awesome and valuable you are. Use these affirmations to turn the whole outlook of …

Affirmation Meditation- Guided by My Intuition

July 16th, 2020

6:20

Meditation about tuning into your into your intuition.

Self-Love Guided Meditation

July 8th, 2020

15:35

A powerful practice thay can ease a racing mind by drawing attention to our innermost self. -Guidedmeditation.com

What is Self Care?

July 6th, 2020

8:14

Taking care of yourself should not be overlooked. This episode explores the benefits of putting YOU first.

Words to Avoid

June 29th, 2020

8:02

Words can be extremely powerful and it is important to be careful with your word choice.

Choose Connection, Choose Reflection

June 22nd, 2020

5:30

Tip No. 10 of the 10 week series on how to deal with self isolation during the COVID 19 crisis.

Choose Connection over Competition

June 15th, 2020

6:24

Tip 9 of the 10 week series on How to Deal with Self Isolation during the Covid 19 crisis.

Choose Connection over Stress

June 8th, 2020

9:33

Tip 8 of the 10 week series on how to deal self Isolation duing the Covid 19 crisis.

I. AM. A. BLACK. WOMAN

June 4th, 2020

4:20

The black woman's invisible struggle.

Choose Connection over Miscommunication

June 1st, 2020

7:44

Focusing on how connection makes us feel good, like we are all in this together. This episode is in memory of George Floyd, Breanna Taylor and …

Butterflies and Color

May 27th, 2020

5:47

A guided mediation to help you gain a sense of peacefulness.

Choose Connection over Fear

May 25th, 2020

8:20

Tip No. 6 of the 10 week series on how to deal with self isolation during the Covid 19 crisis.

Butterflies and Change

May 20th, 2020

5:31

A Guided meditation using the concept of a butterfly's transformation to embrace change. This episode is dedicated to the Class of 2020.

Choose Connection Over Shoulds

May 18th, 2020

5:18

Tip No. 5 of the the 10 week series on how to deal with self isolation during COVID 19.

Protect Your Peace

May 13th, 2020

5:47

"Seeds of Life" Guided Meditaton. This episode is dedicated to Matthew, Lisa and Amy.

Live Your Values

May 11th, 2020

3:28

Tip No 4 of the 10 week series in how to deal with self isolation during Covid 19. Living your values could be the single most important thing any of …

Be Kind

May 4th, 2020

2:29

Tip 3 of a 10 week series on how to deal with self isolation during the COVID 19 pandemic.

Calming the Body

April 30th, 2020

7:04

Mindfulness Meditation to encourage the body to relax.

Exploring your life Vision

April 27th, 2020

4:20

Tip 2 of a 10 week series on how to deal with self isolation during the COVID 19 pandemic.

Grounding

April 24th, 2020

2:39

Are you feeling overwhelmed and stressed out? Learn how to use your senses to create a sense of calm.

Earth Day

April 22nd, 2020

Honoring Earth Day.

"Be in the Moment"

April 20th, 2020

2:41

Tip 1 of a 10 week series on how to to deal with self isolation during the Covid 19 pandemic.

Change

April 19th, 2020

2:44

Accepting changes in our lives.

The Positive Professional (Trailer)

April 18th, 2020

0:30

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