Everyone loves the concept of wellness, but putting it into practice can often be a different story. ESSENCE's Allison McGevna gathers insight from CEO of First Batch Artisan Foods Dymetra Pernell, Women's Health Advocate Tonya Lewis Lee, and Wellness Educator Koya Webb on the business of wellness.
Guidance from our ancestors is paramount when it comes to understanding ourselves on a deeper level. Simone Bresi-Ando, the creator of Adinkra Ancestral Guidance Cards, provides a reading on forgiveness, trusting ourselves, vigilance, and having a deep faith.
Stacii Jae Johnson keeps it real about love, dating and relating with tips on how to raise our vibrations and be open to love.
ESSENCE Wellness & Relationships Editor Jasmine Grant brings on panelists Taraji P. Henson, Rachel Cargle, and Dr. Tammy Lewis-Wilborn to discuss mental, social, and occupational wellness in the workplace. Topics include: Getting through microagressions, respectably politics, and dealing with the stigma around black women, etc. Presented by Ford.
Let's talk about sex, baby… with Sexologist and Physician Dr. Rachael Ross, Pleasure Alchemist Anita Kopacz and ESSENCE Wellness & Relationships Director Charli Penn. The ladies talk about how the power of orgasms help to relieve stress and they keep it real about removing routines in the bedroom.
Financial wellness is top of mind as thousands of American struggle to pay their bills. ESSENCE Senior Editor Marquita Harris talks with Washington Post Finance Columnist, on money management, prioritizing bills in a crisis,and strategies for retirement/paying off debt if your able.
Powered by AARP, this segment discusses immediate ways to improve your health. Dr. Cora Spaulding in conversation with Mara Schiavocampo highlights meditation, conditioning your body, using your senses, and subtle changes in behavior that will lead to better overall health.
ESSENCE Associate Lifestyle Editor Jasmine Grant holds a conversation with Dr. LaPrincess Brewer, Esi Eggleston Bracey, Tony Waller, and Lori Davis West, all who pour themselves into serving their communities. Topics include prevention of heart disease, changing the narrative around cardiovascular health, a refocusing on vulnerable communities, and ways to be of help to each other. Presented by Walmart.
ESSENCE Deputy Editor-In-Chief Allison McGevna talks First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray about her history with mental health, leadership around mental health support on a government level, overcoming the therapy stigma, untreated generational trauma, and the mental health resources available in New York City.
The Clark Sisters have played such an intregal role in gospel music, faith, and social legacy. Their song 'Am I Living in Vain' is examined in conversation with ESSENCE's own Cori Murray, who speaks with Aunjanue Ellis, Donald Lawrence, Imani E. Wilson, Ashon T. Crawley, Danyelle Thomas, and Bishop Yvette A. Flunder on the impact the sisters had in the Gospel world, as well as the emotional and existential connection raised for black women. The social legacy of the sisters also bring to light themes around womanism, independence, and growing up in religion.
Hear this down-to-earth conversation on how to stretch money right now, along with key information on credit programs and insight on making investment decisions today. Led by Tiffany 'The Budgetnista' Aliche.
Dr. Eduardo Sanchez, Dr. Yolanda Lawson, Dr. Patrice Harris, Dr. Keith Ferdinand, Dr. Janet S. Wright, Sherri Shepherd
Ever wondered what's the tea on medical CBD? Dr. Safiya Lyn-Lasiter, Founder of Ask Doctor Lyn, talks with Brown Girl Jane Co-Founders Malaika Jones Kebede and Tai Beauchamp. The ladies discuss our body's endocannabinoid system (ECS) and how CBD naturally aids us biologically.
Dr. Adia Gooden and Chanté Burkett talk with Brande Victorian about body image and mental health.
Jasmine Grant, Essence Associate Editor speaks with Coach Gessie founder of Detoxnow.com, and Denise Pines, founder of Wisepause Lifestyle on fibroids and menopause.
Ariane Turner, CEO of Look Good Feel Well, Dr. Michelle Henry, Dermatologist Dermatologic Surgeon, and Dr. Crystal Aguh, Dermatologist and Direct of John Hopkins Ethnic Skin Program go from head to toe discussing hair and skincare tips during the time of Covid.
Codie and Tommy Oliver, Shadeen Francis, and Nedra Tawwab talk about why healthy relationship are a critical component of your mental health journey and happiness. Moderated by Charli Penn, Essence Lifestyle Director.
Charli Penn, Essence Lifestyle Director, joins Dr. Aaron Turpeau, author and marriage counselor, to discuss the major hurdles married couples have today and how to overcome them by nurturing their relationships.
Jasmine Grant, Essence Associate Lifestyle Editor, invites Dominique Broadway, CEO of Finances Demystified, to discuss five quick tips to building wealth.
Educate yourself and explore the many forms of wellness - physical, mental, spiritual, environmental, or workplace, Essence not only offers words of advice but presents meaningful conversations about inner and outer wellbeing.