Shots of Serenity

Jasmine St John

Shots of Serenity, hosted by Jasmine St John is a weekly podcast that provides a safe space to explore mental well-being through higher consciousness. This podcast was created to continue the conversation of mental health and all of its manifestations. Shots of Serenity was established to provide a different perspective on various topics that influence and effect our daily lives. Get ready to have dope conversations and a peace of mind!

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Sooooooo, we are going on a breakie break. On Shots of Serenity Podcast, we encourage everyone to listen to their mind, body, and energy. We discuss the importance of breaks, ease, consciousness, and an authentic self-exploration journey. Tune into this weeks’ episode as your host, Jasmine St John discusses what has been coming up within her life and what to look forward to. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Nov 28

1 hr

5 ways to ground yourself! Tune into this weeks’ episode as your host discuss 5 possible ways to ground yourself and get back to baseline within your mind, body, and spirit. Please be sure to share ways you ground yourself to help others establish a sense of balance. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Nov 21

16 min 35 sec

Are you the weakest link? Have you been holding yourself accountable? Or are you blaming others for your suffering? Tune into this week’s conversation as Jasmine brings awareness to how we can realistically hold ourselves accountable, yet still provide ourselves grace. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Nov 14

21 min 1 sec

How are you honoring yourself? How are you using the awareness you have gained and the boundaries you have set to show up for you? Tune in to the conversation about how we as individuals can honor our selves. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Nov 8

36 min 20 sec

Do you know what today is? Its our anniversary! Happy Anniversary Shots of Serenity! We are super excited to take on another year of grace, awareness, and conversation. Tune into our one-year rant, updates, and promotion codes. We can not wait to continue this journey with you. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Nov 1

53 min 49 sec

Happy Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Join the conversation as your host, Jasmine St John and chemistry major, Zaire Johnson discuss black women in medicine and bring awareness towards breast cancer within black women. Please donate to the FAMU chapter of Black Women in Medicine’s Ribbons for Healing fundraiser! All proceeds will be going to a student currently battling cancer. Any and everything is appreciated! You can follow our guest on Instagram @zeee.marie and Black Women in Medicine Inc. @bwm_famu Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Oct 25

36 min 17 sec

Surrendering to your body is one of the best things you can do for yourself. Analyzing what makes you feel good, evaluating the causes of tension within your body, and measuring your level of mobility, are practices that promote overall mind-body alignment. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Oct 18

42 min 56 sec

Dear old me, thank you for your strength and resilience. Tune in to this weeks’ episode as your host, Jasmine St John discuss the beauty in internal and external self-care. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Oct 11

28 min 46 sec

What is self-care? Are facials enough? Have you been intentional about spending time with yourself ? Tune in to this weeks' conversation about self-care. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Oct 4

11 min 7 sec

Why is it that we are so dedicated to being understanding and considerate of others? We forget that to give love, we must embody love! Tune in to this weeks’ conversation about discovering a relationship with thy self. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Sep 27

36 min 21 sec

This week we have a raw conversation about the beauty of forgiveness. Have you been harboring resentment towards someone or something? This may be triggering for some, so please listen with caution. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Sep 20

27 min 42 sec

Can I have compassion, boundaries, yet still be boundless? Tune in to this weeks’ episode as Jasmine discusses the benefits of embodying a compassionate being, that knows how to set healthy boundaries. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Sep 13

30 min 39 sec

The Finale of The Black-Owned Businesses Series! This week we talk entrepreneurship with CEO, Alexzandra Griffin, a traveling make-up artist. Tune in as well end the series off with a BANG! You can follow our guest on Instagram @slayyedbylexx, @so_sexxylexxy; and on YouTube @Livin Life with Lexx Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Sep 6

37 min 27 sec

Part four of the Black-Owned Businesses series. This week we talk to CEO of Kenny and Friends, Angie Johnson. Angie provides her perspective on the preparation of being an entrepreneur, having a business coach, and legal paperwork. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Aug 29

32 min 29 sec

Part Three of the Black-Owned Businesses series. Tune in to this weeks' episode as we have an amazing conversation with CEO of OdaRizos, Odalis Mikaelle. You can follow our guest on Instagram @odarizos & @lalyxo_ Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Aug 23

19 min 48 sec

Part two of the Black-Owned Businesses mini-series. This week we dive into entrepreneurship and mental health with CEO, Monisha Lanier. You can follow our guest on Instagram @stoledbymo, @daxtonapparel, @thedaxcollection & @__mojomomo Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Aug 15

49 min 3 sec

August is for Black-Owned Businesses! Tune into a mini-series on black-owned businesses with an emphasis on the importance of mental health. Tap into the conversation as CEO of Jay’s Kreations, Jessica Young kicks off the series with a bang. You can follow our guest on Instagram @jayskreationsllc & @jayskreationsapparel Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Aug 9

39 min 46 sec

Do you know who you are when the doors are closed? Are you loving every fiber of your being? Tune in this week as Jasmine explores these questions within herself and encourages you to do the same. This week, Jasmine reflects on her self-exploration journey and shares ways to be intentional on your journey. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Aug 2

46 min 35 sec

Where are you looking for validation? Have you considered looking within? Tune in to this weeks’ episode as Jasmine provides her perspective on validation. This week we emphasize listening to your voice and considering the voice(s)of those that actually have value in your life. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Jul 25

21 min 27 sec

Most of us can admit to engaging in some form of self-sabotage… or can we? Tune in to this weeks’ episode as Jasmine discusses her past relationship with self-sabotage and what she has learned on her journey. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Jul 19

42 min 28 sec

Tune in as this episode is a journal entry! A freelance conversation on every and anything! Topics like shadow work, social media culture and updates on Jasmine's self-exploration journey are discussed. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Jul 12

43 min 35 sec

Structure and collectivism are wonderful facets of the human experience. However, in this weeks' episode, we highlight the importance of autonomy. Join the conversation with your host Jasmine as she discusses the value of one’s voice, interest, and point of view. Your voice matters! Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Jul 4

23 min 27 sec

Wheeww, this week we discuss the process of having patience with thy self. You are worthy of patience! Tune in this week as your host, Jasmine brings you along on her journey towards patience. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Jun 27

24 min 37 sec

We all have a divine purpose in this world. In that same breath, finding that purpose can be a little hard. Tune in this week as your host, Jasmine discusses some themes she discovered. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Jun 22

27 min 37 sec

Tune in to this weeks’ episode, a conversation with Kendra Talley about her new children’s book, “You can do it too!” Kendra tells us about her journey on becoming an author and the inspiration behind the story. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Jun 13

35 min 10 sec

Join your host this week as she introduces the topic of duality and her point of view on the importance of it. This weeks' conversation serves as an open space to discuss the various manifestations of duality, balance and equilibrium. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Jun 6

38 min 13 sec

Happy Lupus Awareness Month💜 On this weeks' episode, your host and Shanna Francis discuss the evolution of Shanna's mental health after being diagnosed with lupus in 2016. Tune in to join the conversation! P.S, Jasmine and Shanna may have drifted off topic . You can follow our guest on Instagram @adore.shannaa Check out her new single: Leave You Alone https://music.apple.com/us/album/leave-you-alone-single/1562800278 Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

May 30

58 min 18 sec

Episode THIRTY! Thank you so much for following us on this journey and thank you for your support in 30 plus episodes! Tune in this week for another journal entry as your host and Jessica Young, CEO of Jay’s Kreations LLC engage in a very laid back, freelance conversation surrounding support and other aspects of life. See you there! You can follow our guest on Instagram @_jayskreations and @jayskreationsapparel. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

May 23

1 hr 7 min

Do you feel pressured to try new self-care or forms of healing? Tune into this weeks’ episode and join the conversation about various forms of healing and reflecting on why we as people engage in these various forms of healing. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

May 16

22 min 35 sec

Happy Mother’s Day to all the Super Moms out there! Wishing everyone a loving and peaceful season. Tune in to this weeks' episode to join a wonderful conversation with a young mother of two. Siyera is a Super Mom and Creative. Siyera discusses life as a mother and how her mental health has evolved after her oldest daughter’s autism spectrum disorder diagnosis. You can follow our guest on Instagram @siyerajules_ and on YouTube and TikTok @SiyeraJules . Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

May 9

40 min 7 sec

Happy Mental Health Awareness Month! Our first Journal Entry! Join your host Jasmine in this weeks’ random discussion about recent events in life and the use of reminders. Tap into the conversation and let us know what type of reminders you utilize in your everyday life. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

May 2

32 min 44 sec

Take a break, but DO NOT GIVE UP! This week, Jasmine discusses the importance of taking a break after being on go for hours, days and maybe even weeks. Tune in to this weeks’ episode to join the conversation! Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Apr 25

22 min 19 sec

Do you ever get tired of being the bigger person? We all feel that way once in a while. Although this can be a very draining task, do not change your character on behalf of others. Tune in to this weeks’ episode and join the conversation! Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Apr 19

30 min 51 sec

Establishing a routine can be hard. However, creating a system that adheres to your needs are very beneficial. Tune in to this weeks’ episode as Jasmine discusses the importance of a routine and ways to create them especially for you. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Apr 11

30 min 20 sec

Have you been looking at life through a lens of lack? Feeling as though the grass is greener on the other side. This week, Jasmine discusses the importance of looking at life through a lens of appreciation. Tune in as she identifies ways to love yourz! Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Apr 4

28 min 36 sec

Have you ever wondered how other people viewed you? Have you ever questioned if people are taking what you said in a positive light? We all do! Tune in this week as Jasmine discusses self-schemas, worldview and ways to accept you for you. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Mar 29

44 min 3 sec

Finding peace is so important! Being happy and full of joy is great and everything, but true inner peace is the goal. Tune in this week as Jasmine discusses why peace is important to one’s mental health as well as ways to find peace. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Mar 21

30 min 31 sec

Let’s normalize being both selfish and selfless. As children, we are taught to share with others and that it is not okay to be selfish. Is being selfish really that inappropriate? Tune in this week as Jasmine discusses selfishness and selflessness, as well as its relation to femininity. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Mar 14

22 min 1 sec

Have you ever wondered how you got a job or a promotion? Have you ever questioned your worthiness when it comes to love or new endeavors? If you have, it is okay, you are not the only one! Tune in this week as Jasmine discusses Imposter Syndrome, her experience with it and ways to overcome feeling like you are not worthy of all the finer things in life. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Mar 7

37 min 50 sec

It may be the end of Black History month, but it is the continuation of Black Excellence! Mental and physical health disparities are at the core of social injustice among the African American community. Does that mean we should take this fact and run with it? Tune in to today’s episode and join the discussion about black minds, mental health in the black community, and WAYS TO MOVE FORWARD. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Feb 28

31 min 37 sec

Life can be pretty trivial; that does not mean we allow it to take a toll on us! Coping mechanisms are tools used to manage one’s stress and anxiety. Being able to navigate through life stressors allow you to promote emotional strength. Tune in this week as Jasmine discusses various ways to navigate through life. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Feb 21

34 min 58 sec

Happy Valentine’s Day ❤️ This for sure was a keke! Jasmine brings her family to talk about love, panel style. Jelani, Izamar, Chelsea, Jessica and Jasmine discuss what love means to them. In this episode, they also identify ways to engage in self-love and express their love language(s). Tune in for an exciting episode about LOVE. You can find our guest on Instagram @coachjay18, @___aeslehc and @_jayskreations Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Feb 14

1 hr 27 min

HAPPY BLACK HISTORY MONTH 🖤 Can someone say, “series finale”? Part 6 of an inspiring, informative and supportive series, “The Helping Professions”. If you have not already, catch up on parts 1-5 as we had wonderful individuals provide insight on their profession. This week, we would like to close out the series with Registered Mental Health Counselor, Katherine Llopiz. Tune in as Kathy provides insight on how to be the change you want to see! You can find our guest on Instagram @bethechangementalhealth Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Feb 7

53 min 25 sec

Part 5 of "The Helping Professions"! This week, Jasmine had the pleasure of interviewing an aspiring psychiatrist. Cameron Williams is a fourth year Psychology student minoring in Chemistry at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Tune in as Cameron discusses the various stigmas around mental health and being an African American male. You can find our guest on Instagram @justcamm__ Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Jan 31

45 min 47 sec

Are you all still there? We are officially on part four of the inspiring series, “The Helping Professions”. In this weeks’ episode, Jasmine recaps the valuable perspective that has been provided from part one to part three. This week, Jasmine had the pleasure of interviewing a wonderful aspiring counselor name Crystal Powell. Tune in on a motivating and informative view on being a part of the helping profession. You can find our guest on Instagram @sweet_peace Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Jan 24

44 min 14 sec

You are officially tuned in to part three of a wonderful series, “The Helping Professions”. In this weeks’ episode, a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern, Kendra Talley discusses what it is like to be a part of a helping profession. Kendra received her Master’s in Community Psychology from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. The program focuses on the African American community and is the only program of its kind in the nation. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Jan 18

36 min 52 sec

Welcome to part two of the inspiring series, “The Helping Professions”. In this weeks’ episode, Dr Melissa Harper, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Supervisor, discusses her experience(s) as a helping professional. Dr Harper expresses the importance of family systems and provides advice for individuals looking for a LMFT as well as aspiring LMFTs. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Jan 10

47 min 58 sec

Welcome to part one of our very first series, “The Helping Professions”. In this weeks’ episode, Jasmine had the pleasure of discussing life as a newly graduate from The Florida State University. Tune in as Thea Henry, MSW talks about her experience as a social worker and the populations she caters to. Thea provides advice for individuals seeking help from a social worker as well as aspiring social workers. You can find our guest on Instagram @thea.henryy Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Jan 3

50 min 46 sec

We are constantly told to seek out a helping professional. This is great advice, but where do we start? Which helping professional is the best for my circumstance? Join Jasmine for this weeks’ episode as she kicks off the beginning of a two-month long series regarding the various helping professions. Stay tune for interviews with aspiring professionals and those already established in the mental health community. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Dec 2020

24 min 26 sec

Your timing is the best timing! Tune in on this weeks’ episode as your host, Jasmine discusses “perfect timing” and “age alignment”. You should not feel bad about not being where your peers are. You are in a race with yourself! Decorate your own lane. Thank you all so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the vibes, be sure to share and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify and Google Play! Keep up with Shots of Serenity on our website and follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ for more content. Get involved with Shots of Serenity: ~ Follow us on Instagram @shotsofserenity_ •Click the link below to stay updated on our website and contribute to our Advice Column! https://shotsofserenity.wixsite.com/Mysite •Screenshot any of our episodes and tag @shotsofserenity_ on Instagram, to be featured on our story. Music rights belong to Dar’rell Banks https://darrellbanksmusic.com/

Dec 2020

27 min 41 sec