Tea With Tanya Podcast

Tanya Ambrose

Welcome to The Tea With Tanya Podcast, hosted by me, Tanya Ambrose, a Public Health professional by day, and your average Tea loving millennial and content creator by night. Every Tuesday, I'll be sharing public health stories, self-love, and wellness tips, and promoting positive living. This podcast is here to serve you. I'm excited to share with you what I've been brewing. Be sure to subscribe! Tell a friend to tell a friend. Be sure to follow and reach me on Instagram @teawithtanyapodcast. Get ready for what I'm about to serve you! #teawithtanyapodcast

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In this episode, I'm joined by Tisha where we have a conversation about how the effect Social media has on our mental health and how social media is not all bad. We talk a bit about how social media is not all bad and the connection one can make from social media. We touched on how to identify when you need a new therapist. Take a listen to this episode. Support Tisha by purchasing The Schmile Journal. This is a well-being and self-development guide curated for you wherever you are in life. Be sure to follow The Schmile journal on Facebook and Instagram social media for all things self-development and wellbeing.Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Follow us on Instagram tag us and use the hashtag #teawithtanyapodcastIntro/Outro music Produced by BonesTheProducer 

Nov 23

39 min 2 sec

Have you been struggling with being honest in therapy?- In this episode, I discuss a couple of reasons you may not be as forthcoming in therapy and what you can do about it. Take a listen!Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.To join the conversation on social media, use the hashtag #TeawithtanyapodcastYou can find us on Instagram.Intro/Outro music Produced by BonesTheProducer

Nov 2

7 min 51 sec

In this episode, I speak about accepting when you're sad and finding ways to maneuver that space. I know we all try to find ways to get out of feeling sad, but have you stopped to ask yourself what's really making you sad? Take a listen to this episode.Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.To join the conversation on social media, use the hashtag #TeawithtanyapodcastYou can find us on Instagram.Intro/Outro music Produced by BonesTheProducer

Oct 19

15 min 12 sec

In this episode, Charity and I have a conversation about the importance of nutrition and the role it plays in our lives, especially as millennials in today's society. She shares important facts about common Non Communicable diseases that affect us.Charity Dublin is an Antiguan-based nutritionist with a passion for health education and promotion. She holds a BS. in Nutrition and Dietetics and recently completed studies for an  MSc. in Public Health Nutrition. You can find her chatting about a variety of nutrition and wellness topics on Instagram @your.caribbean.nutritionistThank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.If you have any questions or comments or would like to see me talk about a particular topic, or have any suggestions for guests. Feel free to reach out on Instagram @teawithtanyapodcast. 

Oct 5

33 min 41 sec

In today's episode, I discuss some of the misconceptions about self-worth and how it seems to center around the idea that outside influences can help us to develop an internal process.Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts. Tag us on your social media @teawithtanyapodcast and use the hashtag #teawithtanyapodcast

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Sep 21

16 min 28 sec

In this episode, Tanya talks about the meaning of extending Grace. This is a timely topic because the way the world is going now, we need to be more mindful of how we treat ourselves and others. Listen in on today's episode. Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.To join the conversation on social media, use the hashtag #TeawithtanyapodcastYou can find us on Instagram.Intro/Outro music Produced by BonesTheProducerIf you or someone you know is expecting and is looking for a Doula, Email me for more information or schedule a consultation here.

Sep 14

12 min 43 sec

In this season finale episode, Tanya talks about the things she learned in her first year of being in her thirties and the importance of getting to know yourself. She self-reflects on the many life lessons she learned and encourages you to use some of these lessons for your own life and to apply it where you see fit. Take a listen!Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.To join the conversation on social media, use the hashtag #Teawithtanyapodcast You can find us on Instagram.If you want to support Tanya’s Nonprofit Organization Scrub Life Cares, you can donate via Paypal and also purchase items from our Amazon Wishlist.Intro/Outro music Produced by BonesTheProducer

Jun 8

19 min 32 sec

In this episode, I catch up with Kaman where we have a candid conversation about our periods and the things we learned. Kaman loves to talk about periods and what better way to get a conversation and normalize periods than to talk with her?! We get awkward and there’s a bit of TMI lol! If you’re someone that menstruates be sure to tune in!Kaman is currently pursuing her Master of Public Health degree in health policy and management. She is passionate about health equity and wishes to change the way we create policies in all facets of our society. Kaman also loves educating people about public health topics such as menstruation, sexual health, racism and so much more. In her spare time, she loves eating burritos, so if you feel like you learned something from her support her by buying her a burrito here. Be sure to follow her on Instagram for more great content.Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.To join the conversation on social media, use the hashtag #TeawithtanyapodcastYou can find us on Instagram.Intro/Outro music Produced by BonesTheProducer

Jun 1

34 min 35 sec

In Today’s episode, I’m joined by two influential persons from my Island Antigua. Today’s guests are two powerful men of faith. Listen now as we talk about how the church plays a role in today’s society and the role Religion and Christianity playsRev. Dr. Jeremy Francis has been serving as a pastor in the Moravian Church, Eastern West Indies Province for nineteen (19) years. He is currently the Pastor of the Friedensberg (Free-dens-burg) Moravian Church in Frederiksted, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands since March 01, 2020. Before assuming responsibilities in St. Croix, he has served churches in Trinidad, Barbados, St. Kitts, and Antigua. He is originally from St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, but spent his formative years in Antigua, growing up in Swetes Village. He holds a Diploma in Ministerial Studies from the United Theological College of the West Indies (Jamaica); a Master of Arts Degree in Theology from the University of the West Indies (Codrington College/Cave Hill); and the Doctor of Ministry degree with a concentration in Worship, Preaching and Spirituality from Drew University, USA. His ministry interests are in music, liturgy, worship, and preaching, and how they are all intricately connected. He is an avid musician and loves to spend his spare time playing music, conducting choirs, surfing the internet, reading, ballroom dancing, and playing dominoes with the young people of his congregation. He is the father of one son, Jhonathan, and is married to his gift of grace, RenaMr. Glenvil Gregory is from the beautiful Island of Antigua. He is a Military Veteran with an active Secret Security Clearance and 10+ years of proven experience counseling adults in the United States Army and civilian industries. He Possesses a comprehensive background in substance abuse, marriage and family counseling, anger management, grief, and loss derived from conducting domestic and global operations. He has provided and documented individual and group therapy sessions focused on building self-esteem, values clarification, exploration of the foundation of human existence, and purposeful living. His Career is supported by a Master’s Degree in Pastoral Counseling and in Theological and Religious Studies.. Mr. Gregory has received his Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Counseling. He has served as the Superintendent and Chairman of the Moravian Eastern Western Indies Province and the Trinidad and US Virgin Islands conferences. Mr. Gregory is currently a Doctoral Candidate at Erskine Theological Seminary.Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.To join the conversation on social media, use the hashtag #TeawithtanyapodcastYou can find us on Instagram.Intro/Outro music Produced by BonesTheProducer

May 25

1 hr 14 min

In today’s episode, I’m talking about embracing who you are. Are you walking in your greatness or are you making excuses like me just to get by? Take a listen to this episode about the signs to look for to determine if you are “scared” to be great. It’s time to walk in your greatness!If you or someone you know is expecting and is looking for a Doula, I am here to help and provide my service. Email me at tanya@laborwithtanya for more information or schedule a consultation hereThank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.To join the conversation on social media, use the hashtag #TeawithtanyapodcastYou can find us on Instagram.Intro/Outro music Produced by BonesTheProducer

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May 18

17 min 6 sec

In today's episode, I'm joined by my two friends to discuss what it is like to date in your 30's vs your 20's. This episode was a light and fun episode. Tune in to hear our thoughts and insights about dating in today's world. Michele is a part-time content creator who has a YouTube channel where she talks about life, beauty, fashion, and much more!To follow Michele's journey, follow her on Instagram: and be sure to Subscribe to her YouTube channel Anique is an immigration attorney by day and a YouTuber by night. You can follow her on Instagram for all things pertaining to immigration and subscribe to her Youtube Channel where she talks about various topics not limited to life love, family, fashion, travel, and current events.Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.To join the conversation on social media, use the hashtag #Teawithtanyapodcast You can find us on Instagram. Intro/Outro music Produced by BonesTheProducer.

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May 11

1 hr 16 min

May is Mental Health Awareness month. In today’s episode, I’m talking about what it is like to show up for yourself so that you can build your confidence and self-esteem. I’m sharing eight ways you can show up for yourself to help become a better version of yourself. You may be already doing some of these things but to really show up for yourself and create a better relationship with yourself you need to be consistent with these things.How do you show up in your own life? Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.To join the conversation on social media, use the hashtag #Teawithtanyapodcast You can find us on Instagram. Intro/Outro music Produced by BonesTheProducer

May 4

19 min 21 sec

In this episode, I have a candid conversation with Charlene aka Loaferette about what it’s like being a young black woman with natural hair working in the corporate. We talk about learning to embrace our uniqueness to what our favorite natural hair products are. Take a listen!Loaferette aka Charlene. Is an Auditor by profession and a Natural Hair, fashion and lifestyle blogger/vlogger by passion. You can find her on all social media platforms:YouTube - https://youtube.com/c/LoaferetteIG - https://www.instagram.com/loaferette/?hl=enTiktok - https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMe9cLkx5/Be sure to use the discount codes mentioned by Loaferette: Opulent hair essentials (hair products) - loafer15Stayblowingminds (lashes) - loafer15Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Follow us on Instagram and tag us @teawithtanyapodcast and use the hashtag #teawithtanyapodcasthttps://www.instagram.com/teawithtanyapodcastIntro/Outro music Produced by BonesTheProducer

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Apr 27

50 min 37 sec

In this episode, I had the privilege of talking with Nailah Liverpool as she shares her story about living with Endometriosis.Nailah is like your girl next door. Always willing to lend a hand or an ear. She's currently studying to become a massage therapist after a recent shift in her career goals since receiving her BSc in Biology in 2015.As for her, self-care and love are the beginning of a full and healthy life. Nailah's journey with Endometriosis has been a long one, though the diagnosis was only revealed in recent times. She bravely told her story to the world and plans to let other women know they are not alone in their fight.Read about Endometriosis here: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/endometriosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354656Follow Nailah on her social media platforms: Instagram: www.instagram.com/nailahabejeTiktok: @nailahabeje Twitter: @nailahabejeThank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Follow us on Instagram and tag us @teawithtanyapodcast and use the hashtag #teawithtanyapodcast https://www.instagram.com/teawithtanyapodcastIntro/Outro music Produced by BonesTheProducer

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Apr 20

42 min 14 sec

In this episode I share a list of positive affirmations to help with stress, anxiety, and worry. We all have our different stresses in life and sometimes need affirmations to give us a boost. Unwind and ease your mind with these effective stress relief affirmations. Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Follow us on Instagram and tag us @teawithtanyapodcast and use the hashtag #teawithtanyapodcast https://www.instagram.com/teawithtanyapodcastIntro/Outro music Produced by BonesTheProducer

Apr 13

11 min 28 sec

I often ask myself, "do I really not have the time, or am I not making the time." In this episode, I discuss the importance of time management and what it will look like in our lives. Managing your time wisely will reduce and eliminate stress and anxiety. Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast. Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe on Apple Podcasts. Follow us on Instagram and tag us @teawithtanyapodcast and use the hashtag #teawithtanyapodcast https://www.instagram.com/teawithtanyapodcast 

Apr 6

14 min 11 sec

In today's episode, I'm talking about setting boundaries and the power of saying no! Tune in to this episode to see why it's important to set healthy boundaries and how it can have a positive effect on the relationships on your life.Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast. Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe on Apple Podcasts.Follow us on Instagram and tag us @teawithtanyapodcast and use the hashtag #teawithtanyapodcast https://www.instagram.com/teawithtanyapodcast Here's what I'm diving into:  I'm currently reading this book called Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson. If you're looking for a new book to add to your list, you can get it here:  https://amzn.to/395xXK0Resources: 10 Ways You Can Build and Preserve Better Boundaries. Intro/Outro music Produced by BonesTheProducer

Mar 30

21 min 27 sec

Is there such a thing as friends for life? I’ve realized that in life, every friendship has its purpose, and not every friendship will last. Most times, friends come into your life for a season, and once that season is over, there is no need for that friendship to continue.In this episode, Michele and I have a candid conversation about our friendship and some of the friendships we've encountered, and what to do when it's time to move on from a friendship. How can we strengthen the friendships we have right now in this season? We cover all this and more!Michele is a part-time content creator who has a YouTube channel where she talks about life, beauty, fashion, and much more!To follow Michele's journey, follow her on Instagram: @itsofficiallymichele www.instagram.com/itsofficiallymichele and be sure to Subscribe to her YouTube channel here: https://bit.ly/OfficiallyMicheleYoutube At the end of every episode, I share with you what I'm digging or diving into. This week I'm currently reading this book called Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson. If you're looking for a new book to add to your list, you can get it here:  https://amzn.to/395xXK0Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Follow us on Instagram and tag us @teawithtanyapodcast and use the hashtag #teawithtanyapodcast https://www.instagram.com/teawithtanyapodcastIntro/Outro music Produced by BonesTheProducer

Mar 23

1 hr 4 min

Have you ever felt like you don’t belong like your friends and colleagues are going to discover you’re a fraud or you don’t deserve your job or accomplishments? Well, my friends, this is known as ‘Imposter Syndrome.” In this episode, I talk with Aaliyah about what it is like to have self-doubt and share some tips on overcoming and kicking Imposter Syndrome to the curb.Aaliyah is your favourite kinky hair island gyal! As an environmental professional by day and content creator by night, she creates natural hair & island lifestyle content. She first started blogging five years ago and recently started her YouTube channel.To follow more of Aaliyah’s journey, head on over to her blog and YouTube  www.astoldbyali.comhttps://youtube.com/c/AsToldbyAliFollow her on Instagram www.instagram.com/astoldbyaliIf you want to support my non-profit organization that was mentioned at the end of today’s episode be sure to follow us on Instagram @scrublifecares www.instagram.com/scrublifecaresThank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Follow us on Instagram and tag us @teawithtanyapodcast and use the hashtag #teawithtanyapodcasthttps://www.instagram.com/teawithtanyapodcastIntro/Outro music produced by BonesTheProducer

Mar 16

32 min 38 sec

In this episode, I'm joined by my first guest Tisha where we have a candid conversation about our experiences with therapy.Tisha is a full-time Technology Analyst, a voluntary Mental Health First Aider, and an advocate for all things self-development and wellbeing. She recently launched a guided journal called The Schmile Journal, which helps people discover their true selves and prepare to be their best selves!To follow Tisha's work, please check out her newly launched journal here: https://theschmilejournal.com/Be sure to follow The Schmile journal on social media for all things self-development and wellbeing.https://www.facebook.com/theschmilejournal/ and https://www.instagram.com/theschmilejournal/You can also follow Tisha on her personal Instagram https://www.instagram.com/tisha.btsIf you're looking for a therapist, here's a link to where I found my therapist: https://providers.therapyforblackgirls.com/Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Follow us on Instagram and tag us @teawithtanyapodcast and use the hashtag #teawithtanyapodcasthttps://www.instagram.com/teawithtanyapodcastIntro/Outro music produced by BonesTheProducer

Mar 9

39 min 23 sec

There's a lot of talk about Self-care, but what does it really mean?In episode 2, I'm sharing my thoughts on what self-care is to me, and I'm also sharing some tips and ideas on how to take time for yourself and how you can start prioritizing your self-care and refill your self-care bank account.Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Tag us on Instagram @teawithtanyapodcast and use the hashtag #teawithtanyapodcast

Mar 2

22 min 44 sec

Welcome to Season one, episode one of the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Listen in as Tanya shares her inspiration for launching this podcast and shares her views, and gives some tips for living an intentional life.If you have any questions or comments or would like to see me talk about a particular topic, feel free to reach out on Instagram @teawithtanyapodcast. You can also follow my journey through grad school and life as a young health professional on my personal Instagram @allaboutthescrublifeThank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Tag us on social media @teawithtanyapodcast and use the hashtag #teawithtanyapodcast

Feb 16

17 min 22 sec

The holiday season is here and for many, it can be both a happy and sad time. Everyone's approach to the holiday season is different and with how this year has been going, this season will be looking different. On this Bonus Episode, our first guest Dr. Atasha Jordan joins me for a candid IG Live Podcast recording to talk about how we can navigate our mental health during the unique holiday season and during the midst of a pandemic. Dr. Atasha Jordan is a Psychiatry resident in Philadelphia, PA where she studies the intersection of Christianity and Mental Health. Dr. Jordan aims to help normalize conversations about mental health and mental illnesses within the church. You can follow her journey on her Instagram and Twitter page @atashajordan and on her blog www.atashajordan.com.Thank you for listening to the Tea With Tanya Podcast. Please be sure to subscribe to the podcast, share with your friends and family, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts.If you have any questions or comments or would like to see me talk about a particular topic you want me to discuss feel free to reach out on Instagram @teawithtanyapodcast. Be sure to check back in January for Season One of Tea With Tanya!

Dec 2020

40 min 25 sec

Here's a sneak peek at what to expect from Tea With Tanya Podcast with me, Tanya Ambrose. Every first and third Monday, I'll be sharing public health stories, self-love, self-care, and wellness tips. Expect raw and honest conversation about life experiences and just promoting positive living. Be sure to subscribe, tell a friend to tell a friend. Follow me on Instagram @teawithtanyapodcast Get ready for what I'm about to serve you! #teawithtanyapodcast

Nov 2020

57 sec