Carefree and Black Diaries

Shaakira White

Welcome to Carefree and Black Diaries, where we discuss everything from culture, politics, music, and education. But with a dash of hood on the rocks. Just a Black Girl navigating this thing called life and documenting it along the way.

Hosted by Shaakira White Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

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In our Season 4 finale, we're talking about grief. Grief isn't something we talk about enough but we really should be. There is a common misconception about the stages of grief and how we should go through the grieving process, but we're here to debunk those myths and offer you some encouraging words for these tough times.  Season 5 will kick off September 22nd! Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Follow the Facebook page: https://bit.ly/3j9pfgi Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Sep 1

38 min

This week's podcast episode is more of a relaxed conversation between me and you. I recently reflected on some opportunities I thought were for me but didn't pan out the way I imagined. The overall message though is the question- What is this season teaching you? Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Follow the Facebook page: https://bit.ly/3j9pfgi Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Aug 25

32 min

In this episode, we're discussing self-awareness. Many of us are not self-aware and because of that, we miss out on a lot of self-improvement and honest reflection. Listen to this episode and stay tuned until the end so you can practice a self-awareness assignment that I came up with for you all! Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Aug 18

49 min

With recent events, I've had quite a few thoughts about the label of the "strong Black woman" and how Black women go unprotected. This podcast episode is my stream of consciousness surrounding the ideas of Black womanhood today.  Teen Vogue Article: https://www.teenvogue.com/story/black-women-safety-and-protection Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Huge thanks to Podcorn for sponsoring this episode. Explore sponsorship opportunities and start monetizing your podcast by signing up here: https://podcorn.com/podcasters/ Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Aug 4

35 min

We are back with part 2 of the conversation on dealing with rejection, social media, life after college, and more! If you have not listened to part 1, I promise you don't want to miss that one. Don't forget to share with someone who may need these words of encouragement!  Watch the episode here: https://youtu.be/cKrliCWBX-I Cecil's Article on Rejection: https://bit.ly/39wk9Hg Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Jul 30

62 min

Listen, sometimes it's HARD being told "no"... and that's exactly why I sat down and chopped it up with a dear friend, Cecil, so we could talk about how to deal with rejection. We also talked about depression, social media, and more! Part 2 to this conversation will be out this Thursday so stay tuned and share it with someone who needs to hear this!  Cecil's Article on Rejection: https://bit.ly/39wk9Hg Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Jul 28

67 min

If you're wondering what it's like to be a Black creator in 2020 amidst a global pandemic and a racial revolution, this is the podcast episode for you. We sat down with two creators, Diamond and Abigail, to learn how they've been navigating these uncertain times as creative entrepreneurs. They also answer your burning questions at the end of the episode!  Apply to the Carefree and Black Diaries Scholarship: https://forms.gle/oRGex6rigkVyvYNz8 Watch this podcast episode: https://youtu.be/Jq8UsoXahj4 Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Jul 21

84 min

Well, the cat is out of the bag. I have no idea how to handle criticism without automatically becoming defensive. In this episode we're talking about the difference between constructive and destructive criticism. We're also talking about 5 things for you to remember if you struggle with receiving criticism or feedback! Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Jul 14

48 min

Hey family! As promised, this week's episode is featuring Jasmine, my best friend from college. We started off talking about childhood trauma and then we somehow veered into colorism, parenthood, and more. Don't forget to subscribe and share with your friends and family!  YouTube link: https://youtu.be/ie6TbUB7ms8 Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Jul 7

88 min

It's been over a month since we've had a new episode because mentally, I just couldn't do it. This week, we're back with a new episode to air out some thoughts I've been having over these past few weeks and to share some personal experiences I've had while being Black in America. Thank you for sticking around, carefree family! -xo Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Jun 30

41 min

This week we're talking about "analysis paralysis" or how we often avoid doing the actual work because we think endless research and preparation is going to help us. Sometimes, all of that prep causes us to be paralyzed and get nothing done. Let's talk about how to avoid that...  Link to article: https://doist.com/blog/analysis-paralysis-productivity/ Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

May 19

48 min

Listen... if you watched the latest episode of Insecure, you'll feel me on this one. Molly and Issa's relationship is a perfect example for us to break down how we can deal with difficult adult friendships. It's natural for rifts to occur in our friendships and here's how to deal with them.  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

May 12

44 min

What happens when you hope for something and have faith that it'll come to fruition but it seems like you're at a standstill? Let's talk about how hope, faith, works and fear are all factors in us striving towards those things we want in life.  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

May 5

45 min

This episode consists of 26 life lessons I've learned along my journey here. Some were more personal than others but I'm sure that you can take many of these lessons and apply them to your own lives. Also, I'm challenging you to write down at least 5 lessons you've learned throughout your life as an exercise in self-reflection.  Link to blog post: https://queentoqueens.com/2020/04/25/26-things-i've-learned-in-26-years/ Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Apr 25

49 min

This week we're talking about the idea of "moving the finish line". Often times when we find ourselves getting through some things we've wanted to check off the to-do list, we instantly finding more things we "should have done" instead of celebrating the small things. Let's talk about it... Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Apr 21

48 min

After some major self-reflection, I wanted to give you all some lessons I've had to learn the hard way over the years. It required some extreme vulnerability but I hope that it will help you avoid the potholes that I've been caught in time and time again.  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Apr 14

50 min

This week, I'm giving you all a foundation for next week's podcast episode. I've been doing a lot of self-reflection that has allowed me to see that for a long time, I kept repeating the same situations until I learned the lessons I needed to move forward. Next week, we're talking about what those lessons and situations were.  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Apr 7

42 min

Last week, I briefly mentioned generational trauma. This week, I wanted to give you all a brief overview on what generational trauma is and how the experiences of our ancestors can be felt by us even though we didn't experience the trauma ourselves.  Link to Dr. Joy video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqFyXFjQcHw Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Mar 31

39 min

As always, I'm talking to myself just as much as I'm talking to you all with this one. There are so many times in life where we feel like we're right on the brink of a dream or goal and then it doesn't pan out how we wished. Please remember that just because something doesn't happen in the time frame that you envisioned, that doesn't mean that it won't happen altogether.  Delay is not denial.  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Mar 24

50 min

Rona did not come to play. But in all seriousness, please consider others during this time and practice social distancing with these 10 Corona Activity Ideas. We have to take care of one another in difficult times. There may be people around you who are immune compromised (young and older people) and although you may feel well, please think of them and practice social distancing as much as you can.  Stay safe, clean, and carefree. Hope to talk to y'all next week! Food Stamps Article: https://bit.ly/3d4QeYc Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Mar 17

53 min

In this week's episode, we're covering a very important topic. One that will require you to ask yourself the hard questions. What is your life's mission? Just as businesses have mission statements to guide their business practices, you need on as well. This week, we're working through to develop your personal mission statement.  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Mar 3

56 min

I can't believe Black History month is almost over but in honor of the month and to wrap up our series on forgotten Black figures, let's talk about who inspired MLK. Vernon Johns not only served as inspiration but he also warmed up the people at Dexter Avenue Baptist church to be more active in the civil rights movement at a time where they couldn't have cared less.  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Feb 25

44 min

What do ballet tights, Playboy bunnies, and red carpet gowns have in common? Listen to this week's episode as we continue our Black History month series to explore the woman behind all three aforementioned categories. Her name was Zelda Wynn Valdes and she was that girl!  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Feb 18

45 min

This week we're continuing our Black History series with Mary Ellen Pleasant. Mary grew up as a domestic servant that went on to be worth 30 million dollars at her peak. She had investments in Wells Fargo, dairies, real estate and more. But more importantly, Mary was a key figure behind John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry. Take a listen to hear more of her bossed up story! Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Feb 11

43 min

Welcome to season 4, family! Man, have I missed you all. This month we're kicking things off with a series in honor of our Black historical figures who haven't gotten enough credit over the years. Today is all about Ester Jones who was the major inspiration behind the iconic character, Betty Boop. However, Ester never got the credit she deserved. Sound familiar?  Huge thanks to Podcorn for sponsoring this episode. Explore sponsorship opportunities and start monetizing your podcast by signing up here: https://podcorn.com/podcasters/ Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Feb 4

40 min

In this season finale, I'm giving you 20 things to remember for 2020. These were all things I've learned over the course of time and I know that you can use each of these tips in your own lives. Thank you for being so supportive of this season! Fill out this survey for us please! --> https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/G3W7XN9 Link to the blog post: https://bit.ly/2QRvESb Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Jan 14

43 min

In this week's podcast, we're talking about the importance of setting intentions. As we move throughout this year, we need to realize that intentions are not goals. However, setting intentions will help you align with the person you wish to be.  Article 1: https://bit.ly/2MUUxd6 Article 2: https://bit.ly/39IMutR Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Jan 7

59 min

As the year comes to a close, I'll be sharing the things you all said you're leaving in 2019. We're also talking about a few things I'm leaving in 2019 so that we can all be better versions of ourselves in the coming year and decade.  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY (CODE: CAREFREENEWYEAR) Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Dec 2019

52 min

To conclude the Hindsight is 2020 series, this episode includes lessons I've learned concerning myself throughout the decade. From being able to take a chance on yourself to being mindful of your words... these are my greatest lessons shared with you.   Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Dec 2019

37 min

Hindsight is 2020 continues this week as we get closer to the new year. This episode covers lessons I've learned while in the workplace. From being a cashier at Dollar General to full fledged 9-5's, I've learned a lot about what to accept and what to walk away from.  Helpful links on how impeachments work: https://nbcnews.to/2Mqbgox , https://nyti.ms/2QdR1vp Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Dec 2019

54 min

Hindsight is 2020 continues with lessons I've learned the hard way about love and relationships.  From experiencing my first heartbreak to learning to take the hint, this episode covers all the painful lessons I've gathered through the 2010s.  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Dec 2019

36 min

As we approach the new year and new decade, it's time to reflect on some lessons from the 2010s. In this series, I'm sharing some personal experiences and lessons I've learned over the years because "hindsight is 20/20".  hindsight [noun] : recognition of the realities, possibilities, or requirements of a situation, event, decision etc., after its occurrence. Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Dec 2019

70 min

So many times we get caught in this revolving door of seeking validation or permission from others for our own dreams... stop that. This episode is everyone out there that has a thing that they want to do... JUST DO IT.  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Nov 2019

48 min

Hey y'all, hey! In part 2 of Homegirl Talk, we are continuing the conversation about relationships and life. We discuss the difference between love and infatuation, why Pocahontas was trippin', and little ways God speaks to you through others.  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Nov 2019

48 min

In this week's episode, I'm talking to Diamond Rollins for a Homegirl Talk. We talked about everything from weirdos on social media, discovering who you are after college, and difficult relationships. Part 2 of this conversation will be live on the podcast this Thursday.  Stay tuned! Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Nov 2019

49 min

“People are comfortable with the version of you that they are familiar with.”  Never make it your business to force others to accept or acknowledge your growth. As long as you know it’s there, that’s all that matters.  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY  Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai  Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp  Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries  Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem.  #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Nov 2019

50 min

It's the most wonderful time of the year!! .....or is it? If you struggle with seasonal depression or know someone who does, the fall and winter months can be a struggle. You are not alone.  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Audible Trial: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Nov 2019

41 min

Gentrification: the process of repairing and rebuilding homes and businesses in a deteriorating area (such as an urban neighborhood) accompanied by an influx of middle-class or affluent people and that often results in the displacement of earlier, usually poorer residents (Source: Merriam Webster) Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Oct 2019

48 min

Blacktober continues this week where we discuss 3 different ways internalized racism shows itself within the Black community.  To read more on Internalized Racism, visit https://www.thoughtco.com/what-is-internalized-racism-2834958  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY  Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai  Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp  Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries  Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Oct 2019

58 min

We're back, baby! This is part 2 to last week's episode where we discuss different institutions that work together to further systemic racism in the United States. Remember that although these can be discouraging to hear, "systemic problems require systemic solutions."  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Oct 2019

49 min

Systemic or Institutional racism is apart of every institution imaginable in the US. Education, Wealth, Healthcare, and the list goes on. Hopefully by bringing your attention to these institutions and how they all advance the next, we can be more aware for the future.  SN: Excuse my pronunciation of “Systemic” as “Systematic”. I told y’all the country JUMPS out lol  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY  Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai  Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp  Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries  Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Oct 2019

50 min

It's BLACKTOBER! We're going to use this month to talk about, learn, and break down issues specific to the Black community. This episode is about Misogynoir or, "the specific hatred, dislike, distrust and prejudice directed toward Black women." Buckle up.... Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Oct 2019

43 min

Sometimes we feel that God can't take our frustrations or that we shouldn't vocalize them to him because it wouldn't "be right" or because he already knows about them... but let me just help you change that way of thinking right now.  The interview referenced belongs to The Hollywood Reporter and can be seen on their youtube channel.  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Sep 2019

45 min

Missed y'all last week! But this episode is something like a real-talk session so we can address that feeling of being unappreciated in the work place. I hope that it helps someone out there.  Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Sep 2019

45 min

Why can't we enjoy Popeye's, Michael Kors, Santorini, or anything else in peace?? Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks on us: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Sep 2019

36 min

"Like a lot of things in life, though, it takes confidence and an understanding of your power to walk into a room and know deep down that you belong." -Martha Tesema Shop Carefree Merch: https://bit.ly/2KRnaXY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem. #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Aug 2019

45 min

 "Your only goal in life is to get back to who you were in the beginning."  I hope that if you're feeling lost, you can remember who you were before you got derailed. Also remember, you are not other people's idea of who you are. Link to HBCU textbook application: https://bit.ly/31OA0vY Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get yourself some free ebooks: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem.  #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Aug 2019

36 min

A moment of transparency- I struggle with affirmations but that doesn't mean we can't navigate what they are and how we can manifest the life we want and deserve. I'm sharing my internal thoughts with you in hopes that you can know that you aren't alone and we can all improve.  Download your Affirmations: https://bit.ly/2Ttebir Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Get your free Audible trial here: http://www.audibletrial.com/CarefreeandBlackDiaries Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem.  #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote · Charity Promotion: BallotReady: The goal of this initiative is to increase voter education and encourage your listeners to get the vote out during the 2020 General Election this November. https://www.ballotready.org/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Aug 2019

53 min

In part 2 of this homegirl talk, Jasmine and I are talking all about dating as Black women. This episode includes everything from our past heartbreaks, settling for a partner, finding a good man and more.    Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem.  #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Aug 2019

68 min

In this week's episode, we have one of my best friend's joining us to chop it up. Here we are covering the topics of serious FOMO after college, comparing ourselves to people on social media, and the Black church.  This Thursday, we'll be releasing part 2 of this conversation. Stay tuned!  Follow the Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Qsa0Ai Follow the Twitter: https://bit.ly/2Tv31Zp Don't forget to share this episode with your auntie, cousin, friends and 'nem.  #carefreeandblackdiaries --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app · Charity Promotion: Democracy Works: This advertisement is part of a charitable initiative in partnership with Democracy Works. howto.vote Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carefreenblkdiaries/support

Aug 2019

56 min

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