Episode 7

Ep. 7 Self Care Prep Before You Need It w/ Dr. Marissa Edwards

Published on: 2nd February, 2022

In this episode, we have an enlightening conversation with Dr. Marissa Edwards on non-traditional forms of self-care and developing a proactive approach before overwhelm takes over our lives.

Dr. Edwards shares techniques to prevent burnout, self-reflection questions to prioritize self-care, and what to do when popular self-care practices don't work for you.

We also discuss our shared love of Zumba, airy spaces, and gratitude practices. 

This week's question

What non-traditional self-care practice will you try this week? Let us know by tagging us on Instagram @joyfullyblk.

What to listen for

The specific questions to ask to prioritize self-care 3:18

The importance of identifying different types of self-care 3:30

How to  Cope Ahead of burnout 4:50

Non-traditional ways to provide self-care 7:11

How to foster a spirit of resiliency 13:55

What nourishes her soul? 15:01

How being fed up with chaos led to more intentional practices 21:24-21:33

What to do if a self-care practice doesn’t work for you 27:30

Dr. Edwards Resources

Therapy For Black Girls

Sista Docs, Digital platform for mental health professionals

Where To Find Dr. Edwards

Instagram: @rissanoelle

Instagram: @sista.docs

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Joyfully Black
Joyfully Black is the podcast for Black women striving to do it all while making time for self-care. Each week, Joy Dixon Paul digs in with guests on how they balance career, family, and community care without compromising their well-being.

Staying in the black isn't just a mantra for managing finances, it's about managing your life.

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