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Host: Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth
Guest: Dr. Ronald E. Hall, Founder of the Color Clinic, co-author of The Color Complex and author of "The Bleaching Syndrome Among People of Color"
Topics: Skin Bleaching and the Bleaching Syndrome in America and Abroad
Talking about Colorism Out in the Open
Impostor syndrome is the feeling that you’re a fraud—that you’re somehow less qualified, less deserving of success. There is the fear that you’ll be “found out," which may lead you to attempt to work longer and harder than others. This can be a source of resentment, exhaustion, and a sense of impending doom. While Impostor Syndrome is not solely the domain of alcoholics, many of us report deep attachments to perfectionism and, it's cousin, Impostor Syndrome. Many of us drank over our feelings of resentment and fear arising from the core belief that we were frauds. Now that we are sober, we can bring these fears into the light of truth. When we think, "I'm a fraud," instead of drinking, we ask, "Is that true?" We connect with our recovery communities and see the truth of our own self-worth reflected back at us in the faces of our sober friends. We learn to discard these old patterns of thinking and replace them with healthier, more balanced ones. In recovery, we find freedom from the tyranny of Impostor Syndrome.
Is White Better? The lighter you are does that make you prettier? Smarter? More desirable. Many women of color are using bleaching elements to make themselves lighter. And if they are not using the chemicals they may also be doing it by photoshopping to make them appear lighter aka whiter. What does this do for a woman's self esteem? Where is this coming from?
Tonight we have Ng'endo Mukii, Animator of “Yellow Fever” interview. She is a Kenyan animator, director, and editor. She has created a powerful film that deals with this practice of bleaching skin and how the decision to do so in ingrained in little black girls at a very young age.
Find Her online and Watch the Film Yellow Fever:
Joyce and Mike speak with Georgia Hurst as part of Lynch Syndrome Awareness Week.
Georgia Hurst is a patient advocate for those with Lynch syndrome. She is the founder of the website and blog: <a href="http://ihavelynchsyndrome.com">ihavelynchsyndrome.com</a>. She frequently writes about the emotional aspects of having Lynch syndrome, and writes for various websites and journals in order to create awareness amongst the global medical community about this hereditary cancer syndrome. Georgia is a wife and mother, and loves espresso, books, and being bossed around by her adorable dog named Sid.
What is Lynch syndrome? We will learn more from Georgia, or you can read about it on her website, or in this article from <a href="http://http://www.curetoday.com/community/georgia-hurst/2015/02/i-have-lynch-syndrome">www.curetoday.com</a>
Georgia noticed that there were several people in her family who had cancer at early ages, and several with the same cancer. This can indicate that there is something genetic predisposing family members to cancer. She delved deeper, got to a diagnosis, and kept asking questions, finding out how to protect herself and others in her family from the worst consequences of this condition.
Hear her remarkable story, the path she followed in doing her own research, and the partnerships she has developed with medical professionals to help her make progress for herself and others.
Gregarious Greg shares an eight minute podcast about the boredom syndrome. This segment is meant to be inspirational and motivating. Greg has placed this segment in the M.E.T project format.
There exist pitfalls when trying to evolve your own legacy. In moments of stagnation and confusion, it is important to see the light at the end of the tunnel.
Therefore Greg has shared examples of the boredom syndrome. He reminds his audience that his father was a scientist; this profession involved extensive research. It is with this in mind that Greg decided to place this podcast in the segment dedicated to his father.
We hope to keep you inspired here at " The Heritage & legacy Evolvement Forum " especially at times when discouragement sets in.
Much of the information about PCOS focuses on weight loss, but what if you are a lean woman with PCOS?
Dr. Daniel Dumesic joins the PCOS Challenge radio show to speak about lean women with PCOS. Dr. Dumesic is Professor and Division Chief of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Join other women in the fight against polycystic ovary syndrome at PCOSChallenge.com.
It’s a well-known fact that developed countries suffer from an epidemic of allergies and chronic conditions such as IBS, arthritis, diabetes, cancer and heart disease. What is not so well known is that the majority of these illnesses – according to our guest today – are linked to poor gastrointestinal health, otherwise known as ‘leaky gut syndrome’.
In this inteview we will speak with Douglas Wyatt, Founder and Medical Director for the Center for Nutritional Research and CEO of Sovereign Laboratories is here today to discuss Leaky Gut Syndrome and why it’s such an important health issue today.
Meet top integrative, holistic and wellness-oriented physicians, authors and celebrities at the upcoming NAVEL wellness expo.
Many women with polycystic ovary syndrome struggle with eating disorders and report feeling intense cravings or even addiction to sugar. A new study out of Massachusetts Institute of Technology reports answers to decoding sugar addiction.
Stephen Allsop and Edward Nieh, two of the study's authors from Harvard and MIT, join the PCOS Challenge radio show to speak about how what they learned from this study can lead to helping people with disordered eating.
*Join other women in the fight against polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) at PCOSChallenge.com.
Shelley Bowen is the Director of Family Services and Awareness for the Barth Syndrome Foundation (BSF).
BSF works to increase awareness on a global level among the medical community, academic community, the medical research community and the lay population about Barth Syndrome. There are better strategies today than ever before for living with Barth Syndrome. Nonetheless, it often shortens the lifespan of people, especially children.
Shelley speaks with Mike and Joyce about life with Barth Syndrome, and how families cope when life ends.
For more information about Barth Syndrome, see https://www.barthsyndrome.org
Rosemarie Young and Ducan Miller are activists and advocates with a mission to heal and bring world wide attention to the debilitating disease that strikes young girls and leaves them physically incapacitated with the main means of communication only thru eye movements. The disease is Retts Syndrome and they will share their stories and their passion on this episode of "Upbeat". So tune in for an in depth discussion on what it takes to become a leader and promoter of world wide events. Duncan will be joining us from the UK.
Karen Ball, CEO of the Sturge-Weber Foundation, speaks with Joyce about Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS) and the challenges faced by people with this condition. The Sturge-Weber Foundation provides support and services for individuals with Sturge-Weber syndrome, Port Wine Stain Birthmarks, and Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome.
Sturge-Weber Syndrome (encephelotrigeminal angiomatosis) is a congenital, non-familial disorder of unknown incidence and cause. It is characterized by a congenital facial birthmark and neurological abnormalities. Other symptoms associated with Sturge-Weber can include eye and internal organ irregularities. Each case of Sturge-Weber Syndrome is unique and exhibits the characterizing findings to varying degrees.
Because of the physical differences that people with SWS often have, they are frequently the object of rude or bullying behaviors. Sturge-Weber Foundation has taken up this challenge on behalf of all those with differences in their BullyBeGone Challenge.
Come chat with Karen and Joyce.
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