ep 34 Loving me is hard but necessary

Can you remember the first time someone made a hurtful comment about your appearance? If so, this is the perfect episode for you! Take a listen as Dr. Donna Oriowo explores beauty and body image in relation to colorism, internalized racism and white supremacy. Check out her advice on how to make steps towards greater self-acceptance and body love.

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Episode 34 Affirmation

If you don’t understand yourself, you don’t understand anybody else.
— Nikki Giovanni

IN THIS EPISODE

  • The nuances of beauty image vs body image

  • The impacts of internalized racism through colorism and texturism

  • The connection between beauty image, self concept, and healthy relationships

 

AFFIRMING QUOTES from EP 34

You have to reclaim the self... your mind, your body.
— Dr. Zelaika Clarke
Reconnect with yourself.
— Dr. Donna Oriowo
 

HONORABLE MENTIONS

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Bonus: Dr. Donna’s book suggestions