Episode 21: Let Love Rule: Tips to Winning in Your Relationships

Winning at life and love can sometimes be difficult. We sometimes struggle to balance it all. We want the productive and successful work life, but also must do our part to make the best of our relationships and to make them work. How do we have both? How can we live our best lives and experience love at its best? To help listeners win at love and life, I have some therapists joining me on today’s episode to share their tips, tools and resources to help you win in all of your relationships. We’re joining forces and combining our skill set to help you win at love and life.

Episode 20: Therapeutic Tips to Surviving the Holidays

The holidays seems to do one of two things. You either welcome it with open arms, enjoying a new snow fall, visiting with loved ones, the spirit of the Christmas season and sharing quality time with those you love…or you feel the pressures, stress, anxiety and depression that seems to take over during the holiday season. If this is you, or someone you know, I’ve gathered a few African American female therapists in the Metro Detroit area who are sharing their wisdom and expertise in hopes of helping others survive through the holiday season.

Episode 19: Postpartum Depression

The birth of a baby can bring a joyous time for many new mothers.  However, not everyone experiences such elation after the birth of their child.  Some new mothers, due to the hormonal change in their bodies, along with existing life challenges can cause an onset of postpartum depression. Postpartum depression is real.  Although it can be a difficult time, it can be overcome.  Know that you can overcome this and there is help. We’ll hear from Author, Kimberly Batchelor-Davis as she shares her trial and triumph overcoming her postpartum depression.

Episode 18: Dear Dr. Saudia

It seems that when you are a counselor you have a history of others seeking you for advice. I can remember this happening as early as my teens…and from adults. I never thought much of it. I answered as best I could and prayed for the rest. Everyone desires to be loved, but not everyone knows the best ways to go about finding and cultivating that love. I want everyone to get the best out of their relationships. Now that I am a counselor, the questions have increased. So today’s show may be helpful as I dig into the many questions I’m asked on relationships, sharing my wisdom, education, and counseling expertise navigating your way through love.

Episode 17: Millennials on Love

Millennials are those who were born between 1981 – 1996. Technology is a generation-shaping consideration for how millennials connect and communicate. What is unique for post-Millennials is that television, the Internet, and social media has been part of their lives from the start. Millennials believe they are very different and most parents cannot understand why they think and do things differently. Today we listen to a group of millennials share their points of view on life and love – in a technology driven age. Let’s get schooled by this generation.

Episode 16: Happily Ever After

If love was something that we could buy, it would be the hottest item selling out in every location. Many books are written to show people how to find and keep love. Yet, couples are still unhappy and struggle to fight divorce. So what works? What are successful couples doing that unsuccessful couples are not? Let’s find out some keys to making love last from a few successful couples on today’s show. We’ll hear their tips, do’s, don’ts, and advice on how to live Happily Ever After.

Episode 15: From Boys to Men – Fatherhood

Men are sometimes misunderstood. Many are labeled in a negative light, but what about the good guys?! What about the men who strive to be the best man, husband and father they can be? Many times we don’t take the time to understand the heart of a man and the things they grapple during their transition from boyhood to manhood to fatherhood. We assume men are emotionless and navigating through life effortlessly, without pain. But it is not so. Good men desire to share a legacy with their sons, and extend love to their daughters, so they know how a real man should love and treat them. Today, we have a heart-to-heart with some men sharing their views on their evolution from boys to men.

Episode 14: Living Single – Dating after 30

When most women imagine their adult lives, they picture themselves married with children. We view this as the norm in our society. But what happens when what you imagined would happen, does not happen the way you imagined? What happens when life does not present you with a spouse in the early part of life? Is it a blessing? A curse? With the advent of online dating, traditional dating has changed. Is online dating the way to go? Who takes the lead? Who reaches out first? How much do you disclose? I guess the question everyone wants to know…is there someone out there for me and how do we find each other? If you find yourself, never married, single with children or single hoping to have children when you marry, listen as our guests share their experiences to dating after 30.

Episode 12: Sexual Assault – The Family Secret

July is Black Mental Health Awareness Month and we looking at the effects of life after abuse. We’re having an intimate conversation as one woman shares her experience of sexual abuse and how it has helped to frame her life. Join me today as we tackle the hard conversation in hopes of educating some while helping to open the door to healing for others.