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Transforming Your Life with Dr. Malaika is a weekly podcast that explores various topics from a social and personal level and focuses on helping you live your best in every season of life. Dr. Malaika is a mental health clinician, educator, motivational speaker and author who uses her personal experiences, social situations and education to help challenge others to be the best version of themselves. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Transforming Your Life with Dr. Malaika is a weekly podcast that explores various topics from a social and personal level and focuses on helping you live your best in every season of life. Dr. Malaika is a mental health clinician, educator, motivational speaker and author who uses her personal experiences, social situations and education to help challenge others to be the best version of themselves. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

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Transforming Your Life with Dr. Malaika is a weekly podcast that explores various topics from a social and personal level and focuses on helping you live your best in every season of life. Dr. Malaika is a mental health clinician, educator, motivational speaker and author who uses her personal experiences, social situations and education to help challenge others to be the best version of themselves. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Language:

English

Contact:

9099659470


Episodes

Season 3 - Episode 6: The Prison of Unforgiveness

5/5/2021
Forgiveness is the foundation of any relationship and the cornerstone of having a healthy life. Join me on this episode as we explore what forgiveness is, why it matters and how it makes your life better. Purchase my new book Free Indeed: A 30-Day Guide on the Journey to Forgiveness today by clicking this link: www.malaikambrown.com/store --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:30:24

Season 3 - Episode 5: Polishing Your Personality

4/6/2021
We have been taught that personality is stable and consistent across the lifespan but is it possible to polish your personality in the areas that need improvement? What exactly does polishing your personality consist of and how you accomplish it? This episode will be a great way to personally develop and self-improve. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:29:25

Season 3 - Episode 4: Toxic Positivity

3/30/2021
Can being positive also be toxic? Toxic positivity is the belief that no matter how dire or difficult a situation is, people should maintain a positive mindset. It's a "good vibes only" approach to life and it's not healthy. Join me this episode as we discuss toxic positivity and how to combat it when you are experiencing it. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:32:09

Season 3 - Episode 3: Gaslighting

3/16/2021
Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation in which a person or a group covertly sows seeds of doubt in a targeted individual or group, making them question their own memory, perception, or judgment. This episode, we explore gaslighting in relationships and in society at large. If you are not sure if you have been gaslit, you need to listen to this episode. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:32:18

Season 3 - Episode 2: The Forgotten - Black Women and the Mental Health Crisis

2/23/2021
Covid-19 has exposed a pre-existing condition in the population of black women. Mental health among this group has been challenged due to a variety of factors, such as ‘the strong black woman syndrome’, racial issues, the stigma of seeking mental health services and navigating all of the unique roles that they occupy. The pandemic did not create these conditions, but it metastasized them and if that wasn’t enough, 2020 as a year leveled many women so that they were no longer able to avoid...

Duration:00:38:38

Season 3 - Episode 1: Rebounding from 2020

2/10/2021
2020 was a year no one could imagine in their wildest dreams. The year started with the death of one of the greatest sports heroes Kobe Bryant and was dominated by a global pandemic and more loss. How do you rebound from a year like that? What is next? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:38:17

Season 2 - Episode 12: Can You Hear Us Now?

6/2/2020
The first African slave was brought to the United States in 1619. For over 400 years, African Americans have been fighting for freedom and equality. From slavery to Reconstruction to Jim Crow to modern day, every method has been used to achieve what Declaration of Independence claims, “that all men are created equal”. But on May 25th, the world as we know it changed when George Floyd was killed on video by Minneapolis police officers. Civil unrest has exploded globally. Dr. Martin Luther...

Duration:00:41:40

Season 2 - Episode 11: Progress in Time of Crisis

4/28/2020
Being in the middle of a global pandemic that has forced many to work from home, many believe they should be doing more with their extra time. Is this reality or pressure based on perception? Let’s discuss what you can do during this time to make progress for the stages to come after this unforeseen time. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:28:04

Season 2 - Episode 10: Coping in the Time of COVID-19

3/24/2020
Our reality has changed drastically and with these major changes, how we manage our emotions is key. COVID-19 has caused all of our worlds to be turned upside down with 43% of the nation in lockdown their homes. Navigating our new normal is important to make sure that if we are more vulnerable during this time, because of our baseline, that we get the tools we need to cope. Please visit cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov for accurate updates on COVID-19. For all Californians, you can also visit...

Duration:00:30:00

Special Edition Episode: The Psychological Impact of A Pandemic

3/12/2020
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the Coronavirus (COVID-19) a global pandemic. What does that mean and how does this impact us from a psychological perspective? WHO Coronavirus Information: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public CDC Coronavirus Information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:30:56

Season 2 - Episode 9: Red Brain, Blue Brain: Inside the Minds of Conservatives and Liberals

3/10/2020
With such polarized views on political issues, are voters just superficially different or is it deeper? Let’s look inside the minds of conservative and liberals to see what truly makes them tick and influences their behavior at the polls. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:28:27

Season 2 - Episode 8: The Psychology of Voting

3/3/2020
It’s Super Tuesday! Research suggests that voting is an act of altruism. But is this why Americans head to the polls? We are tackling one of the biggest issues and most controversial topics currently in US society to understand the thought process behind voting. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:29:08

Season 2 - Episode 7: Forgiving Yourself

2/18/2020
Many of us know that forgiveness is a good thing, right? It frees us from bitterness and anger, two emotions that not only don’t feel good but can also disrupt our physical health and hold us back from all the good we might achieve and experience. Many of you have worked on forgiving others. But what about forgiving ourselves? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:28:31

Season 2 - Episode 6: Forgiving the Unforgiveable

2/11/2020
Sometimes what has happened is unforgivable. Someone murders your child, or steals your life savings or serially abuses children in their care – it's unforgivable. How do you move past this to true, authentic forgiveness? Is that even possible? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:21:19

Season 2 - Episode 5: Selective Forgiveness: The Curious Cases of Michael Vick & Kobe Bryant

2/4/2020
Why does America have no problem with forgiving white athletes and celebrities but black celebrities receive a life sentence of unforgiveness after making mistakes, regardless of if they have paid for them and become a better person? This episode we explore the selective forgiveness of America. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:28:07

Season 2 - Episode 4: Emotional Numbness

1/28/2020
Ask yourself: Do you feel like the world around you is unreal? Do you feel as though you are watching your life go by without being in it? Do you struggle to know what you are feeling or cannot find the vocabulary for it? Do you find yourself feeling disconnected from your body? Maybe you are dealing with emotional numbness. Join us as we discuss what this is and what steps you can take toward healing. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:24:24

Season 2 - Episode 3: Mommy Wounds

1/21/2020
The "mother wound" is not a typical term you may hear in a counseling or therapy session, but it may be a factor that is influencing your relationship with partners. While the mother wound is most often associated with daughters, it is possible for sons to also have mother wound factors that influence their relationships. Let’s discuss how mommy wounds affect us and what steps can be taken to overcome and heal. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:26:19

Season 2 - Episode 2: Wounded in the Church

1/14/2020
In this episode, we discuss how a place that is meant to heal can also cause pain. The church is viewed as a place of tranquility, comfort and protection. But what happens when it no longer provides that? How do you recover and move on when the healing place becomes a painful place? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:29:23

Season 2 - Episode 1: Epic Fail

1/7/2020
Every year, people across the world create new year resolutions. Why do so many people fail to accomplish thse resolutions? Are they lazy and not willing to put in the work? Or are they just not ready to change? We will discuss the psychology behind failed resolutions and also give tips to help change the mentality to ones that will allow you set and accomplish new goals. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:20:43

Season 1 - Episode 41: Holiday Mental Health Survival Kit

11/26/2019
For many people, the holiday season is a time of joy with family and friends. But for some, it can be a stressful reminder of life’s challenges. Here are some tips to help navigate this time of year in a healthy manner. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/drmalaikaspeaks/support

Duration:00:28:27