Episode 9

Episode 9

Feeling drained at work? Black women face unique challenges in the workplace that can take a toll on mental health.



This episode unpacks those challenges with Dr. Rheeda Walker, exploring microaggressions, internalized racism, the pressure to code-switch, imposter syndrome, overwork, and why saying "no" is actually a BOSS move.

This episode is for you if:

  • You're a Black woman who feels unseen and unheard at work.
  • You struggle with the pressure to constantly prove yourself.
  • You're ready to prioritize your mental health and well-being.

    Highlights Include

    • [00:05:00] Challenges Black employees face when it comes to mental health in the workplace.
    • [00:13:37] The impact of daily microaggressions to Black women employees’ mental health.
    • [00: 29:00] How to challenge the narrative of what's expected from Black women at work.
    • [00:51:00] Tips on how to increase your psychological fortitude.
    • [00:54:00] How companies can ensure their programs are inclusive.
    Don't miss this powerful conversation! Tune in to Good, Better, Betterness Podcast and learn how to navigate these challenges and prioritize your mental well-being on ⁠⁠⁠Spotify⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠Google Podcast⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠⁠Audibe⁠⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠Amazon Music⁠⁠⁠ and ⁠⁠⁠YouTube⁠⁠


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      Guest/Hosts Social Media Info

      1. Dr. Rheeda Walker ⁠(⁠⁠⁠⁠@dr.rheedawalker⁠⁠⁠)
      2. Kala Garner (⁠⁠@thekglifestyle⁠⁠)
      3. Denise Gilmore-McPherson (⁠⁠@dgilmcphee⁠⁠)