Caribbean blogger to host live podcast on mental health matters
Since dropping the first episode of her podcast In My Head on May 15, Jay Blessed has touched many lives with her raw and relatable topics.
Now, the award-winning Caribbean blogger and creator is taking her show directly to the people with In My Head - The Live Experience.
The show, which was sold out within an hour of ticket release and now boasts a waitlist of zealous followers, will feature a live recording, one-on-one interviews, and audience talkback on various life topics ranging from breaking generational trauma, the psychological relationship with ourselves and others, and even, surviving STDs (Sexually Transmitted Debts)!
The In My Head podcast is rooted in Jay’s passion to promote physical, interpersonal, financial, sexual health and mental wellness that specifically speaks to an audience of African-American, Caribbean-American and Caribbean listeners. Jay addresses taboo subjects and gives a face and voice to sensitive issues, silently and shamefully fought by many.
The first 12 episodes, which are available now on a variety of social media platforms, include such titles:
I Live and Own My Truth
I See A Therapist, So Should You.
Choosing Medication For My Depression Changed My Life! with Dr. Sim, Founder of Conscienta MD
Letting Go Of Toxic People, Including Family.
Teach Me How To Love, with Jason Rosario, Founder of The Lives of Men, Exec Prod. Of Yahoo’s “Dear Men”
I Don’t Want To Be Broke with Migdalia Morales, Financial Advisor, Prudential
The recipient of the 2015 Rising Star award from Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke, Jay Blessed pledges to use her platforms to educate, inspire and positively transform people’s lives.
“I am here to disrupt the status quo and challenge people to be more consciously introspective, more vulnerably honest and to break generational trauma. In My Head was intentional and has touched so many lives thus far. The live experience is an opportunity for me to literally touch and heal my community with my transparency, my authenticity, and my uncensored musings,” she said.
Specially-invited guests include NYS Senators Velmanette Montgomery and Kevin Parker, NYS Assemblywomen Dianne Richardson and Rodneyse Bichotte, NYC Councilmembers Laurie Cumbo and Robert Cornegy Jr., Black Enterprise’s Marketing Director. Johann Alleyne-Morris, NYU McSilver Institute’s Chief Operating Officer, Rosemonde Pierre-Louis and many more.
The podcast series is available for listeners at http://jayblessed.com/category/media/podcast/, Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Play and other streaming platforms.
In My Head - The Live Experience, sponsored by Savvy Bistro and Bartenura, will take place at 6 pm on August 7 at Savvy Bistro in Brooklyn.
Use the official hashtag #HeadwithJB to join the conversation on social media.