EP 04: Breaking Down Intimacy Issues and The Power of Therapy with Melissa Thoen, LCSW

In this episode of Live Fervently, Aliah has the pleasure of speaking with licensed clinical social worker, Melissa Thoen, to discuss fighting mental health stigmas and the power of therapy. Melissa Thoen, LCSW is a multilingual psychotherapist based in New York City. She identifies as a Latino, cis, heterosexual woman who has over the past 15 years has dedicated herself to the mental health field.  You won’t want to miss a second of this episode as Aliah and Melissa discuss mental health, sexual health issues that affect women over 30, benefits of sex and couples therapy, non-monogamy, fetishes, and Melissa’s own self care which includes triathlons and living a balanced life.

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EP 03: Taking Control of Your Finances and Following Your Passions with Danielle Desir

In this episode, Aliah speaks with Danielle Desir, writer, speaker, travel finance strategist, and founder of the Thought Card. If you want to be able to afford to travel more, pay off debt, or build wealth (and who doesn’t) Danielle is your go-to woman! Danielle is going to share a few of her expert tips so we can start to take control of our finances, as well as how she got to where she is today and her book in the making. Listen and learn all about building your brand and how to chase your travel dreams!

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EP 02: From One Brunch to a Movement: How Christina Duren Built An Impactful Community of Over 30,000 Women of Color

In this episode Aliah speaks with Christina Duren, the founder of the Beautiful Brown Girls Brunch Club. BBGBC started as an outlet for women to get together for brunch in South Florida, but has become a movement of over 30,000 women of color around the world. Christina shares why she created BBGBC, how she manages her time, and what she has learned on her journey.

EP 01: Launching A Beauty Brand While Living Passion-Filled

In this episode, “Launching a Beauty Brand While Living Passion-Filled", host Aliah Davis-McHenry speaks with Donnet Bruce of Nubian Oasis, a space where women can shop, learn about caring for their tresses, and discover new products to take their style to the next level. Donnet provides insight into her entrepreneurial journey, gives advice on creating a brand in the saturated beauty market, and shares thoughts around creating “balance” between life, family, work, and love.

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Live Fervently is an inspirational podcast for motivated women that want to live WELL in their purpose and PASSION-filled. Join host Aliah Davis-McHenry (Founder of The Fervency and Fervent Wellness), game-changing women leading fervent lives, and wellness experts giving invaluable insights on career, health, family, love, and navigating life in your 30s, 40s, 50s, and beyond.

Wellness is not only eating healthy and exercise, it’s the products we use, the company we keep, and the thoughts we feed ourselves. Live Fervently is your go-to podcast to find out what works “well” for you. The time is now to discover what truly fills you up and nourishes your soul. Let’s #LIVEFERVENTLY!


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