Regina Renaye to Speak at 2022 VA World Conference

Fun fact: before becoming a mental health advocate, and before the birth of Mindful + Melanated’s sister circles, I owned and operated a virtual assistant business. I started working from home as a virtual assistant because the employer for whom I was working refused to approve a reasonable accommodation request I submitted due to some […]

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Call for Speakers: 3rd Annual Strong Black Woman Redefined Conference

I am pleased to announce that we are in the midst of planning our 3rd Annual Strong Black Woman Redefined Conference. Last year was amazing (CLICK HERE to watch a snippet of the program) and I am confident that this year’s conference will be even better. The Strong Black Woman Redefined Conference aims to raise […]

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We Got Us: Using solid support systems to sustain your mental wellbeing

The other day I came across an article that listed the “10 Best Online Peer Support Groups.” Of course not one peer group geared toward black women, black people or the BIPOC community in general was listed. This is exactly why spaces like Mindful + Melanated are necessary. For those who are new to our […]

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Stop Waiting for Permission: How to be bold, brave and believe in yourself in the workplace

Last night I spoke with Jasmine Naylor of Jasmine Naylor Enterprise during our first segment of our My Mental Health is not Minor speaker series. Jasmine dropped some series knowledge for us black + brown women. A master in teaching the art of living wealthy through prioritization, boundaries and accountability, this former teen mom and […]

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