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Talking Off The Couch

Nov 15, 2018

Talking Off The Couch podcast focuses on mental health and mental wellness within the community of color. Tatiana Smith who is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, Texas decided that it is time to shed light and break stigmas about mental health/wellness in the communities of color. This podcast is a voice for the mental health community as well as the average person. Talking Off The Couch will make you feel Ok about not being Ok.


This week's episode I speak with my guest Anita Washington. With the Holidays in full swing we talk about how to minimize your family mess to maximize your happiness. We also discuses emotional baggage, family shaming, and how to know when you need to detach from your family. Anita gives tips on how to handle a stressful family during the holidays. 



Anita Washington, M.Ed. & M.B.A., is the host of the TV show That Anita Live and The Emotional Happiness Podcast which provides a platform for women to learn, laugh and more importantly heal emotionally by learning from the challenges and successes of others.

A former school and community agency counselor and creator of the 7-Step Method, Anita has helped guide people from the ages of eleven to fifty through their own life issues, personal transformations and professional endeavors. .


Takeaways from this episode: 




Selfcare is paramount.


Be more compassionate to your fellow man.



Where you can find Anita:




Instagram, Facebook, & Twitter: @thatanitalive

Resources Mentioned:

Book- Family Is Not Everything

Podcast hashtag #talkingoffthecouch and #TOTCpodcast


Facebook-Talking off the Couch Podcast

Facebook Group-Talking Off The Couch Village


Twitter- podcasttotc

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