Women of Color Transforming Wellness
These women of color are revolutionizing the wellness world by inspiring women to take care of themselves mind, body, and soul. Looking for yummy recipes, self-care tips, or a supportive community or a new favorite wellness podcast? These ladies have you covered!
Stefanie Flores is a licensed mental health professional and self-care blogger. Her website, The Focus on You, which is committed to inspiring people to prioritize their mental and emotional well-being. When she’s not encouraging people to live their best lives, Stefanie loves to travel, taste authentic Latino food, and stay active with workouts, yoga, and salsa dancing. Her work is infused with humor, resilience, and loving encouragement.
Amber Janae is the reigning queen of self-care and wellness. Through her website Amber-janae.com, books, speaking engagements, and one-on-one coaching and consultation, Amber has transformed the lives of people in over 185 countries worldwide. Come for the self-care tips and inspiration; stay for her one-of-a-kind chic style and blissful vibes.
Jennè Claiborne is the online embodiment of #healthyeatingoals. Her blog, Sweet Potato Soul, is an infusion of easy-to-make vegan recipes with a southern twist. Her journey from Chick-fil-a to Jerk Jackfruit Tacos represents more than healthy eating. Other benefits include healthy digestion, drastic improvements to depression, less fatigue, and a balanced menstrual cycle. Jennè is also co-founder of SoBuddahlicious, a meal subscription service for quick, healthy meals.
Emily Wu Truong
Emily Wu Truong is an award-winning motivational speaker based in Los Angeles. She works tirelessly to address the misconceptions of individuals who struggle with mental illness. As a suicide-attempt survivor diagnosed with depression and anxiety, she transformed her adversities into wisdom, inspiring others to face their fears and find value in their own life struggles. She uses her voice to advocate for children of immigrant families, whose voices are often under-represented.
Dr. Joy Harden
Doctor Joy is a licensed psychologist who specializes in divorce recovery, depression, work-life balance, relationship skills, and self-esteem improvement. Dr. Joy empowers women to become their best selves by providing a supportive environment to heal and thrive. It's no wonder that her self-proclaimed theme song is “Run the World” by Beyonce! With a therapist directory and podcast, Dr. Joy provides easily accessible resources so that Black girls no longer have to be ashamed to seek help!
Asha Tarry, also known as “The Behavioralist”, is a certified life coach and clinical psychotherapist with over 15 years of experience helping people access mental clarity and transformative breakthroughs in their lives. Through community building, workshops, speaking engagements, and one-on-one coaching, she motivates everyone around her to live abundantly in their personal, professional, and personal lives.
Dior Vargas is a Latina feminist mental health activist and the creator of the People of Color and Mental Illness Photo Project, which aims to highlight people of color living with mental illness. A native New Yorker, Dior travels the country giving keynotes, hosting workshops, and speaking on panels. Dior is the recipient of numerous awards: The White House Champion of Change for Disability Advocacy Across Generations, a Voices of the Year honoree under the Impact category at #BlogHer15.
Precious Frazier is a blogger, certified holistic health coach, wellness expert, and founder of Rock Your Reality. She has created a supportive and active community around wellness and self-care, empowering ambitious women to care for themselves first. Her website covers everything that you need to know about living a holistic lifestyle, from healthy recipes to yoga poses while also highlighting the transformational journeys of other women.
Davia Roberts is a licensed therapist and wellness blogger from Austin, Texas. Davia is determined to support marginalized women in need of mental health resources through her work as a mental health advocate and wellness educator. Her amazing podcast, Affirm Podcast, discusses the importance of mental health for women of color and Davia provides additional support through events like the She Is wellness retreat. Her blog, Redefine Enough gives a fresh and insightful perspective on mental health for the modern woman of color.