In a world where black women are often underrepresented and misunderstood, we need more safe spaces to just… be. Every Friday, join Dr. Dominique Broussard, a college professor and psychologist, and Terri Lomax, a techie and motivational speaker, as they initiate authentic conversations on everything from fibroids to fake friends. If you’re a black woman or woman of color looking for an extra dose of inspiration on the go, pull up a seat and join us on the H.E.R. (Healing, Empowerment, Resilience) Space podcast. We can’t wait to meet you, sis!
Considering therapy? This is episode is for you! Terri shares with us her experiences- the ugly and the benefits. Dom encourages us all to go and walks us through what to expect when we decide that therapy is for us. And remember...trust the process.
Anxiety is the number one mental health diagnosis in America and Black women experience it in ways that we often ignore. Tune in to find out if Terri and Dom list the way(s) in which anxiety may be showing up in your life and then get tips on how to address it.
S2E7: What Do You Wish You Could Tell Your Younger Self?
In today’s episode Terri and Dom share what they would tell their younger selves in regards to relationships, sexuality, career, finances, self-esteem and womanhood. There are so many quotable moments in this episode so be sure to write them down!
S2E6: Addressing the Problematic: What You Don't Know Can Hurt Others with Dr. Ja'Nina Garrett-Walker
Dr. Ja'Nina Garrett-Walker is back! Based on some feedback from last week's episode, Dom and Terri invited her to join them to model how to have a healing conversation when you or someone you know messes up...because it happens to the best of us.
S2E5: What You Need to Know About Being Black and Queer and Why it Matters with Dr. Ja'Nina Garrett-Walker
Terri & Dom are joined by Dr. Ja’Nina Garrett-Walker to engage in a conversation about how the Black community can be "accomplices" for the Black queer community. Remember, if one of isn’t free then none of us are free.
S2E4: Our First Fight: Tips to Manage Conflict for the Non-confrontational Woman
Tension, frustration, sadness, heart racing, butterflies, sweaty palms. Sound familiar? These are some of the feelings that come up when we experience conflict. Lady, get ready to take notes as Teacher T helps us to explore conflict resolution.
S2E3: Why You Might Be Struggling to Gain Confidence
This week Terri & Dom share their self-esteem & confidence journeys. Terri takes us back to middle school and Dom goes back to kindergarten. The ladies then offer us some concrete tips on how to improve our confidence. Be sure to share your story with us.
S2E2: Play-Deprivation: What to Do When Fun Is Not Your Ministry
Lady, when was the last time you laughed? Or chaired the fun ministry? Today, Terri and Dom take a break from the heaviness to have a lighthearted episode telling some corny jokes and share some ways in which they tap into their inner child.
Today we’re diving into...S-E-X. Joining Terri and Dom is Eliza Boquin, a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Relationship Therapist, and Sexuality Expert. Let's welcome Eliza into H.E.R Space and talk sex, trauma, and healing.
S1E14: Season 1 Finale - Shoutouts, Black Enterprise Feature, and Season 2 Teasers
In this week's episode we'll give you a quick recap of each episode and shout out some folks. Also, Dom and Terri offer additional insights, commentary, and follow-ups. But wait...if you enjoyed season 1 you CANNOT miss what we have in store for season 2!
S1E13: Boundary Violations You Might Be Crossing That Are Impacting Your Relationships
We know what it feels like when our boundaries are violated. How do you know if you've violated someone else's? Tune in to learn how we've all been violators and how we make amends. We're talking hair, insensitive questions, personal bubbles and more!
S1E12: Imposter Syndrome: How to Deal When You Feel You Don't Belong
You know how it is, you've done all the work, you've passed all the tests but you still don't feel qualified. You still feel like you don't belong and you think others will find out. This my friend, is Imposter Syndrome. Stay tuned to learn how to overcome it!
S1E11: How to Create a Dream Team For Your Life and Business
How can you create a team with limited finances? Terri and Dom share with us some of the people they have on their teams and how they navigated finding coaches when they did not have the money. As you evolve on your journey, create a team that can support you.
To the casual observer, everything on the outside appears to be great. But on the inside, you feel empty. Is this you? If so, you may be experiencing depression. Today, Terri shares her journey with depression and Dom addresses the uncomfortable topic of suicide.
S1E9: How to Set Boundaries Effectively- No Is a Complete Sentence
In case you were wondering, no is a complete sentence. Terri and Dom offer us ways to say "No" within real-life situations, including instances in which they were successful, someone was clear with them on a boundary, and times when they struggled with saying "No."
While self-care is a phrase that seems to be tossed around a lot lately, do we know what it really means? In this week’s episode, Dom and Terri dive into the importance of unapologetic self-care and communicating your needs to your support system.
S1E7: The Dating Game LIVE SHOW at University of San Francisco
Just in time for Valentine's Day, this episode focuses on dating and relationships. Through three different stories, Terri shares with us how she learned to assess and address her relationship needs and more.
S1E6: Colorism, Talking White, and Black History, Oh My!
On the first day of Black History Month, Dom asks us to examine what it's like to be Black in America. Terri and Dom dive into a discussion about colorism, good hair, representation, how we talk, and other factors related to the black experience.
S1E5: Adulting Woes: When Everyone's Life is LIT and You Feel Stagnant
What happens when we don’t reach adulting milestones? Do we compare our day 1 to someone else's day 100? Dr. Dom and Terri point out some of the milestones many of us are expected to achieve along with strategies we can utilize to be comfortable in our own path.
S1E4: The Best Ways to Heal After Leaving a Toxic Relationship
Ever struggled to leave a toxic relationship? In this episode Terri opens up about how she found herself, after breaking up with a toxic ex and ending her friends with benefits situationship. Dom also shares a few gems about personal growth and healing.
S1E3: How to Overcome Procrastination and Make Progress Fast
This week Dom is sharing tips for how you can overcome procrastination and goal map effectively, while Terri shares intimate details about her rough upbringing and insight into how she defied statistics by goal mapping.
Welcome! Start here to learn more about your hosts Terri and Dom, get more insight into why they created H.E.R Space, what scared them about the process, and why they pushed forward to release this podcast in the midst of fear and uncertainty.