Self Care IRL

By Ty Alexander

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Welcome to Self Care IRL, a brave space for you to create better wellness experiences. Join Ty Alexander, wellness blogger and best selling author of "Things I Wish I Knew Before My Mom Died, as she explores strategies and ideas for becoming your best self. This podcast will inspire you to take life by the horns and enjoy the ride despite your traumas or circumstances.

Topics include relationships (especially the one with self), transitions, inner growth, life purpose, spirituality, and whatever else the world throws our way. Sharing the most intimate parts of herself with you...this is Self Care IRL, a podcast by Ty Alexander.

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Episode Date
21. 6 Habits That Are Preventing Your Happiness
In this week's episode, Ty talks you through some hidden habits that you might be doing every day making it very unlikely you'll experience any happiness.
Aug 16, 2020
20. How to Stop Feeling Guilty For Every Damn Thing
In today’s episode, Ty teaches you how to kick the butt of those unnecessary or excessive feelings of guilt that can also be a psychological burden interfering with your emotions.
Aug 09, 2020
19. Model Eugena Washington on Loving Our Bodies, Healing From Dad Trauma + More
Joining Ty this week for a fruitful healing discussion is model, actress, writer, and beauty enthusiast Eugena Washington. Eugena, like many of us, is trying to cope with the scam that is adulthood all while breaking generational curses. Her mission is to show women how to love themselves intimately and unconditionally by sharing her own personal journey of love and acceptance. We collaborated with Mae Jones Magazine to feature Eugena as she is also the July editorial model for Mae Jones. It’s a newly launched fashion magazine that is redefining the look of luxury and dedicated to Black representation. Eugena and Ty talked for over an hour about their dads and how they love them, what success looks like, and the how’s and why’s of loving your body.
Jul 14, 2020
18. The Unpacking Of Our Black Names
Following up from last week's revealing episode,Ty is joined by her good good girlfriend and fellow content creator LaVondra Shinholster of Typical BlaQueen. Listen in as they swipe stories filled with trauma, laughter, and awakening.
Jun 21, 2020
17. Are You Ashamed of Your Black Girl Name? Me Too..
No life-changing tips or soul-awakening gems for you this week. In this episode, Ty shares a secret with you. One that she's been holding close to her heart nearly all of her life. If you can relate be sure to share this episode with friends.
Jun 14, 2020
16. Quarantine Tips- 10 Things To Do While You're Bored In The House
This pandemic has been a wildly powerful reminder of how important freedom is - and how much we need human connection. In this episode, Ty is reminding you that the power of freedom still lives in you. Listen to learn how you can gain control again.
May 18, 2020
15. Can You Recover From Grief
There are a lot of norms society has placed on us. But is this really true? In this episode, Ty introduces us to the idea of grief recovery and if it’s possible for you.
May 10, 2020
14. Things Every Mother Should Tell Their Daughter
Everything about the woman Ty has become came from her mother. In this episode, Ty shares an endearing childhood memory that taught her and her mother a valuable lesson in love. She also gives tips on the things that every mother should tell their daughter.
Dec 08, 2019
13. How to Take Care of Yourself While Being a Caregiver
Lending your time to take care of a loved one is a selfless act. But what happens when you lose a part of who you are during the process. Ty shares 4 tips on how to supercharge your soul when caring for the person you love becomes a burden to you.
Nov 17, 2019
12. Learn How to Unpack Your Emotional Suitcase
Unpacking is just being mindful or aware. And not just being present in your feelings but also being aware of being aware. In this episode, Ty shares some deeply personal stories that lead her to be more mindful which has allowed her to easily unpack her emotional suitcase.
Nov 11, 2019
11. How to Set Clear MFing Boundaries
When we think about boundaries we typically think about all of the times people overstep them. But we don’t ever really discuss how we come to set realistic boundaries, how to express our boundaries to people AND how to hold people accountable. In this episode, Ty dissects, unpacks, and unravels what boundaries mean to her and how to set boundaries that are really clear.
Oct 27, 2019
10. A Quick Lesson on How to Not Give a Fcuk
Don’t worry you’re not soft or a punk it is totally natural. In the episode, Ty explains why she has no fcuks left to give and will also lay down the law on how you can mimic her behavior.
Oct 20, 2019
9. To The Girl Who Can't Seem to Get Her Shit Together
Confession, there’s a little bit of that girl in us all. In this episode, Ty gets real with herself about why she abandons greatness for procrastination and laziness. She sets a few goals for herself that are guaranteed to be useful AF to you.
Oct 06, 2019
8. Listen to This When Life Gets Heavy
With the holidays creeping up on us it’s easy to sink into situational depression. In this episode, Ty reveals how depression has held her hostage and how she keeps pushing even when there is little push left.
Sep 29, 2019
7. Some People Won’t Like You and That’s Ok
It’s time to lessen likability’s hold on you. In this episode, Ty breaks down our obsession with being well-liked and shares what she has unpacked about not being liked from her experiences living in New York.
Sep 23, 2019
6. Ghosting is Not an Acceptable Form of Communication, Even if You Have a Good Reason
Ty breaks down why ghosting should not be your first choice of communication and gives you a cheat sheet on how to be a better communicator.
Sep 15, 2019
5. Plot twist- Death is Not Optional, However Grief Doesn’t Have to Hurt You
Ty explores the idea of accepting death as a blessing rather than a curse. She also offers listeners advice on how to grieve without guilt while celebrating your own life.
Sep 08, 2019
4. Are You a Kind Person...To Yourself?
In this episode, Ty celebrates "Be Kind to Humankind" week by asking, are you a kind yourself? She helps you unpack what being kind actually feels like and gives you three approachable tips on how you can be kinder to yourself. Follow Destination Heal on IG: Follow me on IG:
Aug 27, 2019
3. Live From the #SelfCareIRL Retreat In Mexico
Ty Alexander hosted Destination Heal's inaugural #SelfCareIRL retreat in Mexico. She sat down for an intimate conversation with super-creative and web series creator, Tracie Mae. They chat about what it's like to be a motherless child, things they would have done differently, and how to cope if you're in the storm now. Follow Destination Heal on IG: Follow me on IG:
Jun 13, 2019
2. Listen to This if You Suck at Protecting Your Energy
In this episode, Ty gets super intimate about how she friends and really breaks down how she protects her own energy in any situation. She also gives you 4 gems that will help you keep your energy fresh and clean (without "saging" people to death!). Follow Destination Heal on IG: Follow me on IG:
Feb 02, 2019
1. How to Maintain Your Sanity Despite Your Negative Self-talk
In the first episode, Ty unpacks what it looks like for her to maintain her sanity despite the mental abuse (aka negative self-talk)we all subject ourselves to..habitually! Because the true story is, we are all the queens of self-sabotaging. Follow Destination Heal on IG: Follow me on IG:
Jan 10, 2019
Coming Soon: Destination Heal, a Podcast by Ty Alexander
Join best selling author, and lifestyle blogger Ty Alexander as she explores strategies and ideas for becoming your best self. This podcast will inspire you to take life by the horns and enjoy the ride despite your traumas or circumstances. Sharing the most intimate parts of herself with you...this is Destination Heal, a podcast by Ty Alexander. Follow Destination Heal on IG: Follow me on IG:
Jan 03, 2019