Dropping Gems with Devi Brown

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Hosted by Devi Brown, Dropping Gems is a soft place to land where higher consciousness meets your everyday life. Nourish your spirit, grab new tools for the journey and fall deeply in love with the highest version of who you are.Devi Brown serves as the Chief Impact Officer at Chopra Global and is the voice of daily meditation on the Chopra wellness app. A wellbeing educator, author of Crystal Bliss, founder of Karma Bliss, a founding board member of the Mental Wealth Alliance, host of the Black Effect Podcast Network podcast Dropping Gems, seasoned broadcaster and multi-modality healing practitioner. Devi is devoted to spiritual connection meant to aid in the healing of intergenerational trauma and internal liberation. Her work is rooted in weaving ancient and modern practices into tangible healing tools that are in support of emotional growth and radical self-love.

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A Divine Rebirth with Latham Thomas
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Whether you are creating yourself or bringing forward a new life, the work of birthing and mothering transforms you from the inside out. In this episode, Devi is joined by wellbeing pioneer Latham Thomas as they explore the way the Mama Glow founder has been powerfully helping women transform through creation by blending the worlds of wellbeing, spirituality, birthing, and motherhood. They explore the unique pathway of moving from calling to purpose into your soul's mission and reflect on how children can be the greatest spiritual teachers in your life. Have a pen and your gratitude notebook ready, Devi offers several soul work journal prompts at the end of the episode! Latham Thomas is a maternity lifestyle maven, world-renown wellness leader, and master birth doula on the vanguard of transforming the wellness movement. Learn more here: MAMA GLOW /  Breakfast Club Interview  / Doula Expo By Mama Glow in Brooklyn   Follow @glowmaven / @devibrown Share @droppinggemspod About the Doula Expo: On October 30th, spend the day in Brooklyn, NY at the Doula Expo by Mama Glow!  The DOULA EXPO by Mama Glow, will gather birth workers and doulas, brands, partners, and supporters under one roof for a day of inspired learning, community, personal growth, workforce development, economic empowerment, authentic connection, and business building.  Link to register - https://www.universe.com/events/doula-expo-by-mama-glow-tickets-S7BQFX Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 21, 2021
Live with Anita Kopacz at the Mental Wealth Expo
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This week's special episode was recorded live at the inaugural Mental Wealth Expo in New York City. Devi hosts a beautiful conversation with the former Editor-in-Chief of Heart & Soul Magazine, author of Shallow Waters, and Spiritual Psychologist, Anita Kopacz. Starting with several deep breaths and a gentle introduction, we dive into the inspiration behind Kopacz's book and her powerful work helping survivors of sexual trauma heal. Learn more about the Mental Wealth Expo: https://thebreakfastclub.iheart.com/featured/mental-wealth-expo/   Stay connected @anitakopacz @devibrown   Share your favorite part of the show with us: @droppinggemspod   Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 14, 2021
Graceful Detachment with Barb Schmidt
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As nature flows in cycles and seasons with graceful detachment, growth, and completion, so do our emotions, bodies, and relationships. In this episode, Devi Brown is joined by meditation expert, author, mindfulness activist, and the co-founder of Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life, Barb Schmidt. They converse on taking inspired and sometimes uncomfortable action when your calling arrives, how to come into acceptance of self, the sneaky ways our minds can lie to us, and how to notice the whispers of destiny in our lives.  Ways to connect with Barb:  https://peacefulmindpeacefullife.org https://barbschmidt.com/  and on IG: @Peaceful_Barb @Peacefulmindpeacefullife Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 30, 2021
Integrating Ancient Knowledge Daily with Dr. Suhas
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Ancient knowledge holds the answers to every perceived problem. Vedic wisdom can be a powerful conduit to awakening the highest potential of your mind, body, and soul. In this episode, Devi is joined by world-renowned Medical Astrologer, author, and Ayurvedic expert, Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar. In a fascinating conversation about being the master and student of your own mind, body, and spirit, Dr. Suhas shares deep wisdom on building a custom plan for personal growth using the ancient traditions of Ayurveda and Vedic Astrology. To connect with Dr. Suhas for a medical astrology reading or Ayurvedic counseling check out:  https://www.ayurvedichealing.net To attend a Chopra retreat, visit Chopra.com/Retreats Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 23, 2021
The Sacred Responsibility of Your Health
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Our bodies are the sacred homes of our souls. It is one of our sacred responsibilities to understand how it works and to take care of it. In this episode, 3x best-selling author, telehealth pioneer, and leader in functional medicine, Dr. Will Cole, joins Devi in a conversation about activating our bodies' intuition by integrating modern and ancient ways of healing. In this episode, Dr. Cole shares insights on the impact of high stress on our physical health, how inflammation is connected to every health challenge, and why Keto and intermittent fasting can change and enhance the way you experience your body. Dr. Will Cole's latest book, "Intuitive Fasting" is available everywhere now! Connect with Dr. Cole on IG: https://www.instagram.com/drwillcole Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 09, 2021
II. Mastering your Patterns with Lisa Donovan
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7.5 million people around the world have gotten to love themselves better thanks to Lisa Donovan. Lisa, a wildly successful entrepreneur, and astrologist is the founder and creator of The Pattern App. Blending your unique birth chart information with psychology, spirituality, and greater themes at play, The Pattern is a tool for awakening and healing with depth and ease. In this 2 part episode, Devi & Lisa talk about its powerful accuracy, how to use it, and…Tupac’s soulmate. Go Deeper - Download The Pattern App: https://thepattern.com/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 31, 2021
I. Mastering your Patterns with Lisa Donovan
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7.5 million people around the world have gotten to love themselves better thanks to Lisa Donovan. Lisa, a wildly successful entrepreneur, and astrologist is the founder and creator of The Pattern App. Blending your unique birth chart information with psychology, spirituality, and greater themes at play, The Pattern is a tool for awakening and healing with depth and ease. In this 2 part episode, Devi & Lisa talk about its powerful accuracy, how to use it, and…Tupac’s soulmate. Go Deeper - Download The Pattern App: https://thepattern.com/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 26, 2021
The Heroine's Awakening with Elizabeth Lesser
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 Over the course of Human History, life's existential questions have remained the same; but how we live, how we care and how we awaken to God and ourselves has had many evolutions over the centuries. This week we are exploring the heroine's path with Elizabeth Lesser, a pioneering spiritual teacher, best-selling author, and co-founder of the globally acclaimed Omega Institute. Elizabeth's latest book, 'Cassandra Speaks: When Women Are the Storytellers, the Human Story Changes' is available everywhere now! To find out more about The Omega Institute and its schedule of workshops and retreats, visit eomega.org Devi Brown will be teaching at Omega for the wisdom of Reiki conference Oct.1-4, 2021 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 12, 2021
Part II: Starting New, Everyday with Jessamyn Stanley
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What does it mean to be inside of your body? How does one embody the teachings that have been learned and the healing that has been experienced? In this two-part episode, Devi is exploring some of the refinements available to us on the journey of self with internationally acclaimed Yogi, author, and leading voice in wellness, Jessamyn Stanely.  Connect with Jessamyn Stanely on IG at @MyNameIsJessamyn and find out more about her work and events at JessamynStanley.com! Her latest book "YOKE: My Yoga of Self-Acceptance" is available now.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 30, 2021
Part I: Starting New, Everyday with Jessamyn Stanley
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What does it mean to be inside of your body? How does one embody the teachings that have been learned and the healing that has been experienced? In this two-part episode, Devi is exploring some of the refinements available to us on the journey of self with internationally acclaimed Yogi, author, and leading voice in wellness, Jessamyn Stanely.  Connect with Jessamyn Stanely on IG at @MyNameIsJessamyn and find out more about her work and events at JessamynStanley.com! Her latest book "YOKE: My Yoga of Self-Acceptance" is available now.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 29, 2021
You Are Uniquely Designed with Erin Claire Jones
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Who we are is more than the sum of where we come from. Who we are is deeply embedded in our energetic make-up. Erin Claire Jones, an acclaimed Human Design Guide and Leadership Coach, uses ancient wisdom and spiritual studies to help you understand your energetic blueprint and help you give yourself permission to be exactly who you are. Look up your human design at www.erinclairejones.com/lookup. Use the code Droppinggems for a discount! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 15, 2021
Layers of Practice with Sah D’Simone
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Wellness and spirituality has become increasingly popular in the last decade, and we are all eager to explore what our journeys have for us. But in our haste to heal, we forget to check in with the parts of ourselves that help us shine our brightest and truly embody the work. Sah D’Simone (Spiritually Sassy: 8 Radical Steps to Activate Your Innate Superpowers) is dropping gems with Devi Brown about the journey to refinement in your spiritual practice and being. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 08, 2021
Equity is Freedom with Dr. Yewande Austin
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Diversity has been a buzzword at the center of the value statements of so many organizations so long, that in 2021 it is shocking to discover just how much inequity still exists. In this episode, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion expert, Dr. Yewande Austin is dropping gems with Devi Brown about why “diversity” doesn’t work. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 24, 2021
Soul Bonds Part 2 with Yvonne Orji
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Soul led friendship between women seems like a radical act and the profound intimacy of it is often under celebrated. This week Emmy nominated actress, comedian and author, Yvonne Orji (Insecure; Bamboozled by Jesus) is dropping gems with Devi about what she’s learned through friendship and real love and how to peacefully move forward when a friendship ends and real love. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 18, 2021
Soul Bonds Part 1 with Yvonne Orji
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Soul led friendship between women seems like a radical act and the profound intimacy of it is often under celebrated. This week Emmy nominated actress, comedian and author, Yvone Orji (Insecure; Bamboozled by Jesus) is dropping gems with Devi about what she’s learned through friendship and real love and how to peacefully move forward when a friendship ends and real love. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 11, 2021
Divine Rhythm with Londrelle
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The messages we take in can have a significant impact to who we believe we are at our core. This week’s guest, music artist Londrelle, holds the responsibility of the messages he shares in his music and he’s Dropping Gems with Devi Brown about how he came into that consciousness. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 27, 2021
The Story of You with Kia Miakka Natisse
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Everything we know about the world, we’ve been told through stories. About who we are, how we got here, where we come from, storytelling is the thread that tethers us to our lineage and the world. Its power can also connect us with our deepest selves. Kia Miakka Natisse, co-host of the Invisibilia podcast and born storyteller is dropping gems with Devi about the power of storytelling. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 20, 2021
Be Present With It All with Manoj Dias
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No matter your belief system or daily practice, experiencing challenges are par for the course in our ever expanding human experience. This week, spiritual teacher and author, Manoj Dias shares wisdom on how to be present with yourself through it all and utilize what can feel like suffering as a pathway to your light. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 13, 2021
1-2-1 with Charlamagne Tha God & Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble
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 Earlier this week, Devi Brown and Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble, were in conversation with Charlamagne Tha God about self-care and managing your healing when it comes to mental health. This conversation took place on Instagram Live as part of The Mental Health Coalition’s Mental Health Awareness month 1-2-1 conversation series. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 06, 2021
Getting Closer to Home with Yung Pueblo
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Everyone’s journey is different, but in every journey there is a universal need for patience with yourself and non-judgment of the people around you. This week Diego Perez (Yung Pueblo) is dropping gems about finding home within yourself to create clarity of mind and to support a deeper connection within. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 22, 2021
Radical Friendship
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The age old advice, “don’t mix business with pleasure”, doesn’t hold up for friends on a mission to share as they heal. Krista and Lindsey, hosts of the Almost 30 podcast, drop gems with Devi this week about building their friendship as they built a business together. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 15, 2021
Everything is Sacred with Koya Webb
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When you are in flow, everything in your life has the ability to become a sacred expression. This week, Devi is joined by visionary yoga practitioner, teacher, author and entrepreneur Koya Webb to drop gems about all things yoga and the transformational power of the breath. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 25, 2021
Brain Training with David McCullar
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Stress, trauma and circumstance send messages to our minds to protect us. And that protection becomes, what David McCullar calls “emotional obesity”. That’s why he founded the world's first mental health gym, Inception. Devi & David are dropping gems this week about how trauma shows up in the body and the pathways available to heal.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 11, 2021
The Pressure of Finding Your Purpose Pt. 2
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This week, Devi digs deep into what it means to live in your purpose. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 04, 2021
Meeting Your Inner Child
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When our parents did the best they could, but we recognize now that we can do better, how do we change the way we relate to the past? This week, Devi is dropping gems about how to meet and care for your inner child to change the future. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 18, 2021
Changing the Narrative with Nate Parker
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American Skin, a story that takes a journey through one Black man’s grief and struggle to find justice, is out now. The film’s star, writer and director, Nate Parker is dropping gems with Devi this week about what it takes to be vulnerable as a Black man and why telling these stories is his mission. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 11, 2021
Exploring Self-Care with Charli Penn
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As a journalist, covering love, relationships and wellness, Charli Penn (Essence) has studied methods for self-care and devotion to share with the world. But how does she commit to herself? This week, Devi Brown and Charli Penn are dropping gems about self-care, intentional connection and love. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 28, 2021
Embodied Astrology with Renee Sills
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When people ask “what’s your sign?”, what they’re really asking for is a way to connect with you that is beyond Earthly understanding. We are all celestial beings and astrology helps us to understand exactly how we relate to all the stars in the sky. This week, Renee Sills (Embodied Astrology) is dropping gems about what astrology can tell us about the year ahead. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 21, 2021
Happy, Healthy, Creative with Melanie Fiona
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Life moves fast when you’re chasing your dreams. But what happens when the opportunities you’ve worked hard for are not aligned with who you want to become. This week, Melanie Fiona joins Devi Brown, dropping gems about the shifts she made to align her spiritual wellness with her life as an artist. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 14, 2021
Plant Seeds of Intention with The Breakfast Club
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Listen to Devi Brown on The Breakfast Club with Angela Yee, Charlamagne the God and DJ Envy. Original air date 11/19/2020 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 31, 2020
Take What You Need with Dr. Mariel Buque
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In a world where our being is a threat to some, and has been for centuries, how do we find solace in ourselves? Devi Brown explores this notion with Dr. Mariel Buque. Listen to the two of them drop gems on ancestral healing, mental wellness, and spiritual strength. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 24, 2020
Are Your Beliefs Your Own with Candice Benbow
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When it comes to spirituality, a lot of us grew up in church. But as adults, we rarely examine our spirituality deeper than what we were taught. This week, Devi and Candice Benbow(Red Lip Theology) are dropping gems about what understanding God for themselves has meant for their spiritual journeys. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 17, 2020
Ancestral Healing is your Birthright with Dr. Rocio Rosales-Meza
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Black Indigenous People of Color are a part of this land like the wind and the soil. But in a society that teaches us that we are not valued, we have to search our lineage for the healing we deserve. This week, Dr. Rosales-Meza and Devi Brown are dropping gems on ancestral healing. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 10, 2020
Sexual Healing with Simone Farschi
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Our spiritual bodies are made stronger as we deepen our connection with our physical ones. That is why pleasure and sensuality is necessary to our growth. Simone Farschi (The Pleasure Plus) joins Devi Brown this week to drop gems about how healing our wombs and connecting with our sexuality can facilitate our healing.For more information visit www.thepleasureplus.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 03, 2020
Decolonizing Joy with Thea Monyee
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What does joy truly feel like? This week, Thea Monyee is dropping gems with Devi about what it takes to embody joy in a world where our bodies are not always protected.   Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 26, 2020
Selfology – Becoming A Scholar of You
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2020 has been nothing short of chaotic. But in the midst of the greatest undoing of our generation, we are granted the opportunity to see ourselves more fully and thrive in it. Devi Brown is back dropping more gems about living your best self during these unprecedented times. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 19, 2020
Ep. 18: Keep The Lights On With Tracy G
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Ep. 18: Devi and edutainer and wellness artist Tracy G converse about self-healing and guide you through a heart expanding meditation and affirmation session. -- Follow us on IG @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 21, 2020
The Divine Time-Out
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Ep. 17: Devi discusses building a better relationship with yourself as you self-isolate and finding peace in uncertainty. -- Follow us on IG @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 07, 2020
Unlearning Toxic Positivity with Megan Monahan
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Ep. 16: Devi and wellness author Megan Monahan discuss the pitfalls of spiritual bypassing and how to unlearn toxic positivity. -- Follow us on IG! - @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Mar 17, 2020
Thoughts about God and Grief
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Ep. 15: Devi unpacks her thoughts on the complexities of God and Grief. -- Follow us on IG! - @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Feb 07, 2020
Unlimiting Yourself with Denise Hamilton
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Ep. 14: Devi and 'Watch Her Work' CEO Denise Hamilton talk taking self imposed limits off of your life and capitalizing on opportunity -- Follow us on IG! - @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Dec 05, 2019
Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life with Garrain Jones
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Ep. 13: Devi and Health & Wellness Expert Garrain Jones explore the power of shifting your perspective & surrendering to your purpose. -- Follow us on IG! - @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 28, 2019
Dedication, Hard Work and Patience with DJ Hed
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Ep. 12: Devi and Radio/TV personality, DJ Hed, talk about the resilience that's necessary to live your purpose -- Follow us on IG! - @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 15, 2019
Compassion isn't Selective with Terrace Martin
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Ep. 11: Devi and Grammy Award winning musician Terrace Martin discuss the importance of compassion and growing in fatherhood. -- Follow us on IG! - @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 01, 2019
Effortless Representation with Joanna Simkin
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Ep. 10: Devi and celebrity makeup artist Joanna Simkin discuss the invaluable gifts of diversity and honoring the space you hold -- Follow us on IG! - @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 17, 2019
The Pressure of Finding Your Purpose
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Ep. 9: Devi discusses the pressures of "finding your purpose" and shares tools to help navigate the road to yours. -- Follow us on IG! - @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 29, 2019
Personal Evolution with ScHoolboy Q
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Ep. 8: Devi and award winning TDE rap artist, ScHoolboy Q, talk growing through your circumstances and the gifts of depression. -- Follow us on IG! - @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 30, 2019
Loving your Dark Side with Van Lathan
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Ep. 7: Devi and journalist Van Lathan talk falling in love with the darkest parts of yourself and being ready when opportunity knocks. -- Follow us on IG! - @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 16, 2019
Question Time - Balancing Life and Creating Joy with Devi Brown
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Ep. 6: Devi answers listener Q&A about everything from finding moments for joy to navigating a toxic work environment. -- Follow us on IG! - @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jul 02, 2019
Heal Yourself First - Live from The Om Noire Retreat
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Ep. 5: Live from The Om Noire Retreat, Devi and Danielle Cadet in conversation about healing, grieving and growing. -- Follow us on IG! - @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jun 04, 2019
Protecting Your Peace with Nina Parker
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Ep. 4: Devi and television host Nina Parker talk creating space for self compassion & navigating friendships you've outgrown. -- Follow us on IG! - @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 21, 2019
Comfortable Being Me with Vanessa Anderson
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Ep. 3: Devi and public relations phenom Vanessa Anderson wind their way through what it means to know you're worth. --- Follow us on IG! - @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
May 08, 2019
Adulting in Cabo with Charlamagne Tha God
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Ep. 2: Devi and media mogul Charlamagne Tha God reflect on "adulting" and using relationships as catalysts for self-growth while on vacation in Cabo. --- Follow us on IG! - @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 23, 2019
Generational Wealth with Humble Lukanga
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Ep. 1 : Devi and wealth manager Humble Lukanga climb their way through his journey as a child fleeing Idi Amin's war torn Uganda to being named one of 'The Hollywood Reporter's' most sought after finance minds. Humble shares major gems on learning how to forgive and building up your bank account. -- Follow us on IG! - @DeviBrown Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Apr 03, 2019