Episode 13

13. Rest is Our Birthright with Jasmin Forts

In this episode I discuss authenticity with Jasmin Forts, A Talent Acquisition Manager and Certified Career Coach in Atlanta, Georgia. She shares how a loving husband, safe spaces,  and entrepreneurship helped her become more authentic. We also dive into the importance of creating safe spaces for black women to ensure they are not suffering in silence.

Episode Highlights 

  • Home being a safe place for authenticity

  • How not being authentic stunts your growth 

  • Entrepreneurship being a catalyst for authenticity

  • Dating yourself while married

  • Selfish not being a bad word 

  • Overcoming the anxiety of travelling alone

  • The importance of rest for black women

Special Guest: Jasmin Forts


Jobbing with Jas Instagram

A Sisters Siesta Instagram

Resources shared on show:


The Year of Yes (Amazon Affiliate Link)

More Than Enough (Amazon Affiliate Link)

The Power of a Praying Mom (Amazon Affiliate Link)


The Friend Zone Podcast


Authentic Wednesday Podcast Instagram



About the Podcast

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Authentic Wednesday Podcast

About your host

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Bianca Hughes

Bianca Kesha Hughes is setting boundaries and breaking barriers. She knows how to navigate life and discover true identity while trusting in God. Known for authenticity and heart-work services, Bianca is the ultimate trailblazer in the mental health and wellness field as a therapist, coach, speaker, and podcast host, inspiring her audience to let go of the illusion of perfectionism.

She is deeply connected to her cultural values, and Caribbean heritage, and her foundation of faith is a source of light for everyone around her. Bianca experiences her fair share of trials and pain but she heals through vulnerability and connecting to her authentic self. For this reason, she is passionate about breaking down the walls of perfectionism, encouraging her audience to connect to their authentic self while creating a safer place for them to be seen and heard.

Her podcast, "It Didn't Break Me," creates a space for honest and vulnerable conversations. Her guests share their transformational life stories around the messy stuff they didn't think they'd come back from yet they are still here. "It Didn't Break Me" podcast is a platform for people who are struggling with mindset shifts around perfectionism and being their authentic self, inspiring them to discover the beauty in the mess.