Episode 22

22. Radically Pursing Who I Want To Be with Carlton Mackey (Pt.2)

In part two of the conversation with Carlton Mackey we dive into the various healing practices and disciplines he incorporates into his life that help him live authentically. He also shares on how his transformation has positively enhanced his connection and interaction with black men and Black Men SmileĀ®

Episode Highlights

  • Behind the scenes of running a business second guessing yourself 

  • Tuning into the vision within

  • Being still to quiet the distractions

  • Stretching as a form of healing and being still

  • The value of giving feedback and gratitude

  • The introvert and lonely life of an artist 

  • Encouraging and loving on other black men

  • When what we think is a mistake becomes our biggest success 

  • The importance of taking time to recognise you are a change agent

Special Guest: Carlton Mackey


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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.