Episode 28

28. Choosing to Sink or Swim with Gorgeous West

In this weeks episode Gorgeous West bravely shares her story of choosing to swim rather than sink  when her father passed away. She vulnerable shares how her definition of authenticity (no limits) enabled her to keeping swimming towards the horizon rather than sink and turn back to familiarity.

Episode Highlights 

  • Not allowing others to set limits on you 

  • Raising your hand to ask for help from your support system.

  • Looking beyond the horizon

  • Pushing Through

  • Leaning on your faith

  • Self-care in the midst of grieving and transitions 


Special Guest Gorgeous West


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Resources Shared on the Show

Therapy for Black Girls Podcast

Nedra Tawwab Instagram

The Four Agreements (Amazon Affiliate Link)

Your a badass 


Authentic Wednesday Instagram

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About the Podcast

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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.