Episode 36

36. Confidently Living with Herpes (Pt.2) with Stephanie Boyd

In part two of the series, living with genital herpes. Stephanie Boyd openly shares her journey and story of being diagnosed with genital herpes. She shares how taking her power back has propelled her to become a life coach and help other women overcome the, guilt and shame of genital herpes by reclaiming their confidence.


Episode Highlights 

  • Sex and genital herpes

  • Giving people the option to choose

  • Internal healing 

  • The importance of educating yourself 

  • Overcoming the shame of genital herpes

  • The value of community 

  • Reclaiming your confidence


Special Guest: Stephanie Boyd



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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.