Episode 19 — "I'm Not Lonely, I'm Alone": Music + Self-Care Musings with Singer-Songwriter Jamila Woods

In this episode, Black Girl In Om Founder Lauren Ash and Art Director Deun Ivory chat with singer-songwriter, poet and Chicago native Jamila Woods. They connect about their self-care practices and the meaning and powerful process behind Jamila's new music video for her single “Holy”.  Lauren, Deun, and Jamila also explore why they create for women of color, their collaborative community in Chicago, and Jamila shares her poem “Black Girl Art”. 

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  • Jamila’s artistic journey after college
  • Reclaiming difficult transitions to create 
  • Jamila’s upcoming tour with Corrine Bailey Rae
  • How the three ladies are influenced and inspired by Chicago
  • Mindfulness in the artistic process
  • Jamila’s favorite artists right now

“Discover, play, and explore to figure out what works best in your wellness journey” —@HelloLaurenAsh #BGIO Click to Tweet
“Woke up this morning with my mind set on loving me” — @jamilawoods #BGIO Click to Tweet
“I think a lot about our innate magic as black women” — @jamilawoods #BGIO Click to Tweet
“Figuring out ways to make my own hair products is a form of self care” — @jamilawoods #BGIO Click to Tweet
“Involving myself in creating my own products makes me feel like I’m taking ownership of my life” — @deunivory #BGIO Click to Tweet
“I haven’t yet found a loud joy in being by myself, but I know that I will” — @HelloLaurenAsh #BGIO Click to Tweet
“Chicago has always been a really great inspiration for me” — @jamilawoods #BGIO Click to Tweet