Episode 40 — Salud To Season Three: The Finale with Lauren Ash and Deun Ivory

This honest and open conversation between Black Girl In Om Founder Lauren Ash and Art Director Deun Ivory serves as a reminder that the direction of your life is always in your power. Our leading ladies are reflecting on their current paths to greatness and we are feeling oh so inspired as a result. Listen in to get a taste of some of the powerful intentions they set for themselves and hear the affirming wins + places of growth that have come into their lives as a result. Every season finale is a bittersweet occasion because it marks the end of one chapter but the beginning of another.  See y’all soon for Season 4 — we’re already counting down the days! In our best Beyoncé voice, salud, salud, salud, salud to all these accomplishments and all that's to come!


“Be grateful and immerse yourself in the moment because that’s all you have.” — @deunivory click to tweet

“I’m realizing I really can’t and should stop the notion that my healing and my deep transformations are isolated to any particular time.” — @HelloLaurenAsh click to tweet

“It’s very easy to fall into the notion that ‘the work’ matters more than anything else.” — @HelloLaurenAsh click to tweet

“I wanted to become fearless.” — @deunivory click to tweet

“Make room for the women you do want to come into your life.” — @deunivory click to tweet

“What true impact are you making? It’s about the people.” — @deunivory click to tweet

“God made us to be relational beings. That’s how we glorify Him: through the relationships we have with people, through the community, the sisterhood. All of that is so important.” — @deunivory click to tweet

“One thing for me is to create a safe space for vulnerability and for healing to happen.” — @deunivory click to tweet

“I want to show women the power of sharing something that is traumatic because it is through my sharing that I started my healing journey.” — @deunivory click to tweet

“I feel different in my body. I feel like a different woman.” — @deunivory click to tweet

“When you’re dealing with trauma, it comes back up because it’s trying to leave you.” — @deunivory click to tweet

“I’ve been wanting to enter into a more vulnerable space within myself so I can go deeper with others.” — @HelloLaurenAsh click to tweet

“I think self-study is one of the most amazing things you can give yourself.” — @HelloLaurenAsh click to tweet

“Why is it that I know that I can do this thing and stay in the same place?” — @HelloLaurenAsh click to tweet

“I’m continuously looking at doubt and fear in the face and being like ‘you’re lies.’ ” — @HelloLaurenAsh click to tweet

“How do you cultivate a community? By starting to do it on your own, as you can, wherever you’re at, and taking other Black women along with you. Cause y’all know Black women are magical.”  — @HelloLaurenAsh + @deunivory click to tweet