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🌟 Join Dr. M and me for an enlightening discussion as we explore her journey from Nigeria to the US and her experiences at Howard University. 🎓 Despite being part of a predominantly black community, she still faced challenges as a black woman finding her voice. 🗣️ Now, she’s on a mission with #DoYouSeeME to empower others to be seen and heard, fostering kindness and deep human connections along the way. 💖

🧠 It all starts with understanding your mindset and choosing to step into your Superpower. 💪 Dr. M has found hers and shares invaluable wisdom in this episode about another crucial aspect of your health—your mental well-being. 🧘‍♀️

#Empowerment #MentalHealth #Kindness #HumanConnections #Superpower 🌍🌟💬


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Transcript Summary:

Introduction and welcome @ 0:21

Dr. M shared her journey from Nigeria to Howard University, discussing the culture shock but support she found. She now mentors girls through Melissa’s nonprofit Girls Matter.

Dr. M’s background and journey @ 2:35

Dr. M discussed growing up in Nigeria and being encouraged by family to pursue education. She faced challenges as an immigrant student but found community at Howard University.

Mentoring girls and giving back @ 9:27

Dr. M teaches the girls she mentors through Girls Matter to cultivate positive mindsets, discover their strengths and find role models showing their potential futures.

Public speaking as a superpower @ 12:21

Dr. M presented public speaking as her “superpower” and way to advocate for others. She shares experiences to connect with and help audiences through challenges like raising a son with autism.

Developing a growth mindset and superpowers @ 20:02

Dr. M works to instill in the girls she mentors that they are not limited by circumstances or past mistakes. She helps them identify strengths and potential career paths shown by local role models.

Gratitude and its benefits @ 24:23

Dr. M discussed being raised to express gratitude, and its power to build character, extend kindness to others, and attract further blessings. Western individualism can diminish this community-focused value.

Shifting negative thoughts to positive @ 37:02

Dr. M explained distancing herself from challenges to remain kind to others. She shifts her energy positively by helping friends in need, returning with renewed focus to face initial difficulties.


About the Guest:

Dr. Ngoma Evelyn Moghalu (Dr. M) is a wife, mother, researcher, social scientist, and an avid advocate for women, race research, African immigrant visibility, and Autism awareness/acceptance. Dr. M’s advocacy is informed by her personal experiences as a woman, Black woman, first generation Nigerian immigrant, and mother to her handsome son with Autism. She has a Bachelor’s degree, and a Masters’ degree from Howard University, Washington, D.C. She obtained her Doctorate degree from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. Dr. M. enjoys speaking in public, and contributing to podcast conversations. When she is not engaged in research, public speaking or advocacy, Dr. M. enjoys exploring her interests in film, theater, visual arts, photography, creative writing, graphic content creation, music, dance, exotic cuisines, and networking with people who share similar interests.



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About the Host:

Melissa is an Integrative Health Practitioner and a Board Designated Trainer of NLP, Time Line Therapy® and Hypnotherapy, helping people get to the root cause of their health issues and then get lasting results. Melissa neither diagnoses nor cures but helps bring your body back into balance by helping discover your “toxic load” and then removing the toxins. Melissa offers functional medicine lab testing that helps you “see inside” to know exactly what is going on, and then provides a personalized wellness protocol using natural herbs and supplements.  Melissa’s business is 100% virtual – the lab tests are mailed directly to your home and she specializes in holding your hand and guiding the way to healing so that you don’t have to figure it all out on your own.

Melissa is the winner of the 2021 & 2022 Quality Care Award by Business From The Heart and is also the recipient of the Alignable “Local Business Person of the Year “Award 2022 for Whistler.

Melissa has been featured at a number of Health & Wellness Summits, such as the Health, Wealth & Wisdom Summit, The Power To Profit Summit, The Feel Fan-freaking-tas-tic Summit, the Aim Higher Summit and many more! She has also guested on over 60 different podcasts teaching people about the importance of prioritizing our health and how to get started.




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