8 Inspirational Wellness Quotes For You By BIPOC Women Entrepreneurs

July is a call to action month. For 31 days, the National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month aims to raise awareness of a variety of mental health issues faced by Black, Indigenous and People of Color.

Black women entrepreneurs, for example, are among those who equally deserve to be seen, heard and supported.

As business owners, black women may find it difficult to manage and bolster their mental health in times of high stress and long work hours, as well as navigate relationships with business partners, members of the board of directors, investors, community members and others.

Here are eight quotes to remind you that you are supported and you are not alone.

– “You don’t need to heal every day. You don’t have to tick off goals every day on a to-do list. You don’t have to hustle and “build” every day. You don’t have to push every day. You have the right to just be. You were born to experience leisure, joy and rest.

Tricia Herseyfounder of The Siesta Ministry.

– “Self-avoidance is futile. Believe in your unique gifts and their impact on the world. Tune in and do your own investigation. Be your own student.

Thomas Lathamdoula and founder of mom shines.

– “You don’t need a reason, you can just be tired because you’re tired. #NoJustificationRequired Capitalism and other societal structures condition us to think otherwise. But rest is revolutionary.

The Loveland Foundation.

– “Insulation is a challenge that often comes back to small business owners. There may not be many other people around you who understand the pressures and demands of your position. That’s why finding a community with other small business owners is essential. »

Dr Joy Harden Bradfordhost and founder of therapy for black girls.

– “Boundary setting and stillness are two ways I strive to take better care of myself by the minute. Setting boundaries gives you calm in your life so you can sit with yourself.

Maryam Ajayifounder of divine in the well.

– “You need more than sanity or ‘wellness’ in this age of discrimination, invisibility and psychological warfare. You need a waterproof canvas for your mind.

Rheeda Walkerpsychologist and author The Shameless Guide to Black Mental Health: Navigate an Unequal System, Discover Tools for Emotional Well-Being, and Get the Help You Deserve.

– “Could be honest about my challenges inspires people to not only be honest about theirs, but to know that it’s okay not to be a superwoman.

Christine Ricefounder of OMBlack.

– “Love yourself through this. Realize that you are doing the best you can right now. Be open to improvisation here and there, if necessary. Release any unhealthy relationship with total control. We are reminded that ultimately we are not in control. »

Lalah Deliaauthor and founder of Vibrate higher daily.

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