Grow Black Girl, Grow

Grow Black Girl, Grow

Welcome to Grow Black Girl, Grow. A podcast dedicated to growing, healing, and uplifting women and girls of color, hosted by KiYada.


Happy Friday Friends! How’s your today? It’s the end of the work week for most. This is the perfect time to reflect on the week.

Tell me in the comments your wins, struggles, contentments, actions.


Hey friend! Happy Tuesday! You know what that means… a new episode is out !

This week we are diving deeper into those anchors I gave last week! The first anchor we are looking at is understand. This episode answers what does it take to understand ourselves in order to make the necessary changes to becoming.

Take a listen and let me know your thoughts. A few guest are also popping in to give you their insight. Enjoy!


I’m so excited to be the guest speaker this month’ hope to see you there!

Will you be there⁉
This Thursday Mrs. KiYada Upshaw of the Grow Black Girl, Grow podcast @podcast.growblackgirl will be gracing the Brand Chronicles stage and I promise you don't want to miss this conversation.
We are going to be talking about her journey with building such a necessary brand that focuses on growth and mental health. So grab you bestie and tune in on Thursday, May 12th @ 7pm.


Hey Friend. How’s your mental health today? The day has just started so don’t let this moment pass you by without checking in with yourself.

Meet me in the comments! I’d love to support you in anyway that I can.

Peace & Love Friend


Hey Friends ! Next week I’ll be going live with @brandbpmktg !

I’m super excited for this opportunity and i’d love for you all to show up. This candid conversation will be so good! And for all of you that wanted an extension to the podcast episodes, this is a great start to continue those conversations.

So Friends, take out your calendar and add this to it. Don’t forget to share this with your community as well. ☺️

Peace and Love Friend


May is Nation Mental Health Awareness Month ! During this month be intentional to take a few moments to breath and reconnect with yourself.

If you feel comfortable drop something in the comments letting me know how you’re doing today or just in general.

I’ll go first, meet me in the comments.


Happy Tuesday Friends!

Last week Season 2 launched !! I’m super excited for the coming weeks as we grow together on our journey of becoming. This episode gives the context that will be guiding the rest of season, so you don’t want to miss this foundational piece to your learning.

And what better way to kick start the season than with a quote from @michelleobama book ! Click the link to listen to season 2 episode 1 now and while you’re there listen to episode 2, which went live today !

Don’t forget to subscribe, leave a review, and share with your community so we can grow this one !

Thank you for being with me, I really appreciate all support!

Peace and love Friend !


Hey Friend! Happy Tuesday! Just checking in to see how your mental health is going? Today I am currently struggling with contentment vs complacency.

I am so much of go getter and on to the next that I don’t know how to be still. Send a few prayers my way, will you?

Tell me in the comments how you’re doing friend! Tag a friend who needs the time to pause & reflect.


Hey Friend! Season 2 of will be here in 1 week! I can’t believe it! Go listen to the teaser at the link in my bio. Be sure to subscribe and leave a review. Tag a friend in the comment and let’s chat about what y’all are expecting for this season !


Hey Friend ! If you’re doing some shopping today, stop by your local @dollargeneral ! I found this cute jar for $5 !

A little while back, I was struggling with dealing the highs and lows of life, and I said there’s no way anyone should be feeling as though they are having more lows than highs. But friend it’s all about perspective right?

I usually do some type of daily gratitude in my journal or just aloud, but to receive the full benefits of gratitude I knew I need to make it more purposeful. When I saw this jar, I was like this is so perfect! So now instead of putting my gratitude moment in my journal where I never return to it. I have been placing it in this jar so when I have those low moments I can come here and be reminded of how good God is despite my current situation.

Tell me in the comments how you practice gratitude friend. What are some things you do to make it purposeful and meaningful in your life?

And since you’ve made it this far why not click the link in the bio and stream the entire season 1 of the podcast which is centered around perspective !

Photos from Grow Black Girl, Grow's post 03/31/2022

Hey Friend! You are halfway to the weekend, celebrate 🎉

Question: 🤔 have you ever considered creating a mantra? Do you want one, but don’t know how to get started? Swipe 👈🏾for 3 tips to create your own mantra !

Mantra’s are quite useful in helping you to have perspective. It’s a simple word or phrase or short sentence that keeps you centered. Holding on to your mantra allows you space to be objective in whatever situation you may be faced with.

Drop a comment down below and let me know your thoughts on mantras! If you have additional tips, put those in the comments as well Friend!

To hear how I use one of my mantras, visit episode 6 of the podcast! Link in bio!


Hey Friend!

So it’s Tuesday and there was no episode ready to be downloaded because …. Season 2 is still loading!

Season 1 was so fun and I am proud of myself for what I have put out into this global space; however, this community is all about growth, so with that being said, I need more time to get Season 2 together!

🗣 Tune in on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 for the start of a brand new season titled “I. Am. Becoming.” ! Thank you for sticking with me this long, I promise, Season 2 will not disappoint! Spoiler alert, it’ll also be more than 8 episodes!! 😃


Happy Monday Friend! It‘s the start of a brand new week! Have you gotten a chance to download your FREE journal prompts bookmark?

If not, head over to the season finale of and click the link in the show notes where you can get 6 deep thinking questions to help you process through a challenging thought.

This bookmark is front a back and the questions are strategically placed so as you work in chronological order, they allow you to go as deep as you want to with your thought.

Be sure to share this with your friends and tag us so we can celebrate you for working through your thoughts.


Hey Friend! 👋🏽

🗣 Yesterday I mentioned I had a lot of news to share.

I set a goal to reach 500 downloads by the end of season 1 and I am happy to announce I reached that goal the day of season 1 finale release 🎉 !

Lesson: celebrate EVERY small win, because they lead to the bigger wins!

Also if you haven’t read my feature in Voyage Dallas, the link is in the bio ⬆️


Hey friend! Can you believe the season 1 finally is here?? 🤯 I am still in awe of having a whole podcast season under my belt!

This finale is my reflection of the season and I will say I got super vulnerable in this final episode. As I reflected, I knew I couldn’t leave you with words but I had to push myself even more to provide tools needed for this growth journey.

So after you finish listening to the episode, grab your free digital download to commemorate this season but also extend your growth journey. Be sure to tag me in it on social media so I can be your accountability partner.

As always be sure to subscribe and leave a review. Come back to this post and continue the conversation.

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