Coming up on "Mental Health Monday with Alexander Hardy"

Oh, hey. Here's what's on the horizon for Mental Health Monday with Alexander Hardy, during which I have joy-flavored conversations LIVE at 9pm EST on Janet Jackson's Internet via Facebook and Twitter.

Monday, August 17. On tomorrow's Mental Health Monday with Alexander Hardy, singer Melody Bien Aime stops by to discuss how she is using music to heal and thrive after mental health challenges, her single, "I Am Rising," and how she's finding joy amidst Rona-flavored isolation, anxiety, and uncertainty. As always, I'll be sharing an #AlexGottaEat recap, five things bringing me joy, and tools for the War on Spiritual Ashiness.

Beforehand, listen to Melody's single, "I Am Rising," and join her Listening Room on her site, You can also follow Melody on The Facebook:

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Monday, August 24. Literary Superthug Deesha Philyaw stops by to discuss how she's maintaining her mental health in the Age of the Rona and her new book, The Secret Lives of Church Ladies.

Order The Secret Lives of Church Ladies and read more by Deesha at

Monday, September 14. Legendary choreographer, gymnast, producer, host of BET's Rap City, and media personality Leslie "Big Lez" Segar joins the party to discuss her iconic career and life in this raggedy moment in history, what she's doing to get some joy, and thriving in your own creative and professional lane.

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