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BOI Meets Wellness is a wellness podcast that shares stories, celebrations and challenges of building a wellness ritual as BOI. Someone who is Born Obviously Incredible.

Host Evolve Benton shares weekly well-being tips and interviews incredible people about their journeys.

A new episode drops every Friday. 

We talk Money, Mindset and Motivation. 


Dec 4, 2020

Kiara Lee has been an advocate and activist focused on ending oppression and violence for over 10 years. They are passionate about creating more opportunities and outlets for collective healing and liberation. Kiara is a reiki practitioner and Resilience Toolkit facilitator and believes self-care and healing is a radical act of resistance.

[00:01 – 01:40] Introduction of Guest

  • I introduce our guest for this episode, Kiara Lee

[01:41 – 02:42] Wellness Tip of the Week

  • Find some time to go within (Meditation). 

[02:43 – 11:26] Who is Kiara Lee?

  • Kiara Lee talks about her background
  • Kiara’s gratitude list – the people that make her life incredible

[11:27 – 20:49] Healing Works

  • Kiara talks about the pivotal moment in her life that made her realize that she was meant to serve and heal people.
  • Manifesting being able to prioritize yourself
  • Setting your boundaries and respecting other people’s boundaries

[20:50 – 28:19] The Resilience Toolkit

  • Kiara talks about The Resilience Toolkit
    • What is it?
    • How does it help you?

[28:20 – 34:20] Serving the Black Community

  • Kiara talks about her passion for supporting the Black community
    • Working with black women and films
  • Acknowledging and celebrating Black excellence

[34:21 – 38:24] Healing the Body

  • Hear Kiara’s process of healing her body
    • Kiara’s love for twerking

[38:25 – 40:34] The Manifestation Segment

  • Kiara talks about her aspirations in the next 5 years
    • Become a homeowner
    • Doing her healing work full-time 

[40:35 – 49:06] Mentorship

  • Are you interested in getting into social work? Here are Kiara’s tips for you!
    • Take care of yourself first.
    • Burnout is real
  • Follow and support Kiara’s work. See the links below.

[49:07 – 53:56] The BOI Talk and Hop

  • Sex is?
    • An energy exchange
  • Music is?
    • Healing
  • Money is?
    • Paper
  • If you could speak to anyone dead or alive, who would it be, and what would you do?
    • My niece, who passed away – I would talk to her about life and all the lessons she taught me.
  • My favorite TV show is?
    • 90 Day Fiancé
  • My favorite food is?
    • French fries and donuts
  • Healing is?
    • Necessary to move
  • Ownership is?
    • God-given right
  • Kiara is?
    • A healer, a fan, a god, and love


Tweetable Quotes:

“For me, what I want is for folks to be able to have that reconnection with their body and their spirit. And to be able to give their body and spirits the things that they need to keep going.” – Kiara Lee

“I really believe that if we live in a world where folks could set their boundaries and other folks also honor that. We would live in a very different world and experience.” – Kiara Lee

“In order to really serve and be able to give folks as much as we can, we have to fill ourselves up first. We have to be whole in ourselves and be fed and cared for before we go out and care for others.” – Kiara Lee


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