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Entrepreneurial Resilience: Navigating Mental Health with LaKisha M. Mosley

In this episode of CEO Chatter Live, host Fancy interviews LaKisha M. Mosley, the My Mind is My Business conference organizer. They discuss mental health awareness and the importance of prioritizing mental health, especially for entrepreneurs. LaKisha shares her personal experience with persistent depressive disorder and how it led her to create the My Mind is My Business event. The event aims to provide a safe space for entrepreneurs to discuss mental health challenges and seek support. LaKisha also highlights some topics that will be covered during the event, including anxiety, boundaries, grief, and the intersection of faith and mental health.

Key Takeaways:

  • Mental health is a crucial aspect of overall well-being, and entrepreneurs often neglect their mental health due to the pressure to constantly perform.
  • Persistent depressive disorder is a long-term form of depression that can go unnoticed or be masked by high-functioning behavior.
  • Anxiety is a common mental health challenge among entrepreneurs, as they often worry about the success of their business and face constant pressure.
  • The My Mind is My Business event provides a platform for entrepreneurs to openly discuss mental health challenges and learn strategies to prioritize their well-being.
  • The event covers a range of topics, including anxiety, boundaries, grief, and the intersection of faith and mental health.


  • “Your mind is your greatest asset, and if it doesn’t function, nothing else functions.” – LaKisha M. Mosley
  • “Mental health affects all aspects of our lives, and we have to stop acting like it doesn’t.” – LaKisha M. Mosley

LaKisha M. Mosley owns The LM Experience, a premier event planning and management company. With over ten years of experience in the industry, LaKisha curates engaging experiences for high-end coaches and course creators. She is also the head of Mind Your Business, a mental health collective safe space for those struggling with mental illness. LaKisha advocates against racial disparities for people of color in the mental health community.

Watch more CEO Chatter LIVE here.

IG: @lakishammosley


Episode sponsored by I’Mat Dream Brand.

Francheska Felder
Francheska Felderhttp://swagheronline.com
Francheska "Fancy" Felder is the founder/publisher/EIC of SwagHer Magazine. She is a -Single mother of 3 -Libra - Trapping scribe -Lover -Mental health advocate - Country girl -Proud, liberated Black goddess ________________________________________ Long Bio: Francheska “Fancy” Felder is the owner of Fancy’s Thoughts and the award-winning publisher and editor-in-chief of SwagHer Magazine, a lifestyle and empowerment publication for the Black woman who likes to keep it real in life and business. The magazine doubles as a PR boutique offering public relations services and visibility coaching, and Fancy strategically executes brand campaigns for Black women CEOs, coaches, and authors. The former teen mom started the company in 2010 while working as an exotic dancer, but soon after, her love for empowering Black women led her to abandon that lifestyle. She has received awards for her work as a positive news publisher and journalist telling the stories of Black women and other informative news that the Black community finds relevant, including the severe topics of Black mental health and domestic violence. The podcast she co-hosts with Arnya T.M. Davis, Theories & Thoughts, also continues these conversations. Fancy publicly speaks about her battle with bipolar disorder with hopes of helping others begin their wellness paths. She also shares her mental health story in contribution to the I Am a Black Woman- Next Level anthology, an Amazon Best-Seller. In the summer of 2022, RallyUp Magazine, a mental health magazine, featured Fancy as their cover story, where she opened up about receiving her diagnosis. The McComb, Mississippi native is part of Facebook’s independent journalism project, Bulletin, where she publishes The Higher South, and she was a member of the NABJ Entrepreneur Academy powered by CafeMedia in 2021. The Glambitous Guide to Self-Love, Peace, and Confidence contributor is an avid learner and creative. Currently, she is attending Southern University A&M College, completing her bachelor's degree and rearing her three young adults. Fancy enjoys learning more about spirituality, Black history, and feminism in her free time, along with yoga and walking.

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