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Episodes

Do Your Future Self a Favor with Ryan Stanley

Sept. 16, 2020

In episode 20, Do Your Future Self a Favor, Elaina is joined by entrepreneur, certified professional coach, and author Ryan Stanley in a discussion about living purposefully and redirecting your energy to become the best ver…

Guest: Ryan Stanley

Racial Trauma with Adele and Cherice

Sept. 2, 2020

In episode 19, Racial Trauma, Elaina is joined by energy healer and author Adele Wang and academic scholar Cherice Escobar-Jones in a discussion about the impact and effect of racial trauma. Racial trauma is the result of co…

Bipolar Disorder with Sofia and Saralyn

June 10, 2020

In episode 18, Bipolar Disorder, Elaina is joined by comedian and podcaster, Sofia Elkin, and certified health and wellness coach, Saralyn Salisbury-Jones, in a discussion about living and thriving with Bipolar Disorder.

Wine Tears and Jellybeans

May 13, 2020

In episode 17, Wine Tears and Jellybeans, Elaina is joined by entrepreneur and vocal coach Katti Powell along with author and Relationship and Dating Coach Ieva Kambarovaite in a discussion about their experiences, challenge…

Feel the Feels with Connie Anne Holman

May 6, 2020

In episode 16, Feel the Feels with Connie Anne Holman, Elaina is joined by a licensed therapist and life coach, Connie Anne Holman. They discuss how to allow yourself to feel whatever you're feeling without judgment and the …

Bonus Episode | Hope Warrior Project

April 1, 2020

Bonus Episode, Hope Warrior Project, Elaina interviews Stephanie Martino and Lydia Zuniga, the women behind the Hope Warrior Project. Elaina introduced the Hope Warrior Project in Episode 3, The Strong Black Woman Syndrome.

To Help or Not to Help

March 18, 2020

In episode 15, To Help or Not to Help, Elaina and Tracy discussed the reality of recommending people for jobs, going out of one's way to help someone else, and the common pitfalls of helping and supporting those who may not …

Guest: Tracy Hampton

Pet Peeves

March 11, 2020

In episode 14, Pet Peeves, Elaina and Tracy shared a few of their pet peeves and discuss what they believe to be the root cause.

Guest: Tracy Hampton

What's Stopping You?

March 4, 2020

In episode 13, What's Stopping You? Elaina and Tracy shared what they would do if money weren't a factor and how creating and implementing simple goal plans can help you achieve your dreams.

Guest: Tracy Hampton

Back of the Bus

Feb. 26, 2020

In episode 12, Back of the Bus, Elaina and Tracy discussed various experiences with microaggression and racism and their impact on worldview.

Guest: Tracy Hampton

Relationship Check

Feb. 19, 2020

In this episode, we discuss several characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships.

Guest: Tracy Hampton

Love and Accept Thy Self

Feb. 12, 2020

In episode 10, Love and Accept Thyself, Elaina and Tracy shared what it means to love and accept ourselves and explore several relationship pitfalls and dangers when we do not.

Guest: Tracy Hampton

Suck It Up Buttercup

Feb. 5, 2020

In episode 9, Suck it Up Buttercup, Elaina and Tracy discussed the various types of anxiety disorders and share common statements to avoid saying to someone who suffers from anxiety.

Guest: Tracy Hampton

Reality Check

Jan. 8, 2020

In episode 8, Reality Check, Elaina, and Tracy discussed the ridicule that many still face whenever they decide to be vulnerable enough to share their mental health issues and experiences.

Guest: Tracy Hampton

Dangerous Coping

Dec. 18, 2019

In episode 7, Dangerous Coping, Elaina and Tracy discussed the dangers of common maladaptive coping strategies often used to deal with stressful and unpleasant situations and provide their top five adaptive coping strategies.

Guest: Tracy Hampton

Generosity is All We Need

Dec. 11, 2019

In episode 6, Generosity is All We Need, Elaina and Tracy discussed generosity from the perspective of the positive impact it has on our mental well-being.

Guest: Tracy Hampton

Take a Seat Inner Critic

Dec. 4, 2019

In episode 5, Take a Seat Inner Critic, Elaina and Tracy discussed the various ways to deal with your inner critic to avoid thinking negatively of yourself and to stop limiting your potential.

Guest: Tracy Hampton

Surviving the Holidays

Nov. 27, 2019

In episode 4, Surviving the Holidays, Elaina and Tracy shared their experience with holiday stressors such as family planning and preparing for holiday gatherings, gift buying, and dealing with conflict.

Guest: Tracy Hampton

The Strong Black Woman Syndrome

Nov. 20, 2019

In episode 3, The Strong Black Woman Syndrome, Elaina, and Tracy discussed the traits of strong Black women.

Guest: Tracy Hampton

The Therapy Relationship

Nov. 13, 2019

In episode 2, The Therapy Relationship, Elaina and Tracy discussed the value of going to therapy and finding the right therapist.

Guest: Tracy Hampton

The Depressing Truth

Nov. 6, 2019

In episode 1, The Depressing Truth, Elaina, and Tracy discussed some common fallacies about depression in the African American community, which is crippled by mental health stigmas preventing those who need support from seek…

Guest: Tracy Hampton

Trailer 3

Oct. 23, 2019

The Black and Depressed series premieres on November 6, 2019. Tune in each Wednesday as Cope Queens co-hosts Elaina Jones and Tracy Hampton explore various topics related to mental health, coping, and overcoming everyday lif…

Trailer 2

Oct. 9, 2019

The Black and Depressed series premieres on November 6, 2019. Tune in each Wednesday as Cope Queens co-hosts Elaina Jones and Tracy Hampton explore various topics related to mental health, coping, and overcoming everyday lif…

Trailer 1

Oct. 5, 2019

The Cope Queens Podcast launches on November 6, 2019. Tune in each Wednesday as Co-hosts Elaina Jones and Tracy Hampton explore various topics related to mental health, coping, and overcoming everyday life challenges.