70 minutes | Sep 15th 2020

75 | Wellness Beyond the Physical: Creating Spiritual, Emotional, and Social Change with Maryam Ajayi

Half healer, half businesswoman Maryam Ajayi is both an Energy Healer who practices the Akashic Records, Breathwork and Reiki, and an Entrepreneur, who is the founder of Dive in Well, which creates space, community, conversations, and change for a more diverse and equitable wellness industry through both on and offline experiences. Based in LA, she is passionate about de-stigmatizing the wellness industry, advocating for inclusive spaces for marginalized communities, and using her voice to empower and uplift others around the world.

In this episode, we talk about …

  • Maryam’s backstory and how she came to space she is in
  • Spirituality, Spiritual Practices, and Self-Awareness
  • Understanding the perspective of others
  • Mental, spiritual, physical, and social wellness


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Tweetable Quotes from Maryam Ajayi:

“The bigger you shine your light, the bigger your shadow is.”

“Why do we as Black women have to be more self-aware than others?”

“Being held accountable is an opportunity to evolve as a human.”

“Start learning who your well ancestors are and tap into them.”

“How could you not be changed when people come and speak their truth, you think about the ideas around it, and you know you have the power in the room to affect change?”

“We are going to reach a peak where we can’t ignore the diversity problem in wellness anymore.”

“Slowing down allows spirit to move through me.”

“Support me by supporting yourself.”


This episode is sponsored by Cantu Beauty.

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