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Dr Durrs Living In The Sweet Spot, February 21, 2024

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Dr Durrs Living In The Sweet Spot
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S2 E12 Power over Pain: An Empowering Black History Narrative | Dr. Obari Cartman | Balin A. Durr, MD

The history of African-Americans is complex, nuanced, rich and full—one of courage, strength, and resilience side by side an ugly, painful history of a proud, diverse people’s unyielding struggle for liberation against the yoke of inhumanity. Our resistance and refusal to submit to oppression beckon us to embrace black history as a journey of power over pain.

Dr. Obari Cartman, a psychologist and author, discusses the importance of which black history narrative we tell, the perspective from which we tell it, and the intention to share the power of blackness in our chosen stories that empowers listeners. Expand your mental perspective, and celebrate the power, strength, resilience, and achievements of the African-American community found in an empowered black history narrative.

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Guest, Dr. Obari Cartman

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Dr. Obari Cartman
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Dr. Cartman is a father, son, brother, uncle, thinker, writer, therapist, photographer, drummer, and grassroots mental health advocate.  He is the current president of the Chicago Association of Black Psychologists. He recently created a male rites of passage curriculum called MANifest that is being implemented in juvenile detention centers, schools and other community settings. As a consultant Dr. Cartman facilitates trainings for adults and workshops with youth about maintaining good mental health, critical analysis of hip-hop and media, racial and cultural identity, developing authentic manhood, and healthy relationships. Dr. Cartman is currently completing his second book about Black Spirituality which will be released next year.

Dr Durrs Living In The Sweet Spot

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Dr. Durr’s Living in the Sweet Spot is a weekly show that educates about the essential role of brain health to create fulfillment and the greatest demonstration of purpose and potential. Practical tools and solutions are offered to our audience from the intersection of mind-body medicine, science, and spiritual well-being to live out their Infinite Potential—to live Life in the sweet spot!

If unhappy moods, self-doubt, or fears of failure and uncertainty have hi-jacked your Infinite Potential, this is the show for you! If you want to learn how to utilize your brain health and transformative thinking to create happiness and the fulfillment of your potential, this is the show for you!


To create a world-class show that educates and empowers our audience through the intersection of mind-body medicine, science, and spiritual well-being about the critical importance of brain health as the gateway to live out their Infinite Potential—to live Life in the sweet spot!

How We Do It

Unique, innovative guests share their thought-provoking insights, experience, and out-of-the-box thinking in the areas of brain health, medicine, business, spirituality, music, art, and wellness. Break free of fear and conformity with practical tools and solutions that inspire, educate, and empower YOU to use your healthy brain and extraordinary, Infinite Potential to live the Life you’ve always longed for.

The audience includes thought leaders, entrepreneurs, executives, and innovative professionals with interests in brain health, transformative thinking, spirituality, wellness, science, business and the arts.

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BBS Station 1
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7:00 pm CT
7:55 pm CT
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