Uncaped | A Black Girl Daring to Heal

In today’s episode Lakeisha Carter takes us on a journey of how she took steps to free herself from the Superwoman Syndrome, is now striving to live an uncaped life, and how therapy is playing an integral part in her healing.

She admits that living an uncaped life is challenging because she was introduced to the Superwoman mentality in childhood and kinda felt like Superwoman was her destiny, but after losing her father she knew it was time to do life differently.  She reluctanlty sought support by way of therapy and is now takiing her life back.

If you’ve ever felt alone, voiceless or hopeless,  you’ll want to tune in to hear Lakeisha talk about how she made it over and how uncaping has changed her life for good. 


  • How rocking the Superwoman cape left her feeling voiceless
  • How “Black woman” labels became an hindrance for entering therapy
  • The steps she took get her voice back and learn to speak up for herself
  • The importance of being your authentic self.

Tune in now AND don’t forget to share with your friends.

Other Episodes in Season 4

The Power of Sista to Sista Friendships
Is Your Mother Wound Keeping You Separated from the Joys of Sistahood?
Can the Sistahood Circle Be Unbroken?
Identifying the Layers of the Black Superwoman Cape
Things We’ve Lost to the Superwoman Cape

LISTEN TO EPISODES in the Not Your Superwoman Mini-Series

Healing the Little Black Girl Behind the Strong Black Woman

Rest. Because Sometimes Your Strength Gets Tired

The Fine Line Between Independent and Too Independent

Never Let  What They Think of You Silence You

You Get to Be Strong and Vulnerable

Strong Black Women Feel Things Too

You Are the Most Important Person in Your Life

Tools and Resources Available Through Shades of Strong

Superwoman Quiz
Take this 4 minute quiz & get a breakdown of your superwoman archetype & how you can use this knowledge to set healthy boundaries in life, love, and relationships.

Not Your Superwoman Healing Circle 
The Black Woman’s Seven-Day Journey  to Healing the Little Black Girl Within