More In Common Podcast

Jewel Love /// Hand on Hand /// S2:E074

April 23, 2020

Jewel Love is a licensed psychotherapist and the CEO of Black Executive Men. His company helps black men in Corporate America find inner peace. They do so through psychotherapy, medication management, and corporate wellness programs. 

He cares deeply about helping others navigate the emotional, cultural and identity challenges for others. 


"At the bottom of vulnerability is safety for someone to feel safe and have a level of trust in the person that they are sharing with isn't going to use it against them in some hurtful way." - Jewel Love


Topics we discuss:

  • Managing Mental Health
    • Specifically Black Men
  • Mental Health in Black Communities
    • Managing Blackness
  • Generational Trauma
  • The Masculine agreements
    • What our maleness is
    • Redefining black maleness
    • The Evolution
    • Healthy Masculinity
    • Toxic Masculinity
  • The nexus of his practice's focus
  • Growing up:
    • In "Hip Hop" Culture
    • The influence of Masculinity
    • How he got into Psycho-therapy
    • In a Mixed Family
  • Spirituality and its influence
  • What his practice offers



Lead editor + Producer: Ruf Holmes



Main Theme: "Eaze Does It" by Shye Eaze and DJ Rufbeats, a More In Common Podcast Exclusive.

Guest theme:  "A la Carte Lunch" by DJ Rufbeats created as a More In Common Podcast Exclusive.