‘It’s Not Just A Brand For Me Anymore’: How Grace & Grind Put The Selfless In Self-Care, Black Wellness

Kharissa and Wesley Forte had been as soon as on the verge of divorce. 

However after deciding to offer their relationship a ultimate push, the 2 went to counseling. The expertise was revelatory, they mentioned, noting it in the end prompted them to create their very own on-line media firm — Grace & Grind — to share classes and their story with others.



Kharissa and Wesley Forte, Grace & Grind

“What we discovered was that neither of us had a stable understanding or a superb relationship with self-care,” mentioned Kharissa Forte, CEO and editor-in-chief at Grace & Grind. “However throughout that point, we principally needed to discover ways to steadiness our individuality with the us and who we're as a pair, and acknowledge the sweetness and the boundaries in each of these areas.”

Wesley misplaced 100 kilos. Kharissa turned a licensed well being coach. And Grace & Grind launched.

A 12 months later, the corporate focuses its content material on self-care by means of an internet publication, podcast and store. The Fortes additionally supply promoting and writing companies to different wellness manufacturers. Their content material caters to a nationwide viewers, however additionally they maintain a deal with Kansas Metropolis.

“We simply imagine that self-care is probably the most selfless factor that you are able to do and our purpose is to assist our readers maintain their cups full,” defined Kharissa Forte, who already has built a storied career in journalism and media.

Click on here to discover Grace & Grind.

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