This week, Team GetSomeJoy took to the streets to spread joy via a Self-Care Check-In Experience at Sylvia’s 56th Community Soul Food Breakfast.
To celebrate their 56th anniversary and show gratitude to the folks who’ve helped them remain a global landmark, Sylvia’s Restaurant continued the tradition of offering free breakfast, fellowship, and live music to the beloved residents of Harlem World.
Madame Sylvia Woods made the rain stop so the people could enjoy majestic smothered chicken, creamy grits, cranberry biscuits, and orange juice, and get more joy with the help of:
While greeting folks pon the sidewalk, we had them pause to take a pause for the cause with our Self-Care Check-In:
Shoutout to this woman, who gave rated her current self-care situation at a 10 because she’s been in the gym every morning for years:
Janice Marie and Friends helped get the party started…
…and helped bring more hungry souls to the yard.
Radical Revolution Clothing Co. “provides you with stylish fashions of our ancestors, adds cultural substance to your character and empowers you to spread the knowledge learned, therefore, making you a Revolutionary!”
Young Maxtin (and his mom, Nikea) helped us do Self-Care Check-Ins with folks on the street, distribute Self-Care Check-In Wallet Cards, and explain how to bring a Self-Care Check-In Experience to their workplace or school.
More photos from the morning available on the Sylvia’s Restaurant Facebook Page.
We also had an insightful conversation with Sylvia’s Director of Operations Taniedra McFadden about her self-care, how Sylvia’s Restaurants has remained “the world’s kitchen” for five decades, the importance of the 56th Community Soul Food Breakfast, and what she’s doing to get some joy. Taniedra’s gem-filled interview is coming soon to selfcarecheckin.com.
How about you? How would you rate your self-care right now on a scale of 1-10? Check in and join the conversation on our Community Check-In page.