Tag Archives: healing

Together Nonetheless

Plenty of parents don’t like their children. It’s less often discussed than children not liking their parents. But I know, firsthand, how it feels not to be liked by a parent. My mother made it clear. In her eyes, I … Continue reading

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Center of Trauma

Do you ever think there should be a point where black trauma is centered? No. We haven’t told all our story yet. You know, we have a rich heritage. So, the debate on whether or not we should continue to … Continue reading

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The Process of Therapy

What [therapy] looks like. You laugh, you cry, you have a therapist come in to give you some tools and exercises to do. We talk about our resource guide, and we direct the audience to it if they’re suffering. This … Continue reading

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Black Women Mental Health

Black women also face specific obstacles when it comes to mental health and overall wellness. What have you learned from your therapy journey and the foundation’s work? The more research I did—and [looking at] my own sessions—I started thinking about … Continue reading

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Single Black female hiker here!

“Single Black female hiker here! My love of hiking started with local parks like Robinswood, Coal Creek, Kelsey Creek and Weowna. Then, I graduated to Cougar Mountain. Now, I’m working on Tiger Mountain trails. There are a few extraordinary experiences that … Continue reading

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