What’s Right with You?

A Healing Centered Approach to TraumaI recently read an article by author, Shawn Ginwright, a leading expert on youth activism, youth development, and professor of Africana Studies. In this article, he discussed a healing-centered approach to working with trauma, which he defines as “ holistic involving culture, spirituality, civic action and collective healing. A healing-centered […]

Dance/Movement Therapy and Authentic Movement

When I first heard Brene Brown’s Ted Talk “The Power of Vulnerability”, something deep inside of me stirred. I knew it to be true. I also felt validated as this is how I was living my life, however; I never saw our ability to be vulnerability as a strength or even a source of power. […]

3 Secrets to Ending Unhealthy Decisions and Improving Your Health

Making good choices, improving decision-making, avoiding indecision…Sometimes these tasks come easily and without much issue. At other times and, likely depending on the context, these tasks can become overwhelming, unbearable, or just annoying, often leading to avoidance and ambivalence. Take wellness, nutrition, and exercise as an example. We are inundated with diet plans, workout guides, […]

Pass It On

When I read a book, I tend to really get into it.  I take notes, underline, and star various concepts that wow me.  By the end, I feel like the author is my best friend and we’ve just had a great conversation.  And then I have to remind myself that the author has no idea […]

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