Podcast and Blog

Safety is in Our Liberation with special guest Robyn Mourning

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Liberation is a trendy word right now, but the movement towards liberation has been ongoing for centuries. In this week's episode, special guest Robyn Mourning and I have a conversation about her personal emancipation, liberation and what it really means, and how the idea that liberation will leave us as outsiders, is actually a myth.

Here are some highlights from our conversation:
-Robyn shares about her personal emancipation (6:07)
-Healership and Liberation work (12:54)
-Healing,...

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Perfection, Procrastination, and Your Liberation

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Ever feel trapped in the cycle of procrastination and perfectionism? Did you know those are two tools the colonial capitalist patriarchy uses to keep you out of your purpose? Tune in to today's episode to hear what I am talking about.

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The Little Brown Girl

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 This week I want to share with you a story about a little Brown girl and her experience of racism, discrimination, colonization, and shoving down her Brownness in an attempt to fit in.

To learn about the work of Milagros Phillips, visit https://www.milagrosphillips.com/ and join her lunch and learn series at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/milagros-phillips-7309846231 

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Forging Deep Connections

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Ever get frustrated when you're trying to have a conversation with someone and it feels like they aren't hearing what you're actually saying? Or maybe you've been guilty of that yourself? Then assumptions get made, feelings get hurt, and you end up feeling sad or angry, disconnected and alone.

In today's episode you'll hear about how to show up for someone, to listen to their story, to deeply hear them, so that you can build deep connections with them. So that you can actually connect...

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America's Collective Grief

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Today on the podcast I'll be answering the question: Why is everyone so angry?

The answer is simple: America is experiencing collective grief over the centuries of unhealed and unprocessed atrocities, especially against Black and Brown bodies. 

Tune in today to learn more and shift your perspective the next time you come across someone who is angry.

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Rest and Reflect

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Today rather than sharing new information with you, I want to invite you instead to take time to rest and reflect. We've covered some big topics in the podcast so far, and now it's time to digest. In today's episode I do a recap of where we've been and ask you some questions to turn within as part of the learning, healing, unlearning, and growing process. For free access to my nervous system library of tools, visit: https://www.fierceauthenticity.com/page/159907-nervous-system


 

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Intergenerational Trauma with Special Guest Dr. B. Nilaja Green

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Today on the podcast we have our very first special guest, Dr. B. Nilaja Green. Dr. Green writes, speaks and engages at the intersections of individual psychological distress and collective socio-cultural oppression as an Atlanta based licensed clinical psychologist.
Dr. Green is certified in trauma informed care and delivering specialized trauma treatments to vulnerable populations, such as military veterans, black women and members of the LGBTQ community. She writes, leads, workshops, and...

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Your Nervous System

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In today's episode we're diving into what your nervous system does, and why it is incredibly important to have practices right now to regulate it. Spoiler alert: It's because without tools to regulate your nervous system, you will end up with a fried nervous system, and will be either super anxious, or, stuck in a state of freeze (you know, that numb out, scroll the social media feed type freeze). To access the video library I spoke about in the episode, visit: ...

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Collective Trauma

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Why do you feel tense, on edge, and kind of like a hot mess right now in the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic AND in the wake of George Floyd? Because of collective trauma. In this episode you will learn what collective trauma is, where it lives, and why it's being activated right now. I'll also introduce you to the work of Resmaa Menakem, author of the book My Grandmother's Hands. You can learn about Resmaa, his book, and his free class over at https://www.resmaa.com


 

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You're going to mess it up

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If current events have you frozen in the fear of "messing it up" this episode is for you. 
We'll be addressing perfectionism and how there is no room for perfectionism in our world during this pivotal time. 
I introduce you to the work of Ijeoma Oluo and her book, So You Want to Talk About Race. You can learn more about Ijeoma and her work here: http://www.ijeomaoluo.com/


 

Welcome back to the podcast. Today, we're going to talk about the fact that you're going to mess it...

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