In this post, Amber Wheatley (co-host of Conversations on Being Human), shared a snippet of her experience living in a black body. She shares more in this episode; how she feels a constant anxiety because of the color of her skin and the uncertainty of how others will treat her because of it. That’s notContinue reading “How safe do you feel in your body Part 2”
Welcome to the #40days4peace challenge! This is for you if you’re feeling lost in lockdown still nursing the 2020 hangover this winter’s hibernation tastes more like ‘hopeless’ than hot chocolate don’t know who to be or where you belong anymore Why aim for Peace? It’s a hunch we’re sniffing around cuz we know… the aboveContinue reading “Join the 40 Days for Peace Challenge”
Coming to you today with something a little bit different. Some words from Amber Wheatley, the soul-sister I co-host the podcast ‘Conversations on Being Human’ with. Before I share her story, I want to fill you in on the impact it had on me. I had to pause and ask the question, “Huh, how safe do IContinue reading “How safe do you feel in your body?”
How trauma makes it hard to trust, and how celebrating moments where Love showed up, helps get off the hamster wheel.
Let’s turn this old story on its head and find a reason to celebrate.
It’s election day in my home country and I’m feeling all the feels. So I made an Embody playlist to move to. It’s called Vote for Love. You can find it on Spotify. If you’re feeling unsettled, anxious, hopeless, helpless, and not sure you can handle a particular outcome, try this on. Before you vote,Continue reading “An Embody playlist: Vote for Love”
My Monday mornings start with a 30 minute phone call with a friend, opening the week in prayerful contemplation. Today led us to the book “A Return to Love” by Marianne Williamson; it opened to this prayer. “I surrender this to you. May it be used for your purposes. I ask that my heart byContinue reading “Why Embody? Learn to trust the sweetness of surrender”
Relationships are tough. So how do you attempt to reconcile the past and create a more restorative future?
There’s another ‘Conversations on Being Human’ to share with you. In this one, Amber Wheatley sheds some light on what it’s like to live in a black body, answering the unasked question, ‘What’s it like to be you?’ There are things I take for granted that Amber helped me understand. Like how I can sitContinue reading “How self-acceptance makes way for peace”
If you knew that making peace with your own body was a foundational step to knocking down the wall that divides us into ‘us vs them’, breeding resentment, shame, hate, oppression, and other evils of the world, would you do it?