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Decolonizing Mental Health

By Yema | October 5, 2018

The first thing I want to say about mental health is that mental, emotional and psychological pain are very real. Not only is the pain real but there is absolutely nothing wrong with it. The…

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Historical Ties That Bind

By Yema | October 4, 2018

Historical trauma is trauma that is passed on from one generation to the next. Dr. Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart – a Native American researcher, clinical social worker, and mental health expert – defines it…

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On Self-healing

By Yema | October 2, 2018

Healing ourselves is a revolutionary act. Yet, and perhaps because of this, self-healing is highly neglected if not completely ignored in traditional psychology and related fields. Just imagine if each and every one of us…

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Yema Ferreira

Happy Monday! It is that time of the year again. Time to take a break. Time to go see and live the colors of life. Time to slow down and just be, to replenish ourselves, to be with family (whatever family is for us). It is that time of year for me. I wish you a good summer and hope that you can take some time off to recentre yourself. See you in mid-August.๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒป ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Monday! It is that time of the year again. Time to take a break. Time to go see and live the colors of life. Time to slow down and just be, to replenish ourselves, to be with family (whatever family is for us). It is that time of year for me. I wish you a good summer and hope that you can take some time off to recentre yourself. See you in mid-August.๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒป

2 months ago

Yema Ferreira

Happy Wednesday! Summer is here for those of you in the northern hemisphere. Take some time off, go on holidays or even a staycation. Don't check work emails, put your work phone away. Unplug. For a week. Or two. Or four. Allow your body and mind to rest and regenerate and come back stronger. ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒป #SelfCareWednesday ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Wednesday! Summer is here for those of you in the northern hemisphere. Take some time off, go on holidays or even a staycation. Dont check work emails, put your work phone away. Unplug. For a week. Or two. Or four. Allow your body and mind to rest and regenerate and come back stronger. ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒป #SelfCareWednesday
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