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Racial Trauma and Self-Care: Practices: Exercises, Apps, and Podcasts
(Available only for iPhone and iPad).
"The Safe Place" Is a Minority Mental Health App geared towards the Black Community. African Americans are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health problems than the rest of the general population. However, many black people still do not wish to seek professional help for their mental illnesses.
The Purpose of the "Safe Place" is to bring more awareness, education, and hope to this serious issue. Not only can the black community benefit from this app, but also mental health professionals, friends, and family, of ALL colors can be better educated on this issue and do a service by directing their black friends, co workers, etc. to the app."
"This is meant to be an interactive flow chart for people who struggle with self care, executive dysfunction, and/or who have trouble reading internal signals. It's designed to take as much of the weight off of you as possible, so each decision is very easy and doesn't require much judgment."
"Processing requires stillness and awareness, which in turn restores the energy we need to keep doing the work. One way of finding this awareness is breathwork, a powerful meditation technique with roots in pranayama and Buddhist meditation. Breathwork uses sustained breathing to facilitate self-exploration."
"Join Bre, aka The Self-Care Pusher from Southern California, as she shares life experiences, weighs in on current events, amps up her wellness/health habits and finds clean(ish) products to try all for the sake of taking her physical, spiritual and emotional well-being to the next level and (hopefully) inspiring other women of color to do so as well."
Explores "the intersections of Social Justice, Psychology, & Blackness...The Mission of Naming It is to call out the elephant in the room, and to call in the voices of social justice that are normally muted."