The Importance of Ritual Practices for BIPOC Bodies | Dr. Joan and Kelsey Blackwell Part 5

This moment isn't solely for contemplating the challenges and victories of the black community; it's an opportunity to magnify our voices, pay tribute to legacies, acknowledge the enduring imprints created by past and present generations, and delve into the worldwide black experience.

Summary

Join us this week on Hey, I'm Listening for a riveting exploration with Kelsey Blackwell, delving into the profound essence of being. From the art of Slowing Down to the Pace of Wholeness to cultivating self-trust and embracing the seen and unseen, we journey towards joy and interconnection.

As the conversation gains momentum, we unveil the transformative power of somatics in fostering wellness, placing a spotlight on the crucial role of developing a compassionate relationship with the body. Discover the significance of ritual practices and unravel the secrets of intergenerational resilience residing within our very physical selves.

Prepare for a mind-enlightening episode that transcends boundaries and offers profound insights. This week's episode is a transformative experience that will leave you with a newfound appreciation for the intricacies of the mind and body.

Episode Highlights

  • Explore the art of slowing down and embracing the fullness of being in a fast-paced world.

  • Explore the journey of self-discovery and building trust within oneself.

  • Uncover the importance of acknowledging both the visible and hidden aspects of our lives for holistic well-being.

  • Discover pathways to joy and strengthen connections with others in a meaningful way.

  • Explore how language and semantics play a transformative role in supporting overall wellness.

  • Understand the significance of cultivating a compassionate relationship with your body for holistic health.

  • The role of ritual practices in enhancing well-being and fostering resilience.

The fascinating concept of how resilience is embedded in our physical selves across generations.

About Kelsey Blackwell

Kelsey Blackwell is a cultural somatics practitioner and writer dedicated to supporting women of color to trust and follow the guidance of the body so we may powerfully radiate our worth, dignity, and wisdom in a world that sorely needs this brilliance. As a facilitator, coach, and guest speaker, she has brought abolitionist-embodied practices to such diverse groups as riders on Bay Area Rapid Transit trains to students at Stanford University. 

Useful Resources: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.amazon.com/stores/Kelsey%20Blackwell/author/B0BSVLBC79⁠⁠⁠⁠ 

Connect with Kelsey Blackwell

About Dr. Joan

Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.

Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.

Connect with Dr. Joan at ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.drjoan.ca⁠⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠⁠forgiveness@drjoan.ca⁠⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.theartoflettinggo.ca⁠⁠⁠⁠ | ⁠⁠⁠⁠www.thevillageofpeace.com⁠⁠⁠⁠ 

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