While art therapy traditionally focuses on therapeutic image-making and the cognitive or symbolic interpretation of these creations, Cornelia Elbrecht instructs readers how to facilitate the body-focused approach of guided drawing.
Courtney Phillips, co-founder of Gumbo Media and Gumbo Fit chats about her journey to creative entrepreneurship, how she’s encouraging Black people to define success differently, and what she needs to stay creatively inspired and focused.
Natalie Obando, president of the Women’s National Book Association, talks about the organization’s Authentic Voices program, which introduces women writers to publishing through four weeks of writing, editing, marketing, and publication.
In this episode, Cassandra Lane shares the journey of her book and the truths she’s discovered in the process, including how her intentional parenting has focused with the ancestral blueprint she’s unearthed.
In this episode, Aqueene Wilson shares her journey of migrating from the Caribbean to the Netherlands, the transition from Black to white spaces, how the lack of representation impacted her as an artist, and what freedom of the Black body means to her.
Yasmine Cheyenne talks about racism in some predominately white healing spaces, her previous work in the military, and how all of that has led her to create her own community focused on self-healing, plus how the practice is both distinctive and necessary, particularly for Black people.
In this episode, Dr. Leslie Nwoke talks about the gap between understanding how to live more intentionally in theory vs in practice and how to close it, the gap in traditional medicine vs. holistic approaches to healing, and bringing restorative healing back to the continent of Africa.