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Immigration and Assimilation & emotional health and well being

Below are the best resources we could find on Immigration and Assimilation and emotional health and well being.

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The Cultural Shock of Raising Children Abroad | Victoria Kweidhusa, Pamela Lubowa & Shifa Mwesigye

Welcome to another episode of mothering! Thanks ladies for joining us on this episode! Are you in the diaspora? What’s the biggest cultural shock been for you while raising your children?

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Pregnancy Loss and Grief: Art Therapy, Depression and Community Featuring Josefina Sanders, Writer and Art Therapist

Josefina Sanders is a writer and an art therapist. In this episode, Josefina and I chat about the loss of pregnancy, mental illness, and the impact both had on her marriage and self-acceptance.

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When You’re the English Translator for Your Family

In this segment, I talked with Lisette Sanchez, about the psychological and emotional effects of parents and children when this cultural value of translating out of necessity is used, such as the tendency of wanting to please parents but also a parent’s frustration and shame.

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Sexual Trauma: Shame, Healing and Resilience Featuring Deun Ivory, Creative Director, Founder, The Body: A Home for Love

In this first episode, I spoke to Deun specifically around the work of her nonprofit called The Body: A Home for Love, a wellness and healing space for black women who are survivors of sexual assault.

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Parents’ Mental Health

In this episode, we have an introductory discussion on parents’ mental health with a focus on maternal parents.

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Motherhood: The Fourth Trimester, Transformation, Womanhood Featuring Qimmah Saafir, Founder, Hannah Magazine

Today we’re joined by Bronx-native Qimmah Saafir. Qimmah is the creator of self-published HANNAH, an independent journal that celebrates and provides safe spaces for Black women.

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Biraciality: Betweenness and Feeling More Than Enough Featuring Elaine Welteroth, New York Times Bestseller

Elaine Welteroth is a New York Times bestselling author, award-winning journalist and judge on Project Runway. Today we’re talking about the spectrum of betweenness, navigating both black and white worlds, and how that journey has laid the foundation for her identity, community and life’s work.

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Journey to Joy: Self-Trust, Wellness and Spirituality Ft Alex Elle, Author, Wellness Consultant

Alex Elle is an author, poet and wellness consultant who specializes in self-care. In this episode, I chat with Alex about putting self and self-trust first, so that we can stay close to our truth as we author our lives.

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Identity and Migration: The Black Diaspora, Creativity and Stillness Featuring Wayetu Moore, Author

In this episode, Wayetu talks about her initial resistance to writing a story about the war in Liberia and how that changed, as she understood her own role in rewriting history. We also discuss how cultural exposure and a binary existence influence our world views.

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Global Citizenship: Exposure and Perspective of Third Culture Kids Featuring Nneke Julia, Writer, Photographer and Storyteller

In our chat, we talk about what it’s like being Third Culture Kids, how that translates into our experiences in the United States and abroad, and how the black experience takes shape in different global contexts.

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