I began to write, and reach out to, and speak up for those who share dark experiences.
Yet, I refuse to be stigmatized.
I am able to liberate myself from constructs and systems that don’t serve me and that often oppress me and others.
The only thing in our control is how we choose to show up.
In this time of COVID, enduring the relative isolation, I have thought about the lessons in patience and sheer endurance in Korea’s origin story.
“How do we create a system — not a business?”
We spoke with Sasha Cotton about how prevention strategies in Minneapolis have been evolving and what a public health-oriented approach to violence entails.
Symptoms include sleeplessness, difficulty making decisions, feeling out of control, and even guilt about being alive.
I have always been “doing,” but sheltering at home has taught me that “being” is enough.
I am still the process of discovering what love looks like for me. As a woman, I was told what love was supposed to look and feel like, without any input from my own spirit and body.