Oct 20, 2020
(CW: brief talk of suicide & self harm)
Alexis explains how white supremacy and racism has drastically impacted her mental health as a black womyn. She talks growing up in white spaces; needing to work X times harder than white people to get half as much; and the power of collective/communal trauma & healing.
We also discuss depression; suicide + self harm; dissociation; feeling HIGHLY sensitive + emotional; challenging parents; learning to trust people; embracing softness & vulnerability; breaking the cycle of emotional repression; grieving; unlearning colonialism; learning to support and BE supported; feeling lonely; and SO much more!