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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!

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