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Care for the Culture: Travel and Mental Health

 

Kali and Kala are talking about travel yall! Getting out of your comfort zone can do so much for you mental and emotional health and is a great way to practice being present.

Tell us about your travel experiences…where have you been? OR where is somewhere you dream of going?

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Katrina aka Kali (she/her) is a Holistic Healing Arts Therapist and Founder of Manifesting M.E. Wellness. She is a licensed mental health therapist, certified yoga teacher, and Reiki practitioner.

Katrina, Holistic Healing Arts Therapist

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Kala, Yoga Psychotherapist

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Yazmín is Now Accepting Clients!

Our newest holistic therapist, Yazmín is accepting new clients y’all!! ✨

She’s so wonderful and an absolute joy to be around. She specializes in trauma, survivors of sexual abuse/assault, immigration/acculturation, anxiety and family conflict.

Maybe this is the sign you’ve been looking for to start getting into therapy 👀? A free consultation couldn’t hurt right? 🌱 Book with Yazmín through the services tab on the website!

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Get to Know Yazmín!

Yazmín Maldonado Aviles (she/her)

Holistic Therapist

Favorite way to take care of myself: I have many, lol but if I have to choose is listening to music and dancing. I also enjoy reading and meditation.

Areas of focus: trauma, survivors of sexual abuse/assault, immigration/acculturation, anxiety, family conflict.

She’s truly wonderful. Book now while she still has spots y’all!

Manifesting M.E. Wellness

We’re Growing !!

Happy Monday Family! If some of you have been keeping up with the gram, then you already know, but our team (read: family) is expanding! We are so excited to officially introduce the new Manifesting M.E. Wellness Team! Including the addition of our newest holistic therapist, Yazmín! We’re growing y’all!! 🌱 ✨

And we are so grateful for each of you for being here on this journey with us. Lots of exciting things in the work and we can’t wait to share it all with you 🖤

Without further ado, meet the team!!🤗💫

Katrina Long, LCSW (aka Kali)

Founder & Holistic Therapist

Pronouns: She/her

Favorite way to take care of myself: Traveling & moving my body

Areas of focus: Anxiety, BIPOC, Hormone-related disorders, Trauma

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Yazmín Maldonado Aviles

Holistic Therapist (*now accepting new clients!*)

Book with Yazmín through our services page here!

Pronouns: She/her

Favorite way to take care of myself: I have many, lol but if I have to choose is listening to music and dancing. I also enjoy reading and meditation.

Areas of focus: trauma, survivors of sexual abuse/assault, immigration/acculturation, anxiety, family conflict.

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Kailah Seymour

Admin and Marketing Coordinator

Pronouns: She/her

Favorite way to take care of myself: Listening to music, watching Netflix, cleaning and reorganizing my room and spending time in nature and/or with my pet dogs.

Areas of focus: Managing the social media accounts, promotional campaigns, and creating digital resources.

My Other Musings

CARE FOR THE CULTURE: Simone thee GOAT

Hey fam! It’s the first official episode of Care for the Culture!! I hope you’re as pumped for this new chapter as we are. And what better way to kick it off than with Kala and Kali discussing Simone Biles’s (Black woman & GOAT gold winning gymnast) decision to choose her mental health over social expectations and pressures. Moral of the story: Choose YOU today!

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Manifesting M.E. Wellness is a Black woman-owned holistic wellness collective. The information provided in the videos on this channel are not a replacement for services with a mental health or wellness professional.

Manifesting M.E. Wellness Links:

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Katrina (she/her) is a Holistic Healing Arts Therapist and Founder of Manifesting M.E. Wellness. She is a licensed mental health therapist, certified yoga teacher, and Reiki practitioner.

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My Other Musings

Mental Health Monday: June Check-in

Happy Summer Family! New things are on the horizon🤩

Kala & I realized during our live that we are approaching our 1 year anniversary of starting our live chats. In honor of our launch in July 2020 we discussed the importance of minority mental health & our expansion to podcast forum.

Yall spoke & we are listening…Stay tuned next month as we launch CARE FOR THE CULTURE!! We’re so excited to continue to grow with you all, and we’re beyond grateful to have each of you in this community.

Katrina, Holistic Healing Arts Therapist

http://manifestingmewellness.com/

https://instagram.com/manifestingmewe

https://instagram.com/healerkali

https://www.facebook.com/ManifestingM

https://www.facebook.com/healerkali

 

Kala, Yoga Psychotherapist

https://www.thewellhealing.com/

https://instagram.com/benditlikelacy

https://instagram.com/thewellhealing

https://www.facebook.com/TheWellHeal/

https://www.facebook.com/KLiswell/

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Manifesting M.E. Wellness is a Black woman-owned holistic wellness collective. The information provided in the videos on this channel are not a replacement for services with a mental health or wellness professional.

Manifesting M.E. Wellness Links:

http://manifestingmewellness.com/

https://instagram.com/manifestingmewe…

https://www.facebook.com/ManifestingM…

 

Katrina (she/her) is a Holistic Healing Arts Therapist and Founder of Manifesting M.E. Wellness. She is a licensed mental health therapist, certified yoga teacher, and Reiki practitioner.

My Other Musings

Mental Health Monday: Perfectionism

We’ve got another mental health Monday for y’all today!!🤩

This month we’re talking about perfectionism. Anyone else a recovering perfectionist? 🙋🏽‍♀️🤫 Don’t worry, we accept you just the way you are! Join us on IG the last Monday of every month for our Mental Health Monday live chats with Kali @healerkali and Kala @benditlikelacy. They get into the what, why, how and even a little history of being Black and “perfect”. Share your thoughts with us below! 💙 #MentalHealthMonday @thewellhealing @manifestingmewellness

 

Manifesting M.E. Wellness, Mental & Emotional Wellness, Wellness Wednesday

Mental Health Monday: People Pleasing (3/29/21)

We’ve all been there: feeling burnt out and exhausted, but still feeling the need to make decisions to please others, even our own expense. Hear some encouraging words from Kali and Kala on how to approach setting healing boundaries and how we can choose ourselves as an act of love. We can’t pour from an empty cup, y’all!

Join us on IG the last Monday of every month for our Mental Health Monday live chats.
@benditlikelacy | @healerkali

Manifesting M.E. Wellness, Mental & Emotional Wellness, Wellness Wednesday

Mental Health Monday: Transformative Justice for Black Women (8/31/20)

We’re back ya’ll! Tune into this video to see Katrina and Kala kick off their monthly conversation on community wellness by discussing the elephant in the room: Black women are unprotected and unheard. What does care look like when harm has occurred? What possibility does transformative justice provide us?

Manifesting M.E. Wellness, Mental & Emotional Wellness, Wellness Wednesday

Mental Health Monday: Checking in with the Community (9/28/20)

Back again for another monthly check-in with Katrina and Kala! Processing in the community during this time is so needed and appreciated and we want to know how everyone is holding up.

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