Manifesting M.E. Wellness, Mental & Emotional Wellness

[Therapist Thought Thursday] Black Children & Suicide + National Children’s Mental Health Day

In honor of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day let’s talk about the increase in suicide rates for black children.

Lately you may have noticed an influx in headlines regarding the increase in suicides among black children, especially black boys:

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Manifesting M.E. Wellness, Mental & Emotional Wellness

[Self Care Sunday] Dance

Hey yall it is officially our first Self Care Sunday on our IG account!

Head over to Instagram now to see today’s tip.  And don’t forget to check back every Sunday for more Self Care Sunday tips by @manifestingmewellness & @thetherapistspot (2 dope trauma-informed, women of color therapists). We will take turns sharing tips to expand your self care routine ????

Don’t forget to check out last week’s Wellness Wednesday blog post for a discount on your next Reiki session.

Keep Manifesting,

My Other Musings

Intersectionality: Hood Living & Corporate White America Working

I recently had a conversation about the experience of being a Person of Color (POC) who grew up in and still lives in the hood but who is now an adult working in corporate white America.  The culture shock can be jarring when you realize that gun violence, police brutality, and broken homes caused by trauma aren’t commonplace.  It wakes you up to your reality.  It can cause you to see life in a whole new light. It is often the moment that brings us to the realization that we have become desensitized and numb.  It is sometimes the wake-up call that allows us to see our own persistent trauma and depression. Continue reading “Intersectionality: Hood Living & Corporate White America Working”

Manifesting M.E. Wellness

International Pronouns Day

Today, October 17, 2018 we are presented with an opportunity to support another marginalized community through an amazing awareness day crowned International Pronouns Day.  I am happy to announce that Manifesting M.E. Wellness is among many other organizations to endorse the day.

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Clinician's Corner, Manifesting M.E. Wellness

Meet Our Founder

It’s #NationalPsychotherapyDay (yup! there’s a day for therapist too!)

Today we want to reintroduce our Founder, Katrina Long, and highlight all the work she does in the field of mental health!

Katrina Long, MSW is an international, holistic healing arts therapist, Reiki practitioner, trauma-informed yoga teacher and hormonal wellness coach.  She is a speaker on holistic mental health, mental health in communities of color and practitioner burnout.  Katrina is the founder of Manifesting M.E. Wellness, Actualize Your Healing community and the Black Holistic Mental Health Practitioners community.

Self Practice: utilizing the healing power of yoga for self healing

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Mental & Emotional Wellness

Mental Health & Work Accomodations #WorldMentalHealthDay

Today is World Mental Health Day.  A day, according to World Health Organization, created

“with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health.”

This year the focus is on mental health in the work place.  And on that note I would like to share my journey with obtaining accommodations at work. Continue reading “Mental Health & Work Accomodations #WorldMentalHealthDay”