This year, the Coronavirus etched deep memories as well as life lessons for many for us. Many of us have witnessed things that may have disrupted our peace of mind. Yet, this year has also been one of global awakening, in which we have seen extraordinary acts of humanity and an abundance of kindness.
Have you ever realized how easy it is to get lost in the never-ending tunnel of "what ifs”, “should have” and “Could have'' in life? The truth is, we all do it. One thought leads to another and before you know it, you’ve dug yourself into a hole of despair, going through the motions of life, doing what society, culture, and even loved ones expect from you.
Dealing with multiple pandemics (health, race, economy) this year has left many individuals, particularly black people, drained. Many people have had to deal with both personal and communal trauma. In this podcast, we chat with mental health expert and founder of Anesis Therapy, Myra McNair of about what trauma is, its impact on various elements of our lives, and ways to address it.