Helen and DJ have a lively and life-giving conversation with Emelda De Coteau (writer, podcaster, and creative) about COVID-19, grief and loss due to unemployment, anti-Asian racism, and vulnerable populations being heavily hit hard in poor communities in particular seniors homes, black neighborhoods, disabled and homeless and refugee shelters. How we can join together and support and be safe with self-care during this season of crisis. Count up all the practical tips and do the healthy things to be well.
Show Notes Emelda will be co-leading this online event with another creative, Ebony Westbrook—Peace over Panic Workshop: Gratitude Journaling, Meditation & Sound Healing (May 3, 2020) - part of the ongoing series "Creating Through COVID-19"
Women Creatives Chat - (check out the blog for posts on wellness / self care / empowerment) Pray with our Feet podcast Insight Timer App (thousands of meditations) Favorite meditation teacher - Sarah Blondin (on Insight Timer) insighttimer.com/sarahblondin Liberate app (meditation teachers of color whose work is supporting communities of color) Articles Early Data Shows African Americans Have Contracted and Died of Coronavirus at an Alarming Rate (ProPublica)
As the coronavirus spreads, so does online racism targeting Asians, new research shows (Washington Post)
At Least 19 Children at a Chicago Shelter for Immigrant Detainees Have Tested Positive for COVID-19 (ProPublica)
Self-Care Tips For Asian Americans Dealing With Racism Amid Coronavirus (HuffPost)