Tag Archives: Brave Space

25 Day Yoga Challenge in Support of Yoga Outreach

Āhimsa is the first step of the pre-practice of Yoga (the Yama-s) and its natural result is a protection of diversity. Read more about how Yoga Outreach, a non-profit organization, is creating room in often overlooked spaces for diversity to thrive.

Disconnecting Language (Part 1/4): Diagnosis

How often do you label, judge or criticize others? This is the type of language that we are conditioned and socialized to use in a culture that thrives on separation. Read more about a Yoga/NVC response to it here!

Exploring Non-Empathetic, Habitual Responses

After someone shares something with you, there are a wide variety of responses you could employ. This post explores non-empathetic response options, and advocates for empathy as your initial response to increase connection. Read/watch more here!

Are you needy?

Having literacy around our needs has been conditioned out of us in order to create high functioning labourers within a system of oppression. Today (and every day) I am here to advocate for a refresh on our relationship with our needs. Read more about it here!

Have you been taught to feel?

There is a resurgence that is gaining momentum right now advocating for the reclamation of our bodies, and I am here for it! It is NATURAL to FEEL! Read more about this here.

I am not my trauma, and my trauma is not permanent.

White background with a translucent golden flame emerging from the bottom of the picture. Dark brown writing on top reading "I am not my trauma, and my trauma is not permanent."

Today’s Musing *Trigger Warning: mention of sexual assault, no details* As I endeavour on some healing over the next few weeks, I acknowledge that I am not my trauma and that my trauma is not permanent. My trauma consists of unprocessed and trapped emotion. I continue to develop my toolbox for processing and holding myself […]

Who am I to talk about white supremacy

White background with a translucent golden flame emerging from the bottom of the picture. Dark brown writing on top reading "Who am I to talk about white supremacy?"

This is a question that I have been sitting with since June when I saw the slick veils of white supremacy for the first time, sparked by the murder of George Floyd and the uprisings that followed. I am a young, slender, white, heterosexual-passing, able bodied, neuro-typical, Canadian, cis female. I hold a huge amount […]

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