We probably all agree that these past few days have been heavy on all of us. From watching the Twitter feeds, Facebook foolishness, and grossly inaccurate portrayals of PEACEFUL black protests in the news. Some of us haven’t been able to relax or haven’t been able to unplug for a moment. At some point in the day, take some time to come back to yourself. It's easy to get caught up in needing to know all the recent developments. But something's gotta give at some point. Give yourself some time to rest, relax, and unplug. We’re tired. We’re unproductive. We can’t sleep. We can’t relax. Here are a few, quick resources for you.
Try These Apps
Practice mindfulness with the only POC owned meditation app for POC iPhone users, Liberate Meditation.
Or try these suggestions:
Aura - Micro-meditations for the stressed and anxious.
Try These Books
These are some timely suggestions given the police state we’re in and hoping to abolish.
Find our 2020 reading list here.
Get a personalized reading list from OhSheWentGlobal
Watch These YouTube Videos
ForHarriet - Looting should be the least of your concerns.
GrapevineTV - Ahmaud Arbery and Police Brutality
GrapevineTV - White Domestic Terrorism
Intersectionality Matters from Kimberle Crenshaw via The African American Policy Forum
Got a nagging body ache that won’t leave? Try these self-massaging tips from Today.com
Yoga flow for anxiety and stress from Spotebi.
YouTube - Trap Vinyasa
YouTube - Soulful Yoga
Support Black Owned Businesses
Rootsdolls - A Black owned toy company that provide empowers young black girls with dolls
The Femly Box - A black owned feminine hygiene brand
The Honey Pot - A plant-based black owned feminine hygiene brand
7 Black Owned Businesses to support from wellnesce
What are you doing to center yourself during this massive historical moment?