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Reclaiming Indigenous Spiritual Practices is a Form of Mental Health

Virginia Isaad
This rise in reclaiming ancestral and indigenous practices within the Latinx wellness and spiritual space has been gaining prominence over the last few years. These practices are more than their simplified stereotypical understanding of being measured down to lunar cycles...
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Green Bruja Discusses the Importance of Spiritual Hygiene and Sexual Energy Wellness

Virginia Isaad
When it comes to sex the focus is always the physical but not enough attention is on the energy transference that also happens. Sex feels different with different people for a reason and how you feel afterward is also an...
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6 Afro-Latina Leaders Elevating and Educating About Blackness in Latinx Culture

Virginia Isaad
Afro-Latinidad has historically been marginalized in Latin America and the U.S. and it’s the work of Afro-Latinx leaders that has ensured against their erasure. Mainstream images of Latinas rarely include Black Latinas so these women have taken it upon themselves...
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Digame: Afro-Dominican Holistic Wellness Expert Dr. Mariel Buquè Talks Healing BIPOC

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. Dr. Mariel Buquè is a Columbia University-trained Afro-Dominican psychologist, holistic wellness expert, and sound bath meditation healer. Her work focuses...
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Indigenous Activist Nemonte Nenquimo Makes TIME 100 List

Virginia Isaad
As Latinos continue to make strides in different industries there’s always the issue of recognition for their work and efforts. TIME’s list of 100 influential people includes only 9 Latinxs, so while we celebrate those that made it on the...