Posts in STORIES OF RESILIENCE
Selam Debs on Creating Inclusive Spaces and Building a Strong Voice as an Ethiopian-Canadian Womyn. PART TWO.

What is One Piece of Advice That You’d Give To Other Womyn, Who Are Just Starting Their Journey on Healing From Sexual Violence, Abuse or Adversity?

“GET HELP. When I was a young girl, I didn’t talk to anyone. I was ashamed of my experiences. I carried everything in my body. When I started to bring my shadows into the light, they started to weigh less on me. I began realizing that I needed to tell my story. I needed to RE-CLAIM my history. To RE-CLAIM my past. I have a holistic life coach, a Reiki therapist, healers, yoga instructors, and a whole crew of Womyn by my side. I also had to move away from the toxic people in my life. I had to end toxic relationships.”

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Selam Debs on Creating Inclusive Spaces and Building a Strong Voice as an Ethiopian-Canadian Womyn. PART ONE.

How do we become more WOKE and aware in the world?

“We become aware of the suffering of other people. We become acutely aware of our own biases. If you’ve been asleep to social injustice, and asleep to the issues that have been affecting the human beings in your community, then, its time wake up.”

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