Provider Wellness/Taking Care of Yourself
Please note that links in each category are listed alphabetically.
- My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa Menakem. My Grandmother's Handsis a call to action for all of us to recognize that racism is not only about the head, but about the body, and introduces an alternative view of what we can do to grow beyond our entrenched radicalized divide.
- Free Racialized Trauma Course by Resmaa Menakem. A 1.5-hour program with goal to metabolize the trauma of race in this country. This highlights our bodies' conditioning to racism. I think there's a lot of overlap between the trauma ED Docs see and that of Police Officers. He really unpacks how we got here and some tips on how to heal.
Chromatic Elephant, Bringing the Elephant in the Room “Being woke”, “being inclusive”, “being diverse”, “being resilient”, “being informed”, “being competent” … None of this is BEING REAL and none of this gets any of us to a place of true healing and community.