Upending the “Black Superwoman” Trope: Balancing Power and Vulnerability

By Aminata Ciss The past four weeks have been emotionally taxing for everyone.  From the incessant phone notifications about new quarantine provisions to the morbid updates of those who have succumbed to COVID-19, everyone seems to be on high alert, as the world collapses into bedlam. There have been numerous allusions to the “Twilight Zone”Continue reading “Upending the “Black Superwoman” Trope: Balancing Power and Vulnerability”

Hello, I’m Heddy Keith, M.Ed, CI President/CEO

I am a certified journal writing instructor, certified hypnosis instructor, and a retired Milwaukee Public Schools teacher, I taught middle school language arts and social studies. I am an awarding winning author of three books; Through It All A Memoir of Love and Loss, Through It All Trauma Recovery Journal, and African American Scientists andContinue reading “Hello, I’m Heddy Keith, M.Ed, CI President/CEO”

Nothing Ever Goes Away

Heddy Keith M.Ed., CI “Nothing Ever Goes Away Until It Teaches Us What We Need To Know” Pema Chodron We can’t deny trauma, we can’t hide from it, we can’t refuse to face it.  It’s always there underneath the surface stored in our subconscious minds. Like weeds, we must pull them up from the root.Continue reading “Nothing Ever Goes Away”