CDC declared ‘Racism is a serious public health threat’ and Why It Matters

On April 8th, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the Director of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), declared “Racism a serious health threat.” Racism impacts people of color in all aspects of life that include where they work, play, worship, live etc. There is growing awareness and concern around the causes of racism over the years, butContinue reading “CDC declared ‘Racism is a serious public health threat’ and Why It Matters”

How to Have Hard Conversations

We are in a time where many people are speaking up and speaking out. It is beautiful to hear new voices, young voices and bipoc voices emerging from our communities. In the past few months we have seen a clash between ideas and ideologies that is reminiscent of the 1960’s. Heartspace was created with theContinue reading “How to Have Hard Conversations”

Courage to Feel

“Emotions are data,” Dr. Susan David stated in her Ted Talk. She is a professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School where she researched Emotional Agility and wrote a book on the subject. Emotional Agility is the ability to navigate life’s tough emotions and accept them. When emotions are denied, they not only become amplifiedContinue reading “Courage to Feel”

Building ONLINE Community

HeartSpace Circle was created to build community and authentic connection. When we were founded in 2017, we never thought we would find ourself in a place of avoiding public spaces and group gatherings for public health and safety. During these challenging times, the need for community and connection is more important than ever. HeartSpace CircleContinue reading “Building ONLINE Community”