ANCESTRAL ROOTS AND YOUR MENTAL HEALTH: BY DR WANGARI GICHIMU
A DOCTOR OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
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Let’s Talk About the Lies Perpetuated About African Culture as Primitive and Backwards and to What End…
By Anjana Kagume My great grandfather was a medicine man. His name was actually Kagume. And he used herbs and plants to heal people. He could go as far as the forest to find some specific plants. This must have been something he learned from his own father though I don’t have that information. HeContinue reading “Let’s Talk About the Lies Perpetuated About African Culture as Primitive and Backwards and to What End…”
In my teens, I was very idealistic. I thought I had my life figured out. Even saw in my diary for back then I had planned to get married latest by 25. Well I also wrote I hope to be a practicing psychologist by the time I got to 30 years of age, and thatContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Faith in Things Hoped for and not Seen….”
There’s a cucu (grandmother) who I was talking with recently that taught me the value of the greetings in the Agikuyu culture. I also came across an article that tried to expound on the same. Basically the greetings were a way of enforcing boundaries so that you know there are lines not be crossed. Interestingly,Continue reading “Let’s Talk About Boundaries….”
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