ANCESTRAL ROOTS AND YOUR MENTAL HEALTH: BY DR WANGARI GICHIMU
A DOCTOR OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
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“What is your belief system? What is the one guiding principle that governs your life, irreducible minimum if you will, the one thing you cannot compromise on?” Toughest questions ever thrown at me. Not so much because they are tough questions, but like many people, I realize or they awaken me to my shallowness. MoreContinue reading “Let’s Talk a Little About Pre-colonial African”
Today has been a particularly emotional day. I am currently reading two books concurrently, that’s Facing Mount Kenya and Maina wa Kinyatti’s Agikuyu:Waiyaki, Kimathi,Kenyatta. Both are heavy reads because I am coming into the reality of what happened to my ancestors, the Agikuyu people. Reading British Gulag gave me nightmares for about a week, becauseContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Collective Agikuyu Trauma”
Reading ‘Facing Mt Kenya’ on this chapter of ‘Ombani na Ngweko’ then on to the next chapter on marriage and it’s amazing to see how our ancestors understood sexual energy and put measures in place to make sure it’s diffused in a healthy manner. Looks like our unhealthy views and puritanical interaction with this subjectContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Sex Education, What Do Our Ancestors Have to Say?”
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