For this episode we spoke to Gabriela Polit Dueñas, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin whose new book "Unwanted Witnesses. Journalists and Conflict in Contemporary Latin America" is now available. We drank jasmine green tea and talked about journalists' experiences in Latin America and the representation of violence in contexts of armed conflict.
We have recorded a version of the 5-minute Self-Compassion Break in Spanish. This meditation is available for you to use for yourself or in sessions if you work with clients. Enjoy!
For this episode we discussed the importance of rest and taking breaks, our life updates, and how we approach our work with the podcast with self-compassion. The end of the episode features a version of the 5-minute Self-Compassion Break in Spanish. The break is also uploaded as a separate audio file for you to use for yourself or with clients!
This is the Latinx Mental Health Podcast where we talk to therapists, researchers, artists, activists, and students about their experiences in the intersections of mental health and Latinx identity. In each interview we aim to connect through our voices, our struggles, and our triumphs as we sample a different herbal tea just like abuela used to make.