I recently received a notification from my Libby app that a book I had on hold from the library was available. The book was My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa … Continue reading Healing from Trauma for Societal Change
Content warning: mentions of police brutality, current events, racism. I recently met with my professor about feeling helpless in times of turmoil due to not being able to contribute to movements the way I want to, and not knowing how … Continue reading Capacity Building and Sustainability
Lately, I have been consumed with news about COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus. Whether it’s online or in person, conversations with others always involve some percept of the coronavirus — How do we protect ourselves? Should we be scared? … Continue reading On the Coronavirus: What if we die?
The past few weeks I have been taking a break from blogging, studying, and responsibilities to travel with my boyfriend. One of the stops on our journey was Saigon, Vietnam (also referred to as Ho Chi Minh City). Saigon is … Continue reading Visiting My Parents’ Hometown: Saigon, Vietnam
When I made my first appointment with my mental health counselor, I started our session with telling her, “I don’t know what’s wrong with me.” I shared stories and situations with her and as I told my stories and spoke … Continue reading Learning to Not Be Afraid to Cry
Hello everyone! My name is Queenie and I am the writer and moderator of this blog! Who Am I? When it comes to my identity, the first one that comes to mind is my identity as a first-generation low-income (FGLI) … Continue reading What is qqueenie.com?