Following the tragedy in Parkland, Florida, we invite you to continue our practice of widening the circumference of love. We live in challenging times and hope that today’s mediation and spoken word brings comfort and enlightenment. Even when tragedy and evil strike, we must be conscious to not perpetuate the injustice but to rise above […]
This episode we will invite you to explore your imagination to discover positive ideas and encourage for those ideas to be brought to life. Take action for sustainability of constructive values.
In light of the sexual assault cases receiving attention across the country, and more recently the verdict of Dr. Nassar assaulting hundreds of young American athletes, we are addressing this sexual assault directly. This episode is dedicated to the survivors. You are not alone and you are stronger than you realize. Remember to rely on […]
This is the Pilot episode of 814 Grounded Podcast. We hope to offer practices for activists and those who facilitate practices of healing and restoration some tools for these trying times. Each podcast will have discussion on a theme relevant to social justice and healing and will offer a guided meditation, mantra and/or musical practice.
2017 for me, began in Conakry, the capital city of Guinea, West Africa with a festive soirée that began with a shared meal and had lots of dancing and merry making! 2017 comes to a close celebrating the birth of our first grandchild, Anthony Michael Bayush born on December 14 to Johnny (my son) and […]
It is so easy to forget who I am. It is my default mode when I lack awareness and presence to navigate on shifting sand and become so consumed with that practice of trying to hold my shit together. That is what everyone in our society is basically occupied with doing. Keeping it all […]
Silence is no longer the only option. I find myself in the last month, unpacking and releasing internalized shame that I didn’t realize existed and am certainly not going to hold onto. This is a painful process but I have found if I have my tools of yoga, breathing, finding neutrality first, then on the […]
Getting back into my groove with writing again. Have spent some amazing and challenging time in the past few months in immersions with communities committed to doing the work internally to build capacity to withstand the enormous discomfort of our times. We know what we know. We don’t know what we don’t know. Being curious […]
This is a reminder in times like these. Everything is a sacred act. If I can live, move, love and breathe into this awareness, this becomes my Emergent reality. I have been committing to radical self care with the support of several blessed communities and this week, because of intense burn out, and also the […]
I have no answers to contribute to the current state of affairs in our country and on the planet. I can only go deep into the shadow of my own psyche where impulses exist to be fearful, to loudly proclaim my own righteousness, to externalize the challenges so they all present themselves as outside of […]