WELCOME to “ORANGE WALK,” New Beginning Healing Institute’s blog page. Kind of an odd name for a blog, you’re probably thinking. I fell in love with this place and its name from a trip to Belize back in 2018. Orange Walk is a quaint town in Belize, Central America, influenced by early Mexican refugees, who settled there to make a life after the war between the Mayan and British forces. It is a place where Mayan’s began renegotiating their lives and asserting themselves.
As a psychotherapist, I am usually trying to find the meaning behind something. So, yes, this history spoke to me!
ORANGE WALK is a space for women to support and empower each other. You probably stumbled upon this page. Great!
As women, we too often refuse to use our voice in support of ourselves and each other. The message historically and culturally is that our voice does not matter or simply invalid. This blog is about sharing truthfully and professionally on issues of self-discovery, self-care and parenting. Why? We need to do this in order to understand, express and heal ourselves. Hopefully this will lead to practical steps toward self-development and support of each other – a connected and caring community.
So, what can you expect? I am glad you asked!
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I count it a privilege to serve and support you! Staying true to “My Why” — Enriching and Empower Women and Girls!
Keisha Henry, Founder
“Make it clear to everybody else what I meant.” Lorraine further states, “the whole point of wanting to be an artist was to find out who I was.” These are the words of Lorraine O’ Grady, Caribbean-American Artist quoted in an article by New York Magazine with the caption, “Just Watch Me.” …
Insecurities in girls start very early in life. Unfortunately, they become rooted as girls become women. For example, apparently, even Hollywood celebrities, actresses are insecure.”How did she get on the list?” She said as she went on to criticize the attire of other women at a function. “To come for other women” to…
“Who owns the problem gets to solve the problem.”
Things happen outside of our control–this is the nature of life. What would happen if we approached change with openness and curiosity?
“People believe that the problem of their lives as reflection of their identity or the identity of others or the reflection of the identity of their relationships.”
Can you stand to be with your emotions? Or, do you run from them? Maybe it’s time to take a closer look at perhaps exactly what your experience, why you experience, and the possibilities to get a handle on this.
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Perhaps you have heard it stated people who talk to themselves are ok as long as they do not answer. Well, I disagree. Here is why? Ever felt like you’re on a leash… pretty much all of your life? This leash maybe labeled “Please everyone” or whatever fits. The moment you “try” to please yourself…