July 1, 2013

Signs and Symptoms of White Racial Shame (Otherwise Known as Shame Survival Strategies)

Over centuries, white people have developed and practiced collective coping strategies to avoid feeling our shame about participating in and benefiting from genocide, slavery, internment camps, […]
June 29, 2013

Flashback: My 2007 Interview with Urusa Fahim, Ph.D., Diversity coordinator at Spirit Rock Meditation Center

From Turning Wheel: The Journal of Socially Engaged Buddhism Spring 2007 Issue: Building Alliances to Address Racism
June 19, 2013

From White Racial Shame to Empathy for People of Color Part I

Fifteen years ago I began researching how to shift the shame and denial that prevents me and other people of European descent from challenging institutionalized racism. […]
May 17, 2013

“Rude” Body Wisdom

We all know that stressful situations cause us to tense up. Our bodies contract to protect us; this is a good thing. Tensing up only becomes […]