Hey everyone! It’s spring (in the Northern hemnisphere)!
This episode feels so joyful and spring-like, it seemed like perfect timing for this week. My guest is Anjuli Sherin is a therapist and writer specialising in trauma recovery and the cultivation of joy. Here is some of what we talked about:
- The cycle of suffering and the circle of resilience
- Anjuli’s path towards joy and what she learned along the way
- Limitations of the “Western mental health mindset”
- Building exquisite self-care as well as an intersectional approach wellness, joy and resilience
Anjuli was really generous and shared so much from her practice, creativity and experience – I hope there is lots in here that might provide some inspiration for you too.
Anjuli Sherin, M.A., is a Pakistani-American licensed marriage and family therapist specializing in trauma recovery, resilience building and cultivating joy. She has 15 years of practice working with immigrant, South Asian, Middle Eastern, Muslim and LGBTQI+ populations. Sherin received her B.A. in sociology and anthropology from Mary Washington University and her M.A. from CIIS. She has trained and mentored with leading figures in trauma recovery and energy psychology, including Richard Strozzi-Heckler, Staci Haines and Vianna Stibal. In addition to awards for academic excellence and community service, Sherin received the 2007 Emerging Leader Award from the E-women Network and has been featured in O Magazine as a finalist for the O Magazine/White House Leadership Project. Her new book is Joyous Resilience: A Path to Individual Healing and Collective Thrivingin an Inequitable World. Learn more at: www.anjulisherinmft.com.
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