Many of us have been taught to harness our anger from experiencing racism into energy to propel us towards success. We are instructed to push down or deny other emotions, like sadness and fear because too many feels get in the way of our survival.
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When the Blues are More than Just a Song
I confess, I’m a lover of sad songs. And I’m not the only one. As a culture, we romanticize “feeling blue”. We have a whole genre of music, The Blues, that revels in hard times and love lost. But what happens when all that revelry turns to pure pain and melancholy? How do we know when …