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My Grandmother’s Blessings

My Grandmother’s Blessings

By Nesrin Abu Ata, MD
Stories of refuge, healing, homecoming, and connection to inspire you, nurture you and boost you up, the way your grandmother (Tata, Sitty, Bubba, Abuela, Safta, Babushka, Oma) would.
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My Grandmother’s Blessings

Walking each other home
Stories give us a compass to travel an unknown road to our desired destination. What stories have shaped your compass? How have you travelled the unknown road? What have you learned in the way?
February 17, 2022
A little bit about my background and who I am
“All the hearts of the people are my identity so take away my passport.” (Mahmoud Darwish, Palestinian poet). Get to know a little about me so that you have a context for the stories that I tell and we create a place of belonging and community together.
February 07, 2022
Perspective Shifting part 1
How do you change your perspective? How do you react when you do that? Have you been surprised? Shocked? Relieved? How was the perspective shift changed your journey?
February 06, 2022
Roadmaps to your body, soul and life.
How do your use roadmaps? Did you know there is a roadmap to your mindbody? How do you map out your road map to your life? #TMS #mindbody #holistic
February 04, 2022
Unexpected Allies
How do you decide who is on your dream team and your support? How have you been surprised by who ended up making your team?
February 04, 2022
You just know..part 1
What has led you on the paths in your life that change your trajectory and how did you know to take that path? What helped you and guided you?
February 04, 2022
Falling Gracefully..
How do you handle yourself when you literally fall in front of other people? And you keep falling no matter how hard you try not to. Do you feel shame? Do you avoid being around others because of that? Falling is not just a physical act- it’s also part of life. How do you get up and carry on with a pep in your step? Who has taught you? Who has inspired you?
January 29, 2022
My Father’s Wisdom
I reflect on lessons I learned from my father who what would have been his 68th birthday. What wisdom can you glean when you take a small step on your journey?
January 23, 2022
Unexpected Teachers
Life is tough and throws things at us that we never signed up for, but what has such unwanted experiences brought you as a gift? Were you surprised by what it revealed about you and taught you?
January 21, 2022
The First Step of Healing
How do you know when it is time to make a change in your life? How do you do it? Does it seem murky and messy? Well, it is! Welcome to the rest of humanity and you are not alone. Read about my reflection on listening TJ others stories as they figure out how to take the first baby step towards change.
January 16, 2022
Handling collective and individual trauma.
How do you treat yourself when you can no longer handle anything that life throws at you?
June 02, 2021
March 8, 2021
March 08, 2021