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‘Sad!” By xxxTentacion-Hip Hop UNRAPPED-the mental health spin

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“Sad!” by xxxTentacion “Who am I? Someone that’s afraid to let go, uh You decide, if you’re ever gonna, let me know (yeah) Suicide, if you ever try to let go, uh I’m sad and low, yeah I’m sad and low, yeah” According to the Suicide Prevention Lifeline Organization webpage, suicide is the 2nd leading […]

Hip Hop & Rap-UNRAPPED-the mental health spin

“Ex-Factor” by Lauren Hill-Hip Hop & Rap-UNRAPPED-the mental health spin

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“Ex-Factor” by Lauren Hill “Andwhen I try to walk away You’d hurt yourself to make me stay This is crazy, this is crazy.” Lauren Hill’s “Ex-Factor” lyrics speak to a struggle that impact many people-Self Harm. “Self-harm usually starts as a way to relieve the build-up of pressure from distressing thoughts and feelings. This might […]

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“Fake Love” by Drake-Hip Hop UNRAPPED-the mental health spin

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“Fake Love”by Drake “I got fake people showin’ fake love to me Straight up to my face, straight up to my face” The lyrics from Drake’s “Fake Love” speak to a concept in the mental health field-Acting as If. “Acting “as if” is a common prescription in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy It’s based on the idea […]

Hip Hop & Rap-UNRAPPED-the mental health spin

“Be Careful” by Cardi B-Hip Hop UNRAPPED-the mental health spin

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“Be Careful” by Cardi B What Are Trigger Warnings? “A trigger warning is a notice of potential triggers in future discussion or content. The aim is to let people with mental health concerns avoid or prepare themselves for triggers. It is impossible to predict or avoid all triggers, since many are unique to a person’s […]

Hip Hop UNRAPPED-the mental health spin

“Independent Woman” by Destiny’s Child———-Hip Hop UNRAPPED———-the mental health spin

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“Independent Woman” by Destiny’s Child “Question: Tell me how you feel about this Try to control me boy you get dismissed Pay my own fun, oh and I pay my own bills Always 50/50 in relationships The shoes on my feet I’ve bought it The clothes I’m wearing I’ve bought it The rock I’m rockin’ […]

ACTS THAT MATTER

ACTS THAT MATTER: Act 7. Feel!

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ACT 7:  FEEL! A commitment to feeling our feelings, passions, desires, and wants are the fuel for change, transformation, and clarity.  We must desire something before you can see it, obtain it.  For example, before we can have freedom, love, healing, there must be a desire for them.  Feelings are like magnets.  They can repel, […]

ACTS THAT MATTER

ACTS THAT MATTER: Act 10. Honor

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ACT 10: HONOR Honor is an act that matters in healing.  It is the act of acknowledging and accepting the role that every person, experience, and event has played in our lives.  Our healing, our participation in a clarified life depends on our ability to honor difficult experiences and relationships–not judging them to be bad. […]