Wellspringwords: The Podcast

Ancestral Healing Through Self-Work with Ajeé Buggam

April 04, 2023 Nkem Chukwumerije Season 4 Episode 5
Wellspringwords: The Podcast
Ancestral Healing Through Self-Work with Ajeé Buggam
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In this episode of Wellspringwords: The Podcast, Nkem has an impassioned conversation with Ajeé Buggam on the nuances of healing through the negative tropes of being a “sensitive” person. As Nigerian and Caribbean women, respectively, their conversation dives into intergenerational dynamics and ancestral healing through self-work. They even dive into the idea of being a “fixer” and how to regain our personal power by creating space for inner growth. There’s so much here to munch on, so enjoy! Let us know what this conversation brought to mind or heart for you in a podcast review, on Instagram, or via email at bewell@wellspringwords.love. Be well!

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What does it mean for Ajeé to be a sensitive being?
How and why Ajeé started her IG page on self-healing
Being in survival mode brings us right into our feelings
Integrating the embodied experience into healing
Healing as an acquired skill that requires commitment
“It’s not your job to carry anybody.”
Making space for ourselves + learning to receive
Let’s talk about Ajeé’s book writing process - an exploration of culture
A pivot into exploring intergenerational dynamics
Leaning into the journey of growth within and beyond family
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