The Black community faces significant challenges, but belief in ourselves and our people is crucial. Real change will only come when our mindset shifts from continually believing we don't have enough to go around to an abundance mindset. By embracing our worth, capabilities, and collective strength, we can actively work toward a brighter future. It is through empowerment, unity, and a determined mindset that we pave the way for lasting progress and equality.
In this episode of Hey, I’m Listening, Dr. Joan speaks with Shireen Spencer about the Challenges Facing the Black Community
Shireen Spencer is a woman who wears many hats-Pastor, Author, Teacher, Mary Kay Business Owner, Life Coach, and Officiant to name a few. She is married to the love of her life Che and has 2 wonderful teenage boys. She is passionate about sharing God's truth and helping others see their lives through the perspective of joy and faith.
Connect with Shireen Spencer | IG: shireenspencerconnect3
What you can expect from this episode
00:29 The biggest challenges faced by people of African Ancestry
03:25 Some things may never change
05:07 “The poor will always be with us”
07:44 Modern-day slavery
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About Dr. Joan
Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.
Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.
In 2016, she founded Becoming Inc., and in 2020 she founded the Village of Peace not-for-profit organization. Dr. Joan is the author of 490: Forgive and Live Fearlessly, Forgive: Master The Art of Letting Go and Becoming the Journey to Love, and the mind behind the revolutionary new therapeutic modality and certification “The Forgiveness Method” launching in 2023.
Dr. Joan is a Jamaican-Canadian Toronto native who lives in the beautiful community of Kamloops, B.C., alongside her loving husband and family.
Connect with Dr. Joan at www.drjoan.ca | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.theartoflettinggo.ca | www.thevillageofpeace.com
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