Sisterhood Agenda has been promoting Black youth mental health for over twenty-five years. Starting with small groups of Black girls ages 12-17, we created and implemented A Journey Toward Womanhood, plus SisterCamp, Sister Circles, and other girl power programs.
It is no big surprise that many of us may hibernate during the COVID-19 pandemic even more than usual. Between health anxiety, climate change, planetary alignments, cosmic shifts, hormonal fluctuations, Seasonal Affect Disorder (SAD), and global social-economic-political issues, it is no wonder that many of us start to shut down socially and may even gather our supplies to plan to hibernate this winter season.
Wellness is no doubt one of the top priorities for most people at this time. During previous years, it was not something we discussed as much as we do now. Today, people have become more spiritual and value their minds and body more than ever.
Teaching girls to be confident starts at home. If you have a daughter, most likely you want her to be equipped with courage and confidence. You do not want her to fall into depression and anxiety and be vulnerable to hurtful words.