“Some of us were moved to tears of gratitude for this shared space for self-care. tenderness, support and listening.”

Simple exercises to build self-empathy help create a safe space where mothers of at-risk girls can get together and talk. Focusing Trainer Heazel Martínez uses the following prompts to foster self-empathy:

Marilin Cabezas and Rocío Mendoza are the young founders of Leer para Soñar, an NGO that seeks to inspire, support and encourage young girls at risk. They are learning psychosocial wellness through Focusing by studying with Salvadoran Focusing Trainer Heazel Martínez