I’m Vina. My middle name is Joy. And my last name? Legally it’s Barham which is my husband’s adoptive dad’s last name (it’s English I think) but I am currently going by my mother’s mother’s maiden name, Duran. There’s so much to share about each name I carry and how they shape my story and my path to shedding layers and coming home to who I am. But it’s all a work in progress. Maybe one day.
This body of work I am entrusted to develop centers around The Art of Caretaking. I am being called to unpack, reframe and offer the Art of Caretaking as one of the missing essential elements in the way we approach our creative calling, our communal healing and our collective liberation.
I draw from my own personal experience as a full-time caretaker and “educator” of my children (aka the stay at home + homeschooling mom) for almost a decade while learning to heal my own childhood wounds, trust my body, decolonize & unpack oppressive beliefs and create my right-fit life and vocation.
While the iteration of this body of work is unfolding in real time and is particularly difficult to share (mostly because I am still digesting it all,) I am committed to show up and share my process, insights, resources, stories and practices to help support our healing both individually and collectively.
I share bits and pieces on Facebook, and also plan on connecting the dots via my Patreon page. Sometimes, folks want to support me via PayPal.Me/VinaJoyBarham for the insights and resources I share on social media, which helps me do the emotional, spiritual and mental labor necessary for me to create this body of work.
Thank you so much! If you want to connect, you can send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Let’s take care and get free together!
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