Najwa Zebian: Healing Souls Using Words

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Posted: November 06, 2019

We live in a world where state of mind is everything. Somehow, our emotional state is even more fragile. Deciding that you want to heal yourself is a long process. Luckily, there are people like Najwa Zebian, who is in the business of helping you heal not just on Instagram but in books.

Najwa Zebian  is a Lebanese-Canadian poet, writer, activist, speaker and educator. She came into the lime-light after the launch of her book Mind Platter on 23 January 2016. Channeling her experiences with abuse and discrimination, she uses her words to encourage her readers to find home within themselves and to love and live fearlessly.

Search for home, the place where the soul and heart are at peace.

Mind Platter a compilation of reflections on life. It explores life through the eyes of an educator, student and overall human who experienced silence in her early days. This book was written for people who have ever felt voiceless, unheard, mistreated, misjudged or unseen. The book reflects on various social topics such as love, friendship, hurt, respect, motivation and etc. It is not about the words but how they are interpreted by the reader.

” These mountains that you are carrying , you were only meant to climb.”

     Najwa Zebian

The Nectar of Pain, this is a collection of poems and prose that deal with the feelings and experiences of pain of love and loss. Pain demands to be felt and in this book, she writes the process of cleansing oneself of pain, step-by-step. She empowers her readers to accept and understand the pain and from there, heal from it.

Sparks of Phoenix, just as a phoenix rises from the ashes, Zebain emerges once again with an aid to healing.  This book is divided into six chapters and six stages of healing. It gives way for a healthy response to new love as an outcome of authentic healing.  Through her gentle and personal advice and revelation, she urges silenced and shamed people to speak up and soar.


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