Demian Yumei

Demian Yumei, author, singer/songwriter and artist activist, uses spoken, written word and original songs in her human rights activism. "For the Sake of Love” is her collection of songs written on Demian's healing journey, and “Little Yellow Pear Tomatoes” is a children’s book she wrote for her daughter about the interconnectedness of life published by Illumination Arts and endorsed by Jane Goodall. Currently, Demian is working on recording episodes for her podcast and writing on the "Where There's Smoke Series on Covert Abuse".

Relationship with Healing STTA ktd-005

Relationship with Healing STTA ktd-005

Written by on April 15, 2019 in Conversations: KTD Podcast with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:18 — 7.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreEvery now and then I’ll address an idea or concept from the book I’m reading or about any topic related to the healing journey and throw out some questions to consider or […]

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A Turn in the Road EWO ktd-004

A Turn in the Road EWO ktd-004

Written by on April 11, 2019 in Conversations: KTD Podcast with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:08 — 12.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreEyes Wide Open: Navigating the Healing Journey, the first book in the Where There’s Smoke Series on Covert Abuse. There is power in sharing your story, and this is the story of […]

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Where There’s Smoke Series on Covert Abuse Overview ktd-003

Where There’s Smoke Series on Covert Abuse Overview ktd-003

Written by on April 10, 2019 in Conversations: KTD Podcast with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:30 — 14.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreBreaking down the specific areas in our study of covert abuse in the Where There’s Smoke Series on Covert Abuse. IDEAS COVERED: Looking at the healing path; Laying the foundation to study […]

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Taking Up Oxygen

Taking Up Oxygen

Written by on April 10, 2019 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

Taking up oxygen. You know that reference? When someone presumably worthless is using up valuable resources better used by someone else? It’s how a lot of survivors of abuse feel like. After pulling through an exceptionally long period of chronic fatigue, I took a short walk last night … more like a stroll. Then again […]

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Keeping the Dream and Covert Abuse ktd-002

Keeping the Dream and Covert Abuse ktd-002

Written by on April 9, 2019 in Conversations: KTD Podcast with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:08 — 7.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreA discussion on the original inspiration for Keeping the Dream — the students of Tiananmen Square, and the question, “Why study covert abuse?” ~ Demian SHOWNOTES: Copyright 2019 Demian Yumei, All Rights […]

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Not Your Typical Disclaimer ktd-001

Not Your Typical Disclaimer ktd-001

Written by on April 8, 2019 in Conversations: KTD Podcast with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:14 — 7.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreTaking literally what it means to disclaim and doing it the Keeping the Dream way, while still covering a few typical disclaimer stuff. This is an invitation to walk the healing journey […]

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In Heavenly Peace

In Heavenly Peace

Written by on December 24, 2018 in Poetry and Song, The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

          Silent Night by Demian Yumei and Stacey Young   The story of a baby born in humble surroundings in the dead of winter touches my heart. No matter where I am in my spiritual journey, this image always moves me. It’s not where the baby is born that’s so remarkable. […]

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This is how I feel about getting older

This is how I feel about getting older

Written by on November 2, 2018 in Poetry and Song, The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

I first wrote these lyrics and the melody in 1990. Eventually, after many years it evolved into the form we have here. Arranged and produced by Stacey Young. ~ demian No apologies Sensuality belongs to me All the lies are fading Truth and power waiting Here for me! No apologies All the roads I’ve traveled […]

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