Demian Yumei

Demian Yumei, author, singer/songwriter and artist activist, uses spoken, written word and original songs in her human rights activism. She's a long time traveler on the healing journey and has a lifelong love affair with the creative process.

Realistic, Not Fatalistic

Realistic, Not Fatalistic

Written by on January 9, 2020 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

As a Dreamer, I’m sometimes accused of being unrealistic. But I am realistic, just not fatalistic. There’s a difference. Being realistic is seeing reality for what it is — both it’s limitations and it’s possibilities. Being fatalistic is seeing only the shadow and not the light. Somehow, being realistic has come to mean being cynical, […]

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Have Faith in the Light

Have Faith in the Light

Written by on January 4, 2020 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

Dear Dreamer, Going into the New Year, I am filled with hope, but I cannot pretend I’m not shaken by what I see. The specter of war looms ahead and I wonder if we will call it into our reality or draw the line. This is a time when it could be so easy to […]

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Casting a Light

Casting a Light

Written by on December 15, 2019 in Poetry and Song, The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

It’s important to speak out, to use your voice. In this time of dissension and hate, it’s important to share the thoughts that are meaningful to you — To speak of love and kindness. To shift one’s perspective. To find beauty in the moment. Not to escape but to feed your self, your soul. Don’t […]

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Love Does Not Require

Love Does Not Require

Written by on November 11, 2019 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

Love does not require you to be perfect to shine through you. Our task is to decide how we will express that love, in what ways love will enter into this world through the portal of our lives. Not whether we’re deserving of this task or not. The idea of being a channel for love […]

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Timing and the Healing Journey – Morning Tea ktd-015

Timing and the Healing Journey – Morning Tea ktd-015

Written by on October 9, 2019 in Keeping the Dream Podcast: Conversations with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:10 — 9.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreYour walk on the healing journey has its own timing, as well. Your healing has its own timing. And that’s kind of what happened to me this past month. Unplanned events, serendipitous […]

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Telling Your Story to Someone Who Can Respect It – Morning Tea ktd-014

Telling Your Story to Someone Who Can Respect It – Morning Tea ktd-014

Written by on September 13, 2019 in Keeping the Dream Podcast: Conversations with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:42 — 5.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreMorning Tea, A Sip of Inspiration No matter how much other people may empathize or understand or even have similar experiences, their story still isn’t your story. You need to be given […]

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Telling Your Story to Someone Who Can Hear It – Morning Tea ktd-013

Telling Your Story to Someone Who Can Hear It – Morning Tea ktd-013

Written by on September 12, 2019 in Keeping the Dream Podcast: Conversations with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:11 — 4.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreYour voice has value. Let it carry your story to someone who can hear it and honor it. Characteristic# 2 of a true healer goes beyond listening to respecting another person’s story. […]

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Characteristics of a True Healer – Morning Tea ktd-012

Characteristics of a True Healer – Morning Tea ktd-012

Written by on September 11, 2019 in Keeping the Dream Podcast: Conversations with 0 Comments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:28 — 5.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreIf you decide you want to work with a healer, there are eight characteristics you will want to make sure they possess. These characteristics are important in any healthy relationship, and no […]

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