healing

Cancer

How Nipple Tattoos Are Helping Breast Cancer Survivors Heal

After undergoing reconstructive surgery following her mastectomy, Lisa Chavis decided to have areolas tattooed onto her new breasts—a trend that is helping some breast cancer survivors mark the end of their treatment.
Kimberly Lawson
1.30.17
healing

The Complicated Practice of Healing Sexual Assault Survivors Through Touch

With the increasing amount of research dedicated to how holistic therapies like yoga and massage can help you overcome everything from everyday stress to PTSD, sexual assault survivors often seek out the practices for healing. But, when a single touch...
Sarit Luban
9.28.16
Social Media

Can't Quit the Clicks: The Rise of Social Media Rehab

As our reliance on technology continues to grow, so does the number of people seeking help to curb that dependency. We talked to the professionals creating new ways for extreme tech, internet, and social media users to find help and recovery.
Mae Wiskin
8.17.16
healing

Summoning Healing Spirits In Post-Earthquake Haiti

Broadly travels to Haiti in search of healing with Manbo Katy, a Vodou priestess who summons the spirits to help heal her community after the 2010 earthquake.
Broadly Staff
5.20.16
healing

Enter the 360˚ World of Vodou Healing in Haiti

In post-earthquake Haiti, priestess Katy helps heal her community through Vodou ceremonies. For the first time ever, Broadly captures the transformative ritual process in virtual reality.
Broadly Staff
5.6.16
healing

Exploring a Vodou Priestess's Spirited World, in Photos

Haiti's passionate and spirited culture is unlike any other in the world. Witness a ceremony of the dead through the lens of photographer Stephanie Meiling.
Broadly Staff
4.27.16