I'm Hanna Kebbede and thank you for stopping by. I created TAASTTA after a long period of soul searching and having wrestled with anxiety and periodic depression. I pursued therapy for a while, but I what really led to my joy and fulfillment is that I followed my intuition and practiced art to express what I felt. Overtime, I included a yoga & meditation practice alongside
regular physical exercise. I read many self-help books and investigated information about mental wellness and I learned from Dr. Bessel van Der Kolk, Dr. Peter Levine and others that my approach using creativity and the arts was the best means to reset the brain.
Even while I struggled with my own emotional instability, I obtained an MPA from Harvard University and became a consultant to international NGOs, including ten UN agencies. I organized gender equality and women empowerment entrepreneurial training projects.
I created TAASTTA.to empower those who wrestle with emotional turbulence. I developed content focused on mind-body wellness and bring my multicultural sensibilities into it.
I have delivered TAASTTA in live workshops to a variety of audiences and it has proved valuable and transforming.
My goal is to help organizations support mental health and harmony in the workplace by using TAASTTA as a live or virtual transforming event.
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I heard your interview on EBS Helen show I have to say it help me very well.
- S.M.K. Norway
We can talk about emotional trauma and mental illness in abstract, third-party terms, but rarely as something that happened to us. Thank you for doing that. I am sure it will help all of us and the community.
- N.A.R. USA
TAASTTA has very good tools to use as weapon for emotional well being. I'm one of them that need those weapons. Thank you and God bless you!
- D.A. USA
TAASTTA workshop increased my awareness and I learned how to treat my life and my family.
- A.M. Israel
TAASTTA workshop gives you a sense of awareness. Very impressive, educational and explanatory. I would recommend the TAASTTA workshop to anyone.
- C. Israel
በጣም የሚያበረታታና በጣም ጠቃሚ የሆነ ትምህርት ነው። በግሌ ስልጠና ወስጄ ሌሎችን ብረዳ በጣም ፍላጎት አለኝ፤ በጣም ለኛ ህብረተሰብ ጠቃሚ ሆኖ አግኝቸዋለሁ።
- ቤአ ከእስራኤል