Warning: this piece deals with the topics of sexual assault and consent. Please proceed with caution.
The importance and magnitude of
The Universal Sisterhood
has penetrated the collective female consciousness since the simple “I’m with hers” weren’t enough.
Now, we feel it in our bones. Read more
A message for my friends with chronic illnesses Read more
The last thing I ever thought I would be, as I meditated and yoga-ed my way through pregnancy, was a competitive athlete’s mom. But part of being a conscious, aware, attached, and spiritual parent is listening to the soul's yearnings of your child - and my daughter, and her soul, proclaimed loud and clear: "I want to be a figure skater." Before she ever thought I would strap a pair of blades to her feet she was "skating" across the bare floors of our home in makeshift skates of socks, empty tissue boxes, and anything else that would slide; whether I thought it was safe or not! Read more
(How a celebrity body-shaming piece led me to write this article).
In "The Marvelous Transformation: Living Well With Autoimmune Disease," I write about taking back control of our body image even when chronic illness continues to damage it. I ran across one of these body shaming articles this morning, directed at celebrities and the "worst examples" of aging and I got angry. Read more
Benefits of authentic writing:
Can’t hide from your truth
A great outlet, Get your emotions out
Explore details you may have missed
Seeing the sum total of your experience, good and bad, puts it into perspective
Sharing and helping others gives you purpose Read more
After nearly 20 years of having a chronic, debilitating autoimmune disease which attacks my muscles, I have finally admitted it. I am disabled. There are things I cannot do. There are things I can do. There are times my body gives out and times it exceeds my expectations. I resisted calling myself disabled, for many years, because I believe in the power of positive thinking and I feared that labeling myself disabled would change everything. What I never considered is that it would change everything, for the better. Read more
Do you ever feel like parenting in the New Spirituality is a little bit like flapping in the wind? I mean, in Conversations with God, God threw out all the rules that told us how we can truly live!
The new constructs can read more like feel-good, motivational phrases than concepts:
We are all one!
God talks to everyone, all the time!
There's no such thing as right and wrong!
There's nothing you have to!