F*ck the Supreme Court

F*ck the Supreme Court

How can a firearm have more rights than a woman? What is this messed up country I live in? Forced birth in a nation where gun violence is the number one cause of death for children. Forced birth in a country that offers no universal childcare, no universal healthcare,...
Learn to Love Your Body

Learn to Love Your Body

What if you gave yourself permission to be beautiful? Not in the lofty sense of appreciating your “inner” beauty, but in a way that truly celebrates your physical beauty. It sounds simple but it’s not. At least not for many. Not in a culture that presents messages...
Healing The Mother Wound

Healing The Mother Wound

“My mother is my best friend, I can rely on her for anything. She knows me better than anyone and is always present and supportive.” Does this statement make you want to puke? Do you have an entirely different experience with your mother? When you think about your...
Your Body Knows What Your Mind Ignores

Your Body Knows What Your Mind Ignores

Having trouble sleeping? Struggling with physical intimacy? Do you often feel sick and/or tired? Do you cringe when someone touches you unexpectedly? Your body may be reacting to unhealed trauma. Before you shrug and assume this doesn’t apply to you, be aware...
When Loving Yourself is Hard to Do

When Loving Yourself is Hard to Do

“Love yourself.” “Stay positive.” “Focus on your blessings.” Sound advice, but easier said than done. Everyone struggles to love themselves at times. We all have moments of doubt or insecurity. But for some people, self loathing is...
Love Your Body, Love Yourself

Love Your Body, Love Yourself

This is the time of year when I, like many others, think about what I’ll do in the coming months to get in shape. I don’t make resolutions per se, but I set goals. The last couple of years, I’ve wanted to lose 5-10 pounds, to eat more vegetables, and to exercise more...