Honey, a poem

oh, how swiftly brilliance eagerness intensity gets dulled by shame shimmering turns flat brightness hides in shadows elegance is muddled love quashed a call to (re)turn to vulnerability and tenderness again and again and again.

Dear Loves

Dear Loves, So many of us are deeply troubled and frightened by our current political climate.  Manifestations of our lower selves are not only more visible, but condoned, even celebrated.  I also find myself curious about what would it be like to suffer an even more limited human existence than the one I inhabit.  One where … More Dear Loves

Homage to My Belly, a poem

Crafted at  Writing Woman: An Embodied Creative Writing and Ritual Experience led by poet & wise woman Elana Bell.  This piece was inspired by Lucille Clifton. Image by Antonio Paramo   My body’s fulcrum.  Full breasts above.  Strong hips below. This belly.  Plump, abundant, fleshy.  It sometimes shrinks.  It mostly grows. Rounded mounds.  Soft, pliable. It contains the … More Homage to My Belly, a poem

Corazón, a poem

by eloiza jorge I’m fine alone She says, wanting to convince herself. She’s right. She has survived. Clawed, climbed, clambered out of depths of anguish Cobbling, crafting, reconstructing a life. Finding firm ground underneath Broken open enough for wisdom to take root For a sturdy backbone to get built. Yet it’s sweeter, gentler, kinder In … More Corazón, a poem

Radical Advice for Competent, Responsible, Sensible Women

You’re competent.  You’re responsible.  You’re sensible.  You have it together.  People rely on you. You mostly complete tasks. You’re mostly on time.  You mostly do what you say you’re gonna do. Yet  somehow life is not fully satisfying.  You’re not deeply rewarded for your goodness.  Even when you’re praised for being kick-ass, it doesn’t  feel quite … More Radical Advice for Competent, Responsible, Sensible Women

Differences between Therapy & Coaching

I’ve been in therapy.  And I’m a coach.  Actually, for over half of my life I’ve been committed to healing through various therapeutic approaches: homeopathy, metaphysical healing, talk therapy, kinesiology and the like. I’m often asked what’s the difference between coaching and therapy? I’m grateful that I can speak from experience about the value and deep … More Differences between Therapy & Coaching

Healing.

I had always imagined healing would be this ethereal experience. The sun shining, a community of support, basking in a feeling of wholeness… That is until I really dedicated myself to a healing path.   I then came to understand the often lonely, painful, and dark path healing sometimes requires.

Free Resources

Five Ways to Connect to Your True Self is a guide to becoming more authentic and alive.  Each step identifies a theme and three activities to take you deeper.  Click on the image below to download your copy. The Woman Warrior’s Workbook is a 30-day regimen in self care.   What started as an online challenge … More Free Resources