All communication begins with intention. A loving word, or flipping someone the bird. A treatise on feminism, or an ageist tweet out to your peers.Read More
There’s so much sanity to just flowing with someone's predictability— their norm, their nature. Accept it. Forgive it. Just tolerate it; or peace out if you don’t want it in your life. But don’t waste too much time trying to change it.Read More
I can be my most very very softest self with you. There isn’t a word in the English language that can convey my gratitude for that.
You have never once made me feel wrong, or wicked, or insane, or not hot — even when I felt all of those things. You always make me feel righteous, and loving, and strong, and totally hot.Read More
Imagine being excited by EVERYTHING that you’re up to. Imagine looking at your day planner and thinking, “My life is so obviously great. OBVIOUSLY.” Imagine feeling incredibly free and empowered.
You want that, right?
Then here’s the password to all that spaciousness and power. One word: No.Read More
...and by that I mean: Your week is filled with a few opportunities to put up and shut up. And where does that get you? Repressed, suppressed, officially oppressed. Not taking any shit doesn’t mean you’ve got to fight or get scrappy — though sometimes, that’s exactly what you need to do — loudly.Read More
I was moving out of a house recently and told a friend I was going to smudge the place. (You know, “smudge" — you burn some sage and clean the energy out. Stay with me, this is going to get more logical for some of you. Actually…it will probably get weirder.)Read More
"You know gentlemen," Miten said as he strummed his guitar, "I think this lyric speaks to the masculine, to the heart of our sexuality. It's what we're here to give the world, you know. So it's a bit radical, but would all the men in the audience please stand up." Silence. All the men in the concert hall rise. The women started looking around, behind our seats, next to us, taking it in, softly smiling, nodding to each other, like, "Well THIS should be interesting." ...Read More
June 2013 roundup: drama at a cafe, celebrating our insignificance & the Desire Map Spreecast. Plus, a lesson on being free, and a tale of self expression.Read More