culture, ecofeminism, personal growth, spirituality

Small is good.

I keep seeing and hearing this phrase, "Stop playing small." In my business group, in memes, from "thought leaders" and lifestyle personalities, on pages geared toward women's empowerment, all over the place. And I get it. Women have been reduced by the world around them for far too long. If "playing small" means holding yourself… Continue reading Small is good.

ecofeminism, personal growth, politics

Now I know what feminism really means.

I turned 30 this summer.  It's something I had looked forward to since my early twenties; I hoped that, by the time I was leaving that decade, I would feel more grounded, more clarity, more comfortable with myself and my place in the world.  I hoped that maturity would ease my agonizing neuroses, that I… Continue reading Now I know what feminism really means.

anger, politics, spirituality

What it means to be undefeated

We've just come out of a year that was called the "gloomiest" for humanity in over a decade... 2017.  The verdict isn't out yet on 2018, but judging by the news and social media feeds, the trend continues: gloominess mixed with anger, hostility, apprehension and anxiety.  I know these feelings intimately. I've been through an… Continue reading What it means to be undefeated