self-compassion & racial justice

First off… To all my BIPOC readers, I love you. I stand with you in the imperfect, never enough, WAYYYYY too late ways I can. I will follow your lead. I will learn from you. I will amplify your voices. I will do the work. I will fuck up. I will do this so you […]

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A Wise, Compassionate Response to COVID-19

If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together. – Lilla Watson These are deeply unsettling times. We are witnessing a global pandemic ravage our normalcy, our economy, our human decency. The breakdown […]

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My 30-Day Journey Without Alcohol

Today, I’m talking about something SUPER VULNERABLE and scary: I’m putting my relationship with alcohol under the microscope. You may have seen my Instagram posts from my 30-day journey without alcohol. On Day 1, I woke up and started writing this post. Only, I didn’t know it was a post, I thought it was just […]

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Life Coaching Is Like Meditation

Life coaching is a beautiful, emerging field based on the philosophy that the client is the expert in their own life, and the coach is there to partner with them as an equal to draw out the wisdom they already have within them. I am currently training to become a life coach, and loving every […]

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Lessons on Human Nature from a Traveling House Guest

This transient life is a liminal doorway. A portal between the old and new, who I was and who I’m becoming, with one foot in a time of waiting and the other in a time of action. It is the decision to leave life as I knew it behind and walk backwards into that dark […]

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