Category: Female Creatives

12 Mantras for Creating Courage

Courage comes in many forms. Some days we feel like the world is our arena and our courage seems to come so easily. Other times, it’s harder to come by.…

The Skin I Used to Live In

The skin I used to live in was stretched so tightly over me.  Stifling.  Suffocating.  Silencing.  But they liked me in that skin They supported me in that skin I…

Lessons Learned from an Ancient Spirit in a Modern World

My mind cannot recall the memories. But my skin does. My body holds each experience like collected treasures from so many lifetimes ago. The lines and crevices in my hands…

The Women Who Said Yes to Themselves

Warrior woman, I see you. I see you every day. I see you as you walk past me on the street, weaving through crowded avenues, your feet sinking into the…

Things I Know Today: I Am Scared and I’m Alive

Last month was a tough cash flow challenge. Skating on such thin financial ice is not something I enjoy. It's not something I enjoy sharing, either. And yet here I…

Kisses of Torn Truth. The Seduction of a Creative Storm

  I am feeling thorny today. My soul, not so gently, nudged me awake too early, wanting attention, demanding food. It has a voracious appetite for rich morsels and a…

The Burn of the Creative Torch: Notes from a Fired Up Writer

I got all fired up this week. Maybe there was some full moon crazy going on, maybe my inner Leo needed to do some roaring or perhaps my heart just…

Finding My Tribe, And Coming Home to Myself

Birth to 38. I was on the outside. Looking in. My face pressed up against the glass. My fingers leaving telltale smudges that spoke of longing. Of wanting to be…

For All The Women Who Came Before Me

Long before my beating heart emerged into this lifetime, the earth felt the footfall of countless other warrior women who came before me. Too few of their stories made the…

Between Now and Next

I'm between now and next.  I haven't arrived at my new destination but I've already departed my last location. I've made the jump but I haven't quite landed. I'm suspended…

The Creative Call and What It Means to Honour It

  Come, let me take you on a journey. It’s a journey into the depths of who you are. It’s a new path, yet it is hauntingly familiar. Come now,…

The Way of the Female Warrior

The female warrior roams the lands of each earth. She knows the hue of every sky and she’s felt the tears of countless raging storms. She knows the barren land…

Let’s Wear Wild {Poem}

Let’s run away And taste the clouds We’ll dream the moon And dance the waves Let’s lose our minds And forget our fears We’ll live the nights The endless stars…

The Female Creative and What It Means To Love Her

  Who is she, this rebellious, creative creature that refuses to play by the rules?   She is the chameleon that catches your eye. She is each hue of the…

15 Mantras for Fierce Females

In honor of fierce females everywhere. These are for you: 1) Know your worth. Know every drop of the wonder that you are. Don't discard the parts that are tainted and…