Tag: Expression

Creativity and the #MeToo Movement

  Women have long since poured their suffering and struggle into creativity.   For a large part of our history, we were denied a right be open about our daily…

What is Creating Courage?

  What is Creating Courage?   #CreatingCourage is a way for us to claim our own space and share our self-expression through creativity.   It’s a way to explore how…

Creating Courage: What Creativity Means to Me

  I am passionate about creativity.   I believe that creativity is alchemy. When we create, we pour all of our thoughts, feelings and unprocessed emotions into the inception of…

Someone, Somewhere

  Someone, somewhere, is leaving this World at the very time I am writing these words. Someone is crying. Someone is celebrating. Someone is on a stage receiving rapturous applause.…

The Weight of One Contented Hour

  I was thinking this morning about people who pack arenas with motivational speeches and inspirational summits.   They have names like Tony Robbins, Gary Vaynerchuk and Gabby Bernstein. People…

The Boss Babe Label and other Things I Want to Burn

  The spaces seem to be getting more slender. The templates feel ever more rigid. As a woman in the world, I am frequently asked to fit into a mold…

My Wish for You Today

  Today, may you be loved. As you are. Without needing to add or subtract, or increase or lower.   Today, may you be heard the first time. With space…

The Inconvenience of Women’s Anger

  It begins as part of our childhood and it continues throughout our adult life. It is woven into almost every thread of every society. It is something we are…

Demons Are a Girl’s Best Friend

  A couple of weekends ago I went food shopping and, along with the other groceries, I bought a big bar of chocolate. When I picked it up in the…

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…

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…

Can You Set Yourself Alight With True Life?

  Can you climb out of your mind and seep into the pit of your soul, catching the echoes that come back at you. Can you let the need fall…

The Words

  Ever since I can remember the words have been there.   Right from the start.   They were there on laminate strips in an old cigar tin that I brought…