Tag: truth

Burnout Is Not Beautiful

  "Something I often forget to say, and it’s so important, is the significance of self care and how that has to be incorporated in all of our efforts. And…

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…

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 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…

Think of the Brand! (And Other Ridiculous Rules That Make Me Want to Drink a Vat of Wine)

  It's been a while.    And recently I've been wondering if it would be longer still before I posted. It's been a beautiful and difficult summer.    Beautiful because…

What Actually Happened

  "What actually happened was that he was urinating".     These were the words that were said by the male NYPD officer standing in front of me. I stared…

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…

4am and Other Reluctant Friendships

  4am is my newly found acquaintance. One that I was never interested in making.   She's as punctual as they come. Every morning, right on time. And even though…

It Is Not the Storm That Slays Me

  I saw you today. The dark clouds gave way to thunder and when the lightning chaser sparked up the sky, I saw your silhouette.   I'm not sure how…

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…

Lover, You Cannot Keep Me

  There, in your eyes, I just caught your nakedness. The swiftest second of a truth that can only ever come from our irises and never our lips.   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…

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…

The Words I Wish I’d Known Then (a Letter to the Child I Once Was)

  These are the words I wish I’d had whispered to me, many moons ago. When I saw a stray dog on the street that I went home and cried…

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…

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…