by Sonya Renee Taylor (thebodyisnotanapology.com) (sonyareneetaylor.com) https://youtu.be/B7lKPdh_y-8 The body is not an apology. Let it not be forget-me-not fixed to mattress when night threatens to leave the room empty as the belly of a crow. The body is not an apology. Present it not as disassembled rifle when he has yet to prove himself more … Continue reading POEM: The Body Is Not An Apology
Letter Beginning with Two Lines by Czesław Miłosz by Matthew Olzmann You whom I could not save, Listen to me. Can we agree Kevlar backpacks shouldn’t be needed for children walking to school? Those same children also shouldn’t require a suit of armor when standing on their front lawns, or snipers to watch their backs … Continue reading POEM: Letter Beginning with Two Lines by Czesław Miłosz
Why You Need a Self-Talk Safe WordHALEY GOLDBERG February 8, 2018 Congrats—you’re in a relationship with yourself! Yup, a divine swipe right paired you with this self you’re inhabiting, the self you’re navigating through life. It’s the longest relationship you will ever have, and arguably the most committed. You’re your own ride or die, literally. … Continue reading Article: Why You Need a Self-Talk Safe Word
Recorded summer 2015.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEJd2RyGm8Q&feature=share One day I may be able to listen to this song without sobbing, but that day is not today.
I rarely record anything that I'm happy with, so there's an excellent chance that I'll take this down within 24-48 hours. But while I'm feeling brave, here's my cover of Colbie Callait's "Try."
I’m not sure how old I was when I learned about being empathic/an Empath, but I do recall it as a major AHA! moment in my life. It explained so very much. It gave me the vocabulary necessary to make sense of what I experienced as a child: walking through crowds of people at the mall, … Continue reading Empath In A Storm
The Dark Side Of Being An Empath: 5 Powerful Ways The Highly Sensitive Experience The World Differently January 24th 2018 https://thoughtcatalog.com/shahida-arabi/2018/01/the-dark-side-of-being-an-empath-5-powerful-ways-the-highly-sensitive-experience-the-world-differently/ Audrey Reid What is an Empath? You may have heard the term “empath” before. But what does it actually mean? Is there any scientific basis for the term “empath”? Or is it, as … Continue reading The Dark Side Of Being An Empath
Much of 2017 is a blur. There were lots of changes, lots of little victories, and a TON of growth. There was good stuff, bad stuff, & ugly stuff, but as years go, 2017 was not terrible. It was chaotic, and I felt chaotic, but amidst the chaos I learned a lot, both about myself … Continue reading Chaos is my middle name.
I don’t make New Years resolutions. I don’t like them. For me, making them is akin to setting myself up for failure, and I have done more than enough of that over the course of my life. Instead, for the past several years, I’ve opted for something different: a single word. Not some random, picked-out-of-a-hat … Continue reading No Resolutions Here