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Stuff it
Musings

Stuff it

I was having a chat with someone recently about how food is marginalized in academia’s treatment of chick flicks. It was a really personal and passionate conversation. My position is that, yes, in film, but also in popular culture at large there is a way that food i.e. nutrition, i.e. self care, for women is … Continue reading

Failures and Freedom
Ritual

Failures and Freedom

Did you ever swear to yourself that you would never do that? Be that? Act like them? Have you ever promised that you’d change RIGHT NOW!? FOREVER!?!? Have you ever fallen off the wagon? Stumbled? …Failed? Of course you have, sweet Heart, of course you have. And in case you need to hear these words, … Continue reading

Women Rise Up
Activism

Women Rise Up

February 14, 2013. V-Day. Today. #1billionrising. A call for one billion individuals, sisters and brothers, courageous souls to rise up against violence toward women and girls. Worldwide 1 in 3 women is raped or beaten in her lifetime. One in three. Take a look around. Look at your wife, your mother, your sister. That’s three. … Continue reading

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You’re hired!

A friend recently asked me a very simple question in the context of something much bigger. I love it when throwaway questions land hard because it means there is something big going on beneath them. She asked me, “What do you like?” Beat. Beat. Beat. “I don’t know,” I replied. “ I guess I never … Continue reading