The power and beauty of women

Update from the tender place

April 3, 2018

Google+emailTwitterFacebookLinkedin  If you didn’t read my last blog post, here it is. It is called “Writing from inside a tender place” because I felt so compelled to share a bit of what it’s like for me to be in a dark and hard place. I was so moved by all of the comments and personal emails I got back from everyone. Hands reaching out to …

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Your body. Pleasured.

May 29, 2017

Google+emailTwitterFacebookLinkedin  Your body. Pleasured. Interested? I have been on a deep relationship with my body for about the last 6 years. (But who’s kidding who – we have all been on a journey with our bodies our whole lives.) My intention in giving my body attention morphed from being able to accept and be happy with my body, to actually loving my body, to feeling free …

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To any woman in some darkness right now

March 21, 2017

Google+emailTwitterFacebookLinkedin    This post is for any woman who is in a dark and challenging place right now because she has dared to begin to listen to her own voice, to hear her own desires, to voice her deep truths and to want to become the writer of her own story. Sometimes, this journey is a choice we make. And other times, it is put upon …

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The sisterhood, coffee talk and the depth of the feminine…

January 31, 2017

Google+emailTwitterFacebookLinkedin  Every once in a while, my brain wants to vomit out my thoughts in a messy but heartfelt way. Trigger finger, really. Editing be damned! Re-reading tossed aside! Grammar begone!  (Actually, you got me on that one because I can’t have any grammatical mistakes, I just CAN’T!) So, here goes. The sisterhood, coffee talk and the depth of the feminine (should we choose to …

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Do you ever feel like your brain is your enemy?

January 12, 2017

Google+emailTwitterFacebookLinkedin  When I talk about helping women to live more in their bodies and less in their heads, I always get a big YES response. And it’s the less in their heads part that really resonates with many of us. We might not know what it is to live in our bodies but we sure as heck know what it’s like to live in our …

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My dream friend, Oprah and being full of yourself

December 13, 2016

Google+emailTwitterFacebookLinkedin    There is an interview that Brene Brown does with Oprah on her Living Brave interview series. I want to share it with you, quite simply, because it is entirely engrossing. I have watched it twice and will likely watch it again. This time, with wine! I wish that Brene Brown was my friend. She may be, one day. I would start by saying …

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Desire. Appetite. Hunger. Wanting.

July 21, 2016

Google+emailTwitterFacebookLinkedin  What are your deep desires? One of things we talk about at the JWR retreat is DESIRE. As in, what do you really want? What do you want for yourself, greedily, selfishly, gloriously, revelling in what it is to be you and want what you uniquely want. To know and live inside your desires is both deliciously forbidden (a woman’s appetite, in all it’s …

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Why we really need each other…the alchemy of the feminine

June 13, 2016

Google+emailTwitterFacebookLinkedin    Alchemy – “a seemingly magical process of transformation, creation or combination.” This definition was taken from oxforddictionaries.com. When I looked it up in my hardcover Oxford American Dictionary, there was a different definition, “a medieval form of chemistry, the chief aim of which was to discover how to turn ordinary metals into gold.” Both of these definitions suit me well. The alchemy I …

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This isn’t what I meant to write….

March 23, 2016

Google+emailTwitterFacebookLinkedinI don’t have a thoughtful introduction to this post. I sat down to write something else and this is what happened. It spoke so truthfully and powerfully to me that I decided to let it fly off the page to you. And man, aren’t we trying to do it all? Be fit. Exercise. Eat the right foods. Drink our juices. Eat our veges. Buy the …

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I am not a domesticated animal

January 12, 2016

Google+emailTwitterFacebookLinkedin  I am not a domesticated animal. I am a wild animal that should not be allowed in nice clean houses. (Good thing I don’t have one of those…) Here’s the line that keeps repeating itself when I am cleaning up some mess on the table. For the fifth time. Grocery shopping. Cleaning toilets. (Actually, that one is a joke because I don’t clean). Doing drop-off …

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