A friend once asked me what makes a “good poem.” I said, “a good poem makes me feel something, moves me.” How subjective. What moves […]
New Age Spirituality Meets Black Lives Matter (How to Love the Human Race Without Sounding Like an Asshole)
When I first discovered spirituality, I thought I had found the answer to waging peace in the world. The idea that, at some level, we […]
Speaking My Truth: A Journey of Pain, Paradox, and Poetry
I’ve feared being too much, and for some people, I always will be. I am here to leave a legacy of truth, of telling the stories we can all relate to but fear sharing. This is my task. I am as afraid as I am in awe of it.
Learning to Work With Others (Instead of Doing Everything By Myself)
How overcoming my limiting beliefs about the value and importance of teamwork helped me grow as a human being and an artist.
What Would Tittens Do? Life Lessons From a Cat.
For years, I’ve been working on cultivating acceptance and curiosity, and here is this little guru, who’s known about these things all along.
The Gifts of Perfectionism: Why I Like to Make Life Hard for Myself
Instead of trying to eliminate my perfectionism and labelling myself as an overcritical, overanalytical overthinker, I’ve learned to put these patterns to better use.
Healing Doesn’t Mean You Stop Crying.
No matter how much I’ve healed, I’ve continued to cry about the things that have wounded me. What changes is the reason I’m crying.
7 Lessons I Learned From Being Robbed
I lost something important, but in return, I gained wisdom, experience, and valuable lessons about myself and my journey.
Why I’m Not Writing Any More Self-Help Books
Writing a book about self-awareness has helped me become more aware of myself. I am stunned and humbled by this. I am doing what I now feel is right.
Breaking Codependent Patterns and Learning to Be Myself in a Relationship
After years of struggle between the part of me that wants independence and the part that finds comfort in codependent patterns, I have found a sense of freedom.