Monthly Archives: January 2015

Privilege Denying

I want to talk about privilege denying for a minute. Most often, when I think of “privilege denying” I think of the Privilege Denying Dude of meme-infamy (infameme?): Privilege denying: Denying your privilege and attributing your successes to hard work. … Continue reading

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Winter body disconnect

I think one reason winter is so hard for people is the lack of exercise. Especially for those (like me!) who tend to hibernate when it’s cold out, huddle up, and fold in on myself. It’s not just the lack … Continue reading

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The bigger they come, the harder they fall

It’s interesting to me how, once we begin to develop awareness of ourselves and our bodies, we can learn so much from any given experience. I woke up on Monday excited about “being an adult” and going to my (not … Continue reading

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The Trap

The trap is thinking that having horrible scary thoughts makes me a horrible scary person. The trap is believing that what I think and feel is reality. The tricky part is that the fear, anxiety, terror, shame– all of these … Continue reading

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my masculine part

This is a brainstorm. Which is my half-assed apology for not having anything totally coherent to say. I’m exploring, I’m learning, I’m — okay, yes– “leaning in” to this. This— I could call it anger, or frustration, or an aggravated … Continue reading

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choosing my heart

“If you have embarked on this journey of self-reflection, you may be at a place that everyone, sooner or later, experiences on the spiritual path. After a while it seems like almost every moment of your life you’re there, where … Continue reading

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a year out of the paradigm

I have so much psychobabble language ingrained in my mind and internalized in my gut. What do I call these symptoms and states? It has been 366 days since that last doctor’s appointment. I went in for a consultation only … Continue reading

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