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Sweatpants & Sanity | The ‘S’ Word

July 13, 2017 // 1 Comment

It has become increasingly apparent to me that one of the biggest hurdles for people who want to help loved ones suffering from mental illness is empathy. The ability to walk [...]

Sweatpants & Sanity | Taking Flight

March 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

An Open Letter to the Boy-Man Behind Me on the Plane: You were loud. You were, in the most generous light, very loud. And you knew it. You were holding court, regaling your [...]

Personal Essay | The Wisdom In Wobbling

August 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

We need the wobbles and the shakeups in our lives to remind us that these pressures have nothing to do with feeling truly alive and being in soulful touch with ourselves. I actually feel so much better in general when I am not trying to keep it together; when I embrace my stumbles so much I make new dances out of them. And when they really hurt, there is nothing more cathartic than crying it out, screaming it out, and learning why I stumbled in such a way so that I can understand myself better, rather than wishing away that I was a “better” person. [...]