Creative Respiration: Mining Your Life for Writing Content

“Write What You Know” seems like the most repeated writing advice out there. It can also come off as the most confusing and the most boring – how can we stretch and grow if we just stick to what we know? What if we have acquired lots of knowledge about a topic that doesn’t set … Continue reading Creative Respiration: Mining Your Life for Writing Content

Seeking Healing through Conscious Storytelling

Stories make up the latticed marrow of my bones. I want my stories flushed out for the world to see in their flaws and imperfections, their laughter, their divinity, and in the miraculous order that somehow emerges in retrospect. Stories are everything. I can say “I feel scared” and I can say “I feel brave” … Continue reading Seeking Healing through Conscious Storytelling

When You’re Holding onto Me

"Some people need a red carpet rolled out in front of them in order to walk forward into friendship. They can't see the tiny outstretched hands all around them, everywhere, like leaves on trees.” – Miranda July Last weekend, my boyfriend Mark and I went camping together for the first time. I was excited to … Continue reading When You’re Holding onto Me