I’ve got five kids, I’m a queer feminist, and I just might be the only life coach in the world who doesn’t believe in the Law of Attraction.
How are you, friend? Are you sailing brightly forward with the gust of new year’s intentions in your sails? How marvelous! Or have the winds already blown your plans (and your hair) every which way? Me too, love! Do you long to just curl up and sleep for three weeks? How wise; that is what most mammals […]
The word that keeps coming through recently is “tender.” It’s coming up in my morning pages, with clients, and it’s the shimmering hum of the poems I’m working on. It’s not a new word for me– it’s half of my long-standing mantra, Fierce & Tender, Tender & Fierce. But it feels extra necessary right now. […]
Maybe in the next three days I’ll get caught up on 80,000 emails and feel smug and relieved by my birthday! Maybe I’ll write that novel I’ve always thought I’d write! (Yes, in three days.) Maybe suddenly millions of people will miraculously find my books (yup, in 72 hours) and I’ll hit the bestseller lists! […]
In spite of the fact that everything is terrible beyond belief, we are packing up the Halloween decorations. They are wet and soggy and covered in golden leaves, an incongruous note of festivity in these dark days. My kids will not submit to a family costume in spite of my pleading. (Who taught them about […]
I hit a shame spiral this week, and I’m going to tell you how I pulled myself out of it. It was about these new, very cute corduroy pants I bought for my youngest, who is eight. My own life feels absurd at the moment. I’m making dinner and running kids to sports while we […]
I write things for women with big, gorgeous, COMPLICATED lives. I help women become epic fucking badasses… but I still retain my right to cry at every diaper commercial ever made.
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FOR THE FIERCE TENDER ONES
Sustenance for the journey -- notes from a fellow
traveler to remind you of your own magic.