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.
Picture me in 2015. I’m a happy solo mom, living in Portland, and after years of struggle, I finally feel like I have MADE it. My little girl is blooming and thriving. My shaky little business, which I started with a foolhardy amount of risk and moxie, has grown up to be a steady and […]
So yesterday, I was listening to Glennon Doyle’s new podcast, We Can Do Hard Things. The first episode was about anxiety, and I was so curious because I have always wanted to know what it was like to have Actual Anxiety, as opposed to just being a scaredy-cat all the time. Like me. But it […]
Oh my friends, I have been wondering what I could possibly write to you after this week’s attempted coup in the US Capitol. I’ve swung from rage to exhaustion but mostly I feel so— um— what was I saying— DISTRACTED. I’m jumpy, I can’t concentrate on anything, and I’ve written 47 drafts of this missive […]
It’s the end of December, and so another year comes to a close. I know many of you cannot WAIT to say goodbye to this momentous year and sail off into a new one. Weirdly, for me, 2020 was actually a year of triumphs. An astonishing number of things I’ve been working on for yeeearrrssss […]
How do you make plans for the coming weeks, months, and year– when you actually CAN’T make plans? Well. I have a weird, counterintuitive thing for you to try that I think will help. I turned 44 on Wednesday, and I’m definitely wiser than I was last week. (That is how it works, yes?) Truthfully, […]
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.
Sustenance for the journey -- notes from a fellow
traveler to remind you of your own magic.