The REAL Conversation About “Body Positivity”

The REAL Conversation About “Body Positivity”

I almost didn’t do chemo because I was afraid of how I would look. I almost chose to pursue many high-risk surgeries (in addition to the surgery that removed my breasts) because I was afraid of how potential partners would feel if I were flat. I’d love to sit here and...
How to Face Your biggest Competition: Yourself

How to Face Your biggest Competition: Yourself

Stop focusing on being perfect; start focusing on being yourself.  We disguise our crushing fear of failure as a drive to be absolutely perfect. 90% of the time, that desire to be perfect is what holds us back and prevents us from experiencing the success we want in...
You Alone Are Enough

You Alone Are Enough

“You alone are enough.” The first time someone said those words to me I was 28. I’d never heard them, and had no idea how to receive them. So I was inclined not to believe them.  For a lot of years, I’d been told a lot of myths – myths I’d come to believe. Myths...
How to shape your child’s inner voice

How to shape your child’s inner voice

*This piece was written for, and originally published at, The Unfit Parent You know that feeling, right before you’re about to make a decision, or just after you’ve received great news?  That feeling of a whisper in your brain that – unsolicited – weighs in with...