Tag Archives: self-care

BE WARNED: This is a Process Blog Post.

October 15, 2014


Here is your all-important BACKSTORY:  In July, poof! There was no more job that I love (coordinating ongoing content for small businesses). My position and department were eliminated. And I have three wonderful kids that expect to eat regularly. You wouldn’t believe how often they are hungry. In August, my beloved Papa passed away after […]

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August 3, 2014


Love Beth Hart, love how music can meet you wherever you are…taking you wherever you want to go.

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Tweet of the Day: Get It Together & Let It Fall Apart Edition

May 19, 2014


I received some tough news this weekend about my Papa. He has been diagnosed with Stage 4 Liver/Pancreatic cancer. This is the same cancer that took my father in eight weeks. There is also a LOT going on in my life right now and my stress levels are pretty epic. I know the danger of […]

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Tweet of the Day: An Apt Message for Activists – Rage Isn’t A Viable Strategy

April 11, 2014


The essence of activism is teaching not preaching, tolerance not dismissal. — Khaled Bey (@KhaledBeydoun) April 11, 2014 So many activists get stuck in rage and muddle their message along the way. Some questions that always help me, “What do I ultimately hope to accomplish with ______________? Am I communicating to the right audiences in […]

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Love Isn’t Earned — You Have to Claim It

April 1, 2014


I’ve always thought that the sentiment below was a bit bizarre. My brother and I grew up dealing with our family in very different ways. My way was to become a work-a-holic, addicted to pleasing and performing and being extraordinary–even if it almost killed me. I used to tell my brother that my way of […]

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You cannot save people

March 29, 2014


You cannot just give and give and give…

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Preaching to the Mirror – Thoughts on Self-Care

January 17, 2014


This graphic came around on Facebook toward the end of 2013 – right in time for those ridiculous New Year’s resolutions we are all thinking about. Immediately I thought, “I should really write a post about what I know about these 12 pieces of advice.” Helping others (with genuine motivation) has always been my biggest […]

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Audre Lorde — For all the activists out there in the trenches

July 25, 2013


Self-care isn’t optional.

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The Way Forward — Thoughts on the #WarOnWomen, Moral Mondays, SCOTUS rulings and How We Fight

June 27, 2013


Yes, I’ve been tweeting. Reading compulsively. Talking with allies on Facebook. But, it hit me last night over dinner with fine company, I haven’t really processed all the implications of this week. But, these are my own thoughts about what this week means for those of us motivated by justice, living in Red (or purple – […]

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