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Perimenopause Papers 1B: Full Moon in Pisces…I bleed

What if, our menstrual cycles were the blueprint to organize our lives? Continue reading

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The Courage to Walk Away

(For clarity on identity, I am a cis- gendered straight woman. In this blog when I refer to “women” I’m referring to cis-gendered straight women dealing with cis-gendered straight men) I’m not a fan of reality TV and don’t watch … Continue reading

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The power of Active Silence and Embracing that the Problem…is always Me.

  I was a runner.  My Mom has always been a spanker.  Because of my inability to be silent in the face of perceived injustice…as a kid, I got spankings several times a week.  My older brother would come home … Continue reading

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#getfree Challenge June- Anger

Last week I went to a yoga workshop.  The title…Race, Trauma & Well Being: times that call for love led by Angel Kyodo Williams, Hala Khouri, and Kerri Kelly.  Hearing the actual level of wealth inequality between black and white people … Continue reading

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Soft Enough to Bend and Grow

I look back at my recent past experiences with relationships and I see how weak I was with the facade of “strong black woman”. Continue reading

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My Feminism is connected to my FREEDOM- why I cut my locs and went back to being vegan

I became a vegetarian back in 1998 for my health, became vegan to fit in, started eating animal protein for a relationship.  In 1997 I started to loc my hair. I wanted to see how long I could grow my hair … Continue reading

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Black voices- We Need Keening

Keening is a tradition all native cultures share.  The word is from Ireland and is a tradition where the women wail for the dead. In traditional American African culture has a tradition of using the voice to heal trauma.  The slaves … Continue reading

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