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The Story Is Not Over

This blog post is part of #blogmarch2017, organized by the brilliant Robin Renee. This month, we are blogging in celebration of freedom of expression, knowledge and information. Each Day in May, a new writer will join the Marc [...]

The Story Is Not Over 2018-07-01T16:19:02+00:00

Mother’s Day Is Complicated

Mother's Day is complicated. Nonetheless, I hope you have a happy day. For those of you who have good relationships with your mother... Or have good relationships with your children... For those of you who have lost your mothe [...]

Mother’s Day Is Complicated 2018-07-01T16:25:14+00:00

14 Ways to Find Stability (When Everything Has Gone Bonkers)

The world around us is bananas right now. Each day brings a fresh deluge of awful news, and it seems like the world as we know it is coming apart at the seams. Everywhere I look right now, the story is the same: Dozens of my c [...]

14 Ways to Find Stability (When Everything Has Gone Bonkers) 2018-07-01T16:32:30+00:00

Give Yourself a Pat on the Back

Whether this year has been awful or glorious, messy or tidy, full of heartbreak or full of love, I hope you give yourself a pat on the back this week. One of my most important annual rituals is making a list of accomplishments [...]

Give Yourself a Pat on the Back 2018-07-01T16:40:22+00:00

I’d Rather Be Crazy

“What’s worse? Looking jealous or crazy? Jealous or crazy? Or like, being walked all over lately, walked all over lately, I’d rather be crazy.” This lyric from Beyonce’s album Lemonade (which she performed at the VMAs on Sunda [...]

I’d Rather Be Crazy 2018-07-01T16:44:24+00:00

Self-Love Takes Practice

There are two memes I’ve seen go around in the last little while that got me to thinking about self-love. The first goes… When I saw this, it stopped my in my tracks. I have a pretty high opinion of myself (which by itself is [...]

Self-Love Takes Practice 2018-07-01T16:49:11+00:00

Self-Care Is Not Optional

“Do you know the difference between indulgence and self care?” I looked into her tear-stained face. “No,” she said. “My whole life, it’s been about working my ass off, and then, when it gets to be too much, give myself a ‘trea [...]

Self-Care Is Not Optional 2018-07-01T16:59:27+00:00

Making Friends with Fear

Of all the reasons why people don’t ask for what they want, #1 is definitely fear. Our fears consume us, and make it next to impossible to say our desires out loud. Fear of rejection, fear of it not being what we hoped, fear o [...]

Making Friends with Fear 2018-07-01T17:03:02+00:00

New Year, New You?

New Year New You? That’s what all the advertisements say right now. It’s a new year, you should lose weight. It’s a new year, you should make more money. It’s a new year, it’s time to finally find a partner. It’s a new year, b [...]

New Year, New You? 2018-07-01T21:14:30+00:00

27 Alternatives To Asking “Is This Okay?”

When it comes to sexytimes, we all want to know if what we’re doing in bed is working for our partner. Unfortunately, knowing what or how to ask doesn’t always come as second nature. You fumble, try to read clues and more ofte [...]

27 Alternatives To Asking “Is This Okay?” 2018-07-01T16:14:39+00:00
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