Authenticity is a popular topic. It seems that everyone has an opinion on it and practically everyone is searching for it. here’s a point however when messages about authenticity can become toxic, too.
Many of you have been asking the science-y questions about my cancer. Well, buckle up, but here is a science lesson you may not have know you ever wanted. There are several types of breast cancer. The most common type of breast cancer is called Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS). In short, it means thatContinue reading “Science!”
Friendship is a form of self-care. It combats loneliness, spurs laughter and joy, helps us process complex emotions, and allows us to be truly ourselves. In the middle of a pandemic, where most of us feel alone, sad, anxious, stressed, or bored (among lots of other emotions) on a regular basis – we need friendshipContinue reading “Four Things to Do With Your Gal Pals This Galentine’s Day – Even in a Pandemic.”
Here’s the thing, allyship is hard and it’s messy. It requires one to risk the consequences of standing up for women in patriarchal environments. It’s not as simple as just “building relationships” with more women or publicly promoting their work. The truth is, creating systemic and cultural change within any organization is hard – and it takesContinue reading “So, You Wanna Be an Ally for Women?”
I’ve been hearing a lot of women in my universe say things like, “…but we’re healthy, so I’m grateful for that.” It usually comes after a string of complaints about how shitty 2020 has been, all the things we’ve had to cancel, and all the things that are different-bad because of COVID, the political landscape,Continue reading “but…”