“Why don’t you just stop for now?” Gustavo was practically pleading with me this morning.
“No,” I sniffled and growled. “I’m not going to not finish.” (For some reason, when emotional, I default to double-negatives.)
I rubbed my palms against my eyes to remove the tears, took a deep breath, and stepped under the bar. Continue reading It’s My WOD and I’ll Cry if I Want To
In the mornings, I meditate, usually with an affirmation. For the past few weeks, I’ve been feeling a little bit off, a little bit down. As a result, the following came to mind as I decided what affirmation best suited me in this moment:
Because I create my own reality, I choose to focus on the positive.
Continue reading Darkly Positive
“Forever Is Composed of Nows”
– Emily Dickinson
Don’t you love when a moment of clarity comes to you from out of the blue? Continue reading “Forever Is Composed of Nows”
A couple years ago, I came across Gala Darling by selecting her video – Radical Self Love – from the list of TED Talks that needed translation. In it, she opens with a heartbreaking statistic.
Only 4% of women would call themselves beautiful.
After finishing the translation, I got curious about this feminine, powerful, fierce woman and did some digging into her website, which is filled with travel, fashion, self-love tips and exercises, astrology, witchiness, and pretty much every other thing I find myself in love with and drawn to. She’s bright, she’s honest, she’s thoughtful, and the group of people who collect around her are equally positive and interesting.
Continue reading #RadicalSelfLove