women’s empowerment

Rise Up Rooted – 3 Personal Political Actions You Can Take Now [Series]

Rise Up Rooted - 3 Personal Political Actions You Can Take Now [Series]

I began to contemplate a list of ways that we can potently direct our energy right now for our own sanity and also in leadership and service. What has occurred to me is that our personal and political lives are integrated, sacred partners. The outward is a reflection of the inward. We’ve got to tend to self […]

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Welcoming Home the Erotic

Welcoming Home the Erotic

Before reading on, I’d love to invite you to pause and jot down your answers to the following questions. What associations do you have with the word “erotic?”  What does this word mean to you? What associations do you have with the word “eros?” (Would love to hear your answers in the comments section below!) If you […]

Why I Started a Sex Ed School

Why I Started a Sex Ed School

I love back to school season.  I have so much visceral memory of this time of year.  The smell and texture of new books, the shorter days that shift quickly from warm to cool, the feeling of structure and routine.  I have always loved learning and particularly reading and writing.  I’ll never forget the exhilaration […]

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From Menstrual Menace to Menstrual Magic

From Menstrual Menace to Menstrual Magic

I want to ask you a very important question . . . what is your relationship with your cycle like?  Whatever you call it—moon cycle, menstrual cycle, fertility cycle—how do you feel about this ever-changing natural rhythm?  How do you feel about your blood? I remember my first cycle.  For at least a year leading […]