STAND UP NOW!
Feminist sculptor and performance artist, Hannah Wilke, once told an interviewer, “When I stand up for myself, I stand up for all women.” I thought of her statement a few days ago when I overheard my ...
Ready to Regroup?
In August, I try to prepare myself for first week of school. While Shira gathers school supplies and reading lists, I make a plan to re-enter my work. But every year that plan fails. Every year I have to remind myself what it takes to ...
More Strategies for Staying Sane While the President Goes Nuts
The news has been ugly lately, terrifying at times. It's hard to turn away and yet necessary if we are going to keep our minds healthy and our work on track.
How not to be invisible
This is one way we develop compassion, through suffering. That old cliche about walking in someone else's shoes actually fits.
When Perfectionism Holds You Back
The mind will do almost anything to avoid discomfort, which often keeps us from showing up for ourselves. But we all know that no one ever made breakthroughs in their work by staying in their comfort zone.