Some words to live by

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all Continue reading →

Finding my tribe

In massage school, you spend so much time with your classmates-in real hands on situations-that you get to know them better than you know anyone. You bond and unbond and set and reset to the point where they’re family. They may drive you insane, but they’re family,and you will take out anyone who messes with Continue reading →

Just another lesson in diversity

So, it’s no shock to anyone who knows me (or has hung around the Circus for a while) that my friends and crew are like the United Nations. We’re all so different, it’s insane. One of my besties…my sister from another mother is Esha. And noticing the headscarf under the AMAZING hat there, you can Continue reading →

An ode to my Mom

This Mother’s Day, I’m working with Clever Girls in support of Macy’s Heart of Haiti to shine a light on the “trade, not aid” program, which provides sustainable income to Haitian artisans struggling to rebuild their lives and support their families after the 2010 earthquake. What is Macy’s Heart of Haiti? Heart of Haiti is Continue reading →

Happy Banned Books Week!

Ok, I know that sounds really odd, being happy about having a week where we celebrate the banning of books. But, what I love about this week is that I find all new, amazing books that I haven’t read before. I also see all of the wacky reasons that people find to be offended by Continue reading →

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