Asking Women* About Sexism in the Music Industry

This originally appeared in Modern Songstress.   What I learned when asking women about their experiences with sexism in the music industry. As a feminist singer-songwriter I often find myself at odds, having to choose my battles between confronting sexist experiences...

Apathy and healing

Apathy is a necessary part of healing. I had the opportunity of learning this while going through a very challenging life experience that left me moving through extremes of raw pain and complete numbness. I began wondering what was going on and how I could suddenly...

Alice @ the NAC

The epic nonsense of this logical insensible tale is impeccable in the pretense of the stage. The December 26th presentation of Alice in Wonderland by the NAC’s English Theatre was a priceless excursion into this epic tale of a young girl eager to discover an escapce...

Life with sadhana

A little over three years ago, I adopted a sweet kitten and welcomed this new love into my life. I was reluctant to take on the care of another pet but when I found that there were mice on my little farm apartment (which was a converted barn), I decided I needed a...

A note on self-less service

A common misconception about selfless service is that we do it beyond the self, not in obliteration of the self. As many people think, this does not mean that we sacrifice the self in a way that is not self-serving; selfless service is not the antithesis of self-care....

My skin is like the ocean

Happy New Year everyone! This year I go deeper into a life-long journey of healing a chronic, debilitating and life-altering skin condition. My skin is fragile, sensitive and reactive. I have to watch what I eat, what I wear, the air around me… and often times short...

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