New York, New York

BLOG POSTS 

November 8, 2019

Our foremothers left us a generation of deep texts about how we transform society so it is better for the next generation. These histories and systems of violence are so complex: how they were formed, how they are reproduced, and how we heal these systems, our communit...

January 1, 2018

What follows is an except from a manuscript I have been working on in 2017 (that is finally near completion!), entitled Feminist Life Together. I weave different kinds of trauma theory throughout the book, and my focus is particularly on helping people understand histo...

September 1, 2017

(Note: This post below is excerpted from my book manuscript in process that is on feminism for the resistance. This excerpt is from a chapter in the book called  "Trauma's Labor, Knowledge, and Time-Travel.")

In my mid 30s, I moved to San Diego, California to...

August 15, 2017

Here are 10 of the key concepts that guide my writing/teaching on how to understand living in this world of violence, and how to transform this world and build another.

1. We collectively dissociate massive amounts of structural violence everyday.


2. People who hold tra...

July 17, 2017

(Behold, my original edition Anne books!) 

I admit I struggled to watch the new, trauma-informed Anne With an E Netflix mini-series because like 98% of girls who grew up with the 1985 original movie (and reading and re-reading ALL the 8 books in the series), I am excess...

June 29, 2017

One of the most significant changes in my writing life (and mental health!) the past 6 months has been learning to hone my creative cycle—which is to say that creativity has different seasons, similar to anything alive that is growing, being nourished, moving toward th...

June 26, 2017

I believe in reclaiming contemplative practices in education—practices that draw us back to connection with our bodies, our breath, our inner life, and the earth. I believe in mind-body connection as real, alive, transformative knowledge that is going drastically under...

December 3, 2016

It was the kind of afternoon where I was lost, perpetually, in NYC.

Given my failing sense of direction is a longstanding theme, I have to make some kind of peace when spinning in geographical flusters. While cursing generally sounds the most satisfying, I have discover...

November 13, 2016

A couple thoughts specifically with white women in mind who are moving more into resistance work:

  1. Your identity is intersectional (across race, class, gender, sexuality, religion, nationality, and dis/ability).
     

  2. Women of color feminist labor developed the too...

Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Search By Tags
Follow on Facebook:
 Contemplative Recovery Project
  • Facebook Basic Square