We Are Resilient {10 Ways to Care for Yourself in Times Like These}

Aug. 18, 2017 by

I’ve written a lot about how healing can be hard. Painful. And I mean like really lonesome, and overwhelming, excruciating from deep in our bellies all the way on up through our bodies. Reminder: the personal is political and the

Ritual as Resistance

Jan. 31, 2017 by

Tonight I was the river guide for the first gathering of a group of queer & feminist visionaries to come together weekly for the next few months. We are co-creating. We are artists in process. This is our work. It’s

A Letter to You the Artist

Nov. 22, 2016 by

a letter from my adult self to my inner artist My Love, You have everything you need. You don’t need to take any more classes or get any better at your art. You are exactly perfect as you are. What

even when you’re scared shitless

Oct. 19, 2016 by

My Loves, If you’re anything like me, you sometimes have a dip in your energy. You sometimes are filled with self-doubt. You sometimes can’t kick the overwhelm or calm the fatigue. You sometimes don’t know how brilliant and beautiful you

your voice is as radiant as the sun

Sep. 7, 2016 by

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it

your healed self is enough of a contribution

Aug. 11, 2016 by

My Loves: “Your healed self is enough of a contribution” -Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams {author of Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love and Liberation} The quotation above is one of the only gems I actually wrote down from my week of

Rituals for Summer Solstice + Full Moon {Meditation inside!}

Jun. 19, 2016 by

Even as we’ve been navigating some grief and darkness in the wake of Orlando, the Light continues to beckon us towards its glow. Monday, June 20th is not only the light-filled Summer Solstice, the mid-point of our year, but it

When you’re so tired, take a bath <3

May. 27, 2016 by

You already know that your healing is political. You already know that every way you can find to love yourself deeper, and to pause, and to breathe, and to dream — is political. The way we love is political. The

A photo of a fire pit. A hand over the fire holds a white shell. Script on top of the image is "Open to the Fire of You / Everything There is Sacred -Sofia Rose Smith

10 Strategies for Joy this Winter <3

Dec. 10, 2015 by

I’ve been feeling the inwardness of coming winter. Some days it feels like inertia. Like it’s that much harder to get to the gym or do yoga. That much easier to stay indoors as the light of the day becomes