How I Struggle With My Love-Hate Relationship For the Art World
It is crucial for the budding Artist to understand the classist undertones gatekeeping this...
The very REAL dark side to being everyone else’s cheerleader
The universe folded in upon itself. The woman transformed into a mirror for me. All her...
How a creative block can be the best thing to happen to you
How long does it take for an idea to go from inspiration to a realization? The answer is – as long as it needs to. We start, stop and start again. The roadblocks are a powerful magical part of the act of creation. Eva Fernandes asks, what if you saw all your creative blocks as a momentary pause for rebirth and reincarnation?
I was a HOT MESS in the Ocean. This Turtle Taught Me How to Swim
The turtle is ahead of me. He is drifting. Drifting. Drifting. Drifting. So, I speed off in his...
Reconnecting to Your Pace: The Unbelievable Magic of Pole, Pole
I was out of shape, out of breath, and out of luck. Just climbing up two flights of stairs...
The Guaranteed Formula For Having An Agonizingly Wretched Life
Holding on no matter is an inbuilt knee-jerk life skill programmed into us. While letting go of safety is terrifying – it can also be life giving. Here’s a story of my time rafting in the rapids which taught me the wisdom of release.
Why Was I So Obsessed With Having Perfectly Manicured Nails?
When having manicures become the norm and expectation for professional women – we’ve got a problem. Big. Time.
Why Is It So Hard to Spot Fat-Shaming in “Polite Society”?
While fat-shaming makes all of us feel unworthy; it isn’t always easy or straightforward to call out fat-phobia in the subtlest comments of polite society.
Sisters to the Rescue: The Great Ribena Gulf Spill of 1995
Long before the talk of boundaries, self-care and community – there were three little girls in a small apartment in Karama, Dubai. This is a small snapshot of the joy and kindness of sisterly love and help.
What My Six Month Shopping Diet Taught Me About Consumerism
Why is capitalism so God damn noisy? It was the first time I went to a shopping mall in six...
It’s UGLY: My Righteous Resentment for the Privileged…
1. Michelle Obama ASKS for more on the road Michelle Obama tells a fascinating story in her book,...
Don’t Believe the Lie of Meritocracy Perpetuated by Self Help
WHY do we continually allow the conversation of self-help to be co-opted by hacks and the...