Word of the Week: Community Life Lesson: I’ve had a hard time finding the right community, though not for lack of trying. I’ve joined women’s groups, book clubs, coworking spaces, business masterminds, healing workshops, yoga studios and even grad school. They’ve all fallen flat for one reason or another—usually because I don’t feel understood (something […]


July 27, 2020

Get To Know Your Community: Nathlie S

Word of the Week: Disillusionment Life Lesson: This past month has been especially dark for me. Some might call it depression. I call it waking up to oppression. Waking up to the ways I’ve internalized oppression and to other people’s ignorance of oppression. Only after many difficult conversations about race did I realize how much […]

Empowerment, Mental Health, Spirituality

July 6, 2020

Waking Up to Oppression & Loving Yourself

Word of the Week: Sustainability Life Lesson: In the midst of a collective awakening, many people are realizing—in a whole new way—that we live in an unjust society, poisoned by corrupt systems, structural racism and police brutality, and are taking action like never before. Keep in mind, activism is a marathon, not a sprint. Yes, […]

Empowerment, Mental Health

June 15, 2020

3 Ways to Avoid Activist Burnout

Word of the Week: Imperfection Life Lesson: Part of being an ally is recognizing that you will fuck up. You will piss someone off. Miss something important. Research for hours and hours, yet still somehow say the wrong thing. Breathe. None of us allies will get it right every time. The important part about being […]


June 11, 2020

How To Overcome Social Justice Perfectionism

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