New Year, Old Me

Listen to episode 10 of Bitch, Breathe! here. I don’t know about you but I’m not big on New Year or New Year’s resolutions. For all I know, here comes another day in the calendar and all the sentimentality and liquor in the world ain’t gonna change me all that much by tomorrow, though I often wished it had! That …

The Marriage Myth Part I

Listen to episode 13 here. In this 13th episode of Bitch, Breathe! we unearth some of the oldest misunderstandings and mandates around marriage. Why they don’t serve us, what makes them unrealistic and why I wish I had known this sooner! Whether you are young or old, male/female/non-binary identified, never been married, or in the thick of it, you’ve been …

Spiritual Sexism

Listen to episode 12 here. Happy new year everyone! We’re getting right to it in this episode where we ask some tough questions about gender,language and spirituality. Is sitting still really the right meditation instruction for all humans (what if I need to dance!)? Let’s say you’re a mom/caregiver, working two jobs, and/or volunteering, you shoulder the brunt of the …

Winter Solstice Special

Winter solstice! One of my favorite times of the year because it means the days are getting longer again and the light is returning and even though our calendars are telling us winter is coming, don’t fret-so is the light! In this episode I wanted to look at just that: The dark side inside us. What if all these toxic …

PMS

Sad? Stark raving mad? Mystical? Cuddly? PMS. This time of the month has me (and not just me unfortunately) seriously questioning my sanity on some days, on others it has me kneeling before the power that is truly, uncompromisingly, fiercely female only. How I found ways to deal with this often unwanted, unwelcome and uncanny season without any problems? I …

The Happiness Imperative

Listen to Episode 8 here. Ah, happiness! The single most sought-after life mission-probably the world over. Curated instagram performances, noteworthy facebook feeds, we’ve become so used to spinning our stories and lives in a positive way that some of us (me!) sometimes forget that we don’t have to be happy and live the most perfected version of ourselves 24/7! In …

Female Aggression

Listen to Episode 7 here. In this episode of Bitch, breathe! we get real about being really angry, or to put it in the immortal words of L’il Kim: “No more Mrs. nice Bitch.” What does female aggression look like? Do we need to control it (and, if yes, how?). If I am a spiritual person, do I still get …

The Age Issue Part II

Listen to Episode 5 here. As promised here comes part II of the double episode on aging and age. Daunting, as it might seem, here’s where we delve into the whole idea of actually BEING old and what we can do not just to prepare for this time but to look at whatever fears we might have around our own …

All the Single Ladies

Listen to Episode 6 here. Single and not loving it. That was me. I have been single for parts of each decade of my life but somehow, in my forties, I couldn’t stand it and, even weirder to me, I was super-surprised to find myself here. I mean, how did I go from being married to single and dating again? …

The Age Issue

Listen to episode 4 here. In this episode we’ll tackle all the issues around aging and growing old(er). What are some of the ways we can take care and value ourselves at a time when we no longer have immediate youth on our side and our lives may not necessarily have turned out the way we thought they would (thank …