If you haven’t already gathered, I’m a bones girl. I talk about bones a lot, metaphorically, symbolically, and literally. I collect them and have them on display on my mantel at home, and in my office. When I first read the story of La Loba
Have you heard of Roots of Lore? It’s a dreamy, new podcast that explores the roots of fairy tales and folklore to ponder the messages and morals they offered in times past and dig into the medicine they survived to offer us today. I’ve been listening
Have you ever had a line from a movie settle so deep into your bones that you know without a doubt it was written for you and there’s no convincing you otherwise? That, for me, is this line from The Family Stone: “You have a
Life is messy. Tangly, wild, and woolly. And inside our own mind, the swirl of thoughts surrounding this hectic, modern life is even more muddled. We’ve all been in that place: a whirl of emotionally charged ideas about how a situation (ahem, life) coulda’,
My first encounter with Georgia O’Keefe’s Black Iris was in The Book of Symbols. I was stunned into silence as I accidentally landed on the page while flipping through to find the meaning of some other symbol. I couldn’t stop staring (and swearing, breathlessly) as
Let’s talk about archetypes. What are they? What do they mean for your life? And, most importantly, how can you harness their power to begin creating your life with intentionality that comes from authenticity? Archetypes are universal patterns – best thought of as images –
I want to be wild. And on the inside I can feel it. Expansive, rich, deep, ancient, untamed. My daydreams consist of roving through the woods, both literally and metaphorically. Traipsing across forest floors of spongy moss and fallen foliage. Journeying to the farthest corners
Let’s be honest. Wild is a fully loaded word.
Especially in the place I call home, Oklahoma, the heartland of America.
Throw the words wild and woman together in the same breath around these parts, and you’re likely to get some sideways glances from people immediately calling your moral character into question.
In the weeks ahead I’ll be sharing with you actionable steps for embodying your wildish nature. But first, we need to get really clear on what I mean when I say wild.
Picture this: a bright-eyed college freshman sitting in a fluorescent-lit classroom. She opens her Intro to Psych text. When she beholds the contents on the page… well, let’s just say if this was a scene from her memoir-turned-Netflix-docuseries (#goals), you could basically substitute the following