We Stand on the Backs of Generations of Women: Some Thoughts on My Grandmother
We walk on the backs of the generations of women who came before us, and lately I’ve been thinking about my grandmothers…about the opportunities I have in my life that they weren’t even allowed to dream about.
Self-Care and Life Coach Keiyana Arnold on Self-Care as an Act of Protest & Living as Your 100% Authentic Self
Keiyana Arnold is a self-care and life coach. It is her mission to help others create happiness in their lives...and ultimately have more good days than bad ones.
Marketing Coach Thais Padilla on Never Giving Up While Building the Business of Your Dreams
Thais Padilla is a marketing coach who helps female entrepreneurs become wildly in demand and generate consistent income months through proven marketing strategies.
Musician/Artist Kelly Fleek on Living Your Truth, Successful Queer & Creative Partnerships, and Kicking Doors Down
Kelly Fleek is a Spider Fern Maven (the Spider Ferns are her band). A Lo Flux babe (Lo Flux Media is her PR company). A storyteller. A Maker of things who is into witchy shizz. She also makes incredible textile sculptures. We discuss successful queer and creative partnerships, creativity, and kicking doors down.
Skater/Filmmaker Myriah Marquez on the Beauty of Being Alive and the Importance of Living With Compassion
Myriah Marquez is a skateboarder and a filmmaker. She lives with an invisible illness, which impacts her life in a multitude of ways.
Jaime Parker Stickle on Trusting Your Instincts and Going After Your Dreams
Jaime Parker Stickle is an author, writer, and actor with an MFA from the University of California, Riverside. She is the creator and co-host of the “Make That Paper” podcast, which looks at all the strange side hustles we artists do to support our art, and the new storytelling series “Okay You Guys…” in Los Angeles. Her work has been published in both the 2018 and 2019 Adelaide Literary Anthologies. She is currently in revisions on her novel! And, she is the co-editor of the GXRL blog.
Kimberly Tronic on Overcoming Fear and Thriving Through Cancer
Kimberly Tronic, a freelance copywriter living in Los Angeles, is a two-time Stage Three ovarian cancer survivor. Despite losing...
KYM PRIESS on Creativity and Her Winding Artistic Journey
Kym Priess (aka “Tomahawk”) is an adventurous, bold creator, musician, singer, actor, on-camera host and performance artist living in...
Moushumi Ghose on the Importance of Creating Art You Feel Passionate About
Moushumi Ghose is a sex educator, therapist, music maker, and writer. She has a web series called The Sex...
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Books: I Hated This One: An Eclipse Reread
I knew this one was bad, but I wasn’t prepared for the avalanche of nausea Eclipse brought me this go-round. I fully had to...
The Tree of Life
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I just wanted to be in my car, with the windows up, listening to anything—a podcast, a book on tape, a wailing cat in heat—anything other than the sound of these voices in this clearing.
Books: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
Persepolis is a graphic memoir written and illustrated by Marjane Satrapi. It is an emotional, informative, and humorous memoir about what it was like...