Author, speaker, and influencer Rachel Hollis may not be everyone’s cup of tea. But guess what? She doesn’t care. And that’s the number one reason I love her: Hollis reminds us to value ourselves and our work, regardless of what other folks might think or say. In Girl, Wash Your Face, Hollis writes: “Someone else’s opinion is not your business.” Hollis’ …
It was a pure pleasure to read Lindy West’s latest book, The Witches Are Coming. Part of what is so satisfying to me personally is that West’s interests overlap with many of my own. In fact, I cover a little bit of the same territory in my academic book Home is Where the Hurt Is: …
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Check out my latest piece on Medium, “On Pumping Breastmilk and Renouncing Multi-Tasking.” I talk about the increasing demands on mothers, as well as how a physical act such as breastfeeding or pumping can bring into focus the importance of doing just one thing at a time.
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Today, give yourself permission to write about that thing that you know you need to write about but which might be painful for you or uncomfortable for others. Today, you don’t have to worry about what other people might think or how they might react; just write. Don’t hide from the work. Don’t dissemble. Don’t …
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What is your happiest place? Where would you be if you had all the money and freedom and time in the world? Describe your place—the weather, the natural and built environment surrounding you, the smells, the sounds, the textures. Here’s my beloved place. It’s a lake in upstate New York. In talking about place with …