I am a freelance writer, teacher, and speaker. My writing style and content is informed by my 15-plus years of spiritual study and practice, including yoga and alternative health. My goal in writing is to draw awareness to new ideas, or offer new ways of approaching old ideas. I live in Minneapolis with my husband and two daughters. 

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Life Mantra: Happiness is the FREEDOM to creatively, wholly and consciously engage in the world, unapologetically loving myself and others without waiting for permission, an invitation, a reason, an excuse, a filter, a credential, a holiday, an office space, a title,a classroom or a platform.

I Write:


-with curiosity, compassion and creativity.

-where the real world intersects the spiritual world.

-to create dialogue and discussion.

-to challenge and inspire.

-to share laughter at our humanness.

-to be of benefit in this world.

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Jan. 9

2018: My Bitchin’ Soul is Back.

  Shortly after the election of 2016, I had a complete nervous breakdown—a total panic attack. I felt fear for our country, fear for our planet, fear for minority populations and anyone who did not fit the definition of acceptable …

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Dec. 5

According to Ishmael: Rooting out Toxic Masculinity from Within our Cultural Stories

This is a nuanced and philosophical exploration of how we come to believe what we believe about masculinity.

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Nov. 2

A Reflection on the Promise and Limits of Compassion

While compassion practices provide a deep sense of oneness and solidarity, no other practice or human emotion, compassion calls us to feel more deeply into the vulnerability of being human.

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