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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.

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.

The Backlash Against #MeToo: This is Why We can’t Have Nice Movements

Only patriarchy would make the case that something that is imperfect and incomplete should be rejected. Only patriarchy would suggest that feeling overwhelmed, frightened and receiving less-than-perfect results make the case for pulling back from the world.

Don’t Let Go: A Yoga for Modern Times

Yoga teaches us about letting go. In this essay, I argue that women already know how to let go. What we need more of is how to say “No, I won’t let that go.”

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