Empowerment: The Complete Collection

Choose yourself

Choose yourself

We grow up waiting to be picked. Think about it for a minute. As children we wait in the school yard to be chosen for games, to be invited to sit at the lunch table, to get chosen for the party invite list or to be picked for the sports team. We desperately hope we

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who was i before

Who were you before?

Who were you before the world told you who to be? Before you were labeled, shamed, and crafted into who the world, society, your parents, wanted you to be? Can you remember? I was a bright, talkative, creative child. From an early age I never wanted to do anything other than perform. Dance classes, elocution

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Trust your wisdom

Trust your own wisdom

I grew up asking questions. Mostly, I grew up seeking opinions. I remember in my teens never making a decision unless I had canvassed the opinion of all my friends, male and female, to see which action I should take next. Should I go to this drama school? Should I smoke the weed? Is this

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because-i-can

Because I can

I was at a Stevie Nicks concert, on the ‘Story’ tour. Stevie told her team and the concert producers that she was going to do things differently this time. She was going to tell lots of stories in between the songs. They told her she couldn’t do that, that no one would be interested. “Yes,

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Make your art

Make your art

You are an artist. No I’m not. I can’t paint. I don’t have an artistic bone in my body. I’m not creative. I don’t write. I don’t play. I don’t…..write down the resistance filled blank here. But this is not just what art is. Art is creation. Art is thinking outside the box. Or destroying

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Everything is progress

Everything is progress

Sometimes we feel like only the big steps matter. That only when we achieve a major milestone are we actually moving forward. But in truth, every single thing you do is progress. The smallest thing you ticked off your to do list today is inching you closer to your goal. And whenever you are being

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