The Incredible Shrinking Woman

The incredible shrinking woman cheats herself, and others by taking up less space in the world. Practiced at speaking too quickly, or not at all, mumbling, apologizing, even whispering. Playing it safe, because she is embarrassed to stand out, or ask for too … Continue reading

Liberated or a Caretaker?

“If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us walk together…” Lilla Watson Australian Aborigine Reading these words touches a deep … Continue reading

Speaking up is hard to do

“Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.” Stephen King I had a good giggle when I stumbled across this quote.  Mostly because it stands out.  All the other quotes by men … Continue reading

Polite Power Rules

December is gathering in to spurt to the end.   A rush of holidays to have us celebrating and making merry.Yet for many women, behind the festive wear and frolicking, lingers a sadness. The longing to express herself without hurting others, … Continue reading