Unfolding Self

15 Songs for Your Unfolding Self

What makes us who we are? It’s a big question, and perhaps one best considered with a background of good music. Invoke writer Siri Undlin has been avidly exploring identity for years as a musician, author, and world roamer, so we

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What Girls Know: An Ode to Wildness

And now let us remember — what girls know — the green leafy ditch where we gathered… … …that dark, luminous taste of earth—smeared between fingers—gritty, wild in our — small sharp teeth — the earth, Her mineral richness …

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Hello friends, old and new. I’m going to get real about saying no. 

Learning to Say No with Love

Hello friends, old and new. I’m going to get real about saying no.  If you’re anything like me, over the years you’ve probably understood the concept of saying no and why it’s important—so that you can give your all during

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I Sucked the Marrow

              I sucked the marrow from the bomb it tasted so right like GMO corn it made me weep how full it was I knew better than to fall in love with any piece

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I am cleaning off my girl

I am cleaning off my girl I long to salvage what’s live in her I wipe kohl gunk from the slits of her eyes I pat at her glittery pout with a towel My girl scowls at me and cries and

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Practice Series: Speak Up, with Love

The theme for this month’s practice series is the REBEL. Many of you may not be old enough to remember the Clarence Thomas hearings, but I do. I believed Anita Hill when she spoke up about being sexually harassed, and today

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Practice Series: Let the Rebel Spirit Move You

The theme for this month’s practice series is the REBEL. The last two weeks, we’ve explored our rebel selves through writing and vocal exercise. This week we’re taking a different approach—dropping deep into the body to connect with that rebel spirit

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Practice Series: How to Burn Through Judgment

The theme for this month’s practice series is BURNING THROUGH, and we’re drawing inspiration from deep earth. When we look at any given landscape, the overall shape and view is determined by the size and shape of the earth underneath it. Whether

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Burn Through Fear with the Warmth of Presence

Let's look deep into the earth for inspiration on finding the place of purity and power inside ourselves. Take a moment and become aware of the earth under your feet. And now go a bit deeper—what’s underneath that? Keep going deeper.

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Practice Series: Awaken Your Intuition

The theme for this month’s practice series is INTUITION. Do you remember a time you’ve followed your intuition and it was right on? Or perhaps a time when you didn’t follow it, only to wish you had?  We are deeply intuitive

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Dance Magic, Dance!

The theme for this month’s practice series is INVOKING. This week’s practice is a full-body invocation, inviting goodness into the world with our movement. For me, this kind of movement is a prayer—it is a way for me to invite in

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How to Be a Financial Badass in 2016

If you’re anything like me, the new year has you thinking of areas of your life you’d like to improve in 2016. If one of those things is your finances, I’m happy to help you get headed in the right

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Practice Series: Don’t Delay Gratitude

The theme for this month’s practice series is GRATITUDE.  A few weeks ago, I was feeling melancholy after the culmination of a big event I’d spent months planning (which, by all measures, was a success). I decided I wanted to find

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