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(OK, I will.)

My (Imperfect, Ever-Evolving) Anti-Racism Pledge

Hi. As a thin, able-bodied, cisgender, more-or-less heterosexual White woman from an upper-middle class suburban background, I have benefitted from an enormous amount of privilege in my life—privileges that are not enjoyed by those who are Black, Indigenous, or People of Color. Those who are fat or differently abled, or otherwise fail to meet the…

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What Does “Cult of Personality” mean? (Does it have to do with Trump?)

^^There’s me, wearing faux leather leggings (which are hotter than the real thing, btw) in St. Petersburg, FL, in the middle of June, about halfway through an all-day photo shoot. 🥵I had about 750 pounds of makeup on, which is about 750 pounds more than what I usually wear. Plus, heels. WHO EVEN AM I….

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Dear Introverts, We Need To Do Better. Signed, A Fellow Introvert

Well, well, well. It looks like the shoe’s on the other foot now, introverts!  After a lifetime of “outsider”-ness, we’re suddenly living in a world we’re naturally well-suited for, while our extroverted friends are losing. their. shit. It’s bizarro world. It’s the Upside Down. It’s ironic. (Don’t you think?)  For years, introverts have identified with…

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Why I’m not actually watching Love Actually this year (and what I’m watching instead)

I’m a lover of movies. And like most woke white women who are also lovers of movies, I can often be found pointing out all the unforgivable sexist / racist / classist / fat-shamey / tropes in everyone’s favorite old movies. I’m eternally obsessing over what to do with a classic, well-loved movie that’s ALSO…

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Emails for cult thought leaders.

(Personality included.)

Want to learn how to craft emails that inspire action and engagement WITHOUT the “tried and true” (cough: patriarchal) norms we’ve all been taught?

I’m doing it, and I can show you how to do it, too.

(But sometimes, I also like to write about the books I’m reading, or the creative process, or the entrepreneurial experience, or why I hate Steve Jobs, or how I met my BFF. I’ll send you emails like that, too.)

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*Just kidding. It’s only an email list.

Interested in working together?