Monthly Archives: February 2009

About Me

I give a lot of advice in this blog. I issue commands and get preachy and trumpet my opinions about behavior and thought processes and self-image and kindness and lots of other important stuff. And because that puts me in a position of assumed authority, I want to make a few things clear.

I am human, just like you. And that means that just because I command you to love yourself doesn’t mean that I love MYSELF every moment of every day. Practicing what you preach is extremely important … but practicing what you preach about positive self-image is also extremely difficult. read more

Women, Power and Politics

The International Museum of Women contacted me a few weeks back. Did you guys know there was an International Museum of Women? I sure didn’t and I was just floored when I got the e-mail. Naturally, I immediately wanted to join and visit and contribute … but as of right now they’re operating online only.

That’s not to say they’re not doing damned impressive work, though. Right now, the site is hosting an exhibit called “Women, Power and Politics” that is broad and multi-faceted and breathtakingly impressive. Investigations of women’s roles in the environmental movement, religion, democracy and more are explored through fascinating videos and beautifully composed articles. The whole enchilada is right here. read more