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Separation & Impermanence

If I did not want to lose my passion for change — a casualty of my drive and intensity — I had to find another path.

  • 02/28/2022
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Passing Through Time

I receive updates each month about relatives that are linked to my genetics, many of whom are unknown to me.

  • 08/25/2021
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Weeds, Words & Wisdom: An Intergenerational Conversation

We put three of our favorite environmental activists and policy advocates in the same virtual room together for a conversation. Here is what former Rep. Karen Clark, Women’s Environmental Institute co-founder Jacqueline Zita, and sustainable agriculture student and activist Priscilla Trinh talked about in June 2021.

  • 07/29/2021
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Cleansing Breaths

Our sighs when the Biden/Harris team was sworn in on January 20 are good starts. Breathing can help everything.

  • 01/23/2021
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Tapestry: Finding Joy & Inspiration in a Pandemic

Margaret Hasse and Sharon DeMark: Shelter During the distress of pandemic, political unrest, and grievous social injustices, we sought to

  • 01/21/2021
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Work, Motherhood, & Pandemic

“Families were communal in the past. I hope that this is something we take away [from the pandemic] — how can we lend support to one another?”

  • 01/21/2021
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Eating Alone

One afternoon, pre-pandemic, I was searching for the courage to get divorced and drove alone to a small restaurant about

  • 01/01/2021
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Wholeness Is…

In this time of COVID, enduring the relative isolation, I have thought about the lessons in patience and sheer endurance in Korea’s origin story.

  • 10/25/2020
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Amanda Koonjbeharry: Dancing Out of the Dark

I am able to liberate myself from constructs and systems that don’t serve me and that often oppress me and others.

  • 10/25/2020
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Practicing Self-Care: Viewpoints

“The words “whole” and “healing” are rooted in meaning and intertwined with experience.” – Patricia Hoolihan

  • 10/25/2020
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Reconnecting the Dots

The only thing in our control is how we choose to show up.

  • 10/24/2020
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Valérie Déus: Finding Balance During a Pandemic

I have always been “doing,” but sheltering at home has taught me that “being” is enough.

  • 05/26/2020