Eff Sh*t Up Friday – Am I a feminist?

Merriam-Webster says feminism is: noun fem·i·nism\ˈfe-mə-ˌni-zəm\ 1 : the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes 2 : organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests fem·i·nist\ˈfe-mə-nist\ noun or adjective fem·i·nis·tic\ˌfe-mə-ˈni-stik\ adjective Society says feminism is: A group of angry, women, who don’t shave, hate men, reject compliments and held…

Monday Mayhem – Giving up fear for Lent

Giving up fear for Lent has meant facing some of my greatest fears: I had ants take over my desk and I am terrified of ants. Jim’s ex wife took him to court again last week and we always navigate fear around that. Not having the money to travel where I need to get to…

Monday Mayhem – This is not your grandmothers revolution

A revolution begins with one person doing one thing. We think of a revolution as a monumental event — the tea party, civil rights, women’s rights. Events of such great magnitude they forever change how people live their lives. But, that is just the end result. The crash of a wave where it all comes…

Monday Mayhem – 5 ways to make hard conversations easier

Part of being a Natural Born Rebel is having hard conversations. Hard conversations about hot topics with people who don’t agree with you. Talk about a trifecta of disaster. We watch this go down in the halls of Twitter all the time — screaming, yelling, trolling, and throwing around memes as though we were dueling…

Monday Mayhem – Your clarion call to serve the world

When I sent this video of my speech from 2/10/19 to a friend of mine this was her response… Ok. Holy shit. Just watched. A. That was fucking brilliant B. You have an unparalleled gift with speaking, but in my opinion, it’s been hidden. If you own the essence of you and what you teach the…

Monday Mayhem – Passionate advocacy: A calling for change

Help me to invoke the wisdom of those who have come before me and the wisdom of those I am here to lead. When I started thinking about Passionate Advocacy and what that means two questions came to mind. Where can you bring more love to your life? What needs to be cleared away for…