As a coach, I am often asked about relationships. What are healthy boundaries? Should you tolerate emotional abuse? How much is too much? Is it ever okay to break ties with family? Especially close family members, like siblings? Or the ones who are supposed to love you the most, like mothers?   The answer is, […]

For many of us, this week leading up to the election is full of stress and anticipation. I know my heart is on edge. I hope the Biden/Harris ticket wins by a landslide and the democrats take over the senate. I started reading a book for my upcoming yoga teacher training in Ghana that talks […]

I just uploaded that quote onto my Amazon author profile today. I’ve been saying it for the past few months because that’s how I feel in my heart. Zora Neale Hurston famously said, “Black women are the mules of the earth.” Not a particularly encouraging quote, but in our global caste system, it still seems […]

I know I have a lot of good to share, but this past week has put me to the test. Old pain rose like bile in my stomach. I’ve been sickened and devastated, hopeless and hopeful. Outraged and vociferous one moment, and thoughtful and speechless the next. I was born in 1968, the same year […]

When I was growing up my family used to call me Tricia. In elementary school the kids called me Patricia. By the start of high school I was Trish. I was defining myself in those days and I decided that I liked the one syllable, straight-to-the-point, feminine and definitive version of my name. With Trish […]