Shrinking Women

The Therapeutic Moment today is a tough one and there is so much going on in this poem: Siblings and how our experiences in our families can be very different; how we see what our parents do more than we hear what they say; the parental legacy of dieting. It’s a nice piece of work and there are lots of …

Who made you the center of the universe?

This artist, Laura Mvula, is my new iTunes obsession. I discovered her thanks to Son of Baldwin and I’ve kept her on high rotation. I’m putting the lyrics below the video but it’s a song about self-acceptance in the face of tired and limited standards of beauty: “That’s Alright” I will never be what you want And that’s alright Got …