Abortion/Miscarriage

A few weeks ago, New Zealand passed a bill that will allow people who have experienced a miscarriage or stillbirth three days of paid time off. The leave provisions also apply to partners, as well as parents planning to have a child through adoption or surrogacy. When this news started circulating through my social media feed, my first thought was, “I wonder if this includes people who have chosen to terminate a pregnancy...

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Lack / Desire

Everyday I absorb content about how I can find all the answers within myself. If I could just eat healthy food, practice the right mindfulness and offer myself enough self care, maybe I’ll finally feel whole, happy, at peace. Maybe if I achieve these things, I will feel the lack within me disappear. This pursuit has launched me on a journey to do extensive research, seek advice, apply what I've learned by altering the way I eat and think and move and...

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feeding / feeling

There’s this trend right now in hormonal health that seeks to gain profit by helping people eliminate “unwanted” side effects through diet and exercise. I find this approach problematic and harmful, because it’s still perpetuating a capitalistic mentality about our bodies. Goal oriented hormonal health is just another way of trying to fit the intuitive fertility process of the monthly cycle into a patriarchal system...

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