Category: Pure Consciousness

Women aren’t born, they’re made

Beauvoir’s most famous quote comes from her best-known work, The Second Sex: “One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman”. By this she means there is no essential definition of womanhood. Women can be anything, but social norms work hard to fit them into a particular kind of femininity. These social norms are patriarchal and […]

Getting Unstuck

Sometimes we are forced to change and evolve, other times we realize we’re stuck in the same ole’ same ole’, striving unsuccessfully to get what we want: greater job satisfaction, more control of our eating and exercise habits, a better relationship, a more productive day, a peaceful, loving relationship with our kids. This is because […]

Seeing Clearly in Pure Consciousness

I wanted to share something that I realized this morning in my meditation. It’s a parallel between mind/body/spirit/emotion connection in sobriety.Ever notice how the “eyes are the window to the soul”? There was a time in my life when I when I relinquished (gave up) my personal power to other people, to various stressful circumstances […]