This is NOT a List of "10 Tips for Women to Run Safer"

This is NOT a List of "10 Tips for Women to Run Safer"

A woman was attacked while running in Napa this past Friday. She was running at dusk on a paved trail in a small park that is a popular location for elderly couples to walk their elderly dogs. According to the police report, there were people on the trail at the time of her attack. The park where the attack occurred is a 0.7-mile loop. Her attacker came out from behind a bush. Luckily, she was able to fend him off and run away.

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An Invitation to Peer Into the Darkness

An Invitation to Peer Into the Darkness

We repress our shadow selves because they generally don’t align with the story we want tell about who we think we are. I tend to think of this repression as the Land of Should. Our parents, schools, workplaces, friends, lovers, society at large, tell us how we should behave. We internalize those messages and do our best to shove the “unacceptable” parts of ourselves in a closet.

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A Fiery Peace - The Beginning

It’s enlightening and a little bit embarrassing to see some of the posts I published way way back in early 2016. There are moments where I read an older post and say to myself, “Yah, girl! You got something good here!” But there are plenty of moments where I have to give myself a moment to reflect and release all the judgment that swoops in so I can say to myself, “Wow, look at how much you have learned in two and a half years.”

All that being said, you are welcome to comb through the origins of A Fiery Peace here: 2016 Blog Posts.