When Culture Appropriation Isn’t Black and White

Culture appropriation is a common and ubiquitous phenomenon in our diverse and globally connected society, and it occurs on a spectrum like anything else. The best practice for consuming culture can be reduced to the same basic principle as many aspects of the human experience: be conscious and self-aware about it. … Read More When Culture Appropriation Isn’t Black and White

Resources for Allies: How to Progress Your Allyship to Acting in Solidarity

I’ve broken the collected resources into five sections: 1) acknowledge your privilege 2) educate yourself 3) amplify marginalized voices 4) act in solidarity 5) take a leadership role… Read More Resources for Allies: How to Progress Your Allyship to Acting in Solidarity

The Spiritual Leader Entrepreneurial Archetype and its Inherent Contradiction

As a follow up to my open letter to Layla Saad, the “Wild Mystic Woman,” I explore the inherent contradiction of offering spiritual guidance for profit, and I warn against inadequate teachers. “If you want to meet a genuine and fully knowledgeable teacher, you must first prepare yourself. Then you will be able to pass through the hedge.” … Read More The Spiritual Leader Entrepreneurial Archetype and its Inherent Contradiction