5 Stories of Women Who Love

The SheLoves community is made up of women from all walks of life, all over the world.  Over the years we’ve learned there are few things as powerful as when we share our own stories. Boldly telling our own truth creates space for other women to stand in theirs. Here are five stories of women who […]

Dangerous Women 101: A Primer for Women Who Love

If you’ve been around the SheLoves community for any length of time, you’ve probably heard us talk about Dangerous Women. But if you weren’t here two years ago when that part of the community was formed, you might have some questions. What is a dangerous woman? Where do I find these women? How are dangerous […]

As One Holds the World

You are all eagerness and joy when you grab me by the hand and pull me onto the front porch The sun has just passed the barn and now spills around its edges, gilding the tips of the mimosa and bathing us in buttery light Our shadows are long Our faces alive We sit side […]

We Make Room When We Want To

I often forget that I’m an immigrant. I have two flag pillows on my couch—one Canadian, one British—but when I sing the national anthem, it’s “Oh, Canada” not “God Save the Queen.” When asked, I say that I am Canadian. This is home. We moved to Canada on New Year’s Eve 1981, right in the middle of […]

Why I Call Myself A Writer

by Lydia Mikkael | twitter: @lydiamikkael | blog: thenakedbeing.com My bags were packed, the hotel was booked, and the childcare was in place. I had never done this before, and I was equal parts nervous and excited. Drawn by something I couldn’t quite articulate, I was attending my first writer’s conference. I’d long dreamed of […]