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The Stranger In Me

emailFacebookTwitterPinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditAlthough it’s been weeks since I’ve seen it, I’m still thinking about the movie The Brave One. Jodie Foster repeats throughout the film that after the horrific trauma she went through, it was like a new person emerged in her. Someone who was capable of doing things that she never would have dreamed of doing… Read full post.

Monthly Mourning

Monthly Mourning

emailFacebookTwitterPinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditThe Lakota believe that when a woman is on her period it is her time of monthly mourning. That her body knows the potential for a new life will be lost and on a very deep and primal level, she mourns that loss. This is their explanation for menstrual mood swings and all of the… Read full post.