Tag:  Women

My Emancipation Through Pole Dancing

Picture an elephant trying to climb up a tree. Doesn’t look right, does it? The elephant is too big and too clumsy and will end up landing on its arse. Now think of a panther trying to climb up that same tree. What would that look like? Stealthy, effortless, sexy even. Now that’s me – the elephant I mean –…

Just For My Mother

For many years, you were the enemy. I judged you harshly and blamed you for every bad thing that happened to me. You were larger than life and not human in my eyes. Mistakes were not meant to happen and were not easily forgiven. I couldn’t see the wood from the trees until much later when I became a mother…

A Woman’s Worth

Cover of Phenomenal Woman Humans, by their very nature, are fallible. As women, we tend to ignore our fallibility and maintain this quest to be the perfect mother, wife, daughter, sister, friend or career-woman. Couple that with the enormous pressure we place on ourselves to look a certain way so our men can venerate us but when the same men…