• intensity

    intensive: living into it

    by  • July 9, 2015 • intensity, Uncategorized

    So back in February, I made a post to Facebook that became a series of posts that became a private group, about being intense. Being an intensive, I called it. And as intensives are wont to do, I went hell-for-leather for a while, all-in, thinking, writing, totally absorbed.  (It’s part of what we do.)...

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    what happens when you crack open?

    by  • April 29, 2015 • intensity

    I’ve been thinking, a lot, about the consequences of engagement.  (And this piece is definitely in dialogue with Christine Claire Reed over at christineclairereed.com and with Briana Saussy over at brianasaussy.com.  They are both brilliant.) Which is to say, what happens when you really truly get both feet into a thing and do it like there’s...

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    intensives: be perfect already!

    by  • March 16, 2015 • intensity

    So about being intense.  It means that I dive RIGHT IN to whatever I’m doing.  (This is kind of funny because I still have a fear of diving that prevents me from going headfirst into the water, pretty much ever.  Working on it.  Not there yet. Anyway…) I dive in.  Both feet.  Sometimes I...

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    intensity and…pleasure

    by  • February 23, 2015 • intensity

    Intensive: pleasure So as an intensive, I’ve had an interesting relationship with pleasure. Maybe I should start here: a few weeks ago I was sitting in a friend’s living room.  We were discussing tantra and energy and this thing called a kundalini awakening, which is basically a way of talking about what happens when...

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