The life of Cicely Tyson has a lot of extraordinary stories that can change the life of anyone for good. She was a renowned leader, actress, fashion model, activist, among so many other human liberation and personality development engagement during her lifetime.
From the indie rock star of Japanese Breakfast fame, and author of the viral 2018 New Yorker essay that shares the title of this book, an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity.
From the former editor-in-chief of Nylon comes a provocative and intimate collection of personal and cultural essays featuring eye-opening explorations of hot button topics for modern women, including internet feminism, impossible beauty standards in social media, shifting ideals about sexuality, and much more.
CNN news anchor Brooke Baldwin explores the phenomenon of “huddling”, when women lean on one another – in politics, Hollywood, activism, the arts, sports, and everyday friendships – to provide each other support, empowerment, inspiration, and the strength to solve problems or enact meaningful change. Whether they are facing adversity (like workplace inequity or a global pandemic) or organizing to make the world a better place, women are a highly potent resource for one another.
Sixteen weeks into her second pregnancy, psychologist Jessica Zucker miscarried at home, alone. Suddenly, her career, spent specializing in reproductive and maternal mental health, was rendered corporeal, no longer just theoretical. She now had a changed perspective on her life’s work, her patients’ pain, and the crucial need for a zeitgeist shift. Navigating this nascent transition amid her own grief became a catalyst for Jessica to bring voice to this ubiquitous experience. She embarked on a mission to upend the strident trifecta of silence, shame, and stigma that surrounds reproductive loss—and the result is her striking memoir meets manifesto.
Maybe you are curious whether you have known a romantic partner or family member in a past life?
Or perhaps you find yourself stuck in old patterns that resist traditional psychotherapy and wonder if the issue could he based in a past life trauma?