Buzzworthy Satisfaction

Originally published on Arouse Magazine: Whenever I would get sick as a teenager, my mom would come home from the drugstore with supplies: medicine, ginger ale, some kind of cracker-type snack and magazines. Since she read Elle, she would usually get me Elle Girl. I never thought much of it until I turned 18. That’s when she […]

Sex Positivity Doesn’t Mean You Want Sex

Originally published on Arouse Magazine: The sex positivity movement has roots in feminism with women taking power over and being shameless surrounding our sexuality. This isn’t an all-inclusive approach, but there’s room for all voices in the sex positive movement – there has to be. One of the common misconceptions is that you have to brag […]

Yoga For Arousal

Originally published on Arouse Magazine: I’ve been practicing yoga on and off for the last few years, and I’m a firm believer in its healing powers. Now, yoga isn’t for everyone. Some people don’t like it, don’t feel “zen” – whatever. This isn’t an attempt to sell you on yoga. This is an attempt to […]

Resolve To…

Originally published on Arouse Magazine: New Year’s resolutions are hit or miss. We either aim low at something we know we can achieve while missing the opportunity to grow, or we set ourselves up for failure with ridiculous expectations. Still, every year the resolutions fill headlines – how to keep resolutions fills headlines – and by […]

Practicing Body Positivity

Originally published on Arouse Magazine: In 2016, we started feeling better about our bodies. Now in 2017, we’re seeing more body positivity and inclusivity in fashion and lifestyle industries. That didn’t happen over night. Just a few years ago in 2014, we were feeling pretty crappy about ourselves.