Kate Madden Yee

Kate Madden Yee is a Bay Area-based freelancer, co-housing aficionado, and astonished mother of two college-age sons. She loves to write about women using their power and creativity to change the world.

Shelly Tygielski on Radical Self-Care to Promote Social Change

Pandemic of Love founder and author Shelly Tygielski outlines how radical self-c…

Book Review: Sit Down to Rise Up

WHAT’S THE SECRET OF LIFE? The simple, but not necessarily easy, action of showi…

4 Steps to Embodied Spirituality With Susan Aposhyan

Psychotherapist Susan Aposhyan has taught meditation for more than four decades,…

Book Review: Heart Open, Body Awake

“Embodied” is a buzzword these days, flung around in an attempt to describe the…

Rooted: Life at the Crossroads of Science, Nature, and Spirit

Lyanda Lynn Haupt explores where science, poetry, mysticism, and the traditions …

Book Review: Rooted

Lyanda Lynn Haupt loved being raised Catholic. The mysterious, untamed nature of…

Examen Practice: Following the Thread

An examen practice can assist in finding and interpreting the thread of spiritua…

What Is Spiritual Direction?

The ancient practice of examen is one tool a spiritual director can use. The rol…

Sarah Wilson on This One Wild and Precious Life

Sarah Wilson asks readers to “take an active role in fighting for what we love.”…

Book Review: This One Wild and Precious Life

This One Wild and Precious Life: The Path Back to Connection in a Fractured Worl…

Wiser: A Neuropsychiatrist on Consciously Increasing Wisdom

Dilip Jeste, MD, offers ideas for increasing wisdom through empathy, compassion,…

Book Review: Wiser The Scientific Roots of Wisdom, Compassion, and What Makes Us Good

ASK ANYONE how to become wise, and they will prob- ably say that the task requi…

Community Champion: Tia Richardson, Milwaukee Muralist Transforming a Community

Milwaukee muralist Tia Richardson has seen firsthand the ways that art can trans…

Tara: The Liberating Power of the Female Buddha

A conversation with Jungian analyst and psychologist Rachael Wooten on the power…