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Is Your Perfectionism Rooted in Fear?

Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love and Big Magic  says perfectionism is fear in really good shoes. If you think about it, she’s right.  We often look at  perfectionism as this noble trait. We think,  “Abena works so hard, she just wants thing to be the best they can be”.   But maybe we want Read More

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Lunenburg in the Dark

I was invited by musician, filmmaker and founder of Women’s Liberatory, Tamar Dina to collaborate on a film project.  My role was to write an original poem that would speak to the concepts of darkness and lightness in literal and metaphorical terms.  Why are people so afraid of the dark and Blackness including when it Read More