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I dated a psychopath! – Recognizing unhealthy relationships & How to guard yourself

Learn how to recognize a psychopath, their characteristics and actions. See if you are at risk for being targeted and how to guard yourself against becoming a victim. Learn what happens when you are in a relationship with a psychopath, what it looks and feels like from the inside and outside. Notes from an interview with[…]

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Personal biases on submissiveness & Why you should complain more

Don’t oblige anyone. Out of respect or subservience.  Question everything. Why am I doing this? Is this good for me? I’d like to start by talking a little about myself, about my own biases, and how I view this topic. The importance of recognizing bias especially as an author, to me, is under considered. I[…]

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Why you should cuddle with strangers… For your health

I have been hosting Cuddle Up! events in Austin since February 2016. These events bring a group of people together for a consent, boundaries, and empowerment workshop followed by a guided, freestyle cuddling session. “I learned you can say ‘no’ to someone for no reason, you don’t owe anyone anything” – Sara Elizabeth Brown It’s[…]

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How to clearly communicate your needs and wants (breaking the submissive mold)

No one can read your mind. From passive to active, changing the way we speak to clearly communicate our needs and wants. How to get what you want: 1. Speak clearly and directly, always. “You should have known how that would make me feel.” “You hurt me. I did not want you to go out[…]

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How to be fearless & the most powerful words I ever spoke

Faye Hello… I was not born Fearless. Not by surname, birthright, or character. It did not come by enlightenment or tragedy. It was not given. It was taken. Like most of you I was made fun of growing up. Children love criticizing anything unique in the individual. When you are young, homogeny is the goal. I[…]