Search Results for: inner critic

Some recent recommendations

I haven’t made time to post lately, but here’s a short list of books I’ve enjoyed recently. Enjoy! Banish Your Inner Critic by Denise Jacobs Salt by Renee Ashley Another Phase by Eloise Klein Healy Bone Black by bell hooks … Continue reading

Several free workshops: Come play!

Inner Critic Workshop Monday, October 22, 2018 (6:30PM – 8:00PM) Yellow Springs Community Library 415 Xenia Avenue, Yellow Springs, Ohio Virginia Hamilton Meeting Room Rebecca Kuder is offering this engaging workshop that will allow people to rediscover and liberate a sense of play; … Continue reading

books & resources about puberty & adolescence

I’m keeping a list of books that seem helpful as I raise a child and guide her through puberty. I thought it would be helpful to share them here. Puberty resources BOOKS for children It’s Perfectly Normal: (The other … Continue reading


Do you see what I see? Take a deep breath, and exhale. Look around. 2020 is revealing that it’s time to renegotiate everything: in ourselves, our communities, and the world. 2020 offers an opportunity to hone our creativity and to … Continue reading


I help humans practice and sustain creativity. Melding mindfulness and a sense of play allows us to re-envision creative work, reveal and heal the relationship with the inner critic, and gain access to joy. My coaching practice is based on discerning … Continue reading

(#me too) A raw list…

  …of what’s helping me heal from childhood sexual abuse. In no particular order. Dancing. These days, dancing = attending my awesome Zumba class in Yellow Springs. It’s liberating. It’s helping me unwind the long-bound-up energy in my pelvis. When I … Continue reading

Today’s writing headlines

MORNING HEADLINES NONFICTION: I finished typing up the Bewildering Whatever-it-is begun at Omega with Nick Flynn (and mentioned here). I don’t know what it is or will be. I keep thinking of it as a coil of DNA for a … Continue reading

Register NOW for Writer’s Play Time!

WRITER’S PLAY TIME Rediscover and liberate your sense of play! Unleash your creative spark! Demystify and disarm the inner critical voice that’s holding you back! Nourish any creative process. Inspired by the work of Lynda Barry (Artist and author of … Continue reading

Mark your calendars: (Free!) Writer’s Play Time in September

I’m thrilled to offer WRITER’S PLAY TIME, a FREE (!) WORKSHOP AT YELLOW SPRINGS LIBRARY, Sunday, September 10, 2017. In other words: Rediscover and liberate your sense of play! Unleash your creative spark! Demystify and disarm the inner critical voice … Continue reading

Embodied Creativity: A Yoga, Writing, & Drawing Workshop

Dear friends, Melissa Tinker and I will offer a 3-hour workshop called EMBODIED CREATIVITY on Saturday, July 8, from 2-5pm, at Into The Blue Yoga (126 East Main Street, Springfield, OH 45502). It’s going to be a great afternoon! The … Continue reading