As much turmoil as may exist in my relationship with BDSM, there is a practice in the old guard of the leather community that I wish those in the spirituality sector would adopt: In historical BDSM, there was a great deal of respect given to interactions...

I want to share a lesson I learned about what it means for the feminine to support the masculine last week while holding space for my shaman in ceremony. (**Requisite disclaimer that masculine/feminine does not equal male/female, plus an acknowledgment that there may be similarities when...

It's really funny the reactions I get when I tell people that I'm working on releasing a core narrative of unworthiness. They're shocked. "You, Arden, of all people?" And often their immediate reaction is to try to convince me of how great and worthy I...

I'm retraining myself to be soft in all the ways I wasn't allowed to be. I'm trying to remember all the things I wanted before I was shamed out of wanting them. It's really destructive the wishes we kill in people just because we're too lazy...