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{Podcast 013} Sarah Durham Wilson, divine feminine artist and writer

Sarah Durham Wilson

Sarah Durham Wilson used to be a rock journalist interviewing stars for top magazines like Rolling Stone and GQ. Then her non-stop party girl lifestyle took its toll.

Burnt out and broken-hearted, Sarah fell to her knees beside her bed and begged for change – or death.

Hitting rock bottom sparked a monumental transformation that has seen Sarah emerge as a deeply wise divine feminine writer and artist. She now writes under her pen name Doitgirl, and also runs powerful courses and retreats dedicated to healing the self to heal the world.

Sarah’s journey has been bloody hard and she’s not pretending she has it all figured out yet. She speaks with raw honesty in this podcast about the messiness of transformation, in a way that is deeply comforting.

If you’ve ever felt like you’re too messy, too out of control, or too close to rock bottom, this frank and forthright podcast is for you. Continue Reading →

{Podcast 012} Marisa Lynch: fashion blogger, author and New Dress A Day founder

New Dress A Day founder Marisa Lynch

A few years back, Marisa Lynch lost her magazine job to the global financial crisis and fell into depression.

Then, inspired by the film Julie and Julia, she turned to a passion she’d long neglected – sewing. Marisa challenged herself to make 365 upcycled dresses in 365 days, spending only a dollar a day.

Her New Dress A Day blog quickly went viral, and Marisa was asked to appear on television, was interviewed by the likes of The New York Times, and made dresses for celebrities. She even secured a book deal.

But what strikes me most about Marisa’s story is how she remained completely unattached to these outcomes, even amid all the success.

She says she wasn’t fussed about how popular her blog was, or if people liked the dresses she made. She simply did it because it made her feel good. That was the anchor she kept coming back to. That was her measure of success. Continue Reading →