Clearly, empowerment is something that’s become more important to me with age. It’s as if, when I hit 30, I got smacked on the head with a fierce-ass club that woke me up to a lot of not-okay messaging we encounter on a day-to-day basis. Maybe it’s because I find myself more frequently daydreaming about a world for my kids (note: my only current child is a really cute Lab/Dalmation mix) than being concerned about myself – a nice and welcomed shift, albeit fantasy.
"Happy Equal Pay Day." said no one, ever. Tuesday, April 12 symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. Basically, an equally-qualified woman performing the same work at the same level as a man would earn $.78 to his $1.
When another small business rips off your design, it feels gross – but in a we-all-are-struggling complicated sisterhood way. However, when you find your exact design on Urban Outfitters – it’s just straight up LAME.
Let me introduce myself. I'm Chris and I run/am Sweaty Wisdom. To be honest, when I first started SW, I preferred to stay anonymous – floating my thoughts and inspirations out into the ether, hoping someone might latch on. To my surprise (and delight!), a few people did. Hearing personal stories of inspiration lit me up and made me realize I wanted to dive deeper, strive for more connection, and facilitate more sharing.