Category Archives for Rising Above

The Search for What Is

 Hey, you … yes you. I have news for you: You are enough. For any of us, these are the three most moving words to absorb in order to find true, toe-curling joy, experience freedom, and

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Announcing the #BodyThanks Event

If I asked you what you are thankful for right now…what would you say?Would you say you are thankful for your health? Your family and friends? Your job or the view from your bedroom window?All of those

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Owning My Reflection (Again)

This post originally appeared on Aspiring Mama in January of 2013. Funny how some things change and others remain the same. I don’t promise to be perfect. I don’t pretend to be anything other

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What Does Your Body Communicate to You?

It was a big week in New York City. I gathered with my Hay House author colleagues – Wayne Dyer, Louise Hay, Kris Carr, Gabrielle Bernstein, and many other radiant beings – to speak at the Hay House

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A Declaration to Myself

Image courtesy of Project Heal. Find them on FB. Be Inspired.My name is Pauline M. Campos. I have a right to happiness, to ask for what I need in life, to choose with whom I sit and how I want to spend

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The Overnight: Fighting Stigma & Suicide Prevention

I have mental illness.Before motherhood, major depression and anxiety. After the kids came, things have started to look quite a bit like bipolar 2. I’ve struggled with self-worth and body image issues

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The Mistress’s Rabbi

Yad: archon.brandeis.eduEvery year, the stories of sexual misconduct find their way to the media spotlight:  Josh Duggar molesting girls as a teenager including his sisters. D.C. Rabbi Barry Fruendel,

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This is My Brave – Opening Up About Mental Illness

The holidays are coming up and for me this time of year is always bittersweet. The end of October marks the anniversary of my postpartum psychosis experience. Leaves changing to shades of yellow, orange

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Why I Love Hooker Make Over

The world of women thumbing through fashion magazines and loitering around make up counters for hundred dollar foundation and blush kits is a world that’s always been about the unattainable fantasy.

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Why I Chose To Regress Women’s Rights in Defiance

One of the questions I get asked most often at signings is why I chose to regress women’s rights in the city-state of Baalboden in DEFIANCE. I’ve heard everything from anger that I would regress

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