Maddie is a holistic nutritionist and writer deeply curious about the relationships that thread throughout our lives, such as our relationship with food, our body, self, and love. If we find ourselves unworthy in any one of these relationships it will affect the others. We will not be enough in love, guilty at the plate, a harsh critic of the self, and a stranger to our own body.
Maddie seeks not to be a purveyor of answers, but an asker of questions. As humans seeking to uncover the many pieces of ourselves that make us powerful we don’t need someone else’s truths, we need our own inquiries. It’s her goal to ask the questions that awaken us to ourselves.
The very first person I talked to after I got my very first tattoo was a conservative gentleman wearing a suit in the elevator of my apartment building. “New ink?” I hadn’t even finished saying yes and he had already unlocked his phone and located a picture of his full back piece of a dragon stretched
What does it look like to be careful with our bodies? To watch what we say and how we say it. To take into account that it feels the things we throw at it. To recognize that it remembers impact. I forget that words carry heft and weight when wielded at the body. They don’t
Love is like a swimming pool. You have options. And flotation devices available. You can dip your toe into the kiddy pool. Heck, you can walk in there with your floaties on and splash around a bit. You’ll get a little wet. It’ll be fun. Maybe even feel a little dangerous. But it’s cool, you are a
…a courageous and imperfect life. We get seduced by this notion of perfect. Of complete understanding of who we are. Perfection is the opposite of creation. It’s hard and shiny and static. We are none of those things. When we let go of arrival. When we release the idea of being one person. When we surrender into the dynamism and creation of our story, that’s when life gets to be wild, and gorgeous and fully ours.
Become the irreverent author and editor of your own life.