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.
What happens when we don’t sit still? When we aren’t quiet? It’s not just that we miss the birds singing. That we miss the unapologetic blossoms of a spring too early. That we miss stumbling upon the beauty of this world that is too subtle while in motion. It’s that we miss stumbling upon that
We so often forget that we are human. That we are delicate. And mortal. And emotional. That we carry our history with us. That we can do so much work in rewriting it, but can’t always erase it. That perhaps we shouldn’t. That history does such a beautiful job of excavating the human inside of
Sometimes I wish I could do away with missing. Or rather, missing a lover who is no longer mine. It’s like some cruel time machine capturing only the past’s most precious moments. Placing you in the impossible place of feeling the intimacy of a life you used to own and the strangeness of one you’ll
…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.