February 11, 2014

Darling, Tomorrow night is a big night for me. There is this guy I have been kind of seeing. I like him a lot, a lot more than anyone that I have dated in a really long time. Which is awesome, amazing and I am so very grateful. And if we are to go to...

January 28, 2014

Darling, I am so in it. So deep. And I want to take you inside. Every thought I have, every step I take is in pure service to the event we are creating this weekend, called The Womanly Arts Experience. I am excited, nervous, and deeply, deeply engaged. For me, right now, it’s all about what...

January 14, 2014

Darling, I ran into a girlhood friend, Carol. We had not seen one another in more than 40 years. She has a quiet life in the country, married to her childhood sweetheart, and working as a high school guidance counsellor, in Vermont. In the last year, she and her husband separated, she battled diabetes, lost...

January 07, 2014

Darling, How many new year’s resolutions did you write down this year? (Don’t roll your eyes at me, Miss Missy!!) And how many of those resolutions have been on your list for quite some time – years, even? (Big group sigh.) What is it that happens to a resolution – that it stays unresolved? What...

December 17, 2013

Darling, Yes, it’s true. I was having a ‘man’ freak-out. It was a small thing. But not small to me. I had the great foolishness to develop a massive crush on a guy from a dating site, who I had never met, but who sent me a poem. Two poems, actually. (Do I emanate ‘send...

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December 10, 2013

Darling, Let’s say you were making a drawing of yourself. And it was a drawing of how much you listened to your head, versus your body. What would the drawing look like? Would it be a giant head with a tiny body attached? Or a giant body with a tiny head? Like most women, I...

December 03, 2013

There is no worse word for a woman than stuck. We can handle pain.  We can handle loss.  We can handle chaos. There is a beginning, middle and end to those experiences. But stuck feels like slow asphyxiation. Like solitary confinement. Trapped with no oxygen, no windows, and no understanding of how to get out....

November 26, 2013

Darling, Gratitude is Water. A lazy river, a lake, a pool, inside, that never empties. Any moment I remember, she rises, ready for me to dip my cup. Dipping my cup replenishes hers. Friday is my day at the barn. I gotta hit the 9am Hampton Jitney, or all is lost. It was raining Friday...

November 19, 2013

Darling, I am still drenched, saturated, steeped in the beauty, power, and cell-changing energy that we created in Miami. No kidding, Sisters. It was Nuclear. Fission. That’s what we were doing all weekend. Live alchemy. Which gets amplified in the most astonishing way when we come together as a community to kneel, together, at the...

November 12, 2013

Darling, I’m writing to you from Miami, as I’m about to board a plane back to NYC. What’s spinning through my head? “Through the Eyes of Love” by Melissa Manchester. “I Had the Time of My Life” from Dirty Dancing. The Sentimental Saccharine Geek has taken over my soul. I have been weeping with gratitude...

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