Category Archives: The Moments of Impact

Episode 82: Restoring Balance and Empowering Women with Moon Essence

February 10, 2019 All In with Pauline Hawkins Adrienne Irizarry joins me again to talk about a new business she started called Moon Essence. Through her own experiences with vaginal steaming and Chinese medicine, Adrienne’s practice works with women to … Continue reading

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For I Am Yours: The Story Behind the Story

When my daughter Carol Linn was about four years old, she asked me to tell her a story instead of reading one to her. She loved story time and would beg me to read at least two books a night … Continue reading

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Episode 78: “The Heroin Effect” with Michael Venn

January 6, 2019 All In with Pauline Hawkins Michael Venn is a director and producer who made his writing and directorial debut in 2010 with the short film “Dark Scribbles”, which premiered in the short film corner at the 2010 … Continue reading

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Truth and Consequence

If, like me, you are a sexual assault survivor, you are struggling right now. Dr. Ford’s testimony was more than one woman’s story; it was a testament to what so many women have experienced and hidden for most of their … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Letter to President-elect Trump

For their Critical Thinking final, my students had to write a letter to President-elect Trump or to their generation. CJ’s Letter to President-elect Trump is insightful and unbiased (in my biased opinion?). He eloquently expresses what is at the heart of … Continue reading

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TED Talk from Sharon Brous: It’s time to reclaim and reinvent religion

Sharon Brous powerful TED Talk is a great part of the global conversation that needs to happen to heal the brokenness in our world. It fits perfectly with my message of optimistic realism. You can watch her video and/or read … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Letter to Millennials

As a college writing teacher, I have the pleasure of helping my students discover their writing voice and their passions in life. Every once and a while I will read an essay that I need to post on my blog because … Continue reading

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