Entries by Saida Desilets

Why I Wrote About Desire

We all come from desire and, whether we acknowledge it or not, desire will remain an integral and intimate part of our lives. Yet despite its intrinsic power and influence, desire still remains one of the most misunderstood parts of being a human being. And although no one is exempt from its impact, few of […]

Is Female Empowerment Hurting Women?

We live in a culture that reveres our wounds, where we hand out victim badges as though these claims hold the key to our wholeness. In fact, when it comes to women and transforming the challenges we face, there exists a full range of approaches, techniques, modalities and ideals with the intention of ‘female empowerment’. […]

WOMEN: How To Stop Saying Yes When You Really Mean No

“Will you stay late to get that project done?” How often have you said “Yes” to this kind of request even though you were looking forward to a special night with your partner/kids/dog/yourself? “We really need another volunteer for this. Can we expect you there?” How often have you said “Yes” to this kind of […]

4 Stages From Domesticated to Wild

You become blocked from your inherent genius when you are domesticated. But as the desire to go beyond the confines of your limited life urges you forward, you hesitate… You’ve been sold lies that it’s not safe to be wild. Are those lies true? You’ve been told it’s not okay to leave the land of […]