Diane Gottlieb writes open-hearted stories about people in pain who choose to grow.

Archive for September 2019

Interview With Mireya Vela

Mireya Vela! Strong, courageous, all around amazing woman! I met Mireya at Antioch and loved her immediately! She is a terrific writer and visual artist, activist, researcher and mom. Mireya has taken her experiences with childhood abuse and transformed them into art. Her current collection of essays Vestiges of Courage is a stunning testament to the…

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A Look Back at a Year of WomanPause

I am so excited to say that this month—yes, this very September—marks the one-year anniversary of WomanPause! And What a Year It’s Been!   What a Year It’s Been!   First, I want to thank you all for coming along with me on this wonderful journey! Writing pieces with the aim of offering you something…

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Interview with Ana Maria Spagna

Ana Maria Spagna is definitely one of my sheroes. She’s a great model for following your passions, stepping into the scary places, and for living with the utmost integrity. Ana Maria was a writing mentor of mine at Antioch, Los Angeles. She’s a wonderful teacher, who’s generous and thoughtful with her feedback, and who always…

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