Katy Bourne


Self-Care for the Apocalypse

POSTED ON July 09, 2018 | POSTED IN: My Blog | One Comment
 

Every day, there’s a new affront: another egregious human rights violation, another deplorable policy, another nefarious assault on fundamental decency. Just when we think it can’t get worse, that there is nowhere lower to sink, we’re proven wrong, slapped in the face once again. Most recently, it’s asylum-seeking families being treated like criminals, with children ... Read More

When Things Get Bleak

POSTED ON December 28, 2016 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 2 Comments
 

Things are rather heavy these days. There’s a pall draping our collective psyche. I can see and feel it everywhere: on social media, in the weary faces of both loved ones and strangers, in the low vibration that moans just beneath the surface of everything. We’re despondent still over a looming Trump presidency and all ... Read More

So Now What?

POSTED ON November 28, 2016 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 5 Comments
 

At this point, the shock has worn off. We’ve crawled out from the rubble of our collective disbelief and disappointment and are regaining our equilibrium, uneasy as it may be. We’re slowly squaring with the ice cold reality that Donald Trump – a deranged, unqualified and dangerously erratic narcissist –is the president elect and, even ... Read More

When Sh*% Hits the Fan: 12 Tips for Survival

POSTED ON April 23, 2015 | POSTED IN: My Blog | 7 Comments
 

Shit can hit the fan in a variety of ways: your angry bosshole impulsively fires you; your sweetheart walks out the door; you’re hit with a crushing unexpected expenditure; a project you’ve poured your soul into falls apart; you make a big mistake that you have no hope of fixing. These are just a few examples ... Read More

The Unexpected Empty Nest: 12 Tips for Mom Blues

POSTED ON November 09, 2014 | POSTED IN: My Blog | Post A Comment
 

Circumstances have a way of taking unforeseen turns and sometimes we find ourselves in a situation of living apart from our minor children. There can be a multitude of reasons–divorce, financial issues, geographical moves or even the kid’s own choice–but typically this is not the scenario we’d envisioned when we became mothers. We imagined that ... Read More

Our Creative Lives: Slammed

POSTED ON December 01, 2011 | POSTED IN: My Blog, Our Creative Lives | Post A Comment
 

    Lately, I’ve been slammed: psycho slammed. I’m working on a sizable writing job that will pretty much go until the end of the year. I’ve got another big ass job for one of my regular freelance clients. On top of these demands, I’ve been gigging a lot and also just trying to stay ... Read More

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Katy Bourne is a Jazz Singer and Writer.