Never the Pretty One

Never the Pretty One

I Was Never the “Pretty One” I thought becoming “the pretty one” would make me feel worthy. Eventually, I realized only I could define my worthiness. Growing up, most comments about my appearance from my mom—the person who mattered most to...
A Tale of Two Abortions

A Tale of Two Abortions

A Tale of Two Abortions I’m sharing my abortion story to help reduce the stigma around this medical procedure (abortion is healthcare). I’ve had two abortions in my life. The first, at age 17, terminated an unwanted pregnancy. The second, at age 40,...
Tonight I weep

Tonight I weep

Tonight I Weep. The Supreme Court’s leaked ruling makes it clear Roe vs. Wade is over, but I’m not giving up the fight—and neither should you. Like the rest of this country, I saw the news tonight (May 2, 2022) of the leaked Supreme Court decision that...
What is a feminist coach?

What is a feminist coach?

What is a feminist coach? Shedding light on what it means to be a feminist life coach There are probably as many answers to “what is a feminist coach” as there are self-identified feminist coaches. That’s because there are many perspectives on what...
Must-Read Books for Feminist Coaches

Must-Read Books for Feminist Coaches

LIFE CHANGING BOOKS FOR WOMEN MONEY MINDSET BOOKS IMPOSTER SYNDROME BOOKS BOOKS TO CHANGE HABITS Must-Read Books for Feminist Coaches By Becky Mollenkamp, ACC My coaching work has evolved a lot over the years. The most meaningful and important shift has been my...
Weaponized Gratitude

Weaponized Gratitude

Watch Out for Weaponized Gratitude By Becky Mollenkamp, ACC My first “real” job after college was at the Carmel Pine Cone (cute name, right?), a very small newspaper in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. I was hired as one of three reporters at a salary of $13,000. In...