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Holy and Sacred

It’s no surprise that, for many women, the idea of honoring their breasts is unfamiliar. But why? What sorts of dialogue and inquiry can inspire women to connect fully with their bodies and their health? This quote from Susan Weed provokes this line of thinking in a powerful way: “Has anyone ever told you that …

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One with the Mother

When you emerged into the world of air, hunger came with you. And linked to hunger was the remedy for hunger, already known to you. You had, at birth, the skill to guide yourself to it by touch, by smell, by warmth, by sweetness. You had, and still have, internal, ancient coding to find the …

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The Breast-Heart Connection

There’s a midpoint on our bodies, where our breasts are. It’s where our heart is, too. The breasts and the heart have a wonderful connection, in fact I like to say that the breasts are the face of the heart. And it’s not just about location; it’s something deeper. Ancient Hindu texts divide the body …

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Pressures

Making a film about breasts is hard. It’s as if I’d rather curl up beside them and take their comfort, rather than analyze their role and influence in my life. Our breasts have always mattered, but we didn’t know why. And looking at that question now requires a certain energy and grace that’s being learned …

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Tending Your (Bodily) Garden

—–How can we celebrate our breasts? Celebrate the breasts, you ask? We say YES! The breasts are far more mysterious and complex than society has led us to believe. What we hear from the media is that our breasts’ are only special if they’re sexual. The truth is, our breasts link us to our hearts. …

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Talking about Our Breasts

We don’t talk about our breasts. The mainstream consumerist media talks about our breasts, men talk about our breasts, we sometimes talk about each other’s breasts…but we don’t talk about our lived experiences with our breasts. Filmmaker and author, Meema Spadola, calls the breasts “our most public private part.” Perhaps it is this promotion of …

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Spotlight: Women Who are Working to Change the Paradigm for Teen Girls

As we work to spread the emboldening message of The Breast Archives, there is a deepening awareness of the effort and brilliance of OTHERS who are generating body-positive messages for young women. Today we’re proud to spotlight a handful of trail-blazers who are actively  shifting the landscape, and making the world safer and brighter for …

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