Janelle Hardy

Artist. Writer. Body & Soul Worker.

You Don’t Have To Be The Frozen Woman.

Overwhelmed. Overworked. Disconnected from yourself and others. Stuck.

NOPE. No more.

Tired of trying to ‘stay sweet?’

Sign up for my free 5-day prose ecourse on being wholly and ferociously human. We’ll draw out the fluidly savoury, salty, bitter, sour and sweet aspects of your womanhood with creative writing prompts and storytelling.

Stuck in old uncomfortable stories about yourself?

Twice a year I work with you to rewrite your tough and challenging personal stories in Personal Mythmaking, an 11-week course that unravels and reconfigures your ideas about yourself using creative writing, photography, embodiment exercises as well as fairytales and mythology.

Seeking a swift deep dive?

Plunge into 5-day and 10-day flash intensives on subjects such as grief, anger (anytime), bodylove, the erotic and the darkness (free in December).

Hungry for inspiration?

Listen to Wild Elixir: my podcast for creative embodied women.

Get weekly letters on bodylove, creativity and life in my Sunday Morning Pleasures e-letter.

Read about inspiring creative folks in my lusciously and soulfully interview series.

Longing to be seen in a uniquely deep, profound and moving way?

Order a Devotional Painting.

Prefer in-person work?

Visit me on Vancouver Island for hands-on healing work or as a creative-in-residence at my home and studio.

Connect with me

On Being Enough

Here in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island we very rarely get snow. So when I saw the weather forecast calling for three days of snow I scoffed. It just doesn't happen, and we had already gotten two whole days more than our usual over Christmas. I was wrong to...

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Where we place our attention matters

At the moment that I’m writing this letter to you, I’m sitting in my living room, with my laptop on my lap, on a small couch that is low to the ground because the legs are removed. Directly in front of me is a window and French door opening to my backyard, where I can...

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On belonging

For a long time, I didn't feel like I belonged anywhere. Not in my family, not in my culture, not with my peers, and not even in my body. Those were times of deep loneliness and excruciating shyness, times when I felt out of place, awkward, judged and wrong, wrong...

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