Dara Waxelbaum is an Arizona native, roller derby enthusiast and neighborhood feminist. While indecisive about most things Dara uses skating, fashion, photography, and writing to better understand herself and the world around her.
Dara WaxelbaumOn June 8th one of my favorite pieces I had ever written for Metiza was published, “Embracing the Everlasting Awkward and Loving Yourself Anyway.” I remember how last November I’d pondered the i...Continue reading
Dara WaxelbaumWe all have those moments where we might feel a little insignificant. Maybe we haven’t seen our friends in awhile because life has been getting in the way, social media is throwing out some major FO...Continue reading
Dara WaxelbaumKristina Moore, leader singer of local Phoenix band, Koleżanka, has officially captured my heart. Now before I rant and rave, let me set the scene for you. The lights are low at Rebel Lounge. It’s ...Continue reading
Dara WaxelbaumEven as I’m writing this I’m kicking myself. “Why don’t you write more?” “You used to love writing!” “You barely do anything anymore!” And while my inner-self is right and should be ...Continue reading
Dara WaxelbaumIt’s August of 2013, I’m walking to out to the school parking lot to get picked up by my mom. I’d just been cut from badminton tryouts and tears were burning in the corners of my eyes. I didn’...Continue reading
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Podcast Episode 2: Davyn – Side Hustles, Mentors & Self Care
Remember when you prayed for what you currently have