In this episode, Mimi talks with poet, creative, author, speaker, writer (and so much more), Arielle Estoria. We talk about what body kindness and grief look like for her, managing negative conflicts and setting boundaries, and her writing.
Born and raised in foggy Northern California and now residing in Los Angeles CA, Arielle Estoria is a Spoken Word Poet, gifted Writer and Author, captivating and authentic Emcee and Speaker. Through various aspects of storytelling, Arielle creates environments and spaces where audiences have the permission to be vulnerable and seen. Her motto, “Words not for the ears but for the soul” stems from her dedication to remind anyone who encounters her and her work that words are meant to be felt and experienced not just heard. With a specific heart in empowering, encouraging and making space for audiences of womxn to feel at home in their own bodies.
Arielle has shared her work through spoken word and themed keynote talks with companies such as Google, Sofar Sounds, Lululemon, Dressember, Tedx, the SKIMS campaign by Kim Kardashian, and the Rise Conference by Rachel Hollis and more. She has consecutively emceed annual conferences such as, Yellow Conference for creative and entrepreneurial women, Hair Camp a conference for Hairstylists in the industry and Anchored in Love, for teenage girls featuring surfer Bethany Hamilton. Arielle has lead writing, social media and self-acceptance workshops in various settings ranging from students to professional development spaces.
Arielle is the Co-Author of two self-published collections of poetry: Vagabonds and Zealots (2014), Write Bloody Spill Pretty (2017) which can both be found on Amazon.com and in 2016, released her EP of poetry and music titled Symphony of a Lioness.
When she’s not on stage or on the road, you can also find Arielle being interviewed and featured on various well known podcasts such as: the GoalDigger Podcast by Jenna Kutcher, The Birds Papaya Podcast with Sarah Nicole Landry, Striptd Down with Ali Levine, Raw Beauty Talks by Erin Treloar, and Let’s Talk About It Podcast with TV personality Taylor Nolan.