Everyone has a story.
Your life is defined by the stories you tell. I want to help you tell better stories.
Whether you want to publish your memoir, start a blog, or simply use journaling techniques to improve your life, I’ve got the support you need to tell your story.
When the world tells you to be smaller, I want you to be more grandiose.
When the world tells you to change, I want you to invest even more in yourself.
When the world tries to silence your story, I want you to shout it from the rooftops.
Howdy, I’m Lauren! A writer, speaker, adventurer, storyteller, and taco fanatic.
I’m fascinated with the stories we tell ourselves and captivated by the stories we tell others.
I want to help you
Enhance your story.
Sort through society’s bullshit to discover what YOU truly want, need, and can’t have in your life. Silence your inner critic, boost your self-esteem, and feel more comfortable and confident in yourself, your body, and your career.
Tell your story.
I’ve got the tips, tricks, and tools you need to write better, write more, and heal through storytelling. Plus, I’m going to help you ditch the starving artist cliché and make a living doing what you love.
Spend time with, listen to, or read the words of Lauren Marie Fleming and she'll do one thing - serve you the permission you've been looking for on a decadent golden platter. Her work allows all of us to be unapologetically ourselves, no matter what size, shape, color or flavor we come in. The world needs more Lauren Marie Fleming.Steph Jagger
My [business coaching] sessions with Lauren are the best part of my week. I always leave our sessions with my needs met AND my cup full of warmth, laughter, and genuine delight. She reminds me that there is so much to love and appreciate, even in those moments when I’m struggling.Adrienne Black
Lauren is one of the most beautifully sincere people I have ever had the gift of meeting. Her experience runs deep, her perseverance is inspiring. Whether dancing in the sunshine or weathering the storm of life, she is a friend and a mentor - her words are music to my soul.
She ignites a tiny spark inside me to fan the flames into the seldom reached corners of my mind rife with insecurity and doubt, making my uncertainties vanish as my self confidence reemerges and I begin to realize my individual potential and accept myself as I am. I am grateful to her!jessica drake
Like having a friend hold your hand, Bawdy Love will be your companion, guide, and comfort as you do the hard, funny, scary, exhilarating, and powerful work of changing how you view your body, your universe, and your life. It’s good to have a friend, and Lauren, through this book, is an especially good friend to have.Dr. Martina Shabram, PhD
If you’ve ever looked in the mirror and found yourself immediately criticizing what you saw (and who hasn’t?), Bawdy Love will give you the tools and confidence to return that critical gaze with a kinder, healthier one that’s sure to improve your life in innumerable ways.Rachel Kramer Bussel
Every once in a while you have a conversation where you can feel yourself becoming a stronger and healthier version of who you are. That was exactly what happened during my coaching interview with Lauren. She gave me the tools I needed to better handle uncomfortable situations as well as created a feeling of security in myself.James Barnes
Coaching with Lauren gives me the same feeling I get after spending a weekend with my best friend, building one another up with unconditional love. In just half an hour, I can go from feeling worthless to feeling like I can take on the world. She provides me with such a unique perspective on body image, weight, and mental health in such a genuine, caring way.
Lauren provides me with the tools to love my flawed body and to thrive within it. She inspires me to be better to myself at a time in my life when I rarely feel like I deserve it. Lauren is blazing the path towards radical self love and I’m behind her 100%!
It is easy to get caught up in the shoulds and woulds and coulds of life. I love a good grandiose dream, but many of the people I talk with and coach are so focused on the big goals (write a NYTimes best-selling novel, take a year-long trip through South America, have...read more
Do you feel worthy of love? It seems such a simple thing, being loved, yet the majority of people in my life – most especially those who are feminine – feel they don’t deserve it. Or worse than that, they feel they would deserve Or that they deserve it if they'd just...read more
When your inspiration dies (literally) – how my friend with cystic fibrosis taught me that it’s okay to not be okay
It was a long time coming, but that doesn't make it any easier. It's never easy, losing someone you love. Last month, my dear friend Lauren – my sister's best friend since high school – died of complications from a lifetime of battling cystic fibrosis. She was 37,...read more
Do you dread stepping on the scale? Does your head pound, heart sink, and whole body prepare for the disappointment you feel when you see that number, knowing it will never be the "right one"? I purposely don't keep a scale in my house, but every time I go to the...read more
The very first conversation I had at my very first blogging conference went something like this: Stranger: Hi! What do you blog about? Me: I write a sex blog. Stranger: What's the URL? Me: QueerieBradshaw.com Stranger: *opens up a website I've never seen before, types...read more
Achieving life goals, embracing your superhero origin story, and saving your relationship with yourself, on Episode 18 of the Bawdy Love Podcast. It's here! It's finally here! Bawdy Love: 10 Steps to Profoundly Loving Your Body is released today, this magical day, my...read more
Are you obligated to be healthy? Do you owe health to yourself, your family, your loved ones? We're often taught that healthy is the most important thing we could possibly strive for, but what does this standard do for the worth of someone born with a disease,...read more
"Who does this ugly fat bitch think she is?!" a stranger wrote on Twitter, sharing a gif of me twirling around in my bikini saying "if you want a bikini body, put a bikini on your body." It was taken from an interview I did on body image with Dr. Doe for her...read more
"And heaven will smell like the airport." -Neko Case My father was fumbling with his bags, dropping his glasses, and holding up the entrance to the hotel, but the beautiful woman holding the door open for him simply smiled. She had a confident air about her,...read more