Lydia Mikkael is a Chicago-based writer and soon-to-be therapist. Lydia writes from a psycho-spiritual perspective about living more deeply and authentically. She is currently writing a book about the harm caused by the church’s messages about sex and how we can heal by reclaiming our sexual selves. She has an essay published in Kissing in the Chapel, Praying in the Frathouse: Wrestling with Faith and College and has contributed to SheLoves magazine, Verily magazine, and the MOPS Blog. You can follow her writing on her blog, The Naked Being.