Alanis Morissette will be calling upon her background, training, education and fiery passion for feminine empowerment, psychology and spirituality as she takes on the role of the Guardian Weekend magazine’s new advice columnist. Her first column will appear in the January 16th edition.

Alanis feels quite at home in this role, with having contributed her writing to a variety of outlets and forums over the years, leading workshops, giving thoughtful and highly regarded keynote talks ‎worldwide as well as being in the midst of writing a healing and transformation-oriented book which includes stories and topics ranging from eating disorder, addiction and trauma recovery, relationships, spirituality, feminism, physical wellness and social commentary.

Ahead of her first column, Alanis gave an exclusive interview which will appear in this Saturday’s Weekend magazine. Want to submit your own question? Email them to Alanis at ask.alanis@theguardian.com. Stay tuned for more details coming soon.