Feeling the Ground Gives me the Feels

At heart, deep holism means a refusal to join the zombie apocalypse— to not be numb, unfeeling, disconnected, on autopilot, unable to feel yourself or others.— Pip Walker The other day I intentionally walked barefoot in the grass. I dug my toes into the earth as I walked, I made sure the bottoms of myContinue reading “Feeling the Ground Gives me the Feels”

Are You Grateful for the Abundance that Earth Provides?

On this week that we’re celebrating Earth Day, I’ve been thinking about the myriad of ways in which the earth provides for us. Water for drinking, bathing, and simply enjoying. Herbs and plants as medicine; fruits, vegetables, nuts, animals, and more for food. It’s truly amazing how bountiful this planet is.  In recent months, I’veContinue reading “Are You Grateful for the Abundance that Earth Provides?”

Do You Rise With the Sun? Making the Most of the Day

I’ve finally hit the point in my life where I realize that waking up early IS truly beneficial. Getting a head start to the day helps you get things taken care of while many people are still sleeping in or lazing around. Rising with the sun gives me more time in the day, and I’mContinue reading “Do You Rise With the Sun? Making the Most of the Day”

Are You Ready for This Season of Growth

This post is from my March Newsletter about Aries initiating a new energy for the year. Spring is here and we’re really in 2021, take advantage of this time! There’s more great content where this came from so I encourage you to sign up for my newsletter so you can receive the next one laterContinue reading “Are You Ready for This Season of Growth”

Healing: The Choice to Empower Yourself

A brief word on what I’ve learned about healing. It requires commitment and some level of self-awareness. Or at least that of attaining it. Healing means having to constantly look at what you’re trying to achieve, and how much responsibility you’re willing to take on. There’s a lot of discomfort that comes with this process. YouContinue reading “Healing: The Choice to Empower Yourself”

Nurture Your Seedlings This Aries Season — and Tend to Them

Spring is finally here y’all! I’m excited, forreal. Now that the Equinox has passed and the sun is in the sign of Aries, we can ride the wave of a new energy. As the first sign of the zodiac, Aries is a fiery, masculine sign ruled by Mars. In addition to being impulsive, Aries canContinue reading “Nurture Your Seedlings This Aries Season — and Tend to Them”

Do You Feel That in the Air? A Cycle is Ending

This post is from my February Newsletter about the Pisces season and its impact on closing out the 2020 cycle. Spring is almost here, y’all! There’s more great content where this came from so I encourage you to sign up for my newsletter so you can receive the next one later in the month. DoContinue reading “Do You Feel That in the Air? A Cycle is Ending”

Feed the Inner Child

“I just needed time alone, with my own thoughtsGot treasures in my mind but couldn’t open up my own vault.My childlike creativity, purity and honestyIs honestly being crowded by these grown thoughts.Reality is catchin’ up with meTakin’ my inner child, I’m fighting for custody.” Kanye West, Power Remember when we were children and had opportunitiesContinue reading “Feed the Inner Child”

“Take Care of Your Needs”

This Pisces season has been wearing on me.Mentally exhausted.Longing for the rejuvenation of spring. Though I understand I can’t let the external affect me, it’s an ongoing practice.I have been performing mental gymnastics.I meditate, journal, and do the things “I know” will benefit my mental health. Sometimes, these are the very things we neglect whenContinue reading ““Take Care of Your Needs””

Acknowledging the Darkness That Comes with Wellness

Feel the feels.Sometimes the emotions rush in quickly like a hot, summer storm.Thunderous clouds roll through the sky with their downpours and flashes of lighting.The darkness has arrived.The path to healing isn’t linear, and it’s during the downward swings where you’re faced with your true coping mechanisms. This is when connection to spirit, to healthContinue reading “Acknowledging the Darkness That Comes with Wellness”

Are You Positively Influencing Your Community?

This post is from my January Newsletter about Aquarius season and its impact on 2021’s energy. In honor of the February 11th New Moon in Aquarius, I thought this would be a good post to share. We’re in an Aquarius stellium; the energy is strong! Start working towards those out-of-the world dreams of yours! Also,Continue reading “Are You Positively Influencing Your Community?”

I Finally Get the Hype About Roses; They’re Magnificent

I used to think roses were overrated. To be honest, they’re still not my favorite. But also … I LOVE THEM! Roses are absolutely beautiful. They grow in an array of colors and shapes, unfurling petals in a multitude of designs. A great addition to practically any bouquet. Fresh roses smell divine. To me, rosesContinue reading “I Finally Get the Hype About Roses; They’re Magnificent”

Aquarius Season May Have You Questioning How You Relate To Yourself and the World

In the spirit of Aquarius season (1/20 – 2/18/21), I’ve been thinking about identities. The way we often cling to a group, or something familiar in order to label ourselves. Since Aquarius is ruled by Uranus, the planet of all things unexpected, there’s a bit of a rebellious energy that we may experience around thisContinue reading “Aquarius Season May Have You Questioning How You Relate To Yourself and the World”

It Can’t Always Be About Winning

It seems that as a society, we’re all in a bubble of continuously chasing some sort of high. We’re hardwired to want to win SOMETHING. Winning by appearances, winning because of the money in your bank account, because of the amount of followers you have .. and so on and so forth. We spend soContinue reading “It Can’t Always Be About Winning”

Is Listening to Music a Part of Your Self-Care Regimen? It Should Be!

When you think about improving your overall health and wellness, do you also take into consideration what you listen to? I noticed that over time, as I started to seek more mental peace and balance in my life, my music selections began to change. I started listening to more music without words. I found myselfContinue reading “Is Listening to Music a Part of Your Self-Care Regimen? It Should Be!”

Confession: I Hug and Hold Trees.

What are you doing to feel good these days? Since I’ve been spending more time indoors this winter, I’ve been cultivating my inner space. I’m trying to stay on top of watering my plants, I’m meditating in the morning/listening to my Divine Goddess Affirmations, and lighting incense and burning lovely candles (Diptyque’s Narguile being myContinue reading “Confession: I Hug and Hold Trees.”

Let’s Be Real: How “Motivated” Are You Feeling Right Now?

I’ve noticed a shift on social media. I think we’re so traumatized by the year we just had that people have left the “new year, new me” memes in the past. I haven’t seen as many, “Let’s leave X,Y,Z in 20XX” as I’ve seen before. I think many of us have resigned to the ideaContinue reading “Let’s Be Real: How “Motivated” Are You Feeling Right Now?”

Focus on What You Can Control

Honestly, I don’t want to get into a whole, “new year,” type of post. But I will say that with 2021, I’m ushering in new traditions and less expectations. Or even, maybe not even really holding steadfast to any tradition in general but what feels right for me in the moment. I’m learning how to bestContinue reading “Focus on What You Can Control”

Winter: A Time for Quiet Reflection

Now that I’m older, I’ve really grown to appreciate winter. To be honest, it also probably helps that I don’t have to commute to work everyday and wear a bunch of layers 🙂 As an empath who needs a lot of solitary time, I also appreciate winter because it’s quieter and fewer people are out.Continue reading “Winter: A Time for Quiet Reflection”

2020 Enhanced My Vision; I Can See in Ways I’ve Never Seen Before

Resilience.2020 is almost over and I look forward to my vacation time so I can do a shit-ton of journaling and reflecting. What’s coming to me right now though is the idea of resilience. How 2020 has shown many of us how strong we can be. We went from a 2-week lockdown, to an unknownContinue reading “2020 Enhanced My Vision; I Can See in Ways I’ve Never Seen Before”