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”

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!”

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”

Delighting in the Simple Pleasures of This Dark Season

As a person who is quite sensitive to the energies around me, December is feeling a bit heavy already. With the lunar full moon eclipse on November 30th, the December 14th new moon + solar eclipse, and the planetary alignments on the 21st, which will usher us into the Age of Aquarius, I’m doing myContinue reading “Delighting in the Simple Pleasures of This Dark Season”

Fight the Power with Your High Vibration

We all know that 2020 has shaken the world up. And I don’t foresee things going back to what they were “pre-pandemic.” Too much has changed already. An unfortunate circumstance from the pandemic is the decline in accommodations and resources. At least here in NYC, it seems that there are more lines and subpar customerContinue reading “Fight the Power with Your High Vibration”

Sagittarius Season: Shine the Light on Your Inner Compass

As the sun illuminates the Sagittarius zodiac,we’re called to shine the light on our inner hunter.To be bold, to search for your truth.Find your own direction. We’re asked to be lively, to be independent, curious, and pursue that thingthat sets you on fire.The Sagittarius centaur is a beast that’s hard to tame and ever soContinue reading “Sagittarius Season: Shine the Light on Your Inner Compass”

Checking the Ego During Scorpio Season

Wow, what a Scorpio season this has been in 2020! Have you felt it? Between the full moon in Taurus on Halloween, the veil thinning, the Mercury Retrograde (with its the pull to do shadow work), Mars being in Retrograde (9/9 – 11/13), and then the 11/11 portal, I’ve been going deep within myself. I’veContinue reading “Checking the Ego During Scorpio Season”

Activate Your Light During the 11:11 Portal

This mystical Scorpio season of 2020 has brought us a Mercury Retrograde (in Scorpio), a Taurus full moon on Halloween, and it will also herald the 11:11 portal on November 11th. Not only does the number 11 look aesthetically pleasing, but it’s actually quite steeped in divinity. 11 represents the balance of divine feminine andContinue reading “Activate Your Light During the 11:11 Portal”

Facing my Shadow as Mercury Retrogrades in Scorpio

“Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” —Carl Jung This Mercury in Retrograde (which is in the mysterious, deep-diving sign of Scorpio), I’ve unexpectedly been hit with the task of facing some shadow aspects of myself. What’s funny is, I’m dealing with familiar themes but almost feel more awakened to them now. More triggeredContinue reading “Facing my Shadow as Mercury Retrogrades in Scorpio”

Inspired by a Photo: A Brief Exploration of the 4 Elements of Life

To me, this featured photo encompasses representations of the 4 major elements that are the foundation to life: fire, water, earth, and air. You’ll find that these elements are important to occult practices (5 elements, if you include that of the spirit). You come across more representations of these elements when we explore the zodiacContinue reading “Inspired by a Photo: A Brief Exploration of the 4 Elements of Life”

Stop. Think About “The New Normal” For YOU

STOP. This Libra season I ask, how does one find balance if one is always on the go? I believe many people are spiritually awakening or at least questioning reality as we’ve known it, but as we live our day to day lives, it can be quite easy to get sucked back into the cycleContinue reading “Stop. Think About “The New Normal” For YOU”

In October, We Celebrate Life and Death

I love October! Fall is in full effect, the weather is cooler but still enjoyable, pumpkins are abound, and we have the celebratory times of Halloween/Samhain/Dia de los Muertos/All Souls Day. Though Libra rides out much of this month, on the 22nd, we have the start of my second favorite season, that of Scorpio. ScorpioContinue reading “In October, We Celebrate Life and Death”

What’s Your Daily Spiritual Practice?

“One of the pillars of soulful living, according to inspiring yoga teacher Leila Sadapghee, is the establishment of sadhana, daily spiritual practice. This needn’t involve prayer– it could be a daily meditation, mantra repetition or yoga practice with an underlying spiritual intent.” — Pip Walker, Deeply Holistic I highlighted that quote in the book IContinue reading “What’s Your Daily Spiritual Practice?”

Welcoming Fall and the Harvest with a Mabon Celebration

We just welcomed the Autumn Equinox here in the Northern Hemisphere and there’s been a lovely crisp to the air here in the Northeast. During the first day of fall on September 22nd, the sun also moved into the zodiac of Libra. Additionally, the beginning of fall also brings us Mabon, a pagan/Celtic/Wiccan tradition, whichContinue reading “Welcoming Fall and the Harvest with a Mabon Celebration”

Alone, Together

I enjoy my own company. Even while at home, I’m rarely bored; there’s always so much to do. Clean, write, journal, organize, learn, create art. I have a rich inner world. Sometimes it’s a blessing and a curse. I often go to the beach alone. To the park alone. Simply because I enjoy it.Conversations don’t always need toContinue reading “Alone, Together”

Practically Manifest Your Goals: It’s Virgo Season

The below blog post is from my most recent newsletter. I typically create content specifically just for the newsletter, but I thought this one would be good to share as a blog post. Can you believe it? The year is more than halfway over! We’ve come to the end of August, Leo season is done,Continue reading “Practically Manifest Your Goals: It’s Virgo Season”