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Crystals for the Resistance

Some people dismiss crystal lovers as those lost to new age mumbo jumbo, who hang out in shindigs in the desert, never wash their hair, and aren’t in touch with reality. Although crystal lovers certainly come in all shapes and sizes, you might be surprised at how woke we actually are! In fact, younger folks, who are awakening much […]

Is Trump Triggering Your Chakras? Here’s the Good and Bad News

No matter how you feel or think, or what you do for a living, or even how you voted, chances are, if you live in the United States, you have a certain opinion of the new president, Donald Trump. Heck, evidently people all around the world, even Antartica, have an opinion about Trump! What if you are […]

Are You Being Led by Your Wound or Your Spirit? 5 Tell-Tale Signs You’re Still Not over It

Are you being led by your wound or your Spirit? Can you even tell the difference? When we are led by our Spirit, we are in alignment with ourselves and are in our flow. When we are led by our wounds, we see ourselves burdened by life, unable to function, treading water while barely keeping […]

What Oppression Does to TMJ + 5 Things You Can Do To Heal It: Because Smashing The Patriarchy Is Hard Work

Bringing awareness into the world, when you feel the odds are against you, is tough. It’s like shining the light of your soul into the darkness, only to notice that you are in shark-infested waters. How can you be the change, when you feel the majority of your peers are fine with complacency, bigotry, xenophobia, […]

My Top 7 Ways To Interrupt Negative Patterns When You Feel Stuck

Have you ever felt so stuck in a rut that you felt blocked – in the flow of your life, from abundance, with your creativity, joy, or love life? Seriously, if you’ve never felt stuck, you must not have a pulse! Because, we’ve ALL been there. AND revisit that feeling from time to time. It’s […]

My First Article In The Huffington Post!

My cupping article just became my first-ever article published in THE HUFFINGTON POST!! I am pinching myself! Check it out, and please share! “Curious About Cupping? Here’s What You Need To Know” If you are DONE with reading Olympic posts about cupping by “experts” who don’t even practice it for a living (and I was […]

Margarita performing cupping therapy. Photo from the author's personal collection.

Curious About Cupping? Here’s What You Need To Know

What do 19-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps, U.S. men’s gymnast Alex Naddour, Jennifer Aniston, and Gwyneth Paltrow all have in common? They are among the many prominent athletes and celebrities who proudly sport their red and purple colored circles that dot their backs and shoulders. But, what exactly are these marks that look like battle scars from wrestling with a […]

The 5 Best Essential Oils To Clear And Strengthen Your Energy

We all have our moments when we feel strong, ready to weather any storm, where we exhale rainbows and moonbeams, we feel great about the decisions we make, we are in our zone of genius, we feel strong and solid in who we are, we get the sleep we need, and we feel so right with the […]

A Poem For Self-Protection: Invoking Your Personal Safety When You Are Stressed

“There is no greater illusion than fear, no greater wrong than preparing to defend yourself, no greater misfortune than having an enemy. Whoever can see through all fear will always be safe.”  ~ Lao Tzu (c.604 – 531 B.C.) When was the last time you felt unsafe? Was it when you were bullied in high school […]

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DIY: How To Make Your Own Chinese Herbal First Aid Kit

Did you know that Myrrh is considered a Chinese Medicinal herb/substance (in Chinese pin yin it’s called Mo Yao) that heals wounds? And, that wingless cockroaches are a necessary ingredient to a favorite plaster of mine that helps to penetrate the muscles to relieve pain? Chinese Herbs have so many uses, and can be prepared in […]