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Why It Is Scary as Hell to Be Seen for Who We Are

The masks we wear are numerous. Sometimes we don’t ever take them off. And, if we wear them long enough, we forget that what we show to others isn’t even who we really are. When we first learned to use them, it was to serve a very important purpose – in order to survive, we learned […]

December 13, 2016 Healing, Healthy Living | No Comments

Healing Invocation For The Oppressed And Marginalized

Have you ever felt like you didn’t belong? That expressing you voice was a dangerous thing to do? Were you ever excluded from a benefit other people enjoyed because you appeared different from the majority (read: those in power?) Or, were you ever afraid for your life just for simply existing, loving, believing, or being […]

December 6, 2016 Healing, Healthy Living | 4 Comments

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, […]

How To Be Unexpectedly Brave: Find The Fight Within You When Hope Is Lost

You know those times when you’ve ever felt the power sucked out of your belly, fear is suddenly triggered in your Root Chakra, joy turns to devastation, and the wind has been taken out of your sails? It’s that similar feeling you’ve had when you’ve received devastating news about a loved one. Or, when you’ve […]

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 […]

Are You Being Called To Heal Ancestral Trauma?

When we think of healing our ancestors, we may envision ceremonies being performed in far away lands that are too remote for us to even identify with. The reality is… there are many accessible ways to heal the trauma of our lineage. How do you know if you’re being called to hear your ancestral pain? You […]

August 2, 2016 Healing | 5 Comments

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 […]

How To Keep Your Vibration High In A Low Vibration World

From alarmist one-sided news reports that don’t quite tell the whole story, to injustices happening in our own backyard, headlines giving evidence of the disintegration of human dignity, and Facebook feeds that fan the flames of our anxiety, how does one continue to stand strong during challenging times? How do we feel empowered when what […]

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 […]