Ancestor Prayer When you were born Earth became your body Stone became your bone Sea became your blood Sun became your eye Moon became your mind Wind became your breath. When you passed to the Otherworld Your breath became Wind Your mind became Moon Your eye became Sun, Your blood became Sea Your bone became … More Ancestor Prayer for Samhain
How’s the full moon energy treating everyone? It’s a little intense over here. This full moon in fiery Aries–also called the Traveler’s moon or the Harvest moon–is all about action, intensity, and breaking through obstacles. It’s about pursuing new passions, or bringing ones from this last year to light. It’s a force to be reckoned … More Full Moon in Aries Ritual Bath Salts
A few months ago, at the urging of a friend, I downloaded the app Think Dirty. Friends, it was not as fun as it sounds. I’ve been a crunchy product lover forever, and for the most part I thought I had a handle on the types of chemicals I allowed into my home and onto … More Ditchin’ + Switchin’
Raise your hand if this new moon’s got you feeling ALL THE THINGS. Me? I’m feeling a little anxious around here. It’s a bit frantic. It’s a bit like I’m underwater. It’s a bit like I need to reexamine every one of my goals, and pretty damn fast. I’ve got so many new irons in … More New Moon Feels
Who has weird family home remedy stories? I want ’em! Did your mom give you hot toddies for a sore throat? Did your aunt put tobacco on bee stings? Did your grandmother put cut onions on the bottoms of your feet when you had a cold? Did THEIR mothers, aunts, and grannies have even weirder … More Send Me Your Weirdest Folk Remedy Stories
At the end of 2016, I went through a real tough spot with anxiety. Like, a three-panic-attacks-a-day, can’t-leave-my-house kind of spot. Some of it was circumstantial (there were just a few stressors floating through the ether around November 2016) but mostly it was my body telling me something needed to change RIGHT NOW. I was … More Chaga, “King of Medicinal Mushrooms”
I hear a lot of stories about people discovering the magic of essential oils for the first time. They usually start off with an adorable mother of three talking about how their one weird friend always kept pushing oils on them, and after responding “hell no why would I need this plant juice voodoo?” a … More Why Young Living?