Join myself and Seven Sisters Ritual @svensisters on IG for a New Moon Shadow-walk Through our first hour we will practice yoga and spirit inspired movement to… Read more “New Moon Shadow-walk Friday the 13th July”
Forgiveness? Try This
Forgiveness Prayer From Angeles Arrien’s book The Nine Muses If I have harmed anyone in any way Either knowingly or unknowingly Through my own confusions I ask… Read more “Forgiveness? Try This”
It is said that diamonds are made under extreme pressure. Me = diamond. Last year, I decided I would give up my home, my community, my comfort… Read more “Making Diamonds”
V&E Zarathustra Series: Gifts or Love for Humankind
Cause and Effect in human relations, love for others, for mankind in general, Zarathustra demonstrates in a few sentences how the act of gift-gifting illuminates human relationships.
Demystifying Wellness: Make Your Excuses Work for You
Excuses aren’t all bad if we can make friends with them and let them teach us. To make friends with your excuses, you have to be brutally… Read more “Demystifying Wellness: Make Your Excuses Work for You”
Self-Love Isn’t Just About You — From The Fringe
I’m a massive fan of self-love. I cherish the idea of us all being wonderful to ourselves and investing the majority of our time and energy… Read more “Self-Love Isn’t Just About You — From The Fringe”
6 Things I Learned About Empowering Myself from Sia’s Elastic Heart
Relationships end. Breakups can be awful. Whether we decide to end it or our partners do, there is always a period of adjustment and mourning.
Our logical analytical mind wants to swoop in, be the hero, and save us from our emotions so give it something to do instead of breaking down the same situations over and over again.
I have a tendency to over analyze things, which can be self-defeating; this is an example of the kind of analysis that is helpful.
Since Sia’s Elastic Heart came out I have played it (sometimes on repeat) to bring me back to myself even when I am in the thralls of avoidance: dying my hair, remaking my bed (even if it’s clean) moving furniture, excessive baking, walking, you get the picture…
Listening to music, reading a book or watching a show can give us the inspiration we need to exercise the aspects of ourselves that left unattended can drive us crazy. We can find empowerment instead of self-defeat.
V&E Philosophy of Wellness
Many of us take a top down approach to our wellness thinking that if we change the way we eat, if we work out, buy ethical products then we are achieving wellness. Yet there is still an upsetting amount of judgement and shame that we put on ourselves and others and the initiative fails. Why is this? Changing your perspective might truly be the first step.