Herbs have been used for centuries as magical tools for healing, meditating, and accessing the spirit realm. Whatever your need is, there’s definitely an herb for it! They are said to be so powerful because they hold the energy of Mother Earth within them. Using herbs in your bath is a great way to practice self-care, especially in the colder, cozier months. Unwinding and decompressing from the constant stimulation your senses face in the modern world is important for tuning back into yourself. Herbal baths can boost your mood and be incredibly relaxing and healing. Science actually backs this up.... Continue Reading
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Are you ready to take on winter like a glowing goddess? Despite all of its beauty, winter brings with it some blustery weather that will surely sap your skin dry. And let’s not forget all the wintertime illnesses that linger in the air. No worries though, I’ve dug up some delicious DIYs to carry you through this winter season! Bonus, they make perfect handmade gifts. Evergreen Lip Balm Our super sensitive puckers are left on their own to brave the elements. Smooth, shine, and refresh your lips with this grounding lip balm! Supplies lip balm tin double boiler (or a... Continue Reading
Today I am so pleased to introduce you all to a new friend of mine, Kerry Burki. She is a yoga teacher, handmade artist, community supporter and creative entrepreneur living in Scottsdale, Arizona with her husband and two little boys. Kerry is passionate about encouraging others to pursue their creative dreams and make sure that they nourish their souls during the journey. Thank you Kerry for sharing your insights into self-care for creatives with us!
Lughnasadh is the first harvest and the first celebration to honor the waning phase of the year. Just like the waning gibbous, this season is a time to reflect, harvest, gather, reap, and allow yourself to come to fruition. The flurry of growth has happened. The peak of summer has come and gone. Though it may still be hot where you are, some “crops” are ready to be harvested, both physically and metaphorically. So, what does this season mean for you, and what does it call you to explore and reflect upon? This post will discuss the intersection of the... Continue Reading
The moon’s influence over the tides serves as a constant reminder of its continuous push and pull of energy. Each phase of the moon imparts a specific kind of energy onto you and any magickal workings you perform. When we zoom out and take a more straightforward look at lunar energy, we can understand it as expansive energy vs. contracting energy. I’ve been sharing an annual moon phase calendar with my newsletter subscribers for the past five years. One of the most common questions I receive is how to use the moon phase calendar. This simplest and most effective way,... Continue Reading