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Happy Birthday To Me: 10 Life Lessons I Learned In 2021

Originally posted 11/09/2021 When I turned 37 last year, I was in a very interesting, pivotal point in my life. It turns out the heart break I had experienced a few months earlier would be the catalyst to a year of growth and change. I navigated through my life under the assumption that I loved myself. At least I thought I did. It wasn't until I examined all my loose boundaries and the way I allowed people to treat me, that I realized I didn't love myself as much as I thought I did. I spent the next 365 days pouring into myself, taking myself out on dates, upholding my boundaries, and doing shadow work. I used to struggle with...

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3 Benefits of Burning Sage in Your Sanctuary

Originally posted 06/11/2020 How can you be your best self without cleansing your energy? I burn sage for a variety of reasons.  When my energy is low, if I’ve been around a lot of people with negative energy, if I’ve had people in my home or if I’m not feeling like my best self.  Sage clears the contamination that negativity brings.  It’s like a shower for bad thoughts, energy and feelings. For introverts, sage is important to keep handy.  I’ve made it a weekly ritual to burn sage (also known as smudging) on Sundays that way I can start the week on a good note.  Since we can’t force people to chew on a bark of sage (oh, how I...

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