Radiate Like the Sun(Flower) this Leo Season

It’s summer and it’s HOT! It’s Leo season in New York, which means that the sun is at home in its firey zodiac of Leo the lion; the sun is Leo’s planetary ruler. The sun is our life force; it’s a major luminary for us on Earth. Energetically, it represents yang energy (masculinity), enlightenment, creativeContinue reading “Radiate Like the Sun(Flower) this Leo Season”

Flower Blooms Bring Bees

I’m loving all of the blooms that I’m surrounded by this spring! The end of May and June has brought an abundance of floral, arboreal, and herbal blooms here in Brooklyn. Thanks to gardens and green spaces at parks, parkways, the beach, and people’s yards — we’ve got so much of nature’s beauty to appreciateContinue reading “Flower Blooms Bring Bees”

3 Herbs Ruled by Mars for Health Benefits

Happy New Year! Aries season is here! With Spring comes a new zodiac cycle, initiated by Aries — which is ready to usher us into new energies. NOWW is time to embrace the gung-ho energy of the new year! Not during January, when nature is barren… that just doesn’t make sense. It’s during the SpringContinue reading “3 Herbs Ruled by Mars for Health Benefits”

6 Simple Ways to Connect With Your Divine Feminine

The world is in chaos and disarray. How have we gotten here? I’d guess it’s because of a multitude of factors, right? It seems like many of us have become disconnected from who we are at our true essence. As human beings, a lot of us are out of touch with nature, we’re living inContinue reading “6 Simple Ways to Connect With Your Divine Feminine”

How’s That Heart of Yours “Beeting?”

Did you know that heart disease is still the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States? Yepp. Unfortunately, it’s way too common that Americans are experiencing chest pain, strokes, atherosclerosis, and heart attack. The more common risk factors of heart disease are often experienced as high blood pressure and highContinue reading “How’s That Heart of Yours “Beeting?””

Can You Feel the Change of Seasons Upon Us?

Winter is the barren season. It’s when we nurture ourselves, reflect, and slow down. Our patriarchal society wants us to constantly be one way when the matriarchal flow of nature is about cycles. Though I still understand the need to take things easy during this time (because it’s still hella cold), I can sense changeContinue reading “Can You Feel the Change of Seasons Upon Us?”

Let’s Talk Health Care and Herbs: I’m a Holistic Nutritionist!

Hey y’all! Let me ask you something… How seriously do you take your health? How seriously do you take your wellness? Do you carve out time to move your body? To drink fruit/veggies juices or smoothies? To take your supplements or drink nourishing herbs? Taking care of our bodies and mental wellness should always beContinue reading “Let’s Talk Health Care and Herbs: I’m a Holistic Nutritionist!”

Rebuilding the Body with Burdock Root and Broth!

After all of the holiday season eating I did in December, I noticed my body’s need for increased intentional care in January. With the cold weather settling in here in Brooklyn, I have become more deliberate in nourishing my body with herbs, broths, and vegetables. I’m slowly re-centering and recalibrating my body (in both nutritionContinue reading “Rebuilding the Body with Burdock Root and Broth!”

3 Weekend Rituals to Get Closer to Self and Spirit

Feed your soul by connecting with the divine in whatever way works for you––this could be meditation, prayer, gratitude practice or other spiritual practice, connecting with nature, or simply affirming the benevolent nature of the universe. Pip Walker, Deeply Holistic: A Guide to Intuitive Self-Care During the weekends, I like to spend more dedicated timeContinue reading “3 Weekend Rituals to Get Closer to Self and Spirit”

An Observation of the Skies: I Miss the Sun!

Unfortunately, we’ve had a string of cloudy days here in Brooklyn, NY. If the sun does manage to make an appearance, it’s often behind these hazy, mist-like clouds, which is simply becoming tiring. We need the sun; it is our life force. The sun gives us energy, it brightens our days, and it provides usContinue reading “An Observation of the Skies: I Miss the Sun!”

A Time to Reflect Before Moving Forward

Happy New Year! TBH, I don’t really recognize a new year until the Spring Equinox in March. That’s when we enter a completely new season (spring), and we enter the first zodiac sign of the wheel, Aries. But, as a collective, we’re officially in 2022. And it seems like many of us are just takingContinue reading “A Time to Reflect Before Moving Forward”

Let’s Be Grateful for Growth and the Journey

So often when we look back at our lives, we think of the BIG moments that we’re grateful for. Perhaps it was when you had your first child, landed a dream job, or finally healed yourself of a malady that was troubling you for a while … now all that you remember is that “MOMENT”Continue reading “Let’s Be Grateful for Growth and the Journey”

Immunity-Boosting with Herbs: Ginger Root, Lemongrass & More

Ok, now that we’re heading into winter here in Brooklyn, it’s definitely time to focus on immunity boosting. Since it’s cold & flu season, I’m being more intentional with the herbs I ingest to help fortify my system. Overall, I care for my well-being by staying active, getting enough sleep and fresh air, and throughContinue reading “Immunity-Boosting with Herbs: Ginger Root, Lemongrass & More”

Do You Change Your Diet with the Seasonal Transitions?

Figs, pomegranates, and apples, oh my! Do you notice the change in market offerings with the shifting of the seasons?  I remember the curiosity I felt while seeing a range of new fruits (and vegetables) out in the markets in Brooklyn this September. In the Pagan tradition, Mabon (which I previously wrote about) is celebratedContinue reading “Do You Change Your Diet with the Seasonal Transitions?”

Detox and Reduce Inflammation with Dandelion Root

Now that we’re in Fall and the weather has begun to shift, I’m spending more time maintaining my health with herbal infusions. Something about the cool morning breeze makes having an herbal tea after my morning coffee way more enjoyable! Lately, I have found myself constantly reaching for one of my favorite herbs, dandelion root.Continue reading “Detox and Reduce Inflammation with Dandelion Root”

Take Things One Day at a Time

This Virgo season, I feel like I’m still getting my footing on the ground after a bit of a shake-up from Leo season. Something about the energy this summer felt unusually draining. I had high-intensity moments of euphoria, and days where I felt like I was literally walking through fog and had no concept ofContinue reading “Take Things One Day at a Time”

My 3 Favorite Herbs for Heart Health Infusions

Let’s talk about HEART HEALTH! Since it’s Leo season, and I’m a Leo sun, moon, and mars, I’ve been thinking of matters related to the heart; Leos are ruled by the heart (and sun) after all. I was reflecting upon the ways I’ve changed my own habits and lifestyle to improve my heart health overContinue reading “My 3 Favorite Herbs for Heart Health Infusions”

Rest and Nurture Your Home this Cancer Season

It’s time to get comfy because we’re in Cancer season, which is one of my favorites, actually – because now we’re officially in summer mode! Spring just kind of flew by. After an intense Gemini season with Mercury Retrograde and Eclipse portals, we’re able to calm down a bit. It’s time to go inwards andContinue reading “Rest and Nurture Your Home this Cancer Season”

Are You Cleansing Your Energy? 3 Different Smoke Cleansing Methods

Do you cleanse by smoke? It’s a ritual I partake in almost daily. Between burning intentional incense and palo santo or sage, I constantly find a way to clear out stagnant energy around me. Sometimes, I feel particularly heavy after being outside and I’ll smudge myself with sage to completely remove negative energies. I loveContinue reading “Are You Cleansing Your Energy? 3 Different Smoke Cleansing Methods”

Put on Your Seatbelts — Gemini Season is Taking us on Quite a Ride!

This post is from my May Newsletter about Gemini Season, some of the cosmic energies and how to work with them. Of course, I also share herbs that would be good for this season. There’s more great content where this came from so I encourage you to sign up for my newsletter so you canContinue reading “Put on Your Seatbelts — Gemini Season is Taking us on Quite a Ride!”