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”

Transformation & Tears This Scorpio Season

Scorpio season is steeped in all things deep and otherworldly. Has this transformative time stirred anything within your soul? Halloween, Dia de Los Muertos, All Souls’ Day, and Diwali fall within this zodiac, when the veil between our physical world and the spiritual world is at its thinnest. We think about our connections to the spirit world,Continue reading “Transformation & Tears This Scorpio Season”

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?”

Appreciating Skulls and Embracing Mortality

I’ve always found skulls to be alluring and beautiful. Yes, they represent death, but that’s a part of life. To me, death is another transformation. Nothing stays the same; everything has its cycles. Though the global pandemic has brought more awareness to matters of illness and death, it seems that the end of life isContinue reading “Appreciating Skulls and Embracing Mortality”

How Well Are You Balancing Life Right Now?

Ok y’all, it’s SPOOKY SZN, my most favorite time of year! But, let’s talk about how October has come in with a bang… Mercury in Retrograde has definitely been showing out this month. Look at what happened with the outage in social media and the internet. Our communications were greatly interrupted, and we saw just howContinue reading “How Well Are You Balancing Life Right Now?”

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”

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”

A Call to Nurture and Balance Yourself <3

Ok y’all, it’s officially summer!! And I’ve noticed that the theme of duality from Gemini season continues. We transitioned from light/dark to masculine/feminine. With the sun in the feminine, watery sign of Cancer, I’m called to look at how we balance these tender vibes with the hot, masculine energy of summer.  How did we getContinue reading “A Call to Nurture and Balance Yourself <3”

“You’ll be the Lion and You’ll be the Deer” — Gemini Season and Our Dualistic Nature

I came across a message from a Rumi card pulled I once pulled in my “Rumi Oracle: An Invitation into the Heart of the Divine” deck and it sparked a thought related to Gemini Season. “When you enter the garden of the heart, you become fragrant like the rose.When you fly toward Heaven, you becomeContinue reading ““You’ll be the Lion and You’ll be the Deer” — Gemini Season and Our Dualistic Nature”

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!”

Feeling the Ground Gives me the Feels

At heart, deep holism means a refusal to join the zombie apocalypse— to not be numb, unfeeling, disconnected, on autopilot, unable to feel yourself or others.— Pip Walker The other day I intentionally walked barefoot in the grass. I dug my toes into the earth as I walked, I made sure the bottoms of myContinue reading “Feeling the Ground Gives me the Feels”

Are You Grateful for the Abundance that Earth Provides?

On this week that we’re celebrating Earth Day, I’ve been thinking about the myriad of ways in which the earth provides for us. Water for drinking, bathing, and simply enjoying. Herbs and plants as medicine; fruits, vegetables, nuts, animals, and more for food. It’s truly amazing how bountiful this planet is.  In recent months, I’veContinue reading “Are You Grateful for the Abundance that Earth Provides?”

Do You Rise With the Sun? Making the Most of the Day

I’ve finally hit the point in my life where I realize that waking up early IS truly beneficial. Getting a head start to the day helps you get things taken care of while many people are still sleeping in or lazing around. Rising with the sun gives me more time in the day, and I’mContinue reading “Do You Rise With the Sun? Making the Most of the Day”

Are You Ready for This Season of Growth

This post is from my March Newsletter about Aries initiating a new energy for the year. Spring is here and we’re really in 2021, take advantage of this time! There’s more great content where this came from so I encourage you to sign up for my newsletter so you can receive the next one laterContinue reading “Are You Ready for This Season of Growth”

Healing: The Choice to Empower Yourself

A brief word on what I’ve learned about healing. It requires commitment and some level of self-awareness. Or at least that of attaining it. Healing means having to constantly look at what you’re trying to achieve, and how much responsibility you’re willing to take on. There’s a lot of discomfort that comes with this process. YouContinue reading “Healing: The Choice to Empower Yourself”

“Take Care of Your Needs”

This Pisces season has been wearing on me.Mentally exhausted.Longing for the rejuvenation of spring. Though I understand I can’t let the external affect me, it’s an ongoing practice.I have been performing mental gymnastics.I meditate, journal, and do the things “I know” will benefit my mental health. Sometimes, these are the very things we neglect whenContinue reading ““Take Care of Your Needs””

Acknowledging the Darkness That Comes with Wellness

Feel the feels.Sometimes the emotions rush in quickly like a hot, summer storm.Thunderous clouds roll through the sky with their downpours and flashes of lighting.The darkness has arrived.The path to healing isn’t linear, and it’s during the downward swings where you’re faced with your true coping mechanisms. This is when connection to spirit, to healthContinue reading “Acknowledging the Darkness That Comes with Wellness”

Are You Positively Influencing Your Community?

This post is from my January Newsletter about Aquarius season and its impact on 2021’s energy. In honor of the February 11th New Moon in Aquarius, I thought this would be a good post to share. We’re in an Aquarius stellium; the energy is strong! Start working towards those out-of-the world dreams of yours! Also,Continue reading “Are You Positively Influencing Your Community?”

I Finally Get the Hype About Roses; They’re Magnificent

I used to think roses were overrated. To be honest, they’re still not my favorite. But also … I LOVE THEM! Roses are absolutely beautiful. They grow in an array of colors and shapes, unfurling petals in a multitude of designs. A great addition to practically any bouquet. Fresh roses smell divine. To me, rosesContinue reading “I Finally Get the Hype About Roses; They’re Magnificent”