I Am A WOMAN

I am a woman. I bleed onto this earth with devotion. I show my roots to the world with courage. For I am not ashamed of my body, Only frustrated that it’s not fully mine. They say I have rights, Yet their actions say otherwise. Still, I walk with determination, Dodging the words of men,…

Falling In Love With Yourself

When it comes to love it can be the first moment, within weeks, months, or even years. Love can only prosper with roots, with a connection to the center of a being. From films to books we are constantly seeing others falling in love, from strangers to long time friends. Love has been embedded with us…

Mantra: My Voice is my light

This is a time for outward expression. From the full moon rising to political uproar, you are being asked by the universe to speak up.  You are courageous, strong, and capable. The ability to express yourself is what gives you power. You may share your voice through art, writing, or simply speaking. No matter what…

Embracing Chaos

When the storm of chaos sweeps us away and we try our best to fight the current, we push and pull our way through the thunderous waves of discourage. It’s human instinct to want to fight back, to fulfill a need of knowing you did all you could do. But what would happen if you…

An Interview with Julie

What is your personal mantra? One of my favorite personal mantras that I constantly repeat to myself is “I don’t know”.  If you go through life thinking you have things figured out, it prevents you from learning, and there is always something new being revealed at every moment. The Universe is constantly teaching and opening…

Understanding Self-Care

I read an interesting article this week on “why self-care is an important feminist act.”It was a blend of historical evidence and modern social movements. I found it very empowering and thought provoking because it was challenging the idea of self-care. “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of…

Amy Schumer LIVE

The comedy world is male*-dominated, women make up only a tiny fraction of comedians headlining shows. In the past year, female* comedians have risen due the publicity of the gender gap in comedy. Social media has been a platform for women in comedy to get their message and jokes out to the public. Amy Schumer…

An Interview with Kassandra

Having a home yoga practice may be difficult at times but when you have an online teacher like Kassandra, you find yourself empowered to reach a little further, move a little slower, and enjoy the flow. With her YouTube channel (@YogaWithKassandra) she draws in yogis from all over the world. I have been using her…

An Interview with Chef Caitlin Boyer

I came across Caitlin’s website when I saw her teaming up with Meggan Riley for a yoga/foodie class at Shine Yoga. Caitlin is a vegan chef who crafts healthy meals that are modern, fresh, and artistic. From cooking lessons to catering, Chef Caitlin makes vegan eating accessible to everyone. Enjoy this article from a woman…

An Interview with Alyssa

Whether you are looking to gain a better understanding on essential oils or want to be inspired to do what you love, this interview will help. I’m thankful that Alyssa took the time to give tips on oils and showing us how to give back to ourselves this holiday season. Follow Alyssa on Instagram @bewelloils & her DoTerra…

An interview with Hayley

What is your personal mantra? “I trust completely in myself and the Universe”.  That’s what it’s been for the last few months anyway. I find this strikes a wonderful balance between affirming faith in myself and faith in what’s beyond me. It reminds me that I’m capable of amazing things, while at the same time…

An Interview with Candace (YBC)

Candace Moore is an International yoga instructor, author, blogger, and creator of YBC (Yoga by Candace). An inspiration who uses fitness and yoga to empower other women to be their healthiest and happiest selves. Candace recently wrote a book, Namaslay: Rock Your Yoga Practice, Tap into Your Greatness, & Defy Your Limits. I went to…