from one anxious mind to another

Over the years I have collected words of wisdom that relate to mental health and spirituality. Scrawled across my painted journal pages are these sacred quotes and words. Some have authors that I have documented, other drift along my notebook anonymous, wisps of something I saw or heard but never took the time to ground…

Discovering Tara

When you find your god you find yourself. I remember never feeling a part of a “religion” because the way I saw spirituality wasn’t being reflected back to me. When I discovered Tara in the crystal shop I used to work, everything came into clarity. Her Beginning Before Tara became a Buddha, she was a…

It Takes Guts To Love Yourself

My relationship with my stomach has always been unbalanced. From an eating disorder to digestive issues, my stomach has been the core to many of my struggles. I used to hide my stomach, never wanting to show the rolls it created when I sat, or the way it moved when I ran. I’ve always wanted…

I’m Back After Spiritual Maintenance

It feels good to sit down and write to you. It’s been awhile since I last posted in April, It was during my birthday month that I found myself drained, uninspired, and wanting to crawl into one of the books I was reading. I wanted to be alone. The kind of alone where you sit…

Modern Mystic

When I was 4 years old I chose to be a Buddhist whos god was Mother Nature. I believed in magick, faeries, and mermaids. I spent most of my time reading fairytales and having tea parties with my cat, Skeeter. As I grew up my connection with nature became stronger, I found myself forming bonds…

My Honest Spring Intentions

Ebb & Flow With My Emotional Tide I want to remember that I am feeling a certain way for a reason and I need to honor that feelings that have presented themselves. I want to flow, listen, and nurture my emotions and tend to them. I think it’s important to understand why I’m feeling a…

How to Honor The Spring Equinox

Today the balance of nature lies in the hands of Ostara, the Celtic goddess of spring and dawn. With the new moon shifting into a its waning energy, the fine line of light and dark intertwine. This creates a structure of renewal that allows us to welcoming the rising sun with clarity. A time of rebirth,…

Yogi in a City

Living in a blustering city is a blend of convenience, modern beauty, and chaos. The commutes are crowded with different personalities, the sidewalks are overflowing with energy, and the city lights seem to never dim. It was hard to leave behind the forest preserves and home garden, trading it all in for a forest of iron…

A Mental Spring Cleaning

After a long winters nap, spring has awakened our senses and emotions. A time where our thoughts are exposed by the warm sunlight and thawing snow. We find ourselves heavy with emotion, everything that we chose to not face now confronts us.  A season where we are presented with the past. We have to take…

Self-Care for Valentines Day!

Valentine’s day is about sharing and giving, forgetting to receive. When we turn our attention to our bodies, mind, and spirit, we find ourselves even more loving. It’s not selfish to relish in the time we spend alone with ourselves. It’s about taking a moment to realize that we must nurture ourselves in order to empower and love…

Goddess Sabrina Riccio

Sabrina Riccio is a Medicine Priestess, Spiritual Mentor, and Host of Sovereign Goddess Podcast. She is a cosmic force of divine energy and loving light. I came across her when on Instagram and I fell in love with her vision, voice, and story. She is a woman on a mission to empower others through yoga, meditation, and…

How Yoga Healed My Body Image Disorder

I will always be a recovering body image addict. It’s not something that goes away with time or fully heals, it’s fluid, weaving in and out of my reality. Mirrors, food labels, portion and clothing sizes will always be a sensitive presence to me. It’s a daily battle to not care. My body image issues…