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…

The Season of Gratitude

Winter is coming and the holiday season has arrived. The stress of traveling, family gatherings, and the abundance of rich foods welcomes itself into our lives.   “A Grateful Heart Is a Magnet for Miracles” – Gabrielle Bernstein Gratitude becomes something that grounds us during the beautiful chaos. There is an earthiness to being grateful, an ancient,…