The Great Conjunction- What it is and Why It’s the Radical Change We Desperately Need

Denis Degioanni/Unsplash You may have heard about "The Great Conjunction," also referred to as the "Christmas Star" and how it is astrologically, and astronomically significant. Like, people associate it with the birth of Jesus significant. Like, it hasn't happened in 800 years according to NASA significant. Like, it will "set the tone" for the next…

The Portal- Nude Selfies as High Art, Venus Retrograde, and Making Healthy Habits Second Nature

Photo via Unsplash Welcome to The Portal- a regular link roundup of the best of the internet, as I've found it. The Nude Selfie Is Now High Art- From the New York Times Opinion section, take a peak inside the boom of nude selfies in the age of quarantine, and how intimacy and desire are…

Mercury Retrograde Survival Guide

You may have heard wind of Mercury Retrograde and the supposed chaos it can cause, or maybe you've been clenching your fists in anticipation. About three or four times a year, Mercury becomes retrograde for about three weeks, bookended by a two-week "shadow period." The planet Mercury rules communication, technology, and travel, and sometimes these…

Stop Being So Hard on Yourself, Your Life Depends on it

"Perfectionism is procrastination in a great outfit." Being too hard on yourself is like turning two bowling balls into a pair of shoes and wearing them around; totally unnecessary, guaranteed to slow you down, and you're going to fall and hurt yourself. You might think it'll give you a great booty, but there's way more…

Giving Yourself Permission to Do What You Really Want

"You've got to go with your desire to feel good." - Abraham Hicks Our desires shape our lives. These can be desires of avoidance: I don't want to be ridiculed, I don't want to get hurt or desires of accumulation: I want to live in a house by the beach, I want to find love. We…

A Beginners Guide to Self Love- Part II

"Self love means doing things that feel good." - Jen Sincero It seems too simple, but it's true. Self love means you prioritize what feels good. Take enough time alone with yourself to figure out what feels really, truly good to YOU. This means everything from buying yourself new clothes, taking long baths, allowing yourself…

A Beginners Guide to Self Love- Part I

"You don't have to hold yourself hostage to who you used to be." -Oprah Winfrey Self-love is the answer. "How do I make my life suck less?" is the question. With self love, you make choices that make you feel empowered, healthy, beautiful, and alive. Without it, you kind of just bump along, taking whatever…