Not Selfish, Necessary: Why & How to Prioritize Self-Care

“This world is so demanding. I’m so busy. I never have a moment to focus on me. It seems like everyone needs my attention all the time. Why should I set aside time for myself for some self-care?” The short answer: because it’s absolutely necessary. Busy-ness as a Cultural Norm I remember the very first…… Continue reading Not Selfish, Necessary: Why & How to Prioritize Self-Care

Happy Valentine’s Day!/February’s “Spread The Love” Challenge

Happy Valentine’s Day, webiverse! Call me cheesy, but I love Valentine’s Day. Always have. Even when I was single I loved it because it was an opportunity to spoil myself with self-love and spoil my friends with love, too. That’s what I think the holiday is really about- love in all forms, not just romantic.…… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!/February’s “Spread The Love” Challenge

How To Spot (& Slay) An Energy Vampire

Everyone knows vampires, those scary creatures who have sharp teeth, love blood and hate garlic. They tend to hang out in Transylvania/storybooks, and in general aren’t a real big threat to your average, everyday person. Or are they? Blood-sucking vampires aren’t the only vampires out there. Vampires also come in the form of “energy vampires,”…… Continue reading How To Spot (& Slay) An Energy Vampire

Mercury, WTF?: Mercury Retrograde and 10 Tips To Survive It

I’m breaking my holiday hiatus today to talk about something important, and that’s Mercury Retrograde. I’ve been a wee bit irritable today and I’m totally blaming Mercury. For those of you in the know, I imagine you’re pursing your lips and nodding solemnly. #wewillgetthroughthis For those of you who have never heard of this, you…… Continue reading Mercury, WTF?: Mercury Retrograde and 10 Tips To Survive It

Crystal Spotlight: Amethyst

Welcome back to another edition of Crystal Spotlight. Today we are taking a look at one of the most commonly used crystals, the beautiful amethyst. Pictured above are my three amethyst pieces. The one in the bottom right hand side of the picture was actually my first crystal ever- I’ve had it by my bed…… Continue reading Crystal Spotlight: Amethyst