Posts Tagged ‘ self care ’

Signposts at Samhain

Nov 15th, 2018 | By

I waited beneath the Yew, its bedraggled branches still somehow providing shelter from the sudden rush of rain. The car park before me and the park behind seemed empty and not for the first time I wondered whether I was doing the right thing; whether these outdoor GATHERings were sustainable in the face of determined

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A summer of Sacred Simple Pleasures

Jun 21st, 2018 | By

At the start of last summer, I’d just completed the major edits on my first book, Everyday Enchantments, and needed time to goof around and recharge after such a big accomplishment. Needless to say, I wasn’t doing much writing! This summer, however, I find myself longing for unstructured time and, frankly, more quiet time. It was

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When Self-Care Gets in the Way of Duty

May 25th, 2018 | By

Hey, everyone! It has been WAY too long since I last checked in on this blog. For that I apologize. Life has taken some interesting twists and turns that have been in the way of getting things done. Most of it doing with mental health issues. As you may recall from an earlier posting of

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5 Ways to Nourish the Goddess Within

May 22nd, 2018 | By

These past few weeks have been filled with a series of synchronicities that have reminded me of the importance of self-care.  The first thing that happened was that after an amazing (and incredibly busy) first week back teaching, I started the long weekend feeling under the weather.  I had every intention of doing all the things

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Feeding my dolly: becoming the brave one

Apr 26th, 2018 | By

A few weekends ago, I was in the presence of priestesses. In a monthly gathering where we remember ourselves as powerful witches and magick makers. And we told / remembered / entered the story of Baba Yaga and Vasalisa the Brave. Here is one version of one part of the story: In a certain Tsardom, across

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