Reading these books, wisdom that had been tucked away in my bones re-emerged, singing itself back to life. Some call this awakening. To me, it felt like remembering some magic I had known long, long ago. It’s exhilarating—and so empowering.Read More
This, then, is an ad for the restless ones. For the seekers. For those who “long for the endless immensity of the sea,” to borrow St. Exupery’s words. For those who are not looking to come back unchanged.Read More
You yourself are the crucible, and you are your very own alchemist. And when the alchemist and the crucible realize they’re in cahoots with each other… bam! You don't just make magic, you ARE magic.Read More
Right now, my brain is yelling, “It’s a TRAP! Push through it! Do something! Anything! Power up, lady! That’s what you DO!” But today, I’m not listening to my brain, I’m listening to my body, which is quietly but firmly saying, “Nope.” Just be.Read More
It was my first spell, one of my first tricks for creative self-empowerment.
I didn’t know it then, didn’t know that I could imprint myself on the world and invite it to cooperate and conspire with me.
Didn’t understand that we are all capable of everyday magic.Read More
“This is the best moment of my life,” they bark. “Wait! No, this is! Here’s what you need to know: Just jump up and down and shout with joy! That’s all there is! Oh, and food! Oh my god is that a BALL? Life is so fantastic! We have everything we could possibly need! Are you with me?”
This is where we get to choose—we can engage as much or as little as we want. We can lean into the story and get every bit of life we can squeeze from the moment. Or, we can push it aside and say, “You play, I’ll just watch.”Read More
Creativity is like the gateway drug to self-empowerment, because creativity always starts with the rush of desire.
And desires... they come from the heart. Nothing more powerful than that. Our truest, deepest desires are our treasures.Read More