Deschooling the Mind

Not from this last full moon, but still beautifully out of focus Last year, I homeschooled my Piscean daughter. It was an interesting experience brought about by a lot of school stress. Before beginning the homeschooling process I had learned about a process called deschooling, and we actively used this process through the majority of […]

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Finding My Ancestral Heritage

Love the tracks that some insect family burrowed into this fallen tree As part of my journey to discovering my authentic self, I wanted to know what my ancestral heritage is. After all, ancestral healing is a big thing in the pagan communities, but it is hard to know just what needs to be healed […]

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In This Present Moment…

There’s a trick I do any time I am stressed, or when my mind is racing in the middle of the night and I don’t want to get up to make some chamomile tea (which is pretty much every time it happens). It’s pretty simple, but it has had a profound impact on how I […]

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Enter Into the Magickal

I’ve been doing a lot of studying into natural herbal remedies – how to make them, how to tell which ones you need and when, stuff like that. It has been very fun and rewarding, and I have enjoyed it a lot. Learning this information has taken me into the realm of Ayurveda and Traditional […]

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Self Care

The biggest thing I did for self-care this week is quit my job. It was one of the hardest things I have ever done in my life. I love my job as a teacher of young children. It has been very fulfilling for me and has been a passion of mine. But in life we […]

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Authenticity

This post contains discussion about eating disorders and may be triggering for some individuals.  The theme for this year seems to be Authenticity. I see mentions of it all around me. Most of the books that I have picked up this year have been talking about “how to be your authentic self.” Luckily, they haven’t been talking about it in that holier-than-thou way that […]

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