Women's Health

How to Heal Vaginal Pain and Trauma Using Self Yoni Massage

Artwork: Shakti Christa Fox For most of my sexual life I experienced chronic vaginal pain. At times sex hurt so bad I would grip the pillow, clench my jaw and wait for it to be over. Afterwards I’d experience inflammation and pain lasting for weeks – sometimes it would lead to a yeast infection, then […]

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Self-Empowerment

A Letter to My Friends Currently in Grief (((Grief is Not Linear)))

((( Grief is Not Linear ))) There is no right amount of time, to be in grief. There is no recipe, no formula, no perfect way to navigate the depths of heartache, pain, and sadness that follow loss. Loss of a dream, loss of hope, loss of love, loss of someone, loss of a soul […]

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Self-Empowerment

How to Heal an Abandonment Wound

Panic, darkness, survival, fear. I was born by emergency c-section to a 22-year-old, alcoholic mother struggling with depression. My first exposure to the world was scary and unsafe. I grew up in and out of other people’s homes while my mother battled with her mental illness. We’d spend a few years together before unpredictable chaos […]

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Self-Empowerment

From This Indigenous Heart to Hurt White People

I offer my Indigenous Relations services only to those willing to know, see and feel the truth of what was and what is ~ Considering the violent past our Ancestors survived there are many things that tried to keep us apart ~  the countless things that tried to make loving one another impossible didn’t work […]

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Book Prescriptions

These Books Will Change the Way You Feel About Menstruation

When women reclaim their right to celebrate the wisdom of menstruation, magic happens. If I could support women in just one thing, it just might be to recognize the innate power they have to create, transform and powerfully guide the direction of their own lives through this sacred time of the month. A woman who […]

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Self-Empowerment

A Powerful Woman Should Not Be Cause for Jealousy…She is the Proof You’ve Been Looking For

A powerful woman should not be cause for jealousy or mistrust in other women. Look again, She is proof. She is showing you that you too can come out the other side. Walking through the fire produces strength, courage and beauty. What? You thought she just happened to turn out this way? That she didn’t […]

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Conscious Relationship

The Secret to Being in a Conscious Relationship

Being a great partner isn’t measured by how much you do. It isn’t about how much you give of yourself; day in and day out. You’re not going to be more fun to be around by giving every ounce of your energy to another while ignoring your own needs. Being a great partner requires a […]

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Women's Health

The 4 Seasons of a Woman’s Cycle Explained Week by Week

Over the years, I’ve sat with women and asked them to tell me about their first menstrual cycle. I’ve listened to stories of shame, embarrassment, confusion, fear, and some of joy or excitement and celebration. Then, when they are finished sharing, we explore how they can see that experience shaping their present-day inner-world. How does […]

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Self-Empowerment

Let’s Reclaim the True Meaning of Feminism

Feminism isn’t about claiming power that was never ours. To me, feminism is about women RECLAIMING our natural roles in society as leaders, healers, teachers and guides. In Ancient history, women were the council members that men looked to for guidance. Women were the decision makers and the rulers, not because women were better than […]

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Self-Empowerment

How to Create Your Own New Moon Ritual for Manifestation and Intention Setting

Once upon a time, ritual was integrated into daily life. Women held ceremony around their moon cycles (menstruation), birth and death were held sacred and entire communities would gather to acknowledge and honor the new and full moon in their own unique ways. In some parts of the world this still happens, but in North America […]

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Self-Empowerment

How to Create an Altar

Perhaps you’ve seen a beautiful altar and started to wonder, how can I go about crafting my own? Or maybe you’re curious why to make an alter at all, what is it all about? An altar is a surface on which you place sacred objects that hold power for you. Often when meditating or performing […]

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Conscious Relationship

Yes, Someone Can Love You Even If You Don’t Love Yourself

Aside from self-love being less about sunshine and rainbows than some of us new-agers originally thought, the topic of loving someone who doesn’t love themselves is a little more complex than to say “no one can love you until you love yourself”. We parrot this type of hallmark spirituality without realizing what we’re actually saying, […]

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Single Life

Why You Should Date Someone With Baggage

After my divorce I decided I’d try out the Tinder dating thing. To be honest, the whole idea sounded terrible to me, but since I was pretty certain at the time that I’d be single forever, there wasn’t much to lose. Not to say that dating apps aren’t well loved and even successful match-making tools […]

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Self-Empowerment

Why Men Always Let You Down

You’ve either heard or even said one of these statements before: Men don’t understand me Why can’t men keep their word? I can’t trust men, they always disappoint me There are no good men in this city, or all the good ones are already taken Men can’t handle me, I’m too much for them Men […]

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Self-Empowerment

9 Lifestyle Changes to Rewire Your Brain and Improve Happiness

By the age of 10 our brains have already formed trillions of connections. In relationships, we play out the behaviors we picked up from our parents. How we express ourselves, whether we feel safe to cry or be angry in front of our lovers, and even our relationship to food is somehow shaped by the […]

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