6 Tips For New Witches

6 Tips For New Witches

There's all sorts of advice out there for the new witch--which tradition to observe, which spells to cast, which deities to worship, which herbs to use, and on and on ad infinitum. Though much of it is valuable and useful, it overlooks a freaking major aspect of what witchcraft is--personal. These tips endeavor to help [...]

The Holiday Wellness Spread

The Holiday Wellness Spread

We all know how trying the holidays can be—the constant stream of events, visits, and gatherings can leave us feeling completely exhausted. The pressures of gifting coupled with our unreasonably high expectations of how our holidays should play out often causes us to feel a hell of a lot less jolly than we’d like. Not [...]

The Chakra System and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs: Where the Spiritual Meets the Psychological

The Chakra System and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs: Where the Spiritual Meets the Psychological

I tumbled down a bit of a rabbit hole when I read Lenny's most recent newsletter. In it, actress Betty Gilpin discusses how pushing herself beyond her physical, emotional, and psychological boundaries caused her to erupt in inexplicable chorea-like spasms for a period of six days. Western medical doctors couldn't diagnose her and her physical therapist couldn't [...]