You are not a jar

The other night I found myself in my mother’s craft room, attempting to be creative.  I am bad at art, has been one of my go-to phrases since the fourth grade.  I will always remember her; the art teacher from hell.  She told me I was bad at art and I believed it ever since.  My […]

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Valley of the Sun

Lake Pleasant, AZ: The air was still and the sky ominous.  Each wash filled with an array of rocks, so pretty that I walked with my head down for hours.  I kept wondering how the hell so many beautiful rainbow colored chunks of earth ended up in one place at one time. We found sun bleached bones […]

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Land of Enchantment

TAOS, NM: filled me with longing, excited my every cell, and animated my speech to sometimes annoyingly loud tones. There was a sort of magical calm in the air, like good things have happened there to good people, that haven’t always had good things happen to them. The kind of place that makes you believe […]

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Take all the time you need

There should be no rush in this beautiful, magical, sometimes deeply upsetting & wildly chaotic thing we call life.  Remember your breath & the power that you have.  Take your time, especially when you feel that time is a limited resource.  Slowing down creates space, it enhances your creativity, & allows you to listen to your […]

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The way love makes you move

Darling, Move the way love makes you move.   Sashaying, skipping, frolicking, spinning, arms in the air, hair flying wildly about.  Move into everything you possibly can with the joy of love propelling you forward with every step.  Move into uncomfortable, new things with intrigue. When you move the way fear makes you move you […]

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Sob Fest

It has been far too long again.  Hello!! Today, I broke down crying in my car. There I was. In the freakin’Walmart parking lot: red-faced, teary-eyed, yoga-pants-on, didn’t-even-brush-my-hair, crazy woman, having a sob fest. I pulled myself together before the song on the radio ended. And then I continued on with my day. My soul-searching […]

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I hope I never stay the same

Hello lovelies, I hope the weekend left you starry-eyed, excited, intrigued, or a little less sleep deprived at least.  In the spirit of soul searching, my weekend was a combination of volunteering, (obligatory study for the GRE), a full moon drum circle, and an amazing day trip to Flagstaff to climb Mt. Humphreys (for one hell […]

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Soul food

Hey there, If you have read any of my sporadic posts over the past few months, follow me on instagram, or know me in real life, it is probably not hard to figure out that I have been doing a lot of soul-searching the past six months.  In fact, it seems like that is the majority of […]

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unapologetically, you

Happy Monday my loves! You know what I find really interesting?  Well, scary actually.  The more I use mantras, practice yoga, and meditate, the more work I feel like I need.  Isn’t that the opposite of what should be happening? HAHA! Or so I thought… Tuning in instead of numbing out is beautiful.  Beautiful, but damn […]

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