So You’re Highly Sensitive? What does that really mean?

   High sensitivity has almost come to feel like a buzz word, thrown around the internet like the newest diet fad. Except it isn’t a fad, it’s genetics. But you might not yet know that. So what does it mean to be highly sensitive? First, some facts: High sensitivity is a neutral, genetic trait. It’s in your DNA. It’s not … Read More

The things I did to be liked

I have a really deep wound.  Some would call it a sister wound, in that it was inflicted when I was very young by someone I believed to be a female ally. And while I knew it was affecting me, I’ve just recently been shown just how this unhealed wound has been sabotaging my relationships. The incident itself is not … Read More

Jeremy RJ White on Northern Shamanism, Avalon Magic and the Runes

Click to Listen on SoundcloudDo the tales of Odin, Freya and Loki enchant you? Did you – like me – feel a sense of recognition when you read “The Mists of Avalon?” Then listen up – Episode 41 is here, and as we enter this mercury retrograde and new moon in Pisces, I’m speaking with Jeremy White on the shamanism … Read More

E39: Jen Vertanen and how her not-okayness helped my not-okayness + depression + anxiety + New moon

Click to Listen on SoundcloudToday, Jen Vertanen, host of the Going There podcast, go deep into our personal struggles and stories with depression and anxiety. The goal of our conversation today isn’t to talk clinically about these conditions, but rather to help normalize them by sharing our experiences. Trigger warning: depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts. We dig deep into how depression … Read More

Why a protection shield of white light doesn’t work

Protection isn’t the solution to a porous energy field. There’s this common “knowledge” in the spiritual world that anyone in need of spiritual/psychic protection need only to invoke a protection shield of white light around them and then – abra-cadabra! – you’re protected! Except you probably aren’t. (Especially if that’s the only thing you’re doing). Nope – you’re still picking … Read More

Episode 34: Honoring your unique wiring + evolutionary astrology with Dena Decastro

Click to Listen on SoundcloudWhat if there was a reason behind how you were made and innately wired? What if everything that you are served a spiritual purpose? Today, evolutionary astrologer Dena Decastro and I explore those questions as we look at life through the lens of evolutionary astrology. Evolutionary astrology takes the view point that everything in your chart … Read More

Episode 33: Beating Burnout + finding Fortitude and Flow with Audrey Holst

Click to Listen on SoundcloudToday, Audrey Holst and I talk all things burnout – what it is, what it feels like, and why it happens. We talk about the cultural energies behind why we get in these situations in the first place (because nothing happens in a vacuum) and the simple techniques to get you living life differently. And then, … Read More