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Taiwanese Canadian woman in red sweater smiles for the viewer in front of shrub

Allies that Help Us Love Better

Despite the challenges of Resentment, Boredom, Frustration, and Rage, their invaluable gifts remind us that we truly matter. And intriguingly, when we live in animistic ways that reinforce that we matter, these allies tend to visit us less.

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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SPIRITS AND GHOSTS (AND OTHER THINGS)

What is the difference between spirits and ghosts? Let me explain this from two terms used in Mandarin, which I believe can shed some light (pun intended). ‘Shen’ refers to spirit, which is not only the essence, the soul, but is also the multi-dimensional, energetic expression unbound by 3D physicality. This means that everything has spirit: Animals, plants, goddesses and

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Mimi Young, dressed in denim overalls and a striped shirt, places hands over steam, with a mysterious mood.

Why Creativity Thrives on Mystery

How the Unknown Lends to Creativity Skills and Building More Trust With Yourself Magickal work and creativity begins during the dark, watery phase of the Winter, or if not the calendar Winter, certainly under the shade of a personal Yin season. Too often, we give credit to the fruits that glimmer under the direct sun of Yang, as if our

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modern creative young dancers performing contemporary dance ritual in field, evoking a feeling of a witch's coven

The Benefits of a Witches Coven

Witchcraft is not seen as a “possession”, rather, a shared experience, where each member expresses the whole, belonging with humans, more-than-humans, both the living and the beyond. Spells are often more powerful when performed because it draws on and nourishes the energy of all involved.⁣ Let’s not overlook that Pluto is in Aquarius (where groups / collective are emphasized).

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Handmade chinese dumplings artfully arranged on plates

Vegan Dumpling Recipe with Watercress, Celery, and Shiitake

A Lunar New Year Recipe for Vegan Dumplings (Jiao Zhi) I first shared this recipe a few Lunar New Years ago, but because so many have continued to ask for it, simply because it’s such a delicious and easy dumpling recipe, and since we are in the midst of preparing for the Lunar New Year, it feels fitting to share

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Taiwanese Canadian woman in red sweater smiles for the viewer in front of shrub

Allies that Help Us Love Better

Despite the challenges of Resentment, Boredom, Frustration, and Rage, their invaluable gifts remind us that we truly matter. And intriguingly, when we live in animistic ways that reinforce that we matter, these allies tend to visit us less.

Read More »

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SPIRITS AND GHOSTS (AND OTHER THINGS)

What is the difference between spirits and ghosts? Let me explain this from two terms used in Mandarin, which I believe can shed some light (pun intended). ‘Shen’ refers to spirit, which is not only the essence, the soul, but is also the multi-dimensional, energetic expression unbound by 3D physicality. This means that everything has spirit: Animals, plants, goddesses and

Read More »
Mimi Young, dressed in denim overalls and a striped shirt, places hands over steam, with a mysterious mood.

Why Creativity Thrives on Mystery

How the Unknown Lends to Creativity Skills and Building More Trust With Yourself Magickal work and creativity begins during the dark, watery phase of the Winter, or if not the calendar Winter, certainly under the shade of a personal Yin season. Too often, we give credit to the fruits that glimmer under the direct sun of Yang, as if our

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modern creative young dancers performing contemporary dance ritual in field, evoking a feeling of a witch's coven

The Benefits of a Witches Coven

Witchcraft is not seen as a “possession”, rather, a shared experience, where each member expresses the whole, belonging with humans, more-than-humans, both the living and the beyond. Spells are often more powerful when performed because it draws on and nourishes the energy of all involved.⁣ Let’s not overlook that Pluto is in Aquarius (where groups / collective are emphasized).

Read More »
Handmade chinese dumplings artfully arranged on plates

Vegan Dumpling Recipe with Watercress, Celery, and Shiitake

A Lunar New Year Recipe for Vegan Dumplings (Jiao Zhi) I first shared this recipe a few Lunar New Years ago, but because so many have continued to ask for it, simply because it’s such a delicious and easy dumpling recipe, and since we are in the midst of preparing for the Lunar New Year, it feels fitting to share

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