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A LITTLE ABOUT ME…

My name is Mimi Young, and I am the owner of Ceremonie and a spirit medicine practitioner. I smell things. People’s auras, spirits, messages, warnings, omens, and things I am still not totally clear on. The term to describe this is called clairolfaction. (If you hang around with me long enough, you may find that I sometimes ask those in

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WHAT IS A HOME?

What is a HOME? Well, I would say it’s not about the walls, the square footage, the furniture, the styling, the neighbourhood, the property value. A home is about the warmth that is found there. Home is acceptance. And nourishment. And affection. And a place of allowing. Home is where you can create beautiful memories in solitude and with others.

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2018 to 2019: Ring Out The Old, Ring In The New

Empty glasses are scattered around, evidence of the mirth in our home these past few days. Messes were made; every pan, wooden spoon, and bowl in the kitchen was used. Today, with strong tea, was a cozy day in, the kids out to play since Vancouver is having a mild winter so far, and the adults at home (my partner

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SKIN FOOD: CHICKEN SOUP WITH TRADITIONAL CHINESE HERBS

People often ask me what I do for my skin, and I’ll be doing a deep dive on how I approach skin at my upcoming workshop, SACRED SKIN + CYCLES, at The Well on Bowen Island on Wednesday, November 21. There, I’ll share: Practical skin science What your skin truly needs through Traditional Chinese Medicine face mapping How to nourish

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CEREMONIE’S CONSECRATED PAPER

When I write intentions to be used in ritual or spellwork, I craft them on paper that has been especially designed to support the work. I hold the belief that the paper itself is the sacred container for these intents, and to honour these intentions, the very words’ environment should be held with respect, beauty, and reverence. While early Taoist

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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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A LITTLE ABOUT ME…

My name is Mimi Young, and I am the owner of Ceremonie and a spirit medicine practitioner. I smell things. People’s auras, spirits, messages, warnings, omens, and things I am still not totally clear on. The term to describe this is called clairolfaction. (If you hang around with me long enough, you may find that I sometimes ask those in

Read More »

WHAT IS A HOME?

What is a HOME? Well, I would say it’s not about the walls, the square footage, the furniture, the styling, the neighbourhood, the property value. A home is about the warmth that is found there. Home is acceptance. And nourishment. And affection. And a place of allowing. Home is where you can create beautiful memories in solitude and with others.

Read More »

2018 to 2019: Ring Out The Old, Ring In The New

Empty glasses are scattered around, evidence of the mirth in our home these past few days. Messes were made; every pan, wooden spoon, and bowl in the kitchen was used. Today, with strong tea, was a cozy day in, the kids out to play since Vancouver is having a mild winter so far, and the adults at home (my partner

Read More »

SKIN FOOD: CHICKEN SOUP WITH TRADITIONAL CHINESE HERBS

People often ask me what I do for my skin, and I’ll be doing a deep dive on how I approach skin at my upcoming workshop, SACRED SKIN + CYCLES, at The Well on Bowen Island on Wednesday, November 21. There, I’ll share: Practical skin science What your skin truly needs through Traditional Chinese Medicine face mapping How to nourish

Read More »

CEREMONIE’S CONSECRATED PAPER

When I write intentions to be used in ritual or spellwork, I craft them on paper that has been especially designed to support the work. I hold the belief that the paper itself is the sacred container for these intents, and to honour these intentions, the very words’ environment should be held with respect, beauty, and reverence. While early Taoist

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 »