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AGING INTO 2020

2019 is almost over. We all eagerly look towards 2020 with hopeful expectation as we humans often do each and every calendar year end. I’d like to talk about something that will affect us all… About two weeks ago, I came across an achingly beautiful photo-realistic portrait (by an artist whose name I can’t recall – if anyone knows, please

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MY TOP 19 INSTAGRAM POSTS (+ PODCAST INTERVIEWS) OF 2019

Not necessarily measured by number of likes, these posts best expresses my year… (Read below for what the spirits have said about 2020!) ELEMENTAL SPOTLIGHT: SALT The witch’s fave ingredient… MIMI ON THINKSPACE PODCAST Neurofeedback, brain waves, Tarot defined in literary terms, shamanic journeying… ON WHAT IS A HOME? These things carry enormous symbolism + magickal correspondence… ON PORTALS: ACCESSING

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MY TOP 19 BOOKS / MYSTICAL DECKS I READ/WORKED WITH THIS YEAR

Not necessarily published in 2019, and in no particular order… The Great Cosmic Mother by Monica Sjöö and Barbara Mor – because the religion of the Goddess was the original religion for all of humanity Wild Mercy by Mirabai Starr – because it’s viscerally beautiful and poetic Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan – because it’s humanness we should be

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THE DEATH MOTHER AND MY SELF IMAGE

There was a time when I believed I was so unattractive, that I avoided looking in a mirror and being photographed at all costs. The reminder of how I felt I looked was untouchably painful. This was my reality for all my adolescence and twenties. It had nothing to do with my waist size as I have always been slim,

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IT TOOK ME 40 YEARS TO BUY MY 1ST TUBE OF RED LIPSTICK

I am a Taiwanese Canadian woman. The colour Red in traditional Taiwanese culture symbolizes good luck, celebration, distinction, joy, and prosperity. It is the bridal, birthday, and new year’s colour. When a woman dresses in red, it is a sign of respect to her elders and spirits, her ties to honouring her ancestors and tradition, and a symbol that she

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AGING INTO 2020

2019 is almost over. We all eagerly look towards 2020 with hopeful expectation as we humans often do each and every calendar year end. I’d like to talk about something that will affect us all… About two weeks ago, I came across an achingly beautiful photo-realistic portrait (by an artist whose name I can’t recall – if anyone knows, please

Read More »

MY TOP 19 INSTAGRAM POSTS (+ PODCAST INTERVIEWS) OF 2019

Not necessarily measured by number of likes, these posts best expresses my year… (Read below for what the spirits have said about 2020!) ELEMENTAL SPOTLIGHT: SALT The witch’s fave ingredient… MIMI ON THINKSPACE PODCAST Neurofeedback, brain waves, Tarot defined in literary terms, shamanic journeying… ON WHAT IS A HOME? These things carry enormous symbolism + magickal correspondence… ON PORTALS: ACCESSING

Read More »

MY TOP 19 BOOKS / MYSTICAL DECKS I READ/WORKED WITH THIS YEAR

Not necessarily published in 2019, and in no particular order… The Great Cosmic Mother by Monica Sjöö and Barbara Mor – because the religion of the Goddess was the original religion for all of humanity Wild Mercy by Mirabai Starr – because it’s viscerally beautiful and poetic Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan – because it’s humanness we should be

Read More »

THE DEATH MOTHER AND MY SELF IMAGE

There was a time when I believed I was so unattractive, that I avoided looking in a mirror and being photographed at all costs. The reminder of how I felt I looked was untouchably painful. This was my reality for all my adolescence and twenties. It had nothing to do with my waist size as I have always been slim,

Read More »

IT TOOK ME 40 YEARS TO BUY MY 1ST TUBE OF RED LIPSTICK

I am a Taiwanese Canadian woman. The colour Red in traditional Taiwanese culture symbolizes good luck, celebration, distinction, joy, and prosperity. It is the bridal, birthday, and new year’s colour. When a woman dresses in red, it is a sign of respect to her elders and spirits, her ties to honouring her ancestors and tradition, and a symbol that she

Read More »