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Taiwanese woman pours oolong tea into a cup

Voice is Yin and Breath is Yang

“But remember, as humans, the only reason why we could even call ourselves humans. The only reason why we can even call ourselves intelligent and sentient beings conscious beings is because we came from these, we came from consciousness. Our ancestors came from consciousness; plants came from consciousness; rocks came from consciousness; the wind came from consciousness, because in the

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money and spiritual bypassing

MONEY + SPIRITUAL BYPASSING

Many spiritual sayings and platitudes have been devised to negate responsibility and dissolve guilt around acquiring and possessing wealth, as well as the various forms of privileges money grants in general. These are to neutralize the politics of money, who possesses it, how it’s generated, and the ethics around it all. A few examples: “Money is just energy” “Wealth is just

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winter solstice trees and fern leaves

ENTER THE YIN: A Winter Solstice Online Gathering

Tuesday, December 21 from 6PM – 8PM PST Live-stream with replay Release the pressure to constantly perform, to fit in everything, to create, to be productive, to be efficient, to be better, to transcend, to be a ‘better’ version of yourself. Rather, ENTER THE YIN energy that awaits to be met as your companion, and as your wholeness, with full

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why i write

Why I Write

I write for no one but myself. Writing is a form of accessing the hidden, and keeping things hidden. In a society, especially as a woman of colour, nothing is truly mine. But my written words, hidden from view, are mine.  The words I write privately are shielded from obligation, judgment, expectation. There is something thrilling, delicious, satiating, precious that

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black friday alternatives

Black Friday Alternatives

Ways we can be / do instead of feeding into the frenzied consumption of Black Friday: Donate to a non-profit / organization that is aligned with your values / goals Spend an hour picking up litter in your area Give away things you don’t need Ask others if they have anything to share they may not need, that you are

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Ceramic plate of bosc pears, set against a Farrow & Ball Light Grey background

Paint and Sustainability

I recently relocated, and the need to paint walls came up. Initially, I had a couple of questions that only produced more as I began the research. Paint is often perceived as an almost intangible layer of pigment on walls (and some other surfaces), and not viewed as a substance with much environmental and health impact. However, paint is just

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Taiwanese woman pours oolong tea into a cup

Voice is Yin and Breath is Yang

“But remember, as humans, the only reason why we could even call ourselves humans. The only reason why we can even call ourselves intelligent and sentient beings conscious beings is because we came from these, we came from consciousness. Our ancestors came from consciousness; plants came from consciousness; rocks came from consciousness; the wind came from consciousness, because in the

Read More »
money and spiritual bypassing

MONEY + SPIRITUAL BYPASSING

Many spiritual sayings and platitudes have been devised to negate responsibility and dissolve guilt around acquiring and possessing wealth, as well as the various forms of privileges money grants in general. These are to neutralize the politics of money, who possesses it, how it’s generated, and the ethics around it all. A few examples: “Money is just energy” “Wealth is just

Read More »
winter solstice trees and fern leaves

ENTER THE YIN: A Winter Solstice Online Gathering

Tuesday, December 21 from 6PM – 8PM PST Live-stream with replay Release the pressure to constantly perform, to fit in everything, to create, to be productive, to be efficient, to be better, to transcend, to be a ‘better’ version of yourself. Rather, ENTER THE YIN energy that awaits to be met as your companion, and as your wholeness, with full

Read More »
why i write

Why I Write

I write for no one but myself. Writing is a form of accessing the hidden, and keeping things hidden. In a society, especially as a woman of colour, nothing is truly mine. But my written words, hidden from view, are mine.  The words I write privately are shielded from obligation, judgment, expectation. There is something thrilling, delicious, satiating, precious that

Read More »
black friday alternatives

Black Friday Alternatives

Ways we can be / do instead of feeding into the frenzied consumption of Black Friday: Donate to a non-profit / organization that is aligned with your values / goals Spend an hour picking up litter in your area Give away things you don’t need Ask others if they have anything to share they may not need, that you are

Read More »
Ceramic plate of bosc pears, set against a Farrow & Ball Light Grey background

Paint and Sustainability

I recently relocated, and the need to paint walls came up. Initially, I had a couple of questions that only produced more as I began the research. Paint is often perceived as an almost intangible layer of pigment on walls (and some other surfaces), and not viewed as a substance with much environmental and health impact. However, paint is just

Read More »