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Asian woman stands behind broom bush and looks to her left

HOW I DO THINGS ⁣(HINT THERE IS NO SECRET)

⁣⁣Don’t know how; try it anyway.⁣Never went to school for it; give it a shot anyway.⁣Didn’t fit the specs and profile; do it anyway.⁣Lack the experience; learn it anyway.Didn’t fundraise; risk anyway.⁣They might say no; ask anyway.⁣Left or right— no idea; turn anyway.⁣Fall hard; get up anyway.⁣Have no community; create it anyway.⁣Doubt yourself; believe anyway.⁣⁣ Join us in the EVOKING

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Collage of ocean, a woman of colour writing, and luxury cabins

WRITING WITH SPIRIT Winter Retreat

January 21-24, 20224 days, 3 nights of anchoring, nurturance and lucidity while surrounded by the magickal wintry forest on the ancestral and unceded territory of Nexwlélexwm (Bowen Island, BC Canada) The WRITING WITH SPIRIT RETREAT welcomes an intimate group of 13 attendees to explore the intersection of writing and the supernatural by unwrapping the words that are already contained within

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Collage of woman of colour's hands, set against different plants

NON-EXTRACTIVE BUSINESS PRINCIPLES

The following is an excerpt from Week 4 of EVOKING YOUR BUSINESS + PROJECT SERIES WHAT IS EXTRACTION? Extraction is a perspective, a behaviour / set of behaviours committed by systems of colonialism, exploitation, hierarchy, and homogeny. Non-extraction is a value system that naturally de-centers mechanism of dominance, accumulation, and exploitation, to restore traditional, indigenous, and circular cultures. In the

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Hand reaching for Heuchera plant, overlaid as transparent images to produce a spooky effect

Plants For The Witches New Year

There are plants who settle, who calm, who awaken, who invigorate, who quench, who stir, who help recall, who help inspire… There are also plants who invite us to cross thresholds. Friends who love to be there when we say yes, or say no, who love to witness us turn pages and open doors. There is power in numbers, and

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Asian woman's hands holds a ceramic jar filled with magickal energy

THE MYTH OF EFFICIENCY⁣

We are told that multitasking will allow for us to complete more tasks in less time.⁣⁣We are told that efficiency is paramount in work culture. That more is more, not less is more. That fast is efficient, that fast is competitive, that fast is sexy, that fast means mighty.⁣⁣ For what, though? ⁣⁣Efficiency to eliminate wasting time? Or efficiency so

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grated carrots on measuring spoon and metal grater in background

Carrot Cake with Goji Berries and Yogurt Frosting

INGREDIENTS Carrot Cake 4 cups of grated carrots (unpeeled if organic) 1.75 cup chopped walnuts, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, or combo of (omit nuts if allergic) 10 medjool dates (pitted and chopped) 1 tbsp fresh rosemary or 1 tsp thyme½ cup goji berries (no need to pre-soak) 3 large eggs ⅓ cup honey (slightly more if you prefer)¼ cup olive

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Asian woman stands behind broom bush and looks to her left

HOW I DO THINGS ⁣(HINT THERE IS NO SECRET)

⁣⁣Don’t know how; try it anyway.⁣Never went to school for it; give it a shot anyway.⁣Didn’t fit the specs and profile; do it anyway.⁣Lack the experience; learn it anyway.Didn’t fundraise; risk anyway.⁣They might say no; ask anyway.⁣Left or right— no idea; turn anyway.⁣Fall hard; get up anyway.⁣Have no community; create it anyway.⁣Doubt yourself; believe anyway.⁣⁣ Join us in the EVOKING

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Collage of ocean, a woman of colour writing, and luxury cabins

WRITING WITH SPIRIT Winter Retreat

January 21-24, 20224 days, 3 nights of anchoring, nurturance and lucidity while surrounded by the magickal wintry forest on the ancestral and unceded territory of Nexwlélexwm (Bowen Island, BC Canada) The WRITING WITH SPIRIT RETREAT welcomes an intimate group of 13 attendees to explore the intersection of writing and the supernatural by unwrapping the words that are already contained within

Read More »
Collage of woman of colour's hands, set against different plants

NON-EXTRACTIVE BUSINESS PRINCIPLES

The following is an excerpt from Week 4 of EVOKING YOUR BUSINESS + PROJECT SERIES WHAT IS EXTRACTION? Extraction is a perspective, a behaviour / set of behaviours committed by systems of colonialism, exploitation, hierarchy, and homogeny. Non-extraction is a value system that naturally de-centers mechanism of dominance, accumulation, and exploitation, to restore traditional, indigenous, and circular cultures. In the

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Hand reaching for Heuchera plant, overlaid as transparent images to produce a spooky effect

Plants For The Witches New Year

There are plants who settle, who calm, who awaken, who invigorate, who quench, who stir, who help recall, who help inspire… There are also plants who invite us to cross thresholds. Friends who love to be there when we say yes, or say no, who love to witness us turn pages and open doors. There is power in numbers, and

Read More »
Asian woman's hands holds a ceramic jar filled with magickal energy

THE MYTH OF EFFICIENCY⁣

We are told that multitasking will allow for us to complete more tasks in less time.⁣⁣We are told that efficiency is paramount in work culture. That more is more, not less is more. That fast is efficient, that fast is competitive, that fast is sexy, that fast means mighty.⁣⁣ For what, though? ⁣⁣Efficiency to eliminate wasting time? Or efficiency so

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grated carrots on measuring spoon and metal grater in background

Carrot Cake with Goji Berries and Yogurt Frosting

INGREDIENTS Carrot Cake 4 cups of grated carrots (unpeeled if organic) 1.75 cup chopped walnuts, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, or combo of (omit nuts if allergic) 10 medjool dates (pitted and chopped) 1 tbsp fresh rosemary or 1 tsp thyme½ cup goji berries (no need to pre-soak) 3 large eggs ⅓ cup honey (slightly more if you prefer)¼ cup olive

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