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Chili peppers on a marble surface

THE HOT SAUCE IS ALIVE

The Hunan bloodline in my family loves spicy, aromatic foods. Almost every dish includes the option of hot sauce – whether it is soupy thin noodles, saucy thick noodles, sautéed greens, or braised meats. Gong Gong (my mother’s father), as well as each of his grown children (all five of them), had an entire shelf in their fridge dedicated to

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Asian woman's hand holding pink dahlia

#STRAIGHTTALK ON WELLNESS & SPIRITUALITY

I can recall a time when originality, nuance, and depth were things to take pride in. In today’s culture one has to shrink it all into a generic elevator pitch or beige hashtag. We are told by marketers and influencers that what we say must be palatable for the mainstream. True stories— I’ve been told by more than one (white)

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Woman of colour sipping out of a bug in a stylish living room with mystical tools in background

MUSING ON REGRET

S̶h̶o̶u̶l̶d̶a̶ ̶c̶o̶u̶l̶d̶a̶ ̶w̶o̶u̶l̶d̶a̶⁣ The question is now. What will you choose now?⁣ Mimi XO founder, spirit communicator + shamanic intuitive If you enjoyed this post, and would like more, please feel free to share with your friends. I also welcome you to join my mailing list, where all subscribers will have FREE access to my new Unseen Online Journal, launching

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Hand with large ring reaches for Rosemary shrub

HEART ATTACK: A JOURNAL ENTRY ON GRIEF

My partner of 20+ years had a heart attack last fall, on our sofa at home. He was 41 years old at the time. It was a shock for us all, and sent us on numerous runaway train rides—the kind of ride that you don’t sign up to get on in the first place, nor do you know if you’ll

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Cropped image of Asian woman holding a branch of a Rosemary bush

SOOTHING SORE MUSCLES BATH

Whether your muscles are aching from raking the yard, shovelling snow, or sitting at a desk for far too long, this healing plants bath can help relieve sore muscles and joint aches. 2 tbsp juniper berries 2 tbsp rosemary 1 tbsp pine needles 1 tsp kombu 3 tbsp sea salt or Epsom salts Place all the plant ingredients into a

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The words what are you claiming as messages from Spirit on a page

ACKNOWLEDGING BIAS: WHAT ARE YOU CLAIMING AS MESSAGES FROM SPIRIT?

What are you claiming as messages from Spirit? How is your bias shaping your “intuitive hits”? Pastel hues and velvet ribbons, saying you can have it all? That there is only LOVE? That you don’t need to choose? That everything happens for a reason? That it’s about raising one’s vibration? That it’s “all good”? That this, too, shall pass? What

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Chili peppers on a marble surface

THE HOT SAUCE IS ALIVE

The Hunan bloodline in my family loves spicy, aromatic foods. Almost every dish includes the option of hot sauce – whether it is soupy thin noodles, saucy thick noodles, sautéed greens, or braised meats. Gong Gong (my mother’s father), as well as each of his grown children (all five of them), had an entire shelf in their fridge dedicated to

Read More »
Asian woman's hand holding pink dahlia

#STRAIGHTTALK ON WELLNESS & SPIRITUALITY

I can recall a time when originality, nuance, and depth were things to take pride in. In today’s culture one has to shrink it all into a generic elevator pitch or beige hashtag. We are told by marketers and influencers that what we say must be palatable for the mainstream. True stories— I’ve been told by more than one (white)

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Woman of colour sipping out of a bug in a stylish living room with mystical tools in background

MUSING ON REGRET

S̶h̶o̶u̶l̶d̶a̶ ̶c̶o̶u̶l̶d̶a̶ ̶w̶o̶u̶l̶d̶a̶⁣ The question is now. What will you choose now?⁣ Mimi XO founder, spirit communicator + shamanic intuitive If you enjoyed this post, and would like more, please feel free to share with your friends. I also welcome you to join my mailing list, where all subscribers will have FREE access to my new Unseen Online Journal, launching

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Hand with large ring reaches for Rosemary shrub

HEART ATTACK: A JOURNAL ENTRY ON GRIEF

My partner of 20+ years had a heart attack last fall, on our sofa at home. He was 41 years old at the time. It was a shock for us all, and sent us on numerous runaway train rides—the kind of ride that you don’t sign up to get on in the first place, nor do you know if you’ll

Read More »
Cropped image of Asian woman holding a branch of a Rosemary bush

SOOTHING SORE MUSCLES BATH

Whether your muscles are aching from raking the yard, shovelling snow, or sitting at a desk for far too long, this healing plants bath can help relieve sore muscles and joint aches. 2 tbsp juniper berries 2 tbsp rosemary 1 tbsp pine needles 1 tsp kombu 3 tbsp sea salt or Epsom salts Place all the plant ingredients into a

Read More »
The words what are you claiming as messages from Spirit on a page

ACKNOWLEDGING BIAS: WHAT ARE YOU CLAIMING AS MESSAGES FROM SPIRIT?

What are you claiming as messages from Spirit? How is your bias shaping your “intuitive hits”? Pastel hues and velvet ribbons, saying you can have it all? That there is only LOVE? That you don’t need to choose? That everything happens for a reason? That it’s about raising one’s vibration? That it’s “all good”? That this, too, shall pass? What

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