3 Simple Homemade Skincare Recipes

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A few of my favorite ingredients for making homemade skincare (yes, that is a gallon of honey in the back!).

Homemade skincare was my first foray into plant magic. There’s something really special about assessing your skin and then coming up with a formula that you’ve created to address your specific needs. Since store-bought cleansers tend to be full of harsh ingredients that end up irritating my skin, I’ve found that making my own cleansers is an effective and cost-efficient solution.

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Worker Cooperatives Are the Way of the Future

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Image credit: Basics Natural Foods worker cooperative

Are you familiar with worker cooperatives? They’re more popular in some areas than others, but many major cities have at least a few examples. And if you’re an REI member then you’re already part of a co-op! The cooperative ownership model has been around for ages, but in this era of extreme income inequality where hugely profitable corporations cut wages and benefits for employees, they’re quickly growing in popularity.

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Crystal Scrying with Tiger’s Eye and the Limits of Divination

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San Pedro, Belize (2018)

I recently decided to meditate with my tiger’s eye crystal for the first time. After discovering the power of crystal scrying with fluorite, I was curious if working with the tiger’s eye might bring some additional clarity. After I bought it, I found out that it’s known as the entrepreneur’s stone because it supports bravery and bold thinking. Seeing as I just started a Master’s program in entrepreneurship, it seemed it really was meant for me!

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