Mutual Aid and Building a Future Based on Support

mutual aid
To be very clear: I received more offers of support than I could handle, so we are not looking for any more donations for this project. I’m hoping to do this again in the fall!

If you follow me on Instagram then you’ve probably heard about my latest pet project: I’m currently collecting donations from herbalists to create care packages for incoming students of the Herbal Freedom School. This little act has reignited my belief in the importance of mutual aid and filled my heart with joy as I realize how many folks are committed to building a world based on care and support.

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Womb Work and Releasing Sexual Shame

 

Sexual shame womb work
Baths have been an important element of my rituals to release sexual shame.

I’ve been doing a lot of work around releasing sexual shame lately. While I’ve always been a sex-positive person, I’d never realized how much my relationship with my sexuality is tied up with feelings of shame. And so I’ve been in practice of deep womb work over the past few weeks, learning to let go of both my own + inherited traumas.

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How I Made a Career Change at 30

Just over a year ago, I landed my dream job as a digital marketing coordinator at a university. It’s in a field completely unrelated to what I studied and doing something completely different than what I spent my first 10 years of work-life learning. But after spending years in jobs that left me feeling unhappy and unsatisfied, I knew I needed to make a career change.

Even though  it was incredibly scary, I took a leap of faith and I’m so glad I did! Here’s how I made a complete career change at 30.

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3 Simple Homemade Skincare Recipes

homemade skincare recipes
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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