Living life as an empath means walking around absorbing and feeling the emotions of everyone you come in contact with—like a walking human sponge. This makes going to crowded places very uncomfortable, and some empaths end up spending much of their time alone to avoid being overwhelmed.
It was through exploring ceremonial magic in my youth that I first encountered plants being placed into planetary categories. This idea that plants, the planets, and myself were somehow connected fascinated me. Through my journey seeking this ancient and obscure knowledge, I found these correspondences were used in ceremonial magic, folk traditions, and practical alchemy.
We know this may be shocking to some as there exists a significant cult-ural matrix that says sex becomes painful for women and men lose all interest in sex as they age. We are typically programmed to believe that aging is a decrepit and painful process of disease that halts all sexual activity, or any vital life activity for that matter.
How do you have the tough convo with your man (or whomever your partner is) about how your desire for sex is there but not as hot and heavy as it was five years ago when you began your relationship?
Venus, oh Venus. What a glorious goddess and planet that can teach us so much about ourselves, the pleasures in life, how to appreciate beauty and live in opulence, and the way we think about money.
We live in a world where in mainstream, New Age, and even modern-day spiritual circles, great myths run with wild abandon on the topics of love, sex and sacred union.
My husband and I just got into a blow-out fight.
Which makes the writing of this article in utter and perfect divine timing.
The Full Moon on January 21 in Leo is also a total lunar eclipse (blood moon), packing a BIG BANG of changes, rearranges, and opportunity to reignite passion. And hello, who doesn’t want that in a 3 Universal Year?! This is a profound experience, for the individual and the collective.
Hallelujah. Here we are again, at the beginning of another year, feeling massive relief to bid adieu to the previous year. You are here. You made it through, and you are better for it.
Gone is the dark night of the soul, and upon us is the celebration of light: the Winter Solstice. However, it is also in the celebration of the dark that we can better navigate the sometimes blinding light, and the unknown depths of own shadows.
With the holidays in plain view, many grievers are gearing up for the absolute worst time of their year—cold months where seemingly everyone around them is in warm, good cheer, as perhaps they themselves used to be during this season, yet they can no longer relate. Feeling quite opposite of cheery, they feel the despair of feeling somehow misplaced. Misunderstood. Missing.
This month’s question touches on some of my favorite things: psychological magick, setting things on fire, and signs and omens!
Dr. Ian Stevenson, MD, who died in 2007, served as Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Virginia, School of Medicine. Starting in 1961, for more than forty years, Dr. Stevenson investigated children who spontaneously remembered past lives that could be factually validated.