We’ve learned to romanticize the rainforest thanks to the movies, media, tourist brochures, and of late, ayahuasca trips. It’s gorgeous, it’s mystical, it’s inducive to powerful transformations and it’s teeming with wildlife, wonder and magic. 

Of course, there is truth...

January 25, 2020

 Portrait of the Inner Journey by Susan Seddon Boulet

Many highly sensitive people (HSPs) realize as early as in kindergarten (me!) that something is not quite right. I shed more tears than my siblings, friends, and cousins combined, and was flat-out told that these tea...

September 18, 2019

Bayo Akomolafe, “retired and recovering” (lol) Nigerian clinical psychologist, got my attention with his bold call to action, “Times are urgent, so let’s slow down.

He explained that this paradoxical worldview and era (which he coined “post-activism”) refers to the prac...

Imagine a fire alarm going off in your apartment or work place. It's a drill and such a nuisance because you're trying to do your work and have a headache that is getting worse. You're super frustrated about this whole situation and just want the screeching to stop!...

January 11, 2019

Especially when “states of emergency” propaganda and “crises of the heart and soul” are fabricated where there are none, it’s super important to deliberately and consciously anchor in your sanity otherwise your monkey mind will spin this energy around and not know how...

I admit it. I was a strange kid (and some would say that I’m still a strange adult). Strange as in unusual, often going against the grain, even the grain, if you can call it such, within the small, third-world country, Suriname, where I was born and raised. There, my o...

Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and stars reflected in your own being. - Rumi

I considered studying astrology in college for a short while because the astronomy department at my university had a giant telescope on its rooftop. Practicality steered toward...

January 24, 2018

Tip the Scales in 2018 by Fiercely Rooting in Wholeness

If all that's alive is a sacred expression of the Divine, so are you. 

 Nothing can change that. Our misalignments and imbalances offer us learning opportunities to enhance our consciousness, practice using our bodi...

November 20, 2017

No tree can grow to heaven unless 

its roots reach down to hell.

- Carl Jung

On the heart-wrenching day of the Las Vegas shooting, it was really hard for me to navigate life. Everything felt stuck and foggy. All my feeling barometers and compasses either went haywire or k...

August 18, 2017

Dear Creator,

Grant me the serenity to accept 

the things I cannot change,

the courage to change 

the things I can, 

and thewisdomto 

know the difference.

Serenity Prayer

All that we stand for and worked so hard for seems to be slipping through our fingers . ....

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