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Welcome. This is where I lay it down. Inspiration. Word flow. Musings on the messiness of being human. My hope is that something resonates with you. That we connect through things that inspire us both to be soulful, grounded and in touch with something higher than routine, the hustle and the grind. Oh. And I made you something.

The Body’s 7 Main Chakras

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According to yogic, Ayurvedic and Hindu teachings, the body is composed of 7 main chakras – or 7 main energy centres. Chakras are pools of energy in our bodies, which govern our psychological qualities. These main chakras are contained within the body beginning at the base of the spine and moving out through the top of our heads. The four

An Ode To 2014

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Dear 2014, I started the year on tenuous ground. Unsure of where to move, I walked blindly toward my truth. I made mistakes. I stumbled. I had moments where I felt completely and utterly lost. Despite my fears, I continued on. Those tough moments made way for clarity and fresh perspectives. I found my voice. I began to see what

An Urban Hippy’s Toolkit: Music

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I have a confession to make. I’m ‘that’ girl. I’m the one who, more often than not, has her music on a little too loud. If you’re out dancing with me, you’ll likely hear me say (more than once), “Wait. Chat later. THIS is my jam.” When I’ve got my headphones on wandering the city, you’ll see me walk by

An Urban Hippy’s Toolkit: Fire

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My trip to Peru this past summer was memorable for a million reasons but one of my favourite memories was of us all – a group of powerful and soulful women – gathered around nightly bonfires. We were in the Sacred Valley, surrounded by mountains, water and shooting stars that looked more like big balls of green light flying through

What Are You Waiting For?

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“T.G.I.F.” “I can’t wait for the weekend/my next vacation/my new promotion…” Etcetera, etcetera, etcetera. When we’re praying for Friday to come quickly on Monday morning, waiting for the weekend or our next getaway/promotion, etc. we’re missing out. Now don’t get me wrong. I love my time with friends and family on the weekend. And especially at this time of year

Why I Do What I Do

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When I was in my mid-20’s, my doctor called me in for an appointment to go over my yearly exam. I thought nothing of it. As a twenty-something female, I figured I had nothing to worry about. Sure, I was feeling a little sluggish and stuff but I certainly didn’t think it was anything to write home about. I thought