Reclaiming Ritual and Sacred Ceremony

Reclaiming Ritual and Sacred Ceremony

In middle school, I kept a scrapbook of all of the Bar and Bat Mitvahs I attended, which included fancy invitations, napkins and photographs. As a Jewish kid attending a Jewish school, I was invited to a lot of these events. Though I never had a Bat Mitzvah myself...
Are You Afraid of Your Own Shadow?

Are You Afraid of Your Own Shadow?

Are you afraid of shadow work? Plodding through shadow is something that comes so naturally to me that I forget that it can be intimidating for people. “Shadow Work” has become a trendy term lately. While I appreciate that more people are interested in...
It’s OK for Life to be an Evolution

It’s OK for Life to be an Evolution

Who am I? We ponder that a lot when we’re young. Perhaps not consciously but the first several years of adulthood are often spent in pursuit of the answer to this question. We seek ourselves in the music we listen to, the movies we watch, the people we hang out...
Self Care Strategies for Maintaining Balance

Self Care Strategies for Maintaining Balance

How well do you maintain balance in life? Personally, I find it very difficult. My energy fluctuates a lot, my motivation is terribly inconsistent, I’m highly sensitive and often energetically overwhelmed, I’m sentimental and deeply emotional. All of this...
Space Clearing as Spiritual Practice

Space Clearing as Spiritual Practice

My grandfather was a hoarder. Not as bad as what you see on TV, but several areas of his home were filled with boxes and piles of stuff. The basement was the worst. I always got the heeby-jeebies going down there, which I attributed to standard basement creepiness....