woo your muse with creative self-care

Creativity is how we express ourselves. Whether you identify as an Artist or not, you make things, you formulate ideas, you live your life with a unique flair that is all your own. You gather inspiration from the outside world and process it through the unique filter of your experience, your intuition, and the space you allow yourself to contemplate.

Because our work improves as our self-care improves, and because our creativity is essential for deep self-care, I thought I’d put together a little guide on attracting your creative muse! Our creative muse is the one who brings us divine inspiration. She carries the ideas to us, and asks, “Will you make this? Will you be the one to bring it through your being, impacting both you and the world forever?” She gives us a profound gift – an opportunity to commune with the Divine, to lose our ego in the creative process, to meditate through the art. If we want to get serious about attracting her, we’ve got to open the window, set the table with our finest china, light some candles, brew a cup of tea. If we want to live creative lives, we must create regular space for the inspiration to arise out of!

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5 Practices for Self-Compassion

This is my life’s work: to again and again make a U-turn towards self-compassion. To clear with my machete the brush and the bramble of delusion, self-hatred, fear and suffering that blocks my path to self-love. When I discovered this capacity within myself, my life changed. When I remember its power, I am truly free. […]

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Stay Home Self-Care: Turning Anxiety into Nourishment During COVID-19

Dear Ones, how things have changed since my last blog post! Jon and I were mid-move into our new house when I got the call that my sister had gone into labor. We had been planning on me being present for the birth, so I hopped on a plane to the Twin Cities. My amazing […]

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Why It’s More Important than Ever to Start a Moon Circle (& How To Do It)

Cue I Know a Place We Can Go by MUNA Six months ago, I womanifested possibly the most meaningful miracle yet – my Moon Circle! A moon circle is a group of womxn (women, trans women, non-binary folks) who gather based on the cycles of the moon to share their struggles and celebrations, and to […]

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Create A Winter Solstice Ritual

The Winter Solstice (this Saturday, December 21st) is a highly sacred time. Celebrated for thousands of years, it is the point where the sun is at its furthest from the Northern Hemisphere, and signals the beginning of our journey of tilting toward the light again. It’s the night we celebrate literally leaning into the light […]

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