Self care
1 year, 11 months ago Posted in: ., Acupuncture, Asian Medicine, Climate Change, Medicine, Self care, The Storm 0
The Courage to Face the Storm (Season of Water/Winter)

  It’s a chilly, quiet day here on the darkest day of the year as I sit and ponder what to say about self-care in regards to the 5-elements view of Water and the season of Winter. There’s a deep well of metaphors and insight that emerge anytime we begin speaking of water, particularly in the […]


  I’ve been a bit behind in my intended goal to blog about my take on the 5-elements as they unfold in their respective seasons, and how to utilize that wisdom in our personal and collective struggles. As I wrote in Tending the Fires Within and Without, recharge is a necessary element in following our passion […]


2 years, 2 months ago Posted in: ., Asian Medicine, Brighid, Decolonialism, Fire Magick, Medicine, Self care, The Storm 0

As mentioned in part 1 of this blog, there are numerous “Yang” forms of recharge that I think are equally valid methods of cultivating resilience as more “Yin” forms like adequate rest and down-time. This is not to say that the former are any more recommended than the later- on the contrary, we cannot have […]