Qi 101: Expand your understanding of life force energy

Qi 101: Expand your understanding of life force energy

Ever sensed you were being watched and turned to find someone staring at you? Ever walked into a room that felt dense and heavy only to notice a couple in an obvious argument in the corner? Clairsentience is what they call it; the ability to feel energy. And whether...

Dye no more: Why I embrace my gorgeously gray hair

Dye no more: Why I embrace my gorgeously gray hair

Have you sprouted a few gray hairs since being on lock-down? Read why I stopped dyeing my hair in 2019. As a young woman, I balked at most traditional femininity rituals. I wasn't one to mimic the habits of my mother. But I dutifully followed one tradition passed down...

Tibetan Meditation For Relief From Suffering

Tibetan Meditation For Relief From Suffering

To sit with suffering may be against our natural impulse. When witnessing the pain of others, we often shift our eyes away. Because it reminds us of our own fear. Our own anger. Vulnerability. Confusion. Tonglen, a traditional Buddhist practice helps us respond with...

BELLA’S GUIDE TO LUXURY BREAST MASSAGE

BELLA’S GUIDE TO LUXURY BREAST MASSAGE

Hello beautiful!  I'm publishing this post as an offering to women experiencing stress. We all know anxiety takes a tremendous toll on the system. This practice is designed to help you de-stress and bring your body back into balance. Be well. Be smart. Stay calm and...

Sex Work, Living in Two Worlds

Sex Work, Living in Two Worlds

For most of my adult life I’ve lived a double life and straddled two worlds. In fact, I lived like this for so long I didn’t realize I was doing it anymore. It became my norm. As a young mother I felt like I had no choice. There are no coming out stories for sex...

Rising from the Crucible of Infidelity

Rising from the Crucible of Infidelity

Infidelity had throttled Patricia and Devon’s world. Devon stared at me with desperate wide eyes. Patricia sat as rigid as the Sphinx, a jagged wall of pain and betrayal separating them. I flashed back 20 years, to when I sat crumpled on a therapist’s couch in much of...

Letter To A New Sex Worker

Letter To A New Sex Worker

Wait for the knock. Glance in the mirror a final time and check your hair and lipstick. Are you polished, darling? It’s show time! Take a deep breath, open the door and purr out your sexiest hello. Big smile. Be dressed appropriately; stilettos to the sex worker are...

Taking Your Body Back from Big Pharma

Taking Your Body Back from Big Pharma

Doctors are quick to push the pill as a panacea for everything from heavy periods to acne, and women disconnected from their bodies (and out of tune with nature) are quick to comply. But is there another way? Yes. It may take a little bit of time and research but I...

Why You Want Off Hormonal Birth Control

Why You Want Off Hormonal Birth Control

The ubiquitous pill may seem innocuous, but is it really? With roughly 10 million women on birth control, shouldn’t we dig a little deeper? Sure, we all want the magic bullet. But life doesn’t work like that, princess; there’s no fairy dust, there’s no magic wand....

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