Sage Woman Wisdom

Meet the Founder: Nova Cox on Womanhood, Sisterhood, Motherhood--Building Something that Matters

Meet the Founder: Nova Cox on Womanhood, Sisterhood, Motherhood--Building Something that Matters

  All the Steps We Take Create the Path Many moons ago I was a midwifery apprentice teaching childbirth education classes at the clinic where I wo...

Honoring Frida: HER way, not EUR-way.

Honoring Frida: HER way, not EUR-way.

This generation has raised Frida to the verge of idolatry, simultaneously putting ideas of her as a person above her work and blurring what she actually stood for as a woman and feminist by whitewashing and airbrushing her.

Getting Clear on Vision: 2018 Vision Board for Honey & Sage Co.

Getting Clear on Vision: 2018 Vision Board for Honey & Sage Co.

Dreams don't actualize until we speak those meditations of our hearts from our mouths. So, what's on your vision board?

We The [White] People Killed Erica Garner: Black Maternal Mortality + White Birthworkers

We The [White] People Killed Erica Garner: Black Maternal Mortality + White Birthworkers

Before you begin, a trigger warning. This is written with the white birth worker in mind, for those who are earnest, yet perhaps green in their allyship and activism; this is for those who need to muster up the courage and action to utilize their position of privilege. Lastly, as terrible as it feels to acknowledge our complicity in a system of oppression, we, white women, who seek peace on earth by working in the birth world need to step up.

7 Ways to Manage the Stress of the Holidays

7 Ways to Manage the Stress of the Holidays

Self-care is the buzzword of the year, but the physical, emotional, spiritual and financial stress during winter season can be crippling. Here are ...

Autumn Abundance: My Fullness Takes Nothing Away From Your Fullness

Autumn Abundance: My Fullness Takes Nothing Away From Your Fullness

Joy is not a zero-sum game. My joy takes nothing from you. Your joy takes nothing from your neighbor. So, to hold steadfast onto the shoulds of your life or someone else's...THAT is what keeps you from your own fullness.   

Self Care 101: SELF CARE AS SURVIVAL

Self Care 101: SELF CARE AS SURVIVAL

I don’t regret having a panic attack, at all. It was a beautiful lesson for me, first of all, to have way more empathy towards others (my patients, friends and strangers) when they are going through a similar experience. Secondly, I am GRATEFUL, that this experience re-affirmed an unwavering commitment that I give myself to RADICAL SELF LOVE, and care.

Self-Care 101: Write Yourself a Love Poem

Self-Care 101: Write Yourself a Love Poem

Plant your olive trees and we will extend those branches and press the oil. 

We will anoint one another and say Amen. 

Self-Care 101: Goodness and Opportunity for Beauty Abounds

Self-Care 101: Goodness and Opportunity for Beauty Abounds

No matter how big my goals, I've got to remember that my priority is holy wellness and that requires much more self-love and self-compassion so that I may model that for those I love. Each time we model for others, it gives them the opportunity to reflect what they see and experience.

Self-Care 101: I Stand Up for Myself. I Stand Up for You, Too.

Self-Care 101: I Stand Up for Myself. I Stand Up for You, Too.

Be that women for your self. Be that woman for your child. Be that woman for your partner, your community, for your future. When you shine your light, it illuminates the way for others to stand in their courage, too. Please, PLEASE shine your light, sister. Amen.