Sage Woman Wisdom

Finding The Courage To Love Again and Again

Finding The Courage To Love Again and Again

We are going to thrive out loud. We are going to take up space in this world. We are not going to apologize for our intersections, our identities, our work, our love or how we lead life. We are going to continue to document so we can stand with others and illuminate the path in letting our youth know that it *actually* does get better.

I Trust Myself: The Root Chakra + Self-Care

I Trust Myself: The Root Chakra + Self-Care

I don’t use the word deserve lightly. It’ too often attached to a sense of entitlement. But, what I do know to be true is this: you deserve holy wellness, and in the very least, you deserve to be moving towards it all the time. While you can have faith in others to support you, your own root system is what gives you the strongest foundation.

The 6 Most Important Self-Care Tools When Illness Strikes

The 6 Most Important Self-Care Tools When Illness Strikes

Besides staying home and fully recovering, there are a few things we can reach for that will help support our bodies as we move back toward wellness should we come down with a nasty cold or flu. Here's our 6 most important self-care tools for this gnarly cold/flu season.

Liminal Darkness: I Develop in the Spaces in between

Liminal Darkness: I Develop in the Spaces in between

Maybe our best tool for activating agency truly is self-care. Not in the expensive commercial products kind of way, but in the actual dedication of time to ourselves--checking in, loving ourselves in the way we want to be treated. If not you, then who? It's up to you, sister, just you, to save yourself.

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.

HOLY WELLNESS – WOMB MASSAGE

HOLY WELLNESS – WOMB MASSAGE

She gave me insight and comfort in my own body, a wealth of tailored-to-me womb wisdom I didn't even know I was lacking, or seeking.  Feeling these warm, steady, love-filled hands on my abdomen, speaking truths about my experience... I didn't expect to be moved. I didn't expect to feel soothed and nurtured, like a normal massage but with more intention, more personal.

Spring Clean with Hyperbiotics: Your Poop Matters

Spring Clean with Hyperbiotics: Your Poop Matters

I'm pretty excited to be working with Hyperbiotics. They're a probiotics company that sprang forth from the loins of a mama-bear trying to figure ...