It’s so very important to take good care of yourself while balancing your loss with the daily demands of this life journey. Here’s what’s supported me in my own journeys of loss… … More How to Care For Yourself When You’re Experiencing Any Form of Loss
one year ago today, father died alone in lockdown –
it was “illegal” to be with him
in his greatest time of need.
those 25 days between landing back here
and him breathing his last
in a cold, stale, lifeless room – alone. … More One Year Ago Today, My Father Died Alone in Lockdown
To the ones who tell me there is no separation –
Or that I just need to stay in the Love –
Or Light is all there Is.
For a moment, I softly ask them to… … More To the Ones Who Tell Me There Is No Separation, This One’s For You
That has been the most forceful deepening of this devastating time. … More Recently I Was Asked to Describe 2020 in One Word: Here’s My Answer…
There is a belief – especially in the spiritual world – that darkness is negative, undesirable, bad, evil, wicked, gloomy, and full of nothing but despair, destruction, death.
Conversely, positivity pumping love and light blah blah is the norm, status quo. … More The Wisdom in the Dark
i notice my heart is so much softer now. the way i noticed father’s heart got after he watched mother suddenly drop dead in front of him one evening. more accessible, more embodied. my tuning into the real with another: even more acute. connections that lack presence: diluted, unravelling. less outrage, more softness my capacity … More Six Months After My Dad Died Alone in Lockdown
“You have definitely challenged and opened my eyes through sharing your experience, and it’s made me look at loss and grief differently, so I appreciate that. Because I don’t always think people rawly and honestly express and share what you have. So thank you.” – a friend said this to me around Father’s Day After … More What to Say or Do When You Don’t Know What to Say or Do: Supporting A Loved One Who Is Experiencing Loss
Although she has certainly been present all along, Durga truly powered into my life six years ago, almost to this very day. It was the day my mother suddenly left her body – day three of Navratri – which is the culmination of Durga Ma. My mother had been at a Durgaratri for the full … More Goddess Durga & How She Became My Universal Mother (+ Navratri Blessings, including a Mantra Practice)
Firstly, how can anyone make you lose yourself in relationship? That is your responsibility. No one can do that for you, nor to you. By being rooted in your power, your truth, your authenticity – you can never lose yourself. If you are unable to do this yet, it can unfortunately facilitate an unconscious and/or … More 4 Ways to Not Lose Yourself in Relationship
As we come to the last post of this empowering and heartening series on the 10 Great Wisdom Goddesses over these last 10 weeks – we are finally met with the brilliantly, radiant Kamalatmika. She is named after the beautiful lotus flower that grows untainted from murky waters – and emerges as a lustrous, fragrant blossom. She is “the grace that bestows beauty into that mesmerizing sunset, that haunting melody, that exquisite touch of the beloved, that juiciness of the perfectly ripe fruit, and that lingering fragrance of the rose bloom.” She is the Grace manifest in all things. … More Kamalatmika: The Truth About Beauty