Discovering Identity 

I had been patiently waiting for weeks to receive my ancestry DNA results. For as long as I can remember, most people that encountered me, could not identify where I was from. They’d make comments such as, “you look Indian, but you act Spanish….” Throughout my childhood, my mom would jokingly say, “They gave me…

Acceptance

As I began my spiritual journey at the age of 19, one of my biggest challenges was becoming accepting of people and situations. I often held a high expectation as to how things should or should not be. Although this is still a struggle that I am overcoming, I’ve truly come a long way. Just…

Self Love Rituals

Have you taken time out to love YOU today? Self care is vital. How can you truly make anyone happy if you never make time for yourself? Most people don’t realize that they stand in front of their own happiness because they are neglecting themselves. Dedicate at least 20 minutes daily to do whatever it is…

Soul-Body Relation

What do you think about when you consider the relation between soul and body? You probably know that these two substances are connected but not necessarily how… According to G.W Leibniz, the body and soul share a pre-established harmony. In other words, they do not have an affect on each other, but instead they embody…

Stepping Outside Your Emotions

It’s easy to get caught up in the emotions we feel. This usually leads to clouded judgment which can become nearly impossible to clear up. I’ve caught myself many times making bad decisions or arriving at false conclusions all because my perception was tainted with other things going on in my life. If you aren’t…

Embracing Sadness

Allow yourself to sit through your sadness… We are conditioned to believe that we shouldn’t cry, we shouldn’t feel pain, we have to hurry up and be happy again. However, allowing yourself to be hurt and embracing those emotions are step one to healing. No, you shouldn’t stay in a funk for days or weeks…