Learning how to embrace the spiritual path (with Lauren Hayes)

Learning how to embrace the spiritual path (with Lauren Hayes)

I had the absolute pleasure of sitting down with Lauren Hayes of The Luna Celeste to talk about all things energy work, tarot, crystals, and spirituality. Not only did Lauren share about her personal awakening and how she came to embrace her spiritual side, she speaks to the power of the being open, finding flow, and exploring the things that trigger you most. 

This conversation with Lauren was a profound one for me because it gave me a deeper understanding of my own spiritual awakening, as well as some brand new insights about my experiences last year during my sabbatical. 

Here’s to being open to what the journey has in store for us all. 

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5 journaling techniques to help you gain clarity

5 journaling techniques to help you gain clarity #journaling #selfdiscovery #writing #automaticwriting #gratitude #artjournal #creativity #creativeexpression

When I think about journaling, two things come to mind:

  1. My mother keeping several different journals — a dream journal, a personal journal, and an art journal — for most of my childhood and into my adult years.
  2. Being required to keep a journal (and actually loving it) in my middle school English class. Thank you, Mr. Diskin, for the encouragement all those years ago! 

These days, no one has to force me to keep a journal.

In fact, over the years, I’ve kept several different kinds of journals. Art journals, travel journals, personal journals, gratitude journals, tarot journals, a 5-minute journal*, and even a failed attempt at a bullet journal.

(Any excuse to buy a new notebook, ya know. 🤷‍♀️)

These days, I find myself gravitating towards a few specific styles of journaling. They have helped me get to know myself better, dive deeper into my own limitations, and even shift my perspective in profound ways.

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Why you need to learn how to sit with the discomfort (with De Lisa Patterson)

Why you need to learn how to sit with the discomfort (with De Lisa Patterson)

I am thrilled to be sitting down with De Lisa Patterson, brand mixologist and all around creative. One, because she’s freakin’ hilarious. And two, because she is a wealth of knowledge and inspiration. 

De Lisa’s journey starts with a tale of loss — of a job, a relationship, and her self-confidence all at the same time. She shares how those losses took their toll, and also how they shaped her journey. De Lisa offers practical tips for staying in the room and sitting with the discomfort, as well as mindset shifts that were profound for her own transformation.

We also touch on the importance of patience, mindfulness, and gratitude. Three things that have played a major role in my own life and journey. 

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