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How to clear your space with Sage

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I first learnt about using sage to clear my space (or smudging) from a friend, Kim Millar. She described to me a process where she would burn a stick of sage and waft it through all four corners of each room of her house while calling in fresh new energy.  Going to her home always felt like visiting a safe sanctuary (and she had four kids living in the house!).  This simple … [Read more...]

Motherhood and mindfulness with Marisa

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I was interviewed by Elina Eriksson as part of the Fifty-Two project for the Lusaka Wordpress blog.  In 2016, 52 Zambian bloggers scattered all around the globe get to interview one other blogger and in term also be interviewed by one other blogger.  This is one of the most personal interviews I have ever shared.  The week after this blog was published it was my turn to … [Read more...]

Moon cup

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I first came across a moon cup whilst browsing through a new age shop in Brighton, UK several years ago. I naively asked the shop assistant what it was and when she described it’s use to me, I was disgusted at the idea of getting so intimate with my menstrual blood. I’ll back track a little to explain my disgust... When I was 14 years old and a year into my period starting, … [Read more...]

Prenatal Yoga

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While I was pregnant with my daughter 5 years ago, yoga was one of the things that brought my body comfort from the various aches and pains that emerged.  Through the breath work and meditative part of the practice I was able to prepare my body for the experience of birth and then the months of recovery afterwards.  Things didn't turn out as I had wanted them to with my birth … [Read more...]