I was listening to an astrology podcast recently and there was a line that hit me. “The full moon comes in the middle of the moon cycle, not the end.” Of course this is something a part of me knew but I had never actually realized it until that moment…


In my power outfit

What does it mean for something to be sacred? The dictionary defines it as “connected with God (or the gods) and deserving of veneration.” In everyday life we see sacred as something or someone with shocking power that demands great respect. Religions teach us that what is sacred is secret…


I am a “Healer” and I listen to Lizzo and Cardi B. I eat Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Therapy on the weekends, and sometimes I doubt the universe.

There is a lot of trauma wound up into the “Healer” archetype. We see Healers as needless beings who sacrifice all of themselves for the good of the whole. But sacrificing yourself for the benefit of everyone else isn’t and has never been the answer. You are a part of…


We need the good ones too.

The ones hiding in the silence, making do with small acts of power.

Just enough to plant the seed but not enough to see it flower.

We need the good ones too.

The ones who have been taught to fear power because they have…


Now more than ever it seems impossible to dream; impossible to plan; impossible to even consider the future. It feels like we are in a downward spiral with new, lower rock bottoms appearing every single day: a global pandemic, injustice on the basis of race and gender, job loss, personal…


You cannot beat a river into submission. You have to surrender to its current and use its power as your own.

~ The Ancient One, Dr. Strange

Ahhhh the feeling of flow. Those blissful productive moments when motivation, creativity, and inspiration seem to pour from you like a fountain overflowing…


With the current state of the world, (or rather, the state of the world that has finally come to light after being kept hidden for centuries), naturally I began to question my identity as a white woman and the structures that shaped it. When the Black Lives Matter movement resurged…


My Great Grandmother loved chocolate just as much as I do, was sassy as ever, and had polio for most of her life. My Pap, like me, also had a sense of adventure, served in the Navy, and always made sure the fridge was stocked with chocolate milk whenever I came over.

Who are we to be born into this time? Humanity is finally starting to connect the dots between past and present and beginning the search for a better future. Everything that has brought us to this point has also prepared us to make this shift and we are not alone.


Image Captured by Rachel M. Peck

There’s a major obsession around the idea of guides both within the spiritual community and individuals alike. The idea that there is a group of omniscient mythical beings dedicated solely to our wellbeing and purpose is captivating. To us, guides are like spiritual celebrities that we put on a pedestal…


What does progress look like? Is it no bad days? Is it a smaller waist line? Is it feeling happy? Is it something so drastic others around you start to notice too? Is it health? Is it shiny, clean and crisp? Is it permanent? Is it better than yesterday?

So…

Jessica Lyda

A chocoholic and Energy Healer in search of nomadic nirvana and epic alignment

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