Why Pleasure is a Priority

I think January is for dreaming and deep wintering. As you go about visioning your new year, setting intentions, defining goals, and parsing out plans, please honor a pace that is right for you. As you tend to the tangible, the things you want to accomplish, do and...

When “not in the mood” doesn’t mean no

It had been a long day. It was a Tuesday night. We got to bed late. Sex was the last thing on my mind. ⁠ ⁠ But then that goodnight kiss sparked something. My head said, “Oh no. Not this. Not now. Not in the mood.” But my body said, “Hold on a minute....

3 Shakti questions for Solstice

Today is solstice. A culmination point, maxiumum light, a powerful moment to take a moment. A moment to reflect on what you want to amplify in your life. Because there is significant celestial and galatical alignment beaming down on you, right now, that you can use in...

Losing your crown jewel of productivity

I’ve always thought of productivity as one of my super powers. Up until my late 40’s, I thought the voice of my inner taskmaster was me.  I thought pushing myself beyond my limits made me a badass, made me better. No one was ever going to call me lazy. So I wasn’t too...

❤️ Be Your Own Lover First ❤️ (Video)

Thinking of you woman of Shakti, lover of Shakti, on this day of love. However you feel about Valentine’s Day, I think we can all agree that the world is in dire need of a love transfusion. We also know that has to begin with loving ourselves. If you’re...

The Cozy and Reckoning Times are Here

The cozy times have arrived in Nor Cal. We’re stacking two cords of oak to keep the wood stove burning this winter and the duvets are back on the beds. I’m inspired to be in the kitchen again after a long, hot summer of quick salads. Already this week I’ve whipped up...