My professor saw the light in me at the young age of 19, little did she know she was igniting something inside of me that would be a part of my story forever.
Illustration by Peter Gehrman
The first time I watched Brené Brown's The Call to Courage special on Netflix, I experienced a range of emotions. I told myself I would write a blog post about this really important topic that I know a lot of scholars, students, and professionals face.... that was July 2021.
Today is January 17, 2023 and I've finally found the courage to say what I've been wanting to say for over a year.....
artwork by Jenny Tomlinson
"wherever your attention goes, energy flows" -unknown
In my opinion, everything holds energy... especially our mind. If this energy isn't released from the mind, it may present itself physically as heart and lung complications, digestive issues, acne, just to name a few. As a good friend of mine once said, "it's all psychosomatic." In this blog post, I discuss the "jar method" that, along with journaling, has helped me transmute and release energy making space for my blessings to flow in and remain a part of my reality.
We often walk through life holding on to someone else's image of us.
What do think of when you hear the term "mirror work" ? We could interpret this concept many ways, but at its core mirror work is all about deep love for the person in the mirror. Who is the person in the mirror? When was the last time you connected with that person? Mirror work can guide you back home. 💚
"Touch comes before sight, before speech. It is the first language, and the last, and it always tells the truth." - Margaret Atwood
What is cultivated in childhood continues through adulthood. Social connections... physical touch... intimacy... immunity? How are they connected? Let's see...
"Where flowers bloom, so does hope" - Lady Bird Johnson
Spring has sprung! The flowers are blooming and propagating, with that comes lots of pollen! Pollen lets us know that nature is doing its thing, but what does this mean for those with pollen allergies? We do not have to suffer through this beautiful season, we can enjoy and embrace its beauty without the sniffles.
Let's get into some natural pollen allergy remedies, so that everyone can enjoy the beauty of Spring while boosting our immune system!
Happy Women's History Month!
As we celebrate the history of women across the world, we also celebrate the most powerful yet delicate part of being woman--our menstrual cycle. In this blog post, we will get connected with our menstrual cycle, learn to work with our cycle not against it, honor our womb and body, and embrace what it means to be able to bring life earth-side. Tap into your own, unique internal rhythm and flow. Let's begin..
Prep time: 10 mins | Cook time: 30 mins | Total time: 40 mins | Serving size: 24 baked cups | Materials: measuring utensils, two medium sized mixing bowls, one small bowl, whisk, cutting board, knife, cupcake wrappers, cupcake/muffin baking pan, wooden spoon
The healthy "muffin" recipe you have been waiting for!
A fun and exciting recipe to try with children. Redefining how we look at oatmeal. :)
Our bodies and minds are connected.
Ever notice your muscles feel tense when you're anxious? Do you tend to hold a lot of stress in your muscles? Some may hold stress within their face or upper body. I know for me, I tend to hold stress in my back and neck muscles. But what do we do about this? .... Progressive Muscle Relaxation!
It allows us to take a moment to be self-aware and achieve full body relaxation. The good thing about this is, you can practice progressive muscle relaxation anytime!
"Detox your body from the outside in and the inside out"
Hello world! I am Chérie Jade, I am passionate about promoting a holistic lifestyle and encouraging preventative practices for day to day healthy living.