Our exploration of ecofeminism is getting deep. As we say, “it takes work to be woke,” but today we are especially feeling the exhaustion of the patriarchy in reference to the Las Vegas shooting and asshat Donald Trump’s mishandling of Hurricane Maria. Using framework from Alice Walker’s “In Search of Our Mother’s Gardens” and Carol […]

The sistaz are talking about storms both outside and within: spiritual lessons learned during the week of Hurricane Irma as well as the complexities of living in alignment with ecofeminist values in a patriarchal world. Ecofeminism is a spiritual philosophy that parallels the patriarchy’s dominance over women, non-human animals, and the environment, which trickles into […]

When I was in graduate school, I took advantage of a free campus program called CHOICES (an acronym representing some combination of holistic wellness words). For those few months, Charise, Sonal and I loved applying “#Choices” to everything I did — first as a funny way to acknowledge my participation in the program, but then […]

I love Virgo season. The amount of Virgo women in my life is beyond coincidence — at least 10 whose birthdays fall within a span of three weeks, including my mom, sister, dog, two of my closest friends (including Sister Charise), and many others. I have always loved the energy of Virgo women because, as an Aries, […]

Earlier this year I made a vision board with Charise. I loved the way it looked aesthetically, but part of me felt silly and even embarrassed about some of the images I chose. I wouldn’t have been able to articulate it then, but a vision board requires ultimate vulnerability with yourself: What do you really want? […]

Last night, casually spending my Saturday evening reading The Sexual Politics of Meat in between episodes of Bake Off: Masterclass, I felt the brilliance of Carol Adams once more as she connected ecofeminism to power through literature. She highlighted an excerpt from Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God about Jody (the partner of protagonist Janie) deciding to […]

The number 7 is a powerful spiritual number, so we’re celebrating our 7-year friendiversary by recapping the top 7 spiritual lessons we’ve learned both together and separately. Grab a drink and join us for a rapid-fire kiki about our top 7: 1. Zip code ain’t gonna change your issues. 2. Listen and follow the signs […]