Looking to upgrade your life in 2018 with more self care, more like-hearted community and lots of new ideas? Here are my favorite things to check out this year. (P.S. I have no stake in any of these offerings, I just want to share what is inspiring me.) - Dorothée
Self Care Club - Experience a daily retreat with the new podcast and online community by Natalie Ross, the host of the popular DreamFreedomBeauty podcast. Listen on iTunes for free and sign up to be part of the paid club for even more awesomeness.
Garden Party - Bring beauty to your inbox with this offering from herbalist and medicine maker Sophia Rose of La Abeja Herbs. Garden Party is a revolutionary take on online herbal education, "a written ritual you'll wonder how you ever lived without." Delivered to your inbox on or around each New Moon, this monthly missive is a true celebration of Earthly Delights.
Feminist Business School - Can a business be feminist? What would that require? Find out and rethink your ideas about gender, capitalism, art, and business in this revolutionary course by Jennifer Armbrust. Get a taste of her empowering work by watching her free video Proposals for a Feminine Economy.
Matriz y Concha Summit - Learn about lifelong womb wellness in this free online course created by Panquetzani of Indigemama who honors over 4,000 years of traditions from her foremothers and integrates her lifetime of study into her teachings.
Debra Silverman Astrology - Have you always felt called to the stars and want to learn more about your personal purpose this year? Renowned astrologist Debra Silverman offers a wide range of courses for beginners and experts.
Ula Botanic - My favorite artisan apothecary creates hydrosol mists, botanical perfume, and holistic skincare remedies. All their products are handmade in small batches. I like to spray myself with the Protectress Ritual Mist every morning.
Floracopeia - Potent botanical products created by husband and wife team David and Sarah Crow. They offer high quality, pure, organic essential oils and aromatherapy products, including Icelandic Floral Essences ,which sound heavenly!
The Heroine's Journey by Maureen Murdock - This book describes contemporary woman's search for wholeness in a society in which she has been defined according to masculine values. There is also a companion workbook that helps readers explore these themes in their own lives.
Crystals: The Modern Guide to Crystal Healing by Yulia Van Doren - Learn how to choose, program, charge and cleanse your stones with this lovely guide from the founder of goldirocks.co. This book is number one on my birthday wish list, hint hint!!
Yoni Shakti by Uma Dinsmore-Tuli - A ground-breaking work about yoga and feminine power written by Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, renowned yoga therapist, yoga teacher-trainer, mother and author. I like to call it my new bible :)
Witches and Pagans by Max Oashu - Unleash your inner history nerd with this compelling exploration of language, archaeology, and early medieval literature, Max Dashu illuminates hidden cultural heritages. She shows that the old ethnic names for "witch" signify 'wisewoman, ' 'prophetess, ' 'diviner, ' 'chanter, ' 'herbalist, ' and 'healer.'
Medicine Stories - Herbalist Amber Magnolia Hill shares powerful stories in her podcast. Check out the most recent interview with Spiritweavers' founder Amy Mea Wondruff about naming your lineage and releasing fear.
Flowerlounge with Katie Hess - Join the founder of Lotus Wei for conversations with wildly creative people, and a little plant-loving wisdom, to help you experience life in full bloom. You can also, listen to our MoonWise interview with Katie to learn more about her amazing work.