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Sometimes it’s nice to write things down on paper and burn them, you know? A little new moon action now and then can be refreshing. Or maybe you’re just feeling angry and want to burn old photos and love letters — we’re not here to judge. The thing is, it can get smelly. It can… READ MORE »


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One of the prime theories of HypnoBirthing posits that a large portion of birthing pain is due to the Fear-Pain-Tension-syndrome, which is the common cultural anxiety projected onto the birth process which then exacerbates the physical pain. READ MORE »


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Buy a rock and fix your life (maybe?). READ MORE »


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Thanks to the good people at Amazon, a nifty 6-foot meditation pyramid can be yours for a sweet price (plus a shipping fee)! Hurry though, there are only five left in stock! Apparently normal meditation on a lame old pillow or whatever is totally inferior to chilling under this copper situation. According to the product… READ MORE »


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Need a gift for that person in your life that’s always checking their vibes, commenting on the color of your aura and signing their emails “Namaste”? Here are some vibrantly energetic treasures for the new age-y spiritualist… … READ MORE »


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Goddess bless Robyn Pennacchia at Death and Taxes for allowing us to tune into her heart song as she transcended into the cosmic abyss of Free People’s “Spirituality Shop.” Free People, for those not in the know, is a clothing and accessories brand. Their stores look like your worst Coachella nightmare. Desperately seeking a pair of… READ MORE »


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Remember Andrew Keegan from “10 Things I Hate About You”? So cute, right? Well, now he’s cute and the leader of his own spiritual religious movement called Full Circle. According to a story in Vice, Keegan operates Full Circle out of a building in Venice Beach, CA, drawing in followers who want to get involved… READ MORE »


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This weekend, I visited the vortexes (actual plural is vortices, but I didn’t want to confuse you) in Sedona, Arizona. More on the actual trip to come, but for now, let’s focus on these spiritual energy centers. What exactly is a vortex? Good question. And confusing to try to answer. According to our grey-haired, crystal… READ MORE »


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Ami subscribes to a religion of her own creation called Spiritual Eclecticism. You are all welcome to join, by the way. Winona is a recent convert. It’s a non-denominational and free-form cult of one. The only requirement is that you regularly engage in rituals of your choosing for guidance and comfort. They can be adapted… READ MORE »


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We recently discovered that one of the many things we have in common is a deep love of new age bookstores. Ami actually used to work in one in LA, while Winona has spent countless hours wandering the aisles of Portland’s many alternative book shops, sniffing incense and wondering if she could ever make a… READ MORE »


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Meet Rainbeau Mars. Yes, Rainbeau. Rainbeau, who is a “health guru” to the stars, is getting married to Hollywood business manager Michael Karlin in Kauai, Hawaii, and it sounds like her guests are in for quite a treat — over the course of the three-day affair, they’ll be able to take yoga classes, and ride horses,… READ MORE »


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I love hippies … I just don’t always understand what they’re talking about. Case in point: an uber-New Age-y piece Alanis Morissette penned today on The Daily Beast about the “divine feminine.” Well, it’s sort of about how everyone needs to reconcile the “divine feminine” and the “divine masculine” within themselves and that will bring… READ MORE »


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Settling into my new neighborhood in Brooklyn after moving from busy Manhattan last week has been about as easy for me as letting someone massage my feet, or accepting a free upgrade on my flight, or taking those free samples they always have at Trader Joe’s. For one thing, my new ‘hood is full of… READ MORE »