Herbs Queering Herbs: 7 easy steps to make an herbal tincture with the Moon

Queering Herbs: 7 easy steps to make an herbal tincture with the Moon

Last week we talked about some ways to prepare herbs that were more or less variations on tea. They were all basically: herbs + water But another way you can take your herbs are with tinctures. What’s a tincture? A tincture is a concentrated form of the active properties of an herb. The active properties …

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Special Queering the Eclipse: What You Might See and How It Might Feel

Queering the Eclipse: What You Might See and How It Might Feel

Eclipses are queer events. Sure, we’re used to seeing the Sun and the Moon all the time, but usually they’re each doing their own thing. But, once in a while their orbits overlap, and humans just love it. Here we’re going to talk about what happens during a solar eclipse, what you might see, how …

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Sleep Queering Naps: The Queer Guide to the Perfect Nap

Queering Naps: The Queer Guide to the Perfect Nap

When you’re used to always being on the go, taking a nap is one of those self-care tips that might seem like an excuse to be lazy. What’s weird about that is short naps can actually make you more productive, but much more importantly they can help you feel better. The National Sleep Foundation says …

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Cultural Healing Cultural Appropriation and the Five Tibetan Rites: Is it Right to do the Rites?

Cultural Appropriation and the Five Tibetan Rites: Is it Right to do the Rites?

Last week, I introduced the Five Tibetan Rites. It’s a set of five exercises that have reportedly been around for over 2,500 years. In that piece, I mostly wrote about how they are easy and effective exercises that you can do quickly every day and how to do them. I was going to write about …

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Exercises The Five Tibetan Rites: 5 Easy Exercises You Can Do Every Morning

The Five Tibetan Rites: 5 Easy Exercises You Can Do Every Morning

You know you’re supposed to exercise every day. It’s one of those things that most of us have an idea about, like drinking a lot of water or eating vegetables. You know you’re supposed to do it, but building it into your life as something you do consistently can be a different story. Exercise consistently? …

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Breathing Use Your Nose to Relax: An Easy Method You Can Use Anytime

Use Your Nose to Relax: An Easy Method You Can Use Anytime

We’ve been talking about the nasal cycle, and how you can work with it if you want to change how you feel. The nasal cycle is the way that your nostrils switch off between which one is getting most of the air when you breathe. This cycle has a significant influence on how we feel, …

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Breathing Feel More Energized in 1 Minute with this Easy Breathing Exercise

Feel More Energized in 1 Minute with this Easy Breathing Exercise

Sometimes you need an energy boost. But you probably know that most of the easy options aren’t really good for you. Caffeine is a Temporary Fix Coffee, energy drinks, caffeinated soda—they give you a temporary boost, but they stress your system out. Too much stimulation from caffeine can stress out your adrenal glands, leading to …

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