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As the end of the year nears, the vitality giving practice of following through has been my go-to. Follow through is so deeply nourishing and vitalizing. Follow through creates natural growth. It’s what the sun does. The ocean does it. The trees do it. Here are some ways to explore follow through: Follow…(Read More)

Nourishing Morning Latte

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This is my first fall living in Topanga Canyon. I’ve been loving the chilly mornings, fog, and giant oak trees. Nature connection has become a huge part of my life, and of Amba. On these darker, slow, sweet canyon mornings, I’ve been making the most delicious teas and lattes. Here’s my basic…(Read More)

I’ve been spending time every day hiking up in the mountains where I live. This is a message I received from a recent hike, which I offer you today, from my heart to yours: You can be sad. Fully sad. And keep moving with the light in your heart. You can be disappointed. Let…(Read More)

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  I’m astounded to look back to just a month ago, when we started to hold women’s moon circles in Topanga. In just one month, there has been so much love, community, and energy brewing here in the canyon. This past weekend’s circle, continued through tonight on the actual full moon, has…(Read More)

Leo Love

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We are approaching a full moon, exactly a week from today. In the midst of summer, and Leo season, with so much passion and energy, it’s important to continue to keep softening and receiving as well. This tea does just that. My friend and local Topanga herbalist and Naturopathic doctor, Christine Surrago, has formulated…(Read More)

Summer is a time when my creature’s intelligence is at its peak. This past week I’ve made multiple batches of “intuitive chocolate” ~ I dare you to make some in your own kitchen, barefoot and using your hands! Put on your favorite music! Dance! Breathe! Here are the raw ingredients. No specific measurements – SENSE…(Read More)

You’ve been asking for recipes, so here they are!   I love yerba maté as an alternative to coffee. It takes a little getting used to the earthy taste. Making it into a latte is a great way to start! Blend all ingredients and serve over ice.   Iced Yerba Maté Goddess Latté 2…(Read More)

Dear Friend on the Path ~ As we are in the middle of summer, and approach this July full moon, the theme right now is go for it, make it happen! In the midst of the high energy of summer, when the solar energy is strong, it can be easy to forget the balance of…(Read More)

Dear Lover of Life

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It’s becoming clearer and clearer to me the power of connecting to our inner yum….the delicious, luscious nectar of the essence of who we are within our being and body. To sustain any vibrant, vitalized relationship, be it with our own bodies or a beloved life partner, dropping in to our deliciousness is…(Read More)

Love to you on this darkest day of the year, the winter solstice. Today during my morning practice, an inspiration came to me that I can’t help but share with you: I’m replacing anywhere I feel like I need discipline with DEVOTION. Devotion is sustainable. It just keeps going deeper. Discipline is something…(Read More)