5 Qualities All Best Friends Share

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Best friends. What would we do without them? Friendships come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have certain things in common. You can spot your true BFFs by looking for these 5 best friend qualities.   You Share a Timeless Bond Your experiences together may date back to your sandbox days, or you may have … Read more

Ancient History: The Magic of Essential Oils

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Aromatherapy is one of the oldest healing practices around, bringing comfort and healing for over 5,000 years.  The Bible alone contains 188 references to essential oils! While uses and origins vary greatly, our ancient Egyptian ancestors deserve a shout-out of on the history of essential oils.   Egyptian History of Essential Oils The Egyptians have been using aromatic … Read more

Confessions of a Reformed Label Shopper

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Once upon a time, in my mid twenties, I was less interested in self actualization and more concerned with self image. One autumn day during that time, I received a gift certificate for a trendy, outrageously expensive boutique, and decided to do a little shopping. As I entered the shoppe, a gorgeous associate approached wearing a … Read more

4 Steps to Connect with Your Spirit Team

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If you’re interested in learning how to connect to your spirit team, you’re in the right place! In addition to crossed-over loved ones (including the 4 legged variety) who watch over us from Heaven, you also have a team of helpers, consisting of angels and spirit guides, which I will refer to as your spirit … Read more


This is Bella. I had the immense honor of gifting her with a Reiki session just days ago, as she prepared for her soul’s journey home. Throughout our visit, I sensed she was far more concerned for her loving human than for herself. Despite her physical condition, her soul emitted an energy of acceptance, resolve, … Read more

How to Overcome Fear

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We all have to overcome fear during our lives. Fear of failure, rejection, abandonment are just a few of the common fears that trigger anxiety for many of us. These feel like serious topics that affect how we live our lives. But what if you considered fear from a more playful perspective? Imagine for a … Read more

Rewriting the Obits

My family recently suffered a great loss. My husband’s grandmother, Grandma Theresa, was the center of the Scalisi family. She was the anchor that kept all the generations of family scattered across the country, so closely linked. Every Sunday for decades, Grandma Theresa held an open invitation for a traditional Italian dinner to all members … Read more


Ever since I was a little kid I’ve been fascinated by the unknown. While other girls were reading The Babysitter’s Club, I had tarot cards and Edgar Cayce books from my father’s collection hidden under my bed. I devoured any reading material on magic and mysticism that I could get my hands on: ghosts, spells, … Read more