10 Reasons for Using Your Full Voice


By Ulrike Selleck. Cranky? Depressed? Low energy? Did you know that most of us use a mere 20% of our voice in daily life? And did you know that your voice literally has the power to change your body, health, mood, energy, and even life span? “Scientists have found that music stimulates more parts of the brain than…

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Ayurveda and Relationships


By Emily Fotis.   Relationships can be challenging — there’s no arguing that one. From minor disagreements to seemingly insurmountable differences, keeping a partnership happy, healthy and mutually fulfilling takes commitment and work, but it’s certainly possible. To the rescue: Know your and your partner’s Dosha/s! Knowing your and your partner’s predominant dosha/s and tendencies…

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The Importance of Venus in Your Life


By Sara Hawthorne, with Ulrike Selleck.    The planet and Goddess Venus, known as Shukra in Eastern Astrology, is a veritable minister in the planetary Cabinet. Venus is personified as a preceptor, nurturer, and a lover. When Venus is strong in the birth chart of a person, the person will benefit from affluence, pleasure, luxury, beauty, harmony,…

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How to Love Yourself


By Ulrike Selleck. “Love yourself so much that you realize no one but You exists. After all, there is only the One of us.“  How many times have you felt unloved? How many times have you stood in front of your mirror looking at yourself, and saying to your face: ” I Love You”? Only…

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The Rise of the Divine Feminine – the surprising Truth


By Ulrike Selleck.   The term “Divine Feminine” often gets confused with something implying some form of feminism. Not that this is a bad thing in and of itself. However, the Divine Feminine is more than that: We are all part of Divine. Divine is complete and therefore genderless. Once manifested, it does so in…

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“You Give Up”


By Ulrike Selleck.   All my life I’ve been told: “You give up. You don’t have goals. You don’t stick with things.” And they were absolutely right. I gave up many, many times. I gave up school when it was clear I wasn’t able to finish it. I gave up boyfriends when they were abusive.…

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It takes Guts to Teach Guts!


By Ulrike Selleck.   If I had ANY guts, I’d be posting this. But will you disapprove? Look the other way? Pretend it’s not there? Will it offend you? Or: If kids grew up with this much NORMALCY, would they be more grounded? Would the world see less violence, especially towards women? Wouldn’t that be…

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My Belgian Aunt’s Waffles

Yes, it’s Monday, a work day… But even just looking at the picture of yesterday’s Belgian waffles made from scratch brings a smile to my face. One of my aunts and uncles have been living near Brussels for decades. I remember when we used to visit her as kids, she would invariably take us to…

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