how I practice

About toxic positivity: accepting negative emotions

In an earlier blog on wyrd I already mentioned the term toxic positivity. Today I want to elaborate on that a bit more. I'm a pretty positive person. Without a…
About toxic positivity: accepting negative emotions

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Are the pagan gods and goddesses important in your wise woman’s practice?

One of the questions I get asked a lot is: are pagan gods and goddesses important in your wise woman's practice? Or, alternatively, people just assume that I worship pagan…
gods and goddesses in witchcraft

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How clocks disturb our biorhythm; why we should get rid of daylight saving time

Last weekend it was that time again: daylight saving time started. For me it’s always a moment to be amazed by what people do to themselves. There are quite a…
Clock terrorism; why we should get rid of daylight saving time

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How to make a medicinal herbal syrup, part 1: the basics

When I was very little, I didn't really appreciate many of the home-made remedies administered to me. It was medicine that was bitter and far from tasty. I rather coughed…
How to make a medicinal herbal syrup, part 1: the basics

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The foundation of a healthy life, part 10: how do you stick to your life choices?

In part 10 of The foundation of a healthy life series we are going to talk about sticking to life choices. The secret of staying true to yourself and your…
The foundation of a healthy life, part 10: how do you stick to your life choices?

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The foundation of a healthy life, part 11: conclusion and an important end note

So far we've talked about nutrition, medicine, exercise and making sure your life suits you. Of course, this is not all it takes to heal yourself. If it were that…
The foundation of a healthy life, part 11: conclusion and an important end note

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The foundation of a healthy life, part 8: the world that never goes out

One thing is important to realise before you decide what your world should look like: your body and mind are one. If your body is not doing well it is…
The foundation of a healthy life, part 8: the world that never goes out

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The principles of permaculture in a wise woman’s practice

As those who have read my bio on my site will know, one of the passions is permaculture. There is a reason I mention this specifically. First of all, I…
The principles of permaculture in a wise woman’s practice

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Witch or hagetisse: what’s the difference and why aren’t I called a witch?

A question that I get asked a lot is: “You call yourself a hagetisse, but aren’t you really a witch? What's the difference?” I guess that from some perspectives you…
Witch or hagetisse: what's the difference and why aren't I called a witch?

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Yule: what Midwinter means to me

Yule’s drawing near. While I don’t follow a specific religious path – wondering why? You can read all about it here– I do celebrate midwinter big time! Since nature and…
Yule fire: what Midwinter means to me

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