Understanding The Orishas: OBA the Orisha who turned pain into power

Understanding The Orishas: OBA the Orisha who turned pain into power

This month as we are touching the subject of female sexuality we thought to also introduce the various female Orisha of the practice of Ifa. Oba’s story is one of the most beautiful one, in which the Orisha Oba turned her heartbreak into beauty. Want to find out which Orisha set up Oba and which Orisha broke her heart? tune in to our podcast.

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Sex wasn't always Taboo: exploring female sexuality

 Sex wasn't always Taboo: exploring female sexuality

It’s funny that sex is taboo in our society, you and I wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for sex, yet it is something that makes people uncomfortable to talk about. Everyone at one point has sex, it is a vital part of our evolution, yet somehow it is still frown upon it. Sex wasn't always taboo, in fact ancient practices like tantrism explore the concept of sex as a gateway to enlightenment

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July summary : ending on a G$$D note

July summary : ending on a G$$D note

This month of July was filled with tips from various beautiful women of color who shared with us how to manage, attract and navigate our money in this world. As a women in general we often get the short end of the stick when it comes to money. Yes indeed! men are still getting paid more than women in our society and more importantly our community lacks the important conversation that we need to have regarding handling our money. Here is the summary of the highlight of this year’s topic:

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On Manifesting Financial Abundance with Estelle Gbenou

On Manifesting Financial Abundance with Estelle Gbenou

This month’s topic is all about money! and we sat down for our last interview of this month’s topic with Estelle Gbanou who is a jurist, consultant and entrepreneur in Africa. Estelle has an extensive CV from working in the United Nation, to working along side a various list of African governmental officials. Estelle lifestyle reflects the abundance that she was able to manifest in her life. In this interview she shares with us the tools that she used to get to where she is today at only 27 years old.

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Wellness Weekends: Aromatherapy tips with Laurence Sessou

Wellness Weekends: Aromatherapy tips with Laurence Sessou

Some of the most interesting experiences during our annual Back To Our Roots Healing Retreat to West Africa are the workshops. All of our workshops are dedicated to bring a bit more understanding to the different tools we have available as women of color to find peace. In this small series Laurence Sessou, who host the tickle your senses workshop during our trip, will give us various tools to help balance our energy center (Chakras)

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