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Vanilla Matcha Protein Tonic

Vanilla Matcha Protein Tonic

  After reading WomanCode, I’ve been actively trying to put way more (plant) protein into my diet. I’ve been making this insanely wonderful Vani...
Take a (Binaural) Beat

Take a (Binaural) Beat

    I've heard binaural beats described as a "brain wave entrainment system." I love this. The past few days I've rediscovered this wave technol...
Scorpio Season Tonic

Scorpio Season Tonic

What's up Scorpio season? I've alchemized this potent warm tonic recipe in your honor. I often play around with amounts and types of herbs, and s...
The Alchemy of Streamlining: Chloe Smith of Rising Appalachia

The Alchemy of Streamlining: Chloe Smith of Rising Appalachia

I am thrilled to feature Chloe Smith. Chloe is one half of the sister duo that makes up the incredible band / way of life / platform / energy outl...
The Brain Is Art: Truest Self

The Brain Is Art: Truest Self

We are inherently creative beings. Creatures.   (from the Latin verb creare, which translates, to create)   And so, when we are in it — inside th...
The Pursuit of Cleansing: Michael Perrine

The Pursuit of Cleansing: Michael Perrine

I’m so thrilled to feature Michael Perrine. This guy is a detox expert, an original NYC vegan, colon hydrotherapist, and a force behind Everyday D...
Solstice Brain

Solstice Brain

The longest day of the year - the one with the most sunlit hours - is upon us. I’ve been thinking a lot about ritual and its connection to patter...
The Brain is Art: The Wandering Nerve

The Brain is Art: The Wandering Nerve

I’m back after a little hiatus and wanting to discuss the vagus nerve. This was a requested topic -- but also a quite personal one, as I get into ...
The Brain is Art: Getting Unblocked

The Brain is Art: Getting Unblocked

I had the total pleasure of participating in Lacy Phillips’ 10-day UNBLOCKED class, which focused on reintegration of the shadow. Visit Free + Nat...
Sima Morrison of House of Citrine: Plain Alchemy Feature

Sima Morrison of House of Citrine: Plain Alchemy Feature

I am so psyched to feature Sima Morrison, a magical being and founder of House of Citrine. I've only corresponded with Sima a handful of times. Ho...
The Brain is Art: A New Series on Neuroplasticity

The Brain is Art: A New Series on Neuroplasticity

So I’ve been MIA from Plain Alchemy for one week — as I’ve been making lots of art and felt unable to pull myself away. I’ve also been spending lo...
Plain Alchemy Brain 5: Spirituality + The Return

Plain Alchemy Brain 5: Spirituality + The Return

  That victory lap.   Some scribblings on the luminous time that is the emergence from depression.   A connection with something larger can emerge...