Deja Drewit's Self Care Inspirational Cards

Recharging Your Mind, Body, and Soul

The effortless way to self-care (tools to use)

Recharging is essential for your mind, body, and soul and if anyone out there is suffering from burnout, it’s time to take control of your time and make time for yourself. Here’s how I went from exhausted and depressed to letting go of struggle and creating a daily self-care practice. Exhausted & Depressed When I was a new mom, I quickly became totally exhausted and depressed. I had abandoned taking… Read More »

Healing Trauma - Conscious Life Space Conversations podcast - episode 5 Tammy Hatherill

A holistic approach to healing, a conversation with Tammy Hatherill

Episode 5 Suffering from a traumatic event or multiple events can disrupt life as you know it. Trauma comes in many forms. Whether or not you experience it directly or indirectly it is an experience that shapes your beliefs about how the world is or isn’t. It can be a threat to one’s existence or a serious injury, or even it can be that you have witnessed harm to someone… Read More »

Frankentoes, My beautiful ugly feet - illustration

My Beautiful Ugly Foot

Finding beauty in the difference

A few years ago, a sloppy surgeon butchered my right foot. I went to Dr. Garrett for routine bunion surgery and left his office traumatized. He lopped off a full third of my second toe and made bending my big toe ever again impossible. I used to be a distance runner and suffered significant foot pain from my bunions whenever I ran more than ten or twelve miles, which I… Read More »

Five elements and the Body - The Wheel of Creation

Pancha Maha Bhuta, Five Elements

The Wheel of Creation & The Elements and the Body

As the research for the Surya the Sun God article was coming together, I thought it would be a good idea to delve further into the five elements of creation referred to as Pancha Maha Bhuti or sometimes called Pancha Maha Bhuta. The concept is that there are five elements in the creation and in everything. As you may know, having to find the answers on the internet can be… Read More »

The Human Brain by Albrecht von Haller (c. 1776)

Does acupuncture work by re-mapping the brain?

Acupuncture is a form of traditional medical therapy that originated in China several thousand years ago. It was developed at a time bereft of tools such as genetic testing or even a modern understanding of anatomy, so medical philosophers did the best they could with what was available – herbs, animal products and rudimentary needles. In the process, perhaps, they stumbled on an effective medical approach. In the past century,… Read More »

Meditation on Death Image collage on Conscious Life Space by Amy Adams

Memento Mori, Looking at Death

It’s already some years ago when the idea for an interactive art project on death came to my mind. It evolved from real life experience watching from the sidelines as people that I knew throughout my life died prematurely. All of them from taboo methods – drug overdose, suicide, etc. Most of the people were no longer present in my daily life but I heard, watched and was broken hearted… Read More »