Charissa

Resources to Inspire The Rewilding of Your Life & Landscapes & Have Your Own Ecological Awakening

Resources to Inspire The Rewilding of Your Life & Landscapes & Have Your Own Ecological Awakening

As a type-A, task-oriented, tidy and organized, perfectionist-in-recovery, it sounds illegal to say, “I’m proud of my weed patch!” I have a hunch that my very out-of-control tendency to control and tame is what originally drew me into the concept of rewilding a few years ago. In short, rewilding is about partnering together with nature, […]

Waving Goodbye To Yet Another Version Of A Woman I Thought I Could Become

Waving Goodbye To Yet Another Version Of A Woman I Thought I Could Become

The email came through while I was on my dream trip to Paris, my first adventure alone since university, “You’re license has expired!” It came as no surprise. I knew the date was looming. I knew I’d be in another country. And frankly, I was happy it worked out that way. I purposefully decided not […]

Part 2// My First Time in Paris: 10 Poetic Revelations, But I Think You Might Need To Hear Them Too.

Part 2// My First Time in Paris: 10 Poetic Revelations, But I Think You Might Need To Hear Them Too.

Coming to Paris was a fulfillment of a dream, yes, and it was also an opportunity to escape the rigors of routine as a mother of 4 and connect with my heart on a deeper level, listen to the raging undercurrents, the pulsing, pulling rhythms beneath my skin, and perhaps stumble upon some semblance of […]

Part 1//My First Time In Paris: 10 Practical Recommendations

Part 1//My First Time In Paris: 10 Practical Recommendations

There are some dreams you are just born with, Paris was one of those for me. I don’t have any explanation for where the desire originated, or how it planted itself inside me, only that it never waned… no matter how much time went on. So when opportunity, intuition, timing, and an inkling of courage […]