spirituality

Yoni Steaming: A Quick-and-Dirty Guide on What It Is, How It Works, and Why You Should Try It

Yoni Steaming: A Quick-and-Dirty Guide on What It Is, How It Works, and Why You Should Try It

This self-care practice not only helps to heal vaginal and uterine issues, but helps the reproductive system work the way it should and provides an intimate time for people to reconnect with their bodies.

Tarot as Self-Care When the World is Doing Way Too Much

Tarot as Self-Care When the World is Doing Way Too Much

Through reading mindfully – especially when reading for ourselves – we bear witness to own experience, with all of its joys and challenges, so that we can nourish ourselves with compassion and care.

Holy Smoke: The Quick-and-Dirty on Smudging

Holy Smoke: The Quick-and-Dirty on Smudging

All the cool spiritual folks on Instagram post pictures of their bundled herbs smoldering on an abalone shell, moving the smoke around on the room with a feather. When we are beginning our journey we think "Oh, this must be something I need to do." But if you don't know what you're doing and why you're doing it, you probably won't get the results you want. 

13 Books Every #BlackMagicWoman Needs for the New Year

13 Books Every #BlackMagicWoman Needs for the New Year

To make sure that you're starting off on the right path from trusted sources, here is a curated list of 13 books that should give you a solid foundation.

"Not Today, Satan!" Starter Kit: 9 Ways to Rid Yourself + Your Space of Bad Vibes

"Not Today, Satan!" Starter Kit: 9 Ways to Rid Yourself + Your Space of Bad Vibes

You don't have to be a practitioner of any specific magic/religious system, but you need to know how to protect yourself, your space, and your magic.

Real Magical Black Girls - Featuring La Tetra Metts-Owens of Aliwaza's

Real Magical Black Girls - Featuring La Tetra Metts-Owens of Aliwaza's

March is Magical Black Girl Month here at Black Girl Bliss! This month, I wanted to feature real magical black girls - wise, wild, witchy, and unapologetic about their melanated magic.
Each lady featured will answer seven questions that illustrate their personal journey to their spiritual paths and what it means to be a magical black girl!

Vision Boards: The One Thing You're Doing Wrong

Vision Boards: The One Thing You're Doing Wrong

Happy New Year, Bliss Bae!

We made it out of 2016 and we're off to 2017 with new goals, dreams, and drive.

I would be willing to bet money that you or someone you know has created a vision board to illustrate these new desires. And while that's real cute, and the intention behind creating them is powerful, there's one thing you should understand about how to use your vision board to manifest the things you want.

Prayer and Meditation: The Difference Between Them + Why You Need Both

Prayer and Meditation: The Difference Between Them + Why You Need Both

This is a question that someone thought me wise enough to answer. While I am no spiritual guru, not even close, I will do my best to give a response:

 

"What is the difference between prayer and meditation and do I have to do both?"