The first time I attended a tea ceremony, I was with Shiva, and I had absolutely no idea what I was getting myself into. When she said come by, I’m doing a tea ceremony, I said yes, because I say yes to everything, but I had no idea.
To center oneself, to find freedom, to access intuition all require a healthy relationship with the core — the most primal part of ourselves. For many of us, the dialogue we have with our own cores has been influenced and shaped and categorized and labeled by the wellness industry, the patriarchy, opinions from friends and strangers… essentially anything but personal power. Check in with yourself now, how do you relate to your core?