What is your love language?

Carrie JordanEarth Wisdom

love language

A love language is how you need love to be communicated to you. Have you ever been in a relationship with someone who doesn’t need to hear “I love you” or doesn’t say it back? Maybe that hurts because you really need to hear those words. That is the language of words of affirmation. If you need physical affection to … Read More

How to get clarity for making decisions

Carrie JordanEarth Wisdom, Feminine Leadership

making decisions

Making decisions can elicit confusion in our inner world. Sometimes it’s easy—If you know it’s snowing or raining out in the morning when you wake up, you easily decide to wear your rubber boots. If you’re having a friend over for dinner and you know he’s a vegetarian with an egg allergy, you make a vegetarian dish sans eggs. That’s … Read More

Don’t ever shimmer down.

Carrie JordanEarth Wisdom

embodying the goddess

Whenever we see a commercial or ad for cosmetics, Alex mutes it and narrates the commercial with an announcer voice. It usually goes something like this: “You are not good enough. You need to buy this so you can be prettier.” It is funny. When I put on makeup before going out for a date he stands in the doorway and … Read More

The anatomy of a lie

Carrie JordanEarth Wisdom

Lying usually seems pretty harmless, especially if it starts out as only one little lie. But when we lie, the person we lie to begins to distrust their truth cord. What is a truth cord? A truth cord is a connection to the truth, which everyone has. It is your belly brain, your gut, which tells you when something is off, when … Read More

Autumn confrontation with the life/death/life cycle

Carrie JordanEarth Wisdom

A few weeks ago Alex and I found the insides of my kitty in the field behind the house. It was so traumatic to see. And I have not felt loss like this in a long time. It gives me a chance to settle into uncomfortable feelings which I have been feeling anyway, around all the change and transition in … Read More

Adventuring in California and exploring Deep Ecology

Carrie JordanEarth Wisdom

The past few weeks were chock-full of traveling. I drove to Colorado from Washington twice (once permanently), drove to California with a bestie, flew out to California for Symbiosis Gathering with another bestie, and went to NYC for a work trip. Needless to say, I’m glad to stay put for a while! Symbiosis Gathering was a great experience. It is a music … Read More

Relieving stress by being in the body

Carrie JordanEarth Wisdom, Womb Wisdom

“I never really understood the word ‘loneliness’. As far as I was concerned, I was in an orgy with the sky and the ocean, and with nature.” –Björk My schedule these days has been more packed than it ever has. I leave the house at 7am and usually get home around 6 or 7. It’s less time to myself than I … Read More

How to harvest seeds

Carrie JordanCreative Self Expression, Earth Wisdom

Carrie harvesting seeds

I am packing up my life, and that means my garden! Gathering up and harvesting clippings, herbs, and blossoms. And I’m making sure that next year I will be able to create a magical garden by harvesting seeds. It amazes me how nature just gives and gives. When you garden, you can really see the cycle of life, letting go (of seeds … Read More

A most flowy transition

Carrie JordanEarth Wisdom, Feminine Leadership

Since my vision quest on the summer solstice, my life has completely changed. The feeling I have is that I am being carried down a gentle river—listening, and most of all trusting that the journey will be smooth. A couple of weeks ago, Alex and I drove out to Colorado with a moving truck full of all our stuff. At … Read More

Ancestral ways are rooted in a sense of place

Carrie JordanEarth Wisdom

ancestral ways rise collective

People have asked me why I am interested in ancestral ways and Native American traditions and lore; in particular, people have asked me why I am “going on the mountain,” or doing a vision quest this week of the solstice. The vision quest is a Native American (and other indigenous cultures) rite of passage that adolescents undertook for thousands of … Read More