Author: Jeannette

The Reconnection Challenge: Week 2 Essential Self

This week, my challenge is to become more rooted into my essential self….um whatever that is. The trees around me describe it as their treeness. That description makes sense and confuses me at the same time. I’m human. There’s all these things I ascribe to who I am. When I think of Jeannette Lancien, I think sleepy Mother who laughs and… Read more →

The Reconnection Challenge: Week 1 Eating Better

So, here I am in the lovely St. Maur des fosses reconnecting with Nature. Challenge 1: Eat better. Since moving, my diet has been crap. I mean, my American diet was crap. Sadly, I’ve not shown too much improvement since arriving here 🙂 Here are my dietary goals for the week: Cut out the whiskey. I love whiskey. It makes… Read more →

Reconnection Challenge: The French Edition

Now, that we’re kinda settled, it’s time to reconnect with French Mother Nature <3. Feel free to follow me as I spend the next couple of weeks building a harmonious relationship with Local Green. Wait, what does a harmonious relationship with the Green mean?  When I talk about The Green, I speak of the entirety of Nature that surrounds includes… Read more →

Hyacinth: creation through attraction

Or rather, manifestation through attraction; being instead of doing. Lately, I’ve been having with the the Magic of Flowers oracle deck. It’s amazing. I usually pull a card in the morning and within the next day or so, the flower featured on the card pops up around me <3 Hyacinth popped up this morning. She reminded me that creation through… Read more →

Connection Challenge: Week 4

I’ll be honest. This week really kicked my ass. Grounding into Mother Earth through my feet wasn’t too hard. At least once a day, I’d check in with my feet. Then, I’d inhale down into Mother Earth and exhale back into my feet. This practice was great for bringing me back to the present moment and connecting me to my… Read more →

Connection Challenge Week 1

Welcome to the Back to the Earth Connection Challenge! My intention is to enjoy a number of simple, sweet actions that will strengthen my connection to Mother Earth. I’ll give myself extra bonus points for things that are kid friendly 🙂 As inspired by Hedgewitch Book of Days, the focus for this week is offerings of gratitude. Mother Earth supports us… Read more →