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Little Coyote / Sophomore Album Project

Our IWS co-host and herHABITAT Collective member, Teagan Johnston is recording her sophomore Little Coyote album. We’re so excited to see what comes of this new project with producer Erin Tonkon! If you want to be involved in the project here is a link to how you can help, and if you want to stay […]

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When Self Care Means Letting Go

No one prepares you for toxic friendships, and when they slowly develop from something that was once healthy and fulfilling into something that eats away at your peace of mind, it’s even harder to come to terms with it. I never wanted you to become a stranger.

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Reflections on Slowing Down

An ex-boyfriend once told me he thought we had wells of emotion in us, and you had to be careful about where, when, and how much you used your sadness and joy incase it ran out. Turned out his reasoning for this was a good excuse to not be very loving or kind, his sadness […]

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SEPT 2018 UPDATES

Hello friends and members,

Long time no chat, we know. We’re sorry for the impromptu hiatus! It’s been a hectic couple of weeks. We’ve moved across the country and have been trying to get our shit together in a larger way that usual. But don’t worry, we’re here to let you in on what’s been going on and what will be going on…

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Knowledge Creates Power

Once I began to look at it objectively and not give it the power to understand it only experientially was when I began to feel empowered again. I had always had the knowledge, but I had never used the knowledge to scrutinize my experience and make better choices. To understand that how I am feeling is real, but also that my ability to be in control is real too. 

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IWS / S2E2 / Toxic Relationships

IWS / S2E2 / Toxic Relationships with Teagan + Sheila Johnston

“We don’t like going to the dentist.. We don’t like doing to the doctor… We just wanna stay moving forward at whatever cost. But if you hear something in the car moving and not sounding quite right, then you should take it in! Because you’re right! you’re right to hear that something is not quite right… And if taking it in aka talking to that person about the relationship means that its gonna cost you 5000$ and your van is dead thats better than you driving this really horrible van thats gonna kill ya. So if you’re in a relationship and you’re hearing these noises take it in… Sometimes its a very fixable thing!”

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IWS / S2E1 / Community

“I feel like there’s this idea that we need to, as individuals, have all the skill sets and do all of the things and be these multitasking brilliant people who can do all of the stuff by ourselves…. and that’s just a lot of pressure to put on yourself. thats unrealistic. you’re just never going to do everything as good as when you can just focus on what they love. People should be able to focus on what they love, really delve into that, and share it with people instead of having to be autonomous.”

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fire and ice

fire and ice / Juma Perez/

She stood, exalted above her surroundings, intimidating yet hallowed. Beautiful in her sleep, it was almost impossible to believe that she was the chasm to hell. Oh how easy it is to forget, that when there is grace, there is wrath.

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Bellydance For Self-Care

Bellydancing For Self-Care /
Working with us to create safe spaces for exploration of movement and emotions in our community, this is one of our favourite ways to pair up these often opposing parts of the self. But the true craft of these workshops lays not in the specific pairings, but in that it shows you a unique way of pairing up passions. Of being able to encompass the entirety of yourself – or at least more than one aspect. It is about collaboration on a multitude of levels.

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Inner Authority Retreat

Find Your Inner Authority during a one-day women’s retreat in the woods, just outside of Toronto!

This inclusive, experiential retreat is designed with healing and growth in mind – YOU have all of the inner authority and power that you need, and you also hold the key to unlocking it. It’s time to become who you have been dreaming of: a person who is living their life on purpose, on their own terms. Make magical summer memories and be home before dark!

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