Who I used to be
When she recalled this version again, her impression of me before she knew me, I remembered who I was then. I remembered my impatience to make things happen. However, I also remembered the journey of a thousand defeats, and how my patience grew longer and longer to a point of suspension of expectation. Not a healthy place to be if you’re trying to make things happen.
New Name: Sub Rosa Oil
Though many women I’ve spoken with along this journey have responded positively to the name, marketing, on the other hand, has been… difficult.
January 17: Martha Cotera
Today we’d like to honor the works of feminist and Chicano activist of Martha Cotera, who was born on this day in 1938. Martha Cotera was one in...
Five Reasons PU55Y Oil Should be on Your Christmas Shopping List
- Christmas should be about quality, not quantity.
Sure, it feels good kicking open the door, swaggering in like Santa with a sack full of shinny wrapped gifts over our shoulder, but consider the gifts we’re actually giving. Will they really be meaningful to the receivers or were they just cheap enough to sneak onto our shopping list to add bulk to our sacks and stroke our egos?
Our oil is of high quality, natural ingredients. Hand poured. Hand mixed. Hand labeled and shipped with love.
Heart of Yemalla 101: How we got our name
Heart of Yemalla is, as its name suggests, inspired by the essence of this Orisha, her strength, her love, her protection and confidence. Her heart.
The Chosen Day of Gratitude
This post is dedicated to The Chosen Day of Gratitude and though I have a lot to be grateful for in my personal life, I’d like to take a moment to mention what I am grateful for as it specifically pertains to Heart of Yemalla.
Not Created For Them, But For You Lady!
An interesting issue has sprouted into the field of our attention as we’ve been handing out samples in our inner and outer circles. We’ve heard ...