Happy New Moon and International Goddess Day!

Happy New Moon in Taurus and International Goddess Day! For those of you from all over the world who are reading my post, please send love, healing, and light to all those wonderful and amazing goddesses in your life. Celebrate their strength, their spirits, and their hearts! Join me in welcoming the arrival of Spring, my favorite season. This is the season of rebirth and transformation. Let us all sing as if no one is listening and dance as if the whole world is watching us. I am so excited to embark on a new chapter of my life starting today, the chapter that was written for me many lifetimes ago. And tomorrow, I will not look back at today nor yesterday. My life moving forward will be a life full of hope, a life of truth, a life of charity and devotion, and most importantly, a life filled with only and simply love! I will face the world with boldness, without fear, without darkness and sadness, and with only creative self-expression that feeds my soul purpose and turn my dreams into reality. I am grateful to God, the Angels, and the Universe for being my teachers, my spirit guides, and my inner life force during this journey into enlightenment and becoming an awakened being. I feel very blessed.
~tu-anh love

P.S. Thank you to my long time friend and photographer Charles Martin for the photos as my Birthday gift. ūüôā The vintage dress is from Goodwill of Greater Washington and the sparkling jewels are my from Goddess collection I designed and created.

I love being by the water to recharge and rejuvenate!

Can Wearing White Raise Your Vibrations?

Photo by Maria Perez Leiva, crochet top from our Italian Collection

I have been a strong believer that the colors you wear and surround yourself with can have a profound¬†impact on your energy level and mental well being. ¬†In fact, I believe that colors can transform your¬†life and help you attract what you want, as well as keeping away what you don’t want. As for me, since the beginning of my spiritual transformation and awakening in 2014 – a time when I opened my heart and allowed the spirit of God to gift me with a whole new level of awareness and perception of the world around me – it was¬†then that the color white became a part of my work and personal identity.

Below are some of the reasons why I am attracted to white:

  • White is cleansing, and it keeps darkness and negativity away.
  • I feel fresh, renewed, awakened, and free of emotional clutter.
  • My mind is clear and free from fear and doubt.
  • I feel feminine, earthy, stylish, natural, and enlightened – even immortal at times. ūüôā
  • I feel as though I am protected by an¬†angelic presence.
  • I feel powerful and free to express my truth openly.
  • Miraculous and magical things seem to happen around me when I am wearing white.
  • I feel, as Yogi Bhajan says, that it extends and strengthens my aura.

Very interestingly, the ancient Greeks wore white to bed to ensure pleasant dreams.  That explains why I also like wearing white to bed and also carry white and neutral color goddess dresses at my sanctuary and lifestyle boutique! And for this earthy Taurus goddess like moi, having crisp white linens of fine cotton on my bed is a must!

And you? Are you feeling inspired to incorporate more white in your life?

Yogini Jessica at our goddess retreat starting the day with a salutation to the sun energy in white. Photo: tu-anh

This lace poncho by 2 Chic Company is available on our website. Photo: Charles Martin

Goddess and Yogini Jessica in our Italian and Mykonos Collection. Photos: tu-anh

Moi in a sheer cotton tunic from our Mykonos Collection giving one of our goddesses a hair treatment with natural herbs and oils. Photo: Colleen Wolak

Goddess Hanh in one of our favorite lace tops of the season. Photo: tu-anh

Surfer and fitness goddess Natalie in a silk and lycra dress from our popular Italian Collection. Photo: tu-anh

Traveling in Style

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Hiking in the town of Cabrera, DR. The cutie in the back wants my hat! (Photo: Colleen Wolak)

Greetings, it has been awhile, and I am back from a much needed Goddess sabbatical. If you live where I live Рor have traveled to many major cities РI will bet that you have come across people who you instantly know are tourists, especially the North Americans (*smiles*).  I really never understood the concept of the unattractive hip packs, the over-sized sweatshirts and loose fitting t-shirts, the heavy and bulky looking sneakers, and the funny-shaped baseball caps.  Certainly, there are so many options out there for comfortable and stylish clothing, footwear, and accessories for travel. I am not certain why people on holiday still dress in such odd and unpolished ways.  Perhaps they do not have a clue, or perhaps they are simply following what is portrayed in the films of the tourist characters.

As for myself, when I am traveling, I usually take into account where I will be traveling to: the weather, the culture, the people, and how they express their sense of style. From there, I adjust my individual style to fit in while still keeping it simple, unique, comfortable, and certainly easy to pack and wash by hand.

I hope you like the looks in this post from my recent goddess travels including the Awakened Retreat I hosted in Cabrera, a quiet and pretty town in the Dominican Republic.  I like keeping my inner goddess happy with clothing that feels soft and luxurious against my skin, easy to slip on and off and that allows me to breathe freely. Cotton, silk, rayons, and slinky silky knits are usually my favorites to wear. Most importantly, I never travel without a pair of my oh so comfortable stylish leather sandals handmade in Mykonos.

Think about where your next travels might take you РHow will you pack for it?  What will you be wearing? If you need assistance, let me know. My style goddesses and I would find delight in helping you. Many of the clothes and accessories in this post are from my goddess sanctuary, tu-anh Boutique.  If you do not live near Old Town Alexandria, you can always shop online instead.

My favorite spot on the villa to recharge (Photo: Ryann Doyle)

 

Sweaty from the hike, but happy and resting by the waterfall. (Photo: Ryann Doyle)

Cotton Crochet bag from Mexico and comfy sandals from Mykonos are my travel musts.

With Nha Nha, the villa pet that I fell in love with in Cabrera. (Photo: Regina)

Moi in the backyard of my parent’s home in Florida. (Photo: Yanni Nguyen)

Leaning, smiling, and pretending not to be afraid of falling backwards. ūüôā (Photo: Maria Leiva)

Hiking Retreat in Laguna Beach on New Year’s week of 2017.

Hiking Retreat at the top of the world with the Pearl Laguna in California.

Enjoying the beautiful day walking around Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo before my goddess retreat. (Photo: Cesar)