How an Energy Signature Is Like a Scent

Many years ago, I had a boyfriend who wore Polo cologne.   I think it’s still around but certainly not as trendy or sexy as it was in those days, but maybe that’s mainly because he…

Everybody Talks about Manifesting

  Yeah, everybody talks about manifesting, but who’s actually doing it? I’m acquainted with a great number of people who adhere to the Law of Attraction, earnest prayer, and/or magick to bring things into their lives that…

Lorna’s Personal Guidelines for Work, Life, and Love

I have a series of  personal guidelines I follow in both my professional and personal lives. They make all the difference in my satisfaction level at work and my happiness level at home. Here are…

Manifesting Needs vs Wants

I was trained from an early age by Christian parents and Southern culture to be more than satisfied with having my needs met.  With having the bare minimum.  With having “enough.”    And to have…

Ask an Empath: Are Empaths Psychic Vampires?

  Question:  Are psychic vampires and empaths the same thing? No.  Emotions are at play for both, but in a very different way. A psychic vampire is someone who feeds off the energy of others….

Prophecy in the Playlist: Beware the Mixtape

I know this sounds bizarre but…. Oh, if only I had a dollar for every time a friend of mine heard me say that. If I want to gauge the near future, it turns out…

Aura Readings Shouldn’t Hurt–And This One Doesn’t

Aura readings don’t hurt.  Really.  The fact that someone actually asked Nims if they hurt makes me smile. The First Aura Reading, 6 November 2010 The first time Nims du Lac, who does aura readings, drawings,…

A New Message from the Turtle Totem Animal

  For years, I’ve turned up my nose  at the thought of a turtle totem animal. My totem is a deer, usually as a stag but sometimes as a fawn.  There are other animals–fish, fowl,…

The Dreaded Un-informed Internet Diagnosis Syndrome

“That’s psychosomatic bullshit…hon,” a stranger writes to me.  The forum message is forwarded to my email account while I’m away from home, so the first few words pop up on the screen of my smart phone while I’m…