By Amy Palko

Red. Like the skin of the apple Eve first sank her teeth into. Red. Like the rush of blush that rises unbidden to flushed cheeks. Red. Like the dress that makes you sashay as you walk and makes everyone turn as you enter the room. Red. Like the tender flesh of the sacred feminine. Red. For a long time, the sacred feminine was repressed. Portrayed as unclean, sinful, subversive and weak, the sacred feminine was denounced and diminished – made to feel small. And yet it never went away. It stayed lodged in our hearts as we embraced love of the unconditional kind. It lay coiled in our loins as we felt passionʼs heat. It kept hidden in that place between breaths as we felt the call to stop striving and simply be. Just be. What follows is a list of 100 ways we can choose to express the sacred feminine. Most can be integrated into everyday life. Some

amypalko. All will increase your desire for more luscious red in each passing second. day. effort and planning. regardless of gender. As I explore what it means to allow the sacred feminine free expression. All will stir the sacred feminine that resides within each and every one of us. Join me? Amy xx 3 . And I invite you to do the same. hour. minute. I will be individually addressing each of the ways listed here in this red manifesto at www. week… I have invited each of these ways into my world.com.will take more time.

Create a personal yoga practice 3. Discover your natural sleep pattern 5.1. Meditate daily 2. Presence: be here now 4 . Deep self-care 4.

Wear natural fibres 8. Go on retreat 9. Explore tantra 5 .Create Full Moon Dreamboards 10. Let go: just let go 7.6.

11. Wear light-coloured clothes 6 . Attend workshops: Expand 15. Make a creativity space 12. Learn reiki: energywork 14. Learn massage: bodywork 13.

Learn Body Harmony 17. Visit Maltese temples 7 . Wear red 18. Write your own visualizations 20. Burn incense often 19.16.

Go on a goddess pilgrimage 22. Make pleasure a priority 8 . Honour your sexual self 25. Skinnydip 24.21. Accept your body as it is 23.

26. Create & recreate your altar regularly 29. Light candles 28. Choose a daily oracle card 30. Photograph nature 27. Raise your kundalini 9 .

Shed possessions 33. Declutter 32. Practice mantras 34. Honour the female form in all its guises 10 . Start a spirituality circle 35.31.

Celebrate the sabbats 40. Nurture growth 39. blossom 11 . Place a singing bowl on your altar 37. recharge.36. Be your most expansive self 38. Hold space for others to awaken.

Begin a goddess worship practice 42. Attract the right teachers 43. Dance every day 12 .41. Commit to regular chakra work 44. Play more music 45.

Eat seasonally 50. Find inner rhythm to daily ritual 47. Start Meatless-Monday 49. Pamper often 13 . Eat organic & fair trade 48.46.

Research goddess narratives 54. Give and receive touch daily 53. Minimize make-up 52.51. Start hooping 14 . Share knowledge 55.

Practice conscious cooking 15 .56. Meditate on your spirit animal 58. Attend a toning session 59. Sparkle 57. Drink smoothies 60.

Live without limits 63. Live in a home that supports spiritual growth 65. Release the ghosts 16 . Expand your comfort zone 64. Share your voice 62.61.

Say thank you 69. Write letters 70. Decide on a signature scent 17 .66. Surrender 68. Embrace vulnerability 67.

Recognize dignity 72. Buy red roses 75.71. Add. Edit. Appreciate on weekly basis 73. Embody & channel goddess consciousness 18 . Build an online home 74.

Honour the path of others 78. Be gracious in all communications 19 . Celebrate beauty 79.76. Honour your path 77. Connect with the angelic realms often 80.

Travel light 84. Act mindfully 83. Drink herbal tea 82.81. Explore Ayurveda 85. Eat best quality chocolate 20 .

Lose inhibitions 88. Love with abandon 90. Be graceful 89.86. Connect fully 87. Walk tall 21 .

91. Construct your own bliss curriculum 95. Live luxuriously 22 . Read poetry out loud 93. Smile often 92. Give yourself permission to play 94.

96. Challenge inequality where you find it 99. Meditate in sacred spaces 98. Take the risk to blossom 23 . Adopt tenderness as a practice 97. Treasure innocence 100.

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