In which I call bullsh*t on my own industry

For real, sister? (image:

I had hoped that the world of shamanism and healing would be immune to the myth of effortlessness. I was wrong.

In the myth of the Effortless White Woman, we’re told that we should look and act like Gwyneth Paltrow, with perfect skin, perfect yoga pants for perfect yoga classes, and plenty of time after our passion projects to devote to our perfect children and husbands. This myth implies…