Stories & Essays
Columnist at MyDomaine, Rookie, and Coveteur. Specializes in stories about wellness and spirituality. Her writing has been published in Teen Vogue, Racked, How We Get to Next, The Establishment, and others. Her work has been profiled in Glamour, Nylon, Broadly, Motherboard, and more. Amelia is also one half of the band Fidelio.
Stories & Essays
If you grew up in the South, like me, you probably heard your mother or your grandmother mention something in passing about a jealous friend who'd given them the "evil eye." Maybe it happened as they walked by in church that past Sunday, or as they made polite conversation around the neighborhood.
To better understand the link between scent and identity, a good starting point may be a scratch-and-sniff test. Recent studies by William Kreisl, a neurologist at Columbia University's Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, have shown that they may be an effective way to detect Alzheimer's before the disease becomes debilitating.
When I started exploring feminist spirituality, I never expected my desire to remain childless would leave me feeling so ostracized. I turned to crystals, horoscopes, and tarot cards for empowerment, but what I found was a mother divinity who made me question the validity of my life choices.
Wellness & Spirituality
Each month, our resident astrologer shares her horoscope wisdom so you can better prepare for the weeks ahead. But do you truly know your sign and how it impacts everything in your life, from relationships to career and even parenting?
Even if you happened to miss Kristen Stewart's Saturday Night Live 's monologue last month, by now you've probably heard that she came out and burned President Trump in one fell swoop. But what was it like for the typically very private actress and director to open up about her sexuality on such a public stage?
How lucky Jupiter, retrograding Venus and something called the Grand Fire Trine will influence your wardrobe this year. What's in the stars for 2017? An eclectic mix of the eighties, power dressing, and Wuthering Heights-esque romance means we're entering strange times, but as always, astrology can help you navigate the changing fashion and beauty landscape.
With horoscopes on every website and crystals in everyone's bag, it seems like everyone is a witch these days. But when you first start learning about the world of practical magic, it can feel like everyone else is speaking in a completely different language.
Mercury is in retrograde right now. Do you really want to mess with the stars? In collaboration with Make Up For Ever. If you're reading this, chances are you've seriously related to your horoscope at least once in your life. So why not apply it to your lipstick?
In erotic astrology as in many relationships, a secret third entity influences the partnership for good or ill. Sometimes, that entity is your own awakening. Other times, it's repressed rage or wild sexuality, desperately seeking acknowledgement. Occasionally, it's a side chick. For our purposes, that entity is named Lilith.
When you're on your fifth wedding of the season and just can't deal. Love them or hate them weddings are the most sartorially competitive (and occasionally awkward) gatherings since the beginning of time. Lucky for you, there's a little-known celestial shortcut to looking gorgeous from the rehearsal dinner to the final toast.