Has life been a total shitshow?

Hey, I'm Ariel and wow have I been there. I wrote a book called From Shitshow To Afterglow and now I'm here in the self-dev trenches, supporting all of us tryna craft lives full of meaning, depth, self-awareness, and intention. Let's do this!

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From Shitshow To Afterglow

My newest book is an irreverent guide to rebounding after loss, grief, and all the other cruel crises life throws our way. Without sugar-coating how deeply it sucks to have your world shattered, From Shitshow to Afterglow gives readers a reassuring plan to for putting the pieces back together and emerging stronger than ever.

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What is Find Your Afterglow?

You might know my work with Offbeat Bride, but these days I'm focused on different topics, because the past few years have been, uh, interesting...

Weekly Essays

The Afterglow is my weekly mailer for folks who are ready to dive deep with me on doing the work -- both on yourself and your biz.



Books are more than just words -- they're tangible talismanic objects, calling conversation and thoughtforms into your home.


SOON: Online Courses

Learn from me, with embodied daily devotional practices, support for your creative projects, and research-backed, practical guidance.

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My second book is a 114-page erotica novelette, a self-published hardback sold paired with jewelry I designed. A true story about sex work and grabbing your own healing by the balls, the narrative explores identity, feminism, shame, surrender, gender roles, bdsm, empowerment, embodiment, and trying to get out of your own damn head.

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Each week, I share exclusive essays on everything from the future of the publishing industry to the edges of self-development to personal insights to devotional dance videos. I hope you'll join me.


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Yay, let's do this!

My online courses will be launching this spring -- I want you be the first to know, and get exclusive discounts and schtuff.