Nina is a writer and artist living on the central coast of California. She's obsessed with cats, crystals, thrifting, vegan food, and '70s horror movies. You can usually find her perusing the occult section of the nearest bookstore, trying to pet every cat she sees, or blasting cassette tapes in her car.

Here's How The November Full Moon Will Affect You, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Since that last dark moon in Scorpio, our lil' orb of the night has been growing brighter and larger with each passing day, and it will culminate in the November full moon not long after midnight eastern time on Nov. 23. This moon — also known as…
By Nina Kahn

Mercury Retrograde Is Happening During Thanksgiving 2018 So Here's How To Deal

Welcome to 2018, the year where almost every planet decided to take a retrograde and turn our lives into metaphorical piles of dust and ash. Astrologically, politically, and otherwise, this year has been one for the books — like, the kind of books…
By Nina Kahn

Here's How To Train Your Cat To Go On Walks With A Leash

Cats are my favorite beings on this planet, and all I want is for every kitty ever to be happy and healthy and live out all nine of their lives in pure bliss, as they deserve. Is that too much to ask? If your response to that question is "NO, SAME,"…
By Nina Kahn

How Daylight Saving Time Ending Will Affect Your Zodiac Sign

You've probably noticed that lately the sun has been setting earlier and earlier every night, bringing with it more hours of darkness than daylight — and that's always a dead giveaway that daylight saving time’s end is just around the corner. Boo.…
By Nina Kahn

Here’s How The November New Moon Will Affect You, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Given the intense energy of the October full moon a couple weeks back and the wild vibes of Samhain (aka Halloween), I am so ready for the transformational energy of the November 2018 new moon — although that's not to say this luminary will come…
By Nina Kahn

These 5 Zodiac Signs Are Going To Have A Better Month Of November Than The Rest Of Us

Happy November! We made it through Halloween and now we're all floating (drowning?) our way through Scorpio season, which is officially in full effect. Is everyone ready for the holidaze to start? Cause, ready or not, here they come. And of course,…
By Nina Kahn

Nov. 11 Has A Special Spiritual Meaning That Will Help All Zodiac Signs Reset

Do you ever make a wish when you catch the number 11:11 on the clock? I've been doing it since I was a kid — and apparently it's a pretty common practice — yet I have no idea where exactly or who from I got this habit from. While it's unclear where…
By Nina Kahn

Millennials Put Off Travel Plans More Than Any Other Generation, This New Poll Says

I'm not afraid to admit that I'm a world-class procrastinator. Whether it's snoozing my alarm an unreasonable amount of times, not listening to my voicemails for months, or postponing plans to take the vacation of my dreams to Paris and London, I…
By Nina Kahn

10 Last-Minute BFF Halloween Costumes You Can Still Throw Together

OK, I'm sorry to break the news to those of you who may have been avoiding calendars/the outside world lately, but Halloween is officially less than a week off — so if you don't have your costume situation sorted out, what even are you doing with…
By Nina Kahn

Here’s What It Means If You Have A Dream Where You Die

Please tell me I'm not the only person who has heard the superstition that if you die in your dreams, you die IRL, too? I don't know why I'd ever give this concept any credence — especially considering I've literally never heard of this actually…
By Nina Kahn

Here’s Why Twins With The Same Birth Charts Can Still Have Totally Different Personalities

As a child growing up on a steady diet of solid '90s twin content (Sister, Sister; The Parent Trap; and all things Mary Kate & Ashley, to name a few), it's pretty safe to say that I've spent most of my life enthralled with the concept of being a…
By Nina Kahn

Here’s What Dreaming About A Ghost Really Means

Dreaming is possibly one of the most mysterious and mystical aspects of the natural human experience. Isn't it strange to think that every night, we slip into a seemingly alternate reality built entirely by our minds, during which we can experience…
By Nina Kahn

These 4 Zodiac Signs Will Be Spared From Scorpio Season’s Intensity This Year

Embracing the darkness can be really fun. That's part of why so many people love Halloween and indulging in all things spooky for the entire month of October, right? But it's not just fun — embracing the shadowy side of life rather than running from…
By Nina Kahn

5 Things It Could Mean If You Feel Like You Can't Wake Up In Your Dream

Dreams are one of the most fascinating aspects of the human experience and an incredible testament to the power of the human mind. I mean, it's wild that we can fully recreate people, intense emotions, and complex situations in our own brains…
By Nina Kahn

5 Crystals For Scorpio Season That’ll Help You Embrace Its Mysterious Vibes

Get ready, cause we're diving out of the fluffy, airy clouds of Libra season into the dark and unnervingly deep waters of Scorpio season, meaning it's time to prepare for some intensity. Yep, you'll want to put on your protective gear, cause Scorpio…
By Nina Kahn

12 Ghost Stories Ranked By Scariness To Read When You’re Feeling Brave

Halloween is almost here, which means costumes and candy and PSLs and all that saccharine and happy holiday fare. But it also means that scare-chasing horror freaks like me (and you?) will be gulping down allllll the scary movies and scary ghost…
By Nina Kahn

7 Creepy Ouija Board Stories That Will Make You Never Want To Touch One Again

Messing around with a Ouija board is basically a rite of passage in your teenage years, right? We're all just trying to find ourselves, figure out our beliefs, and dabble in whatever weird new things we can, so it makes sense that we turn to the…
By Nina Kahn

Here’s The Real Difference Between Ghosts, Poltergeists, & Demons

There are a lot of concretely scary things in life, that's for sure — natural disasters, student loans, superbugs, mansplainers... you get the picture. But if you expand your worldview to include the realm of the supernatural, then, well, you've got…
By Nina Kahn

5 Crystals To Help Protect You From This Month’s Rough Full Moon

Full moons have a reputation, to say the least — and the October 2018 full moon is taking place on Oct. 24 in sensuous, earthy, Venus-ruled sign of Taurus, so be ready! The reputation is probably because, astrologically, full moons symbolize a time…
By Nina Kahn

Here’s Where The Whole Idea Of A “Boogeyman” Actually Came From

Perhaps your introduction to the boogeyman, like many kids, was via watching reruns of Halloween that played on TV every October. (In case you don't remember, the film included a scene in which lil' Tommy used the term to make sense of the…
By Nina Kahn