Who do you go to when you need some female advice? Most of us end up on the phone with mom, but for those times when you need some extra divine help, call on one of the goddesses to come to your aid. Whatever your problem is there’s a nearby goddess ready, willing and able to help.

Goddess of Wisdom

If you’re looking to tap your own intuition and divine wisdom seek help from Athena, Sophia or Seshat.

Athena is the goddess of wisdom in ancient Greek mythology and religion. She is also called Pallas Athena and is the patron goddess of Athens. She rules philosophy and is also associated with crafts. Call on her when you need creative inspiration or help understanding the meaning of life.

Whatever your problem is there’s a nearby goddess ready, willing and able to help.

Sophia literally translates as “wisdom.” Hellenistic Greece and early Christians honored her. She is considered the sacred feminine aspect of knowledge and is revered by Neopagans and New Agers alike. She can help you tap into your right brain and feminine power.

Seshat is an ancient Egyptian goddess representing wisdom, knowledge and writing. In fact her name means “she who scribes.” The next time you do any journaling; call on Seshat to spark your imagination and help you find answers.

Goddess of Love

Whether you’re looking for love or want to enhance your relationship, call on Aphrodite, Hera or Bastet.

Aphrodite is the ancient Greek goddess of love, known as Venus in the Roman tradition. Aphrodite has many lovers, including gods and men. If you are looking to attract one lover or many, ask for her help.

If marriage and settling down is your goal, then call on Hera. This ancient Greek goddess oversees women and marriage. If you’re already in a relationship, she can help make it a lasting one.

The ancient Egyptian goddess Bastet is often pictured with a cat’s head on a female body. Aside from governing felines, she symbolizes love, sexuality and protection. She’ll help you find your sensual side.

Goddesses of Money and Career

Do your finances need a boost? Is your career lacking? Lakshmi, Artemis and Anuket can help.

Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity. She is often depicted with four hands. Her picture is often displayed in Hindu businesses and homes to attract wealth.

If climbing the corporate ladder is your goal, then seek help from the ancient Greek goddess Artemis. Also known as Diana in Roman mythology, she represents pursuit and the hunt. She will help you chase down your dreams.

Anuket is an ancient Egyptian Nile goddess, known as the goddess of the overflow. While an agricultural goddess, she also represents the overflow of abundance in your life.

Goddesses of Home, Family and Friends

If you’re seeking a more peaceful home life with happy family and friends seek advice from Ceres, Hestia or Mother Mary.

Ceres is an agricultural goddess from ancient Roman mythology. Although she governs over crops and the harvest, she also rules over fertility, motherhood and motherly relationships. She comes in handy at mealtimes and family gatherings.

The ancient Greek goddess Hestia is known as the keeper of the flame or hearth. She can help you in any social or domestic matter. Known to maintain order and harmony, call on her to help with friendship and family drama.

Mother Mary, the mother of Jesus can bring you strength in family and extended family matters, particularly issues dealing with children. Although the Catholic faith does not recognize goddesses per se, she embodies the power of a great spiritual teacher and universal mother.

So the next time you find yourself in one of life’s quandaries, remember to seek help from one of the many capable goddesses. Just like any mom, they love to hear from their children and help them with their problems!