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Yin Yang: Creating Harmonious Balance

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Everything in nature, including humans, have Yin and Yang aspects. Yin and Yang flow harmoniously creating balance. Yin and Yang need each other to survive.  If we focus on these principles knowing that after the darkness, light will follow, we can create more peace in our lives. When we have been very active, rest follows. When we have been very fluid and going with the flow like water for a while, we sometimes need to stop and find some fiery passion. Once night ends, day follows, and vice versa. It is ever changing so we can find peace in knowing that after the hard times, good times will follow. If you are finding yourself heavily on one side of the Yin Yang spectrum and feeling out of balance, you can simply bring in the opposite characteristics to create a more harmonious existence. 

Benefits of CBD Oil

By now you have heard of CBD or Hemp Oil. It's everywhere. You can take it as a supplement or even use it in your skin and hair care. Everyone is raving about it so when my acupuncturist suggested I use it during my shoulder surgery recovery I was on board.  About 6 weeks after my [...]

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What is Palo Santo? Why do we Burn it?

Palo Santo is a natural and organic incense that comes from the Palo Santo Tree on the coast of South America. It is considered a sacred and mystical tree and in Spanish translates to Holy Wood. Palo Santo has been used for thousands of years in Peru and Ecuador by shamans and healers.  Increasingly, the healing properties [...]

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All About Patchouli

Let's talk Patchouli. You either love it or...not so much. I'm a lover! It's so earthy, comforting, and grounding, yet also sweet and uplifting. It makes me smile and think happy thoughts when I smell it. It does gets a bad rap as some associate it with hippies, and let's face it, some people just don't [...]

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Solar Plexus Chakra Meditation

☀️Your Solar Plexus Chakra is located just above your belly button and is associated with personal power, self esteem and confidence. If you need a little boost in these areas here is a great meditation for you...☀️ Sit in a comfortable position either cross legged or feet flat on the floor or lie down. Close [...]

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Root Chakra Healing

Starting a new year is a great time to focus on the root chakra. It’s the base, the grounding energy that flows through us. The root represents our basic needs and our safety. Are you taking care of your basic needs? Making sure you are nourished on every level? You can’t spread your love to [...]

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Creating an Altar

An altar is a special and sacred area filled with beautiful items that can be used for many things from meditation to chanting. To create your altar find a small space on a table, desk, or any hard surface in your home that you can dedicate solely to your sacred space. Preferably it is a [...]

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Treating Frozen Shoulder Naturally

After having shoulder pain since my early 30's, at age 42, I finally decided to have shoulder surgery to fix my torn labrum and to shave a bone spur. I was so excited about the possibility of living pain free! I wasn't nervous at all about the surgery and everything went as smooth as possible. [...]

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Healing Properties of Amazonite

Amazonite is called the stone of courage and truth, allowing one to discover their own truth and live based on one's own beliefs without worry of judgement. It empowers you to express yourself authentically which can lead to a peaceful and happy life. Amazonite is said to soothe the chakras especially the heart and throat, enhancing [...]

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Why You Should Meditate

Meditation is becoming mainstream these days and that's a really good thing! Have you tried it? What's all the buzz about? Sitting in silence for 10 can this possibly help me? We live in a society that is go, go, go all the time. The busier we are the more important we seem. Having time [...]

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