Gemstones are a crystalline form of energy, which have been utilized in many cultures since ancient times. The crystals are used to attune us by influencing our subtle energy, and are thought to enhance good energy, reduce stress and cultivate happiness and peace. Quartz is a highly spiritual stone and connects all the chakras. QuartzContinue reading “The Master Stone | and all of its various faces”
Instead of a new year’s resolution, I have decided to upon a new year’s inquiry. This is to reflect, process, and discover. I would like to reflect on my current situation, how I got here, and where my trajectory is headed. I would like to process everything that has happened, and everyone that has takenContinue reading “New Year’s Inquiry”
Refocusing your attention and developing the ability to stay focused is great for your brain power. These practices are generally referred to as mindfulness practices. One of the most basic forms of meditation is simply sitting (or laying) and paying attention to your breath. When you notice that your thoughts are wandering, simply refocus onContinue reading “Brain Power”
So I suppose that I should start with the basics that everyone knows but often overlooks. Granted they are super basic but we often forget about them because they’re so simple and yet they can wreak havoc when neglected.I often underestimate the power of a regular sleep schedule, nutrition, hydration, and outdoor sunlight. Yet whenContinue reading “Stress management basics”
As the season changes we spend more time indoors. It is important to be mindful of the quality of the air that we are breathing. Hypoallergenic house plants can be a great option. Remember to keep a few things in mind. .. Check the lighting requirements. Depending on the room and desired placement of yourContinue reading “Cleaning indoor air”
Neck pain • Back Pain • IBS pain • shoulder pain Factors contributing to pain and pain perception SittingSitting too long is one of the worst culprits. We often don’t notice until we try to get up and feel all those aches and pains. Ideally the longest anyone should be sitting is one hour. MovingMovingContinue reading “Chronic Pain”
Seasons changethe winds shiftthe temperature drops Fall begins the transition from Pitta to Vata. With fall breeze, comes the airy energy of Vata. Vata season is dry, changing, cool, and full of creative energy. We may find that this is a good opportunity to shift our mindset, and focus. Vata season can inspire us, andContinue reading “Shifting energy”
Finger painting and Play Dough modifications for gluten free households or celiac family members.
Ayurveda is literally translated to mean the science of life. This knowledge of life is more than 5,000 years old and describes ways to stay well emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Practices such as yoga, meditation, herbs, nutrition, and aromatherapy are all incorporated into a persons customized recommendation for health. Yoga is considered to be a sister science of Ayurveda. Knowing your dosha can help determine what practices are good for you.
When you think if meditation, what comes to mind? When I first started meditating, I thought that meditation meant that you had to try to sit still, in perfect lotus position, and clear your mind of all thought. I thought that the only way to meditate was to think of nothing. Well, come to findContinue reading “Meditation”