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Phone Free, to Do what I Please!

Read the full, original article here on Elephant.  The number one lesson I learned from spending the month of February without a phone is this: Phones are not necessary to our survival. Living without them, or at least using them significantly less, is better for our physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Once you get used… Continue reading Phone Free, to Do what I Please!

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How Life Improves when you Don’t Have a Phone.

A month ago, on a Wednesday morning on a crowded subway train in Mexico City, a pickpocket stole my phone. I seem to have a knack for losing phones. This stolen one was a replacement of the one I drowned in the lake when it took an unexpected swim with me... when I fell off… Continue reading How Life Improves when you Don’t Have a Phone.

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8 Simple Heart Opening Tips

Anahata chakra, the heart center, is the fourth energy point, located at the center of the seven main chakras in yogic philosophy. It unites the three lower chakras with the three upper points. Anahata means “unstruck” in Sanskrit. Its color is green, its element is air, and its sense is touch. The core issues at this… Continue reading 8 Simple Heart Opening Tips

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What Color is Your Aura?

Even if we cannot see it, our aura is always with us, surrounding us. It consists of the sum of its parts. Here are some ways in which we can connect with each of our seven main chakra energy centers: The Root Chakra To connect with our root chakra, we can stand up directly on the earth, and feel the ground… Continue reading What Color is Your Aura?

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How to get your groove back

Healing the 2nd Chakra Swadhisthana chakra is the Sanskrit name for our second energy center and translates to “sweetness” or “sacred home of the self.” Imagine your mind as still as water in a vast lake. Breathe in a long, deep breath of inspiration, then let the exhalation go naturally, easily. Repeat this technique for… Continue reading How to get your groove back

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7 Sacred Directions ~ Weekend Retreat

June 23 - 25, 2017 “Hold on to what is good even if it is a handful of earth. Hold on to what you believe even if it is a tree which stands by itself. Hold on to what you must do even if it is a long way from here. Hold on to life… Continue reading 7 Sacred Directions ~ Weekend Retreat