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Shinrin-Yoku -- Forest Bathing

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Shinrin-Yoku -- Forest Bathing

As it turns out, experiencing nature is good for our health! Studies done on forest bathing or shinrin-yoku, have shown many health benefits including increased relaxation, reduced blood pressure, decreased levels of depression, fatigue, anxiety, and confusion, and increases in NK and other anti-cancer proteins, and increase in score for vigor. Whew!

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Grounding During Chaos

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Grounding During Chaos

When you feel all out of sorts with the world swirling around you, it's a good time to practice some grounding. There are many ways to do it from grounding crystals, earthing, to different meditations. Today I'm sharing a Tree Meditation that is calming and grounding. Stand while you're doing it if you can, sit if that's better for you. It only takes a few minutes and it can be very helpful! Tree Meditation Begin in a standing position with your legs comfortably shoulder width apart or sitting upright in a chair with your feet on the ground and close your eyes....

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Setting New Year's Resolutions and Intentions With Crystals

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Setting New Year's Resolutions and Intentions With Crystals

Most people set New Year’s intentions, resolutions, and goals…and then they usually fall by the wayside by the time February comes along. This year why not try something new and work with crystals to help keep you focused, give you some encouragement, and boost your resilience?

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Self Love

Self Love

It’s currently February and all around are reminders of Valentine’s Day, Romance, and Love and while telling your spouse, partner, and loved ones that you love them and how much they mean to you is important there’s generally someone missing in all the hype…YOU. Self Love is important and affects how you see not only yourself, but how you interact with others and how you react to situations that come up in life. What is Self Love? It is the appreciation of yourself and acting in ways that support growth of your mind, body, and spirit. You don’t need to...

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What Is Energy Healing?

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What Is Energy Healing?

Energy Healing is a term that covers many different styles, modalities, and techniques, but in general energy healing interacts with the subtle energy systems of the person to help balance and rejuvenate their mental, physical, and spiritual wellbeing. Everything is energy and science is just now discovering some of the really peculiar things that happen at the quantum scale. Working directly with the energy systems can yield some amazingly positive results! Reiki is one form of energy healing that has become quite popular. During a Reiki session the practitioner taps into universal energy and transfers it to the recipient by holding hands lightly...

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