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It can be confusing when you see yoga represented through pictures. It's very hard to photograph a person's process, so you might look on Instagram, and see someone in a bikini on a yacht in Bali with her ankle behind her head and say, "What?!? If that's what yoga is, it doesn't apply to me!" But, yoga is about so much more than the poses. It's about tuning in and facing those places within you where you still have healing to do. Here, Yoga's Healing Power author Ally Hamilton explains 3 ways yoga changes your life for the better, and not simply through its poses.
When we speak of the darkness of our nature we immediately turn our mind towards the shadow of our being—that is, all those emotional states that we would rather people not see or know about us. We prefer for these so-called negative emotions to remain buried, or at least we hope we can manage to control them so they do not go on a rampage in the light of day. This is the personal shadow, and it is a part of the journey into the dark face of our nature. There is also the collective shadow of religious myth (or what I call the false shadow of ignorance), which many of us are unknowingly still living out. It too needs to be visited. However, beyond both of these shadow states there is a great and vast darkness that we can enter, and this is the wisdom of the dark feminine, the radiant darkness of night that reveals the true nature of our being. Meghan Don, author of The New Divine Feminine, explains how we can reclaim this darkness and its power.
This sacred bath will help you improve your self-care and remove any blocks from doing so. Recipe: Three drops jasmine oil (jasmine oil is soothing and promotes self-confidence) Four drops rose oil (rose oil is the flower of self-love) Three drops lavender oil (lavender oil balances your emotions and creates peace) Rose quartz (rose quartz
Date: 2016-07-18 By: Debi Chestnut
In our world, negative entities such as demons and other creatures can creep in and make our lives a living hell. These creatures thrive on chaos and fear, and we as humans have no problem supplying them with what they need. What can we do to protect ourselves against these entities that are hell-bound to cause the ruin of humankind? Debi Chestnut, author of the new Something Wicked, provides ways we can protect ourselves from negative entities.
Date: 2016-07-11 By: Debi Chestnut
The Witch Power isn't something that we just discovered; it has been with humanity since the dawn of our species, and so we don't have to look too far in order to find it. With a little dedication and an open and honest mind you can start to retrain and refocus this power so that it is always working in your favor and always bringing you to the end of your desire. Devin Hunter, author of the new Witch's Book of Power, provides seven ways we can feed our Witch Power.
Date: 2016-07-04 By: Debi Chestnut
As we read, learn, and expand our awareness, we may become paralyzed by overwhelm and despair. But, if we give in to these feelings, then the good work we are doing diminishes and evil wins. Good only wins when we take our dawning awarenesses and put them into action. Lasara Firefox Allen, author of the new Jailbreaking the Goddess, provides 13 ways to survive our new awareness and activism.
Date: 2016-07-03 By: Barbara Moore
We spend so much time and energy learning what each individual card means…deep and wide complex interpretations that make any one card worthy of intense study…but we spend so little time studying how they interact. This is a shame because a tarot reading is so much more than the sum of its parts. Barbara Moore explains how to bring your readings to life by seeing how the cards interact.
Date: 2016-06-27 By: Ember Grant
In the practice of crystal magic, few would argue about the importance of quartz. Since it's one of the most abundant minerals on earth, and it can be found in so many varieties, there's bound to be some confusion when distinguishing among the different types. Ember Grant, author of the new Second Book of Crystal Spells, discusses ways to differentiate the different types of Fire Quartz, and also provides a spell for using Fire Quartz for manifestation.
Date: 2016-06-20 By: Ember Grant
Today's world offers us many opportunities to create and live in stress; even though it has been many thousands of years since we have had to fear attack from wild animals, modern man has his fight-or-flight system turned on most days, and with no idea how to turn it off. Work, relationships, schedules, kids, media, and much more assist in creating stress. Luckily, there are many tools to bring us back from the fight-or-flight response into the rest-and-digest system, or the relaxation response. Thankfully, there are many ways to release stress; here, Doron Hanoch, author of the new Yoga Lifestyle, provides five ways to use the Flexitarian Method to ease stress.
Date: 2016-06-14 By: Charlie Rainbow Wolf
Our ancestors knew that the Moon controlled the tides. They understood the lunar rhythms and the influence that those rhythms had on the earth's living things. More and more people are returning to that wisdom to learn the secrets of the Moon and employ them in their daily lives. To live within the rhythms of the Moon is to live within her