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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
Date: 2016-06-13 By: Denny Sargent
Werewolves continue to capture the imagination, as they have for literally thousands of years. From where do these figures originate? And how do you become one? Denny and Sophia Sargent, authors of the new Book of Dog Magic, delve into the history and mythology of werewolves, and find that they may actually be connected to the Horned God.
Date: 2016-06-06 By: Sherrie Dillard
From a young age we are often taught, in ways both subtle and overt, to compromise who we are and to replace our true thoughts and feelings with false masks. We do this because we want to be accepted, and over time, our awareness of our authentic self slowly recedes. Yet, compromising our truth brings no true reward. Not knowing and loving our authentic self creates loneliness and cuts us off from our center of power and inner joy. Despite the many influences that seek to confine you to complacency and suppress your inner truth, the journey of discovering your authentic self is natural and always unfolding. Sherrie Dillard, author of the new Discover Your Authentic Self, presents the three phases of discovering our true, authentic self.
Date: 2016-06-01 By: Barbara Moore
Adult coloring books are all the rage now, but did you know that coloring your tarot deck has been part of the training of esoteric societies for over a century? Color Your Tarot, a new deck by Lo Scarabeo, continues that tradition by providing you with a high quality Major Arcana deck that you can customize and use in readings. It is actually
Date: 2016-05-30 By: Barbara Moore
Angels are constantly trying to get our attention, and the first step to successful angelic communication is familiarizing yourself with the 11 most common ways that angels send humans guidance. Tanya Carroll Richardson, author of Angel Insights, provides the ways angels try to get our attention.
Date: 2016-05-23 By: Barbara Moore
Sensitive people have gotten a bum rap. We live in a world that doesn't embrace the values of sensitivity, so we get told that we are weak, unusual, touchy, and hard to please. The sad truth is that we hear these messages in many ways throughout our lives. Even if it is from a well-meaning teacher or parent who tries to "toughen us up," the crux of these messages is that there is something wrong with being sensitive. But what if we came to realize that our sensitivity is actually composed of many different strengths? Dr. Kyra Mesich, author of the new Strength of Sensitivity, presents four of the secret strengths of sensitivity.
Date: 2016-05-16 By: Melanie Marquis
As humans, it's hard to not drown in the chaos that builds from accumulated stresses big and small. It's hard to not feel overwhelmed when faced with a million tasks, responsibilities, and expectations that don't exactly call to our highest potentials or truest desires. But how can a person make magick when feeling so mediocre? Melanie Marquis, co-author of the new Witchy Mama, provides tips to help us remain magickal in the midst of chaos.
Date: 2016-05-02 By: Sasha Graham
Sacred space is the pliable and expansive place where creative possibility exists. Sacred space, like a crossroads, becomes a threshold where multiple possibilities converge. Tarot cards can easily be used as a gateway to this sacred space, the sacred space within ourselves, to achieve our magical goals. Sasha Graham, author of the new 365 Tarot Spells, explains.
Date: 2016-04-25 By: Jean-Louis de Biasi
On the spiritual level, mantras and prayers can be used in the same way; a precise and regular repetition of words that will progressively build an inner core, allowing you to rise to the divine. I am not talking here about hymns or declamatory prayers. Likewise, prayer beads can be used in all spiritual and initiatic traditions to help with this process of prayer and repeition, creating strength with each refrain. Jean-Louis de Biasi, author of the new Magical Use of Prayer Beads, discusses their history and power.