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A bath is more than a physical cleansing; it's your emotional and spiritual purification. You can make your bathtub the altar in the temple of your bathroom. Think of it as your path to transformation. It is a sacred oasis, a time to connect to your Spirt, a playtime, a dreamtime. Dr. Paulette Kouffman Sherman, author of the new Book of Sacred Baths, presents twelve ways to make your bath more magical and powerful.
Date: 2016-03-07 By: Margaret Ann Lembo
We all strive for more health, happiness, and hope in our lives. This enhanced well-being can be as simple as integrating any number of aroma-energetic practices into your life; these practices combine the powerful effects of aromatherapy and energy for a more powerful result. Margaret Ann Lembo, author of Chakra Awakening; The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones; and the new Essential Guide to Aromatherapy and Vibrational Healing, provides 16 aroma-energetic wellness tips to integrate into your life.
Date: 2013-12-30 By: Keith Park PhD
At certain rare moments—sometimes when in quiet reflection or relaxing in nature—we may discover an often surprising yet pleasant experience of temporarily losing our individual perspective and seeing the world from a larger, more encompassing perspective. Keith Park, Ph.D., author of The Serenity Solution, describes three ways we can embrace this divinity amidst our busy, everyday lives and enjoy peace and clarity.
Date: 2014-02-10 By: Djuna Wojton
We've ushered in a New Year, and with it comes an opportunity to make a fresh start. You have probably made your list of resolutions for the coming year with renewed optimism, but creating positive changes can be challenging. Here, Karmic Choices author Djuna Wojton provides three tips to help you achieve your goals—no matter what they may be.
Date: 2014-01-13 By: Servet Hasan
Let's face it: breakups hurt, even when we knew that the relationship was doomed in the first place and it was time to move on months ago. These changes can be powerfully painful, but there are ways to move forward. Servet Hasan, author of The Intuitive Heart of Romance and the new Life in Transition, provides 3 ways to survive a bad breakup.
Date: 2016-05-23 By: Servet Hasan
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: 2016-04-04 By: Erin Byron MA
It is a busy world and most of our lives are full. So full, in fact, that we barely have time to notice how we are living as life hurries by. This sense of disconnected rushing leads to stress and, in time, pervasive anxiety. Mindfulness, or the act of bringing awareness to our thoughts, bodies, and the present moment, is a powerful practice for reducing stress. Here, Erin Byron, MA, co-author of Llewellyn's Complete Book of Mindful Living, presents five areas that mindfulness can help us relieve stress and anxiety.
Date: 2015-06-18 By: Margaret Ann Lembo
June is the month we honor our fathers, as well as those graduating from academic programs. This is the time of year that supports our connection to the energy of taking action, accomplishment, and acknowledgement. It is aligned with masculine energy. How can we balance, embrace, and nurture this masculine energy? With gemstones! Margaret Ann Lembo, author of The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones, gives us five stones perfect for balancing our masculine energy.
Date: 2015-03-23 By: Kerry Nelson Selman
A vital component of ongoing wellness is being able to re-balance ourselves, both inside and out. We are able to do this through a number of avenues, but the combination of specific crystals, plant essences, and oils can combine synergistically to enhance the individual power of each—amping up our healing process. Kerry Nelson Selman, author of the new Crystal Resonance, provides five reasons why these combinations can be so powerful in helping us live our lives well.
Date: 2015-05-11 By: Melissa Harris
Perhaps you don't consider yourself creative. But, we are all creative: our creativity simply emerges in different ways. Consider the imagination one employs to make intelligent financial decisions, or how one can come up with yummy and inexpensive recipes with healthy ingredients. We call upon our creative selves many times in the course of a day, but some of us don't count these acts as imaginative. Melissa Harris, author of the new 99 Keys to a Creative Life, has provided the following ways to support your creative urges. If you don't think you are creative, or if you are feeling creatively blocked, these five simple suggestions will help you push through.