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Chakras 101

In many spiritual and healing disciplines, and in the world of complementary medicine the words Chakra pops up quite a bit. I know I was pretty confused when I first heard the term. What are they? Is it real?

I’m going to keep this post super simple, just to provide an understanding of what they are and the role they play in your health and wellbeing. We can delve a little deeper later on.

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Meditation for a Happier and Healthier Life

No doubt you’ve heard everyone talking about meditation, it seems so in vogue at the moment. Why has it become such a craze? Did you know it makes you smarter, healthier and happier? Learn more about why meditation is so beneficial and follow my simple, 5 step guide to get you started. It’s time you begun! Mediation is one of the most influential teachings of Buddhism and has filtered into popular culture as well as modern psychotherapy. Whether your Buddhist, Christain, New Age or atheist, you can benefit from meditation. And psychologists agree that quite aside from any spiritual connotations, […]

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An Interview with Doreen Virtue

In this interview Doreen Virtue covers a few topics, including manifesting and listening to and following through with divine guidance. She talks from her own experiences, making each message easy to apply to your own life. For me, her discussion on divine guidance was a much needed message.

For about a year there’s been a little voice in my head telling me to start a blog. For about a year there’s also been another voice saying “yea right”.
One day, perhaps in a moment of weakness for my ego, I finally did it. Do I still have that second voice in my head every week telling me to delete it? You bet I do!

As much as it terrifies me having this blog, I need to trust that there’s a reason this idea was put in my head.

How can you tell the difference between divine guidance and your ego? Doreen discusses that too. Basically though, divine guidance is in the third person, “this is what you need to do” or “you can do this”, compared to the ego which is first person, “I can’t do this. I’m going to fail”.

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Spirituality Matters

It was never my desire to get spiritual. That stuff is for whacked out hippies, which I am definitely not. Don’t get me wrong, I do like some alternative stuff. I’m all for eating quinoa and kale with a side of activated almonds, washed down by a glass of coconut milk kefir… However,¬†spirituality was definitely not for me. After all, I am a very conservative, well-educated professional. Oh how life likes to tease us!