Spirituality

tree hugging

The Benefits of Tree Hugging: Connecting with the Healing Vibrations of Nature

I recently started a dog-sitting job that made me come face-to-face with a very sad fact: I don’t spend enough time in nature. I took her for a walk this morning and was struck with how beautiful the park was at that time of day. On the other hand, I was also so rushed to get to class, that I felt I couldn’t linger as long as we wanted. I wanted to release her from her leash and let her run around... »

Never Not Broken: The Power of Falling Apart and Coming Back Together Again

Never Not Broken: The Power of Falling Apart and Coming Back Together Again

“We think that the point is to pass the test or overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Then they come together again and fall apart again. It’s just like that. The healing comes from letting there be room for all of this to happen: room for grief, for relief, for misery, for joy.” ~ Pema Chodron Pause for a moment and fee... »

Understanding the Different Archangels & their Healing Powers

Understanding the Different Archangels & their Healing Powers

“A friend of mine had a life changing experience. When he saw an angel, he told me it terrified him at first, “It was huge, ten feet tall, and looked just like a person, except for its glistening wings.” ~ Spirit guides & Angel Guardians, Richard Webster The shift towards higher consciousness gives us the opportunity to connect with higher realms or the universal divine energy. This energy can... »

10 Poems for the Rebellious Soul

10 Poems for the Rebellious Soul

“Poetry Forgive me for having helped you understand You’re not made of words alone.” – Roque Dalton Rebellious poetry is cosmic blood spilling from the pen as though a razor had slit open the wrist of the universe. Rebel poets have dared the fates since time immemorial, thus becoming the very fate they once dared. The following ten poems, written with metaphorical blood, speak to the rebel in us a... »

spiritual music to relax

10 Songs to Set you on a Meditative Journey

Sometimes, we have trouble settling into a calm, or meditative state. Most of the time, what I need is music that will not push me into a certain mood or mindset, but that will wash over and let me have my own meditative thoughts, without infringing their messages on me. Here are some songs that let me do exactly that. Whether you use them for: reading, writing, meditating, working, or painting et... »

Collective Unconsciousness: Exploring the Deepest Layer of our Psyche (Jungian Philosophy)

Collective Unconsciousness: Exploring the Deepest Layer of our Psyche (Jungian Philosophy)

“The psyche is the greatest of all cosmic wonders and the “sin qua non” [indispensable ingredient] of the world as an object. It is in the highest degree odd that western man, with but very few- and ever fewer- exceptions, apparently pays so little regard to this fact. Swamped by the knowledge of external objects, the subject of all knowledge [the psyche] has been temporarily eclipsed to the point... »

Meditations & Affirmations to Heal each Chakra

Meditations & Affirmations to Heal each Chakra

The Chakras are spots throughout our body that influences our physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health. They hold certain messages for us, and enable us to connect to these messages. We are at peace when our chakras are balanced and sending us the right messages. But this doesn’t always happen naturally; as we go through life, we encounter a variety of experiences, which will inevitably pu... »

7 Ways to Kickstart a Spiritual Journey

7 Ways to Kickstart a Spiritual Journey

“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.” ~ Franz Kafka Listen! You have from this moment until the day you die to live the life you want to live; to do exactly what it is you love, whatever that is. But some people don’t know themse... »

mudras and hand gestures

Six Mudras to Heal Common Ailments

“When reflex points of the fingertip are pressed, these healing substances are released and one can rebalance any diseased area of the body.” ~ The Healing Art of Mudras, Deborah Nasca Mudras are hand gestures or simple formations of the fingers and hands which stimulate specific energy pathway that can unlock higher levels of awareness and bring about healing when held with focus for extended per... »

Axis Mundi ~ Understanding the Connection Between Heaven & Hell

Axis Mundi ~ Understanding the Connection Between Heaven & Hell

“No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven, unless its roots reach down to hell.” ~ Carl Jung Universal consciousness connects all that there is and this cosmic connection between heaven and hell, high and low, and the different dimensions is the Axis Mundi. This connecting link or metaphysical axis is a symbol found in every religion, in every place or mythology. It’s like a spine that holds ... »

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