If not now…when?

3 Aug

“You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.” ~ Paulo Coelho

Live Your Truth

27 Jul

LIVE YOUR TRUTH by listening to your HEART.

Living your truth is really about being authentic and living your passion. Many times when I ask people what they are passionate about they say they don’t know…but they really do. However…

We are usually so much “in our head” that we get disconnected from our heart. The heart is where the passion lies. Quiet your brain to open your heart to find your passion and then live your truth. How do you quiet your brain? Meditation….. and YOGA.

Bridges

21 Jul

Magnificent and Magical

I was on a trip in New Mexico recently and visited this amazing bridge in the city of Taos, New Mexico. Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, if you are ever anywhere near this place you must absolutely see this.

Pictures simply can’t do this bridge justice because…A. the size of the bridge and the gorge below it are so expansive it is impossible to get into one photograph and B. The beauty of this place is without question nothing compared to any photograph you could take. It is absolutely magnificent, decadent and magical.

Oddly enough, when you approach this bridge you don’t realize that there is anything special about it until you are actually ON the bridge. You drive up to it and then you look down and it takes your breathe away….and before you know it you are on the other side.

Life is like that. You go over bridges…you leave one side of a life situation and before you know it you’ve crossed the bridge and it’s over. Sometimes there are bridges that you cross that you didn’t know you’ve crossed until you’ve crossed them…

Bridges are structures that help us get from one side of something to the other without falling. In LIFE bridges are the support systems and processes that we use in order to help us cross to the other side. BUILD BRIDGES. Use love, compassion, communication, good nutrition, exercise, meditation, good friends, laughter and mindful living to build your bridge. Build Bridges.

Life Force Stone – Prehnite

12 Jul

Prehnite is quite a protective stone. It can protect one on all levels, as it strengthens the life force and generally increases energy as well as stimulating it.

It aids spirit communication through meditation and visualization, out of body travel and as a powerful dream stone. It is also known as a stone of prophesy which stimulates inner knowing of oneself. It is a very accepting stone, encouraging analytical thinking and helps to dispel unpleasant memories.

Prehnite crystals will help to teach one to let go of old memories that are painful. If there has been avoidance of the truth due to pain, these crystals will assist you in facing, understanding, and ridding yourself of that pain.

It will help one to recognize the true potent ional that lies within, your divine self. It will guide in fulfilling this potential, even if it is through a mundane life; it eases acceptance of circumstance without allowing the surrender of dreams.

7 Chakras

7 Jul

This necklace is a necklace to balance the 7 Chakras. The word ‘chakra’ is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning ‘wheel’. The chakras begin at the base of the spine and finish over the top of the head. Though fixed in the central spinal column, they are located on both the front and back of the body, and work through it.

Each chakra vibrates and rotates at different speeds. The root or first chakra rotates at the slowest speed, the crown or seventh chakra at the highest. Each chakra is stimulated by its own and complimentary color, and a range of gemstones for specific uses. The chakra colors are of the rainbow; red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. The size and brightness of the wheels vary with individual development, physical condition, energy levels, disease, or stress.

If the chakras are not balanced, or if the energies are blocked, the basic life force will be slowed down.

You may feel listless, tired, out of sorts, or depressed. Not only will physical bodily functions be affected so diseases may manifest, but the thought processes and the mind may also be affected. A negative attitude, fear, doubt, etc. may preoccupy the individual.

A constant balance between the chakras promotes health and a sense of well being. If the chakras are opened too much, a person could literally short circuit themselves with too much universal energy going through the body.

If the chakras are closed, this does not allow for the universal energy to flow through them properly which may also lead to dis-ease.

Most of us react to unpleasant experiences by blocking our feeling and stopping a great deal of our natural energy flow. This affects the maturation and development of the chakras. Whenever a person blocks whatever experience he is having, he in turn blocks his chakras, which eventually become disfigured. When the chakras are functioning normally, each will be ‘open’, spinning clockwise to metabolize the particular energies needed from the universal energy field.

As already mentioned any ‘imbalances’ that exist within any chakra may have profound effects upon either our physical or emotional bodies. We are able to use our quartz crystals and gemstones to re-balance all our chakric centers and once the chakra has been properly balanced then our body will gradually return to normal.

The reason why crystals and gemstones are wonderful and powerful healing tools are because of what science calls its piezoelectric effect. (You can see this effect in the modern quartz watches). Crystals and gemstones respond to the electricity that is coursing through our body, and if the energy is sluggish, the constant electrical vibrations of the stones will help to harmonize, balance, and stimulate these energies.

Kindness

6 Jul

Today practice and encourage kindness in all interactions and see how it feels. Kindness is always possible…even when you are not being treated with kindness…you can still behave kindly…always. It’s not always easy but it’s always possible. Try it.

Always bring your own light…

5 Jul

“To be a star, you must shine your own light, follow your own path, and don’t worry about the darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest” unknown….