What You See When You Open Your Third Eye

If you’ve heard of the Third Eye, it usually has to do with intuition, awareness, and heightened perception. So far, you can read about the chakra basics and the throat chakra here, heart here, sacral here, and root here. The Third Eye is located between your eyes, for some a little higher on the forehead.Continue reading “What You See When You Open Your Third Eye”

Can Personal Growth Be Reversed?

So often when we talk about growth it’s about progress. It’s cycles, restarting, letting go, living, learning. But like other life maintenance, what happens when we feel stuck, burnt out, or as though we are reverting back to old ways? Can growth be reversed?  One of the most discouraging experiences for me is when IContinue reading “Can Personal Growth Be Reversed?”

Tips for a ‘New You’ and Review

The end of a calendar year is typically chaotic. The indulgence and celebrations make January 1st more appealing for cleansing and starting fresh. It’s for hope, redemption, and resolutions. There are other points in the year that are also optimal opportunities for kick-starting the “new you.” As mentioned in Global Winter Light Traditions, the solsticeContinue reading “Tips for a ‘New You’ and Review”

The Uncertainty of Emerging Adulthood

You know when Britney sang I’m not a girl, not yet a woman? The song felt really relatable as an adolescent, but I’m convinced (and slightly concerned) its relatability has extended. There is a fairly new term that categorizes the age range of 18-25 year-olds called “emerging adults.” The attributes of emerging adults seem toContinue reading “The Uncertainty of Emerging Adulthood”

Money Makeover: Healing Your Relationship With Your Finances

What are some of your earliest memories involving money? Without getting into the intricacies of my business (pun intended), I’d say my money memories from childhood were okay. On TV decimal numbers would glide across the bottom of the screen before school because my dad would watch the stock market channel in the mornings. ThereContinue reading “Money Makeover: Healing Your Relationship With Your Finances”

Ayahuasca in the Amazon: Healing Through Plant Medicine and Sacred Ceremony

I embarked on one of the most important excursions of my life, and it was perhaps the greatest experience of my life so far. Over the last couple of years I noticed I’d dream about being given a plastic cup of dark, earthy liquid to drink. Sometimes in the dream my vision would become distorted,Continue reading “Ayahuasca in the Amazon: Healing Through Plant Medicine and Sacred Ceremony”

Consciously Living and Dying

How often do you think about your existence? I don’t know about you, but I think about death a lot. I think about life too, and it’s these moments that feel like true reality to me. When I was going into second grade I had my first “awakening experience”. Part of this experience was blissfulContinue reading “Consciously Living and Dying”

Your Purpose and Answers Written in the Stars

The skepticism of astrology, like many other things, is likely due to some lack of understanding of it. So before you write it off as pseudoscience, let’s explore a bit about what might be written in the stars for and about you.  You’re probably aware of the month you were born—cool. That’s a start! ThisContinue reading “Your Purpose and Answers Written in the Stars”

2 Meditative Practices with Mandalas

Some of us will never understand the use or make use of the Pythagorean Theorem in our lives, or what an isosceles triangle means for advancing in life. For this, we remain obtuse, but what about sacred geometry? Mandalas, certainly in North American culture, rose to popularity through the trend of adult coloring books. TheContinue reading “2 Meditative Practices with Mandalas”

“Leggo” Your Ego, Be Free From Your Mind

The ego is a loaded topic, though I’ve decided to spare us all the deep dive into its Freudian roots. In its simplest, most basic explanation, the ego is the idea of who we are.  Often ego is recognized by its exaggeration like “He’s got a big ego” or “All that praise will go straightContinue reading ““Leggo” Your Ego, Be Free From Your Mind”