Have you ever felt stuck in your life? You’re not alone. That might make you feel a little better, but it doesn’t really help you get un-stuck. So what does? Well, you can consult countless books, podcasts and life hacks to change your situation. But there’s one thing they have in common, and it’s a problem. The problem is that these tools often tell you that the solution to your problems is outside of yourself. So, we forget about a powerful tool we already have inside: consciousness.
Meditation is among the oldest forms of self-enlightenment, dating back thousands of years. Even today, it's practiced by tens of millions of people throughout the world. If you're thinking about meditating, however, you should follow these tips for an easier and more productive session. Maintain a Positive Mindset Meditation refers to a broad range of practices that are designed to reduce stress, increase energy, and develop a greater love, patience and compassion for others. Therefore, it's essential that you maintain a positive mindset throughout the process. If you are stressed about work, finances or a relationship, it may negatively impact [...]
Aromatherapy has been used for both medicinal and spiritual purposes for thousands of years, with some of the earliest known reports dating back to the ancient Chinese, Egyptian, and Greek civilizations. As you may already know, it involves the inhalation of natural fragrant compounds for the purpose of altering a person's mood, cognitive function, or mental and/or physical well-being. Aromatherapy can also be used for spiritual development purposes, assuming the right oils are used. Lavender Who doesn't enjoy the light, stress-relieving fragrances of lavender? Originating out of the Mediterranean, this beautifully colored herb has become synonymous with aromatherapy. Lavender has [...]
If you are looking to live a longer, healthier and happier life, you should look into and engage in spiritual growth practices. By aligning yourself with the Universe and developing an understanding of the symbiotic nature of life, you'll reap these benefits and more. Live Longer Is it possible that engaging in spiritual growth practices can extend your life? Some researchers seem to think so. A 28-year study involving 5,286 U.S. adults found that spiritually active participants had lower mortality rates when compared to their non-spiritual counterparts. Furthermore, researchers from this same study found that participants who were spiritually active were [...]
The Healing Power of Quartz: What You Should Know Quartz is the world's second most common natural occurring mineral, only after feldspar. While there are many different varieties, it is generally characterized by clear or semi-clear crystalline structures that tower outwards in all directions. It's used to produce silica, glass, ceramics and more. But quartz has some surprising uses that many people overlook, including its ability to heal. Clear Quartz Clear quartz, also known as rock crystal or crystal quartz, has been used for centuries to heal wounds. The general belief is that clear quartz absorbs and releases energy from [...]