Category: Spiritual

Focus On: The Third Eye Chakra

Sanskrit name: Ajna Element: All elements combined, light Color: Indigo Petals of the lotus: Two Rights: To see Physical association: Eyes, base of skull, brow Psychological function: Intuition, imagination Challenge: Illusion Sense organ and predominant sense: Pineal gland and eyes, mind and sight Incense: Mugwort Herb: Almond blossom Yoga position: Child pose, Alternate nostril breathing, Read More

Focus On: The Throat Chakra

Sanskrit name: Visuddha Element: Akasha Color: Blue Petals of the lotus: Sixteen Rights: To speak Physical association: Throat, ears, mouth, shoulders, and neck Psychological function: Communication Challenge: Lies Sense organ and predominant sense: Throat and Sound Incense: Frankincense Herb: Chamomile Yoga position: Cobra, Fish, Camel and their variations The Throat Chakra is the fifth chakra Read More

Focus On: The Heart Chakra

Sanskrit name: Anahata - unstruck Element: Air Colour: Green Petals of the lotus: Twelve Rights: To love Physical association: Heart, lungs, circulatory system, arms, hands Psychological function: Love Challenge: Grief Plane: The plane of balance Sense organ: Skin Predominant sense: Touch Incense: Jasmin, lavender, rose Herb: Yarrow, meadowsweet, oris root Yoga position: Anjaneyasana and its Read More

Women’s Circles

What are Women's Circles? Women’s circles go by many names but essentially most have their roots in the Red tents of ancient times. These were sacred spaces that women stayed in at the time of menstruation, where they shared stories, used their intuitive skills and loved and supported each other. Modern gatherings tend to continue Read More

Focus On: The Solar Plexus Chakra

Sanskrit name: Manipura- jeweled city Element: Fire Color: Yellow Petals of the lotus: Ten Rights: To act Physical association: Digestive system, liver, gall bladder Psychological function: Will Challenge: Shame Plane: Celestial plane Sense organs: Eye, sight Incense: Saffron, musk, sandalwood Herb: Cinnamon, ginger Located between the navel and the solar plexus, this chakra is also Read More

Womb Healing

How often do we fall into healing as a result of our own healing desires? After five years of carrying the burden of a forced abortion and the associated trauma that goes along with terminating a pregnancy you never wanted to end, my own desire to heal and reconnect with my womb space led me Read More

Mindfulness and Meditation; what’s the difference anyway?

The Mindfulness Revolution The mindfulness revolution has hit us full force, with sessions even being delivered in schools and prisons. Wellbeing gurus tell us that mindfulness and meditation are the key to a calmer, happier life. But what does that actually mean, and what exactly is the difference between mindfulness and meditation anyway? Won’t my Read More

Focus On: The Sacral Chakra

Sanskrit name: Svadhisthana - sweetness Element: Water Color: Orange Petals of the lotus: Six Rights: To feel, to want Physical association: Womb, genitals, kidney, bladder Psychological function: Movement and connection Challenge: Guilt Plane: Astral plane Sense organ: Taste Incense: Gardenia, damiana Herb: Fennel, coriander Yoga pose: Anjaneyasana The most common Sanskrit name for the sacral Read More

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