Category: Spiritual

A World without Anxiety & Depression

Despite huge advances in healthcare and medicine, mental health is an area that still lags behind. Effective management and prevention of mental illness, particularly in young people, is still lacking. A major study published in April 2015 by the Office of National Statistics (latest release April 2017) ‘Measuring National Well-being: Insights into children's mental health Read More

How to instill emotional awareness & intelligence in children

What’s the most important part of a child’s education? If you think it’s English, maths, or science, you’re overlooking an invaluable skill, which has become essential in today’s stressful world – emotional resilience – the ability to respond to, and rebound from, stressful and challenging situations. A core aim of Meet Yourself Meditation (MYM for Read More

Focus on: The Crown Chakra

Sanskrit name: Sahasrara Element: n/a Colour: Violet or white Petals of the lotus: 1,000 Rights: To know and to learn Physical association: Central nervous system, cerebral cortex, pineal gland Psychological function: Awareness, understanding Challenge: Attachment Sense organ and predominant sense: (right) Eye Incense: Myrrh Herb: Gotu Kola Yoga position: Rabbit, Tree, Shavasana, (half) Lotus position Read More

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

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