Better Brain in 8 Weeks – Meditation Benefits

Welcome to the first part of our short blog series, Benefits of Meditation! Okay, so unless you've been living under a rock, you've heard of some of the health benefits associated with meditation, right? One of the most impressive, to those who like tangible, measurable results, is a Harvard study that found 8 weeks of … Continue reading Better Brain in 8 Weeks – Meditation Benefits

The Benefits of Having Plants in Your Home

Plants are lovely additions to any home; they look beautiful, they smell good, and they are fun to nurture and grow. But did you know that house plants offer a whole bunch of health benefits as well?! It's true! Read on to learn more about what indoor plants can do to help keep you and … Continue reading The Benefits of Having Plants in Your Home

Intro to Guided Meditation and Binaural Beats

What is it? Guided Meditation is when a participant follows along with a professional practitioner either through audio or text guidance. The participant is brought through visualization practices, that typically incorporate body and breath awareness, as well as the recreation of sensory information. Guided audio meditations are typically accompanied by soothing music or binaural beats. … Continue reading Intro to Guided Meditation and Binaural Beats

The Key to Awakening – Part I

Part I - Active Meditation Greetings! Active Meditation, or AM for short (I will also refer to this as tuning in), is a practice that I will stress an incredible amount in my articles. It is, in my opinion, the first key to awakening, and can be utilized at all stages of your spiritual journey … Continue reading The Key to Awakening – Part I

Himalayan Salt Lamps

Have you heard of or seen Himalayan salt lamps? I am seeing them everywhere these days! I love Himalayan salt lamps, not only for the beautiful light and energy they emit, but for the amazing mental and physical health benefits they offer. Keep reading to learn more about these awesome chunks of salt and what they … Continue reading Himalayan Salt Lamps

3 Steps to Decorate Your Meditation Space

As I mentioned in my Meditation Space Basics article, creating your own designated spiritual space is one of the most important steps to beginning your practice. Having a space you can completely unwind in, that is filled with calming presence, is paramount to reaching profound states of meditation. It is extremely hard, even for a seasoned … Continue reading 3 Steps to Decorate Your Meditation Space

Basics of Aromatherapy

As you know, I'm a huge fan of essential oils and all the amazingness they have to offer us mere mortals. One of the most popular ways to use EOs is through aromatherapy. Basically, aromatherapy is the use of the aromatic properties of essential oils to help promote mental and physical health. Read on to learn … Continue reading Basics of Aromatherapy

Chakra Awareness Meditation

If you are new to meditation, check out our Meditation Basics first! Having an awareness of your Chakras, or energy centers, will lay the foundation for numerous intermediate and advanced meditations. As soon as we are able to locate our energy centers, we can begin to open and clear them; providing us with tangible physical … Continue reading Chakra Awareness Meditation

Chakra Reference Guide

chak·ra ˈCHäkrə/ noun    1. Each of the centers of spiritual power in the human body, usually considered to be seven in number. Chakra is an old Sanskrit word which literally translates to Wheel. The seven chakras belong to the subtle body, or the energetic body, that connects the physical world to the spiritual. Without … Continue reading Chakra Reference Guide