Can you recall a time when music helped to alter your mood? Maybe you were stressed out so you put on some slow, calming music to ease your mind. Or maybe when you first wake up, you listen to upbeat, funky tunes to help set your intentions for the day. The fact is, music has a profound effect on our being, even at a cellular level.
Friday, June 21 marks the summer solstice, the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere with the sun rising around 5:30 am and setting just after 9pm. “Solstice” is derived from the latin words “sol” meaning sun and “sistere”, meaning to stand still as the sun’s path appears to momentarily stop. This event has been celebrated since ancient times and is one of the first human astronomical observations.
It makes sense; there aren’t really any holidays on the horizon that we have to look forward to and it’s a quiet time of year, socially. But we want to make January 21, 2019 one of the best days ever. Take that - Blue Monday!
We’ve talked about the importance of self care and how to incorporate it into your daily routine but, what if we took self care to a whole new level by slowing down and being more present in each moment? Life is precious and we should be enjoying it, not planning it!
There’s something in the air! Perfume, a juicy fruit, the new book or new car smell–it’s everywhere. Some scents are so sickly sweet they give you a headache. Some scents make you fall in love.
The science of scent is scientific and emotional. Read on to learn more about scent and how to use it to kick start creativity, shift your mood, or physically relax you.
Next time you shower, bring a notebook. Seriously. If you’ve ever been surprised at the brilliance of your shower thoughts, take heed. They were probably as brilliant as you thought they were!
With a slew of summer engagements and heaps of September weddings, this month has become one of the busiest times of the year for brides. The change in temperature may also mean you need to switch up your beauty routine and choose products that will better complement that end-of-summer glow you’re hanging on to, or will help your skin acclimatize to cooler air. Regardless of your reasons, here are some of our favourite products that you need for your stash, from your pre-nuptial celebrations to jet-setting on your dream honeymoon.
We spend so much time running around trying to please others, whether it’s your boss, your SO, your children, or your friends and family. It can be very taxing! When was the last time you took some time to take care of yourself? If you can’t remember, that’s bad news bears.
For centuries, humankind has been transforming the ritual of bathing into a meaningful practice. Ancient Greek and Roman bathhouses combined healing rituals with entertainment, Japan believed the ritual of bathing was a spiritual pursuit of purity. Today, we use water as a healing element synonymous with relaxation; jacuzzis, birthing pools, hot springs baths, and mineral baths are socialized bathing rituals of the 21st century.
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One of the Solfeggio Frequencies that means the most to us is 528 Hz. This sacred frequency activates your imagination, intention, and intuition to operate for your highest and best purpose. More than any sound previously discovered, this frequency of love connects your heart and spirit to the reality of heaven and earth.
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Long embraced for its physical and psychological benefits in spiritual and religious practices, incense has roots that reach back to antiquity.
Just what we need: another acronym that’s being tossed around like a beach ball on spring break.
We’re in the midst of a mindfulness revolution.
There was a time in the not-so-distant past when downtime - that is, time for self-reflection or even meditation
As detailed in his book, Unlimited Power: The New Science of Personal Achievement, Tony Robbins was once struck by the relatively low statistics of athletes getting cancer (in comparison to the average american).
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t has been long believed that water possesses the incredible power of absorbing and transmitting information/ emotion.
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The word incense is derived from the latin word 'incendere', which translates as "to burn".