Archives for healing

Going NUTS this Autumn

Creative ways to use acorns this Autumn Before you can go about using acorns in a spiritual practice, you need to gather up your acorns. Now through October, the oaks will be dropping acorns to the ground. If you don’t have any in your yard, many local parks and trails do. This harvesting is an important part of the seasonal magic. Get outdoors, watch the light dance in the trees and the clouds over head. 1) Set your intention and make a wish. Hold each acorn between your hands in anjali mudra in front of your mouth. Speak your intention
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How to Find Balance for the Autumnal Equinox

Happy First Day of Autumn! Finding balance in life is one of the greatest ambitions. Using the equinox as a felicitous time of reflection, take this time to do a short inventory on how balanced your life. Chances are if you are stressed out, it can be as simple as determining what part of your life is consuming too much or too little time and energy. Please download (right-click on a PC or ctrl-click on a mac to save) this worksheet and thoughtfully respond to the prompts. Tally up your score for a quick look at the areas of your
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Reflections of Healing

How do I know if I should request a shamanic healing? First, I want to be exceptionally clear about who I am as a shamanic healer and the service that I offer to my clients. The healing I offer is different than many conventional healing modalities (the allopathic and prescriptive Western models, as well as new alternative methods – reiki, crystal therapy, et al.) that follow the same obsession about diagnosing and curing symptoms. I consider my approach to healing to be evolved, and a direct reflection of the changing state of the collective human consciousness. The very problems that
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The 4 Surprising Health Benefits of the Beach

Come to the Beach – for good health! by Nate Metz – The Green Shaman Whether you come here on vacation, travel for business, attend our aerial teacher trainings, classes & workshops, or just live here – we can all agree the beach is a pretty awesome place. There are many reasons to love the beach, but we bet you don’t know all of these surprising health benefits from the beach: Negative Ions Negative ions are produced when moving water, wind or radiation break apart air molecules, leaving an oxygen molecule with an extra electron. Because of the constant crashing
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How to know when to let it go

Answer These 4 Questions to Know If It’s Time to Let Go by Nate Metz The Green Shaman The wisdom of autumn is all about letting go – the trees have generated enough energy to bear fruit, seeds and now it’s time to shed their leaves that no longer serve them. And so, now is the ideal time to let go of what is no longer needed in your life. Yes, if you don’t need it, it can go. Wonderful, but where do you start? You’re probably asking yourself: “If I knew what I didn’t need in my life wouldn’t
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Answer These 4 Questions to Know If It’s Time to Let Go

  The wisdom of autumn is all about letting go – the trees have generated enough energy to bear fruit, seeds and now it’s time to shed their leaves that no longer serve them. And so, now is the ideal time to let go of what is no longer needed in your life. Yes, if you don’t need it, it can go. Wonderful, but where do you start? You’re probably asking yourself: “If I knew what I didn’t need in my life wouldn’t I have already moved on and let it go?” How can you know what you are ready to let
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3 Radically Simple (and FREE!) Ways to Practice Self-care

If you are looking for quicker, more efficient means to improve your life, you are not alone. Not all of us intuitively know how best to care for ourselves. We could all use some extra help navigating an increasingly complicated daily environment. Self-care is not always intuitive or logical – sometimes it is illusive and enigmatic. At its worst, seekers get lost in an endless cycle looking for a system, teacher, blog or ancient secret as the perfect cure-all. The bad news: there is no magic bullet. The good news: there are some radically simple ways to improve the quality
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Health Benefits of the Beach

Come to the Beach – for good health! Whether you visit Rehoboth on vacation, travel for business, or just live here – we can all agree the beach is a pretty awesome place. There are many reasons to love the beach, but we bet you don’t know all of these surprising health benefits from the beach: 1) Negative Ions Negative ions are produced when moving water, wind or radiation break apart air molecules, leaving an oxygen molecule with an extra electron. Because of the constant crashing and movement of the ocean waves, the beach contains naturally high levels of negative
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Crystal Totems for Healing

Crystal Totems for Healing Using gifts of the mineral world for deep, profound healing explained in plain English by The Green Shaman Does carrying around the little piece of quartz really make a difference? Surely you’ve seen and heard about these magickal little stones as the miracle healers of the New Age. Perhaps that sounds a little woo-woo to you, and rightfully so. The belief that you can pair any dis-ease or goal with a corresponding crystal cure is a gross over-simplification of crystal healing and how to effectively use them. What is crystal healing? Crystal healing is a type
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How to Solve Any Problem in 3 Simple Steps

How to Solve Any Problem in 3 Simple Steps No matter how small a change, this simple formula guarantees lasting results. by Nate Metz The Green Shaman Let’s face it, not everything always works out. We have all been there: thwarted plans, unmet expectations, failed resolutions, broken promises, fallen goals. Life would not be complete if we never faced any problems. This fact of life does not have to be full of pain and suffering though. The difference between happy, self-realized people and those stuck in a loop of chaos and despair is the ability to solve life’s problems. Learning
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