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How to Successfully Make Any Change in Your Life

How to make the change you desire. You have to believe it.  Beliefs are very powerful in shaping the way you perceive the world around you. Do whatever it takes to change how you think about life’s circumstances until you honestly believe that you will succeed. It’s simple, but not easy. Real change is often difficult & challenging at different times. It is a full disclosure about the reality of the journey ahead. It’s not a cop out to gloss over any shortcomings. That brings up the next component – ask & receive help. You’re never alone unless you choose to be. Repetition. There
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4 Gifts of Shamanic Medicine

Although there are many reasons to pursue a spiritual practice, the support of a shamanic healer produces four very important gifts that will benefit your healing journey and wellness goals. Receiving shamanic healing is not a casual interaction like going out to dinner or picking a movie. When you are serious and committed to healing, you are ready to receive the gifts of shamanic medicine: 1. Insight to unlock new understanding The spiritual guidance received during a healing service is unlike any advice you have received before. That’s because I do not tell you what you should do. What I
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Blessing of Light

B L E S S I N G    O F   L I G H T Are you feeling a little burned out this holiday season? Try this easy technique to recharge your inner light. Sit or lay down in a comfortable position. Close your eyes. Take 3-5 slow, deep breaths through the nose. Lay your hands on your chest, allowing your awareness to be filled with the beating of your heart. See a tiny pin-prick of light forming in the center of your chest, that gradually expands to fill your chest. Sense this light being carried through the
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Learn the Secret to True Healing

  The urge to avoid pain is hard-wired in our biology. All forms of dis-ease, stress and imbalance are uncomfortable and painful to some degree. And, when we are going through it, the quest for relief is easily a top priority. From your social media, the 6 o’clock news, your buddies at the water cooler – everywhere you turn, the messages we get are rife with miracle cures, quick fixes and assurances of relief. How many times have you bought into the promise of relief only to be disappointed by yet another fad? All of these promises are limited because they miss a fundamental
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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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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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The #1 Reason You Should Be Using Essential Oils

Want to know why you should be using essential oils? There are about 100 common aromatic plants suitable for distillation of essential oils, but each one is a unique blend of naturally occuring chemical compounds. The real beauty of using essential oils, and why you really should incorporate them into your daily routine is their versatility! Your expendable time and money puts a lot of constraint on your personal efficiency economics. When and where you allocate time and money is a part of your overall health and wellbeing, too. What if we told you that you can revolutionize the way
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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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