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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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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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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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Healing Surrender

One of the great aspects of being a shaman is the deep healing I undergo so that I may in turn help other people. There is no shortage to the levels of unveiling and understanding that present themselves to me in each waking moment. It is not in sanctimonious spirit that I share this fact; I share my journey to show you that I have been in your position. Sometimes in exact circumstances, other times symbolically dynamic. The lesson I share with you today is surrender.With my Rainbow Nation Tribe, we work and track energies on the medicine wheel. Working
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Benefits of Deepening Your Yoga Practice

Benefits of Deepening Your Yoga Practice You know the feeling: you drop-in class, leave your hectic life at the door, do some really great work on the mat or hammock & relish all the goodness of your practice while resting in savasana, wondering “Why don’t I do this more often?” Leave all the regrets and guilt behind! Here is a list of just a few of the benefits I love about a regular yoga practice: The mind-body connection fostered in yoga boosts your immunity. The increase in blood flow circulation and strengthening the mula bandha increases sexual performance. Get a better night’s sleep by changing
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