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Spring Equinox

Spring Equinox

Today is the spring (Vernal) Equinox for all of us who reside in the Southern Hemisphere, and we can feel that powerful shift moving us from winter into summer. There are two equinox that occur each year, one in Autumn and one in Spring. They occur when the tilt of the Earth’s axis and Earth’s orbit around the sun combine in a way that the axis is inclined neither away from nor toward the sun. Today is when both hemispheres are receiving the sun’s rays equally. It is a time for total balance and harmony. We recently shared our ideas for bringing balance to our day...

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Balance

Balance

Find Balance. This year has been the strangest year for many of us by far, and that feeling of balance has felt difficult to achieve. Where do you feel in and out of balance in your life? Day and night are a similar length throughout spring, can you find ways to bring your daily routine into balance in the same way? Move your body every day, but also give yourself permission to rest every day. Everyone is different, some people crave routine, others like to go with the flow of the day and may not have or need a set...

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The Big Let go.

The Big Let go.

Open up the windows and let the fresh new air in. Spring cleaning begins with the mind, body and spirit. Release any emotions you’re holding on to, anger, bitterness, frustration, and sluggishness are the feelings that come to our minds, especially in 2020. Can you allow to yourself sit with your emotions without judgement? Cry, laugh hysterically, scream into your pillow, let that shit out. We don’t think Marie Kondo-ing your home is for everyone, I personally am always going to have messy drawers and no amount of lockdown / isolation will make me change this, but we are strong...

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Grounding

Grounding

Every change of season can make us feel a little vulnerable or uneasy. Naturopathy, as the name suggests is based upon the healing power of nature. Many traditional cultural beliefs are centred around being physically as well as spiritually connected to their land and nature. Our modern world can cause us severe disconnect with our natural environment. Being able to ground ourselves brings us in harmony with the ebb and flow of nature and it’s seasons. What keeps you grounded?  Connect with the earth. Connect with yourself. Dig your feet in the dirt, plant some spring herbs, roll on the...

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