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Our new Candles, their scents & traditional uses

Our new Candles, their scents & traditional uses

We believe in burning our candles with intention, whether your intention is to relax, calm, cleanse or enhance the aesthetic of your space. The best thing about using essential oil based candles is that they truly have an impact on our mood. Thanks to the way they interact with our brain & our nervous system, these powerful, potent oils bring calm, focus, clarity, joy & good energy to us and our space.  For aromatherapy uses as well as traditional / ritual based uses keep reading.   Sweet Orange    Aromatherapeutic Profile: joy, calm thinking, clarity Ritual: enhances creativity, restores the calm to the chaos,...

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Productivity vs Presence

Productivity vs Presence

Stop measuring days by degree of productivity and start experiencing them by degree of presence ~ Alan Watts  

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Grow Your Own

Grow Your Own

Some cheap, easy to grow & easy to find herbs & flowers that can help nourish our bodies & support our nervous system. Chamomile - add to your teas or bath to enjoy the benefits.  Lavender - keep a few flowers under your pillow to help with sleep. Carry some with you when you are feeling stressed & inhale slowly to regulate the breath & induce calm.  Holy Basil (Tulsi) - add to your meal or tea to assist the body in managing stress.  Swiss Chard - delicious and easy to add to meals and full of magnesium to support nervous...

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Ritual - Trataka (त्राटक)

Ritual - Trataka (त्राटक)

Trataka (त्राटक) is a Sanskrit word, and means "to gaze". This meditation technique requires you to have an unwavering gaze on a single point, often the focal point is a candle flame. If you have ever focused on an open fire or flame and felt your mind clear then you have tapped into this practice. Our vision is tightly connected to our mind, our eyes are the fastest muscle in our body, and can function at 100% at any given moment, constantly sending visual messages to our brain. Practicing certain eye movement exercises (much like breathing exercises) have been proven to help manage...

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