Best case scenario

Ever since I have been curious about spirituality and the immense power our minds possess that is capable of taking us wherever our imagination could reach, I have also been thinking about acute beliefs and the effects that fear has on people’s lives. Imagine people born into a wealthy family, with countless opportunities thrown in front of them. Especially in childhood, they never think about … Continue reading Best case scenario

June 21 – Summer Solstice

The June solstice – your signal to celebrate summer in the Northern Hemisphere and winter in the Southern Hemisphere – is happening on June 21st – today. For us in the Northern Hemisphere, this solstice marks the longest day of the year. Early dawns, long days, late sunsets, short nights. The sun at its height each day, as it crosses the sky. Meanwhile, in the south … Continue reading June 21 – Summer Solstice

Psychosomatic disorders – accepting and dealing with them

There are many common examples of physical reactions to stress that everybody recognizes. They are often minor and inconsequential, such as the shake of the groom’s hand when he tries to put the ring on his bride’s finger. Every one of us has, at one time or other, responded physically to emotion, so much so that we do not give it a second thought. Think of … Continue reading Psychosomatic disorders – accepting and dealing with them

Discovering Reiki

I have been exploring Reiki lately, according to our good old Wikipedia, the definition of which is a; “form of alternative medicine called energy healing. Reiki practitioners use a technique called palm healing or hands-on healing through which “universal energy” is said to be transferred through the palms of the practitioner to the patient in order to encourage emotional or physical healing.” It is a Japanese technique used to … Continue reading Discovering Reiki

Metamorphosis of mental health across generations

I remember my late maternal grandmother as a very positive person, who loved to cook for her whole family, who loved to have family and friends over all the time, and also make a difference in others’ lives as much as she could with the limited resources she had. She got married to my grandfather at the age of 17, had four daughters, and a … Continue reading Metamorphosis of mental health across generations

You can shift your mood instantly with Aromatherapy

Since this topic is near and dear to my heart, and it has been quite a while after my one and only blog post from December on the matter (“Essential Oils & Aromatherapy“), I wanted to go back to the vast subject of aromatherapy and look into the wide range of essential oils that help with specific moods and mental states. Even though essential oils … Continue reading You can shift your mood instantly with Aromatherapy