Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Janesh Vaidya, author of the new Boost Your Immune Power with Ayurveda.
When most people first come in contact with Ayurveda, they will be taking self-tests online or through Ayurvedic books to start following the guidelines from our ancient health science. But there is a risk in taking these general tests and then following the Ayurveda recommendations according to the incomplete results of the self tests in search of health.
According to traditional Ayurveda, it is recommended to know the prakruti (birth-dominating elements) and vikruti (imbalanced elements) to systematically work on your wellness. This means that, while you should know
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Tess Whitehurst, author of a number of books, including Magical Housekeeping, You Are Magical, Unicorn Magic, and the new Self-Love Superpower.
Why is it so hard to love ourselves?
It's not, actually. Loving yourself is easy. It's getting there that can be a bit of a trick.
If we could somehow escape unharmed from advertising, media, critical authority figures, the psychological effects of cliques in grades K-12, and the natural human tendency to feel like the odd person out, moving from self-harshness to self-kindness to self-love might not be such of a slog. I'm pretty sure no one does this. Still, that doesn't mean cultivating a deep
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Casey Giovinco, author of the new Magick from the Mat.
Intention. Whether you're casting a spell, taking a yoga class, or trying to achieve a life goal, intention is important.
Witches talk a lot about intention. When applied to a magickal practice, the concept involves forming a mental image of a desired outcome, conjuring up the will to see that desire fulfilled, and maintaining a fierce belief that the desired outcome will, in fact, manifest itself within the witch's life.
In yoga, the process of setting an intention for a particular practice or class is slightly different. Whereas witches focus on the specific desirable outcome,
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Chanda Parkinson, author of the new Meditations for Psychic Development.
Quieting the mind is a time-honored ritual practice for self-healing and achieving spiritual enlightenment. In addition to the potent effects meditation offers our own health and well being, it also produces the desired physical and emotional state for receiving insights, messages, and guidance through our own psychic abilities. Add breathing techniques or subtle stretching or body movement, and you open a doorway of powerful access to your own inner world, and to the world of spirit.
There is no one-size-fits-all way to meditate. However, it is important to consider