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Guilt and Pleasure

Guilt and pleasure.  Not to be confused with guilty pleasure, although we’ve all got a few of those. Guilt, they say, is the counter-force to the second chakra.  The second chakra being this seductive energy center stoked by pleasure and…

Leap of Faith

Last week we were talking about fear. They say that faith is on the other side of fear.  That fear and faith are of the same vein.  Different contractions from the same muscle.  That fear is the worry of…

Fight. Flight. Freeze

  Fear.  I’ve just begun a four-week workshop on emotions and the first one we’re covering is fear. Fear, as I see it is at the root of all our pains.  The root of anger, of guilt, of grief.…

You are free. Letter to my five – year old self.

  Hello :) This is an exercise I got from this fun, creative book called Desire to Inspire.  It’s filled with all sorts of exercises to connect to your creativity and to your Self.  This exercise is called:  Letter…

Are you ready to play with your shadow?

    The shadow. I first learned about the shadow through Anodea Judith’s Eastern Body, Western Mind. She describes the shadow as being that piece of you that you keep tucked away.  Locked away in chains or stuffed deep…

Yoga for the root chakra

Whaa!  Okay here it is, my first Chakra Talk video. Check it out and let me know what you think. Yoga for the root chakra ~ 45 minute yoga class for the legs and feet.  Structure, strength and stability.…

The earth supports me

  The earth supports me She is our foundation, our home She’s rich and colourful, full of scent and speaks to the senses You can feel the breeze, hear the waves The trees – you just know they have seen…

To blog or not to blog

  I almost quit. No, not quit. Quitting would imply that I was being held responsible to someone, that there would be some sort of conversation, that I would be held accountable if I didn’t go on any further. Perhaps…

Sahasrara ~ Crown Chakra

  The seventh chakra is linked to consciousness and a sense of bliss.  Sahasrara means, ‘thousand-fold.’  This chakra is represented by a thousand-petal lotus at the top of the head.  The lotus can be thought of as sitting up-right,…

Ajna ~ Third Eye Chakra

    The sixth chakra is your center of intuition, wisdom and knowledge.  Ajna translates as the ‘command center.’  It is linked to your pituitary gland – which is your master gland – and in this way, this chakra…