How Cleansing Crystals Can Optimize Its Healing Properties

When I started getting into crystal healing, I kept reading that it’s important to “charge”, “heal”, or “cleanse” them.  I thought to myself, “What does this mean?” and is there a difference between them?”  The short answer, there is no difference.  The best way to bond with a crystal is to carry it around with…

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How to Create a Sacred Space

Coming home at the end of a busy work day, I want to tune into myself. That’s where a sacred space will come in. It’s a space that is dedicated to you and only you. A sacred space encourages balance, relaxation, and your overall mental health. It should be a place that is consistent for…

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9 Apps for Spiritual Growth in the New Year

You know that New Year’s resolution to limit your screen time on your phone? Well, why not expand that goal to using that limited screen time for spiritual growth instead of mindless scrolling through Insta? Let’s kick those bad habits and use our phone to enlighten ourselves. 1. Headspace is a simple guided meditation app…

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Eight Tips to Avoid Dry Skin in the Cooler Months

It’s no longer a hot and humid summer, but now cool and dry. Our skin reacts to changing temperatures. My own skin runs dry all year long and if I’m not diligent about my skincare in the warm months, then I have NEED to be diligent in the cold months else I could get flare ups of dry itchy skin. So here’s how to avoid that dry skin in the cooler months ahead…

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Three Important Things to Know Before You Travel

About a month ago, I traveled from Oakland to Santa Ana, California for a Tahitian dance competition by plane. Not a long trip, but enough for me to catch the Summer bug. I caught a cold which shifted to pneumonia. It was pretty scary, and if I waited any longer to get checked by a…

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14 Ways to Treat Damaged Hair

Bleach breaks into your hair and reacts with the pigment molecules to make your hair lighter. This destroys your hair by breaking down the natural fatty acids, leaving your hair brittle and damaged. Most of us have all gotten our make-up and skincare routine down pact. But our hair care routine seems to always be on the…

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5 Easy Ways to Protect your Skin from the Summer Sun

Summer is finally here! There are so many reasons to enjoy the warm air and beautiful sunshine, and most important, take care of your skin while doing so. My intense obsession with protecting my skin of sun damage and aging skin started when I was little. I was lucky because my Aunt was working at…

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6 Reasons Why Traveling to Medellin, Colombia is a Must

Medellin, Colombia. The city of eternal spring. A city within a lush green jungle. Where the the locals are hospitable and the only type of dancing around these parts is salsa dancing. Have you traveled here yet? If you haven’t, chances are you know somebody that has. Travel and Leisure calls this city, “South America’s…

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Switching From Coffee to Tea: Where to Start

I am fearful of my friends when they do not have their cup of coffee in the morning. It would be a guessing game; a headache, gloomy, pissed off, whatever the emotion or lack of it was always negative. I realized my family members also felt the same when they did not get their cup…

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