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Raising Vibrations=Improving Your Mood

I notice that many people have been using the phase, “Raise your vibrations”. When I had no idea what people were talking about, I thought it was just more “woo woo” kind of stuff. But after doing a bit of research, I discovered that it is something that I believed in all this time, but just did not understand how … Read More

4 Ways to Generate Negative Ions

Negative ions benefits us physically and mentally. It is the energy you feel during and after a rainstorm, on the beach, or in a forrest. Although it does not compare to being out in nature, and may pale in comparison, here are 4 ways to bring this awesome effect of nature inside: 1. Showering Much like the effect of waterfalls … Read More

The Benefits of Negative Ions

Living in Southern California for most of my life, I have always been drawn to the beach. There is a certain energy I feel there that I don’t feel anywhere else. I feel calm and connected to the Universe the most when I’m walking on the wet sand, listening to the waves crash, and feeling the ocean breeze on my … Read More

The Benefits of Selenite

Selenite is very popular for creating a cleaner psychic space, raising vibrations, and removing negative energy from the space. It is believed to clean auras and be helpful in energy work and meditation practices by stabilizing emotions and fostering calmness. Some people use it for its healing abilities to reduce pain and energy blockages. It is also believed that it … Read More

How to Create a Meditation Space

You don’t really need much to meditate, but Krista Lea of Halfmoon Meditation recommends creating a space within your home that is clean, organized, surrounding yourself with things that are soothing and comfortable. The more you meditate in the same area, the more it becomes charged and the easier it will become to meditate. It can be a whole room … Read More

Drink a Cup of Tea

Drink a cup of tea to make you feel better? Is it that easy? Yes! But there’s a catch. Don’t just drink any old tea. I mean, I guess you could, but if you are going to spend time, money and energy into making a cup of tea, wouldn’t you want that cup of tea to be a super tea? … Read More

How to meditate in 5 easy steps

Krista Lea is a meditation teacher and owner of Halfmoon Meditation.  I asked her to go over the basics of meditation for beginners. Here are the 5 easy steps: Step One: Overcome the resistance of “I don’t have time” or “I don’t have space”. The easiest time and place is while laying down in your bed before even getting up for … Read More