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Making A Medicine Wheel
A medicine wheel is an amazing model of all things and no thing. In a
sense it does not exist, yet you can create one. It ebbs and it flows,
it breathes and exhales. It is a symbol for the microcosm and the
macrocosm. All the power that ever was or will be can be accessed
through this sacred stone circle.
Making An Altar
We've put this resource together to offer some suggestions to help you
create power places and altars in your home and even your office or
Along with general nutrition therapy,
another important area of the use of nutrition in recovery and relapse
prevention is the addition of appropriate amino acids that serve as the
building blocks for powerful chemicals in the brain called
neurotransmitters. These neurotransmitters, including epinephrine and
norepinephrine, GABA, serotonin and dopamine, are closely tied to
addictive behavior. With the use of various amino acids, brain
chemistry can be changed to help normalize and restore deficiencies in
the neurotransmitters that spur cravings that can lead to addiction
This information comes from the leading-edge book, The Amazing Power of
Deliberate Intent, by Esther and Jerry Hicks. It is about having a
deliberate intent for whatever you want in life, while at the same time
balancing your energy along the way. As you come to understand and
effectively practice the processes offered in this book, you will not
only achieve your goals and desired outcomes more rapidly, but you’ll
enjoy every single step along the path even before their manifestation.
As such, you’ll find that the living of your life is an ongoing journey
of joy, rather than a series of long dry spells between occasional
moments of temporary satisfaction.
Energizing with Archetypes
Archetypes are impersonal patterns
of behavior and influence that are both ancient and universal. They
become personalized when they are a part of our individual psyche.
Archetypes provide us with the means to interpret our reality without
the influence of our sensory stimulation. Therefore they are very
powerful to our psyche, because they are a pure energy download which
can directly interpret our belief system bypassing subjective processes
of thought, logic and reasoning. Find out how to use archetypal energies
to heal and empower your life.
About Your Chakras
is a Sanskrit word meaning wheel, or vortex, and it refers to each of
the seven energy centers of which our consciousness, our energy system,
All of your senses, your perceptions, your possible states
of awareness, everything it is possible for you to experience, can be
divided into seven categories. Each category can be associated with a
particular chakra. Thus, the chakras represent not only particular parts
of your physical body, but also particular parts of your consciousness.
Find out how to heal your energy body through your chakra system.
Pattern On The Trestleboard
Read this every day from top to bottom. Then start at the bottom and
read it from bottom to top. Do this every day. If you do nothing for
yourself beyond this one thing, you will shift your energy in subtle and
pervasive ways that you may not yet even be able to to imagine...
Fat Is A Spiritual Issue
Every part of you is perfect, whole and complete. Your appetite is no
exception. Food cravings and a voracious appetite don't mean that
something is wrong with you or that you are weak in any way. Rather,
they show that your appetite is operating exactly as intended. Once you
know how to interpret your food cravings, your urges to overeat will
never overwhelm you again.
Find Your Voice
Communication is often a frail thing, yet, it is at the very essence of
how we express and experience our human "beingness". We are
"broadcasting" at all times. Even when we don't realize it, we are
announcing ourselves and our intentions to the world, equally with what
we do and say, as with what we don't do or say.
The Role of Sacred Sexuality In
What will be uncovered is that the real thing, at any price, is just too
good, too fulfilling, too healing and too magnificent to miss. When we
step into awareness that every time we engage in anything but sacred
sex, we are trading and forestalling our ability to bring the very thing
that we want most into our lives. It is then that we will become more
conscious about what sex really means to our existence and our well
being and our choices become clear cut.
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