Vishuddha: The Throat Chakra

Good morning Dear Reader, This posts continues from last week's idea of speaking your truth and this week's idea of battling your demons. Try keeping a journal to document your experiences. Write about your hopes and dreams, the sad and the happy. Write about everything. It's fine to speak your truth but there is something…

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Passion

Good evening Dear Reader, I'm going to start expanding our GRAPES a little bit since there are many ways to maintain your mental health. Tonight let's consider our passions. Let's define them and hold on to them this week. What fills you with joy? What is something you couldn't see your life without? If you…

Anahata: The Heart Chakra

Good evening Dear Reader, Sorry my posts haven't been in the morning as usual. I'm actually in the middle of moving. In any case, this evening try to reflect on your personal definition of love. I'll go into this more next week, but consider how you define love and what you're looking for in life.…

Appreciation

Good morning Dear Reader, Normally Wednesday's have been dedicated to "Accomplishments". Let's consider another important factor of mental health: appreciation. Showing appreciation and gratitude are important for both you and the person you show it too. Everyone likes to feel appreciated. A simple "thank you" can go a long way with people. Additionally, showing gratitude…

Manipura: The Solar Plexus Chakra

Good morning Dear Reader, Strength comes in many forms. Standing up for yourself or standing up for others. Taking care of yourself can be challenging for the self-sacrificing type. Those type of people give their all for others needs, wants and dreams. In doing so, they may neglect to do the best for themselves. If…

Relaxation

Good evening Dear Reader, One way to relax at the end of your day is to try deep breathing exercises. While laying down, close your eyes. Take a deep breath in as you count 1-5. Then exhale deeply as you count 6-10. Do this as you sink deeper into your bed. Feel each muscle group…

Svadhishthana: The Sacral Chakra

Good evening Dear Reader, While your going through you baggage this wewk, consider what you're feeling. Keep a quick short account of all of your feelings throughout the week. By sorting out your feelings and slowly learning to control them, you can heal this chakra point. Warm Regards, Shannon