People have been attracted to crystals since the dawn of time for burial rites, divination practices, healing rituals, spiritual advancement, and even simply as decoration to connote power. Our ancestors intuitively knew that when worn, the energies of the stones would interact with the human electromagnetic field to bring about energetic changes.
Tarot cards are a form of divination, which literally means working with the divine, or your higher self, which is the ultimate purpose of tarot cards, just like yoga.
Smudging is a tradition that dates back thousands of years. Originally herbs and resins were placed in sacred bowls and burnt over smoldering coals. This was believed to drive away negative energy and to restore balance.
Topically! This method works best when you have a specific area of the body that needs relief. Apply it to the desired area and the oil will be absorbed into the body. Do not apply essential oils to sensitive parts of the body.
Self-care is NOT selfish! Take care of yourself – mind, body, and soul. You are of no use to others if you are not caring for yourself first and foremost. Self-care can be practiced through things like exercising, meditating, getting enough sleep, diet, etc. Devote some time each day to yourself!
One of the powerful tools used for Chakra healing is affirmations. Affirmations are positive statements that have the function of strengthening and healing damaged parts of ourselves. When working with affirmations, we are able to focus on various aspects, one at a time. Here are some examples of affirmations for the various Chakras: