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Fire Cupping: A Healthy Alternative to Heal

A year ago, I tried my first fire cupping session to see if it would melt away stress and anxiety. I love trying alternative healing methods and Fire cupping is the most traditional, form of Chinese medicine. It uses glass cups and fire to create suction and pull out toxins, knots and revive achy muscles. Within, the first two minutes of my session, I felt the type of zen you get from an hour long massage and I was hooked. Is it painful? Although it may look like it is, it is anything but. In fact, you can have your practitioner also adjust the pressure of the cups in case it’s tugging too much at the skin and giving you...

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New Moon in Taurus, May 4

  On May 4, 2019 a new moon will rise in Taurus. You will look up in the sky and will not see her for you she wants you to remember at the start of new beginnings we must allow our inner light to guide us. New moons are the birth of a new cycle. The start of a new chapter. An opportunity to do what we have been putting off or a new idea that came to us. We all must start from scratch during this time and be brave to begin.  This new moon is in Taurus. A sign of stability, stubbornness and grounding. May is also the month to recognize mother's and pay homage to all the...

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The 411 on Mercury Retrograde

Mercury Retrograde is currently in full effect till March 28. While it can be a little daunting and frustrating for some to experience especially when past issues resurface and wires of communication go haywire such as technology, Retrograde isn’t all that bad considering these 5 facts. Fact 1: People from your past will step back into your life. There will be many making amends and healing during Retrograde. This doesn't necessarily mean people will be part of your permanent posse, it only means forgiveness. Some people will run into others just to see how much they’ve outgrown another person and some people are returning permanently after your words diverged at some point. Fact 2: Unresolved issues resurface to be solved once...

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How to Take a Good Vibes Bath

                    Whenever I feel like I need to detox my body, mind, and spirit, I reach for the kitchen cabinet and pull out my salt box. Sometimes, I use white table salt or Himalayan sea salt. I grab a palm full and scrub it all over my body gently like a natural exfoliation. It melts away the dead layers on my skin as well as ideas and behaviors that I want to let go of. I stand under the shower and let it wash off. Other times, when I crave a deep nourishing cleansing for my psyche. I fill the tub with warm water, pour the salt in and sit and soak. I play...

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New Moon in Aquarius: Time to Get Creative

On Monday, the wild Leo energy that had many of us with our claws out and roaring dissipates into a calmer and creative Aquarius energy. The most intellectual and progressive of the zodiacs promises to bring new fresh air into our daily lives. Aquarius is an air sign that tends to get people dreaming about the big picture and purpose. Many of us will start birthing new projects, new relationships and set off in new directions. The saying "I'll go wherever the wind takes me should be your motto this time frame. For Aquarius wants to help you soar and she will stimulate your mind in ways to help you think like no box exists. And she's right because there is no box to stay within. Anything...

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