Can you recall a time when music helped to alter your mood? Maybe you were stressed out so you put on some slow, calming music to ease your mind. Or maybe when you first wake up, you listen to upbeat, funky tunes to help set your intentions for the day. The fact is, music has a profound effect on our being, even at a cellular level.
Friday, June 21 marks the summer solstice, the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere with the sun rising around 5:30 am and setting just after 9 pm. “Solstice” is derived from the Latin words “sol” meaning sun and “sistere”, meaning to stand still as the sun’s path appears to momentarily stop on this day.
Everything in this Universe vibrates at afrequency; you, me and the trillions of molecules that construct thematter around us. The energy of the Earth vibrates at the frequency of 528hz. This love frequency is thought to resonate at the core of everything; connecting our heart, our spiritual nature, and the divine harmony.
It makes sense; there aren’t really any holidays on the horizon that we have to look forward to and it’s a quiet time of year, socially. But we want to make January 21, 2019 one of the best days ever. Take that - Blue Monday!
We’ve talked about the importance of self care and how to incorporate it into your daily routine but, what if we took self care to a whole new level by slowing down and being more present in each moment? Life is precious and we should be enjoying it, not planning it!
We spend so much time running around trying to please others, whether it’s your boss, your SO, your children, or your friends and family. It can be very taxing! When was the last time you took some time to take care of yourself? If you can’t remember, that’s bad news bears.
For centuries, humankind has been transforming the ritual of bathing into a meaningful practice. Ancient Greek andRoman bathhousescombined healing rituals with entertainment,Japanbelieved the ritual of bathing was a spiritual pursuit of purity. Today, we use water as a healing element synonymous with relaxation; jacuzzis, birthing pools, hot springs baths, and mineral baths are socialized bathing rituals of the 21st century.
How many opportunities did you let slip through your fingers in the past year because you were afraid of making a mistake? Did you learn a new skill, go for that big promotion, or book that plane ticket? This irrational fear of making mistakes could be holding you back from more than you realize. You’ve got 365 glorious days to take new risks, make new mistakes, and teach yourself something new in the process.