Happy November! Can you believe we just have two more months in 2015?! I hope you all had a fun Halloween weekend! Now, to kick off our week, I would like to talk a bit about someone I am sure you have seen quoted here on the blog and on our Facebook page. It is no secret that I adore the writings of Rumi. But do you know who this guy was?
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Today I am so pleased to introduce you all to a new friend of mine, Kerry Burki. She is a yoga teacher, handmade artist, community supporter and creative entrepreneur living in Scottsdale, Arizona with her husband and two little boys. Kerry is passionate about encouraging others to pursue their creative dreams and make sure that they nourish their souls during the journey. Thank you Kerry for sharing your insights into self-care for creatives with us!
Some of you may be wondering what exactly a chakra even is. In Hindu, yogic and other belief systems, chakras are the seven energy points that run along the meridian of the body. Running from bottom to top of the body, they are the root chakra, sacral chakra, solar plexus chakra, heart chakra, throat chakra, third eye chakra and crown chakra. Each chakra coordinates with different, feelings, emotions, body parts and energies. Here is a quick breakdown of each chakra, the coordinating gemstone, mantra and meaning: ☾ The Crown Chakra ♥ Rainbow Moonstone ♥ Mantra: Silence, Meaning: Oneness ☾ The... Continue Reading
Hello friends! Today I am excited to share with you my practice of sketching and journaling. I use my sketchbook for journaling, drawing and doodling. It is a huge source of stress release for me, as well as being a wonderful creative outlet. Some of my favorite journaling techniques to battle fear and anxiety are writing a list of affirmations like, “I am good,” “I am healthy,” and “I trust that everything will be exactly as it is meant to be,” etc. Sometimes I write love letters to myself, which are especially helpful when I’m being really hard on myself.... Continue Reading
Today I would like to share a little bit about my meditation practice–how I got started meditating and some useful tools I use to set my mind from wandering.