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Smudge for Health, a Calm Mind and Open Heart

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Smudge for Health, a Calm Mind and Open Heart

White Sage, Blue Sage, Russian Sage, Garden Sage, Rosemary, Mugwort, Lavender, Cedar… The list goes on... Which is the right one for you? Smudging is a purification ceremony which involves burning sacred plants for spiritual cleansing. It is a tradition specific to some Indigenous cultures of the Americas, often used in healing and cleansing rituals. The ICT Inc. (Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.)  has given a general definition of the practice in Canada: Smudging is traditionally a ceremony for cleansing the soul of negative thoughts of a person or place. It allows people to stop and slow down, and reconnect to the earth. ...

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Citrus Oils - How to tell them apart and which one is right for you

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Citrus Oils - How to tell them apart and which one is right for you

Citrus Oils & Aromatherapy Citrus Essential Oils – The Facts & Fun, Historical Behind the Scenes of some of our favourite aromatic molecules.  Citrus essential oils are curiously found in the peels or rinds of the fruit, not the fruit itself. It’s for this reason that peeling an orange, for example, gives off such a delicious scent. If you take a healthy orange peel and squeeze it, you’ll be able to see a tiny spray of the essential oil. To extract these essential oils the rinds are cold-pressed, instead of steam-distilled like most other essential oils. An exception to this...

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Do Trees Talk?

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Do Trees Talk?
Trees Talk More Than You Do! Nature speaks amongst itself and to us. The wonderful world around us, the environment, is constantly in communication. Everything from the trees to the rocks to the sand beneath your feet as you walk on the beach, they're all talking.

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Summer Solstice Eco Giveaway

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Summer Solstice Eco Giveaway

It’s officially Summer! Can you believe it? We’ve had a beautiful Spring season… the temperatures rose, snow melted, trees blossomed and flowers bloomed, all right before our eyes. Every year it seems like a miracle when Earth comes back to life on this side of the world! As we look around it's hard not to feel a deep appreciation for Nature around us... the LIFE around us. We live in a beautiful country, full of lakes and forests, adventure waiting for us at our doorsteps. We’re ready to go out and enjoy the great outdoors. Summer Solstice is the first...

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What does it mean to celebrate your inner Goddess?

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What does it mean to celebrate your inner Goddess?

Last October we launched Goddess Love Giveaway. To enter, we had you tell us how you honour your Goddess within and we loved hearing all the creative answers you shared! You are Reviving the Women’s Movement in a whole different Light. Your words, your sharing, your speaking up and speaking out, sharing your vision, sharing your rituals, your quiet, wild and passionate beliefs with us. All of this helps young women, girls, the little ones, learn. With our told stories of play, wisdom, expansion, celebration, ache, connection and honouring our needs, we nourish the minds of the young women among us and...

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