Although meditation initially sprang up from Eastern religious or spiritual traditions, meditation techniques are described throughout history and have been used in many different cultures throughout the world for thousands of years. Today many people use meditation and its off shoot, guided imagery, for health and wellness purposes. Guided imagery is a directive form of meditation; whereas, classical meditation is done with focus on a specific breath technique, tone, concept, or mantra without any other guidance or suggestion from others. [Read more…] about Meditation Basics – What is it?
Colors balance our chi, triggers emotions and memories, connect us to nature, inspire us, and can even seem to slow down time.
When you look at a sunrise or sunset especially over beautiful blue water it can make your heart sing or bring you to tears. The colors orange, red, blue and purple both separately and in natures unique majestic sequence twice a day inspires joy. Walking in the moonlight is another color experience where the world seems to slow down. [Read more…] about The Importance of Color
Many thanks to my friend Alaa Abo El Hassan from Cairo, Egypt who is a holistic healer and Reiki practitioner and who created this powerful free distance Reiki healing photo. The above link will take you to his site at http://www.healing-heaven.co.cc where you can find out more about what he does. Thanks Alaa! You are indeed a Lightbringer!!
Loads of Light to you as well!
Tracy Latz, M.D.
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The Summer Solstice is also known as: Alban Heflin, Alben Heruin, All-couples day, Feast of Epona, Feast of St. John the Baptist, Feill-Sheathain, Gathering Day, Johannistag, Litha, Midsummer, Sonnwend, Thing-Tide, Vestalia, etc.
In pre-historic times, summer was a joyous time of the year for people who lived in the northern latitudes. Snow had disappeared; the ground had thawed; warm temperatures had returned; radiant flowers were blooming; and leaves had returned to the deciduous trees. Some herbs could be harvested, for medicinal and spiritual uses. Food was abundant and easier to find. The crops had already been planted and would be harvested in the months ahead. Although many months of warm/hot weather remained before the fall, the days were beginning to shorten, so that the return of the cold season was inevitable. [Read more…] about Summer Solstice
This exercise is helpful for decreasing stress or anxiety, improving sleep, or for when you might feel overwhelmed. It is calming for about 97% of people. Try it!
Loads of Healing Light to you all!
Tracy & Marion