What is Crystal Healing?

Hi y’all!  Happy Monday!

Some of y’all have probably noticed that I have added another certification this last year.  I became a Certified Crystal Healer in early November and plan to study more about crystals and crystal healing later this year to upgrade my certification to Advanced Crystal Master.

You may be wondering what a crystal healing session is, so I’m going to try and tell you a little more about it to help you to understand a bit more about is:

  • A bit like a spa treatment in that it can be deeply relaxing and rejuvenating
  • Clothing stays on, but shoes can be removed to be more relaxed and comfy
  • Minimal contact (placement and removal of crystals/stones only)
  • Session goals can include energy realignment, removal of blocked energy – these allow for healing and spiritual growth.  Different crystals have different energies that work by taking our out of balance energy and entraining it back into balance.  Depending on what is out of balance, I will choose a particular crystal to work with to bring what is out of balance, back into balance by placing a crystal in the area that needs work.
  • Energetic imbalances can cause ailments and/or emotional issues that balancing energies can assist in helping.
  • Promotes good health and energetic balance

These are just a few things to help give you an idea of what to expect in a session.  Many people fall asleep and awaken feeling energized!  I can also include Reiki during a session which to me is an added energy lift, as it goes where it’s needed most and is a wonderful extra layer of energy therapy.

Right now I’m only able to offer distance sessions due to travels, but energy therapy such as Crystal Healing and Reiki know no boundaries and work very well whether you’re there in person or not.

Here is an article that can help explain a bit more about distance healing…..

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/meryl-davids-landau/healing-over-the-phone_b_1011510.html

My hubby can attest to distance healing, as I work on him pretty often while he’s at work.

I hope this helps explain a bit more about Crystal Healing and I hope you will try it!  It’s amazing!!!!

Until next time!  Have a happy healthy day!!! 🙂

 

Warm Blooded or Cold-Blooded?

This is another great post that I’m re-blogging that I hope you’ll take the time to read and ponder.

And remember, just because other people do things doesn’t mean you have to.  Always do what is right even if you are standing alone.  It may be hard, but it’s better to do the right thing and be alone than follow others that are doing wrong…..

On My Heart

Every spring I think about this. As the weather turns warmer and we start seeing the trees’ new growth and leaves, we also start seeing creatures that have been sluggish, dormant, or in hibernation. They are cold-blooded animals. They draw their heat from their surroundings. Next time you’re raking old leaves in the corner of your backyard and you feel the warmth of that leaf pile on your ankles, remember that a dormant snake may also enjoy the warmth of that pile!

Snakes, lizards, bass (BASS!!!) and all kinds of reptiles awake from their winter dormancy or lethargy and become active as the sun warms their surroundings. Literally, their surroundings define their metabolism and activity.

Mammals are warm-blooded animals.  They operate from an internal generator of warmth.  They can be affected by their environment, but they depend on internal sources for metabolism.  Humans, in particular, respond to the environment but…

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Ready, Fire, Aim?

Take the time to read this blog I’m re-blogging, and then think about it a while, and then maybe implement it too. 😉

On My Heart

Three years ago I sought helpful counsel about a frustration with myself.  I needed someone who was not invested to give me an honest assessment and help me to figure out ways to cope.  Anger was ruling my heart.  As I have watched the news over the last several days, I see that our culture has reached that same precipice.  We spew our anger without any sort of filter.  It’s like shooting a gun by saying, “Ready, FIRE, Aim.”  Day after day I’m seeing posts, news reporting, and talking heads and we are volcanic with our words.

“How do I change this?” I asked.  I had told a counselor about my emotions, the choices I had made, and the words I found coming out of my mouth.  He gave me an image that has been in my office ever since.

stp_logo“Do you remember the old STP oil treatment commercials?  The…

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You can’t have it both ways when it comes to gas/oil products…..

Happy Friday everybody!

So, we again are here to hopefully educate everyone just a little more about why we need pipelines…..

A lot of people assume that because of my beliefs in alternative/natural medicine, rescuing animals, my thoughts on the environment that I am against anything that would affect the earth…..welllllll, I’ve got news for you there…..  I totally believe that we should be using more alternative/natural medicine, eating organic and non-gmo foods, saving trees and the environment to the best of our abilities.  BUT, we HAVE TO HAVE pipelines!  As I have said before, I have been a part of the natural gas/oil industry for many years and know how it works.  Do I want them to do it safely with as little impact as possible?  ABSOLUTELY!  It literally takes yearrrrs for one to be approved by the government.  They have to just through so many hoops and so much red tape it’s not even funny.  They do everything they possibly can to make sure they do as little damage to the environment as possible, all in order to bring us all the necessities in life that most people cannot live without……me being one of those that cannot live without many many maaaaaany of these products.

Here’s a small list of things made from petroleum products or by-products…..

Makeup, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, mouthwash, deodorant, perfume, hair color, hair spray, contact lenses, lotion, sunscreen, shaving cream, razors, feminine products, diapers, computers, phones, printers, ink, televisions, gas, diesel, tires, antifreeze, asphalt, tar, motor oil, brake fluid, coolant, antihistamines, inhalers, aspirin, band aids, latex gloves, rubbing alcohol, syringes, anesthetics, cough syrup, artificial limbs, vitamins, pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, fertilizer, food preservatives, plastic of all kinds, Styrofoam, fabric softener, Teflon coated products, appliances, furniture, sponges, cleaning products, water pipes, wiring insulation, linoleum, upholstery, carpet, vinyl, shingles, paint, toys, instrument strings, cameras, photos, sports equipment, life jackets, helmets, heating (natural gas/propane), cooling, electricity generation, polyester, nylon, rayon, elastic, shoes, kerosene, aviation fuels, diesel fuels, dyes, detergents, additives, oxygenates, anti-fungal compounds, grease, paraffin wax, tar, petroleum jelly, soap, capsules, synthetic fibers, CDs/DVDs, Candles, paint, shoe polish, roof shingles, ammonia, crayons, paper cups, wax paper, chewing gum, breath mints, sun glasses, lip gloss, solvents, cassettes, curtains, dashboards, putty, skis, tool racks, mops, umbrellas, denture adhesive, speakers, tennis rackets, nylon rope, combs, vaporizers, heart valves, enamel, dentures, fan belts, floor wax, sports car bodies, caulk, faucet washers, dyes, TV cabinets, car battery cases, yarn, toilet seats, rubber cement, wheels, luggage, balloons, pillows, artificial turf, models, film, golf balls, pens, boats, golf bags, basketballs, purses, rugs, epoxy, fishing rods, ice cube trays, electric blankets, trash bags, skates, awnings, ice chests, paint brushes, parachutes, dishes, folding doors, cleats, fishing lures, tape, clothesline, linings, oil filters, glycerin, dice, surf boards, shower curtains, safety glasses, eyeglasses, footballs, curlers, heating your home, etc…………………………….

This is no where near a complete list, and forgive me if I duplicated anything, but I wanted you to see at least an idea of all the things that have been invented because of the product(s) from these pipelines.  You can’t have it both ways.  Now, if you can live without all these things, then more power to you!  Awesome!  BUT, without pipelines we can’t have all these products.  Well, I guess we could if you wanted it transported via train (very dangerous) or semi (even more dangerous and a much bigger carbon footprint), but pipelines really are safer.  Yes there are accidents but they are not always the fault of the pipeline company.  Of all the alternatives, I would rather have a pipeline (I at one time had 5 in my backyard and never had an issue) than see it transported via train or semi.  Just my two cents….

If you do not agree, that’s ok.  I respect your opinion, and I hope you will respect mine.  We can just agree to disagree and we will just leave it at that, should that be the case.

Ok, off my soap box…..

Have a Happy Healthy Day and a wonderful weekend!!!!! 🙂

 

 

Read your ingredient labels!!!

Happy Wednesday y’all!

Yesterday I was perusing a catalog a friend gave me to check out, because it was full of organic products.  I was soooo excited to try a new product……for about a minute, unfortunately.  When I went online to check the ingredients, check out the prices and all the products they carry, my happy bubble was quickly burst.  Now, not alllll the products are what I personally consider unhealthy, but I was shocked at how many were full of unnecessary ingredients!!!  Since when do you need to have sugar in lemon pepper?  REALLY!  There were quite a few things that had sugar or a derivative of sugar or even both that sooooo didn’t need them!  Many of them had maltodextrin listed, which is not only a derivative of sugar, but is also a GMO, and is generally used as a filler.  A lot of the time, for many many people, when they eat products that contain sugar, they begin to crave products with sugar, therefore they buy more of that product, so does that mean they put sugar in it just so you’ll get addicted and buy more?  Who knows, it’s just a thought.  The moral of the story is that just because it’s organic does not necessarily mean it’s good for you.  It means no pesticides were used.  If it says “natural flavors”, put it down, if it says maltodextrin or anything that ends in “ose” (fructose, sucrose, dextrose), put it down, and as far as I’m concerned, at least 99.9% of the time, if it’s not a dessert, it does NOT need sugar in it of any kind!!  So if you really want to use healthier products, please, please, pllllllease read your labels!  You do not need all that garbage in there!  Ok, off my soap box.  😀

Thank you for taking the time to read this hopefully helpful rant!

Until next time, I hope you have a very happy healthy day!  😀

Eucalyptus Shower disks

Happy Sunday everybody!!!

I’ve been wanting to try to do this for a while, and it was soooo easy and took less than 10 minutes so I thought I’d share!

What you need:  glass bowl, fork, muffin pan or candy molds, air tight container, plastic wrap.

Ingredients:

1-1/2 cups Baking Soda

2 Tbsp. Arrowroot powder OR cornstarch

2 Tbsp. and 1 Tsp. Water

3/4 tsp. Eucalyptus Essential oil (120 drops) or a smidge more

1/2 tsp. Peppermint Essential Oil

Mix ingredients together really really realllllllllllllllllly well, then scoop into muffin pan/tin (or candy molds) and press down really well.  Cover and let dry overnight.  Place in airtight container and use whenever it strikes your fancy!  🙂  Don’t place directly under the water or it’ll go away really fast, so off to the side so it melts slowly is best.

Here’s the video, with my assistant Torch and extra vocals from his sister Sassy:

Annnnd there ya go!  Until next time!  Have a Happy Healthy Day!!!

Enjoy!!!

 

Be mindful of your words…..

Good morning everyone!!!

I just wanted to mention something that not everyone thinks about, that maybe they should.  Be mindful of your words.  What I mean is that even though you don’t think you’ve said anything wrong, there could be a possibility that you just completely deflated someone to the point of them feeling like they went from being excited of hopefully being able to try something new that they’ve been working towards for years, to feeling like an utter and complete failure, and that all their hard work was for naught.  All it takes is one little sentence to make someone that’s already struggling with low self-esteem to plummet to zero self-esteem.

I was an unfortunate witness to this and thought I should share.  Even if YOU don’t think someone can do something, they should be allowed to think they can so they have a chance to either prove you wrong, or maybe even right, but if they feel like there is no point in trying they will never know if they’ll soar or not.  Who knows, they could become highly successful…..or not, but they deserve a chance to try.

I realize that sometimes you don’t even realize you said something wrong, or that you said something that was unintentionally hurtful (and you may never know because they’ll never tell you), but it does happen, and all you can do is try and be supportive if you happen to figure out you that you said or did something.  This is another spot where the Golden Rule comes in to play….which is also Matthew 7:12…”Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”.  Just a friendly reminder to please TRY and be mindful of your words.

Smile, be kind (even when you don’t want to be, do your best – you never know what someone is going through), and always do your best to be optimistic and positive. Your life is based on choices.  If you choose to be happy, there’s a much better chance that you will be happy.  If you choose to be negative, mean and hateful, well, then, guess what?  You probably will be.  I just ask that you do your best to be the best you that you can be. You just never know, you could be the reason someone becomes successful, or happy, or decided to do something amazing.  Try to be a good influence and try like crazy to even love the people that you would reallllly like to throttle.  It’s hard (believe me I definitely know), but at least try.  I promise it CAN make a difference….in your life AND theirs.

Okay, off my soapbox…..

Until next time, stay warm, and have a happy healthy day!!! 🙂