A Path to Healing: How Mother Nature Helps with Addiction Recovery

Article submission from Constance Ray at http://www.recoverywell.org Photography by Michelle Black ______________________________________________ Those in recovery work hard to create a healthy lifestyle. They want to heal their body and mind. Finding a way to relax and reduce stress by developing healthy habits and coping mechanisms helps those in recovery stay on the path to long-term sobriety. Certain exercises … More A Path to Healing: How Mother Nature Helps with Addiction Recovery

How to Transform Anger & Frustration into Compassion

  Sometimes there are people in our lives, or situations that occur, in which behaviors or outcomes present a conflict. Whether the presenting conflict is internal or external, direct or indirect — the conflict is experienced, and has an influence over what happens next. The feelings, actions, and behaviors generated from the conflict are 100% dependent on the choice … More How to Transform Anger & Frustration into Compassion

Shadow Aspects: Working Through Darkness with Self Compassion

The eclipse was a magnificent sight to behold; the cosmic dance connected millions who gathered to watch. Nearly 900,000 photos of the phenomenon were uploaded to Instagram alone. This phenomenon hadn’t occurred visibly in the United States since 1979, and it will be another 7 years before we are able to witness another total eclipse. … More Shadow Aspects: Working Through Darkness with Self Compassion

Monday Message: Moving Beyond the Layers

Each person carries layers upon layers of experiences, memories, knowledge, and information in general. There seems to be some transparency in the air, offering us a glimpse of others’ inner world — but only a glimpse. No matter how empathic or intuitive we are, we cannot ever really know someone else’s layers. We might be able … More Monday Message: Moving Beyond the Layers

Sacred Mornings Challenge | Feb 6 – 12, 2017

Would you like to create more time in your day, for you? Does it feel like something is “missing” in your day-to-day routine, but you aren’t sure what it is? Would you like to increase your productivity and feel more motivated, focused, and, centered?  This was me several years ago. The days felt rushed, I … More Sacred Mornings Challenge | Feb 6 – 12, 2017

Astral Love Potion

As an avid forager, particularly of wildflowers… I am always experimenting with different combinations for a variety of uses. This intuitive blend is best used as a bedtime meditation, as the red clover aids in inducing a dreamy sensation. Astral Love Potion So what do I mean by ‘astral love,’ you ask? This potion energizes the heart … More Astral Love Potion