"Sunflowers" by John Morgan, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

Gathering The Energies Of Fall Series: Part I: The Body

With the Harvest Full Moon just 3 days away in the Western Hemisphere, Labor Day has come and gone (and people are still wearing white, ¡qué horror!), families are getting ready to send their children to school, teachers are getting ready to teach them, temperatures have started to drop, Duane Reade has already started their […]

Giving Ourselves Permission To Relax During Transition

I can see it already – Labor Day is now behind us, and we are soon closing our doors on Summer, and getting prepared for Fall clothes, kids going to school, obnoxious (but amusing) Staples television commercials of parents shopping for their children’s school supplies with glee.  Is it really time for us to put […]

"Punchi pensive"by Indi Samarajiva, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

How To Make Healthy Decisions: On Fear, Trust, Expression, And The Gall Bladder

We have been collectively doing much inner work – shifting our consciousness, paying attention to our bodies and what they are telling us (usually because distress, pain, or dis-ease has arisen), lots of strong releasing of what no longer works for us (which we will be continuing to do on a large scale), and now […]

Why We Are All Superheroes: On Activating DNA And Owning Our Gifts

“In short, superheroes balance the forces of light and dark, rage and serenity, and the sacred and the profane within themselves and from it forge an identity that is powerful and purposeful.”  ― Deepak Chopra, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Superheroes: Harnessing Our Power to Change the World Why are we so intrigued by superheroes and superheroines? […]

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"Love will tear us apart." by Marta Starbucks, , used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

5 Proactive Things You Can Do When Loved Ones Sabotage Their Own Health And Power

“Where there is pain, there is no free flow. If there is free flow, there is no pain.” – Chinese Proverb We have all been shifting so drastically, and some people are able to hold onto the reins and do their best to keep up, while others may simply choose to let go of the […]

"Heart v2.0" by Thanakrit Gu, used with permission under CC BY-ND 2.0. Source.

How The Complexion Is Related To The Heart In Chinese Medicine

“The heart has its own language. The heart knows a hundred thousand ways to speak.” – Rumi Your face can say a thousand words, without even opening your mouth.  As a Chinese Medicine practitioner, not only am I listening to what you want to address during a session, but I am also observing the bigger picture. […]

"Meditation" by Moyan Brenn, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

The Grand Sextile: On Surrendering To, Honoring, And Nourishing Our Transformation

Today (more like 2 hours ago, when it was still July 29th) marks the Grand Sextile, otherwise known as “Star Tetrahedron”, or “Star of David”.  In sacred geometry, it is also known as the “Merkabah”, which is said to be the divine light vehicle in the etheric which is said to be related to spiritual […]

"Arrive" by new 1lluminati, , used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

5 Tips To Fully Embrace Intense Emotions Without Self Combusting

We are finally out of Mercury Retrograde as of this past Saturday, the Water Trine that brought some of us into hyper-sensitivity has come and gone; and now, with yesterday giving us our third Supermoon this year, and entering the Grand Sextile next Monday, we have been given many planetary alignments to allow certain emotions […]

"2013/07/19 All Out for Our Babies March - Oakland, California" (cropped) by Daniel Arauz, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

After The Zimmerman Verdict: How To Channel And Transform Outrage And Be The Change

“We but mirror the world. All the tendencies present in the outer world are to be found in the world of our body. If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him. This is […]

"Frustration" by Caitlin Regan, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

3 Big Ways We Sabotage Ourselves And Resist Our Own Power

“We speak to you today of personal power because that is the way to navigate this difficult period. Do not feel you are a victim of all the energetic change occurring. Oh no. Remember you chose this and we say this to you with affection for we understand how difficult it can be to remember […]