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Taking Down The Flame

Taking Down The Flame

This is an exercise to use for balancing your Fire Element when you are feeling panicked, outside of yourself, or overwhelmed by chaos. It eases insomnia, anxiety and generally freaking out. It also promotes grounding. •Rub your hands and shake them off, rest them on...

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Looking Forward to Lughnasad/Lammas

Looking Forward to Lughnasad/Lammas

Come the first of August, Earth Element will enter again to mediate the shift from summer's firey nature into autumn's metal rhythm. This cross-quarter day was originally named for the God Lugh, the Sun King, who's light begins to wane after the summer solstice, but...

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Adrenal Fatigue and Herbology

Adrenal Fatigue and Herbology

I have a confession to make. I am challenged by July. Well, it's not July per se that challenges me, but the qualities that July brings with him when he comes visiting. Hot, dry, intense (at least where I live), so much energy and enthusiasm he can burn-out the best...

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Heaven Rushing In

Heaven Rushing In

I can't think of a better energy exercise to celebrate (and take advantage of) the joyful and abundant energies of high summer than Heaven Rushing In. One of the key aspects of this exercise is surrendering our resistance to receiving the abundance and infinite love...

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Spleen Organ vs Spleen Meridian

Spleen Organ vs Spleen Meridian

I have recently been asked by several energy medicine students to clarify the difference between the meridian energy, which governs an organ, and the metabolic function of the organ itself. For instance, in Eden Energy Medicine we talk a lot about how one of spleen...

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The Fiery Nature of the Summer Solstice

The Fiery Nature of the Summer Solstice

Ok, one more rant about the messed-up-ness of the Gregorian calendar's perspective on the cycle of the year:June 21st is not the "beginning" of summer any more than December 21st is the "beginning" of winter. This day marks the height of the year, the middle of the...

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