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8 Reasons To LOVE Cats Claw

Jess Lewis | Cats Claw gets its name because of its curved hook-like thorns. This is a plant that has been used for thousands of years in South and Central America, and here’s why! Cat’s claw is known for its medicinal properties and it is used for a multitude of reasons ranging from speeding up the healing of wounds, boosting ...

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Deep Healing Doesn’t Happen Unless We Feel Safe

I’ve been working with people therapeutically now for the last 11 years. If I could share the one observation that’s stood out for me in the last decade in respect to what enables or hinders people’s personal growth… It’s the feeling of safety. Simply put, unless parts of us feel safe, generally speaking, we aren’t going to be willing to ...

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6 Reasons You Need Dragon’s Blood In Your Life – Backed by nearly 150 Studies

Jess Lewis | Gathering of Minds I came across Dragon’s Blood a few years ago after a shaman gave me a bottle to use in case I ‘needed to use it for healing’. At the time, I had no idea of how powerful Dragon’s Blood was, but after doing a bit of research I quickly realised it was more than ...

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Guayusa Tea: How This Amazonian Ceremonial Tea Is Helping People To Ditch Coffee (Plus Science Studies)

Jess Lewis | Gathering of Minds Every single day, before dawn, members of the Kichwas tribe gather together around a communal fire and drink Guayusa (Guayusa Ilex, pronounced Gwhy-YOU-sa). Kichwas people believe it is Important for the body to receive Guayusa first thing in the morning when they first wake up. They then share the dreams that they’ve had during ...

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Stress 101: Causes, Symptoms & Coping Strategies

Everyone seems to know what “stress” is when they read or hear the word. When asked to define it, however, you’ll get as many definitions as there are people. The National Institutes of Health define stress as the brain’s response to any demand. The American Academy of Family Physicians describes the stress response as the body’s attempt to defend itself. The American Psychological Association calls ...

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Dealing with Anxiety Understanding Shamanism

Eddy Elsey | Dr Martin Shaw, a World renowned Story Teller, whilst spending four years alone in the forest, discovered that the Earth speaks in the language of Myth. This hugely resonated with me. Not only because I love a good story, but because I had, over the past five years, been unearthing my own story. My own myth. And ...

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How Diving Deeper Into Our Uncomfortable Feelings Helps Us To Let Go

How diving deeper into our uncomfortable feelings, accepting them and letting go, may help us to change our lives and our planet   “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an ...

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Suffering With Anxiety? Here’s What To Do

Emma Gosling | Are you feeling anxious? We have as many as 50,000 thoughts per day, 80% of those are often negative and 98% are repetitive. — National Science Foundation   No there’s a thought, right? Judging by the statistic above, no wonder there are so many of us with anxiety! I suffered with anxiety for many years and now ...

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Becoming One with the Wave  - The Ascension

Neil Greenwood | Here I put forward my answers to the questions: What is Consciousness? What is Spirituality? This is MY truth. An outline of MY discoveries so far on my quest as a spiritual scientist. Where to begin? Oh, I know…First, there was the word, and that word was…AUM! From nothingness, came energy. AUM is the very beat of the ...

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What You Need To Know About The Connection Between Sugar & Your Mental Health

By Alanna Ketler | We have come to realize that sugar consumption negatively impacts health, and is a leading cause of obesity, type II diabetes, and heart disease, but new research is emerging that shows how too much sugar can also be directly related to depression, playing a major role in our psychological health as well. For most of us, sugar is ...

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