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Breathe your grief

Aroma Breathing Emotions

One theory holds that many Halloween traditions may have been influenced by ancient Celtic harvest festivals, particularly the Gaelic festival Samhain, which may have had pagan roots; some scholars hold that Samhain may have been Christianised as All Hallow’s Day, along with its eve, by the early Church. Other academics believe, however, that Halloween began solely as a Christian holiday, being the vigil of All Hallow’s Day. Halloween activities include trick-or-treating (or the related guising and souling), attending Halloween costume…

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Understanding Yoga Breathing

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Yoga Breathing, Past & Present… Yoga Breathing is a simple, scientific practice and has been around for thousands of years, often shrouded in mystery, difficult to understand without much explanation behind the why? & how?  Yoga Breathing exercises can be found in Ancient Indian texts,  like the Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Yoga Sutras and Hathapradipika. People use their breath for mindfulness, self & ritual studies, nervous system response, altering mood and physical benefits. Yoga Breathing was named Pranayama meaning  Prana “life…

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Highs & Lows with breathing exercises

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“Accepting complete responsibility for your life means that you refuse to make excuses or blame others for anything in your life that you’re not happy about.”     (Brian Tracy)     Sounds clear enough doesn’t it? A simple explanation, easy to understand and yet, one of the things that’s hard to practice in your everyday life. Life has highs & lows. It’s how you deal with these moments, manage your mood and your reaction that makes a difference to your life. Recognising you are…

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Herbs & Spices – Your Negative Emotions

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Does talking about your emotions (negative or positive) feel uneasy and tend to be something you like to keep private? Do you associate your emotions with herbs, spices or flowers? A few more questions for you: If you were a plant, what plant would you choose to be? What herb, spice or flower makes you feel happy? Which aroma makes you feel fresh and alive?  Think of the beautiful fields full of lavender in Provence. Picture yourself there. You reach…

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