Symbolism: Adventures of the Animalkind —

As I grow in awareness of the natural world, I’m now discovering that many of the things that resonated with me as a child are making their way back into my life – animals, especially. London Zoo and the neighbouring Regent’s Park were possibly the most frequented places I visited as a child. Keeping animals […] via Symbolism: Adventures of the Animalkind — Continue reading Symbolism: Adventures of the Animalkind —

Spiritual connection is the strongest bond you can have with anyone

A spiritual connection is the strongest bond that you can have with another being – whether they are your other-half, parents, kids, siblings or friends. You have the physical connection to them but the spiritual connection is of far greater significance because it is the source of that physical connection. A good friend of mine, well brother truly, recently passed away at the age of … Continue reading Spiritual connection is the strongest bond you can have with anyone

What is Forest Bathing? And tips on how to DIY

Forest Bathing or Shinrin-Yoku is essentially a mindfulness practice where you take in the forest atmosphere during a leisurely walk, providing a bridge back to the natural world. Forest Bathing is a therapy that was developed in Japan during the 1980s to promote wellbeing and healing as a preventive form of health care. Different to simply going for a hike in nature, Forest Bathing encourages … Continue reading What is Forest Bathing? And tips on how to DIY

Book Review: Into Nature – Mindful ways to unplug and reconnect by The Mindfulness Project

Nature is all around us and there is never a moment in which we are “away” from nature. In fact it is impossible to live in this world without nature – the sky never takes a vacation, the air that one needs in order to breathe is not an illusion, one can’t consume any liquids without water, and everything that one eats derives from nature … Continue reading Book Review: Into Nature – Mindful ways to unplug and reconnect by The Mindfulness Project

URB APOTHECARY’s space clearing essentials for your home or as a gift

Whether you are looking to give a housewarming gift to a friend or family member, or are looking for your own home space clearing kit, URB APOTHECARY sell space clearing essentials to help kick start a daily ritual. URB APOTHECARY’s range features an earthenware incense and smudge offering dish, stainless steel tongs, smudge sticks, and an incense kit containing copal resin, palo santo dust and … Continue reading URB APOTHECARY’s space clearing essentials for your home or as a gift

The Urban Guide to Spirituality: Connecting with the water elemental

Living in a city, otherwise known as a “concrete jungle”, can be challenging for anyone wanting to develop their spirituality or nurture their inner being. As spiritual beings, our energy flow is much more conducive to being in natural environments – in other words, in and amongst nature – where the energy flow is not […] via The Urban Guide to Spirituality: Connecting with the water … Continue reading The Urban Guide to Spirituality: Connecting with the water elemental

Circles in the Sand labyrinth beach experience supports mindfulness

Circles in the Sand is a labyrinth experience on a beach in Bandon, Oregon where participants can walk the beach art circles as a means of meditation, transformation and healing. The walkable sandy path, created by Labyrinth artist Denny Dyke, was conceived of in 2015 to allow people to experience the benefits of taking some time just to be themselves. The Labyrinth is an ancient path, … Continue reading Circles in the Sand labyrinth beach experience supports mindfulness

How to use crystals in your home

Crystals are not only beautiful gems and rocks from Mother Earth but they are also powerful energy emitters and have a number of properties that can assist you through your daily life – be it for healing, to attract abundance and prosperity or for protection. This video is a useful guide to crystals that you can use in and around your home to create a … Continue reading How to use crystals in your home

Sandalwood: Raising the spiritual vibes

Sandalwood is one of the most valuable woods in the world. All parts of the sandalwood tree, particularly the heartwood and the roots, yield sandalwood oil. Sandalwood is a highly sacred tree that grows in India and is used in rituals throughout the country. With its sweet woody scent, sandalwood and its oils are in huge demand, for its uses are vast included in the … Continue reading Sandalwood: Raising the spiritual vibes

Mindfulness programme helps move youth in San Fransisco out of homelessness

California is awash with yoga and meditation studios but there is one, unique class taking place in San Francisco that is reaching out to and providing mindfulness teachings to an often neglected community, at-risk and homeless young people. The UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, in partnership with Larkin Street Youth Services, has developed an innovative mindfulness programs for at-risk and homeless youth. The mindfulness course, … Continue reading Mindfulness programme helps move youth in San Fransisco out of homelessness