Stone of the Month – December 2022

Angelite This month’s topic from HIW – 3 Ways to Practice Being Present. “Being Present.” What that means to me is: Listening, to myself & others. Awareness of feelings and physical circumstances. Grounded, feeling connected. Calm,...

Aura Quartz

How do They do That? Many people feel that these “man made” crystals are at worst fake or at best ‘tampered with!’ Whatever impression or opinion is held the process of producing these crystals fascinates me. In the simplest terms metals are...

Throat Chakra

The fifth of the original primary Chakras, in the Vedic tradition is the Throat, known in Sanskrit as Vishuddha: most common meaning is taken to be “pure” or “purification.” Associated with ether, communication, and creativity. Generally the...

Stone of the Month – November 2021

Stone of the Month for November – Rose Quartz This month’s topic title, from the Holistic Institute of Wellness, is Season of Gratitude. November is THE month for gratitude, fueled mostly by the Thanksgiving Holiday of course and also by thoughts of the coming...

Stone of the Month – October 2021

Stone of the Month for October – Black Obsidian This month’s topic title, from the Holistic Institute of Wellness, is Modern Shamanism. At first glance this may not seem relevant to a lot of my readers but hear me out if you will. I believe there are titanic, I...

Stone of the Month – September 2021

Stone of the Month for September – Tourmaline This month’s topic title, from the Holistic Institute of Wellness, is Physical Wellness. There were an enormous number of categories that came to mind and, at first glance, my full list of potential crystals...