Solar Plexus Chakra

The third primary Chakra in the Vedic tradition is the Solar Plexus, known in Sanskrit as Manipura: This can be translated as “city of jewels” – “resplendent gem” – “lustrous gem”. What I know it translates to is...

Loving Kindness

The subject of Kindness has come into my awareness multiple times recently. It leads/nudges me to want to write about it. You’ve all seen the endless memes on Facebook: Be kind Always be kind Be kind, you don’t know what others are going through It costs...

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...

The Overlooked

The ankle is THE most overlooked body part for jewelry IMHO. I know there are plenty of anklets (ankle bracelets, ankle chains, etc.) for sale but you have to search for them. They are not readily “served up” to you for purchase in the way necklaces,...

Stone of the Month – August 2021

Stone of the Month for August – Aquamarine It was fascinating this month looking at Mental Wellness. After looking up many stones and crystals and their myriad properties, I decided I could only approach this from my own journey. It is with some regret that I...