Make like a Plant: On Choosing Joy

Plants always choose the light.

Houseplants are wonderful. They clean the air, purify the energy of a room, and brighten up the space they occupy. My grandma has three big, beautiful jasmine plants in her living room that fill the space with lush greenery and—a few times a year—the sweet aroma of jasmine flowers. She must have one of the greenest thumbs in the world; sometimes, I’m actually convinced she’s goddess of abundance incarnate. It’s incredible. She’s the reason that, about nine months ago, I decided to start nurturing some plants of my own. She really inspired me. Continue reading “Make like a Plant: On Choosing Joy”

The Crown Chakra: Signs of Blockage and How to Heal

The seventh piece in the Chakra Series

It’s hard to believe we’ve already reached the last piece in this Chakra Series! It’s been a lot of fun working on it, and I’m so grateful to those of you who have taken the time to read the articles and given me some feedback on them. Hopefully you’ve been able to get something out of this series, and hopefully you’ve been able to open up your chakras to embark on a path to living a life of balance, connection, and authenticity. If you like what you read on this blog and haven’t had the chance to subscribe by email yet, please do so! If you’re reading this on your phone, the link is all the way at the bottom, and if you’re on your computer, it’s in the right sidebar. It says, “Follow Me!” All it does is send my new posts directly to you when they’re first published, which happens twice a week. It’s a great way to stay up-to-date on everything without being spammed. Continue reading “The Crown Chakra: Signs of Blockage and How to Heal”

The Third Eye Chakra: Signs of Blockage and How to Heal

The sixth piece in the Chakra Series

Welcome back for the second-to-last piece in the Chakra Series! For those of you who have been keeping up with this series, hopefully you’ve also been doing work to clear your lower chakras. If so, you will be in a wonderful place to read all about the third eye chakra—our center of intuition. Continue reading “The Third Eye Chakra: Signs of Blockage and How to Heal”

The Throat Chakra: Signs of Blockage and How to Heal

The fifth piece in the Chakra Series

Welcome back for the fifth piece in my Chakra Series! Since it is the month of Thanksgiving, I feel obliged to say that I am so grateful to have the opportunity to be writing this series of articles, and I feel blessed to be experiencing the opening of my chakras as I write. Continue reading “The Throat Chakra: Signs of Blockage and How to Heal”

The Heart Chakra: Signs of Blockage and How to Heal

The fourth piece in the Chakra Series

Welcome back for the fourth post in my Chakra Series, which has everything to do with the heart chakra! With a recent major opening of my heart chakra, this is the perfect time for me to be writing about it. Continue reading “The Heart Chakra: Signs of Blockage and How to Heal”

The Solar Plexus Chakra: Signs of Blockage and How to Heal

The third piece in the Chakra Series

Welcome back to my Chakra Series for post #3—the solar plexus chakra! I’m extremely excited to be writing this article today. It has been a week of difficult but for-the-best change in my life, and I’ve felt my solar plexus chakra opening up and radiating with an incredibly intense energy. It feels like I’ve really come into my personal power, to the point where I’ve jokingly warned my friends that they are about to be overwhelmed by the love and energy that’s coursing through my veins, threatening to envelop everything within a 50-mile radius. Continue reading “The Solar Plexus Chakra: Signs of Blockage and How to Heal”

The Sacral Chakra: Signs of Blockage and How to Heal

The second piece of the Chakra Series

Welcome back for the second article in my Chakra Series! If you didn’t get to check out the first piece in the series, The Root Chakra: Signs of Blockage and How to Heal, I suggest that you start there. It’s much easier to balance and open the other chakras if the root chakra, which connects us to the earth, is first balanced. Now, we are going to take a closer look at the sacral chakra, the second of the seven major chakras. Continue reading “The Sacral Chakra: Signs of Blockage and How to Heal”