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6 Powerful Herbs That Induce Lucid Dreaming, Visions, & More

Plants are powerful, fortifying nutriments, with the unparalleled power to connect with energetic realms in a natural and safe, yet effective manner. Boosting body, mind, and spirit, natural herbs boost your energy centers, bringing you closer to spirits and passed on loved ones.

To aid in your psychic and psychosomatic journeys we’ve compiled a list of six tried and tested herbs, celebrated for their natural, yet powerful properties. All of these herbs work with you to improve your hostess psychic abilities.

It’s important to stress that appreciating and respecting the sacredness of their powers will widen your horizons and enlighten your mind. Specifically, they work to open your pineal gland, also known as your third eye.

While they will have different effects on an individual basis, in both intensity and duration, as a general rule of thumb, these herbs: increase lucidity in dreams, induce clearer psychic visions, heighten hearing voices and sounds, and finally, amplify telepathic ability.

All of these herbs can be easily prepared, alone or combined together into a blend, into a tea by grinding them and adding them to a pot of hot water and simply adding lemon and sweetener to taste.

 Ginger

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Ginger transforms your body into a spiritual channel, allowing energies to through it, both openly and freely.

With the ability to break out of heavy apprehension, ginger allows your spirits to soar high and free.  Continue reading

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How Each Zodiac Sign Handles Their Sadness

Sadness can be a difficult emotion to deal with. Different people can have different reactions to sadness.  Some of us don’t acknowledge it, some of us don’t clearly recognize it, and some let sadness become destructive.  It’s a tough journey, but learning to face and manage feelings of sadness in a healthy way can allow us to live a fuller life with more self-assuredness and sense of bravery.

Sadness in itself is a controversial topic. It is often paired as the opposite of happiness, and what exactly is happiness? How do we define it? Happiness too can be a subjective experience.

Sometimes we may be in search of constant feelings of extreme joy and bliss, without a trace of sad feelings. Sometimes we  may choose feelings of sadness without realizing, as it can at times feel more comfortable. As understandable as these points are, these can become unhealthy ways to relate to happiness or sadness, that don’t actually serve us.

That being said, sadness is a part of life. As one of my favourite poets Rumi says, “the wound is the place where the light enters you”.  Today we will be noting how different zodiacs may relate to sadness, and tips for how to deal with sadness in a healthy way.

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Aries people are known to be courageous, optimistic, confident and passionate. During times of sadness, their fiery natures may make them prone to making impulsive decisions, as well as masking their pain with burning anger.

One way an Aries can serve their greater good while in this state is to ask themselves before making decisions, “will this [decision, action etc] really serve me?”

This can bring their conscious awareness to consider such a question, and make better decisions for themselves. Another way to better tune in to their feelings, is to meditate.

This can allow them to get better in touch with their emotions. If the stillness feels too daunting, perhaps planning an adventure where they can redirect their energy can help.

Taurus (April 20th – May 20th)

Taurus people are known to be dependable, practical, devoted and responsible. When experiencing sadness, they want to be shutterstock_308306837alone. While taurus people are known for being patient, during times of sadness they may find their patience waning. Continue reading

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The “Spiritual” Reason People Love Pokemon Go

What is it about that mysterious enticement of the virtual realms that beckons us to the screen? The immersion into games, into fantasy worlds or futuristic realities is something many people long for.

The feeling of enchantment, like the magical atmospheres of elven worlds or intriguing futuristic cities all hold a special place in many of our hearts.

Many games try to emulate a virtual reality that immerses our consciousness in the on-screen quests, but when does the emergence of the 2D and 3D really come into play? Some games are starting to shift from the 2D reality into our physical reality with games like Pokémon Go.

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It is the emergence of the digital and the physical, the impossibilities of the virtual with the experience and realness of physicality.

There is a very fundamental reason why thousands of people are going crazy for the game Pokémon Go, and it’s much more than brainless gamers running around cities. Continue reading

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The Powerful Benefits of Hemp Roots: The Hidden Part of Cannabis

Cannabis and Hemp (which is the more industrial version of Cannabis) have proven time and time again to be billion-dollar cash crops. The States that have legalized their use have seen an astounding increase in tax revenue created by the plant.

We know it has at least 50,000 known uses, and we’ve been using Cannabis for many of those things since before we even started recording human history. We know all about how to use it’s leaves, its fiber, leaves, flowers, oils, resins, etc. But when it comes to the roots of the plant, they tend to get overlooked.shutterstock_263402744

The first mention of hemp root as medicine can be found in the ancient Chinese pharmacopoeia, the Shen Nung Pên-ts’ao Ching, as early as the third millennium BCE. It is stated that the juice of the root has diuretic properties, as well as being useful in assisting the cessation of hemorrhage after childbirth.

Beyond its use in medicine, various Chinese texts attest to the importance of hemp root in ‘gunpowder’ preparations – it is roasted and powdered, before being mixed with bamboo root, pine pitch and various other substances, and ignited. There are several variations on the basic recipe, which result in incendiary powders, balls for catapults (which would ignite upon impact), smoke-powders and hand-grenades.

Elsewhere, it is stated that a paste made from the roots was used to relieve the pain of broken bones and surgical procedures. The Roman historian Pliny wrote in his Natural Histories, published circa 77-79 CE, that hemp root boiled in water could be used to relieve stiffness in the joints, gout and related conditions.

Screen Shot 2016-07-24 at 11.13.30 AMHe also noted that the root could be placed raw on burn wounds, but needed to be changed frequently to prevent drying out. Later, between the 4th and 5th centuries (CE), the Gaulish chronicler Marcellus Empiricus recorded in his opus De Medicamentis that the root was wrapped around the right arm, ostensibly as a treatment for worms.

Azerbaijani manuscripts written between the 9th and the 18th centuries (CE) also attest to widespread usage of hemp root decoctions (boiled extracts) and bandages for their antiseptic and antipyretic (fever-reducing) properties, particularly in the treatment of abscesses, ulcers and toothaches. Continue reading

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10 Surprising Health Benefits of Eating Mango Every Day

The mango might just be the king of all fruits. It can help fight against cancer, alkalize the body, aid in weight loss, regulate diabetes, aid in digestion, cleanse your skin, and it makes the perfect healthy snack.

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Health Impact News breaks it down for us:

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1 cup of mangoes (225g) contains the following percentages that apply to daily value.
105 calories
76% vitamin C (antioxidant and immune booster)
25% vitamin A (antioxidant and vision)
11% vitamin B6 plus other B vitamins (hormone production in brain and heart disease prevention)
9% healthy probiotic fibre
9% copper (copper is a co-factor for many vital enzymes plus production of red blood cells)
7% potassium (to balance out our high sodium intake)
4% magnesium

If you need more reasons to include this delicious food in your diet, here are 10 of the best:

shutterstock_14418513401. Helps to Fight Against Cancer
Antioxidants like quercetin, isoquercitrin, astragalin, fisetin, gallic acid and methylgallat are all found in mangoes. These help protect the body against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers.

02. Helps Maintain Healthy Cholesterol Levels
Mangoes have high levels of vitamin C, pectin and fibers which help to lower serum cholesterol levels.

Eating fresh mango gives your body access to a rich source of potassium, which is an important component of cell and body fluids that help to control heart rate and blood pressure. Continue reading

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Why You Should Remove “Sorry” From Your Vocabulary Right Now

Are you one of those people who says “Sorry” a lot? Do you say it even when you aren’t at fault?

This 2010 study in the journal Psychological Science has a theory: “women have a lower threshold for what constitutes offensive behaviour”.

Basically this means that we feel that we should apologize for situations that don’t really warrant an apology, everyday situations especially those requiring you to be more direct, like when asking for a raise or even asking someone to pass the salt. Sometimes we say sorry because we want to avoid or end conflict or confrontation.

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Here are some really great reasons why saying sorry should be rethought and used less often:

Saying sorry all the time actually devalues its purpose. Saying sorry too easily or too often or when something isn’t your fault turns the word into something meaningless.

A sincere apology is powerful and from the heart, and saying or hearing it too often will eventually cause the word to hold no value. You want an apology to happen when it’s important, not because you think it’s rude to have an opinion or want someone’s assistance. Use the word when it’s meant to be used. Continue reading

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