CONSCIOUS REMINDER: “Use These Crystals To Help You Through The Upcoming Mercury Retrograde”

Summer is almost here! But this summer does not mean good news for everyone. For those who have been living under a rock, Mercury has influence over communication and technology.

So, when it goes to retrograde, it starts affecting all these sectors of our lives. Mercury retrogrades are common — going 3 to 4 times every year. This time, the retrograde takes place July 7 – July 31. This means there will be a lot of chances in passion and problematic responses.

Keep a check on yourself. And if you really want to stay protected, go for these crystals:

1. Amethyst

With the feminine energy of Amethyst, you can activate your creative forces. You can finally communicate your needs and start activating your passionate side. Writing and painting will become your way of dealing with the retrograde. Express yourself through your art.

Using it: Start with your creative projects. Meditate with an amethyst crystal in order to open up your third eye. Write down all your themes. Start planning.

2. Danburite

Mercury retrogrades bring a lot of stress. After all, technology and communication are important parts of our life and when these take a hit, we invite more stress. But Danburite makes it all so easy for us. It relieves our mind from this tendency to speed up in this fast-paced world and controls your worries.

Using it: It acts like the deep breathing remedy when you have a panic attack. It cancels out any misunderstanding and the vibration levels will bring peace in our mind. Let peace fall over you during this period with this crystal.

3. Smoky Quartz

Summertime is great for vacations but the retrograde just had to come during this time! Smoky quartz brings you luck and safety, generally which is associated with travelling. It can also help by grounding you — something necessary during Mercury Retrograde.

Using It: Keep it like a pendant when you are going somewhere for travelling. Use it for grounding purposes too.

4. Amazonite

Communication will get really difficult during this retrograde. How to get a cure? Well, you can bring in your stronger game in communication with the Amazonite stone. It will clear up your mental processes and help you express things better. It will also help you improvise when you are having discussions.

Using it: Meditate with this stone if you are going for a serious conversation with a partner or a boss. Keep it with you during the conversation. You will see how smoothly it goes.

 

~via ConsciousReminder.com

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SPIRITUAL UNITE: “Spiritual Grounding Techniques To Raise Your Vibration “

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In this article we discuss spiritual grounding techniques. Grounding is highly necessary for one who is involved in a lot of energy work, one who is working as a medium or intuitive as well as those that are developing their psychic senses. There are several spiritual grounding techniques that can be practiced to balance out the physical energy within your body and the spiritual energy too that connects you with the earth.

The grounding process is highly recommended for everyone due to its health benefits but especially the healers and energy workers that need to be balanced.

Doing constant energy and spiritual work may result to excess energy running through your system and therefore its highly recommended for you to practice the spiritual grounding techniques to avoid certain sensations and feelings such as, feeling dazed, lightheaded, flighty, tired, shaky and disconnected.

Spiritual grounding, often referred to as earthing, helps your body get rid of the excess energy and reconnects you to earth, enabling you to get back into touch with your physical body.

Below are certain spiritual grounding techniques you can use that can sure help you get the balance between your spiritual and physical body. Not all may apply to you as an individual but there is definitely one that resonates with your body;

Spiritual Grounding Techniques

Crystals and Stones

There are specific stones and crystals that are great for the grounding process. You should try carrying stones and crystals such as black kyanite, jasper or the blue kyanite around you especially in your pocket or even create pieces of jewelry you desire with them.

Eating Root Vegetables

Eating is one of the greatest techniques for grounding. The whole encounter of eating reminds our body of its physical nature and the digestion process aids in bringing down energy from our third eye chakras and crown.

Root vegetables are believed to be the greatest food sources for grounding since they grow underneath the earth surface and can therefore help one feel anchored to the earth. You can use different foods you can access and just try them out as a matter of trial and error as different types of foods work for different people. There are those that root veggies help in balancing them since they are high in vibration therefore wouldn’t dull their intuitive senses.

Salt Bath

Salts have been known for their natural healing properties and combining it with the cleansing power of water makes it a powerful tool for grounding. The best types of salts you can use are the; Hawaiian salt, sea salt or the Himalayan salt. Simply add a cup or slightly more to warm water and sit on it for nearly half an hour.

Meditation

Meditation is also a powerful tool for grounding; simply position yourself upright in a very comfy chair with all your feet resting on the floor. The process works by imagining your two feet are like roots that connect you to the ground, breath, relax and let yourself be balanced.

Chocolate

You can use a little bit of chocolate for your grounding process. Chocolate is considered to be quite earthy since it grows naturally in the pods of cacoa tree. You should use the raw chocolate such as the ‘sacred chocolate’ , its quite bitter than the normal chocolate sold in the shops but its more efficient due to its organic and grounding properties.

Do Physical Exercise

Physical exercise is one great technique of grounding that definitely connects yourself to your physical body as well as use the excess energy within you. Yoga can be very efficient too as it centers your body both on a physical and spiritual level; Other physical activities would include; cooking dinner, washing dishes, strolling the doll etc.

Connect with nature

Spiritual grounding techniques that were done by our ancestors to connect themselves to nature;

Take off your shoes and step on the ground barefoot and walk on the ground, the grass, dirt and even the shore. Dig your heels into the ground and just feel the natural sensation. Get out and involve yourself in gardening; touch the soil with your bare hands and just connect naturally to it.

 

 

 

~via spiritualunite.com