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A beginners guide to meditation and it's health benefits

Somewhere, down this long winding road of life, we seem to have lost our way. The once perfect connection between mind, body and spirit is now only present in snippets, in people scattered all over our world. For many of us the Western world, with its fast pace and countless distractions, locks us in a never-ending battle riddled with depression, anxiety and social segregation. In amongst the long days in concrete walls and the virtual realities of our lives we have lost our relationship to thought and as a by-product to this our connection to spirit. Our thoughts have been allowed to run wild and any control we had over them has diminished. We have turned to drowning them out...

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The mental & physical health benefits of being near the sea & why we crave it

There is no place that calls to me more than being near the sea. As soon as the sun comes out and the days get warmer my body starts to crave it. I dream of wandering across the smooth sand, hearing the rhythmic sound of the waves and feeling the warm touch of the sun on my face. Just being near to the ocean can have a positive impact on your health. In fact, doctors have been prescribing trips to the sea shore from as early as the 18th century and recent studies show a link between the ocean air and health.   What are the benefits? Relaxation Researchers have found that the sound of waves alters brain patterns, which...

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4 Easy Steps to dramatically transform your life for the better | Egret Jewellery

  Sometimes we just need to take a minute, sit back and really see the wonder that is all around us. With our busy lives and countless distractions, it’s easy to forget to be grateful for all that we have. In today’s society, it is so easy to start believing we are never enough, we never have enough and we should always be seeking more. But what if we are enough? What if the constant cravings for more is merely a lie, subtly imprinted into our minds from an early age? The biggest lie of our generation? Every day we are exposed to images of beautiful people with bigger houses and nicer clothes constantly thrust in front of us through...

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Healing Properties of Chrysocolla | Egret Jewellery

Chrysocolla is a powerful healing crystal, it carries with it the influence of nature and the promise of deeper communication with the world around us. The first sight of the Earth from space is an image that is ingrained into all of our minds: the rolling blue of the sea twinned with shards of deep green jutting out. It is iconic and holds a profound response for all of us. Chrysocolla, with its hues of greens and blues, can’t help but remind us of our own planet and its healing properties mimic that of the Earth’s. Much like the feeling we get when we are staring out across a sandy beach, it brings with it a deep calming effect; a...

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