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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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The Physical, Mental & Spiritual Benefits of Yoga | Egret Jewellery

  Yoga is absolutely wonderful. It is not only an amazing way to keep your body healthy and feeling great but if you connect to it a little deeper it can become a whole lot more. Yogis seek to experience the spirit or the energy all around us, when we are connecting to this energy we are helping to balance out our inner emotions and learning how to harness them. Yoga in its truest form gives us time to quiet the mind and truly listen to our inner selves, really feeling the flow of energy all around us. Yoga encourages the synchronisation between body, mind and the spirit, through meditation, breathing and physical postures, allowing us to form a deeper...

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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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Shamballa Bracelets Meanings | What The Different Colours Represent

Shamballa bracelets are versatile, beautiful and steeped in history. They originated from Tibetan and Indian Buddhists believing in the magical kingdom of ‘Shamballa’. Shamballa is a spiritual sanctuary overflowing with love, enlightenment, perfection and peace. It is believed to be located in the upper realms of the Himalayan mountains and can only be reached by those who possess a deep karmic connection to spirit. The Shamballa bracelets themselves are easy to recognise by the signature way the cord is tied around them. This technique of special knots is based from macramé. Macramé is a form of textile produced from knots rather than weaving or knitting. With Shamballa bracelets, the cords are woven, knotted and braided to incorporate different designs, colours,...

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