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Mental and Physical Benefits of Escaping the Rat Race | Egret Jewellery

“Financial goals. Family goals. Academic goals.”   With so many milestones to cover, our lives have turned from peaceful journeys to rat races. We find “happiness” in accomplishing what our peers have accomplished. And with all that pressure, we can feel overwhelmed with mental issues such as anxiety and depression.   With the rising cases of mental illnesses, the use of drugs for these conditions has also increased. The balance is obviously lost and things are not the way they should be.   When our minds are stressed, our body system does not relax, wearing out the body at a much faster rate, and making us age faster than we should be.   How to escape the rat race Let’s...

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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 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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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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