Third Eye Chakra, Uncategorized

“New Beginnings”

This week I developed a new motto, well more like a phrase that sums up my explanation for my actions. “New Beginnings” has been my answer for everything this week.

Now before my “new beginnings” journey, I was so wrapped up in the wrong things and associated with the wrong people. For a long time, I felt like everything was taking a complete toll on me, from bad relationships, friendships, professional relationships, etc.. The list could go on. I instantly became overwhelmed with life changes and often felt depressed, but mostly alone. So, I decided to sit down, meditate, and have a long discussion with myself and some higher being. I concluded that I wanted a change!

I woke up the next morning and felt different. I sat in my car and before I know it I changed my number and deleted my WhatsApp account, my mind was moving so fast. I felt great for some reason  and nothing mattered anymore, I had a different attitude, different perception on how I wanted to live my life and the people I want to share my energy with.

This week has been amazing thus far, every day I woke up with feeling better and better. Now usually when I change my number I send out a mass text, but this time I can count my hand how many individuals have my number out of family and friends.

I came across a quote I noticed that was weirdly already my Whatsapp account status when I created a new one. The quote “I am thankful for those who left me. Because they taught me I can do it alone”- Chanakya. Clearly the person previously associated with my new number was in my head!!

I began to evaluate my life as I did the other day, but this time instead of being sappy I was thankful. Without those tremendous hurdles, loss of friendships, jobs, and better half’s, I will not be the strong individual I am currently or at least trying to be.  

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Crown Chakra

Sage

Today I decided to cleanse my home by burning sage my co-worker kindly brought me as a house warming gift. I’ve never burned sage before so I was a little skeptical about the energy I was welcoming into my home. I done tons of researched and realized that burning sage was the beginning of my journey to finding peace.

I learned that burning sage is one of the oldest and purest methods of cleansing a person, group of people or space. White sage particularly is the best for these purposes. They say smoke from dried sage changes the ionic composition of the air, and can have a direct effect on reducing our stress response. So as instructed from research I began my cleansing session from the back of the house (bedroom) and worked my way up to the front (living room/ Kitchen). I made sure in my bedroom I went from corner to corner, on top and underneath by bed, while opening all my drawers and closet door. Once done with my room I closed the door so the smoke could work its magic, I did the same after cleansing every aspect of my bathroom as well. While I’m moving from corner to corner I chanted “please release all negative energy from my home” while inviting positive energy in. I repeated this method in my living room, kitchen (while all drawers open) and laundry room.

Once done with my home I decided to cleanse myself. I feathered to direct the smoke over my body from my feet up to my head, then back down again. Hoping to erase all negative energy from my life. I then open my bedroom and bathroom door so all the smoke can travel throughout my apartment. I gently sat my bowl on the table and let the sage burnout on its own. After 15 minutes, I opened my balcony and front door clearing out the smoke and negative energy, and proceed to burn frankincense to balance the energy. I felt amazing after!

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