Gemstones originate from hot magma inside the earth and are formed from dust, sand, chemical substances and acids that have dissolved in water.  Historically, gemstones were believed to have protective and talismanic properties and to keep evil spirits away as well as effectiveness in certain types of healing. Gemstones are divided into three basic categories: rough […]

This exercise comes from Acupressure’s Potent Points by Michael Reed Gach. To release frustration, lie down comfortably on your back. Place your hands or fists, palms down, under your buttocks. Bend your knees and place your feet comfortably apart on the floor. Move your knees from side to side; your knuckles should be pressing into […]

If you have a lingering feeling of resentment toward people and events in your life, try this exercise to release those negative emotions and move on emotionally. Write down the names of everyone in your life whom you feel has ever mistreated you, harmed you, done you an injustice, or toward whom you feel or […]

Forgiveness is simply a way of freeing your spirit and becoming an unlimited being.  Peacefulness and increased energy result from developing the ability to forgive.  Forgiveness is different from saying “I lose,” or “I was wrong, and you were right.”  It also is different from letting someone off the hook for a perceived wrong.  Rather, […]

The shape of the forehead can indicate a person’s problem-solving style and preferred thought process.  The forehead covers the frontal lobe of the brain and can take various shapes: Round and full forehead (forehead protrudes forward) indicates a desire to use imagination and originality in problem solving.  The person tends to seek creative alternatives, dislikes […]

Lapis lazuli is considered a spiritual crystal that opens your intuition and psychic abilities.  People call it the “eye of wisdom” or the “stone of the gods” as it activates the Third eye chakra –  the place of inner learning.  The power of lapis lazuli is referenced in jewelry over 3,000 years ago in ancient […]

This exercise can be easily practiced at home or at work to maintain your health and relieve stress. Sit forward on the front edge of a straight-backed chair. Briskly rub your lower back using a light touch by placing the backs of your hands against your lower back along both sides of the spine and […]