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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK {Guest edited by Heather and Timmi at @energymuse} A Bronzite Stone is a protective and grounding mineral that helps to restore harmony in your life. It strengthens your self-confidence and self-esteem, especially in situations where you find yourself feeling overwhelmed or powerless. Bronzite healing properties help to alleviate any feelings of doubt or indecisiveness. This particular bronzite meaning makes this a very beneficial stone to use when considering plans for the future.

Bronzite stones help you to take responsibility for your actions, while balancing, grounding and stabilizing your energy body in the process. Bronzite healing properties not only repel, but send back the negative energies to the sender. They instill the inner strength and courage to follow through with your actions to pave way for your dreams to come true.
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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK {Guest edited by Heather and Timmi at @energymuse} A Selenite wand (pictured) is the ideal energy tool for all types of energy cleansing. Everyone needs one in their home. It is one of the the very few minerals that has the ability to quickly unblock stagnant energy and remove negative energy. Place one on each of your windowsills to protect your space and raise its vibration. Selenite crystals also greatly magnify the energy of anything that is placed upon them. Place your tumbled stones on top of them to clear their energy. 💎
Selenite is one of our must-have crystals—it’s one that we both wear each and everyday. It is a mineral that holds a very, very high vibration, working on many different energetic levels to cleanse, purify and clear your body of any negativity or energy blockages. Selenite crystals dispel all negative energy from the body and mind, bringing calming energies, deep peace and mental clarity.
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Unknown to many, Selenite also promotes fertility as well as unlocks any creative blocks. It is excellent for healers, light workers and people in the public to wear, as they act as an energetic shield surrounding your aura. Some even believe that its' natural ability to cleanse, purify and create energy flow throughout the entire energy system will help to restructure and regenerate cells. It is often used in holistic medicine treatments for physical healing, including cancer treatment and tumor reduction. 💎
Wearing a selenite necklace also shields and protects you from lower energy frequencies, especially energy vampires, spirits or ghosts. Selenite is a form of liquid light that infuses your aura and spirit with white light when worn or held.
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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK {Guest edited by Heather and Timmi at @energymuse} An Andalusite stone is very powerful for psychic protection, grounding and motivation. Carry it with you when you are feeling anxious, stressed or fearful to help you feel more secure and protected.

Since ancient times, Andalusite stones have been used for protection. They believed that the Andalusite meaning as a sign from God, as it has a very unique, natural black cross within it. Andalusite stones carry a very highly protective vibration, especially for psychic protection. In ancient times, it was used to ward off the evil eye and any negativity directed at them. An Andalusite Stone is a powerful healing stone for focus and grounding, helping to strengthen all of your chakras so that you feel more balanced. It increases your motivation and willpower, so that you are fully focused on your task or goal. The andalusite metaphysical properties include having a deep connection with the Earth. When you hold these stones in your hands, you will feel a spiritually grounding and comforting energy. It helps you to change any negative energy into positive, fostering harmony and peace. Andalusite stones are also wonderful stones to carry when you are feeling fearful, depressed, anxious or stressed, as it helps to relieve stress and leaves you feeling more secure. 💎
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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK {Guest edited by Heather and Timmi at @energymuse} Peacock Ore’s (also called Chalcopyrite) rainbow color surrounds you with light to inspire positivity. It is a stone of creativity, innovation and blessings that helps to increase creative energies and stimulate new ideas. Hold it in your hands and say: Negative energy will not enter my space. I am surrounded by light and peace. This will amplify its properties for peace and protection.

Chalcopyrite is a wonderful meditation stone because it breaks up energy blockages to open up the crown chakra. It is also believed to be one of the strongest healing stones in the mineral kingdom, as it has the ability to align every chakra when placed upon it. Using it in body layouts causes a transformative experience that removes negative energy and replaces it with strong, positive energy. Meditating with them on a regular basis increases your intuition and helps you to become more in tune with the universe. It is also said to help us overcome the idea of “perfection,” encouraging us to embrace who we are and accept ourselves. 💎 
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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK {Guest edited by Heather and Timmi at @energymuse} Black Tourmaline is one the ultimate protection crystals. If you are looking to clear, cleanse and unlock any energy blockages in your home, place a piece of Black Tourmaline in each of the 4 corners of the room or at the 4 corners of your property. This creates a protective shield of energy to ensure that no negative and harmful energy permeates your space. The human body is constantly bombarded with positive and negative energies. When you come in contact with people everyday, you often pick up some of their energy. To maintain a balanced mind, body and spirit, you want to make sure that your energy is 100% your own, so knowing how to remove negative energy from your energy field is key. 💎
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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK {Guest edited by Heather and Timmi at @energymuse} One of the oldest stones on the planet, Shungite is a must-have for any crystal collection. All gemstones have healing qualities, but in the case of this super stone, the unique purifying and cleansing properties of shungite make it unlike any of the other protection crystals. Found only in Russia, shungite has been a source of healing since long before the discovery of fullerenes within the stone. The natural fullerenes within this carbon dense stone have the ability to reduce the concentration of free radicals. That's why we always recommend setting shungite protection properties on your desk, to shield against the free radicals cast off by your tech devices. It's also great to place shungite in a glass of water to create a healing elixir. The high-carbon content within shungite acts as a filter. Modern water filtration systems use active charcoal carbon for the same reason. In Karelia, Russia, where shungite is found, they've been using shungite in their water for centuries! 💎
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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK {Guest edited by Heather and Timmi at @energymuse} Black Onyx is one of the best crystals for protection because it facilitates better decision making. In connecting with a black onyx protection crystal, you can work to shield your energy from regressing into negative habits or patterns. It's ideal for releasing tension, and guides you to find grounding within. Use black onyx to find stability during times of turmoil in your relationships. The self-confidence this stone imbues you with comes from that sense of balance within. It will encourage you to pursue your dreams without fear. Wear it as protection crystal jewelry and always have a bodyguard to shield your inner spirit from unwanted intrusions. 💎 
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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK {guest edited by Heather and Timmi at @energymuse} Energy is your most precious human resource. Your energy makes you, you. Your physical energy, emotional energy, mental energy and spiritual energy all contribute to how you feel and show up to your life on a day to day basis. 
Your mind, body and spirit are constantly bombarded with positive and negative energies. Even when you do your best to maintain a positive mindset, you are still susceptible to the energies of others and your surroundings. When your co-worker or loved one is stressed, you may pick up that energy and take it on as your own. If you walk into a room where an argument just occurred, your energy field picks up the energetic residue left in the space. This is why it’s of utmost importance to prioritize protecting your energy.

When you feel safe, secure and energized on all levels, you just feel good. You are grounded, calm and able to make better decisions. Your performance at work sky rockets. Your relationships become easier. And your home feels like a safe, harmonious haven.

So what can you do to protect your energy? That’s where crystal energy comes into play. Throughout this week on the @ecobeautyeditor feed, you’ll learn what crystals are best for protection of your space and your energy.
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  • #PROTECTIONCRYSTALSWEEK This week’s @ecobeautyeditor feed will be guest edited by Heather and Timmi from (my all-time favourite) crystal house, @energymuse The women are going to be talking about crystals for energy protection — one of the most overlooked health and wellness subjects on the planet IMO. We are actually first and foremost energetic beings, so it makes complete sense that we would need to put certain protocols in place to protect (and nourish) our energy reserves. If you’re a crystal lover like me, stay tuned to find out what ones Heather and Timmi recommend, and why.
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  • #NATURALMASCARAWEEK @w3llpeople claim their Expressionist Mascara is a “boundary-breaking formula that creates big, bold, fluffy lashes instantly”… and they’re absolutely spot on. I know a big frustration when trying natural formulas can be the lack of volume, the crumbling and the like—you don’t have to worry with this one. This botanical blend boasts pure mineral pigments, which deliver jet-black lashes, all the while the injection-moulded rubber brush helps to separate and define. 100 percent cruelty-free, petroleum-free, paraben free, gluten-free, coal tar-free, aluminum-free, fiber-free, and clump-free.

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  • #NATURALMASCARAWEEK Winner of the Green Bible Beauty Award, @lilylolousacanada ’s vegan mascara is formulated with organic botanicals, which work as an anti-bacterial—a super handy fact when it comes to mascara, where bacteria can quickly grow. Expect volumizing and defining, thrown in with a good dose of lengthening. Definitely a natural mascara must-have.

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Real Beauty Rituals: Love Yourself from the Inside Out

July 13, 2015

From the Golden Ratio calculator to perfectly packaged wrinkle creams, cellulite smoothers and infomercial belly busters, there’s a beauty marathon many are trying to run, but can never win.

Keeping up with an unrealistic benchmark of beauty, most often created through clever photography and digital manipulation in order to sell products, is usually a futile goal that can result in frustration, lowered self-esteem and an exhausted bank balance.

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Australians spend more than $8 billion on beauty products and more than $10 billion on personal-care items and treatments annually, according to a report compiled by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. Yet despite the hefty price tags on our pursuit to fit society’s beauty mold, most only experience a temporary boost of inner confidence in their outer visage.

In The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body, actress, and now author, Cameron Diaz says it’s time women look within to discover and embrace their spark of individuality and foster their inner strength.

“Unfortunately, as women, we are constantly being pressured about being more beautiful, about being thinner, about looking younger, or sexier, or blonder, or more brunette,” she says. “As women in today’s society, we are encouraged to compare ourselves to other women when what we need to do is focus on our own strengths, our own capabilities, our own beauty.”

According to many holistic health coaches and spiritual teachers, true beauty is only obtainable from within. This also means living in tune with nature—hydrating regularly, eating nutritious foods and moving the body as it was designed to do. Daily exercise, coupled with good nutrition, not only burns body fat, but it is also essential for healthy thinking.

As women in today’s society, we are encouraged to compare ourselves to other women when what we need to do is focus on our own strengths, our own capabilities, our own beauty

Every choice we make, from the words we speak and the thoughts we think, to what we eat and what we choose to put on our bodies creates true beauty, from the inside out.

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Cameron Diaz says it’s time women focus on their own strengths, capabilities and beauty.

Real Beauty Rituals

MIRROR LOVE

Whether you choose to do it in the morning, while parked at the traffic lights or at night in the bathroom mirror, looking yourself in the eye and telling yourself you love yourself is a powerful yet simple action that can change your life for the better. Once we accept ourselves and send love to every part of us, a shift within begins to happen. We stop beating ourselves up for the imperfections we may have otherwise seen. Start on the body part that you feel most negatively about. Send it love directly from your heart. Then look into your own eyes and tell yourself you love you and how grateful you are for you. It may feel uncomfortable to completely awkward at first, but the benefits of doing this little exercise is immeasurable. Just ask self-help visionary Louise Hay who makes this same ritual part of her every day.

WRITE YOURSELF A LOVE NOTE

Writing down the things you like (and love!) about yourself and your achievements can work wonders for self-esteem. Keep the note in a special book or post it on the bathroom mirror—somewhere you can refer to it often and be reminded of how absolutely-without-a-doubt special you are!

BE GRATEFUL

Being grateful for all the good in your life is a sure-fire way to bring your spirits up and put more positive energy out. Gratitude is one of the most important steps to self-acceptance and self-love. Start first thing in the morning as you wake up. Before your feet hit the bedroom floor, run through a thank you list, whether it’s for your partner lying next to you, the comfortable pillow you slept on, or even for the day that is about to happen.

BREATHE DEEPLY

Our breath is our life force and connection to the universe. A shallow breath creates stagnation of body, mind and spirit. When we forget to breathe, we shut off our potential for great things. We lose all-important oxygen to the brain, organs and cells, which is much needed to live a life of fullness. Yoga, walking and meditation are all wonderful ways to bring back the breath.

RECORD YOURSELF

What are your beliefs? Do you believe you’re worthy? While it can initially seem like a negative exercise, write down everything negative you believe about yourself. Then, turn each into a positive affirmation, recording each and playing them back to yourself as you walk, drive in the car and before you go to sleep. Then, burn the list of negative beliefs, with the intention of releasing the thoughts and feelings associated with each.

PAMPER UP

Most of us don’t take enough time for ourselves. Run a bath. Burn some candles. Whatever it is that makes you feel special that you can do yourself, make time to do it. Even if it’s once a week, this little self-love ritual can melt away stress and make you a happier, healthier person who’s so much more fun to be with.

STOP REACHING FOR PERFECTION

Perfection is the killer of creativity and the cause of many a tight shoulder muscle. Leave perfectionism at the door and share your talents with the world, no matter if the t’s aren’t crossed and the i’s aren’t dotted. Share your love, and the love of yourself, with the world and the world will love you right back. Life is too short to leave your dreams to chance.

SAY BYE TO COMPLAINING AND LIGHTEN UP

Isn’t it interesting how we’ve become a stress-fuelled society that takes everything so seriously. What would happen if we decided to stop complaining about this or that and chose to laugh about it instead? Not only would problems dissolve, you’d actually start to feel lighter, more in love with life and more in love with yourself. The best way to get started? Switch off the television (and especially the negative “news” programs) and become conscious of your thoughts, replacing the nagging negative ones with something more positive. Also, it’s important not to beat yourself up when you catch yourself in mid-negative. Simply dismiss it and pop in the happier alternative.

If you have more self-appreciation tips to share, please share in the comments!