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Shifting Your Reality Changes the World Process of Transformation Article 10

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 Dr. Cynthia Miller (June 29, 2008)  Do you get confused when changes happen in your body? Within each level of consciousness exists different world views, different ways of living and perceiving reality. Shifting from one frequency to another requires a shift in thinking patterns and a subsequent shift in the quality of your life and how you live your life. As the shift takes place from one frequency to another, .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Living Your Passion

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 Kim Harris (June 29, 2008)  "Passion to live, passion to be - there is only passion inside of me. " What does it mean to live your passion or live with passion? A lot of people think it is about doing, when really it's about being. I define passion as the unwavering dedication to the thing(s) that makes your heart sing and brings your purpose into focus. Purpose is about the outcome of expressing your passion. .. (Mind Body Spirit)

It All Happens in the Blink of an Eye

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 Jason Hundley (June 29, 2008)  Everything can change in the blink of an eye. Most people know this and some spend a great deal of time dwelling on it. One day you're gainfully employed and the next, you're laid off. One minute you're driving down the highway and the next you're in a terrible wreck. Out of the blue, the house needs major repairs or you contract a serious illness. Yes, life can change in the blink of .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Kundalini Chakras and Scientific View

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 Sandeep Khara (June 29, 2008)  According to Kundalini tradition there are seven distinct chakras (energy centers) located along the spine and in the brain. The internal energy centers are not only symbolic notions they are in fact definite energy movement inside our body. These chakras are empowered by a force called prana, which enter the human body through the process of breathing. In scientific context these .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Can You Imagine Lasting Improvements in Your Health, Fitness, and Wellness?

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 Kimberly Miller (June 28, 2008)  I read an article the other day by an author who intrigued me with a statement that seemed at first to be contradictory. He said that in order for big changes to occur, we basically have to say, " I give up. " The article was a little more philosophical than I like, but the idea of giving up or giving in to change is something I can relate to in my field of health and wellness. Before .. (Mind Body Spirit)

How to Feel Like a Kid Again is Taken Right From Our Past

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 Kimberly Miller (June 28, 2008)  Do me a favor and think for a moment before you read the next paragraph, what your life looked like, and more importantly what your life felt like when you were a kid. Take a moment and we'll come back to why I asked you this seemingly unimportant question. The other day, a client asked me what my new year's resolution was. After all, it goes without saying that I should have one - I .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Is Your Mind Holding You Back?

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 Tony Schwartz (June 28, 2008)  Inside of all of our minds there is a constant dialogue going on. "Should I do this?" "Why did I forget that?" We constantly talk to ourselves all day long. So what are you telling yourself? This concept is known as self-talk. I can tell you without a doubt that what you say to yourself every day will strongly impact the belief you have in your own capabilities as it relates to lifting . (Mind Body Spirit)

Hey, Dude! Take Care of Yourself!

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 H. Les Brown (June 27, 2008)  "Take care!" “OK! ‘Bye!" And two friends part company. How many times has someone ordered you to ‘take care’ this past week? You have no idea, because you, like all of us, don't pay any attention to it, do you? ‘Take care!’ What's the alternative? ‘Make a mess of yourself'? I can hear it now, “Hey, Dude! Why don't you run yourself ragged .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Life by Any Other Name Is Life

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 Dennis Thoennes (June 27, 2008)  Recently a client described an icy meltdown she and her husband had with one another. This is not an uncommon event in the lives of couples I see. I noticed I began to consider a variety of therapeutic frames I could utilize and directions I could take to facilitate the client's self exploration and find a way to understand such a difficulty and find acceptable alternatives. Then .. (Mind Body Spirit)

The Ride of Our Lives

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 Debra Kaplan (June 26, 2008)  From birth onward we begin the enduring act of maturing and experientially processing interaction. At birth our emotions are open and vulnerable but most importantly we are present and living in the moment. A baby instinctively cries without delay when sensing hunger, dampness from a dirty bottom, or generalized pain and discomfort. As we mature our emotions are woven into our personal . (Mind Body Spirit)

Boost Your Immune System

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 Lyla Feldman (June 26, 2008)  Do you ever wonder why some people get sick and others don't although they're exposed to the same germs? It has to do with the immune system which is a balanced network of cells and organs that work together to protect against disease. It also blocks foreign proteins from getting into your body. Read on to learn more about some natural ways to keep from getting sick this season. A diet . (Mind Body Spirit)

Are the Benefits of Energy Healing Only the Results of the Placebo Effect?

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 Jason Hundley (June 26, 2008)  The placebo effect is defined as “the aspect of treatment not attributable to any pharmacological or physiological properties". There are 3 components that comprise the placebo effect: 1. The patient must have positive expectations and beliefs that the treatment will work. 2. The caregiver or provider must have positive expectations and beliefs that the treatment will work. 3. .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Flower Energy Work Historical Context

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 Katherine C. H. E. (June 25, 2008)  The use of flowers to improve well-being goes back at least 60,000 years. Imagine that: 60,000 years! A multitude of ways flowers were used developed over the years, including teas, tinctures, capsules, and compresses to name just a few. Throughout the world, many systems using flowers have developed, and they have been more and less main-stream for these many thousands of years - but .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Improve Your Well Being With Flower Energy

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 Katherine C. H. E. (June 25, 2008)  Everything and everyone is made up of energy, and flowers offer their energy to us to help uplift us so that we can live our very best lives. We are all Energy at our very core. Everything is Energy - even the most solid-seeming things, even the most passive-seeming things: all Energy. When we really examine the fundamental building blocks, really break it all down to its most basic, .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Frequencies of Sound Can Regenerate Our Bodies

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 Betty Hart (June 25, 2008)  Everything in our Universe is made up of the same basic elements, and is connected to everything else. Our bodies appear to be solid, yet they consist of atoms that are really “full of space". We are mostly space with everything else vibrating at a certain frequency or rate. It is all vibration and when every tiny part is doing its job and vibrating in harmony, we are healthy. .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Are You Killing Your Libido?

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 Kaleena A Lawless (June 24, 2008)  Fitness, nutrition and well-being are directly linked to your sex life. Sex is a health issue and to have a healthy sexuality, one needs to treat their bodies with care and respect. The healthier you are, the healthier your sex life will be. The body is the temple and if you find that your sex life lacking, one of these factors could be the cause. 5 Factors that negatively effect .. (Mind Body Spirit)

The Art of Effortless Doing

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 Jason Hundley (June 24, 2008)  Western culture covets hard work and the harder it is the more we seem to appreciate it. If we find we aren't achieving the results we want, we try harder and if that doesn't work, we try even harder. It is almost as though we think if there isn't struggle and sacrifice involved, the work isn't worthwhile. However, the most fundamental functions of life are so effortless they don't even . (Mind Body Spirit)

Sleep, Leptin and Weight Loss

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 Fern Kuhn (June 23, 2008)  I have been reading where that lack of sleep could affect my judgment and possibly make me more clumsy and prone to accidents. But just recently I found out it could cause gain weight. Research has shown that leptin, a hormone which help regulate appetite, can be affected by lack of sleep. When levels of leptin are high, they trigger a feeling of fullness or satiety; Once leptin .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Improving Body Image Through Movement Do You Want to Feel A+?

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 Michele Snedden (June 23, 2008)  It's amazing and true that the way you feel about your body, is directly linked to your level of self esteem, after all, the body and mind are connected. It makes sense then that a negative self image expressed through personal criticism in the form of internal thoughts, feelings and behaviour become locked within your cellular memory. Over time the natural functioning and energy of .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Healing Miracles From the Higher Mind Spectacular Spiritual Solutions

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 Marilyn B Gordon (June 22, 2008)  "I'd Like to Speak to the Parts of You in Charge of Bringing Peace" I have a friend named Dianne Kathryn Short, a long time hypnotherapist and a mellifluous-voiced creator of CDs that will relax you off the planet. In her latest CD, she says, “I'd like to speak to the parts of you that are in charge of bringing peace and balance to you, your mind, and your emotions. You have .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Energy Tips For Overwhelm

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 Marilee Tolen (June 20, 2008)  You should see me right now. . . I've got clothes all over the place because I'm still sorting through winter and summer stuff. . . . . . suitcases I just pulled out of the garage that need to be wiped down (with Thieves!) because I'm on my way to Young Living convention, . . . piles of paperwork and bills on my desk to sort through before I go away, . . . a frig full of veggies half .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Hanging Wall Fountains For the Health of It

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 Kristina L (June 20, 2008)  Noise pollution has become such an inherent part of our lives that we don't even notice it anymore. We wonder where the headaches are coming from, the racing thoughts, and the restlessness we tend to feel in our lives. All the while we forget that the one thing we need is temporary solitude. Some believe in the virtues of meditation, others in fasting, and some simply take a few days .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Brain Building Games Exercise Your Brain Like Your Muscles

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 Festus Kofe (June 19, 2008)  Just recently, in the course of executing an official assignment, I was confronted with a very disturbing issue. I tried to find an answer to it but it took some time to get an answer amongst several to the question “why some people's brain become blank when confronted with simple questions?" This prompted me to do some investigations and what I discovered will amaze you and get .. (Mind Body Spirit)

How Can I Live a Healthy Lifestyle?

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 Ben Pitchellis (June 19, 2008)  There are no concrete answers on how to live longer, healthier, or even safer. The only way is to practice living a healthy lifestyle. The goals that we set, need to start somewhere. You have to start by changing routines that may damper or set back your goals. Your body's organs need to me exercised or used the correct way so they are able to grow the correct way. Living a healthier .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Teaching Your Brain New Tricks Neuroplasticity in Brain Fitness and Recovery

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 Barbara Krantz, D.O. (June 19, 2008)  Old notions that brain function inevitably declines as we age and we become less creative and sharp are being turned upside down. In fact, the brain continues to reorganize throughout life by creating new connections between brain cells, or neurons, a phenomenon called neuroplasticity. Brain fitness has become a hot new phrase. Now we can apply it to healthy aging, and recovery from .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Art Therapy Can Be Helpful For People of All Ages

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 Cindy Browne (June 18, 2008)  Art work has always held a special place in the world, and it can also be a type of therapy for individuals. It doesn't matter if you feel you have special skills in the area of art or not. The goal of art therapy is to be able to express your thoughts and your feelings in the art. This can be very useful for those that find it hard to grasp the words to verbally say what is going on .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Reduce Stress With Reiki

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 Cindy Browne (June 18, 2008)  Too much stress is something that can have a very negative impact in your life. It can prevent you from enjoying relationships, your job, and even getting the rest you need. Stress can make your mind uneasy and lead to physical aches and pains all over your body. One way to reduce stress is with the techniques of Reiki. In addition to helping you reduce stress, Reiki can also help you .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Focus on the Positive and Count Your Blessings

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 Doris Chua (June 18, 2008)  Every now and then, I need to be reminded of how blessed I am - to be able to work from home and be a full time parent. This is the wish of many mommies and I'm so thankful that I can be doing that. Yet sometimes, I can be too overwhelmed with life's problems and hiccups that I'll be focusing on the negatives over the positive things in life. The mind is such a powerful influencer. .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Four Keys to Finding the Right Reiki Teacher For You

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 Jason Hundley (June 17, 2008)  Reiki is a wonderful tool for spiritual, emotional and physical integration and healing and if you've decided you would like to train to become a practitioner, you might be wondering how to find the right Reiki teacher for you. Every instructor has a particular teaching style and here I will outline four key points that will help you find the right teacher and class for you. 1. Make .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Is Fat the Real Health Ogre? What Role Does Our Mental Diet Play in Our Health?

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 Cari Corbet-Owen (June 17, 2008)  The power of the mind plays an enormously powerful (but often overlooked) role in our health. Our mental diet literally changes our body chemistry. Stressful thoughts flood our body with health-eroding stress chemicals whereas positive thoughts produce health-enhancing chemicals. With that background, let's take an alternative look at the role that stigmatization of fat people might .. (Mind Body Spirit)

EFT Practitioners and EFTers Is Adding the Positive Sabotaging Your Results With EFT?

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 AnaMaria Herrera (June 16, 2008)  Whether the person is an EFT Practitioner or someone using Emotional Freedom Technique on their own, people definitely want to use positive statements in EFT. But did you know that adding the positive too soon can undermine your results? It is like pouring room temperature, flat Pellegrino on a hot, summer day. . . . there is no punch or ‘omph!’ to it. Here are the 3 main .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Dimension of Wellness, How to Achieve It?

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 Cecelia Yap (June 10, 2008)  What is dimension of wellness? It's something more than just lack of sickness or having a healthy body. . . . It's definitely not just some products to make you feel good or be physically fit. . . . . . It's to do with how you achieve your full potentials. It's self-directed and is an ever evolving process of change and growth in your life. It's also a philosophy of life. It's .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Inspirational Encounters - How to Pay Attention to the Signs of Inspiration

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 Jenny Stinson (June 02, 2008)  When the student is ready, the teacher will appear. I've heard (and said) this for years, and at times, I've been more “ready" than at other times. Recently, several incidents have presented signs to me that I am encountering something extraordinary. Last week, as I was running a half marathon in Sun Valley, Idaho, I found myself struggling with my breathing. I had just run a .. (Mind Body Spirit)

The Mental Performance of Ginkgo

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 Gilles Coulombe (June 02, 2008)  A new study has found that the extract from the leaves of the Ginkgo biloba tree may improve memory and reduce the risk of cognitive decline in the elderly, so long as they remember to take it. The study results, to be published in the journal Neurology, were published online ahead of print on February 27, 2008.1 Ginkgo biloba has been used for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Are You Suffering From Stress at Work?

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 Scott Jack (May 29, 2008)  A lot of adults suffer from stress at work and it's becoming more common that people are complaining of stress from work. Deadlines are becoming tighter to meet in the working world and with technology businesses are always moving forward and the employees are the ones who feel the stress. You can become stressed out at work due to being over worked, tight deadlines and also through bad . (Mind Body Spirit)

What's Good From Me For You?

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 Amyobala Key (May 27, 2008)  Waitress: ‘What can I get you, sir?’. This is not it, for this request and offer of service is required by her position and compensated by her salary. Mother: ‘What can I do for you, daughter?’. This is not it, for the mother by her nature is responsible for the child. Stranger: “What's good from me for you?" This could be it, depending upon expectations .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Health Connections - How To Improve Your Spiritual Health

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 Jenny Stinson (May 23, 2008)  If there were a way to enrich your awareness of and connection to your spiritual beliefs, you'd probably want to know the way, wouldn't you? When you live with a feeling of abundance and gratitude each day, you will enjoy greater physical energy, stronger emotional health, and more fulfilling relationships. The Law of Attraction even says that a spirit of gratitude and appreciation .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Health Connections - How To Improve Your Emotional Health

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 Jenny Stinson (May 21, 2008)  If there were a way to elevate your ability to stretch beyond your own self-imposed constraints (and even the opinion of others), you'd want to know how, right? When you feel strong and secure to explore your beliefs, you often discover the ability to challenge the old beliefs that no longer serve you. You can boost your confidence level, and it starts by first becoming aware of the .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Five Ways ANYBODY Can Benefit from Hypnosis

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 Cindy Locher (May 01, 2008)  To many people hypnosis seems exotic, mysterious, maybe even a bit mystical. Therefore it is difficult for many to connect with hypnosis, and to understand how they can personally benefit from hypnosis. Hypnosis is not mystical, and it is only mysterious when you don't know how it works-much like any other skilled profession. Hypnosis is no more exotic or mysterious than dentistry. The . (Mind Body Spirit)

Two Energies, One Body - Balance Your Male - Female Sides

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 Marti Angel (April 25, 2008)  What is the big mystery of the male and female sides of the body? Why do we need to be aware of this? The body is energetically divided into two parts. The right and the left, male and female dominated sides. This is not a new concept, it has an origin in eastern philosophies like Buddhism, Yoga, and you can even find ancient writings that the Mayan civilization was aware of the power .. (Mind Body Spirit)

It's All About Change

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 Brenda Williams (April 08, 2008)  Making the decision to leave drugs and alcohol behind and embarking on a new life without these substances is a great step! This decision itself shows that you have strength, courage, and determination! In order for recovery to mean a new life, however, there is one essential point which you must keep in mind. The most important factor is that abstaining from drugs and alcohol is only .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Attract Luck With the Power of the Mind

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 George Papazoglou (April 03, 2008)  Once the wheel of fortune starts spinning, you magically get stunned of what follows next. Attracting luck is a matter of a powerful thought process. The world's luckiest people seem to be possessed by an expiable tendency for continuous manifestation. Outstanding people who gleam upon the masses. Personas with unshakable confidence energized for success creation using gobs of mind .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Heal Yourself With Your Mind and a "Spoon Full of Sugar" - Placebos and the Mind-Body Connection

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 Pete Koerner (March 31, 2008)  The Placebo Effect A line from a famous song reassures us that, “A spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down. . .in the most delightful way. " But could the sugar itself be the medicine? Placebo studies show us that “a spoon full of sugar, " and a little faith, could be as real a cure as any prescription drug. A “placebo" is a remedy (usually a sugar pill, colored . (Mind Body Spirit)

Holistic Stress Relief Methods - Discover Their Healing Powers

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 Caroline Selfe (March 27, 2008)  Holistic stress relief methods heal the root cause of tension and worry. By eliminating the stressor as opposed to the stress-related symptoms, permanent healing is achieved. Holistic healing delves into all aspects of a person to find stressors. Lifestyle, nutrition, emotions, thoughts and belief systems and spiritual life are taken into consideration. Holistic stress relief methods .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Energy Medicine and Your Spiritual Health - A Quick Guide To Your Two Upper Chakra Healing Points

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 Angela Chen Shui (March 21, 2008)  Energy medicine helps you to understand more about how your mind, body and spirit work together in holistic harmony. This spiritual journey is an exciting revelation of insights and intuitive knowingness that help you to become more aware of yourself and how to create the life you want. You have seven spiritual healing or energy medicine chakra points that help you use the spiritual .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Energy Medicine And Your Spiritual Health - A Quick Guide To Your Middle Two Chakra Healing Points

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 Angela Chen Shui (March 21, 2008)  Your daily life stresses provide good clues about deeper emotional, mental, physical and spiritual issues that are bugging you. As you learn to pay more attention to your own intuitive knowingness, your energy medicine chakra healing centers can help you to resolve your personal spiritual health challenges. The spiritual meaning of numbers key body analysis number starts with the .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Lessons from the First 72 Hours of Life

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 Michael Neill (March 14, 2008)  In the old days, writers had it easy. If they wanted to express great emotion, they could simply allow their tears to fall onto the parchment, causing the ink to run, and the reader would know from the blurred writing and slightly wrinkled paper that the writer was sincere. If, on the other hand, I cry tears of exhaustion, gratitude, and joy onto my computer, it just makes a sort of .. (Mind Body Spirit)

How to Have a Wonderful Day

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 Michael Neill (March 14, 2008)  One of my favourite movies of all time is the Frank Capra classic “It's a Wonderful Life. " I had the chance to see it again recently, and it got me thinking - if a wonderful life is the sum total of a lot of wonderful days, then what can we do to ensure we have as many wonderful days as possible? My top ten suggestions follow: 1. Decide to make today a wonderful day Simple as it .. (Mind Body Spirit)

Crystals And Gems For Health and Healing

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 Jamie Woo (March 14, 2008)  Crystals and gems are the gifts of the earth to us humans, and they have been admired and loved for as long as humans walked the earth. The variety of crystals and gemstones out there is staggering. They come in all shades of color, in different weights and density, in different crystallization forms, and from every corner of the globe. But a feature of crystals is their ability to heal . (Mind Body Spirit)




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