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3 Things You Should Know Before Going Vegan

3 Things You Should Know Before Going Vegan

So I turned vegan around 7 months ago and before that I was vegetarian for two years. My transition was a bit bumpy but manageable, to say the least. But I was one of those people who just jumped the gun. I didn’t do any […]

How to get rid of a creative funk: Update

How to get rid of a creative funk: Update

I have been completely out of it this past couple of months and as much as I want to blame it on Mercury being in retrograde, I can’t. It’s been my lack of motivation due to my creative juices; I ran out. I was honestly running on […]

A Simple Meditation Routine

A Simple Meditation Routine

Meditation is a form of practice where you focus on clearing your mind and become emotionally stable. This practice reduces many mental illnesses such as depression, stress, and anxiety. So it makes sense why you might be hearing a lot of commotion about meditating on social media. Maybe you want to join in too. I also was very interested in meditation since I practiced yoga for a very long time. But if you’re anything like me then meditating is not so easy. What I mean is that I like to know the perfect way to meditate. There are many How to Meditate videos on YouTube that you could watch. But they could also convince you that your meditation practice is incorrect. When I was meditating I was so concerned that maybe I was doing it wrong and that lead me to avoid meditation as a whole.
 
But the reality of it is that there is no right or wrong way to meditate. I like to follow my intuition and listen to my body when it comes to meditating. Whether it’s laying on my back, sitting upright on my bed, or standing underneath the shower. Make sure to be in a space where you can relax and be in tune.
 
You can meditate any time of the day, there is no specific time. I like to set my intentions for the day before I begin my meditation in the morning, right when I wake up. I am also aware and in tune with the moon cycles. So when there is a new moon or a full moon I like to meditate and set my intentions at night. If you don’t have time, you can simply meditate in the shower. Play some relaxing music and get in tune with your intuition.
 
If you continue to feel lost during your meditation sessions, there are also guided meditations that can help. I continue to listen to these guided meditations once in a while. Especially when I feel overwhelmed and lost in my thoughts. There are different types of guided meditations that you can be helpful. If you want to set your intentions for the full moon/new moon there is a podcast for that. Maybe you want something more simple and straightforward, there is an app for that. You can also read articles on how to meditate for specific reasons whether i\t is to attract love, money, or peace. There are many ways you can use meditation in your favor. Whether its to relax and ease your anxiety or to set intentions for the day.
 
When I meditate I like to use sage or palo santo, you can also use incense sticks. This helps create a peaceful environment by eliminating any negative energy from your space. I also include my favorite crystals into my meditation. You don’t necessarily have to hold them but just have them close to you. Before you begin, ask your crystal what you want from them and feel their vibrations. Some people like to lay down on their back and add their crystals in the chakra positions. To make the environment more peaceful I also like to light up candles. But like I mentioned there isn’t a right or wrong form of meditating just follow your intuition.

My Favorite Guided Meditations

1.Podcast: Let There Be Luz

2.Articles on Specific Intentions

Meditating with crystals (click here)

Chakra Balancing Meditation (click here)

Forgiveness Meditation (click here)

For more meditating guides visit: TheHoodwitch.com

 

3.Meditation App (click on image)

Meditation Music Playlist I LOVE

Helpful Meditation Musthaves


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Easy Eggless Vegan Breakfast Tacos

Easy Eggless Vegan Breakfast Tacos

I always have trouble deciding what to have for breakfast. Before I was vegan it was easy for me to whip up some eggs and call it a morning. But since I don’t eat eggs anymore it’s been harder for me to think of different […]

The Importance of Thrifting: February Recap

The Importance of Thrifting: February Recap

February is the shortest month of the year but I just felt like the days were way too long. Or is it just me? I don’t know, I was not feeling this month at all. Valentine’s day was just like any other day to me, […]

My Energy Healing Experience

My Energy Healing Experience

So in the past year or so, I have tried to find myself spiritually and be in a space where I have a positive mindset. I do so by practicing meditation with my crystals and really be in tune with the moon cycles. Of course, like any practice and routine, it takes time to “perfect it”. Or should I say to get in tune? Anyways,  I began my healing journey when a friend of mine introduced me to the law of attraction. At the moment I didn’t really see it as a form of healing. It was obvious that in order to attract something one has to put energy into it and so I slowly began my journey. (more…)

Vitamins I take as a Vegan

Vitamins I take as a Vegan

Take your vitamins! Is a haunting phrase that I remember as a young kid trying to dodge my mom while I had breakfast. As an adult, I continue to take vitamins and now accept them because I know that they do good things to my body. If […]

Vegan Meatless Substitutes

Vegan Meatless Substitutes

Happy spooky Halloween friends! For today’s post, I wanted to share with you all my favorite vegan meatless substitutes that I have enjoyed this year. It’s always satisfying to find meat substitutes that actually taste good. My first experience was horrifying and it’s only right to share with you all on this spooky day. So, it was during my first year in college, my friend was a vegan which at the time I had no idea why or what that meant. I just knew he didn’t eat any meat.  (more…)