17 DAYS in COLOUR (Red)

Thanks for joining me on day 2 of our 17 Days in Colour. Today we’re looking at the healing powers & magical properties of RED.

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Healing properties: The colour RED Brings warmth, energy and stimulation, so it’s great to wear if you’ve been suffering tiredness and low energy.  Red energizes the heart and improves blood circulation. It also helps to raise blood pressure so it’s best not to wear red if your blood pressure’s already high.  Red is fantastic for strengthening  all the organs and more importantly, heightening the senses – hearing, smell, taste, vision and touch.  For those with low libido, wearing red is known to increases sexual desire and activity.  Additionally red is evidenced to stimulate ovulation. If you’re using colour as a healing tool, Never wear too much red if you have cancer as this color will stimulate cell growth. Continue reading

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The Strength of Surrender

There’s always light, but sometimes you have to surrender yourself to it.

Im sure lots of my readers will identify with what I’m about to say. Recently life’s been like a giant rollercoaster of stress, anxiety & people piling on more. My partner must be the unluckiest guy in the world, wherever there’s a problem it’ll find him, and in life we carry each other but it’s worn me down. All this pressure has taken its toll on my physical & mental health and I’d reached a point of disconnection from myself & Spirituality.  Spirituality is a huge part of my life as a Buddhist and so is meditation but something was lost, I was lost.  It was 2 nights ago, in tears I rang a very close and wise friend who gave me the best advice I’ve ever had.

Tonight she said, go into your prayer room – make up a bed on the floor and sleep there, amongst the Buddha statues, pictures of HH The Dalai Lama & your teacher, and give yourself up to them. Don’t ask them for help, this isn’t their mess to clean up. Just give yourself up to their power.

Even with a strong faith, and the greatest respect for my lovely friend, my mind was still racing at 100mph. The likelihood of me getting any sleep whatsoever at this

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