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Where are you at? Recognizing Emotions, and Using Herbs to Help you Reset

Here is Arati Ursus's new video. She is discussing increasing awareness of our emotions, so we can increase decision-making time. This gives us more opportunity to make good decisions, rather than falling into unhealthy coping patterns, like addictions. When we have self-assessment time, we can choose to smoke healthier substances that address our needs, engage in yoga, text a friend, or do something else self-nurturing, rather than self-limiting. Meditiation is a great tool for increasing the space between emotion and reaction. She gives basic meditation instructions in this video too.

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Meditation, My Herbalism, the Original Sin

How I do plant meditations. How to meditate. Meditation, inner peace and outer peace. How I work with herbs, people, flowers, etc. A little about me and my path with healing nature medicine.

Bonus: an alternate version of the original sin. Question to ponder: Could apple flower essence be a remedy for the other version of the original sin?

Things and people I mentioned:

The Fairies Oracle deck by Brian Froud with text by Jessica MacBeth

Shri Anandi Ma, meditation teacher

Matthew Wood, Herbalist

Scott Kloos, Herbalist

Sorry for the poor sound quality :/

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