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Beyond the Reading: A Push for Authentic Pride

Today's reading outlined a path towards joy. We were told to embrace pride, to acknowledge our accomplishments now, so that we will have the endurance, the mettle, to keep going later. But can pride be a good thing? Apparently, pride is a little more multifaceted than being just the first of seven deadly sins. Proper… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: A Push for Authentic Pride

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The Pendulum Series: Finding Your Match

When it comes to choosing the right pendulum, having options can feel overwhelming. Pendulums come in many different materials as well as slight variations in shape and weight. The traditional triangular shape that we see in stores and online is just one of several options. Ground Gaia highlights the different shapes from chambered to spiral… Continue reading The Pendulum Series: Finding Your Match

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Beyond the Reading: Surviving Change

What is it about change that stresses us out? We want to feel excited and happy, looking forward to something different and new. But, every time we are faced with a big change, we freeze, we start planning out everything wrong that can happen, just in case. We've spent years pushing ourselves towards change -… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Surviving Change

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Beyond the Reading: Difficult People

Whether we work with them or are related to them (or we are them?...gasp), we've all experienced that difficult person. We're talking about the one that makes our eyes roll, the one that makes us keep quiet and cross our fingers. They come around and we brace ourselves for the onslaught of negativity and ego.… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Difficult People

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Beyond the Reading: Choosing to Forgive

Today's reading encourages us to use self-reflection in aiding us to forgive and let go, so that we can be excited about things in our life again. Forgiveness is encouraged, taught, regaled, and mentioned frequently throughout our lives. We are taught about forgiveness at a young age to the point where some people expect it.… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Choosing to Forgive

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The Pendulum Series: Basics

Let’s start with the basics, the top three questions: What Is A Pendulum? A pendulum is simply a suspended, non-magnetic weight that swings back and forth. Pendulums come in all shapes, sizes, and materials. There are mathematical and mechanical reasons for its use, but using a pendulum as a divination tool for spiritual work is… Continue reading The Pendulum Series: Basics

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Beyond the Reading: Shocking Moments

We've all been there. Someone hits us with some news that just leaves us wide-eyed and unblinking. These shocking moments (WTF moments are what we personally call them) are few and far between but when they happen, oh boy do we need some time to recover. Today's reading prepares us for some news that is… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Shocking Moments

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Beyond the Reading: Celebrating Success

We've put in the work, we've sacrificed even when we didn't want to, and today's reading is letting us know that it was all for the best. We did it. We made it. It was worth it. If there was ever good news, this would be it. So why is it leaving us with the… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Celebrating Success

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Beyond the Reading: Healing Old Wounds

Today's reading brings us face to face with our past. We are being asked to learn from our history so that we can heal old wounds and create a surprising future for ourselves. We are being told to learn and grow from our experiences, to not live in the past but acknowledge the impact it… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Healing Old Wounds

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Beyond the Reading: Breathing in Gratitude

Today's reading highlights a message of gratitude and the idea of being content with our present. In her post, How To Feel Content With What You Have, Beard (2017) expands on this idea saying "in order to be content with what you already have, you need to become aware of what you already have." It's actively bringing… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Breathing in Gratitude