SPIRIT ANIMALS & MORE

SPIRIT ALLIES

Ever wonder why that Raven is perched outside your window? Is there an animal that shows up in your life frequently?
That animal may be trying to tell you something or guide you in a specific direction. Find your spirit animal today.

A blue heron is a special bird that conveys deep spiritual meaning and symbolism to our consciousness.
Whenever a blue heron visits you in the dream, it is a sign that the universe wants to communicate a powerful message to you.

The great egret is a symbol of great power, elegance, grace, beauty, and purity.
It is also associated with spiritual transformation, healing, protection, freedom, and liberation.
To the Native American culture, they were considered a messenger from the spirit world.

The great horned owl has a spiritual meaning of freedom, wisdom, and power.
It is a symbol of strength, endurance, and has the power to see what we cannot.

The black-crowned night heron is associated with the element of water, encouraging flow and openness to change.

CHANGING SEASONS

In every season there is change.
Whether or not you are in tune with mother nature, we know that all things are affected and that in every season we must let go and embrace what is to come.
“Embrace the seasons and cycles in your life. There is magic in change”-Bronnie Ware

CREATIVE POWERS

Ever see a face in a tree. an elephant in a piece of driftwood or a cherub in a cloud?
It’s called Pareidolia and is ” the perception of apparently significant patterns or recognizable images, especially faces, in random or accidental arrangements of shapes and lines.” -Oxford Dictionary

MEDITATION AND BREATH WORK

Meditation and breathwork are an important practice in our daily lives,
They help us to focus, be creative, slow down, and dive into a deeper consciousness.
Check out our Mindful Movement Classes for the ultimate enlightening experience

FORAGING

*Make sure you work with your doctor or a known herbalist before using any of the plants mentioned below.
Many desert plants bear fruit. Learn to identify edible and medicinal plant life in the desert
Scarlet Hedgehog Cactus has been used for food, medicinal and other purposes by southwestern United States indigenous peoples.
Apache, Chiricahua & Mescalero used it for food, fruit; Raw fruit is used for food. The Navajo used as a drug for heart medicine; a heart stimulant.`
Cattail contains a reliable source of vitamins, minerals, protein, fiber, and a low source of carbohydrates.
All parts of the cattail are edible.
The roots are called “corms.” You can eat them raw or cooked and are said to taste like a cross between potato & corn.
Young shoots can be cooked like asparagus and the young buds like corn cobs.
Mullein is a woolly-leafed biennial, which is used for treating various diseases.
The leaves, flowers, and roots of the plant are all blessed with ingredients used to cure various conditions.
Additionally, it has anti-bacterial properties which make the plant effective in treating infections.
One of the many uses of mullein is that it treats asthma, pneumonia, spasmodic coughs, and much more.
The berries and flowers of elderberries are packed with antioxidants and vitamins that may boost your immune system.
They could help tame inflammation, lessen stress, and help protect your heart.