Discover your goddess within
Use the next few days before a Full Moon to indulge your senses and practice a little more self care.
For those of you this comes naturally, keep in mind that luxury experience of a indulgent bath. For others for who it does not come as easily, plan a night where indulgence takes a priority.
In a small bowl, add some epsom salt or sea salt, and some healing crystals. Write an intention, a personal blessing or a mantra/ prayer and place them in the bowl. You can place this bowl next to your candles. Place these near an altar. Use this link if you want to read about how to create an altar
Epsom Salts, aroma magic from essential oils such as Frankincense, geranium, Lavender, – Add some fresh herbs & spices eg Ginger which is warming & helps improve circulation – make a castor & mustard oil for your hair & body and add some oils to it to blend the oils and NourishYin Take some time out and unwind.
RELAX on the next 2 nights Gemini Moons on 4th & 5th Feb : good for the Shoulders, arms, hands, respiratory system, bronchial tubes, lungs, nervous connections for Sensor and motor skills, blood capillaries (exchange system). 6-7th the moon will be in Cancer : Which is good for the Stomach, mucosa, breast, womb, ovary – warming broths in those nights. In readiness for Saturdays Leo Moon which is good to pay attention to the Heart, aorta, blood circulation, blood pressure, heart rate- so REST and practice kindness this week.
Turn off the lights. Light candles. Take in the aroma. Breath deeply. Centre. Use breathing & Meditation to create stillness. Clear your mind, & relax. Sharing the bath with partners or children to help create your karma.
Warning: – Do not take a very hot bath or detox bath if you are pregnant, or have any heart, kidney, or other health issues.
As you enter your sacred goddess bath on these precious night, keep your best intention in mind. Cup your hands to rinse your body with the healing bath water bath and breath in the aromas.. Pour the water over your head, chest (heart chakra), throat (throat chakra), forehead (third eye chakra), top of your head (crown chakra). Breath in again and out – RELAX – use music you love and indulge in this self care indulgent experience. CENTRE and breath in LOVE.
Here are some Shakti Goddess blends I have created. Feel free to use or get inspired and create your own.
Lakshmi (Goddess of Love and Beauty) 2 cups of epsom salt, 1 cup of pink himalayan sea salt, 5 drops of Rose essential oil, 5 drops of Geranium essential oil,1/2 cup of rose petals. Add rose quartz, carnelian, jasper or amethyst in or around the bath.
Intention: I send love and compassion to myself and to all living beings around me.
Varuna (Goddess of the Sea, – cleanse away fears and detoxify. Blend – 2 cups of epsom salt, , 5 drops of Frankincense, lemongrass essential oil, 5 drops of Mandarin essential oil,1/2 cup of lemon balm. Add Black Tourmaline and Black Onyx, pearl or shells in or around the bath. Intention: I let go of what no longer serves me.
Shakti Devi (Goddess of wisdom, poetry, art, for inspiration) Blend –2 cups of epsom salt, 1 cup of pink himalayan sea salt, 10 drops of Frankincense essential oil, 1/2 cup of marigold /Rose petals. Add citrine, garnet, and tiger’s eye, malachite or quartz in or around the bath.
Intention: I create a powerful and creative flow of energy within me.
Kali (Goddess for building confidence) – 2 cups of epsom salt, 1 cup of pink himalayan sea salt, 5 drops of bergamot essential oil, 5 drops of grapefruit essential oil, 1/2 cup of fresh rosemary. leaves – Add Turquoise, Rose quartz, fluorite, and a sunstone in or around the bath.Intention: I know my life is a miracle. I respect it like a precious gem.
Gaia (Goddess of the Earth, for grounding) – 2 cups of epsom salt, 1 cup of pink himalayan sea salt, 5 drops of patchouli essential oil, 5 drops of sandalwood essential oil,1/2 cup of chamomile). Add Jasper, Moss Agate and Smokey Quartz healing stones in or around the bath.
Intention: I am stable and at peace.
Hathor (Goddess of the Motherhood, childbirth and the crossroads, for healing) – 2 cups of epsom salt, 1 cup of pink himalayan sea salt, 5 drops of eucalyptus essential oil, 5 drops of peppermint essential oil, 1/2 cup of chamomile tea ). Add Amber and Tourmaline, healing stones in or around the bath. Intention: I am healing.
Durga (Goddess of good health and cleanliness, for renewal and protective energies) – 2 cups of epsom salt, 1 cup of pink himalayan sea salt, 5 drops of myrrh essential oil, 5 drops of juniper berry essential oil, 1/2 cup of dried calendula petals). Add Green Aventurine healing stones in or around the bath.
Intention: This is my moment – my life is now!.
Indulge in the Gift of Your Self Care and the Ritual of Weekly Self Love:
These mixtures can make beautiful friendship gifts ad gift in kind for other women you care about. The 4 oz – 8oz mason jars are great as they can be filled with beautiful indulgent mixtures of rich aromas. I place tags and add a loving intention for people when i gift these Or wrap beautiful ribbon or twine with other empowering messages.
These jars can also be great gifts for goddess showers, Moon circles and goddess parties or just as a loving gift for a woman you care about who might be going through something.
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