Anxiety is one of the most common afflictions of people in today's world and it also is something that affects our energy to the greatest extent. Learning how to manage this, so we can live the most powerful and expansive spiritual lives possible, is a must for anyone on a conscious path.Read More
All of the blog posts are written by Arien Smith with the intention to heal, inform, and expand every reader. Three posts a week: Monday Mindfulness, Wednesday Yoga, Saturday Reflections.
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If you are reading this blog, you have most likely discovered it through social media or, at the very least, an internet search. The world wide web is a wonderful thing, but it also has many faults. Since there is no true filter for what words we all share on various social media platforms, a lot of toxicity, ego, and collective fear and pain are shared alongside the positivity and engagement that these websites promote. How we use social media designates what kind of energy we expose ourselves to and how it affects us in our daily life.Read More
I recently took some time to meditate with the Akashic Records, remaining completely open the information I was meant to gather. What I witnessed forever changed how I view even the smallest of my actions--each one creates infinite ripples in the world around us. The Records showed me just how much of an impact we have in our world.Read More
If you just moved into a new place, need a refresher in your living environment, or feel bogged down with everyday toxicity in your home, this meditation might offer some salvation for you. Unlike previous Monday Mindfulness articles, this week doesn't require a daily commitment too! Efficient and powerful, this week's blog is a guide to cleansing and energetically protecting your living environment.Read More
Understanding the ego is an important part of any spiritual and healing practice, since dissolving this toxic part of our psyche is the ideal of all major spiritual pursuits. Reaching an ego-free state, whether brief or sustained, has been called many things: Illumination, Enlightenment, Nirvana, Transcendence.
The spiritual understanding of the ego is basically that it is the antithesis of our loving, core self or spirit. Instead of self-aware, it is selfish. Instead of wise, it believes it knows all. Instead of loving, it exploits and manipulates. The ego is what causes us to see ourselves as separate from the Universe, others, and the things that sustain us. The ego is chronically misunderstood, but it is laid out clearly in this article.Read More
Part two of a three part dialogue on the toxic patterns found in Westernized spirituality today. In an effort to illuminate these common pitfalls, this series will highlight the differences between sensational spirituality and a genuine healing path. Some of the other issues in New Age culture, like cultural appropriation and ableism will also be discussed. This week--some bulleted list comparisons between healthy spirituality and toxic sensational spirituality.Read More
Part one of a three part dialogue on the toxic patterns found in Westernized spirituality today. In an effort to illuminate these common pitfalls, this series will highlight the differences between sensational spirituality and a genuine healing path. Some of the other issues in New Age culture, like cultural appropriation and ableism will also be discussed.Read More