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Why Do Flower Essences Help with Emotional Issues?

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Why do flower essences help with emotional issues?  A person could say “why do they help at all?” It sounds pretty woo-woo, doesn't it? I agree! But after so many years of experimenting with them myself and receiving so much positive feedback from so many customers, I know they do. And while I don't understand it from a purely western scientific point of view, I do believe I can provide some insight into this. I think of it as an energetic resonance between qualities of the flowering plant and the qualities of the person who needs it. The simplest way to think of it is like attracts like. But also opposites attract. The plant you need for emotional healing holds a particular way of being in the world that it expresses in how it looks, how it grows, and how it behaves in relationship to its environment that is similar in some respects to you! But you are out of balance in this expression (or you wouldn’t be seeking help), and the plant is not. The plant stays well by holding a

Morning Glory Flower Essence for People who Hate Getting Up in the Morning

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Morning Glory is one of my favorite flowers. There is something so cheerful about seeing them greeting the day in wide open full bloom first thing in the morning. As you might suspect if you follow my blog, this happy to greet the day gesture of the flower is part of what it can help you with. Morning Glory flower essence is used to help people who have a hard time getting up in the morning, usually because their sleep cycle has been disrupted by staying up too late on a regular basis. Once that becomes a habit it can be very hard to get back onto a better track and Morning Glory can help. Of course, you might have to deal with why this pattern developed in the first place as part of the process (perhaps with the help of other essences). It’s not unusual for grief to suddenly well up. Perhaps you don’t look forward to doing what you do (or don’t do) during the day. Perhaps the evening and night time is the only time you feel free! Or perhaps that’s the time when you try to “make up” f

Vervain for Idealistic Champions of a Cause Who Need to Rest and Relax

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  Idealists of the world, unite! Take up the cause of resting! Sometimes we need to stand up for ourselves and others and fight. And certainly, the world needs us now more than ever. But it also needs us well! It needs us rested, well-fed, and well-nourished.  Vervain flower essence is for when you have fallen out of balance. What needs to change feels SO urgent you want it to be done NOW! But, more often, the work of healthy transformation takes time. And it takes the ability to win hearts and inspire others—something that can be sabotaged if we slip into perfectionism, and over-zealous fanaticism. Vervain helps you relax and take the time to rest and rejuvenate.  I sell dosage strength, Reiki-infused Vervain flower essence dropper bottles and unscented sprays in my my Etsy shop. Scented sprays are also available.

Flower Essences for Feeling Prosperous Enough

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I noticed multiple sales of Abundant Prosperity and Trillium in my shop the last few days. Both of these flower essence products have to do with money issues. Has the news that we might or might not be in a recession been getting to people?  I'm well aware that part of the population is very worried about money because of inflation. I sure think about it every time I drive a car to the grocery store! It's hard for most people to be unaware of rising costs. And what do most people do when their money isn't going as far and they don't know how bad things might get? They reduce their spending!  But at the same time, some industries (the ones producing products with the highest rising costs) are registering record profits . In fact, investors in every industry related to basic human needs ( real estate , for example—what other people call "housing") are doing just fine! So, yes, most of us ARE in a recession whether other segments of the economy are affected by

Learning to Trust Again with Baby Blue Eyes Flower Essence

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  Sweet Baby Blue Eyes! These tiny flowers carpet the ground in some areas of California and Oregon. I don't see them often where I live but my heart leaps up when I do. They have such an air of open innocence. Little blue cups with white centers open wide to the sky and seem to reflect the sky right back and yet SO tiny you would miss them if they didn't often appear in groups! As a flower essence Baby Blue Eyes helps a person regain their sense of trust after a betrayal, especially betrayals by men in your life.  It helps a person feel like they are worthy of love and support—open to what the universe has to offer—ready to drink up and believe again that the world can be a supportive benign place. I just re-added the scented spray version of Baby Blue Eyes flower essence to my shop. Unscented sprays and dropper bottles are also available.

Stop Snapping at People with Snapdragon Flower Essence

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  Have you ever had one of those days when you wanted to snap at people for their what-the-hell-is-this behavior so much that by the end of the day your jaw hurt from gritting your teeth to keep yourself from doing it? That was me last week and all I could think of was Snapdragon flower essence to help me soothe the savage beast inside that in reality just wanted cry! Because that's what my anger was covering up—deep grief at the injustice of it all. At least that's how it felt to me. If I could have talked to the person involved without snapping I might have discovered why they were behaving so shockingly.  That's the trouble with "snap" judgements. Sometimes they turn you into a "snapping" turtle! Snap, snap. As a child I LOVED opening the mouths of the Snapdragons my mother grew and letting them snap shut. I thought that was the funniest thing! It's this obvious human-like gesture that gave Snapdragons their name and provides a hint of what the pl

Inspired Leadership with Larkspur Flower Essence

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  What's makes a great leader? Whipping people into shape? Telling people what to do? I don't think so. I think a great leader inspires their team by the example they set, by sharing knowledge others need to succeed, and by encouraging people to bring their best selves forward. It can be about sharing your own enthusiasm for a cause and inviting people to join in. Or by helping people to find the leadership inside themselves so they can take on their part of what needs to be done with enthusiasm, too. Ultimately, I think it can be about joyful service to a cause.  Unfortunately, many people find leadership a burden. They're required to do it as part of their job as a manager or a teacher but no one taught them how! Or the role models they had as children were abusive authority figures who ruled with an iron fist and made others feel miserable. Larkspur flower essence is for charismatic and enthusiastic service and for leading through positive example. It helps you allow you