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The Roots of Anxiety

In Billbergia, Conscious Living, Homework, Puya, Vriesea on February 27, 2010 at 12:11 pm

Today I had to make a decision on a rather benign and non-life threatening business issue. As I approached the point of commitment, I noticed that I was extremely anxious about what I was about to do.

As my practice is to ‘notice and not judge’ what I do, I decided to get to the bottom of the anxiety. Now when I say this, I wasn’t looking for a clear answer or a “memory of the time I…” which set up the current axiety. What I was looking for was a simple comfort with what I was about to undertake. After all, anxiety didn’t fit the situation… but it did fit my perception of the situation.

I was nervous.

My usual practice whenever something is stressful or emotional is to ‘sit with it’. By this I mean I sit with my ill feelings and allow them to float up into my awareness. If I don’t have time right then and there, I sit down at a later date and review the ill feelings when I can. Usually before bed.

My point is that I always review my inner stress the day that it happens. And it doesn’t take long to do so and bring closer either. Read the rest of this entry »

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NEW MANUAL! – The Skyflowers: An A-Z Guide!

In 25ml Combination, Aechmea, Billbergia, Botanical Archetypes, Cryptanthus, Flower Essence Therapy, Flower Remedies, Neoregelia, Puya, Quesnelia, Tillandsia, Vriesea, Weekly Classes & Workshops on July 18, 2009 at 12:48 pm

The Skyflowers – An A-Z Guide to Bromeliad Flower Remedies A4 Manual – $20. AU$

IMG_2128-1This easy-to-read, 22 page guide marks the 20th anniversary of a fascinating study of the Bromeliad family – the Skyflowers.

Designed to be simple-yet-informative, this quick reference guide will cater to both beginners and flower essence therapists alike. Alphabetical, 3-line listings makes looking up a particular remedy easy and short, key-word definitions provides just the right amount of information to understand what each remedy is used for.

The book is a great introduction to the world of the Skyflowers and makes a good starting point for further study of the remedies made from these amazing, ‘air-dwelling’ plants.

A great reference when you need to jog-your-memory!

The Manual features…

* Simple, 3-line listings for more than 81 individual remedies and pre-mixed combinations.

* An introduction to Bromeliads, their general properties and what they have to offer as a flower essence remedy.

* Step-by-step instructions on how to use the remedies and tips for choosing the right essence for you.

* Botanical symbols beside each flower entry for easy cross-reference with the Botanical Archetypes A4 Reference Chart and other Skyflowers materials.

* Instructions on how to use the Botanical Archetypes to gain a deeper understanding of the remedy you are working with.

* Educates and raises awareness before a remedy is even applied.

Flower Essence Faux Pas #7 – Using Catharsis as a Marker for Growth

In Flower Essence Faux Pas on July 11, 2009 at 12:23 pm

I recently recieved some feedback from a woman who had been using Queens Tears, Billbergia nutans. Her feedback was that ‘the essence didn’t work… but… another essence worked well to clear her junk’, venting her bottled emotions and allowed her to ‘express her opinions rather strongly’ to those who had wronged her now and in the past. In other words, she exploded. And once the smoke had cleared, she felt better.

Queens Tears is for the gentle release of pent up emotions – those strong emotions you have suppressed or feelings that you have side-stepped in an attempt to remain composed. As I suggested to this lady, Queens Tears doesn’t produce a catharsis and it’s not meant to. It’s an ‘anti-catharsis’ flower. Queens Tears allows for a ‘slow release of tears’, one at a time, at a pace that is not overwhelming. The flower regulates the emotions and eases their release, bringing relief-without-further-upsetting-yourself-while-doing-so.

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