More sewing! This was the reason I bought I sewing machine: I really, really wanted to make myself a meditation pillow. I got some leftover fabric from my friend Mel, some cut-up fabric scraps from another friend, and got to work. There are a lot of pins with general instructions on Pinterest, but I found… Continue reading Meditation pillow
Lava bead bracelet
I did a bit more jewelry-making, this time with lava beads. I've gotten into essential oils a bit more, since my trip to Bowen Island. I learned about lava beads, where you can put essential oils on the beads and then carry lovely smells around with you all day. I got some black ones too,… Continue reading Lava bead bracelet
Lavender eye pillow
I'm on a lavender kick, after Ranae made me my heating bag. I made myself a little eye pillow. It's hand sewn, very easy! It smells lovely and is perfect for meditating or falling asleep.
I'm still feeling so grounded after last weekend's silent retreat. I am constantly being reminded that mindfulness and meditation have such amazing benefits. I found a few things to help keep me zen. The chakras! I have to read up about this more! The lotus flower, a powerful symbol that came up a lot, last… Continue reading Zen
Oh boy, it's been a busy time with the back to school rush. It's nice to remind myself to slow down and take in what's important in life.