Energetic self-care is essentail for living happy and free. When you work on cleansing and clearing the aura you release toxic energetic build up and debri, which can manifest as negative feelings and the like. I have created this beautiful … Continue reading
A spiritual cleansing bath is a fabulous way to melt away the day’s stress, and freshen your aura. Your aura is the energetic mirror of your physical body, as well as, the place where thoughts, emotions, and intentions are held. … Continue reading
I bet you are one of the many people in an ever growing circle of empaths. Empaths are psychically open, and sensitive people who can pick up on the intentions and vibrations swirling around them. Imagine every thought, every feeling, every idea, every action that you encounter as a wave, a wave of sound, a wave of energy, a wave of psychic impression. When that energy is sent out, the empath naturally pick it up, and internalizes it!
No wonder empaths have sensitive systems. You process energy through your energy centers, and your energy centers are the subtle parts of your body. Everyone is telling an energetic story. Your energetic story is the accumulation of your thoughts, fears, ideas and beliefs about playing in the world. Sensitive people cannot discern between their energetic story, and the story of others. Meaning that as someone throws energy your way it feeds into your own microcosm, integrating into your system.
So why do empaths have sensitive bodies, and systems?
Well to start if you are an empath you struggle knowing when something is your feeling/thought/idea/etc, or someone else’s. On a deeper level you have a hard time knowing what is good for you, versus what is supposed to be good for you. Looking at health, diet and fitness we see that there is a constant stream, no a constant flood of information and insights about what is good for us vs. not. And on and on it goes. Fad diets, good fats and bad fats, allergic reactions, mysterious additives, etc.
To put it simply, empaths usually do things to their bodies, such as eating things, that really are not necessary. In some cases empaths eat, or “abuse” their bodies as a form of avoiding or distancing from these extreme feelings. Over the years I have learned that most people who are battling with weight are empaths, and they are ganging weight as a form of protection!
Taking it slow is a good rule of thumb! Especially with medications, vitamins, exercise and rich foods. A lot of times, less is more. Try things in increments. Maybe it is changing your diet bit by bit, rather than a dramatic departure. Or incorporating a supplement small dosages at a time.
Listen to your body. Listen to your system. See what works for you personally. Not what works for everyone else. And know that energy happens in the aura, and then makes its way into the body. Tuning into the subtle signs of your body, will clue you into the subtle energies blooming around you.
© Shaheen Miro 2015
Your energetic story is the narrative of your life. It is the accumulation of your thoughts, ideas, beliefs, and fears about how you fit into the world, and how the world responds to you.
In the fast paced world that we live in it is easy to become overwhelmed, disconnected and completely out of touch. As the chasm between our inner and outer world grows wider, and deeper feelings of unhappiness, chaos and disenchantment become all pervasive.
You do not have to fall victim to this “forgetting”. The present moment always offers you a place of power to transform your life.
In an energy clearing and intention setting session we will pinpoint these places of resistance, pain and inflexibility. You will find what blocks of energy exist, and why. From there we will work together to move, transform and shift this energy to reflect your true intention, you authentic self!
You will begin with these key questions: What is feeding my spirit? What is depleting my spirit?
From there we will look at what really makes your heart sing. What you really want in your life. This will give us a platform, a springboard to jump from. We will find your flow, your unique rhyme with the Universe. You will jump into infinity, spiral out into the vast sea of the creative unknown. And you will begin to feed your spirit, rather than your fear.
Sessions are done in-person, or via long distance. Wherever you are in the world Shaheen can work with you!
Have questions, or comments?
Do you ever feel uninspired, heavy or just dull? Do you ever feel “cursed” or caught in a streak of bad luck? Many clients describe having a heavy cloud hanging over their head, causing them loss pain and heartache.
It’s true that you may be stuck in a string of karmic lessons. Or caught in a loop of negative energy. Often times this “curse” or “steak of bad luck” is an unconscious creation of your own mind and energy. You are allowing something into your life that is causing you to suffer.
Are you helpless?
No, you can actually change this…
Join me for an afternoon of spiritual cleansing tips and tricks! We will discuss a handful of practical, and powerful spiritual cleansing techniques that you can incorporate into your daily routine.
Take ownership of your energetic story… manifest the life you want!
When: August 7, 2015 4:00-5:30 pm
Cost: $30 per person
Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 8 People
This will be an intimate setting. The cost will include printouts, and other materials provided in the workshop.
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Pyrite is one of my favorite stones to work with. You are probably familiar with Pyrite, commonly called, “Fools Gold”. It is a highly reflective, metallic stone that forms in cube shapes, or round disks. When held in one light it shines a soft gold, and turned another it has a lighter, almost silver hue.
Pyrite actually means, “fire” connecting this stone with fire energy. Pyrite grows as cubic crystals made of iron sulfide, which connects it to earth energy. If struck together Pyrite will actually create sparks.
Energetically Pyrite ground, centers, focuses and establishes boundaries and authority. In times when you need to be more focused, extroverted and assertive, Pyrite is a powerful ally. Working with the energy of Pyrite will help to re-establish your natural connection to the earth, pulling it into your core, creating a type of personal “fire” that can be directed to clear away unwanted forces, or ignite new ideas.
Ideally, Pyrite is used for psychic and spiritual protection. Naturally it pulls in stray, excess energy, and mingles this with strong earth energy. This energy creates a force field around the wearer that fortifies the personal aura, but adding an extra layer of armor. This force field establishes personal space, and boundaries, and keeps unwanted influence at bay.
The reflective quality of Pyrite hints at its ability to deflect negative energy and influence. I have found that Pyrite will deflect, and return negative, and harmful thoughts to the sender. This is especially helpful for people who suffer from depression, anxiety, and mental anguish.
Empathics, spiritual workers, and public figures benefit greatly from Pyrite as it helps to define personal space, and boost self-confidence so that you can overcome, face, and eloquently work through any situation. Visualize Pyrite as a grounding rod for high impact energies that are inundating the wearer.
Keeping Pyrite in the workspace is especially auspicious because it transmutes energy. On a deeper level Pyrite ignites an alchemical process that marries Earth and Sun. When kept in a workspace you will begin to feel a subtle strength that permeates the air, adding to the flow of creative ideas, confidence, and the ability to follow through to the end.
Pyrites transformative quality is the core of its power as a protective stone. Unlike stones that just ward off negative energy, Pyrite actually pulls the unwanted energy into it’s core, thus establishing a protective boundary that will deflect any remaining energy that works to overwhelm it’s perimeter. I like to this of Pyrite as a proactive stone. It doesn’t passively weather the storm, it works to shift and change the energies at play for a more conducive atmosphere.
Tapping into the protective nature of this stone is simple. Find a beautiful piece of Pyrite that speaks to you. Hold it in your hand; establish a connection with the stone by feeling it. Let it speak to you. Befriend it.
What does it feel like when you hold it?
What parts of your body does it activate?
What emotions, sensations, and impression do you have?
Graciously ask for your Pyrite crystal to create a protective barrier around you. You can be general, or very specific about what you wish to be shielded from. I like to affirm my intention by speaking out loud to the crystal. Holding it in my hand, turning it around gently on all sides. Breathing into its life force, and inhaling it into my own.
Once you have established this connection carry your crystal with you. Keep it in your pocket, purse, or on a piece of jewelry. I carry a bag that I keep my current crystal friends in. When I am working in a stationary setting I will take them all out, one by one, saying hello, reaffirming my intention and asking for their help again, and then I arrange them around me!
Sleeping with Pyrite on your bedside table, or under your pillow is especially powerful. This is beneficial for people who feel they are under psychic attach, extreme pressure, or if you are experiencing nightmares.
Cleanse and recharge Pyrite crystals by placing them in a bowl of rock salt. Set them in a sunny window to recharge, and pull out their luster. Never put them in water. Pyrite is especially friendly with Black Tourmaline, and Hematite.
© Shaheen Miro 2015
The Gypsy’s Aura Elixir is a powerful tool for spiritual cleansing, and protection. It is draws on the power of botanicals, lunar energy, and Reiki to create a high vibration that eliminates negative vibrations, and influence… leaving the aura feeling lighter, and sealed from negativity.
Here are a few ways to use the Gypsy’s Aura Elixir.
1. Spray the elixir around yourself to help lighten your mood, and slough off negative/stray energies. This is a great way to prepare yourself for a heavy situation, or after. It works wonders when going into a high-traffic place. Or when dealing with difficult people.
2. If the energy off your home, or space feels especially heavy mist the room. Focus on corners, and openings. This is especially helpful after an altercation, or if there has been illness or loss in the home.
3. When you are having trouble sleeping, or you are experiencing nightmares mist the elixir throughout your bedroom, around your sleeping area, and around yourself. Focusing on the crown, and base of the head.
4. If you’ve are bringing a new object home, whether it was purchased new, or second hand. Everything carries a vibration and that vibration may not settle well with you, or your space. Lift the aura of the object by misting it a few times. Or wetting a rag with a dab of the mist and lightly washing it off.
5. Add a splash of the elixir to your cleaning solution. It is great to wash the floors, and walls of your home and business. This will help bless the space, and clear out unwanted energies that may be lingering. Do this at least once a month.
6. Create a spiritual cleansing bath by adding a handful of sea salt, and a splash of the elixir to your bath water. Soak for 15 minutes, allowing yourself to relax into a meditative state. Just be with the scent, and the warmth. This will help you unwind, and melt away icky energy in your aura.
7. Use the mist to bless objects such as crystals and candles before using them in energy work, prayer, or healing.
8. Keep a bottle at work! Mist it around your office, or yourself before a heavy meeting. Or when you feel like things are growing tense, or stagnant in the area.
Have fun! Be creative. The Gypsy’s Aura Elixir can be used in so many ways!
© Shaheen Miro 2015
There is something so exciting and beautiful about seeing someone’s aura blooming, growing and pulsating in front of you. It’s a lightshow of rainbow colors that reflect the person’s inner world, their mood, emotions, and the things they are pulling and pushing in and out of their lives.
The aura is the unique energetic story each and every person is telling.
The aura is composed of many layers of energy, constantly moving and cycling, much like a wheel. Some energies cycle out quickly, and others linger for an extended amount of time. When energy starts to take on a cyclical pattern then it represents something that is being held onto, a lesson to be learned, or a particular energy that you are in need of.
The aura reflects our every thought, feeling, and experience. It will change accordingly. The most telling thing about the aura is the texture and color that are emanating from it. When you are aware of this you can learn a lot about a person, or situation.
Often times the aura knows the truth about a person or situation before you consciously do.
The chakra system (the 7 main energy centers of the body) is made up of the seven colors of the rainbow. Each chakra dictates a different experience, and the energy of that chakra loops together and creates the aura. If you are experiencing a block in a specific chakra, that will appear in the aura.
Not only does the aura reflect the chakras system, it also reflects all the things you encounter throughout your day, and your life as a whole. The aura is your energetic story, and with that story is your energetic history.
You may find yourself naturally experiencing other people’s auras. It can be very subtle such as a tingly feeling when you are very close to a person, or maybe you’ve experienced the sudden sensation of coming up against a wall when interacting with a person… this is their aura shielding you out.
It’s also very common to see a person’s aura when they are speaking in front of you, especially if there is a dark background behind them, or something neutral. When people are excited their aura will spike and shoot off energy much like fireworks. If someone is telling you a lie their aura will shrink, and become somewhat jagged.
Learning to Work With the Aura
You can work with the colors of your aura, and the chakras to create change in your life. Each color has a unique energetic vibration, and that vibration is the makeup of your aura. If you can perceive the color, you can decode the energy at work and begin to use it for your highest good.
I suggest spending a few minutes throughout the day checking in with your energy field. When you wake up in the morning close your eyes, take a few deep breathes, and let a color fill your mind. You may ask yourself, “What color am I right now?” The answer will reveal the energetic state you are in.
This is beneficial for you because it allows you to align with the Universe and with your intention. You may find that your aura is muddy colored, dull and a little gray. Which would indicate that you are feeling off, closed down, and withdrawn. This wouldn’t be an ideal energy if you were about to give a major presentation for your company.
Do this throughout the day!
Another technique is to notice what colors are jumping out at you throughout the day, or over a week. Is there a particular color you are drawn to? Or that you keep noticing at random? This is your higher self trying to get your attention, and integrate that energy into your life.
This is very noticeable in a person’s wardrobe. Everyone has their color that they look great in, but we all go through phases where we are drawn to a certain color of clothing. This is your energy field trying to regulate itself. You may look horrible in purple, or typically you avoid it in your wardrobe, but lately you’ve been buying purple clothing!
Why? Because you need a boost in your spiritual vibration, you need to tap into your intuitive self, and trust in your inner wisdom.
An Exercise to Actively Work with Aura Colors
Go to a hardware store, or a paint store and find the section of paint swatches. This is the Wonderland of colors!
Give yourself about 20 minutes and begin to brows the colors. Don’t force anything. Just look. Notice what you notice. See what colors jump out. You may find that you start with your favorite colors, but don’t get stuck there! Acknowledge all the colors.
As you go through this exercise, begin pulling out chips that speak to you. Don’t look at their names, or really investigate them closely just yet. Just let your impulse and intuition guide you.
When you have between 5-10 chips you are ready to go!
Take them home. Lay them out on a big table, or on the floor and begin grouping them. You may find that you have two main colors, or maybe you have one big group of colors.
Can you divide them into shades? Lights and darks? Different saturations?
Now being to look at the names. Are there any name themes? Do you see any dots connecting? What is the overall feeling? What word would you use to describe the collage of colors?
This is a reflection of where you are energetically, or what energy you need to pull into your life.
You can do this process as often as you like. It’s a fun way to connect with colors. It can be used for divination, much the same way you would use a deck of cards.
You can take the experience a step further by keeping the collage of colors somewhere you can look at them. You may stick them to a poster board or a corkboard. You may even decide that one color is so necessary that you want to paint a wall, or room that color!
As you follow this process you will become more sensitive to the energies around you.
Play with it and have fun!
Here is a list of color meanings that I have created. This is not a complete list. Feel free to add or take away as you see appropriate!
White: Purity, divinity, light, peace, healing, spirit guides and the 7th (crown) chakra.
Black: Mystery, the universe, protection, wisdom, the feminine aspects of the divine, change, winter and spirit communication.
Red: passion, romance, sexuality, power, summer, anger, lust, creativity and the 1st (root) chakra.
Blue: Communication, healing, animals, clarity, the angels, harmony/serenity, and the 5th (throat) chakra.
Green: Nature, spring, prosperity, fairies, healing, Mother Earth/goddess, and the 4th (heart) chakra.
Yellow: Confusion, empathy and telepathy, earth spirits/energy, the sun, awakening, renewal, power and the 3rd (solar plexus) chakra.
Purple: psychic abilities, awareness, magic, higher power, the celestial bodies, sensitivity, understanding, higher education, and the 6th (third eye) chakra.
Orange: Work, career, health, nutrition, abundance, and the 2nd (sacral) chakra.
Pink: love, friendship, healing, understanding, forgiveness, matters of the heart and the 4th (heart) chakra.
Brown: Stability, hearth and home, finances, work problems, grounding and letting go.
Gray: protection, invisibility, fear, compromise and neutralizing.
© Shaheen Miro 2014
Formulated to cleanse and clear the Aura. Use on yourself, or within your space. The smell is a heavenly floral scent with a touch of citrus, and warm earthly undertones. Charged with Reiki, and the light of the full Moon. Filled with beautiful citrine crystals (the path opener stone). This is a practical way to perform your daily spiritual cleansing…It is absolutely uplifting… and will keep your Aura sparkling bright!
Check out: 8 Ways to Use the Gypsy’s Aura Elixir
The idea of the Labyrinth has always fascinated me because it is a metaphor for life. There are many challenges we encounter; we look for the “right” path to follow. But if you stop and be still you realize that the only path you can follow is the one before you. You must keep moving forward to reach your highest potential.
That doesn’t mean there is a set destiny that you are locked into. Life is a Labyrinth. There are many turns, dead-ends and complications. Sometimes you are completely lost, and completely confused. The truth is you cannot make it to the end of the maze if you sit down where you stand. Stay in motion!
I have found stones to be very beneficial in helping to shift energy to spiritually cleanse and create change. As I meditate on the idea of the Labyrinth I see the stone Citrine. This is the “Path Opener Stone”.
Citrine is a beautiful yellow and white stone with a crystalline structure that allows light to pass through its transparent surface. If you look closely amongst the cloudy areas of white and honey you will see glimmers of rainbow light. Citrine has a gentle feeling of empowerment and nourishment.
Citrine has been regarded as a stone of success and luck. It is said to attract prosperity to sales people and merchants. It shifts a perspective of lack, to one of abundance. Citrine has the energetic properties to bring about dreams.
Citrine never absorbs negative energy, so it never needs to be cleansed. It actually breaks up negative energy and helps to dissolve it in the atmosphere. Because it helps to nullify negative influence it increases your sense of personal power and allows you to have clarity of thoughts and emotions.
Mentally and emotionally citrine works to shift the thought patterns and feelings that are limiting your success. This stone simultaneously dissipates limiting vibrations, and pushes you upward to a more inspired state of being. This rise in vibration aligns you with Spirit and helps you live a more authentic life.
The source of energetic blocks doesn’t matter when working with this stone because it permeates the aura with a type of charge that releases blocks, and then realigns and magnetizes your energy field to attract positive influence. This is why it is called the Path Opener. It opens all the closed doors to success.
You can use the influence of citrine to help you work through your own personal labyrinth. This will work to clear away blocks and obstacles on your path, and energetically push you into a place of success.
To begin gather a few citrine crystals, a variety of markers, and a large sheet of white paper.
Give yourself some alone time. Put yourself in a relaxed state. Ground and center.
Contemplate where you are in life. Look at the areas that feel blocked, stagnant or negative. As yourself where you need to “freshen” things up, and create some traction to align you with your goals.
If you’ve picked 3 areas then draw a triangle on the sheet of paper. If you’ve picked 5 then draw a five-point star. Draw a large circle at each point, and in the circle write a word or phrase to sum up the blocked area you are working on shifting.
Now take one crystal per block you are working on. Cup it in your hand and focus on your breathing. Let yourself move into the essence of the crystal. Place your thoughts and feelings into the crystal programming it to create change in the chosen area. This will align the crystal with your intention. Now place the crystal at that point.
Do this for each blocked area.
Leave the crystal grid in a safe place where it will not be disturbed. You can visit often and reaffirm your intention. Let the grid stay active until you see change in each area.
As with all energy work… the power is in the intention! Be ready for change so that the crystals can begin helping you attract the life you want.
Originally Published in Soul Path Magazine
© Shaheen Miro 2014