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The Magical Quality That Defines You!

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That unique sparkle that emanates from happy people is a shimmering delight. It lets you into their world for a fleeting second even if they are little more than strangers. They might use a few words or just eye contact and a heartfelt gesture, but you know what they mean because of the positive emotions that flow. They say a simple smile can release millions of endorphins that make you feel wonderful, so keep that up (unless it’s some kind of taboo in your culture)! We are all unique, we all have something to say and we all have that magical quality that defines the glowing spirit within. So don’t be too quiet or know one will see your charming qualities and uplifting talents. It is amazing just how many emotions we express with our facial muscles alone – so lift your beautiful face to others and give them a hint of who you are. When you don’t smile and react in the normal way people can read these emotional changes quite easily, especially if they know you well (well unless they are…

Creating Sacred Space

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Having a special place to communicate with the private spiritual you is often a necessity in our demanding lives. Most people take very little time to listen to their own thoughts which in the long run can develop a sense of confusion, loss of purpose or direction. Those who have created an area of sacred space inside the home, or garden can gain clarity and recharge their energy when it is needed. Such a space is used for reflection and meditation, but it must be quiet – so enter your space when you have the house to yourself (the babies are asleep, the children are at school). Find a time that suits your lifestyle (early morning, day or night) and try to do this once or twice a week for 30 minutes. Look for a space in your home that feels right for you; maybe it has filtered light that lets the sun in, or a garden just outside a window that brings in the smell of herbs or flowers. If your sacred space is in a lounge room in a comfortable chair you won’t be the only one (a popular ch…