By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | All energy connects. We like to compartmentalize issues in our lives, but from an energetic stance that’s an impossible feat. Energy flows through our body through energy centers known as chakras. How it moves through these centers is determined by our mental and emotional health. This is powerful information and if we are willing to do a little sleuthing it can offer us a chance to change course and deepen.
There were no women at the first modern Olympics in 1896. According to its founder Pierre de Coubertin, women were “not cut out to sustain certain shocks.” Women proved him wrong, muscling their way in to have 22 women compete at the 1900 Olympic Games. By 2012, just over 100 years later, there was at least one woman in every delegation.
By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | How we feel in a space makes a big difference in our ability to recover from life’s stressors. By setting up a place designated for meditation, we build up the energy in a room making our time of meditation practice there more powerful. The physical body spends less time trying to relax and expand because the space already offers a heightened vibration. By implementing a few items and adjusting your schedule you will reap even greater rewards from as few as 5 minutes of meditation.
In just over a span of five years, the women’s heavy athletic division at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games has grown from a group of three dedicated competitors to now attracting more than a dozen professional athletes form the across the country to participate in the weekend’s slate of ancient competitions.
“Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.” – William Wordsworth, 1798
This month is Plastic Free July, a perfect time to conserve for the sake of your health as well as all Creation.  One way to do this is to bring your own bag (BYOB) every place, every time you shop.