Q&A with Jen about the Chakras

July 20, 2021

During this Q&A, Jen, co-founder of Orchid Experience, shares her history of the chakras and how she uses them in her life.

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Q&A with Michelle about the Chakras

July 14, 2021

During this Q&A, Michelle, co-founder of Orchid Experience, shares how she first learned about the chakras and how she uses them to bring balance back into her life.

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Connection to Self, Community, and a Higher Power

July 7, 2021

Believing in, and staying connected, to the universal power (feel free to use your preferred term) that binds us all together is hard to do when your sister-in-law or a random woman on the sidewalk is pregnant, and you are not. Our fear of potentially never getting pregnant divides us, makes us compare ourselves to others, and turns our thoughts into ‘us versus them.’ This frame of thinking doesn’t allow for universal connection, which is the ultimate goal for the crown chakra (If you missed last week’s blog post, check it out here.) And yet, it’s where many of us find ourselves after a year or more of trying to get pregnant.

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Our connection to life

June 29, 2021

The ultimate goal of the crown chakra is to trust the flow of energy throughout the universal system that connects us all. When we accept that we are all one, we’re better able to remain open to new ideas, trust our inner wisdom, and tune into the lessons and information being offered to us by a higher power. The basic right of this energy center is that we have the right to know and to learn. And the demon, or main difficulty, with this chakra is attachment.

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Seeing Clearly

June 22, 2021

Even if you aren’t going through infertility, the sixth chakra can be hard to balance. We live in an instant gratification world and the constant dopamine reward for every “like,” feel-good movie on-demand, and delivery-desserts can be hard to forgo.

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Seeing with rose colored glasses

June 15, 2021

As we’ve made our way up through the chakras we now find ourselves at the center of our consciousness and intuition. The sixth chakra, Ajna – to perceive and command, is also known as the “3rd eye.” It’s associated with our right “to see” but to see more than just the physical. It’s about being able to see what’s going on around you, and also your ability to see where you want to go, your vision for your life.

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