Journal — Crystals

The 3 ‘Chambers’ of the Heart Chakra – Part 1: The Left Heart

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The 3 ‘Chambers’ of the Heart Chakra – Part 1: The Left Heart

Many people claim to know about the heart chakra but few realise that this chakra (in fact every chakra) has 3 sides – the left, the right and the centre heart.  The left side is where the physical manifestation of the heart is found, but the heart chakra also exists on the right side and in the centre (over the sternum bone).  Each part of this chakra has different qualities and slightly different functions. So let’s start with the left heart chakra – this is the energy centre that everyone knows more about and of course it is physically associated...

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The Sacral Chakra Drives Creativity and Inspiration

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The Sacral Chakra Drives Creativity and Inspiration

Also known as the Swadisthan, the Sacral Chakra is the source of our creativity and the inspiration we get from what Carl Jung called the ‘Collective Unconscious’.  Read on to find out how you can connect with and unlock this unending store of knowledge and talent. There is some confusion about this chakra as it has some fundamental differences to the others.  On the gross level the Sacral Chakra corresponds to the aortic plexus, which is positioned at the base of the abdomen. However, this chakra actually moves around the whole of the nabhi (stomach), marking out a perimeter area...

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Recharging Crystals and Recharging Your Spirit

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Recharging Crystals and Recharging Your Spirit

As you probably know by now, here at Chic & Raw we love crystals and gemstones!  So much so, that we put them in our luxury candles to release their beneficial energies as you burn the candle.  We take time to think about what a particular crystal is good for and which chakra will benefit from its vibrations. Many people say that you don’t choose your crystal but the crystal chooses you, based on your individual needs, and there seems to be some truth to that as we can be particularly drawn to different crystals.  Once we have a crystal,...

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Are Candles the Perfect Gift for Valentine’s Day?

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Are Candles the Perfect Gift for Valentine’s Day?

Here's Some Valentines Inspiration...

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