The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a world-wide symbol of the holidays in New York City. The 2017 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree was lit yesterday for the first time on Wednesday, November 29, with live performances from 7–9pm, at Rockefeller Plaza, between West 48th and West 51st Streets and Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Thousands crowded the sidewalks for the event and millions watched it live across the globe.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony has become a national tradition hearkening back to the days of the Great Depression. On Christmas Eve of 1931, a group of construction workers put together a small, elegant Christmas tree on the site of what would become Rockefeller Center. In Rockefeller Center’s launching year, 1933, the first formal Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting took place. Since then it has become a national event including ice- skating spectacles, live entertainment and television specials.
The Tree will remain lit and can be viewed until 9pm on January 7, 2018. Check out the beauty, visit Rockefeller Center or watch the lighting from the comfort of your home.
Bhakti translates as love and devotion. This fabulous festival is four days of camping in the starry California desert, or spending your stay at Joshua Tree Retreat Center practicing meditation and yoga to live musicians, singing kirtan and dancing barefoot to the likes of MC Yogi and Donna Delory until late at night.
My whole heart is filled with so much happiness to be at Bhakti Fest.
For those who like to keep the yoga and mantra mix going, White Swan Records offers innumerable soundtracks for the yoga of life.
Coconut Bliss served delicious scoops of pure delight. Cool, creamy bites of salted caramel, ginger cookie, and hazelnut chocolate kept yogi and yogini faces more than relaxed, chilled and happy while vibing to the mystic afternoon beats of Girish. With an eclectic mix of rock, indian and reggae inspired rhythms, every artist set us off into a state of bhavtastic bliss!
Bhakti Fest as a whole was awesome. Part of what made it so powerful was that the entire sacred festival revolved around live music. It has been envisioned and talked about how Bhakti Fest is as a spiritual Woodstock, where thousands of people come together, chanting the names of God.
Krishna Das has said that in India, people understand that God is within. The Hindu images associated with God, deities like Krishna and Hanuman and Ganesha, are symbols of the divine that live in each one of us. Chanting the names of God from any tradition is sacred because each repetition is said to be a seed, and sooner or later, that seed grows.
The seeds of love were certainly sent out with rain showers and rainbows in the early morning sky. It was breathtaking to look at and a rainbow has such a powerful message to convey. Lovely to gather there with a cluster of new friends, sitting on lawn chairs and blankets, singing along with other music artists, everyone dancing and spinning. Fantastic evening concert and such a transforming event @ Joshua Tree Retreat Center.
New York City “if you can make it here, you can make it anywhere.” NYC is renowned for its iconic buildings and larger than life energy. It has some unwritten rules which allows the city to operate at supreme efficiency and presents a straightforward grid, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to get where you’re going. Here are five awesome tips for finding your way around the city with our navigational guide.
1.) Fifth Avenue splits NYC’s streets between east and west. The reason the trick above works is because Fifth Avenue splits the east and west sides of the city. Addresses change by the hundreds every avenue.
2.) Odd-numbered streets go west and even-numbered streets go east. Additionally, odd-numbered buildings are on the north side of the street and even-numbered addresses are on the south. (On a north-south street, odd buildings are on the west side, and even ones are on the east.)
3.) The color of a station’s subway tiles can tell you if you’ve missed an express stop. Seriously, there’s a secret code hidden in the city’s subway stations.
4.) The address of a building can tell you what avenues it’s between. For addresses on the the west side, just add the first number of the address (zero if the address is only two numbers) to 5 for the lower cross street. For example, 225 W 37th St. (2+5=7) is between Seventh and Eighth Avenue. For the east side, just subtract 5 from the same number for the highest cross street. So 150 E 18th St (1-5=-4) is between Fourth and Third Avenues.
5.) Use the lampposts in Central Park. Central Park is enormous and it’s easy to get lost. But here is on easy trick, that will help you get your bearings. Most lampposts have a set of numbers engraved on their base that match up with the cross-streets you would be on if the street extended through the park.
Become comfortable exploring the city on your own. It’s one of the best ways to learn the neighborhoods and find hidden gems.
Make it fun and sporty, as we are going to share with you ten ways how to style your sneakers. You are going to be amazed by these fashion-forward styles. It looks like these athletic shoes having a serious moment, making a statement appearance in the streets with your athletic footwear. The thing is you can wear them in your everyday life, to special events and athletic activities. We personally, love this trend, but it seems tricky to know the right ways to combine them with your everyday clothes. That’s why we decided to understand the best ways how to style sneakers with tops and bottoms. We’ve gathered ten looks for your inspiration.
Add sneakers to a long dress
Dress down a maxi or dress up a sundress with a pair of kicks.
Wear white sneakers with an all-white outfit
An all-white outfit with a pair of fresh white kicks can be elevated to look and feel sophisticated, stylish and sleek.
Pair sneakers with shorts
Classic model-off duty uniform: denim shorts, white tee, leather jacket, and of course sneakers.
Work-friendly contrast sneakers
For a sophisticated style, spin your kicks with office-friendly sneakers.
More and more jobs are shifting to business casual or no-dress-code environments. For those on the other end of the spectrum, it means that sneakers are an everyday option and no restrictions are placed on footwear choices.
This Sunday July 9th there is a Full Moon in Capricorn (17 deg), and you’re likely already feeling it!
Full and New Moons are influencing us whether we realize it or not, The tide goes in and out with the moon’s new and full moon phases, and likewise our emotions are triggered by planetary movements. Knowing about what the planets are doing helps make sense of behavior and feelings.
What message does this Full Moon bring to us? There’s quite the feeling of electricity in the air, which can leave you feeling buzzed. This Full Moon is a degree away from Pluto in Capricorn. The Sun and Mars are opposing them in Cancer. Mars isn’t extremely close, but in this case we’re definitely feeling Mars energy, Pluto energy, and Saturn energy.
Full Moons amplify emotions and bring things to a head. Astrological events don’t create issues that aren’t already within you or around you somewhere. They bring things to the surface or to your attention so that they can be addressed, ideally in a healthy, positive way (that’s where knowing these triggers are happening becomes useful!). It presents a push to explore opportunities or get out of your comfort zone and express your needs.
The Full Moon may bring up questions like… Is there anything I’m not expressing? Are my needs or desires being fulfilled? Is there something in my life needing healing, closure, transformation or release?
This Full Moon is in practical, ambitious Capricorn, squaring Jupiter in Libra. Jupiter is all about expansion and abundance, and a square is a challenge and that can make things feel a bit tense. There may be some dreams you are really wanting to move into right now, The Full Moon brings your emotions to a climactic moment, so you could feel like you are about to explode, Don’t give up! This is a time to step away, take some deep breaths, do some yoga, go to a workout class, get out in nature, have a swim in the ocean, bake some cookies, anything to clear your head which is being filled by a climax with intensity.
The Full Moon is pretty much right on Pluto. Pluto is all about deep, deep transformation. He’s about diving in to our shadow side and seeing what we’d usually rather avoid or confronting what we have a hard time owning about ourselves (both the good qualities and the not so good). Pluto asks us to look at how Power and Control are manifesting in our lives. Where is it appropriate to let go, surrender and trust your Soul to direct the show in ways you may not currently understand? Pluto helps us get clear on these lines, although we usually go through quite a bit of push/pull/resistance before we get to the clear part! Keep up and keep going!
Pluto will ruthlessly destruct anything we have outgrown, and whatever no longer serves us. Pluto gets you onto your highest evolutionary path, and he tends not to do it in a gentle way. With this Full Moon right on Pluto, more people than usual will feel his energy and so be aware of the fact that this weekend can trigger a short yet intense dark night of the soul for some. Nurture yourself, take care of yourself and if you can, extend some nurturing to anyone in your circle who is going through a hard time. It is going to be a big Full Moon weekend for sure!
Hemp is a deeply misunderstood plant, since it comes from the same family (cannabis sativa) as marijuana. While the plants do share many similarities, it is the differences that make hemp so special. The hemp plant has been used and cultivated by many civilizations worldwide since ancient times. People used to depend on the strong fibers of hemp to produce durable cloth in China and Turkestan. Hemp oil and seeds were also used as food.
Only later was hemp used as medicine in Asia, while it took many more centuries for high CBD hemp oil to be recognized for its medicinal properties in the West
The Differences between Hemp and Marijuana?
Just because two plants belong to the same family, it does not make them identical or even similar.
Hemp is cultivated so it contains far less THC than marijuana. Hemp is much taller when harvested than marijuana. The production of hemp does not violate the Controlled Substances Act.
The most important of these points is that hemp naturally produces only tiny amounts of THC, which is the psychoactive substance in marijuana that causes a high. On the other hand, hemp contains quite a lot of CBD, which is a legal, non-psychoactive cannabinoid. High CBD hemp oil offers almost as many health benefits as THC-rich medical marijuana (if not more).
The Health Benefits of CBD Hemp Oil
CBD has been shown by studies and continuing research to have many health benefits similar, if not identical, to those of medical marijuana products.
Among the must-know facts about cannabidiol are its potent health benefits:
Diminished Nausea (excellent for anyone undergoing chemotherapy)
Improved Appetite (fantastic for individuals who suffer and who are in recovery from an eating disorder such as anorexia or bulima)
Anxiety Reduction (helps diminish panic attacks and general anxiety)
CBD is simply CBD, no matter which cannabis plant you get it from. CBD is short for cannabidiol, which is one of the (more than 60) cannabinoids contained in most cannabis/hemp plants. The difference is in how much CBD every plant contains.
CBD Does it come in all forms?
It does such as CBD Hemp oil, edibles, liquids, capsules, tinctures, oils, flowers, concentrate, kief, plant extract, and contains no THC and more CBD. This is a reason to why CBD hemp oil is a superb choice.
How to Purchase CBD Hemp Oil
There are plenty of shops online that offer CBD hemp oil, and it is possible to find similar products in cannabis collectives and dispensaries in the states where they are legal.
The best way to ensure that your CBD hemp oil is pure and of potent quality a suggested source we recommend is Healthy Hemp Oil
How to Make Stuff with CBD Hemp Oil
CBD Creativity is the fun part! CBD supplements come in so many variations and products that you can experiment quite a lot in the way it is consumed. Ingesting oil is for a quick solution and It is smart to choose a flavored CBD oil too your liking for maximum enjoyment.
Vaping CBD oil with a special vape pen is another option if you prefer to inhale your cbd product in the form of mist.
Did you know that, CBD oil can be added to foods, smoothies, drinks and sweets as a flavor enhancer and an agent of healing for the mind, body, and soul?
We thank you Healthy Hemp Oil for bringing your product into this world. We forever are a fan! #intuitivemagazine
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