Much of the world is going through a lot of struggle and exhaustion right now and as we reach the second half of the year this conscious shift towards the cosmic finish line is in sight. Let this be the time to RESTRUCTURE, RECHARGE, and ENERGIZE.Here are a few things you can use to enhance the month of AUGUST

Lisa Reider photographed by Jenna John at the Allbright.

NUMBER: 8 is attributed to the planet Mercury which uses its sharp, quick brilliance to adapt.8 also represents the prana which is the breath and life force of the universe. Prana is what allows you to tap into the flow of life making anything possible. 
THEMES: Health, Security, Finances
KUNDALINI: TO TRY
BREATH OF FIRE: 1-3 minutes The breath of fire is done sitting with the spine straight and hands on the knees. This can be done sitting cross-legged or in a chair. The breath is done with a heavy rapid inhalation and exhalation through the nose *make sure you keep both the inhale and exhale equal parts

Lisa Reider photographed by Jenna John at the Allbright.

ACCESSING THE SOURCE OF STRENGTH WITHIN YOU 
FOODS TO TRY: Watermelon, Cucumber, Fennel
MANTRA TO TRY: With breath I can tap into the infinite capacity of my life.
BE AWARE OF: Overextending yourself. You must thrive in order to survive.

Photographed by Jenna John at the Allbright.

Lisa Reider is a social entrepreneur and founder of Genius Loci One & Counterbalance Creative. She works at the intersection of creative strategy and wellness education, curating culture and creating work that resonates with distinction for individuals, brands, and organizations. She believes transformation starts with the individual and from there a true and lasting change can be made in this world. Genius Loci One cultivates well-being with transformative experiences, self empowering practices, and accessible resources that support and enrich the individual human experience – which simultaneously builds a culture of trust, curiosity, and growth. While Counterbalance Creative takes a more macro approach as a collective of creative specialists that develop projects to create a more conscious and diverse society by impacting the content and media we are consuming.

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