Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2012’

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Find Your Inner Zen with Candlelight Yin

By Melita Mollohan Opposing forces in Taoist thought, the terms yin and yang can describe any phenomenon. Yin is the stable, unmoving, feminine, hidden aspect of things; yang is the changing, moving, masculine, revealing aspect. Most forms of Hatha Yoga, such as Ashtanga, Vinyasa, or Power Yoga practiced today emphasize muscular movement and contraction (yang). Instead of the rhythmic contraction …

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Profile: Local Jeweler Elyssa Brings Wear-able Art To Bliss

Have you seen the beautiful pieces of jewelry by Elyssa Z. Marsland at Bliss? Elyssa is a jeweler currently residing in Fairmont, WV.  She has been producing wear-able forms of art for the past 11 years using stones and metal.  This is what she has to say about her techniques: I have a passion for making jewelry, enjoy the ringing …

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Spot Light on Essential Oils: Peppermint (Did you say Peppermint Fudge?)

Some facts about Peppermint: Studies show that when students breathe this oil during studying and testing they see an increase in mental accuracy up to 28%. Soothes digestion, freshens breath and relieves colic, heartburn, gas, headaches and indigestion. Is an Analgesic & anti-inflammatory (works on headaches caused by nervous tension). Some tips to use Apply directly on the skin (works …

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