The Chakras often come up when referring to energy work and for good reason. They are a central point for many alternative, energy based healing and spiritually minded practices. The Chakras are the main energy centres of the physical body. There are seven primary centres; the root, hara, solar plexus, heart, throat, third eye and crown of the head, each with its associated correspondences (see below diagram for more detail). These seven Chakras are the ones that tend to be most familiar, especially if you have done any meditation, an energy based healing or Activation.
Clairvoyance, clairaudience, clairsentience - these are all terms we've heard before but rarely apply to ourselves. Psychics, mediums and readers have over the centuries utilized these intuitive gifts to help not only themselves but also others. In fact the practise of "fortune telling" and "divination" dates back to ancient times across cultures and civilizations.
We just saw the new Star Wars over the holidays and while there is a lot out there on social media about its special effects, the storyline, the integration of new and old characters, whether you're a fan or a critic there is an undeniable appeal to the franchise that has become Star Wars over the years. Yet what is it about the story that draws people in?
The word metaphysics can be defined as the study of the nature of our existence. The word metaphysics is derived from the Latin words “meta”, meaning “beyond” and “physics” meaning “physical”. Therefore, metaphysics can also be defined as the philosophical study of that which cannot be perceived with the five senses, that which exists beyond the physical.