With the June 2016 solstice this week, it seems that summer has officially arrived. The days of backyard barbecues, sandy beaches, and bare feet have only just begun. Now, that’s worth celebrating. June 20th marked the 2016 summer solstice and the day of the year with most daylight. If you’re looking to embrace the energy of the solstice and celebrate the joys of summer, you’ve come to the right place.
Here are 6 ways to celebrate the summer solstice, flower essences encouraged!
6 Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice with Flower Essences
The solstice is thought to be a powerful and energetic time of year. With the heat of summer upon us, it is the perfect time to slow down, pause, and simply be still. Be adventurous with your meditation practice. If traditional, seated meditation doesn’t work for you, explore other forms of meditation. Other meditative activities include: gardening, hiking, warm baths, writing in a journal, and quiet time with a cup of tea.
- Get creative
Channel the powerful energy of the summer solstice by tapping into your artistic creativity. Use the summer heat to ignite your inner, creative flame. Drawing, painting, singing, writing, dancing, cooking - immerse yourself in your creative outlet. Dive deep, perhaps even take time for a mini artistic retreat.
Use our Artistic Inspiration flower essence for creativity to help channel the solstice energy into your next great creation!
- Don’t sweat the haters
Whether you are unveiling a new artistic creation, grilling veggies at a backyard barbecue, or rocking your new bathing suit on the beach, the haters will find you. Negativity and criticism may find you when you least expect it. The good news is that other people’s opinions of your divine creativity and your backyard bbq skills does not matter. Their opinions of your beautiful, bathing suit-wearing, beach bod matter even less.
Let’s celebrate the summer solstice by ignoring the haters and shielding ourselves from negativity. This is much easier said than done, which is why you will want to get your hands on our Shield of Light Drops to stay safe and protected from the haters and remain full of courage for the summer ahead.
- Get a good night’s sleep
Celebration comes in many forms. Perhaps, for you, the solstice celebration is about self-care, rest and relaxation, and sleeping by the light of the moon. Our Full Moonlight lavender flower essence for better sleep is perfect for a soothing solstice celebration. Create a divine night of solstice relaxation with a bubble bath, your favorite book, and a full 8 hours of sleep. You will wake up ready to enjoy all that summer has in store.
- Take a yoga class
Use the energy of the summer solstice to shake up, and stretch out, your body. Winter tends to leave us feeling cooped up and bogged down. Celebrate the the start of summer by reinvigorating your mind, body, and soul with your favorite yoga class.
To enhance your yoga experience try our Yoga Mind Mouth Mist for mindfulness, presence, and balance in mind and body.
- Have a goddess party
Invite over all of the goddesses in your life and celebrate the summer solstice with a goddess party full of radiant, feminine energy. Join together to celebrate not only the start of summer, but your vibrant sisterhood. Create rituals. Host a candle lighting ceremony. Eat chocolate and sip wine. Dance barefoot in the grass. Whatever it means to be feminine and celebratory, go out and make it happen.Not that you’re going to need it, but here are our favorite flower essences for radiant femininity and joyous celebration: Divine Goddess, Wild Feminine, Celebration Blessings, and Dance