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Alternative Self-Care Audiobooks for the New Year

There’s no better time than the first month of a new year to take stock of your self-care routine. What are you doing to really take care of yourself mind, body, and spirit? If your usual routines just aren’t cutting it these days (we can only go on so many Mental Health Walks), it may be time to shake it up with self-care alternatives.

Find healing where you may not have looked before: in the deck of the tarot, the power of crystals, the wick of a candle, in a manifestation ritual, and even within (safe!) psychadelics experience. Listen to learn about enlightening practices, and more ways you can connect with yourself.

Author: Josiah Hesse
Read By: Josiah Hesse

The link between performance enhancement and cannabis has been an open secret for many years, with the wide-sweeping legalization of cannabis, combining weed and working out has become the hottest new wellness trend. In Runner’s High, Josiah Hesse takes readers on a journey through the secret world of stoned athletes, and cannabis-inspired physical and mental transformations, just like he experienced.

Candles represent faith and hope—a light in the darkness, the warmth of love, the heat of passion, and the fire of spirit. Whether you would like to take back control in an uncertain world or turn a dollar-store candle into a means to manifest your desires, Lighting the Wick will help transform your life with candle magic.

Author: Jessica Dore
Read By: Jessica Dore

Though tarot is often thought of as a tool for divination and fortune-telling, it also has deep roots in spirituality and psychology. In Tarot for Change, Jessica Dore teaches listeners how to choose a deck, interpret images, and build a relationship with the cards, while also demonstrating how the mythic imagery of tarot supports modern therapeutic concepts like mindfulness, acceptance, and compassion.

When Michael Pollan set out to research how LSD and psilocybin are being used to provide relief from depression, addiction and anxiety, he did not intend to write what is undoubtedly his most personal book. Upon discovering how these substances are improving lives he decided to explore the landscape of the mind firsthand. A unique and elegant blend of science, memoir, travel writing, history, and medicine, How to Change Your Mind is a triumph of participatory journalism.

Life can seem less than magical on a day-to-day basis. But look a little closer at the synchronicities and coincidences that pop up and you’ll catch a glimpse of greater powers at play. In Your Intuition Led You Here, Alex Naranjo and Marlene Vargas, the owners of the biggest metaphysical shop on the West Coast, share thirty-two tried-and-true rituals and more guidance on setting your intention and manifesting your desires.

Coming in March 2022! Whether it’s rose quartz for love or a tiger’s eye for protection, Salem-based intuitives Sandra Wright and Leanne Marrama show you how to put the power of crystals to work in Awakening the Crystals. Listeners will learn how to use crystals to improve your relationships, achieve success, increase health, promote self-love and -care, and make magic happen.

In Astrology for the Soul, astrologer Jan Spiller shows you the key to discovering your hidden talents, your deepest desires, and the ways you can avoid negative influences that may distract you from achieving your true life purpose, as revealed in your chart by the position of the North Node of the Moon.