Kunzite : The Stone of Unconditional Love

Kunzite : The Stone of Unconditional Love

Pink Kunzite: The Stone of Unconditional Love With our February theme of “Living from the Heart,” we want to explore ways to experience the beauty of the heart and the many flavors of love.  We chose Kunzite to be our crystal companion this month to...
Orange Calcite : The Stone of Creating Your Joy

Orange Calcite : The Stone of Creating Your Joy

We at Activate Austin are crazy about crystals!  We’ve chosen Orange Calcite to kick off our year long journey monthly crystal themes for 2017 and we hope your relationship with crystals inspires more magick and power in your life. Though crystals have been...
Awakening Superpowers: The New Normal

Awakening Superpowers: The New Normal

“Others my call your beliefs, practices, or world views ‘weird,’ ‘crazy,’ or ‘strange.’  We call it normal.” Every day, people walk through our doors who offer the disclaimer, “I know this sounds crazy…” or “I can’t believe I’m saying this out loud.”  It is an honor...
Are You Afraid of the Light?

Are You Afraid of the Light?

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark:  The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” – Plato There are the truths that are agreed upon by larger society – the ones that you are taught and trained to believe from...
May’s Featured Practitioner:  Jonathan G. Itchon

May’s Featured Practitioner: Jonathan G. Itchon

Born and raised in Michigan, Jonathan Guerrero Itchon moved to Austin in 2002 to pursue his graduate degree in Educational Psychology at The University of Texas.  Upon his graduation in 2007, more than a completion, it turned out to be the beginning of much, much...
Who are You Destined to Become?

Who are You Destined to Become?

In order to change and transform, we must allow ourselves to truly let go of what was and hold space for what will be.  This is a truth that can be easily overlooked in the healing process.  Admittedly, it is much easier said than done, and yet without this crucial...
A Call to Action

A Call to Action

You only know what you know.   It may sound like a limiting statement from one perspective.  But from the other, it is a call to action.  How much are you ready and willing to know?  Do you wish to know the truth about reality?  How much of your cup are you willing to...

Polarity: The Cycles of Birth, Death, and Renewal

Amidst the most recent Full Moon last week, there may have been days where you experienced  confusion, a sense of feeling stuck, or even frustration.  Some themes that came up in our healing practice included: The desire to both rest and be active The wish to be alone...
Tea Culture:  Activating a Life of Service

Tea Culture: Activating a Life of Service

Tea flows every day at Activate Austin – It is a powerful ally in our healing practice.  Beyond being pleasing to the palate and offering a boost that is both invigorating and relaxing, it is a reflection of our desire to Serve.  An exchange of life force, not...
What’s Crackin’:  Raw Pesto Kale Crackers

What’s Crackin’: Raw Pesto Kale Crackers

We had a bunch of fresh basil from Johnson’s Backyard Garden that we got last week at the Triangle Farmer’s market here in Austin, so we decided to whip up some yummy crackers.  We are always looking for gluten-free, vegan, yummy snacks, and these hit the...