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  1. Hi Gillian, thanks, I can happily visualize what you just mentioned. And from experience resting outside on healthy soil under the sky under the tree is such an effective resting practice. You feel connected, calm and balanced so quickly, right…. Here in Florida I noticed beach is not beach. The firmer the sand the better I have a feeling. Some locations or grounds aren’t as energetically clean maybe and healing as others and the body’s resting intensity is different. Maybe some sand is artificial, too…however, a big yes to “earthing”
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  2. What are the most important things (excluding children) you've brought into the world that would not exist without you? What will not exist without me is that the people want to feel they are needed by someone, like the first moment my parents hug me, the connection with each others, the way of spread the love is differently because everyone share their love differently, the way I communicate, the way I did, the way I being in this world is missing. I think myself is doesn't matter in this world previously but I think in a differently way because my parents bring me into this world by a purpose just I haven't discovery my own purpose yet but I feel grateful that I can born into this world.
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  3. Where is everyone from? I travel around some but my husband and I split our year between Washington State and Arizona.
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