Candles are hugely symbolic. Candles placed in a window is a sign of respect or remembrance for lost loved ones. It is a sign of welcoming guests and lost travelers. Candles are now an annual traditional on September 10th for World Suicide Prevention Day.
Candles are important in many religions. They are used to set a mood in a home of calm and peace. They can light up the way in a dark hallway. Candles can invoke love. A single candle can assist in meditation and prayer.
The benefits of Soy candles:
They have a clean burn and do not emit any harmful or toxic gases.Soy candles do not produce petro-carbon soot.
Vegan and cruelty-free (not derived from animals).
Environmentally sustainable. Soy wax candles come from renewable, biodegradable plants.
There's no doubt about it, Intentional candles help relax the mind. They change negative moods and help relieve stress; and promote overall mental health wellness. Smelling good scents induces the production of happy hormones.
Candles and certain scents improve sleep by relaxing the brain and helping it to slow the heart rate.
Soy candles last longer than other candles of the same size because soy wax burns cooler and more slowly.
Environmentally Soothing – whether you’re home and need to relax, or having a nice dinner with someone you love, candles add a general sensation of feeling good.
I personally use my own candles to create a serene and soothing atmosphere in my home, promote a good nights’ sleep, and to assist in meditation. During these unusual times, we are all looking for ways to feel motivated and calm. Scents and the magical flicker of a candle flame can help us reach those goals.
I'd love to share my journey with you through my intentional candles.