Inika Superfoods - March 3rd, 2024

Connecting With the Divine Feminine

Divine feminine

"Yin and yang, male and female, strong and weak, rigid and tender, heaven and earth, light and darkness, thunder and lightning, cold and warmth, good and evil... the interplay of opposite principles constitutes the universe." - Confucius

Divine feminine and masculine energy are similar to the theory of yin and yang. Masculine and feminine energy exists everywhere, also in people.

However, we live in what we could call a very yang world with lots of masculine energy. Our society is very much focused on doing and achieving. Our schedules are jam packed. We are like spinning tops; also moving, moving, moving. This makes it challenging to connect to the divine feminine energy (aka the yin energy).

Precicely because we live in such a masculine dominated world, it is increasingly important to connect with the divine feminine and balance the masculine and the feminine. Not too much of one thing or the other. Our masculine world is very much unbalanced, meaning that we have to embrace and connect even more with the divine feminine in order to restore balance in ourselves and ultimately the world.

Qualities of the Divine Feminine

It is important to note that we all have the qualities of masculine and feminine energy inside us. Every time you exercise, create, brainstorm… you are connecting to your masculine energy. Masculine energy is outgoing, energetic, moving, dynamic… Feminine energy on the other hand is intuitive, heart-centered, wise, accepting, forgiving, sensual, kind, gentle, compassionate, wise, creative, reflective… 

We need both masculine and feminine, both yin and yang. It is all about finding that balance. When you truly tune in and listen to your body and intuition, you will know exactly when you need to connect to which energy.

8 Ways to Connect to the Divine Feminine

These ideas are meant to inspire you. Take up the ones that feel true to you, and know they can change at any given day. Some days you might feel like journaling, other days you may feel like going to yin yoga, and some days you simply feel like resting.

Yin Yoga

Yin yoga is a wonderful way to tap into the divine feminine. In fact, yin yoga is designed to make you connect to your yin side. It can be challenging at first, but once you surrender you will understand and feel the magic of this practice.

Journaling

Journaling is a fantastic way to connect to your intuition, your dreams and your heart’s desires. Whether you journal for a few minutes or a couple of hours is up to you. Simply journal about what is on your heart. Let it all out.

Nature Walks

Nature has healing powers. Feel the ground beneath your feet. Feel Mother Earth supporting you, guiding you, holding you. Feel the love. You are one with the Earth.

Resting

It takes courage to choose rest in a world that is rewarding doing and achieving. Get enough sleep, and make sure you rest during the day as well. Take breaks. Sip your tea slowly and mindfully. Marvel at nature. Take a rest.

Embrace Sensuality

Sensuality is about pleasure. It can be sexually, but not necessarily. It can also be pleasure in the form of a rich piece of chocolate, textures, a massage, a fragrant meal, essential oils… Tap into your senses.

Self-love and Self-compassion

We are so hard on ourselves. Instead of beating yourself up about your mistakes and failures, practice self-love and self-compassion. You are only human, and you will make mistakes and mess up. That is part of the human experience. Be kind and loving towards yourself.

Meditation

Whether it’s for five minutes or one hour, meditation is a time to just be. You don’t have to do anything. Allow yourself to just be in the present moment.

Alone Time and Silence

So much noise is surrounding us all day, everyday. Music, traffic noise, people chatting… There’s an endless amount of noise around us. Embrace being alone in silence. This is usually the moment you can hear the wisdom of your heart and tap into your intuition.

We hope that this post has been inspiring.

Love,
Inika Superfoods

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