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Resting My Head on Hulls
Ordered two of these awesome organic millet hull pillows
from my new favorite, Vitality Massage:
I bought the extra-large size for the snuggle factor. I
also ordered a couple of extra pillow covers. The extra covers are for when I
wash covers and line dry outside, and also for when I want to change chakra
Pretty much everything in our house is earth tones, so I ordered the
sage-patterned covers for the heart chakra (fulcrum). But chakras are always
shifting, so I also ordered the floral-patterned cases, which have also a little
red in there, for when my root chakra needs attention.
I really like the philosophy behind VM. Owner Brett Rodgers
is an entrepreneur, masseuse, and holistic counselor. He dispensed with his
massage therapist license a while ago (“I don’t want to work for the
government”) and now practices Ashiatsu massage on his own terms. His YouTube
videos are very cool. He’s a super down-to-earth guy doing good work in the
world. And his dog is also insanely cool.
I always spend my
money on what people like Brett make with their amazing hands, rather than
things made in China sweat shops. That mass-produced, cheaply made, and often
dangerous junk always carries with it a lot of the sadness of the people who
toiled under miserable conditions to make it. I don’t bring that energy into our
These pillows are made in a little house in the North Carolina
countryside, by a groovy guy who’s walking the walk. ཞི་བདེ Peace on Earth