Desert Christmas Cholla Cactus

Essence Type: Individual Flower Essence
Flower Color: yellow/green

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Flower Essence Description

This cholla cactus helps us communicate our limits with humor and ease, especially if we get caught up in other people’s needs or expectations. It is wonderful support when we have too many demands upon us and feel overextended.

Harmonizing Qualities

  • caring through separateness
  • able to react with humor and lightness to differences
  • approaching life with loving relaxed attention
  • softening through caring when you have been hardened by pressures or great stress
  • feeling and accepting abundance
  • self-acceptance
  • experiencing that others are truly cared for when you care for yourself

Patterns of Imbalance

  • experiencing expectation, obligation, and/or preoccupation with details that keeps you from a caring, open-hearted contact with others
  • fear that someone or something will make things difficult for you
  • feeling controlled by other’s expectations and needs
  • feeling like you are doing battle with life and people
  • experiencing enmeshment with others
  • inability to separate yourself from another

How to use and related questions

Keywords

Desert Christmas Cholla Cactus is related to the following keywords:

battleboundariescaringcontroldetailsenmeshmentexpectationfearlighteningneedsobligatedself-acceptanceseparatenessstressresistanceparasiteoppression

Articles

Desert Christmas Cholla Cactus is mentioned in the following core-issue articles:

The Core Issue: Boundaries
Being caught up in other people's expectations or needs, then resenting them
The Core Issue: Obligation
feeling controlled by others' expectations and needs; feeling obligated to do something without ascertaining whether you really want to do it.
The Core Issue: Separateness
a false sense of connectedness and an inability to have healthy separateness keeps you from a true open-hearted connection with others

Kits

Desert Christmas Cholla Cactus is included in the following practitioner kits:

Individual Essences Kit

This kit contains our full line of 119 individual flower essences, all of which are described in depth in The Alchemy of the Desert – Second Edition.

Flower Card Kit

A selection of seventy-eight of our individual flower essences that correspond to the set of seventy-eight flower cards.

More information

The above information is an excerpt of the book The Alchemy of the Desert - Second Edition by Cynthia Athina Kemp Scherer. Please refer to that book for in-depth information about this flower essence.