Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)
This essence can bring motivation, inspiration, enthusiasm and the vitality necessary to be self directed. It helps create optimism, stimulates understanding of one’s own responsibilities and thus insight and self awareness. It gives one the self confidence needed to connect with personal power and purpose. These new awarenesses bring one the ability to be goal oriented, focused and decisive.
Indications: For those who feel sluggish and indecisive. They are unable to take straightforward action and tend toward lethargy and take actions that undermine their self, talents and abilities. This can be temporary or a deeply engrained pattern. The latter is often related to childhood trauma, confusion, emotional instability and the like and is unconscious. They may blame others for their fate, feeling self pity and bitterness. They tend to withdraw from others to keep peace.