Your Guide To Celebrating The Summer Solstice

As of sunrise this morning, summer has officially arrived. Today is known as the summer solstice, or the longest day of the year (if you're curious, you can even calculate the exact amount of daylight your area will enjoy). Across such nature-based faiths as Paganism and Wicca, it carries major spiritual significance.
Of course, amid the chaos and strife that current events and personal woes too often bring, you might not have had time to get grounded for the summertime. Not to worry — today's the perfect day to sit down and do just that. The summer solstice is considered a day to revel in the abundance of nature and embrace your playful side. It's a day to reflect on the year so far and your plans for the remaining months.
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And if you need a little help to get started, we're here to help. Here's everything you need to welcome the summer solstice — and prepare for your best summer yet.
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How To Make The Most Of The Longest Day Of The Year
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The Meaning Of The Summer Solstice Moon
The moon is working in tandem with the solstice, encouraging us to nail down our plans (and see them through) for the rest of the year.
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The Perfect Crystal For Summertime
Seeress, shaman, and founder of Mama Medicine Deborah Hanekamp reveals the one crystal we need to harness the solstice's warm energy.
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The 3 Plants You Need To Welcome Summer
Trust us, you don't need a green thumb to enjoy a little seasonal plant life.
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