The Inca civilization has fascinated modern historians and archaeologists for many years. The Incas built a large, tightly controlled empire that stretched across vast regions of South America. The Inca nation contributed greatly to the political stability of the area and developed a unique culture which continues to impact the world till today.
The fascination with precious stones extends through every era of history and encompasses every society on earth. Archaeologists have found caches of gems in archaeological sites that date back to pre-historic times. The Greeks considered some gems to be the “tears of the gods” while the Romans regarded them as splinters of falling stars that needed to be closely guarded. Pearls have been used as currency in various lands and worldwide, people in different cultures offered gems and precious stones to loved ones in order to cultivate affection and love.
Rest and relaxation is a must in everyone’s life. Giving yourself a break from day-to-day responsibilities and obligations allows you to recharge your batteries and prepare yourself physically, mentally and emotionally to meet the challenges ahead. Our brains are hard-wired to guide us through higher and lower periods of productivity, and the high periods of productivity are enhanced by the way that we treat ourselves during our periods of low productivity.