Why I Don’t Ear Candle…Anymore

Why I Don’t Ear Candle…Anymore

I grasped the candle’s end. My makeshift paper plate holder was awkward and made it impossible to see the burning end. Inside my ear canal, the crackle and pop of the candle spiraled through the end of the candle. It sounded like a fireplace. Instructions on the box stated that the sound of the lit ankle would elicit a calming sensation, that the soothing sound of the crackling candle would soothe the soul. I tried focusing on the zen of it all…but all that was being elicited were images of my face catching a random flame and subsequently losing a precious eyebrow. Continue reading Why I Don’t Ear Candle…Anymore