Today's message from Spirit:
Your feelings are expressing themselves in ways you never dreamed possible. This could be the beginning of a major breakthrough for you. Everything you have been praying for is close now. You may spend the next several days going back over past relationships, looking for clues or answers that were long buried in your unconscious. Make sure you don't get so caught up in the past that you miss what is right in front of you.
Do you realize we live our lives much differently than people did 20 or 30 years ago? Yep, life has changed and with it our stress levels. Even though we are constantly developing new technological to make life simpler, we are also carrying the burden of being alert and accessible 24/7.
So while we have everything at our fingertips now, from ‘track my friends’ to weather apps, we have very little down time. You open your laptop or smartphone and the whole world is at your disposal. Unfortunately, it is a 2-way street which means that just as you can get in touch with anyone at anytime, they can also find you wherever you are and whenever they please. This keeps us constantly “on”. We are constantly engaged and have very little time to destress or relax. As a result, we become overworked and stress-related tension builds.
This is why nearly 80% of all doctor visits are stress-related.
While some stress response is good for you, having it all the time leads to major physical, psychological and emotional problems.
Medical experts are calling it “Chronic Stress Syndrome” with the following symptoms:
Honestly we all suffer from one, or a combination, of these symptoms or know someone that does. And since stress does not look like its going to end anytime soon, its up to us to learn healthy ways to manage and lower stress levels. Here are 5 natural ways to alleviate tension and stress you can put into motion today:
1. Eat right.
What you eat is more important than you think! Foods high in magnesium, calcium, vitamin B-12, fiber and omega-3 fatty acids all help uplift the mood, protect the heart and boost brain power. Avoid foods rich in processed sugars and fats, all carbonated sodas and baked goods. Also too much caffeine and alcohol will increase anxiety, fatigue and inflammations.
Meditation has been used for centuries as a way to calm the nerves and become in tune with your inner self. And the best part is that it can be done anywhere and at any time. Pick a quiet corner in your home, sit in a comfortable chair and focus your attention on your breathing for 5 - 10 minutes. To enhance your meditation, you can use essential oils, burn incense or listen to nature sounds. I have guided mediations free on Youtube and my site to also assist you as well as online and live meditation classes.
Getting regular exercise is a natural stress-buster because your body releases endorphins; feel-good hormones in the brain which lift your mood as well as act as natural pain killers. Your blood sugar levels and metabolism are boosted, helping you eat less and burn more calories at the same time. Exercise also regulates your sleep cycle, what experts refer to as your circadian rhythm, so you get quality sleep and wake up early, energized and ready to start the day.
Want to double the benefits? Exercise outdoors, preferably where you are surrounded by nature. Studies have proven that getting direct sunshine stimulates the release of endorphins, the feel-good chemicals. Add to that the soothing effect nature has on you, and your mood is sure to soar, decreasing levels of cortisol, the stress hormone.
4. Practice Mindfulness
To effectively manage stress and anxiety, you need to calm down your fear and panic responses and mindfulness practices can be key. Mindfulness means being present in the moment. Too often we are stressed because we are thinking about past events or stressing over the future. With mindfulness practice for stress and anxiety, you learn how to sit peacefully with your thoughts and feelings in the present moment, creating an inner calm. This will help contain and reduce stress and anxiety as you refocus on this very moment.
Make time to do something you enjoy. When you do, you are disconnecting from social media, slowing down and using your senses to take in everything in the present moment. This is also a great confidence booster, whether you like playing games or reading, or engaging in a hobby like painting, knitting, coloring or race-car driving. Play and have fun, just for the shear fun of it. Don’t try to create something to sell or give away, but create and play just for the experience.
Stress is unfortunately an integral part of our lives now. If it is left unmanaged it can lead to serious health problems. Luckily, with some patience and a few simple lifestyle changes, you can move from stressed and frazzled to a happy, well-balanced life.
If you want to learn more natural ways to alleviate tension and stress why not take a meditation class or book a relaxing energy session today. Let's discuss!
On June 18, 2018, NEPTUNE RETROGRADES IN PISCES (until November 24th) and we can expect some surprise.
When Neptune is Direct it produces the urge to daydream, fires up our creativity, and gets us thinking about spiritual matters. But when Neptune goes retrograde it can cause distorted reality, uncontrolled imagination and "odd events" around us and in the world at large. Sometimes we breeze through, other times we are not so lucky.
The good news is this Neptune Retrograde will be an ideal time for spiritual self-development! So if you have been wanting to take a spiritual class, now is your ideal time!
The bad news is, if you are an Empath, this could be a very trying time for you. (Find out more here)
Did you know About 40% of people have Neptune retrograde in their birth chart? Yep, so it is less feared and potentially less harmful than having a retrograde inner planet. But that being said, Neptune Retrograde still influences your souls growth due to the spiritual nature of the planet. Thats why I’m doing a mini class on it this Sunday, June 10, 2018. There was too much to cover to include this in the monthly Full Moon Classes. Astrology is in constant flux and this class will help you make the most of each, unique cycle.
Find out more here. This informative class cost $28USD (until June 16, 2018 then it goes up to $37) and also includes “what to avoid” during this time and best stones to help you make the most of this retrograde.
The class will be in video form and you can watch any time or as many times as you like.
We have just loaded a new video up on the clinic youtube channel.
How do you know if your vibration is rising? And how on earth do you cope with the changes? Watch the new video for a few tips and leave me a comment below of your own experiences.
Are you ready for the new energy?
The theme for January is "You". Its time to step into your own power and take charge of your life. Its time to believe in yourself and surrender the need to always be in control, after all, the Universe has your back...January should be a good month of positive growth and adventures, for more watch the video or book your own private reading.
Today's post is a short video discussing how these reiki infused coloring books came about. I also show you step by step how to do a problem solving meditation with a mandala.
I hope you like it!
Good Morning Dear Friends,
When we think of November we image winter and pulling inwards. But life and all it's mystical workings are constantly beckoning us, pushing us towards new lessons and growth. Every step we take, we move closer to our highest selves, even introspective times like these.
We do this my using every experience, (both what we have deemed good or bad), and every lesson to shape us. We all experience cycles of intense accelerated growth and slower cycles where we shift our focus inwards to assimilate the lessons and experiences. It is through these cycle we truly transform. So even though you may feel that you are slowing down now, realize that your still growing and moving forward. Relish this time and know that you are healing.
May the next few months be a period of magnificence transformation for all of us!
Do you know your life’s purpose? If not, how would your life change if you did? Would life be easier? I find it is and I think it would also be more straight forward for you, too. #LifeWin
When you know your purpose making decisions becomes easier. You know what you are doing so you are less likely to second guess yourself or become distracted by other people’s whims. Life flows and there is a new ease to everything. Life becomes fun and satisfying again.
Want to know more? I am beginning a new 30 Day Challenge today on finding your purpose. There is still time to get in and grow with us.
Read more and sign up here: 30 Day Challenge
If you have any questions or want to know more, email me!
In this video I use cards and intuitive guidance to give you an overview of what to expect for the next 30 days.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
Reiki Master Teacher,
"Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity."
“To teach is to learn twice.”
“Because you are alive, everything is possible.” ― Thích Nhất Hạnh
"The purpose of a spiritual teacher is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon."
- Sarah Mercer
“Instructions for living a life.
Tell about it.”