Get outdoors today and connect with nature. Nature calms your nervous system and opens your mind to your soul’s wisdom and guidance. Come to your senses by paying attention to what you see, hear, taste, touch and smell. Engage your sixth sense as well by quieting your mind and listening to your intuition. One of the best ways to quiet the chatter of the mind is to become fully present with your body in the moment.
If you can’t get outdoors, here’s a guided meditation to connect with nature:
After connecting with nature, write in a journal any new insights or ideas that you received. Feel free to also email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enjoy Wisdom Wednesday!
Trust your intuition to guide you to express yourself creatively today. Remember what you liked to do as a child and that will naturally spark your creativity.
Watch this short video with Elizabeth Gilbert on how to open yourself to creativity: https://youtu.be/TuBpr6BuiVA
After watching the video, decide what you will do today to be creative and send me an email at: email@example.com
Have an intuitive Tuesday!
Beliefs are like trees. They are all rooted in family belief systems; they grow out of life experience; they branch out from their culture, and they take a stand. Make sure you’re standing up for your true beliefs rather than falling for false beliefs.
“Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck.” ~ George Carlin
What do you believe about moving your body? Close your eyes, take a few deep breaths, and tune into your thoughts and feelings as you answer this question. Pay attention to the thoughts that feel good because they are guiding you to what you truly believe. Embody today’s mantra by getting outdoors and connect with the trees as you move your body.
What do you believe about creative self-expression? Place your hands on your belly as you breathe deeply, close your eyes, and be aware of what comes up as you ask and answer this question. It’s important to express...
A volcano goes through stages that lead up to an explosion; from steam and ash venting to lava build-up and eruption. Speaking up when you initially feel the need can keep an inner volcano dormant and avoid a verbal eruption.
“Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean.
Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others.
Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.” ~ Don Miguel Ruiz
Speaking up even before you need to let off some steam is a good place to start. It means that you are so in touch with how you feel that you don't need to wait until steam has built up from the chronic stress of resisting healthy emotional expression.
If you get to the point in your communication that you need to vent a little steam it's best to begin with 'I am feeling' rather than 'you make me feel' or 'so 'n so makes me feel' because as soon as you blame someone else for how you feel you...
Feeling worthy opens you up to receive by connecting your mind with your heart, and aligning your ego with your soul. Imagine your innate worthiness as a sacred waterfall showering your life with blessings.
“Self-worth comes from one thing - thinking that you are worthy.” ~ Wayne Dyer
Once you believe that you're worthy, the next step is to experience the feeling. Intellectually you might believe you are worthy but emotionally you may not feel your worthiness. To feel it, breathe into your heart center in the middle of your chest and declare, "I am feeling worthy." Allow those words to fill your heart until you feel them deeply.
Thinking and feeling worthy causes the effect of self-worth. The outer world will reflect your self-worth with unexpected support, healthy relationships, acts of kindness, meaningful work, and joyful experiences. Be sure to notice the effects your thoughts and feelings are causing.
Photo by Christy Gutzeit
Wonder is the antidote to worry. Worry is pushing against what you don't want while wonder is being open to what you do want. Wondering about the best movie you can create with your imagination produces a wonderful life.
“To be more childlike, you don't have to give up being an adult. The fully integrated person is capable of being both an adult and a child simultaneously. Recapture the childlike feelings of wide-eyed excitement, spontaneous appreciation, cutting loose, and being full of awe and wonder at this magnificent universe.”
The sun represents the divine masculine energy that rises up to start the day. It reminds us that there is a time to be active and a time to rest. Let the sun's fiery presence ignite your passion for living fully by letting your light shine.
“Even after all this time the sun never says to the earth, 'You owe me.' Look what happens with a love like that. It lights the whole sky.” ~ HĀFIZ
Rise and shine! Each new day is a rebirth, and the rising sun is a daily reminder to rise up and shine your light. Even when a cloud of fear passes by and dims your light you can keep on shining knowing it will pass with the next loving thought. It's comforting to know that your light is always present.
You can rise to a higher state of consciousness through meditation. Quieting the mind allows your true self to shine through and guide you on your journey through life. It can be a portal into the best day you can possibly imagine.
There is a time for giving and a time for receiving. Phases of the moon represent the divine feminine energy of cycles. The balance of lunar phases contributes to the human experience of wholeness.
“To drop into being means to recognize your interconnectedness with all life, and with being itself. Your very nature is being part of larger and larger spheres of wholeness.”
~ Jon Kabat-Zinn
Wholeness is bigger than yourself. It means playing a conscious role in the big picture that the Universe has set in motion. To be part of...
When following your North Star it's best to look forward to keep moving onward and upward. Looking backward will keep you stuck in a past that has already been traveled. Trust the wisdom of the Universe to help you navigate the journey that lies ahead.
“The way to find your own North Star is not to think or feel your way forward but to dissolve the thoughts and feeling that make you miserable. You don't have to learn your destiny—you already know it; you just have to unlearn the thoughts that blind you to what you know.”
The order of self-validation is from spirit to soul; soul to ego; ego to body; and body to life. As you connect with these essential parts of yourself you will no longer be fooled by the illusion that you need external validation to feel good.
“When we consistently suppress and distrust our intuitive knowingness, looking instead for authority, validation, and approval from others, we give our personal power away.”
~ Shakti Gawain
A lighthouse represents your spirit that is always sending out a beacon of light for you to see...
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