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create a happy harmonious life!

29 Apr

Roses

Until next time…think big & blossom!

the joy directive

24 Mar

I have been very busy this year and it’s only March. I do apologise for the lack of posts but I have been working on my new business, which is now up and running. Whilst this blog is about love, my business and new blog is all about living a joyful life, which if you think about it really do go hand in hand..

Please come and check it out http://thejoydirective.com.

I have just posted a blog there tonight about the 5 steps to living a joyful life. If you’d like to check it out go to 5 steps to joyful living on my brand new wordpress website.

Oh and to other news – this year is all about love for me. MM proposed to me in January and we are getting married in September. Words can not even begin to describe how chaotic it is organising a wedding in such a short time but why wait when you know he’s the one? Thank God for my event planning sister who keeps reminding me of all the things I may let slip through the cracks. She has been an immense resource and help. What a treasure!

Well that’s all for now.

Until next time…think big & blossom!

2014 in review

2 Jan

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for my blog. I want to say a huge THANK YOU to all my followers and to anyone who commented. Your thoughts are really appreciated.

I want to wish you all the best for 2015. I feel it in my heart of hearts that this is going to be a smashing year.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 430 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 7 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

defining our terms…

14 Nov

We are put here on this beautiful Earth to live a life of love & joy. We are here to experience all that life has to offer. The ups and downs, the swings and roundabouts. All learning experiences and experiences that should ultimately create a life of joy. So why do so many of us let our lives be defined by other people’s terms, other people’s wishes.

As children we do what our parents tell us to do and for the most part we are given rules and regulations to keep us safe. It gives us boundaries and a foundation from which to grow. Then as we get older we are supposed to define our own terms for living, yet so rarely do we get to do this. The society in which we grow up in plays a big part in moulding us, not always for the better. And even when we are doing things in a way that is not congruent with our heart and soul, if the rest of society is doing it then we are less likely to question it and rather follow blindly the terms that have been set before us.

This has to change.

We need to start defining life by our own terms, by what makes our heart sing. The only way we can get to experience the quintessential truth of who we are is by defining the terms of our life, following the rules that we were born with, which if truth be known is usually only one rule – to live a life filled with joy and love.

It doesn’t matter what anyone else is doing. Follow your heart, your mind and your gut. These three brains make up one big brain that can put you on the right path to living a life that is blessed with great joy, abundant love and wonderful experiences. A life which is defined by our own terms is a life well lived. Don’t go to your deathbed and wish that you had done things differently. Live, love and laugh your way through a life filled with wonderful memories and cherished relationships. These will be the things you take with you to your next life.

Until Next Time…Think Big & Blossom!

intimacy…

2 Nov

As I was wondering around the shops the other day I was watching through the window of a hairdressers. The hairdressers were all in deep conversations with their clients. I imagined they were spilling their infinite wealth of knowledge onto their client as they transformed their look and their problems all in one go and it got me wondering…why do we share such intimacy with a person we hardly know yet find it hard to be intimate with the people we hold most dear?

By intimacy I’m talking about our deepest held fears & dreams, our innermost feelings. Not sex, so get your heads out of the gutter. And it’s not just hairdressers. It’s nail technicians, beauticians, massage therapists and the like. What is it about these occupations that allows us to open up about the secrets that we don’t tell our husband or best friend. Is it because they have no real connection to us, that we feel like it is safer to reveal that part of our self to a stranger than someone close to us? And on top of that what makes us think that the average suburban hairdresser has all the answers to life?

Maybe it is like the bartender where we are not really all that concerned with the advice they give us but more about having someone to listen and sympathise with us. As humans we can be a sucker for the old sympathy card. And it is an instant bonding technique. After all don’t we all want to feel validated and listened to?

In my line of work, I spend a great deal of time listening. I listen to what is being said but also to what is not being said, which is often at the core of why a client comes to see me. It is the unspoken thoughts and feelings that are often the most important and as a coach I need to be able to pick up on these nuances.

So in conclusion (gee I sound like I’m writing a high school essay) I’ve decided that it is the listening and not the advice that makes us spill the beans with perfect strangers. Maybe we don’t feel we can tell our loved ones these things because rather than just listening, we think and in some cases know that they will be trying to fix the problem. We all really want is to be heard.

Can you hear that? It’s the sound of listening.

Until next time…think big & blossom!

someone to watch over me…

11 Oct

metatron

Just lately I have been having some very strange encounters. No they are not encounters of the third kind but rather encounters of the celestial kind…angels…archangels to be precise.

I have seen them for many years but usually as a wisp, floating in and out of my consciousness or dropping in to leave a message or help with healing (mine or a clients). But lately something’s changed within myself that has opened a door to a whole new experience. Let me give you an example.

Every week I try to do a walk along the coast. We have some beautiful coastal walks here in WA and it really keeps me grounded. When I have finished my walk, before I get back into my car, I stop and take in the moment. Usually the sun is setting over the ocean and everything is bathed in the last rays of sunshine before dusk. I close my eyes and breathe this light in and say thank you for the peace and serenity that I feel. However, the last few times I have done this I have felt a heat on my right side. It couldn’t possibly be the sun because I’m facing the sun. In my mind’s eye I see a soft yellow colour and in my right ear I hear the words, “Everything will be alright”. Then I feel this unbelievable joy, joy so overwhelming that it makes me catch my breath and I almost lose my balance. Then it is gone.

I knew the first time it happened that I had been visited by an angel. But one that was unfamiliar to me. So I went back to my books and asking for guidance opened the page up on Archangel Uriel. I instantly felt a connection and knew this was who I had been visited by. Uriel helps show you the light through epiphanies and insights. He helps you see what step you are to take next. I have been feeling a bit indecisive of late and therefore dragging my feet in moving forward. And in the last few weeks I have been having insight after insight into why I am here and what I need to do to fulfil my life purpose.

We are all looked over by these celestial beings. It doesn’t matter if you belong to a religious group (I certainly don’t) or if you are an atheist. They watch over all of us. I had a hard time accepting them at first because I associated angels with religion and well me and religion don’t really get on. But then as I read more I realised that angels were a part of God, not a part of religion and once I accepted this, I found that they enriched my spiritual experiences for the better. Now I call on Archangel Michael whenever I need courage or protection or both. I call on Archangel Gabriel when I need to get my message across clearly and I call on Archangel Metatron when I need to get in touch with my feelings more or if I need to clear my energy.

I know I don’t usually write about this but this blog is about love and I think Archangels pretty much rule the roost when it comes to love. We could all take a page out their book. Our world would be filled with more love and compassion if we did. And it is nice to know that I have someone watching over me, guiding me towards creating my dream life.

Life is so much more than we can see with our eyes. It is so much more than we can smell, taste or touch. As you awaken your sixth sense, the world explodes into a kaleidoscope of colour & sound. Most of all it is an orchestra of emotion that sweeps you up and hurls you forward into the Universe to experience life as one with everything else. It is literally an awe inspiring, mind blowing experience that we are all hurtling toward, whether we believe in it or not!

Until Next Time…Think Big & Blossom!

NB. This gorgeous artwork of Archangel Metatron was done by Marius Michael-George. For more of his artwork please go to http://www.MariusFineArt.com.

hope for a new generation

28 Sep

Be Love - Copyrighted

I have said it before so sorry if I keep repeating myself but I try not to focus on the news. It is after all one of the most depressing things you’ll see or read all day, especially at the moment with all the chaos happening around the world.

A lot of people think I bury my head in the sand but I believe that for my sanity and the sanity of the world that it helps not to focus on all the negativity and instead focus on love. It is without a doubt the only thing we need right now. Love would stop all this madness because when you come from a place of love it is impossible to commit the atrocities that are being committed at the moment.

If I let my imagination play havoc with my thoughts & think about a world without love, I start to fear for the generations coming up behind me. How does this endless stream of greed, control & violence affect their outlook on life? Does it desensitise them so  that it only becomes worse or will it eventually get to the point where it implodes upon itself and from it comes a period of love and happiness? I can only pray that it is the latter.

If you are a bringer of peace, a purveyor of love then I ask you to spread your story to the masses. It is time for us to focus on the possibilities that life can bring us and not on this chaos that is happening now. If what we think about, we bring about, isn’t it only sensible that we start to think about love and peace? For the sake of humanity, we have to change our way of thinking, we have to start to spread peace, not hate, make love, not war and accept each & every one of us as we are unconditionally. No one needs to change, we all just need to learn to adopt a live and let live attitude.

There is hope for the next generation but only if we start practicing a loving attitude today.

Until Next Time…Think Big & Blossom!

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