There is some deep cleansing going on right now. People are clearing out emotional and spiritual baggage they’ve been lugging around for lifetimes and feeling pretty good about the whole thing.
They should, they are a lot lighter now as a result. However, in my circle of friends alone, a number of people are throwing themselves at this task so hard and fast that they are turning what could be a cherished process into damn hard work. Along the way they are forgetting that they alone have the choice to lighten up and have fun.
People even talk about their spiritual ‘work’. I have done it myself many times but I’ve recently come to realise that by labelling it as such I was missing an important point. Each release, every new step up the rung of self discovery towards an elevated consciousness can feel sublime. It’s when we approach the task with the same mentality that we apply to climbing the corporate ladder that we experience lulls in energy and run out of momentum. We are never closer to divinity than when we are in joy, so let’s take time to chill out and enjoy ourselves. Read the rest on spiritualbliss.com.
This piece might be more accurately titled ‘how to honour the feminine’ or maybe ‘redefining feminism as a set of positive intentions’. I think labels can be unhelpful. I mean fine, stick labels on a buffet, I’m not against letting people know which bowl is the veggie curry. However, applied to the smorgasbord of human experiences they are usually vast over simplifications, or else they are loaded with conflicted meaning and become misleading. The word ‘feminist’ is no exception. Read the rest on spiritualbliss.com.
It is not only possible but in fact relatively easy to turn the humble pen and paper into powerful tools for mental and emotional wellness.
I know that sounds like a bold claim but then I also know that you are a part of the collective consciousness – a being of infinite beauty, power and wisdom – and that you have the answer to every question you may ever care to contemplate firmly within your grasp. Even if you don’t know that yourself, I am sure of it. There’s no need to take my word for that either. I’m going to give you the techniques you need in order to prove it to yourself. Read the rest on spiritualbliss.com.
Good food, sunlight and time in nature can all be medicine when we need them, most of us know that, but when was the last time you reached for a pen and paper to help make you feel better?
I encourage everyone to write regularly, somewhere private, words that they don’t feel pressured to share with anyone else. When you remove the need to show the finished product you become completely free to open up, let your words flow and really engage with your inner voice. However, after years of schooling, learning to write outside of the rules is an art in itself. Check out my five of my top tips for turning writing into Soul Scripting - read this full article on Rainbow City Healing.