Do You Feel You’re Swimming Upstream with Your Weight Loss Efforts?

Do You Feel You’re Swimming Upstream with Your Weight Loss Efforts?

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How many times do you feel like you are struggling with weight loss? 

Do you feel like a fish swimming upstream against a strong and brutal current?

Well it truly doesn’t have to be that way.  Every time you ‘diet’ you are creating some form of resistance.  Whether it’s caused by deprivation, or caused by the strict portion control, or types of foods you are supposed to eat and in what quantities. read more

A Warrior’s Gratitude

A Warrior’s Gratitude

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Gratitude

Since it’s November, I see a lot of bloggers participating in 30 days of gratitude.  I love bringing more gratitude into my  life but at times I really don’t take the time to be present fully to sit with my feelings of appreciation.  That’s when I realize that it’s time to slow down, and be more present so that I truly am able to feel the gratitude!

Once we allow ourselves to be present, it’s pretty easy to feel gratitude for all those things we have and are thankful for; like our home, our job, our family, etc.  But what about accessing the Warrior’s Gratituderead more

Halloween – A Day Where You Can Be Anything

Halloween – A Day Where You Can Be Anything

 

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I think my favorite thing about Halloween is that I can be anything I want.  All I have to do is simply create a vision of what/who I want to be,  write out my list of what I need to be this character, purchase the appropriate clothing, or don the mask, apply liberal amounts of make-up if required, and act the part!

I could be a super hero, a nurse, a nun, a celebrity, a famous person in history.  Or I could be a bee, or a cat, or banana, or even Sponge Bob Square Pants.


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A Trip around the alphabet

A Trip Around the Alphabet

alphabetI am taking on a challenge from Suzan St Maur, writing coach:  to write a blog post in 26 sentences, each time using the appropriate first letter – in correct order.  So here it goes!

Are you fed up with the dieting industry?

Because you always seem to lose weight only to gain it back a few months later?

Chances are, you have had it with food cravings and…

Deprivation caused by dieting.

Eating like a squirrel because some “diet” recommended your daily caloric consumption to be around 1000 calories – YIKES!

Fasting to jumpstart a plateau (CRAZY!).

Growling tummy 20 hours a day. read more

Angel Card Reading – Throat Chakra

Angel Card Reading – Throat Chakra

 

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Angel Card – Throat Chakra

Well today is Day 10 of my 10 days of Angel Card Readings.  As I sit quietly in a calm and relaxed state, I ask the Universe to show me a card with a message that is important for whomever stumbles upon this post.   While keeping the cards down I select a card from the fanned out stack.  Today’s Angel Card Reading is the Throat Chakra.

On the card it says:  “The angels are helping you lovingly speak your truth!”

The in depth meaning per the booklet enclosed with the Oracle Cards:  The angels sent this card to you because of important messages that you need to express, either verbally or in written form.  You’re encouraged to speak your truth to yourself and others.  To yourself, admit your true feelings as well as any revelations you’ve had.  Keep a journal of these ideas, thoughts, and inspirations. read more

Angel Card Reading – Emotional Sensitivity

Angel Card Reading – Emotional Sensitivity

 

Emotional Sensitivity

Angel Card – Emotional Sensitivity

I have decided to Post 10 days of Angel Card Readings using Doreen Virtue’s Angel Therapy Oracle Cards.  Today is Day 9.  As I sit quietly in a calm and relaxed state, I ask the Universe to show me a card with a message that is important for whomever stumbles upon this post.   While keeping the cards down I select a card from the fanned out stack.  Today’s Angel Card Reading is the Emotional Sensitivity.

 

On the card it says:  “Honor and respect your deep sensitivity, as it is a gift to us all!”

The in depth meaning per the booklet enclosed with the Oracle Cards:  Have you been tested, or felt bad, about the fact that you’re extremely sensitive?  If so, this card is the angels’ reassurance of the positive qualities within your gift of sensitivity.  For, example, you accurately know whether or not a new acquaintance is trustworthy.  The angels are working with you to trust this feeling more often and not berate yourself if you’ve disallowed your intuition in the past.  read more

Angel Card Reading – Solar Plexus Chakra

Angel Card Reading – Solar Plexus Chakra

Angel Card - Solar Plexus Chakra

Angel Card – Solar Plexus Chakra

I have decided to Post 10 days of Angel Card Readings using Doreen Virtue’s Angel Therapy Oracle Cards.  Today is Day 8.  As I sit quietly in a calm and relaxed state, I ask the Universe to show me a card with a message that is important for whomever stumbles upon this post.   While keeping the cards down I select a card from the fanned out stack.  Today’s Angel Card Reading is the Solar Plexus Chakra.

On the card it says:  “It is safe for you to be powerful and take charge of your life in positive ways.”

The in depth meaning per the booklet enclosed with the Oracle Cards:  This card comes to you because the angels wish to help you with issues concerning power and control.  They first want to reassure you that you are powerful. You, who were made in the image of the Creator, hold those same qualities, including power.  It doesn’t matter if you feel it or if you’re afraid of your inner might – The fact is: You are powerful. read more

Angel Card Reading – Vacuum Away Fear

Angel Card Reading – Vacuum Away Fear

 

Vacuum Away Fear

Angel Card – Vacuum Away Fear

I have decided to Post 10 days of Angel Card Readings using Doreen Virtue’s Angel Therapy Oracle Cards.  Today is Day 7.  As I sit quietly in a calm and relaxed state, I ask the Universe to show me a card with a message that is important for whomever stumbles upon this post.   While keeping the cards down I select a card from the fanned out stack.  Today’s Angel Card Reading is the Vacuum Away Fear.  

On the card it says:  “Call upon Archangels Michael and Raphael to lift fear-based energy from you, your surroundings, this situation, and everyone involved.”

The in depth meaning per the booklet enclosed with the Oracle Cards:  You chose this card because you, or someone close to you, have absorbed some energies of fear.  They could have been self-generated from your own foreboding or may have come from being with fearful people.   read more

Angel Card Reading – Heart Chakra

Angel Card Reading – Heart Chakra

 

Angel Card reading heart chakra

Angel card Heart Chakra

I have decided to Post 10 days of Angel Card Readings using Doreen Virtue’s Angel Therapy Oracle Cards.  Today is Day 6.  As I sit quietly in a calm and relaxed state, I ask the Universe to show me a card with a message that is important for whomever stumbles upon this post.   While keeping the cards down I select a card from the fanned out stack.  Today’s Angel Card Reading is the Heart Chakra.

On the card it says:  “The answer that you seek is in your heart right now.  Be open to giving and receiving love.”

The in depth meaning per the booklet enclosed with the Oracle Cards:   The angels want you to trust your feelings.  Your heart is wise, and it’s calling for you to make important changes.  Trust this wisdom, as it won’t let you down.  Every time you defy your inner feelings, your heart breaks a little bit.  Repair your heart and your relationship with yourself by honoring your emotions.  For instance, if you’re unhappy with a situation, it means that something is wrong and action is necessary.  Ask the angels to give you courage and support to make healthy changes at home and work.  read more

Angel Card Reading Day 5 – Goddess

Angel Card Reading Day 5 – Goddess

 

Angel Card Reading - The Goddess

Angel Card Reading – The Goddess

I have decided to Post 10 days of Angel Card Readings using Doreen Virtue’s Angel Therapy Oracle Cards.  Today is Day 5.  As I sit quietly in a calm and relaxed state, I ask the Universe to show me a card with a message that is important for whomever stumbles upon this post.   While keeping the cards down I select a card from the fanned out stack.  Today’s Angel Card Reading is the Goddess.

On the card it says:  “Express your Divine feminine energy, embracing its magical intuition and nurturing qualities.”

The in depth meaning per the booklet enclosed with the Oracle Cards:   This card speaks of a need for sacred female energy, which brings gifts such as intuition, nurturing, and artistic expression.  Perhaps you’ve been spending too much time thinking or engaging in creatively void work.  If so, then this card is your signal to move your body in dance; and express your intuitive, artistic, and nurturing side.  

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