Channeled Message: Your old way of being is gone

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The old ways are gone.

A new way of being has emerged.

True, it comes from struggle, strife, and fear, but it has emerged nonetheless.

This is an opportunity for you. An opportunity to:

Reassess your routines and way of being – where can you let go of habits and beliefs that do not serve you? Where can you create new practices and routines to up level your day to day existence?

Become aware of your energetics – in every moment, you have the ability to shift your state of being. Feeling anxious? Stop, breathe, channel us, and love yourself in that moment.

Set healthy boundaries – where are you overextending yourself and giving too much only to receive too little? Where are you losing your sense of self? Where are you sacrificing your own experience for that of others?

Get to know yourself in a new way – are you who you think you are? Take this time to go inward and connect with your highest, purest form. What identities are you holding onto that do not serve you? How are you staying small and living from a place of fear? How can you open up to a bigger, brighter way of being?

Your old way of being is gone. It’s okay to mourn this loss, but know that it is for the better. You now have the opportunity to start a new chapter in your life.

So what story are you ready to live and tell?

– Archangel Gabriel (Gabriel is the archangel of communication, new beginnings, and strength.) 

^^ You guys, I still get so akjfewoaijgoewijag when I research my messengers and see that what they stand for is so SPOT ON to the wisdom received.

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Weekly Wisdom: You Got the Love

This week’s wisdom is all about love, relationships, codependency, and boundaries.

Although it is both beautiful and pure to see love in all people and situations, you must first be sure to love YOURSELF, and from there establish healthy boundaries and relationships with others.

Take inventory of your current relationships, whether romantic, platonic, work related, etc.

Where do you need to establish healthier boundaries?

Are there relationships where you find yourself being codependent and losing your sense of self?

Or perhaps you’re in a dynamic where you give more than you receive?

Maybe there’s a relationship in your life that drives anxiety and stress due to a lack of communication or consideration for each other?

It’s time to take energetic inventory of your relationships, and to reassess any dynamics that make you feel anxious, codependent, or unsafe to be yourself.

And always remember – the love you seek from others is one you can also find within yourself.

CARD SOURCE: The You Got the Love card is from The Starseed Oracle deck by Rebecca Campbell. To read the full card description, pop over to Page 1 & Page 2!

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Resources for When You’re Struggling with Fear, Anxiety, & Doubt

Well, it has certainly been a tough few weeks for the world. At the time of writing this, we are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, and to say it’s been scary AF is an understatement, as far as I’m concerned.

People have died due to contracting the virus. Others have fell gravely ill. Millions of people have lost their jobs and/or businesses. The stock market has tumbled into concerning territory. People are hoarding supplies and store shelves grow more bare by the moment.

Again with the scary AF.

Even as a lightworker and someone who is super spiritual and tends to err on the side of optimism and faith, I’ve been struggling too. We’re in unprecedented territory, and our very way of being for so long has been turned on its head.

It’s hard not to spiral into fear and uncertainty.

Luckily, there ARE things that we can do to ground ourselves, work through our fear, and tap into inner wisdom and the love and light of the universe so that we can hopefully feel a little less terrorized and panicked.

Which is why I wanted to share some resources with you that I’ve found so helpful at this time. These practices have really helped me work through my anxiety and overwhelm so that I’m not in a constant state of terror and helplessness. Check these out:

Facing Fear with Compassion w/Elizabeth Gilbert: I have loved Elizabeth Gilbert since the Eat, Pray, Love days. Her writing is beautiful, relatable, and inspirational. I’ve also seen her speak live, and she really is a weaver of words, not just in writing, but in speaking too. Needless to say, I was super excited when I saw her post on Instagram about this talk she did for Insight Timer. In it, Elizabeth not only shares lots of love and inspiration, but one of her own personal practices to help work through fear. You can check this out on the Insight Timer app for free!

Guided Meditation to Reduce Panic, Anxiety, & Worry by The Honest Guys: I’ve been meditating for over a decade, and although I tend to bounce around from my own meditation practices, to guided meditations, to in person meditations, I always come back to The Honest Guys for guided tracks. Their YouTube channel is one of the best I’ve seen for free meditations. They are all high quality, and there are soooo many different types to choose from. But for today, and the current state of the world, and trying to work through panic and fear, this one is a good one to turn to!

Practicing Gratitude: I know it may sound cheesy, or maybe even impossible given what is going on right now, but I promise, tapping into gratitude really can shift your state. My own practice is to journal my gratitudes each night, but sometimes I’ll also stop for a quick hit when I need it. And I’ve needed it a lot lately. Seriously, when you find yourself spinning out from fear and overwhelm, take a moment to stop, breathe, ground yourself in the moment, and write down (or speak aloud or think to yourself) three things you’re truly grateful for.

Journaling: When in doubt (or panic or fear or anxiety or anything really lol), write it out. Seriously. Sometimes we just need a release. And there’s nothing as powerful as putting your own words, thoughts, and feelings to paper. Let them go. Acknowledge them. All of those feelings have an energy, and one way to release that energy is to write it out.

LOL: Yep, good ole laughter as medicine. I’ll also admit that humor has been a defense mechanism for me my entire life, and there’s a reason for it – it works! Instead of focusing on what you can’t control, find something to laugh about. A quick search across the internet can help you find funny memes, but some of my favorite outlets lately have been daydreamnchill, shitheadsteve, thefunnyintrovert on Instagram.

I hope you find one, some, or all of these resources helpful, now, and in future times of need. Please know that I’m sending you love and light, and I truly mean that. It’s part of my evening routine – sending out waves of love, light, and healing to the world each night, from my soul to yours 🙂

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Channeled Message: Take care of yourself.

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There is no doubt that this time is one of difficulty, fear, and pain, dear one.

If you feel as though you are spiraling in a dark abyss of fear, doubt, anxiety, and seclusion, that is okay. However you feel is valid.

Whoever you are, or are not, in this moment, is okay.

There is no “right” way to deal with this situation. It is unknown. It is unprecedented.

The most difficult lessons often are, and they are also the lessons that ultimately lead to growth and transformation.

But if you cannot look ahead to that time, or see the opportunity in this time right now, that is okay too.

The most important thing you can do right now is to take care of yourself.

However that may look:

  • Isolating to protect your sacred vessel and well-being.
  • Connecting with others in a safe way.
  • Taking a bath and washing away the fear, if only temporarily.
  • Practicing gratitude.
  • Meditation.
  • Art.
  • Spending time with your pet.
  • Doing absolutely nothing.

There is no “right” way to take care of yourself.

There is only an awareness needed, in each moment, to be able to stop, breathe, and ask yourself what you truly need right now.

And then on to the next moment…

And the next.

You can do this. You are not alone. You are held and loved – always.

-Archangel Michael (Archangel Michael is a protector who can help us release fear and doubt and instead tap into courage and hope.)

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How to Channel

Before we dig into how to channel, be sure to check out my previous post: What Is Channeling? to get the 411 on this practice and how it can benefit you.

Now, if you’re ready to rock and try channeling for yourself, keep reading 😉

How do you channel?

For me, channeling started as meditation. The more time and space I made for myself to disconnect from the outside world, go inward, and quiet the constant (often negative) yammering of my ego, the more I opened up my sacred channel and began to receive guidance outside of myself.

Journaling was also a huge part of honing my channeling. I used to think I could only channel through writing, but now I’m at a place where I can instantly tune in and channel and deliver messages verbally in real time.

Although my channeling skills have definitely evolved and strengthened over the years, I’ve realized that there are three keys to channeling for me:

The 3 Keys to Channeling:

1) Disconnect and cleanse. For me, this looks like retreating to a quiet, sacred space where I won’t be disturbed. Next, I cord cut to cleanse my energy, literally using my hands to karate chop at all active cords or energy leakages that may be active for me in the moment. Then I visualize emptying my mind of all thoughts by picturing all thoughts, recent conversations or interactions, or anything that is on the forefront of my mind as being sucked into a large glass bubble, kind of like a fish bowl (also this totally reminds me of using a Pensieve in Harry Potter 😉 Once I feel lighter and less activated, I toss the fish bowl behind me and out of sight to release whatever was weighing on me. From here I usually feel connected to myself on a deeper level and still. I’ve switched from focusing on the external and am not dwelling in my inner, intuitive space. Then I’m ready to…

2) Ground. I like to bring the four elements into my grounding practices. I visualize roots stemming from each of my feet and my root chakra (this is located at the base of your spine) and going down, down, down into the middle of the earth. Once there, I visualize each of the elements–earth, air, water, and fire–infusing my roots with its energy. Then I picture the combined elemental, grounding energy surging up through my roots, and back into my body. I usually do this upward energy surge four times to feel fully grounded. Then it’s time to…

3) Connect to source and spirit. My visualization on this may vary on any given day, but the constant is that I envision myself being bathed in the white-gold love and light of the Universe. I picture it washing over my body, starting at the crown of my head, and slowly flowing downwards until it’s reached my feet. I picture this source bath flowing over me, head to toe, four times.

From there my sacred channel is open and I’m ready to receive. 

Disclaimer: As I mentioned, I’m now to the point where I don’t need to do this formal routine to channel, I can just flip the switch and tune in, but when I’m in the mood for a more sacred experience, I’ll do this. I also think if you’re just starting out, it helps to have a structured practice to follow until you feel confident in your skills.

Cool, I’m ready to get started!

If you want to give channeling a go, I suggest you start with the 3 Keys to Channeling above. Be sure to sit in a quiet, comfortable space, and I suggest having a journal and pen on hand. 

Once you’re disconnected from the outside world, tuned in to yourself, and your channel is open, start small. Ask a question and see what you receive. It can be a direct answer, a quick vision that flashes in your mind, or maybe even a song lyric (I got a lot of song lyrics when I first started channeling). Or you may not receive anything at first, and that’s okay.

The more you commit to this practice and going inward in general, the better you’ll get at accessing your sacred channel and tapping into the divine guidance that’s always available to you.

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Channeled Message: You are one.

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For this week’s channeled message, I specifically asked spirit for wisdom on the coronavirus, as I know it’s causing a lot of fear, panic, anxiety, and paranoia for so many of us. Here is the transmission I received…

This is a test.

It is a reminder.

And, most importantly, it is something that WILL pass.

For too long you have been divided.

There has always been, and will always be, division, war, and a struggle for power. It is inevitable with your species, which is so prone to fear and conflict.

But that does not mean you must always operate in this way. You can change. You can come together. You can rise up.

You can remember the purest form of your essence. Each of you is one and the same.

So much of the heartache and ugliness in your world is fueled by a fear of difference, yet you are all of you the SAME. You are all, at your core, a fragment of the greater power.

This virus is actually a light to shine on these shadows of division, hate, war, prejudice, and fear.

What better way to show you that you are all ONE when you all suffer from the SAME fear and threat?

What better way to show you that now, more than ever, you must seek community?

Have you noticed that since you’ve been instructed to socially isolate, you yearn for connection even more? You worry for others even more?

This is pure fear, driven by love, and yes, there is such a thing.

This virus will pass. And others will eventually be be born. And those too will pass.

What will remain? You. Your brothers and sisters. Your world – this ever growing, ever evolving community.

So now YOU must decide – how will you show up? Will it be in fear? Or will it be in love? Will you sink into the shadows, or will you rise up and shine your light?

Take note of this – how the world is responding right now fueled by fear. We wonder…how would it be different if the world responded in love instead?

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Weekly Wisdom: The Great Severing

This week’s card pull is a shadow card that is meant to help us release anger, fear, and pain that may be blocking us from love.

One line from the card description really jumped out at me, especially with what is going on in the world right now with the coronavirus:

“It we aren’t careful, before long we’ll see the world as a scary, dangerous place where fear and anxiety roam free.”

Pretty timely, eh??

As humans, we’re faced with so much every single day that can make it super hard to stay aligned with love and light.
It’s easy to get wrapped up in our pain and anger. It’s easy to spin stories on why others, or the world in general, may be out to get us. It’s EASY to block love and light from our lives.

But things that are usually the most difficult often have the best payoff.

Bring your awareness to the difficulty and pain in your life and around you. Allow yourself to feel it, know that it is valid, and move through it.

And then let love in. Find your way back to your truth, your HIGHEST truth, which doesn’t revel in fear and hardship, but in love, light, and community.

Find a way now, especially now, to have love and compassion for others, and yourself. Cause whether or not we like to admit it, or it feels like it at the moment, we really are all in this together.

Sending you all so much love and light this week and always <3

CARD SOURCE: The Great Severing card is from The Starseed Oracle deck by Rebecca Campbell. To read the full card description, check out Page 1 & Page 2.

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Weekly Wisdom: Called

This card is all about stepping into your soul’s divine purpose and mission for this lifetime.

If you feel called toward something, it is part of your divine path.

Each of us has unique gifts, talents, and messages to share in this lifetime. We each have a unique journey to navigate.

Remember that your soul is infinite and all knowing and chose to come into this life to experience all of the situations, struggles, wins, ups, and downs that make up your human experience.

These are the lessons your soul was craving. This is the path your soul chose to walk along.

This card is also confirmation that if you’ve felt drawn to a project, passion, pursuit, or adventure, it is meant for you, so get it 😉

CARD SOURCE: The Called card is from The Starseed Oracle deck by Rebecca Campbell. To read the full card description, check out Page 1 and Page 2.

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Weekly Wisdom: Temptation

Although this world, and this life, is your playground, you must not become attached to outcomes or the material world.

This card is a reminder for you to check in with yourself and ask:

1) Are you too focused on the material right now?

2) Are you getting swept up in excess?

3) Do you find yourself falling into addictive behavior?

4) Are you obsessed with how things “should” go and then disappointed when the outcome does not meet your expectations?

It’s time to stop and reflect on how you are showing up right now in your life.

If you find yourself falling into the throes of temptation and attachment – ask yourself why.

What are you REALLY seeking right now?

And how can you fulfill that need within yourself, instead of looking outside of yourself and to the material world?

Always know that you have everything you need within you <3

CARD SOURCE: The Temptation card is from The Good Tarot deck by Colette Baron-Reid. To read the full card description, check out Page 1!

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Channeled Message: Release comparison.

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Why do you compare yourself to others, dear heart?

Yes, it is natural, especially in your age of technology, to be swept up in the lives and achievements of those around you.

But your own life deserves more of your focus and energy.

When you compare yourself to someone else, you do yourself a great disservice. You do not truly know what their experience is in private, when no one is watching.

You are here to live your life, not focus on someone else’s. Give yourself your own attention.

So how can you turn your gaze back onto yourself?

It takes intention, awareness, and reflection.

Make a commitment to yourself that you will release comparison and instead focus on your own journey. And if your current reality is not everything you desire, then how can you make it so? You get to do that – create the life you want.

Take the steps toward the dream life you envision. Celebrate your progress along the way. Embrace the challenges that may appear before you.

And always, always invest in yourself and your own life first and foremost.

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