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50 Self-Love Mantras for the Lost Woman

50 Self-Love Mantras for the Lost Woman

Reclaim Your Feminine Power with These Daily Mantras Self-love is important. It's even more critical when you happen to be a ____________ (e.g., mother, business owner, student, etc.). You need to take care of yourself to take care of others and your work. In this article, I will share 50 self-love mantras that are easy enough for anyone to incorporate into their lives. Self-love is often misunderstood as being narcissistic or selfish. But the truth is, you cannot truly love others unless you love yourself first. When you love yourself, you treat yourself with respect and care. You also set boundaries so that you are not taken advantage of. And most importantly, self-love leads to inner peace and happiness. So if you are looking for ways to show yourself some love, here are 50 self-love mantras to get you started: 1. I am worthy of love and respect. 2. I am not perfect, and that is okay. 3. I accept myself exactly as I am. 4. I am grateful for my body. 5. My body is strong and healthy. 6. I love and accept myself just as I am. 7. I am kind to myself. 8. I approve of myself. 9. I am worth my time and energy. 10. I am doing the best I can. 11. I am enough, just as I am. 12. It's okay to change my mind. 13. I forgive myself for my mistakes. 14. I love myself even when I don't feel like it. 15. I am kind to myself, even when I don't deserve it. 16. I accept myself for who I am. 17. I am not my mistake. 18. I am open to change. 19. My happiness is important to me. 20. I matter just as much as anyone else does. 21. Self-love is not selfish - it's necessary. 22. Being kind to myself sets an excellent example for others. 23. My feelings are valid, no matter what they are. 24. I can be whoever I want to be - and that's okay! 25. Loving myself doesn't mean that I'm perfect - it means that I'm human. 26. I am allowed to make mistakes. 27. I am allowed to be imperfect. 28. I am doing the best that I can, and that's all that matters. 29. I deserve love, just as much as anyone else does. 30. Compassion is essential - towards myself and others. 31. Loving myself is the foundation for a happy life. 32. The more I love myself, the more love I have to give to others. 33. Self-love is something that needs to be practiced every day. 34. It's okay to be a work in progress. 35. There's no rush - taking things slow is just fine! 36) I don't need anyone's approval but my own. 37) I am in control of my happiness. 38) I am worth taking care of. 39) I am allowed to be happy, just for me. 40) I will never be perfect, and that's okay. 41) It's okay to change my mind - it just means that I'm learning and growing. 42) Loving myself is a lifelong journey, and that's okay. 43). The more I learn to love myself, the more compassionate I become towards others. 44) There is nothing wrong with me - I am perfect, just as I am. 45) Self-love is one of the most essential things in life. 46) The more I love myself, the more positively I will impact the world. 47) I am worthy of all the good things life offers. 48) I am open to receiving love from others. 49) I recognize my beauty, inside and out. 50) Loving myself is one of the best things I can do for my health and wellbeing. Now that you have a few self-love mantras to help get you started, it's time to put them into practice! Say them to yourself every day, write them down, post them where you'll see them often, and remind yourself that you are worth your time and energy. With a little bit of practice, these mantras will help you cultivate a healthy and loving relationship with yourself, the foundation for a happy life. ~ Find Your Voice, Find Your Power

The Ten Best Books for Beginner Witches

The Ten Best Books for Beginner Witches

Witchcraft is an ancient practice that has been around for centuries. It is a nature-based religion that worships the Earth and its many creatures. If you are new to witchcraft, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed. There are so many books on the subject, and it can be hard to know where to start. Luckily, we've compiled a list of the ten best books for beginner witches. These books will teach you everything from the basics of spell-casting to more advanced topics like energy work and chakra clearing. So, whether you're just starting on your witchy journey or looking to expand your knowledge, these are the books for you! 1. Solitary Witch By Silver Ravenwolf This book is a great starting point as it has a table of correspondences for more information. It is a Wiccan-based learning system and lays the foundations for so much information, from creating laws for your spiritual practice to rituals and more. 2. Psychic Witch by Matt Auryn Know thyself! Matt Auryn takes you through guided meditations and exercises to help you build your psychic muscles in the craft. Each training is designed to be layered onto the previous work completed. This book is a must for anyone serious about their practice. 3. Protection & Reversal Magick A Witch's Defense Manual by Jason Miller No matter how seasoned a practitioner you may be, protection magick is always an important topic that should never be taken for granted. Of all the books in the market today about protecting yourself, this book by Jason Miller is of the highest quality. This is another book to read from cover to cover. 4. To Ride a Silver Broomstick: New Generation Witchcraft by Silver RavenWolf Again, this book was published before the solitary witch book at the top of this list. I recommend doing your research and learning about Silver Ravenwolf and the work she and many others have done over the years to ensure we, as witches have a voice in society. This book is not political; it is, however, essential to understanding the foundations of the work. 5. Charms, Spells & Formulas by Ray L. Malbrough I have fond childhood memories of this book. This book is focused on hoodoo teachings around gris-gris bags, magic lamps, and protecting yourself from psychic attacks. It talks about the evil eye and understanding how attacks work. I will also add that hoodoo, voodoo, and santeria are closed practices. Although this book was given to me during a much younger time in life before we had the information about closed practices, the information it contains is why I have decided to add it to this list of beginner-friendly books on witchcraft. 6. Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner by Scott Cunningham Whenever someone near me expresses interest in the craft, this is the first book I hand them. It is Wiccan-based, yes, and in the same breath, it offers a foundation to build on for those starting from scratch. 7. Intuitive Witchcraft How to Use Your Intuition to Elevate Your Craft by Astea Taylor Intuition and witchcraft just make sense that they would go hand in hand together. Sometimes we, as witches, forget to take care of ourselves. This book is a gentle reminder that self-care, self-worth, and value are all essential parts of your work. 8. Doctoring The Devil Notebooks if an Appalachian Conjure Man by jake Richards Doctoring the Devil is an excellent book for those interested in folk magic. You could read this book multiple times and still always discover something new. Mr. Richards offers so much detail into Appalachian conjure & folk magic. I could rave about this book all day. Instead, I will take it. Step back and say you will be satisfied with this book. 9. Crossroads of Conjure by Katrina Rasbold Knowledge is power. Crossroads of Conjure is not a "spellbook" Rather, it discusses many different pathways of the occult practice from witch doctors to santeria and so much more. 10. Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft by Raymond Buckland Like Silver Ravenwolf and Scott Cunningham's work, no beginner witch list is complete without a little Raymond Buckland. This book will guide you in a more ceremonial magic artform. This list is just a tiny sample of the many beginner-friendly books on witchcraft. I feel it's best to start with Wicca, to have a basic understanding of occult jargon ( language) and tools. Folk magic is also another beginner-friendly starting point. We will dive into more advanced books and a more comprehensive range of occult art forms as this series continues.

Understanding how to work with your intuitive abilities

Understanding how to work with your intuitive abilities

Intuitive abilities are natural gifts that allow us to perceive, know and understand things beyond our everyday experience. They can help us make better decisions, connect with others more profoundly and live more fulfilling lives. Intuitive abilities can also be used for the greater good of humanity at large. When we can tap into our intuitive abilities and use them to benefit all, we can create positive change in the world. Intuition can help us connect with other people on a deeper level and see beyond the surface level of things. This can allow us to create meaningful connections and collaborations with others, ultimately leading to positive change. So, how can you start to work with your intuitive abilities? Here are a few tips: 1. Trust your intuition. This is probably the most important thing to remember when working with intuitive abilities. If you don’t trust what you feel or sense, it will be challenging to use your intuition effectively. 2. Be open to learning. Intuitive abilities can be pretty elusive, and it might take some time and practice to learn how to work with them effectively. Be patient and be open to learning new things. 3. Pay attention to your intuitive signals. When you are paying attention to your intuitive signs, you might notice that they come in the form of thoughts, feelings, or images. Be aware of these signals and pay attention to what they are trying to tell you. 4. Practice meditation. Meditation can be a great way to connect with your intuition and access the wisdom and guidance available to you. 5. Follow your intuition. When you have a sense of something, go with it! Intuitive hunches are often correct, so go for it if you feel like something is worth exploring! Intuitive abilities can be a powerful tool for personal growth and transformation. By learning to trust and work with our intuition, we can access a deeper level of ourselves and create positive change in the world. ~ Find Your Voice, Find Your Power

10 Common Problems When Moving in Together

10 Common Problems When Moving in Together

Moving in with your partner can be a significant step towards your relationship, but it doesn't always work out as well as you might hope. Photo Credit: Unsplash This is why we created this checklist of 10 common problems that you and your partner might experience after the move to help ensure that you're both on the same page and prepared for all the possible bumps along the way! 10 Common Problems When Moving In Together: 1) It may take some time for you and your partner to realize how much space they need or want. If one person needs more space than another, there could be plenty of tension between them over who gets what room or closet. And if they have different ideas about what color scheme they prefer, those differences might also lead to an argument. 2) One of you might feel more financially burdened than the other, and that can put a lot of pressure on both partners. If one person makes more money, they might feel guilty for not picking up all the bills. And if one partner spends carelessly, it can create a strain between them. 3) Your partner might not want to do all the things you do with your time, whether it's rearranging the furniture or adding a hockey net in the basement. In some cases, one of you may be forced into doing something that you don't enjoy. If this becomes a big problem for either one of you, it could damage the relationship. 4) One of you might feel like certain chores or tasks should be done by them while the other partner feels obligated to do them instead, even if they don't want to. It can especially come up when one person tries too hard to please their partner without getting anything in return. Instead, try working out a schedule where you both contribute rather than one person carrying the weight for everything. 5) You might find that you and your partner have different sleep schedules or differing opinions about how often to clean. Disagreements about these things can put a strain on your relationship if they become too frequent, but there are plenty of ways to work around them. 6) One of you might feel like your partner takes too much space and doesn't share enough. If it becomes a common problem between the two of you, it could cause tension in your relationship or even end up breaking it apart. Try to talk about it and come up with compromises that work for both of you. 7) It might take some time to get used to living with your partner. In the beginning, you may think that you can never get along or share a space because of their habits and personality. If this becomes a big issue for either one of you, it could end up ruining your relationship. 8) You might start spending too much time together and not enough time with your individual friends and interests. If it becomes a regular thing, you might find that one of you is unhappy and the other doesn't know why. 9) You and your partner might disagree about spending your limited free time or money. This could become a big problem if neither of you can compromise on what you want to do. 10) You might find it challenging to deal with your partner when they are in a bad mood, especially if the reason for their bad attitude is out of your control. If this becomes a big problem for either one of you, it could end up ruining your relationship. Although moving in together can be a significant step towards your relationship, it doesn't always work out as well as you might hope. That's why we've created this checklist of 10 common problems that you and your partner might experience after the move to help ensure that you're both on the same page and prepared for all the possible bumps along the way! Need some help Book a Free Discovery Call Today!

What it's Like to Book a Tarot Reading with Me

What it's Like to Book a Tarot Reading with Me

I wanted to riff on a few lines here and talk about what it's like to book a tarot reading with me. Hey Friend, If you have clicked on this blog post, welcome to my world! I am a cold reader. When you book an appointment with me, I ask that you do not share any information with me before our scheduled time together. I do this because I honor the integrity of the reading for you and me. I want you to know that the message coming through is from Spirit in a way that I do not have access to learning before our time together. Before our appointment I cleanse my space and light my incense. I allow myself time to sit with the spirits for a few minutes beforehand to listen to whatever messages I need to hear as the reader. They have a wooden chair in my office to sit and be part of the conversations should they choose to be, providing my spiritual guides gave permission. I take a couple of breaths and unwind the energy in my body to allow for a better connection to Spirit. (Now, I have mentioned Spirit a couple of times. You may feel uncomfortable, so let us pull this apart. ) You said Spirit; what does that mean? Spirit to me means many things; sometimes, it's the Spirit of a family member who has passed on. Other times, it is a body sensation that creeps over the skin and requires no words. I have no way of knowing who, how, or what beforehand. I have complete faith and trust in my spiritual guides that I am supported in the connections of the highest good for the seekers. ( you as the client) If the Spirit connecting to our work is not here for the right reasons, my spiritual team removes them from the chair. I share this tenderly as I understand what it was like for me to sit in the chair as a seeker many years ago before learning how to read tarot cards and finding my mentor for support in my work. Now that we have more clarity around cold reads and spirit work, the next part of the reading is to connect and listen. During our Appointment I always ask clients to bring water, a pen, and paper for notes during our call. We start by taking a couple of deep breaths. This allows our energy to calibrate to each other. Often a body sensation will pop up ex: shoulders will feel heavy from carrying the responsibility of others, or discomfort in the throat for not speaking up for self. Sometimes it's in the solar plex-heavy feelings around a lack of self-worth. As I start to shuffle, that is my time to calibrate to Spirit. I listen for words of wisdom, and I watch the chair too. My Tarot Readings are often deep work in the body and connecting to the shadow work, body trauma, and emotional needs that have not yet been met. We talk about all the things! Often people find my work and book a tarot reading when they are at a crossroads in life and looking for a gentle nudge. Careers, life path, purpose, relationships, healing work all come up. A question during the reading, more often than not, is what am I supposed to ask? There is no one universal answer to this question. The message will come through the cold reading exactly as Spirit offers. At the end of our appointment I often offer a suggested reading list, journal prompts, or some form of aftercare. If the energy feels in the correct alignment, I will talk about upcoming programs or coaching if that comes up or is needed during our call. When our call is over I immediately disconnect my energy from yours as we leave the chat. I thank all spirits for joining us, then gently disconnect from their energy. I cleanse the room, space on the table, deck, and my body. The Tarot Reading is done, the messages are received, and the work has been completed.

How to Find Your Higher Self

How to Find Your Higher Self

Our Higher Selves are the deepest, most authentic part of who we are. Our Higher selves know what is best for us and can help guide us towards our goals in life. The Higher self represents the things that make each of us unique, memorable, and talented - but they may be hidden or forgotten with time if we don't take action to connect with them. What is a Higher Self, and what does it do for you Higher self-conversations often happen when you're in a calm state of mind (and it's essential to be sure your environment is conducive to peace). Meditation can also help you access your higher self in this way - try meditating every day for at least ten minutes and see how it makes you feel! Higher self conversations will differ from person to person, but some people say they sense a voice or a presence that tells them what they need to know. Higher selves often give advice and insight on decisions that are difficult to make, so be sure you're looking for guidance wherever it comes from. Higher selves can also give you warnings - of danger, illness, impending challenges, etc. Higher self-conversations might come in dreams, inspiration, or other means. Higher selves are available to help us in any number of ways. How to connect with your Higher Self To connect with your Higher Self, you need to be in a calm and peaceful state of mind. You should also be patient, as this process can take time. But if you're willing to put in the effort, you will eventually be able to connect with your Higher Self and receive guidance from your intuition. One way to connect with your Higher Self is by meditating every day for at least ten minutes. You may also want to try finding a quiet place where you can relax and focus on your breath. Try to clear your mind of all distractions. Focus on the present moment as you breathe in and out. This is a great way to connect with your intuition and receive guidance from your Higher Self. What Higher Self-Conversations are like Higher self-conversations can be very helpful in making difficult decisions. Higher selves often give us guidance and insight on things we might not have otherwise been able to see. Higher selves can also warn us of danger, illness, or impending challenges. Higher selves often communicate with us through dreams, inspiration, or other means. If you're patient and willing to put in the effort, you can learn to connect with your Higher Self and receive guidance from your intuition. Benefits of Connecting to Your Higher Self include: - Higher self conversations often happen when you're in a calm state of mind. - Higher selves give advice and insight on difficult decisions to make. - Higher selves can also give you warnings - of danger, illness, impending challenges, etc. Tips for having regular Higher Self-Conversations: 1. Make time for meditation every day. This is a great way to connect with your Higher Self and receive guidance from your intuition. 2. Find a quiet place where you can relax and focus on your breath. 3. As you breathe, try to clear your mind of all distractions and focus on the present moment. 4. Higher selves often communicate with us through dreams, inspiration, or other means. 5. If you're patient and willing to put in the effort, you can learn to connect with your Higher Self and receive guidance from your intuition. How to act on the guidance you receive from your Higher Self. Once you've connected with your Higher Self, it's essential to act on the guidance you receive. If you obtain advice from your Higher Self on a difficult decision, be sure to weigh all your options and make the best decision you can. Higher selves often guide our highest good, so it's essential to trust in their direction. Acting on the guidance you receive from your Higher Self can be incredibly beneficial to your life and help you achieve your goals and dreams. Higher selves often give us guidance and insight on things we might not have otherwise been able to see. Higher selves can also warn us of danger, illness, or impending challenges. Higher selves often communicate with us through dreams, inspiration, or other means. If you're patient and willing to put in the effort, you can learn to connect with your Higher Self and receive guidance from your intuition. Acting on the direction you receive from your Higher Self can be incredibly beneficial to your life and can help you achieve your goals and dreams. Higher selves often give us guidance and insight on things we might not have otherwise been able to see. Higher selves can also warn us of danger, illness, or impending challenges. Higher selves often communicate with us through dreams, inspiration, or other means. If you're patient and willing to put in the effort, you can learn to connect with your Higher Self and receive guidance from your intuition. Need Help? Book a Free Discovery Call Today!

9 Tips for Living In The Present Moment

9 Tips for Living In The Present Moment

If you want to change your life for the better, start by changing how you think about time. We often feel like we're living in the past or future. We reminisce about the good old days, lament what might have been, or worry about all that's yet to come. But there is one crucial moment we can always be sure of this one. The present moment-right now-is where life happens and where our power lies. If you want to change your life for the better, start by changing how you think about time--to begin living in this moment instead of obsessing over either yesterday or tomorrow. Here are nine tips on how to do it: Be mindful of your thoughts; don't let them run wild with worry or regret. When it comes to worry and regret, it's essential to be mindful of our thoughts and not let them run wild. Worry can often waste time and energy, while regret can keep us stuck in the past. It's important to remember that we can't change the past, but we can always work on the present and future. Be proactive rather than reactive. Being proactive rather than reactive is one of the most important things we can improve our lives. Reacting to situations rather than being proactive can often lead to adverse outcomes, such as stress, anxiety, and unhappiness. On the other hand, Bold people take charge of their lives and their surroundings. They make things happen rather than waiting for something to happen to them. Take care of your mind and body. One of the most important things we can do to improve our lives is to care for our minds and bodies. When our minds and bodies are healthy, we can better handle stress, anxiety, and other difficult situations. Here are a few tips on how to take care of your mind and body: 1) Make sure you get enough sleep-most people to need around 8 hours of sleep per night. 2) Eat healthy foods-eating nutritious foods helps our bodies function at their best. 3) Exercise regularly-exercising helps us stay physically healthy and relieves stress and anxiety. 4) Practice mindfulness-mindfulness is the practice of being present in the moment and living in the present. Be grateful for what you have instead of longing for what you don't When we focus on what we don't have, we often feel unhappy and unfulfilled. But when we focus on being grateful for what we have, we tend to be happier and more content. Gratitude is a powerful emotion that can change our lives for the better. It helps us see the good in life, even during difficult times. There are many things to be grateful for, including our health, families, friends, and the simple things in life that we often take for granted. When we're thankful for the good things in our lives, it helps us feel more optimistic about the future. And when we're confident about the future, we're more likely to take action-which can improve our lives. Have a vision for the future, but work on building it one step at a time. When it comes to our vision for the future, it's important to remember that we don't have to do it all at once. We can take it one step at a time, and eventually, we'll reach our goals. It's also essential to be willing to let go of what no longer serves us. If something is no longer making us happy or helping us reach our goals, then it's time to let it go. Finally, we should always do our best today to improve on it tomorrow. Let go of people or things that hold you back from happiness. One of the most important things we can do to improve our lives is to let go of the people or things that hold us back from happiness. These people or things might be negative influences in our lives, or they might simply be taking up too much of our time and energy. When we let go of these people or things, we're able to focus on the most important things to us, and we're able to move forward with our lives. It's often difficult to let go of the people or things that hold us back from happiness, but it's worth it in the end. When we're free from these negative influences, we're able to live happier and more fulfilling lives. Take each day as it comes. When it comes to our lives, it's important to remember that we don't have to do it all at once. We can take it one step at a time, and eventually, we'll reach our goals. It's also essential to be willing to let go of what no longer serves us. If something is no longer making us happy or helping us reach our goals, then it's time to let it go. Finally, we should always do our best today to improve on it tomorrow. Do your best today and think about how you'll improve on it tomorrow. When it comes to our lives, it's important to remember that we don't have to do it all at once. We can take it one step at a time, and eventually, we'll reach our goals. It's also essential to be willing to let go of what no longer serves us. If something is no longer making us happy or helping us reach our goals, then it's time to let it go. Finally, we should always do our best today to improve on it tomorrow. Practice acceptance so you can live in the present despite life's difficulties. Acceptance is a powerful tool that can help us live in the present, even during difficult times. When we're able to accept what's happening in our lives, we're able to let go of our anger, our pain, and our fears. We're also able to focus on the present moment, which can help us find peace and happiness. It's not always easy to accept what's happening in our lives, but it's worth it in the end. When we're able to get what's happening, we can let go of our negative emotions and focus on the present moment. This can help us find peace and happiness, even during difficult times. This article introduces you to the top 9 tips for living in the present moment. Whether the change is problematic because it takes us out of our comfort zone or requires us to adapt to something new-these principles should help make change a little more manageable and maybe even enjoyable. Always do your best today so that you can improve on it tomorrow! It may be challenging at first, but we can live happier and more fulfilling lives when we're free from these negative influences. Take each day when life gets tough, take a deep breath, and remind yourself that everything will get better with time. Practice acceptance so you can accept what's happening in your life--even during difficult times--and find peace and happiness. You'll eventually reach your goals by taking them one step at a time. Need help? 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The Truth About Shadow Work:

The Truth About Shadow Work:

Benefits, And How To Do It Yourself What is Shadow Work? Shadow work is a self-exploration technique that Carl Jung introduced. It occurs when we start to look at the less desirable parts of our personalities and eventually confront them head-on. Doing this can begin to heal themselves by understanding their behavior better while also becoming more conscious of how they make decisions in everyday life. Everybody has a little bit of darkness in them. Shadow work is the process by which we confront and deal with that darkness, or what's called our shadow self. Our shadow self is our darker half, alter ego or owers. Suppressed emotions or characteristics are a part of your shadow personality. But it's not all bad! In this blog post, you'll find out more about the benefits of doing your shadow work and how you can benefit from doing it! Shadow work is not: - trying to get rid of your darker side, but rather integrating it so you can be more self-aware and happier overall; - a quick fix or easy solution; - dangerous in any way. On the contrary, shadow work can be very beneficial for your mental and emotional health! So what are the benefits of doing your shadow work? Some key benefits include: - improved self-awareness; - more significant understanding of yourself and others; - better communication skills; - more compassion for yourself and others; - reduced anxiety, stress, and depression symptoms. Shadow Work Archetypes Shadow work is an essential process for self-growth and development. It involves exploring the darker aspects of our psyche, which can be uncomfortable but ultimately rewarding. There are three shadow work archetypes: the Victim, the Rebel, and the Saboteur. Each one represents a different way of dealing with our inner demons. The Victim blames others, the Rebel fights against them, and the Saboteur rebels while also allowing others to be accused. Understanding which archetype you identify with can help you better understand yourself and how to work through your shadow. Shadow work can be done alone or in a group setting, and there are many helpful online resources. If you're ready to start exploring the darker side of yourself, then shadow work is for you! How to Practice Shadow Work Shadow work can be done in various ways, depending on what works best for you. Some people prefer to do it alone, while others find it helpful to join a group or workshop. Many resources are available online, including articles, videos, and podcasts. Here are a few tips for getting started: -Find a time and place where you can relax. Meditation is an excellent way to prepare for this work because it teaches you how to focus your attention on one thing at a time. -Take some deep breaths, then close your eyes and visualize yourself in the situation that's troubling you most. Think about what happened before it became negative and how you feel about the outcome. -Write down your thoughts and emotions as they come up, even if it's difficult or embarrassing. This is part of the process of accepting these parts of yourself so that you can let them go and move on with your life. If you're ready to start exploring this critical side of yourself but don't know where to begin, consider joining my workshop.

How to Protect Your Cords

How to Protect Your Cords

Learn how to protect and care for our cords so that we can live healthy, happy lives. How to Protect your Cords This article will explore the meaning behind the term "cords" related to spiritual well-being in humans. The first section will define what these connections are; this may lead people who do not already know about them to understand their value better than before. The second section will discuss how these connections affect someone's well-being. The third section will explain how to keep these cords protected and healthy and what steps someone can take if they feel that their energy has been compromised somehow. Wearing cords is a natural part of our lives. We have energetic cords that connect us to our loved ones from the moment we are born. These cords can provide us with tremendous amounts of love and support, but they can also be a source of negativity and pain. It is essential to learn how to protect and care for our cords to live healthy, happy lives. Spiritual cords are energetic connections between souls. Cords connect us to the people we love. Though a cord may not always be a traditional "couple" connection, it can exist in relationships of any sort. These cords are natural extensions of our souls; they act as an extra "link" to another person that provides us with the opportunity to share energy and support. These cords allow us to feel closer, more connected, and more understood. Our energetic cords connect us to other people. These cords are an essential part of our lives and well-being, but they can also be a source of stress and pain if we allow them to become problematic. For example, the cords that connect us to someone abusive or unsupportive may cause us to feel tremendous amounts of pain when we spend time with that person. Cords certainly aren't the only reason a relationship falls apart, but they can be a driving force behind our emotions if we fail to care for them properly. There are several ways in which people can protect and maintain their cords. For one thing, it's essential to have positive relationships with those around us. Having positive, cord-building relationships will ensure that our cords are healthy and beneficial rather than painful. Sometimes it's challenging to establish relationships with others, especially if we have had bad experiences in the past; however, having a cordless life is far more damaging than living with some emotional pain. The good news is that people can learn to forgive and let go of any negative experiences connected to these cords. Additionally, it's essential to take care of ourselves emotionally. Having positive relationships with ourselves is also a significant part of maintaining our well-being. It's okay if someone else isn't supportive or understanding; we can establish those kinds of connections within ourselves. This is part of being a strong, independent individual. People also can retain control over their cords and who they allow connecting with them. To do this, people must take care of themselves energetically as much as possible. It's not always going to be easy for someone who has suffered heartbreak or other kinds of moving violations, but it is possible. Learning to love and take care of oneself can be a significant part of this healing process. If someone feels that their cords have been compromised somehow, they should learn how to keep them protected. It's perfectly normal if someone doesn't feel comfortable talking about these things with others, but it's essential to understand that you can take care of your energy. People can use several simple techniques to protect their cords, regardless of what type of connection they're involved in. It's also possible for someone who has unhealthy cords to cut them. Cords can be cut for an individual to remove the pain, stress, and negativity associated with this connection. This doesn't necessarily mean that there's no hope for a cord-rebuilding process; however, cutting the cord may be necessary in some cases. Sometimes people need time and space to heal, process their emotions, and move forward. Energetic cords are a very natural part of our lives. Having these kinds of connections with other people can be one of the most beautiful things in this world, but they also carry the potential to cause us pain if we don't take care of them properly. The best way for an individual to protect their cords is by having positive relationships with others, taking care of themselves emotionally, and knowing how to keep these connections protected. If you want more information on healthy cord-cutting rituals, please consider joining The Sanctuary.

How journaling can help with your mental health

How journaling can help with your mental health

Here are some health benefits to starting a daily journaling habit in 2022. When it comes to improving our mental well-being, there are few things as effective as journaling. Not only does writing help us process our thoughts and feelings, but it can also give us insight into our subconscious mind. By taking the time to write in a journal each morning, we can start our day with a clearer perspective and an improved outlook. Mindset There is nothing more valuable than time spent in reflection to gain insight into ourselves, which will help us be happy with the person we are becoming throughout life's journey. It may be beneficial to set up a morning routine that supports this process, including time for journaling. Journaling Journaling is one of the most common ways to improve mental health and well-being. Many different types of journaling can help improve our overall well-being, including gratitude journals, where we list out at least five things we're grateful for each day. Morning pages journals where we write for three uninterrupted hours every morning; and free writing wherein we just put pen to paper or fingers to the keyboard without stopping to edit anything. Morning Routine When it comes time to build a routine around this activity, there's no wrong way! Just ensure you commit when possible, so you don't get off track with your goals. If you find yourself struggling at times when it comes to journaling, consider journaling prompts to help get your thoughts and feelings out. If you're looking for a way to get started with journaling, here are some prompts that can help you explore your subconscious mind: - What were my dreams last night? - What did I feel or think about the most today? - What were some of my favorite moments from today? - What was challenging for me today? - Who are some people I'm grateful for in my life? -Describe your emotions over the past 24 hours using three adjectives. -What did you eat yesterday, and how did it make you feel afterward? -List five things that made you happy today. -What was something that challenged you today? -What are some things you're grateful for in your life right now? These are just a few examples to get you started. The possibilities are endless when it comes to journaling, and the important thing is that you find what works best for you. So if you're looking to improve your mental well-being, start building a healthy journaling habit every morning!

How To Create A Happy, Healthy Marriage

How To Create A Happy, Healthy Marriage

Learn how to build emotional intimacy in a relationship with these tips! A happy, healthy marriage is something that many people strive for. Maintaining a solid relationship can be challenging, but it's definitely worth the effort. You can do many things to create a happy, healthy marriage. Here are some tips to get you started! 1. What is a happy, healthy marriage, and why do you want one 2. How to build emotional intimacy in a relationship 3. Tips for creating a lasting, happy marriage What is a happy, healthy marriage, and why do you want one? A happy, healthy marriage involves more than simply staying married to the same person for the rest of your days. It's also about enjoying each other's company to its fullest, respecting one another even in times of disagreement, knowing that you always have someone who is in your corner, and much more. A happy, healthy marriage is something worth building, so do whatever it takes to make yours a success! How to build emotional intimacy in a relationship Emotional intimacy occurs when two people are close enough to open up to one another about their deepest thoughts and feelings. This type of intimacy involves sharing and expressing personal thoughts and feelings. It's important to create emotional intimacy with your spouse because those who maintain solid emotional intimacy in their relationships tend to be happier than those who don't. You can do many things to create a lasting, happy marriage. Below are some tips to help get you started! Spend time together One of the best ways to create a solid emotional connection with your partner is to spend time together. This doesn't mean that you have to be together every minute of every day, but make sure to schedule regular date nights and weekend getaways. Quality time spent together will help you learn more about each other and deepen your emotional bond. Compliment them often Compliments are a great way to make your partner feel loved and appreciated. Don't just limit yourself to physical compliments – tell them what you love about their personality too! Say things that make them laugh or cry. Another way to create emotional intimacy is by saying things that light up your partner's face with joy. Tell them how much their friendship means to you, what they mean to you in your life, and anything else that will touch their heart. You can also say things that will make them cry on the flip side of things. Telling them how you were affected by something they did or sharing the tragedy in your life that brought you closer together are both ways to show emotional intimacy. Be physically affectionate without expecting sexual intimacy. Holding hands, giving hugs, cuddling on the couch – these are all easy ways to be physically affectionate with your partner. Physical intimacy doesn't always have to involve sex. Make sure you hug and kiss them when they walk in the door after work or surprise them with a goodnight kiss before they go to sleep. Have more profound, more meaningful conversations Don't be afraid to get into intense discussions with your partner about what you're feeling and experiencing in life. Be open and honest about what's happening inside of you and let them know what you need from them to feel better. This is one way that emotional intimacy can deepen in your relationship. Talk about your past and present dreams with each other. If not, your partner should be someone you can share, then at least talk to about the dreams and aspirations you have for yourself and in your life. Make sure they know what's important to you and why, and ask them what's important in their life as well. Accept them for who they are, not who you want them to be The person that is most likely going to have a long-lasting, happy marriage with you is the one that accepts you for the unique individual that you are. Be willing to do this as well – don't try to change your partner into someone else because that's not the right way to create a lasting relationship. Be willing to learn and grow together. Relationships shouldn't be stagnant – they should be growing, changing, and evolving as you grow, change, and evolve as an individual over time. Be open to new ideas, new activities, and even new hobbies together so that your partner doesn't fall into a rut. You should be learning new things about them while they're also learning new things about you, allowing both of you to grow in the relationship. Remember why you love each other. Every once in a while, sit down together and talk about the reasons you fell in love with each other. Reminisce on the early days of your relationship and find out why you love each other more today than you did then. This is a great way to create an emotional bond that will grow deeper with time. Build a strong spiritual connection Spirituality can be both private and public, but it's essential that no matter what, you're on the same page about your faith and where you see yourselves going in the future. Discuss your spiritual values together regularly so that you stay connected to one another at this level, too. Make sure they know what you want from them. In a relationship, both partners need to know precisely what they can expect from each other so that no one feels taken advantage of or taken for granted. Sit down with your partner and make a list of how you each would like to contribute to the relationship, then go over it together until you're both on the same page about what's expected from one another across the board. Be willing to compromise on some things. You don't have to always get your way in your relationship. Sometimes it will be more vital for you to give in rather than hold firm on an issue that's really not that big of a deal. Compromise is essential for building an emotionally healthy marriage where both partners are checked out and working towards the same goals. Take care of yourself, too. You can't take care of your partner if you don't take care of yourself, too. Make sure that you're healthy and happy on the inside so that you can be healthy and happy in your marriage overall. Do this by taking moments to recharge with hobbies or activities that make you feel good, spending some time alone each day to unwind, and having friends outside of your partner that you can spend time with and talk to. Ask for what you need. Knowing precisely what you want from your relationship is great – but if you don't tell your partner, how will they know? Ask for what you need and make sure they're taking steps to give it to you (for example: helping out around the house, working harder to support the family financially, making time for date nights, etc.). Be an open book Your partner should know exactly who you are and what you're all about by now. You've been together long enough that there's no need to hold back or hide anything any longer. Make sure that they know your fears, desires, wants, conditions, and everything else there is to know about you. Lead an active lifestyle together Being healthy in mind, body, and spirit will make you a better partner for your spouse. Be sure to go on walks together each day, find ways to incorporate healthy eating into the family's regular activities (such as meal-planning together and going grocery shopping together), and find time to go to the gym or hit up a yoga class. Nurture your relationship A healthy marriage takes work, just like any other type of relationship. Make sure that you're putting in regular effort towards making it work – bring flowers home for no reason, plan date nights, take standard time to show your partner just how much you care about them. Be present when it counts. Not every moment in a relationship needs to be big or flashy, but they should all be filled with love and attention no matter what's happening. Make sure that you're not neglecting your partner during the little moments, too – put down your phone and pay attention to them, make eye contact with them during conversations, and be physically present when it counts. End on a positive note Wrap things up by promising that you'll both do your best to continue growing closer and working towards creating a healthy marriage together. Thank your partner for their time and effort in helping you learn how to build an emotionally healthy marriage, and tell them how much they mean to you. Follow these tips for creating an emotionally healthy relationship. You should have no problem learning how to create a happy and loving marriage that will last throughout the years! By being able to speak your mind about what you need from your partner, by knowing when to compromise, and by always putting in the effort to make it work, you'll be able to build a loving bond that will make your marriage last.

Seven Ways to Become the Best You

Seven Ways to Become the Best You

While in a Relationship People in relationships often wonder how they can feel good about themselves and maintain a sense of self-worth. It can be challenging when you're constantly putting someone else's needs before your own, but it's essential to find ways to make sure you're still taking care of yourself. Here are a few tips on gaining self-worth in a relationship and staying happy and healthy! Understand that you are not responsible for your partner's happiness You are not responsible for making your partner happy. Of course, you can contribute to their happiness, but it's ultimately up to them to find their joy. It's important to remember this so you don't start putting all of your focus on trying to make your partner happy, which can have the opposite effect. Don't be afraid to ask for what you want in the relationship. Many people in relationships feel uncomfortable asking for what they want. They may be afraid of causing a rift or of appearing too demanding. However, it's important to remember that you have just as much right to ask for what you want as your partner does. Don't be afraid to voice your needs and desires, and be willing to compromise when necessary. This will help ensure that you and your partner are happy and satisfied in the relationship. Be honest about your feelings and needs with your partner. Be honest about your feelings and needs with your partner. If you're not happy, be sure to let them know. And if you need something that they're not able to give you, don't be afraid to ask for it. This will help keep the lines of communication open and ensure that both you and your partner are satisfied in the relationship. Take care of yourself by getting enough sleep, eating well, and exercising regularly. It's essential to take care of yourself by getting enough sleep, eating well, and exercising regularly. This will help ensure that you're in good physical and mental health, essential for having a happy and healthy relationship. Make sure to schedule in time to do these things, and be sure to stick to it! Find ways to make time for activities outside of work or family obligations (e.g., taking a dance class) Finding ways to make time for activities outside of work or family obligations can be challenging, but it's essential for your mental health. Make sure to schedule in time for activities you enjoy, such as taking a dance class or walking in the park. These activities will help you relax and de-stress, essential for a healthy mind and body. Set boundaries around how much time is spent together (e.g., no more than two hours on weekdays) Set boundaries around how much time is spent together. For example, try to limit the amount of time you spend together on weekdays to two hours or less. This will help ensure that you have enough time for yourself and not feel overwhelmed or stressed. It will also help keep the relationship healthy and happy. Spend quality time together every day, whether it's reading books at night or cooking dinner together in the evening Spending quality time together every day is a great way to ensure that you and your partner are happy and satisfied in the relationship. Some examples of quality time together include reading books at night, cooking dinner together in the evening, or going for a walk in the park. By taking the time to do these things together, you'll be able to strengthen your bond and build a lasting, healthy relationship. In relationships, it's essential to find ways to make sure you're still taking care of yourself. If you find this a struggle, I encourage you to book a free discovery call with me today!