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The Diamonds of Being Alone

Being alone is often misunderstood and stigmatized in our society. Many people associate being alone with loneliness and isolation, but it is essential to recognize that being alone can be a valuable and enriching experience. This article will explore the art of being alone, its benefits, and how to cultivate a healthy relationship with solitude.

  1. Embracing Solitude:

Being alone allows us to reconnect with ourselves and explore our thoughts and emotions. It will enable us to step away from the distractions and noise of the world and focus on our own needs and desires. Embracing solitude can lead to self-discovery, personal growth, and a deeper understanding of ourselves.

  1. Reflection and Self-Discovery:

We have the space and time to reflect on our lives, goals, and values when alone. This introspection can lead to self-discovery and a better understanding of who we are, allowing us to identify our strengths and weaknesses and make choices and decisions that align with our authentic selves.

  1. Creative Expression:

Being alone can also foster creativity and innovation. It provides the freedom to explore new ideas, engage in artistic pursuits, and experiment with different forms of self-expression. Many great artists, writers, and thinkers have credited their periods of solitude as crucial to their creative process.

  1. Independence and Self-Reliance:

Spending time alone can help develop a sense of independence and self-reliance. When alone, we learn to rely on ourselves for companionship, entertainment, and problem-solving. This can lead to increased self-confidence and a greater sense of empowerment.

  1. Mindfulness and Inner Peace:

Being alone in our fast-paced and constantly connected world allows us to slow down and cultivate mindfulness. It provides an opportunity to be fully present in the moment, to observe our thoughts and emotions without judgment, and to find inner peace and tranquility. Mindfulness practice has been shown to reduce stress, enhance well-being, and improve overall mental health.

  1. Building Meaningful Connections:

Being comfortable with being alone can enhance our ability to form meaningful connections with others. When secure in our own company, we are less likely to seek validation and fulfillment from external sources. This allows us to enter into relationships from a place of authenticity and independence, fostering deeper connections and healthier dynamics.

In Conclusion:

Being alone is not something to be feared or avoided but rather an art to be embraced and cultivated. It provides us with an opportunity for self-discovery, creativity, independence, and mindfulness. By learning to appreciate and enjoy our company, we can build a stronger sense of self, foster personal growth, and cultivate meaningful connections with others. So, let us not shy away from solitude but instead embrace it as a valuable and enriching experience.

“A new day! A new opportunity! A day we have not seen before to use our intuition to prospect this wonderful world around us!  -The Intuitive Prospector™

Author: Marc Lainhart  http://bestamericanpsychics.com/listing/marc-lainhart

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February 8, 2024Comments Off, , , , , , , , , , , , , , alone | best american psychics | Marc Lainhart | mindfulness | Peace | reflection | solitude
Preparing & Maintaining Your Energy Health This Holiday Season

During the holidays, it’s common to be around a lot of people and in many different environments. While this can be fun and festive, it can also leave you feeling drained and overwhelmed if you’re not careful about protecting your energy. Here are some tips for keeping your aura clean and avoiding taking on psychic energy from others during the holidays: 

Set boundaries:

Before attending events or spending time with others, set clear boundaries for yourself. Decide what you’re willing and able to give of your time and energy and communicate that to others. Catch yourself if you are “people pleasing”. 

Prepare with visualization before you go to the gathering:

See the event in your mind ahead of time, and actively place positive and protective energies around the space you will be in. A restaurant, or a person’s home, or your own home if that is where the gathering is going to be. I personally use angels on every corner of the property, and inside in all corners of the space. I ask that they continuously clear the space from any negative lower frequencies that may be there. I then ask that the doorways be cleared and guarded with pure light, so any negative energies are purified as people walk through them. This is called treating or setting the space ahead of time. Then, when I walk into the gathering, I know I am walking into ease, light, joy, and positive energy for the time there. If angels don’t work for you, use a body of light with colors you like, or power animals or spirit guides and loved ones on the other side, or fairies and elementals. I have a friend who calls in the Divine Creator to do this protection, and Jesus. It just depends on what truly resonates with you.  

Protect yourself:

Visualize yourself surrounded by a protective bubble of light that shields you from negative energy. You can also carry protective crystals like black tourmaline or amethyst or wear a piece of jewelry that has special meaning to you. If you find yourself “cornered” by someone who is an energy vampire, talking “at” you instead of with you, and by so doing is literally filling themselves up with your energy as you listen to them, simply place a hand on your solar plexus to “shield” yourself from the energy cording the other person is doing to you. At the same time imagine the energy from them that is going into you draining right out your feet and into the Earth. Energy cords are cords of psychic energy that get created through (unconscious or conscious) emotions.  We can give and take these cords of energy from others all the time all day long as we move about and interact with life. When there is a strong emotion in an interaction, the cords will be stronger and feel more obvious.  

Practice mindfulness:

Stay present in the moment and pay attention to how you’re feeling. If you notice yourself becoming overwhelmed or drained, take a break and do something that helps you feel grounded, like deep breathing or meditation.  

Clear your energy:

Take time each day to clear any negative energy from your aura. You can do this by smudging with sage or palo santo, taking a salt bath, spending some time out in nature, breathing in fresh air, or practicing visualization techniques. 

Surround yourself with positive people:

Seek out relationships with people who uplift and inspire you and avoid those who drain your energy or bring negativity into your life. 

Eat sensibly and somewhat cleanly:

Be mindful of the sugar, alcohol and dairy you are consuming, and the quantities of such. Moderation is key! 

By incorporating these practices into your daily routine, you’ll be better equipped to protect your energy and maintain a clean aura during the holidays and beyond. 

Author: Katherine Glass    http://BestAmericanPsychics.com/listing/katherine-glass  2023 featured blogger (11)

December 7, 2023Comments Off, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , best american psychics | Blog | Christmas | energy | Energy Healer | Energy Health | Health | Holidays | katherine glass | stress
The Happiness Journey of Joy and Being Present in a Crazy, Chaotic and Negative World

Have we ever encountered someone filled with pure joy and happiness? We know it, not just because we see and witness it, but because we can feel it and the incredible energy radiating around that person! How is this even possible? What is their secret? How did they gain such knowledge and wisdom to become, apply, and radiate such joy and happiness? The happiness journey of joy and being is what many of us strive and “prospect” for in search of becoming gentler, kind, compassionate, light-hearted, having an attitude of gratitude, or going through life with that happy-go-lucky state of mind while enjoying this amazing life journey, not just as humans, but as humans being! Joy is not something to be faked and does not come from outside of us; it comes from within and can be seen and felt across a vast room. So how do such people develop such traits of joy and happiness, and how can we be more aware of the joy, happiness, and the art and application of being joyful?

Practice Stop Complaining! Joyful people have daily practice and dedication, spending their valuable time not complaining. The journey of both joy and being in the present moment will raise energy to a more positive experience, where constant complaining about our lives or the material world around us brings down the energy to a more negative impression, a feeling of dread or gloom and can be bad behavior, trait, and human habit for the health of our cells, our nervous system, our heart and mind, which responds directly to our thoughts, words, and actions.

People who are happy and radiate joy very often first look inward and focus on that inner voice, the higher self, the ego, the self-sabotage, and the one person we talk to the most in life, ourselves! Then, after a brief conversation with themselves, people who have joy and radiate happiness will turn their focus, attention, and awareness outward to the material world and shift the synergy and mindset with all positive aspects of daily life and all positive aspects of daily living and the human experience. What was the good in our day? Only we can decide that. When directly impacted by adversity and the negativity that life can bring forward to all of us, move or shift to both awareness of that feeling around, breathe in deeply, practice a pause, alter, or become mindful, and move away from such thoughts, people, conversations and or groups. As the old saying reminds us, “misery loves company,” so do yourself a huge and healthy favor, create distance, create boundaries, create mindfulness, and actively move away from those thoughts, people, and life situations because it is draining, exhausting and not a great combination for the journey towards joy and happiness. It takes away, distracts, and disconnects us from all the good around us.

It is okay, natural, and part of being a human being to claim, speak, know, and acknowledge that we cannot be filled with joy and happiness every minute of the day, especially in this crazy, chaotic, and fast-moving world of ours, but if we look close enough and make a consciousness choice with our most significant power given to each human being of freewill, joy, and happiness are all around. We need to know when, where, and how to access, acknowledge, accept, blend, and become a good host filled with joy, happiness, and all that comes with it daily. “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” -William Arthur Ward.

Practice Gratitude! The main difference between those who radiate joy and happiness and those stuck in a hostile and low vibrational state of being is that those who have joy and happiness express daily gratitude and create habits for an “attitude for gratitude” daily. There is no need to wait until December 31st to make this a new resolution; make that resolution today, right now, because that is all the time we ever have, and at the end of this day, we are another day older, and time is the one thing that money cannot buy. Look for the “magic in the moments,” the delicious food, a warm shower, a great cup of coffee and conversation with a stranger, a nice sweater, a friendly smile, a lending hand, a sunrise, a sunset, or even both on the same day! Gratitude daily can be endless and vast, and those who choose to live in this state of being will naturally carry a higher vibration of what we put out, we get back or said another way, like attracts like, or as the great Jedi Master, Qui-Gon Jinn from the Star Wars movie reminds us “concentrate on the moment. Feel, do not think. Use your instincts. Always remember, your focus determines your reality.” Joy and happiness are formulas just waiting to be discovered if we choose to look, know where to look, and apply that formula to everyday life.

Practice Being Present! Those searching for joy and happiness are in the present moment and do not run or turn away. Joyous and happy people look for the good in their present moments and journey, even if they disagree with the material world around them and what their eyes are showing them. People filled with joy and happiness in a wild and hostile world will continually be shifting their state of mind to focus on the good things in life, the beauty of life, the gratitude for having this day in life and connecting with the actual, profound, and positive aspects that only this life can bring us. One must make this a conscious choice, a daily decision, a daily dedication, a daily discipline, and a daily goal with determination, ambition, focus, and an applied mindset to live in the present moment and not sit and marinate back to a negative mindset which can be very easy to do if we choose to let it.

According to the teachings and philosophy of Master Buddhist Thich Nhat Hanh, lessons remind us that in order to achieve acceptance, we need to start embracing the present moment and the beautiful miracles that exist all around us.  “When we are mindful, deeply in touch with the present moment, our understanding of what is going on deepens, and we begin to be filled with acceptance, joy, peace, and love. Around us, life bursts with miracles–a glass of water, a ray of sunshine, a leaf, a caterpillar, a flower, laughter, and raindrops. If you live in awareness, it is easy to see miracles everywhere. Each human being is a multiplicity of miracles. Eyes that see thousands of colors, shapes, and forms; ears that hear a bee flying or a thunderclap; a brain that ponders a speck of dust as easily as the entire cosmos; a heart that beats in rhythm with the heartbeat of all beings. When we are tired and feel discouraged by life’s daily struggles, we may not notice these miracles, but they are always there.” 

Practice Selfcare! Instead of filling our minds and oversaturating our nervous system with negative thoughts, people, conversations, situations, social media, or bad human habits that take away from the journey of joy and happiness, take time to tune in to all that makes us happy and get an excellent addition to that new joy, happiness, and being. Joyous people are first kind to themselves, taking each day from the wake-up alarm in the morning until the head hits the pillow after a very positive, uplifting day we can choose to acknowledge, accept, and have if we do want it. Please start each new day with mental exercises, meditation, positive mantras, deep breathwork, journaling, Qigong, yoga, and deep breathwork to channel and move negative thoughts out, only to be replaced with responsibility for positive self-care, mental well-being, and healthy habits to help guide us to joy, happiness, and being. Start today to become the best and most positive version of ourselves.

Practice Acceptance! Joyous and happy people accept their circumstances, people around them, material world events, and situations they know and realize they cannot control. The only control one ever has is how to respond or not respond to the many twists and turns offered on the pathway of L.I.F.E. or, put another way, Learn It From Experience. There is no point in focusing and fixating on the things outside their control and wasting energy and time that can be allocated and used to something, someone, or someplace that can bring joy and happiness, even that little corner of our minds. People filled with joy and happiness accept what the past has taught them and what the present moment can give them and be at peace with life’s decisions. Acceptance will also offer us a broader perspective on the journey and with the practice of not complaining, being present, and gratitude, acceptance will change. Acceptance is a process. They allow things in and around our life paths without actively trying to change them. Acceptance entails letting any experience or “Soul Adventure,” positive, neutral, or negative, exist in life without trying to alter, avoid, or deny it. “Acceptance…is an expression of lived wisdom.” –Jon Kabat-Zinn.

Practice Compassion! It is often the case that people filled with joy, happiness, and a sense of being have a greater awareness and sense of kindness, compassion, and caring for others. When someone is joyous, they do not dwell on how rubbish their life is, what the future holds negatively, or how miserable they might be in the present moment. Instead, they look for the good at that moment, the day, tune in to how they feel about themselves and life, and share that with others, often having more to give! Joyous people can generally carry out more acts of kindness and compassion for others. These do not have to be grand big gestures – they can be small acts of kindness, such as making someone a cup of coffee, helping a person across the street, smiling at a stranger on the bus, or just a phone call or text to express our love for others. Joyous people know that it does not cost anything to be kind. They know that they do not drain their resources by being kind, caring, and compassionate to others.

Practice Looking for the Best in Others! Joyful people develop habits and communication styles that look for good and positive aspects in others. Put another way, joyous and happy people do not try to find what is wrong and a negative aspect with another human being. Instead, they find what they like, what they may have in common, and what is worth their time and investment to acknowledge, support, and even celebrate another person. Now, of course, there will always be exceptions to the rule when people may be rude, outright nasty, entitled, and selfish, but for the most part, joyous and happy people do manage to find something positive about that person and stay with that energy, frequency, and vibration as to not become or marinate in looking for the bad or negative in another but something more positive, uplifting and inspiring with that person. Joyous, happy, and present people have developed a strong and dedicated habit of “finding the good in the day,” this extends to situations, life experiences, relationships, careers, and everything in between. A joyous, happy, and present person is more likely to bring something out or something up with a more positive perspective in another person than someone looking for the negative, drama, and being in that low energy, low vibrational state of being. Joyous, happy, and present people are more likely to pick up and point out the good qualities of another person. “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” -Wayne Dyer

Want to take the practice of joy, happiness, and being present to a whole new level or be around those who consistently do? Every year, when the Gallup World Poll releases the happiest nations in the world, Sweden is always in the top five, along with its Nordic neighbors Finland, Denmark, Norway, and Iceland. Analyzing why these countries are so happy shows their optimistic view of life with daily perspectives of positivity, joy, happiness, and enjoying the present moment. Practice does make for perfection, but do not let perfect become the enemy of the good, and the happiness journey of joy and being present will genuinely begin to reveal itself!

Author: Marc Lainhart  http://BestAmericanPsychics.com/listing/marc-lainhart

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“A new day! A new opportunity! A day we have not seen before to use our intuition to prospect this wonderful world around us!”

-The Intuitive Prospector™

November 22, 2023Comments Off, , , , , , , , , , , , , , #Gratitude | acceptance | best american psychics | Blog | compassion | happiness | journey | joy | Marc Lainhart | outlook | practice | present | self-care | The Intuitive Prospector
Do you Believe in Miracles?

Do you believe in miracles? It’s a question that has intrigued and captivated us for generations. From ancient deities being credited for mysterious events, to incredible stories of survival on the news, we can’t help but be drawn in. And why not? The concept of miracles is just as fascinating today as it ever has been. So let’s explore the spiritual side of miraculous events and their emotional impacts. Whether you are a skeptic or a believer, buckle up for a journey through time and prepare to be inspired!

Defining a Miracle

What is a Miracle and what it means to different people.

A miracle is often defined as an extraordinary or supernatural event that cannot be explained by scientific or natural laws. It’s a cosmic wink, an otherworldly nod, a rainbow on a cloudy day. It’s the unexplainable moment that takes our breath away and fills us with gratitude. To some, it’s a clear sign from above, a nudge from the universe, or a symbol of hope. For others, it’s an unexpected coincidence, a lucky break, or a newfound perspective on life. Regardless of how we perceive it, a miracle reminds us that there’s something greater at work in this world—a force that connects us all and reveals itself when we least expect it. Whether big or small, miracles have the power to fill our hearts with wonder, our minds with possibility, and our lives with purpose.

Miracles Throughout History

Famous Examples of Miracles Throughout the Ages

Throughout history, there have been countless stories of miracles that have left people in awe and wonder. From the parting of the Red Sea to the healing of chronic illnesses, miracles have been described as divine interventions that challenge our understanding of the world around us. Some of the most famous examples include the miraculous resurrection of Jesus, the sudden conversion of St. Paul on the road to Damascus, and the miraculous apparitions of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes. These events have inspired people for generations and have instilled a sense of hope and faith in humanity. Despite skepticism and doubt, miracles continue to be a source of inspiration and wonder for people around the world.

Religious Perspectives on Miracles

Religious perspectives on miracles are diverse, intriguing, and often awe-inspiring. While some see them as proof of divine intervention, others view them as part of the natural order of the universe that science has yet to explain. In Christianity, they are signs of God’s power and presence, while in Islam, they represent Allah’s mercy and compassion. Hinduism and Buddhism take a more nuanced approach, with some believers considering them as a manifestation of spiritual attainment. Despite the differences, the concept of miracles continues to unite humanity in awe and wonder.

Are There Scientific Explanations for some Miracles?

Scientific Explanations for some Miracles are gaining momentum with advancements in technology. While some argue that miracles are supernatural, scientists have begun to shed light on some seemingly inexplicable wonders. Studying conditions of those who claim to have been miraculously healed has uncovered underlying physiological or environmental factors that caused the magical occurrences. As such, the debate continues on whether science can fully explain miracles or whether they are truly wonders of the divine that go beyond scientific comprehension.

Miracles in Everyday Life

Celebrating Small Acts of Kindness as Miracle Moments

Everyday life is brimming with miracles, some monumental and others seemingly simple. We may tend to focus solely on the awe-inspiring events, but let’s not overlook the smaller moments of wonder and kindness that occur on a day-to-day basis. Whether it’s a person holding a door or a neighbor mowing the lawn while we’re ill, these little acts of kindness can have an immense impact, brightening our day and reminding us of the goodness that still exists in the world. By embracing these small miracles and viewing them as moments of true magic, we can foster an attitude of gratitude and positivity that can inspire others. Celebrate the kindness, acknowledge the miracles, and help spread the joy.

Miracles are all around us, in the grand events that shape our world and in the small moments that touch our hearts. They inspire us to believe in something greater than ourselves, to have faith in the unseen and to hope for the impossible. Whether you believe in miracles or not, it’s hard to deny the power they hold in our lives. The stories we tell of miracles past, present, and future remind us that there is goodness and wonder in the world – all we have to do is keep our eyes open and our hearts ready to receive these blessings. So, ask yourself: do you believe in Miracles? Have you experienced a Miracle in your life? Take time out today to reflect on what miracle moments have made an impact on your life and how these will inform your beliefs going forward.

Author: Medium Kelley Eckhardt   http://bestamericanpsychics.com/listing/kelley-eckhardt

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July 21, 2023Comments Off, , , , , , , , , , , , , , bap blog | best american psychics | Blog | Medium Kelley Eckhardt | miracle | small miracle
Ask, Surrender, and then Allow

The keywords for this writing are “surrender” and “allow.” There is incredible power in the utilization of those words.

The most powerful outworking of surrendering and allowing in my life came 15 years ago. Then, I was at an all-time low in my life. I had divorced after 30 years of marriage and was a realtor in a market plagued by foreclosures.

I was 55 years old. I was in a whole new world, and frankly wasn’t sure how anything fit.

I couldn’t stand to make a living off the pain and suffering of people who were upside down on their mortgages or were headed into foreclosure. I was dramatically underperforming based on the standards I’d set for myself in the past.

In real estate, if you’re not making sales, you’re not earning a living. So I found myself sinking deeper and deeper into debt and in danger of becoming one more foreclosure.

I had done everything that I thought was possible to turn that situation around. I was at my wits end.

One morning, I got up like normal, made my coffee, and went to my meditation room. I had a serious talk with God. I’m confident that I’d never been quite as direct in prior conversations, but I felt that I truly had nothing to lose.

The upshot of that conversation was when I said, “I did not come here to live this way. You did not put me here to live this way. I have exhausted everything I know how to do, so here’s the deal: I’m going to turn it all back over to you. Fix it, or take me home. I don’t really care which.”

That was the surrender part. I knew and trusted that by taking that step, something was going to happen. I believed that either it would be a solution to the problem or I would go home. I absolutely did not care at that point which way it went.

I went about my business. I had a meeting at the Association of Realtors that day. At the end, I knew my broker would be happy with the outcome of that meeting, so I dialed him as I drove away.

He invited me to meet him for a drink that afternoon in downtown Grand Rapids. As we drank, he explained that he had purchased the interest of his last partner in the real estate company and was now the sole owner.

He explained that he and the senior staff were looking at where the gaps were. They made a list of necessary skills, and one of the staff members said that Eric Webster was a guy that had every one of those skills.

There we were having a cocktail, and he offered me a management position within the company. It was on a trial basis. We would assess how it was working out later. He made me an offer that I couldn’t refuse – I wouldn’t have refused, and we agreed that I would begin.

As I drove away from that meeting, I remembered my morning conversation with GOD. I spoke to the creator in a way that I’ve never talked before – without fear that I would be hit by a bolt of lightning when I went outside, but the words that rang in my mind were “fix it or take me home. I don’t really care which way this goes.”

I remember thinking, “Wow, that is a fast-acting God.” Just this morning, I surrendered my situation. I asked for help and, within eight hours, received the answer to that request in a way that I could never have imagined.

It did not take long after I began for the owner of the company to acknowledge that hiring me was a great decision and that if I was willing, he wanted me to go full-time with a salary that was appropriate and benefits.

It was an incredible reminder of the power of allowing, the power of surrender. It supported my theory, my belief that every prayer is immediately answered. So if we don’t see the outworking in our life, we need to consider maybe whether we are refusing delivery.

Big lessons can show up if we ask, if we surrender, if we allow. I can’t tell you how often these concepts come up when I’m doing readings.

The recordkeepers I work with have given me images and direction to use with clients to imagine that they have a lovely script tattoo of “ALLOW” on the underside of the forearm. With that tattoo comes the suggestion that when they’re feeling jammed up, when they’re feeling like they’re not getting their desired results, that they would run their hand over that tattoo to remind themselves to allow. I’ve had reports back for many, and it’s been a game-changer.

For me, all of this was a powerful reminder that no matter how independent I am, no matter how successful I become, that I don’t have to do the heavy lifting on my own. I get an image in my mind of guides and angels, who are sitting there, twiddling their thumbs, laughing, saying things like “Yeah, that Eric, he forgets that he doesn’t have to do all the heavy lifting if he would just ask us, have faith, surrender, and then allow, we can make it all so easy.”

My suggestion to you, is to see how asking, surrendering, and allowing could have some powerful impact in your life. Feel free to visualize an invisible ink tattoo on the underside of your left forearm to help you allow – to help you get out of the way.

One visualization that I’ve worked with and have encouraged clients to work with is in the area of absent delivery of answered prayers. This is because I believe that every prayer is immediately answered. If we don’t see evidence of it, we might look at our ability or our willingness to accept delivery.

I encourage people to visualize that they’re in their home, and they open the front and back doors because the delivery vehicles deliver all of those answers. Prayers are going to clog the street one after another, and it’s going be so busy that the delivery people will come in the front door, drop the delivery and go out the back door before they move along.

It is another powerful visualization that I’ve worked with in the past and have felt wonderful results from. I don’t share concepts and ideas without working with them personally. Anything that I print, anything that I put on my website is something that I’ve worked with personally, and have had some degree of remarkable results, so I hope that you will consider asking, surrendering, and allowing as a new, perhaps more productive way to move your life in the direction that you want to go.

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May 21, 2023Comments Off, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , acceptance | allow | ask | BAP | bap blog | best american psychics | Blog | blog post | Eric Webster | goals | prayers | surrender
Returning to Full Power

6f31234e 3240 4bff a04f 93bfde1dd51cThis blog post begins a series of posts about situations that can create barriers to finding our way in our worlds in a balanced and productive way. They will be situations I’ve seen repeatedly in my Lifestyle Engineer/Hypnosis/Akashic Record practice, often enough that I’ve been compelled to research and devise methods of helping people help themselves in powerful yet simple ways.

Almost universally, it seems that we are VERY good at providing compassion and care for everyone in our world, except for ourselves. Self-care seems to be a task that we vow we will get to at some unspecified future date, and that date never seems to arrive.

If we’re on an airplane, we’re told that we’re to put our own oxygen mask on 1st, if it drops from above. They know that if we pass out from oxygen deprivation, we can be of NO assistance to anyone else.

Real life is the same. If we don’t take care of ourselves, we won’t have anything to give in terms of helping other people.

In my own life, and in my Lifestyle Engineering practice, I’ve found the concept of people functioning (or attempting to function) at a level of diminished power to be incredibly widespread.

The why and wherefore of creation, whether it is a solo act or with the ‘help’ of others, whether we realize it or not, is not important. Instead, what matters is becoming aware of the challenge, identifying who the players are, taking corrective action, and, ultimately, establishing some appropriate boundaries and then enforcing them.

As you look at yourself, you might find symptoms that will help you assess if this applies to you. They can include being totally worn out all the time, lacking normal mental focus, irritation, anger, and frustration that is not normal. If you see yourself as you read those words, and you ACT, you can keep those symptoms from being chronic.

Many times, good and caring people give away bits of their power to other people who may be struggling or may need some assistance. We give that power gladly, willingly, and most often, without any awareness of how that gift, while helping the others, can take a toll on us and make it more difficult to make our own way in the world.

Other times, people and situations don’t give us the opportunity to offer assistance; they pick our pockets and help themselves to bits of our power.

In both cases, the net effect is the same.

Those gifted or stolen pieces of us have created gaps in us that not only have us operating at diminished capacity, but also allow our power to leak out of the openings, further exacerbating the situation.

Regardless of how the holes were created, it is totally within your power to call every aspect of yourself back to you! It does not matter if those aspects were given or taken. Calling them back will start their return.

When I encounter this, the goal is to create an image in my mind where the missing pieces are called back and are seen floating through the air toward ‘home.’ For me, they look like little jigsaw puzzle pieces, and each one floats in, lands, and gets locked in the exact place it needs to be.

With each piece returning, there can be a slight boost of power, and not only is the power returning but the hole is filled, which decreases what has been leaking out.

When the last piece clicks into place, I ask my body what color it needs to seal all the pieces into place.

Then I visualize that color rising out of the ground, swirling around the body, rising up. As it does so, it is sealing and healing as it rises. The color climbs up the body and ultimately blasts out of the crown area like a searchlight.

I use this in my own life, but also when the situation comes to my attention in an Akashic Record Reading, for another person, or as a contributing factor for a situation that a Lifestyle Engineer/Hypnosis client wants to overcome.

From my own personal use of the process, I can tell you that it has been energy changing, energy shifting, balancing and restoring.

Readers are encouraged to try the solution outlined and, if you’re willing, to report back if you’ve found the relief you were seeking.

2023 featured blogger (3)Author: Eric Webster  http://bestamericanpsychics.com/listing/eric-webster

May 5, 2023Comments Off, , , , , , , , , , , , , , akasha | Akashic Records | Balance | bap blog | Blog | empowerment | energy | Eric Webster | hypnosis | power | restore | self-care
13 Tactics For Overcoming Overwhelm

Are you feeling stressed and overwhelmed?

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with the demands of daily life. Whether it’s work, family, or personal obligations, the feeling of being stretched too thin can be overwhelming. However, it’s important to remember that you’re not alone in feeling this way. Countless individuals from all walks of life experience overwhelm at some point in time. The good news is that there are tactics that can help you overcome this feeling and regain a sense of control. In this article, we’ll explore 13 tactics for overcoming overwhelm, so you can start feeling more confident and in control of your life.

1. Admit to yourself you can’t do everything.

Some problems are bigger than any one individual can fix. Some problems belong to other people. We may care about them and can help if asked, but it’s not our place to shoulder their burdens. (Take comfort in Star Trek’s prime directive of not interfering in a culture’s right to
self-determination.) What you can do is take care of yourself, and put yourself in the best possible condition to create a fulfilling life and to contribute to the world. (Consider the possibility that doing the first amounts to the second.)

2. Make your well-being a priority. Optimally, the priority.

Give yourself permission to take care of yourself. The air mask metaphor is overworked, but still appropriate: Put your mask on before you help others with theirs. If you’re gasping for breath, you won’t have energy to spare for others.Several tactics grow out of this one:

* Say “no” to requests you don’t want to accept.

This step is tough for people-pleasers. The lockdown has moved a lot of people off this.

* Let texts and email sit; respond when – or if – you feel calm and ready.

* Take breaks from people and situations that endanger your well-being. That includes – and even starts with – breaks from the news and social media. Some platforms spread outrage and despair and hopelessness like viruses. Steer clear. If you find yourself falling prey, leave.

3. Pick your battles.

Don’t take the bait when invited into a fight. People are so polarized right now that you have little chance of winning someone over to your side, no matter how many facts you trot in front of them. Don’t waste your energy arguing with people online. If you encounter anger or some other form of negativity and you respond to it, you are giving it air and validation. If you respond with anger or the like, you are fueling and increasing it. No one wins except energy vampires who feel on discord. Instead, neutralize. Don’t engage. Even better:

4. Send compassion and forgiveness to people who set you off.

See the fear and damage behind the words and behavior that’s bothering you. The adage “hurt people hurt people” may help. Send something soothing and calming instead of what they’re dishing out. You will be disrupting the cycle of negativity. Also, if you can pray for people you dislike, you can pray for anyone.

5. Monitor your energy.

Notice when it lags, when it rises, and when it feels off.

6. Take your energy back.

Visualize a horseshoe magnet, point it at a person, place, or situation, and feel the magnet pulling your energy back.

7. Use water to clear your energy field.

If you take showers, as the spray hits your head, tell it to wash away anything you’d like to release: emotions, sensations, anxiety, cares, thoughts, interactions with specific people, anything. A tub is not suited to this because you will soak in whatever you’re releasing.
If you have access to open water, such as a lake or an ocean, lie on a float and imagine anything you’d like to release gently seeping out of your cells into the water.

8. Leave open spaces in your schedule.

9. Indulge in fluff.

Sometimes escape is exactly what your spirit needs. Hallmark Channel movies do the trick for some people. For others, it’s old sitcoms, or trivia games, or animal videos. Don’t judge yourself. Treat yourself.

10. Indulge in nature.

Going to a natural setting can be restorative without your logical brain getting in the way. Simply looking at plants or water can soothe your mood. When the temperature permits, take off your shoes and put bare feet in the grass, dirt, or sand. Hug a tree. Run a hand across
growing herbs or flowers. Can’t go outdoors? Run a nature video on your computer or device or TV while you’re engaged in some other activity. Scads of videos are available of swimming fish. Some aquariums run webcams of floating jellyfish, or frolicking otters or sea lions. The Monterey Bay Aquarium is an especially good source for this and sometimes broadcasts waves gently crashing in the Pacific outside its walls.

11. Enjoy your food.

Pay attention to it. Eat it without distractions. Allow yourself dessert now and again.

12. Look for like-hearted people.

Gravitate to people and groups that share your core values. There’s strength in numbers and also comfort in knowing you’re not alone.

13. Tend to your own garden.

Focus on your little nook in the vastness of life, and keep it as tidy as you can.

 

In conclusion, feeling overwhelmed is a common experience, and it’s important to remember that it’s okay to take a step back and prioritize your mental health. By implementing these 13 tactics, you can start to take control of your life and regain a sense of balance. Remember to be patient with yourself and to take things one step at a time. You’ve got this!

Author: Kathy Biehl https://bestamericanpsychics.com/listing/kathy-biehl

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Self-Imposed Barriers to Manifesting

Manifestation means we immerse ourselves in a visualized environment so we feel we are living in that environment until it becomes our reality. Some people believe and teach that manifesting does not involve action. Books like The Secret, for example, teach you to sit quietly and imagine what you want, and you will get it. I wish to tell you that things are just that simple.

Manifesting also involves action, but inspired action. We must follow the signs or omens so that we act inspired by the universe. There are many reasons why something we desire only manifests or takes a short time to display. Often, those reasons involve some self-imposed barriers or blockages. One self-imposed barrier is our beliefs. Unfortunately, our thoughts do not always align with our desires. Imagine, for
example, a person who has failed at manifesting a remote job. That person might have an unconscious belief that they do not deserve the job or that perhaps remote jobs are only given to “smarter, younger, or more tech-savvy candidates.” Ideas can also include fear of the responsibilities that may come with tremendous success, that minor roles are challenging, etc.

Whether the beliefs are conscious or subconscious, they can hold us back, so we must reflect on our thoughts and see if they create barriers to manifesting. To identify your beliefs, use your awareness and ask yourself, “What is my belief about success? What are my thoughts about money? What are my thoughts about love, relationships, etc.?”

Once you are clear about your beliefs, you can change them. But, of course, changing beliefs will take practice and dedication. First, you must question yourself and reflect on your feelings regarding a situation. But, with practice, you can change your beliefs, and your desires will manifest!

Another self-imposed barrier to manifesting is self-sabotage. Self-sabotaging can be present in many ways. For example, a person has a very successful YouTube channel, and to continue to grow the track, the person has to create more engaging videos. The person knows
that they should take a content creation course, but they start procrastinating. They don’t want to do it but don’t know why. They don’t feel motivated. Suddenly, they realize that they are afraid of tremendous success. Being fearful of greater success is a belief, so the person starts self-sabotaging. There is a book called “The Big Leap.” In this book, the author discusses how most of us operate in our comfort zone but never get to our site of genius. When you procrastinate about taking action, I want you to pause, reflect, and examine your underlying beliefs and why you might be self-sabotaging your potential manifestations!

Another crucial factor in manifesting is Divine Timing, and I added my vision board to my manifesting plan. The more I stay focused and keep myself free and clear of stress and anxiety, what I ask for comes back to me, and it is always better than what I asked. God has a plan for all of us. The key to this was turning to him, allowing him to help, and having faith and trust that will go a long way in your life.

I encourage you to join me on next week’s blog, where we will delve into this topic. Until next week!

Author: Mystic Shelley https://bestamericanpsychics.com/listing/mystic-shelley

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Following Omens

I remember the first time I read the book The Alchemist. It was early in my spiritual journey and the book intrigued me. By the way, if you haven’t read the book yet, I encourage you to get yourself a copy or listen to the audiobook which is available for free on YouTube. 

One of the main points in The Alchemist is that we have to learn the language of the world/universe. The book says that the world communicates in Omens and that a path has been established for everyone to follow. We just must read the Omens that are left for us along the path. But what are Omens? Omens are messages that foretell the future. The universe can, and does, communicate in Omens/symbols but sometimes we are just too busy to pay attention. 

The energy of 2023 says that to manifest, we must be in the receiving mode and be patient. The year of the rabbit encourages us to align with the flow of the universe. We must get out of our head and get into our heart, and learn to speak the language of the world like the book The Alchemist tells us. So, in this blog I will share the meaning of some omens present in nature. The omens might be presented to you in dreams, pictures, when on a walk, etc. Just make sure that you are in the receiving mode and aligned with nature’s flow, so you don’t miss them! 

Rabbits: they appear on your path to bring you messages of abundance and/or fertility. 

Crows: when crows appear on our path, it means that the truth will be finally revealed to you.

Spiders: feared by many, disliked by more! But spiders are an omen that tells you that a friend will come to help you.

Ladybug: these cute little insects are omens of joy and good luck. 

Snake: although they carry a negative connotation due to the Adam & Eve story in the bible, snakes are a great omen that tell you that your passion will open doors of power.

Deer: When you see a deer, your spirit team is telling you that they know what you are going through. They’ve got your back, so you should have faith!

Lizard: lizards are great omens that remind us to pay attention to our dreams. They tell us that our dreams are, or will, be revealing something important.

Owl: these birds are considered enigmatic and mysterious. As omens, they bring a clear message that we need to proceed with caution because something BIG is coming our way. 

Cat: friends of many, but disliked by some, cats remind us that hidden forces and spiritual powers are with and near us.  

There are many other animals and object omens that the universe uses to communicate with us. When you notice “something” on your path, pay attention. Connect with your inner guidance to figure out the significance of it for you and your life. 

Author: Mystic Shelley, https://bestamericanpsychics.com/listing/mystic-shelley

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Colour Reading and Meaning

There is colour in life, and it exists through our vibrations. Colour has a profound effect on all of us, which we never fully comprehend. Traditionally, green represents balance, peace, and well-being, whereas red represents ancient cultures worshipping the sun.

We live in a world filled with many weaves of many colours forming an egg shape around our physical bodies. Auras have cyclical life patterns which are described in many ways.

In the aura, the first band of vibrations is the etheric body that is a duplicate of the physical body and vibrates at a high frequency that cannot always be seen.

When you have the clairvoyant gift of feeling and tuning into colour, do not let that stop you. Numeral patterns and musical notes are also considered as colours and have their own shades.

The aura of someone who is in balance and perfect health will be like a beautiful ray of rainbow light, and every cosmic ray will be able to pass through the body, mind, and spirit. Healing energy will emanate from the aura. We also absorb the healing light from life, in addition to giving off our own colour vibrations. The auric egg draws energy into itself, which acts as a prism, breaking the light down into its component colour elements. Colors that are dull suggest a dull effect and we say that we feel washed out or that we feel off-colour. However, we should realize what we are saying and how tuned we are.

How to send colour through healing:

Think of a white light that washes away fear and pain, or simply anything you feel is holding you back. Visualize the white light encircling your body. For a few minutes, let this white flow through your body and bloodstream. As you breathe in the peace you are now experiencing through your body, give yourself a therapeutic shower. Now that your aura has been cleansed with white healing light, let’s proceed.

Mediate with colour and angelic energy to improve psychic well-being:

By practicing this meditation, you can begin to understand your aura and heal yourself to live a more spiritual and peaceful life. Heal yourself with the angels of light for a more fulfilling life. Seven Rays of coloured light will be sent down by the Angels in their true form. Each part of your body will receive this light. The healing light can be beaming for 3 minutes on each chakra if you are open to it.

Think about the violet light emitted by the crown chakra. Sense the violet light filling up the crown chakra. Allow the indigo light to penetrate your brow by bringing it down to your brow. The same can be done with the blue light for the throat chakra. The green light can be used for the Heart chakra. A yellow light can be used for the Solar Plexus chakra. An orange light is suitable for the Sacral Chakra. A red light is suitable for the Base Chakra.

Occasionally you can experience psychic insights, so pay attention to what these Angels of Healing Light are offering as Candle Therapy.

Jump start your dreams into action.

Imagine yourself in a happy time, laying down or sitting in a comfortable position, as you work your way up the body, consciously relaxing every part, breathing slowly and deeply, naturally allowing your breath to flow through your body. Open your mouth, breathe out deeply, and open and close your eyes while rolling your head from side to side.

Let the breath relax the hands, legs, ears, and the entire body. Your mind can now drift off into a pleasant peaceful state. A place where you feel safe and at peace. Through your Psychic mind, you may wish to return there. A country house on the coast, a room where you can relax and let go, a place by the sea. A place of tranquility, uniquely yours.

Manifestation Through Colour: A spiritual journey

Make a wish and light a candle with a little magic. A candle’s colour can convey a message for its use – red is a protection candle. Orange represents travel, yellow for ideas, green for abundance, blue for healing, indigo removes fear, violet is peace. Purple can support your vision and open your third eye, while pink can soothe your emotions, gold is for joy, and gold can bring you joy.

(As one of her services, Samantha offers Colour Readings.)

Author: Samantha Hamilton, https://BestAmericanPsychics.com/listing/samantha-hamilton

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