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out of body experiences

Hello everyone, hoping that you enjoyed your memorial day weekend. Once again I would like to put a thank you out there to all the soldiers that have lost their lives over the years fighting for the country and freedoms that we are a part of here in the United States of America.

Over the weekend I had some questions about astral travel and out  of body experiences from a family member. They had asked what I thought about them , how I felt about them, and for more information pertaining to them in general. I decided at that point that this week I would write the blog about that very subject of getting out of the human body. Anyone that can share experiences or knowledge feel free to share in the boxes below the blog.

An out of body experience is an experience that typically involves a sensation of floating outside one’s body and, in some cases, perceiving one’s physical body from a place outside one’s body. It is a really neat thing for some people and a really scary feeling for those that are not practiced in things like meditation or even astral travel or being out of the body during sleep or meditation. It really is one of those exercises that gets easier with practice and more able to hold control as you get used to it.

There are many causes or ways to be placed in an out of body experience. Some of the more common or typical ways are just simply falling asleep, whether taking a nap, or going to sleep for the night. You will have those times where you wake up and feel like you never got a wink of shut eye but you were out for a decent amount of time and shouldn’t really feel that way. Another way that some fall into the state is a near death experience. Some people claim to talk to gods, angels, or see white tunnels of light, or even relatives on the other side. We don’t always think of it but these are all out of body experiences. These can happen during long surgeries, comas, or other things where we are placed under anesthesia, or even when we are in a position of almost drowning. People that run marathons or exert amazing amounts of endurance also experience out of body because the body is unsure whether it is on air or land from moving at such amazing speeds and being in such a state of exhaustion.

This can at times be a total state of unknowing. I read a really cool story of Thomas Edison and his testing of out of body experiences. He would fall asleep and place a coin on his head. He would sit a metal bucket in his lap and when his head tipped the coin would fall off and land in the bucket. This would be loud and snap him out of it. There have been many studies over the years concerning out of body. It is all in how your brain percieves things. There are oils and stones for those of you that are into the metaphysical side of becoming better at out of body experiences and astral projection.

Astral projection is a way of doing out of body and ending up on another plane, realm, planet. This is a great way to get in touch with your guides, loved ones on the other sides, or even check in on a friend who you have not seen or heard from in quite some time.

Some of the stones I had mentioned earlier are Amethyst, sleeping with Amethyst facilitates out of body experiences and helps with intuitive dreaming, Calcite is a stone linked to the higher consciousness that facilitates the opening of higher awareness and psychic abilities, channeling, and out-of-body experiences.  It accelerates spiritual development and allows the soul to remember experiences when it returns to the body. Howlite  links into the spiritual dimensions, opening atunement and preparing the mind to receive wisdom and insights.  It assists journeys out of the body and accessing past lives. Merlinite is a magical stone that holds the imprint of the combined knowledge of shamans, alchemists, magician- priests, and other workers of magic.  Its dual coloring blends the spiritual and earthly vibrations together, giving access to the spiritual and shamanic realms.  This stone supports shamanic practices or magical ritual.

Some oils for astral projection are myrrh, frankincense, and sandalwood. You can blend them or use them separately. You can put them in a candle. Boil them on the stove or an oil burner. Get the essence around you before going into meditation or sleep. Also you can use dream pillows which are many times made out of mugwort most of the time. This will help you to remember your dreams or where you are traveling as you are out of body.

I hope that you have learned about out of body, also known as astral projection or soul journeying. Like I said, feel free to leave experieces, comments, or your own suggestions for tapping into OOBE better. Have a great week!-Ian

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Happiness through teamwork

Are  the things you do each day making you happy? If you go to work each day does the job you do put a smile on your face? I was listening to the radio last week and I heard a line from a man being interviewed and it really stuck with me to where every morning when I wake up since then I ask myself. The line was “If you wouldn’t do what you do for a job for free, should you really be doing it?” This is not always an option for everyone, but if it is an option in your life then you should think about it.

It really goes back to things like wishing, dreaming, and manifesting. This life we live is a really short one. I was talking to Melissa last night while watching our son play baseball about the importance of things such as this. I had a great weekend with my kids and lately I have been thinking a lot about quotes that matter to me and lines that I can live by. Another line I saw was “spending time with children is way more important then spending money on children”. What a great way to get our young ones started on the right path, by remembering that love and companionship has no monetary value and the fact that being around people that make you feel good and smile makes you forget all about the stressful things life has to offer us. None of us are broken, the pieces of us being happy are just sometimes scattered and we need to find them and pick them up and put the puzzle back together.

Deep down we all have issues and anger and things that hold us back from our goals and what we hope to feel and be. We have to grab a hammer and shatter the things that do not serve us.  It is not a simple path and it sure is not an easy one but by being a group and a family we can all get there. Do you have fears? Do you have a family or friends in your life that roll thier eyes at you or say things like “what the hell?” when you tell them the beliefs that you have?

Well as another way of getting people together and helping us all to be on the same page and help us be one, I am putting together a new circle that will help you tap into intuition and happiness through working together, talking, helping, and  coming together to overcome our fears. If you are an empath then we will help with that. As a team and friends we will find ways to bring smiles to our faces and bring support to us all that we may not have known was posssible. This is just another way to help us to make this short life better and happier for us all. I hope you will join me next tuesday for the support circle. It will be held on the 2nd and 4th tuesday of every month and admission is just five dollars. It will start at 7 p.m. and run until 8:30 p.m. It is always easier to do things or learn as a group or a team and with people who have your back. Come on out!!!

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Remembering Family

Hey guys, I’m just here looking out the kitchen window and enjoying the fact that all the snow is gone from the ground here in our little town. Even though it is still super cold, the illusion that winter has ended is enough to cheer me up. Winter is a time that really gets some of us down and struggling. I am one of those people. I have been trying to find out why I am how I am lately.

Finding out where we came from can sometimes be hard for people because we don’t know vital members of the family that could be the missing puzzle piece that help to tell our story to us. I never got to meet my mother’s mom or my father’s dad. This has always made me wonder. I really would have loved to meet my grandma, I have this strange missing for her even though I never got to meet her. The same thing with my papa on my father’s side.

I really have tried tapping into this all by practicing mediumship. I have sat through seances and talked to readers but those two important relatives never really pop up. My grandpa whom I was very close with is still very close to me. He just passed a few years ago. It is a crazy thought trying to tap into relatives that never met you and trying to introduce yourself to them. I thought should I just meditate and say Hi, I’m your grandson and I never met you but I miss you tons and want to know your side of the story when it comes to family trees and stories and things such as this.

Last year at the Dia de los Muertos celebration that we had at the store was the beginning of me figuring out how to get this rolling. Family alters are a great start to make this all come into fruition for you. You can get pictures of the family members and put them on a table in the house. If there are things that you have from the person put them on the table. If you have stones that you use that help with family trees or making dreams more real this may also help you with tapping into the family roots. The family tree is the key to knowing for so many of us. If there is a book that your family makes or another family member living that knows information about the person you are trying to get in touch with, this may help you as well.

I was given a gift for Valentines day this year of a family tree coin. It is a beautiful coin with two sides. One of the sides is for the fathers side and the other is for the mothers side. I carry the coin in my pocket and also sit it on the nightstand at night while I sleep to help get the family members I wan’t to get in touch with. It helps to have a notebook on hand, much like when trying to remember any other type of dreaming. Citrine and jasper are both great stones if the feelings you have are those of grief. The jasper will help you to put joy into the situation and the citrine will help if there is a negative feeling towards it or a break in the auric field due to the situation. Other pieces that work great for setting up the family alter are things like statuary of a family shield etc..

Doing things like a past life meditation will also help you to tap into the past and see how you started and where you came from. I am not sure if this kind of thing is as important to others as it is to me. However, if it is leave comments below and we can talk back and forth about it. We have nothing without memories and family. Have a great week everybody and thank you for reading the blog. -Ian

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“We have such sights to show you”

I know, I know, I titled the blog after a quote from the 1987 movie “Hellraiser”, however this blog could not be farther from that. I am going to tell you all about some amazing sights that I saw over the weekend while taking an amazing class with Lovey Adamczyk. Have you ever been in a place and you get that feeling that you just know you are supposed to be there but you don’t know why? Well that is where I found myself this weekend. I was seated in the healing room at the store for Lovey’s Basic I.E.T. class for Saturday and Sunday.  I never realized how amazing some of the sights that I would see would be.

On day one we went through the rainbow of angels. Well, I guess that the rainbow would not be the proper way to put it, especially in my head because I know that some people see angels totally by color but not me, I saw way more than I ever had imagined I would see as Saturday went by. All of this really reinstated the fact of just how visual my brain could really be and how amazing the things you can see in a simple meditation can really be.

So we had gotten through a lot of the instruction part of the class and it was time for our first meditation. The first meditation would be with angel Ariel. When Lovey does a session on you she has you draw a card, Ariel has been my card about two thirds of the time so I was familiar with her and ready to go. As we closed our eyes there it was, the calmest, brightest white light I have ever seen in my life. A feeling of peace surrounded me and I felt almost as secure as I ever had. What a great start to the day of meeting my healing angels that I would use for the next 2 days of class.

The next angel that we would be working with was angel Raphael. This was exciting as I am a person that really struggles with a feeling of being alone. Raphael is supposed to be good at working us through situations such as this. Here we went and it was time to lock in to Raphael, out of nowhere I see this huge, beautiful bridge, golden gate style, there was definitely no give to this bridge. It had a green light on the front of it and I heard a message in my hear telling me “Cross it and don’t look back”. Cross I did and I will be definitely enjoying alone time more than I have in the past because of the feeling of security gained from this exercise.

The angel Faith was the next in line for us to work with on this day. Her message much like her name is to have faith and enjoy the freedom that it brings. As we go into meditation with Faith I see a box, it opens and out flies a dragonfly. All of the sudden I get the feeling of being in a forest with huge trees with green bolts of light flowing down on me. The messages “think outside the box” and “share what burdens you”. The messages are just flowing and the sights have been quite amazing to this point.  I am really loving this class and hoping that there is more to come as we get locked into these angels.

Next in line is Gabriel. I have heard many things about Gabriel in the past but never meditated to talk or work with this angel before. He is supposed to give direction and clear the sense of uncertainty and distrust, which are also some things that I struggle with. As I close my eyes, I immediately see a huge tree with its roots very firmly planted in the soil. Then I see a bright yellow sun with some really cool blue eyes. Gabriel then says close your eyes and see this and as I did this in my meditation all of the colors of the chakra wheel, one by one came to me. I am really feeling great after this.

We then met the angel Celestina, she is here to teach us and help us with creative expression and clearing the swallowing of self expression. This was good because I am really working on saying things with soft lips and watching saying things roughly or in a way that they may hurt other people.  As we go into meditation I see the most awesome mountains with huge birds soaring above them. There are bright purple shadows everywhere and in the clouds the word “SOAR” is there. What a cool message this was.

I am at this point telling myself that there is no way that this can keep up with the awesome sights I have been shown today but let’s see anyway as it’s now time to bring in the angel known as Cassiel. This angel teaches unconditional love and relieves us from heartache and feelings of betrayal. As the lights go out and my head draws Cassiel in I see what reminds me of a nun but could be an angel and she kisses me on the forehead. At this point red takes over the sights that I am seeing and A lightning bolt hits the tree from earlier, knocking a branch off of it and I get two more messages from the amazing tree. “It’s alright to be imperfect” and “Don’t look back are both carved into the tree that at this point seems to be my tree of life.

Wow, is really all I can think and then I look to the wall which has beautiful pictures of each angel we will work with and see that there are still 3 to go. Daniel is next up and Lovey really likes him because he is almost like a bodyguard when doing integrated energy therapy. He teaches forgiveness and helps clear self judgement as well as that coming from other people. It is now time to go back into meditation and I am on a huge ship  with the most beautiful, blue sails. This is the calmest water I have ever been around and felt. As I look up on the blue sails on the ship the words “Call on me and all will be smooth sailing”. are written in huge, bold writing. The ship is just gliding across the amazing, blue body of water. I was really given the feeling of being a pirate of positivity after working with Daniel.

Sarah was on deck and coming in next. Her healing gift was empowerment and is here to help clear us from feelings of powerlessness caused by ourselves or others. During this meditation I look up and am in the middle of a really long hallway. Much like time when in meditation, this hall goes very quickly as you go step by step. I have been in many meditations lastly not more than 3o minutes and feel like I have been in for hours. I look at the wall at the end of the hall and there is a banner hanging on the wall that stated: “The hardest of goals are easily achieved by stepping one foot at a time”. This reminded me to not rush to conclusions or let little things ruin my mood. Take one step at a time whether walking into positivity or away from negativity.

Last but definitely not least is the big bopper, the one that everybody knows and loves. We would be working with Michael. He is the protector and helps us clear fear. He is here to keep us on track to finding our mission in this short period of time called life. I got a little excited because good things usually come to me while working with Michael. Eyes closed, time to count down and get some Michael time. When I think of Michael, I always think of Michael Carpenter from the Dresden Files books by Jim Butcher. Michael is a knight of the cross and a huge man, he carries a giant sword, he stands for light. He is like a human version of the angel Michael. The Michael meditation begins with a flashback from my childhood at about age 3 or 4. I see myself hopping up and down on my red rocking horse, I am sitting on my fathers lap watching He-Man and Smurfs cartoons on a Saturday morning. I am my little self playing with my dads guitar and listening to the smooth sounds of the band Devo telling me to “Whip It”. All of the sudden I see the Archangel Michael standing before me with arms wide open with flames around him. The flames change from chakra color to chakra color. Perfect vibrations are going around the flames and all is well in the world with my visions of childhood and the best times of my life. Sometimes all you need to do is put yourself in that happy place in order to feel that sense of protection that can not be found anywhere else. Amazing! That is the only way to describe this.

This day of learning got me going like no other day of learning in quite a long time. I highly recommend working with Lovey. I can not guarantee that the results that I have felt, the experiences that I have described will happen for you. My hope for you is that what I have just told you about is only the tip of the iceberg for you. I am a visual person and the sights I have seen were amazing. If you want to talk more about my weekend or have questions about this class leave a comment below. You can sign up and learn more about Lovey by checking out http://loveysangels.com.

Once again thank you so much for spending a few minutes of your time checking out the blog! -Ian

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Thanks

As thanksgiving has arrived once again, the thoughts of another year full of new friends and new learning’s has come and gone. It is unbelievable the amount of knowledge and family love that can be shown in just one years time.

How many of us just go through our daily life and never take the time to smell the roses? Days like thanksgiving are so important for us to sit back and enjoy the small things that this short lifetime gives us to enjoy things and love each other.

The food we eat, whether turkey and ham, or tofu and rice. Do we take the time out to be thankful for it when it isn’t thanksgiving? Are the little things made important each day or do we only take time out when we are told to take one because the calendar says we should. The world is such a quick and fast placed thing and way of doing things.

Just a little time out here and there, that’s all I am suggesting. You would be amazed at the wonders that can be shown to you ever day by using a minute here and there to ring in a little bit of thankfulness. Even if you are down on your luck and you think all is gone, call a life time out and find that one good thing. You can do it. Smile, and be thankful and merry because there is good out there. -Ian

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Manifesting

Manifesting is quite a powerful thing. Sometimes we don’t even realize we are doing so when manifesting and then all of the sudden something happens and we are like, “whoa, how did that happen?”  Upon further re-inspection we think back and realize that the thought of what just happened had been reoccurring in our head or our meditation for months, weeks, or who knows, maybe even years.

A friend of the store put out a huge manifestation at his former employer and even walked around with a written notice in his pocket daily because he no longer wished to work in the place that he was working. Day after day he continued working in this place of employment and day after day he didn’t want to be there. One day he walked into work and they told him that the entire place would be shutting down. Just by writing a little note and carrying it in his pocket he had in some shape or form shut her down.

We often don’t think about situations like this coming to fruition but they do. Have you ever wished for the weather to break, have you ever asked for work or school to be cancelled because of the weather? These are all forms of manifesting and we all do it everyday. Much like the story of watch your words that we talked about quite a few blogs ago, watch what  you manifest because you just might get it. I began manifesting the end of my employment at a job that I had spent the better part of the last 12 years at and boom in October I found myself done working there. I, however, didn’t do my manifesting all the way. As I had wished away the job that I hated and did not want to be involved in any more, I failed to put into my thoughts and prayers what I wanted to do afterward. I have spent my time since then asking for things and trying to work into my perfect situation. I don’t know that I’ll find the perfect situation but I’ll find one much more suitable to mine and my families needs by doing things the right way.

Do you have any situations in which you have used manifestation to make things happen? Feel free to join the conversation by leaving a message in the boxes below the  blog. We will respond. Try staying warm and we hope to see you all soon!!

-Ian

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Holding onto things best thrown away.

Letting go of things that have wronged or hurt us is never an easy thing. Everyone experiences guilt at one time or another during their life. While some guilt can induce positive change, it can also become self-destructive, wasting energy and adding stress to your life. The feelings of knowing that you wronged somebody or something that you have forgotten to do is another thing that many of us have a lot of trouble moving on from. We are human and we all have faults or sins or however you want to call them. It is never right for us to do these things but at the same time we are helping nobody by moping about it and making things worse by letting it eat us up to the point that you are adding to the things that in the first place screwed everything up and when we have these feelings of guilt we need to let them go and not remind the person that we have wronged that we did so every day. If we do this then how can we ever expect them to let it go.

Asking for forgiveness was a lesson that I learned very young in life growing up in a southern Baptist church. It was a part of everyday life. Unfortunately I feel like maybe I have learned to overdo it, in other words I have grown to a point where when I feel guilty I let it completely eat me alive and everyone around me suffers. I have come to a point where I can no longer do this and I have to move on and make things better for myself and my family. I have finally realized that I will never see true happiness in my life without fixing this issue. No amount of help that I have gotten can help if I don’t let go and help myself in this matter.

If you have issues in letting go or not holding onto guilt there are some metaphysical ways of helping with this. Some stones that help with these kinds of issues are rose quartz, calcite, amethyst, hematite, and smokey quartz. You can keep them in your pocket, put them on an alter, or meditate with them . Making a bath of hyssop, rue, and sage can help as hyssop was in the bible being stated to remove sin from you, rue is great for cleansing away negativity from situations or that others have sent your way and the sage is good for cleansing and bringing clarity to the situation which you have the feelings for.

A line that I have heard a lot is “spend more time  on the things that you do well and less time beating yourself up with the things you struggle with.” I am thinking that this is going to be my motto moving forward. I have spent a huge percentage of my life beating myself to death with negativity and looking at the bad. The time we have in a lifetime is way to short for things like this. In closing I guess what I am trying to get out there is in a perfect world there would be no hurt, no sin, no evil or stupidity. Unfortunately we all do stupid things at times, we all make mistakes. It is the step you take afterward that really matters. You can fix the situation and move in a positive direction or you can mope in a world of depression and destroy yourself. Love each other but as we all know we can’t even do this without loving ourselves first.  Have a great week and if you would like to comment or talk about this subject any more feel free to leave comments in the box below.

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Finding Esteem in ourselves

“You, yourself as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.”-Buddha

Self esteem is a term that is used in psychology to reflect a persons overall feeling of worth in themselves.  This is one of the biggest fights of my life and I know it is one that many other people have.  We all have dreams, goals, and aspirations but all too often are over accepting of the fact that we don’t deserve to win in this game of life that we are all playing.  In reality, this couldn’t be farther from the truth.  As tough as this world that we live in seems to be, the truth is that we are usually a million times stronger than we ever give ourselves credit for.

You surely will struggle to ever help others or make other people happy if you don’t tap into personal happiness first. If you walk around being a grumpy person and miserable with the hand you have been dealt then it is highly unlikely that another will want to walk with you in life.

Daily meditation is a huge helper in this situation. A helper that I have been using lately is a daily affirmation cd that can be listened to in your car as well as before you go to bed at night. Let the cd play as you sleep and you can get the same benefits as when you are awake.  The one that I currently recommend is simply called “Self Esteem” by Steven Halpern.  There are also many gemstones that can be helpful in building a feeling of self worth, value, and esteem.  Sun stone brings light to all situations.  Rose quartz gives you that feeling of un-judging self love, it is also helpful in helping you to sway your opinion yourself if you don’t think that you deserve love in your life.  Carnelian brings confidence to you and also helps you to hold things together and help you believe in your goals.

Natural Herbal remedies that are a help towards helping one to cope with building self esteem.  I am currently using St. Johns Wort and it is working wonders. You can also use ginseng or chamomile.  There are many other herbs that are helpful in the situation.  You can either find an herbalist and they can help you with this. I went to our local vitamin shop and they were very helpful towards steering me in finding the herb that would help me.

Thanks so much for reading the weekly blog and please comment or leave your advice on this subject in the box below. We hope to see your at the beautiful John Christ Winery this saturday from 5 to 10 p.m. Have a wonderful week. -Ian

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Meditation

Hey guys, So this week I wanted to discuss meditation and what we get out of it, what we do with it, and maybe get the interaction going by asking what you all get out of it and how it works for others.  I have been deep in a thought of awe since Saturday night when we had a Psychic development class going on at the store and we did a meditation at the end.  As we did the meditation I got really locked in and saw all the chakra colors and it was an awesome experience as I locked in with my spirit guide in the same meditation and the guide told me that I locked in with this meditation.  This was the start of a blog from last year that I am gonna roll with because I never posted or finished it so out of the hopper and added to.  So I have had the pleasure of being able to go to the last three psychic development circles at the store which is led by Jim Flynn.  This is usually an event that I don’t get to attend because we do it on Tuesday nights and this is the night that I work.  I have always gotten a lot out of the meditations at this circle. I’m not sure what it is that locks me in at this but its something.

The first two times that I got to go to the circle again after not doing it in so long, we did it round robin style where we do a meditation, then we go around the circle, everyone tells what they got out of the meditation, and from there we tell other people in the circle messages that we got for them.   The third one we did our readings “bootcamp” style or what reminds me of musical chairs. We move from person to person and give a few minute readings.  I really was locked into the auras. It felt really good.  Remembering what you get from a meditation and keeping track of them much like you do dreams will really help you roll with what life and intuition has to offer you. If there are skills that you have or want and you really can not figure out how to hone them use your meditation and ask you spirit guides to help you get to the next level.  I have gotten spirit guides, family, aliens, and many others in meditation that have helped me with things in life. Using a notebook to write down your ideas is a great idea and really helps.  Also, flexing your psychic muscles and working on them in groups like the circle are great ways to open up what you strive for.

I was talking to a customer on Friday night about totem animals and they were really into it. I then went into the question of meditation and they said that they were afraid and would never meditate again because when they were young they meditated and didn’t put up any protection so had bad things and thoughts during meditation.  Some tips that we use at the store before the circle or even before doing your own personal meditation are using a prayer or just a little thing that you can say asking for only things of positivity and of the white light can be a part of what is going on.  Also, ask you guides to be a sort of body guards, this always works great for me and they can still help you during the meditation but will keep out those things that should not be there.  Also, lighting a white candle and focusing on it as you slip into the meditation is a big help. Please use the comments section to share your tips or ask questions about meditation. We will be running a special circle tonight as there is a fifth Tuesday in April. It will run from 7-8:30 and ran by Jim Flynn, one of the wonderful store readers.  The cost is just five dollars. We hope to see you there. Have a great week and meditate! -Ian

 

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power of words

This weeks blog is going to be about how important it is to watch your words because they really have power to them.  

We don’t always think this way but your words can make someone smile, they can make someone cry, they can make you look smart, they can make you sound dumb. Your words are very important and it’s funny but maybe our parents were onto something when we were little and they said “if you have nothing nice to say then say nothing at all”.  

Sometimes we get into a negative funk and we say things like” this is terrible” or the biggest one in the world is “I CAN’T”. These are very hard lessons to learn in life because a lot of times in life when we say things like this we are looking for someone to feel sorry for us and as we all know if you don’t believe in yourself there is no other person in the world that is going to pump you up.  

The motivational speakers really do have something when they teach us lessons like saying things like you are awesome and that you deserve the best. Making this a part of a meditation is a really good way to get started off on the right foot. Also, taking that extra time to think about what you are saying instead of just spitting it out. Think about times in your life where you have taken yourself down a bad road or a time in your life where you have taken the good road. How did we handle those situations? I would be willing to say that there aren’t a whole lot of times where you were totally negative and good things happened for you.  

The time that we have on this life plain is short. We need to wake up each morning and do all that we can to make sure that we are helping ourselves to have an easier time on it.  Life is not always going to be easy but we need to put positivity into it to make it easier to live here.  So then the question that was going through my head is what if your intuition is telling you negative things.  Maybe you should ask your guides or even yourself is that part of your intuition really coming from the right place and is it coming from the white light? We all have bad times but its how we handle them and how we react to them that determines how long the bad times are going to last. I guess where we go with all this is to ask ourselves, “Are the things that come out of my mouth helpful to myself and others?”. If not maybe hold those in and think about why you are wanting to express yourself in that way.  

Once again thank you for reading this blog and feel free to leave comments and your own ideas on positive thinking. This is a daily work in progress for many people including myself and helping each other is never a bad thing. Have a great week and remember in the words of our friend Maria. I get better and better every day in every way!

Ian