Friday, 10 December 2010

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to everyone.  Those of you living in the UK, I hope you are finding some joy in all the snow we have had.  I think of it as a purification.  The white everywhere you look brings brightness and great joy to me. No grey dull days, just white light.

Remember Christmas doesn't have to be about presents, it's about creating a celebratory time.  Save your money and have fun. 

Do the things you enjoy and let go of the things you don't.  If you like baking mince pies, do it with great joy and love, and if you don't, buy them from the supermarket.  Find a way of making Christmas happy for you, whether it's the traditional family Christmas or something totally different, dare to do it. 

If your memories of Christmas have been sad or unhappy, try now to create new memories.  You can't change the past but you can create a new past by making this Christmas happy for YOU.  Cut the cord to the past and make this new beginnings.

I hope you all find great joy over this festive period, in whatever way you choose.

Monday, 22 November 2010

EFT Inner RePatterning

I have been fortunate to be one of the first to train in a new form of EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) called Inner RePatterning.  This new method of using EFT allows you to quickly and effectively release unwanted emotions and feelings and connect to the joy and peace of the present moment.  I love the simplicity of it, no need to go into past story or drama, and just tapping in one place instead of several.  I now use this method regularly on myself as a very positive and effective tool for self development.  Clients also like the simplicity, yet depth and ease of this therapy.

This therapy can also work well within Journey Therapy, allowing emotions to be released in a different way, whilst still using the amazing techniques of Journey Therapy.

Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Perception of Life

What if we only need to change our perception of life to be happier.  Sometimes we just view life in tunnel vision and forget to look at it from a different angle.  What if the things that were really annoying us were there to teach us something, and once we realised that, learned what it was, they would move out of our lives.  Food for thought.

Monday, 27 September 2010

Free Thyself by Edward Bach

If we follow our own instincts, our own wishes, our own thoughts, our own desires, we should never know anything but joy and health.  Neither is it a difficult far-away attainment to hear the voice of our own soul.  Simplicity is the keynote of all creation.

Our soul (the still small voice, God’s own voice) speaks to us through our intuition, our instincts, through our desires, ideals, our ordinary likes and dislikes, in whichever way it is easiest for us individually to hear.  How else can He speak to us?  Our true instincts, desires, likes or dislikes are given to us so that we can interpret the spiritual commands of our soul by means of our limited physical perceptions, for it is not possible for many of us yet to be in communion with our Higher Self.  These commands are meant to be followed implicitly, because the soul alone knows what experiences are necessary for that particular personality.  Whatever the commands may be, trivial or important, the desire for another cup of tea, or a complete change of the whole of one’s life’s habits, it should be willingly obeyed.  The soul knows that satiation is the one real cure for all that we, in this world, consider as sin and wrong, for until the whole being revolts against a certain act, the fault is not eradicated but simply dormant, just as it is much better to go on sticking one’s fingers into the jam-pot until one is so sick that jam has no further attraction.

Our true desires, the wishes of our true selves, are not to be confused with the wishes and desires of other people so often planted in our minds, or our conscience, which is another word for the same thing.  We must pay no heed to the world’s interpretation of our actions.  Our own soul alone is responsible for our good, our reputation is in His keeping; we can rest assured that there is only one sin, that of not obeying the dictates of our own Divinity.  That is a sin against God and our neighbour.  These wishes, intuitions, desires are never selfish, they concern ourselves alone and are always right for us, and bring us health in body and mind.

Disease is the result in the physical body of resistance of the personality to the guidance of the soul. It is when we turn a deaf ear to the ‘still small voice’ and forget the Divinity within us; when we try and force our wishes upon others, or allow their suggestions, thoughts and commands to influence us.

The more we become free from outside influences, from other personalities, the more our soul can use us to do His work.

It is only when we attempt to control and rule someone else that we are selfish.   But the world tries to tell us that it is selfishness to follow our own desires.  That is because the world wishes to enslave us, for truly it is only when we can realise and be unhampered in our real selves that we can be used for the good of mankind.  It is the great truth of Shakespeare: “to thine own self be true” and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.

Monday, 30 August 2010

Inner Peace and Joy of Life

How many people have inner peace?  I would say very few, we tend to think that it is something for strange people who go and live in caves and spend their lives meditating.  But what if that wasn't true, what if we could all live with inner peace, it's a good thought.

Some people are actually afraid of peace as they think it will make their lives boring and there will be no excitement.  The opposite is actually true.  Inner peace magnifies all the joy that we have in life.  Instead of joy being a quick fix that comes and goes, inner peace can create an everlasting joy, an inner contentment that lives with us whatever is going on around us.

So how do we find that peace?  We have to stop, just for a moment and become aware.  Aware of our breath, aware of how we really feel.  Then allow ourselves to surrender to that feeling, whether we regard it as a good or a bad feeling, surrender fully into it and trust that it will take us to peace.

As we surrender into the feeling, allowing ourselves to open like a flower opening it's petals, another feeling may come to the surface.  So once again we surrender and open into it, letting the feelings grow fuller and staying with it.  We continue to do this relaxing into whatever feelings come and just observing them without judgement.  This process will take you into a deep place of peace.  Beneath our feelings and even our pain there is a place of peace.

This is one of the aspects of Journey Therapy learning how to release your emotions rather than running from them for the rest of your life.

We all deserve to be happy, no emotional pain has to last forever.  Start using this technique with gentle emotions, learn to trust it and yourself.  Then you have an amazing tool to use in life.  In the midst of deepest despair peace can be found.

Friday, 23 July 2010

Introduction to The Journey

This is by Brandon Bays, who created the Journey process, and author of the book 'The Journey'.


The power of our thoughts and words are far greater than we realise.  That's why affirmations work.  They tell our mind a positive suggestion and our subconscious just listens and accepts it. 

Try saying 'I can do it', over and over again, it doesn't have to be in relation to anything, it's just a positive phrase to teach your mind.  Then in times of crisis you have a choice of the old thought, 'I can't do it', or the new thought 'I can do it'.  From that positive place of thinking 'I can do it' you can connect to the wisdom within that has the answers.  It's really quite simple, just try it, it's reprogramming your mind.