Gratitude is the Open Door to Abundance

How to get more abundance in life is one of these questions that keeps popping up. Our potential is unlimited so what stops us from consciously creating the life of our dreams? The Abundance Factor Movie explores this topic further.

For some this is correlated to the fear of failure. The interesting fact about failure is that the world forgets over time and moves on. The only person that keeps remembering is us. We truly are our worst critics.

So where does this fear actually come from? Fear is a protective mechanism by our mind to keep us alive. Once we realise this we also realise that this feeling of fear is something that we will never go away. Whenever we venture into unknown territory fear will pop up.

Have you ever noticed that when you first have an idea you are all excited and pumped to get going? Then over time doubtful thoughts and fear pops up and sometimes within a few days you have talked yourself out of the idea. This is the protective mechanism of fear.

When we set goals in life we are often not after the actual achievement of that goal but rather the feeling that the achievement will bring us. We may want to feel freedom, more fulfillment or perhaps worthy. We need to realise that we can always choose to feel what that goal will bring now. This process allows us to create what we want rather than to focus on what we don’t want.

In order to create more abundance in our life we need to re-program our conscious as well as our subconscious mind and elevate our vibration. Feelings of the highest vibration are peace, joy and gratitude. Here is a 4 step process that will radically shift your vibration if applied consistently

  1.  Every day make a list of 10 things that you are grateful for.
  2.  Every day send love to 3 people that bother you.
  3.  Every day be quiet for 5 minutes.
  4.  Every day ask for today’s guidance.

 

Clearing Away the Old Sludge

When we want to make room for the new and work on ourselves there are multiple approaches available to us. We may decide to do energy work that shifts stuck energy within our body. We may decide to do emotional work where we might work through past painful experiences or we may decide to use food to work through anything that is holding us back.

The power lies within the realisation that we can use multiple strategies to achieve a bigger shift within a short amount of time. Always make sure though that you come from a place of love and patience. In the past I have noticed that force will exhaust me faster and it is almost like I am seeing the situation through a pinhole. The vision and therefore understanding is limited. Every experiences carries and lesson that must be learned and digested before we can move on.

Some of the foods that have helped me to clear away the old sludge are chia seeds, flax seeds, and clay for internal consumption. Imagine this team like a sponge that absorbs anything within the body that may be stuck and might make you uncomfortable. Over time these loosen, digest and move things through you so that you have room for new experiences.

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Photos copyright by Nicole Reichert

Hips Don’t Lie! Let It Go!

We rush around daily trying to get as many tasks completed as possible. We work in our day jobs and perhaps on the side we are building our own business so that one day we do not have to work for someone else. In the middle of all the hustle we strongly believe that we need to make things happen and often we try to force results or we even start stressing about them. On top of that the coming generations want it all now. Gone are the days where we just accepted that even Rome was not built in one day. Gone are the days where we accepted that perhaps there are lessons that we need to master on the way as part of our journey on this planet.

On the weekend we had mouse stuck in our down pipe that distributes the water from our air conditioner. You are probably thinking what this has to do with business or with our fast paced society. The mouse was stuck with its hips and kept trying to force its way out of the pipe. It got so stressed and burned out from its continuous efforts. Interesting enough after the  mouse actually relaxed and let go we were able to pull it out of the pipe gently as it was stretching.

In life we need to realise that when we take time to take a deep breathe we are able to see situations from a different angle especially when we may feel stuck. Perhaps we are even able to see what is happening at the time as an outsider which allows us to make better decisions and often we are able to become more productive. Many find it hard to give up control and allow life to flow. What if a more mindful approach could drastically transform our experiences?

4 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Health Nuts

For some it can be quite stressful when the time comes every year to get a Valentine’s Day gift for their loved one, even more so if they are a health nut. To make things easier I have compiled a list of my favourites to help you find a gift that your precious Valentine will love.

  1. Sheerlume Brightening Elixir Creme ($144.75 AUD or $89.14 USD) by Young Living. This is one of my favourites and must haves. I ran out of this creme a few months ago and I could visibly notice the difference. To order one of these cremes go to www.youngliving.com                                                                                                     
  2. Anthony William’s “Life Changing Foods” Book. This book is a wealth of information on how food can help with ailments and influence how we feel on a day to day basis. Health is all about going back to basics and food does affect our lives every single day.                                                                                                                    aw
  3. Yoga Class Membership. Most yoga studios nowadays offer an unlimited access to classes. For any yoga fan this is huge. Yoga is very close to my heart because it keeps me grounded and balanced ready to take on whatever life throws at me.                     warrior-pose-241611_960_720
  4. Tea. If your loved one why not get them some special tea or even teaware. My favourite tea brands include Teavanna, T2, Yogi Tea or if you want to do something very special then why not mix a tea blend just for them. You can find lots of ideas and recipes online. From there you only  need to order the ingredients,mix and put them into a nice glass jar with a ribbon.                                                                                         wp-1480508596711.jpg

 

Breaking From Your Cage

How often do you wish you could break out from your cage? Perhaps you are in a job that you don’t enjoy. Perhaps you are financially limited. Or maybe you wish you could finally shape up. Often people feel that something is missing in their life.

Yet most of us don’t realise that we have built the walls of our cages ourselves. We choose our life everyday and we choose our thoughts as well as our actions that  shape the direction we are heading in.

At times you may wish for freedom in your life. Perhaps true freedom is knowing your soul so deeply that you cannot stand to lead a life that does not honour it. Are you brave enough to get to know your soul and find the true essence of who you really are?

Are You the Driver of Your Car?

Were you the driver of your car today? Were you present when shifting gears or breaking at the lights? Did you consciously choose which route you were going to take and did you choose to check the mirror to look out for any drivers?

Most of us are on auto pilot when it comes to our lives. We always have a choice whether we want to go straight, turn left or perhaps turn right. We are the authors of our lives and we are the ones that can be in the driver seat if we choose to. The question is are you willing to get into the driver seat and choose your destination or are you going to give your keys away?

Sticky Habits

Most of us have habits that we just don’t understand. We ask ourselves over and over why is this happening? Often it feels like we are going in circles and can’t seem to figure out why. When looking at any habit we need to understand that there are two key drivers. We are either driven by pain or by pleasure. However pain is always a stronger driver and we will do much more to avoid it.

When working on any of our habits we need to figure out what believes or thoughts are driving us towards that behaviour in order to avoid for example the pain. We need to understand that our thoughts are merely a reflection of our perception of things. Everything is neither good or bad but we attach a meaning to things. Everything just exists and we can always change the underlying thoughts and believes.

Thoughts are often like tables. You need to take off their feet to make them unstable and weaker so that they loose their power. You can do this by finding evidence of a believe or thought not being true. Once a thought looses its power it will be  much easier to replace the thought with something that will support you better in the long run.